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WordPress is NOT Google Friendly…

by Derek Gehl4

At this exact second WordPress Version 3.4 has been downloaded 24,061,201 times.

WordPress 3.4 Downloads

It is the fastest growing CMS in the world with over 75,000,000 websites now built on WordPress and I would hazard to guess that a large segment of this growth is being driven by individuals and small businesses that see it is a cost effective way to create and maintain professional websites except from one little problem…

I am “Internet Marketing”…. Google says so!

by Derek Gehl0

A few weeks ago I received an email from one of my Entrepreneur Lab members saying that my picture was coming up on the Google SERP when they searched “Internet Marketing”.

I honestly thought they must be drunk or hallucinating because my Google+ profile has been horribly neglected and my blog was even worse but lo and behold when I fired up the Google Machine and typed in “Internet Marketing” here’s what I saw…

My poor, neglected website & my new ‘blogging decree’…

by Derek Gehl4

I just looked at my blog today and realized that I have not posted anything since March 17th.

This makes me a total and complete hypocrite.

I’m the guy constantly lecturing my members, students and anyone who will listen on the importance of adding fresh, relevant content to your website.

Just last week I spoke at three separate events in Australia and told a combined audience of over 500 people how important it was to make sure they are updating their sites with new content… and now look at me.

Some role model huh?

Okay, this is me publicly holding myself accountable…

Google Changes That Could Affect YOU…

by Derek Gehl17

Over the last year it felt like Google changes and  algorithm updates were rolling out more frequently than my teenage son likes to change his underwear (sorry Carter… but I’m pretty sure none of your friends read my blog  😉 With Panda hitting with full force in March 2011 and

Quit Forcing Google+ And Biasing Your Results…

by Derek Gehl3

The latest change to the Google SERP really rubbed me the wrong way. If you haven’t noticed, now when you are logged into your Google account and are a member of Google+, Google is now integrating “Social Results” in to the SERP. So if someone in one of your circles

ASW Report #2 – Link Building Realities

by Derek Gehl8

This was a pretty cool session because it’s one of the first times I’ve ever heard an SEO expert preach the merits of Blackhat link building on stage at a mainstream event like this. The speakers name was Robert Adler (www.TheLinkBuilders.com) and the overall theme of his talk was that