Graywolf's SEO Blog http://graywolfseo.com Michael Gray rants on SEO the internet and media Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:11:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 How to Use Tags on Your Blog or Website http://graywolfseo.com/blogs/how-to-use-tagging/ Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:58:39 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=4975 In my opinion one of the more powerful and underutilized tools of a blog or website is the ability to tag your pages and posts. That said, effectively using  tags isn’t easy or straightforward. In this post I’ll take you through some examples of how to use tags and get the most out of them, the pitfalls to watch out ... [Continue reading How to Use Tags on Your Blog or Website]

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How to Use Coupon Codes to Promote your business http://graywolfseo.com/socialmedia/use-coupon-codes-promote-business/ Sun, 11 Dec 2016 18:20:12 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=12927 If you are an run an online ecommerce program, it’s very likely that you have come up against the coupon code dilemma. You offer a deal that allows customers to use a coupon code for a free item, free shipping, or to get a discount. However, what do you do when the promotion ends? If you leave the box open, ... [Continue reading How to Use Coupon Codes to Promote your business]

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13 Ways to Promote your Local Business for Free http://graywolfseo.com/local-search/13-ways-to-promote-your-local-business-for-free/ Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:49:00 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/local-search/13-ways-to-promote-your-local-business-for-free/ Many local businesses struggle to find ways to promote themselves, get links, rank in search engines, and ultimately drive traffic to their websites. Most small businesses also have limited budgets making the task more difficult. For those businesses here are 13 ways you can promote your business online for free. Google Local: If you don’t already have one Create an ... [Continue reading 13 Ways to Promote your Local Business for Free]

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Why Google Doesn’t Like to Talk About Updates http://graywolfseo.com/seo/google-updates/ Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:13:35 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=49116 One of the recurring themes I’ve been seeing in the past few months, comes from web publishers trying to confirm when and where Google updates actually happen. This type of thing has been going on for years and it’s not a new topic, what is new is that Google is now confirming that there is a lot of contradictory information ... [Continue reading Why Google Doesn’t Like to Talk About Updates]

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How to Add Search Shortcuts to Google Chrome. http://graywolfseo.com/google/how-to-add-search-shortcuts-to-google-chrome/ Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:24:27 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=3013 Last week Danny Sullivan twittered he was looking for a creative commons image to use. Christine Churchill poked a little fun at me wondering how I was able to get that so quickly. The trick is using search shortcuts, and I’m going to show you how to do it. For my first example I’m going to set up a creative ... [Continue reading How to Add Search Shortcuts to Google Chrome.]

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FeedProxy.Google.com What The Heck is That http://graywolfseo.com/google/feedproxygooglecom-heck/ Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:34:25 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=2037 So What the heck is feedproxy.google.com why is it out there, what’s it being used for, why is google letting it be indexed, why are 164,000 pages in the index [site:feedproxy.google.com] and why is it ranking? it’s not like google places to much value on domain authority or anything … photo credit: dannysullivan

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How to Build an Affiliate Website Google Doesn’t Hate http://graywolfseo.com/affiliate-marketing/how-to-build-affiliate-website/ Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:50:07 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=43979 In over a decade of working on websites I’ve see a lot of affiliate websites. Some were good but a lot were very bad. In this post, I’ll share my experiences about what I think Google is looking for and the common traits of things I’ve seen fail. Single Offer Website When I first started, this was the only kind ... [Continue reading How to Build an Affiliate Website Google Doesn’t Hate]

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How To Silo Your Website: The Footer http://graywolfseo.com/seo/how-to-silo-your-website-footer/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:18:41 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=8837 This post is part of a series on How to Silo Your Website. The other parts in the series are: How to Silo Your Website: The Masthead, How to Silo Your Website, The Breadcrumb , How to Silo Your Website: The Content, and How to Silo Your Website: The Sidebar. For this last part, we’ll be looking at the footer. ... [Continue reading How To Silo Your Website: The Footer]

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How To Silo Your Website:The Sidebar http://graywolfseo.com/seo/how-to-silo-your-website-sidebar/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:31:52 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=8834 The following post is part of a series on How to Silo Your Website. You should review, How to Silo Your Website the Masthead, How to Silo Your Website the Breadcrumb, How to Silo Your Website the Content. For this part, we’ll be taking a look at the sidebar. IMHO the sidebar is the second most abused and misused part ... [Continue reading How To Silo Your Website:The Sidebar]

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How to Silo Your Website: The Content http://graywolfseo.com/seo/how-to-silo-your-website-content/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:35:24 +0000 http://graywolfseo.com/?p=8835 The following is part of the series How To Silo Your Website. Be sure you have read parts one and two: How To Silo Your Website: The Masthead and How to Silo Your Website: The Breeadcrumb. In this part, we will be taking a look at the content area. When I talk about the content, I mean the part of ... [Continue reading How to Silo Your Website: The Content]

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