Join Nate Matherson as he sits down with Jason Hennessey for the thirty-third episode of the Optimize podcast. Jason is a multifaceted entrepreneur, renowned SEO expert, author, podcast host, U.S.A.F. Veteran, and dynamic speaker known for reverse-engineering the Google algorithm since 2001. As the CEO of Hennessey Digital since 2015, he has grown the agency into a multi-million-dollar enterprise, recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for five years, including 2023. He is also an acclaimed author of two Amazon bestsellers, including “Legal SEO” and “Honest SEO.” In our episode today, Jason and Nate discuss a new topic for the Optimize Podcast, Legal SEO, but don’t skip this episode, as the tips and strategies he shares apply to all industries. During the episode, Nate and Jason break down the evolution of organic search from the 2000s to the present, algorithm updates, backlink strategies, agency building, communication, and more! In this week’s deep dive, Jason shares his experience with Legal SEO, offering insights into the competitive and heavily regulated industry. Listen to his strategies for building backlinks and executing content strategies, developing brand identity, and the importance of maintaining your company’s or law firm’s reputation. Rounding out the episode, Jason and Nate discuss building an agency from the ground up, hiring A-players, and managing communication and expectations in client-agency relationships. Closing out the episode is our popular lightning round of questions!