8 Easy Symbols to Make Google Work Better for You

Editors Note: This article was originally written in 2009 and has been updated. Search parameters and symbols stayed the same, but we needed to reflect the updates Google has made in those 7 years as well.

How Much Time and Budget Should I Spend Promoting my Content?

This sounds like a question without a clear answer, but in reality, there's actually a pretty consistent rule of thumb that you should follow when creating and promoting a content piece.

Companies That Tried to Cheat Google And Lost

At first blush, it makes no sense. Google’s algorithm represents one of the most powerful artificial intelligences known to man. Why would any company try to cheat that system and not play by the rules?

SEO for Universities

Universities are some of our favorite SEO clients because they bring a wealth of knowledge and resources to the table. From professors to doctors to artists, universities host a wide range of subject matter experts from which we can help build a formidable organic presence online.

Big Brands With Big Budgets—How Do Small Businesses Compete?

As a small business, it's easy to be intimidated by competitors that have bigger budgets, more established brands and bigger teams. Though larger brands will likely always be able to outspend you, there are ways to increase visibility for a smaller company with smaller budgets.

21 Marketing Quotes We Heard at Content Jam 2016

In the sea of marketing conferences that seemingly pop up every year, it’s hard to know which ones are valuable and which conference are just full of hot air. For the past 3 years Orbit Media’s Content Jam has been a conference our team won’t miss, and for good reason.

The Ultimate Local SEO Guide for Chicago Businesses

Whether you’re a native or a transplant, everyone can acknowledge that Chicago is….well, pretty awesome!

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization Explained

If you’re reading this you either don’t know what SEO is, you kinda sorta know, or you’re looking for a world-class example of how to explain it.The good news is, you’re all welcome to stay! If you don’t know what SEO is, you’re not alone… and we’ve got the video to prove it:

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