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Alexa vs Compete vs Quantcast vs ComScore vs Hitwise vs Nielsen

Posted by Patrick Smith

All of these third-party analytic services are terribly inaccurate but will continue to be used until a more accurate tool is available. Below is an overview of the methodologies used for collecting data for each of these services: Alexa Methodology: Captures traffic data from users who download and use the Alexa Toolbar in their web […]

Streamline Metrics Passes AdWords & Analytics Exams

Posted by Patrick Smith

Streamline Metrics is proud to announce that Patrick Smith has passed all six Google AdWords PPC Exams (including Fundamentals) and the Google Analytics Certification to officially become a Google Partner in Richmond, Virginia. ” Streamline Metrics has specialized in Google AdWords and Google Analytics for over a decade now, managing several million dollars in Ad Spend and […]

How A Search Engine Optimization Quote Can Help Your Business Grow in Richmond, VA

Posted by Patrick Smith

When you want to expand your presence online, selecting an SEO firm in Richmond, Virginia can be essential to your success. Receiving a search engine optimization quote can be the main determining factor as to whether a firm can assist you with accomplishing your aims. There are countless options available with regards to SEO firms. […]

Free PHP Contact Form Generator with a MySQL Database

Posted by Patrick Smith

The trend of utilizing the internet is not one that will be going out of fashion. For this reason many businesses have begun to adjust their methods of connecting with their consumers to optimize the information highway. One of the most essential methods is how information is stored about the consumer. Free PHP contact form […]

Streamline Metrics Has Been Selected as an SEO & PPC Agency on GetCredo

Posted by Patrick Smith

We are proud to announce that Streamline Metrics has been chosen as one of a select few marketing agencies on GetCredo.com. It is an honor to be included along with other highly reputable firms. John Doherty (fellow JMU alum!), the founder of HireGun.co which later evolved into GetCredo.com, has done a fantastic job of curating content […]

Streamline Metrics Achieves Authority Status on SEOmoz

Posted by Patrick Smith

We are proud to announce that Streamline Metrics has achieved “Authority” status on moz, which is widely considered the most popular  and influential website in the SEO industry. In order to achieve Authority status, one must accumulate 1,000+ mozPoints by writing high quality blog posts, making insightful comments on blog posts and/or providing useful answers […]

How to Track Website Leads

Posted by Patrick Smith

UPDATE for 2017 – Our lead tracking tool Convertable is now open to users. You will finally be able to track your leads from the moment they are submitted through your contact form all the way through to the end of the sale you will be able to finally attribute the true ROI of each traffic […]

How to promote your WordPress plugin once you have developed it

Posted by Patrick Smith

Now that you’ve worked long and hard in developing a sweet new WordPress plugin you are finally are ready to release it to the masses, but how exactly do you go about promoting your plugin to stand out from the 30,000+ plugins already out there? Well, here are some tips I have learned first hand. […]

Anyone Can Cook

Posted by Patrick Smith

Comparing Web Design Companies That Claim They Do SEO with Actual Search Engine Marketing Firms That Really Do So during a recent meeting with a potential client, they brought up that their current web company, who both designed their new website and was doing “SEO” for them, was sending them annual SEO reports that detailed […]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Bid on Your Company Name or Brand Name in Google AdWords

Posted by Patrick Smith

Should you bid on your company name or brand name on Google AdWords? I am asked this same question all the time from many of our clients and it’s a logical question that I’m glad to answer. The short answer is yes, I strongly recommend bidding on your brand name in Google AdWords for several […]