Author Archives: Steve Baik

About Steve Baik

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How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Instagram

Long before the days of Facebook, Friendster, and Myspace, when we spent our days rushing home to send a crush a “nudge” on MSN, the effects of social media were not as wide spread. Today we truly live in a … Continue reading

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Repeated Violations of Google Webmaster Guidelines

On September 18, 2015 Google released a note to website owners regarding the recent increase in Webmaster Guidelines violations. The Google post alerted website owners about the automated and manual actions that are taken against websites that violate the listed … Continue reading

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August 2015 Poll Results: What is the biggest factor in trying out a new service?

Here are the poll results for August 2015. Thanks to 2,498 people who took time to take our poll. Question: What is the biggest factor in trying out a new service? Responses: Good explanation of the service – 850/2498 (34.03%) … Continue reading

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July 2015 Poll Result: How do you currently create most of your content?

Here are the poll results for July 2015. Thanks to 2,680 people who took time to take our poll. Question was: How do you currently create most of your content? Responses: I hire someone. 1323/2680 (49.37%) User-generated content. 1262/2680 (47.09%) I … Continue reading

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June 2015 Poll Results: How important is a domain name to the success of an online business?

Here are the poll results for June 2015. Thanks to over 3,900 people who took time to take our poll. Question was: How important is a domain name to the success of an online business? Responses: Very important – 238/3993 (5.96% ) … Continue reading

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May 2015 Poll Results: Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Here are the poll results for May 2015. Thanks to over 4,500 people who took time to take our poll. Question was: Is your website mobile-friendly? Yes 254/4509, (5.63%) No 2163/4509, (47.97%) I’m not sure, 2092/4509 (46.40%) Nearly half the respondents … Continue reading

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Google’s Latest Update: Quality Update aka Phantom Update

The Google algorithm experts are at it again. Earlier this month Google officially confirmed to Search Engine Land that it has performed another “quality update.” This quality update has appropriately been dubbed the “Phantom Update.” But what does it mean … Continue reading

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Mobilegeddon is Here – Google’s Latest Major Algorithm Update

As you may have heard, Google released “Mobilegeddon” a few days ago. This is Google’s latest major update to their search algorithm. What makes this major is that it affects websites in all languages and countries. The basic gist of … Continue reading

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Local SEO 101 for Law Firms – Infographic

Here are some basic SEO tips to help law firms to win local customers in their areas. Via: SEOCompany.org

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Responsive Web Design – Infographic

Here’s a nice infographic that explains the basics of Responsive Web Design and the benefits that it offers. Courtesy of: S|M Web Design Company

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