Introducing ‘Inspect Canonical’ Chrome Extension #SEOForLunch

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Issue #112 January 29th, 2019 Hey, lunch buddies.  I'm pumped to share with you a project I've been working on. Introducing the new Chome extension Inspect Canonical (free download). This new Chrome extension will help you identify the canonical value on any page that you're surfing.  This extension will also tell you when there is an ERROR with the way the canonical tag is implemented.  I wrote a more detailed blog post explaining exactly how the extension works over here and the value it can add to your SEO audits. I created this extension in major help from Jon Hogg who

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Google: Ways to succeed in Google news! #SEOForLunch Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Issue #111 January 22nd, 2019 Hey, lunch buddies.  I'm excited to announce that next week I'll be sharing with you all an SEO tool I have been working on (with some major help!). This week is dedicated to testing and you will all have access to this tool for absolutely FREE. Stay tuned – many more details to come next week! Last week I talked about work-life balance.  This week I want to point out a great article discussing the value of having a side hustle. Side work regularly gives "9-5" employees the opportunity to grow and experience entrepreneurship

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Happy New Years – What’s Your 2019 SEO Strategy? | #SEOForLunch Newsletter

  Issue #108 January 1st, 2019 Happy New Years, lunch buddies!  I for one am extremely excited to kick off the 2019 year.  I’m dedicated more than ever to growing this newsletter to support your organic search growth in addition to my clients and personal web properties. For those who love year in review posts, I present to you two posts that I thought were worthy of everyone reviewing before kicking it into gear to crush 2019! Search Engine Land – SEO Year In Review SterlingSky.ca – timeline of local SEO changes in 2018 I sent a batch of #SEOForLunch

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Google Algorithm Update Over Dec 15th Weekend. #SEOForLunch Newsletter

  Issue #107 December 17th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  This weeks’ newsletter comes a day earlier than normal due to everyone wanting to get out early this week to celebrate Christmas.  Let’s be honest, we’re all thinking about the fun times with family, sharing gifts and stuffing our faces with some tasty food. I received another order of #SEOForLunch stickers last week. If anyone wants one for yourself or your team I’m happy to get those out in the mail this week. Just respond to this email and let me know how many you need and where to send them.

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Google Launching News for Voice Search #SEOForLunch Newsletter #106

    *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   Issue #106 December 11th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  We are two weeks away from Christmas!  If you’re like me you’ve procrastinated a bit on a few last min gifts and holiday planning. Does anyone have any awesome plans this year or family traditions?  Would love to hear more about them.  Just hit reply and your email will go directly to me. Let’s make this weeks intro short and sweet so we can jump right into the goods. What You Need To Know Article: Collaborating on the future of audio news for the Assistant What’s important? Google has

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Google’s Officially Launching Mobile First Index NOW – #SEOForLunch

Issue #72 March 27th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  This week we say farewell to the industry veteran “Sugar Rae” Hoffman as she has formally “retired” from the SEO space.  A big thank you to Rae as she shared a lot of SEO and affiliate marketing advice in my early career. On a slightly unrelated note, I finally took the advice I insist my client act on and migrated NickLeRoy.com from http to https.  WordPress makes this pretty darn simple and was something I should have done about 2 years ago.  I’m curious to see what impact if any this will have

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Google + Business Pages Being Shut Down – #SEOForLunch

ssue #71 March 20th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  Last weekend was a productive one.  We were able to get quite a few household chores done.  Something about it hitting near 50 degrees in March gets us excited here in Minnesota.  I’m excited about the warmer weather after only being a few weeks removed from Florida. Good news! The #SEOForLunch stickers came in today.  If you want one to show off to all your friends and co-workers, respond and send me your address. What You Need To Know Article: Google is Shutting Down Google+ Pages What’s important? Google is sending out emails to

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Contest Winner Announced + Google Search Algo Update on 3/9

Issue #70 March 9th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  Today is the day!  I’m giving away an annual membership to MNSearch a local marketing association here in Minnesota.  I’m excited to announce that Melissa Lamkin of Renters Warehouse is our winner.  Congratulations Melissa!  I’ll be reaching out to you to get your free membership fully configured. Thank you to all that entered and for all of those who were already subscribed for the #SEOForLunch.  As a consolation prize, each of you wins a free year of this newsletter!   Ok, let’s move on to the news before you all hit that unsubscribe

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Bing Now Supports Schema.org Markup – SEO For Lunch Issue #69

Issue #69 March 6th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  You know it’s March when you go through the McDonalds drive through and see that the SHAMROCK SHAKE.  Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make it worth living, right? For those that didn’t catch last weeks #SEOForLunch or recently subscribed remember that I’m giving away a FREE MNSearch annual membership.  It’s a local Minnesota based search community.  Last weeks meet up covered Facebook advertising and then retargeting through paid search.  For an “SEO only” practitioner it was fun to listen too. More details about the giveaway can be seen here:  This

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Google Rolls Out New Keyword Tool Interface – SEOForLunch Issue #68

Issue #68 February 27th, 2018 Hey, lunch buddies.  I’m back and happy to report our first out of state family vacation was an absolute blast!  The kids loved meeting various characters at Disney World and the 5 days at the beach was exactly what I needed to recharge.  I’m already eyeballing the next family trip.  Any suggestions? Hit reply and let me know. As promised two weeks ago… It’s time for another giveaway!  This time its an annual membership to the local (Minnesota based) MNSearch association.  MNsearch holds monthly get-togethers for people in the digital marking space.  Learn more about SEO, paid media, social media

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