Category Archives: Copywriting and Content

Copywriting and ContentPubCon
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Content Marketing & SEO: Inextricably Linked

Content Marketing… what does it have to do with SEO? At PubCon Vegas 2014 (last week), I gave a talk on the relationship between SEO and content marketing and examined how the Tribune Content Agency uses SEO to influence and inform the overall content strategy on behalf of its clients. The content strategy encompasses the topic […]...
Copywriting and ContentPodcastRSSWeb Development

Using RSS to create dynamic content for SEO

The Beginning SEO Podcast with Brian Mark and David Brown (that was just posted today) talks about using RSS and XML to incorporate news, headlines and blog headlines into your websites to keep the content fresh, the visitors returning and the bots indexing on a regular basis. The podcast is about 30ish minutes long, and […]...
Copywriting and ContentLegalRSS

Does RSS equal implicit permission to reprint?

There’s a fun debate happening right this very second on chat where people are arguing over whether or not the existence of an RSS feed is the same as implicitly granting permission to anyone and everyone to republish your work. Personally, I’m on the fence on the morality of the issue. It’s wrong and […]...
Copywriting and ContentSEO/SEM

I rank #1 on Google for Lafayette IN Prostitution (Yay?)

My other site runs community news, so I receive press releases from businesses, city hall, civic groups, etc. on a regular basis. Last Friday, I received a news release from the county sheriff’s department about three women who were arrested at a local hotel for prostitution. This was pretty scandalous AND there were mugshots, so […]...
Copywriting and ContentSEO/SEM

WeirdAsiaNews finally gets a Page Rank

Congratulations to my friend, Brent Csutoras of, on his newly minted PR6 and subsequent schload of 5s and 4s. If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading his site, you should really go check it out. It’s actual news from Asian newspapers and news outlets translated in English so we non-speakers-of-anything-other-than-English can enjoy the […]...