Written by James Parsons

James Parsons

James Parsons is a blogger and marketer, and is the CEO of Pagelift. When he isn't writing at his personal blog or for HuffPo, Inc, or Entrepreneur, he is working on his next big project.

Articles written by James Parsons:

Perhaps the most central element of all SEO is the keyword. Successful SEO relies on finding keywords that have enough volume to turn a profit while having minimal competition. Yet with the internet constantly expanding, it&#…
When you’re investigating a site to see if it’s a place you want to try to post on, leave a comment on, or otherwise get a link from, one piece of information you may want to discover is whether the site uses followed or n…
YouTube is difficult to use for a lot of brands, particularly small businesses. One problem is simply the types of content on the site, and what people are generally using it for. They want to find music, movies, short films, and v…
The third version of Google’s much-maligned Penguin algorithm was released back at the end of 2014. Since then, we have enjoyed relatively stable search results, at least where links are concerned. That all changed a fe…
Forums are a contentious issue in SEO. Many people figure that their heyday is long passed. Many more recognize that they have a role in online social interaction, but that they aren’t very good for marketing. Some hold ou…
Google search results used to be an impartial and objective list of the most valuable items they could find for a given query, based on factors like the number of links and the number of times keywords were mentioned in the text. Ho…
Joomla! is a content management system (CMS) designed to organize your entire website and display it with ease. Before we dive in, know that I won’t be including the “!” at the end of Joomla every time I write i…
You already know how important blog post SEO is. You know how much you need it, but you might not know where to start. I don’t blame you, though. There are tens of thousands of blog posts on the subject already, stretching bac…
Ever since the ignoble death of Googles PageRank – the long, slow decline that left many webmasters in denial and many more looking for a valid replacement – all sorts of metrics have been springing up. You have all o…
Schema.org is a type of information codification presented by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Yandex. Since it’s supported by so many big players online, it’s the only real way to structure data online. The idea is…