2,000+ Words on Content Marketing Strategies

2,000+ Words on Content Marketing Strategies

I have blogged for years. My company has a blog. Our clients have blogs. In total, we collectively produce over a hundred blog posts a month.  But I have never written a 2,000+ word blog. In fact, I look back and I can’t find one that I wrote that was even 1,000+ words. That is all about to change. Why write something so lengthy? Well, content marketing is one of those unique spots in the digital marketing world where there…

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Volume Nine Launches New Website at V9SEO.com

Volume Nine Launches New Website at V9SEO.com

It was only 5 weeks ago that we rolled out our new Volume Nine logo, and today we are happy to announce the launch of our new website!  Our team did a great job in a very short amount of time and executed our move to a new framework and design in flawless form. Our new website address at v9digital.com continues to show our strategic focus on being a top SEO firm.   We love SEO and it is all we do!  The website…

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How Cause Marketing Can Do Good & Increase Website Traffic

How Cause Marketing Can Do Good & Increase Website Traffic

Do you want your business to make a difference in your community? Would you like to make a small donation to causes that your employees, partners, clients and prospects believe in? If so, here is a strategy that I recently discussed with Jason Rosado at givkwik.com that will let you do this while also promoting your website. First, here is a little more information about GivKwik whom I came across while reading this article at the Harvard Business Review hbr.org…

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Now Accepting Bitcoin as Payment for SEO Services

Now Accepting Bitcoin as Payment for SEO Services

Volume Nine is excited to announce that we are now accepting the Bitcoin as payment for SEO Services effective January 1st, 2014. If you haven’t heard about it yet, Bitcoin is a new digital currency ( see: virtual money ) that uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks.  Meaning they can’t be tracked and don’t have those pesky extra fees added by big banks. The managing of transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network.  Since…

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The SEO Best Practice Audit: 20 New Things To Consider

The SEO Best Practice Audit: 20 New Things To Consider

As usual, 2014 promises to be a dynamic, complex, and ever-changing year in the SEO industry. With all of the evolving topics that webmasters, SEOs, and internet marketers need to be cognizant of, it is essential that the focus is on the right things. As we reflect on all of the changes the past year has brought and start to plan for the future, we decided it was time to revisit and update our process for auditing a website. In so doing,…

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What Does New Hummingbird Algorithm Mean For SEO?

What Does New Hummingbird Algorithm Mean For SEO?

I have been doing some type of professional SEO since 1996 and love to remind people that I was doing this before Google even came along. But in today’s world, Google calls the shots and they have really been shaking things up recently. First Came Encrpyted Search Google flipped a switch on August 23rd and made all Google searches secure, regardless of whether a searcher was logged into a Google account. This was a sudden move for Google and caused some panic among…

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Volume Nine Extends Partnership with Booyah Advertising

Volume Nine Extends Partnership with Booyah Advertising

Today we are excited to announce the next chapter in our long-standing partnership with Booyah Advertising as they will now deliver Paid Search Management and Online Advertising to Volume Nine clients. Volume Nine will continue to deliver SEO, Content Marketing, and Website Promotional services to Booyah Advertising clients as it has been doing..  Volume Nine and Booyah have been working on a large number of projects over the last 7 years and have a very close and integrated partnership already in place. Booyah Advertising…

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Volume Nine Makes Inc. 5000 2013 Fastest Growing Companies List

Volume Nine is proud to announce that it has made the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list for the 2nd time.  Volume Nine was ranked #1707 in the overall list and ranked #43 in Top 100 Colorado companies. The list is comprised of businesses that have demonstrated innovation and growth across the entrepreneurial landscape of the United States. The 2013 list of companies was based on a Revenue Growth comparison between 2009 and 2012. I would like to thank all…

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Google Adds Article Marketing & More As Link Violations

Google Adds Article Marketing & More As Link Violations

Google has quietly updated the link schemes in their Webmaster guidelines to include large-scale guest posting, advertorials and optimized anchor text in articles or press releases. Google has made it clear that you are violating their guidelines if you are guest blogging, article marketing, or doing press releases with the primary purpose or building links. One key element of potential link violations is using automation or 3rd party services or doing anything at a large-scale.  Google also mentioned optimized anchor…

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Google Confirms Panda Update 26 Rolling Out Now

Google had told us new Panda algorithms are being pushed out monthly over a ten day period and that they are unlikely to confirm Panda updates. Search Engine Land is not exactly sure of the Panda Update number, but they are guessing it is Panda Update #26. Google confirmed that there is indeed a Panda update going out now that is “more finely targeted”. According to Search Engine Roundtable, it looks like this monthly Panda refresh is based on signals that…

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