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Which SEO audit tool is best?

Michael Currey content strategy, SEO Leave a Comment

Ready to conduct an SEO audit on your website? If you read our previous article “5 Reasons an SEO Audit is a Bad Idea” and still think it’s a good idea, I’ve put together a short list of tools you will want to look at to get started. Since my background is mainly in design and markup, I’ve also consulted my good friend  Kristine Schachinger, a seasoned SEO auditor who has who has 17 years experience in website design and implementation and over 10 years in the SEO industry. She is considered a subject matter expert and speaks internationally on SEO issues as well as writes for several well known publications such as Search Engine Land and State of DIgital.

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How to help a freelancer or agency help you with your blog

Julie Ewald blogging, content strategy Leave a Comment

Outsourcing stuff you don’t have the time or talent for is a brilliant idea, but just bringing on an agency or a freelancer or three to turn out your blog content won’t be enough. Even if they are the most capable, experienced folks you can find, if you aren’t helping them help you, the results will certainly suffer. So, in case you were wondering, here are a few pointers on how you can help a freelancer or agency help you with your blog content:

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16 Ways YOU are killing your business

Julie Ewald branding Leave a Comment

If there is one thing you may have in common with a lot of entrepreneurs I meet, it’s this: YOU are killing your business. This is too common with service-related businesses, especially those who offer things related to online marketing and web presence—yes, I’m looking at you all in SEO, SEM, SMM, content, web design, apps, and anything similar to any of this stuff. Your content could be a problem, but it may be worse.

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