I’ve been met with quite a bit of resistance since cracking the top 10 in Google for Atlanta web designers. I just checked my rankings on the SERPS.com rank tracker, and I’ve fallen a few notches even though my organic visits have increased 62% over the last week. You can see in the following screenshots that I’m not telling a lie. I’m now in the teens (meaning the 2nd page) for some of my tracked… continue reading »
Manta is an advertising solution for small businesses. You can register for a Manta account for free. You can even add a few links back to your website and social media pages in your Manta profile. I’m not here to discuss setting up a Manta profile though. There are millions of free business directories that you can do that with like HotFrog, MerchantCircle, etc. I doubled my website traffic by commenting on the Manta Forum…. continue reading »
If you’re an SEO guy, maybe you have heard of Hot vs Not. They’re not DMOZ, but they are a solid directory. Hot vs Not is a Google PR6 directory. I’ve submitted a few sites to them. You can even submit multiple sites to them if you want to build some deeplinks. Deeplinks are links to website pages other than the home page or index page.
To set your site up in Google Webmaster Tools, you’ll need to sign up for a Google account. Google requires you to set up a Gmail email account now. If you don’t want a Gmail account, you can check out Melanie Pinola’s article on how to do this. Once you have a Google account, you can set up a Webmaster Tools account by going to www.google.com/webmasters. Click the Add a Site button, and follow… continue reading »
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 much traffic they generate. The top 3 ranking sites on Alexa as of today are Facebook, Google, and YouTube. Facebook… continue reading »