Starting a Digital Marketing Department at The Nine

In January 2020, I joined The Nine to start a digital marketing department as their Marketing Director. The existing web design & development clients started asking for help with digital marketing services like Lead Generation, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Ecommerce Marketing, Content Marketing, and Social Media Marketing. Without anyone on The Nine’s team to fill this new…More

How does social media impact SEO?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization …and yes, social media does affect SEO. To better understand how SEO works, let’s look at the story of Billy Joe Awesome and his Pappy’s Comb. Pappy’s Comb Billy Joe Awesome needs a new comb to stroke his cherished mullet. The houndstooth-patterned mullet comb that Pappy gave him was lost…More

10 Essential WordPress SEO Plugins

Which WordPress SEO plugins get the best results? I shouldn’t be giving you this information. As Spider Man’s uncle said, “With great power comes great responsibility”. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you’ll hurt somebody. Keep that in mind if you choose to install the following plugins on your WordPress website. Make the wrong…More