Distraction Free iPad Writing Apps [Pure Pleasure Writing]

The iPad is one of my favorite writing environments. Near-instantaneous on, super long battery, ultra portability, and especially the combo of lit screen and on-screen (silent!) keyboard make it a real workhorse.

But most writers will tell you there's [...]

By |June 29th, 2012|Content|13 Comments

8 Blog Commenting Best Practice Tips

Blog commenting is an excellent source of inbound links, can drive relevant traffic to your site, help build your social network and more! Reading and commenting on blogs is also a great way to keep yourself up-to-date with [...]

By |June 28th, 2012|Content|12 Comments

Engagement: The nuts and bolts

I've broken down three of the most commonly measured by marketers to give you an idea of how to approach engagement measurement. These metrics should help you identify the same types of behavior on other platforms.
By |June 28th, 2012|Social Media Marketing|2 Comments

How To Avoid an On-Page SEO Over-Optimization Penalty [Post-Penguin Era]

Were you hit by any of the Panda or Penguin updates from Google? Are you struggling to recover your rankings or have you made it through so far but are still worried about the next update? Whether you [...]

By |June 27th, 2012|Conversion Optimization|8 Comments

Most Notorious Ways People Have Exploited Google's Algorithm

In the spirit of mischief, let's check out the most notorious ways in which people have exploited Google’s algorithm.
By |June 27th, 2012|Content|Comments Off on Most Notorious Ways People Have Exploited Google's Algorithm

What Are Redirects And Which Type Should I Use? [The Five Types Of Redirects]

There are five types of redirects: 301, 302, 303, 307, and 308.
By |June 26th, 2012|Content|3 Comments

Why Article Spinning Can Cost You Dearly

Article spinning -- turning one article into hundreds or thousands -- sounds like a good deal... until you consider these hidden costs.
By |June 26th, 2012|Content|3 Comments

5 Hacks for a Better Blog

Ah, the company blog. You're absolutely terrified of it. But don't worry - you're not alone.

Today, when someone becomes an SEO, they decide to take on a wardrobe full of hats. SEO. Marketer. Technical Support Specialist. [...]

By |June 25th, 2012|Content|3 Comments

How To Do Link Development for B2B Marketers [Post-Penguin Era]

You can get great links using a wide variety of techniques. Almost all of them involve reaching out to other high-authority sites, adding value, and asking for a link. Here are fivetechniques that work particularly well for B2B Marketers.
By |June 25th, 2012|SEO|Comments Off on How To Do Link Development for B2B Marketers [Post-Penguin Era]

Fill In The Spaces: A Writing Outline Technique That Actually Works

You've been told to do outlines and that sucks. You don't want to do outlines nor hear about them. That too, sucks. Because if you give me five minutes of your time I can make your life infinitely easier.
By |June 22nd, 2012|Content, SEO|3 Comments