Some Paid SEO Website Directories

By Tom Nguyen / August 6, 2012 /

One of the factors search engines go off of to rank your site in their results is the number of inbound links from relevant sites that point to to your site.  To a search engine, an inbound link from another website is like a sign that says what your website is about. The more relevant…

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Who links to your competitors?

By Tom Nguyen / December 5, 2011 /

One way to get links is to find out who is linking to your competitors.  Recently, I just stumbled upon two backlink checkers, Backlink Watch and Link Diganosis. Backlink Watch doesn’t require you install anything, but it is loaded with advertisements.  Nevertheless, it does the job and will give you the website that is linking…

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Google Places Listing

By Tom Nguyen / October 24, 2011 /

What is it? Your Google Places listing shows up above the organic search listings. No, it’s not the paid ads. It’s free, and you can even add images to it.

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Check your website keyword density

By Tom Nguyen / October 3, 2011 /

A great SEO tool to use is the Keyword Density Analyzer Tool.  It checks for the most prominent keywords in your website pages.  It’ll show you results for single keywords, two keyword phrases, three keyword phrases, and four keyword phrases. If the keywords you want to be ranked for aren’t showing up in this data,…

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The Importance of Good Copy (Part 2)

By Tom Nguyen / August 25, 2010 /

Breaking up your text into paragraphs makes your content easier to digest, but you also want to use headings to allow for scanning.  Here’s an example of what I’m talking about: The headings are in red and they are larger than the ordinary content text.  They give you an idea of what the following text…

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The Importance of Good Copy

By Tom Nguyen / August 18, 2010 /

So you have a snazzy looking website, but you’re not getting as many leads that you want.  If that’s the case, you may want to review your copy.  Just like dating and meeting your mate, looks can get your foot in the door, but after that, it’s what you say and how you say it…

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What’s in Your Title Tags?

By Tom Nguyen / April 1, 2010 /

Title tags are what you see in the blue bar on top of your browser. Search engines pay heavy attention to what’s in this blue bar.  You should put your relevant keywords in this section.  If you do put keywords in the title bar, make sure that the keywords pertain to what’s on the page.

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Check Your Links

By Tom Nguyen / December 9, 2009 /

You’re in business and now you have a website.  Congratulations!  You’ll want to make sure that all of your site’s links are valid.  An easy way to do this is to go to and type in your company’s website URL.  Doing this will save you lots of time because you won’t have to manually…

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