Category Archive for "Personal"


2011 Was a Hell of a Year!

I don’t normally write sappy, personal stuff like this, so if you’re here for SEO advice or a game review, sorry pal, but you’re out of luck. I’m gonna write about my personal year and while I will touch on

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Initial Impressions

So, I have been following The Old Republic, the new massively multiplayer online game from BioWare set in the Star Wars Universe, over the course of an 8 year development cycle. If that seems like a long time for a

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PC Gaming- Skyrim Review

After spending 63 hours over the last month in Skyrim, I’m nowhere even close to completing what the game has to offer. However, I do feel that it’s time I wrote up a review. I’ve been looking for something other

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What Do You Do After the Onsite Optimization Phase of an SEO Initiative is done?

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone in the US! It’s kind of a weird animal, working at a marketing agency and focusing on organic search. You never get to 100% focus on optimizing the site because you’ll usually have the responsibility of maintaining

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Disco Stu

Rankings Are Deader Than Disco

What do rankings have in common with Disco? They’re both dead! Sorry, that’s in bad taste, but at least I got your attention!  If you still pimp getting page 1 rankings as your only skill, and that’s the only reporting

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Star Trek SEO and Our Connected Future

Bear with me today folks, this is gonna get pretty esoteric here; I’m about to do some near future prognostication and rely heavily on some sci-fi tropes you’re probably already marginally familiar with. I’ll be referencing anime too! The ubiquitous

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Twitter, Buffer and Patterns of Attention

I’ve been a bad digital marketer, I must confess. Though I have been working on SEO initiatives for clients for nearly 4 years, I only recently started using Twitter to try to do some proactive reputation management, and ensure that

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I get kind of jaded surfing the web as much as I do; I mean I probably use Google Search 500+ times a day and I’ve seen the best and the worst of what the web has to offer. As

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In-House Dreaming- Ideal SEO in 40 Hours a Week

I’ve always been an agency SEO (as opposed to an in-house SEO, unless you count my own side projects for friends), but before I was an agency SEO I was a middle school teacher. Teaching is a job where you

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Best Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Recipe…Ever!

I decided to make a chocolate chip cheesecake tonight for my friend Kristi, who was kind enough to hook me up with an early invite to one of my favorite (upcoming) PC games, Diablo III. She also got me into

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