Gary Gysin is the former CEO of Asempra Technologies, a company which got successfully acquired by Bakbone and later Quest Software. At the time, I served as an SEO Specialist and learned from the brightest minds in Silicon Valley. Below is a republished post from a blog that no longer exists. It is about teamwork […]

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This particular piece of advice was taught/given to me by my former mentor Kris Roadruck. This is a skills test. There’s only so much you can pick up from forums and reading blogs. Eventually a day or a situation will arise when you are forced to put what you learned into practice. This is a good […]

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Join an SEO forum. There are many good ones out there. The point is to pick up knowledge in the shortest time possible. Without an SEO job, the next best thing is to be mentored by an SEO professional like Aaron Wall or Todd Malicoat. SEO Book Forums I started off at SEO Book forum […]

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SEO is all about credibility and hard work. In SEO, your reputation precedes you. If you have a lot of credibility, its easy to bring in new business or get hired at a prospective new company. That being said. There are some quick and easy ways to establish credibility without work experience. Study for the […]

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When I first got my start in SEO, I didn’t know where to start or how to filter for the right information. I was fortunate to pick the right folks several times and through them I found other SEOs who knew what they were talking about. I’ve been in the field for nearly ten years […]

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Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. . .James Allen,  Stateman. I don’t have a degree. I dropped out of UC Davis with one year left to […]

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Ever seen the bounce rate metric in Google Analytics? Try explaining this metric to clients or internal stakeholders at your company. Chances are that you get a lot of blank stares from them. You might as well talk in Greek to these folks. They won’t get it and beyond the first 30 seconds of your conversation […]

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