This post is an introduction to a series of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) posts that will focus on different aspects of link acquisition as it pertains to link footprints. Before I teach you specific link building footprints, one must first understand link footprints and how they are utilized by master link builders. A link footprint […]

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In the previous post, I wrote a little bit about the history of the Taj Mahal. I shared the video that I watched as a little kid that sparked a twenty year desire to visit the Taj Mahal and how I finally got a chance to see it with my wife for the first time […]

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The Taj Mahal was built in 1653 by Shah Jahan as a royal mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It translates into “Crown of Palaces” in Persian and is widely recognized as the jewel of Muslim art in India. It took twenty years to construct and is made entirely of white marble with precious […]

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I don’t think I’ve ever written about my trip to India  in 2011 (when I got married) and the honeymoon with my beautiful wife in Manali and Agra; home of the Taj Mahal. I think I’ll write first about the honeymoon in a series of short posts and then in a different post, the memories […]

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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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