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Make Yourself Proud

I just read an email from a newsletter that I subscribe to from Rob at Owner Media Group. The title was the same as my post, “Make Yourself Proud.” Rob was writing about the advice he gave his son when he dropped him off at college. It got me thinking though.

With all the pressure to succeed, to impress others, to climb the corporate ladder, or as an entrepreneur – to win more business, we all make decisions every day that will drive our future.  One comment in the email really stuck out and puts all this in perspective.

“I know that when I face my choices directly, if I can ‘make myself proud,’ the rest will fall into place.”

We all need to step back and think about this…

Are you making yourself proud?

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Celebrating Our Successes – I Received an Award For My Work With Google Analytics!

Bryan Coe Morado Award 2018

One thing I've learned from mentors and if you read/listen to any of the great leaders, they continue to say, "celebrate your successes."   Or as Gary Vaynerchuk says, "Be your own biggest fan." Anyway, all that to say... Today I'm … [Continue reading]

Launch Day! Analytics Migration From Adobe to Google Analytics

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For the last few months I've been working on a project to migrate our analytics from Adobe Analytics and Dynamic Tag Manager (DTM) to Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager (GTM). The project encompasses 3 main sites with around a half million … [Continue reading]

Google Search Console Finally Gets Historical Data!

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Everyone that has a Google Search Console account should have recently received a notification "Introducing the new Search Console (beta)."  And if you're an SEO or a marketing agency you probably been suffering from an onslaught of emails notifying … [Continue reading]

Whopper Neutrality (AKA Net Neutrality)

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You may have seen me share information about Net Neutrality and try to explain what it really means to real people. Something like: In reality the recent FCC ruling will likely end up costing consumers a lot more money and hurt innovation and the US … [Continue reading]

Facebook Says Goodbye To Brands (and Businesses and Media)

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You may have noticed a trend on Facebook that organically (not paid ads) businesses and brands are showing up less and less. Recently Facebook was running a test where they moved these types of post from the main feed into the new … [Continue reading]

Google Updates Meta Descriptions Length – But Don’t Panic!

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OK Melodrama aside, you may or you may not need to rewrite all your meta descriptions. Here's why. If  you have searched for anything recently you may have noticed a lot more text under each result.  Google has changed their rules for meta … [Continue reading]

Google’s Year in Search 2017

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How did you search this year?  View the trending list for 2017.   … [Continue reading]

Why Conversion Attribution Modeling is Important – Who Gets the Credit?

“First click attribution is akin to giving my first girlfriend 100% of the credit for me marrying my wife.” ~A. Kaushik Many analytics reporting platforms use First touch as their default for conversion attribution.  Like the above quote says, … [Continue reading]

Why You Always Need Editors #HomeDepot

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As SEOs we often look at a lot of website pages. It can sometimes be monotonous to write meta-descriptions, titles, H1 copy and other SEO bits that go into a site. But it’s always a good idea to have an editor (or at least a second set of eyes) no … [Continue reading]