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Local SEO

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

The maps section at the top of most local search result pages is quickly becoming the modern Yellow Pages. More and more people are recycling their yellow book as soon as it comes to the front door without even bringing it into their house. If you’re not appearing in the maps, you should be. Almost all local searches these days whether in Yahoo, Bing or Google result with local business listings displayed in the maps.For insight, info or to get set up in the maps section of all search engines call or email one of Portland SEO Consultants today.

SEO Services

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

We offer off-page SEO and on-page SEO services. Our on site seo services include: – ALT Text Optimization – Meta Description Optimization – Meta Keywords Optimization – Image Optimization – Consulting for Directory Structure – Consulting for Proper Deep Linking If you’re interested in starting on site search engine optimization for your website, click here […]

Great SEO Video

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

Oregon Web Solutions is known as one of the biggest SEO companies not just in Oregon, but in the Northwest. They dominate local markets and have become part of our team.

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Host Pond Web Hosting rejects investments in fossil fuels and abuses against indigenous people

by Host Pond @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

Today I have setup a new bank account with a local credit union, with the intention of migrating both my personal and business accounts to them. I have been a happy and loyal customer of Bank of the West for 12 years now. And while I’ve been tempted to switch from them for years, I have... Read more »

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.htaccess Wizard for SEO

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

My friend Aleyda Solis just published this super useful .htaccess tool for generating many of the common .htaccess rules needed for SEO: things like redirecting non-slash-ending URLs to the ones ending in slashes; redirecting from the non-www subdomain to the www one; redirecting http to https; even the code for the custom 404 error handler.

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Dentist Web Design

by Mike Munter @

Dr. Pike Dentistry For Children is a cutting edge pediatric dentistry with an office in Portland, Oregon. They have pioneered dental services tailored exclusively toward children in a way that removes the fear from going to the dentist. Old Website Problems Doctorpike.com was built by a third party provider who had developed their own custom content management system. The 3rd party … More

Cache is King – LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress

by gavynn @ Portland | Denver Web Design

What is Cache and why does it matter? In the fast moving and constantly improving world wide web, websites are always striving to deliver the most relevant and exciting content. That content takes many forms: text, images, videos, etc and is constantly increasing in size due to higher audio/video quality. Every day millions of website...

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What’s stopping you from spending money on SEO? – Reddit

by Travis Causey @ Moving Mountains Advisors

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5 YouTube Alternatives for Small Business

by Nick Footer @ Intuitive Digital

With more than 1.3 billion users and nearly 5 billion video views per day, YouTube reigns as the undisputed champ for the most popular video-sharing platform in the world. 9% of small businesses in the US have jumped on the YouTube bandwagon and leveraged this incredible tool to boost their online visibility and credibility and […]

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Search Engine Optimization | Portland, Oregon | Royle Media

Search Engine Optimization | Portland, Oregon | Royle Media


Royle Media

Providing search engine optimization services, both on-page and off-page SEO.

Magento Patches: Keeping your store secure

by Clint S @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Magento is one of our favorite E-commerce platforms, and many store owners around the world agree. No open source E-commerce solution is as scalable, robust, and feature-rich. However, with these advantages comes increased complexity, and its ever-increasing popularity attracts unsavory sorts who seek out to exploit any vulnerabilities that may be present in the vary...

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DIY Websites – Pros and Cons

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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Search Engine Optimization

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

Organic search engine optimization services designed to stay ahead of up coming algorithm changes.

The Road to Magento

by gavynn @ Portland | Denver Web Design

e-commerce: from a cannabis sale to everyday use. “The seminal act of e-commerce” took place in 1971 over ARPANET (an ancestor of today’s internet). Of all things, it was used to arrange a cannabis sale between students at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It then took almost a decade for...

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Search Engine Optimization Portland Oregon

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

Oregon Web Solutions is a Portland OR based company that specializes in search engine optimization. You might have found us by searching “SEO Portland” in Google. Our philosophy is that ranking your company website and Google Business Listing organically is the best ROI on your marketing dollars. Spending money on traditional advertising mediums such as […]

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Bringing Outbound Demand Generation to Digital C4

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

How many of you are worn out from chasing Google’s tail with SEO? No need for a show of hands. We live your pain every single day. Ask any SEO expert and they’ll tell you that while you still need to employ smart on-page best practices, the industry is moving more and more to one [...]

Using PPC and Adwords to Create an SEO Keyword List

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Putting that SEO keyword list together is important part of any website optimization effort. Of course the keyword list, while forming the foundation for your SEO efforts is critical it should never be a static list. It should evolve and morph over time as you see ranking success (or no ranking success), measure keyword site [...]

SEO and Website Redesign

by Amy Wiele @ tSunela

Find out why it’s so important to have SEO in place before launching or re-launching a website from the experts at tSunela, a digital marketing agency. Read Full Article To learn more about SEO, contact us at 314-721-8813 or email us.

Conversion Rate Optimization: Increasing Website Conversions For City Ranked Customers

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

Incrementally Increasing Website Conversions With New WordPress Programming As a web design and search engine optimization company, we’ve always maintained that there are really only three ways we can increase the number of conversions a website produces: Drive more qualified traffic Increase the percentage of visitors that convert into prospects, or A combination of both […]

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Content Freshness Ideas for Improved Rankings

by Mark Evertz @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

We’ve talked about it before, and we’re talkin’ about it again…content freshness. In a recent blog post, Neil Patel  talks about 4 content freshness tips to increase search engine rankings. Here are the 4 tips:   Tip #1 – Creation of new pages will impact freshness   Tip #2 – Document changes affect fresh content [...]

Portland, The Greatest City Ever? You Be The Judge.

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

Keyword Research and an Effective SEO Campaign

by Bruce @ Epic Hitz LLC SEO

Keyword Research is Important As the age of the internet continues to grow, more and more companies recognize the value of using SEO services to increase sales. With keyword research it is easier to draw the desired audience into your website while providing the content they are looking for. SEO focuses on driving specific traffic to […]

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

It’s important to choose the right website platform for your website. A lot of times, people will look for platforms that are free or do-it-yourself. But you get what you pay for. Some of these ... Read More

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Magento 2 Upgrade

by Paul @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Get the conversation started now. Magento 2 was released late in 2015, but if you are like many of the thousands of Magento 1.9 shop owners, you have not yet upgraded. This being May of 2017, we are halfway through the upgrade cycle. That is, Magento 2 was released 18 months ago, and 1.x will no longer be supported...

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Real Estate SEO

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Between showing buyers property for sale, open houses and floor duty – most real estate agents stay busy without ever touching their websites. But in an internet age with real estate brokers and real estate companies dominating Google Local, Google Adwords and the other search engines it can be really hard for a single agent […]

6 Critical SEO Optimization Content Tips Every Ecommerce Website Should Know

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

We all know by now that SEO (search engine optimization) is a crucial way to improve your organic (unpaid) rankings in searches. If you haven’t already begun doing the SEO optimization basics for your website, you’ve probably noticed your rankings drop, while more and more competitors pass you by. This, of course, can and will be disastrous […]

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SEO Services Portland, OR - Search Engine Optimization

SEO Services Portland, OR - Search Engine Optimization


Murmur Creative

Get more targeted traffic to your website. With over 6 years of success in the SEO world, we know how to improve your bottom line. Learn more.

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Find out how a company’s information is distributed across online business directories, like Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Yelp, etc., and why that is important. If you are a company and you offer a service in a ... Read More

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Internet Marketing

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

Our internet marketing services are for businesses that don’t already have an internet marketing program, or for small to large size companies that currently have an existing campaign that needs to be optimized.

Google Adwords SEO

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

With Google Adwords and our PPC SEO / search engine marketing tactics we can get your website in the top of these search engines in literally under 2 hours: Google Yahoo Bing Facebook AOL Ask Jeeves Comcast Additionally, in the same day we can have your website at the top of Bing.com and Yahoo.com if […]

Hello world!

by udraftadmin @ Updraft SEO

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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On Site SEO

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

Our on site seo service or on-page seo includes the optimization work that we do on your website in order to make it rank better in the search engines. Our on site seo services include: – ALT Text Optimization – Meta Description Optimization – Meta Keywords Optimization – Image Optimization – Consulting for Directory Structure […]

4 First Steps to Grow Your Los Angeles Business Using SEO

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

Whether you run a B2B or B2C business, search engine ...

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Are PPC ads a waste of money?

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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How Videos Improve Your Business Exponentially

by Mike Mitchell @ Epic Design Labs

Everyone is looking for the next big thing to improve their business. Many have already discovered that video is that big thing, and that it’s here now. If you aren’t already on board, or if you do make videos but aren’t exactly sure what to do in order to optimize their value, this article is […]

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What is A/B Testing and How Can It Benefit My Site?

by morgan @ Portland | Denver Web Design

A/B Testing is a digital marketing tactic that can help improve almost any aspect of your site. Whether you want to increase your conversion rate, keep users on your site for longer, or get visitors to view more pages on your website, A/B testing (also known as split testing) can help you achieve that goal....

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How do I create a sandbox site?

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

Perhaps you have a site built in WordPress that you’d like to potentially make some major (or even minor) changes to without it being seen by anyone until you’re done, but you’re not sure how to go about it? We recommend setting up a “sandbox site,” which is a copy of your actual site so... Read more »

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Local SEO

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

The maps section at the top of most local search result pages is quickly becoming the modern Yellow Pages. More and more people are recycling their yellow book as soon as it comes to the front door without even bringing it into their house. If you’re not appearing in the maps, you should be. Almost […]

Review of the Far Improved Digital Summit in Portland WITH Presentation Notes

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

In 2016 I attended my first Digital Summit, and I thought it might be my last. Not because of the location or the people, but the quality of some presentations. Many of which, felt like sales pitches for platforms and proprietary tools. There were a few standout hits like Oli Gardner’s presentation on CRO (which was hilarious).

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Top 10 SEO Strategies That Are Most Important in 2017

by Midas Blog @ Midas Marketing

Are you ready to make 2017 the year you improve your SEO? This definitive guide will walk you through the most important SEO strategies this year. Get your SEO improved now so you can focus on the other important aspects of business. With these top 10 SEO strategies, you will be on the fast track to improving SEO in no […]

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SEO vs. UX Tradeoffs – Moz Whiteboard Friday

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

Rand Fishkin of Moz does an excellent job of explaining some of the conflicts and tradeoffs (and synergy) between user experience (UX) and search engine optimization (SEO):

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How to modify the DNS Zone records of a domain that is registered by (but not hosted by) Host Pond

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

If you have a domain name registered through us, but you do not have hosting for it through us, and you need to modify the DNS zone records, we have you covered with these following steps.     STEP ONE Open your web browser and go to the Host Pond website at https://www.hostpond.com/  Once there, click the... Read more »

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Free WordPress Training – Pages and Posts

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

Free WordPress Training Class Only 2 spots remaining City Ranked Media will host a free WordPress training event on December 16, 2016 starting at 1:00 pm. This training will focus on basics of using WordPress, the WordPress dashboard, publishing new content to the web, as well as simple SEO tactics you can use to increase the […]

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Social Media Marketing

by portlandlinkbuilding @ Portland Link Building

Is your website seen on these top social media websites? – Yahoo Answers – Digg.com – Faves.com – Propeller.com – Plaxo.com – Linkedin.com – Delicious.com – Stumbleupon.com – Yelp.com – ActiveRain.com – Zillow.com – CitySearch.com To get your business listed at the websites listed above and more,  contact us. We will build a custom social [&hellip

Law Firm Marketing

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Law and Legal. For any Law Firm – Law is an ultra competitive market-place. If you’re an attorney or if you work in the legal industry you know what I mean because you’ve seen the dozens of law firms in Portland that are paying for pay per click advertising. Or perhaps you have seen your […]

Website not getting enough leads or sales?

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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5 Skills You Want Your Content Marketing Team to Possess

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Whether you are trying to educate your audience or increase your readership through your blog, you will take away five skills for your content marketing team to possess from this article. As for the factors to determine the authority of your website, content has remained and will remain the king in the future.  No on-page […]

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The Continued Evolution of SEO… to WSO?

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

So the death of SEO is certainly NOT here, but its evolution continues. Much like the ever changing face of rock and roll, the PC (or computing as we know it), mobile phones into something better so too is SEO morphing into something different and, yes… better.   If you work in the digital marketing [...]

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Optimize Participates in Local Educational Programs Redding, California (May 2017) — Optimize Worldwide shows an ongoing commitment to the technical education of the local community by participating in several local educational programs. These programs equip ... Read More

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How to Choose an SEO Company

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

Many business owners have a hard time understanding SEO. If you are a plumber or a doctor, you probably don’t spend a ton of time on the MOZ blog or SearchEngineLand. In fact, you likely spend your time staying up on the happenings of your industry. If you are a business owner looking to improve […]

Here’s Why Ignoring Your SEO Company Could Haunt You Forever

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

When you don’t know about a certain area for your business, you consult with a professional. You consult with an inventory expert to make sure your stocks stay what they are, you consult with a shipping and receiving expert for your shipments, and you consult with the proper experts for your website and its rankings. Every time you meet with one of these experts, you usually heed their advice. Of […]

How do I set up my domain email in Outlook 2013 or 2016?

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

If you have an email account set up for your domain and you want to configure Outlook 2016 (or 2013) to send and receive email from this email address but are not sure how to go about it, follow the following steps to configure Outlook to connect to your account:   STEP ONE Start Outlook 2016... Read more »

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When Times are Tough – Ramp UP your SEO

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

I just got through reading Nick Stamoulis’ blog on ramping up SEO during slow business periods. Loved it! Not just because Nick is a Boston-guy and that’s my old turf (although that’s one reason perhaps), but because he makes great sense!   In a nutshell Nick says:   1. Cut back on your online advertising [...]

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by Marlene Slabaugh @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

It only takes one chink in the armor for hackers to attack your site. Since WordPress is used by 27 percent of the web and relies on open-source coding and plugins, it is vulnerable to ... Read More

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SEO Code Innovation: Local SEO and Google’s Doorway Page Update

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

Targeting Local SEO After Google’s Doorway Page Update Way back in March of 2015, Google released its Doorway Page Update specifically targeted at websites trying to gain rankings using pages that Google deemed added no real value to search experience. In local SEO, this was a search tactic used years ago to rank for specific […]

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What the Heck is Good SEO?

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

The SEO industry and tactics have evolved and changed over the years. Heck, 20 years ago it didn’t even exist! When Google entered the scene in 1998, the game of ranking higher and being indexed began and only in the last decade has stabilization and order began to take root.   Even so, good SEO [...]

Web Marketing

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Our web marketing services include 3 main components: SEO, SEM & Social Media SEO. SEO Services: On Page SEO Off Page SEO Link Building Keyword Research Web Site Ranking Competitor Research Click here for more SEO Services. SEM Services: PPC SEO for Google, Facebook, Yahoo & Bing Affiliate Web Marketing Article Creation/Promotion Banner Advertising for […]

The Technical SEO Renaissance: a brilliant post from Mike King

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

My friend Mike King an ex rapper turned Super SEO Nerd is one of the most technically skilled hard-core SEO people I know. He published this brilliant article on Moz this week on the role of technical SEO in today’s search marketing world.

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How to Improve Your Site Interaction and Analytics… Big Time!

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Here at Digital C4 we help clients improve their online visibility, and we do that by implementing smart search engine optimization tactics and strategies. With today’s search engine algorithm changes there is no tactic or strategy more effective (or important) to improving that visibility than fresh, well-written and produced content – be it a blog, [...]

What Actually Happens in a $1500/Month SEO Campaign

by Midas Blog @ Midas Marketing

Do you want to take your business to the next level and see it grow considerably and consistently? A high quality, strategic SEO campaign can do just that and more. Did you know that 75% of users never scroll past the first page of search results and 93% of online experiences begin with a search engine? What’s more, a study by Outbrain […]

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SEO in Portland for Dentists

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

Portland SEO for Dentists There are over 2,330 Portland Dentists listed in the Yellow Pages. When this page was built, there were 8,920,000 results in Google web search for Dentists in Portland, OR. For Google local there are 5,344 search results. Yahoo is showing 28,200,000 results for Dentists in Portland, while the Yahoo local directory Continue Reading

Programming Innovation: Get Customer Reviews Through Text Messaging

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

The GoLocalReviews.com Text Review App (Demo video at the bottom of this article) With an ever-increasing number of savvy consumers searching the internet for local products and services, the impact of reviews on a local business’s continued success is becoming more and more apparent. Because of this, City Ranked Media developed the GoLocalReviews.com App (patent […]

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Westmount Wine: A New Brand From a Storied Winemaker

by Murmur Creative @ Murmur Creative

When the folks behind Westmount Wine came to us, they came prepared. Westmount presented us with a 20 page research report which outlined the brand’s target audience (the elusive non-brand loyal outdoor Millenial), its aesthetic (minimalistic, and black and white), and its story (experienced winemaker with a sense of adventure and outdoor zest starts his own label with...
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How to Know If SEO Is Working: 5 Metrics You Need to Know

by Alysha Schultz @ Intuitive Digital

Five years ago, SEO was how you got a leg up on your competitors. A good measure of success was to simply count how many top 10 spots you claimed in search results. Today, you need SEO just to get yourself on the playing field. That means rankings are more competitive than ever. Thus, businesses […]

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by Marlene Slabaugh @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

It’s great to have a website for your business, but it won’t be enough. You need a healthy website—one that helps bring more sales into your business. To do that, it needs to show up ... Read More

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Do You Need a Full SEO Campaign to Succeed?

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

Okay, fine, you get it! Your business is going to stay where it is until you implement SEO for your website. Most business owners now know the importance of SEO to drive more traffic to their website, and more profit to their service or business, and are making investments in their site. If you’re a business owner that’s ready to get SEO started on your website, it’s helpful to know […]

Welcome to our Blog

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

Hello and welcome to the new blog of PortlandSEOPros.net. We’ve finally decided we should share some of the knowledge that we have gained from thousands or hours and dollars of testing and implementation. Let us know what you think.

Protected Member Areas with WooCommerce Subscriptions and Notifications

by Joel Hatmaker @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Are you running a WordPress site that requires a secure user area with protected content? Do you have private content that only members of your association can access? Do you provide a fee-based business that has need-to-know documentation for your clients? WordPress doesn’t provide this feature by default, but it does provide user role access...

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SEO Internet Marketing Resources

by portlandlinkbuilding @ Portland Link Building

Welcome to our web design, link building and search engine optimization resources page. If you would like to add your website, use the contact form on this page to email us. Oregon SEO – search engine optimization based in Portland, Oregon. http://www.oregon-seo.com Search Engine Optimization Portland Webfu-Design.com offers search engine marketing, web design and e-commerce [&hellip

Frequently Asked Questions

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

What does it mean when a website is indexed? Search engines use a specific algorithm and deploy what are generally referred to as spiders, robots and crawlers when scanning the millions of content on the Web for updates, quality and relevant keywords and tags. When a site is indexed in Google, Yahoo or Bing, or […]

SEO Code Innovation: Targeting SEO Through GPS Location

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

GPS Targeted SEO We here at City Ranked have been busy testing, retesting, and refining SEO tactics based upon GPS coordinates of web enabled devices. Most internet enabled devices manufactured in the last few years including laptops, tablets, and smartphones have some sort of GPS locating feature built into them. These features are being used […]

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How to Dominate Digital Branding in 2016

by Amy Wiele @ tSunela

Learn our 5 ways to conquer digital branding in 2016. Emily Phillippi breaks down branding for the new year. 5 Ways to Dominate Digital Branding in 2016 | January 2016 | Inc.com 1. Lose the Single-Page Website 2. Rethink Your Domain Name 3. Use more Video 4. Cover Your Bases in Paid Search 5. Don’t Think […]

Mobile-Friendly SEO & AMP Project.

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Are your sites mobile-friendly? Given that Google has already penalized the sites that are not mobile-friendly, there is no better time to make an update to your website than now if you already have not done so.  More people today use their mobile devices to search a business and it is prudent to make the […]

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Search Engine Optimization Strategies for 2017

by Kalon Wiggins @ Epic Design Labs

2016 has come to a close and now is the time to begin planning for the new advancements that will take place in 2017. As with any year, 2017 is shaping up to be a year full of changes, especially when it comes to search engine optimization. Since it was first created, SEO has become […]

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8 Tips for Reputation Management

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Did you know the branding process had already begun once you created your business website or social profile like Facebook business page?  It is not difficult to start a new business, but it is hard to consistently create business deals.  Online reputation management is one of the most valuable ways to ensure your brand health […]

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Portland SEO Company | Oregon Web Solutions Search Engine Marketing

Portland SEO Company | Oregon Web Solutions Search Engine Marketing


Oregon Web Solutions

Our Portland SEO Company will help you add new customers through search engine optimization techniques and marketing. SEO Portland Oregon. (503) 563-3028

Today’s (Online) Content Lifecycle

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Creating content that’s fresh, relevant (to whatever it is you’re applying it to), and well-written is crucial today for so many reasons. A few of them…   — Search engine optimization and visibility (SEO) — Establishing thought-leadership — Shrinking sales cycles — Building brand loyalty — Generating leads — Generating social media conversation and followers   [...]

SMX Advanced: Panda, Penguin, RankBrain, and AMP

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

In this year’s keynote at SMX Advanced, Gary Illyes from Google shed light on a number of topics surrounding Google search. Panda updates: the updates still happen very slowly, and it takes months to roll out each update. It’s not real-time yet, but apparently the update process is continuous. Penguin updates: no timeline on the … Continue reading SMX Advanced: Panda, Penguin, RankBrain, and AMP

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Marketing Strategy helps your business grow further and faster

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Frame Your Marketing Strategy Online marketing strategy is one of the things you must think through before implementing it one. It is very important as it helps a business make a huge impact online. This is one of the reasons it has surpassed other types of traditional marketing. Online marketing was previously known as internet […]

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Is your Small Business Website and SEO Strategy Forward Thinking?

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

I want to cover a topic I think many small business owners rarely think about, the viability, and scale-ability of their current advertising efforts for the future. In times past, for many small business owners, thinking about the future of their advertising was as simple as knowing what ad size they wanted to purchase in […]

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What the Heck are KPIs for SEO?

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Are your SEO efforts being successful? It’s hard to know for sure unless you’re tracking and measuring results. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) measure the success of your SEO efforts and tell you whether your strategies are fruitful, or if they need tweaks to produce the results you want. Just like the stuffed cheeks of a [...]

Timing is Key – The Best Time for SEO

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

When is the best time to start SEO for your ...

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SEO Insights Directly from Google’s Search Quality Team

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Recently the folks over at JamesNorquay.com interviewed a former member of Matt Cutts’ team in the Google Search Quality group. Some of the insights gained from the interview with Andre Wayher are pretty revealing and shed some light on some tactics and strategies for successful search engine optimization. Here are some excerpts and some things [...]

Featured Website: ZRT Laboratory

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

ZRT Laboratory is an industry-leading testing laboratory. With almost 20 years of experience, they are recognized as one of the leaders in hormone and wellness testing. They serve individuals, health care providers in all 50 states and in 96 countries, and research teams worldwide. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes…

About Iterate, a Digital Marketing Agency in Portland, OR

About Iterate, a Digital Marketing Agency in Portland, OR


Iterate Marketing

We're an agency that grows businesses in Portland & nationally through Search Engine Optimization, PPC Adwords & Bing Management - A Portland-Based SEO Company

Search Engine Optimization - SEO Company | Anvil

Search Engine Optimization - SEO Company | Anvil


Anvil | Portland, OR

Visibility in the search engines is key to driving targeted, qualified traffic to a website. Contact Anvil to start increasing organic, qualified traffic today!

Two Google Updates and their Effect on SMB SEO

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Google continues to make changes to their search algorithm that effect the way that small and medium sized businesses rank. While their changes make it difficult for SMB’s to compete for search engine ranking share there’s also an opportunity for those SMB’s that think strategically, and aren’t afraid of creating unique, custom content. Google’s Panda update [...]

Voice Search and SEO– Is your business ready for voice-controlled AI?

by Bruce @ Epic Hitz LLC SEO

Voice search is not new technology. In fact, Google voice search had its initial release back in 2002. We may think of it as the latest and greatest but it is slowly increasing in mainstream use and results show that voice search technology went from near zero to making up 10% of all searches globally […]

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The role of typical public connections in SEO

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

If you’re doing search engine optimization (SEO) correctly today, after that a considerable section of your initiative will overlap with traditional public relations (Public Relations). This is due to the fact that over the last few years, Google has minimized the impacts of quickly gameable ranking signals and also refined their formula to much better...

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Portland SEO Company | Portland SEO Services by Driven Web Services

Portland SEO Company | Portland SEO Services by Driven Web Services


Driven Web Services

When looking for Portland SEO Company you've come to the right place. We are a Portland SEO Services Company here to help you to be successful online.

Bring Down the Scam Hammer — SEO Scams (Part 2)

by Effective Web Solutions @

Click here for part 1! Does that SEO deal seem too good to be true? It Probably Is! While most people laugh at the obvious nature […]

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Interested in getting your business on the first page of Google? In this episode, Matt Morgan talks about the very first step to getting there: getting listed in Google and the top 70 business directories. ... Read More

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Google Plus, Twitter and Providing the Most Relevant Search Results

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

So recently, as we all know, Google announced that Google+ content will now be displayed in search results. Is anyone really surprised by this? Twitter is up in arms, claiming that Twitter breaks more news than Google+ and yet it’s being squeezed out of search results entirely. Anyone really surprised by this?   Google’s latest [...]

Is Search Engine Submission Necessary?

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

The simple answer is no – search engine submission isn’t necessary. The majority of search engines nowadays (most notably Google) crawl and index pages by following links. Using that logic, a single inbound link from any already-indexed page will identify your page to the engine. Subsequently, if that page links to other pages within your site, they […]

Google Business Page Claimed But Not Appearing In Local Maps Search Results – Fixed!

by Mike Munter @

I have a Seattle chiropractor client who had a fully claimed and optimized Google My Business page, but his business was not appearing anywhere in Google Maps local search results for two of the most important local searches new patients would use to find him: “chiropractor Seattle” – nowhere to be found in 9 pages of local search results “chiropractor 98101” … More

How Often Should I Update My Company Blog?

by morgan @ Portland | Denver Web Design

When it comes to your company blog, regularly posting high quality SEO content plays an important role in ranking and popularity. But is there a more specific guideline on how often you should update your blog for optimal results? I’ve tracked down some data on the connection between posting frequency and web traffic that can...

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Portland SEO | Epic Design Labs | 503-536-7350

Portland SEO | Epic Design Labs | 503-536-7350


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Call the top Portland SEO company, Epic Design Labs today. We'll help you rank first on the search engines, get more leads, and dominate your competition!

3 questions to ask before hiring a web advertising company

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

Know the right questions to ask a web advertising company Hiring a reputable Internet Advertising company for your small business  may seem like an easy task.  There are many choices out there when it comes to website marketing, search optimization and search marketing companies.  Unfortunately the decision to hire a reputable company to handle your […]

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The Power of Storytelling in Paid Search Marketing

by Rachel Bills @ Intuitive Digital

When you picture a paid search marketer you likely envision a mathematical, keyword-researching data genius that pulls Google Analytics reports in their sleep. And to be honest, you’re not wrong being a paid search marketer requires you to have some clear traits. But what you might not envision is how much paid search marketing benefits […]

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Search Engine Marketing, What Is It?

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

7 Points CMOs Should Learn about Search Engine Marketing SEM is one of the fastest-changing locations in digital advertising and marketing today. We outline exactly what CMOs need to understand about this dynamic arena. EVEN MORE Any excellent account supervisor knows that the world of search engine marketing (SEM) modifications so quickly– with betas and trends...

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Is Google Really Being Fair?

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

In a recent ‘rant’ post  titled “Your B2B site doesn’t need more freakin’ words” the topic of content creation was discussed.  The basic premise of the post, and you should definitely read it for yourself, was that SEO’s out there are still working on formulaic SEO writing strategies that include word counts, frequency (as in [...]

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by Marlene Slabaugh @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Design is the bedrock on which your website shines. The way your colors, images, text, graphics, and content are placed on the page will either communicate your brand personality and services…or they’ll do a dismal ... Read More

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The Thing About Bing

by Effective Web Solutions @

One-Third of Organic Searches Happen on Bing Don’t put all your business eggs in one basket! Bing is the world’s second most popular search engine. And […]

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SEO Consultant - Michael Cottam

SEO Consultant - Michael Cottam


Michael Cottam

Independent SEO consultant Michael Cottam. 16+ years of successful experience in SEO in very competitive industries such as travel, e-commerce, B2B & more.

Social Media SEO

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

Our social media services include set up of your online brand from start to finish including business pages on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.com.

Dissecting 2012 Insights: Content Creation and Blogging

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

So, yes, we had some predictions around content creation and blogging for 2012. I’ll have to admit though, these weren’t much of a stretch in terms of predicting the future. We all know that focusing on content for SEO, and online brand visibility, has been blowing up. Knowing that, we made some not-so-bold predictions for [...]

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by Matt Morgan @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Social media has become an integral part of our lives. By now, the average person spends around 116 minutes—that’s almost 2 hours per day—on social media. That’s more than the amount of time a person ... Read More

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[Quiz] Which WordPress Theme Should I Choose?

by morgan @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Choosing a WordPress theme for your new website can be harder than it seems. With thousands of themes on the market and more coming out every day, there’s no way you can weigh the pros and cons of each on your own. It’s easy to fall into the “paralysis by analysis” trap when looking through...

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8 Sure Signs Your SEO Company Sucks

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

Last year I wrote an article titled “10 Signs You’re Buying SEO Snake Oil“.  Since I’m into SEO, I thought I’d do a follow up article piggy backing on that article on 8 Sure Signs Your Current SEO Company Sucks. I get told all the time about how small business owners have been taken advantage of […]

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Steven Clark - Portland Search Engine Optimization Expert

Steven Clark - Portland Search Engine Optimization Expert


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Steven Clark is a search engine marketing consultant living in Portland, Oregon. He helps small business owners get more paying customers to their websites using targeted Google traffic ...

Client Case Study : Intel TXT

by Mary Killelea @ Working Web Solutions

CHALLENGES Increase organic traffic to Intel TXT page Build Brand Awareness Curate and organize content for better user experience STRATEGY Identify cross-promotional opportunities from related Intel.com pages to increase inbound links and visitors Optimize assets on Intel Txt page for targeted keywords Create Google Display Ad Campaign targeting industry websites, increasing impressions and exposing messaging […]

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Webfor Founder Interviewed on KGW

by Webfor @ Webfor

Being active in the community is important to Webfor’s founder, Kevin Getch. He recently spoke on the Portland Today Show about his involvement with two non-profit organizations, SEMpdx and Reading Results. Kevin is President of SEMpdx, one of the first non-profits in the U.S. established to support the digital marketing community. Each year SEMpdx chooses […]

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SEO in Portland for Locksmiths

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

Portland SEO for Locksmiths In the Portland Yellow Pages there are over 16 Locksmiths listed. When this page was built, there were 1,540,000 results in Google web search for Locksmith in Portland, OR. For Google local there are 722 search results. Yahoo is showing 5,750,000 results for Locksmith in Portland, while the Yahoo local directory Continue Reading

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Regardless of what your small business sells or offers, it can benefit from having a website. Online shopping has become the preferred method for buying products and services, with statistics showing that 79 percent of ... Read More

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Helping Combat Fake News

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

There seems to be a faction out there who’s trying hard convince the world that the Holocaust never happened–using SEO to make the Holocaust-denial websites rank highly for the search term is the holocaust real. You can help combat this, if you like, by doing what I just did here…link to that BBC article with … Continue reading Helping Combat Fake News

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Advertising Spotlight: Paid Search

by Sarah Shannon @ Royle Media

When I accepted the position of Director of Advertising it was because I knew that Royle Johnson (President, Royle Media) had a long history of building and maintaining strong client relationships. Paid search is usually one tactic in a client’s overall marketing mix. Frequently paid search campaigns are run in conjunction with display or retargeting […]

The original post is titled Advertising Spotlight: Paid Search , and it came from Royle Media .

The Growing Wave Of SEO

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

According to new statistics, more than 8 Billion dollars will be spent this coming year on SEO services. What does this mean? Well, if you are a business owner and you do not have a professional SEO helping your business grow then this likely means that your competition does and will eventually pass you in rankings […]

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A Quick Guide to SEM Success

by Effective Web Solutions @

What is SEM?: A Refresher Search Engine Marketing is the best way to connect with potential customers while they are searching for the services you offer. […]

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Link Building

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Quality, not quantity is our rule when it comes to link building for the companies we represent. Our SEO linking process is unique, and one thing that makes us different (compared to other SEO Firms) is that we use a tactical, proven and creative approach to link building. Over the course of our SEO campaign, […]

Internet Marketing Trends for Small Businesses in 2015

by Amy Wiele @ tSunela

Stay ahead of the game with these 50 trends and ideas for small businesses in 2015. Topics include SEO and the Web, Internet Security, Data and the Cloud and Social Media. Read Full Article

HTTP vs HTTPS

by Bruce @ Epic Hitz LLC SEO

Website Security Ensuring website security is a good practice for your visitors and you. Google first hinted at prioritizing sites that offered HTTPS certificates years ago and followed up with boosting the ranking of those sites that have it implemented. Unbelievably there are still a lot of sites using the old HTTP protocol and they […]

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Social Media SEO

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Social Media SEO can be considered a sub category of web marketing, search engine marketing or search engine optimization, and is one of the best ways for all businesses from small to large size companies to use internet marketing in a truly effective manner. Social media marketing encompasses any social media you can think of, […]

Boost Website Performance by Revisiting On-Page SEO

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Nick Stamoulis’ recent blog – Don’t Neglect to Revisit On Site SEO – is a great reminder that search engine optimization is an ongoing effort and not a project-based endeavor.   We’ve all had clients that ask the question, “How long will this take? 3 months?” and I always respond in the same way… “It [...]

These 5 Mistakes are Killing Your Website’s Rankings…

by LithumSEO @ Lithium Marketing – Portland's Search Engine Optimization Experts

Everybody’s an expert online, or so it would seem.  With the overwhelming number of tips and tricks that are sure to get your website ranked on the first page of Google, how can you (a business professional in charge of

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Sitemaps Optimization

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

To make it easier for search engines to find all of your pages and index them properly, we offer Google Sitemaps Optimization as part of our service offering. Our Google Sitemaps are XML files created to specific format designated by Google. The XML file includes important information about your website including all of your pages, […]

Portland SEO Company, SEO Services Portland OR | Webfor

Portland SEO Company, SEO Services Portland OR | Webfor


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We're a Portland SEO Company providing SEO Services to local businesses in NW Oregon. Call Us Today 503-512-0770 for a FREE SEO Consultation.

Outsourcing SEO Overseas: The Right Way to Do It

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

I was recently reading Brick Marketing’s blog – SEO Firms in India: Are They Any Good? – and it got me thinking. Digital C4 uses an India-based service provider for our back-end SEO-related services and we couldn’t be happier with the service, results, effort, and thoroughness of what they deliver. But that said how we [...]

Hello world!

by jdhag99 @ Portland SEO Now

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Free SEO Tips And Tricks

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

Free SEO Tips for Designers, Business Owners & In-House Marketers The Search Engine Academy of Oregon wants to share some free SEO tips with you! Sign up to receive a free SEO tip a day for the next six months and read first-hand some of the strategies and tactics you will learn in the Ultimate...

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Google’s Search Sitelinks – What are they and how can I change what links appear?

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Google sitelinks are the indented links below a search result in Google. Google puts these extra links in the search results in hopes that you’ll have an easier time finding, as a search user, what you are looking for. As a website owner, this is great because it gives searchers more options to find what [...]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in Portland, Oregon - Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in Portland, Oregon - Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon


Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

Host Pond offers several Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services to our customers. We offer a few basic SEO services at very affordable rates because we want your business and website to succeed. You’ll notice the non-hosting-customer price is much higher. You could easily expect to pay that amount for these SEO services. All new business... Read more »

Bing versus Google: Which Internet search engine is Best?

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

You may have seen the commercials online or on TELEVISION: Bing has been waging an advertising battle on Google, asserting that blind users favor Bing’s results over Google’s by a 2-to-1 margin. However has Microsoft’s internet search engine truly progressed sufficient to position a trustworthy danger to Google? While you can check the contrast on...

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Do SEO Audits Really Show You Anything?

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

You’ve done the research, read articles from the experts, and talked to other businesses who have good things to say about it. You’re ready to implement an SEO campaign to drive more visitors to your website. While looking at different local SEO services, you will notice that several offer complimentary audits of your website to let you know where you stand and what needs to be done to improve your […]

Backlinks – what they are and how they work

by Travis T @ Portland | Denver Web Design

Search engine optimization  is, putting it mildly, complicated. There are countless different factors that Google, Bing, and others take into account to determine which website or page to serve up for any given keyword, including your location, how quickly your page loads, and how the sites are coded. That being the case, one of the...

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Simple SEO in Los Angeles: How to Earn Links from Local Businesses

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

As a small business, it can seem impossible to outrank ...

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by Laura Hart @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Social media platforms have become virtual communities in which your business can grow and thrive. Users are more likely to see an update, message, or image that has been posted on social media and this ... Read More

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Digital Marketing Outlook for 2014

by Amy Wiele @ tSunela

The year is almost over. It’s time to start thinking about digital marketing for 2014. Find out the Top 5 things that need to be on your radar for 2014 from the Internet Marketing Experts at tSunela, search marketing agency in St. Louis. Read Full Article For more information on digital marketing, contact tSunela at […]

Protected: You Might Need a New Website if …

by Mark L @ Portland | Denver Web Design

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Learn some simple tips on formatting page titles, meta descriptions, and domain URLs for the best results online. In this episode, SEO expert Matt Morgan of Optimize Worldwide answers questions like: What should a page ... Read More

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What Social Media Channels Should You Focus On?

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

There’s no question that online presence is a must for your business. The majority of customers go online to find businesses, contractors, and other services before they go anywhere else. It used to be enough to have a decent website, but now you must not only have a great and optimized website to be found, but you must also participate in social media. Social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, and […]

3 Things You Need to Know About Alt Text

by Erika Nudelman @ Intuitive Digital

Alternative text, also known as alt text, is not given nearly as much credit as it deserves. It not only helps individuals with visual impairments, but it can also boost your website’s SEO. These two things are an awesome combination, so why not learn more about alt text and how you can make a difference […]

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Google Algorithm Updates – What You Need to Know

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

In the last few weeks, did you notice your rankings change or fluctuate in search results? This may have been thanks to another sweep of Google core algorithm updates.   Core algorithm changes happen often and typically go unnoticed, but this round was different. Many feared this may be the long-awaited Penguin roll out which [...]

Local SEO

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

Local SEO for Yahoo, Bing and Google Local.

Can Any Inbound Linking Hurt My Ranking?

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

The answer is simple – inbound linking cannot hurt your search ranking. How is this known for certain? Well, for one, if inbound were to hurt your rank, your competitors would continually link to your site from link farms. Such a scenario is beyond your control. For this reason, Google cannot penalize your site for any […]

JSON-LD Schema Structure for Local SEO

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

New SEO Schema Markups Released and Tested First it might be helpful to explain what schema markup is. Back in 2011, the main search engines Google, Yahoo and Bing embarked on a collaborative project to develop code markup to help search engines understand what a specific website (or page on a website) is about. Implementing […]

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How to SEO my own Website

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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Google Update: How the New Search Layout Affects Marketers

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Have you noticed? Google did some spring cleaning recently and changed their search engine ranking page (SERP) for Desktop views.   In this recent change, they removed paid ads on the right side and now display a limited number of ads above and below organic search results.   This means more changes for paid search [...]

3 Takeaways From My Presentation on Local Search

by Kevin Chow @ Webfor

Businesses are constantly looking for the key SEO elements and quick wins they can implement on their website, so they can rank now. First, we as digital marketers need to educate business owners and new age marketers when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO) and local search. Yes, Google has vastly improved their ability […]

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Yahoo Local SEO

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

Part of being seen at the top of Yahoo is having a presence in the local or maps section. Not every Yahoo search engine page displays a map for local searches… but if there is map displayed, it’s usually at the top of the page and that’s a great place to be! With our proven […]

Expert SEO Quiz

by Duane Baumgartner @ City Ranked Media – SEO Website Design PPC Marketing for small businesses

Consider yourself an Expert at SEO in 2015? Take our quiz and find out how you rank. As with any quiz pertaining to SEO, some answers can be argued to be right or wrong. The below quiz is based upon White Hat SEO practices, as well as search engine rules, so answer accordingly.

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5 misunderstandings about SEO

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Since I started the SEO agency, I ran into a few common misunderstandings about SEO my clients initially had before using my service.   I wrote here about these 5 things business owners get wrong about SEO in hopes to help out future clients. 1. SEO is a marketing expense. Many business owners wrongly think […]

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Digital advertising with remarketing can increase your ad response rate by 10 times! “In today’s age… the value of phone books, radio, TV, and print…is going down,” says Matt Morgan of Optimize Worldwide. “People are ... Read More

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SEMpdx | Search Engine Marketing Assoc. of Portland, Oregon

SEMpdx | Search Engine Marketing Assoc. of Portland, Oregon


SEMpdx

SEMpdx is a Portland, Oregon based Search Engine Marketing (SEM) association offering networking events & educational workshops about digital marketing.

Search Engine Optimization | Intuitive Digital Portland OR

Search Engine Optimization | Intuitive Digital Portland OR


Intuitive Digital

Partner with the highest reviewed Portland SEO company, Intuitive Digital. Providing stellar search visibility across major search engines for our partners.

Reviews from Our Clients

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Wondering about the SEO & Web Design Services we provide? What are people saying? Do they do good work? Yes we do, but don’t just take our word for it. Read reviews and what people are saying about our local Portland SEO & Web Design Services here: Starting out in Portland as an Creative Staffing […]

How do I add an Add-on Domain?

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

If you already have one domain hosted with Host Pond on and now you’ve purchased another one to add to your Business Hosting package but aren’t sure how to proceed, we’ve got you covered with the following steps! (NOTE: A Personal Hosting package will allow for only one domain name–if you need to add a second... Read more »

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What Is Search Engine Optimization / SEO?

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

Search Engine Optimization Explained Sometime I have to stop and realize that not everyone has a strong grasp of SEO or how it works. This short video will help clarify a lot of questions you may have. Enjoy!

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How to Target and Convert Local Customers Using Your Company Blog

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

Think of conversion-optimized content and you’ll probably picture your website’s ...

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SEO – The best way to market your business

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

SEOfav helps market your business through SEO. Everyone has a story to tell. Everyone has a unique talent to share. Everyone has a brand to sell. SEOfav believes that you and your business is one of a kind and we believe that you will succeed in the market.  We are just here to partner with you by […]

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The Importance of Anchor Text in Back-links

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

The importance of anchor text with respect to a linking strategy cannot be overstated. Back-links are a huge part of the search engine algorithm. When initiating a linking campaign, it is vital that external sites link using the appropriate keywords and terms in the anchor text. Almost always, linking candidates will use the company name as anchor […]

Altitude SEO at the 6th Annual Boise Tech Show

by Tyler Trent @ Altitude SEO

Each year in Boise, Idaho, Fishers Technology sponsors the Boise Tech Show. It is a day of demonstrations and seminars focused on technology, leadership, innovation, and strategies for entrepreneurial success. Last year, our team attended the show and had a great time visiting. This year, Altitude set up a table on the show floor and was given the honor of presenting. An SEO Seminar with Sean Hakes The Boise Tech […]

Search Engine Optimization

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

In order to achieve top 3 search engine placement, search engine optimization is needed for most websites. Our local Portland SEO experts specialize in custom search engine optimization services catered to fit your needs, to help your website rank for the key phrases that you want your web site to rank for. Additional SEO Services […]

When Will SEO Not Work for Your Business?

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

I was on a discovery call recently with a potential client, ...

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Search Engine Marketing, In Simple English

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

Sometimes a picture a thousand words… And with Video being 30 frames per second,,, well thats a lot of words. Heres a few (million) words about search marketing, in simple english.

Local SEO – 5 strategies to get started

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

We’ve recently had the opportunity and privilege to work with several local companies here in the Portland Metro area to help improve their local SEO results. In our 3+ years of business, the opportunity to work with truly local companies has only presented itself a handful of times. Local SEO has similarities to the ‘general’ [...]

Bing Local SEO

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

As you probably already know Bing is the latest in search engine technology from Microsoft. Bing Local Search using Microsoft mapping is getting more popular every day. For a well round internet marketing campaign we optimize your website for maximum exposure in the local maps section of all search engines including Yahoo and Google Maps […]

Link Building for Portland, Oregon

by portlandlinkbuilding @ Portland Link Building

What our link building service offers: – Reciprocal link campaign management – Paying other website owners to link back to you – Emailing prospective link partners – Following up with key websites that don’t answer the first email – Scouting for blogs or new websites to link to you – Social bookmarking for your website [&hellip

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Desktop versions look great on giant screens, but nowadays everyone is using mobile devices. Mobile usage has surpassed desktop usage. It’s really important, then, that your website caters to mobile users if you want to ... Read More

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Portland SEO Now - Digital Marketing & Web Design

Portland SEO Now - Digital Marketing & Web Design


Portland SEO Now

Welcome to Portland SEO Now! You may have found me through searching on Google or many other means but anyway welcome and I am glad you stopped by. My name is…

Search Engine Optimization and Content Marketing – The Same Thing? YES!

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Over the past couple of years Google has implemented a number of algorithm changes (Panda and Penguin) that have helped blur the lines between search engine optimization (SEO) and content marketing. And that’s a good thing! When I first started optimizing websites back in the day it was more science and less art; link building [...]

Are you underestimating the value of organic traffic conversions from SEO?

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Let’s get right to it…Are you underestimating the value of organic traffic conversions from SEO? While you focus on your paid advertising campaign, measuring and managing its ROI through smart keyword bidding and goal conversion management, your organic traffic is quite (and quietly) possibly giving you 2 or 3 times as many conversions, or 5 [...]

What is Local SEO?

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

If you want to get a step up on your competitors, your best chance may be search engine optimization (SEO.) SEO can help your rankings climb all the way to the top spot in major search engine rankings, and you’ll enjoy the increased web traffic and business that SEO can create. There are a few diverse ways to classify SEO, but one of the most popular ways is the division […]

Midas Marketing | Premier SEO Company in Portland, OR

Midas Marketing | Premier SEO Company in Portland, OR


Midas Marketing

Midas Marketing is a Portland SEO company that helps clients improve search rankings with great content marketing & high authority link building campaigns.

Increasing PPC Conversion Rates With Mobile Landing Pages

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Mobile users are shopping and searching for information on their phones more than ever. In fact, over 50% of people use their phone as their primary source to find information and 59% of mobile users accept mobile ads as they would TV or online ads.   Due to this boom in popularity, mobile ads and [...]

Google Places API Quietly Divorces Google+

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

I unfortunately have to report that my Google+ My Business Page Finder tool no longer shows the Google+ page for the business in its search results. Why not? Because the Google Places API, which used to show the Google+ page in its response, now returns a Google Maps page instead. I haven’t seen any announcement … Continue reading Google Places API Quietly Divorces Google+

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SEO. What Is It? How Does It Work?

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

Google Updates: Say Hello to Local 3-Packs

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Have you heard? Google made another sweeping change to offer an improved way of listing local businesses in search results. Say “bye bye” to local 5 or 7-packs and “hello” to the new and improved 3-pack layout as Google moves toward offering more mobile-friendly search options.   As we dive into Google’s update, there are [...]

The Future of Smart Search Engine Optimization Starts Now

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

I was recently reading a blog on ReadWriteWeb that highlights Matt Cutts’ video that discusses the importance of good content over SEO. He goes on to say that they try to make it so that “sites don’t have to do SEO” and that there’s “no bonus for having good SEO.”   I certainly believe that content now [...]

Internet Marketing

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Our internet marketing services are for businesses that don’t already have an internet marketing program, or for small to large size companies that currently have an existing campaign that needs to be optimized. Internet Marketing Services: Pay Per Click Marketing Services » Bing » Google Adwords » Yahoo » Linkedin » Facebook » Retargeting Twitter […]

Photos from Love Bomb 2017

by Murmur Creative @ Murmur Creative

Love Bomb 2017 was one for the books! On Thursday, Febuarary 16–just two days after the official day of love, Feb. 14–we hosted our annual Love Bomb networking and fundraising event at Radio Room for the third year in a row. This year’s proceeds went to our nonprofit of choice, My Voice Music, a Portland educational arts...
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7 Simple Website SEO Tips For Startups

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

Website SEO Tips For Startups Search engine optimization can either make or break your company. Studies show that your potential customers search Google first when deciding where to eat, what to buy, and the services to use. The websites who position themselves on the first page of Google will naturally see an influx of new customers […]

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October Is Social Media Month!

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

This month we are featuring a very special promotion. We are creating a VERY limited number of social media optimizations for a VERY special onetime price of $97. What this means is that we will secure, if your business has not already, the top 5 social media properties for you, custom URLs to your social site (where […]

SEO Best Practices: Managing a Successful Website Migration

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

The words ‘site migration’ get tossed around a lot for a number of website upgrades. There’s the completely new site and there’s the refresh or site improvement, which might consist of a new look-and-feel, the addition (and subtraction) of some pages, and so on. Regardless of the site migration you are referring to it can [...]

AMP This! Google Wants Your Site To Be FAST!

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

Google Promises AMP Pages “Expanded Exposure” In Mobile Search Results. THIS IS STRAIGHT FROM THE GOOGLE BLOG “Users today expect mobile websites to load super fast. The reality is that it can often take several seconds. It is no surprise that 40% of people abandon a website that takes more than 3 seconds to load. […]

Search Engine Optimization Workshops in Portland, Oregon - SEA Oregon

Search Engine Optimization Workshops in Portland, Oregon - SEA Oregon


SEA Oregon

Now more than Ever is the time to take a class in Search Engine Marketing! The bottom line is this, you will learn how to: Get your website positioned to find the best targeted visitors. Convert more of those visitors into customers which increases your sales. Learn more about the Search Engine Optimization Workshops… What...

Would You Rather…?

by LithumSEO @ Lithium Marketing – Portland's Search Engine Optimization Experts

One of my kids’ favorite dinner table conversations is playing a little quiz game we call “would you rather?” Basically as you can imagine we take turns asking the hypothetical question, “would you rather…” followed by your choice of 2

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Does My Website Need SEO to Succeed Online?

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

All the hoopla you hear about digital marketing nowadays is about where your website ranks. The saying in the world of SEO is, “If you aren’t first, you’re last.” The top spot on search engine rankings is the ultimate achievement for your website, and will lead to plenty of new business, but does every business or every website need SEO to succeed? Let’s learn more about how customers are using […]

Search Engine Optimization Portland | SEO Portland Maine

Search Engine Optimization Portland | SEO Portland Maine


Portland Website Company

Portland Website Company's Search Engine Optimization team has decades of combined experience & is uniquely qualified to get your site ranking at the top.

Search Engine Optimization -Portland SEO Services

Search Engine Optimization -Portland SEO Services


Epic Hitz LLC SEO

A Portland SEO services company that is dedicated to maximizing the conversion rate of all website traffic...

SEOfav | Home for Premier SEO Service in Portland Oregon

SEOfav | Home for Premier SEO Service in Portland Oregon


SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

SEOfav provides superb online marketing for businesses to increase brand awareness and exposure through search engine. Outcome is always revenue increase.

Are SEO Mistakes Costing Your Business Money?

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Everyone makes mistakes. Though some may be costlier than others for your business.   With so many consumers using the internet to research products and services, your website should not only stand out with great design, it should be easy for searchers to find.   A search engine optimization (SEO) strategy will help you rank [...]

Local SEO Strategies For Your Small Business

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Do people find your business on Google Maps?  Local SEO allows you to get your site to rank higher in search results. If you do not sell products online, you might think you don’t need to have an SEO campaign.  Nothing is further from the truth.  Local SEO campaign can help you get more people […]

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Web Page Ranking Examples

by portlandlinkbuilding @ Portland Link Building

Search Engine Ranking Examples Below is a small sample of top rankings we have generated for local Portland, Oregon companies within the organic (non-sponsored) listings of Google. Keep in mind, these are highly competitive terms, if we can do it for them, we can do it for you… Snowboard Jackets – #2 on Google www.extremegear.com [&hellip

Off Site SEO

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

Search engine optimization has many facets that are included under the large umbrella of SEO. Work that is done on other websites, to help your website rank in the search engines is considered Off Site SEO. Our off site SEO service includes: – Link building – Listing your business in the most important directories – […]

The Changing Face of Search Engine Marketing – The Splintering of Traditional SEO

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Search engine optimization (SEO) as we (at least in the trenches) have known is over. It’s not dead, but it’s evolving. Those white hat, but passé, tactics of directory listings and link building, in mass, are gone; as is mass content syndication, and these are good things. Google is trying to do its job of [...]

SEO and Social Media to Increase Website Traffic

by Bruce @ Epic Hitz LLC SEO

How does social media affect my search engine ranking? There are some misconceptions regarding social media ranking in todays’ SEO. Google insists that social media is not a trigger point for SEO rankings (at least for now); however, staying active on social media adds value to SEO. Recent data shows that roughly 81% of the […]

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One Time SEO Service

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

We are excited to offer a one time on-page search engine optimization service for websites with 10-20 pages.

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by Marlene Slabaugh @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

It’s not enough to just be in business. You also need to advertise. But when you’re a busy business owner, the prospect of marketing your business can seem like a daunting task. Enter Facebook. Facebook ... Read More

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Social Media SEO

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Social websites like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Linkedin have become an important factor for not just branding alone. While it’s important for your company to be on all of these websites, we emphasize search engine optimization for your social media campaign. If your company is not already using Twitter and Facebook, we offer a simple […]

How to Customize the Default Search Form in WordPress

by Mark Price @ Royle Media

A client whose site we recently rebuilt on WordPress came up with an unusual request: they asked two search forms on each page–one searching the site, the other a catalog on another site. Fortunately, the Avada theme we used allows you to have a search form in both the header and the footer, so taking […]

The original post is titled How to Customize the Default Search Form in WordPress , and it came from Royle Media .

What Are Some Of The Top SEO Trends for 2018?

by Matt @ Oregon Web Solutions

What to Except as the Top SEO Trends for 2018 Staying on top of the changing trends in search engine optimization (SEO) is a must if a website is going to be seen by targeted customers. In fact, using outdated techniques can result in penalties that drag down listings in the search engine results pages […]

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Online Reputation Management

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

These days it seems more people than not, young or old, almost everybody is using social sites and communities like Facebook, Linkedin & Twitter. Because of this, it’s not uncommon for human resource managers to use search engines to screen potential employees. That’s just one reason people are seeking help with their online reputation. If […]

Outside of the 3-Pack, How Does Google Find Local Results?

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

Here’s an interesting case of Google’s local organic algorithm failing to produce the right results, and it tells us a bunch about how they’re trying to produce those local results in the organic results outside of the 3-pack. I’m sitting here near Sunriver, Oregon, and I search for “restaurants near me”. The 3-pack looks pretty … Continue reading Outside of the 3-Pack, How Does Google Find Local Results?

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How do I clone my WordPress site to another domain?

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

If you need to clone your site to another domain but aren’t sure how to do so, we’ve got you covered with the following steps!   STEP ONE Open your web browser and go to the Host Pond website at https://www.hostpond.com/  Once there, click on the “Account Login” tab.     STEP TWO Log in... Read more »

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Why You Need SEO to Make Your Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Strategy Thrive

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

Here’s the deal: An account-based marketing (ABM) approach and a ...

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The Peanut Butter & Jelly of Modern Marketing = Inbound + Outbound

by Digital C4 @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Ever been the new kid in a new place? If so you no doubt remember that semi-nauseating mix of un-dashed optimism, the adrenalin blasts that come with blazing new trails and the gnaw of the unknown on the psyche – all roiling around in brain, heart and gut in search of an action plan.   [...]

Search Engine Optimization

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

As marketing professionals we keep in mind all aspects of web/internet marketing for your website including search engine optimization, pay per click spending, your return on investment (ROI) and the effectiveness of your overall web marketing campaign. Along with on going monthly search engine optimization meetings,  Google Adwords PPC analysis, and researching your competitors in […]

Taking ‘Concentrate on Users’ Suggestions Can Eliminate Your SEO Website traffic

by Candice Carroll @ SEA Oregon

Online marketers are delighted by this information, because from currently on they can say goodbye to all the complex technological SEO stuff. A piece on Entrepreneur.com, “Why Modern SEO Calls for Almost No Technical Experience,” was extensively shared. We currently can trust our sound judgment attitude to “focus on individuals” in order to own natural...

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Link Building

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

The number and quality of links that are out there on other web pages directing traffic back to your website helps search engines determine the relevance plus the integrity of your web pages. All search engines keep track of how many links point to your website. This is why link building  is a major part […]

How do I increase my upload file size for my WordPress site?

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

Perhaps you’ve attempted to upload a very large file (a video or very long audio file, for instance) and ran into a message notifying you that the file was too large to be uploaded, listing the file size requirements? This is a precautionary step put in place to prevent hackers from uploading very large files... Read more »

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5 On-Site Elements That Reduce Your Website’s Conversion Rate

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

Conversion optimization can seem difficult at first, but once broken ...

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Black Hat SEO and why you should run (evolve) like Heck!

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

SEO is certainly changing, evolving as an industry. Agencies that once relied on SEO as a service are now adapting and morphing into something that is more in tune with content marketing. And while content marketing can certainly be done poorly, it’s much more transparent than bad SEO. Bad content is just… well, bad! It’s [...]

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by Marlene Slabaugh @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

With most businesses turning to online marketing to promote their companies, they’re also realizing the importance of showing up on the first page of search results. This has created an entire industry of SEO companies ... Read More

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Portland SEO Company | Expert Consultant Services | Local

Portland SEO Company | Expert Consultant Services | Local


Working Web Solutions

We offer on site SEO, Search Engine Optimization. We've been in business for over 12 years. Through SEO, we get more traffic to your website

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

After you’ve spent time developing great content and optimizing it for the search engines, you want to let the search engines know about it as quickly as possible. In today’s Whiteboard Wednesday, Matt Morgan talks ... Read More

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How Frequent High-Quality Reviews Boost Rankings

by Effective Web Solutions @

How You Can Use Local Search Optimization to Establish Prominence Within Google My Business Gathering reviews is a great way to improve your SEO and build […]

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3 benefits of Content Marketing

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

Content marketing has quickly become the buzz word among business world in the past 5 years.  In fact, you can see in Google Trends that the keyword “content marketing” keeps rising to this day.     But when asked among business owners and executives about the priorities in marketing, content marketing falls behind compared to […]

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Let’s Get Going

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

People of Portland! 2015 is upon us and this it the time to really dial in your goals for the year. By now, most people have given up on their new years resolutions. This is your time to take control of your life and your business and prepare to crush it in 2015. If you […]

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

A 404 “Page Not Found” error is not only a bad experience for your customers, but also for your search results. If someone does a search for your products or services and gets a 404, ... Read More

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Pricing

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Website Pricing. Up Front. Compare. Website Components; Up to 10 page static website with custom web design: $3500 Additional pages: $125 Dynamically driven database component: $2000 E-commerce solution: $1500 Forum: $3000 Blog: $1000 Portland SEO & Search Engine Marketing; Consulting: $100hr Website search engine optimization: $100hr Domain Names & Web Hosting; Domain names: $10 300MB […]

6 Thoughts on SEO – And Some Ramblings of My Own

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Twitter is a great place to take the ‘pulse’ of certain topics; what are people thinking or what’s the latest tip or technique getting attention? It’s where I went recently to see what the latest buzz in search engine optimization (SEO) was. Some of what I found was useful, interesting, as well as disappointing.   [...]

9 Effective Ways to Boost Paid Search Campaign Performance

by Sarra Sorokina @ Intuitive Digital

Whether you work freelance or for an agency, every paid search specialist is responsible for boosting campaign performance month-over-month. Not knowing how to measure ad effectiveness and how to improve performance metrics can have a devastating impact on your relationship with a client. If you do not feel confident in your ability to optimize the […]

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Changes in SEO: Google Requires Websites Be “Mobile-Friendly”

by Jason Nuss @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Google is now making the lives of mobile users easier. Chances are you’ve done an online search from your smartphone and landed on websites that aren’t mobile-friendly. It makes it difficult to find quick information when you’re zooming in and scrolling left to right.   Google has heard the cries of mobile users and is [...]

Portland SEO & Digital Marketing Agency : WebRanking

Portland SEO & Digital Marketing Agency : WebRanking


WebRanking

WebRanking was founded in Portland, Oregon in the spring of 1998. Proud of our Oregon roots, WebRanking’s Portland office is in the heart of Sellwood neighborhood. This location serves as our headquarters, and is the central location for all of our administrative, sales, social media marketing and business development efforts. For additional information contact us directly at 503-653-6134.

National SEO

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

The maps section at the top of most local search result pages is quickly becoming the modern Yellow Pages. More and more people are recycling their yellow book as soon as it comes to the front door without even bringing it into their house. If you’re not appearing in the maps, you should be. Almost all local searches these days whether in Yahoo, Bing or Google result with local business listings displayed in the maps.For insight, info or to get set up in the maps section of all search engines call or email one of Portland SEO Consultants today.

Integrating Blog and Social Content into Your Website

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

As an SEO marketing firm, we’ve been extolling the virtues of having an active blog since our incorporation, and we’ve helped many companies not only establish a blog presence, but keep a steady flow of fresh, nicely optimized posts. We’ve worked with our clients to share and promote these posts through social media networks, opening [...]

Google RankBrain – What you need to know for your SEO

by SEOfav @ SEOfav | Portland SEO Agency

All About Google RankBrain In late 2015 Google announced that it was going to begin using a machine learning artificial intelligence system that is effectively referred to as “RankBrain.” This artificial intelligence system was going to be utilized in order to assist in sorting through it’s search results. In this article, we will be going […]

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C4 Weekly News Roundup – July 27, 2012

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

This week went by in the blink of an eye, though I still felt a day behind. Yesterday was Friday for some reason. Anyhow, here are some stories and blogs we found worth sharing, including some crazy social media marketing mistakes and some search engine optimization (SEO) tips for your keyword list. We’d love to [...]

SEO in Portland for Chiropractors

by admin @ Webfu SEO & Web Design

Portland SEO for Chiropractors The Yellow Pages in Portland has over 1,031 Chiropractors listed. When this page was built, there were 1,830,000 results in Google web search for Chiropractors in Portland, OR. For Google local there are 2,714 search results. Yahoo is showing 8,920,000 results for Chiropractors in Portland, while the Yahoo local directory is Continue Reading

SEO in Portland 2017

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Portland SEO / Local SEO in 2017 is quite a bit different compared to previous years. If you’ve done solid search engine optimization work in the past you may still be number one for several highly coveted and hard to reach keywords, but not keywords that include the word “Portland.” If this has happened to […]

SEO 101 – Don’t Forget that Dynamic Content!

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Before diving in here I want to take a brief moment to define (in my mind) what dynamic content is. Websites are made up mostly of static content; static because it’s likely been there a while without change. Most websites are made up of mostly static content, which isn’t necessarily a good thing, but it [...]

Inspire New Patients to Take Action Through Conversion Rate Optimization

by Jason Wright @ Webfor

Changing your life begins with a deeply personal internal battle. You’re fighting against bad habits, the people in your life and demons that bring you down. There's no greater pressure or fear in the world than your health and the health of your family. This is a story about people, people like me.

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Mobile Marketing: Don’t Get Left in the Digital Dust

by Natalya Johnson @ Royle Media

In October 2016, web browsing on mobile devices overtook desktop browsing for the first time. With this rise of mobile web surfing, it is more important than ever that your website is optimized for mobile viewing. Right now, mobile sites are lagging behind desktop sites in many key metrics, including average time on site, pages […]

The original post is titled Mobile Marketing: Don’t Get Left in the Digital Dust , and it came from Royle Media .

Why Mobile Advertising Is More Important Than Ever

by Alysha Schultz @ Intuitive Digital

The digital marketing theme for 2017 seems to be that ads are taking over mobile search results. Advertisers are predicting that more clicks will go to paid ads than organic search results on mobile. Mobile use is still growing Google is predicting that mobile search will push 19% more calls to businesses in 2017. If […]

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Portland SEO Experts | Moving Mountains (800) 955-9373

Portland SEO Experts | Moving Mountains (800) 955-9373


Moving Mountains Advisors

You searched Portland SEO. We rank businesses top online. Coincidence? We think not. Let us show you exactly how we bring in millions for businesses.

Does Content Marketing and Blog Writing Still Work?

by Midas Blog @ Midas Marketing

Content marketing is the hottest industry in SEO at the moment. A lot of SEO companies already jump started their own blogger services to boost SERPs. And loads of companies do their own content marketing. In fact, a full 94% of small businesses are doing it and 93% of B2Bs. But the question that’s on everyone’s mind is “Is Content […]

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Google Pay Per Click Marketing

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

With Google Adwords and our PPC SEO / search engine marketing tactics we can get your website in the top of these search engines in literally under two hours: Google Yahoo Bing Facebook AOL Ask Jeeves Comcast Additionally, in the same day we can have your website at the top of Bing.com and Yahoo.com if […]

Five Ways to Use SEO To Make Your Users Happy

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

Everywhere people are searching for happiness and they’ll leave no rock unturned. What if you could use SEO to make people happy?   You see, Google likes their users to be happy and they’ve made lots of great changes to improve user experience. We could learn a thing or two by Google’s approach and from [...]

What The Heck Is Good Content?

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

These days it’s all about content, content, content. Companies everywhere are using content to improve their SEO, connect with customers, add value, and offer great information. But what does this really mean? What the heck is good content anyway?   You’re not alone. This is the cry of many business owners as they realize they [...]

Pay Per Click Management

by admin @ Local Portland SEO

The fastest way to bring new quality traffic to any website is through Pay per click marketing or PPC advertising. All search engines including Google, Yahoo and Bing offer sponsored listings at the top of every search engine page. With our pay per click management service we can get you up and running, and  at […]

Programming

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Website development, programming and coding goes hand in hand with web design. We work with several different programmers in the Portland area so that we can offer you a wider range of coding languages. Programming Services: HTML PHP ASP JSP Cold Fusion For more information about our web design, website development and coding services give […]

How to force SSL redirection within the .htaccess file

by Host Pond @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

This FAQ will walk you through how to force visitors of your website to an SSL/encrypted connection of httpS instead of http without the S. CAUTION 1 : Be sure to backup your website before making changes to your .htaccess file.  Please know that making a mistake in the .htaccess file can completely break your... Read more »

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Targeting LA Neighborhoods via SEO for Leads, Revenue and ROI

by Richard Fong @ Bliss Drive

Over the last few years, one of the biggest trends ...

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How to secure your WordPress website with SSL at Host Pond Web Hosting

by Host Pond @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

As of January 2017, nearly all Host Pond customers have SSL certificates available and ready for use on their websites.  You can test this out by entering httpS:// followed by your website in your browsers address bar.  It should load without a certificate error if it is properly available. Though in most cases, if you... Read more »

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by Matt Morgan @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Have you ever noticed that the swanky shoes you just looked at on Zappos started showing up everywhere you went online—on other websites, on ads on your Facebook, or maybe even on your Pandora Radio? ... Read More

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Ok, So When Does it Start Snowing

by Brian @ Portland SEO Pros

People of Portland. I implore you all to go outside and do a snow dance. The lack of snow on Mt Hood is beginning to give me serious concern. The good news is, we’re working weekends since there isn’t really any snow to lure us to the ski hill. Lets all hope for a better […]

GapSEO – Making Your Dynamic Content Work Harder

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

As part of our search engine optimization offering, we continually provide Meta data and page recommendations for our client’s websites.  This includes recommending the proper use of keywords in the Meta title, description, the copy on the page, along with Alt tags and interlinking. This is pretty standard fare for SEO agencies and certainly not ground-breaking for most [...]

SEO Best Practices for Website Migrations

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

It happens to almost every company out there that has a web presence… the site upgrade. Only I use the word upgrade cautiously, because while the graphics and imagery, maybe even the user experience, might be a step up from your old site at the end of the day people need to find you; likely [...]

Google AdWords Expanded Text Ads: Your Implementation Guide

by Natalya Johnson @ Royle Media

On January 31, 2017, Google AdWords will end the creation or editing of standard text ads to fully transition to the new expanded text ad format. To make the transition easier and to help you understand and optimize your expanded text ads, here are some recommendations for creating impactful expanded text ads. How Expanded Texts […]

The original post is titled Google AdWords Expanded Text Ads: Your Implementation Guide , and it came from Royle Media .

Search Translation, Outdated SEO, and Social Media Rule #40 – C4 Friday Roundup

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

This week we check out two articles that talk about the wrong way to approach search and SEO; namely outdated tactics and sure-fire ways to limit impact when going global. Then we dive into social media gag orders and how it impacts Olympians. Enjoy your weekend!   Global CMOs:  Here are 6 Reasons Why You [...]

Royle’s Commentary on Radio from 2009 Still Rings True

by Royle Johnson @ Royle Media

In 2009 The Oregonian ran a feature story about Larry Wilson buying radio stations in Portland, OR and starting Alpha Broadcasting. I reposted the article on LinkedIn and Facebook with commentary second-guessing Wilson for not mentioning digital once in the entire article. Bill Ashenden, then general sales manager at Rose City Radio responded, defending his […]

The original post is titled Royle’s Commentary on Radio from 2009 Still Rings True , and it came from Royle Media .

Do You Need an SEO Service to Rank Online?

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

You hear about it from your competitors, others in your industry, and it’s hard to read any business magazine without hearing about search engine optimization. SEO can help your business or service move to the next level online. You know your search rankings are important, but do you need an SEO service to rank well? This is a loaded question, so let’s look at why companies choose to use SEO services to […]

Clean Website Design Tips

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

Why are clean website designs so popular? Nine times out of ten, when I ask a client what sort of web design they want, the response is “I want a clean website design.”  This is often followed by statements like “I don’t want people to have to scroll down on the page,” or “I want […]

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How to view email disk space usage

by Clinton Christian @ Host Pond Web Hosting, Portland Oregon

If you’re curious just how much of your allotted disk space your domain email is eating up (or even how much each email inbox is using) you can discover that information by following these steps.   STEP ONE Open your web browser and go to the Host Pond website at https://www.hostpond.com/  Once there, click on... Read more »

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Why The Senate’s Vote To Roll Back FCC Internet Privacy Matters For Small Businesses

by Kate Medred @ Murmur Creative

“Your internet provider has a view of your most intimate online activities. Although Google uses encryption to prevent prying eyes from seeing your online searches, your internet provider can see what websites you visit, when you visit them, and how much time you spend there.” —Wired On Thursday, March 23 the US Senate voted 50-48 in...
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3 Reasons to use SEO

by sproutteam @ Sproutbox Media

Today let’s talk about the 3 main reasons why every business should be using SEO. Number 1: SEO works. When folks are looking to make a purchase of a product or service. To find a new company to do business with, they’re looking at the top of the search engines. That’s where your business needs…

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by Optimize Worldwide, Inc. @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

You can say you’re the greatest construction company or real estate agent in your town, but Google really wants to know what other people think about you in order to properly rank you as a ... Read More

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7 Likeable Content Marketing Strategies to Boost Traffic to Your Website

by Chuck Swanson @ Portland Digital Marketing Agency | Digital C4

You have a great product or service, but how will people learn about you if they can’t find you online? Word of mouth is a great place to start, but exposure is limited. Quality, consistent content combined with an SEO strategy will boost your search rankings and attract attention to your website   Be known [...]

One Time SEO Service

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

We are excited to offer a one time on-page search engine optimization service for websites with 10-20 pages.  This SEO service (performed by our local Portland SEO Experts) includes search engine optimization for your entire website, and the best part is no monthly contract is required. One Time Search Engine Optimization Services: » Title Optimization […]

Search Engine Optimization | Neovora Portland SEO Services

Search Engine Optimization | Neovora Portland SEO Services


Neovora

Losing revenue to your Portland OR competition due to improper SEO and Web Design? Complete your Strategic Website Analysis with our SEO Company today!

Search Engine Marketing

by Greg Beddor @ Greg Beddor – Portland SEO

Wondering what our search engine marketing service offers? We offer on-going monthly SEM services. Pay Per Click Optimization: Keyword Research Google Adwords Yahoo Bing Return on Investment Tracking (ROI) Consulting Monthly Reporting Monthly SEO Consulting Social Media SEO: Facebook Ads Re-Targeting Banner Advertising Twitter Ads Linkedin PPC Social Media Foot Print Creation Local listings This […]

Web Design

by admin @ Webfu Portland SEO & Web Design

Our basic web design options for professionals, individuals or companies that are serious about their online business needs. Basic Web  Design Services: » Custom Web Design (by our Portland Web Designers) » E-Commerce Web Design (if needed) » Wire Frame Development » User Interface Design » CMS Content Management  (So you can update your website) […]

All-in-One SEO Plugin vs. Yoast Plugin

by Melissa Popp @ Altitude SEO

SEO may be a complicated business, but luckily there are several tools available to help both rookies and seasoned veterans alike get the job done the right way on the WordPress platform. While there are dozens of different tools to help optimize a website, two WordPress plugins stand out amongst the rest: Yoast SEO and All-in-One SEO. Yoast SEO and All-in-One SEO are plugins that make optimizing your website on […]

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by Marlene Slabaugh @ Think Your Small Business in Redding Doesn't Need a Website?

Reviews. The very word can strike fear into some business owners’ hearts. That’s because unhappy customers are two or three times more likely to leave reviews than happy ones. For some reason, disgruntled customers feel ... Read More

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Search Engine Optimization SEO Portland Oregon - IN Local Marketing

Search Engine Optimization SEO Portland Oregon - IN Local Marketing


IN Local Marketing

SEO Portland Oregon or Search Optimization is the process of determining who your “target” audience is and then to rank (be found) for that target market.

Hacking Google MyMaps

by Michael @ Michael Cottam

One of my clients discovered this latest dirty trick for ranking, and it’s being used by dirtbags who have pirated content from legit publishers. If you do this search, you’ll see the 3 of the top organic listings are from a very trusted domain…Google.com. The problem is, each of these is a user-generated MyMaps page, … Continue reading Hacking Google MyMaps

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