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Clark Taylor

Chief Digital Officer
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Veteran Digital Marketer, Master SEO

Clark Taylor is our Chief Digital Officer. He has 25 years of experience as an SEO advisor to some of the world’s most visible brands. He has worked in most industries with extensive experience in ecommerce, healthcare, automotive, financial, hospitality, media, and technology. Clark has led corporate and agency SEO teams supporting startups to Fortune 10 brands.

A protégé of Eric Enge, renowned industry speaker and lead author of The Art of SEO, Clark was one of the early SEO consultants Enge hired at Stone Temple Consulting, which became a Top 5 digital marketing agency nationally before being acquired by Perficient in 2018.

Clark has a bachelor of science in business administration, quantitative analysis, from West Virginia University and certifications from BrightEdge, Google Analytics, and Google My Business. Ask about his proven track record of organic search growth that has transformed enterprises and his work as a trusted advisor to executives, CMOs, and corporate SEO teams.


Google Analytics Individual Qualification

Google My Business Certification

BrightEdge Certified Professional

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Virginia University


Digital Summit Speaker

My SEO Strategy

“I think a good SEO is kind of a unique creature. You have to be a little geeky and a little creative. That’s me.”
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Google Adds “E” to “E-A-T“ Emphasizing Human Experience Over AI

In our previous article on Google’s E-A-T concept (Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness), we discussed the importance of these factors in creating excellent, useful, and high-performing content. Recently, Google expanded E-A-T to include “experience” making it E-E-A-T. In this article, we examine the significance of Google adding “experience.” Google shares “trust” is at the center of

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What is E-A-T and Why It’s Important

The days of adding targeted keywords to a webpage and calling it “optimized for search engines” are long over. In recent years, Google has shown it strongly favors websites that have expertise, authoritativeness, and trustworthiness (known as E-A-T or EAT), which has truly become a requirement to be successful in SEO.

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SEO Site Structure and Link Equity

Align Your Site Structure with Your Keyword Strategy

Looking to rank higher in Google search results? Your site structure can contribute to a successful long-tail keyword strategy. There are many site structure considerations, including links from the homepage, navigation, breadcrumbs, cross-links, footer, and more.

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Embrace the Long Tail in Your Keyword Strategy

When you’re looking to improve your search engine optimization results and gain more traffic from Google to your website, it all starts with an effective content strategy. A solid content strategy is vital to SEO because its purpose is increasing site visibility.

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Core Web Vitals: Why Cumulative Layout Shift Matters

When Google Says “Jump!,” Should You Say “How High”? If you’re a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) professional, or SEO is critical to your business, you probably already know what Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) is. However, I’d be willing to bet that 12 months ago, you didn’t.

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