“We’re NOT moving back to Portsmouth”. It was November 2012. The person speaking is my wife. We were standing in our kitchen a few days after Portsmouth Mozcation. You see, I had actually lived in the Portsmouth, NH area for 10 years. I went to college near there. I spent most of my 20′s performing [...]
I’ve seen the 80/20 Rule mentioned in passing a bunch of times lately in the SEO world, but it’s not quite being used in the fashion it was originally intended (and later explained in the book “The 80/20 Principle”). UPDATE: Looking for 80/20 Link Building? See this. The latest mention of this came from John [...]
Five Reasons This Post Exists 1. To Publicly Evaluate The Business – As months go by, memory blurs, details are forgotten, progress can seem stagnant - in essence, this serves as a way to collect and preserve the important aspects from the last year in Evolving SEO. And more importantly, to take a giant step back and evaluate Evolving [...]
Purely In Jest… the (w) thing. How Would I Fix The New Whole Foods Website? We’ll get to that. As well as (spoiler alert!) a demo of a new tool I haven’t seen anyone talk about. Keep reading… It was 11:30pm and I was looking up organic food retailers in the New Hampshire and Maine [...]
You may know Ben Folds from the ever impressive band Ben Folds Five (but if all you’ve heard is the song ‘Brick’ and you think you know what they’re about, go listen to this or this or this and come back when you’re done). And William Shatner? ‘Nuff said.
Google Testing A Much Cleaner Looking SERP UPDATE: I thought I remembered seeing this somewhere before last night – and in fact Barry from Search Engine Land had talked about the lack-of-left-sidebar briefly back in June. Although there a some differences between the June design and the one I see now (it’s still showing up). Just wanted [...]
Let’s face it. CEOs care about SEO when the importance of it is obvious to them. And this might not just be about the bottom line. It can be about how their company is seen in the public eye (ie: negative Google suggest phrases). It could be about relationships with important people like journalists and [...]
Five Minutes With WordPress – A Quick Evaluation & Corrections to noahsdad.com Before we get into the screencast, I’m very excited! Why? In just a few weeks I’ll be posting an in depth keyword research and competitive analysis case study on the SEOmoz blog for the site noahsdad.com. Rick Smith who runs noahsdad.com has been passionately blogging [...]