Where does your website reside in Google, Yahoo and Bing’s vast databases? When people search for your services or products, are you one of the lucky few that show up on the first few pages of the search engines?
When people go to the web to find services or products, more so than not – they will only look at the first few pages and contact one or two of the companies they find in those first few pages. So…if you are not on the first few pages in a search, you are considered lost – you may never be found.
Your website competition is at an all time high. There are always those top companies that play king of the hill with the search engines always showing up in the top 10 positions.
We decided to do a quick study – to show you what you are up against. We have compiled a list of keywords people use when searching locally. You may be surprised with the numbers of websites using the same keywords. Do a generic search on your industry? How many other websites are you competing against? I know we were shocked to see that “website design Tampa” has 34,100 results and just “website design” has 119,000,000 results.
What is artificial intelligence?
It is the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. It is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence, but AI does not have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable. ~ John McCarthy
Is Google developing their search engine to be some type of artificial intelligence that can predict what you are searching for? What’s next – talking to your computer and telling it what you are looking for? If you were a “Trekkie” (Star Trek fan), that’s what they did all the time! Some of the things that they did on that show are things we are using today, in some form or another. Was Gene Rodenberry ahead of his time?
Google, Bing, and Yahoo are continuing to make changes in the way a search is interpreted to bring back their result. There are more companies’ website not showing up in the SERPs due to these changes that are being made. Continue reading
You see “SERP” in a lot of blog articles, but what does it mean?
Searching for things in Google, Yahoo, Bing or any other search engine, the results that you get back are called “Search Engine Results Page” or “SERP”.
When it comes to setting up SEO for your website there are several techniques, some are good and some are not so good. Google, Bing and Yahoo have all laid out guidelines for the SEO companies to follow. The companies that adhere to the search engine guidelines are called White Hats, where as the companies that try to manipulate the guidelines and apply questionable techniques are called Black Hats Continue reading
You see this on a lot of blogs and websites “Subscribe to RSS” but what does it mean?
Did you ever wonder what RSS stands for? It stands for “Really Simple Syndication” and it’s commonly called newsfeeds in which you subscribe to.
Having links that point back to your website will increase your PageRanking and influence the position of your website in Google’s search results. Continue reading
What does this mean for you? Did you know that we are now in a key turning point in internet marketing according to Nielsen Online reports. Most consumers will now search online for local shops and/or services before picking up the phone or leaving the Local-Searchhouse. Continue reading
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