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WordPress and SEO-these two terms are gradually taking over the Internet in the context of an era when rank-based profit is growing an insane popularity.
There’s a really annoying trend that seems to have emerged lately where people have stuffed their LinkedIn profiles full of keywords -- kind of like the early black hat cowboy days of SEO. Keyword stuffing makes you look desperate for attention. If everyone does this it becomes a race to the bottom to get up to the top.
When a searcher types a keyword that has a location modifier in the search term, Google now gives a lot more real estate to businesses with a Google Places (or Google Maps) listing. If you are a business that has solely focused your efforts on organic rankings, now is the time to list yourself for Google Maps, or claim your listing if it already exists. Here are four ways to take advantage of this new Google trend.
One of the most misunderstood areas of online marketing is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). The main aim of SEO is often forgotten: to build traffic from your target audience and increase action on your website. If you understand this, you’re off to a good start. But if your attitude is, “I want to rank first NOW!” you may want to quit while you’re ahead.
At some point, many small businesses feel stuck – stuck behind a larger competitor with resources that far outstrips their own. All is not lost though because, according to Fiona Mackenzie, these businesses are prime candidates to turn to the Internet which offers a level playing field and where a small one-man band can be bigger than Goliath. Start with thinking small, she tells Anthill.
Forget wearing that balaclava and rummaging through rubbish bins. These days the Internet makes sneaking around, gathering your competitive intelligence, super-easy to do. Fiona Mackenzie offers up six insider secrets to get you started.