search engine optimization
posted by Search
Search engine optimization (SEO) has always been a mysterious field full of
wonder and awe that a relatively few seem to fully comprehend. Our
friends over at Search Engine Land
have been kind enough to develop a handy infographic to help us better
understand what a search engine will look for when they rank sites.
posted by Search
TAGS: thundertech, SEO, search engine optimization, search engine rank, search engine ranking, website code, website content, links, linking, on page SEO, off page SEO, social media, social networking
The year is close to being halfway done and we are already seeing Google
not pulling any punches. They intend to go big this year and create the
most relevant results for its users.
Google Panda Update
In late February, many businesses saw a drastic change in their
website’s performance on Google. The company launched a dramatic
improvement to their algorithmic ranking to reduce rankings for
low-quality sides and better rankings for high-quality sites.
posted by Search
A new year always brings a host of new changes. When it comes to search
engine optimization (SEO), we don’t see these changes take effect
individually; instead, we see them evolve throughout the course of the
year. SEO is an ever-changing industry with the sole purpose of helping
to deliver information to the people that are looking for it.
Essentially, that’s the key focus: How can we get our information into
the appropriate hands in 2011?
Below are tips to achieve this goal:
SEO Tip 1: Social Networks
For those who may still be skeptical, it’s time to face the facts:
Social networks aren’t going to go anywhere. In fact, Facebook was the
most visited website last year according to Hitwise.
posted by Development
TAGS: thundertech, search engine optimization, SEO, social media, social networks, video, Google, blogs, blogging, mobile, mobile websites, Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, local search results, local search, google places, YouTube, videos, reviews, inbound links, backlinks, content update, content is king, content creation, content, search
When Google Instant launched, they claimed that it would help you find a
website faster. While this was true, they weren’t finished providing a
better user experience and released “Google Instant Preview,” which
allows you to (you guessed it) preview a site before visiting. If you’ve
performed a search recently, you may have already noticed this change.
posted by Accounts
this time of year, I tend to search for dessert. Okay not really, but
for the purpose of this chatter post, it’s dessert. Let’s say you wanted
to find a good recipe for gingerbread pie. You fire up the ol’ Google
Machine and type “gingerbread recipes.” You find yourself with a typical
search engine results page, however, there is one tiny difference.
thunder::tech President Jason Therrien concludes our multi-part
end-of-the-year series with a comprehensive look at the agency’s
This is a year I’ll remember as one that proved
thunder::tech can operate on a national scale. As mentioned in the
Account Services recap, we’ve added clients from coast to coast
including our core markets of Chicago, New York and Cleveland.
have a tendency of getting on my soapbox about how proud I am of our
team, so I’ll spare you the diatribe and allow our milestones and
results to speak for themselves.
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