I’m paying you to ‘do SEO’ …What else can we do?

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Me: "What picture should I use?" Wife: "Lucy in glasses; he looks smart." File this one under: Things SEO clients ask often enough to warrant a blog-post answer. Wow! Dan's hooking you up with the SEO secret sauce? Lucky you! Can we do anything else to make his job easier improve your organic Google visibility? … Continue reading I’m paying you to ‘do SEO’ …What else can we do?

Keyword Research Alternatives to SEOmoz and Wordtracker?

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Research is the smart first step when starting a new SEO campaign or growing an existing SEO effort. I talk with clients to brainstorm a few keyword ideas and then feed those seed keywords into tools to find related keywords. Then, ideally, I look at  traffic and competition metrics to identify low hanging fruit of … Continue reading Keyword Research Alternatives to SEOmoz and Wordtracker?

Wordtracker KEI Fail, Wordtracker Alternatives & SEO News

I recently reluctantly renewed my subscription to Wordtracker, a keyword research tool and database. Why was I so reluctant? (And why am I considering asking for a refund?) Wordtracker provides poor documentation and regularly switches the formulas they use for data they offer without notifying its customers. Wordtracker Changes the Meaning of "Searches" In 2009 … Continue reading Wordtracker KEI Fail, Wordtracker Alternatives & SEO News