Archive for August, 2009

Win $250 and Help Design Our New Logo!

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Have a knack for graphic design? Well than have we got a contest for you! Vertical Measures is currently in the process of a website redesign and logo revamp. We like the basics of our design, but need to 2.0 it up. This of course will require a new logo. One of the key things […]

Using Microformats to Improve Local SEO

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Microformats are gaining popularity, and if you’re not using them, you should be. Google’s introduction of Rich Snippets in May 2009 is just another indication that microformats will continue to gain popularity. And as more sites make use of this structured content, small businesses can capitalize on the use of microformats to help feed relevant […]

Webinar: How Social Media Builds Inbound Links and High Search Rankings

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, and others are all the rage now. But what effect do they have on your search engine rankings? During this informative presentation by link building expert Arnie Kuenn, President of Vertical Measures, you’ll learn how you can significantly improve your search engine rankings using social media. Please join us […]

7 Steps to Assure Your Business is Included in Local Search Results

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Is your business included in local search results?  If you’re a small business owner, you may be so busy building your business in the real world that you haven’t considered the importance of optimizing your website for local search. If you’re one of those business owners, you’re not alone. But it’s also important that you […]

Real-Time Search Is Essential: Does Google Caffeine Fit the Bill?

Friday, August 14th, 2009

The need for real-time search is a growing issue for search engines like Google, and the former MSN search engine Live. MSN, in an attempt to address the issue, developed Bing creating a "decision engine" that claims to provide better results; I’m sure you’ve seen the commercials. We’ve all been anticipating the arrival of a […]