Importance of Reviews for Local SEO and How to Get Them by on November 29, 2017 · Local Searchlocal seoSEO

As we have addressed in a previous post, Surprise! Another Change in Local Search Rankings, Google determines local rankings based on relevance, distance and prominence. Relevance is determined by how well ... » Continue

Social SEO Optimization Series: SEO for Instagram by on September 6, 2017 · InstagramSEOSocial MediaSocial Media MarketingSocial Media Marketing Optimization

As I mentioned in the first article of this series over SEO optimization for Facebook, social media is not currently an SEO ranking factor, however, our social presence can positively ... » Continue

SEO Tactics for New Websites by on August 9, 2017 · Search Engine OptimizationSEOweb designWebsite Design

Working for an integrated digital marketing agency presents you with many different and challenging opportunities to test and hone the skills of your discipline. In my case, that’s Organic Search ... » Continue

Portland’s Top Digital Marketing Agency is Now the USA’s Best by on July 21, 2017 · AwardDigital MarketingSEO

In a recent report published by an independent research and review platform, TopAgency, Anvil has been ranked among the top 16 SEO service providers in the USA. The review platform has ... » Continue

Don’t Let B.S.EO Break Your Spirit, or Rankings, in Google #fakenews by on June 7, 2017 · googleKeywordsSEO

If you keep up on the news and current politics, terms such as “fake news” and “weaponized information” aren’t anything new to you. You’ve likely even stumbled across numerous articles ... » Continue

Link Building: What Is It And Why Should You Do It? by on May 10, 2017 · Digital MarketingLink BuildingSEO

One of the primary ongoing recommendations that we provide to clients, in an effort to improve their Organic Search performance, is to develop their link profile by increasing the number ... » Continue

Search Engine Marketing – Two Disciplines, One Term by on February 23, 2017 · Paid MediaSearch Engine MarketingSearch Engine OptimizationSEO

Search Engine Marketing, commonly known as SEM, is not in fact PPC marketing or SEO-it’s both disciplines working together towards a common goal.  What is that goal? High ranking in ... » Continue

Anvil Recognized as a Top SEO Agency in the Seattle/Portland and Denver Markets by on January 31, 2017 · Search Engine OptimizationSEO

For the second year in a row now, we have been recognized as a top SEO agency in the Seattle/Portland and Denver markets by Clutch, and we are so pleased ... » Continue

6 Technical Website Optimizations for SEO by on January 11, 2017 · Search Engine OptimizationSEO

In my last blog post, we covered 9 Key Areas of Focus for On-page Keyword Placement which focused on keyword research and implementation, popular topics from last year. As we ... » Continue

Google Will Index Mobile First & Why You Should Care by on December 8, 2016 · googleMobileSEO

What is Google’s Mobile-First Index? Google has recently announced their decision to switch to a mobile first index because of continued growth and dominance of mobile search and internet usage. Currently, ... » Continue