What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) In 2022?

One area of expertise that I’ve focused my marketing on over the last two decades is search engine optimization (SEO). In recent years, I’ve avoided classifying myself as an SEO consultant, though, because it has some negative connotations with it that I would like to avoid. I’m often in conflict with other SEO professionals because they tend to focus on algorithms over search engine users. I’ll touch base on that later in the article. What

Confessions of the SEO Marketers

Search engine optimization is one piece of marketing optimization, and it can be as confusing and contrived as a parking sign in New York City. There’s so many people talking and writing about SEO and many contradict each other. I reached out to top contributors in the Moz community and asked them the same three questions: What SEO tactic that everyone loves is actually worthless? What controversial SEO tactic do you think is truly valuable?

Google is Burying the SEO Industry

I wrote the post, SEO is Dead, back in April. I still stand by that post… in fact, now more than ever. The purpose of the post wasn’t to attack search engine optimization as a viable online marketing strategy, the purpose was to drive marketers to move their focus away from the popular tactics associated with search engine optimization and towards improved content marketing efforts. For those of you that aren’t familiar with SEO strategies,

SEO Is Dead

SEO is dead as we know it. The old math of increased backlinks and stuffing keywords is now a target for Google to identify your site and bury it in the search results. SEO is no longer a math problem, it’s a human one. Social indicators are becoming key to ranking and link algorithms are being retired. It’s time for you to see the truth about SEO… and adjust accordingly. Of course we utilized a

Websites Can Run Scheduled Tasks with Cron

We have a number of redundant monitoring systems at work that regularly execute processes. Some run every minute, some once a night depending on what they are doing. For example, we might execute a script that exports all customers who haven’t made a purchase in 30 days to send them a coupon. Rather than trying to keep track of all of these by hand, it’s much easier to build jobs that are automatically scheduled and