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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 102 | Posted on

Create Killer Facebook Ad Campaigns that Convert: Cat Howell

On today’s show, I take a deep dive into Facebook advertising with my guest, Cat Howell. She's an incredible Facebook marketer who shares valuable information we can apply to our current strategies. Spending too little is one of the biggest mistakes that she sees in her Facebook advertising agency because Facebook ads are not effective unless they are done right. In our conversation today, Cat will use her experience from working with clients like Coca Cola, Amitil, and Contiki to give you Facebook advertising best practices, tips, tricks, and secrets.

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.

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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.

Episode 89 | Posted on

Link Building Secrets of the Masters, Part 1 of 2: Christoph Cemper

My guest today is Christoph Cemper, a guru at link analysis who has been a noteworthy figure in the online marketing space since the early 2000s. He created the remarkable LinkResearchTools, an amazing toolset that can help you triage your bad links. One of the tricky (and frustrating) things about SEO is that once you’re penalized by Google, it can be hard to recover. This is particularly true for manual penalties, as opposed to algorithmic penalties. Today, we’ll chat about analyzing your link profile, the important differences between 302 and 301 redirects, and much more.