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Advanced Guest Post Search Queries: How to Find Guest Posts

  Doing guest posting well is really hard - it's hard to find good sites that have high editorial standards AND that will link to you. There are sites like My Blog Guest & Blogger Link Up, but honestly, I've found the quality here to be less than encouraging. These...

Ski Resorts in Colorado

My wife and I have been looking at visiting Colorado to get some skiing in. While I've been to Beaver Creek and Vail several times, and I really like both the resorts, there are a ton of other resorts in Colorado that I've heard a lot of great things about. To help...

Mobile SEO Guidelines and Recommendations

Mobile is becoming more complicated with the increasing popularity of tablets and mobile phones. As such, SEO is getting more complicated (primarily in regards to URLs). Google has tried to simplify this by getting behind responsive design and having one URL and one...

SERP Click Through Rates for Google

The first publicly available insight into click through rate data was the leaked AOL click through data. Following that, there have been studies and research into click through rates by Chitika, Slingshot, Optify, and Rosetta. All of these yielding different insights...

Improving Your Site Audits

I've done a lot of site audits and seen a lot of site audits done by other people.  There are definitely good and bad ones. Looking back at some of my first site audits, they really weren't that great, in fact some parts may have been a little painful to look at....

Rules for Guest Posting: Guidelines & Best Practices

Guest posting has become a significant source of frustration for me and it’s fueled both by people running sites and people (let’s be honest, SEO's) writing guest "posts". The folks running sites frequently have very stringent rules (ex: only 2 outbound links, or all...

Review of DIY SEO Site Audit eBook

My apologies to Nick – I was hoping to have this up a week or two ago. I received a copy of Nick LeRoy’s recent eBook, DIY SEO Site Audit eBook, which aims to help people perform their own SEO Site Audits. I finally got a chance to go through it and the following is...

SEO Bookmarklets

There are a lot of SEO tools out there that don't do anything you couldn't do on your own, but help you do something more efficiently. This is the category that bookmarklets fall into. Sure, they aren't giving you added insight, but they make you more efficient! If...

Ballistic Every1 iPhone 5 Case Review

Back in February, I bought the Ballistic Every1 case for my iPhone 5 to protect it from the normal drops and falls. I chose the Ballistic case as I wanted something that was pretty rugged, but not as huge as the OtterBox. It was $26 on Amazon so I assumed that it was...

List of Sites & Directories to Submit Infographics

One of the lessons I've learned about SEO is that there aren't a lot of quick wins or shortcuts. With almost everything, there is going to be a lot of hard work which will pay off in the long term. This is especially true with link building - doing it well will...

Evaluating Internet Service Plans

I needed to get internet at my new place and was looking at Comcast's plans. They were running a few deals which offered really fast internet at a heavily discounted rate. The catch is that the up the rate from $30 to $45 after six months and then $63 after 12 months...