SEO Keyword Research: 5 Ways To Mine Google Analytics For SEO Opportunities

Tweet Better than Google Adwords. Better than SEOmoz. Better than SEObook. The best keyword tool isn’t actually a keyword research tool at all. Keyword research tools like the Google Adwords keyword tool can provide excellent data on keyword volumes and competition levels, but the most valuable data you can get is lurking in your Google […]

Get The Google +1 Buttons For Your Website

Tweet Here is some more information about the next phase of the Google +1 button that we have received from our Google rep. For now, Google +1 is still in a Google Lab Experiment. (You can opt in here).That said, we’ve come across some additional facts of interest. Common Google +1 FAQs: When can I […]

Google Changing Display URL Policy Again – All Lower-Case

Tweet A heads up to all paid search folks; Google is changing their display URL policy. No definitive date that I can see yet, but in the coming weeks, all paid search display URLs will be lower case. No exceptions. Note* This does not affect text ads on the Google display network. here’s the low-down […]

Using Google Sitelinks to Drive Traffic to Facebook

Tweet I have a client interested in leveraged Google Sitelinks to drive traffic to Facebook. I only know of one particular instance of a client testing this opportunity in the past so I was concerned we would encounter rejection issues due to Google’s URL policy – is obviously not a direct portion of my […]

Yahoo Releases “Clues” Keyword Research Tool – Beta

Tweet Yahoo just released Yahoo Clues a keyword research tool similar to Google insights/trends, but goes one step further. In short, this is a keyword research tool that shows you data for only the most popular queries. Yahoo said the tool is also updated about every hour. The tool shows you demographic data, such as […]

Google Testing New Drop Down Adwords Ads?

Tweet As I was searching via Google the other day, I stumbled up on a new Adwords ad display I’ve never seen before (see screenshot below).  Essentially, this format only displays one sponsored ad until the user clicks on the drop down arrow. This could have HUGE impacts on ad positioning and performance as the […]

Google To Drop Old Keyword Research Tool By End Of August

Tweet The Google AdWords Blog announced they are taking the new keyword tool out of beta. It was only a matter of time until Google phased out the old keyword tool in favor of the “new” keyword tool – in beta since September of 2009. The end of August now appears to be that time. Google said […]

Six Steps to SEO Keyword Research

Tweet If you are looking for a simple and to the point method of getting SEO keyword research done, consider the following six simple steps. Brainstorm through your website, finding words that are important to your site. Look at the terms people might be putting into search engines to find you. Spend some time finding […]

WARNING : Google AdWords Phishing E-mail Campaign

Tweet There are a bunch of e-mails being sent around entitled You’r adds have stopped working! from If you do happen to receive one of these e-mails DO NOT open it because it is not an email from Google AdWords. Here is an example of the e-mails many folks are receiving: Dear Adwords Member, […]

Google Adwords Offers New Targeting Options for Mobile Ads

Tweet Google AdWords has rolled out a new targeting option for mobile ads. For those of you who are publishing ads on iPhones and other full internet mobile browsers, this new targeting feature will allow you to target specific mobile devices or carriers rather than targeting all of them. This new feature will be most […]

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