Analytics

How to Prepare For Google’s Summer Algorithm Plans

Earlier this month, we posted a video from Matt Cutts with our analysis of the contents. If you missed that post, you can review it at the following link: 2013 Google Penalty Plans After a relatively quiet first few months of the year with respect to major penalties and algorithm updates, Google is on the cusp of…

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What Top SEO Companies Do Differently

SEO providers run the gamut, providing widely ranging value, foresight, and ethics. Top SEO companies stand out from the crowd in a number of ways. If you are planning to hire an outside SEO service to manage your SEO strategy, help with a website launch, or build links, it pays to know what you are…

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Google Webmaster Tools to Show Unnatural Links

We have covered Google Penguin in great detail here on Return on Now. After doing many link audits and link profiles, we have a good handle on what it was and how to address it. Figuring out exactly which links and domains are responsible for Penguin related penalties is the hardest part of a link…

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Link Audits: What to Look for in a Link Profile

Since last April, when Google rolled out the Penguin update to penalize link manipulation tactics, interest in link audits has been at an all time high. The days where any link added authority value to your site are over. Now, you need links from the right sites with the right anchor text. Link Profiles: The…

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2013 Online Marketing Predictions From Around the Web

As we get a couple of weeks or so into 2013, most of the “predictions” columns, articles, and blog posts have made their way out onto the web. This annual tradition is one that most of us either love or hate. I tend to take a non-biased view to start, but there does come a…

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Why Aren’t More Of Us Optimizing Websites for Mobile Browsing?

My how things have changed the past 5-7 years. Up until the last few years, it was rather impractical to think of mobile phones or tablets as fully-functional devices with computing power akin to that of a full computer. After Apple changed the game with the iPhone and later the iPad, others followed suit. Similar to…

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7 Steps To Designing Better Landing Pages

The following blog post comes courtesy of George Kent of Pentech Consulting. In this post, George provides seven insights that should help you improve the conversion rate of your landing pages. How many people have signed up to your mailing list in the last 30 days? Have you considered the benefits of designing your landing…

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Reality Check: Stop Obsessing Over Your Site Ranking

There are many great SEO Analytics Platforms on the market today, names such as SEOmoz, seoClarity, Conductor, Brightedge, and more as the list grows every year. Another one of the leaders is Raven Tools. A couple of weeks ago, Raven announced that they are dropping their ranking reports from the product. This is at least…

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