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Schema.org/SPAM – Google Should Get Rid of All of It

July 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Rich Snippet SPAM

I have a client who had implemented schema incorrectly and received a notice from Google that they needed to fix it “if you would like it featured in Google search results”. Of course they didn’t provide any specifics and Schema.org documentation is often confusing: http://t.co/ltB6NKX0eX‘s real mission was to create a lot of confusing conversations [...]

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The Pleasanton Drought

April 19th, 2014 · 8 Comments

California Drought Map

Source: Why California’s Drought Isn’t Going Anywhere I am posting this page as a resource for Pleasanton residents seeking both information on the how the drought is affecting the area and resources for how we can all help the situation. On April 18th, the San Jose Mercury News quoted Daniel Smith, Pleasanton’s Operation Services Director, saying [...]

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DO NOT BELIEVE HUBSPOT’S BULLSHIT WHEN THEY TELL YOU THAT YOU WILL LOSE ALL YOUR SEO BY SWITCHING TO WORDPRESS

April 8th, 2014 · 6 Comments

<eom> p.s. if anyone from Hubspot would like to respond that they did not just tell one of my clients that, I’d be happy to discuss. p.p.s. honestly I was surprised that you guys used the word “SEO”. Aren’t we all like “inbound” now? p.p.p.s rebranding tomorrow as “Local Inbound Guide” @rogermedia @HubSpot in fairness [...]

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About Your Conference Presentation…

December 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

A client recently asked for notes on their draft presentation for an upcoming conference. I have attended a number of conferences lately and, like the rest of you, have had to sit through some pretty poor presentations. While I don’t claim to be God’s gift to Powerpoint, or even Greg Gifford, I am at that [...]

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Jill Whalen, Queen of SEO, Retires From SEO

October 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

For those of you not familiar with Jill, she has been a steady voice of high quality SEO in the industry as far back as I can remember. I certainly have grabbed tip or two from her over the years. Here’s her announcement. Kind of like Michael Jordan going out on top. Thanks for the [...]

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@willcritchlow Sez Include Twitter Name in Titles via @localseoguide #mozcon

July 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Shameless traffic driver.  I know.  Sorry.

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When It Comes To SEO, Don’t Always Believe The Engineers…

December 12th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Argo Airport Scene

A friend who is a former spook told me how he once smuggled an Arab man out of the Middle East.  ”I dressed him in short pants.”  ”Why?” I asked.  ”Because Arab men never wear shorts.  People tend to only see what you tell them to see.” Which brings me to the following response I [...]

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Attention Local SEO Agencies…

December 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Sorry for the dramatic headline – I am doing some research on how SEO/SEM agencies service SMBs and I am looking to do brief interviews with agencies that handle between 20-100ish SMB clients (or more if you want). If you fit the bill and are interested, please ping me via my contact form or via [...]

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DaringFireball Turns 10 & Deserves a Link

August 14th, 2012 · No Comments

John Gruber is one of my favorite writers. His blog, Daring Fireball, just turned 10. That deserves a link with some juicy anchor text. If you are looking for magic 8 ball answers, Gruber indeed has balls and knows his way around a dingus.  Give it a read.

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We’re Experiencing Technical Difficulties…

July 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Our image files are all screwed up. Please stand by… UPDATE: Fixed. Kind of.

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