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.
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
The Pharma Hack & SEO Implications
September 29, 2016 by Ryan Trask
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, my employee 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.
11 Most Common On-Site SEO Issues
July 21, 2016 by Ryan Trask
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.