Houston SEO


SEO Houston

Types of online marketing in Houston, Texas:

  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • PPC
  • Content Marketing
  • Affiliate Promotion
  • LinkedIn Group Participation
  • YouTube
  • Podcasting

Current SEO-Related Online Journals:

  1. Search Engine Land
  2. Search Engine Journal
  3. Search Engine Watch

About Houston itself:


Houston neighborhoods:

Acres Homes
Addicks
Afton Oaks
Alief
Almeda
Bay Forest
Bay Glen
Bay Knoll
Blue Ridge
Bordersville
Boulevard Oaks
Braeburn
Braeswood Place
Brays Oaks
Brentwood
Briargrove Park
Briargrove
Briarhills
Briarmeadow
Broadacres
Brooke Smith
Camp Logan
Central City
Chinatown

City Park
Civic Center
Clear Lake City (Greater Houston)
Clinton Park
Cloverland
Corinthian Pointe
Cottage Grove
Crestwood/Glen Cove
Denver Harbor
Downtown Houston
East Downtown Houston
East End
East Houston
Eastwood
El Dorado
Fairbanks
Fifth Ward
First Ward
Forrest Lake
Forum Park
Fourth Ward
Frenchtown
Garden Oaks
Garden Villas
Gaywood
Genoa
Glenbrook Valley
Glenshire
Greenfield Village (Houston)
Greenspoint
Gulfton
Harrisburg
Highland Village
Hiram Clarke
Houston Energy Corridor
Houston Gardens
Houston Heights
Houston Museum District
Hyde Park, Montrose
Idylwood
Independence Heights
International District (Greater Houston)
Inwood Forest
Jeanetta
Kashmere Gardens
Kingwood
Knollwood Village
Lakes of Parkway
Larchmont
Lazybrook/Timbergrove
Lindale Park
Link Valley
Magnolia Grove
Magnolia Park
Mahatma Gandhi District
Manchester
Maplewood South–North

Maplewood
Marilyn Estates
Memorial Bend
Memorial City
Memorial Park
Memorial
Meyerland
Midtown
Montrose District
Montrose
Moonshine Hill
Morningside Place
Mykawa
Near Northside
Near Northwest, Texas
Neartown Houston
Norhill
North Shore
Northline
Northside
Oak Forest
Old Braeswood
Overbrook, Texas

Park Place
Parkway Villages
Pecan Park
Pierce Junction
Pine Valley
Pleasantville
Port Houston
Rice Military
Rice Village
Richmond Strip
River Oaks
Riverside Terrace
Robindell
Scenic Woods
Second Ward
Settegast
Shadyside

Sharpstown
Shenandoah
Sherwood Oaks
Sixth Ward
Somerset Green
South Park
Southampton
Southbelt/Ellington
Southcrest
Southeast Houston
Southgate
Southwest Houston
Southwest Management District
Spring Branch
St. George Place
Sunnyside
Sunset Terrace/Montclair
Tanglewood
Timbergrove Manor
University Oaks
Upper Kirby
Village at Glen Iris
Walnut Bend
Third Ward
Wards of Houston
Washington Terrace
West End (Houston)
West Oaks
Westbury
Westchase
Westmoreland
Westwood (subdivision)
Willow Meadows
Willowbend
Willowbrook
Willowick Place
Windsor Village
Woodland Heights
Yellowstone

Houston 178 Zip Codes

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Houston – top 10 sightseeing attractions

  1. The Houston Astrodome
  2. The Downtown Tunnels
  3. The Galleria
  4. James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany Skyscape
  5. Market Square Park
  6. Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
  7. The Menil Collection
  8. Discovery Green Houston’s version of Central Park
  9. The Houston Museum District
  10. Space Center Houston

Main sports teams in Houston:

  • NBA: Houston Rockets
  • MLB: Houston Astros
  • NFL: Houston Texans
  • MLS: Houston Dynamo

Most famous people born in Houston:

  1. Alexis Bledel
  2. Jaclyn Smith
  3. Wes Anderson
  4. Missi Pyle
  5. Mireille Enos
  6. Jennifer Garner
  7. Lynn Collins
  8. Patrick Swayze
  9. Shannon Elizabeth
  10. Hilary Duff

Current mayor of Houston: Sylvester Turner

Main parks in Houston:

  • Baldwin Park
  • Mason Park
  • Spotts Park
  • Sam Houston Park
  • Allen’s Landing
  • Sesquicentennial Park
  • Buffalo Bayou
  • Discovery Green
  • Memorial Park
  • Hermann Park

Most famous events in Houston’s history:

1836: On Apr. 21, General Sam Houston’s Texas army wins independence from Mex ico in the Battle of San Jacinto.
1836: Houston founded on Aug. 30 by brothers Augustus C. and John K. Allen, who pay just over $1.40 per acre for 6,642 acres of land near the headwaters of Buffalo Bayou.
1836: Allen Brothers call on Gail Borden (publisher, surveyor, and originator of condensed milk) and Thomas H. Borden to survey and map the site. Gail Borden laid out the town’s streets 80′ wide, with the principal east-west thoroughfare (Texas Avenue) 100′ wide.
1837: General Sam Houston, first president of the Republic of Texas, signs an act authorizing Houston to incorporate. Houston was capital of the Republic from 1837 to 1840.
1837: The Laura is the first steamship to visit Houston.
1840: On Apr. 4, seven Houston businessmen form the Houston Chamber of Commerce.
1842: Texas’ oldest newspaper, The Galveston Daily News, starts publication.
1846: Texas becomes 28th state.
1850: First census after Texas joins the Union counts 2,397 Houstonians. Galveston is the state’s largest city.
1853: Houston’s first railroad: the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado Railroad: begins operations.
1853: Texas Legislature appropriates $4,000 for Buffalo Bayou improvements.
1858: City pays $2,500 for land and “good buildings” for a municipal hospital.
1861: Houston and Harris County vote to secede from the Union. During the war, the closest fighting was at Galveston.
1866: First National Bank founded.
1868: First trolley cars (mule-drawn) appear; first gaslights installed.
1870: Texas readmitted to the Union. 1870 census shows Houston’s population up to 9,332. Harris County’s has reached 17,375, ranking it second in the state.
1870: Congress designates Houston a port; first survey of Houston’s proposed ship channel conducted.
1872: Congress makes its first appropriation: $10,000: for ship channel improvements.
1874: Houston Board of Trade and Cotton Exchange organized.
1875: First grain elevator built on Houston Ship Channel.
1877: Houston’s first free public schools established.
1880: First telephone exchange created.
1880: Houston gets its first arc light.
1882: Houston Electric Light Co. organized. Houston and New York were the first cities to build electric power plants.
1897: Automobile first appears in Houston as an advertising gimmick.
1899: First city park opens. (This site: now Sam Houston Park: contains several of Houston’s earliest buildings.)
1900: A devastating hurricane and tidal wave strikes Galveston, costing some 8,000 lives and untold property damage.
1901: Houston Left Hand Fishing Club purchases the city’s first automobile.
1901: Oil discovered at Spindletop. Spindletop, and later discoveries of oil at Humble in 1905 and Goose Creek in 1906, put Houston in the center of new oil and oilfield equipment development.
1902: Congress appropriates $1 million for work on the Houston Ship Channel.
1905: Houston has 80 automobiles.
1910: A group of Houston businessmen headed by the Houston Chamber of Commerce proposes to Congress: and Congress accepts: a novel plan to split ship channel development costs between Houston and the federal government.
1912: Rice Institute (now Rice University, one of the nation’s premier universities) begins classes.
1913: Houston Symphony established.
1914: 25′ deep Houston Ship Channel completed and formally dedicated.
1915: First deep water vessel, the S.S. Satilla, calls at Houston.
1920s-1930s: Oil refineries proliferate along Ship Channel, taking advantage of inexpensive waterborne shipping.
1921: Houston adopts ordinance dedicating tax monies to its library system.
1923: Second National Bank becomes Houston’s first air-conditioned building.
1924: The Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, the first in Texas, opens.
1926: Natural gas first piped into Houston.
1927: Houston Junior College (now the University of Houston) established.
1928: National Democratic Convention held in Houston.
1929: City Planning Commission recommends that Houston adopt a zoning ordinance, but finds scant support.
1930: Census ranks Harris County as state’s most populous at 292,352.
1932: First Houston Fat Stock Show & Rodeo (now Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo) held.
1934: Intracoastal Canal links Houston to Mississippi River navigation system.
1935: Braniff International inaugurates air service to Houston.
1940s: Petrochemical complex develops, taking feedstocks from nearby refineries.
1941: New master plan for Houston thoroughfares emphasizes a loop system.
1943: Texas Medical Center founded.
1947: Legislature establishes Texas State University for Negroes (now Texas Southern University).
1947: Alley Theatre established.
1947: Engineering begins on Gulf Freeway, Texas’ first freeway.
1948: Houston voters reject proposed zoning ordinance.
1948: Dec. 31 annexation expands Houston’s area from 74.4 to 216 sq.mi.
1948: Port of Houston ranks second nationally in total tonnage.
1949: KLEE-TV broadcasts first Houston commercial TV program.
1953: KUHT-TV, the nation’s first public broadcast TV station, goes on the air.
1955: Houston Grand Opera Association and Houston Ballet founded.
1955: Houston metro area population reaches 1,000,000.
1962: NASA’s Manned Spacecraft Center moves to Houston.
1962: Houston voters reject proposed zoning ordinance.
1965: First event held in Astrodome.
1969: Houston Intercontinental Airport begins operations.
1969: “Houston” is the first word spoken from the lunar surface.
1971: Shell Oil Co. relocates corporate headquarters to Houston. More than 200 major firms moved headquarters, subsidiaries, and divisions here in the 1970s.
1973: Arab oil embargo quadruples oil prices in 90 days, fueling Houston’s 1973-1981 economic boom.
1978: Voters approve and fund MTA.
1982: Employment peaks at 1,583,400 in Mar. before onset of recession.
1983: 155 office buildings completed.
1987: Trough of recession in Jan., with net recession loss of 221,900 jobs.
1990: Houston recovery complete, with May job count above Mar. 1982 level.
1990: Houston hosts 16th annual Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations.
1991: Houston City Council mandates development of first zoning regulations.
1992: Republican National Convention held in Houston.
1993: Voters reject zoning in Houston for a third time (1939, 1962 & 1993)
1994: Houston Rockets win NBA finals, bringing Houston it’s first major sports championship. They repeat as champions in 1995.
1997: Lee Brown is elected Houston’s first African-American mayor.
2001: Tropical Storm Allison dumps up to 37 inchesof rain on parts of Houston, causing the worst flooding in the city’s history.
2001: Enron files for bankrutcy after getting caught cooking its books. The Enron Scandal leads to the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
2004: Super Bowl XXXVIII is played at Reliant Stadium.
2005: Houston provides refuge to Hurricane Katrina victims fleeing New Orleans using the Astrodome for temporary shelter.
2005: Houstonians attempt mass evacuation in anticipation of Hurricane Rita. Massive traffic jams ensue, and Rita turns east and hits the Texas-Louisiana border.
2008: Hurricane Ike makes a direct hit on Houston and Galveston.