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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) plays an important role in the field of digital marketing. As an SEO specialist and strategist, I designed this blog to cover a range of topics in Search today: search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing, traffic generation, analytics, PPC and more.

Want To Succeed With SEO? Make Your Work Visible!

There have only been two times on record that I have been blown away about a productivity concept:  The first was when I read Essentialism. Essentialism has become the Bible to me – it was a game-changer for my life and business. I consider myself an Essentialist – on the path to continuously taking stock…

Relevance and SEO: How to Make Your Brand Fascinate

Are you relevant? If you’re reading this because you’re here to enhance your SEO skillset, then the context of the question is: “are you relevant as a marketer,” and “is your personal brand relevant”? Are you marketable and desirable to employers and clients? If you’re reading this from the perspective of representing an organization, the…

SEO Inspiration Is All Around Us

Just like how “love actually is all around” as told to us by Hugh Grant in Love Actually (one of my favorite holiday movies), SEO inspiration is all around us too. And we need inspiration. Because the ins and outs of SEO can get tedious and wearisome. And we have work to do! I wanted…

What is High Quality SEO Content? Examples Directly from Google

A few weeks ago, I shared insight about how to be seen by Google as the expert on a topic. I referenced the 160-page PDF Google uses as a guide to help their Raters know what to look for in both high-quality and low-quality web pages. Well, this document, the Google Quality Raters Guidelines, just…

For My Marketing Friends and Colleagues Who Are T-I-R-E-D

I started this morning in a really bad mood. Within an hour of waking up, I was inundated by heavy, depressing news stories about a rise in COVID cases, confrontational political ads, and a few anxieties I’ve carried over from recent days and weeks. Yes, this is the world and reality we live in. But…

How to Show Google You’re THE Expert In Your Industry

Let me tell you a little SEO bedtime story. For years, over the history of early SEO, there were whispers of a secret, confidential document Google covertly used as a guide to evaluate and grade websites, determining who was spammy and who was not. As you can imagine, SEOs, the good and the bad, desperately…

Marketing Amidst and Post COVID: Our Role in Evolution and Disruption

While we’re all eagerly anticipating seeing COVID-19 in our rearview mirror, the unknown and uncertainty of what the next 6-12+ months will bring have us tempering our excitement. I heard this week that a few close marketing colleagues were laid off, that Regal Cinemas is shutting its doors indefinitely, and very belatedly, that one of…

The Only SEO Tool You Need When You Are Overwhelmed

Let me ask you a question. When you attend a webinar that teaches about SEO….or read an article that outlines SEO best practices or the latest trends …are you more overwhelmed than inspired? It’s inevitable that there will be friction between what you learn and how you put it into action. This is why on…

SEO Traffic is Trending Down. Here’s What You Need to Know About It

When you start having conversations about SEO, you can’t swing a cat without touching on organic CTRs (click-through rates) fairly early on. When SEOs talk CTRs, there is a specific area we’re referring to. What is Organic CTR? Organic CTR is the percentage of impressions that result in a click back to the website. Or…
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