SEO and IPA- How to Rev Up Your Productivity?

This week Dan and Patti talked about:

  • Noise – how to reduce noise to get more out of your work
  • Motivators – how to motivate yourself if you are a solo-entrepreneur
  • Calendar as a To Do List – scheduling to do’s on your calendar
  • Take Charge of Your In Box – unsubscribe to those lists that you’re not reading
  • Minimize Outside Distractions – dedicate time to those items that are not work related
  • plus 6 others!

Dan’s Beer:
Fade to Black
http://lefthandbrewing.com/beers/fade-to-black-vol-1/

Patti’s Beer:
Old Horizontal
http://www.victorybeer.com/beers/oldhorizontal/

This week’s articles:
http://www.steamfeed.com/5-productivity-hacks-rev-marketing/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jonha-revesencio/6-top-productivity-trends_b_7296342.html

SEOs and IPA – How should a button be designed?

This week, Dan and Patti talked about:

– What words should be used when designing a button?
– Whose point of view should you use when designing a button?
– What colors should be used when designing a button?
– How big should the button be?
– What should you use to design your button?

How to Design a Button – 7 Tips for Getting Clicked
http://www.orbitmedia.com/blog/how-to-design-button/

 

Dan’s Beer – Lagunitas DayTime
http://lagunitas.com/beers/daytime 

Patti’s Beer – Stone Delicious IPA
http://www.stonebrewing.com/deliciousipa/ 

Dan’s website – Two Friendly Nerds
http://twofriendlynerds.com/

SEO and IPAs- What should and shouldn’t you put on your website?

This week, Dan and Patti talked about:

-Dan’s new addition to the family

-Victory Beer

-What you should and should not include on your website.

-How adding your face to your website can be beneficial.

-Also, get Dan’s thoughts about the testimonial page on your website.

 

Notes and links mentioned in this week’s hangout:

-Oak Horizontal Beer

http://www.victorybeer.com/beers/oak-horizontal/

-Maine Beer Company

http://www.mainebeercompany.com/verify-your-age/

-4 Things to Put on Your Website (and 3 Things to Get Rid Of Right Away) by Andy Crestodina

http://www.orbitmedia.com/blog/things-to-put-on-your-website/

SEO and IPAs – The Fun, Weekly Hangout About Inbound Marketing!

This Week, Dan and Patti talked about:

  • Cost, Problems, Comparisons, Reviews, Best Services
  • Topics Visitors aren’t finding
  • Showing pictures of you and your team
  • Telling Your passion story
  • 3 Things to remove from your website

http://www.executiveboard.com/exbd-resources/content/digital-evolution/index.html

http://www.thesaleslion.com/

http://www.thesaleslion.com/groups-affect-content-marketing-blogging-success/

http://www.orbitmedia.com/blog/how-to-setup-google-analytics/

http://www.orbitmedia.com/blog/web-content-checklist-17-ways-to-publish-better-content/

http://unbounce.com/conversion-rate-optimization/psychology-of-social-proof/

 

SEO and IPA: What Are 7 SEO Tactics That Are Actually Dumb?

This week Dan and Patti talked about:

  • Why is it dumb to have several websites?
  • Why is it dumb to submit to Article Directories?
  • Why is it dumb to rely on a Single Content Marketing Method? (And browsing the B2B Content Marketing Tactic Usage)
  • Why is it dumb to put lots of tracking codes, scripts or plug-ins on your Homepage? (Though, it’s not ENTIRELY dumb)
  • Why is it dumb to Optimize Anchors?
  • Why is it dumb to Link to all your websites in the footer with Sitewide links?
  • Why is it dumb to target the same group of people in your marketing efforts?

Dan’s Beer:
Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail
eviltwin.dk/Molotov-Cocktail

Patti’s Beer:
Milk Stout Nitro
http://lefthandbrewing.com/beers/milk-stout-nitro/

This week’s article:
7 SEO Tactics That Sound Smart But Are Actually Dumb
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/7-seo-tactics-sound-smart-actually-dumb/130499/

SEO and IPA – Where should I be sharing my blog posts?

This week Dan and Patti talked about:

-What is Triberr, and how does it work?

-What is niche based social marketing?

-What is a good use of Reddit?

-Why are infographics popular?

-What is Buzzsumo, and how does it work?

Dan’s Beer:

Milk Stout Nitro from the Left Hand Brewing Company

http://lefthandbrewing.com/beers/milk-stout-nitro/

Patti’s Beer:

Ryebeeria from Redhook Brewery

http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/18134/142125/

This weeks article:

15 Places you should be sharing your blog posts (Other than Facebook or Twitter).

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/15-places-sharing-blog-posts-facebook-twitter/128746/

Buzzsumo

http://buzzsumo.com/

Reddit

http://www.reddit.com/

Triberr

http://triberr.com/

 

SEO and IPA – Will Google’s Mobile-Friendly changes affect my business?

This week Dan and Patti talked about:
-What if my website is not mobile friendly?
-Do I need a responsive design?
-If my site is not mobile-friendly, will this impact my desktop rankings as well?
-How can I be sure that my website meets the mobile requirements?
-How do I know if my keywords are in the rankings for mobile or desktop?

Dan’s Beer:
Dogfish – Aprihop
http://www.dogfish.com/brews-spirits/the-brews/seasonal-brews/aprihop.htm

Patti’s Beer:
Boulevard Brewing Company – Oatmeal Stout
http://www.boulevard.com/beers/trbeers/oatmeal-stout/

What Google’s New Mobile-Friendly Changes Mean for You
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244737

Mobile-Friendly Test
https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

9 Things You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update
http://moz.com/blog/9-things-about-googles-mobile-friendly-update

SEO and IPAs – How should I design my landing page?

This week, Dan and Patti talked about:

– How should I design my landing page?
– What should be included on my landing page?
– What are the dos and don’ts of landing pages?
– How should I use social proof on my landing page?
– Where should I place the call to action on my landing page?

20 Landing Pages Torn Apart by Rand Fishkin, Oli Gardner and Peep Laja
http://unbounce.com/landing-page-examples/20-landing-pages-critiqued-rand-fishkin/

Dan’s Beer – Maine Beer Company Mo
http://www.mainebeercompany.com/our-beers/mo/

Patti’s Beer – Boulevard 80 Acre
http://www.boulevard.com/BoulevardBeers/80-acre-hoppy-wheat-beer/

Dan’s website – Two Friendly Nerds
http://twofriendlynerds.com/

SEO and IPAs – What SEO Myths Tick You Off?

This week, Dan and Patti talked about:

– Understanding the rules of SEO
– Is SEO a scam?
– Why should you focus on the long-tail?
– Where does social activity affect SEO?
– Is Google Plus being dismantled for parts?

10 SEO Myths that Friggin’ Tick Me Off
http://moz.com/blog/seo-myths

Dan’s Beer – Maine Brewing Company Red Wheelbarrow
http://www.mainebeercompany.com/our-beers/red/

Patti’s Beer – Clown Shoes Galactica
http://www.clownshoesbeer.com/cs_beer/galactica/

SEO and IPAs – Is the Google Watch worth it?

This week, Dan and Patti talked about:

– Do you need a Google Watch?
– How do you manage productivity?
– What is the point Google Watch?
– Are notifications helpful or a hindrance?
– What are the best ways to not get distracted throughout the day?

The race for Apple Watch’s killer app
http://andrewchen.co/the-race-for-apple-watchs-killer-app/

Dan’s Beer – Keweenaw Porter
http://www.keweenawbrewing.com/kbc-brews/

Patti’s Beer – Jovial
http://www.troegs.com/our_brews/jovial.aspx