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Backlinks are a necessity when it comes to ranking high in search engines and generating profitable traffic for your site and your business. The question is, however, how to get quality backlinks without losing money, or having Google punish you for using sites that aren’t exactly well trusted. Avoiding black hat techniques can be hard if you don’t know where to go, but luckily, we’ve got a solution for your problems. Chirag Kulkarni, an SEO expert that works with the Taco Agency, says there are two easy ways for you to get the backlinks you’re

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We all know about the importance of website popups, multimedia engagement, and contact avenues on your website. These things are staples of the medium. A lot of them also tend to be complained about to no end. Go ahead and Google “website popups” and you'll see pages and pages of strategies for visitors to avoid or disable them. There are even sites dedicated to warning others to stay away from particularly “annoying” websites. Yikes. First impressions are the strongest, aren't they? This idiom is even more prominent on the internet. According to a Canadian study

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If you are running your own SEO campaign or have someone else doing it for you, then get ready for an important lesson that will increase your website traffic and conversion on today's "What Is Wednesday." A secret to Search Engine Optimization success is to make sure that you are using long-tail keywords. A long-tail keyword is a really specific term made of 3 - 6 words that someone is searching for. For Example: "Seattle Dentist" may be a highly competitive keyword but if you shoot for "sedation dentistry West Seattle" chances are anyone looking for

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How much does SEO cost? “What can you expect to pay for a trustworthy SEO firm?” is a popular question among many business owners. Finding a sustainable and reliable partnership can be tricky, especially with cost versus effectiveness added into the mix. However, doing your research into making sure the outcome is worth the price pays off in the end—literally. Before we dive into the realm of specifics, let me first talk about a technique I’ve developed that’ll help your hunt for how much does SEO cost and benefit your business in the end. It’s

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What scary things keep you up at night as a small business owner? Everybody has frightening marketing tasks lurking under their bed, and rather than face those terrors, many of us lie there, covers pulled up tight under our chin, paralyzed with fear. This Halloween, I want us all to shine a flashlight under our bed, see that there is nothing to be afraid of, and master then 7 terrifying things you must do to achieve small business success. 1.  The Ancient Vampire A lot of people feel like popular social media sites are the domain

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Go to any online marketing expert and ask them what the most important aspect to SEO is; they’ll all tell you the same thing: content. And not just any content—it has to be high quality and thoughtful, the kind of content that will turn your blog into a genuine industry resource instead of just a blog. These days, it’s not enough to post consistently; quality matters. It’s for this reason that simple, straightforward topics won’t do. Here’s an example: a young man named Jacob owns a small photography business in Anchorage, specializing in portraiture. To

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How to get organic traffic to your website? Everyone wants to know how to get more eyes on their site. When we pour a ton of blood, sweat, and tears into a website for our business, it's essential that it succeeds. You're likely here for the same reason: to learn how to get traffic to your website. You've come to the right place. It's not a simple process, and it's anything but a straight road to success. Getting traffic to your site, when literally millions of other sites are fighting over that same traffic? Yeah,

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Top 50 Trustworthy Digital Marketing Experts You Should Follow. Before I share with you the list of top 50 Digital marketing Experts, we have to discuss few things first. So let's dive in. When it comes to digital marketing, the name of the game is “Change, Change and More Change! The online world is a fast-changing, never-slowing-down beast that can get away from you if you’re not on top of things. Just in the past few weeks, seo and social media platforms like Twitter have introduced a new polls feature that allows user to set

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A great title tag can generate more website traffic, so it holds a lot of power.  What is a title tag?  Where can you find it?  What are some important title tag guidelines?  Find out the answers to these questions in today’s #whatiswednesday. What Is a Title Tag? A title tag is a little snippet of code in the header of all of your web pages that tells the search engines and your website visitors what your page is about.  If you look at the HTML source of a webpage, the title tag is contained