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Erik Dietrich

Former software developer, architect, dev manager, CIO, and IT management consultant. Occasional writer. More than occasional remote business owner.

Location Digital Nomad Joined Joined on  Personal website https://daedtech.com/ github website twitter website

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BS/MS Computer Science

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Co-Founder & CEO at Hit Subscribe

Gameplanning the SGE Apocalypse

Gameplanning the SGE Apocalypse

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How to Identify Content Refresh Candidates, In Detail

How to Identify Content Refresh Candidates, In Detail

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The Challenge Of Working Backward From A Post Title To A Keyword

The Challenge Of Working Backward From A Post Title To A Keyword

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How to Project Organic Search Traffic and the Cost of Acquiring It

How to Project Organic Search Traffic and the Cost of Acquiring It

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An Actually Strategic Way to Do SEO Competitor Analysis

An Actually Strategic Way to Do SEO Competitor Analysis

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Why SEO Consulting Shouldn't Exist

Why SEO Consulting Shouldn't Exist

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Creating a Company-Engineer Blogging Program

Creating a Company-Engineer Blogging Program

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Gut Check Time: The "Are You Sure You Want Organic Traffic" Checklist

Gut Check Time: The "Are You Sure You Want Organic Traffic" Checklist

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The Agency Client Bill of Rights

The Agency Client Bill of Rights

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Failing without Knowing Why: The Tragedy of Performative Content

Failing without Knowing Why: The Tragedy of Performative Content

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Link Building for Non-Scumbags: Build Authority Without Being Awful

Link Building for Non-Scumbags: Build Authority Without Being Awful

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Developer Marketing: An Insider's Guide with Actionable Tips

Developer Marketing: An Insider's Guide with Actionable Tips

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Every Billable Hour is Amateur Hour

Every Billable Hour is Amateur Hour

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Don't Throw "Consulting Services" Onto Your Website

Don't Throw "Consulting Services" Onto Your Website

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Keyword Research Case Studies: Glossaries

Keyword Research Case Studies: Glossaries

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Keyword Research Case Studies: Tool-User Campaigns

Keyword Research Case Studies: Tool-User Campaigns

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Keyword Research Case Studies: Ownership Campaigns

Keyword Research Case Studies: Ownership Campaigns

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Reasoning About and Projecting SEO Content ROI

Reasoning About and Projecting SEO Content ROI

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The Phases of an Organic Campaign

The Phases of an Organic Campaign

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Keywords 301: Campaigns, Roadmaps, and Funnels

Keywords 301: Campaigns, Roadmaps, and Funnels

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Keywords 201: Tails, Association, Authority, and Cannibalization

Keywords 201: Tails, Association, Authority, and Cannibalization

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Keywords 101: Difficulty, Volume, and Segmentation

Keywords 101: Difficulty, Volume, and Segmentation

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Introduction to Keywords via Understanding Searcher Psychology

Introduction to Keywords via Understanding Searcher Psychology

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Game Theory in SEO: Building A Ship of Strategy in a Sea of Tactics

Game Theory in SEO: Building A Ship of Strategy in a Sea of Tactics

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SEO for Non-Scumbags: How to Earn Site Visitors without Selling Your Soul

SEO for Non-Scumbags: How to Earn Site Visitors without Selling Your Soul

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Marketing to Software Engineers on Twitter Is an Expensive Good Idea

Marketing to Software Engineers on Twitter Is an Expensive Good Idea

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Business Profit 101: A Primer for Freelance Software Developers

Business Profit 101: A Primer for Freelance Software Developers

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Freelancers Aren't (Yet) Business Owners

Freelancers Aren't (Yet) Business Owners

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The Freelancer’s Condition: Quagmire of the Owner-Operator

The Freelancer’s Condition: Quagmire of the Owner-Operator

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11 Realpolitik Career Tips for Junior Developers

11 Realpolitik Career Tips for Junior Developers

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Software Career Anti-Patterns: Career Development by Coincidence

Software Career Anti-Patterns: Career Development by Coincidence

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Java Exceptions and How to Log Them Securely

Java Exceptions and How to Log Them Securely

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Readers Often Ask Me, "Should I Write a Book?" Here's My Take

Readers Often Ask Me, "Should I Write a Book?" Here's My Take

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Creating an Audit Trail for Your Business

Creating an Audit Trail for Your Business

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To C/C++ Or Not to C/C++

To C/C++ Or Not to C/C++

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Coding as the Boss: My Story of Developer Hegemony

Coding as the Boss: My Story of Developer Hegemony

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What Goes Into Log Analysis?

What Goes Into Log Analysis?

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How to Become a Management Consultant

How to Become a Management Consultant

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Unit Tests Correlate With Desirable Codebase Properties

Unit Tests Correlate With Desirable Codebase Properties

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Are There Actually Companies out There That Write Good Code?

Are There Actually Companies out There That Write Good Code?

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Is Your Team Wrong About Your Codebase? Prove It. Visually.

Is Your Team Wrong About Your Codebase? Prove It. Visually.

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Choosing Among Log Management Tools

Choosing Among Log Management Tools

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What Makes a Codebase Acquirable?

What Makes a Codebase Acquirable?

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Businesses Should Have 3 Months of Savings? It’s Not as Simple As You Think

Businesses Should Have 3 Months of Savings? It’s Not as Simple As You Think

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Positioning Strategy for the Aspiring Software Consultant

Positioning Strategy for the Aspiring Software Consultant

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Freelance Tax Implications for Side Hustlers: How to Handle It

Freelance Tax Implications for Side Hustlers: How to Handle It

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Five Reasons You Need Log Monitoring

Five Reasons You Need Log Monitoring

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Remote Software Jobs for Social Anxiety Sufferers

Remote Software Jobs for Social Anxiety Sufferers

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Introduction to Continuous Integration Tools

Introduction to Continuous Integration Tools

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Side Hustle Ideas for Software Developers

Side Hustle Ideas for Software Developers

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Should I Quit My Job? Take This Quiz to--Just Kidding, You Should Quit

Should I Quit My Job? Take This Quiz to--Just Kidding, You Should Quit

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Calculating the ROI of Log Analysis Tools

Calculating the ROI of Log Analysis Tools

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Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: Introduction to Misty Robotics SDK

Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: Introduction to Misty Robotics SDK

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Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: An Introduction to Microservices with the Serverless Framework

Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: An Introduction to Microservices with the Serverless Framework

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Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: Good Rules for Bad Apps

Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: Good Rules for Bad Apps

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Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: Promoting Reliable Code

Live Blogging at DeveloperWeek: Promoting Reliable Code

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Conference Speaking Isn't Good for Your Career Until You Make it Good

Conference Speaking Isn't Good for Your Career Until You Make it Good

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Ace Your Exit Interview Using Little White Lies of Omission

Ace Your Exit Interview Using Little White Lies of Omission

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Stop Arguing with Software Developers on the Internet

Stop Arguing with Software Developers on the Internet

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Resume Skills for the Developer with Upward Ambition

Resume Skills for the Developer with Upward Ambition

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