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The Local Business Guide to Barnacle SEO: Hitch Your Wagon to a Star

Many small local businesses are being inundated by advice to build links, write content, and become more sociable online. Don’t get me wrong, all of these tactics are wonderful, long-term practices that will usually reap rewards for your website. There are things, however, that a business owner can do in addition to all these things,…continue reading …

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Splash Your Location and Contact Info All Over Your Website

The first job of your business website: Get your name, address, phone and other contact information in front of website visitors so they can become customers as easily as possible. Almost as important: Get that same info in front of search engines so they can decide how to place your business on their pages. Here…continue reading …

Just Say No to Content Spinning

Just Say No to Content Spinning

Let’s cut to the chase. Content spinning is bad. Bad! If you’re currently doing it, stop. If you’re thinking about doing it, don’t. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then read on. What Is Content Spinning? Back in the olden days (well, the mid-late 1990s), search engine algorithms were relatively simple. Unfortunately, the…continue reading …