Brian Watkins

The SEOptimist
Lifestyle & Tech Writer,
Youtuber, & SEO Marketer

I blog about creative works, personal growth, tech and society, and my experiences in SEO & marketing. I also operate as The SEOptimist for SEO marketing tips and services. That site still exists, but I’ve started moving my new content efforts back to this site for simplicity.

Latest posts

Walmart Embraces Blockchain With Produce Suppliers

With any new tech, whether it catches on or fades away after the hype largely depends on whether it's adopted by influencers. In this case, it's exciting to see Walmart (and Sam's Club) embrace blockchain by setting forth a new mandate that requires its produce...

Why I Deleted My Linkedin Account After 11 Years Of Tweaks

I've had a contentious relationship with Linkedin for a few years now. When I opened the account in 2007 it was at the recommendation of my supervisor, the marketing director of a tax firm (that was my first real white collar job). Everybody in the company created a...

The Thing About Site Grader Reports | SEO & Web Guides

At their most innocent, website audits and reports can be useful ways to fairly quickly identify shortcomings the site may have. Whether it's coding issues or design flaws, this can help improve user experience and site authority. However, just as often these reports...

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