Brian has been doing SEO since before it was called SEO, back in the days of 1998. Back then, SEO was known as “add-ons to web development,” and the marketing of the term was just beginning. SEJ’s latest Guide to SEO says the earliest beginnings of SEO saw its roots in 1997. Now, SEO has boomed and blossomed into a multi-billion dollar industry.
Proficient in website design, website development, and having tons of practical SEO knowledge and expertise, Brian’s skills run the gamut from SEO to digital marketing to website development. Brian now works as Lead SEO at iloveseo.com.
Google is adding a new metric to their Core Web Vitals. It’s called Interaction to Next Paint, or INP. SEO pro, Brian Harnish, talks INP.
Achieve the best possible online presence across devices by optimizing for mobile with these 14 best practices.
Learn all about the link title attribute, best practices for using it, and which outdated advice you can ignore.
Reducing page load time improves user satisfaction and search rankings. Learn how to identify and optimize render-blocking resources that could be holding you back.
Make sure your web page code validates across multiple devices and platforms. Here’s how to use the W3C Validator before you launch your site.
Are you having indexing problems? From glitches in Google Search Console to significant website technical issues, this guide will help you determine why.
You have a short period of time for checks and action to bring immediate value. What should you have in your SEO triage plan?
Learn about the different types of SSL certificates, how they impact marketing here, and which one may be right for your website here.
What’s the difference between image alt text, title text, and file names? Learn how to optimize each one for search.
What are rich snippets and how do you optimize for them? Learn how to enhance your visibility in Google Search with rich snippets.
Get your page speed, crawling, and all 11 important parts of SEO right for greater online visibility and higher search rankings.
Does your website follow SEO best practices? Work through these 50 questions to evaluate the quality of your site and improve rankings and traffic.
SEO professionals use Google’s Webmaster Guidelines to choose tactics and strategies that align with Google’s expectations. Here’s what you need to know about them.
There are many reasons a site’s search rankings and traffic may drop, from technical on-site issues to off-site SEO. Use this checklist for diagnosis.
Your SEO audit must uncover any common technical SEO issues preventing your site from ranking. Here’s what to check for and how.
Regularly monitor website updates to ensure site mismanagement doesn’t cause issues later. Here’s how to identify issues that can occur in the process.
Your website content plays a big role in your SEO success. Here’s a checklist for auditing your website’s content, schema markup, and more.