SEO & Marketing Blog
For business owners looking to strengthen their brands and web designers, writers, and other pros looking for resources to up their game. I started this site to be a resource for other folks in the industry to shorthand a lot of the trial and error I had to go through, so topics I blog about here are the produce of that experience.
Read the latest posts below:
With how sophisticated Google's algorithms have become, it's amusing to look back to the early days of SEO: how different the game was, and all the crazy tricks people used to try. The terms white hat and black hat didn't come into play at first, at least not that I...
If you went to college to study writing you probably had lectures about passive voice beaten into your head like I did. But for most folks, at best it's probably something you've vaguely heard of and mistakenly weave into your web copy all the time without realizing...
I know the title sounds a little adversarial, but I’ve seen so much of it that it’s a message I have to be straight up about. Consider this a public service announcement about web design and marketing budgets.
Genesis did have an excellent framework for SEO. Some of the most frequented blogs were built with it years ago, after all. As a standalone plugin, it’s pretty powerful.
For a long time folks have been running around town touting that they are “Google certified” as part of their pitch, which frankly is deliberately misleading. In this post, we’ll clear up what that actually means so when you hear it you’ll at least know how to best react to it.
This little 3-letter nugget speaks to a mathematical method of grouping related words together, which search engines can use to expand the usefulness of results to queries. But folks can go overboard trying to use LSI, study it, and ultimately invest more time in it than is beneficial.