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Being Dead Effing Last (DFL) as Athletic Virtue and Lifestyle

Being Dead Effing Last (DFL) as Athletic Virtue and Lifestyle

Join Chris Abraham as he shares his journey from slow jogging to intense spin classes and rowing. Learn about the importance of showing up, building habits, and the supportive fitness communities both online and offline.

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The Marathon Navigator Experience S7E19 of The Chris Abraham Show Podcast

The Marathon Navigator Experience S7E19 of The Chris Abraham Show Podcast

Discover why Chris Abraham loves the Marathon Watch 41mm Black Pilot's Navigator no Date Quartz watch. Learn about its features, the "gray man" theory, and how it fits into his lifestyle. Listen to the full podcast episode now!

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Adventures on the Sword Coast: A Tale of Retribution, Vander, and Radley

Adventures on the Sword Coast: A Tale of Retribution, Vander, and Radley

Feel free to explore the depths of the Sword Coast with us as we unravel the mysteries and face the dangers that await our brave adventurers!

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How to impress angel investors

When first launching a startup, angel investors are a very popular source of funding for firms that can’t get standard business loans. However, as well as finding potential investors, you must know how to impress them from the first meeting. Otherwise, any hope of acquiring their support will be lost. This quick guide will equip you with the tips and tricks to maximise your chances.

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My Journey with CycleBar and Frustrated Growth

My Journey with CycleBar and Frustrated Growth

I am pretty happy about subscribing and joining my local, Columbia Pike, CycleBar spin studio for the year. It was a little tough-going for the first few weeks. I had been trying to go as many days in a row as I could, and that's always a terrible idea. But I did pay for it.

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Mastering Git and IDEs for  Optimizing Website SEO

Mastering Git and IDEs for Optimizing Website SEO

Recently, I optimized a client's Git/Bitbucket-based, JS-driven, flatfile HTML website using modern tools like GitKraken and Visual Studio Code. This experience highlighted how these tools can significantly boost SEO performance by improving site speed, accessibility, and best practices. My journey reaffirmed the importance of technical excellence in achieving top Google rankings.

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Harnessing AI to Transform Blog Content with FAQs and Glossaries

Harnessing AI to Transform Blog Content with FAQs and Glossaries

It's early days but Google is taking the bait. What, you may ask, is the laid bait of which I speak?

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Essential SEO Strategies for Optimizing Financial Trading Websites

Essential SEO Strategies for Optimizing Financial Trading Websites

In today's digital era, the financial trading sector is intensely competitive, making a strong online presence indispensable. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) serves as the cornerstone for ensuring that trading platforms not only attract significant traffic but also maintain a compelling digital footprint that fosters long-term user retention.

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Maximizing Website Accessibility and SEO with Alt Text and ADA Compliance

Maximizing Website Accessibility and SEO with Alt Text and ADA Compliance

Google is blind. It's always been obvious to me. Maybe not forever. But, for now, Google experiences your site using the old Unix app named Lynx.

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Crafting Compelling SEO Titles and Descriptions: A Guide for Businesses

Crafting Compelling SEO Titles and Descriptions: A Guide for Businesses

How much time and care do you and your agency or company or store spend writing, reviewing, and revising your Google AdWord Ads?

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Understanding Online Perception Management for High Net Worth Individuals

Understanding Online Perception Management for High Net Worth Individuals

Online Perception Management is a thing. Or, it should be. And it's probably called something else like online publicity or online brand promotion or something else (please tell me what it is, it's hard to keep up). The goal is to dominate organic search for your name or your client's name.

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Optimizing Blog Content: Enhancing SEO with FAQs and Glossaries

Optimizing Blog Content: Enhancing SEO with FAQs and Glossaries

I have been watching my GSC and GA4 data for my top site and blog content and I have been experimenting by going through every popular blog post and giving each one of them a glow up, a makeover.

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Mastering SEO Resilience Handling Toxic Backlinks and 404s

Mastering SEO Resilience Handling Toxic Backlinks and 404s

If you haven't checked the backlinks and incoming links to your site for toxicity or for 404s, you really should. In the last six months, the new variations and updates to the Google Algorithm have taken down most of my current clients and all of my new clients down at the knees.

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The Power of No-Indexing Non-Core Pages to Focus Google Indexing

The Power of No-Indexing Non-Core Pages to Focus Google Indexing

Discover the strategic benefits of focusing Google's indexing power on your most important content. By no-indexing non-core pages, ensure that every SEO effort is honed in on your products, services, and main posts, maximizing visibility where it truly counts.

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Managing Backlinks and Navigating Search Engine Penalties

Managing Backlinks and Navigating Search Engine Penalties

Before I got into SEO I did Online Reputation Management (OM) services for global clients, most of whom where high-wealth and corporate clients. It turns out that the best bodyguard is an even better assassin.

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Adapting to the New Era of SEO: Emphasizing Integrity and User Experience

Adapting to the New Era of SEO: Emphasizing Integrity and User Experience

SEO has become extremely holistic. In the past, dumping as much of your budget into buying backlinks and just ignoring the rest of the social, technical, community, performance, accessibility, and best practices signals seemed like a pretty good idea since the benefits of even thousands of cheap, irrelevant, atopical, and commercially-irrelevant backlinks would trick Google, almost immediately, into paying a lot of attention to you.

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Mastering SEO in 2024: Modernizing Age-Old Tactics for Peak Performance

Mastering SEO in 2024: Modernizing Age-Old Tactics for Peak Performance

Discover how to adapt and elevate traditional SEO practices to align with the latest trends and algorithm updates of 2024, ensuring your website not only competes but excels in today’s digital landscape.

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Adapting to Google's March Algorithm Updates: Navigating the SEO Landscape in 2024

Adapting to Google's March Algorithm Updates: Navigating the SEO Landscape in 2024

There are so many people reaching out to me via UpWork looking for a technical SEO expert and it seems like the last two Google Organic Search algorithm updates have scorched earth so many people. I have a speculative diagnosis that I have been heralding for over a decade.

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My Lifetime Love Affair with the Humble Tool Watch

My Lifetime Love Affair with the Humble Tool Watch

I have never wanted anything more than a tool watch. From my time as a PADI Open Water and Divemaster SCUBA diver through my time as a Saint Louis School JROTC Ranger Club Ranger through to today, I just want a watch that's tough and useful and handsome and modest and durable and bombproof.

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What Happens If Your Management Team Is Understaffed?

Those with experience working a conventional job will know what it’s like to be part of an understaffed team. Sometimes, this can come from bad management, poor schedule assignments, and improper hiring practices. Other times, it might just be that the office comes down with a mutual illness, or a staff member is absent from work for a couple weeks.

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The Essential Role of Hydration Salts in Your Daily Regimen

The Essential Role of Hydration Salts in Your Daily Regimen

In an era where the mantra "stay hydrated" is almost a universal creed, the fervor for meeting daily water intake goals has never been more intense. From proudly toting 40oz Stanley Cup Quenchers to religiously consuming the recommended eight glasses of water a day, our quest for hydration seems unquenchable. However, a crucial piece of the puzzle is often overlooked in this liquid pursuit: hydration salts. The human body, akin to a vessel of seawater, requires a delicate balance of sodium, magnesium, potassium, and other minerals to function optimally. These components, as essential as the water we eagerly drink, are vital for replacing what we lose daily and maintaining our body's intricate systems. As someone who's navigated the choppy waters of dietary restrictions and the relentless pursuit of wellness, I've discovered that simple H2O isn't always enough. Let's dive into the significance of hydration salts and how they can transform the way we think about drinking our way to health.

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Balanced Beginnings: Recovery and Home Business for Busy Parents

Embarking on the recovery journey while nurturing a side gig from home presents unique challenges and opportunities. For parents in this delicate phase, finding harmony between personal health, family responsibilities, and entrepreneurial aspirations is paramount.

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Is It Time For A Career U-Turn?

Many of us choose a career path only to realise later on that we’ve chosen the wrong path. The further down that career path you go, the harder it can be to turn back. Going backwards can make you feel like you’ve regressed and that wasted the last few months/years of your life. But sometimes it’s exactly what you need to do for your own happiness and health.

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Business Expansion: Planning for Success

When you’re a small business owner, deciding to expand your business can be both exciting and intimidating. It takes careful planning and hard work to ensure that your expansion is successful.

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The Importance of SEO

As a business owner, it's up to you to make sure that you are familiar with all of the relevant terms that will affect your business.

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100 Essential Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Dictionary Glossary of Terms

100 Essential Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Dictionary Glossary of Terms

An invaluable SEO dictionary with 100 essential terms, making complex SEO concepts accessible and understandable. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, this glossary is your go-to resource for all things SEO.

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40 Comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions about Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

40 Comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions about Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Chris Abraham, with nearly three decades of SEO expertise, unveils everything you need to know about Search Engine Optimization through 40 detailed FAQs. From basic concepts to advanced strategies, gain invaluable insights to elevate your site's search engine ranking and understand the essence of effective SEO practices.

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Taking Your Business To The Next Level In 2024

You may be a startup founder who debuted on the market just a few months ago or a seasoned small business owner ready to take the next step - whatever your mission may be, there’s no denying it: growing your business can lead to endless personal and financial benefits. So, where to start? That’s a great question which, unfortunately, has no simple answer.

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Local SEO Hacks for Startups: Winning Strategies to Dominate Local Search

Local SEO Hacks for Startups: Winning Strategies to Dominate Local Search

Amid the whirlwind of today's digital landscape, startups need to nail local SEO to really pop on the map and draw in crowds. This year, with its mix of hurdles and chances, demands that startups really nail their local SEO game to stand out online.

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