How Google Plus (G+) Helps With SEO

How long will you wait to G+?

G+ for San Francisco SEOIf you’re sitting back, waiting for your “friends” on Facebook to join Google Plus (a.k.a. Google+ or G+) before you create a personal profile or business page, you’re truly missing out on supreme SEO real estate. Many have taken to the “wait and see” approach, especially with more social networks, now, than ever before. Nearly every day we hear, “I’m already on Facebook and Twitter, do I really need to be on Google Plus, too?” The answer is yes, but let us explain why.


Social signals from the Google+ platform are becoming more important for determining search engine results. Joshua Berg, SEO/SMO Specialist at REALSMO, calls this “the social media optimization (SMO) of SEO.” Berg explains, “social signals provide a much better way of filtering out the noise and improving the quality of search results. This is a trend that will continue because it is a much better way of understanding what people really want, which is one of Google’s founding principles.” Continue reading »

Social Media Video: Instagram vs. Vine

Social Media Marketing is evolving again, thanks to the debut of video sharing on Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo sharing app. Continue reading »

Piano Store SEO and Social Media Marketing Case Study

Local San Francisco Piano Store Go’s Social with SEO & Social Media Marketing

It started with a simple website redesign…

Many companies (even large ones) make the mistake of trying to get their website built as cheaply as they can find and skimp on their SEO and social media marketing, thinking it’s just a fad or child’s play. They know they want something online, so they either asked their admin or IT department to learn how to build one, or had a friend-of-a-friend do it on the side. Most companies got what they paid for. This might have been okay 10 years ago (“At least I got something online”), but this won’t cut it today. The stakes are too high and ignoring this fact may kill your company. Continue reading »

Social Media Marketing – Events

Social Media marketing: M.O.T. Clothing Launch Party The Ministry of Tomorrow was…

From Last to First! SEO that Works!

A Bay Area solar company wanted to expand their sales and their company operations…

Special Projects – White label Work

…video for the launch of a special new watch, they turned to the SEO PRO’s at KO Websites.

Complementing Inside Marketing Team

KO can work with your inside marketing team too! Your team develops the plan.

Google+ and Facebook have significant changes coming

Lots of changes were announced last week for Social Media rivals Facebook and Google+.  Less than 24 hours before the New News Feed presentation by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg on… Continue Reading »

Will Instagram Work for My Small Business?

Brands of all types and sizes have started catching on to using Instagram. You might be wondering – will it work for your small business? The short answer is YES! Continue reading »

Social Media News Roundup

One of the most exciting and interesting things about social media is that it is always changing. Here’s a roundup of the latest news about the major social media networks.