Monthly Archives: July 2018

Why Content Marketing Works for Me and Not You

It’s funny, when I meet people who are leveraging content marketing, they always tell me one of two things… Either they can’t figure out how to generate traffic (no matter how many blog posts they publish)… OR They’ve figured out how to generate more traffic, but the traffic hasn’t turned into any sales or new

The Future of SEO: It’s Not What You’re Expecting

What do you think the future of SEO is? And no, I am not talking about what Google will look like 10 years from now… I’m talking about how you’ll be able to rank your site in the future. You know, that one thing that’ll just skyrocket your rankings. So, what do you think it

Why I Spent $500,000 Buying a Blog That Generates No Revenue

(If you are wondering, the image of me above was taken when I used to work at KISSmetrics with Hiten Shah… I used to have hair) In early January 2017, I purchased the KISSmetrics website for $500,000. If you go to the site, you’ll notice that it forwards here to NeilPatel.com (which I will get

Writing Content That Is Too In-Depth Is Like Throwing Money Out the Window

You’ve heard people telling you that you need to write in-depth content because that’s what Google wants. And it’s true… the average page that ranks on page 1 of Google contains 1,890 words. But you already know that. The question is, should you be writing 2,000-word articles? 5,000? Or maybe even go crazy and create

The Most Vital SEO Strategy I Learned Came From a Google Employee

I don’t think I am the best SEO out there. And I am not the most well-known SEO. But when you have been doing SEO as long as I have, eventually you meet most of the players in the space. And over the years, I’ve met a lot of Google employees. Some of them were