5 Ways to SEO Power Your Blog

Chris Miles

Guest Article You are taking all levels of effort to make sure your blog is branded, engaging and consistent, but are you powering it with SEO tactics to fuel an engagement from the most important of Internet entities – Google? Google loves to scour blogs and is happy (yes, happy) to reward genuine ‘white hat’ content. However, Google cannot reward what it cannot scrutinize. That means all of your hard work in building your blog’s brand awareness, positioning yourself as a thought leader, … [Read more...]

How Google+ Transforms Google Search for Small Businesses

How Google+ Transforms Google Search for Small Businesses

Guest Article Let me ask you a question to get us started: when was the last time you used Google? I don’t just mean Google.com, I mean YouTube, Google Drive, Google Maps, have Android on your smartphone, use a Google Calendar, Google Hangouts, and Gmail etc. When you take all of Google’s products and services into account, you will probably say within the last day (or even the last hour). Google has created so many ‘things’ to make our lives more efficient, connecting us all in new ways. … [Read more...]

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring an SEO Consultant

Tim Kelsey

Guest Article The world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is amazing and complex. And let’s face it, as a small business owner, you don’t have time to figure out what you need to do in order to give your site the best opportunity to draw in traffic from search engines. So the next logical step is to hire someone that can handle all of your SEO needs. The problem is that SEO consultants can run the gamut from highly respected agencies to full-on scam artists just trying to get their hands … [Read more...]