SearchForecast Offers SEO Education Portal Free to Everyone

SearchForecast releases their SEO Education Portal free to the public. The portal includes search engine optimization tools, a downloadable library of SEO learning briefs, and special tools for Google Adsense publishers.

Menlo Park, CA, June 12, 2008 --( SearchForecast, a leading international search engine marketing firm has announced that its SEO Education Portal will now be available for all users. The portal contains a wealth of tools and information for webmasters that want their website to rank higher in search engine listings. Until now the SEO Education Portal was only available to SearchForecast customers.

“We used to reserve the Portal for customers only, but we realized that, by opening up access, we could draw more traffic to our website as well as provide a valuable service to the community.” said Marc Phillips, CEO of SearchForecast. “Today we have about 5,000 unique users using our free tools every month.”

The SEO Education Portal contains diagnostic tools that score a website’s search engine visibility and compliance factors. Over 40 SEO learning briefs explain the science behind search engine optimization. SearchForecast has also added Video Tips and three new diagnostic tools measuring video optimization factors, online reputation management factors, and local search factors. “Now our users can run our search engine visibility tools to see where they could do better at search engine optimization and then download a brief to learn how to fix their site. It’s a very powerful combination,” said Phillips.

“SearchForecast gave us a helpful overview of all the elements of search engine optimization – the information architecture of our website, linking, search engine copywriting and cost effective execution strategies – which for a start up is very important.” says Meredith Barnett, CEO of Store Adore.

Users can access the SEO Learning Portal by visiting The tools are easy to use requiring only that users enter the URL for the pages they want to analyze and optionally the URL’s of their competitors sites for a side by side comparison. Learning briefs cover topics ranging from meta tags to search engine copywriting. For Google AdSense publishers, SearchForecast has special diagnostic tools that draw from its proprietary database of Global AdSense Publishers.

About SearchForecast
SearchForecast is a leader in search engine marketing services to an international clientele. With specialties in travel and entertainment, technology, and finance industries, SearchForecast provides a full range of services from consulting to technical services. Using SearchPublish, SearchForecast’s unique page publishing platform, SearchForecast can publish thousands of optimized web pages to create a true local web optimization strategy.

Store Adore was founded by Meredith Barnett, a former editor at Lucky magazine, and Cristina Miller, a former strategy consultant. Store Adore is an online forum for passionate shoppers to find and share insights and information on the very best boutiques and specialty stores in the cities where they live and travel and online. As both a practical resource and an online shopping community, Store Adore is a place where shoppers can discover new stores (or find out what’s new with their long-time favorites) and have the opportunity to talk shop(ping) with likeminded individuals.

Richard Andrus, VP Channels

Richard Andrus