Question: I want to learn SEO! What blog articles/resources do you recommend?
Answer: Moz Blog, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Land, Search Engine Round Table, and Neil Patel Blog are my favorite industry blogs. Emarketer + Statista are my favorite paid-for marketing research tools.
Question: What Platforms do you recommend for creating an e-commerce website?
Answer: For most sites WordPress & Shopify will do the trick! They are easy to set up, well-documented (if you plan to be the webmaster yourself), and are super mainstream if you plan to hire a SEO/developer.
Question: What are your favorite free and paid tools for performing keyword and topic research?
Answer: Free tools: Uber Suggest, Google Trends, Answer the Public, Paid tools: SEMRush, Ahrefs, BrightEdge, and Buzz Sumo.
Question: What are your favorite free and paid backlink building tools?
Answer: Free tools: HARO, Backlink Checker, Google Search Console, Screaming Frog SEO Spider. Paid tools: Cision, Ahrefs, Screaming Frog SEO Spider (paid version).
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Question: Can I request an article topic, submit a guest post, or interview you as an expert for my own project?
Answer: Yes, yes, and yes – shoot me an email with the details here.