Topic: SEO

Free SEO Tools Every Marketer Should Use

Free SEO Tools

Published April 27, 2013 by Brad Knutson

An SEO is only as good as his tool set. OK, this isn’t necessarily true, but the tools we use do play a large role in how effective and efficient we are. Every SEO has a list of tools they use, most on a daily basis. These tools range from widely used tools that are […]

So You Need to Hire a Web Developer?

Hire a Web Developer

Published April 22, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Your boss just tasked you with overseeing a large marketing website, or maybe a complete redesign of an existing site. Where do you even start? Is this something you can handle yourself? If you need outside help, what should you be looking for. Perhaps the biggest problem that some people have when being given a […]

Tracking Search Rankings in Google Analytics

Google Analytics Tracking Keyword Ranking

Published April 19, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Tracking your search rankings can be a daunting task if you choose to go it alone. SEOmoz is a great tool for tracking your rankings, and you can sign up for a free trial if you would like. Still – many marketing departments and small businesses on a budget find their own ways to track […]

10 Time Saving WordPress Plugins

10 Time Saving WordPress Plugins

Published April 16, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Business owners, developers and bloggers alike all have the same problem. Time is money, and there aren’t enough hours in the day. We’re constantly up against the wall with deadlines, meetings, duties around the house and office, and unforeseen problems. Often times, the thing that we need most is just more time. Since our time […]

Search Happenings April 2013

Search Engine Happenings April 2013

Published April 13, 2013 by Brad Knutson

There are constantly changes in the world of SEO. Often times I come across interesting features that search engines have implemented, and sometimes they aren’t advertised. These findings may be search engines testing new features, gauging their users reactions. Sometimes these features only stick around for a few days and disappear, sometimes they are easter […]

Forward Thinking Link Building and SEO

Forward Thinking SEO

Published April 12, 2013 by Brad Knutson

This thought might scare you. What if the days of anchor text being the holy grail of SEO were coming to an end? This may be a frightening thought for many SEOs, but it doesn’t have to be. If we as SEOs are not adapting to search engine algorithm changes and being forward thinking in […]

How to Link a Google+ Page to a Website

Google Publisher

Published April 11, 2013 by Brad Knutson

I’ve previously shown you how to add Google Authorship Markup to your website, and how to get your face in Google’s search results. Google Authorship Markup has proven to increase click-through rates and increase engagements on Google+. Google Authorship Markup only makes sense though for personal websites and blogs. How is an enterprise level business […]

Bing Adds “Author” Images to SERPs

Bing Authorship

Published March 30, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Recently, you may have noticed a change to Bing search results. Images are starting to appear next to results, much like Google shows the face of the author of the content. This was first noticed 2 weeks ago on Webmaster World. Is Bing attempting to add it’s own “authorship” markup to match Google’s? Take a […]

Facebook’s Graph Search: Impact on SEO

Facebook Graph Search

Published March 26, 2013 by Brad Knutson

In January, Facebook introduced it’s newest innovation, Graph Search. Facebook offered beta looks for users who opt in, which I chose to take advantage of. You can opt in too by going to this link: On the most basic level, Graph Search is a social search engine. Facebook describes it as: Find more of […]

Startup SEO Checklist

Startup SEO Checklist

Published March 25, 2013 by Brad Knutson

Small businesses and startups often look to the web as a source of quick growth. Anyone who has started a business from scratch knows the challenges and difficulties that go along with this, and growing a following and customer base online may be more challenging than it sounds. If you would prefer a PDF to […]

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