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Jill's SEO Tools and Extensions

May 8, 2013
Here are the tools I use regularly to help with my SEO consulting services. Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

March 26, 2013
Whalenisms! Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

February 13, 2013
JobShadow Interview with Jill Read More >>

In-Person SEO Training Class

January 2, 2013
Where: The Inn of Naples (Naples, FL)
When: January 25, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $849 for the day (includes lunch) Read More >>

Advanced SEO Forum Thread of the Week

July 25, 2012
What Constitues Being an Authority Website? Read More >>

HRA 328: Wrap-up

March 21, 2012
That's all for today! Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

November 30, 2011
High Rankings Houston SEO Seminar in January 2012. Read More >>

The Dissection of a Twitter Account

May 18, 2011
10 Ways I've Used Twitter This Month Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

November 3, 2010
Building an Optimized Site from the Keywords Up Read More >>

HRA 284: Wrap-up

June 30, 2010
That's all for today. What a week it's already been. Read More >>

HRA 283 Wrap-up

June 16, 2010
Lots of new SEO website reviews and site audits to take care of over the next few weeks. Let me know if you're interested in one for your site. Read More >>

HRA 281 Wrap-up

May 19, 2010
We had a really good SEO class last week, but we're taking a break from these for a while. Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

April 7, 2010
High Rankings Online SEO Course Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

January 20, 2010
New Press Release Package Discount! Read More >>

A Decade of 21st Century SEO

January 6, 2010
I've been SEO'ing websites long before the 21st century began. Sometimes I feel I've been touting the same SEO processes and procedures for the past 10 years. Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

January 6, 2010
Brand-New Service! Link-Building Roadmap Report Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like

December 16, 2009
2010 SEO Class Dates Announced: March 12 or April 16, 2010 Read More >>

Crazy Jill's Price Slashing SEO Services

September 16, 2009
So you're probably wondering what's up with the price slashing in the newsletter ad for our SEO services. Have I finally lost my mind completely? Is this a last-ditch effort before we go bankrupt? Read More >>

IM Charity Party in San Jose 2009 - Stuff You Might Like

August 5, 2009
I also want to let you know about a charity party that is being held during the conference to help Doctors Without Borders and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society help sick kids. Read More >>

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August 5, 2009
As mentioned, I'm off to California at the end of this week. My husband and I decided on the Russian River Valley part of Sonoma for our winery excursion. Read More >>

HRA Wrap-up 254 - Corie Whalen in the News!

April 15, 2009
What an exciting few weeks it's been! Read More >>

New High Rankings Forum Section – Best Posts and Articles

January 21, 2009
Rather than pointing you to any specific forum thread, I want to let you know about our new section of the High Rankings Forum called the "Best Posts and Articles of the Week." Basically it's a forum where our moderators and trusted members can post the great articles or blog posts that they have come across in their online travels. Read More >>

HRA Wrap-up 248

January 21, 2009
So who wants a free pass to SMX West Feb. 10–12 in Santa Clara, CA? I'll be speaking on the SEO content writing bootcamp session, as well as the "Ask the SEOs" panel. One lucky HRA subscriber has a shot at the pass... Read More >>

Advisor Wrap-Up

January 7, 2009
So did you get any time off during the holidays? We had a really good time in Florida for the 5 days we were there. The weather was half good, half bad, but their "bad" is way better than winter in New England, so it was fine. Read More >>

Search Marketing Benchmark Webinar Recording

November 19, 2008
The High Rankings / MarketingSherpa free webinar that was held last week was a huge success! Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like: Free Webinar on Search Marketing Findings

October 22, 2008
I wanted to let you know about a free webinar that I'm doing with MarketingSherpa called "New Research Findings: Search Marketing Tips, Tactics and Trends." Read More >>

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October 22, 2008
I have a busy schedule over the next few weeks. Along with our typical client consulting, we have our October SEO training class on Friday, then next week is our SEO Luncheon, and the week after that is PubCon in Vegas. I have to say, it will be nice talking SEO in person for awhile instead of just here, on the forum and on Twitter!
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Stuff You Might Like: Jill's Latest SEO Columns

October 8, 2008
In case you missed them, my September columns for both Search Engine Land and TalentZoo are definitely worth a read (if I do say so myself!). Read More >>

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October 8, 2008
We've had a good response so far for our SEO Luncheon on Nov. 7. There are still a few seats left, if you're interested in joining us. There's no charge and no catch!
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There IS Such Thing as a Free (SEO) Lunch!

September 23, 2008
Once again, there IS such a thing as a free lunch and it's happening on November 7, 2008 at the High Rankings office in Framingham, MA. Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like: Recent Interviews With Jill Whalen, CEO High Rankings

August 27, 2008
I had the pleasure of being interviewed recently by a number of online marketing folks and thought you might enjoy learning more about me and my thoughts on a plethora of search marketing issues.
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Entry-level SEO Job Opening at High Rankings

July 16, 2008
High Rankings is hiring! We're looking for an entry-level SEO / Search Marketing Associate to join our team. This is a full-time in-house position in our Framingham, MA office. Read More >>

Updated Nitty-gritty Guide

May 28, 2008
Just wanted to let you know that I've finally updated my "Nitty-gritty Guide of Writing for the Search Engines"! Read More >>

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May 28, 2008
We're planning an "SEO Luncheon" on July 18 from noon to 1:30PM here at High Rankings headquarters in Framingham, MA. Read More >>

SEM Scholarship Contest

May 14, 2008
I'm honored to have been asked to be a judge in Marketing Pilgrim's third annual Search Engine Marketing Scholarship contest. There are a ton of great prizes for the winner, including a free seat at an upcoming High Rankings Training Class! Read More >>

High Rankings Search Marketing Training Videos

April 23, 2008
We videotaped 8 search marketing training sessions and compiled them into a 4-DVD set. All of the sessions are taught by recognized experts who work in the search marketing trenches every day. Read More >>

HRA Wrap-up 225 - Jill's Excellent February Adventure 2008

February 20, 2008
I've been having a wonderful time traveling the world the past few weeks. Well, not really the world, but across the world! Wellington, New Zealand was terrific, as was the Webstock conference. Every person I met there couldn't have been nicer. Read More >>

Stuff You Might Like - MarketMotive and Small Business Marketing Unleashed

February 20, 2008
In the last newsletter I told you about all sorts of educational opportunities in the search marketing space. Aside from the online learning previously mentioned (SEMPO Institute, Marketing Experiments) and the large conferences (such as SMX West and Search Engine Strategies), or the very small, customized High Rankings SEO Training Classes, there are a couple of other search marketing educational opportunities you may also be interested in. Read More >>

Learning SEO and SEM - Where to Start?

February 6, 2008

Nearly every day I hear from newsletter subscribers, forum posters, and potential clients who've been charged with the task of learning how to optimize their company's website to gain more targeted search engine traffic, but they simply don't know where to begin or the best way to go about it.

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High Rankings In the News - Online Radio Programs

January 16, 2008

January has already been busy for me with a couple of different radio interviews.

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Free SMX Pass

January 2, 2008
Thanks to everyone who filled out our survey after the last newsletter! We're still looking for more people to fill it out. Read More >>

SEO Training Class: Learn How To Optimize Your Website

December 19, 2007
I mentioned last time that we were going to start offering highly personalized SEO training classes (limited to 10 people per class) at our High Rankings headquarters in Framingham, MA. Read More >>

Search Marketing Training Videos

December 19, 2007
If you'd rather learn from the comfort of your own home/office, we have an alternative for you -- our video of a past High Rankings seminar (different from the training sessions mentioned above, but just as good!). Read More >>

Pauline's Poll of the Year

December 19, 2007
We haven't hit you up for a poll in awhile because we didn't want to wear you out. But now we have a survey for you that's a little bit longer than usual. Don't worry, it's really not that long, only 10 questions, and one of those asks for your email address (if you want a crack at the free gift). Read More >>

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December 12, 2007
Last week's Pubcon in Vegas was a lot of fun. I enjoyed hanging out and chatting with some great people. Shout-outs to Christine Churchill, Michael Stebbins, Craig Paddock, Jessica Bowman, Lee Odden, Lyndsay Walker, John Marshall, Andrea Harris, Stoney deGeyter, Bruce Clay, Joe Dolson, Dan Thies, Alan K'necht, Cindy Turietta, Adam Audette, Derrick Wheeler, and anyone else I chatted with but forgot to mention. Read More >>

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November 14, 2007
We’ve been hard at work on the completely updated and redesigned High Rankings website. It’s taken a lot longer than expected, but we’re starting to see an end in sight and hope to have things up and running sometime over the next few weeks. Read More >>

Charging for SEO Services

October 31, 2007
One of my biggest headaches is working out how to charge and how much to charge my clients for my services. Read More >>

PubCon Vegas

October 24, 2007
Well, it’s official! I’ll be speaking at PubCon Vegas on Dec. 4-7. Read More >>

High Rankings Forum Turns 4-years Old!

August 1, 2007
We’re also running a poll in conjunction with the birthday announcement... Read More >>

High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar in Denver!

May 23, 2007
Want to learn SEO and SEM from the ground up in an easy-to-understand manner by experts in the business, plus have some fun along the way? Read More >>

Jill’s SEO Tele-clinics Update

April 4, 2007
Speaking of polls and surveys, we’ve also been surveying the folks who’ve taken me up on my introductory 15-minute tele-clinic offer. Since first announced, I’ve done 31 of these. Read More >>

Pauline’s Poll of the Week

March 21, 2007
Here at High Rankings headquarters, we’re on a marketing kick to learn more about our loyal audience. What are your wants and needs, and what do you think of the High Rankings brand in general? Read More >>

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February 28, 2007
For those keeping track of the new office saga, we still don’t have our phones, but we’re getting closer. In fact, by the time I come in tomorrow, I may actually have a usable phone line in my space! Read More >>

Advisor Wrap-up 190

February 21, 2007
That's it for today -- check back next week for a full newsletter! Read More >>

Let Jill Kick-start Your SEO

February 14, 2007
In a conversation with my Director of Marketing the other day (yes, I really do have one!), we were lamenting the fact that we have to turn down so many leads because they are small businesses who can’t afford our services. I’ve been lucky enough to be able to work with larger companies for many years, and of course I charge accordingly. Read More >>

Advisor Wrap-up 189

February 14, 2007
Quick update on what’s been going on with me and High Rankings lately. Read More >>

High Rankings Seminar - March 15-16, 2007 in Minneapolis, MN

January 31, 2007
The High Rankings Search Marketing Seminar is right around the corner on March 15-16 in Minneapolis, MN. If you haven’t signed up yet, here are my top 10 reasons why you should register NOW: Read More >>

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January 31, 2007
It’s sure been a busy few weeks around High Rankings headquarters. That’s because we actually finally *have* a headquarters! We just signed the lease for some great office space in Framingham, MA and are slowly moving in this week. It’s very exciting! If anyone would like to send us an office-warming gift [cough…chocolate], the new address is: Read More >>

High Rankings® Seminar Comes to Minneapolis in March

November 29, 2006
We've listened to your feedback and understand that you'd like to be able to have more advance notice for our seminars, so we're announcing that our spring event will be held March 15th and 16th, 2007 at the Crowne Plaza Northstar in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, MN. Read More >>

Interested in More Search Marketing Info and Events?

November 8, 2006
I've recently added some fields to the High Rankings® Advisor subscription form and would really, really, really appreciate it if you'd take a few minutes to update me with your most current information. Read More >>

HRA 182 Wrap Up

November 8, 2006
Like I've seen with many in the search marketing world recently, it was a crazy September and October for me. The good news is that it looks like November and December -- as well as 2007 in general -- is going to be a time for new (great) beginnings. Read More >>

HRA 181 Wrap Up

October 25, 2006
We had an awesome time last week at the High Rankings® Dallas/Ft. Worth seminar. Read More >>

HRA 179 Wrap Up

September 27, 2006
It's been a tough few weeks here at High Rankings® headquarters, but things are looking up! Read More >>

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August 2, 2006
And speaking of the forum, it was its third birthday this week. In many ways it seems way longer than 3 years since we started it. I really can't remember a time without it as it's been such a huge part of my life for so long. Read More >>