Out on a Limb

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What can George Bush teach us about SEO?

An interesting phenomenon illustrates the power of linking to websites

Learn all about Google's Coolest Tools and Features

Believe it or not, there's there are many tools and features available on Google that can be useful for marketing research and wasting time.

Are searchers loyal to their search engine?

Learning more about the behavior patterns of searchers can help you make decisions about search engine optimization.

Is pay-per-click the best way to get visitors?

Pay-per-click ads can put your site at the top of the results page on a search engine but do they drive traffic?

Should local businesses bother having a site?

Search engines are providing results by location – don't miss out on potential customers.

What is "organic" search and how can it help your company?

Organic describes a search that returns results based on content and keyword relevancy. This is in contrast to listings based on who paid the most money to appear at the top. Sometimes this is called "pure" or "natural search" as it is supposed to be "untainted" by payments or bids.

List of online search directories

Link Management is integral to your site's marketing success. Here is a list of the directories we submit to for our clients. This list is always growing so feel free to submit a directory to our...um...directory.

Website Design - Choosing Your Colors

Your choice of colors for your website should mirror the message and/or feeling you to hope to communicate to the viewer. Let's look at some colors and what they can mean to your website.

PayPal Alternatives: Do You Have a Backup Plan?

Many of our e-commerce clients start out small, running a business from their home oftentimes and aren't sure how to collect payment over the Internet. While helping them with their Internet marketing and Search Engine Optimization needs are of vital importance it would be of little use if no money was collected. We recommend Paypal highly for these small entrepreneurs, but there are other options to be sure.

Blogs: Good and Bad

What makes a good blog? What makes a bad blog?

 

Out On A Limb - Big Oak SEO

Are searchers loyal to their search engine?

Learning more about the behavior patterns of searchers can help you make decisions about search engine optimization.

Search engine loyalty

Should local businesses have a site?

Search engines are providing results by location – don't miss out on potential customers.

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