07
18
2018

From Hero to Zero (and Back) – Rebuilding JAMESEO.com

Nearly a decade ago, jameseo.com was a top ranking SEO blog with a subscriber base of about 600 readers, built in less than a year! It was awesome. But then I got busy. I started taking on a lot of work, helping other companies grow, and I even started my family of 5 (3 kids). On top of that, someti...

04
17
2012

HTML Color Codes

Converting Colors – Input a variety of formats such as RCB, Hex, CMYK, etc., and it will convert to any other format for you. 4096 Color Wheel – Hover over color wheel to view codes to the color you see. Color Scheme Designer 3 – Click on wheel to view similar colors, schemes & their codes...

04
30
2011

16 SEO Tips – My Onpage SEO Checklist

Here’s a list of onpage SEO factors I look at when analyzing a website. Enjoy! NOTE: Not in order of importance. They all need to be done, and done right. Proper Meta Data – Relevant, Organized Title, Description, KW’s, & Robots H1 Heading – relevance & h2-h5 support In-Content Keyword Place...

02
21
2010

WordPress SEO to Be a Top SEO Blog #3

The previous post in this series was regarding running my blog through the SEO Workers’ Analyzer Tool and the Website Grader Tool and discovering what points my site fell sort on. I also analyzed my blog’s theme based on  keyword density. In this post just as the top sites in this industry have alre...

02
21
2010

16 Free Link Building Tools & Tips for Strategic Linking

Here is a list of great link building tools & tips to help you discover and obtain relevant backlinks. #1 Backlink Watch – One of my favorite link building tools. It’s a very simple way to check a website’s backlink URL’s, anchor text and total OBL’s (outbound links) on the same page as th...

02
02
2010

WordPress SEO to Be a Top SEO Blog #2

I was thinking about this series, its’ goal, and what I had in mind when examining its’ title; “WordPress SEO to be a Top SEO Blog“. From how it sounds, this series is going to be about SEO tricks and WordPress optimization techniques that will boost my rankings for the term “SEO blog”, AND IT IS/WA...

02
02
2010

Perform a Quick SEO Analysis Utilizing 2 Free SEO Tools

If you ever find yourself at the point where you just aren’t sure what basic SEO needs to be done for a website, consider using these two free SEO tools that will scan your website for ranking barriers and influencers. Within 10 minutes you can damn-near know everything your website needs to be full...

01
28
2010

Google Could Lose 50% of iPhone Traffic to Bing

A week ago, the cat was let out of the bag: Apple and Microsoft were in talks over replacing Google with Bing, and have been for weeks, as the default search engine on the iPhone. Immediately, there were questions over the implications of this move, both for the companies involved and the users. Tod...

01
27
2010

WordPress SEO to Be a Top SEO Blog

I decided to go after the term “SEO Blog“. The goal; to be on the 1st page of Google for SEO Blog. I know I could never be #1 for SEO blog, simply because the top guys like SEOMoz, Gray Wolf, 97th Floor, etc. are all legit blogs that produce content consistently and usually about all aspects of SEO....

01
13
2010

Deep Down, You Know Why Your Website Isn’t Ranking #1

In my efforts for the “top spot” (#1 on Google), I do various tasks such as link building, PR, social networking, outreaching, etc. But as we all know obtaining the #1 position takes time if the keyword is worth it. It’s no easy task to prove to Google that their trillion dollar algorithm is wrong a...

11
23
2009

YouTube “Laundry List” – 20+ Video Promotion Tips

Not too long ago, I published 15 Video Bookmarketing Sites Worth an SEO’s Time. I pretty much explained which video sites to upload your videos to, which in return could add SEO value to your website and traffic sources. But, let’s get one thing clear now. That list was just a filtered SEO lover’s l...

08
19
2009

15 Video Bookmarking/Networking Sites Worth An SEO’s Time

Here is a list of all the video networks worth an SEO’s time. Not only because some may offer followed links, but because of their popularity, ability to be viral and their chances on the search engines. The followed backlinks are just bonuses from some of the networks. To make it to this list, the...

11
12
2008

Back Link Building Checklist/Cheatsheet/Guide ‘07/’08

I was cleaning out some files on my computer and came across my (old) link building checklist that I used late last year and for much of this year.  I currently use a revised version, but I figured it couldn’t hurt to publish this versus deleting it from my computer. It’s not meant to be published....