Using Google’s Related Searches as a Keyword Tool

This article was originally published on August 10, 2012. Keyword research is the foundation of our SEO services. If you don’t know what people should be typing to find your site, then you won’t know what keywords should go into your content. One option is to purchase a monthly or yearly membership to WordTracker.  It’s…

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Who Links to You?

If you didn’t know, getting relevant backlinks (a link from someone else’s website that goes to your website) are key to getting great search engine results.  Want to know how links to you?  Go to Alexa.com to find out. Alexa is one of the foremost authorities on measuring internet traffic.  They rank websites according to how…

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Who links to your competitors?

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

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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Do you have an .htacess file?

Say what, Willis?  A .htaccess file is a file stored on your server that can redirect URL’s.  For example, I have mrtechnique.com redirected to www.mrtechnique.com.  Google treats these two URL’s as different pages with duplicate content, and they frown on websites with duplicate content. If you get a new website designed with different page names…

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