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December 2013

How To: Add Do Follow Links on LinkedIn

When you share your update on LinkedIn, say something unique about the blog post or the article that you’re linking to. Then add the link in a certain way to make it a dofollow link.

November 2013

Why We Love to Give

Here s scientific proof that it is better to give than to receive It really is better to give than to receive. How giving gifts can save your life Having more material possessions does not make you happier, but giving them away does. What type of giver are you? How Christmas shopping can make you happy. How Christmas shopping can make you happier

August 2013

SEO Firm Offers Natural Link Building Services

There are so many companies out there that claim to offer natural link building services, which is an interesting type of service. Think about it for a minute. If your company offered something called “natural” link building services, then the links that you get to your website uh, well, would NOT be natural?

July 2013

In SEO, It s Not What You Do, It s How You Do It

For years (perhaps as long as I ve been in this industry), I ve read comments all over the web about how anyone can do SEO and/or the obligatory don t waste your money on an SEO expert.

Twitter Bans Automated Bulk Following

Twitter has banned the widespread practice of auto following other Twitter users, as well as bulk following Twitter users. If you’re following users in an automated fashion in any way, you had better stop it right now. Or risk losing your Twitter account.

June 2013

Bad Site Design Won t Get Your Site Penalized by Google

The difference between a Google Penalty and having your search engine rankings go down. Seems as though there are a lot of people out there that don t know the difference, and in this blog post I clear this up.

How To Customize Your Sunglasses

When it comes to customizing accessories, sunglasses are by far the most fun and the simplest DIY project out there. From the use of beads and gemstones, to paint and even old costume jewelry you no longer have a need for, you can really show off your unique style and creativity. All you need is a little inspiration and an inexpensive pair of sungl

Before You Buy a Domain: How to Do Your SEO Due Diligence

Before I get into the specifics of how to do SEO due diligence on a domain name, let’s look at recent real-world example of a great domain name–but how the domain’s past eventually hurt a business.

May 2013

Google to Start Showing Your Company Logo Soon in Search Results

Companies and brands who have verified their publisher status (similar to Google Authorship) will start to see their company logo or brand logo show up in the Google Search Results.

March 2013

Paying Off A Semi Truck Lease

Your leased onto a company and you want to move to another company. Problem is you still owe money on the truck. To make matters worse your credit isn’t so great. What do you do. In this video we go over some of the ways you can increase your chances of a smooth transition. Check out “Paying Off A Semi Truck Lease”.

February 2013

Five Tips When Filling Out A Semi Truck Financing Applicatio

In this tighter credit environment it’s important to put your best foot forward when applying for semi truck financing. Gone are the days of filling in some general information, signing your name at the bottom, and wait for the approval to come in. Now you have to make as best impression as possible to better your chances of getting that approval.

Measure Title Tag Length in Pixels, Not Characters, for Sear

In my latest blog post on the Standing Dog blog I wrote about title tag length. Specifically, I show how it s clear that you need to start measuring your title tag length in pixels, NOT in characters. No longer should you be writing title tags based on 70 characters. Google doesn t measure it that way, so you shouldn t either.

January 2013

How to Set Up Google Authorship On Your Blog

Google Authorship is becoming more and more important. Properly setup blog posts will show up in Google results with the author’s picture next to the meta description.

October 2012

How Dating is Just Like Search Engine Marketing

Follow these best practices in both dating and search engine marketing, and soon you ll be spending your time with Mr or Mrs Right!

Five Deliverables Every Design Agency Should Offer

When you re searching for an agency to design your website, there are a few specific things you should be looking for, namely these five deliverables Here are 5 deliverables that every web design agency should offer.

September 2012

You Are Not Your Customer

When it s time to design your website, remember to include design elements that won t alienate your customers.

August 2012

How to Choose the Best Hair Salon

When it comes to choosing the best hair salon for your haircut, you need to consider a lot of important things. This may seem like a trivial task that you must not be too concerned with, but it actually needs a lot of attention before you can be able to achieve a nice and perfect haircut.

July 2012

Top 10 Patriotic iPhone Apps for 4th of July

Standing Dog chose our top 10 iPhone apps to amplify your firework-watching experience. Here are the top 10 patriotic iPhone apps for the 4th of July.

June 2012

How to Diversify the Anchor Text of Links to Your Web Site

Some of the latest Google algorithm changes involves the diversity of anchor text links that point to a web site or one particular web page. If you have too much of one keyword phrase in the anchor text, which tends to be around 60 percent or higher, there will be issues.

Top Five Lawn Ornaments for Father’s Day

Fathers Day is here and the time has come to choose a lovely gift that will show your Dad how much you love him. Listed below are the most popular Fathers Day gifts for 2012. Here are the top five lawn ornaments for Father’s Day.

Should You Hire a Fresh, New Graduate or a Firm For Your Soc

New graduates would be better seated in a social media marketing firm who can prune them to their maximum potential.

May 2012

Define Your Terms to Solve Cross-Cultural Communication Prob

So you think you can do business internationally just because you send your employees overseas? You’ve sent your employees to the HR cross cultural class. They learned how to kiss, bow, and shake hands, and now you’re ready to do business internationally, right?

April 2012

How to Find Buyers for Your Domain Name

For those who like to do affiliate marketing, buying domains is a familiar subject. You never know what set of keywords will be the next big thing, so you buy several domains with several different combinations of keywords. Many affiliate marketers buy tons, and tons of these types of domains, and work to get those domains ranked in the search engi

Why Exact Match Domain Names are Good (or Bad) for SEO

Is an Exact Match Domain Name good or bad for your search engine optimization strategy? Bill Hartzer, Director of Search Engine Optimization at Standing Dog, considers whether or not acquiring an Exact Match Domain Name is right for you and your business.

March 2012

The WordPress Setting That Could Be Destroying Your SEO

Did you know that one small, easy-to-miss blog setting in WordPress has the power to virtually kill any and all search engine optimization efforts of all of your blog posts? That’s right, those carefully crafted title tags and keyword-filled meta descriptions can be rendered useless if you forget to check one thing: time.