SEO / SEM
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.
I can't find my website in a Google search. What's the problem?
May 03, 2017 by Ryan Trask
This is by far the most common question and/or statement we get both from current customers and potential customers. Clients as me all the time why isn't my website showing up in Google on the first page anymore? It's at this point I have to ask a series of questions and even ask what exact terms they are even searching or that they feel they need to rank for.
Search Stats: Nearly 60% of searches now from mobile devices
March 30, 2017 by Ryan Trask
According to official Google statements, more than 50 percent of search queries globally now come from mobile devices and could possibly be up to 60 percent. This begs the question, if your website isn't mobile, why haven't you converted it to mobile / reponsive yet?
Google Algorithm Update Fred [March 8th Unconfirmed Update]
March 20, 2017 by Ryan Trask
Each year, Google changes its search algorithm around 500–600 times. While most of these changes are minor, Google occasionally rolls out a major algorithmic update that affects search results in significant ways. This last major Google update dubbed Fred appears to be one of those major Google algorithmic updates.
The Ever-Changing World of Website Design
December 22, 2016 by Ryan Marincovich