Is SEO a team sport? SEOs are often known individually in the industry, not necessarily for who they work for (though it is great when the company pushes the SEO into the spotlight, and the SEO gives love back to the company). At the beginning of my SEO career, I assumed that everyone had skills […]
A new job in a new industry guarantees that you will learn new skills. This holds true whether your new job is as a janitor (did you know that there are 5000 janitors in the US with a PhD?), a teacher, or an SEO. Since I am in transition between my first and second SEO […]
Social media as a ranking signal has been a hot topic of conversation in SEO circles for the past few months. Talk has occurred for years, yet both Google and Bing have recently confirmed independently that they use Twitter and other social media channels as ranking factors. We are also seeing many more instances of […]
Last night I tuned into #seochat, the weekly Twitter talk with an expert in the SEO field, moderated by @ashbuckles from SEO.com. Last night it was Tom Critchlow, one of the big guys in Distilled UK, talking about Link Audits. Tom always shares great resources to check out, so I thought it would be helpful […]
I was trained as a web developer. Therefore, often many of the technical on-site details and issues get passed on to me, because I have the technical knowledge. Here’s a free tip: if you don’t know the answer and you don’t have anyone to ask, search for it. This happens with sitemaps around my office. […]
I recently saw an article advertising the linkbuilding conference that I am attending next month in London, given by Distilled. The title of the article was “Do you have enough links?” which was intended to get at the idea that you can never have too many links.
What factors affect Domain Trust for websites? Is Domain Trust becoming increasingly important? Read here for four factors that influence domain trust.
Once upon a time, in a land far far away…
This is the way fairytales or deep epic stories begin usually, right? Well this is neither. The far, far away bit is true, though.
I’m talking about the Distilled Linkbuilding Conference that is being held in London, England on March 18th.
Well, today was an interesting day in my SEO world. After an eye appointment this morning (unrelated to SEO, obviously, though it did make seeing my screen a bit harder), I went into work and started firing off linkbuilding emails that were ready to go out. So far, so good (except I still had trouble […]
Every day, new people enter the world of SEO. These may be former web developers, graphic designers, PR professionals, or former software support technicians. The unfortunate reality of beginning SEO is that there are few good mentors available in-person for these young SEOs, and the work involves so many facets of the Internet that it […]