My name is Nick and I am a search engine optimization (SEO) specialist in the Chicago area. I have been in the industry since 2010, mostly on my own working with my own websites. I currently work at an SEO agency.
I didn’t go to school for this type of work. I actually graduated from film school, but after I graduated, I realized I didn’t want to work in the film industry.
And, after I graduated, I had been working at a small business where I listed and sold items online on eBay. In 2010, I started my own website to give free information to help other people sell online.
That is when I became interested in SEO. I became obsessed with my website’s search results, traffic, learning better ways to optimize it for better rankings, getting backlinks. All that good stuff.
I’ve had this website for some time now, and my original plan was to sell my own SEO services. However, I didn’t do much work with 815 SEO to try and gain clients, so I decided I would just turn it into a blog and post articles about my own experiences.
I will try to post unique articles, which will probably end up mostly being about backlinks and other things from my experience that I feel like sharing. I will do my own thing and post things I feel like sharing. I may also respond to other articles I read on the big SEO blog sites and give my own take on them.
One thing you will not hear from me is the old and tired, “Just create great content and everyone will want to link to you“. Not here. We all know that doesn’t work, so why keep preaching it? Thanks for reading.