Just a minor September update (a.k.a I’m still around)

Hi all! Marcus here, still alive. This is going to be a short update. Apologies for not publishing a new post during the end of last month (September). I was supposed to publish at least 2 articles a month. Optimally that number would be 4, but I’ve got my hands full on current client projects (and I will always place emphasis on them). Here are some stuff that you may find interesting. What I did in September. I publish a case study of how I helped a client increase traffic by 327% on September 9th, and also added a new page...


Case study: 324% surge in search traffic with On Page SEO

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This is how I helped a budget constrained small business owner boost search traffic by over 300% by focusing on solving critical on page SEO problems. Client background This client that hired me last year. My role and responsibility was to find out how to improve the search visibility of the client’s website, and work with his in-house team to rectify problems. The client is in the private alternative education industry, in business for over 10 years. He has an in-house developer/web designer, and he handles content himself. He did not have enough budget for prolonged SEO campaign, so we opted for short 3 month SEO...


Top 18 Singapore Business Directories List

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Local business directories for early link building Here are the 18 best Singapore business directories to get listed on. These are (mostly) free channels to get traffic and links that new websites should definitely leverage on. What’s an online business directory? An online business directory is a website that contains listings of businesses categorised into their respective business activities. Most directories will provide details of a business such as name, address, contact information, and a link to the business website. Think of it like an online Yellow Pages for businesses. Although directories do not hold as much authority as they did in...


Make your blog post super SEO friendly (Step-by-step guide)

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How to make Google fall in love with your article. Why do you need a blog post that is super SEO friendly? Well, because we all wish that every time we write a new blog post, it quickly ranks well for the main keywords, and we immediately get lots of traffic. Yes, we can share our post to social networks to get a boost in traffic, but that’s a only short term solution. Having a search optimized blog post that ranks well will help you reach audiences for a much longer period of time. This step by step guide aims to teach you how to make your blog articles SEO...


8 Must have habits for successful Do-It-Yourself SEO (especially for noobs)

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Doing SEO yourself? Search Engine Optimization constantly evolves. To excel at SEO yourself, not only must you possess some technical knowledge, you also need to be able to produce content, do marketing, and engage in public relations. For most startups and small businesses, being budget constrained often means we have to take charge of search marketing activities ourselves. Sure, there are many guides online to teach us how to do SEO ourselves, but it is still far from an easy undertaking (which thankfully, keeps SEO consultants like me hired). Why focus on habits? You need almost no prior SEO know-how . These habits...