Building links is difficult. Which is why it’s so frustrating when hard-earned links disappear without warning.
Sadly, this happens all the [...]
Just like people, websites come in all shapes and sizes. They’re different ages, with different backgrounds, histories, motivations, and resources at hand. So when it comes to approaching SEO for a [...]
You’re always looking for ways to bring more readers to your blog, and you make it a point to reach out to other bloggers to spread the word about your latest posts.
And while you were easily able t [...]
In this video, I interview my friend Duke, who has an awesome success story using the Keyword Golden Ratio.
He recently hit $1,000 per month and has some serious trajectory since he’s publishing a l [...]
You often hear that SEO is always changing and you need to stay on top of it or you’ll get left behind. This is partially true. That’s why in Episode #3 of The SEO Life podcast I’ll be explain w [...]
It’s no secret that businesses need to prioritize the customer experience. Ultimately, keeping your customers happy will help your business grow and prosper.
In fact, 80% of consumers say they’re [...]
Compared with big-box retail stores, local businesses generate 70% more economic activity for every square foot.
The “buy local” movement has been around since international trade and globalizatio [...]
Ideas are a dime a dozen. Everyone has them.
Some ideas are great, and others could be improved.
As an online marketer, I’ve heard countless business pitches from prospective entrepreneurs over th [...]
Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of SEO or consider yourself to be a bit of a veteran, there’s one thing everyone who operates in this space understands: SEO is always changing!
It seems lik [...]
Being able to pinpoint the reason for a ranking drop is one of our most perennial and potentially frustrating tasks as SEOs. There are an unknowable number of factors that go into ranking these days, [...]
Do you want more traffic from Google? You first need to do keyword research to understand what people are actually searching for.
Luckily, Google has a free keyword research tool that a [...]
As we pass the midway mark of 2018, it’s clear that mobile technology is prevalent in our world today.
In the past, I’ve told you to keep an eye out for the top marketing trends of 2018. But now I [...]
It's been a few months since our last share of our work-in-progress rewrite of the Beginner's Guide to SEO, but after a brief hiatus, we're back to share our draft of Chapter Two with you! This wouldn [...]
There are hundreds of actions you can take in a single SEO campaign, but not every action is created equally. That’s why in Episode #2 of The SEO Life podcast, I’ll be explaining the difference be [...]
What if I told you there was an easy way to earn hundreds, possibly even thousands of new backlinks? You’d jump at the chance, right?
Enter: unlinked brand mentions.
Unlinked brand ment [...]
How important is a font?
Surprisingly, fonts can be more valuable than you might believe. Visualize all the places where you see written words on a daily basis.
You may not think twice about a font wh [...]
I write a ton of blog posts for my websites.
Writing has become a major part of my life throughout the years.
People recognize this and often ask me the same question: How do you come up with these ne [...]
In the U.S., there are almost 28 million small businesses. So for you as a business owner or marketer, you’re up against a lot of competitors.
A big thing you can do to stand out is to work on your [...]
A searcher's first experience with your brand happens on Google's SERPs — not your website. Having the ability to influence their organic first impression can go a long way toward improving both cus [...]
Building your website is just the beginning. All the effort put into setting it up will go to waste if nobody sees it.
At the same time, the w [...]
In a world in which the average consumer is exposed to 5,000 brands a day, designing a website that stands out is more important than ever.
These days, internet connections are fast, and attention spa [...]