was there a penguin update january 2016

The March of the Phantom Penguins

If you keep close tabs on your search rankings, you may have noticed that there was a major shakeup recently—Saturday January 9th, to be precise. Folks in the SEO world have been waiting for a Penguin update for a long time, but this wasn’t it. Was it another Phantom update? Though Google has officially confirmed…

what you should know about links

A Basic Primer on Links

When you hear the word “links,” chances are the first thing you think of are what used to be called hyperlinks—the stuff you click on to get from one webpage to another. (Well, unless you’re a golfer.) We all pretty much get what a link is: A clickable URL (this stands for Uniform Resource Locator…

how to make an infographic

How to Make an Infographic

how to make an infographic

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how to make an infographic

Infographics: The Basics

One of the best ways to boost your site’s rankings is through high-quality backlinks. When other sites—whether businesses, blogs, or social media pages—are willing to send traffic your way, it’s a major signal to Google and the other search engines that your website is the real deal. In the Web 1.0 days, people used to…

Competitive Research

As you embark on the journey of SEO for your website or any website for that matter, one of the first and most important processes to begin with is competitive research. You must identify who your competitors are while also understand and evaluate what your competitors are doing online. Having a general insight about what…