Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs is offering an SEO class to the Roaring Fork Valley. The class starts on 4/3/2014 and runs five weeks until 5/1/14. This is Thursdays from 9:00 to 11:00 for a total of 10 hours of instruction time. The cost is $50. If you want to learn how to apply Continue Reading
Google clearly wants to send its web searchers to high-quality websites. Does that mean that it penalize your website if you have broken links? Do 404 errors cause you to lose rankings? Should your SEO (search engine optimization) plan include fixing things like bad links, broken images and 404 err0rs?
Every time I take a new website live I run it though two checklists. The first checklist is the pre-flight WordPress SEO checklist that I use to make sure that the new website has everything in place before Google begins indexing the site and before the general public visits the site.
I am teaching a search engine optimization class that starts next week at the Edwards Campus of Colorado Mountain College. It runs three Tuesdays in a row from 9AM to 12:ooPM starting 2/25/14. Because the class is taught in the computer lab, this will be a hands-on learning experience. With a total of 9 Continue Reading
Google+ can give a great lift to a small business website. Most small businesses have not taken the time to optimize their Google+ listing(s) and aren’t even aware of what opportunities they are missing. This workshop will teach the small business owner how to maximize their GooglePlus listing.
There has been lots of interesting data shared in the last year about whether or not Google+ shares or Facebook shares help you rank higher. Conventional SEO wisdom has been that, yes, they do indeed help. Two studies have driven this opinion:
Have you struggled getting your Google Places+ account sorted out? Maybe you have two accounts and need to combine them but don’t want to lose reviews? Maybe there is an old account (or three) still in Google and you want to get rid of them. Need help? The helpful folks over at Google Places for Continue Reading
During my SEO class at Colorado Mountain College (CMC) last week we focused on On-site SEO. On-site SEO (as opposed to Off-site SEO) is all the things you can do to your website to help it perform better in search engines. Off-site SEO are the things you do out and about on the Internet Continue Reading
Before optimizing any website, it helps to have a big picture view of the website. How many pages does it have? How are the titles and meta descriptions? Are there broken links? Site audit software is required for this job. Read on for a Review of Screaming Frog SEO Spider Tool.