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Why websites that are not mobile friendly should be penalized

Why websites that are not mobile friendly should be penalized

I recently ran into a site owned by an attorney. It was a nice looking website. There was nothing visually wrong with it, at least I thought, until I tried to view the site on my phone and got redirected to a mobile site. The mobile site

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Local SEO Tip: Use your Company Name, Address and Phone Number at the top of your website

Local SEO Tip: Use your Company Name, Address and Phone Number at the top of your website

It’s 2014 and there is suddenly talk online about using your business name, address, and phone number at the very top of your website. Soon, many people in the SEO world will be doing this, trying to squeeze a little more juice out of their site, or

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Penguin 2.1 Launches Today

Penguin 2.1 Launches Today

Matt Cutts announced Penguin 2.1 today via tweet. This is good news. Spammers beware. Clients rejoice. Panda & penguin are all black and white to me (pun intended). If you have a quality website with quality SEO done to it and are playing by the guideless, and you

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The Hummingbird Algorithm Update Wants Sweet Nectar

The Hummingbird Algorithm Update Wants Sweet Nectar

Yesterday, Google announced “Hummingbird” right from the garage that Larry Page and Sergey Brin used as Google’s first office. This update is unique as it seems that has been out for weeks now and nobody even noticed! Generally, I am very happy when the algorithm gets updated.

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How to Embed a Google+ Post into your Website

How to Embed a Google+ Post into your Website

Hot off the Google+ Developers Blog comes the news that you can now embed Google+ posts into your website. Simply take the javascript code and insert it into your website. This is the final result of a post embeded into our blog: This is great because now

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Cary, NC Gets Google’s 2013 eCity Award for North Carolina

Cary, NC Gets Google's 2013 eCity Award for North Carolina

Google eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state. Across the country, businesses that are online expect to grow 40% faster. Congratulations to all of the small businesses that are connected. And if you’re not, get connected with Telapost, of course! 🙂 Cary, NC

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How do search engines work?

If you’ve ever wondered how search engines work, this is the PDF for you. Get it from searchenginewatch.  

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The digg shakeup

digg was overdue for an overhaul. But something unheard of happened- millions of indexed pages have been erased. We’re not sure how many- one report said 48m. This is an awful lot of content to ditch. We’ve never relied on digg links for SEO but feel sorry

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