Columbus, Ohio SEO Expert | Jacob Stoops
Making Algorithms Crumble In My Wake.

Hello, I’m Jacob Stoops, an SEO expert and blogger in Columbus, Ohio working for Rosetta Marketing. I have an extreme passion for content creation, design, and social media. Also, I have an unhealthy obsession with Mafia movies. Learn more about my Search Engine Optimization skills.

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My Passion for SEO

I love SEO. That said, I remember the struggles I had to go through to learn it. I got the hang of SEO by reading online content much like this.

My goal is to pay it forward by helping those who are trying to learn SEO Best Practices the way I learned them.

The Blog
Google’s 50 Algorithm Changes in March 2012: Which Ones Should SEO’s Pay Attention To?

Google’s 50 Algorithm Changes in March 2012: Which Ones Should SEO’s Pay Attention To?

Post Date
Apr 12, 2012

I discuss which of Google’s 50 March 2012 algorithm changes I think are most important for you to consider in your day-to-day SEO strategy.

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Six Good SEO Ideas: Making Sense of Google’s Latest SEO Statement

Six Good SEO Ideas: Making Sense of Google’s Latest SEO Statement

Post Date
Apr 5, 2012

A break down of Google’s six good SEO ideas and add some practical SEO advice based on my experience and observations in the industry.

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Five Common SEO Mistakes: Making Sense of Google’s Latest SEO Statement

Five Common SEO Mistakes: Making Sense of Google’s Latest SEO Statement

Post Date
Mar 28, 2012

SEO observations from Google’s recent statement on Five Common SEO Mistakes, along with practical SEO advice on how to avoid these mistakes.

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Blog Placement for SEO: Subdomain vs. Subdirectory (and Other Options)

Blog Placement for SEO: Subdomain vs. Subdirectory (and Other Options)

Post Date
Feb 24, 2012

I discuss blog placement for corporate brands, and SEO ramifications related to subdirectories, subdomains, and external URLs for blogs.

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5 Ways Google Search Plus Your World Impacts SEO

5 Ways Google Search Plus Your World Impacts SEO

Post Date
Jan 13, 2012

I discuss the SEO impact of Google’s Search Plus Your World which places heavy emphasis on Google+ and personalization of search results. There will be many far-reaching effects on both the Social and SEO games. I cover the top 5 things you will need to watch out for with Search Plus Your World in relation to SEO.

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Google Launches Search Plus Your World, Search Results Get More Personal

Google Launches Search Plus Your World, Search Results Get More Personal

Post Date
Jan 11, 2012

Yesterday, Google launched Search Plus Your World, an update to their personalized search algorithm which will impact how personalized results are displayed to users, and will put a greater emphasis on security, Google+, and results coming from users within their own social circles.

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Will Social Media Streamline or Fragment?

Will Social Media Streamline or Fragment?

Post Date
Jan 9, 2012

Guest poster Jesse Langley discusses the potential for social media to either fragment or streamline, resulting in either one big streamlined social media site or a variety of niche and specialty social media websites. Thanks to Jesse for writing an interesting and thought-provoking post!

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Link Building for Flash Websites

Link Building for Flash Websites

Post Date
Jan 5, 2012

Based on a request I received earlier this week, I’ve decided to outline some tips and strategies for link building for Flash-based websites as well as some of the complexities involved in doing SEO for Flash sites. Flash websites can be very tough to optimize, but these link building tactics should go a long way in helping you as an SEO.

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Styling Posts by Post-Count Using PHP Conditional Count Script

Styling Posts by Post-Count Using PHP Conditional Count Script

Post Date
Jan 3, 2012

For my first post of the year, I’m going to show you a little trick I learned using PHP post-count functions to style my Wordpress posts differently based on the post count – i.e. where that post falls in the numbered order (in relation to the other posts).

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2011: What a Long but Great Year

2011: What a Long but Great Year

Post Date
Dec 30, 2011

A brief look back on the odyssey that was my 2011. This past year was probably one of the longest and most rewarding years of my life. I had many great experiences that I’ll never forget, and many forgettable experiences. All-in-all, I came out of it in one piece, and I am definitely the better for it.

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