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    Backlinks, anchor text and SEO

    It's been an accepted fact in the SEO world that backlinks (links back to your website from other sites) are a good measure of a website's credibility. Google's algorithms determine if lots of other websites link back to yours, your website must have good information. And websites with good information rank well. Makes sense. So what are the best ways to go about getting backlinks to your website...

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    How to Get Your New Website Noticed on Search Engines

    When your website has finally gone live, you’re excited! You’re thinking that traffic is going to flock your way, conversions will increase, and business will be booming. Well, this isn’t typically the case, unless you have a strong strategy in mind for getting people to see your website. How is this done? Search engine optimization (SEO) uses powerful and well-thought-out strategies to increase...

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    Blogging is important. Here's 5 ways to make it more manageable.

    Sir Francis Bacon (pictured here, on one of his better hair days) was a man ahead of his time. In 1597, the coined the phrase "Knowledge is Power," when he was blogging, ummm, we mean writing his book, "Meditationes Sacrae and Human Philosophy." It was an insightful perspective because it's as true today, as it was in the 16th century. Anyone in business should relate to Sir Francis, and that's e...

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