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The State of the SERPS: Does Spam Still Work?

This post is not about spamming your way to the top. However I do want to share some observations that I’ve made over the last few weeks. I could provide countless other examples, but for simplicity let’s just review one. Also this post is being written in May 2014. That means Penguin and Panda in full affect, right? No more link spam. No more anchor-text spam. No more spam. Maybe that is not entirely true though…


How to Get High Authority Backlinks

You may have hundreds or thousands of backlinks pointing to your website. But how much value are they actually delivering? You need to shift from the old quantity based mindset to one that focused on quality. Let me share a great example of what even a single high authority (and trusted) backlink can do. Continue reading…

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22 Ways to Improve Your Website

Your website is like your car. It needs ongoing maintenance and attention if you want it running in top shape. Of course there are plenty of areas to focus on, I tried to simplify the process by breaking down 22 key areas important for both web design ans SEO. Check out the inforgraphic at the bottom provided by Quicksprout. Continue reading to learn more.

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5 Ways to Improve SEO Ranking of Your Website

Backlinks are the backbone your SEO strategy. But they are certainly not the only factor. It’s estimated there are at least 200+ factors Google considers when ranking your website. The only problem is that a good number are not exactly controllable by you. All is not lost, I’m going to breakdown 5 that do impact your SEO ranking AND can easily be changed.

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3 Powerful Tricks to Start Your Work Day on Fire

I don’t mean putting out fires. But rather setting yourself on fire and getting the juices flowing so you have a highly productive work day. If you have trouble getting motivated then this post will be worth the read. Two of the tricks take literally minutes but have a profound impact on how you feel. Let’s get on with it…

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What’s Working in SEO with Brian Dean

What’s working right now in SEO? To help answer this question Brian Dean from Backlinko.com dropped by to chat and share his insight. Brian is not only a well respected authority on the subject but also a great resource for information. Plus he isn’t shy about sharing details about what is working in his own business and clients. Listen to my discussion with Brian here…

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How to Write Red Hot Sales Copy with Lorrie Morgan-Ferrero

It’s been a while since a copywriter impressed me. Most of what I learned about writing copy came from people already dead or at the end of a successful career. Names like Caples, Halbert, Bencivenga, Makepeace, Kennedy, Carlton among a few others. Each having their own quirks and strengths to learn from. Over the last year another copywriter caught my eye. Lucky for you and I she’s still alive and writing killer copy. Not to mention the leading authority in a rapidly growing niche.

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Best Way to Determine Link Value

Life is not about equality. And the same can be said about your backlinks. If they’re not all equal, what’s the best way to determine link value? Let’s answer the question with a nifty infographic courtesy of Brian from Backlinko and Annalisa from Pole Position Marketing.

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