Recent News by Titan SEO

Lessons From a Former CEO: Embracing the Internet is a Crucial Step to a Successful Business Strategy
With untapped resources and endless opportunity, the internet offers businesses a way to expand their market share like never before. Learn what the internet and SEO meant for this former CEO's luxury hotels. Read More >

Titan SEO's Own Danny Shepherd Named 2014 Metro Mover by San Diego Metro Magazine
Titan SEO is proud to announce that president Danny Shepherd has been named a Metro Mover by San Diego Metro Magazine. Read More >

Former Explora CEO Joins Titan SEO as New VP of International Business Strategy
Titan SEO is pleased to announce the appointment of Jesús Parrilla as VP of International Business Strategy. Read More >

10 Eye-Opening Social Media Facts from 2013
Social media was a big part of internet marketing in 2013; here are 10 statistics to prove it! Read More >

5 SEO Techniques to Leave in 2013
We all know old habits die hard. Unfortunately, in the world of SEO using old methods could mean major consequences. Here are 5 tactics to leave back in 2013. Read More >

Titan SEO's Danny Shepherd Chosen as a Finalist for 'Most Admired CEO'
Our own Danny Shepherd was named a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal's 7th Annual Most Admired CEO Awards! Read More >

Titan SEO Recognized as Inc. 5000 Company for the Fourth Year in a Row!
Thanks to a great team, amazing clients and TitanBOT, Titan SEO has made the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth year in a row! Read More >

Facebook Algorithm Update Promises More Relevant News Feed Ads
In effort to deliver more relevant ads to users, Facebook has updated its algorithm yet again. See what this means for ad managers. Read More >

10 Essential SEO Terms You Should Know
If you're new to SEO, you'll find that the terminology is a language all on its own. Improve your SEO vocabulary and knowledge with these 10 essential SEO terms. Read More >

4 Ways to Spice up Your SEO Efforts with Social Media
Kick your SEO strategy up a notch or two by incorporating these 4 social media must-haves. Read More >

Google Reveals a Birthday 'Surprise'
Today is Google's 15th birthday and to kick off this milestone, it's only appropriate that the search giant announces a new algorithm! Read More >

Hashtags Now Supported in Google Search
Google search has taken another step towards social (or should we say Google+) integration with the recent launch of hashtag search.. Read More >

Google Now Withholds ALL Keyword Data
After a gradual decline in keyword data over the past two years, Google has finally pulled the plug, deeming all keyword data 'not provided'. Read More >

Bing News Gets a Makeover: Adds Social Trends To News Page
Bing News got a modern makeover, in more ways than one. See what's changed with the news page here Read More >

The Road to Resubmission: Getting Reconsidered After a Google Penalty
Are you experiencing traffic losses or a decrease in rankings? You may have suffered a manual penalty. Here's what to do and how to recover. Read More >

Goodbye Google Keyword Tool, Hello Keyword Planner
The sun has finally set on Google AdWord's Keyword Tool and the new Keyword Planner is giving marketers mixed feelings. Read More >

7 Reasons Good SEO is Sustainable
SEO has become an important player in the digital marketing realm. Despite some of the criticisms, SEO is here to stay. Here's why Read More >

4 Reasons You May Have Lost Traffic After a Web Redesign
Your new website looks great after the redesign, but you're losing traffic. What's the deal? Read More >

Want Sustainable SEO Results? Use Sustainable Strategies
If you want SEO results that last, then cutting corners is not an option. See how to create sustainable results with sustainable SEO strategies Read More >

5 AdWords Features to be Using Now
Enhance your PPC efforts with 5 easy AdWords features that you can start using today! Read More >

Facebook Lightens up on Promotional Guidelines
Facebook revamps its regulations, offering more leniency for marketers who run campaigns and promotions. Read More >

Getting Started with Google+ Local
Local listings like Google+ Local can give businesses an advantage in local search. Here's how you can get started. Read More >

5 'SEO' Reasons to Create Killer Content
Great content can benefit your SEO strategy more than you might think. Here are 5 reasons why. Read More >

5 Step Checklist to Better AdWords Click-Through Rates
Improve your AdWords click-through rates and help out your Quality Score with this 5 step checklist. Read More >

Google Updates Link Scheme Definitions: What This Means for You
Google updated their guidelines for what constitutes as unacceptable links. Make sure you are familiar with the changes, so you can avoid search penalties. Read More >

How Social Media Impacts Your Search Rankings
Social media may just give your SEO strategy the boost it needs. See how social media can impact your SEO rankings. Read More >

5 Things to Look for in an SEO Agency
SEO can be an extremely effective strategy with the right agency executing it. Here are 5 things to look for in an SEO agency. Read More >

Top 5 Benefits of SEO
A good SEO strategy can provide vast benefits for your brand. Click to see the top 5! Read More >

Blog Your Way to Better Rankings
Blogging has many benefits, including enhancing your SEO efforts. See how blogging can help boost your search rankings. Read More >

5 Steps to Success with Facebook Ads
Facebook Advertising is incredibly versatile and can help you grow your brand presence online. Find success with Facebook Ads with these 5 steps. Read More >

Your Top 10 SEO Questions, Answered.
Have some burning questions about the hows and whys of this digital strategy? Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked SEO questions. Read More >

Titan SEO Makes 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies Third Year in a Row!
Congratulations to the Titan SEO team for making the list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the third year in a row. Read More >

Sponsored Updates are Coming to LinkedIn
LinkedIn now offers Sponsored Updates for companies who want to expand their content's reach on the largest professional network. Read More >

Facebook Offers New Insights for Page Managers
Facebook has recently released a new Insights platform that boasts a clean look and new data for Page Managers. Learn more about the new reports here Read More >

5 Keys to Better Social Media Connections
By fostering personal relationships and keeping the 'social' aspect of social media alive, brands can connect more deeply with consumers than ever before. Read More >

Google Gets Serious About Mobile
Google's recent changes to their mobile search algorithm forces webmasters to get serious about mobile. Sites that are not mobile-friendly may now risk penalties. Here's how to prepare for the changes. Read More >

Improve Your PPC Quality Score With 3 Quick Tips
A good Quality Score can help your AdWords ads get better placement at a lower cost. Learn how to improve yours with three quick tips! Read More >

Go Local! Basics for Optimizing Locally
Gain more geographically relevant traffic with these local SEO tips! Read More >

WEBINAR: Enhance On-page SEO Efforts with Social Media
Join us for an informative webinar addressing the ways that you can incorporate social media techniques into your website to enhance your SEO efforts and build your social communities. Read More >

Penguin 2.0 Has Arrived! Have You Been Hit?
The long anticipated Penguin 2.0 has finally been rolled out to languages world-wide. Has your website been impacted by the update? Read More >

Capitalize with Content - 10 SEO Tips for Content Writers
Good content and SEO go hand-in-hand. Enhance your SEO efforts and help to increase site traffic with these 10 SEO tips for content writers. Read More >

Three Google Analytics Reports You Should be Using NOW
With such a wide variety of reporting options, it's easy to overlook some of Google Analytics' offerings. Here are three of our favorite reports that both ecommerce & non-ecommerce brands could benefit from. Read More >

Google Penalty? How to avoid a disaster
Penalties serve as a reminder to partake in ethical 'white hat' techniques. See the difference between white hat, gray hat and black hat tactics so you can avoid site penalties. Read More >

Video Ads Are Coming to Newsfeed. How Will Users Respond?
Video ads are coming to a newsfeed near you! But will the ads increase revenue for Facebook without compromising user experience? Read More >

Get Tracking! How to Set up Goals in Google Analytics
Goals are a great way for both e-commerce and non e-commerce websites to track objectives in Google Analytics. Learn how to set up goals for your website here! Read More >

6 Ways to Profit With Pinterest
Get on 'board' with Pinterest and find out how this social network can help drive traffic to your website. Read More >

How Do the Search Engines Actually Work?
These days search engines are our main source for information, but have you ever stopped to wonder how they actually work? Find out here! Read More >

The Great Debate: The Sustainability of SEO
SEO skeptics have challenged the sustainability of SEO as a digital marketing practice, but SEO has never died and as long as there are search engines, it never will. Find out why! Read More >

How to win with Twitter Advertising – A New Feature That Gives You an Edge
Twitter has added a new way to capture the conversation by serving real-time ads to users based on the context of their tweets. See how it works! Read More >

What is Earned , Owned & Paid Media? The Difference Explained.
What is the difference between earned, owned and paid media and what does it mean for your digital strategy?... Read More >

Ingredients for Success: Important On-Page SEO Guide for a New Site
Whether you're launching an entirely new website or are considering a redesign, you're in a great position to start implementing on page SEO... Read More >

Gain More Authority Online, One Blog at a Time Using Google's Authorship Markup
Google Authorship Markup helps bloggers and writers to gain recognition for their online work. See how to get started!... Read More >

Keyword Management Just Got Easier in AdWords, With Bulk Upload
AdWords has announced that managers can now conveniently upload changes to keywords in bulk. See how!... Read More >

Happy April Fool's Day! Pranks Across the Web April Fool's 2013
Another April Fool's Day has come and gone. Let's take a look back at some of the best pranks across the web on April Fool's Day, 2013... Read More >

Forget Link Building. Think Link Earning!
Link building remains an important SEO factor and is still weighted heavily in the algorithm, but the process for obtaining links has changed dramatically... Read More >

Google Warns That Next Generation Penguin Will be Most Talked About Update in 2013
Google's head of web spam, Matt Cutts, announced some upcoming algorithm updates which are aimed to further the fight against web spam... Read More >

Facebook Newsfeed Redesign Rolls Out Today
Facebook announces their newsfeed redesign, an improved way to connect on the world's largest social network... Read More >

Facebook Dabbles in Search
Facebook announces Graph Search, an improved way to search for friends, places, photos and interests on the world's largest social network... Read More >

Titan SEO Honored for Third Year on Inc. 5000 List
For the third year in a row, Inc. Magazine ranked Titan SEO on its list of the top U.S. companies... Read More >

Social Media Marketing Tips
Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you plan your business’ social media strategy for Facebook and Twitter. Read More >

Google Places Discontinued
Google nudges unwitting businesses into the social media world by beginning the automatic transition from Google Places to Google+ Local Pages... Read More >

Big Google Algorithm Update – Rankings Drop for 3% of Websites
Google fights webspam and 'over-optimized' sites with the most recent algorithm update... Read More >

Google Tops 50 with March's Release of Search Quality Highlights
Google released this month's search quality highlights, revealing 50 algorithm changes in March... Read More >

40 Google Algorithm Updates for February
Google released this month's search quality highlights, revealing 40 algorithm changes in February... Read More >

Facebook Upgrades Premium Ads
Facebook upgrades premium ads, offering more engaging options for advertisers... Read More >

Register for our Featured Webinar!
Join Titan SEO and DotNetNuke Feb 23rd at 9 AM for our featured webinar: 10 SEO Best Practices for Your Website... Read More >

Video Blog: Social Media 101
Social Media is becoming an increasingly more popular method for marketing, enabling companies to connect with their customers like never before. Check out our latest video blog for some quick tips to social media success... Read More >

Get the Most out of Your Facebook Campaign
Facebook offers a dynamic advertising system that can help connect you to your target market; but with only one small picture and a strand of text, it's important to make every move count... Read More >

Google Launches Search Plus Your World, But With Ramifications
With the recent launch of Google's 'Search, Plus Your World', we are beginning to see search become more social, but with some controversy... Read More >

Panda Speculation...Is it True?
It has been rumored that Panda is back. Is it speculation or has Panda really returned? ... Read More >

Escape the Fate of Destructive Posts
Now more than ever, you are defined by what people read online. The surge in Social networking, blogging and user review sites has created an avenue for both positive and negative reviews... Read More >

The New Face of Twitter: Twitter Announces Complete Redesign
Twitter has just announced the redesign of their popular Social Media site; they will be rolling out the changes over the next few weeks... Read More >

"Viralocity": Video Trends to Watch For in 2012
A recently-released study conducted by Yahoo! illustrates several surprising changes in the evolution of online video consumption since 2009... Read More >

Microsoft AdCenter's Improvements Just in Time for the Holidays
Microsoft has been working to better their user interface and operability during the past few months, and it seems some of the most significant changes have arrived just in time for you to make your Bing holiday campaign better than ever... Read More >

Titan SEO Gets Dirty For Charity Mud Run
The Titan SEO team opted to get dirty for a cause in the 2nd annual Del Mar mud run. The 5K run wound through the Del Mar Fairgrounds, featuring obstacles like mud pits, dirt walls and rope swings to ensure maximum muddiness.... Read More >

Google Analytics Version V5 Coming Soon
As the sun sets on the old Analytics interface, version v5 is coming closer to reaching fruition. While the beta version has already been available for users to try out, Google says in a matter of weeks the new version will be activated in all user accounts... Read More >

Google Updates Algorithm - Big Winners and Losers After "Fresh" Update
Last year, Google completed its Google Caffeine update. Now, Google claims to be building on that update by introducing a new algorithmic improvement which will decide when a search request requires a more updated, or "fresher", results page... Read More >

Google + Now Offering Business Pages
Google recently announced the launch of their business and brand pages to their growing social network. They will be rolling out the new Google + Pages over the next few days... Read More >

Google Encrypted Search and the Effects on SEO
Google recently announced that searches will now be encrypted for logged in Google users, causing a frenzy for Analytics users and SEO professionals... Read More >

Google's Panda 2.5 Update Causing Panic
Last week Google rolled out the latest iteration of its "Panda" (aka "Farmer") update, which has caused some site owners to panic.... Read More >

LinkedIn Adds Company Status Updates
LinkedIn recently added a new feature which allows companies to post updates on their LinkedIn company pages... Read More >

Google+ Live and Thriving
Last week Google+ made the jump from "by invitation only" to "open to the public", and immediate growth was impressive... Read More >

Titan SEO Climbing the 'Ranks'
At a private ceremony held in downtown San Diego, Titan SEO was awarded number 40 out of the top 100 fastest growing companies in San Diego based on increases... Read More >

Webmaster Tools in Analytics
After a taste of integration in June with the release of the Limited Pilot, Google has recently announced that certain Webmaster Tools data will now be available... Read More >

A Bash on Flash
Microsoft’s soon-to-be-released Windows 8 has had many technophiles buzzing: Window 8’s Metro version of Internet Explorer 10, which is optimized for tablets, will not allow plug-ins such as Adobe Flash... Read More >

Titan SEO Ranked on Inc 5000
Inc. Magazine recently ranked Titan SEO on its list of the top 5000 U.S. companies, based on revenue growth. This is Titan SEO's second year on the Inc. 5000 list... Read More >

How to Write Compelling Ad Copy
If you've been in any type of advertising for any length of time, you know the importance of writing quality, compelling ad copy. The same is also true for online marketing... Read More >

Google+ 25 Million
Several apparently conflicting reports detailing Google+'s progress have recently been released, and speculation about the data has the online marketing industry buzzing... Read More >

Google+
Two weeks ago, Google released the most recent addition to the Google suite, and potential Facebook rival, "Google+"... Read More >

Panda 2.2 is Here
Last week, Google rolled out Panda 2.2, which is the latest update in their Panda series... Read More >

Google Voice Search
If you happen to use certain types of mobile devices, you may already be familiar with "searching" online by simply using your voice or an image on your phone... Read More >

Titan SEO Explains Google Correlate
In late May, Google launched Google Correlate, a new search tool that, when combined with Google Trends and Google Insights for Search, will give keyword researchers more than... Read More >

How Will 'Do Not Track' Affect Your Business?
Many advertisers have been expressing their concerns over the proposed legislation that will prohibit advertisers from tracking those who decide to opt-out of online tracking programs... Read More >

Debunking SEO Myths
The field of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is rife with myths and misunderstandings for two main reasons: it seems fairly complicated to the lay person, and the field is constantly... Read More >

Google's New +1
In an effort to keep pace with Facebook's ubiquitous "f", Google is creating "+1", which effectively tries to mimic and even one-up (no pun intended) the fan-page icon. ... Read More >

Google Panda Update
Google has made yet another update to its ever-changing algorithm, and this time it is a change that will affect a whopping 11.8 percent of its search results... Read More >

Yahoo! Search Direct
You may soon begin to notice Yahoo!'s latest update, Yahoo! Search Direct, which, as of today, is still in beta. This new feature is very similar to Google Instant, with a few... Read More >

Benefit from the "Farmer" (aka "Panda") Update
In the fallout from Google's late-February update (coined the "Farmer" update after the content farm sites that were largely affected, and also known as the "Panda" update after... Read More >

Got Pay Per Click Advertising?
A recent document reportedly leaked by a Google insider gives fascinating insight into some of the Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising habits by major international corporations... Read More >

The Search Alliance is Here
Last week, Yahoo and Bing began the handover of Yahoo!’s back-end search technology to Microsoft’s platform in the U.S. and Canada. This week, the transition is complete... Read More >

Bing Still on the Rise
We recently reported Bing and Yahoo's increased hold of the available market share for organic listings, as well as overall search volume growth. This month, industry data... Read More >

Be a Better Blogger
Blogs can often be the best tool companies have to communicate who they are and why potential clients should work with them. The trouble is most companies are not aware of... Read More >

Share Wars: Google, Yahoo, and Bing
According to recently-released data from industry sources, Google's market share dropped yet again while that of Bing and Yahoo! continued to climb. However, upon closer... Read More >

Facebook and Twitter by the Numbers
Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter are both currently experiencing substantial growth rates, based on data from June 2010, although the story behind the numbers... Read More >

Google Caffeine is Here
Google Caffeine is Here: Titan SEO® Explains the Difference Yesterday, June 8, 2010, Google released its new indexing system, Google Caffeine, which has been going through... Read More >

Inc. 5000 Titan SEO® No. 985
Inc. Magazine recently ranked Titan SEO® No. 985 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an elite ranking of the nation's 5000 fastest-growing private companies. This year's list... Read More >

Which Social Media Platform is Right for Your Business?
Social media is everywhere these days: we see companies employing social media advertising on commercials, radio, billboards, websites, and even on our cell phones and... Read More >

Google’s New Look Prepares for Competition
On Wednesday, Google released its latest redesign to its logo, color scheme, and search results page, which included a smattering of images and a navigable sidebar to the... Read More >

Promoted Tweets
Last week Twitter announced its new advertising platform, Promoted Tweets, which users have either begun to notice or will shortly start to see at the top of their Twitter... Read More >

A Facelift for Bing: Titan SEO®'s Comments on New Improvements
As part of Microsoft's continuing efforts to increase market share for newly created Bing, the company will be rolling out a new "look" for the search engine this week... Read More >

Inc. 5000 Titan SEO® No. 985
On Monday, March 22nd 2010, Google announced its plan to end the controversial censorship of their search engine in China (Google.cn), which has been ongoing since the... Read More >

Bing's Market Share at All-Time High
According to Nielsen, Bing's market share was at an all-time high in February, when it reached 12.5% of search engine providers worldwide... Read More >

Google's Dominance & Why Stellar SEO is So Important
Imagine a company that is not only dominating their field, but is also continually creating a system to absorb and capitalize on the strengths of its competitors... Read More >

How Google's New Pet has Already Changed and Performed
Google's new social networking baby, Buzz (see our Feb 12th article, "What's the Buzz? Google's Latest Platform to Outperform Twitter"), has made a stellar debut with... Read More >

Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance Gets the Thumbs-Up.
Yahoo! and Microsoft were given regulatory clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission to make their new Search alliance... Read More >

What's the Buzz? Google's Latest Platform to Outperform Twitter
Google literally started the online world "buzzing" with the February 9th launch of Google Buzz, the fully Google-integrated platform for real-time sharing set to rival... Read More >

Display Retargeting to Grow Your Search Business
How to Use Display Retargeting to Grow Your Search Business Businesses interested in maximizing their SEO and Pay Per Click (PPC) spend would be wise to consider using... Read More >

Getting Ready for the Google Caffeine Update
Google Caffeine, Google's newest update, is well on its way to completion and partial activation on one or more data centers, claiming to bring increased speed, relevancy... Read More >

Google Social Search and You
Last October, Google announced it was rolling out a new product aimed at increasing search result relevancy to the user: Google Social Search... Read More >

What's New in Search
2010 is reportedly bringing some substantial changes in the world of search. One of the most considerable changes is the consolidation of the three major search engines... Read More >