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Archive for February, 2011

The SEO Honeymoon: Keep the Flame Alive

February 8th, 2011 | | Basic SEO Tips

We’ve all heard of the classic newlywed syndrome: the Honeymoon Period.  Essentially, everything is perfect and running smooth, but six months later, it’s usually not the case and those newlyweds are experiencing what we like to call marriage.  Your SEO is susceptible to this honeymoon experience as well.  If you take some calculated moves to avoid it, your SEO can make it through.  Today, I want to talk a bit about what causes the SEO honeymoon and expand on some …

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Mobile SEO – Thoughts and Resources

February 8th, 2011 | | Mobile SEO

Lately it seems like I can’t go more than a day without being reminded of the growing world for mobile search. If it isn’t a neat tool that ads some cool function to my device, like Google Goggles, which I wrote about a few weeks ago, it’s a new article that reminds me how far mobile web usage has come in recent years. Here at Hanapin, we also have a dedicated day for company-wide training every month. My assigned …

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SEO News Roundup for February 4, 2011

February 4th, 2011 | | SEO News Roundup

The video advertising company YuMe just released a whitepaper about trends in online video viewing, and the results weren’t surprising.  As Christopher Rick of ReelSeo reports, online video usage is on the rise, with 48% of the study group saying that they anticipated watching more video online over the next 12 months.  Other notable findings include a breakdown of demographics, devices and video length, along with the relationship to traditional TV watching.  The take-away message?  If you target anyone …

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Our Greatest Hits for January 2011

February 3rd, 2011 | | Greatest Hits

The page views have spoken! Below we have gathered SEO Boy’s four most visited, and hopefully most valuable, articles from January. Whether you’re a new or long-time subscriber you may have missed these insightful and helpful SEO management tips. Enjoy!

Analyzing your SEO changes is a lot easier when you have knowledge of the reports available to you.  This month, Bethany’s post about creating custom reports in Google Analytics takes the top spot on SEO Boy.  As Bethany explains, it’s …

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If You Like It, They Will Come: Rethinking Your Internet Business Model

February 2nd, 2011 | | Basic SEO Tips

Say you’re in a relationship. How many hours a week do you spend with your Significant Other?

Now consider your business. How many hours a week do you spend with it?

Unless you have an amazing secret worked out where you’re spending 80 hours a week with your family and 10 with your business (email me!) I’d bet the numbers are either pretty even or weighted in favor of your business. It takes a lot of effort to make most businesses …

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