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How A Local Portland Vacuum Store Lost a $500 Sale

Posted by Mike Munter on July 14, 2013 / Posted in Blog

I’ve got two big dogs, Luke and Charlie, appearing in the featured image above. They shed year round and keeping up with vacuum cleaning is an every week job for me. For over a year, I’ve been thinking about buying a better vacuum to make this task easier. I was pretty much set on buying a Dyson, until I talked … More

What Cheap SEO Services Look Like (And What Can Happen If You Invest In Them)

Posted by Mike Munter on March 19, 2013 / Posted in Blog

I had an interesting conversation last week with my Allstate agent.  During the conversation, she asked me what I did for a living. “Search engine optimization and online marketing,” I replied. She said, “Oh, I pay $200 per month for that.  I’m not really sure what I’m getting or if it’s helping.  Since you’re my client, I’d much rather spend … More

How Much Time And Money Does It Take To Create Great Content?

Posted by Mike Munter on February 25, 2013 / Posted in Blog

By now, you’ve probably learned about the merits of creating quality content on your website and how “long form content” helps you attract links, social media shares, and separates you as an authority from your competitors. And while I see many people talking about why you should create quality content, I don’t see many people sharing how to create it, … More

Step-by-Step Guide To Optimizing Your Website To Increase Traffic

Posted by Mike Munter on February 15, 2013 / Posted in Blog

I originally wrote this as optimization guide as an e-book called Killer On Page SEO and if you’d prefer to have that, send me an email. By following these basics, you’ll be on the fast track toward improving your site’s traffic. What Is On-Page Optimization? “On-page” optimization refers to the changes we make to each of the pages on our … More

What Are The Qualities Of Great Content? [PODCAST]

Posted by Mike Munter on February 4, 2013 / Posted in Blog

Great content is prone to get shared, get links, and help build trust amongst your new website visitors.  If you’re operating a business and are curious what sorts of content will give you the best chance of success, check out our recent podcast, What Are The Qualities of Great Website Content? 5 Qualities Of Great Website Content To summarize, I … More