New Blog Post Ranked In The Top 10

I’ve got a new SEO blog post for you. But this time, it wasn’t written by me. It was authored by Mushfiq Sarker of The Website Flip. The Website Flip is a Chicago based team that buys, grows, and flips content-based websites–with many of them being six-figure exits. And this particular blog post is about … Read more

What Is The Difference Between Referring Domains vs Backlinks?

It’s no secret that search engine optimization (SEO) and link building go hand-in-hand. You can’t have one without the other. A strong link profile encourages your chance of ranking for the keyword phrase you’re targeting, which will aid in driving more organic search traffic to your website. Two components of a healthy link profile are … Read more

Black Friday & Cyber Monday SEO Course Deal for 2021

Get 50% OFF the Mastering On-Page SEO Course! I’m offering an AMAZING deal on the Mastering On-Page SEO course for the entire Thanksgiving week, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday. That’s right. Between November 22 to 29, 2021 you can get a MASSIVE 50% OFF the regular price using coupon code BF2021 during checkout. It’s … Read more

The Stress of Back-to-Back Google Updates for SEO

There’s a lot of panic going on in the SEO industry right now. Google just finished rolling out a spam update on November 11 (announced on Twitter here). And then turned right around and released a core update that went into effect on November 17 (also announced on Twitter). It’ll take about 2 weeks for … Read more

What Is Keyword Optimization? & How to Do SEO Keyword Search Optimization

In this guide, we’ll answer the question, “what is keyword optimization?” We’ll also go deeper than just the definition of keyword search optimization and also explain the importance of this SEO strategy for long-term website rankings and traffic. As you’ll discover below, SEO keyword optimization is a crucial part of your organic search marketing efforts, … Read more

This Could Change My SEO Career Forever

Want to hear something crazy? I just bought a book for $650. And it comes with absolutely no refunds or guarantees of any kind. But that’s not even the craziest part… The book’s list price was $1,000! However, the author gave his paid newsletter subscribers a $350 discount. So I grabbed a copy because it … Read more

Now Ranking at #9. Top 5 Here We Come…

Surefire SEO Mastermind member Jamil Talha checks in: === Stephen, I know it’s the weekend but I can’t help myself but to ping you. The page you’ve been helping me optimize is on the 1st page of Google at #9! === What’s even more awesome about this exciting news is that it only took 2 … Read more

SEO Chatter Featured On Hive Digital

This week, SEO Chatter was featured in a blog post by Hive Digital, a marketing agency that puts as much power and ownership into the hands of its clients as possible. The author of the content, Jeremy Rivera, reached out to me and other SEO experts to get a quote for inclusion in the article. … Read more

The Erratic Behavior In Sales Was All My Fault

When I first started out in SEO and affiliate marketing, I didn’t have a plan. Every page I published was different. With a different structure. Different length. Different number of products reviewed. Different locations for my target keywords. And so forth. As you can imagine, my sales were all over the place too. Some days … Read more