Yoast SEO “Your homepage cannot be indexed by search engines” 3.0 Error Message

If you’ve recently updated your Yoast SEO version to 3.0, you get the nasty little red message below: To fix this, simply go back to your WordPress dashboard after updating the plugin. You will then see the following option on your dashboard: Click...
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Photo and Video Optimization

Photos and videos will not magically make themselves known online. It is imperative to optimize online photos and videos for each platform that you use. There are four common items you can add to a photo or video within most platforms to optimize the...
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How Google Panda is Hurting Some Small Businesses

Google has released multiple updates to their famed algorithm this year. One of the major updates addressed the issue of duplicate content. For example, if the New York Times posts an article and someone else copies and pastes that article verbatim on...
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SEO Viewed Most Important

2500 small businesses were recently asked the following question: “If you had to put all your marketing time and budget into only one channel, what would it be?” Guess what the answer was?
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The Internet Presence Manager (The New Webmaster)

I started EPR Creations a little over 3 years ago and so much has changed in that time. It used to be that you could do a little bit of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for your website and get high rankings immediately. Google would consider a few items...
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Check Page Rank for my Website

Are you curious what your page rank is for your website? Use this tool below to find out how Google ranks your web page. Check Page Rank of your Web site pages instantly: This page rank checking tool is powered by Page Rank Checker service
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Google Local Changes to Google Places

Google has just made some important changes to how your local listing shows in the search results.  Please read below to find out what these changes are and what you can do as a small business owner to stay on top of these changes. Until just a few days...
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Search Engine Optimization Case Study

As a website developer, I like to experiment with new technologies, ideas, and marketing concepts on my own websites or businesses to understand them completely before I use them on client’s websites. In this post, I’d like to highlight one...
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What Google Instant Search Means for You

In case you’ve been in a cave the last few weeks, Google just introduced an upgrade to their search process that delivers search results instantaneously as you type. If you haven’t tried it yet, give it a test drive –
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Facebook vs. Google

Research company Hitwise just reported that Facebook passed Google as the most visited website in the USA last week.  Facebook had 7.07% of all visits to the web and Google had 7.03%.  The bigger side to this story is that Facebook’s traffic is...
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