Apr 11, 2018
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Today your no-bullsh*t podcast asks:
What is SEO? Do I have to?
- Why is every online guru yelling at me about SEO?
- Can you please explain it to me like I'm a five-year-old?
- I wrote an article. How do I make the robots happy about
- What do SEO robots like?
What do they not like?.
- How do I balance keyword-searchability with being creative?
- If everyone's using the same keywords, how do you rise to the
- Is it cheating to go back through your articles and SEO
Links to references made in the podcast:
- Google's 200 Ranking
Factors that go into determining your SEO score.
packing list that rose to the top and has been at the top of
Google for years because of the value it provides.
Episode 4 - where we talk at length at the importance of
starting now, because no one is listening but the search engine
How to Milk a Sheep article Jema wrote that's still at the top
of Google six years later because she was first. Her article
is the oldest, which causes it to outrank potentially better
articles. Word to new creators: publish now!
- Jema's sheep milking experience happened at a work
exchange, which is something everyone should do!
- How to
Have Time to Do Everything - the article Jema wrote for the ep5
shownotes that she then SEO'd.
- Berna's well-received "Give a Shit
List" that she wrote after doing her homework from
episode 5 and
Jema explains SEO to Berna "like she's a five year
Jema reveals the best thing about SEO... and it's going to make you
"Dirty" SEO explained
How your audience teaches search engines about your
- The number of factors that search engine's
use to determine your SEO score.
I wrote an article. How do I make the robots
How to think about SEO in a way that makes you actually want to do
The most important thing to know about SEO (so you stop feeling
The SEO features you need to care about when you write an
Where all those bad search-engine results come from
Why keywords are mattering less and less
Jema's #1 SEO tip: the trick she thinks often lands her on the
front page of Google
A run down of which sections of your article to SEO-ify
3 tips for rising to the top for competitive keywords
The thing you most need to do with anything you've been waiting to
Is it cheating to go back and SEO articles?
How long it takes to learn SEO
What robot-friendly moves Berna's learned in her two months of
being a creator
Berna's self-assigned homework from the episode
How to get Ticket 2 Blog in your life between episodes
Berna's question for next episode
How Berna's homework went from last episode
Where our sound quality comes from today
Berna's biggest fail of the week
Jema's biggest fail of the week
We're so grateful to
Pitx for our music. We grabbed a snippet of (modified) their
work, which we get to use thanks to this