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HTML5 and SEO

Discover our SEO Experts POV on HTML5 and creative ways to leverage the HTML5 code structure to impact keyword and passage rankings.

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Nathan Stenberg SEO Expert

seo

3 min read

PDF SEO - How To Rank

PDFs can potentially competitively rank for keyword searches. While not as effective as a web page, an optimized PDF can help expand a website’s organic search footprint. Here's how.

Christian Bullock  

seo

6 min read

Why Backlinks Are Not The Number 1 Criteria for Ranking Well in SEO

Our SEO Director, Tammy Wood, says yes and NO. Hard on the “No.” Read why.

Tammy Wood  

seo

3 min read

3 SEO Predictions for 2019

One of MKG Marketing’s SEO Directors makes three predictions for the future of SEO in 2019. Do you agree?

Christian Bullock  

seo

4 min read

John Mueller and Gary Illyes SEO Takeaways from Pubcon 2018

Are hashed URLs useful for SEO? How tough is it to prepare for the Mobile First Index (MFI)? Learn this (and more!) from Google's Gary Illyes and John Mueller at Pubcon 2018!

Tammy Wood  

seo

3 min read

MKG Wins 2018 BrightEdge Edgie Award

Thanks to all our hard work in conjunction with our Informatica marketing team we have won the 2018 BrigeEdge Edgie Award for Performance and Results!

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

4 min read

Operation SEO Training

Informatica's Web Marketing Team Visits the MKG New Orleans office for an Intensive 2 Day SEO Training.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

5 min read

How to Generate an XML Sitemap

A guide on what an XML Sitemap is, why it's important, how to generate one, and then how to implement it. Get going.

Christian Bullock  

seo

7 min read

SEO Voice Search Best Practices

With the growth in mobile voice searches digital marketing, including SEO, has moved to an AI predictive model. To keep pace with technology, the marketers have done several surveys and studies to get ahead of the emerging trend.

Tammy Wood  

seo

3 min read

Search Engine User Optimization - There’s no “U” in SEO

Using SEO for Search Engine User Optimization- Write for the User

Christian Bullock  

seo

2 min read

MKG Marketing is now Featured on Clutch

See in depth client reviews about MKG Marketing.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

3 min read

Delete a Search Engine Result Listing from Google

Remove a listing TODAY! Learn how you can delete an owned-property search engine result listing from Google, Bing and Yahoo!

Christian Bullock  

seo

6 min read

Page Load Speed | How to Make Your Website Faster to Rank Higher

Page Load Speed and SEO, increase user engagement by speeding up your website.

Tammy Wood  

seo

6 min read

What Stops Companies from Hiring SEO Firms?

Read Some Common Objections or Obstacles that Companies Face When Deciding Whether to Invest in SEO as a Growth Channel.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

6 min read

Why is my Bing traffic down? Four ways to diagnose

This post is designed with some specific knowledge in hand to help diagnose any organic search issues you may be having over at Bing / Yahoo.

Christian Bullock  

seo

3 min read

Google Search Team Tips to Hire an SEO – February 2017

Google updated the Do you need an SEO? page of their webmaster support center with a video that outlined four key steps all businesses should take once they have decided to hire an SEO expert.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

2 min read

Should you switch to HTTPS for SEO in 2016?

As of right now, MKG believes that for most websites there isn't enough of a benefit to switch to HTTPS due to the amount of planning and resources it will take to make a complete, 100%, bug free transition.

Christian Bullock  

seo

8 min read

This One Exercise Will Improve Your Site Ranking Strength Now (Break the 301 Redirect Chains)

How one easy exercise can help drastically improve your website's ranking strength.

Christian Bullock  

seo

5 min read

Word Counts for SEO: How Many Words Should Your Content / SEO Elements Be?

How to ensure your seo title and meta description get impressions and clicks but not exceeding word count limits.

Christian Bullock  

seo

2 min read

301 Redirect Chains, Intro to an Advanced SEO Topic

This is a little bit of a teaser post, but we wanted to go over the concept of what a 301 redirect chain is.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

4 min read

Subdomain SEO Case Study: Getting the most SEO out of a suboptimal situation

Christian Bullock  

seo

1 min read

Enhance your brand tweets in two minutes with Twitter Cards

How to share an image on Twitter using WordPress JetPack.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

2 min read

Keyword Stuffing: A Creative Take

Christian Bullock  

seo

7 min read

How to Perform a Competitive SEO Audit for Executives

A step-by-step guide to learn how to benchmark your websites ranking in search engines against competitors and compile your findings for an executive-level SEO conversation.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

4 min read

Two Google Tools to Ensure You Have a Mobile-Friendly Website

Ensuring your website is mobile-friendly is now a necessity to ensure you rank well in SEO. Here are two Google tools to get you started.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

8 min read

YouTube SEO Best Practices [Free Download]

How you make sure your content is bubbling up to the top of YouTube’s search results.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

3 min read

How Twitter Generated 10x Visitors from SEO - Our Thoughts

Twitter recently announced they made a change earlier this year to ensure that search engines like Google and Bing could better access 50,000 popular hashtag pages. See the impact.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

5 min read

Automate Social Media Success with IFTTT (If This Then That)

The marketing world is hellbent on automating everything: programmatic advertising (from folks like Rocket Fuel, Data Xu and more), programmatic email marketing, marketing automation from Marketo and more.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

7 min read

Knowledge Graph Optimization - Be A SERP Thought Leader

The future of search. Enhancing search engine's search results. Could change search forever. All of these phrases are what others have used to describe the Knowledge Graph. That being said, are you able to have influence over this "Knowledge Graph" and have it potentially serve up what you choose?

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

4 min read

Social Signals: The New Inbound Link Ranking Factor for Organic Rankings

Social signals are proving to have influence over organic search ranking factors.See how.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

5 min read

SEO & Web Design Tips for Fast Growing Companies

What Do Many Fast Growing Companies All Have in Common? Subpar Websites! Read Our SEO & Web Design Tips for Fast Growing Companies to Fix This At Your Company.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

3 min read

4 Reasons Video is Critical for Every Search Engine Optimization Strategy

Learn 4 Key Reasons Why All SEO & Content Marketing Strategies Should Include Video As a Key Component to Driving Site Traffic & Product Sales

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

4 min read

SEO Best Practices for YouTube

Read three things you need to do to ensure your videos are optimized for search.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

4 min read

3 Blog Content Tones That Can Set You Up for Success

Read how your blog content writing style can have a big effect on how your readership remembers your brand.

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

7 min read

Content Marketing Bible: 8 Great Content Types to Produce

Part 2 of our 6 Part Content Marketing Bible Outlines Eight Great Types of Content to Include in Your Content Marketing Strategy

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

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Content Marketing Bible: Creating a Content Marketing Strategy

This Article Explains How to Create a Content Marketing Strategy. Establishing Goals, Outlining Parameters, Role & Responsibilities and using Data to Create a Master Keyword Playbook & Content Calendar.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

1 min read

The MKG Marketing Content Marketing Bible: A Six Part Series

A Six Part Series on Content Marketing: The MKG Marketing Approach to Creating a Strategy, What Content To Create, How Often to Publish Content, Content Promotion & Data Driven Decision Making.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

2 min read

January 2013 U.S. Search Engine Rankings

Read how Google has captured 67% of the U.S. search engine market share in January 2013 and why you should look into advertising on Bing and Yahoo.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

3 min read

Google Authorship: A How-To Guide

How to Implement Google Authorship on Digital Content

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

seo

3 min read

Happy Birthday & The Power of Content

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Mike Krass Owner/Visionary

seo

2 min read

The SOPA Anti Piracy Bill Effect on Ad Verification Tools

Draconian. Censorship. Un-American. These are a small sampling of the adjectives that the likes of Google's Eric Schmidt, Facebook representatives and social gaming powerhouse Zynga have used to describe the SOPA anti-piracy bill that will be voted on in congress tomorrow.

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Kerry Guard Owner/CEO

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