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What I Learned About SEO (and Life!) by Doing Planks with Rand Fishkin

Attending HubSpot’s Inbound17 was a privilege shared by 22,000 marketers, biz dev pros, HubSpot agency partners and business owners. The event was not short on amazing speakers.

When I learned that Rand Fishkin was giving a spotlight talk, there was no stopping me from being in the room to learn up-close from this marketing rock star. I never expected my front-row goal to turn into on-stage pre-show planks right next to the one-and-only Rand Fishkin. Here's how it happened...

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Author: Linda Kyzar

Pro Tips and "A-HA!” Moments From an SEO Expert: Q&A with SEMrush's Paul Klebanov

Paul Klebanov of SEMrush acquired more entrepreneurial experience and success before 30 years old than most people attain in a lifetime. As an ambitious youth, Paul got a job right out of high school as a web admin, which later progressed into a web developer position where he learned converting interest to sales is the ultimate gateway. He continued to learn everything about marketing he possibly could including inbound marketing, SEO, sales psychology, paid traffic, content marketing, social media and more. Paul’s experience and knowledge obtained as a web developer gave him the confidence to put his true entrepreneur heart forward and soon become one of the youngest people to build a leading American e-commerce retail business.

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Author: Steve James

The Land of Moz — Q&A with Britney Muller, SEO & Content Architect

This post was originally shared by Weidert Group on April 26, 2017.

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Author: Tammy Borden

How to Improve Your Data-Driven Marketing Results with a Free SEO Dashboard using SEMrush & Databox

Here at Stream Creative we love SEMrush, in fact we rely on it heavily for building our data-driven SEO strategies. Whether the strategy is for a manufacturer, law firm, university, or any other business, SEMrush has it covered for a deep-dive SEO analysis (top SEO experts agree with me).

With the fast pace that business moves today, marketing teams are expected to perform at the same fast pace, and produce measurable results. Rightfully so. Measurement and monitoring are part of the daily marketing mix for good reason. If you blink, you may have missed an opportunity. And if you’re only checking in on your data weekly, it may be too late – especially in highly competitive markets. Industry experts agree:

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Author: Linda Kyzar

A 10-Step SEO Plan for Higher Search Rankings in 2017

As marketers plan their content marketing strategy for 2017, SEO is top-of-mind — or at least it should be! For advanced marketers it looks something like this: you have an SEO plan in place, you have your list of premium keywords, you’re actively blogging and your website is optimized. You have an on-page and off-page plan. Your monitors are covered with dashboards from Google Analytics, an SEO ranking checker like Moz or SEMrush, reports from your CMS or marketing automation tool, and a few Google sheets keep your results organized and keep an eye on your search engine rank position.

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Author: Linda Kyzar

Weekly Flashback: Evolution of Live Streaming & An Internal Linking Cheat Sheet

Have you noticed the prominent role live streaming has taken in the media during the past few weeks? If so, you’ll want to read “The Evolution of Live Streaming Could Change the Way You Consume Media” on this week’s Weekly Flashback list. Additionally, this week’s posts include tips to create efficiencies for busy social media marketers, acronyms every marketer should know, why automation is the future of content creation and a cheat sheet for internal linking strategy. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week:

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Author: Steve James

Weekly Flashback: Write Clickable Search Ad Copy & 103 Marketing Thought Leaders to Follow

Are you looking to freshen up your marketing podcast list to find more thought leaders who can help grow your business? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out “103 Genuine Marketing Thought Leaders To Follow” on this week’s Weekly Flashback list. Additionally, this week’s posts include tips on discovering new Facebook groups, how to write attention-grabbing search ad copy, everything you need to know about beacons, and social media SEO strategy. Take a look at my favorite posts from this past week:

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Author: Steve James

Weekly Flashback: Use Flex To Optimize Facebook Ads and How To Write Catchy Titles Readers Can’t Resist

My favorite posts this week touch on everything from optimizing Facebook ads to writing “sexy” blog titles. Articles about SEO always catch my attention as well, and I’ve included one that provides some great tips on how linking marketing and SEO can produce stellar results. Check out these posts along with a few other good ones I’ve collected this week:

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Author: Steve James

5 On-Page SEO Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

The following is a guest post from Jon Hainstock, the co-founder of ZoomShift, employee scheduling software made simple. Connect with Jon on Twitter @jonhainstock.

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Author: Steve James

Build an Online Community to Help Your Inbound Marketing Strategy

The Inbound Marketing Milwaukee User Group had another meet up with a ton of great marketing takeaways. This time, Jen Lopez, Director of Community at SEOmoz, joined us to walk through the steps to build a stronger inbound marketing strategy by adding an online community.

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Author: Monica Madsen