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The New & Improved

As many of you may have noticed, ClickMinded has received a pretty substantial facelift over the last month. I wanted to cover a few of the changes that have happened to the site recently along with some of the new material. ClickMinded has now evolved from an SEO course, to a comprehensive digital marketing training […]

The Google Hummingbird Update

  The Google Hummingbird update has been an incredible, comprehensive and fundamental shift in how Google delivers “the right answer” to users. Here’a a short video on the update and what to expect with the future of search. Click the video above to play, and make sure to full-screen for the best experience :)   […]

The Best SEO Resources Of The Year

There’s always a number of “compilation” and “best of” posts that come out towards the end of the year in the SEO and Internet marketing world. I’ve read through most of them, and picked out my favorites. Here is a short but sweet collection of my favorite posts over the last year or so:   […]

(Almost) All Link Building is Gray Hat

I started fully committing myself to search engine optimization in 2009, while I was living in Taiwan, working on a startup with a friend of mine. I spent about a year teaching myself SEO and SEM. It was one of the geekiest and most fun projects I had ever worked on. Looking back, that time in my […]

A Massive List of 1,000 “Dofollow” CommentLuv Blogs

The concept of  “followed” and “nofollow” links is probably taken to an extreme in the SEO community. It seems to matter less and less everyday. With that said, CommentLuv is a plugin that incentivizes good behavior (and good comments) with followed links. It also has a really cool feature to incentivize social media sharing. Since CommentLuv has […]

Google’s User Profile Personalization Patent

If you really want to bury your head in high-level technical search stuff, I can’t tell you how much I recommend Bill Slawski’s blog SEO by the Sea. He basically analyzes patents that Google has filed and released, and tries to talk about the impact they may have on modern search. Last week, Google published a […]