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Rick Hardman

Rick Hardman
Rick, a former seo specialist at SEO.com, became an internet marketing specialist in 2003. He later moved into internet business coaching, through 2008, sharing his internet marketing knowledge with a couple thousand clients and as many as 200 clients at any one given time. Rick returned to full time seo work in 2009. He is an active participant in the internet marketing world and also runs several of his own websites. He currently lives in Pleasant Grove, UT. with his wife Cheri and four boys. Check out Rick Hardman on Google+

Recent Posts

May 1, 2012 / by Rick Hardman

20 Ways to BE Authentic in Your Internet Marketing & SEO, Not Just Look Authentic

There are many different ways that you can approach your SEO efforts to get to the top of search engines, however most of them are all designed to make your site and the back-link portfolio look authentic (unnatural links warning advice here by Albert Mitchell), not actually be authentic.

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Mar 22, 2012 / by Rick Hardman

What Business Owners Need to Know About Google's Coming Algorithm Update

I have worked in the SEO industry for 9 years now and I have seen many changes come in the industry in that time. What was best practice when I started is now laughable and will do nothing to get you good rankings. The algorithm that Google uses

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Feb 13, 2012 / by Rick Hardman

One Business’s Social Media Marketing Mistake & What You Can Learn From It

The (True) Story

It was late on a Friday night. My wife and I had been busy all day and all night. Now it was nearly 10:00pm, and we had not had dinner. I called into a

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Aug 31, 2010 / by Rick Hardman

5 Ways Clients Trip Up Their Own SEO

One the largest hurdles in getting a website to rank well and make money for a client, can be the client themselves. It is hard to watch a well-meaning client get in their own way and

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Jun 24, 2010 / by Rick Hardman

Do it Yourself or Hire an SEO Company?

Now, before I start this post I admit that may be a bit biased. However, I live and breathe SEO and I have seen both sides of this topic. With that said, let's get into it.

I saw a

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Apr 27, 2010 / by Rick Hardman

The Best Link Strategy Starts With Mindset

It is no secret that links are one of the largest keys to achieving a high ranking in the search engines. There is certainly a lot more involved in ranking well in the search engines than just getting links, but

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Dec 28, 2009 / by Rick Hardman

10 Business Uses for Twitter

Almost everyone on the planet has heard of Twitter, but many businesses do not understand how or why they should be using Twitter.

1- Use Twitter to monitor the conversations about your business. Every business owner knows that word-of-mouth can

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Oct 20, 2009 / by Rick Hardman

10 Tips For Video SEO

Do you know how to do SEO for your videos? Do you have a video or two on your site but are unsure how to do search engine optimization for them?

You are not alone. For a long time it

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Oct 14, 2009 / by Rick Hardman

Online Video - Should You Care?

If you could gain the top spot in Google's search results in a matter of 10 minutes, would you want to know how to do it? Anyone who says, "No," is either a liar or lives by the old adage,

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Aug 17, 2009 / by Rick Hardman

Do You Use PPC for Your SEO to Get a Higher ROI on Your SEM?


Do you remember the line full of acronyms used by Robin Williams in the movie, "Good Morning Vietnam"? Every time I see all of the acronyms in the internet marketing world, it reminds me of that
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