Archives for November 2017

Forbes Article

I’m mentioned in a Forbes article about Google along with Aaron Wall and Jim Boykin

Why You Should Avoid Numbers in Your URL

While linkbait posts aren’t as popular as they once were, top 10 lists have been popular ever since Moses came down from the mount with his top 10 list of “thou shalt nots.” Magazines like Rolling Stone will always have top 500 playlists and AFI will always publish top 100 movies lists. However, as a responsible publisher, marketer, and SEO … [Continue reading Why You Should Avoid Numbers in Your URL]

Rank Tracker Review

Rank Tracker is a program from the SEO Power Suite of tools and, obviously enough, is used to track the ranks of one or more keywords and phrases for multiple websites.

Raven SEO Tools Review – Getting Started With Keywords

I’ve been spending some quality time with Raven Tools, and I thought I’d turn it into a tutorial series to help you get more out of using the tools as well. To read all the posts visit my Raven SEO Tools Page.

How TED Helped Me Understand Personalized Search

Long time readers here will know that I’m not a big fan of Google’s personalized search. However late last week I watched a TED talk and had a zen moment of clarity, and finally got personalized search. More interestingly I got it within the first 2 minutes of the presentation (shown after the jimp)

Why Website Grader is a Bad Idea

I came across Website Grader via Guy Kawasaki’s website today and I have to say this is one of the worst ideas I have ever seen, worse than that it’s downright dangerous in the wrong hands!

Esca Review – Dinner with Dave Pasternack

One of the highlights of my trip to SES in New York last week was going out to dinner with Todd, Jonah, Greg, Barbara, Dax to Esca and having dinner with the REAL Dave Pasternack.

Dear Matt Cutts, Will You Please Stop Waking Up My Wife in Bed

Dear Matt Cutts, will you please stop waking up my wife in bed! Ok, sure, I’m having a bit of fun. Matt Cutts isn’t really stopping by my house, and I certainly hope he’s not in my bedroom. He is, however, waking up my wife … or, more correctly, his webmaster central YouTube videos are …

How to Create a Custom 404 Page

If you’ve spent any time on the internet, chances are you’ve seen silly, funny, or just plain insane custom 404 error pages. However, this article isn’t about creating one of those types of custom 404 pages; this is about creating a better 404 page that is not only helpful to your users but solves technical problems you might not even … [Continue reading How to Create a Custom 404 Page]

Interview with Loren Feldman of 1938 Media

For today’s post, we’re going to be talking to Loren Feldman of 1938 Media. Hi Loren. For my readers who might not know you, can you tell us a little about yourself, your company, and what you do.

Buying Links to Third Party Websites

Last week I was having a discussion on Twitter about whether or not  some links were bought. Quite a few people were confused about how you can use link buying to your advantage when you buy links to a website you don’t own (aka a third party). I thought I’d do a little ed-ju-macating and share some tips and tricks.

New Twitter Account @graywolfseo

Now that twitter lists have taken off and are being utilized, and in some cases are replacing RSS readers, I’m going to try to take advantage by experimenting with a new account @graywolfseo.

How to Perpetuate Internet Celebrity via Livetwittering

So here’s a new tool for all you twitter people called Live Twittering be sure to check out my event How to Perpetuate Internet Celebrity

Google’s Policy on No follow and Reviews is Hypocritical and Wrong

I’m not exactly sure what caused all this secondary fuss about no-follow and reviews lately but I think it’s time someone pointed out that Google is being extremely hypocritical about the entire thing and using fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) to corral web publishers to their way of thinking.

Merrick Lozano – Local Search interview

Today we’re talking with Merrick Lozano of PRLeap.com.

How to Not Write a Page Title

Am I the only one who finds a significant amount of irony in the title of this story: Changing of the Guard: How Dan Pulcrano Became The Point Man in the Historic March From Old Media to the New World Online link If it’s all about new media how about you write a title with a search engine in mind … [Continue reading How to Not Write a Page Title]

Liechtenstein Meets Long Island on the WWW

One of the things that always makes me think outside of the box is when “the real world” and “my outside life” intersects in serendipitous ways.

Dave Pasternack PPC Update

I updated my Dave Pasternack ads let me know which one you like, with any luck I’ll win the best PPC prize and get to go to dinner with Webguerilla and meet the real Dave Pasternack at Esca when SES NY rolls around.   Tags: dave+pasternack, davepasternack

Why Fast Company Won’t Exist Long Before 2016

So Fast Company posted an article entitled Six Jobs That Won’t Exist in 2016. Hey Fast Company Staff get your heads out of your collective asses and stop with the paginated articles … especially when you don’t need them … if you don’t people will stop reading you and you won’t be around to see if your predictions came true … [Continue reading Why Fast Company Won’t Exist Long Before 2016]

Why You Can Almost Guarantee Google is Using Your Analytics Data

While many webmasters and publishers use Google analytics without a second thought, smart publishers, marketers, and SEOs are left to speculate… Is Google using this data? What might they use it for? And am I doing myself more harm than good using it?