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SEO Boy’s Super Friends Interview Series: Striking the Right Findability – Heather Lutze

August 11th, 2009 | | Interviews, Podcasts

Thanks for checking out our most recent Super Friends Interview with Heather Lutze. Heather is a nationally recognized author, speaker, trainer and consultant in search engine placement, Pay Per Click (PPC), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Social Media Marketing. Heather is a sought after consultant who has owned Findability Group for the past ten years, and is author of the Findability Formula, the Easy, Non-Technical Approach to Search Engine Marketing.

SEO Boy authors Joe and …

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What SEO Tactics Are Most Important to the Search Engines

August 10th, 2009 | | Basic SEO Tips

SEO White Hats has a great post on 2009 search engine ranking factors that mean the most to the search engines. They got their information from the recent 2009 Advanced SEO conference in Seattle from, who else, Rand Fishkin from SEOmoz.  Below I have noted the main points on the SEO White Hats blog but also put my 2 cents in.

1. H1 title tags are far less important than what we all think. So maybe for SEO having your …

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Happy Elvis Week! Jailhouse Rock Edition

August 10th, 2009 | | SEO Boy

Happy Elvis Week! Really, when was the last time you listened to some Elvis? You should take a little time, explore your preferred MP3 provider, and download a few select tunes. Here’s quick list of essentials:

  • Suspcious Minds
  • Hound Dog
  • Too Much
  • Don’t be Cruel
  • Jailhouse Rock
  • Hard Headed Woman
  • Heartbreak Hotel
  • All Shook Up

As you can see, SEO Boy, he prefers the Jailhouse Rock area of Elvis. And PPC Hero has embraced the post-1969 comeback area of Elvis (OK, we’ll call him Vegas …

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Send Us Your Submission for an SEO Audit Podcast!

August 10th, 2009 | | Podcasts

Here at SEO Boy, we often talk about all of the individual techniques you can implement to improve your site’s search engine friendliness. It’s important to understand and implement each individual technique, but SEO is really about whole-site health. It’s enlightening to observe those distinct techniques working together to create a site that’s appealing to both your visitors and the search engines. That’s why we’re kicking off a new series: SEO Boy SEO Audit Podcasts! And we’re looking for new …

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SEO News Round Up for August 7, 2009

August 7th, 2009 | | SEO News Roundup
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Our Greatest Hits for July, 2009

August 5th, 2009 | | Greatest Hits

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

Our series about how to increase your website’s conversions by being (surprise!) trustworthy and credible was popular this month- three of our four top posts came from the series, including our most-read post. Amber explains how to avoid bad website …

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Using Average Time on Site to Focus Your Content

August 4th, 2009 | | Basic SEO Tips

Web Analytics are essential for your online direction. Going through different reports on your data can determine the direction of your site, your content and maybe even your business.

The number of unique visits your site gets and how those visitors found you are all very important.  The keywords they used to find you is also essential.  The bounce rate, of course, tells a lot about how people react to your site and its usability.  I’d like to bend the spotlight …

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Top 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Potential New SEO Firm

August 3rd, 2009 | | Basic SEO Tips

Last week I wrote a post over at our brother site www.ppchero.com on this very topic, questions to ask a potential new PPC firm. The post received a good response and seemed to be helpful to our readers. Therefore, I’d like to do the same thing here at SEOBoy but only for a potential new SEO firm.

It’s really the same scenario as PPC, you may be trying to run your own SEO account but you’re not seeing great …

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SEO News Round Up for July 31, 2009

July 31st, 2009 | | SEO News Roundup
  • There are lots of articles out this week about the Microsoft/Yahoo agreement and many of them talk about what it means for the two companies – but what about Google? A post from Search Engine Journal looks at the First Reaction from Google Camp – and it’s not good.
  • Here, at SEO Boy, we talk a lot about the importance of testing. Ivan Strouchliak had a nice post this week on Testing SEO Landing Pages and Improving Conversions. As …
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How Do Search Engines See Your Site? Try Using a Spider Simulator to Learn More

July 29th, 2009 | | Crawlability

If you want to understand someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. When it comes to how search engines understand your website, you should work mile in their shoes. Okay, maybe this is a stretch. What I am saying is that if you want to understand how search engine spiders view your site, you should utilize a spider simulator tool. This way you’ll get an idea of what they’re seeing.

There are numerous spider simulators out there. Each pulls …

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