Social Media Jargon & Strategy Babble, a lot like Psycho Babble with a Geeky Twist

Posted by on October 24, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Social media babble has been bugging me for a while now.  Suddenly everyone is a expert in social media and what I find really amusing is that the same babble is being repeated over and over again like it is somehow a mind blowing revelation!  I feel like I am stuck in a Scott Adams Dilbert […]

Blogging at #SMX at the Google Booth!

Posted by on October 5, 2010 at 1:13 pm

I am writing this blog from the Google both at SMX East. They have computers with open internet access. Exciting to be here, there are tons of companies with very different opinions on SEO. The overall theme though, is relevancy. What I have noticed from all the SEO companies at this conference is that more […]

Importance of Search Engine Friendly URL’s

Posted by on September 30, 2010 at 4:45 pm

No matter what anyone tells you, Search Engine Friendly URL’s are THE standard.  If you come across an SEO company that does not practice or recommend this then they don’t know jack about SEO.  Likewise if your website does or blog does not follow this practice then you are hurting your search rankings.  The URL […]

Whats Important: Being Helpful – SMO Online and Offline

Posted by on September 26, 2010 at 3:05 pm

An important trait in any situation that has to do with dealing with other people and attracting the world to you is being helpful. This doesn’t just mean I over performed at my job where I get payed X, it means to generally be helpful to those around you. You possess skills and knowledge that many around you don’t. […]

The SEO & SMO Benefits of Blogging without Blogging

Posted by on September 20, 2010 at 8:35 am

How do you get the SEO and SMO benefits of blogging (getting found and noticed) without writting a Blog?  Easy.  Post comments on other peoples Blogs!  In fact, I see a lot of reasons why posting comments can be more effective than writing your own blog for many people?  Here’s why…

What the heck is Self SEO and SMO and Why Do I Care?

Posted by on September 16, 2010 at 5:05 pm

A common belief or line of thinking is that  SEO is only for big brands and corporate websites competing in the ranking arms race on the search engines, vying for who is listed on the first page and who gets top honors for being #1.  That may have been true a few years ago, but […]

Bad SEO – Government Escort Services

Posted by on September 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm

Quick example of why SEO is important, and specifically SelfSEO’s method is important for your business, brand or self! A client of mine called me yesterday upset because in the past two months he had clients come up to him and mention that on the internet it shows his company is an escort service. He […]

Small Business Case Study

Posted by on September 12, 2010 at 12:14 am

I recently aquired a small business account that I am going to be using as a case study for SelfSEO, you will see some interesting blog posts and tweets about the project as it mobes along. It will be a running record of what SEO can do for you and your small business. I wont […]

It Begins

Posted by on September 6, 2010 at 8:06 am

Welcome to our new Blog on Self SEO.  Our website and Blog is about using SEO and Social Media to promote your online presence and brand, whether it is for a job search, career development or your small business.  Alex Conroy and Bill Grunau will be posting articles here on SEO (Search Engine Optimization), SMO […]