A. Blum Localization Services is a Palo Alto-based Search Engine Optimization company founded in 2016 by Ardan Michael Blum. Our goal is to help our clients improve their organic ranking results, increase their web traffic, and stop outsourcing SEO work within three months.
The business model we follow combines a full overhaul of our client’s online content, followed by SEO training.
We expect to be back to normal operations soon. For added convenience, we host meetings that are usually held at our Palo Alto SEO office, on the beautiful terrace of a lovely hotel in West Menlo Park.
We are currently offering our Search Engine Optimization training online.
We teach SEO in a participative manner. A source of inspiration for our “learning by doing” approach remains the Montessori Method; adapted for adults who attend our workshops. (Note: We are not affiliated with the Montessori movement or any particular teaching organization).
- Definition: Organic Search Engine Optimization includes on-page and off-page optimization techniques to boost ranking in the non-paid, natural results. (More about paid search and how Google search results differ from ads).
- Devotion is key to organic SEO ranking: knowledge sharing is the endless wonder which makes each day worthwhile and in Search Engine Optimization this is no different. Your success in SEO will come from blending commercial interests and information sharing. (...)
- Suggestion: Increase the credibility of your website content by creating "additional information" to link to in PDF files hosted on your server.
- Some SEO optimization tips for PDF files:
Many accessibility requirements will help your ranking on search engines! Examples: Make image ALT and TITLE tags, check the automatic captions on a video are transcribing correctly your words and if need be re-write them. See: "How to adjust your caption settings on YouTube".
From "Guidance on Web Accessibility and the ADA" [https://beta.ada.gov/resources/web-guidance/] we read: "(...) People with disabilities navigate the web in a variety of ways. People who are blind may use screen readers, which are devices that speak the text that appears on a screen. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may use captioning. And people whose disabilities affect their ability to grasp and use a mouse may use voice recognition software to control their computers and other devices with verbal commands. (...)"
Frederick Emmons Terman was an American professor and academic administrator. He was the dean of the school of engineering from 1944 to 1958 and provost from 1955 to 1965 at Stanford University. He is considered to be the “father of Silicon Valley” as he suggested to his engineering department students to stay in the Palo Alto area to establish their own firms.
William R. Hewlett and David Packard followed his suggestion and founded their electronics company. The Hewlett-Packard* Garage was set up by 1938, and has become known as the ‘birthplace of Silicon Valley’. The garage is located at 367 Addison Avenue. (...)