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When it comes to SEO, the RKG team works a skillful white-hat magic to increase website rankings and help clients out perform the competition. Our technical audit review is the most robust in the industry and we always employ best practices to ensure that web properties are optimized in keeping with the latest standards. Our team of expert SEO problem solvers shares our findings and insights about hot SEO topics right here.

Watch SEO Technical Director Jody O’Donnell explain how you can add the hreflang tag to your website to improve your international strategy.

Holistic SEO does more than just improve a site’s performance in organic search. It lays the foundation for all online touches with your brand by aligning your site’s content with what your unique users are looking for.

Today we are excited to release the Q3 2014 Edition of the RKG Digital Marketing Report. Download the report for over 50 detailed charts with insights and analysis on trends in paid search, search engine optimization, social media, product listing ads (PLAs), comparison shopping engines, display advertising and more.

As a multi-service agency, RKG has many clients that work with us on multiple channels and our client service teams regularly share data and findings to help inform marketing decisions. Paid search, comparison shopping engines, and display advertising are all excellent data sources to help guide your SEO efforts.

In this video from Kyla Becker, find out how to implement a rel=”nofollow” tag in a link element and which links are top priority for receiving a “nofollow.”

Dive into the technical inner workings of Google’s updated Panda algorithm in this video from RKG Senior Search Analyst Ben Goodsell.

We are happy to announce the release of the RKG Digital Marketing Report for Q2 2014. This quarter’s report offers over 50 charts with insights and analysis on trends in paid search, search engine optimization, social media, product listing ads (PLAs), comparison shopping engines, display advertising and more.

RKG Director of SEO Knowledge Kristan Dauble introduces you to the Knowledge Graph, and shares insights as to how it will ultimately bring users closer to your brand.

Here are some easy steps for how to gather the data you need to review your backlink profile, and how to identify potential areas of risk that contribute to decreased SERP rankings.

Learn how to determine if you’re under manual penalty from Google and the steps you can take to reclaim SEO strength.

In this video, learn how Google’s Paid and Organic report might not be providing the data you think it is.

The AdWords Paid & Organic report isn’t as useful as it could be because Google doesn’t filter the organic data by the regions being targeted with ads.

While Google’s ability to crawl JavaScript has been in the works for quite some time, it still presents challenges that may not be fully evident for months.

I 201′d this video so I could talk through a variety of error codes, including some you may have already encountered and some you may have never seen before (and wouldn’t want to).

When it comes to optimizing content that matters most to search engine spiders that crawl your website, you can’t afford to overlook the importance of these tips. The results truly speak for themselves.

RKG released our latest Digital Marketing Report today, covering Q1 2014. As always, the report spans a wide breadth of the digital marketing industry including paid and organic search, social, mobile, comparison shopping engines and display advertising.

In this video, I speak to three of the most commonly reported causes of unintentional duplication that occur during the setup of pagination, and what you can do to fix these troublesome ‘gotchas.’

Find out how to use the AdWords paid and organic report to help you analyze and optimize performance when you have an ad, organic listing or both appearing in the SERPs.

In this video supplement to the “SEO Site Audits are Broken” post, we take a look at the problems associated with the traditional way of doing SEO site audits and how we’re approaching them differently.

SEO site audits are too big, too filled with trivia, and oblivious to a company’s goals and resource constraints. This article outlines a better way.

With many travelers beginning their flight shopping with online search, tools like Google Flight Search can help airlines drive more users to their pages.

For companies with brick and mortar locations and an ecommerce site, local SEO is very important. In this video you’ll learn five important local SEO tips to make sure that business appears for local search queries.

Google continues to make SERP changes that blur the line between organic and paid results. We dig into what has changed in recent years.

Matt Mierzejewski shares mobile organic search and social referral traffic trend findings from our Q4 2013 Digital Marketing Report. Find out who’s leading in these areas and who is gaining ground.

We are once again happy to announce the release of the latest RKG Digital Marketing Report featuring our analysis of fourth quarter and holiday shopping trends for 2013.