24Jun

Celebrating 10 Years!

This year, Commercial Web Services is celebrating 10 years as a business. Over the next three weeks, you will be introduced to three individuals who have been here since the beginning! Thank you to all of our customers. We look forward to the next 10 years. Meet Diana Richardson, who is our Search Services Supervisor. Diana has […]

02Jun

The Synergy of SEO and SEM: Why They Work Better Together

When reading about organic search, or Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and paid search, or Search Engine Marketing (SEM), you’ll frequently see how people pit them against each other as competing search services. Marketers will often argue over which method is more effective and worthwhile for businesses to invest in. However, the ideal online marketing campaign […]

26Feb

Google's New Layout

If you’ve been using Google recently, you may have noticed that Google is no longer displaying ads on the right hand side of their search engine results page, as seen below.   This move does a couple of things for Google. Mainly, it creates a cleaner user experience when someone is searching. It also creates […]

10Dec

Hate being picked last? Avoid these 5 SEO mistakes

If you find your page struggling to gain exposure online, your website may not be optimized for searching. One of the best ways to ensure your website is properly optimized is through your website content. However, writing content can seem overwhelming when you are unsure about what things search engines take into place for rankings. […]

27Aug

Quick Search Engine Optimization Tips

We asked our Search Services Supervisor, Diana Richardson, to share some insight into the Search Engine Optimization world! Read below for some great tips to making your website stand out with search engines. Quick Search Engine Optimization Tips It’s a fact, there a lot of websites on the internet. And with all of these websites […]

23Jul

Social Sweetness: The Value of Social & SEO

Having a social presence isn’t just about interacting and engaging with your customers on another level. It also has huge search benefits for your business. Below is our Social Sweetness Guide: The Sweet Combination of Social and Search which highlights 4 benefits social media has on your search rankings. Click to learn more!  

Bing Algorithm Update
19May

Bing Following in Google's Footsteps

Microsoft announced last week that they are also taking steps to improve search rankings for those websites that are mobile-friendly.  We all know that Google took similar steps last month, in what some were calling “mobilegeddon,” so the future of mobile-friendliness is definitely here.   And although Bing’s change isn’t quite as drastic as Google’s, […]

Google Algorithm Update
17Apr

Google News: Algorithm Update Coming Soon. Is Your Website Ready?

On April 21st, Google is rolling out an update on how they rank websites, and it’s bigger than any of their previous updates. The algorithm is centered around improving the consumer’s user experience when searching on their mobile device(s). Google will accomplish this by ranking mobile-friendly websites higher for searches conducted on mobile.  Many websites […]