Another weekend and with it another major Google algorithmic update. What SEOs have been waiting for over two years has finally happened. Last Friday, September 23rd, Google announced Penguin 4.0 is now baked into its search core algorithm, Hummingbird and is now real-time! So What is Google Penguin? According to Search Engine Land, “Penguin is […]
It is not often that I see a clear and short video explaining complex ideas. Panda and Penguin algorithm updates from Google continue to confuse and perplex most people who are not directly in the SEO industry. Moz published a WhiteBoard Friday video outlining how to move forward with your website and content to make […]
Your SEO and Social Media Marketing questions answered by Bing’s Duane Forrester, Bruce Clay, AimClear’s Marty Weintraub and Maisha Walker. Sponsored by Bing and Inc., a panel discussion was held in Houston, TX at the beautiful Gremillion & Co. Fine Art Annex gallery. With a great selection of hors d’oeuvres and beverages by Swift Company catering, […]
Google Webmaster Tools provides a wealth of knowledge about the way Search Engines Crawl and Index your website – and the best part is that this data comes directly from Google! Google Webmaster Tools: Where to Start? Often our clients log into Google Webmaster Tools and get overwhelmed by the amount of data available. […]
WP SEO by Yoast I will go ahead and say that WP SEO by Yoast is the holy grail of all WordPress SEO plugins. At Schipul, we install this on all WordPress sites. The Yoast plugin makes it super simple to add meta descriptions, title tags and meta keywords to your page or post. One […]
By far the best free keyword research tool around is Google AdWords Keyword Research Tool. If you haven’t noticed already the interface may look a little different. Google has been busy rolling out changes for not only Google Analytics, but now the Google AdWords Keyword Tool. Here’s a brief overview of some of the changes […]
Last Friday, Google announced the release of the Google Analytics Premium. Users now have the option to go premium for an annual flat rate fee, which still has not been disclosed. What’s included in this premium account? The premium package includes a number of exciting upgrades and new features including more insights and around the […]
Google’s Webmaster Tools now features a new option to submit your new and recently updated URLs for indexing by Google. In order to submit a URL, first you have to fetch the URL as Googlebot. Once the URL has been fetched and deemed successful, Google will give you the option to submit that URL to their index. After submitting, your URL will be crawled by the Googlebot, usually within a 24 hour time frame. Once the URL has been crawled, it will be considered for inclusion in the Google index.
With the roll out of the new Google +1 share button, chances are you will want to add this snazzy button to help optimize your website or blog. Installing the Google +1 share button is very simple.
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Last week I attended DrupalCon San Francisco. I recapped Days 1, 2, and 3 already, but I thought I’d spend some time focusing in on SEO for Drupal. We’ve talked about Drupal SEO here before, but I’d like to add to that with some of the new things we’ve learned from DrupalCon. Jen Lampton and […]