Oreo blows up on Twitter during Super Bowl

For all 3 of you out there that were not watching the Super Bowl last night, the Superdome actually lost power for a little over half an hour. Oreo took advantage of this with a simple but brilliant tweet that went viral immediately, enjoying over 14,500 retweets. What made the post so effective wasn’t that […]

Page Rank

It’s rare to find a musical artist that can weave a story with their words.  It’s even more rare to find one that can teach you something with their music.  Rarer still do you find one that can school you in SEO with a rap song.  But here it is, the Page Rank rap.  Some […]

Franchise SEO

Franchise.com has uploaded a blog post written by Local Search Masters, “4 Ways To Get More Business From Google – Part 1.” Part 1 focuses on local SEO keyword research – figuring out what your target audience is typing into search engines like Google and Bing. If you know what words your target audience uses […]

What’s the deal with SEO?!

Trevor talks about which questions to ask when you look for an SEO company. Here are some examples: Can you show me examples of your previous work and share some success stories? Do you follow the Google Webmaster Guidelines? Do you offer any online marketing services or advice to complement your organic search business? What […]

Google announces Disavow Links tool

Today at PubCon, during his keynote address, Matt Cutts announced the release of the long-awaited “Disavow Links” tool.  This tool allows you to mark an inbound link to your site as spammy, letting Google know not to count the link when they crawl the site.  For users that have been hurt by Panda or Penguin, […]

Online Reputation Management Best Practices

Local Search Masters recently wrote a blog post for Franchise Solutions on different ways a business can maintain an excellent online reputation. Most of the suggested tactics are simple and easy to apply for most any business owner, and the results can be huge for your business – check it out!

Google moves against illegal downloading

The almighty Google algorithm has struck again.  The victims this time are sites that host copyrighted content that doesn’t belong to them – music, movies, pictures and more.  Hollywood has been pushing for this for a long time, hoping to drive sites that host illegal content down to the bottom of the SERPs, and today […]

SEO & Your Business

Local Search Masters recently held a discussion on local SEO best practices at Werkshop Marketing’s quarterly DIG titled, “SEO & Your Business” – discussing such topics as keyword research, onsite SEO, organic link building, search engine reputation management and how to properly track the results of your work. Below is a link to the slides discussed […]

Nashville SEO Meetup Group

Local Search Masters has created “The Official Nashville SEO & Search Engine Marketing Meetup” group. The group’s objectives are to share educational information about the SEO industry and to discuss search engine marketing best practices for onsite SEO, offsite SEO, local search, Google AdWords, social media utilization, Google+ Local and so much more. The group is open to […]