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Gyi Tsakalakis

Search Director at EPL DIgital

Chicago, IL, United States

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I help businesses grow revenue and reduce costs with the web (SEM, SEO, Analytics).


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  1. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on How are agencies tracking their teams' time?
    Does your agency track each task/type of task? - Yes. Are you tracking at a higher level by client only? - We encourage tracking of all time (i.e. client work, mastery work, etc). What are you findi…
  2. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on I'm Tom Critchlow, ex-Distilled, ex-Google - now running my own business...Ask Me Anything!
    The obligatory: What are you reading?
  3. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on Is rank tracking still important?
    @patrickcoombe +1 on pre-sales. If we can't convince you not to hyper-focus on rankings, we're probably not the right fit for you. In fact, we recently had to part ways with a client who initially cla…
  4. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on Can a link building service comply with Google's Guidelines? & The Eric Ward approach.
    I would be surprised if anyone in this community would refute the proposition that you can offer link building services that comply with Google's guidelines. In fact, I don't think people on Google's …
  5. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on SEO User Metrics Research
    @AJ - Thanks for dropping in, really great stuff. I have a lot of reading to do. I've been thinking a lot about what data Google actually has, the ways they are able to obtain it and what they might t…
  6. Gyi Tsakalakis added a discussion SEO User Metrics Research
  7. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on SEO User Metrics Research
    I'm looking for posts, studies, research, or just some insights into user metrics and SEO. I've read, bookmarked and regularly reference Dr. Pete's The 2 User Metrics That Matter for SEO and…
  8. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on Why We're Shutting Off Our Comments | Popular Science
    I am sympathetic to their decision. In my view, it's the responsibility of the publisher to moderate comments. Unfortunately, in many instances, this has simply become untenable. I'm not sure exactly …
  9. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on Beneficial to hire a single agency to do both your SEO and PPC?
    If it's not the same agency handling both, I would recommend that you talk to prospects about working with others. In my experience, it's hugely important for organic to inform paid, and vice versa.
  10. Gyi Tsakalakis added a comment on Suing Your SEO: Can An Agency Be Held Liable For Poor Results?
    The Complaint, for those who are interested: