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All About Google's SERP Features

Posted by Harrison Ambs on Oct 25, 2016 8:08:33 AM

Everyone wants their site to perform better on Google.

You’ve optimized your site, put on good content, and made sure that Google can find you. But at the end of the day, a search result page is going to make your page look just like your competition.

So how can you stand out from the sea of blue links around you?

A new frontier you can capitalize on when it comes to search results are “SERP Features”. Google has been rolling these out and they’re a powerful method of elevating your website above the sea of result listings.

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Topics: SEO Tips

How To Use Google Webmasters Tools: 6 Points To Know

Posted by Harrison Ambs on Oct 12, 2016 8:28:43 AM

Don't you wish you could just call Google and ask them about your site?

You could find out what they know and what they're looking for to show your site higher in search results.

It would be a lot better than staring at your competition and wondering "what are they doing?"

Here's the thing: you CAN find out that information for your site.

How awesome is that?

Google provides a tool that used to be called Google Webmasters (now Google Search Console), and it is crucial to understand what it can do for you, as well as what it provides.

If you want to rank on Google, here's everything you need to know about how to use Google Webmasters Tools.

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Topics: SEO Tips

My Favorite Email Productivity Hack: A One-Two Punch

Posted by Harrison Ambs on Sep 28, 2016 7:46:26 AM

Sometimes it feels like there isn't enough time in the day, right? You feel like you're in the middle of an email storm and it's impossible to find your way out.

Until today.

A few years ago I was turned onto a tool called Follow Up Then, and loved how it allowed me to automate when I follow up with someone (for free!). If I want to make sure I reach out to someone next week, I just have to bcc "1week@followupthen.com" and next week it'll pop back in my inbox. Done and out of my mind.

But then I added a piece to this email management puzzle, almost by accident, really.

We do a lot of process automation here at Stickboy, but I was honestly surprised at how well this was working for my email productivity. What was the trick?

Adding a calendar.

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Topics: business process automation, Tips