Posts by Hamlet Batista

Empowering a New Generation of SEOs with Python

March 14, 2019

Over the past couple of months, I’ve begun to write articles about the practical application of Python and data science in an SEO context. Why? Because I realized that as a community, we spend a lot of our time trying to guess where pages will rank, our work takes forever to yield results, and sadly...

Letting Go to Get Ahead: Trading Hard Business Decisions for Growth

February 16, 2019

Last year, I made a major business decision for the company that cost us hundreds of thousands of dollars, countless hours of R&D, and innumerable lines of code. Instead of remaining on the Google Cloud platform where we’d spent years building and maintaining a robust reverse proxy network for our services, I decided to move...

When SEO is Not Enough to Grow Your Business

January 11, 2019

At RankSense, businesses come to us with SEO needs because they realize that search engine optimization is one of the best ways to increase visibility for their company and sales of their products. For many of our clients, that is the case and we are happy to help them grow. However, we have other clients...

Why We Guarantee a 15% Revenue Lift

October 06, 2017

Guarantees in SEO are practically non-existent, but we're able to guarantee 15% revenue lift to the clients we choose to work with. Find out how.

Additional Ways to Use Chrome Developer Tools for SEO

January 31, 2017

I recently read Aleyda’s excellent post about using Chrome Developer Tools for SEO, and as I’m also a big fan of DevTools, I am going to share my own use cases. Misplaced SEO tags If you are reviewing correct SEO tag implementations by only using View Source, or running an SEO spider, you might be...

How to Get Googlebot to “Teach You” Advanced SEO

January 30, 2012

I recently worked on an enterprise-level client’s non-SEO related project where the goal was to confirm or deny that their new product: 1)  Was not doing anything that could be considered black hat. 2)  Was providing any SEO benefit for their clients. The problems you face with projects like this is that Google doesn’t provide...

Are You Ready To Join The Evolution Of Affiliate Marketing?

August 01, 2010

Last December, while speaking at an affiliate convention in LA, I had the opportunity to share a panel with Dush Ramachandran, the vice president of sales, marketing, and business development for ClickBank. We talked about some of the challenges facing his organization. One of those challenges is the fact that after years of success, many...

Here is Why Now Is The Best Time To Be In The SEO Business

June 23, 2010

It seems like every time I check up on blogs someone is decrying the bygone days of search engine optimization as if it has been dead for years. This strikes me as more than strange. Granted, many of the old black hat techniques are certainly no longer viable. Google continues to create better and better...

Recording of the Inaugural RankSense SEO Webinar Now Available

October 21, 2008

On Friday, we organized the very first RankSense SEO webinar entitled Searching for Results. If you missed the webinar you can access a recording of the live event here… During this inaugural webinar, Hamlet covered several key SEO topics including: Solutions to Common SEO Problems Creating successful content How to attract successful traffic How to...

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Python for SEOs

Python for SEOs

Programming can be thought of as a communication vehicle among ourselves, developers, and computers to solve difficult problems, but oftentimes we outsource our coding needs.  Why would we want to code if we can hire someone to do it for us? In reality, coding is not just an extra skill to have under your belt;...

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Webinar Recap: Faster SEO Results with Agile SEO

For this RankSense webinar, we were very excited to be joined by Dale Bertrand, President of Fire&Spark, to talk about technologies and techniques to accelerate the SEO timeline. In his presentation, Dale explored the difference between the Traditional SEO timeline and Agile SEO timeline, and how to utilize Agile SEO with RankSense to further speed...

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Python for Data-Driven Storytelling

Marketers? Common. Engineers? Common. But a marketer and engineer in one? Now that’s a rare breed. Our CEO, Hamlet Batista, gave a captivating presentation at the Inbound Conference where he shared the impact that Python can have for data-driven storytelling and how it can create compelling content to make you stand out among competitors. The...

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