Category: seo
  • 10 Things NOT To Do With Your Mobile Visitors

    Hello, and welcome back to another episode of mobile best practice tips with Bridget! ...After my last couple post s ( here and here ), which were quite technical-heavy, I thought we’d mix things up a bit with a list of my top 10 pet peeves when it comes to the way various sites treat mobile... Read more

  • Thought Google Analytics was all about SEO? Think again.

    Within his recent LinkLove presentation, Will Critchlow talked about this idea of becoming a ‘full stack marketer’ and it’s an idea that resonates here at Distilled and the kind of direction we are working towards as a company. When it comes to being a smarter online marketer, it’s important to... Read more

  • Building links and leads: How co-marketing can work for you

    I got to know Liz when we ran a joint webinar with Hubspot a few months ago. Unlike some other efforts we’d made to do joint marketing with different companies, this one went super well. With this in mind, we thought we’d ask her to share some secrets to successful co-marketing with you... Read more

  • The Future of Search

    Welcome to the World of Tomorrow! Sorry...had to be done. I’m here at eConsultancy’s Future of Digital Marketing conference where our very own Mr Will Critchlow is presenting his thoughts on the Future of Search. As the chances of all of our readers actually being in this conference... Read more

  • Choosing the Right Mobile Site Platform

    A few months ago, I wrote a post on SEOmoz about responsive web design, and how good it can be for SEO. A fellow Distiller, Bridget Randolph, followed up with a post about how to optimize a separate mobile site. Both got a lot of attention: we’re getting to the point now where having a... Read more

  • Why Webmasters Make Great Consultants

    When I started at Distilled almost two years ago I had exactly zero real-world business consulting experience. What I did have, though was a portfolio of personal web development projects of which I was the sole proprietor, creator and webmaster. While some of these ventures were more successful... Read more

  • How To Start Using The Lean Startup SEO Style

    Do you remember the very first day in your office? The first moment of walking into the office as the newbie? That’s exactly what I recall doing not too long ago here at Distilled. As well as being greeted by all the smiley happy faces, there was my desk space complete with laptop, monitor... Read more

  • WordPress Category Pages

    I’m not a huge fan of most WordPress category pages. They tend to be duplicate content or thin/template content. On top of that, a lot of people use them really badly (such as bloggers who make up new categories every time they write a post). The result of this is typically a lot of really thin... Read more

  • The Link Builder’s Guide to Polling

    Introduction Polls can get links. They can get a lot of links, from great places… from niche blogs to national media. A poll should be looked at as a tool, and if it doesn’t get links, it’s not because of the tool; it’s because of how it’s used. Just like how some infographics get links and some... Read more

  • Why Content Marketers are Right to Hate on SEOs

    Do you self-identify (or have you previously self-identified) as an SEO? If so you likely won’t be too surprised to hear that you’re ‘unpopular’ in the content marketing world. In truth I’d suggest that unpopular doesn’t come close to covering it. You might in... Read more

  • The Latest 5 Tools I’ve Added to my SEO Toolbox

    I’ve written a few posts now on tools: There was the one on Doing a Site Audit Using Google Webmaster Tools, the 8 Alternative Ways To Use Screaming Frog for SEO and most recently one on Simple Tools to Get More Done. But recently I ’ve been using some tools that don’t really fit into the topics... Read more

  • DistilledU is going free...

    ...for a day, at least! On Wednesday 8th May, we are giving you free access to all text, interactive modules as well as over 80 hours of HD video content in our online training platform. If you’re already a DistilledU trial or paid member- all you need to do is log into DistilledU account and [for... Read more