SEO is Money. Period.

SEO is the hardest it’s ever been. Top rankings now require more strategy and grit than they ever have before. The days of stuffing title tags and using rotating proxies to blast anchor text are behind us. With algorithm changes happening at an increasing pace and an over-saturated marketplace, the value of accurate and actionable information is at an all-time high.

Our SEO posts are here to share our tests and experiences with the hope that you will participate in the discussion. Please share your thoughts and feedback in the comments and never hesitate to contact me with any ideas you may have.

Talking SEO with Industry Experts Interview with Todd Malicoat

Welcome to the long overdue second segment of my podcast series Talking with Industry Experts.

In this podcast I speak with Captain Todd Malicoat, Author of the Stuntdubl SEO Blog, Faculty SEO Chair at MarketMotive, and Fishing Charter Captain at Miami Fishing Charters.

Listen to Todd and I discuss his thoughts on Panda’s integration into Google’s normal algorithm, negative SEO, link building, and find out … Keep Reading »

The Business of SEO

When it comes to business – SEO is a unique monster, because unlike most vertical markets, you don’t need products, vendor relationships, distribution channels, or even start up capital.

SEO without business strategy is like catching lightning in a bottle

But without the right strategy, leveraging search for business can feel a lot like trying to capture lightning in a bottle.

In this post I am going to step through creating a keyword opportunity model to … Keep Reading »

Keyword Research for SEO

Keyword research is quite possibly the most important part of SEO.

You cannot begin to plan for a campaign unless you know which phrases you are targeting, and you cannot estimate costs and returns from SEO unless you first know who you’re competing against.

This post is pretty long and I will be keeping it up to date, so I have created a table of contents to make it … Keep Reading »

Growing A New Website to 100,000+ Organic Visitors Per Month In Less Than 1 Year

This is a case study on how I built a website that receives over 100,000 visitors per month, in less than 1 year, without spending $1 on advertising.

This was done 100% through SEO and content strategy.

Before we dive in, allow me to clarify a few things:

  1. The website reached over 100,000 visitors in 9 months.
  2. This was a new domain, registered just a couple months before launch.
  3. This
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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.

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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:

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

I really like … Keep Reading »

SERP Analysis - Dissecting Your SEO Competitors

It’s no secret, and it certainly doesn’t happen by accident: in 2017, ranking in major search engines such as Google has become a science, the science of knowing your competitors, of knowing your customers/visitors and of course of knowing which SEO practices to ditch and which to keep and improve.

What used to be a handful of on-page, off-page, and architecture factors has evolved into hundreds of signaling attributes fed … 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 »

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