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Nick Stamoulis

Nick Stamoulis is the President of B2B SEO firm Brick Marketing. With over 13 years of industry experience Nick Stamoulis shares his SEO knowledge by writing in the Brick Marketing Blog and publishing the Brick Marketing SEO Newsletter, read by 120,000 opt-in subscribers.
Social or Organic Traffic

Is Social or Organic Traffic More Important?

OK, most website owners and marketing managers understand that it‘s not social media marketing versus SEO; the two really go hand-in-hand. The content you create not only fuels your social media activity (keeping you connected to your social audience), it also creates valuable landing pages in the SERPs. This helps your website earn better quality links, which in turn helps build your online brand presence.
Feb 27, 2014
Did You Give Your SEO Enough Time To Take Effect?

Did You Give Your SEO Enough Time To Take Effect?

SEO is an incredibly long-term process, and many sites owners don’t have the patience to really “wait it out.” But you can’t just flip a switch and be on top of the SERPs overnight, just because you’ve finally invested in onsite SEO, link building, and content marketing. While you and I can see the changes immediately, feeling the true effect of those changes (and ongoing efforts) takes time.
Nov 15, 2013
What Links Are Left

So, What Links Are Left?

In their attempt to stop spammers from unfairly dominating the SERPs, Google has pushed out major changes to the algorithm (Hello Penguin 1.0, 2.0, and 2.1!), as well as rewrite some of the Webmaster Guidelines to categorize more types of links as “unnatural.” For instance, anchor text in online press releases is out, as are “DoFollow“ links from guest blogs.
Oct 29, 2013
Remember About Recovering from a Manual Link Penalty

3 Things To Remember About Recovering from a Manual Link Penalty

Getting hit with a manual link penalty means a human member of Google’s webspam team decided your link profile was in violation of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. While you may not have meant to cross the line with your link building (and this has happened to many unsuspecting site owners) you want to resolve this issue as quickly as possible so your website isn’t suffering for too long.
Jul 16, 2013
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