Written by Dan Virgillito

Dan Virgillito

Dan Virgillito is a freelance content strategist with a passion for good storytelling and all things digital. He lived in the Netherlands, Poland, England and Sicily. Say hi on Twitter.

Articles written by Dan Virgillito:

Negative SEO has been a problem, a thorn in the sides of many webmasters, and the online death of no small number of sites, for several years now. Google has taken a few steps towards solving the problem, but it still remains. Negat…
Google has made a number of announcements recently that have people watching the fate of Google+. The social media platform has fought long and hard to climb to its current position as number two amongst social sites, but in doin…
AdWords can be a great source of incoming leads and conversions, but only if it’s done properly. You can, of course, dump hundreds of dollars into a campaign every month. If done well, you’d even see a return from that high inv…
Meta tags are a type of tag included in your HTML, either in your site header or as attributes in links – effectively descriptors for other tags – that direct web browsers and search engines to parse your site in a particular wa…
Sometimes, you notice your traffic drop for seemingly no reason. You haven’t made any changes to your site recently, certainly nothing that would flag you for a penalty. You poke around and find nothing obviously out of place…
If you can name an aspect of modern SEO, someone can tell you what previous technique was penalize to bring about the current way of thinking. It’s happened with keywords. It’s happened with links. It’s happened with just…
Modern SEO is a dangerous game. In the past, Google wouldn’t really penalize a site for making mistakes. It was entirely possible to find your ranking made static and any further benefits minimized until you cleaned up your si…
Do you have a site search on your site? An eCommerce site may have a product search, but what you really need is a custom site search for your blog and website content. No matter how much faith you put in your navigation, no matter how…
Do you know where your links are coming from? Are they stacked against you? Links are an incredibly important part of SEO, and they can be tricky to get just right. Even if you’re focusing on quality links from one source, you’…
Much of what goes on in the SEO industry comes from reacting to Google’s algorithm and the changes they make to it over time. In order to measure how Google changes, and to gain some idea of what they change beyond what they simply…