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A search engine optimization blog for hunting outfitters, guides and lodges to help their internet marketing presence. 3plains has been performing organic SEO since 2001 for the hunting, fishing and outdoor industry.

The Ever-Changing World of Website Design

December 22, 2016 by

Designing for the web is a rollercoaster ride of fads and technology. Every time someone comes up with some new trick with HTML5, or CSS3, or even a javascript library everyone wants to jump on the bandwagon to “keep up with everyone else”. Here’s the problem with that. The latest fads don’t work for everyone. New languages and new technology aren’t always better. The old adage “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” rings truer than ever these days. More...

The Ever-Changing World of Website Design

Google Penguin Update 4.0

October 02, 2016 by

Has your SEMRush, SEOMoz, Google Analytics Account, or other Tracking Software been bouncing around here in the last several weeks? Well, there is possibly a reason for that - Google Penguin 4.0. More...

Google Penguin Update 4.0

The Pharma Hack & SEO Implications

September 29, 2016 by

We usually have multiple projects going at once and I'm one of the multiple 3plains employees who are working on any given project at one time. Typically I'm involved with the setup, the launch and the search engine marketing side of projects. For this project, Derek had noted in the initial project ticket that when this new client had signed on, that his rankings were not what they used to be - in fact "terrible" was the word used multiple times. More...

The Pharma Hack & SEO Implications

11 Most Common On-Site SEO Issues

July 21, 2016 by

If you want your website to rank well in Google and the other search engines, it's necessary you understand the basics first. SEM Rush collected anonymous data on 100,000 websites and 450 million pages using SEMrush’s Site Audit tool to determine top SEO issues and how many websites these issues affect. More...

11 Most Common On-Site SEO Issues

Changing Web Companies

June 08, 2016 by

For some clients, changing web companies is and can be a miserable and gut-wrenching experience - how to tell your old company you are firing them and then hoping your new web company actually can deliver what they say they can and are going to do. More...

Changing Web Companies

Cheap SEO Is a Complete Waste of Time & Money

October 30, 2015 by

Every week, we phone calls from business owners needing SEO and attempting to understand what SEO ultimately costs. We have found these business owners call us and either think we are way too expensive, get incorrect information or got fed a line of bullshit by another company of what it costs or what goes into SEO. More...

Cheap SEO Is a Complete Waste of Time & Money

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