The Definitive Guide to SEO Writing (for Beginners and Pros)


If you’re at all familiar with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), then you’ve likely heard of “SEO writing”.   Otherwise described as “writing for SEO”, SEO writing is the process of writing optimized content that ranks high in search engines (namely, Google).    Not only does SEO writing help improve the rankability of your content, but […]

How to Write Alt Text for Images (and Improve SEO)


You created a piece of content, found an eye-catching title, optimized it for search engines, wrote a meta description, and hit the publish button. You wanted to write your content in a way that it could reach the largest possible target audience. But you skipped writing alt text for images.   Does that sound familiar […]

Top 35 Funniest SEO Memes on the Internet

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SEO can be a serious business.    From addressing technical issues to tackling the effects of “black hat” SEO, there are fires SEO pros have to put out every day to keep clients happy and their websites ranking high.   That’s where SEO memes can offer a bit of comedic relief – and a reminder […]

25 Websites to Find Non-Copyrighted Images for Your Blog Posts

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Images are a great addition to blog posts because they help to bring the text to life. But if you’re posting on your blog frequently, you may not have the time to capture unique photography or hire a graphic designer to stock your blog full of amazing images.  Luckily, there are millions of stock images […]

10 Timeless Tips for Great Evergreen Content


As a Seattle native, I am very familiar with the majesty and magic of Evergreen trees.   Known for staying green and fresh year-round, the Evergreen trees have made their home in the Pacific Northwest and have become the inspiration for many photography portfolios and adventure wedding backdrops.   So it’s no surprise that evergreen […]

How to De-Optimize Your Over-Optimized Content

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One of the biggest mistakes that SEO newbies make at the beginning of their SEO journey is over-optimizing their website. This can involve stuffing keywords into title tags and meta descriptions. It can involve using a bunch of keywords in the image alt text. It can involve doing this in their Google My Business Listing […]

The 5 M’s of Search Engine Optimization

Woman on Titanic boat - 'titanic' SEO lies

Guest Post by Joseph Dowdy While creating my Udemy course “Titanic Lies About SEO”, I was challenged to create an easy way for my students to understand how search engines work. After all, SEO can seem to be a quite complicated concept, and there are a ton of misconceptions about the industry as a whole. […]

8 Ways You Are *Probably* Overthinking Your SEO Strategy

Overthinking Your SEO Strategy

SEO. A cute little acronym for what many deem to be a highly technical, cumbersome, and even frustrating task. For non-SEO pros, the idea of optimizing your website may seem daunting – and with so much information out there, it can seem to be a nearly impossible feat. Countless blogs, marketing gurus, and mommy bloggers […]