Times People Have Joked That I Should Eat My Fish/Crustaceans

This happens a lot, and I’m starting an ongoing wall of shame, starting with today. Madeline Krause, 1/26/2017 – When my pet snail died, she said that all this talk about dead snails was making her hungry. Danielle Correia, 1/26/2017 – Asked how long the snails need to grow until we can cook them up ...

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 12/27/2016 11/29/2016 – SEO is Not Dead for Local Businesses (Geo Marketing) 11/1/2016 – SEO Isn’t Dead, It’s Simply Hiding (Duct Tape Marketing) 10/19/2016 – SEO is not dead; It’s just a shape-shifter (Search Engine Land) 10/4/2016 – SEO is DEAD in 2016 (Adco Digital) 10/3/2016 – SEO is Dead ...

Cool Shorts – Animated And Live Action

Last updated 12/11/2016 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 ...