What does a content strategist do

What Do I Do All Day as a Content Strategist?

As a content strategist, I help companies figure out what kinds of content they should publish online to connect with their target audience. That’s the simplest way to put it. A lot more is involved the role, though. I’ll explain more about it below. I hope it’s useful if you’re interested in working with or […]

Marketer analyzing content-centric SEO for their business

What Industries Shouldn’t Invest in SEO Content?

One of the most effective ways to build a brand is by focusing on the intersection of SEO and content creation. We refer to this as “SEO content” or “SEO-centric content marketing”. Our team specializes in this intersection of SEO and content. We see it work wonders for growth-minded brands every day. But content-centric SEO […]

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7 Examples of Link Bait That Worked (and Keep Working)

There are two ways to build backlinks: Ask people to link to your website. Don’t ask people to link to your website — let them come to the decision on their own. This article is about the latter. We’re going to talk about website content that automates the link-building process and saves your business a […]

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How to Assess Market Opportunity for SEO

SEO is the best long-term investment most businesses can make in acquiring customers, with very few exceptions. However, there are exceptions. SEO is a terrible investment for some industries. Finding your Total Addressable Market for Search (SEO TAM) is one way to determine if SEO is a good investment for you. Put another way, how […]

Content Strategy Components

The 5 Components of a Successful Content Strategy

Our team creates content strategies that drive results for our clients. We’ve defined what a top-tier content strategy looks like, and I’ll share our framework in this article. But first … How do most content marketing agencies build content strategies? Most agencies take a very similar approach to building content strategies: And that’s it — […]

Content development process

Our Proven 7-Step Content Development Process

Although the content marketing landscape is changing, one thing remains the same: Your audience wants authenticity and information they can trust. It’s our job as content marketers to provide that. Good content can help you show off your expertise, build awareness around your brand, and generate more leads so you can grow your business. This […]

SEO principles, as shown through a road trip

SEO Principles, As Explained Through Road Trips

You can do hundreds of things to bring in more customers through search engine optimization. Link building, Title tag optimizations, Site speed optimization, Internal link optimizations, just to name a few. The number of considerations can overwhelm even the most experienced SEOs. I started in SEO back in 2012. Since then, I’ve taught SEO to […]

SaaS SEO content marketing

Our High-Growth SaaS SEO Framework

Today’s SaaS landscape is crowded, to say the least. In the U.S. alone, there are: 9,000+ business intelligent software providers 1,700+ CRM system providers 1,300+ speech and voice recognition software providers 1,200+ payment processing software providers 400+ HR & payroll software providers 400+ website creation software providers 300+ point-of-sale software providers 100+ tax prep software […]

SEO Statistics

45 Mind-Bottling SEO Stats for 2024

Yes, we did just say mind-bottling. While many believe that SEO is dead (enough that 250 people search for that exact phrase every month), the reality is that it’s still very much alive, and we have the statistics to prove it. Sure, Google has made it very difficult to cheat the system, but that’s forced […]