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Everything You Need to Know About SEO, You Can Learn on Twitter (Part 1)

Filed in SEO by Matt McGee on October 17, 2014 4 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About SEO, You Can Learn on Twitter (Part 1)

Alright peeps, little did you know, but I’ve been faving and bookmarking your SEO tweets for like the past two years or so. Maybe more. (I’ve also been faving and bookmarking your social media marketing tweets, and those’ll show up in a future article.) The thing I’ve learned most from this exercise? You can learn [...]

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This Just In: “Deconstructing Pigeon” Session Added to @SMX East (Speakers Wanted)

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
This Just In: “Deconstructing Pigeon” Session Added to @SMX East (Speakers Wanted)

In light of last week’s news about Google’s new “Pigeon” local algorithm update, we’ve decided to add a session about it at SMX East: Deconstructing Pigeon, Google’s New Local Search Algorithm I’ll be coordinating that session, and I’m looking for speakers right now! It’s scheduled for day two of the conference, which is October 1st, [...]

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What I’m Looking For in My Sessions at SMX East 2014

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
What I’m Looking For in My Sessions at SMX East 2014

We’ve just published the SMX East 2014 agenda and I have two sessions that I’m coordinating this year — one on local search, and the second on Pinterest as a search engine and e-commerce marketing opportunity. The Speaker Pitch Form is also open, so if you’d like the chance to be part of either of [...]

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Flat Tires & Pouring Concrete: A Marketing Lesson for Small Businesses

Filed in MY BEST POSTS, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on May 16, 2014 1 Comment
Flat Tires & Pouring Concrete: A Marketing Lesson for Small Businesses

What would you do if you’d gone 35 years without changing a flat tire on your bike? On Wednesday, I decided to call an expert. Mike Watkins and his small business — Roundabout Cycling, a mobile bike repair service — had just been featured in our local paper earlier this week. I told him I [...]

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Need Local SEO Help? Try the Local U Forums

Filed in Conferences/Educ. by Matt McGee on February 23, 2014 0 Comments
Need Local SEO Help? Try the Local U Forums

I’ve been remiss in mentioning that the Local University crew recently opened up a members-only local search forum that gives everyone access to conversations and Q&A with the Local U faculty, not to mention some of the smartest minds in the local search/marketing industry. It’s like drafting your own local search “dream team” and having [...]

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Keywords in Your Twitter Name Seem to Matter for Twitter Search

Filed in SEO, Social Media by Matt McGee on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Keywords in Your Twitter Name Seem to Matter for Twitter Search

Remember that little experiment I wrote about two months ago, where I was wondering how much a keyword in your account name matters when optimizing for Twitter search? Apparently it matters. I changed the name of @GlassAlmanac, the Twitter account for my hobby site Glass Almanac, from “Glass Almanac” to “Google Glass Almanac.” The account [...]

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