FAQs

Question: I want to learn SEO! What blog articles/resources do you recommend?

Answer: Moz Blog, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Land, Search Engine Round Table, and Neil Patel Blog are my favorite industry blogs. Emarketer + Statista are my favorite paid-for marketing research tools.

Question: What Platforms do you recommend for creating an e-commerce website?

Answer: For most sites WordPress & Shopify will do the trick! They are easy to set up, well-documented (if you plan to be the webmaster yourself), and are super mainstream if you plan to hire a SEO/developer.

Question: What are your favorite free and paid tools for performing keyword and topic research?

Answer: Free tools: Uber Suggest, Google Trends, Answer the Public, Paid tools: SEMRush, Ahrefs, BrightEdge, and Buzz Sumo.

Question: What are your favorite free and paid backlink building tools?

Answer: Free tools: HARO, Backlink Checker, Google Search Console, Screaming Frog SEO Spider. Paid tools: Cision, Ahrefs, Screaming Frog SEO Spider (paid version).

Question: Where else can I read your writing / interviews?

Answer: I have articles published on the Wpromote blog, and have been interviewed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Question: Can I request an article topic, submit a guest post, or interview you as an expert for my own project?

Answer: Yes, yes, and yes – message me the details here.