Welcome to 1st on the List’s SEO blog. Here we write about all the newest trends, changes, best practices and tips in the SEO and Online Marketing Industry. We cover a wide range of topics you’d expect on any of the best SEO blogs, including local search, technical SEO, conversion optimization, search engine marketing, pay per click, mobile search, content marketing, keyword research, Bing and Google algorithm updates, and much more. Check back frequently for updates to our SEO blog!

How Long Does SEO Take to See Results?

The popular SEO authority Search Engine Land recently shared an article by Stephan Spencer titled, “Understanding & Explaining A Realistic SEO Timeline”.

While there has never been a simple answer to the age old question […]

Before You Hit Publish – 15 Blogging Tips for SEO, Branding and Sharing

A company blog can be a very strategic and powerful component of your SEO Strategy.

However, writing interesting, informative and optimized blog posts is an art to master. In this blog post we offer some […]

Don’t Miss the Most Existing Marketing Opportunity in 2015

Recently Econsultancy and Adobe asked over 6,000 marketing, digital and e-commerce professionals around the world the question,
“What is the marketers’ single most exciting opportunity for 2015?”
Over 1 in 5 (22%) responded “Customer Experience”.

What’s so great about […]

Yellow Pages Halting Delivery in Select Areas

On Monday February 2, 2015 Yellow Pages announced that select neighborhoods across Canada will no longer receive Yellow Pages phone directories on their doorstep.

This comes as a result of both consumers turning to the […]

Quality Content Checklist for 2015

We’ve all heard the term “Content is King” but are we actually writing content that deserves royal treatment?

Content needs to be original, desirable and relevant but are there more concrete quality content guidelines to […]

Where is Your Phone Book?

Upon opening the door to the shared entrance of our office building I noticed a small stack of new phone books sitting at the bottom of the stairs. Scribbled on the post it note are the […]

Google Sends Notices to Webmasters With Sites That Are Not Mobile Friendly

Google has made two strong moves towards encouraging (or gently forcing) all webmasters to become more Mobile Friendly. Could this mean Google is launching a new mobile algorithm update soon?

The first move was in November 2014 when Google […]

3 Pay Per Click Marketing and SEO Strategies

While large corporate companies have the funds to allocate a substantial monthly budget to pay per click marketing many smaller businesses struggle to come up with the funds.

Does this mean that if you are […]

Is my website mobile friendly?

In November 2014 Google introduced new “mobile friendly” labeling to its mobile search results. If you haven’t noticed this new label pick up your phone and do a search for restaurants, doctors or events. […]

Ad Retargeting Marketing Trends for 2015

Ad retargeting is a popular topic for 2015 and even if you aren’t running a retargeting campaign it’s important to understand how it works.

A basic ad retargeting definition is targeting your ads to consumers […]