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.
How Much Should You Budget for SEO Services?
October 10, 2018 by Ryan Trask
We have been pretty busy here during Q3 at 3plains, so I figured I would at least post a good article. I read a variety of SEO, marketing and industry related online publications and this point jumped out at me and I thought was quite relevant to 3plains customers - A recent survey reported that less than half of all small businesses have an SEO budget.
3plains Welcomes Our Last Month's New Customers
July 23, 2018 by Ryan Trask
3plains is welcoming our latest and last month's website customers. The summer has been hot with new websites thanks to 3plains. In the months of June & July we have launched over 15 websites, almost two a week, but we're just getting started giving our customers sleek new mobile friendly websites.
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.