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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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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 […]

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 [...]

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’s Algorithm Update: What You Need To Know

by admin @ Mainely SEO

For SEO professionals like us, search algorithms drive our entire process. Staying on top of trends and changes helps us help our […]

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Protected: You Might Need a New Website if …

by Mark L @ Portland | Denver Web Design

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Marketing Your Local Business In Search Results

by Logan Mosby @

Your small business is your baby, that you’ve nurtured and help grow for years and years. But as your baby has grown, so has the environment in which it has been raised. As a small business owner, it is imperative…

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Download my SEO Cheat Sheet from SMBME: Speed Dating Style

by Nathan O'Leary @ Mainely SEO

Thanks to everyone that attended the Social Media Breakfast Maine: Speed Dating Style on 8/25/2011. We were delighted to be […]

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Is a Listing in Yahoo Directory a Valuable Link? Yes. Worth the Cost? It Depends

by Mark McLaren @ McBuzz Communications

One way to improve your site’s search engine optimization is to submit it to online directories. Some directories are more respected than others. One of the most widely respected online directories is Yahoo. Should you pay $300 – $450 a year to list your website in the Yahoo Directory? Probably not. Just as there is […]

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 Steps to Better Google Analytics

by Leslie Bourke @ Search Engine Optimization – Bourke Design

Google Analytics is the ubiquitous tool in website traffic analysis. From measuring your site’s day-to-day visitor influx, to the most commonly-typed search engine keywords resulting in hits, or the most referenced content, Google has created a tool unsurpassed in its usefulness. Amazingly, it is free. Not all site owners, however, are taking full advantage of […]

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Defining Your Site Keywords: Recognizing Potential

by Leslie Bourke @ Search Engine Optimization – Bourke Design

A keyword research phase before site development ensures that your site will attract the most visits from your target audience. Even if your website is live, completing these steps will reveal phrases that can increase traffic upon incorporation. Here is an overview of the keyword-defining process that I’ve learned. 1. Create a list of search […]

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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 […]

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, […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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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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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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 [...]

Expanding Your Reach: Digital Marketing Strategies For A National Audience

by Brad Christian @

You’re doing very well with your small brick and mortar store in your hometown and want to grow. Where do you go now? Online, of course! You create a beautiful website with all the bells and whistles to showcase and…

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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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

Maine Web Design & Inbound Marketing for Small Businesses

Maine Web Design & Inbound Marketing for Small Businesses


Mainely SEO

Providing quality & affordable web design & marketing solutions to small businesses using inbound marketing that harnesses the power of the internet to grow your business.

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 […]

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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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 [...]

The Face of Conversation

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

A gray melodramatic day with mellow tones drowning out the divine quad shot mocha in front of me.  Why haven’t I heard from my fellow friends in awhile I need to call and catch up.  A phone call that was cut very short.  I realized they knew everything that was going on and that has

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How Do Social Media And SEO Work Together?

by SocialSEO Team @

Social Media and SEO are the peanut butter and jelly of the digital marketing world. One can survive without the other, but the effectiveness of the two together provides you with a much more powerful marketing engine. And while social…

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Why You Should Hire Us As Your Maine SEO Consultant

by Nathan O'Leary @ Mainely SEO

If you have taken a jump into the land of SEO [search engine optimization] only to find yourself completely overwhelmed […]

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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 […]

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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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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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 .

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 [...]

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 […]

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

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

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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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 […]

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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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Minoggie Kennels

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

Minoggie Kennels provides everything from dog boarding to obedience training, and training of retrievers in hunting and competitive field events.

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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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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 [...]

Are You Afraid to Blog?: Why You Shouldn’t Be

by Nathan O'Leary @ Mainely SEO

When we are working with a client and re-vamping their website, or building a new one from the ground up, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local SEO For Your Maine Small Business

by Nathan O'Leary @ Mainely SEO

By now you are probably familiar with what SEO [search engine optimization] is and how incredibly valuable it is to […]

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Drive More Traffic to Your Website with the Right Key Words

by admin @ Mainely SEO

Have you ever wondered why one website gets more visitors then another? It’s not necessarily because one costs more money, […]

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Search Engine Optimization | Neovora Portland SEO Services

Search Engine Optimization | Neovora Portland SEO Services


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

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

How To Get Started With Instagram Ads

by admin @ Mainely SEO

We are super excited that Instagram recently made ads available to everyone. We’ve been pretty pumped since Instagram announced ads […]

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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 OR Search Engine Optimization - Portland OR SEO Company

Portland OR Search Engine Optimization - Portland OR SEO Company


SEOteric

SEOteric is Portland OR's premier SEO and online marketing agency. We provide branding, custom design, SEO, social media, and marketing solutions.

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 [...]

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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Using Footer Links for Search Engine Optimization

by Mark McLaren @ McBuzz Communications

Can you use links in the footer of your website to improve search engine rankings? If those footer links go to internal pages on your own website, the answer is absolutely yes. I have read on some SEO sites that footer links are not as helpful to SEO as they once were. This is probably […]

Air Conditioning and Heating

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

Advanced Mechanical Services offers Heating and Air conditioning services and products in the Portland, OR area.

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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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Organic and Sustained SEO Search Engine Optimization

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Search Engine Optimization: A short view of methodology All seo companies are not the same.  If you talk to a few of them it gets really confusing.  I spend a lot of time updating my skills and reading what others have to say about search engine optimization.  I would title the Cirv approach as a

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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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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 […]

[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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Social Website Marketing: Maintenance to be Productive

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

For me updating social website marketing is something I like to do when I have down time.  Like waiting in the airport, for a meeting, or at the DMV ….uggh.  I maintain a list on Asana (there are lots of tools to use).  Then jotting ideas or moving on to ideas put on my todo

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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…

Instagram with your website

by postmaster @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Just saw an email from Klout that they have integrated Instagram into their score. I thought this would be a good time to review this little addictive app. For the past few years everyone has seen images with stunning effects. Then for most of us we would pass it off oh it’s just photoshopped while

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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 […]

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 […]

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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What Is SEO? Solve The Puzzle With This Four-Minute Guide

by Grant Effinger @

No fluff, no sales pitch…Give us four minutes, and you’ll get an explanation of the fundamentals of SEO that anyone can understand and, better yet, utilize. WHAT IS SEO? SEO IS: A way to improve your quality traffic, rankings, and…

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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 […]

Are PPC ads a waste of money?

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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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.

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…

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.

Can Someone Please Explain Bounce Rate?

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

One of the most common questions we get when looking at Google Analytics data is “What is Bounce Rate?“. Bounce rate is a tricky little metric that can be deceiving at first glance. Let’s go ahead and define a “Bounce” as “when a web site visitor only views a single page on a website, that... CONTINUE READING

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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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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 [...]

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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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.

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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How to SEO my own Website

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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What Are Google Alerts? & How They Can Help Your Business

by Nathan O'Leary @ Mainely SEO

We all know how important it is to protect your personal identity online, but are you also protecting and monitoring […]

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SEO 101: When Bad Title Tags Happen to Good Websites

by Mark McLaren @ McBuzz Communications

Some search engine optimization techniques are difficult. Others are not. It’s easy to find otherwise well-built, engaging websites with really bad SEO. By “really bad”, I just mean completely neglected or overlooked. HTML title tags are a frequently neglected aspect of SEO that, when fixed, can have an immediate impact on search rankings. On most […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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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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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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 [...]

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 […]

Portland SEO Company, SEO Services Portland OR | Webfor

Portland SEO Company, SEO Services Portland OR | Webfor


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DIY Websites – Pros and Cons

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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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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Return On Investment With Digital Marketing

by Shawn Denney @

As a business, we exist to fulfill a need. It is what allows us to stay in business, to grow, and to find new innovations. Sometimes you are the premier provider of the solution, while other times you are one…

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Tellurian Gardens

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

Tellurian Gardens is a landscape design company located in SE Portland and offers a variety of services including custom decks, pathways, water features, outdoor kitchens, and more.

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Search Engine Optimization Portland | SEO Portland Maine

Search Engine Optimization Portland | SEO Portland Maine


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

Brand Bidding: Do I Really Need To Bid On My Brand Name?

by Aileen Gildea @

Brand bidding is when a business bids on their own brand name keyword terms within a pay-per-click campaign. For example, Home Depot bidding on the keywords “Home Depot”. Many business owners wonder whether this is a worthwhile strategy – to…

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Contractor Website

by anna @ search engine optimization – Portland | Denver Web Design

Perfect Patch Asphalt Company offers paving contractor services in Colorado, and needed a WordPress website optimized to reach more of their target audience. To perfect the site’s search engine optimization, we researched the asphalt and concrete paving industry and configured their site using highly searched keywords with low competition. Schema was added to identify phone...

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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 [...]

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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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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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 […]

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 […]

Portland SEO Company | Portland SEO Services by Driven Web Services

Portland SEO Company | Portland SEO Services by Driven Web Services


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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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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 […]

Website Development What it’s not

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

It’s not installing WordPress or other type of system and switching between free templates It’s also not: ….a tumblr page ….a Facebook page ….a twitter account ….Frontpage (had to add this from my oldschool days) ….business catalyst ….Dreamweaver ….Microsoft Webmatrix ….a .psd document ….a .ai document   with tools that publish static content. Coming what

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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 [...]

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, […]

Website Analytics for your Business

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Website analytics for small business. Analytics can be a very useful tool to judge effectiveness of your current marketing efforts.  It’s the adage if the phone doesn’t ring what am I listing my ads all over the place for.  Are you increasing business with existing money being put towards your website. A couple of major

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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 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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3 Guidelines for Improving Your Website’s Search Engine Rank

by Leslie Bourke @ Search Engine Optimization – Bourke Design

Most businesses want to improve their website’s search engine rank. To quickly increase visitors, you could invest in Google ads that would place your website at the top of result pages. Targeting your organic search engine ranking outside of ad placements, however, will produce more valuable, sustainable results. Ideally, you’ll be starting with a well-designed, […]

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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 [...]

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.

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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.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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Assessing Your SEO Vitals

by Willow Barnett @

You have a website…now what? It’s time for an SEO site checkup! Search engine optimization is equally if not more important than site design. What good is a beautiful, intuitive site if no one can find it? SEO can seem…

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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 [...]

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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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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Converting More Customers With Better Funneling

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Increase Website Conversions with Featured Content One of the best ways to capture the attention of your website visitors is to quickly show them what they are looking for. When a website visitor visits your website, you have just a few seconds to capture their attention. During that brief first impression period, they have to... CONTINUE READING

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Portland SEO, SEM & PPC Company : Minneapolis Digital Marketing Agency : WebRanking

Portland SEO, SEM & PPC Company : Minneapolis Digital Marketing Agency : WebRanking


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Portland based Digital Marketing Agency, who specializes in SEO, SEM and PPC nationwide. Serving clients of all sizes. Contact us today for a free consultation at 503-653-6134.

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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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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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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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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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 Company Portland, OR | BOINGworks.com

Search Engine Optimization Company Portland, OR | BOINGworks.com


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Search Engine Optimization services that drive traffic to your website utilizing most current SEO techniques. Contact BOING at www.BOINGworks.com!

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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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 [...]

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.

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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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 […]

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

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


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Portland SEO Company | Oregon Web Solutions Search Engine Marketing

Portland SEO Company | Oregon Web Solutions Search Engine Marketing


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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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Organic and Sustained SEO Search Engine Optimization - **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Organic and Sustained SEO Search Engine Optimization - **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR


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Search Engine Optimization: A short view of methodology All seo companies are not the same. Cirv creates a custom plan handcrafted for your business.

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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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) […]

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   [...]

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 […]

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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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Search Engine Optimization - SEO Company | Anvil

Search Engine Optimization - SEO Company | Anvil


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

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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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 […]

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 […]

Website Design… Planning Goes a Long Way

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

Making sure that your vision of your next website design is as important to us as you.  Taking the time to plan the “look” of your next website is crucial.  We can assist with wireframe tools that help communicate your design needs.  Below is an example of a wireframe we created to communicate with one […]

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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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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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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 […]

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 [...]

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 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 »

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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ITA Wealth

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

ITA Wealth Management portfolio construction and management website with membership services.

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Church of Christ Restored

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

Church of Christ Restored providing church services and classes for both adults and children. Located in Vancouver, WA.

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SEO. What Is It? How Does It Work?

by Admin @ Contractor SEO in Portland Oregon

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 [...]

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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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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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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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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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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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Does It Matter Who Builds Your Website?

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Your Website Developer Matters – Part 1 You need a website, but aren’t sure what direction to go. You see commercials about $199 websites, getting a website for $9.99 a month, and then see companies charging thousands of dollars for websites.  Is there a difference in these services, and which one is right for you?... CONTINUE READING

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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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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 […]

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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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 [...]

How to Drive Traffic to Your Website’s Blog Using Facebook

by admin @ Mainely SEO

Social media can be a powerful tool for marketers, and Facebook is one of the most influential social media sites […]

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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 […]

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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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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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 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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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 […]

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.

See Our Article On SEOmoz!

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Check out our article on www.seomoz.org!  http://www.seomoz.org/ugc/its-getting-harder-and-harder-to-keep-a-white-hat-clean. We did a write up about blog comments and spam SEO tactics. We will do a follow-up on our site from info gathered from the comments on SEOmoz. Stay Tuned!

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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, [...]

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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Make Your Website Seen in 2017

by Haley Brennan @ Burlington Bytes

In a fast paced world of digital advertising, businesses often overlook a major piece of the online marketing puzzle: SEO. Search engine optimization isn’t just about making sure your website is easily interpreted and indexed by Google and other search engines, but it’s also about making sure your visitors can interpret the information you put […]

Content Development and Marketing

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Content on your website has evolved a lot since the first days of your website.  No longer can you stay competitive with a five page website.  Competitors are moving fast and while speed is not my concern with content, substance is.  It is exciting to hear about a new brand and delve into it.  As

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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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Google Getting It Right

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Google has been rolling out updates and changes for a while now, and every time there is a “significant” update, the web stirs up with analysis and break downs on what the changes are, who got penalized, and what percentage of websites are affected. These changes really affect the SEO industry as a whole and... CONTINUE READING

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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 [...]

SEO MAINE – SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION SPECIALISTS - SEONOTFORHIRE.COM

SEO MAINE – SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION SPECIALISTS - SEONOTFORHIRE.COM


SEONOTFORHIRE.COM

SEO MAINE – SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION SPECIALISTS IN MAINE If you’re in Maine and looking for new customers then our SEO Maine page is definitely for you! If you’re trying to find an Expert in Search Engine Optimization in Maine we’ve got you covered! Search Engine Optimization is a term that’s used by individuals in writing …

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 […]

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.

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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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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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 […]

Does Your Hosting Account Matter?

by SEOteric User @ SEOteric

Your Website Developer Matters – Part 2 In Part 1 of Does Your Website Developer Matter, we talked about the process of building a website, some costs, and what really goes into making a successful website. An often overlooked part of websites is the hosting account. A hosting account acts as a host for the... CONTINUE READING

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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 […]

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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 [...]

Social Media: Paid vs. Organic

by Sara Brace @

With over 2.3 billion people on social media last year and 2.5 billion projected for 2017 according to Statista, it’s hard to deny the impact that social media can make on consumers. Businesses of all industries should understand the benefits…

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Insurance Stores

by BOING @ Portland WordPress Website Design | BOINGworks.com

Insurance Stores provider of many types of insurance products in the market place. Located in Lake Oswego, OR.

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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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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 […]

Spas of Oregon: Local Retailer Website

by anna @ search engine optimization – Portland | Denver Web Design

Spas of Oregon is a spa retailer in Oregon, and needed a website to attract people to their spectacular showroom. They also needed the ability to easily update their website, which made WordPress the right choice as a content management system. Now Spas of Oregon can add new products as their showroom expands, and all...

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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 […]

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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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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Beyond WordPress

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

There is something about sitting down with somebody and learning how they do things that invigorates me.  Just a little different thinking here and there leading to great differences in success.  Cirv’s part of the picture is to say your website should be the same way.  Don’t sit down and brainstorm your website and be

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3 Guidelines for Improving Your Website’s Search Engine Rank

by Leslie Bourke @ Bourke Design

Most businesses want to improve their website’s search engine rank. To quickly increase visitors, you could invest in Google ads that would place your website at the top of result pages. Targeting your organic search engine ranking outside of ad placements, however, will produce more valuable, sustainable results. Ideally, you’ll be starting with a well-designed, […]

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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 […]

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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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 […]

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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Form on Website

by Brandon Roach @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

Creating a custom form on your site is seriously only a phone call away. 877.944.6006 or relation@cirv.com. Having a custom form on website allows you to capture unique data and store it for future use.  Using it for company inquires is a big one websites don’t even take advantage of.  Example: Having an easy way

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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 […]

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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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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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 [...]

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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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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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 […]

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 [...]

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 […]

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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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 [...]

Epic Design Labs - Design, Ecommerce, Marketing & SEO in Portland OR

Epic Design Labs - Design, Ecommerce, Marketing & SEO in Portland OR


Epic Design Labs

We help businesses attract more clients and increase sales. We specialize in web design, e-commerce, marketing, SEO in Portland, and helping non-profits.

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.   [...]

How To Find Related Twitter Followers To Engage With

by Nathan O'Leary @ Mainely SEO

So you just signed up for Twitter… Now what? Remember that Twitter is about building relationships and starting conversations, and […]

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Website not getting enough leads or sales?

by admin @ Ely Digital Portland Web Design & Digital Marketing

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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 [...]

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 […]

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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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 […]

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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.

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.   [...]

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 [...]

What Is Social Media Advertising?

by Michael Hopson @

We live in a world full of likes, comments, tweets, pins, grams, snaps, and many more ridiculous interactions that can be found on social media. Merriam Webster defines social media as: “Forms of electronic communication (as websites for social networking…

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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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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 […]

New Feature: LinkedIn Mentions

by postmaster @ **** Handcrafted Code **** Vancouver WA | Portland OR

LinkedIn I am so glad it made it through the MySpace and Facebook to distinguish itself as the go to tool for business networking. The past four years I have been following Linkedin rather closely to see if it would be a tool I would be comfortable using and promoting to my clients. Not a

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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 […]

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

by Travis Causey @ Moving Mountains Advisors

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Social Media Advertising FAQ

by Rachel Dankof @

10 Top Questions about Advertising on Social Media It may be surprising to learn that advertising on Facebook has been around for nearly 15 years. Since their advertising platform launch in 2004, Facebook has made a ridiculous amount of changes…

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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

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. […]

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’ [...]

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