Using FollowerWonk To Reveal Why More People Don’t See Ben Folds’ Tweets

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 Is Testing The Removal Of The Left Side Bar

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

Getting the CEO To Care About SEO

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 SEO Minutes With WordPress –

Five Minutes With WordPress – A Quick Evaluation & Corrections to 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  Rick Smith who runs has been passionately blogging

Clean Sweep Yo’ WordPress Tag Archives NOW

Let’s Get Real – This Is What Your WordPress Tags Are Like Image credit They’re like that junk drawer in your kitchen. You don’t even REMEMBER what you’ve got in there! Not very useful for the USER either I’d say. And that’s on a good day…

Reply to The Big Picture Conversation

This post is a response to Rand’s post “The Big Picture Conversation” Full disclosure: I just started reading Good To Great a few days ago while stuck in the Chicago airport. It immediately made me recognize some changes that need to be made. I had the thought to put these into motion (in a post) before

Marketing For Startups Presentation at Distilled NYC

Had the huge pleasure of giving my first official SEO presentation yesterday! Was a great honor to be asked by Distilled NYC to join them at ZocDoc headquarters. Here’s the videos (slides below!)

The Underappreciated Art Of Empathy

As usual, It Starts With An Innocent Tweet Answering questions of clients & people in Q&A is often more about showing understanding first before giving a technical answer. — Dan Shure (@dan_shure) June 20, 2012 Working so much with clients and in the Moz Q&A lately, I’d really gotten to thinking just how important this

Breaking Story Fake Matt Cutts Exposed

So… I know who the fake Cutts is And, you know, this puts us in a little dilemma. Should I tell? Its really been fun reading gems like this; A true poetic gem. Or this; But… fake Cutts. We’re SEOs. We solve puzzles on the internet all day. I guess this time was coming. Hopefully we

Review Of A New SEO Browser Browseo

What The Heck Is An “SEO Browser”? I assumed, from this description, I was about to find myself downloading and installing an actual browser – one especially made to browse the web like an SEO. Nope! Rather, think of Browseo more like a virtual browser. Or a “browser within a browser”. Its a web app