Posts By: Tyler Hurst

Your SEO Might Suck If…

There are plenty of people who claim that SEO is a science. They say nearly every problem can be solved with a repeatable solution and that high page ranking is more of a function of long hours than smart work. They are wrong. Proper SEO is more of an art than a science. Sure, there… Read more »

What businesses can learn from Charlie Sheen

“I am on a drug. It’s called Charlie Sheen.” – Charlie Sheen on ABCNews. If there’s one person just about everyone would likely choose to be for just a few hours, Charlie Sheen in the middle of one of his now epic binges would likely be very high on our secret list. Most people will… Read more »

What do Transformers, iPad, Dropbox and AuthorityLabs have in common?

Seems Bing has been caught copying Google’s search results. Such an accusation, if true, could have serious ramifications including a noticeable drop in Microsoft trust. Never copy your competitors. Do better. The flip side is also true. It’s stupid to create useless features in an attempt to differentiate yourself in a crowded market. Here are… Read more »

Can the SEO industry help Google?

Google is people. It’s not the Death Star, or some omnipotent force that can bend the web to its will. Its algorithms can only do so much against the onslaught of link buyers trying to game organic search. And it needs a little bit of help. SEO guys will always be one step ahead of… Read more »

Is Groupon replaceable?

Can anyone unseat Groupon as the local deals leader? If you’d asked me before the Super Bowl, I would have laughed at this question. Even without backing from a large company, Groupon has managed to dominate the daily deal market, and is a huge favorite among cost-conscious shoppers. Even my mom asks about buying things… Read more »

How Companies Really Screw Up Public Relations

The popularity of Jersey Shore and the vitriol of internet forums prove that we can’t resist watching disaster unfold, no matter what size the screen. While it’s great fun if no one gets hurt, public relations disasters can hurt companies far greater than most of us will ever know. From the Motrin moms to Antennagate… Read more »