Author: Daniel Hinds

Google Replaces Instant Previews

Google Replaces Instant Previews

Google is about as consistent as the seas. As soon as you think you have a hold on just where you are and what you’re doing, the tide rolls out and leaves you stranded belly-deep on the beach. Melodramatic? Yes. Do we feel bad about it? Not in the slightest. Anyway, let us here at Wikimotive tell you the latest […]

This Guy Sucks: A Magic Moment

This Guy Sucks: A Magic Moment

When it comes to wannabe-writers and reading, Stephen King tells us there is a magic moment, and this is true (even for SEO writers). There is a single intoxicating instant that only readers are privy to, and it comes when you lay down the book, shake your head with wonder, and mutter: “This guy SUCKS. I Can write better than […]

eCommerce SEO Infographic

eCommerce SEO Infographic

We’ve established time and time again that SEO is constantly shifting, but some industries have it harder than others. One of the more complicated kinds of sites to optimize is the ecommerce site. This is because Google would love to be the only true affiliate marketer on the web. Also, Amazon is so ubiquitous that every other ecommerce site on […]

In Memoriam Image SEO

In Memoriam Image SEO

The past few months have represented the quiet death of an SEO error. There was no fanfare, no mournful songs were played and no beautiful, young wives stood weeping by the casket. It was a death that had more whimper than bang. At first, we thought it was an aberration, surely it could be revived? Alas, no amount of triage […]

Search Behavior Infographic

Search Behavior Infographic

We spend a lot of time trying to figure out how people behave when they use search engines. As digital marketers, it’s literally our job.  Are they always clicking the top result? Are they ignoring advertisements entirely? Does ANYBODY ever go check the second page? These are burning questions that require answers, especially if your small business search engine optimization is going […]

Writing Reddit

Writing Reddit

In a world where content is next to cleanliness (and cleanliness is in fairly close proximity to godliness) it’s fallen on a lot of digital marketers to start writing. For some of us, this hasn’t been much of a chore. We delight in putting our thoughts down on the page and sending them out for (a very, very small portion […]

New Tool to Check Which Google Updates Affected Your Traffic!

New Tool to Check Which Google Updates Affected Your Traffic!

So you come in to check on your websites some random monday morning, you have your coffee in hand and a smile on your face. You were steadily climbing last week and you’re secretly hoping you’ve hit page one for that keyword you’ve been working on all month. You open a clean browser and do a search. Nothing on page […]

Are Your Social Shares Calling You a Loser?

Are Your Social Shares Calling You a Loser?

Are you familiar with social sharing cues? Essentially, they’re the little indicators you see attached to content all over the web (including on this post). They allow you to share the content your enjoying to all of the 3,012,432 social networks in existence, and then they’ll often times display a number indicating how many times the content has been shared. […]

The Human Rights Campaign’s Pink Equal Sign

The Human Rights Campaign’s Pink Equal Sign

If you’re on Facebook, Twitter or really any social network, you probably saw a lot of the red and pink equal sign pictured above. If you’re wondering what it is, it’s a sign promoted by the Human Rights Campaign, advocating for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) people. The Supreme Court is meeting this week in Washington […]

Be an Internet Celebrity;  Claim Your Google Authorship

Be an Internet Celebrity; Claim Your Google Authorship

Do you know who the author of your blog is? Well, it’s mostly likely  you (or a team of handsome ghostwriters cleverly disguised as you), and if you are truly invested in a successful SEO strategy, you’re blogging every single day, and even the occasional wild and crazy night. It’s easy to get caught up in the flashy blogger lifestyle; […]

Google the Thunder God

Google the Thunder God

Thor is a god, specifically, he’s the thunder god, super specifically, he’s the Norse god of thunder, storms, and beating the pulp out of things with his magic hammer, Mjolnir (just imagine I did the umlaut on the o). Thor is an unruly god, short on temper and long on power. When he approached, you never knew for sure if […]

Nothing but Pandas all the Way Down

Nothing but Pandas all the Way Down

There has been news of a new Panda update floating around for a few days, and now we’re finally getting some hard news. It looks like SEO agencies are in for another monumental shift, courtesy of Google and their elite team of trained Pandas.

The “Go Viral Today!” Myth

The “Go Viral Today!” Myth

Are you looking to go viral today? Do you want the magic formula, the secret spell, that alchemical reaction that will transform your tired old content into a vibrant viral rocket, blasting into the social-sphere of your target audience and sending them over the moon with purchasing-joy? Well…too bad. Buck up buttercup, because contrary to what many of the affordable SEO […]

So You Want to Be a Writer? Be Our Guest!

Are you looking for a reliable site for your next blog post? Do you want to be a writer, but you’re not sure where to begin? Have a great idea for a blog post or article but don’t have a venue? Well, you’re in luck. Wikimotive is now accepting guest blogs from all corners of the industry. Whether you’re a search […]

WordPress or Blogger?

WordPress or Blogger?

People still ask which is the better platform for creating a business blog, WordPress or Blogger. They both have their followings and their merits, but most  people who work for an actual SEO company will tell you that one is the clear winner.

Don’t Spin Me Right Round Baby

Don’t Spin Me Right Round Baby

In the course of the daily research we do here at Wikimotive, we encounter a lot of the same questions over and over again. The pattern is pretty clear, everyone agrees on a subject and then Google performs another update and suddenly we have to reheat the same old gristle and see if it tastes any better this time around. […]

Content that Stands the Test of Time

Content that Stands the Test of Time

How do you ensure the longevity of your Business’s SEO strategy? The only solution that is truly perdurable is producing evergreen content. If you haven’t heard that term before, it’s exactly what it sounds like. Just like evergreen trees never lose all their leaves, evergreen content never loses it’s value.

What’s Your Blog Saying? (One Quick Trick to Find Out!)

What’s Your Blog Saying? (One Quick Trick to Find Out!)

How do you tell what your blog is about? Sure, you have ideas in your head and dreams in your heart, but it can be difficult to take a step back and look at what you REALLY are saying every day. With Facebook and Twitter Marketing, it’s easy to scroll back through your old posts and get an idea of your […]