Growth Hacker? Or Growth Marketer?

Growth Hacker? Or Growth Marketer?

I don’t like the way the word “hack” is being thrown around willy-nilly, especially in regards to marketing. And according to some definitions, I’m actually a growth hacker. I don’t like it. Last week my colleague (read: boss) Danny Sullivan tweeted: The term “growth hacking” never registered on my radar until recently. Now I’m seeing […]

Humility, Twitter Reciprocity and Not Being Famous

Humility, Twitter Reciprocity and Not Being Famous

A month ago now I was at SMX West in San Jose, meeting up with good friends and colleagues, and meeting many for the first time as well. I had the pleasure to be introduced to someone well-known in the search space. We had a few great discussions over the course of 3 days, and […]

One Internet Marketing Book Of All Books? Good Luck With That.

One Internet Marketing Book Of All Books? Good Luck With That.

I was presented with a question on SEOmoz the other day asking, “What’s the one definitive Internet marketing book that covers everything?” Um, does it need to be one book? Because I could not think of THE Book Of All Books – the Gray’s Anatomy of Internet Marketing if you will – the “one” internet […]

Launching Maine SEO, Search and Social Marketing Consulting Services

Launching Maine SEO, Search and Social Marketing Consulting Services

The time has come. But why the delay? I needed a nudge. A big fat nudge. But despite that, I have been extremely lucky to have colleagues, friends and family who have pushed me in this direction for years. I have been inspired by too many to list here. Why it has taken so long […]

Moving on to MicroArts and a New Adventure in Ubiquity

Moving on to MicroArts and a New Adventure in Ubiquity

After almost 2 years at VONT + HMG, I’m about to embark on a new ride. Most don’t realize this, but I was a search newbie when I was hired. For almost 10 years I was deeply involved in online marketing, but only unofficially dabbled in SEO. Joining VONT + HMG threw me into the […]