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Getting Online: Small Business Website Guide

I’ve been wanting to have an updated small business website guide that would provide new small local businesses and non-profit organizations a helping start on how to enter the online world. From registering a domain, local/social options, hosting and design options....

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301 Redirect VS the Canonical Tag

The Canonical URL tag has many similarities to the 301 Permanent redirect from an SEO standpoint. With a Canonical URL tag, you are letting the search engines know that the pages should count as one, while still leaving all the pages online for visitors. With a 301...

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Top Search Engine Sites from 2005 to 2013

Main Search Entities are shown in the first table (Google, Yahoo and MSN). As posted in our previous top search engines from 2002 - 2005, Google in 2002 had approximately 16% of search share, and going to Dec 2013, Google sites are showing to have over 67%. On July...

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Top Search Engines from 2002 to 2005

Looking back from 2002 to 2005, these are the top search engines in the U.S. along with their percentage of search engine traffic. Back in 2002 Google was NOT the major player that they are today. Back in March of 2002, Google had 16% of the top searches, with Yahoo...

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301 Permanent Redirects on IIS with web.config

Looking back from 2002 to 2005, these are the top search engines in the U.S. along with their percentage of search engine traffic. Back in 2002 Google was NOT the major player that they are today. Back in March of 2002, Google had 16% of the top searches, with Yahoo...

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The Problem with Duplicate Content in Google

This Permanent redirect coding is for the web.config file on IIS and is for redirecting specific pages within your website to either another page within your site or outside of your website. 301 Permanent Redirects are helpful for passing on link juice/PageRank for...

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A Guide to Disavow Links in Google Search Console

Far too many times in the online printing industry, I have seen newly created online printing sites simply copy the content from other top companies (their direct competition), yes copy the exact contents word for word, and just use their own company name. You put so...

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Google Webmaster Tools: How to Disavow Links

From time to time, you may want to disavow links from certain websites you manage or own. There may be sites that you do not want your website associated with, possible link penalties and so on. You may find links from websites that you are not able to manually remove...

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Options for Categories & Tags in WordPress

From time to time, you may want to disavow links from certain websites you manage or own. There may be sites that you do not want your website associated with, possible link penalties and so on. You may find links from websites that you are not able to manually remove...

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Different forms of Spam that Annoy Me

When you have a WordPress site, you will notice that there are both Categories and Tags. We will assume that the Categories will be for your new articles/postings assigned to their proper category section. A typical website structure can consist of a Homepage,...

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Our Growing Dependence on the Internet

Are you a nonprofit organization? Good news, just in-case you were not aware, Google has a Google Grants program available (for sometime now), and this is a nonprofit edition of their AdWords, Google's advertising tool. The Bad news, there are only limited number of...

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Designing Search Engine Friendly Website

A common question people have is, when should I start to see results from my campaign? With Organic results in the search engines (the free listings in the search engines), results are not instantaneous. If you have a time sensitive promotion, then you should also...

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The Importance of Having Unique Content

This article touches on some common  web Design Mistakes that are sometimes encountered with a design. These suggestions are aimed for Improved Optimization. After I initially designed my website, I thought this would be a good time to touch on designing a search...

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What are Doorway/Gateway Pages

The Importance of Having Unique Content Previously, I talked about the problem with mirror sites and duplicate content. Today, I will touch on this a little further hopefully helping those that might take a page from someone else's site just so they can get some quick...

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Do You Own Your Domain Name?

Looking back from 2002 to 2005, these are the top search engines in the U.S. along with their percentage of search engine traffic. Back in 2002 Google was NOT the major player that they are today. Back in March of 2002, Google had 16% of the top searches, with Yahoo...

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Link building: One/Two Way & Link Swapping

This Permanent redirect coding is for the web.config file on IIS and is for redirecting specific pages within your website to either another page within your site or outside of your website. 301 Permanent Redirects are helpful for passing on link juice/PageRank for...

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Yahoo! A Little Bit of Search History

Main Search Entities are shown in the first table (Google, Yahoo and MSN). As posted in our previous top search engines from 2002 - 2005, Google in 2002 had approximately 16% of search share, and going to Dec 2013, Google sites are showing to have over 67%. On July...

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Writing Content for your Website

The Canonical URL tag has many similarities to the 301 Permanent redirect from an SEO standpoint. With a Canonical URL tag, you are letting the search engines know that the pages should count as one, while still leaving all the pages online for visitors. With a 301...

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Whats Bing? A look into Bing vs Google

The unsolicited door to doors salesman the other day prompted this annoying spam related article. Unsolicited Door to Door Sales I know, this isn't web related spam, but non the less it's usually unwanted and you can't ignore it so easily as those spammy emails, and...

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Finding a Reliable Hosting Company

This Permanent redirect coding is for the web.config file on IIS and is for redirecting specific pages within your website to either another page within your site or outside of your website. 301 Permanent Redirects are helpful for passing on link juice/PageRank for...

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Optimizing and Building out a Website

With today's article, I am going to touch on something that we all need to have with marketing a website. And that is a little patience. It is best to have a good understanding of how the search engines work. The better you understand them, the better educated...

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