Marketing & SEO [Comic]

With the constant managing of Fresh Pressed and keeping current with industry news, I use Twitter, Facebook, and a huge pile of industry blogs. Earlier this week, I saw a tweet from Joel K (@cstechjoel) that made me laugh. It also gave me an idea… So our team got to work, and came up with […]

The SEO Crying Game

In 1994 Hammer (formerly M.C. Hammer) rebranded himself as a more aggressive M.C. to take advantage of the growing movement around Gangsta rap. It was a failure despite his first album of this edgier era going Gold (The Funky Headhunter). Why? Because everyone knew Hammer as M.C. Hammer, and everyone knows gangsters don’t make hit […]

SEOMoz Industry Survey: Are You F’ ing Kidding Me?

I spend a lot of my time reviewing stuff that flows through Twitter, Facebook, and places like Inbound so I can stay up to date on all of the amazing things that people in the marketing space are doing. You guys are awesome, and I want to be awesome, so this makes sense. This week one […]

The Content Life Cycle & the SEO Audit

Good order is the foundation of all things. -Edmund Burke Training is an extremely important part of the cultural fabric at CopyPress. We believe whole-heartedly that professional and personal improvement is the core of a happy work life. In the Spring, I did an expanded series of SEO training for the staff where we educated […]

The Rise of Search Engines: A Brief History of the Web’s Most Essential Tool

The search engine is arguably one of the most important inventions of the 20th century. Without it, we’d be forced to wander through the depths of the Internet without a guide, unable to find what we seek without knowing the exact site URL. The search engine is our virtual compass; it’s our primary way of […]

SEOs Who Guarantee a Number One Ranking are SEOs Who Lie

We’ll put you at the #1 search ranking for your desired keyword — Guaranteed! Your mother was right: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is too good to be true. SEOs who guarantee a top spot in the search rankings aren’t just liars: they have zero working knowledge of search engine […]

Dave and Dan Comic: 2011 Internet Marketing Recap

Welcome to our first official Dave and Dan Comic! Dave and Dan is the brainchild of Dave Snyder, and features the art of Dan Jones. In this first series, D & D explore 2011′s Internet Marketing high- (and low-) lights, and poke fun at the headlines that created online marketing industry buzz last year. Feel […]

Top SEO Tips for WordPress Sites

Optimization. Alt attributes. XML site maps. Targeted keywords. SEO jargon may sound intimidating, but it’s actually a simple idea: you’re optimizing your site so search engines can better understand your content. The more they know about your site, the more search traffic they can send to you. So how do you help your WordPress site […]

Tips for Boosting Online Traffic

Driving traffic to your website has little to do with luck or chance. It actually depends on the search engine optimization (SEO) strategies that you have applied into your website and the “social signals” that come with it. Check out these 12 tips to prevent your site from getting sandboxed. 1. Know What Keywords to […]

5 SEO Tips for Beginners

If you’re new to search engine optimization, SEO can seem only slightly less intimidating than neuroscience. Keyword targeting? Meta tags? Landing pages? Where do you even begin? True, advanced search engine optimization can be pretty complicated. However, beginner SEO is actually pretty simple. It all comes down to one concept: helping people find your site […]