Friends! Sorry I’ve been absent the last week or so – I’ve been fighting off the end-of-summer flu that’s been going around my office (yet another reason to get out of this stinkin’ day job…) and I’m behind on everything. So instead of the well-researched, informative posts you’ve all come to know and love from me, check out these great articles while I get caught up on everything 🙂
101 Conversion Tips to Help Improve Your Website – Neil Patel is a pretty smart guy, and I love that every single one of these tips is something you could put into place right away. Might I suggest tackling the first 10-20 today and then adding more improvements to your website after that?
A Beginner’s Guide to Google Website Optimizer – While you’re on Neil’s website, be sure to check out this fantastic guide on getting started with A/B split testing (which I’ve been telling you to do for, like, ever now!).
Google Panda Update: Machine Learning and Tree Structures, oh my! – I’ve been doing a lot of in-depth SEO writing lately, so I think this is fascinating stuff. The subject matter is a bit dense, but Ninja Bonnie shares some really interesting insights on the technical background of the Panda Update.
Linking Dirty – Blackhat and Dirty – Don’t worry – I’m not promoting black hat linking… Just my love of hip hop music and nerdy SEO parodies. Check it out if you need a laugh, cause this s*** is genius 🙂
5 Motivational Videos That Will Inspire You to Work Harder – I’m a sucker for cheesy motivational videos (have I ever told you that my favorite movie is Cool Runnings?), so it’s no big surprise that I love this collection that James put together over on Passive Panda. They’re especially great for when you’re staring down a mountain of make-up work after taking a few days off sick…
Taking Side Work Beyond 40 Hours a Week – This describes my life right now so. perfectly. Jeffrey has some awesome insights on how to balance a day job with a side business, and he shares some excellent points to consider if you’re in the same boat.
The Best Argument Ever for the Oxford Comma – Sorry, bad writer humor… I’m obviously still pretty out of it 🙂
Go read these posts, enjoy them, and if you have any other awesome posts to share, list them in the comments below!