Local SEO Scam Awareness: Still True in 2021

Updated January 2021: Unfortunately, it still holds true. A majority of this post was written in 2014, with some minor updates today. The sad thing is that many of the scams that existed back then still fool small business owners today.  The hopes of instant success at a cheap initial price are often too tempting [...]

By |2021-01-08T14:27:30+00:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: local search, PPC Management, SEO, SEO Scams|Tags: , , , |

Emergency SEO Services-SEO ER for Underperforming Sites

With giant Google algorithm updates and changes becoming a way of life, more and more business owners are running into sudden drops in rankings or traffic and aren't sure what happened. One of the things I enjoy most about SEO is helping business owners find a path back to success, either from nowhere or from [...]

SEO Myth Madness: SEO Myths that hurt your wallet

In the spirit of March Madness, this week I wanted to address some SEO myths out there that can really hurt your wallet and leave a bad taste in your mouth.  In just the past week, I have seen some examples of a few of these giving the industry a black eye.  Unfortunately, like with [...]

Tired of BSEO? We Provide Real SEO!

2018 was another major year of change in the world of SEO and some recent experiences I had with some new clients and how they were treated in the past, has shown me a lot of the old scams still exist today, so I thought this post is still as relevant as ever. I recently [...]

Some Common Alternative Facts That Will Cost You With SEO

With the phrase "alternative facts" so big this past week, I thought I would touch on some of the things I hear prospects are told in relation to their SEO that can end up costing them a lot in the long run. It is a shame that companies get away with this stuff because it gives [...]

SEO Automation is the Road to Failure

I recently had a conversation with another business owner who suggested I create an SEO automation tool to automate SEO.  I actually hear this a lot from people and there are companies like MOZ and Majestic that make some nice tools that help with the SEO process, but as I have been preaching for a [...]

Failed SEO Test Emails Are Probably A Good Sign

I'm sure you've gotten one, or maybe several.  That email saying your site has failed it's SEO test or Local search test and has a number of confusing pieces that say your site is just a complete mess and you should probably take up this person from a random gmail account or some company you [...]

By |2020-05-05T15:58:40+00:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: SEO, SEO Consulting, SEO Ranking Factors, SEO Scams|Tags: , , |

7 Reasons You Had a Bad SEO Experience

SEO is an extremely effective marketing tactic and once it gets rolling properly will start to bring you new clients/customers on a regular basis, easily paying for itself.  However, I run in to many business owners that have had a bad experience with SEO campaigns or perceived that it didn't work because they were led [...]

Google Aggressively Targeting Hacked Spam

Hacked sites have been a problem for years, but the issue seems to be growing.  In just the past couple of weeks I have heard of  numerous hacking incidents and site owners struggling to get overcome the issue.  Wordpress seems especially susceptible to the problem as the themes are so popular that finding a way [...]

Google Taking Action Against Fake Google Calls

Just a quick update this week about Google finally taking action on robo-callers that claim to be working for Google. This has been happening for years. Google will not typically robocall you. They do have automated call answering when confirming local businesses, but those are initiated by the user.  They point out that they always [...]

By |2020-05-05T16:24:52+00:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: Google Updates, Scams, SEO Scams|Tags: , , |
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