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Does a search engine punish sites that are not mobile-friendly? If you’re due for a website update or redesign, you may be wondering how to prioritize the changes according to your budget. You’ve been told that making your website user-friendly for mobile search is a critical priority, but you still have questions about just how […]
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Search engine optimization (SEO) is a priority for any business wanting to be found online. You research keywords, make sure your content is being renewed and refreshed, post videos and make sure your meta descriptions are in place. And yet, even as you implement all the best practices for SEO, you’ve got to remember one […]
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Your use of keywords in your content marketing strategy should take a lot of factors into consideration. Elements like search volume, seasonality and localization can all influence the ways you identify the most important keywords. But user intent is one of the most important considerations, helping you prioritize what’s most relevant to your target market. […]
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Keeping up with the intricacies of search engine optimization (SEO) can make your head spin, but if you stand back just a bit, there are broader trends that shape how websites and content should be designed. For instance, even though it’s required some tweaks, you know that regularly posting new content, prioritizing mobile-friendly design and […]
Even in the post-pandemic era, after seeing a 40% increase in Internet activity in 2020, many small business marketing plans still don’t prioritize search engine optimization (SEO) strategies. A recent survey gathered responses of 600 small and mid-size business owners in the U.S. and Canada to determine how they were using SEO and other digital […]
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Search engine optimization (SEO) is a challenging concept for business owners trying to stay current on marketing trends. It is complex to begin with, and it changes frequently, with algorithms that are replaced almost as soon as they appear. From keywords in content to whitespace on your website, and meta descriptions placed in just the […]
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In the complex and confusing world of search engine optimization (SEO), one stable guideline has always been that visual content boosts ranking results. It makes sense: text-heavy sites are less dynamic. But what if your images are not doing a good job of improving your SEO? Imagine you hired a receptionist to greet callers in […]
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Attempting to keep up with Google’s algorithm updates, given that they have thousands per year, can feel like a Sisyphean task. As soon as you think you’ve got it, more changes start rolling at you. At SJC, we’ve got our eye on the algorithm changes that may impact your SEO strategy in 2022, so check […]
As you’re planning your 2022 strategy, you may be wondering whether keywords are still going to play a role in your SEO (search engine optimization) best practices. The answer is yes, but your strategy may need to be reevaluated, depending on how you’ve been using your keywords. Here are key things to look at: Tighten […]
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There is a lot of information (and controversy) about how social media can’t truly have an impact on SEO because social media is constantly updating and the search algorithms aren’t exactly taking input from social media. Google has kept mum on the issue, but we already know a “like” on Facebook doesn’t factor in search. […]
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