How to Implement a Blog/SEO Myths are Alive and Well

Filed Under (Search Engine Optimization) by Steve Mertz on 17-04-2008

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Business Blogs and SEO are two of the hottest terms around these days. A day doesn’t go by and I read or hear about a newly minted SEO expert 😉 I’ve been seeing more searches for the phrase “How to implement a Blog on your Website.” So, being a dutiful servant of the reading public-I began to do some research. There are some “experts” who would offer you the following advice:

The main reasons for having your blog as part of your actual domain is that a blog on your domain can attract links to other areas of your site, increase visibility, improve publicity efforts, build trust, and raise your search rankings. Do you think this is the best SEO advice you’ve read this year? Read the rest of this entry »

SEO and Startups

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Steve Mertz on 08-04-2008

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I found a great article by Randfish on Startups and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It’s called I’m Getting Pretty Tired of Startup Advice that Doesn’t Include Any Mention of SEO-amen!! Randfish is commenting on several articles talking about SEO and makes this cogent observation:

Let me be clear on this point-not one of those posts has the word “SEO” in it, nor makes any clear reference to getting traffic from search engines. I’m forced to ask myself-are these people idiots? Well, are you? Read the rest of this entry »

The Three Best SEO’s in The Land

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Steve Mertz on 07-04-2008

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I ‘m sure we all have an opinion on who is the Best SEO in the land. The SEO Guy recently shared his vote. He named Rand Fishkin, Jim Boykin and Denver, Colorado’s own, The Knox! Congratulations to all three of you! I don’t personally know Rand or Jim but their work speaks for itself. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Knox and working with him for going on two years and he is one brilliant guy when it comes to understanding the complete SEO picture-putting money in the clients pocket!!

I know what you’re thinking…there are no great Women of SEO? Well, you’ll have to get a definitive answer from the SEO guy but I have mentioned several of them before. If you feel that you too should be on this prestigious list please do add a comment. Congratulations again to you three top dogs and keep adding to the clients bottom line!

Steve Mertz
SEO Speaker