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How to Rank on Google – In Three Steps

By Marviene Fulton | Nov 19, 2016

How Ranking on Google Works – As of November 2016 Google is always changing the rules. Everything used before 2012 will get your site removed from the search results. The following four years have seen some major changes, too. I have tried to make the explanation below clear, contact me for a free consultation to get …

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Website Hosting – How to Find the Best

By Marviene Fulton | Aug 4, 2016

The Best Website Hosting – Sifting through the Trash. I walked away from free deals. EIG was revealed as the Devil. I found two companies worth referring. Here is my Personal Emotional Quest Finding the best website hosting has been and will continue to be an endless battle. Hosts that are reliable today can become unreliable …

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How to Find Keywords that Drive Traffic – Video Lesson

By Marviene Fulton | May 10, 2016

Picking good keywords is step #1 for writing every page. You need to know how to find them yourself, because writing will never be finished. Your site should post new blogs using great keywords very frequently! Don’t rely on your content writer entirely. Being able to double check the subject’s likelihood to drive traffic is too important. My goal in …

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Onsite factors for a High Quality Status

By Marviene Fulton | Apr 21, 2016

This video about Basic On-site SEO is aimed at non-SEO professionals. I take the subject slowly and give you plenty of time to understand and write down the lesson’s points. There is a lot you need to do to be qualified as a “high quality” website by Google. I lay many of them out in …

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Guaranteed First Place on Google

By Marviene Fulton | Apr 11, 2016

Do you wonder if those emails promising 1st place on Google are legitimate?  I’ve answered the question, which might be more complicated than you supposed!Find out the worth of the list of services promised at a cheap rate on the emails we all get, too.

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WordPress Explained through Metaphors

By Marviene Fulton | Feb 6, 2015

Are you struggling to understand what WordPress is? Sometimes direct definitions are worthless when you are starting at the beginning.Here’s an example from my real life.Recently I put a learning app on my 8 year old son’s 7 inch Nook tablet. Words rained down and he had to choose which was a noun, pronoun, adverb, …

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Social Media for Small Business Explained

By Marviene Fulton | Apr 6, 2014

Why you should care about being Social – from day 1 of your new site Sends a signal of trust to search engines AND users. Is an allowed place to build your own backlinks, and could get you more backlinks from shares. Can, when done correctly, be a place generating sales. As an SEO professional …

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Solving the Not Provided and No More Keywords Dilemma

By Marviene Fulton | Oct 6, 2013

(Not Provided) means No More Keywords… Almost First, let us look at what (not provided) means. If you do go into Google Analytics and you look at the words people use to get to your site (these are called keywords) you will see that a huge percentage of them are labeled (not provided). This percentage …

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Responsive Web Design

By Marviene Fulton | Sep 6, 2013

What is Responsive Web Design?Responsive web design is a way of making your website’s design layout respond to the window size of the user.  As the window gets smaller the content shifts around.  This makes the website friendly for smartphone users and tablets.The only other option is to have two websites or three websites.  One for …

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SEO Resource List of Articles

By Marviene Fulton | Aug 6, 2013

Everyone who is concerned about getting ranked well can use a SEO resource list of relevant articles.When I first started out I read everything.  Don’t.  It’s a waste of time and it is confusing.  If the article is several years old you can’t trust what it’s telling you. SEO changes as the search engines change. …

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SEO Terms You need to Know

By Marviene Fulton | Apr 6, 2013

Common SEO Terms and Their Definitions Here! Understand basic SEO Terms first before diving in.SEO is full of industry created jargon. It is intimidating and overwhelming to be presented with sentences full of SEO terms you don’t know. If you are diy (do it yourself) then these terms come up slowly as you realize what to search …

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Why are Backlinks such a Big Deal?

By Marviene Fulton | Apr 6, 2013

Backlinks are the hardest part of SEO.What are Backlinks, Really?They are links from other sites that point back at a page on your site.  Links from relevant sites with high PageRank help you get higher PageRank (it’s one word and named after Larry Page) .  PageRank is a Google invention to determine how popular your site …

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What are Keywords?

By Marviene Fulton | Mar 6, 2013

What are Keywords? They are the center of everything. Keywords are the exact phrase that users will put into the search engine to find a page on a site. This is the same specific phrase you must build throughout your page.Before writing your content decide the ONE thing that page is going to be about. Make …

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What is SEO?

By Marviene Fulton | Mar 6, 2013

What is SEO, really?SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Good SEO on a good site means free traffic of likely buyers.The goal of SEO is to make your site easy for people, and therefore search engines, to understand. It is about clear structure and good content. It is about value, too. The best pages offering …

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Google Updates: Panda, Penguin, and Now Hummingbird

By Marviene Fulton | Feb 6, 2013

Major Game Changing Google Updates Google has a colorful logo and colorful way of naming updates to the way it ranks pages. These updates to it’s algorithm come in many forms, some are announced, some are not.  When an update is announced you can bet it REALLY matters! Knowing the more recent history of Google’s attempts …

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