Category Archives: Tools

SEO Strategies for Specific Markets

Even with the best SEO tools at our finger tips, our sites cannot perform well if we don’t optimize our sites to perform within specific online markets. We talk much about how SEO is a process, and it is, the steps are the same for every site, but what we focus on within the SEO […]

Hey Businesses… Its about Blogging time.

A good friend of mine, Thayne Peterson, called up yesterday and asked what he should do with his website to just help it perform a bit better. As you can imagine we get that question quite a bit around here, especially now that more people have kind of figured out what SoloSEO is about. This […]

SEO – Vital to Small Business

To small business owners, SEO cannot be seen as the “end all – be all” to their potential success, but it rightfully should be considered a “must do” in order to maximize their full business potential. Based on our own situation, and finally deciding ourselves we needed to spend time on SEO, we now understand […]

Getting Started in Domaining (and a Domain Finding Trick)

I’ve been diving into domaining activities recently, mostly reading, some bidding, and some buying. It is a very interesting field, and it opens a lot of doors in terms of return on investment. You could develop a site with a domain and grow it, quickly resell it, or just let it sit and sell it […]

Easy Robots.txt Builder

Clickability has created a really nice Robots.txt Builder that helps you to configure your Robots.txt file. You can easily build a Robots.txt file to disallow robots into your file structure. There are options for easily adding web search robots, image search, contextual ads, web archivers, and even “bad robots”. The bad robots puts in a […]

Yes, you SHOULD Submit a Sitemap to Google

While others have spoken against submitting your sitemap to Google et al., I am going to stand up for sitemaps all across the web, and give you several good reasons for having a sitemap (now you can do sitemap autodiscovery instead of submitting).

How to Configure Sitemap Autodiscovery in Robots.txt

At Search Engine Strategies New York it was announced that you can now have your sitemap automatically discovered by configuring it in your Robots.txt file. It is simple and easy to do, you’ll just need to know the URL or web address of your sitemap.

1-800-GOOG-411 Another Reason for Local Search SEO

I am surprised I didn’t hear about this from any typical news source, but Google has launched a 411 information service powered by their local search engine.

Top 5 Useful and Free SEO e-Books

Originally I wanted this post to be titled, “Top 10 Useful and Free SEO e-Books”, but I was surprised to find very few worthwhile free SEO e-Books, even when I enlisted the help of several SEO experts/friends! I had to dig more into “Internet Marketing” but SEO is such an umbrella term now that I […]

SEO around the globe

SoloSEO has been quite a surprise. When we launched last November, we had no idea the draw a stand alone SEO system would have, nor the level of interest it would generate. It has been truly a whirlwind. We did some quick figuring the other day and discovered that domains from over 40 different countries […]