Category Archives: Search and SEO

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A New Type of Marketing Agency is Here – Part II

This is part II of a blog about what new marketing agencies look like and why it’s smart to use them.

What does a new age marketing agency look like?

The new type of marketing agency still provides consulting, advice and helps identify potential markets. They also offer opportunities to co-op advertising opportunities, leveraging their client base to 3rd. party advertising channels. Additionally, they refine your brand and company message helping you to stand apart from your competition. Continue reading

A New Type of Marketing Agency – Part I

What does a San Francisco Marketing Agency look like today?

Marketing Agency San FranciscoBackground: Watch out what you blog about. Someone might actually read it!

I just got off the phone with someone who found us via our SEO website, www.seopro.PRO. She was a marketing coordinator for a upscale vocational school in San Francisco. I could tell she had spoken with several SEM (search engine marketing) agencies and heard and read just enough to start feeling like she understood the concepts and terms used in the Internet marketing industry. Aka Inbound marketing. Continue reading

Internet Marketing Merges with TV

YouTube on Direct TV?
Youtube on TV

I just stumbled on this today. I found my Youtube marketing videos on TV via my Direct TV box. I’m probably the last one to know about this, but just in case someone ells out there didn’t know, I thought I would share.

Why is this worth mentioning here? I had to search on Direct TV to find our videos. Mine came right up. Will yours? Yet another reason to pay attention to your SEO on social websitesSee our Web Design and SEO Channel.

Here are the instruction on how to check your videos on TV search.

Can I watch YouTube videos on my TV?
Yes. If you have an HD DVR receiver or a model R22 DVR receiver and it’s connected to your home broadband Internet network, you can access and watch YouTube videos right on your TV. Here’s how it works:

 

  1. Press MENU on your remote and select SEARCH & BROWSE
  2. Select SMART SEARCH
  3. YouTube videos matching your search words will appear as the last items in your search results. They will be marked “YouTube” in the right column
  4. To view, highlight the YouTube video using your arrow buttons and press SELECT and then select Play.

 

DIY- Low budget Internet marketing

Do It yourself Digital Marketing?

Marketing You Can AffordHow can a tiny company market online for free (or near free)? We’ll show you the must-have basics for effective online marketing that you will see results from almost immediately. With little or no investment, you can at least be found on search engines. Do I need a website to get started? No. There are places like Google and other companies that offer a “free” website, but we’re going to assume that you could not cope with the building of one or did, but it won’t show up on search engines (a common problem with free websites). In this article, we’re going to focus on just one thing – YOUR company getting found on the internet through ‘local search.’ Being found in local searches is absolutely, positively a must in order to survive these days . Local search refers to the local companies that come up on search results. Many times these local search results are not company websites, but rather online directories, listing services, or social websites. This is where you can capitalize! Get on these local listing, rating and social sites for FREE! We’ll give you a list of these further down. Continue reading

Award Winning Web Design Company

What Does an ‘Award Winning Web Design Company’ mean anyway?

About 8 years ago, I went to a meeting at a PC keyboard company in Oakland, California for a discussion about KO Websites building a new website for them. The meeting went very well, but was typical, in that there was one person who was trying to trip up the web guy, proving they knew more tech than the web guy did. I was used to this and survived well until the last question was thrown at me…It was, “so how many awards has your company won?” Continue reading

How much does really good SEO cost?

What does it cost to get great search engine optimization (SEO) work done these days?

KO Websites, the leading SEO Pros in the San Francisco Bay Area search engine marketing (SEM) industry charges about $750 to $4,300 per month for full service web management, on going re-designs, social marketing, outstanding organic SEO services and PPC campaign management. The price is based on competition, company web asset sizes and range of geographic marketing reach. The more local, the less the cost. The broader the market or the more competitive the key search terms, the more the cost. Continue reading