Examples of Orphaned Content

Last Update: 6/16/2016 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/travel/toolbox/carrentals.htm http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/presents/index.urban.html

List of articles covering the pointless “SEO is Dead/Not Dead” debate

Just some of the more notable ones. Last updated 4/11/2016 2/16/2015 – The Future of SEO is Not SEO (CMS Wire) 4/8/2015 – The Top 4 Reasons SEO Is Dead (Entrepreneur) 3/9/2015 – Google Ranking Factors: SEO Is Not Dead (Huffington Post) 9/10/2014 – Past, Present And Future: Why SEO Might Transform, But Will Never ...

Cool Shorts – Animated And Live Action

Last updated 1/28/2016 French Roast – A little French man learns an important lesson over a cup(s) of coffee. 9 (Not the movie) – Much more inspired and engaging than the actual movie. Lady and the Reaper – Death does not have to be a tragedy. Don’t make it one. A Gentleman’s Duel – Because I’m a sucker for ...

All I Want For Christmas…

All I Want For Christmas...
Last Updated: 11/27/2016 For family and friends looking for gifts for me, here’s a list of things I love: A bunch of Melissa Etheridge CD’s. I want to rebuy my collection because all my current ones are beat up. Tay Tea – but just one bag, please. One bag lasts me for months. My favorite ...

When I’ve Been Quoted/Cited

Last Updated: 4/19/2016 General What to Trust for SEO in 2016 – I’m quoted talking about the many ways we can appear in Google results. Welcome To Oz: 7 Highlights from C3 2014 – In which I am John Shehata’s fanboy. Again. 7 Lessons Learned From February 4th’s SEMrush Chat with Sprout Social – Just ...

Analogies I Use In Digital Marketing

This is just an ongoing list, for my personal reference.  I’ll add to it as I think of them; please feel free to read through, if you find any interesting or useful. Last updated 7/29/2015 Sports Car Analogy – I almost always recommend building a substantial (1,400+ words) article to accompany an Infographic, with an introduction ...

Things I Need To Revisit And Read In Their Entirety

Last Updated 10/5/16 Why, when, and how much migration planning and related report – Sent from David Hobbs. Really good stuff. IA Summit Videos – Watch them. Watch them all. STAT White Paper – Rise to the top with featured snippets, recommended by Jason White. The Story of Content, Rise Of The New Marketing – Recommended by ...

My Favorite WP Plugins 1

Last Update: 4/5/2016 An ongoing list of extremely useful WP plugins I find along the way. AWRStudyr: Learn various back-end insights on a website you’re viewing. Image Pro:  Automatically resize images on the fly.  No gigantic images that only look small anymore. No Image Link: Works out of the box. Stops images from linking to themselves. ...

My SEO Site Evaluation Checklist 2

Last Update: 8/31/2015 Under construction.  I’ll add to it as I go. Is the content duplicated or plagiarized on other sites? Does the site have a lot of spammy links pointing to it? Does the site had a strong 404 page? What happens when a site search returns no results? Are the images optimized for file ...

My SEO UAT Checklist

Last Update: 7/31/2016 When I do UAT, this is a short list of some of the universal things I check for (in no particular order): Does the wesbite have a favicon? Are sitemaps set up and present in robots.txt? Is the robots.txt error free? Do all pages have meta titles and descriptions? Is there a ...