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Since 2009 I’ve helped companies such as DowJones,, Nextiva, Aura, Pipedrive, Wistia, CultureAmp, Backlinko, Helpscout rank #1 organically on Google for their key terms. Check out the case studies.


2023-2024: Founded  TopicRanker — a platform which uses AI powered bulk SERP analysis to recommend easy-to-rank keywords based on weak spots in SERP which your competitors are struggling with.


2021-2023: Founded SmallBizTools –  an affliate review blog site featuring the best business software tool reviews. It was acquired by SemRush in 2023. Watch or listen to case study here.


2014-2020: Founded JustReachOut — a PR outreach software tool to find and pitch relevant journalists. It was acquired by SEOJet in 2020. It was acquired again in 2024 by early employees of Slack. Read more here.


2012-2014:  Scaled a startup named Polar Polls from 0 to 40M+ pageviews per month. It was acquired by Google in 2014. Read the case study of my exact strategy from start to acquisition.


I am a contributor for Intuit, Forbes, Entrepreneur, TheNextWeb, TechCrunch, Moz, AListApart, SEMRush, Mashable, Huffington Post, WIRED and many others. My latest articles are here.

I started a speaking series called ZURBsoapbox and interviewed Tim Ferris, Neil Patel, Dan Martell, Winklevoss Twins, founders of Dribble, Eventbrite, WordPress, LinkedIn, Twitter, 99Designs, Overstock, StackOverflow, Pandora, and many more.

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