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Content Quality Control: 5 Processes To Scale Quality Content

In the SEO & content world, there's a lot of chatter about content velocity. People are preaching the power of publishing high volumes of content, as fast as possible. It's a good strategy for achieving topical authority, ranking in competitive industries, learning quickly, and outpacing the competition. The problem though, is that quality can slip. Writing everything yourself is great —...

11 Proven Ways To Get More SEO Clients [Free & Paid Ideas]

Out of the ~7 years I've been doing SEO, 4 of them were in agencies. I've co-owned an agency, and worked as a strategist in a SaaS marketing agency. In that time, I've been involved in selling SEO many times. From prospecting, to working on client proposals, closing deals, client acquisition strategy, and everything in between. Here's 11 actionable ideas (some free, some paid) to help you get...

How To Set Up A Content Marketing Dashboard (+Free Templates)

As content marketers, our biggest challenge isn't always producing great content. Based on what I hear in communities, and content folks I speak to, their biggest struggle is to analyze content performance, and justify the value it provides. A content marketing dashboard is an excellent step towards being able to do this effectively. I'll share some proven ideas & methods that you can implement...

How To Set Up A Revenue Analysis Dashboard Quickly (3 Ways)

Attribution models lie, but revenue doesn't. Having a revenue dashboard to check in on key growth metrics is the perfect source of truth for any starting or scaling company. Setting one up can be done pretty quickly, since it's mostly just about connecting data from one place to another. To create one, you have a few options. They are: Use a KPI dashboard tool (like Databox)Use a subscription...

SEO Objectives: 9 Ideas To Focus On (With Examples & KPIs)

If you want (or need) to set some SEO objectives for upcoming projects, you're in the right place. Whether you're pitching to get more clients or figuring out focus areas for an internal team, the fundamentals are similar. SEO can be a broad discipline, and you can't work on everything at once. Having (& communicating) your objectives & their importance will improve focus, results, and it'll help...

25 PPC Reporting Templates (Free & Paid) For Every Channel

With so many popular PPC templates to choose from, finding the right one for your needs could take time. That is precisely why I’ve compiled this list of the top Google, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Bing ads report templates that will save you time and report the findings like never before. How to use these PPC templates If you're looking for something completely free, look for Google Data...

Influencer Outreach Strategy: 4 Steps To Contact Influencers

Influencers are the modern key to launching and amplifying successful marketing campaigns. Unfortunately, reaching out to them and coming to an agreement is challenging if you’re not representing a famous brand. Waiting for a response from these social media pros can add extra stress to the overall pressure of building your marketing campaigns. There’s good news: plenty of tools and strategies...

5 Effective SEO Content Brief Examples (+Free Template)

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Merging the goals of a content marketing strategy and SEO strategy depends a lot on solid content briefs. An effective content brief serves as a roadmap for content writers to produce content that is search-optimized while still allowing freedom for writing style and subject-matter input.  I work with top SaaS brands to boost their organic traffic and hit KPIs with a solid SEO content...