About Donnie Strompf

SEO Specialist, Born in Amsterdam and lives in the USA.

SEO and Social Media are not Dead, Just Your Imagination

Time to vent…
Disclaimer:  This post is based on my opinion and  the opinion of other SEO experts I’ve spoken to.
Navigating online I have come across several articles that dramatize an idea that “­SEO or Social Media are Dead” or “lets change or remove a certain term from our vocabulary” articles. They are scandalous, intriguing and annoying all in one.
annoyingseo
A great way to generate controversy is to create a contradicting article, and point … [ Read More ]

Selling SEO Services Like a Boss

They say a great salesperson can sell ice to an Eskimo, but can that same person sell SEO to an obstinate client. The most important rule to remember when selling SEO Services is to be 100% convinced that it works. If you do not believe in yourself or what you do, how will you ever convince a prospect to hire you?
Learn about your future client
Any company looking to hire you will research diligently to determine if you are the right … [ Read More ]

How the Dark Side provides SEO Services – Case Study

As an internet marketing company, we understand many people are skeptical about SEO services, especially after being mislead and deceived by some industry “experts”. It’s natural for people to loose trust in the real thing, especially after they’ve invested time and money on a company that got them no results. Unfortunately, it is something all SEO companies face, and it’s up to us good companies to clean up the SEO name. But what about SEO companies having to trust potential … [ Read More ]

Marketing Common Denominators Between The Internet and The Real World

The following is not a rant and it is not directed to anyone in particular, but consider this as friendly advice and food for thought. Especially for any marketer wanting to provide quality work for a client, while maintaining a friendly professional business partnership.
The way we do marketing and business has changed, that’s obvious, and we have adapted to keep up with trends and customer demands. But just because we change and evolve how we brand and market, does not … [ Read More ]

Fixing the SEO Name and Cleaning up SERPs

Many SEO’s believe that with the evolution of the SEO industry the name should change. I have encountered people with name ideas such as: agile marketing, inbound marketing, online marketing solutions, and so on.  These so called “innovators” believe that just because the rules change so does the game. Here are a few reasons that may change that viewpoint.

white hat vs black hat

The name of the game is SEO and that’s no going to change. … [ Read More ]

Google+ Community: Creating, Sharing and Growing

Now that the waters have calmed and the Google+ communities hype has reduced, we can analyze the benefits of how as users we can gain value from it.
Like many of us out there, I’ve received dozens of invites to be part of numerous communities. I’ve joined a few; mostly to be informed on that certain topic and network with the experts who are in them. It’s a well-known fact that Google+ can play an essential role in your networking & … [ Read More ]

Facebook Vs Pinterest: 5 Things We’ve Learned

This is a guest blog post by Boticca

Boticca.com are one jewelry brand who have been doing notably well on two social media platforms in particular. And as we all know the importance of the role that social media has in business has snowballed in recent years.   The brand decided it would be a good idea to make the most of the data at their finder tips. In an aim to further understand how users of different social media platforms act, … [ Read More ]