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The State of SEO 2016


The State of SEO in 2016 It took a while, but it appears as though every single SEO Company in the world leads with “content marketing” or “inbound marketing” now. It wasn’t too long ago that every SEO Company on page 1 of Google was selling cheap backlinks. It even..
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Facebook buys Mind Uploading startup BrainTrans.com


Facebook, inc. (FB) just made one of the most important acquisitions in the history of earth. BrainTrans (China), the first company to have successfully demonstrated Mind Uploading, now belongs to Facebook. In an all cash+stock transaction, the BrainTrans company is valued at $2.4 billion dollars, as of FaceBook’s stock price..
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Best Hiring Practices for Small Businesses


Hiring is one of the most important things an entrepreneur will do to grow his/her company. For a small business, each new hire has a tremendous impact by influencing the company's culture. Combining the old fashioned way of hiring with some “Google” inspired approaches, we set out here to describe our..
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What is SEO? | Volume 1: Tell me like I'm 5 years old


Confused about all the stuff you're reading about SEO online? In this article, we explain it like it is. No fluff. What is “SEO”? Search Engine Optimization Great, so what exactly is “Search Engine Optimization?” (please don’t go to Wikipedia, even though I know you will, because you will become more confused after..
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How to be a Great Manager | Lessons from an Experienced SEO


I’ve not always been in the SEO/Internet marketing industry. My previous careers include the commercial real estate and fitness industries. I was a multifamily broker with Sperry Van Ness and also a Personal Training Consultant with LA Fitness; and, even though I’d like to forget about it, I’ve had a..
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How to Build an in-house SEO Agency


Outsource your SEO, or build an in-house SEO team? That’s the question that many small to medium sized businesses face. Should I hire a full-time employee to handle all my internet marketing needs? Or, should I partner with an SEO agency? In this article, we will explore all the necessary..
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Ranking on Google without Back-Links by Crafting Unforgettable Copywriting


“Location, Location, Locat… I mean, Content, Content, Content!” When we start off by asking “how can I rank higher on Google?” we’re already making a big mistake. Asking that question is approaching the problem from the wrong angle. It’s kind of like watching a dog chase his own tail--..
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7 Solid Reasons not to Use WordPress | Custom Proprietary CMS vs. Modified Open-Source CMS, Pros & Cons


Are you trying to build a website? Getting quotes from vendors? Are you a web designer trying to decide on a CMS software platform? If you answered yes to any of those questions, this article is a must read before you do anything else. WordPress is usually the front-runner; the..
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Does your SEO Company Rank for LOCAL SEO?


For local search engine optimization, one of the most valuable keywords to a business is: “INSERT YOUR MAIN SERVICE” + “INSERT YOUR CITY” That seems pretty straightforward, right? A dentist in Los Angeles would probably want to be on page 1 of Google for: “Braces” + “Los Angeles” or..
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5 Unforgettable Marketing Lessons I Learned from My Cats


Cats are extremely good at getting what they want. They might be the best at doing so. Thus, it warrants further investigation into why cats are the best marketers ever. If you’re cute, you don’t need to try very hard for attention. Okay maybe this one is not such a big..
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Omar on Best Hiring Practices for Small Businesses
October 14 2015, 05:13 PM
Nice first post Lucie! looking forward to many more from you :D.. Read More
Thaer on How to be a Great Manager | Lessons from an Experienced SEO
September 14 2015, 01:21 PM
Good observation ;) you definitely have all these qualities in you and more. Great article... Read More
James Wilson on How to Build an in-house SEO Agency
September 11 2015, 12:18 PM
You sly dog. Alright, I'm convinced... Read More
10 Must Do's for a Start-up Company
So you have your million dollar idea, thought of a catchy company name, and even registered a d.b.a. with the city, what’s next? Before you even consider doing search engine..

3 Benefits of Working with a Local SEO Company in Los Angeles
LA Local SEO is an internet marketing agency specializing in local search engine optimization, social media optimization, website development, and IT services. With a laser focus on the greater..

5 Unforgettable Marketing Lessons I Learned from My Cats
Cats are extremely good at getting what they want. They might be the best at doing so. Thus, it warrants further investigation into why cats are the best marketers ever. ..