All Things Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & Internet Marketing

#SEOChat Recap – Local SEO Strategies – June 16, 2016

Last month, I had the privilege of hosting the weekly #SEOChat on Twitter. It was a ton of fun moderating and reading helpful insights from Local SEO leaders. The #SEOChat group discussed everything from the best tools to use for citation management and competitive analysis, as well as insights on favorite places Local SEO experts go to to...
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I’ll Be Hosting #SEOChat on Twitter June 16, 2016

What is #SEOChat?

#SEOChat is a weekly Twitter Chat that happens every Thursday at 1pm Eastern where leading SEOs and Digital Marketers from all around the world come together to discuss (in 140 characters or less) a specific topic related to SEO. The Twitter hashtag #SEOChat is used to follow along and participate in the discussion. The chat goes on...
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Why Content Marketing & Link Building Go Hand-in-Hand

Content marketing and link building are two strategies companies use to work toward the same goals - driving qualified traffic, converting visitors into buyers, and building long-lasting relationships with those customers. The effectiveness of each strategy is amplified when implemented together. If you're not taking a content marketing mindset into your link building strategy, your inbound marketing and ...Read More

Negative SEO is Alive and Well: What You Need to Know to Combat/Prevent It

On my All Things SEO Blog I typically like to share basic to intermediate level strategies for businesses that are interested in improving their online visibility through SEO and other Internet marketing strategies. This post, though, touches on a deep, dark, evil, subject related to SEO that up until a couple of months ago I had never had to worry about, and that's Negative SEO. Unfortunately,...
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11 HTML Tags that Impact Organic SEO Success

In SEO, so much of the industry discussion centers around developing great keyword-centric content and building as many quality links as possible. While these two topics are absolutely essential ingredients in successful SEO strategies, there's a lot more technical HTML based components that also play into to creating SEO friendly web pages that rank well organically. While this isn't a comprehensive list but, below are 11 essential...
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I’m Set to Speak at STC Atlanta’s April Chapter Meeting!

NOTE: The Venue of this Meeting has Changed to: IBM Security Systems facility 6303 Barfield Road NE Atlanta, Georgia 30328 One of the fun things I get to do as an SEO consultant is I'm often invited to present/speak to local groups, classes, or at events around the metro Atlanta area. A few months back I had the pleasure of ...Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Inbound Value of Longtail Keywords

When you’re building an SEO campaign for your website, there are a variety of tactics that you can engage in in order to drive higher levels of inbound traffic. While many SEO marketers hone in on the keywords that have the highest search volumes as a way to generate inbound traffic, failure to recognize the value of longer phrases, less trafficked phrases (longtail keywords) to generate...
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Empower Your 2014 Atlanta SEO Strategy With These Essential Resources

Whether your business is in retail, healthcare, or consulting, Atlanta has competitive search markets for countless industries and professions. To get your Atlanta SEO strategy flowing in the right direction, it's important to have your resources in a row. In this gem, you'll be treated with a wealth of tips and resources to empower your local SEO strategy in 2014. So bookmark this page and use...
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I’ll Be Presenting at Georgia Highlands College

I've recently accepted an invitation to speak to a group of college students at Georgia Highlands College about using Social Media (LinkedIn in specific) to help these students find jobs after they graduate. The presentation will be a part of Georgia Highland College's Passport to success program - a 4 day career preparation...
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