Internet Consultant Scott Hendison




I began selling software online in 1999, and I began helping others with their websites as an internet consultant back in in 2002.



I’ve worked in dozens of industries, and on hundreds of websites, ranging from large online retailers to single location local businesses.



I offer a free introductory phone call, to give you an honest evaluation of your situation, with no strings and no sales pitch.

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Search Engine Optimization? Marketing? Organic? Paid? Local?
No matter the size of your website or your team, I can add strength to the weaker areas of your company marketing in a variety of ways.  Check out my rates, and feel free to schedule an introductory call.

In-House or Agency? Need a Team Member?
Are you looking for help with your existing team? Are you an agency that’s in need of some direction? Perhaps you’re an in house team, and from time to time you need answers or direction? I may be able to help.

Examine your local listingsAre You a Local Business?
This review tool scans the internet by your business name and zip code, and shows a visibility score for Google, Yahoo and Bing. You then get access to view more details covering your website, local citation pages, local search, business directories, social media, a reputation section, and even an on-page SEO report, all for no charge.

As an Internet Consultant…

I’ve established relationships with multiple businesses over the years, who have found it far more economical to have an ongoing communication with me, as opposed to paying the salary of a digital marketing manager or management team.

Years ago, in my mind I used to separate “Search Engine Optimization” and “Internet marketing”, actually believing that the latter meant strictly “paid listings”, as in pay per click or banner ads.

Back in 2004 I wanted to specialize ONLY in organic SEO, but over the years I came to realize they were inevitably intertwined, and that any balanced campaign should include Pay Per Click advertising to at least “bridge the gaps”.

Nowadays, especially on mobile and tablets, the ads have become so prominent that users often have to scroll one or even two swipes past ads and Google Maps locations before they even see the #1 organic listing.

“Search engine optimization” and “Internet marketing” have never been more closely aligned than they are at this point in time, and that’s why I became a Google Partner.

My History in Search:

I first began selling software online in 1999, about the same time I wrote my first article on search. Then I began tinkering with pay per click advertising in 2001, while building a computer software and hardware business.

One day while visiting a customer who had had found me on Yahoo for “computer repair”, we started discussing Yellow Page advertising and Internet marketing. I ended up putting a pay per click campaign in place for them, and within just hours began having success.

In 2004, I began appearing on the front page of the search engines for some generic search terms like “internet consultant”, so I decided to put all of my attention into search, and gradually exited the other areas of my business, so I could focus exclusively on search marketing.

Scott Hendison

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In 2007 Search Commander, Inc. became my operational business name, and today I work with companies in multiple countries helping maximize their internet visibility through a combination of paid and organic search marketing.

I’ve developed a unique method of helping you in the ways you need most, to work in harmony with your existing staff however large or small they might be.

Please feel free to browse my website, use my free tools,  take a look at my rates, and if you’ve read this far, maybe schedule a free call?

My Recent Blog Posts…

Is Your BBB Profile Badge Broken? Thousands Are!

Is Your BBB Profile Badge Broken? Thousands Are!

Update: As of 2pm PST November 18, 2021 the BBB has fixed the errors, and member profile pages have been correctly redirected. Hooray! Can you guess what Afternic, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and A2 Web Hosting all have in common? All three are members of the...

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Farwest Presentation –  August 2021

Farwest Presentation – August 2021

The annual Farwest show is all about landscaping, and attended by gardening and landscaping industry consumers. My presentation is for the vendors and service providers in attendance, as beginner and intermediate marketers. It was not intended for search industry...

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Stop Showing Related Videos of Your Competitors

Stop Showing Related Videos of Your Competitors

With the addition of the rel=0 code, embedded videos will show additional videos from the creators own Google Channel instead of random Google "related" videos. Watch to the end of my video below, and you'll see all you get are more of my own from my channel. They DO...

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CSV to Excel Workbook Consolidator

CSV to Excel Workbook Consolidator

We built this free Excel add-on to combine multiple CSV files exported from Screaming Frog into one Excel Workbook, with a table of contents and live hyperlinks throughout the workbook. It saves a LOT of time, compared to manually creating a report from multiple CSV...

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Google Fight

Google Fight

After nearly 5 years of not functioning, (maybe even longer?) they’ve fixed the original the original Google Fight tool... https://t.co/cf2JzOSt9w— Scott Hendison (@shendison) February 8, 2022 We've recreated a fun free tool called GoogleFight that quit working...

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Google Offers  a “Leave Us a Review” link in GMB

Google Offers a “Leave Us a Review” link in GMB

I'm not suggesting this is a good time to be asking your customers for reviews, especially since Google announced they won't be publishing any new ones during the pandemic. However, it's still worth pointing out that Google now offers business owners the ability to...

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