Written by James Parsons

James Parsons

James Parsons is a blogger and marketer, and is the business development manager at AudienceBloom.com. When he isn't writing at his personal blog, he is working on his next big project.

Articles written by James Parsons:

The last time Google released a Penguin update – at least, the last time they confirmed that a Penguin update had taken place – was in October of 2013. SEO monitors labeled it Penguin 5, as the fifth major update to the Penguin a…
SEO has existed in some form or another since the very beginning of search engines. As long as there has been a way to display websites in sequential order, there have been people trying to figure out how to get their sites to the top…
Across the internet, when Panda 4.0 was rolled out, people noticed a shift in their rankings. Many went down, of course. Some, surprisingly, went up – an effect of the slackened penalties for small businesses. Still others no…
As a blogger, there comes a time when you’re going to want to write posts for blogs other than the ones you own and operate. It can be very valuable to blog outside of your own sites, both to promote your own content and to build a rep…
PageRank sculpting is the concept of tweaking the links in your site internally to best control the flow of PageRank from one page to another. You could identify pages on your site with high PageRank and use them to direct links to…
“What?! 5.0! We just had 4.0! Don’t tell me Google is already drawing another line in the sand.” Got your attention? No, there’s no sign of Google pushing a 5.0 update on the horizon. That doesn’t mean, however, th…
It’s a simple question. Read any SEO blog today and you’ll find dozens of industry veterans and thought leaders telling you that the best way to rank and get noticed is to produce quality content. It’s all about the content…
  From the perspective of the webmaster, color and font size doesn’t seem to have anything to do with SEO. From the perspective of the designer, SEO has very little to do with picking colors for an effective website. F…
A 301 redirect is a type of code that works in much the same way that a postal change of address form works for physical mail. It essentially tells anyone looking to visit www.example.com that the real new address is www.newexampl…
Optimizing your title tags is one of the most basic and yet most important actions you can take in an SEO plan. When you’re starting a WordPress blog, or you’re optimizing an established blog, you have a few steps to take to opt…