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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, search engine marketing (SEM), and Google Analytics. If you’re looking to gain more visibility, traffic, and conversions for your organization or for your clients, I invite you to continue reading below.

Using Optins to Increase Conversions: The Counterpart to SEO Website Traffic

By Dan Morris – SEO Consultant, The Munn Group What is an optin?  If you said “ebook”, that’s the wrong answer. An optin is anything a future customer is willing to trade their contact information to get. That opens your options to things much vaster than ebooks alone. Personally I have worked with clients who…

How to Drive More Traffic to Your Funnels Using Organic SEO

By Dan Morris – SEO Consultant  People ask us this question quite often. And I think the better question is: where does the sales funnel start? Because the “driving traffic” part is part of the funnel. Every single visitor to your website has become part of the sales funnel. That is where the problem lies.…

Prepping for SEO in 2017

By Dan Morris – SEO Consultant The hardest thing I see online businesses struggling with is what Jenny called the “whirlwind.” I think part of the problem is the way we manage our business tasks and goals. We have somehow become a society of to do lists that are all based on what needs to…

Has Google Keyword Planner Tool Gone Kaput?

Back in 2013 when Google got rid of the SEO Keyword Research Tool and replaced it with the Keyword Planner, I said “There’s no doubt that this tool is designed to encourage people towards PPC.” And that day has finally come, my SEO friends. I’m sure you’ve heard (or seen) by now that the Keyword…

SEO Execution: The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned in 2016

September is always a very busy month for me. I know better to try and put extra things on my plate. I even felt so under the gun this month that I turned on an email autoresponder that essentially said this: Greetings! I’m away from email working on client SEO work and a strategic project.…

On-Page SEO: What Mistakes Are Hurting Your Rankings

I look at SEO copy all day long. Copy, copy, copy. Client copy, competitor copy, blog copy, video copy, services page copy, SERPS snippet copy, bad copy, good copy, downright awful copy. I know you’re jealous. But honestly, this is actually one of my favorite things I do as a former-copywriter-turned-SEO-consultant. So it’s obvious to…

Suffering from Landing Page Optimization Avoidance? 3 Points to Consider

One of the biggest mistakes I see with my clients is that their core website pages (I’m going to refer to them as “landing pages” for this article) are not optimized well—if at all. After all: why mess with your landing pages when it’s so much easier to optimize blog posts instead? You know, like…

A Peek Behind the Curtain: Secrets to Filling an SEO Workshop

When one decides to put on a live face-to-face business event, one has to be prepared to answer the never-ending questions that swirl around your head for weeks on end: When to have it? Where to have it? How much should we charge? What topics should be included? Should we even do it? How do…

Your SEO Must Reflect Your Business Strategy – NOT the Other Way Around

Last week I was listening to a podcast on change management leadership (not as boring as it sounds), and the leadership expert was talking about the importance of “disrupting and reinventing so you can remain relevant.” It seems that everyone is reinventing right now as we all try to manage the fast pace of change.…

Technical SEO: Stating the Obvious About Its Importance

You know it’s getting real all up in the SEO world when a Twitter fight breaks out about the importance today of Technical SEO. A couple weeks go an article started circulating amongst the SEO community: The True Value of Technical SEO. The controversy was around whether or not Technical SEO is valuable at all,…