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Jeremy Skillings

About Jeremy Skillings

Jeremy Skillings has been helping small and mid sized businesses with search engine marketing since 2006 through his company, The SEO Helpdesk and You Can Be Found. As a google certified partner, regular attendee and former speaker at SMX Advanced, A+ BBB business, and all around good guy, Jeremy can help your business get found through search.

What Links Matter for Small Business SEO?

On the heels of a brilliant article that Cyrus Shepard put out about what is given value in the world of link building, I wanted to do my job and simplify things a little bit for the normal business owner.  Those of us in the search industry salivate at the thought of ranking factor studies [...]

Is Your Small Business Measuring Digital Success Properly?

Many small businesses I work with find it difficult to understand what is working and what isn't.  Often, we get stuck in the trap of just focusing on traffic, when it isn't too difficult to dig into the data a little more and make better measurements that lead to better decisions.  Sites selling goods directly [...]

Norway SEO & Content Marketing: Found Anywhere

My latest You Can Be Found Anywhere comes straight from the Naeroyfjord in Norway, the most narrow fjord and a UNESCO site.  With such a beautiful and narrow piece of nature, I focus in on SEO and how having narrow, or very specific content, will help you get found for SEO. Specific (Narrow) Content Works [...]

How to Identify Content That Needs to Be Refreshed for SEO

With the Google algorithm updates of 2018 and 2019, I have had many site owners come to me that saw dramatic drops in traffic.  Most often the dramatic drop is due to old content.  Many of these sites have been churning out blog posts and articles on a regular basis for years that was leading [...]

Red Devil 50K – Lots of First for this Old Trail Runner

I wanted to write up a quick race report for my recent Red Devil 50K experience. The local Run Wenatchee club in the Cascade mountains of Washington threw a great race, and I recommend it if you want a true challenge. In fact, I find that I learn a number of lessons with every race, [...]

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HTTP/2 is Major Upgrade to Site Speed and Easy for Small Business

I am now back in New Jersey after spending my annual week in Seattle at the SMX Advanced conference, updating and working with the best minds in the industry to see what works and what does not, and what is safe and what is not. One of the major takeaways I had from the event [...]

SEO Siloing is a Difference Maker

One of the best things about my attending SMX Advanced each year is that I usually have a session in Day 1 that leaves me happy that I made the trip.  Once that session has happened, everything else is just icing on the cake.  Typically that session is the SEO Factors session, but this year [...]

Case Study: Small Business SEO Success

Today I wanted to share an example of what happens when all of the pieces come together with an SEO plan. We try to fill in the gaps for small businesses. Some businesses can create great content on their own, or have tons of great relationships to use for building links and site strength. Some [...]

SEO on the Appalachian Trail: You Can Be Found Anywhere

This month I bring you a You Can Be Found Anywhere about SEO from the Appalachian Trail, one of the most famous hiking trails in the world. I found myself climbing a mountain that overlooks the Delaware Water Gap in eastern Pennsylvania. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation area offers miles and miles of trails [...]

How to Address and Correct Big Drops in SEO Traffic

As tends to happen from time to time, with a few big Google algorithm updates each year, I have had a lot of business owners reach out to me in the last few weeks, trying to figure out why their traffic has dropped and/or their phones stopped ringing. Though digging into these issues does take [...]