Today we are excited to post this interview with Shayne Tilley, professional problem-solver and online marketing expert, about building a media brand and developing a passion for work.Shayne has worked with many high profile brands including MYOB, SitePoint, AVG, ProBlogger, 99designs and Flippa. Shayne is also the author of “The Bloggers Guide To Marketing” and “Online Marketing Inside Out.”Shayne, how did you become an authoritative author and speaker.
Today our SEMrush Pro Talk guest is Phil Byrne, internet marketing specialist and blogger. Phil has been an internet marketing specialist for more than 15 years, and is the author of "Head In The Clouds: The Location Independent Office" and "SEO For Content Writers & PR Pros."We asked Phil for his thoughts on content strategy, customer service and five components of good text.Phil, tell us, how did you get started? What helped you become an expert.
“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” - Og MandinoA few years ago I read Og Mandino’s The Greatest Miracle in the World for the first time. Among the great story and many inspirational quotes, Mr. Mandino wrote the line above, which has stuck in my memory.I‘ve been a link building consultant for a number of years now, and have worked in the search engine and digital marketing industry for close to a decade.
Knowledge, experience and passion for work: qualities that make a good specialist an excellent specialist. We decided to talk with our partners, friends and contributors about their path to Guru-dom.Today, we’re proud to publish this interview with Kristopher Jones, experienced SEO specialist and best-selling author. Kristopher shared his road to success, and views on the future of SEO, social signals and mobile applications.We hope you find this as inspiring and informative as we did!
Growing up, I never thought I would find a career I’d fall in love with. In college I had friends who were passionate about practicing medicine, law, accounting, music — but not me. I figured I was destined to punch a clock, collect a check and complain about my job. Fortunately, I got lucky and ended up finding my stride in search marketing.From day one, I was infatuated with my search marketing career. I’d never loved doing something as much as SEO. “Why?” you may ask.
Hummingbird can cause some troubles for SEO specialists, but what about users?We asked one of the most "advanced" users, Brad Geddes, founder of Certified Knowledge, to share his thoughts on Hummingbird.Brad is the author of Advanced Google AdWords, the most advanced book ever written about Google's advertising program, and one of the first Google Advertising Professionals and Microsoft adExcellence members. He has written exclusively about internet marketing for more than a decade.
For years now, Google has offered webmasters the ability to test pageload speeds via browser extensions and an API. For non-technical SEOs, the PageSpeed Insights extension for Chrome and Firefox has been helpful in determining on-page fixes. But anyone who’s used the extension before can tell you the analysis is difficult to put to good use because of how the extension is set up.Thankfully, Google took the hint.
We continue to collect answers from SEO specialists all around the world about the new Hummingbird algorithm.Today, we have an interview with Morgan Vawter. Morgan is the VP of Analytics & Optimization at Piston Agency in San Diego. She has been named a top digital strategist by the Online Marketing Institute.
Content marketing, online reputation management, search engine optimization — beneath the umbrella of those who work in search, there seems to be any number of subsets and niches, with more of them popping up all the time.To the novice, these subsets may seem to be more or less identical. But of course, those of us who work in search know this to be untrue.