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June 16, 2017

Bounce Rate Importance and Tips for Improvement for Your Website

Bounce Rate is a technical term seen commonly when dealing with SEO. However, many people aren’t aware of what this term means. This number is displayed as a percentage. It indicates which percentage of visitors only view one page on your website. While traffic is always good, the goal is to retain visitors and draw them to other parts of your website. A high bounce rate indicates that most of the visitors to your site […]
June 13, 2017

Google Analytics Introductory Guide for Beginners to Achieve Website Optimization

Google Analytics is an excellent free service that tracks nearly everything to do with your website’s traffic. Every website can benefit from using this valuable tool. Both business and personal websites alike can use analytics about website traffic. Many people find Google Analytics to be confusing or overwhelming. Portside Marketing is a Google Certified partner. Our expert staff can help you with search engine optimization for your site. We work closely with Google Analytics to […]
May 10, 2017

Near Me Search Strategy Helps Customers find Local Businesses

The Near Me Search Strategy is quickly becoming the new, hot strategy for helping customers find local businesses. Google has recently announced a new qualifier that has been added to search queries. Users can now add “near me” to their search to help locate local businesses or other places. Portside Marketing can help you use this new feature to maximize customer reach among these users. We are dedicated to helping our clients grow their business […]
March 24, 2017

Search Rankings & Reputation – How Do You Rate?

Are you aware of just how many things go into determining search rankings for websites? It used to be that you just had to have the right URL and the right keywords. It didn’t even matter how those keywords were used. Now, the game has changed entirely. There are dozens of factors that go into figuring out your search rankings. One of the newest factors to enter the mix is your reputation. Do you know […]
March 17, 2017

Social Signals & Search Rankings – What to Know

The social signals that you can get from your social media accounts can be a bit confusing if you don’t know what to look for. Very few people actually fully understand how much power these social signals really hold. However, those cues can say a lot about what type of search rankings that you get for your website. The more engaged your audience is, the better your ranking has the potential to be. The problem […]
March 10, 2017

Optimizing for Mobile Effectiveness and Best SEO

When you are coming up with an SEO strategy, you need to include optimizing for mobile website effectiveness in that strategy. Your mobile website is the portal half of your visitors will visit you with. You need to make sure that you are optimizing for mobile success if you want those visitors to enjoy their experience. The best way to get the most out of a mobile experience is to set up your responsive website […]