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How to Create an Ideal Case Study

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

If you’ve ever wondered about the best way to create a case study, this article will give you the answers you’re looking for. But before we go in depth, you should understand the value that a case study can bring to your business. A case study is a beginning to end story. It analyzes a […]

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Responsive Web Design

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

A responsive web design uses code to "shuffle" the contents into position, instead of resizing or "shrinking" the contents down to fit the screen.

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How to Listen Better

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Have you ever been in a conversation where you can’t get a word in? If not, this video is for you. But seriously, most people love to talk. Like me, I’m talking your ear off right now. Ironically, marketing and sales, counter to what we all think, is all about listening. How do you get…

The Inexplicable Puzzle Into NMS Santa Monica Apartments

by Koby Cambage @ Geo Local Seo

The Argument About NMS Santa Monica Apartments And the construction… it appears like I dwell in a war zone! Meanwhile, NMS will continue to manage each of the properties. Meanwhile, NMS continues to handle the buildings. Santa Monica is known among the agreenesta cities on earth. She boasts three main shopping districts. I can’t understand...

Keep Your Biz Cyber Secure

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? This month is all about making sure your online presence is secure. A surprising number of small businesses are not as secure online as they think they are. The National Cyber Security Alliance and Symantec got together and did some research to find out just how […]

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SEO Services

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

We offer off-page SEO and on-page SEO services. Our on site seo services include: – ALT Text Optimization – Meta Description Optimization – Meta Keywords Optimization – Image Optimization – Consulting for Directory Structure – Consulting for Proper Deep Linking If you’re interested in starting on site search engine optimization for your website, click here […]

XML Sitemaps – Moz Blog Post

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

I did a post for the Moz main blog on XML sitemaps, all the ways people do them wrong, and how to use them to diagnose indexation issues. Read the full post here.

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A Quick Guide to SEM Success

by Effective Web Solutions @

What is SEM?: A Refresher Search Engine Marketing is the best way to connect with potential customers while they are searching for the services you offer. […]

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How Can Adwords Help You Grow Your Business?

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

A well managed Adwords campaign offers many benefits that are worth a business owner’s consideration.

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Top Guide of Dog Training Oahu

by Lisa Goodwin @ Beverly Chamber

The same as humans, dogs will repeat behaviors they are rewarded for. All dogs must be updated on all vaccinations. Training a dog gives you a great companion. If your dog is stung by means of a bee, there’s no true need to panic. Your dog wishes to do the appropriate thing, you are in…

What Does the Future of Content Marketing Look Like?

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

Start off your week strong with our curated list of tips and inspiration around every aspect of the digital marketing […]

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.htaccess Wizard for SEO

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

My friend Aleyda Solis just published this super useful .htaccess tool for generating many of the common .htaccess rules needed for SEO: things like redirecting non-slash-ending URLs to the ones ending in slashes; redirecting from the non-www subdomain to the www one; redirecting http to https; even the code for the custom 404 error handler.

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SEO & Web Design Company | Sprout Digital in Vancouver WA

SEO & Web Design Company | Sprout Digital in Vancouver WA


Sprout Digital

Sprout Digital is a digital marketing company providing Web Design and Development, SEO, Digital Marketing Services to Vancouver WA and Portland OR

Unusual Facts About San Diego SEO Company Uncovered by an Old Pro

by Peter Gibson @ Beverly Chamber

As part of SEO, the business implements numerous approaches to increase the visibility of the websites. It isn’t enough for a business to realize they need SEO services. It looks like if one wanted to turn into the ideal SEO business in San Diego, this would be a darn great way to do it. Our…

Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

by Kimberly Genly @ Marketing EQ

Joomla, Drupal and Wordpress are all Content Management Systems, which means they handle the images and text that goes on the various pages, blog posts or products displayed on your website. But which one should you choose?

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Bring Down the Scam Hammer – Internet Scams (Part 1)

by Effective Web Solutions @

What are scammers up to in the Digital Age? In pretty much any industry, scam artists discover some clever methods to take advantage of people and […]

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3 Social Media Blunders You Must Avoid

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

We all get caught up in the moment sometimes. Fast-paced topics with friends, family and the news media constantly bombarding us with the latest updates or recent developments. We want to tell our opinions too. We have a voice, we like how we think, and we want to be heard! However, this isn’t always the […]

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Importance of Social Signals

by admin @ MAXPlaces

The role that social media plays in a properly structured search engine optimization campaign simply cannot be ignored. Just like any successful business, Google wants to offer the best possible products and services to its customers. And just like any customer, you want the best possible products and services presented to you. Every time you

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Matt’s Awesome Blogging Tips – Crush Blogging!

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

Do you want to engage your readers and get more traffic? Use these blogging tips from Matt Rouse, author of CRUSH SEO: Learn To Market Your Local Business Online. Matt Rouse has been blogging for nearly 20 years.  These are tips and tricks he has collected over the years, combined with the latest techniques used by the Pros! Add into the ...

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The Thing About Bing

by Effective Web Solutions @

One-Third of Organic Searches Happen on Bing Don’t put all your business eggs in one basket! Bing is the world’s second most popular search engine. And […]

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3 Ways Case Studies Will Boost Your Business

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

Does your business include testimonials on your website? If it does, that’s great! They’re a nice snippet of positive content for people to read in order to influence purchasing. The problem is, most websites are doing that now too, which means they have less of an impact due to over saturation. But what about case […]

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Recent Study Shows SEO Is STILL The Best Way to Get More Traffic (and Money!)

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Still on the fence about putting more marketing effort into your business website? If you have a local business or an ecommerce store, this news might change your mind. A recent study of 87 million website sessions has shown that Google organic is still the largest source of online traffic and revenues, providing 43% of traffic on average, and 42% […]

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Content Development and Marketing

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Content on your website has evolved a lot since the first days of your website.  No longer can you stay competitive with a five page website.  Competitors are moving fast and while speed is not my concern with content, substance is.  It is exciting to hear about a new brand and delve into it.  As

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Spot Color Podcast #2

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

In our second podcast, Nicole and Melody discuss the “100 year client” prototype and the type of customers we love to build partnerships with.  

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Search Engine Optimization Strategies for 2017

by Kalon Wiggins @ Epic Design Labs

2016 has come to a close and now is the time to begin planning for the new advancements that will take place in 2017. As with any year, 2017 is shaping up to be a year full of changes, especially when it comes to search engine optimization. Since it was first created, SEO has become […]

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Audience Targeting and Re-targeting – staying in front of potential customers

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

Ever notice after buying a new car (or new to you at least) you begin to see that car everywhere you drive. On your way to a movie, the grocery store, or to daycare - there are Jeep Wranglers or Toyota Tundras everywhere!

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These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Links

by SpryFox @ Spry

Spry’s Favorite Resources and a Song Parody or Two (to the tune of ‘These are a few of my favorite things’) “Number one rankings. 100 shares on Facebook. Instagram engagement. Cohesive content planning. Stay up to date with digital marketing things. Here are a few of our favorite links.” Digital marketing is a medium where Read more about These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Links[…]

What is Open Graph?

by SpryFox @ Spry

Let me start off by saying that I was not prepared for Facebook’s new image policy that started recently. For those of you who don’t already know, Facebook is no longer allowing modifications to link previews! What this means for us in the digital marketing field is that any Facebook messages you schedule with a Read more about What is Open Graph?[…]

Business Listing Claiming Conundrum

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

As a business owner, you should have the ability to control your local business listing information on the Internet. But this couldn’t be further from the truth, and it’s not your fault.

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Google Getting It Right

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Google has been rolling out updates and changes for a while now, and every time there is a “significant” update, the web stirs up with analysis and break downs on what the changes are, who got penalized, and what percentage of websites are affected. These changes really affect the SEO industry as a whole and... CONTINUE READING

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The Importance of Anchor Text in Back-links

by Aaron Krout @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

The importance of anchor text with respect to a linking strategy cannot be overstated. Back-links are a huge part of the search engine algorithm. When initiating a linking campaign, it is vital that external sites link using the appropriate keywords and terms in the anchor text. Almost always, linking candidates will use the company name as anchor […]

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How to find a good truck wash company

by Kelly Riley @ Beverly Chamber

Having a nice and clean truck is a very important thing for many reasons. If you want to have a good-looking truck all the time, then you must have a power washing company which will maintain it for you. In that way, you will not have to worry about the appearance of your truck because…

Google Algorithmic Penalties DO Still Exist

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

Despite Google’s claims that as of Penguin 4.0 last fall, they just ignore the bad links, here’s concrete evidence to the contrary. This is the traffic from one of my clients’ sites. On March 2nd, I submitted a pretty major disavow file to undo some really bad ancient history. And no, they did NOT have … Continue reading Google Algorithmic Penalties DO Still Exist

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See Our Article On SEOmoz!

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Check out our article on www.seomoz.org!  http://www.seomoz.org/ugc/its-getting-harder-and-harder-to-keep-a-white-hat-clean. We did a write up about blog comments and spam SEO tactics. We will do a follow-up on our site from info gathered from the comments on SEOmoz. Stay Tuned!

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The benefits of SEO

by Kimberly Genly @ Marketing EQ

You want your most motivated buyers to find you at the moment that they’re ready to buy. SEO is the tool to make those instant connections.

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Backlinks – what they are and how they work

by Travis T @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Search engine optimization  is, putting it mildly, complicated. There are countless different factors that Google, Bing, and others take into account to determine which website or page to serve up for any given keyword, including your location, how quickly your page loads, and how the sites are coded. That being the case, one of the...

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Helping Combat Fake News

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

There seems to be a faction out there who’s trying hard convince the world that the Holocaust never happened–using SEO to make the Holocaust-denial websites rank highly for the search term is the holocaust real. You can help combat this, if you like, by doing what I just did here…link to that BBC article with … Continue reading Helping Combat Fake News

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SMX Advanced: Panda, Penguin, RankBrain, and AMP

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

In this year’s keynote at SMX Advanced, Gary Illyes from Google shed light on a number of topics surrounding Google search. Panda updates: the updates still happen very slowly, and it takes months to roll out each update. It’s not real-time yet, but apparently the update process is continuous. Penguin updates: no timeline on the … Continue reading SMX Advanced: Panda, Penguin, RankBrain, and AMP

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Website Design Battle Ground WA

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

Does Your Website Need More Real Customers?

Personal Injury Law Firm Web Design, SEO, Social Media Services

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

Personal Injury Law Firm Website Design, Search Engine Optimization &  Social Media Services We were contacted by an established personal injury law firm about our search engine optimization and Internet marketing services after getting frustrated with the large law firm marketing they had been using for several years.  They were not seeing their firm ranked […]

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The Technical SEO Renaissance: a brilliant post from Mike King

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

My friend Mike King an ex rapper turned Super SEO Nerd is one of the most technically skilled hard-core SEO people I know. He published this brilliant article on Moz this week on the role of technical SEO in today’s search marketing world.

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SEO vs. UX Tradeoffs – Moz Whiteboard Friday

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

Rand Fishkin of Moz does an excellent job of explaining some of the conflicts and tradeoffs (and synergy) between user experience (UX) and search engine optimization (SEO):

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Instagram Stories vs Snapchat for your Business

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

    Instagram Stories vs Snapchat for Business? Instagram just launched a new platform very similar to Snapchat called Instagram Stories. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories allows you to post short videos and photos to your Instagram followers that will self delete in 24 hours.  The format is almost identical to Snapchat but with less filter options.  For […]

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Outside of the 3-Pack, How Does Google Find Local Results?

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

Here’s an interesting case of Google’s local organic algorithm failing to produce the right results, and it tells us a bunch about how they’re trying to produce those local results in the organic results outside of the 3-pack. I’m sitting here near Sunriver, Oregon, and I search for “restaurants near me”. The 3-pack looks pretty … Continue reading Outside of the 3-Pack, How Does Google Find Local Results?

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The Key to Successful International SEO

by Alicia Weber @ Geo Local Seo

Download International SEO Course. Local SEO is defined as that internet marketing activity which allows local businesses to market their services to local customers at that precise point in time when they’re searching for your kind of business. International SEO isn’t possible without a good team behind it. International SEO Ideas All things considered, keyword...

Facebook Advertising is the next best thing

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

Most businesses find that they get a better return on investment with Facebook ads. However, despite how well your ads are doing, there is always room to optimize it further. This will help you ideally reach the right audience and for a lower price. Separate mobile and desktop ads You’ll want to use separate ad […]

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Internet Marketing

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Our internet marketing services are for businesses that don’t already have an internet marketing program, or for small to large size companies that currently have an existing campaign that needs to be optimized. Internet Marketing Services: Pay Per Click Marketing Services » Bing » Google Adwords » Yahoo » Linkedin » Facebook » Retargeting Twitter […]

Protecting your Online Brand

by admin @ MAXPlaces

3 Primary Ways To Protect Your Company’s Reputation Online The Internet can do wonders for your business – both in a positive way and a negative one. What will your prospective and current customers learn about your company? Are you taking any kind of steps that will safeguard your company’s online reputation? If not, then

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Social Website Marketing: Maintenance to be Productive

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

For me updating social website marketing is something I like to do when I have down time.  Like waiting in the airport, for a meeting, or at the DMV ….uggh.  I maintain a list on Asana (there are lots of tools to use).  Then jotting ideas or moving on to ideas put on my todo

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Offline Marketing Ideas for Local Businesses

by Jeremy Friedland @

  While it might appear as if all marketing is already done online, the fact of the matter is that offline marketing can still be very influential for local companies. This obviously does not necessarily mean that website marketing should be pushed aside, but allowing the two to work together is best. There are various […]

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What is FTP?

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

FTP was originally created in 1971 – before the birth of the World Wide Web–as a command-line interface (text-based, relying on specific commands). From inception, it was built to transfer files from one host computer to another.

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Strategic Use of Images in Search Engine Optimization

by Aaron Krout @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

When assessing page structure and layout, there is a subtle, yet strategic way to use images in an SEO-friendly manner (beyond ALT tags) that improves your search rank while allowing you to integrate the necessary marketing message(s). Confused? Let’s look at an example: Suppose you operate a travel site and you want to optimize a given page for […]

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10 Quick Tips About Lead Generation Websites

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

Lead generation websites are extremely powerful business tools. To some, the term “lead generation” sounds like a bunch of marketing jargon, which it is, but they often look past the...

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Search Engine Optimization

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

In order to achieve top 3 search engine placement, search engine optimization is needed for most websites. Our local Portland SEO experts specialize in custom search engine optimization services catered to fit your needs, to help your website rank for the key phrases that you want your web site to rank for. Additional SEO Services […]

Vancouver HVAC Web Design & SEO Services

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

T3 SEO Internet Marketing was contacted by a local Vancouver, WA HVAC contractor to help them improve their visibility within search engines and drive more calls/leads to their company.  The company had been working with another local web design and seo firm for several years, but they were dissatisfied with the results they were receiving. […]

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The Debate Over Business Line Of Credit

by Eleanor Taylor @ Geo Local Seo

Ok, I Think I Understand Business Line Of Credit, Now Tell Me About Business Line Of Credit! You can construct business credit and receive an excellent score QUICKLY! Business credit stipulates lots of benefits. Establishing business credit can look like a daunting processespecially if your organization is new. Your enterprise credit is frequently as critical...

Bring Down the Scam Hammer — SEO Scams (Part 2)

by Effective Web Solutions @

Click here for part 1! Does that SEO deal seem too good to be true? It Probably Is! While most people laugh at the obvious nature […]

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PageRank or TrustRank…Which one matters?

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

PageRank was a number that Google would give to a web page that they felt delivered important and authoritative content.  You could see a site’s PageRank by downloading the Google toolbar and enabling the PageRank bar.  It was very difficult to get anything higher than a 5 on this scale and it’s extremely rare to […]

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5 Ways to Get More Roofing Leads and Customers (Even if you’re lazy)

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

So, you’ve got your roofing business successfully up and running. CONGRATS! Many time it seems like that’s the hardest part. But now, as each month passes, you’re worried about where your next customers are going to come from (especially if it’s not raining), and you’re thinking… I didn’t sign up to be a marketer!! I […]

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Form on Website

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Creating a custom form on your site is seriously only a phone call away. 877.944.6006 or relation@cirv.com. Having a custom form on website allows you to capture unique data and store it for future use.  Using it for company inquires is a big one websites don’t even take advantage of.  Example: Having an easy way

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Working Remotely With A Freelance Designer

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

I have worked with clients in my city, (Bellingham, Washington) across the country, and worldwide. The question is, does distance affect the quality of communication or work rendered? My short...

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Converting More Customers With Better Funneling

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Increase Website Conversions with Featured Content One of the best ways to capture the attention of your website visitors is to quickly show them what they are looking for. When a website visitor visits your website, you have just a few seconds to capture their attention. During that brief first impression period, they have to... CONTINUE READING

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SEO Consultant - Michael Cottam

SEO Consultant - Michael Cottam


Michael Cottam

Independent SEO consultant Michael Cottam. 16+ years of successful experience in SEO in very competitive industries such as travel, e-commerce, B2B & more.

What is website design?

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Website design is a very in-depth topic that goes far beyond the look of the site. It is also about the languages (html, php, javascript, css, and many more) used to construct the site and add functionality, and the structure of the code, files, and  folders within the website. All these areas must work together […]

SEO Pro’s at Work

by admin @

SEO isn’t rocket science.  Ok, maybe it is but we make it look easy.  As easy as we make it you’d be surprised how […]

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The Quick Guide to Logo Design

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

Logos are everywhere. To the general public they are an instant reminder of a company or product; to the client they’re the point of recognition in which their brand hangs...

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Police Officer Career Outlook

by Margaret Sanchez @ Beverly Chamber

The normal picture of a cop is of one who works for a city. Officers additionally present with various state and government organizations, and in addition in campus police divisions work with at schools and colleges nationwide. The essential duty of a cop is to secure individuals and property, which is the reason such huge…

Best SEO Firm Camas WA

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

  Does Your Website Need More Real Customers?

Pay Per Click Advertising is still a Necessary Evil

by admin @ MAXPlaces

Search Engine Marketing in Conjunction with SEO Online advertising allows companies, both large and small, to expand their online marketing footprint, to tap into new, highly targeted audiences via search, display or social ads. A properly organized Pay Per Click advertising strategy must include strategic planning, top-notch creative services, and continuous campaign tracking and optimization.  

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Google: No Meta Keywords!

by admin @ MAXPlaces

I can’t count the number of times I’ve been asked by clients to add a list of keywords to their website so they “show up in Google” and I need to explain that it just isn’t that simple. Yes, there was a time when it did make sense to update your Meta Keywords Tag with

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How Often Should I Update My Company Blog?

by morgan @ Portland | Denver Web Design

When it comes to your company blog, regularly posting high quality SEO content plays an important role in ranking and popularity. But is there a more specific guideline on how often you should update your blog for optimal results? I’ve tracked down some data on the connection between posting frequency and web traffic that can...

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Seo Services for Dummies

by Alexandra Reynolds @ Geo Local Seo

SEO is a rather effective tool to create small business and opportunities for you All you will need is to locate a very Best SEO Company that may cater your company will need accordingly, which understands your company as you do which delivers you quality services. SEO is a significant advertising strategy to assist a...

Business Listings

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

Business listings add additional channels to bring in visitors to your website. There are tons of business listings on the Internet. Each business listing has a different type of audience.

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How To Pick Roofing Keywords For Better SEO

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Ready to DIY optimize your site to get better Google rankings for your roofing business? If you’re not using our roofing SEO services, you’re going to need to know how to do keyword research. Here’s a quick and dirty, extremely basic guide to finding your own keywords to SEO your roofing site, using Google’s free […]

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How Much Does SEO Cost?

by admin @ MAXPlaces

What’s The True Price Point Behind A Successful SEO Marketing Strategy? Search engine optimization, commonly referred to as SEO, is a widely used Internet marketing strategy that helps to bolster the awareness of a brand, build a list of targeted traffic and promote a company’s performance in Google, Bing, Yahoo or other search engines’ search results. 

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Like it, Love it, or Get Angry on Facebook

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

There is a very good chance that this will increase your engagement, but in some cases could complicate the process of posting things that are controversial. Often times when someone "did not like" a post, they would just not click on the Like button. Facebook's research dug deep into the comments and conversations of the billions of Facebook posts to see what comments and emojis that Facebook users were using to express emotions other than "Like" and then drilled down to find the ones that users would find most useful. They also did several focus groups and partial roll-outs of the reaction buttons to test the user experience.

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Growing Social Media Marketing Trends To Look For In 2018

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

Social Media Marketing Trends 2018 Social media platforms are changing every day, which means that Social Media Marketing is changing too. You may or may not be aware, for example, that Facebook recently added a “Stories” option, which is similar to the feature previously offered by Instagram (among others). Social media and advertising and marketing […]

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Is your sites contact form the next to be shamed by Google

by Travis @ Web Design Vancouver WA – WordPress Website Design – NW Media Collective Design Agency

Google warned webmasters that the next round of shaming is coming. Any site that sends any form of data to a visitor needs to be using https.  It’s not just if a site takes credit card payments anymore.  Most websites...

5 Steps Every Service Business Can Take to Get More Website Traffic & Sales

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Every roofing/plastic surgery/legal/accounting company wants to get more business from their website. After all, that’s the point of having one, right? So what do you do after you’ve published a website (we hope!) and you’re simply not getting the number of clients you thought you’d get from being online? Well, there are a few things […]

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Can Google+ Drive Non-Google+ Content to Top of Personalized Results?

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

I’m sure you have read about how content posted, shared or +1’d to Google+ will show up high within personalized search results. Google mentioned in their official announcement of “Search Plus Your World” that Google+ content would show up within personalized searches, and that was on January 10, 2012. However, what I’m not seeing seo’s […]

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Grow Customers with a Google Shopping Feed

by Sean Lucas @ Spot Color Marketing

If you are opening a small business with a physical location, obviously you want to get the word out through advertising and marketing to draw customers into your store. The same concept holds true for an online store, although the execution of that strategy is very different. If you are selling goods of any type…

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6 Critical SEO Optimization Content Tips Every Ecommerce Website Should Know

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

We all know by now that SEO (search engine optimization) is a crucial way to improve your organic (unpaid) rankings in searches. If you haven’t already begun doing the SEO optimization basics for your website, you’ve probably noticed your rankings drop, while more and more competitors pass you by. This, of course, can and will be disastrous […]

The post 6 Critical SEO Optimization Content Tips Every Ecommerce Website Should Know appeared first on Epic Design Labs and was written by Mike Mitchell.

The Importance of Saving Your Marketing Statistics

by SpryFox @ Spry

As digital marketing gurus, we typically consider our area of expertise to be more of an art than a science. We use creative strategies and interesting topics to gain the interest of the masses, and at Spry we love what we do! We get to communicate the messages of our clients to people all over Read more about The Importance of Saving Your Marketing Statistics[…]

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Increase your traffic, leads, and sales from Google! Webfor is your local Vancouver WA SEO services experts. Call (360) 747-7794 for a free SEO site audit.

Sensitive Information About Pilates Maui Only the Pros Know About

by Kelly Riley @ Beverly Chamber

If You Read Nothing Else Today, Read This Report on Pilates Maui They are renowned for these. It was really good to JUST RELAX. It is likewise a terrific place to come and socialize too!! In addition, don’t get back on yourself whether you don’t eat perfectly the entire moment. There are occasions where we’ve…

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Vancouver WA SEO Services Increased Online Exposure Form:   If you are a business owner and are looking to improve the visibility of your business, it is actually quite likely that...

This New Google Feature Will Change Your Marketing Strategy

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

Start off your week strong with our curated list of tips and inspiration around every aspect of the digital marketing […]

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Halloween 2016 Costume Contest!

by Wes Button @ Webfor

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What Does It Mean to Be Creative?

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

I’ve had the pleasure over the years to work with some extraordinarily talented people. Super creative, crazy smart and really great people. The industry is loaded with talent and at Webfor, we’ve been looking for ways to redefine what it means to be “creative”. It’s simple right?

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How Frequent High-Quality Reviews Boost Rankings

by Effective Web Solutions @

How You Can Use Local Search Optimization to Establish Prominence Within Google My Business Gathering reviews is a great way to improve your SEO and build […]

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How digital has changed thin markets

by Julie Gorham @ Marketing EQ

Top of mind awareness to maintain and grow market share can only be achieved when consumers frequently see your messages over time, and your creative and content is appealing and memorable.

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How to delete the Fox News Roller Coaster Accident Spam/Scam Post and App Permissions from Facebook

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Please click the share button above if you found this information useful. We here at Dominant Domains would appreciate it! The story about the roller coaster veering off the track at universal studios is fake. These are the instructions on how to remove it and the APP permissions from your facebook account. There are three […]

Dentist Websites Should Reflect Their High Tech Practice

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

Over the past 25 years the business of dentistry has changed dramatically. Much of the change has been fueled by technology. Dentist websites needs to reflect the quality of care and the technology used in the dental practice. In the early 90’s, dentists marketed themselves using yellow page ads in...

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What Small Business Owners Can Expect From SEO Advertising

by SpryFox @ Spry

Successful business owners thrive on being in control and able to analyze and predict the respective Return on Investment (ROI) for any individual enterprise that they take on. So naturally, you’ll be wondering exactly what type of ROI you can expect for your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) advertising. Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer for that Read more about What Small Business Owners Can Expect From SEO Advertising[…]

The Face of Conversation

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

A gray melodramatic day with mellow tones drowning out the divine quad shot mocha in front of me.  Why haven’t I heard from my fellow friends in awhile I need to call and catch up.  A phone call that was cut very short.  I realized they knew everything that was going on and that has

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The Problem with Ego-Metrics

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Through a few marketing conversations recently, I’ve realized more than ever that the prioritization of ego-metrics is a serious problem. In short, businesses need to focus on metrics that actually matter and make a difference, rather than ego-boosting metrics. A few of these numbers that people mistakenly rely on and prioritize for improvement are: The number of Facebook […]

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LinkedIn Profinder Testimonial

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

Spot Color Marketing is an amalgamation of employees, consultants and contractors. We’ve become a service provider of mostly digital marketing, though we still do traditional marketing like print and outdoor.  We’ve been in business for 15 years now, but the last 7 years have been greatly focused on helping clients with their digital marketing strategies…

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Noisy

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

02 – Noisy Inktober 2016 Hand-Lettering by Jordan Stambaugh

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It’s Sponsored Content, not advertorial

by Kyle Greenwood @ Sprout Digital

Maybe sponsored content is a tiny bit advertorial - it does fall under the advertising umbrella. It appears in publication, is not written by the editorial staff, and is used to further the name of business in the marketplace.

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Short Article Reveals the Undeniable Facts About York Seo and How It Can Affect You

by Eleanor Taylor @ Geo Local Seo

SEO often called SEO is the internet procedure for getting your business to appear on top of Google’s very first page. SEO is among the most cost friendly strategies you may use to receive the necessary traffic for your enterprise. LINKS BUILDINGNYC SEM assures your site will have proper promotion of Links Building as an...

5 Ways to Use Video

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

We all know that video can help your business connect with your target market but what kind of video is right for you? Here are some ideas. Number 1: Personal Videos. Introduce yourself to a new lead or help your company land a big sale. Number 2: Process Videos. These simply walk your viewer through…

Does Your Hosting Account Matter?

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Your Website Developer Matters – Part 2 In Part 1 of Does Your Website Developer Matter, we talked about the process of building a website, some costs, and what really goes into making a successful website. An often overlooked part of websites is the hosting account. A hosting account acts as a host for the... CONTINUE READING

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20 No-Brainer Ideas for Advertising Your Small Business in 2017

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Let me guess: You set up your business, opened shop, did all the paper work, and even paid for a website.. but people still aren’t coming in? Well, you might have forgotten an important step, or maybe you just didn’t know where to start with it… MARKETING and ADVERTISING! Marketing your small business is the […]

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Google Ignores Reciprocal Links

by Scott Walker @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

For a long time, reciprocal links have remained at the forefront of most inbound linking strategies. This is going to have to change. Google now discounts all reciprocal links. The algorithm has been altered to identify the exchange of links by two parties for the purpose of increasing their number of inbound links. The concept of reciprocal […]

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Welcome to our Blog

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

Hello and welcome to the new blog of PortlandSEOPros.net. We’ve finally decided we should share some of the knowledge that we have gained from thousands or hours and dollars of testing and implementation. Let us know what you think.

Website Design

by admin @

Justin Monk SEO has branched off into another department for website design.  Wicked Web Design will be the name. It is a closely related […]

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The Growing Wave Of SEO

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

According to new statistics, more than 8 Billion dollars will be spent this coming year on SEO services. What does this mean? Well, if you are a business owner and you do not have a professional SEO helping your business grow then this likely means that your competition does and will eventually pass you in rankings […]

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Customer Centric Digital Marketing Strategy

by Kevin Getch @ Webfor

I’m excited to be talking on one of my favorite topics at Seattle Interactive Conference, Developing a Customer Centric Digital Marketing Strategy. I’ve included my slide deck below as well as some of the tools & resources I shared in my presentation. You can also add your name to the list to be the first […]

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How To Scrub Your Email List

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

There are three types of lists that need to be scrubbed: A list you are actively using to send email An old list that you want to start using again An email list you just started building and want to grow more What does “scrubbing your list” even mean? Scrubbing your list is removing people who are not going to ...

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Blog - **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR


**** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

It’s not installing WordPress or other type of system and switching between free templates It’s also not: ….a tumblr page ….a Facebook page ….a twitter account ….Frontpage (had to add this from my oldschool days) ….business catalyst ….Dreamweaver ….Microsoft Webmatrix ….a .psd document ….a .ai document   with tools that publish static content. Coming whatContinue Reading…

The Local SEO Explosion

by admin @ MAXPlaces

SEO is not Just for Fortune 500 Companies Anymore Google, Yahoo, Bing and even some lesser known search engines are among the most effective marketing platforms for offline businesses or brick and mortar stores today.   You must optimize your content for local searches, you must be active on social media, and you must be

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The Rise of Sponsored Content!

by admin @ SPEC PR

Welcome to the SPEC PR blog, where we’ll try to inform and engage on topics relating to PR and marketing communications. My first topic: “The Rise of Sponsored Content!” PR and advertising were once analogized as “church” and “state” with clear lines drawn between paid (adverting) and earned (editorial). But sponsored content is crossing old lines and changing our industry. […]

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5 Reasons Why Social Profiles Are The Link Building Strategy You Are Missing

by admin @ Phase Shift Digital Marketing

What is your strategy for optimizing your website’s google search?  Are you using social profiles?  Oh, you think I mean the main ones you use for social media interaction, like twitter, Facebook, Instagram?  You don’t quite understand what I mean. I’m talking about using social profiles as a link building strategy.  You think I’m joking....

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4 Exciting Ways Pinterest Marketing Will Increase Your E-commerce Traffic

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

One of the fastest growing opportunities for Ecommerce business owners is through Pinterest marketing. Founded in 2010, it’s young enough in the online world to become a valuable resource that even marketing challenged individuals can take advantage of. But perhaps best of all, it’s a visual marketplace to share your products and ideas. Here’s a […]

The post 4 Exciting Ways Pinterest Marketing Will Increase Your E-commerce Traffic appeared first on Epic Design Labs and was written by Mike Mitchell.

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Conquer Your Work Projects

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

Start off your week strong with our curated list of tips and inspiration around every aspect of the digital marketing […]

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What type of FREE offer makes the biggest impact?

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

Most people already know that their information has value and they are not willing to give it away without a reason. This perceived value is a worthwhile incentive that will help build your email or opt-in list. This can turn into a lead generating machine that will boost revenues through email marketing campaigns  However, contrary […]

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Family Law Firm Web Design SEO Services

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

Family Law Website Design & Search Engine Optimization Services We developed a new mobile responsive website for a law firm that specializes in Family law.  The law firm wanted to generate leads for divorce, child custody, child support and uncontested divorce cases.  After developing and launching the website the law firm was surprised at how […]

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Inspire New Patients to Take Action Through Conversion Rate Optimization

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

Changing your life begins with a deeply personal internal battle. You’re fighting against bad habits, the people in your life and demons that bring you down. There's no greater pressure or fear in the world than your health and the health of your family. This is a story about people, people like me.

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Why I’m gaga for good website hosting

by Kimberly Genly @ Marketing EQ

How fast your site loads has an impact on your SEO score – not to mention the number of people who “bounce” off your site in frustration, and go to a faster competitor’s site. How your site is built certainly has an impact on your loading times, but what most people don’t realize is that the server on which that site resides has just as much to do with how fast your site can run.

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Health Access – Palliative Care Services Help!

by Koby Cambage @ Beverly Chamber

The Benefits of Health Access – Palliative Care Services Get in touch with your hospice team before getting one of these services or you may have to pay the whole cost. Long-term care services might be offered in the individual’s house, an assisted-living retirement community, a nursing home, or other kind of facility. Bear in…

People Care What Other People Think

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

Studies about what people search for on Google versus what they post on social media show a gap in how people want to be seen by others versus what they really think. Search engine honesty. People type in honest things in places they want honest answers. In places where they do not feel anonymous, they type in things that will ...

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Webfor Founder Interviewed on KGW

by Webfor @ Webfor

Being active in the community is important to Webfor’s founder, Kevin Getch. He recently spoke on the Portland Today Show about his involvement with two non-profit organizations, SEMpdx and Reading Results. Kevin is President of SEMpdx, one of the first non-profits in the U.S. established to support the digital marketing community. Each year SEMpdx chooses […]

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Growing Online Marketing Trends To Look For In 2018 and Beyond

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

Online Marketing Trends for 2018 and Beyond Staying ahead of the competition often means knowing what products or services are more in demand when figuring out what to offer potential customers. In addition to keeping track of trends on what to sell, however, successful business owners also have to stay up to date on how […]

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Hook Gets Ready for Content & Commerce 2017

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

We stay on top of what’s working now! Scott and Matt (our managing partners) are headed to the Digital Marketing Summit, Content & Commerce 2017, in Los Angeles, California. “What’s working now in e-commerce, digital media, information publishing, and subscription commerce.” Some of the breakout sessions include topics like The death of “interruption advertising” and How “conversational selling” could be the key ...

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The Basics of Sherlocked Marketing

by Koby Cambage @ Beverly Chamber

A Startling Fact about Sherlocked Marketing An agency stipulates the continuity and persistence that causes steadier revenue streams. Obviously, not all agencies are made equally. Our Agency presents innumerable advantages. You should appoint a search engine marketing agency to keep up your internet properties. Finding the perfect search engine optimisation agency may be hard and…

What Is The Google Sandbox?

by admin @ MAXPlaces

One of the more common questions I am asked is the timeframe involved for properly ranking a website. Unfortunately there is no simple answer to this question. There are simply too many factors involved to provide a cut and dry answer. Matt Cutts, head of Google’s Webspam Team, has confirmed there are over 200 factors

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Facebook Video Spam/Scam Removal Step 3

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Step 3 Now finally goto your wall and click the arrow next to the post and select report/mark as spam:

Local SEO

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

The maps section at the top of most local search result pages is quickly becoming the modern Yellow Pages. More and more people are recycling their yellow book as soon as it comes to the front door without even bringing it into their house. If you’re not appearing in the maps, you should be. Almost […]

One Time SEO Service

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

We are excited to offer a one time on-page search engine optimization service for websites with 10-20 pages.  This SEO service (performed by our local Portland SEO Experts) includes search engine optimization for your entire website, and the best part is no monthly contract is required. One Time Search Engine Optimization Services: » Title Optimization […]

Portland’s marketing guide on building Social Media credibility

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

It is very difficult to sell social media marketing services when you are a new marketer, unless you have built up enough social credibility. You may be wondering why your phone isn’t ringing or why no one is responding to your proposals. Don’t attempt to sell social media services unless you have establish yourself socially. […]

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Let Go of the Reins and Start Outsourcing

by Jeremy Friedland @

Running your business online can be a fearsome task in itself, but it is made even more so by insisting on not outsourcing some of the work you have to have done. The truth is, there are people out there who can do many of the tasks you’ve got on your plate, and probably a […]

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Can Any Inbound Linking Hurt My Ranking?

by Aaron Krout @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

The answer is simple – inbound linking cannot hurt your search ranking. How is this known for certain? Well, for one, if inbound were to hurt your rank, your competitors would continually link to your site from link farms. Such a scenario is beyond your control. For this reason, Google cannot penalize your site for any […]

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Dental Website Design: How to Attract More Patients

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

Your focus is on growing your dental practice and you want your dental practice website to help your reach your patient acquisition goals. In dental website design we look first at your business goals because your website needs to be an important marketing tool. Each practice has specific specialties and...

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How NAP(ping) Keeps Your Business Refreshed

by Effective Web Solutions @

Want your business to feel refreshed? Have a good NAP! People can only come to your business if they know it exists. As the primary function […]

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Marketing and Website Evaluation in Your Spring Cleaning

by Sean Lucas @ Spot Color Marketing

As a business owner, staying current is of utmost importance. You want to stay on top of the latest marketing trends. You want to make sure your inventory is up to date. You want to make sure your employees continue to provide the highest level of service and courtesy. So when evaluating the state of…

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5 Ways To Extend The Reach Of Your Content

by Jeremy Friedland @

How to Extend your Content’s Reach You did it! You created awesome content that will solve many of the world’s ills with ease. If only they get to read it. Unfortunately, not everyone is sure on how to make sure their content reaches the most possible eyes. In today’s world of instant gratification, you have […]

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Sproutbox Culture Video

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Take Inside Look at Sproutbox Media Curious what we’re all about? We shot a quick, fun company culture video to give you an inside look at Sproutbox Media.

Beyond WordPress

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

There is something about sitting down with somebody and learning how they do things that invigorates me.  Just a little different thinking here and there leading to great differences in success.  Cirv’s part of the picture is to say your website should be the same way.  Don’t sit down and brainstorm your website and be

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Small Business Organic SEO

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

An often misunderstood web marketing tool is organic search engine optimization (SEO). A common misconception about organic SEO is that it simply produces high website search ranking results.

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Absolute Links vs. Relative Links – SEO Value

by Scott Walker @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

The debate between absolute links and relative links continues to live on in the SEO world. The individual significance of each has been contested, but it is widely regarded that absolute links provide better SEO value on the whole than relative links. Many believe that absolute links have less potential for getting messed up when search engines […]

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Pricing

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Website Pricing. Up Front. Compare. Website Components; Up to 10 page static website with custom web design: $3500 Additional pages: $125 Dynamically driven database component: $2000 E-commerce solution: $1500 Forum: $3000 Blog: $1000 Portland SEO & Search Engine Marketing; Consulting: $100hr Website search engine optimization: $100hr Domain Names & Web Hosting; Domain names: $10 300MB […]

Website Analytics for your Business

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Website analytics for small business. Analytics can be a very useful tool to judge effectiveness of your current marketing efforts.  It’s the adage if the phone doesn’t ring what am I listing my ads all over the place for.  Are you increasing business with existing money being put towards your website. A couple of major

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Buying Key Solutions Online

by Margaret Sanchez @ Beverly Chamber

Whispered Key Solutions Online Secrets The idea behind a lock-and-key mechanism’s been around for centuries, therefore it’s not surprising that their basic design hasn’t changed much lately. You could also chart exactly what you observe to have a better comprehension of your cervical mucus changes which may help predict ovulation. Your experience could differ. If…

The Perils of Photo Licensing

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

It’s very important to know where your content is coming from, and what licensing applies.  Even if a client hands you the content, it’s best-practice to inquire about it’s origins, or you could be on the hook for infringing a usage license!

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3 Takeaways From My Presentation on Local Search

by Kevin Chow @ Webfor

Businesses are constantly looking for the key SEO elements and quick wins they can implement on their website, so they can rank now. First, we as digital marketers need to educate business owners and new age marketers when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO) and local search. Yes, Google has vastly improved their ability […]

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How to Build Teams Without Creating Silos

by Ben Herman @ Mad Fish Digital

At Mad Fish Digital, we have been fortunate to see steady growth year over year.  In June 2017 we received […]

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Kids, Work and Vicenza Seo

by Anna Hardy @ Geo Local Seo

The Vicenza Seo Game Various businesses supply this internet promoting tutorial program. Web marketing is a significant portion of all organization designs. Your company should be online and visible! It’s crucial for your industry! Whether you possess your individual company and also ought to aim to discover internet promoting approaches or you want to look...

What are the Best Keywords for Your Local Search Engine Optimization?

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

Choosing the right keywords is the first and most important step in local search engine optimization for your business website.   You don’t needs hundreds or even dozens of keywords.  Generally there will be 3-5 keywords that your customers or clients will naturally search for. Focus: It is about choosing the...

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Is Search Engine Submission Necessary?

by Scott Walker @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

The simple answer is no – search engine submission isn’t necessary. The majority of search engines nowadays (most notably Google) crawl and index pages by following links. Using that logic, a single inbound link from any already-indexed page will identify your page to the engine. Subsequently, if that page links to other pages within your site, they […]

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Mobile SEO Tactics for Small Businesses

by Brian Douglas @ Reputations.biz

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5 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Limited Budget

by Jeremy Friedland @

Okay, we can all agree that not every business boasts an unlimited marketing budget, allowing you to take advantage of every opportunity under the sun. Even large companies have limitations, and working creatively within your budget, however meager, is a key to online success. So in this post we’re going to have a look at […]

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The fate in our designs

by Kimberly Genly @ Marketing EQ

If you're having trouble deciding about a design or brand, it may be because you haven't clarified the audience or the goals of the design in enough specificity. If the goal is simply to look nice, you're likely to end up in the land of conflicting personal opinions. For whom is it mean to "look nice," and why?

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SEO For Vancouver WA Businesses · Harvest Online Marketing


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We provide the best SEO services in Vancouver, USA and surrounding Portland areas. Contact us for a free website consultation! 360-857-0991

3 Reasons to use SEO

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Today let’s talk about the 3 main reasons why every business should be using SEO. Number 1: SEO works. When folks are looking to make a purchase of a product or service. To find a new company to do business with, they’re looking at the top of the search engines. That’s where your business needs…

Digital Marketing, Graphic Design, SEO Services Vancouver WA

Digital Marketing, Graphic Design, SEO Services Vancouver WA


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Portland SEO: Results From an SEO Company You'll Actually Trust

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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Social Media Management

by SpryFox @ Spry

Great businesses have a stable brand identity that is expressed across many platforms to attain brand health and market legitimacy over time. One way businesses can establish their brand identity is through social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn; all of these outlets provide a direct connection between businesses and their customers, clients, and partners. Question: Read more about Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Social Media Management[…]

The Buyers Journey

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Meet Your Consumer Where They Are.  Do you enjoy going to the mall? The crowds, the long lines, kids crying, etc. Me neither. Luckily, now more than ever – there are a million ways to learn about a product that you’re interested in without ever having to set foot in an actual store front. Just…

How to Utilize LinkedIn for your Small Business

by Jeremy Friedland @

Remember when LinkedIn was that place you visited when you wanted to either post of look for a new job? It’s so much more than that now, and for small businesses, it is now a powerful tool for branding and networking your company. LinkedIn helps you brand, is an outstanding place to post pillar content, […]

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The Trail Trolley

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

WEB DESIGN, BRANDING AND DIGITAL BUSINESS PLAN The Trail Trolley was started from a 54-hour Startup Challenge in 2016. Teams had 54 hours to conceptualize and formulate a business plan...

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Marketing efforts working?

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

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What’s on Your List?

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

It’s that time of year, when hard working folks dream of tech gadgets wrapped in sparkly paper. What? You don’t have that dream? Well, take a look at these goodies that we found, and then you’ll have sweet dreams. Beam a keyboard onto any flat surface with the Virtual Laser Keyboard – Celluon’s Magic Cube. It […]

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Google Not Displaying Show Hide Personalized Results Feature

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

Is Google testing new personalization methods/settings or was it just a glitch this morning when I didn’t see the option to show/hide personalized results while logged in?  Like every morning, I did some searches and noticed that I did not have the option to hide personalized results, and my results were not personalized by default. […]

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Page Rank in Layman’s Terms

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Page rank is a very important aspect of SEO. Search engines rank pages based on their relevance, uniqueness, and importance. A number of factors go into determining this including: The content contained within each page and across the website The structure of the content and code The use of internal links The number and relevance […]

DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Web Design & Search Engine Optimization

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

T3 SEO was retained by a law firm in Seattle, WA to help improve their search engine visibility and drive more potential clients to their law firm.  The law firm wanted to focus on DUI and Criminal Defense type cases, so we developed a marketing strategy to help improve the firm’s visibility for DUI and […]

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What We Learned at Digital Summit Portland 2017

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

Last Wednesday and Thursday, Digital Summit took over the Oregon Convention Center for two days of learning, innovation, and the […]

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The Road to Magento

by gavynn @ Portland | Denver Web Design

e-commerce: from a cannabis sale to everyday use. “The seminal act of e-commerce” took place in 1971 over ARPANET (an ancestor of today’s internet). Of all things, it was used to arrange a cannabis sale between students at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It then took almost a decade for...

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SEO and SEM. What is the difference?

by Kimberly Genly @ Marketing EQ

You may have heard that to stand out to potential customers, you need to optimize your online presence, and two strategies are SEO and SEM. But what is the difference?

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How Videos Improve Your Business Exponentially

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

Everyone is looking for the next big thing to improve their business. Many have already discovered that video is that big thing, and that it’s here now. If you aren’t already on board, or if you do make videos but aren’t exactly sure what to do in order to optimize their value, this article is […]

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What Technology Will We See In 2013?

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

As you think ahead to 2013, and how your business will change and grow, let’s talk about technology and what role it will play. Websites will be responsive—meaning they’ll be designed in a way that works on any platform, including smartphones, tablets, and large or small monitors. Why create a separate mobile version of your […]

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FRINGE Web Design & SEO Services Vancouver WA

WHAT GOOD IS A GREAT WEBSITE IF NO ONE EVER SEES IT? Since 2009 Fringe Digital Marketing has been a leader in Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon in website development, search engine optimization, and social media management. We have worked with some large companies, but our focus has always been on the small business with …

Ok, So When Does it Start Snowing

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

People of Portland. I implore you all to go outside and do a snow dance. The lack of snow on Mt Hood is beginning to give me serious concern. The good news is, we’re working weekends since there isn’t really any snow to lure us to the ski hill. Lets all hope for a better […]

4 Ways a Small Business Can Recover from a Bad Reputation

by Brian Douglas @ Reputations.biz

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Use Google Maps to Create Service Area Maps for Your Site

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

Are you looking for an effective way to visually create service area maps for your business? This is especially true companies that provide home contractor services such as house painters or heating and cooling HVAC companies. On your website you want to communicate where you provide services without having to...

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iPad mini -Yes or No?

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

The iPad mini is out and we can’t resist talking about it. We like Apple products. They’re user-friendly, provide awesome displays, and have a general coolness about them. When the first iPad came out, we LOVED it. The display, the apps, the fun. No wonder it dominated the tablet market. Now the market is stuffed […]

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Website Development What it’s not

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

It’s not installing WordPress or other type of system and switching between free templates It’s also not: ….a tumblr page ….a Facebook page ….a twitter account ….Frontpage (had to add this from my oldschool days) ….business catalyst ….Dreamweaver ….Microsoft Webmatrix ….a .psd document ….a .ai document   with tools that publish static content. Coming what

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Best Google Website Design Services Camas WA

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

Does Your Website Need More Real Customers?

SEO’s Can No Longer Rely On a Great Domain Name for Rankings

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

October 2012 brought with it a new, and in my opinion a welcome, change to Google’s algorithm. Companies and SEO’s can no longer rely on a strong domain name that matches the search terms to propel their website to the top of the Google SERP. For example, in the past if someone did a search […]

How to Automate Your Freelance Business

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

We live in a day of automation. If you’re not automating the majority of your online presence, then you’re falling behind to businesses that do. Having your website set up...

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Mobile Search Now More Important For Google

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

Mobile Friendliness Is Now Mission Critical As of June 2016, to coincide with Google’s announcement of their new mobile testing tool, it’s now more important than ever to also pay attention to the mobile speed score of your website. In addition to simply looking at design elements, Google will now also be looking at the […]

7 Ways Giving Away the Store is Product Pricing Suicide

by Kalon Wiggins @ Epic Design Labs

Almost every new online retail merchant makes the same mistake. They figure they can earn a lot of money simply by selling merchandise for a little less than the competition. They soon discover, however, that competing on product pricing alone does not work. Every retail expert on the planet is well aware of the fact, […]

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Goodbye Google Trusted Stores. Hello Google Customer Reviews.

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

In April, Google migrated away from Google Trusted Stores, Google’s e-commerce certification program and replaced it with the new Google […]

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Internet for Businesses is More Crucial Than Ever

by Effective Web Solutions @

If you Ignore the Digital Age, it will leave you behind! Sears. Macy’s. Kmart. What do all of these major chains have in common? They’re all timeless American […]

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Who Needs SEO? Do YOU? SEO vs Social Media for Businesses

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Do you need SEO? What about social media? What are the benefits of SEO vs Social Media for your brand or business? If you’re reading this post, you’ve definitely asked yourself these questions, and you’re also probably somewhat aware that SEO is a bit of a complicated industry. I’m going to answer this question to […]

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Featured Website: ZRT Laboratory

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

ZRT Laboratory is an industry-leading testing laboratory. With almost 20 years of experience, they are recognized as one of the leaders in hormone and wellness testing. They serve individuals, health care providers in all 50 states and in 96 countries, and research teams worldwide. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes…

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B2B Digital Marketing Consulting Agency | Obility


Obility

A data-driven, digital marketing B2B consulting agency, Our purpose is to help you increase leads and revenue with advanced PPC and SEO campaigns.

SEO is Crucial to your Online Success

by admin @ MAXPlaces

Think SEO is a Waste of Your Time? Think Again. Search engines are truly the most effective way to market your business or services today because they echo the online shopping and research habits of the general public.   The future of SEO is here: understanding and marketing to specific and defined audiences through search

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Lewis County – Spry Loves You!

by SpryFox @ Spry

What a wonderful time we had this week in Lewis County! DOWNLOAD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SLIDES BY CLICKING HERE.  

Types of Websites

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Websites have become a versatile tool for individuals and companies to sell products or share information, opinions, and media with members of there network or with the entire internet community. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and can serve many different purposes. Some of the most common are: Brochure Website This style of […]

What is A/B Testing and How Can It Benefit My Site?

by morgan @ Portland | Denver Web Design

A/B Testing is a digital marketing tactic that can help improve almost any aspect of your site. Whether you want to increase your conversion rate, keep users on your site for longer, or get visitors to view more pages on your website, A/B testing (also known as split testing) can help you achieve that goal....

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How to Shoot Better Drone Footage

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Navigating your way through the drone flying experience can be difficult. If you’ve found yourself getting lost in a sea of How-To videos on Youtube, you’re not alone. Here are 4 tips to help you capture more professional footage with your drone. CINEMATIC MOVEMENT 2 axes of movement will give you the cinematic feel of…

Best WordPress Website Themes for 2017 & 2018

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

                  Best WordPress Website Themes for 2017 & 2018 WordPress user base is ever growing, with thousands of new sites being launched every single day. This has contributed to the steady growth of best WordPress extensions such as plugins and themes which add to the visual beauty […]

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Developing a Blog Marketing Strategy for Your Small Business

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

You have a small local business such as a dry cleaners, a dental office or a law practice. You have heard that adding a blog onto your website would help improve your Google rankings and attract more visitors to your website. What would your blog marketing strategy be? What would...

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Kevin Getch On Air Representing SEMPDX and School House Supplies

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

Kevin Getch on air with KGW to chat about the SEMPDX Rooftop Party and their partnership with School House Supplies.

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What’s stopping you from spending money on SEO? – Reddit

by Travis Causey @ Moving Mountains Advisors

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These Tips Will Make You Rethink How Your Handle Burnout

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

Start off your week strong with our curated list of tips and inspiration around every aspect of the digital marketing […]

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Leveraging Social Media for Best Results

by admin @ MAXPlaces

What Is Social Media Marketing & Advertising? Social Media Marketing is a catchall phrase referring to the use of social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other popular sites to reach out to and expand your client base. MAXPlaces Marketing is well versed in leveraging the incredible reach and popularity of the various

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Web Design

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Our basic web design options for professionals, individuals or companies that are serious about their online business needs. Basic Web  Design Services: » Custom Web Design (by our Portland Web Designers) » E-Commerce Web Design (if needed) » Wire Frame Development » User Interface Design » CMS Content Management  (So you can update your website) […]

Thoughts on Vicenza Seo in an Easy to Follow Manner

by Kelly Riley @ Beverly Chamber

Today, SEO is an integral component of advertising. SEO is a continuous procedure. SEO can be split into two parts. SEO is a significant part of any site and it is extremely easy to become confused or overwhelmed from the sales copy if you’re a new to it. These keywords have to be related to…

How to Get Better Conversions with Improved Calls to Action

by Jeremy Friedland @

  After putting together that wonderful offer that is sure to get your business to the next level, you set up your salespage and other selling materials such as emails, landing pages, thank you pages and more. Then you send it out, and it falls flat. So what happened? Was it the copy’s fault, is […]

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Google Wants to Help You Get Dressed

by Dan Buck @ Moving Mountains Advisors

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7 Tips for Great Website Copywriting

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

Website copywriting is much different than writing for print. When people read printed books or even brochures, they will read and absorb the message more completely. It is easier for the eye to read printed words because the resolution and clarity of the characters are so much better than on computer...

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How Mad Fish Uses Machine Learning to fill Gaps with SEO

by Ben Herman @ Mad Fish Digital

In a world where content has long been king, a search crawler’s ability to understand relevance and rank pages based […]

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Facebook Cracks Down on Clickbait and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

Facebook is launching it’s 2nd round of attacks on what is commonly referred to as Clickbait. First off, let’s define what “Clickbait” is. click·bait ˈklikbāt/ noun – informal “these recent reports of the show’s imminent demise are hyperbolic clickbait” The idea is that by exaggerating the importance of the information and leaving out a crucial detail, you can get people to ...

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SEO – Don’t believe everything you read or fall for sales gimmicks.

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Every once in a while I get a call from a customer saying they read an article and why aren’t we doing this or I went to website and they scored my website as weak in this area. SEO is very complex and there are very few sources of information that can be considered completely […]

Coolness and . . . What’s Old is New?

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

Are you a lover of all things tech? We are, too. If we could, we’d spend each day experimenting with new apps, new phones, new computers, or just any new tech. Tech, tech, tech—we love it! But, since no one is stepping up to give us a million bucks, we read about it instead, which […]

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AMP Pages and Structured Data

by Aaron Krout @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

AMP Pages Are Valid On Google Search Console Without Schema Markup Google has downgraded the structured data issues from errors to information notes in the AMP error reports. From Barry Schwartz at Searchengineland.com. This article about AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) in the SEO section of Search Engine Land helps explain what Google is doing about […]

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How to Make Online Retail Profit Even Against the Big Boys

by Kalon Wiggins @ Epic Design Labs

From Doba: By Jake Sabey, Education Specialist – Doba “If you’re competing on price alone, you may as well just fling open the front doors of your store and let people loot the place. As many failing businesses have previously shown, competing solely on price is for suckers. It hurts the retail industry overall and […]

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Social Media Marketing – SEO Company | Anvil

Social Media Marketing – SEO Company | Anvil


Anvil | Portland, OR

Anvil moves clients' business forward through the work we do. See the services we offer and our history in creating measurable marketing that moves you.

Breathe

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

Inktober 2016

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Best Seo Company Toronto Fundamentals Explained

by Alicia Weber @ Geo Local Seo

Here’s What I Know About Best Seo Company Toronto SEO is far more than keywords though! SEO isn’t a one time job. Actually, SEO is a long-lasting investment and it might make or break your internet presence, depending upon the way in which the strategy and techniques are applied. Even though you can require the...

Magento Patches: Keeping your store secure

by Clint S @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Magento is one of our favorite E-commerce platforms, and many store owners around the world agree. No open source E-commerce solution is as scalable, robust, and feature-rich. However, with these advantages comes increased complexity, and its ever-increasing popularity attracts unsavory sorts who seek out to exploit any vulnerabilities that may be present in the vary...

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New Feature: LinkedIn Mentions

by postmaster @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

LinkedIn I am so glad it made it through the MySpace and Facebook to distinguish itself as the go to tool for business networking. The past four years I have been following Linkedin rather closely to see if it would be a tool I would be comfortable using and promoting to my clients. Not a

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7 Tools I Use to Achieve a Six-Hour Work Day

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

I remember the first time I worked past 9 PM. It was Valentine’s Day, and while I didn’t have a […]

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Incorporation of Company Branding and SEO

by Aaron Krout @ Evergreen Marketing Systems

SEO is not an exact science. This becomes apparent when trying to incorporate both SEO and branding into a strategy. This process is finicky to say the least. On the one side, SEO deals with the placement of keywords and phrases. On the other side, branding deals with company loyalty and culture. Incorporating both sides dilutes the […]

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Customer vs. Prospect lists

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

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SEO Vancouver - Search Optimization Vancouver WA | IN Local Marketing

SEO Vancouver - Search Optimization Vancouver WA | IN Local Marketing


IN Local Marketing

SEO Vancouver or Search Engine Optimization Vancouver WA is determining who your “target” audience is and then rank (be found) & reach that target market.

Here is a recent website we built for a local oncology clinic

by Travis @ Web Design Vancouver WA – WordPress Website Design – NW Media Collective Design Agency

SEO Vancouver WA - Getting More Local Paying Customers | Columbia SEO Consulting

SEO Vancouver WA - Getting More Local Paying Customers | Columbia SEO Consulting


Columbia SEO Consulting

Why Would Someone Search For A Term Like “seo vancouver wa” In Google? The answer is local intent…someone looking for an seo company in Vancouver, Washington. It may even be how you’ve come to this page today. Nowadays, there are many marketing strategies that can be used by small businesses to get more sales and …

Google Mobile Friendly Testing Tool

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

Google Announces And Goes Live With Mobile-Friendliness & Page Speed Tool Now It Is Easier For Businesses To Measure Website Compliance The new Google user friendly tool is now active; announced by Google on June 2, 2016, this new tool measures the Google Mobile Friendly results along with Page Speed for both Mobile and for […]

Instantly Boost Rankings With The Perfect Page Title (5 Requirements)

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Hi friends, As you’ve probably come to realize, I don’t have a fancy content schedule here like I do for my clients and usually get the inspiration to write based off a client experience that I feel would be helpful for the public to learn from. Today I’m going to talk about how to write the […]

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Remove Negative and Fake Reviews from Yelp! and Other Platforms

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

Learn how to handle negative review and remove fake reviews from Yelp! and other online review sites. Few things can be more painful than seeing someone publicly smearing your (hopefully) good name. Negative word-of-mouth has been going on for centuries, just in different ways! “I can see he’s not in your good books,’ said the messenger. ‘No, and if he were ...

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Google Removes Option to Hide Private Search Results?

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

Can You Find the Hide Private or Personal Results Option in Your Search Settings? Back in January I wrote a quick post about how I was not seeing the option to hide or show personal search results.  At the time, I was seeing this intermittently, so I wasn’t sure if it was something up with […]

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5 Key Ways to Engage Your Social Media Fans

by admin @ SPEC PR

Chances are, you have social media accounts. You may have just started them or been working on them for awhile now. You may have a few fans or a lot … but most likely, if you’re reading this, you’re still trying to figure out how to get more engagement (i.e. likes, comments, shares, retweets, etc.). We put this video together […]

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Spot Color Podcast #4

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

In our fourth episode, Melody talks about the benefits of explainer videos. It’s a good listen. Check it out, and here is a link to some of our examples.  

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Organic and Sustained SEO Search Engine Optimization

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Search Engine Optimization: A short view of methodology All seo companies are not the same.  If you talk to a few of them it gets really confusing.  I spend a lot of time updating my skills and reading what others have to say about search engine optimization.  I would title the Cirv approach as a

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Google testing images in mobile search

by Travis @ Web Design Vancouver WA – WordPress Website Design – NW Media Collective Design Agency

Google was testing images again in mobile searches.  These are for search queries where the user might find an image useful as part of the description.  This was tested for a little while at the end of 2016 and goes...

Marketing Micro-Moments

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

Marketing Micro-Moments helps your business find customers in the moments when they want to do business with you most. When they break a shoe, or spill coffee on their only shirt before a big meeting. The intent to buy is high, and time is limited. Be there for your people in those moments.

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Creating Backlinks

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Building backlinks is one of the most important SEO tactics  utilized to increase a websites page rank. Think of backlinks as recommendations from other websites.  The more recommendations or votes your site has the higher search engines will rank your site and the more visitors it will draw. Directory listings, comments, and guest posts are […]

Webfor ● Design | Search | Social

Webfor ● Design | Search | Social


Webfor

Webfor wears a lot of hats. We’re web designers and developers, SEO specialists, social media marketers, and project management marvels. We work hard, but luckily it doesn’t feel like work.

Facebook Video Spam/Scam Removal Step 2

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

Step 2 Then click on the apps, select edit next to the app named something like “if you are 18+” or ” 18 and over” (I’m not exactly sure what it was), next first select report app  then remove app: Click here to goto step 3

A Little Help, Please!

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

You know those nights when you’re up late, messing with your computer or software, and you want to do this or that but don’t know how? Well, we thought it’d be helpful to start a list of resources for folks who want to tinker on their own and just need a little guidance. We’re hoping […]

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Get Going with Visual Content Marketing

by Jeremy Friedland @

There is little doubt the world is growing increasingly visual, at least the online world. Today people are a lot more inclined to view visual content than they are to read textual material. For proof you have to look no further than your Facebook newsfeed. 87 percent of the most-shared posts contain photos, and posts […]

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Hacking Google MyMaps

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

One of my clients discovered this latest dirty trick for ranking, and it’s being used by dirtbags who have pirated content from legit publishers. If you do this search, you’ll see the 3 of the top organic listings are from a very trusted domain…Google.com. The problem is, each of these is a user-generated MyMaps page, … Continue reading Hacking Google MyMaps

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7 Ways Videos Can Dramatically Boost Your Business

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

You see them everywhere on the internet. Even if you don’t want to see them, they’re there. Videos. Some people love them, some people love only some of them, while others find them to simply be an annoyance. But regardless of your stance towards videos, one simple fact remains. Videos increase sales, both locally and […]

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Spot Color Podcast #3

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

Installment #3 in our podcast series has Melody talking about our recent work with City Home Improvement, and setting up their new optimized website! https://cityhomeimprovementinc.com/ Before After

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Magento 2 Upgrade

by Paul @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Get the conversation started now. Magento 2 was released late in 2015, but if you are like many of the thousands of Magento 1.9 shop owners, you have not yet upgraded. This being May of 2017, we are halfway through the upgrade cycle. That is, Magento 2 was released 18 months ago, and 1.x will no longer be supported...

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SEO for Dentists | Dentist SEO Digital Marketing Agency

SEO for Dentists | Dentist SEO Digital Marketing Agency


DelMain Analytics - Digital Marketing Agency

As a dentist, you’ve got a lot of competition. We can help your practice pull ahead of the others in your area. Learn how here.

Are You Optimizing Your Landing Pages?

by Jeremy Friedland @

Make it obvious – A great way to help get the conversion is to give the guest exactly what they came searching for. Match their keyword search query with your headlines and text. Use a great deal of white space and highlight the rewards they will receive. And most importantly, employ a strong call to […]

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Online Voting For Your Organization

by Alice Clark @ Geo Local Seo

Technology is developing rapidly, and the internet has an important role in our lives. We use it on a regular basis whenever we need to find products, services, or information. Many businesses and organizations have become aware that they can improve their performance and productivity thanks to the internet.   If you want to have organized...

Cloud-Based Apps

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

There are concerns about cloud-based app usage–in regards to security and availability of documents. I'm writing to say that the winds of change have been moving quite steadily towards the cloud.

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Stand Up! No, I’m Not Kidding.

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

Do you work out during the week?  And are you active on weekends? If the answer is yes, that’s good! But, if you’re sitting in front of a computer for most of the workday, or on your rear watching TV for hours each evening, none of that active time seems to matter in the long […]

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Turning Shoestring Marketing Into Thousands Of Value

by Jeremy Friedland @

Practical Value Produce Shareable Content The technique of gaining huge returns on inexpensive content is to make it go viral. This is obviously easier said than done, but it is in no way impossible. You initially need to make your content shareable. Once again, easier said than done, nonetheless it becomes much simpler when following […]

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3 Tools Every Successful Affiliate Marketer Needs

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

Do you know what it takes to become an Affiliate Marketer?  What are the steps you take in order to write your own success story?  Is there a general path or are there shortcuts?  Affiliate Marketers are always looking for ways to generate more revenue with a successful system. Most people think that affiliate marketing […]

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Google is Targeting Fake Listings and Low-Value Content

by Effective Web Solutions @

Google rolls out another update As it seems happens most days, Google made adjustments to their algorithms again. While minor adjustments are happening all the time, major […]

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Home - Marketing EQ

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Marketing EQ

Marketing EQ is a marketing agency that developsmarketing maturity within growing organizations. If you are looking for a cookie-cutter approach to marketing, there are hundreds of one-trick ponies. We are not that company. As your Clark County, Washington, full-service advertising agency, your company will reap big benefits working with us.  As your

Characteristics of Las Vegas Seo Services

by Kelly Riley @ Beverly Chamber

Vlogging will aid in improving insurance agency SEO. Search engine optimization popularly known as SEO is among the strongest tools that you can use so as to build their presence on the internet together with the digital brand for any type of internet small business. SEO is extremely easy to do when you try learning…

Does It Matter Who Builds Your Website?

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Your Website Developer Matters – Part 1 You need a website, but aren’t sure what direction to go. You see commercials about $199 websites, getting a website for $9.99 a month, and then see companies charging thousands of dollars for websites.  Is there a difference in these services, and which one is right for you?... CONTINUE READING

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1st Page Google Rankings For New Law Firm Client

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

Web Design, SEO & Social Media Services for Bankruptcy Law Firm This law firm contacted us to inquire about our search engine optimization services after getting frustrated with his existing marketing firm.  He had been working with another “SEO” firm for several years, but was concerned that he was not getting calls or leads and […]

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7 Tips on Hiring a Web Design Company

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

As a business owner, you understand and see that to succeed in a competitive marketplace it’s imperative that you have the superior brand experience for your customers. Over the past...

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Spot Color Podcast #1

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

Our first podcast is live! Check out our talk about the origins of Spot Color with Nicole and Melody.  

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Facebook will start to rank links to slow websites lower on news feeds

by Travis @ Web Design Vancouver WA – WordPress Website Design – NW Media Collective Design Agency

Facebook will start to take into consideration the time it takes a page to load when visitors click the link in new feeds. What does this mean for your website? The new algorithm will penalize slow websites or slow loading...

Cache is King – LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress

by gavynn @ Portland | Denver Web Design

What is Cache and why does it matter? In the fast moving and constantly improving world wide web, websites are always striving to deliver the most relevant and exciting content. That content takes many forms: text, images, videos, etc and is constantly increasing in size due to higher audio/video quality. Every day millions of website...

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Vancouver WA SEO | SPEC PR Local Agency

Vancouver WA SEO | SPEC PR Local Agency


SPEC PR

A Vancouver WA SEO Company | Call US (855) 311-8278 | Dominate your competition by increasing website ranking on search engines.

SHOT Show Tips

by admin @ SPEC PR

We’re just back from SHOT Show, the Outdoor industry’s biggest annual event and fifth largest in Las Vegas each year. It was a good show. We organized a media and industry reception for 170 of our closest media and industry friends. We produced multiple video shoots and a Facebook Live session seen by 100k+. We launched an all-new touch screen […]

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Review of the Far Improved Digital Summit in Portland WITH Presentation Notes

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

In 2016 I attended my first Digital Summit, and I thought it might be my last. Not because of the location or the people, but the quality of some presentations. Many of which, felt like sales pitches for platforms and proprietary tools. There were a few standout hits like Oli Gardner’s presentation on CRO (which was hilarious).

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Why is my Google Review Average Wrong? [Updated]

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

You can read the original article below – but we have an update on it. Google has announced it will be abandoning the current “Bayesian average” for companies with less than 20 reviews and is moving to a standard method of calculating the review average for businesses to reduce confusion.  This has already begun and is being tested in most areas of ...

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Epic Design Labs - Design, Ecommerce, Marketing & SEO in Portland OR

Epic Design Labs - Design, Ecommerce, Marketing & SEO in Portland OR


Epic Design Labs

We help businesses attract more clients and increase sales. We specialize in web design, e-commerce, marketing, SEO in Portland, and helping non-profits.

Stacking the SEO Deck

by sprout_admin @ Sprout Digital

I’m a gambler. I enjoy playing poker, blackjack, and craps. These games provide me the opportunity to influence the outcome of the game. Slot machines, roulette, keno, and other passive gambling games are sucker bets–the house ALWAYS wins.

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5 Local SEO Strategies for Small Businesses

by Brian Douglas @ Reputations.biz

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Check out one of our latest websites for a local Montessori School

by Travis @ Web Design Vancouver WA – WordPress Website Design – NW Media Collective Design Agency

Here is a site we recently finished for a local Montessori School. They came to us after their original website fell off the internet. Yup! we didn’t know what happened to it either. The web designer was out of comission...

7 Simple Website SEO Tips For Startups

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

Website SEO Tips For Startups Search engine optimization can either make or break your company. Studies show that your potential customers search Google first when deciding where to eat, what to buy, and the services to use. The websites who position themselves on the first page of Google will naturally see an influx of new customers […]

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Google Showing Personalized Meta Data (+1’s) in Non-Personalized Search Results

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

Google Seems To Be “Blending” Personalized Google+ Data (+1’s) With Non-Personalized Search Results I was doing some research this evening and for the first time I noticed that Google was displaying personalized meta data (+1’s) from Google+ even when I select “hide personalized results”.  So now we begin the “blending” of “generic search” and “personalized […]

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The Site Gauntlet: SEO Review of a Hollywood Yoga Studio

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Hey there! Today is the first of a new SEO-site-review installment we’ll be doing called the site gauntlet. This is just a basic SEO review of websites that need help figuring out how to prioritize the next steps to SEO success. Why am I doing it in a video instead of writing it all out? Well.. it’s […]

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Let’s Get Going

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

People of Portland! 2015 is upon us and this it the time to really dial in your goals for the year. By now, most people have given up on their new years resolutions. This is your time to take control of your life and your business and prepare to crush it in 2015. If you […]

What You Need to Know About Longmont CO Painters

by Anna Hardy @ Geo Local Seo

Painting may be a considerable undertaking, whether you’re painting only one room or a whole home. It is simply not our one and only specialization, even if it is our quest to offer best quality painting to Longmont customers. The secret of excellent painting can be found in the direction you plan and get ready...

5 Social Media Best Practices Every College Should Be Following

by Giselle Waters @ Mad Fish Digital

With the introduction of social media, college recruitment has changed forever. Whether you’re looking to engage alumni, increase qualified applicants, […]

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Social Media Marketing

by Kyle @ Oregon Web Solutions

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Google Places API Quietly Divorces Google+

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

I unfortunately have to report that my Google+ My Business Page Finder tool no longer shows the Google+ page for the business in its search results. Why not? Because the Google Places API, which used to show the Google+ page in its response, now returns a Google Maps page instead. I haven’t seen any announcement … Continue reading Google Places API Quietly Divorces Google+

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Why hiring a professional web designer is in your best interest

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

Your website is the centerpiece of your business. People find you on social media, via word of mouth, advertising, SEO, customer reviews and maybe even through direct mailers. No matter...

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Programming

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Website development, programming and coding goes hand in hand with web design. We work with several different programmers in the Portland area so that we can offer you a wider range of coding languages. Programming Services: HTML PHP ASP JSP Cold Fusion For more information about our web design, website development and coding services give […]

Search Engine Optimization Portland Oregon

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

Oregon Web Solutions is a Portland OR based company that specializes in search engine optimization. You might have found us by searching “SEO Portland” in Google. Our philosophy is that ranking your company website and Google Business Listing organically is the best ROI on your marketing dollars. Spending money on traditional advertising mediums such as […]

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Your Mobile Office

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

Technology allows us to respond to our customers in a timely manner, no matter where we are (almost). But, there are always ways to improve on that connectivity and make our workday run a little smoother. We have a few tips for a mobile office, and we hope you’ll also share what you do to […]

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Can Someone Please Explain Bounce Rate?

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

One of the most common questions we get when looking at Google Analytics data is “What is Bounce Rate?“. Bounce rate is a tricky little metric that can be deceiving at first glance. Let’s go ahead and define a “Bounce” as “when a web site visitor only views a single page on a website, that... CONTINUE READING

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Kevin Getch’s Presentation at Vantalks 2017

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

Kevin Getch presented at VanTalks 2017 in Vancouver, WA at the Kiggins Theater in the heart of downtown and just across the street from our offices.

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3 Tips for Hosting WordPress

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Alright, you have a brand new WordPress website but what happens after you launch? Who keeps it updated? And what happens if it crashes or gets hacked? Here are three tips for hosting your WordPress website: 1. Monthly Updates WordPress is a database-driven content management platform which basically means there are a lot of moving…

Formulas for deciding a marketing budget

by Julie Gorham @ Marketing EQ

Typically, advertising and marketing is a set percentage of gross revenue as it is an operational expense. The less you make, the larger the percentage based on your revenue is generally needed to make an impact. For many small businesses, the percentage of gross revenue that has to be devoted to marketing to help growth is around 15%.

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Digital Marketing – Integrated Marketing Agency | Anvil

Digital Marketing – Integrated Marketing Agency | Anvil


Anvil | Portland, OR

Anvil, Portland's Award-winning Integrated Marketing Agency, provides digital marketing services including Search Engine Marketing, PPC Management, and Social Media Marketing.

The four search rankings to remember when creating your SEO strategy

by Kimberly Genly @ Marketing EQ

There are four main categories where each page of your site is scored, and and all four are important to consider when formulating a search engine optimization (SEO) strategy for your online presence.

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Social Media Tips and Tactics for 2017

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

                      The Continued Rise of Social Media Marketing: Tips and Tactics for 2017 Social media is constantly evolving and is continuing to play a major role in companies big and small. What is your digital marketing strategy? If you don’t have an answer to that question […]

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How to Choose an SEO Company

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

Many business owners have a hard time understanding SEO. If you are a plumber or a doctor, you probably don’t spend a ton of time on the MOZ blog or SearchEngineLand. In fact, you likely spend your time staying up on the happenings of your industry. If you are a business owner looking to improve […]

Best Website SEO Company Camas WA

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

[Quiz] Which WordPress Theme Should I Choose?

by morgan @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Choosing a WordPress theme for your new website can be harder than it seems. With thousands of themes on the market and more coming out every day, there’s no way you can weigh the pros and cons of each on your own. It’s easy to fall into the “paralysis by analysis” trap when looking through...

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Adding SEO Tags to a WordPress Site

by SpryFox @ Spry

Adding and Customizing Settings for All in One SEO Plugin Login to the website Click plugins Click Add New Search All in One SEO Pack Click Install Now Click Activate Plugin Click All in One SEO on the left hand navigation bar Click Continue to the General Settings Enable radio button for Use Static Front Read more about Adding SEO Tags to a WordPress Site[…]

My Google Back Links Disappeared from Webmaster Tools Overnight

by mplysiak @ Website Design and Search Engine Optimization – SEO

I visited google webmaster tools last night to find that 80% of my back links have disappeared. At first I couldn’t help but to feel ill. Then I realized after clicking on more (below the most linked sites) that there were a few new options. Download this table Download more sample links Download latest links […]

Infographic: Video Marketing

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Thinking about video marketing for your business? Before you pickup the camera, check out this awesome infographic with 127 facts you probably didn’t know about video marketing. Image provided by: https://websitebuilder.org.uk/blog/127-facts-you-probably-didnt-know-about-the-video-marketing/.

Protected: You Might Need a New Website if …

by Mark L @ Portland | Denver Web Design

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Understanding SEO Consultation Services

by Alice Clark @ Geo Local Seo

SEO Consultation Services – Overview With every passing day, SEO is becoming increasingly more important for businesses that depend on the net for their company and revenue. SEO is a significant procedure and the content writers are utilized to create the SEM procedure further profitable. So, SEO is a significant task when developing and hoisting...

What Are Some Of The Top SEO Trends for 2018?

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

What to Except as the Top SEO Trends for 2018 Staying on top of the changing trends in search engine optimization (SEO) is a must if a website is going to be seen by targeted customers. In fact, using outdated techniques can result in penalties that drag down listings in the search engine results pages […]

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Search Engine Optimization

by admin @ Phase Shift Digital Marketing

This is an article about what search engine optimization is, why it is important, and how to do it effectively. What is Search Engine Optimization? I remember when I was younger I had created my own blog. I couldn’t wait for other people to discover what I had made. I would check page views. I...

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Portland SEO, SEM, & Analytics - Digital Marketing & Consulting

Portland SEO, SEM, & Analytics - Digital Marketing & Consulting


Mad Fish Digital

(503) 935-5222. A unique SEO, PPC & Digital Marketing agency in Portland. Increasing search ROI through paid channels, organic traffic & robust analytics.

Hook SEO’s Own Jeremy Marcott Wins Men’s Fashion Award

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

When you think of Hillsboro, you don’t generally think of high fashion, but at the New Basin Artistic Fashion Awards, local artists and designers were out in full force. The 2nd annual gala took place on Friday, March 31st at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in downtown Hillsboro. Hook SEO’s own Jeremy Marcott took home the Star Award for Men’s Fashion ...

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Starting Niche Communities Online

by Matt from Hook SEO @ Hook SEO Digital Marketing

Building communities online is a great way to interact with like minded people, market your ideas, and follow up with your tribe. But as more and more online communities are being built, how can you make one that people will pay attention to, and how do you find those people in the first place?   How To Build An Online ...

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Checkout a custom shop we made for a local clothing line

by Travis @ Web Design Vancouver WA – WordPress Website Design – NW Media Collective Design Agency

Recently we were asked to help with these really cool custom ventilated cargo pants. The original site needed a face-life and a real shopping cart to take payments and send notifiations when orders came through.  We removed the stand alone...

Best Times for Business on Social Media

by Spot Color Marketing @ Spot Color Marketing

You want to make a bigger impact online for business, but you don’t always have a lot of time to post, so it just happens when it happens. Let’s not sugarcoat it, posting often and consistently is going to be the fastest way to see social engagement rise. Whether you’re able to post a lot,…

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Best SEO Specialist Camas WA

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

Does Your Website Need More Real Customers?

5 Tips To Increase Your Yelp SEO

by Hannah @ Harvest Online Marketing

Hey there, business owner! Today you’re going to learn how to optimize your Yelp business page to improve your Yelp rankings in just 5 easy steps. This will help you get on the first page of Yelp. Yes, even Yelp has their own ranking algorithm, and you can do a bit of “Yelp SEO” by playing […]

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Google AdWords Improvements Are Coming!

by Effective Web Solutions @

Google AdWords are effective and will only get better Effective use of Google AdWords is complicated. Without enough planning, these ads become more of an annoyance […]

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Cause Marketing: A Millennial’s Take

by Tyler Hutt @ SPEC PR

Millennials are quickly taking over the world – now outnumbering the former largest generation, the Baby Boomers, by half a million, but also surpassing them as the most generous generation (Entrepreneur, Washington Post). As recently as 2013, the Baby Boomer generation was considered the most charitable generation (Forbes), with 51 million boomers giving more than $61.9 billion a year to […]

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Use inbound marketing to boost your social media presence

by Erik Stanfill @ Marketing EQ

You’ve spent time and resources making your website top-notch. Your Facebook page is up and running. Maybe you have tried to boost a few of your posts, but noticed few results. Where are the customers?

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Web Marketing

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Our web marketing services include 3 main components: SEO, SEM & Social Media SEO. SEO Services: On Page SEO Off Page SEO Link Building Keyword Research Web Site Ranking Competitor Research Click here for more SEO Services. SEM Services: PPC SEO for Google, Facebook, Yahoo & Bing Affiliate Web Marketing Article Creation/Promotion Banner Advertising for […]

Social Media SEO

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Social websites like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Linkedin have become an important factor for not just branding alone. While it’s important for your company to be on all of these websites, we emphasize search engine optimization for your social media campaign. If your company is not already using Twitter and Facebook, we offer a simple […]

5 Ways to Learn Leadership Skills with Self Awareness

by Noa Lidstone @ Lidstone Marketing

Developing self-awareness to learn who you are and taking your leadership skills to a new level Self-enlightenment is a gift especially for the ones who are born to lead.  Every leader faces success and failure but without self-awareness, it would never be possible to understand the reason behind such events. Self-awareness helps the leader confront […]

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Vancouver WA Search Engine Optimization - Vancouver WA SEO Company

Vancouver WA Search Engine Optimization - Vancouver WA SEO Company


SEOteric

SEOteric is Vancouver WA's premier SEO and online marketing agency. We provide branding, custom design, SEO, social media, and marketing solutions.

How to Respond to and Recover from a Prominent Negative Review

by Brian Douglas @ Reputations.biz

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SEO Qualifications For Google

by Scott Walker @ Vancouver WA SEO

Question Regarding SEO Certification Occasionally people ask us about qualifications and certifications for Internet Marketing (IM). The question of Google certifying IM professionals is one that we hear most often. QUESTION: Is there a Google SEO Certification for Internet marketing professionals?  If so, do you have a Certification? ANSWER: The answer is NO, there is […]

Creating Original Content by Educating Your Audience

by Alicia Bertolero @ Doug Williams

Yahoo! recently published a piece addressing one of the most effective marketing strategies alive in today’s digital landscape – creating original content. This article used a 1971 ad by Coca Cola in which the original writer, adman Bill Backer, was inspired to write a song about the product. While traveling,...

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Instagram with your website

by postmaster @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Just saw an email from Klout that they have integrated Instagram into their score. I thought this would be a good time to review this little addictive app. For the past few years everyone has seen images with stunning effects. Then for most of us we would pass it off oh it’s just photoshopped while

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Resort Lodging SEO & Social Media Services

by Michael Rupe @ T3 SEO Internet Marketing Services

140% Increase in Google Impressions & 233% Increase in Click-Thru’s After Just a Month A vacation home rental and RV camping resort contacted us to help them with search engine optimization after working with another “seo firm” for awhile and not seeing any results.  After implementing our seo recommendations the websites search engine rankings began […]

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A Complete Guide to Google Home Services

by Effective Web Solutions @

Google Home Service Ads: Connecting With Customers at the Right Time Similar to pay-per-click ads, Google AdWords Express Home Service Ads show up at the top […]

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SearchFest 2015 Marketing Conf Review & Photo Gallery

by KPIMadmin @ KPI Marketing

SearchFest 2015 Review SearchFest 2015 was another great event put on by SEMpdx. It was a full house, and there was lots of locals and some people from out of town. I was really happy to see that there was...

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Protected Member Areas with WooCommerce Subscriptions and Notifications

by Joel Hatmaker @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Are you running a WordPress site that requires a secure user area with protected content? Do you have private content that only members of your association can access? Do you provide a fee-based business that has need-to-know documentation for your clients? WordPress doesn’t provide this feature by default, but it does provide user role access...

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7 Musts for Dental Websites To Bring In More Patients

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

You need a website for your dentistry practice. Maybe it is a new website or maybe you want to redesign it to create a better image or get more new patients. You are trying to figure out what is important for dental websites. You have several options for your new...

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Landscape Maintenance Website Design: Before and After

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

We had a call from a Portland Oregon landscape maintenance company with a request to make their current website design mobile compatible. They were happy with their website design that was created by a local graphic designer 2 years ago. That designer was no longer doing freelance work which is...

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Nitol – Another Stinking Malware

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

A guy in China bought a new laptop the other day, cranked it on, and watched as malware took over the computer. Right out of the box, fresh from the factory—malware. The guy was a Microsoft researcher on the trail of counterfeit software. He just happened to stumble on the malware called Nitol. This particular […]

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SEO Vancouver Wa | Getting You To Page One In Google

SEO Vancouver Wa | Getting You To Page One In Google


Oregon Web Solutions

At Vancouver WA SEO Our Goal Is To Help You Rank on page one in Google so you can get more new traffic. Call Us Today to learn more (503) 563-3028

Hiring the Right SEO Company: A Checklist

by admin @ MAXPlaces

How To Find A Trustworthy, Reputable SEO Company To Handle Your Marketing Needs There are an array of SEO companies – some are fairly good while others are not as good. How can you know which SEO firm to trust? How can you feel confident in your choice of an Search Engine Optimization agency? The reality is that

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Fast

by Jordan Stambaugh @ Stambaugh Designs

01 – Fast Inktober 2016 Hand-Lettering by Jordan Stambaugh

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How do you compare costs for digital and traditional media?

by Julie Gorham @ Marketing EQ

There is only one universal measure for cost comparison between digital and traditional media.

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5 Social Media Goofs to Avoid

by Jeremy Friedland @

Do you want to create tons of social media buzz quickly? Wade into social media without knowing what you’re doing, post something without thinking it through, and see how much attention you get! Many a business has found out the hard way what NOT to do in social media, and paid the price in lost […]

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Has Website Design Become a Commodity?

by Doug Williams @ Doug Williams

We all see the ads on TV advertising free custom website design for your business. Does this mean that the days for quality custom built business websites have come to an end? It seems very attractive to be able to get your business online for free? Why should you spend...

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Protecting Kids Online

by cmevancouver @ Computers Made Easy Inc.

Do you have kids and computers in your home? You’re probably wanting to do everything you can to protect them from, well, anything or anyone who may harm them. Here are a few tips for keeping your children (and computer) safe while using the Internet, and we hope you’ll share what you’re already doing in […]

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The Best SEO Tools in 2018

by admin @ Phase Shift Digital Marketing

If you have ever even dabbled in SEO, then you know the importance of having tools.  Just like a handyman doesn’t do their job effectively without their toolbox of hammers, screwdrivers, levelers and more, so does the SEO expert go to work with his/her digital tools.  This article will attempt to give you some basic...

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