Entries by Cotton Tree

How Much Does SEO Cost?

  As is the case with every product or service that you purchase or consider purchasing, it is important and crucial that you find out what it costs on average from a number of different dealers and stores. If you only get one proposal or talk to one company, your chance of getting taken advantage […]

Don’t Make Enemies With Your Developer

  The older you get, the more you begin to realize how much you don’t know.  At a certain point in life, most of us come to realize that there are some fights that are not worth picking.  For those of you reading this that are married, one of those individuals is your spouse.  The […]

Hire an SEO or an Agency?

  Have you ever been asked to wash someone else’s car? Maybe your dad, your friend, or even just a co-worker’s? If you really did perform that service for them, compare that wash with the wash you consistently give your own car. Undoubtedly there are a very small portion of individuals out there that are […]

Reverse Engineering Google

  In his book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen R. Covey repeatedly talks about a specific principle.  The verbiage he uses is “seek first to understand, then to be understood.”  It’s a brilliant principle that is often easier said than done when it comes to human relationships.  As humans it is in […]

Should I Do My Own SEO?

  Small business owners are used to doing a lot of things themselves.  For most, when starting their businesses they didn’t have a lot of capital to work with and as a result are used to wearing many hats.  For this reason, the first thought that many owners have when realizing they need to started […]

SEO 101

  Before we get too ahead of ourselves, let’s make sure and follow the example of legendary coach John Wooden.  Coach Wooden was obsessed with the fundamentals of basketball.  He stressed over and over again the importance of doing all the little things correctly to build a solid foundation before spending time worrying about anything […]

Finding An Affordable SEO Company

  We use the word affordable, because the word “cheap” has a negative connotation that goes with it.  As business owners and as humans in general, we innately have a fear of loss.  Nothing is quite as painful as watching your hard earned cash go away with little to show for it.  We’ve all done […]

SEO For a Restaurant

  Our goal for our next few posts is to go into some really tactical and granule SEO strategy.  Blogs are fun to read and can be very enjoyable, but the goal of our blog is to make your time spent reading worthwhile.  We don’t have any SEO secrets to hide and believe in giving […]

Do I Need SEO?

  No.     The answer to your question is no.   If you’re asking yourself if SEO is a must for you business, there’s your answer.     Although generally speaking search engine optimization is important, it’s not always worth the time or money you have to spend to reap the benefits.   SEO […]