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The Fish Aren’t Biting: Failed (Link) Bait on the Rough Seas of SEO

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Hey there! Are you new here? — you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or follow me on Twitter. Thanks for stopping by! SEO is a lot like fishing. SEO is about baiting a hook with different baits from guest posts to info-graphics, casting the bait into the water (the Internet), and then […]

BPA Keynote at Miami University

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Here you can download a copy of my slidedeck. Leave a comment below letting me know what your goals and dreams are, and even how you plan on accomplishing them if you know already. I hope you enjoyed it, let me know if I can help in any way. – Jordan

Post-Penguin Perplexities – SEO Meetup July 17 2012

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Big thanks to Troy from Blue Kaboom for hosting the Cincinnati SEO Meetup group last night! On a side note, the group just hit 40 members! Please submit your suggestions here for discussion topics and improvements for the group. Here is the slide deck I presented with a few links to some of the points […]

My First 60 Days in SEO – From Noob to Link Builder

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I come from a background of technical IT related work rather than internet marketing/SEO, so the majority of SEO was new to me. The last time I had done anything close to what you could call SEO was my webpage design class back in high school. I remember learning about how to construct a webpage, […]

3 “Lucky Charms” to Improve Your Pay-Per-Click Campaign

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If you’ve ever run a Google AdWords campaign, you may have felt that its comparable to gambling. The House (Google) makes the rules and you either play by them or they’ll have you escorted out. There’s real money on the line, and if you bid just right, if the numbers line up, you can win […]

Don’t be an SEO – Be a teacher

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I hate being in this situation in a new client meeting: “Well we just need a little bit of SEO on our page, pretty easy stuff. we can pay about $250, we used to have a guy who did it for that much” What?! My next question is “$250 per hour?” (which typically blows their […]

15 Link Building Tips – SEER Google+ Q&A Recap

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On Wednesday SEER Interactive did a 1 hour Q&A session on Google+. The topic was linkbuilding and they gave out some great strategies, tools, tips and more. This is a summary of some of the best content from the session. SEER Participants Who answered questions? Wil Reynolds Chris Le Allison Brown Ethan Lyon Abbot Shea […]

[Tutorial] Learn ImportXML – Best SEO Tool Ever

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I am not a developer. But learning how to use ImportXML has been one of the most interesting things I’ve done in the past few weeks. If you haven’t heard of ImportXML yet, or just haven’t got around to using it, you need to learn it now. Why? – It’s not very hard – It’s […]

Eric Ward’s LinkMoses Private – Link building done right

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As SEOs, link building is a huge part of our job. Links are the currency that we use to drive our pages to the top of the SERPs. There are a ton of great resources online to learn about link building strategies but today I’m going to share one extra special resource. As white hat SEOs, […]

3 things politics teaches you about good SEO

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As the political campaign season rolls around and we all get bombarded with “news” about the candidates, I’m reminded: like SEO, you can either buy your way to the top or you can earn it. Surprise hint about the ending of this post – one choice is much better than the other. Here are 3 […]