SEO

SEO is my passion and the topic I write about the most.

I write #AskAnSEO for Search Engine Journal, so you will see most of my stuff there. But sometimes I have rants that aren’t appropriate anywhere but here.

Raw thoughts ahead… ye be warned.

Mobile-First Unanswered Questions

Google announced yesterday that they will be moving towards a mobile-first index. We’ve heard this multiple times over the last few weeks, but now it’s official. The SEM Post did a great job of covering the basics of this announcement already, so what I want to focus...

Google Broke the Internet

Google told us today that the “penguins won’t march again” this year. Marching is a pretty good description, since marching implies a regimented, formalized, “everyone move out of the way” type of procession. I don’t think it’s any mistake that Google used that verb,...

Why I Won’t Do Link Building for You in 10 Q&As

Do you offer link building? I get asked this question and it makes me sad. The answer is no. If your goal is to get links, I will not help you. Here’s why, in the 10 most common questions I get and my answers. 1. You offer link audits, so surely you must know a...

Penguin 3.0: Updated 10/21

The hotly anticipated rollout of Penguin 3.0 began last week, late Friday night the 17th to be exact. Google confirmed it on Sunday afternoon according to Search Engine Land. Analytics for all accounts that I have access to went haywire over the weekend, and so far,...

5 Tiny SEO “Hacks” I Use Daily

If you’ve been doing SEO for a long time like I have, you come up with little time-saving shortcuts that you use often. Here are five of mine; maybe they’ll help you, maybe not. Note: this is an advanced SEO post; it contains many terms that the layperson...

SSL/HTTPS for Websites

Our Opinion on Google’s Latest Announcement Google announced on August 7 that they will now be giving a small boost in rankings to sites that are run on HTTPS rather than HTTP. According to Google, this ranking boost will be very small at first, and may increase...