Google’s March 2019 Core Algorithm Update

Google’s March 2019 Core Algorithm Update

As of March 12 Google rolled out another algorithm update. Often the updates that don’t have a name are ones the industry considers minor, however this particular update has apparently made some ripples. Media Post says that health sites were hit the hardest,...

Deceptive Web Design Pitches To Beware in 2019

There are slippery people in every industry. That bit isn’t new. But what is new is a wave of predatory web designers essentially pulling a “pump and dump” scam. (Source: AARP Bulletin, December 2018, “The Website Wolves” by Doug Shadel)...

Why The Focus On #1 Might Be Hurting Your SEO

Everybody wants to be #1, for every keyword, for every city they can possibly serve. And every SEO agency looking for clients is promising just that. But while that is indeed the ideal, focusing so hard on that as a metric for success can hurt your business. For one,...

SEO: A Brief Retrospective

With how sophisticated Google’s algorithms have become, it’s amusing to look back to the early days of SEO: how different the game was, and all the crazy tricks people used to try. The terms white hat and black hat didn’t come into play at first, at...