SEO is Like Planting Bulbs in the Fall for Next Year’s Spring Flowers

Compare SEO to planting bulbs in the Fall so you can have Spring flowers.  If you’ve ever planted bulbs, this might sound familiar: Purchase bulbs Note: If you want 8-10 flowers, buy 20 bulbs. Squirrels, moles, rodents & deer will steal/eat bulbs, unless you toss in a little red or cayenne pepper. Follow planting instructions Read more about SEO is Like Planting Bulbs in the Fall for Next Year’s Spring Flowers[…]

When On-Page SEO Can Make Quick Improvements

by Laura Thieme It’s always encouraging when you talk to a prospective SEO client, and see some basic information that ensures an SEO consultant or expert that on-page SEO WILL make a difference. Here’s what I looked at for this prospective client: Is her site well indexed by Google (yes) Can she make changes on Read more about When On-Page SEO Can Make Quick Improvements[…]

In Response to the NYT article on Dirty Little Secrets on SEO – JCPenney

by Laura Thieme 14 Year SEO, PPC Veteran In response to the New York Times article today on JCPenney and its SEO ranking methodologies, or alleged SEO practices: There are two basic SEO practices and schools of thought: 1) on page SEO (meta title, description, keyword, URL, page heading, content, internal links, footer links, external Read more about In Response to the NYT article on Dirty Little Secrets on SEO – JCPenney[…]