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SEO Musings
Shlomo Wiesen

Why I Removed the Moz Toolbar

Howdy Moz fans! Confession Okay, I’ll be honest – I didn’t remove the Moz toolbar for any idealistic reasons, rather I cleared out all of my Chrome extensions in an attempt to locate which one was slowing down my browser. Addiction However, in the week

SEO Musings
Shlomo Wiesen

Understanding Gary Illyes’ Content Creation Tips

Apparently Bullet Point Summary Intros are a Thing Today’s generations have lower attention spans. Long paragraphs of content are less likely to keep readers on the page. We need to write toward the web, and keep things snappy and easy to digest. I believe that

SEO Strategy
Shlomo Wiesen

How Can You Guest Post in 2015? Carefully.

Guest Posting Still Works – Read Why or Click Play: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/221526064″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Matt Cutts sent the SEO world into a tizzy when he announced quite bombastically back in January 2014 that “Guest posting is dead”. After the expected uproar, Cutts toned

SEO Strategy
Shlomo Wiesen

Survey & Ego Bait Infographics – Build Links the Safe Way [VIDEO]

How to use a survey infographic to safely build links: Anyone can publish an infographic. Even a good one. But what about earning links with an infographic? It seems that everyone and their moms are publishing infographics these days, but for what? Sure, there are KPI’s that go

SEO Musings
Shlomo Wiesen

That Time When Excite Almost Bought Google For $1 Million

When Excite Turned Down Google It’s one of those crazy stories that we just don’t hear about enough. But Excite was just one meeting away from buying Google for just a million bucks back in 1997! Watch our interview about it here: The worst business

Google Fiber: What It Means For Inbound Marketing

Surely you’ve heard of Google Fiber by now. If you’re an SEO’er, and not certain what Google Fiber is, then this meta data that I made up might sum it up nicely: As an inbound marketing professional, I couldn’t help but wonder what this means for SEO.

Social Media Tips
Shlomo Wiesen

New To SEO? Follow These People on Twitter

Learning About SEO On Twitter When I first started in SEO, I was learning a ton – from my coworkers, in-house training, Distilled U, and… Twitter! I never thought I’d say this, but being active on one of the biggest social media networks today, in

Analytics
Shlomo Wiesen

The (Perhaps Not So) Obvious Value of Google Webmaster Tools

When I first started working in the SEO industry, my initial impression was that Google Webmaster Tools is inferior to Google Analytics in many ways, mainly because it has less features. The obvious features that it offers – finding broken pages, duplicate content, manual actions,