What I Learned Organizing The Most Successful SEO Meetup in the United States


You can learn a lot by running a popular Meetup group. Here’s the things I’ve learned over the past 6 years.

You Installed WordPress, Now What?

Learning WordPress can be frustrating

There are some best practices to keep in mind to make sure your new WordPress website is findable, engaging and shareable.

The Ultimate Website Migration Checklist

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Don’t start a website migration without this document. I promise it will save you some headaches.

Holly Springs Chiropractors, Local Results and Negative SEO

Holly Springs Chiropractor search results

Three of the four Holly Springs chiropractors have been hit with a negative SEO campaign. Can’t we all just get along?

Don’t Keep Your SEO Partner a Secret

Mike King at LinkLove

Companies don’t mind admitting they use an ad agency, why all the secrecy around SEO?

How do I get on the first page of Google?

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Ranking doesn’t happen overnight. You need to put in the work just like everything else in life.

Al Getler and Online Reputation Management

Lead or be led

I had an interesting opportunity today, Al Getler asked me to participate in his latest venture – Lead or be led. We talked about what SEO is, what it isn’t and where it’s going. One question that he asked is a common one from people who have made a living making decisions, “what about when […]

Casey Movers’ continues to feel the wrath of the Streisand Effect

Casey Mover now rated an F by Better Business Bureau

Casey Movers threatened me with a lawsuit for a bad review a few months ago, now the Better Business Bureau has pulled their accreditation and rated them an F for their past actions.

Casey Movers Threatens To Sue Me Over Bad Review

People hate Casey Movers on Yelp

Casey Movers sent a letter threatening legal action if my wife doesn’t remove a negative review on Yelp.

Your Missed Opportunity on Meetup.com

Donna S. profile page

If you skipped over filling out your Meetup.com profile page, log in right now and follow these tips.

How I Made A Prize Winning Twitter Header

1918 winning twitter header

The thought process involved when choosing a cool (and prize winning) Twitter header image

Leaving Comment Spam Can Hurt Your Site


Comment spammers are hurting the sites they’re trying to help.

How To Avoid Bad SEO Companies

AdWords Certification Badge

SEO is an industry like lawyers and plastic surgeons. There are great ones, but there are so many bad ones that the entire industry has a bad name.

Cary Face Painting Experiment

Face Painting in Cary, NC

If you’re planning a face painting party you may run across Face Painting for Kids, here’s why.

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