A Truly Data Driven SEO Blog

Join Over 12,000 SEO's and Learn How to Increase Your Traffic.

Sign up for free updates on the strategies we use to grow website traffic and increase conversions.


Building Communities Through User Experience, Interview with Indy Hall Founder Alex Hillman

Alex HillmanI recently had the opportunity to catch up with a friend and inspiration of mine, Alex Hillman.

Alex is the Founder of Independents Hall, a coworking community in Philadelphia. Alex has succeeded in building a large, constantly growing, and intertwined community of creative and driven people . His model for cultivating relationships is now being used around the world to start growing other communities in cities from AustraliaKeep Reading »

Point Blank SEO Link Building Course Review & Free Preview

Jon Cooper’s Link Building Course is a comprehensive approach to explaining how to build links in plain language.

He put several months of research, interviews, and tests into practice to write one of the most definitive guides I have read on how to approach link building.

He steps through specific strategies, research tactics, and even gives you an up to date list of places to acquire authoritative links.

Special OfferKeep Reading »

Do You Deserve A First Page Ranking on Google?

Think about it.

Does your content really deserve to rank on page one for your target keywords? Is it one of the 10 best, most informative, most useful pieces of content on the internet?

If not, the answer is probably no.

This post was inspired by this tweet from Russ Jones:

[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/rjonesx/status/250960872497897472″]

This may seem harsh, but you know what – he’s right.

I really like … Keep Reading »

An Open Conversation About Content Strategy

I invited my friend Anthony Pensabene to participate in this conversation with me; if you are reading this I would also like to invite you to add to our open conversation via the comments.

Anthony is a talented content strategist who has always expressed strong feelings about the role content should play within overall marketing strategy.

What you are about to embark on is a relatively informal set of … Keep Reading »

SERP Analysis - Dissecting Your SEO Competitors

It’s no secret, and it certainly doesn’t happen by accident, ranking in major search engines has become a science.

What used to be a handful of on-page, off-page, and architecture factors has evolved into hundreds of signaling attributes fed through a complex algorithm that is constantly being refined and learning from your behavior.

With search engines becoming smarter and more sophisticated with each passing day, it has become crucial … Keep Reading »

How To Optimize Any Page for Your Target Keywords

This is more of a beginner post than I would usually write, but several friends at Indy Hall and around the Philly start-up community have been asking for a while, so I decided to write it.

The goal of this post is to provide a simple, straight forward, and step-by-step guide on how to approach optimizing a page on your website for your target keywords.

This is a pretty long … Keep Reading »

Inbound Marketing and Content Strategy from Philadelphia SEO Community

Last month’s post on Fresh Insights from Some of Philly’s Top SEO’s generated a lot of great feedback in the form of comments, tweets, and even some very nice emails. The reoccurring theme of the feedback was for more; more Philly SEO, more Q&A, and especially more coverage of the brilliant minds in or from this great city.

This post features some awesome industry feedback and insights from SEO’s who … Keep Reading »

Top SEO Philadelphia

In the past 8 months I have been faced with some hard questions.

I have interviewed at least 100 people, 30 or so of which were for SEO positions – if not more, and this was only after completing hundreds of screening calls. I think I was alright at answering most questions, certainly not all, but there were a few that I was never quite sure of.

The types of … Keep Reading »

Thoughtful Blog Commenting Kicks Ass

When was the last time you made a comment on a blog post you appreciated that turned into something worthwhile? Like really worthwhile, more than just a blog comment link?

If your experiences are in any way similar to my own, it’s been a long time, if ever.

And Then it Happens

After a very thought provoking meet-up @SEOGrail this past Wednesday, where @IanHowells and @BillSebald faced-off on white hat … Keep Reading »

1234567

my script