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SEO for Online Reputation Management: 2024’s Best Strategies

In this guide, I’ll show you exactly how to take control of the SERP for brand searches, with super easy (and cheap!) techniques that my grandma could do in a spare Sunday afternoon. We’re talking about online reputation management (ORM): the process of pushing negative search results down off page 1. Imagine this scenario: You’re a politician that recently got smeared for a big mess up.  You want that negative online reputation to go away.  This is where a company’s online reputation management SEO comes into play. Over the years, my agency The Search Initiative, has performed dozens of Online Reputation Management campaigns for our clients. I’m about to share the key essentials from these campaigns. You’re about to learn: Read More

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Diggity Income Report: March 2020

Aside from the shit hitting the fan, the first 3 months of 2020 have been absolute beast mode for business. I’ve been working closely with a life coach to help optimize my business processes and routine for absolute effectiveness. As a result of ongoing sessions, I’m happy to announce that March 2020 has been the most profitable month I’ve ever had. One of the major techniques Barbara has been teaching me is the secret of transparency… According to her, the secret to business success is complete openness and honesty in all things, including releasing detailed financial information on the profitability of my business. So in an effort to be more authentic with you all, I’ve decided to begin releasing detailed monthly income reports with regular breakdowns of my revenue streams. I’m confident that by showing these figures, it will motivate and inspire you to live your best life in 2020. Read More

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The Story of – An Uncensored Interview with Luqman Khan

About a year ago, I was introduced to a site called At the time, it was an 8-page affiliate website in the technology niche that quickly busted out of the sandbox in six-figure profitability within 8 months.  December 2016, it broke $80k. This site became incredibly popular when it was featured on Glen Alsop’s  I mean, how often does someone go public with an affiliate website of this level? Fast forward one year… 10Beasts grew in size and earnings and flipped for over half a million dollars. And then the unspeakable happened. It got penalized with an unnatural links manual action in Google Search Console. And guess what? The penalty had recovered in 5 days. Meet Luqman Khan. Luqman is the creator, builder, and recoverer of 10beasts. In this no-holds-barred interview, Luqman discusses the entire story of 10beasts, how he got it ranked, how he sold it, and how he recovered it. Read More

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SEO Testing Results: CTR & Social Shares in 2015

There’s a ton of buzz going around about what the next face of SEO is going to look like.  Those who stay ahead of the curve are going to reap the benefits.  In case you’re not up to speed, here’s a summary on a few SEO techniques are being hyped up right now and my testing results on each. Testing Results: Social Signals Tweets, Shares, G+’s, Facebook likes, Pins, and bookmarks. There’s been a ton of talk about social signals over the past 3 months.  People have come forth saying that they’re ranking local search YouTube videos solely on social signals.  The main debate seems to be over how the social signals are obtained.  Namely, if they should come from real accounts or automatically generated accounts. Here’s the test scenario I setup, comparing three different groups: Read More