Episode 110 | Posted on

Rocking It on YouTube, the Second Largest Search Engine: Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin, the Senior Vice President of Search and Social at Touchstorm, joins me today. In this super tactical episode, we talk about all things YouTube including keyword tools, search ranking trackers, optimizing your thumbnails, the importance of descriptions, and whether having your YouTube content translated is worth the extra effort. Hit the play button, and listen now!

Episode 109 | Posted on

Fine-Tune your Technical SEO, Page Speed, and Security: Patrick Stox

Today's guest, Patrick Stox, is the technical SEO for IBM and the organizer of the Raleigh SEO Meetup. He’s also a frequent writer for many search blogs and an accomplished speaker. You might not know the difference between HTTP, HTTPS, and HTTP2. But understanding the difference is more important than ever. Chrome users will soon be warned that sites using HTTP are no longer secure. How can you protect your site? You can make the switch to HTTPS. Join us to learn about SEO and development to keep your site running smoothly.

Episode 105 | Posted on

The Art of Selling: Matthew Kimberley

Matthew Kimberley is the founder of The School for Selling and the creator of the Principles of Professional Persuasion. His first book, How to Get a Grip, sold over 50,000 copies. We’ll go into depth about sales strategies, various tools that can help at various stages of the sales process, and why having great sales technique is so important.

Episode 104 | Posted on

Creating an Online Business That Runs Without You

Troy Dean is the cofounder of WP Elevation, an online program and community designed specifically for WordPress consultants. He’s passionate about helping WordPress consultants build successful businesses and has discovered innovative ways to keep people motivated and engaged. Troy will be sharing his tips and insights into how you can achieve amazing results.

Episode 100 | Posted on

100 Episodes of Marketing Wisdom from the Best in the Business

To host this ultra-special 100th episode of Marketing Speak, I’m turning the reins over to none other than my amazing wife, Orion. She thinks I don’t always give myself enough credit, so in her interview, she makes sure I have the chance to shine. We’ll reflect on the last hundred episodes of Marketing Speak and talk all about various tips, tricks, and insights I’ve learned and discussed. We also touch on the past, present, and future of SEO, and whether it’s true that SEO is dead.

Episode 99 | Posted on

Making Data-Driven SEO Decisions: Bill Hunt

Today, I’m joined by the remarkable Bill Hunt, the President of Back Azimuth Consulting and a true expert in SEO. He consults with high profile companies and has his own suite of tools. He also wrote the book on Search Engine Marketing. He shares advanced SEO strategies and best practices for site migration, increasing search yield, finding more of those “not provided” keywords, and advanced search operators. If this sounds like your cup of tea, you’ll enjoy this episode as much as I did.

Episode 95 | Posted on

Link Building Secrets of the Masters, Part 2: Christoph Cemper

If you’re a faithful listener of the show, you probably remember the remarkable episode from a few weeks ago with Christoph Cemper. In that episode, we discussed analyzing your link profile, different types of redirects, and much more. In this second half of the conversation, we spend more time digging into 302 versus 301 redirects. We then go into depth about what to do if you’ve received penalties (whether algorithmic or manual) and how to perform an effective cleanup process. In the lightning round at the end, Christoph offers even more amazing value, including a chance to win a free spot at his upcoming training event in Las Vegas.