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A few weeks ago we talked about some of the common benefits of hiring small companies for web design, and the additional benefits you often receive if the company you hire is locally based. I began that post by telling you a bit about myself and how I wound up developing websites and building local … Read more about Local SEO and Giant Companies – Do They Mix?
Shakeups in Google’s search engine algorithms are plenty common, with some of the bigger ones like Panda and Penguin completely changing the way experts considered SEO. Many of these changes have also been instrumental in preventing people from gaming the system with current black hat techniques … Read more about What Is Schema and How Can I Use It?
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