The Best Podcast Search Engine

Finding a podcast is easy; finding relevant episodes is harder. If you want to find, say, all of Paul F. Tompkins’s guest appearances, or podcast episodes about the Russian Revolution, try the podcast search engine Listen Notes. Source: The Best Podcast Search Engine

Podcasting is an important way to add news skills or stay on top of a market. Are you consuming podcasts? If not, why not? Are you thinking about hosting one? I am!

What is Stopping Us from Becoming Who We Want to Become?

Meaningful behavioral change is hard. The key is understanding the concepts of why we get derailed, why we fail to pick back up and carry on, and the fact that if we persevere and grind a little our brain will more than cooperate and allow us to achieve things we never thought possible. Source: What is Stopping Us from Becoming Who We Want to Become?… And How to Get Back on Track

Want to be a thought leader? Think like a sniper…

There are many articles about the benefits of business blogging but few mention that the biggest beneficiary may be the blogger herself. Take for example one of my favorite tech writers David Amerland. Recently on Goodreads, he answered a question about his writing process. He said in part:

I write the way you’re taught not to. I put together ideas all the time and link each one with research, other people’s thoughts, comments. Everything. Then, some of them become articles, some go nowhere and some become books and some of the ideas that started out as articles become books, case in point my latest one “The Sniper Mind” that took three years to complete and started out as an article like this: NetAppVoice: The Sniper Mentality: 4 Ways To Think Better Under Pressure

Need to get started on the path to thought leadership? You can begin the process here. Click here to preorder David’s book coming out November 7…

Link Building Case Study: How Brian Dean Increased His Search Traffic by 110% in 14 Days

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Here’s the brutal truth about link building: There are WAY too many people in internet marketing today that think “great content” is enough. They say, “if I publish great stuff, people will naturally link to me”. If only it were that easy!

If you want to know more about effective link building tactics, follow Brian Dean of Backlinko. Go to the source for more: Link Building Case Study: How I Increased My Search Traffic by 110% in 14 Days

Google Semantic Search by @davidamerland

No one book has ever contributed more to my understanding of how search works today!

Google Semantic Search: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Techniques That Get Your Company More Traffic, Increase Brand Impact, and Amplify Your Online Presence (Que Biz-Tech) [David Amerland] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Optimize Your Sites for Today’s Radically New Semantic Search   Breakthrough “semantic search” techniques are already transforming Google™’s search results.  If you want to be found, read it…

Source: Google Semantic Search: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Techniques That Get Your Company More Traffic, Increase Brand Impact, and Amplify Your Online Presence (Que Biz-Tech): David Amerland: 9780789751348: Amazon.com: Books