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4 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Domain Name


When there’s more than 284 million registered domain names online, you’re going to want yours to stand out. It’s very easy to buy a domain name that you come to regret later. Domain Extensions. The SEO Perspective.

Why’d You Choose That Domain Name?


It all dates back to the mid 1970s, when a man name Albert Bandura, the guy behind Social Cognitive Theory , examined how we seek to replicate success we see in our surroundings and in media, often at all costs. Now I’ve got my first domain and I have no idea how to use it.”

Does Your Domain Name Need To Be Exact Match?

Small Business Mavericks

Is it necessary that your domain name be an exact match for your primary keyword? Many SEOs still believe that it does, and many of them teach their clients that it does. However, many websites have been successful without exact match domain names. Twitter. I would consider it a partial match domain name since we do cater to small businesses, however, we provide online marketing services for small businesses.


SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Almost nobody knows everything about how SEO (search engine optimization) really works. And, honestly, shouldn’t your business be focusing on things like increasing growth and revenue instead of dwelling on the right mix of SEO tactics that will benefit your company? Search SEO

SEO and the Stock Market: How to Profit from Google Penalties

Viper Chill

While I don’t know every company on this list, their names tend to give away whether or not they’re likely to be heavily reliant on traffic from Google. I write about SEO and various company tactics in order to educate, not expose or hopefully negatively impact any company.

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Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. For all the great things there are to be said about Wordpress, though, out-of-the-box SEO certainly isn’t one of its strong points. By default on older versions of Wordpress, post titles would display as “Blog Name >> Post Title&#.

Social Engagement is the Way Forward for SEO


SEO is one of the most used—and most mysterious—words in the blogging world, but it is one of the best ways to gain free organic traffic for your blog. Till now, the strategy for SEO has been to create a new post with good on-page SEO techniques, and do the promotion to create a great off-page SEO. My domain name contains the term “web world, nut other than that, I’m not optimizing my content for that term. Social engagement and SEO.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Twitter. SEO: Strategy. SEO: Information. Twitter.

560 Resources for Blogging, Online Marketing, and Starting a Business


70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog – The following are resources for starting your own blog on WordPress including choosing a domain name, purchasing your domain, hosting, WordPress installation, themes, plugins, settings, essential pages, backups, updates, and more!

4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics


While Facebook and Twitter are common to any list, you need to think carefully about which social networks to include. Instead of using the domain names or URLs of the most popular social sites (e.g. Step 3: Test and name your segment.

Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

The conversation we had wasn’t very interesting, and it probably shows a very geeky time of my youth, but it does highlight one thing: Even at 16 I was crazy about SEO and the communities discussing it. To use as part of SEO testing. Stay Away from Public Domain Auctions.

12 Websites Blocked by the People’s Republic of China

Bill Hartzer

This week I am Beijing, China doing a keynote address about SEO and domain names. ” On the back of the card, there are 12 websites listed: Sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Flickr, and Instagram are all blocked.

SEMRush Review: How to Beat Competitors in Search

Razor Social

SEMrush is a website analysis tool to help you analyze and optimize SEO strategies. When you enter a domain name in SEMRush you will be displayed an overview screen. From the first SEMRush screen, enter your competitor’s name and select their location.

Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

SocMed Sean

So in preparation for my blog Spring cleaning, I thought I’d put together a checklist of things that I want to do that would positively impact my SEO and I figured I’d share it in hopes that might help you out. "Spring" via promanex on Flickr under creative commons license.

How Often Should You Write a Blog Post?

Bill Hartzer

Working with clients’ online marketing plans, SEO, and their websites, I often recommend during an SEO audit that a website should have a blog. For many years there was enough to write about on the SEO topic. Image courtesy of hywards /

Managing Feedback


You’d be hard pressed to find even small brands in your home town that don’t tuck Facebook or Twitter logos beside their company names. case studies suggest that you can push negative feedback out of a search engine using some quick SEO tricks.

The Ultimate Guide to Keyword Research

Viper Chill

Most SEO’s generally split keyphrases into two main categories. Since these are the top 1,000 searches online each month, they’re often brand names (e.g. own a huge knowledge-base of questions and answers on the aptly named Yahoo! Affiliates Blogging SEO

Triple X Niche Case Study Update: Expenses Report

Viper Chill

Diggy (my SEO business partner) is only allowed to focus on SEO and Mr.V (a beginner to making money online) is allowed to do anything he wants. SEO Expenses for a Brand New Website (Diggy). Here is a breakdown of my expenses to date: Domain name : $11.

One Site Fits All or Better Having Microsites?


Your brand name is not doing very well and you would like a part of the business to be re-branded and market it separately. Subdomain vs Separate Domain. Generate microsites in a new separate domain, something like

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Does Buying Facebook Likes Help Search Engine Rankings?

Bill Hartzer

Note that my domain name, , even though it has a small one-page website, has not really been developed. On 8/31/13 10:49 PM, “Nick Grey” wrote: Hello, My name is Nick Grey, and I am a professional social media manager.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Tag Lines/Campaign names – There may be specific words that you can track that are used quite a lot with the campaign. ” Sentiment analysis has a bad name because it’s never 100% accurate. Respond directly within Twitter.

Bill Hartzer Weekly Update: October 18, 2014

Bill Hartzer

Google Penguin Refresh this weekend, and a pricing bug found in GoDaddy’s domain registration. I also was shown an interesting price bug at GoDaddy, where they were offering a domain name for $5,000. But, the SEO industry insiders are reporting that Google Penguin 3.0

The Social Side of Brand Management

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This means going straight to Google and searching for your name, your business’ name, board member’s names and the CEO. If you have a specific product or service type in the name of that product or service, then go deeper and type in the name plus complaints or name plus reviews.

Bill Hartzer: Weekly Update for October 13, 2014

Bill Hartzer

In case you’ve missed it, you might want to check out SocialCentiv, a really cool new Twitter marketing software product. TopSEOs, a website that “lists” the top SEOs in the industry, appears to have been banned in Google. SEO Fundamentals.

Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on Search Engines / SEO.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Future of Google Author Rank


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on Search Engines / SEO. The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Ads for Small Business – Are you looking to get more followers on Twitter?

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Engage by Twitter. How to use it: Once you authorize Panda with your Twitter account, it will recommend you a list of feeds to follow based on who you follow on Twitter. Quick tip: Share the graphic on Facebook or Twitter once and the watermark will be removed.). Twitter.

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13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used

Viper Chill

The problem is that most of these results are useless unless I’m analysing their on-site SEO. Once you open URL Profiler you want to either copy and paste in your URL’s from Screaming Frog or right click and select ‘Import from Screaming Frog SEO Spider.’

Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy Written by Glen, this post has 126 Comments Generally speaking, the more traffic you can get to a website the more money you can make.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Move


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on Search Engines / SEO. Here are the essentials for an effective and fast SEO audit. Need a Domain Suffix or Prefix?

4 Blogging Strategies That Really Work

Small Business Mavericks

SEO Blogging – With SEO blogging, the idea is to produce content that gains search engine traction. This type of blogging has a bad name in some circles. You set up a domain name with your primary keyword in it and target that keyword plus several more that are related. You can put your SEO blog on the back end of a domain that you want to increase traffic for or put it on a separate domain and use it to build links.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Choosing a Domain Name. Purchasing a Domain Name.

My Last Blog Post of 2013

Bill Hartzer

So, looking back at 2013, it was the year that the SEO community, as well as quite a lot of others, finally fully showed that they embrace Facebook as a means of communication. And then there was a terrible incident that occurred to one of our beloved, respected, members of the SEO community.

Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links & Sad Cat Diary


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on Search Engines / SEO. SEO is Like… 9 Hilarious SEO Analogies – SEO is Like… 9 Hilarious SEO Analogies.

The Evolution of SEO in New Zealand

Bill Hartzer

If we study how SEO has evolved in New Zealand, we can learn a lot about how the field of search engine optimization has changed in the last few years. SEO companies were forced to become quite a bit more educated and sophisticated in their approach to ranking websites.

Why Social Media Is a Better Investment than SEO


My thesis is simple: for the majority of bloggers, the time and effort invested on social media is better spent than time spent on SEO. There are an army of people out there who make a living selling SEO products and services. To them, SEO is the beginning and end of traffic generation. As a thought experiment, lets say Darren sold and started up a new blog called (a horrible domain name, but just stay with me).


Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? | Spin Sucks

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 59 Comments | It’s a Twitter week! My friend Jennifer MacDonald asks, “I have been pondering and asking many people their opinion on Twitter handles. I’d definitely go with a simple name on Twitter.

How I Built a Blog That Earned $10,000 in 5 Months


I’ve been working as an SEO for 2 years now. I started working for an Australian-based SEO Agency in early 2010, before I was hired by Affilorama and Traffic Travis to be their in-house consultant. My initial investment for my blog’s business model was $30 (for the domain name and 3-month worth of web hosting) as well as my time and effort to write and promote the blog. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Happy Holidays


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on These 15 sites will allow you to use your Twitter profile information for links!

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Vendor Client Relationship [HUMOR]


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on Search Engines / SEO. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.