Phinding Phrases

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  This past week I had an opportunity to chat with a client about keyword identification and research. I know this is a topic we have covered in the past, but it bears revisiting. When you are heading down the road of optimizing your site for search engines (SEO), the first and most crucial step…

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Learn the code, you will

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Another one of the sage lessons Sean taught me was once you start digging into the code, specifically he was talking about HTML, you will start to see patterns.  It doesn’t take an HTML expert to recognize these patterns and be able to start to make some edits.  Before we go any further, a disclaimer:…

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Getting Started With WordPress

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If you’re just starting out on your quest for WordPress domination (or just building your own awesome site), the task can seem a bit overwhelming.  I have been working with wordpress for a little over 5 years now.  I started my Colorado Web Design business on Feb 28, 2011 (yes, I had to go and…

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We Aim to Try

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Franzy!  One of the more mellow WARPs on the Loon Mountain Ski Patrol and a good friend.  That was one of his sayings and it sort of stuck.  There’s a handful of amusing stories floating around the patrol alum.  Stories of heroism, tom-foolery, bravery, stupidity and yes, drunken exploits typically involving a hot tub, a…

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Mulligan?

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No, but really… It has truly been a bit of a whirlwind for the last few weeks.  We migrated south to Boulder from Fort Collins.  That alone is a bit of a time-suck.  And my work with Codegeek has really picked up lately.  I currently have a site “fix” at the top of my list,…

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Get Your Nerd On!

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Put on your thinking caps today. We’re going to get a little nerdy here in mid-summer!  We have talked, a bunch, about the “big picture” of SEO. Important steps like doing your keyword research, optimizing your site with those phrases and making sure you have dedicated landing pages for the associated, targeted words. Digging down…

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Picking the Perfect Phrases (for SEO)

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Here’s hoping your 4th of July was explosive!  I read, this morning, that the Fort Collins police received 200 complaints about fireworks over the weekend.  This tells me 2 things.  First, I still don’t understand why fireworks are illegal.  Yes, they can be dangerous but so is a car, motorcycle, bicycle, big wheel and slip…

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Expose Yourself, Yourself!

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It is no secret there is no shortage of people out there willing to take your money in exchange for “improving your presence on search engines” or “improving your exposure on “businessListings.com”. They will claim to “update your web presence, add videos, improve your listing on Google, etc. While this all sounds intriguing at the…

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Phew, that was a gap and a half

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OK, so I just realized I’ve become the plumber with the leaky faucet and the cobbler with no shoes.  I tend to preach (nicely) to my clients about content being king.  Then I go and ignore my website and blog for a few months. Not cool.  I’m here to remedy that.  No promises about anything…

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A Little Keyword 101

If you have headed down the road of Search Engine Optimization, you are familiar with the importance of “keyword phrases”. These are the bread and butter of any organization’s SEO strategy and are the “meat” in the Internet marketing sandwich. (or soy burger if you prefer!) Using the data from your google analytics account, we…

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