Why Our SEO Company Stopped Tracking Keyword Rankings

If a business hired Geek Powered Studios in 2012, 2013, or 2014, they probably hired us as an “SEO company”. They likely hired us with the explicit goal of gaining higher rankings in Google searches for a few target keywords. For example, a real estate agent in Austin, TX would have hired us to get them showing at the top of Google searches for keywords like “austin real estate agent” or “austin real estate company”…

Applying the Scientific Method to SEO

Search certainly isn’t rocket science, but it can be much better understood with a little bit of basic science background.For those who don’t work in the discipline, the world of search engine optimization is usually perceived as dark and mystifying. The field itself sometimes gets a negative image within the industry because it is greatly…

What Makes SEO So Difficult?

This is one of the most frequent questions asked by people new to the search engine optimization / digital marketing realm. Theoretically, you should just be able to build a website utilizing basic SEO techniques, build some links to the site, then sit back and watch your rankings go up, right? Wrong!

Will Virtual Assistants Kill SEO As We Know It?

It is safe to say that artificial intelligence is single handedly the most important technology to be introduced into search marketing in the last few years. From Google’s RankBrain algorithm which feeds searches through machine learning technology, to Alexa, Siri, and Cortana for voice search, AI is changing the way we use and interact with search engines.

The Role of UX in SEO

A large portion of what we do as SEOs is strategize to attract more traffic to a website, whether it be through paid channels (Google Adwords, Social Advertising) or organic (linkbuilding, on-page optimization, outreach, etc.) Attracting new traffic is no easy task since it involves high costs for things like content development and content promotion, and high time investment from employees…

Preaching the Gospel of 10x Content

Recently, a few of our geeks attended Pubcon, a search engine marketing conference in Las Vegas. This was a great opportunity for us to meet influencers in our industry, network, and learn how to better ourselves as a company. One of the biggest take-aways that came from Pubcon was the idea of 10x content.