Google-Friendly SEO Techniques

By |2022-02-22T13:34:00+00:00July 7th, 2020|

The Most Effective and Google-Friendly SEO Techniques Having an online website presence is essential no matter the type of business. The size of your business doesn’t matter. In fact, one of the great benefits of an online Internet property is that it can help to provide a more level playing field when it comes to things like content creation and search engine optimization, (SEO). SEO services are cost-effective options that can help companies compete with

How Verti Group International a.k.a SEO Seattle® is Helping Businesses Rank in 2019

By |2022-02-22T13:34:00+00:00March 7th, 2019|

Changes to Google’s search engine algorithm have occurred at a breakneck pace since Verti Group International a.k.a SEO Seattle® (VGI-SEO) first opened its doors back in 2008. What worked perfectly in 2008 will likely fail you today. With hundreds of ranking signals recognized, you will need to keep your ear to the ground and know what works and what doesn’t in today's SEO. We are Seattle SEO experts, and we continue to keep our clients consistently maintaining

Video Marketing in 2019 and Beyond

By |2023-01-09T14:49:11+00:00November 1st, 2018|

Is your business using video in its SEO or marketing strategy? If not using video, you’re soon to be in the minority. And it’s something you should consider changing immediately. That’s because video has been blowing up in recent years and that trends only looks set to continue in 2019 and beyond. It can be a powerful marketing tool — just as long as your business knows how to leverage it. From defining video marketing to

Guide To Google’s Mobile First Indexing 2018

By |2022-02-22T13:34:00+00:00July 23rd, 2018|

You probably notice that a lot of people use their mobiles to access websites nowadays. Anyone who wants to offer the best user experience, should keep up with the times and make their website mobile-friendly. But now there is even more reason to make your website look great on smartphones. Google has recently rolled out mobile-first indexing to continue its efforts in making the web more mobile-friendly. But how much do you know about mobile-first

Google Warns About Upcoming Change to Chrome

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00August 18th, 2017|

Last night Google sent out an unprecedented number of emails to webmasters informing them of the upcoming “Security Warnings” accompanying some Chrome search results. In short, this October 2017 Google Chrome will start labeling any site with fillable forms that is not HTTPS, as not secure. Vertigroup is aware of the coming change and we are actively scanning client websites for any concerns. We're also taking appropriate measures for any page found not to be secure. VGI

Google Warns Against Article Creation for The Sole Purpose of Links

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00May 27th, 2017|

Two days ago, Thursday, May 25, 2017, Google published a blog post reminding webmasters about the dangers of using large-scale article campaigns as a link building strategy. In short, doing article publishing or guest blogging for the sole purpose of link building and attempting to manipulate Google’s search results can result in a Google penalty. These penalties can negatively affect your website’s overall ranking; while in other cases Google will simply ignore the links. Google

Why SEO Seattle® Offers Los Angeles SEO Services…

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00May 13th, 2017|

It is no secret that Verti Group International a.k.a. SEO Seattle® is currently working to increase it's own online visibility in Los Angeles and is determined to be found in front of it's local Los Angeles SEO competitors by those searching online for specifically Los Angeles SEO services. The company's website, can already be found by those searching Google when using "LA SEO Company", LA SEO service" and other Google search quearys used by

Semantic Search “the many variations”

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00March 12th, 2017|

Semantic search seeks to improve search accuracy by understanding the searcher's intent and the contextual meaning of terms as they appear in the searchable dataspace, whether on the Web or within a closed system, to generate more relevant results."  Semantic Search as defined at Wikipedia  Google Hummingbird, artificial intelligence, conversational search and the semantic web. It’s all about context. I could have written about coding, RDF, Open Graph Protocol, and Schema, but for now,  I’m

Google’s Mobile First Indexing “Coming Soon”

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00February 19th, 2017|

Two months is a long time in search engine optimization land. Sometimes things happen quickly; other times, announcements are made by Google which are followed by a flurry of articles on the internet regarding the latest changes to searching on Google. In the middle of November last year (2016) the news was all about the announcement that Google was launching mobile-first indexing. It seems now that they weren’t launching, but instead they were beginning to

Title Tags and Branding

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00September 22nd, 2016|

In this article, we look at the key role that title tags play in search engine optimization (SEO). I have been noticing more and more often lately, that errors are being made in the use of company online signatures in title tags. This can easily be corrected by those who want to take the time to gain a better understanding of the role a title tag plays and how to optimize it correctly. Google, for

Is your website AMP ready? “It’s time to publish using accelerated mobile pages”

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00May 2nd, 2016|

UPDATE May/2018: It's time to Convert HTML to AMP | Convert Your Website To AMP The Accelerated Mobile Pages platform more commonly known as AMP and was announced by Google on October 7, 2015 and is here to stay. Surprisingly to us at VGI SEO was one recent survey showing that a whopping 25% of SEO’s had no idea what accelerated mobile pages or Google AMP even was. Let us take a closer look at what "Accelerated Mobile Pages" (AMP) really

Top Google Ranking Engineer, Paul Haahr, talks about how Google works

By |2022-02-22T13:34:01+00:00April 1st, 2016|

Recorded during Pauls talk at this year’s “2016 Search Marketing Expo”. This single speaker was the ultimate for many who attended. One personal takeaway was the confirmation by Paul that the percentage of original/duplicate content found on a respective web page was clearly described as a ranking factor. This is only one of the too many findings to list here and I hope that after watching, you will share some comments here. I recommend this

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