Websites with blogs rank higher in search engines, but it’s hard to write every day. Don’t be tempted by free articles. Be strong and find high quality writers who provide well-researched, helpful content for your business. It’s tempting to visit a site that offers free articles in exchange for links. […]

Free Articles are Tempting, But Deadly (To Your Site)


Schema and mobile search
Schema can increase your click through ratio. It is a hot topic in the SEO world: It makes your website appear more interesting on the search engine results page, and increases your click through rate. If you haven't added schema to your website by now, you need to jump on board fast.

How Schema Can Increase Your CTR


Social Media & Google Plus
Google+ is now the 2nd largest social networking site in the US. And... it's an excellent tool for SEO. Learn why you need to be on Google Plus, and you can't wait any longer. Here's the scoop on the underdog that's now leading the pack.

7 Reasons You Need to Be on Google+



cool tools for seo
Looking for some cool free SEO or WordPress tools? You have come to the right place! I’ve been collecting a list of tools that I have found to be very helpful, and they might come in handy for you too. Bookmark this page, as I plan to update it often. […]

Cool Tools for SEO & WordPress


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The giraffe riddle is a viral sensation.  In one day, millions of people have changed their profile pictures, and everyone is talking about it. Aside from taking over Facebook, it’s also making the news. Here are 6 lessons that the giraffe riddle can teach you about Social Media Marketing. Challenge Your Audience […]

6 Social Media Lessons From the Giraffe Riddle


windows_8
Windows 8.1 has gifted me with the Start button! I am so excited that Microsoft has now released Windows 8.1, especially since the Start button has returned. Like many users, I was a bit befuddled by version 8, but it’s only been one day and I already feel like the […]

Windows 8.1 is Finally Out!



Grapevine Technologies LLC now has our own YouTube channel. Look for our upcoming videos and please feel free to share! http://www.youtube.com/user/NCGrapevine  

Grapevine Technologies is now on YouTube!


Hummingbird_Google
Google Hummingbird is here! According to reports by numerous sources across the web, Google has a new algorithm out and about — And it’s a major game changer. According to Amit Singhal, an executive at Google, the changes could impact the results of 90% of searches conducted on the search […]

Google Hummingbird has Arrived!


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I noticed a funny typo today as I was strolling through the local department store. It reminded me of the importance of editing. As a business, you must always be aware of your effect on the consumer. Your name and brand will pop out when you least expect it. Little […]

Always Proofread Before You Print!



SEO_email
Your email signature is more than just a formal gesture. It's a virtual business card that provides a strong connection between you and your customer. It is your silent salesman. But most people overlook the advantages of this simple tool. Even though the rules have changed now that mobile phones have taken over the market, many email signatures have remained the same. Open your email program. Look at your signature. Are you using it to your advantage? Or are you scaring your customers away?

An Email Signature That Gets Results