Weekly Finds – Week 46, 2020
This week with the Coca-Cola thought experiment, a video about Google algorithm engineers, user-friendly exit popups, gradually changing your mind, and a content marketing report.
Nike’s explosive online growth
Nike is a great example of retail brands that use SEO to accelerate their business. In this case, I explain how Nike uses SEO to accelerate its online growth.
Weekly Finds – Week 45, 2020
In this week, we got content from Andy Davies, Oliver Mason, DuckDuckGo, and Game-Changer.
My thoughts on passage ranking
Google's passage ranking could be a new paradigm shift in organic search - or not. In this post, I elaborate on what it could be and the hints Google gave us about it.
Weekly Finds – Week 44, 2020
This week with Casey Winters, Lenny Rachitsky, Dan Hockenmaier, and Bill Slawski.
Weekly Finds – Week 43, 2020
This week with content from Grow and Convert, Aleyda Solis, Joanna Wiebe, and Glenn Gabe.
Where TikTok’s SEO strategy fails
Tik Tok is not a social network, but competes with Instagram, Snap, Facebook, & Co for attention. Besides their speedy growth, their SEO strategy fails. In this post, I explain why.
Weekly Finds – Week 42, 2020
This week with "boring niche" link building, making analytics successful in your company, good welcome emails, and the impact of loading the main content first.
Weekly Finds – Week 41, 2020
This week with shrinking keyword data in Google Ads, PAA boxes, the impact of shared hosting on rankings, the email comeback, and the impact of COVID on startups.
Painful lessons I learned from site migrations
This is a tale of two site migrations. One went bad, one went well. One was at Atlassian, the other at G2. I learned a lot from both!
Weekly Finds – Week 40, 2020
This week with partially indexed sites, search performance patterns, guest posting done right, short vs. long copy, and the entertainment/value curve.
The Red Ventures Growth playbook
Affiliate is a hard business, but there is a company that figured it out at scale and is on track to drive $1.6b in revenue from it next year. "Company" is an understatement because Red Ventures is a conglomerate of over 100 websites. The big question of this article is "how do they grow sites so successfully?"