Why Isn’t My Name Doing Well in Search Results ?

Websites that accumulate backlinks and citations ( see here ) and demonstrate activity – by being updated regularly and getting visitors – gain authority over websites that aren’t doing these things. This influences the site’s relevance and it’s placement in search engine results. The main 2 reasons most websites exist are to get increased attention for…

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What are these Citations I keep hearing about ?

Clear ? The dictionary definition of citation is “A quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author.” In relation to online marketing and SEO it is a mention of a website, FB page or anything you are trying to rank in search engines around the web. A citation can take many forms. It…

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What’s in the Pipeline for Google Local

The New Google Places has launched in some areas of the US and is set to roll out to single language countries in the next few months. Although Australia does not appear to be on the immediate roll out list I predict it will be here before the year is out. The New Google Places…

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How Does What You Write Get You Noticed ?

At one point the major factor was the quantity of links that clicked back to your website. Then more recently, the quality of backlinks became more important; where the quality is determined by the subject of the text surrounding the link and what the anchor text itself is ( which is the clickable phrase of…

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