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How To Get Your Website Indexed By Google
6 Aug

How to Get Your Website Indexed by Google
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Did you know that your website will not show up on Google if it’s not indexed? That’s how important indexing is! It’s the key to getting traffic to your website and unlocking organic growth. It’s also the start of your website’s SEO journey and the beginning of an important relationship you’ll have with Google. Indexing happens when a search engine recognizes pages of your website by crawling them using an automated discovery program called a spider. It catalogs your website’s pages on Google, giving them an identity through the URLs that show...

What Are Web Push Notifications and How to Use Them
2 Aug

What Are Web Push Notifications and How to Use Them
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Small business owners are finding it harder and harder to get people's attention these days. Formerly reliable communication channels like email, SMS messages, and display ads aren't performing like they used to. Such is the ever-changing landscape of online marketing. Advancements in technology and new consumer behaviors keep business owners on their toes, always looking for the marketing channels with the highest visibility. Right now, people's eyes are on notifications. Whether they appear on their phone or their desktop, web push notifications get a lot of attention. They're clickable messages that a website can...

Learn how t do Keyword Research to optimize your SEO strategy
29 Jul

How to Do Keyword Research for Your SEO Strategy
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Researching keywords is an extremely important part of SEO, because the keywords you choose will be your target. Keywords give direction to your SEO strategy.  To understand what this means, first, you have to understand what keywords are and how search engines utilize them. When you use a search engine like Google, you enter a word or group of words to search. Those are keywords. You can ask a question, type in the name of something or someone you want to know more about, or anything else. The search engine takes your keywords...

Free Giveaways To Generate Leads
23 Jul

How to Generate Leads with Giveaways
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According to Robert Cialdini, author of Influence: The Psychology Of Persuasion, people feel obliged to return a favor or a gift they receive from someone. He calls this the principle of reciprocity. That’s why you see Chinese restaurants offering free fortune cookies, bakeries giving out free samples, and dentists providing complimentary toothpaste. The idea of reciprocity applies to the world of internet marketing too. Giveaways play a key role in convincing people to provide their contact details, and that’s the first step in generating leads. A giveaway is something offered to website visitors...

How to Monetize Your Blog
19 Jul

How to Monetize Your Blog
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Blogging has been popular for a long time, with social media being a relative newcomer as an effective platform for communication. The attention that social media gets these days has made some people question the value of running a blog. They feel that the likes of Twitter and Facebook will give their ideas a greater audience than a blog would. That might be true in the short term, but if you use social media only, you’ll hit a wall at some point—there’s no way to build on the awareness gained through...

16 Jul

Making Use of Google Search Engine Results Page for Your Business
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Google's mission is "to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful."  The company has gotten very good at understanding what we're searching for and delivering information that accurately answers our queries. Plus, they present the information in increasingly helpful ways, adding Search Engine Results Page (SERP) features that improve access to the information we need. Google's SERPs are sophisticated, sorting and grouping information in the most effective way possible. If you're interested in getting your website to show up prominently in search results, it's beneficial to know about...