What Is Barnacle SEO and How Does It Benefit SMBs?

June 16, 2014 by SEOP Blog Team

What Is Barnacle SEO and How Does It Benefit SMBs?

Small and medium-sized businesses may find it difficult to get their websites to rank highly for many keywords that more established sites are already ranking for. But rather than seeing this as a major setback, SMBs can benefit from the situation to boost their online visibility through what is called Barnacle SEO.

Boost Keyword Research with Social Media

June 9, 2014 by SEOP Blog Team

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In many ways, social media serves as an indispensable tool for SEO campaigns by allowing marketers to leverage on social shares to increase online visibility, as well as build credibility and authority especially for those with a Google+ account. At the same time, it’s also a vital resource for learning more about a company’s niche and target audience, which, in turn, can prove useful for keyword research.

Tips on Avoiding Penalties with Every Google Update

June 2, 2014 by SEOP Blog Team

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With yet another series of recent algorithm updates from Google, many are again on a look out at what could possibly hurt page rankings for their websites. Updates from Google are often a cause for panic among businesses and SEO practitioners, but usually this happens when they rely on questionable practices to optimize their content. Otherwise, there shouldn’t be any worry about changes in the search engine’s algorithm.

Speaking in Tongues: Translating English Content for Non-English Speaking Communities

May 26, 2014 by SEOP Blog Team

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For businesses that aim to develop a multi-lingual website to reach out to local communities that speak a language other than English, it’s important to remember that simply translating existing content isn’t enough to attract these markets, much less make a good impression when they visit the website.

3 Doable SEO Tips for Your Blog

May 19, 2014 by SEOP Blog Team

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The worst thing would be to have all your articles lined up in an endless scroll. Not only will affect your load times, but it’s not very practical to expect a user to go sifting through this way.