Does Duplicating Recent Posts on Your Homepage Hurt Your Blog?

Many people wonder if duplicate content on their blog affects ranking. Lots of people worry about being penalized fro duplicate content. Google explains their view in this video. A good practice would be to use excerpts on the home page but listen to the explanation for the details.  

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:34+00:00 June 26th, 2011|Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Does Duplicating Recent Posts on Your Homepage Hurt Your Blog?

Search Engine Optimization Techniques

We are constantly asked about Search engine optimization techniques. What works and what doesn't changes and varies every week. There are basics that do stay the same. Most of the techniques used aren't difficult to perform. Everyone has their preferred tools, but the end result is usually very close. The recipe for SEO consists of [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:34+00:00 May 7th, 2011|Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Search Engine Optimization Techniques

Site Ranking Content Versus Optimization

Webmasters are constantly scratching their heads as they compare competitive websites. Why is this site ranking higher than mine, when their keywords and description are lacking.  Those of us who work very hard on our website rankings often forget that the ultimate goal for search engines is to deliver the best content to their users. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2011|Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Site Ranking Content Versus Optimization

BetterBizWorks Web Design and Internet Marketing Video

Here's a quick video that shows some of the services that BetterBizWorks, LLC offers. We specialize in cutting edge Web Design accompanied by an effective online marketing program which includes content management, search engine marketing, smart email campaigns, Online directory listings and more. Check out our video and contact us for more details or a [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:35+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Portfolio, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Staten Island, Technology, Tips For Small Business, Website Design|Comments Off on BetterBizWorks Web Design and Internet Marketing Video

Interview with Sergey Brin from Google.

I thought this interview with Sergey Brin from Google was worthy of a post. I find it fascinating, that Google's goals are true to pure search results for the user regardless of the founders opinions or background. Google truly strives to create an accurate unbiased search result for the user.  The pureness of their philosophy [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:35+00:00 April 4th, 2011|Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Interview with Sergey Brin from Google.

SEM or SEO? Flip A Coin.

Definition: Search Engine Marketing  -  The act of Internet marketing to promote websites by increasing web ranking in search engines. and improving the Position of page listings on result pages through the use of search engine optimization and paid advertisement. Definition for Search Engine Optimization is the same as the definition for Search Engine Marketing. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:36+00:00 February 5th, 2011|Advertising, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on SEM or SEO? Flip A Coin.

Top Ten Searches January 30th

I always find it interesting to do a top ten search to see what people are looking at in The United States of America. While most of the world is looking at unrest in Egypt, our top ten searches for the day include the marathon searches. One in Houston and the Other in Miami. there [...]

By | 2012-06-07T16:11:22+00:00 January 30th, 2011|Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Top Ten Searches January 30th

Using The Data In Webmaster Tools

Google Webmaster Tools offers tons of data. The problem is that the average website owner doesn't know what to do with the data available and reading the instructions in Webmaster tools is sometimes akin to watching paint dry. I am attempting to put together a series of videos to help you get Webmaster Tools up [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:36+00:00 January 30th, 2011|Advertising, BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology|Comments Off on Using The Data In Webmaster Tools

Using Google Insights

Google Insights is an analysis tool that allows businesses and marketing companies to see how effective campaigns are at increasing awareness through online searches in Google. this online marketing tool offers geographic and time filters from 2004 on. I also allows you to sort by category.  Google insights also offers the top ten related search [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:36+00:00 January 29th, 2011|Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Using Google Insights

Optimizing Your Site To Niche Markets

It can be frustrating for people in a saturated industry to optimize their website on a small budget. Sometimes tackling an industry vertical can be an enormous undertaking. Instead of trying to eat the whole pie try taking a small bite. If you are in Real Estate on Staten Island instead of Optimizing your website [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 28th, 2011|Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Optimizing Your Site To Niche Markets

How to Choose an SEO Company

I came across a video where a website owner asked a Google employee "Which SEO Agency do you recommend? He didn't give one company as an answer but he did give some great guidelines on how to choose an SEO company. It includes what to look for. What to know about etc. The most important [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 28th, 2011|Our Services, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on How to Choose an SEO Company

Google Places To Promote Your Business

Most Businesses should list their business on Google Places. It's like a mini webpage right on Google search. It allows you to be found, browsed and learned about. A map is displayed to show directions to your business. You can show pictures and benefits of your company. Later you can look at the data from [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 25th, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Google Places To Promote Your Business

Learn How Search Works

Here is an explanation of how search works according to Google. This Video can show you what Google deems important on a very elementary level. It's amazing how much information is collected, stored and sent to you within 1/2 of a second after you hit the search button. It's always best to get your answers [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology|Comments Off on Learn How Search Works

Whitehat SEO – Be a Good Guy

Here at BetterBizWorks we offer Seminars and Workshops in Staten Island and New Jersey on Online Marketing Best Practices. There are many offers and promises by unscrupulous companies on the web claiming miraculous changes in page ranking. Some of these techniques are call Blackhat SEO. these techniques can have you banned from a search engine. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Our Services, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Whitehat SEO – Be a Good Guy

How Does Google Instant Affect Search

Google instant is a new way Google helps it's search to find what they're looking for. It's like an auto fill in for your searches. It will also shape the way websurfers search on Google. It may shape the way people search. Google instant appeals to the instant gratification people are looking for on the [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on How Does Google Instant Affect Search

Small Business Tips From A Google Employee

Here is a 10 minute video from Matt Cutts. He talks about small business using WordPress for there website, Google's small business center, Google maps, google base and how businesses can take advantage of their free services. f course we're always here to help if you need it. Enjoy the video.  

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology, Tips For Small Business|Comments Off on Small Business Tips From A Google Employee

3 Steps to Building a Good Website

This video where a Google employees has some great tips on building a good website. The production of the video is a little shaky but if you can put up with it You'll get some great advice. The synopsis of this video is: sell or offer something worthwhile on your site (No Junk) start a [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|BetterBizWorks, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Tips For Small Business, Website Design|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Building a Good Website

Using Wonder Wheel for Better Keywords

Lots of people rack their brains to find better keywords we have other articles on our site that show you how to use the keywords tool in AdWords, but Google's Wonder Wheel is for the more visual people out there. wonder wheel can show you how keywords relate. It can help you to create new [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on Using Wonder Wheel for Better Keywords

Best Practices for Website Design Code in Rap

when it comes to best practices for website design some people need to hear it instead of reading it. this Rapper says it all. The lyrics ring true and if you memorize the words you too can have the best practices according to the SEO Rapper. Just know that this was written or performed in [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|Humor, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Technology, Tips For Small Business, Website Design|Comments Off on Best Practices for Website Design Code in Rap

A Song on SEO

I was wandering through YouTube, looking at SEO topics and I came across this music video on SEO. I thought it was a cool way to enlighten people on the benefits of SEO. Not a bad song either. Let's face it search Engine Optimization can be boring to most people except us techies and hardcore [...]

By | 2017-05-02T16:52:38+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|Humor, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)|Comments Off on A Song on SEO