Author Archives: Chris H

Web Designers that offer hosting as well? Beware!

We see all kinds of advertisements from web design companies, from big firms to fly-by-nighters, that offer web hosting as one of the many features offered when you hire them. “We’ll even host your site for you” (for a small fee, of course). Sounds good, right? Well, maybe not…..
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SEO Team or SEO Superstar??

Which would you rather hire? The guy that is an SEO savant? The company offering a team of SEO specialists? Both? Which is better for you in the long run? Here’s our thought: Definitely not both!
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Why 3-Way link exchanges are dead.

It was early 2007, when the idea of reciprocal linking (you link to my website and I’ll link to yours) suddenly became a bad idea. Google declared that link swapping was not only an irresponsible linking practice, but a ranking penalty could be imposed if done in excess. And 3-way linking was born……
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The “Big Rocks” First (Part 3)

So it has taken me a little longer than a week to post the conclusion to the “big rocks” post. (Thank you Rachel for the reminder) We left off with: “But why?”, you ask. “Why would I begin to rank higher on Google for ‘New Widget model 335C’ if I am not specifically targeting that […]
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The “Big Rocks” First (Part 2)

In terms of optimizing your website, you want to consider the “Big Rocks” first. It is easy to be consumed by the multitude of keyword phrases for which your website might be relevant.
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Why Did Overstock.com receive a penalty from Google?

Way back in February, Overstock.com was penalized by Google for improper SEO tactics involving link building. At the request of some Humankind SEO clients, we will attempt to explain what Overstock.com is accused of and what you can do to learn from their error. An excerpt from the Wall Street Journal article:
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Humankind SEO teams up with Talk Radio’s ‘The Price of Business’

Humankind SEO is proud to announce its role in the creation of the news website USDailyReview.com. The websites owner, Kevin Price, and Humankind SEO development director Chris Hudspeth reached the agreement late last week.
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Humankind SEO to speak at Marketing Advantage Seminar

Search engine optimist Chris Hudspeth is scheduled to speak at the Houston Business Marketing Advantage Seminar at the Bank of America building in Downtown Houston on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011. Representing Humankind SEO, Hudspeth will cover
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The “Big Rocks” First (Part 1)

Sometimes, a task is so great, or of such importance, that you do not know where to begin. We all can find examples of this instance in everyday life, but especially in regards to SEO.
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A Link is a Link…

At Humankind Web Placement we build lasting relationships with our clients. One such friend of Humankind Web Placement are the top notch Houston advertising specialists from Design at Work.
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