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Use Your Keyword Phrase in HTML

March 31st, 2008

If you were following along last week you noticed that we looked a bit at some of the Google operators. sit: and allintitle: Today I'll introduce you to another operator - "all in text" You can use this operator by going to www.google.com and typing in allintext: followed by your keyword phrase. What will result is a ranking of sites just based on the text they have on their website.

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Another Reason to Jump on the Video Band Wagon

March 27th, 2008

Google has just given you another reason to jump on the video band wagon. They just recently announced that they are making the move to add statistics to your youtube videos. Now you will see more than video views and links to your video but their new stats will include details like.

  • How often is your video viewed in a geographic location.
  • How popular is your video relative to other ...

Find Out More about what Google Thinks

March 25th, 2008

Yesterday I wrot a blog post about Google's site: operator. If you remember this is where you go to www.google.com and type in site:www.yourwebsite.com and Google will tell you how many pages or files they have indexed for your site.

Here is another operator that Google has which you can use to find out how you are doing...

It is called "all in title" Go to www.google.com and type ...

What does Google Think about You?

March 24th, 2008

Interested in knowing what Google knows about your site?

If so, here's what you can do to quickly test and see what Google knows about your site. Go to www.google.com and type site:www.yourdomainname.com Google will then show you all the pages or files that they have indexed on your site. Here are a few things you should look for...

1. Are all your titles the same? Titles are the ...

A New Skin on the Reachd Site

March 20th, 2008

Reachd.com just experienced a facelift! Kuni, from kunidesign.com has been working with us to develop a new look and feel for the Reachd website and branding, and I have to tell you I'm pretty excited with what he's come up with. 

Reachd.com is hosted by Ubertor, a content management system that is SEO friendly and one which allows for lots of customization options since the CSS is unl ...

New 3 Hour Bootcamps

March 19th, 2008

We have added some new 3 hour bootcamps to our successful full day and 2 day bootcamps.  Here is a list of the upcoming bootcamps:

Google Adwords @ Zillow's Seattle Offices
3 Hours on April 17th 2008
$99.00/person
details: http://www.reachd.com/Zillow/Adwords-Real-Estate-Training

Setting up a Blog for your Business (downtown Vancouver)
3 Hours on April 22nd 2008
$99.00/person ...

The Purpose of Your Website Copy

March 19th, 2008

Here is a brief SEO tip that came up in our last training.

What is the purpose of your website copy? 

It is really simple if you stop and think about it. The purpose of the headline is to get your visitor to read the first paragraph and the purpose of the first paragraph is to get them to read the second paragraph.

Obiviously you need to have that critical call to action spr ...

March SEO Essentials Wrap-Up

March 17th, 2008

We just wrapped up our latest bootcamp. It was a great time and quite a diverse audience. With four participants at the table we had plenty of time to get to everyone's questions and the opportunity to look at everyone's site closely.

Chris Neumann a real estate agent in White Rock was at the training. He has had a site for sometime but has let his website sit on the back burner. The s ...

Google Analytics Benchmarking & Data Sharing

March 11th, 2008

The Google analytics team annouced something new with their product last week.

I logged into my analytics this morning to check it out....What is it?

Optional Data sharing and benchmarking. What happens is, you tell the analytics team, "yes you can take my data and mix it together with others in my industry to get an average." You give them permission by clicking on the accept but ...

Morning Google Adwords Session @ Zillow

March 9th, 2008

We are holding a special Google Adwords Bootcamp at the downtown Seattle offices of Zillow.  It is going to be a 3 hour morning session designed to educate real estate agents on the benefits of Google Adwords including how to use the system, the best way to write your ads and how a landing page should be structured.  It is going to be a great event.  

Plus, as a special bonus, David G ...

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