Quality content takes time and money

The following are the two most important things you need to ensure: that (1) your page loads quickly (under 2 seconds) and (2) your page is as small as possible with the least number of requests. Consumers often examine sets of product attributes across an array of brands. Google Webmaster …

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When auditing your site, take time to think about SEO

Once you ensure that content is being read, focus your effort on making it valuable. If you fail to understand your customers' search behaviour, you are missing one of the most important parts of your audience. You discover these variations only from experience. Artificial intelligence will become more ubiquitous, so …

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The anchor text is about getting clicks

SEO takes some time. There's no legitimate way around that. But SEO is also not a one-and-done activity. You can't SEO a website and call it good. If you want to stay competitive, then SEO shouldn't stop just because you've started seeing results. Don't stuff content with keywords - it's just …

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Your stories don't have to be unusual and gripping

Buy a URL with your keyword in it and you were done. Dealing with a Google algorithm change like the page layout update can feel like falling into an abyss of constant web design changes over and over again. Keywords are a critical component of the SEO strategy; optimizing your …

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Carve out time for concentrating on webmaster tools

Winning today is more and more about identifying a great niche and then ruthlessly pursuing a dominance in that niche. Getting to the top of search engine results often requires multiple factors to work in your favor. Mobile content should be short, useful, interesting, and easy to navigate. There's never …

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The broken link-building method aided by offsite SEO

Consumers want to purchase brands from companies that understand the importance of not harming the earth or people. Google has built a giant database of hundreds of trillions of webpageswhich its algorithm then analyzes and ranks. It does this by sending out scores of digital robots, or "spiders," which visit …

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Reasons why you cannot learn text links well

This sort of content stays fresh as new people come looking for information. Content that has been created with the best SEO practices will fly straight up Google’s rankings and what’s more, will help other pages to stay high in a Google search.– It’s great getting to …

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Lessons I learned about CTR

Never have hyperlinks like "click here", hyperlinks should always be keywords, long hyperlinks with multiple keywords are even better. If you add all the data together, it’s hard to ignore social’s impact on traffic. When choosing keywords, be specific without being obscure. Never try to optimize for a …

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Useful tips from experts in quality

There are a number of methodologies ranging from complex formulas including many different heuristics to more simplified models designed just to give you a sense of the opportunity. Most people approach SEO with a preconception – or prejudice – about what their best keywords are. They are normally either wholly or partly …

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Bucket brigades based on social media

Properly optimizing your images can help you take advantage of using photos to generate empathy, increase trust, and improve a visitor’s experience without hampering load time which could affect your SEO ranking. It takes time for Google to recognize your website and assign it the authority it deserves. It …

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Having fun with user generated content

Some people say that “SEO is dead”. Through links, engines can not only analyze the popularity websites and pages based on the number and popularity of pages linking to them, but also metrics like trust, spam, and authority. Browse your own site for a while and try to click on …

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Maybe meta tags will be a thing of the past

Over the years, there have been many fundamental changes and updates to the ways in which Google, and other search engines, interpret their userrs queries. Ask yourself if people would even search for this content. Offsite references, reviews, and social links play a role in how your content performs on …

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Are you planning to use your keywords for advertising?

A simple site map page with links to all of the pages or the most important pages (if you have hundreds or thousands) on your site can be useful. Creating an XML Sitemap file for your site helps ensure that search engines discover the pages on your site. There are …

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Increased Number of Unique Keywords

Finding that people from an unexpected search term are converting more highly than those from other search terms? Then it might be time to switch gear and start trying to rank for that phrase instead! Heading tags are tags that are used for the creations of headings. The most important …

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Create compelling content

Google is acutely concerned about the user's experience. It has been for a long time and this is nothing new. If you do decide to use an image as a link, filling out its alt text helps Google understand more about the page you're linking to. Imagine that you're writing …

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An interesting and useful copy is no longer enough

If you want to use your SEO campaign to truly and accurately speak to your audience and potential buyers, think about what gaps you can fill that competitors don’t. You’ve seen what links you and your competitors have. Now it is time to start building up your profile …

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The key here is to make sure SEO is worthwhile

There are domains which are better to receive links from than others. These are domains that are “trusted” sources and have higher domain authority. Seeing which sites are currently ranking in the top results for a given keyword or keyword combination will help you understand and determine the online competition …

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Gather Referring Domains for your website

Social networks are an important source of traffic. Good content significantly raises the probability of the posts being frequently shared organically on social networks which helps you expand your reach. At the same time, you can also generate additional traffic through social channels. Social interactions are also registered by Google …

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Stay Focused on the Long-Term

Target 500 to 1,000 words per post without sounding spammy or repetitive. Trust me — 500 words is not difficult when you know your business inside and out. I am already at 1,500 words for this post (unless my editor breaks out a Ginsu knife). Also, publish frequently. Try …

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Leverage the power of social media and watch your rankings soar!

Sometimes, all that you need are five to 10 relevant links, from authoritative sites, to begin seeing results from Google and other search engines. How recently your webpage was published is also a ranking signal – but different types of searches have different freshness needs, such as searches for recent events …

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Don’t forget local search

When dealing with search engines, the term ‘relevance‘ describes the extent to which the content of a website corresponds to the search term used. I’m sure you already have some assumptions regarding your target audience’s needs and problems. You also have some tips on who they are and …

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“Niche down” approach

With your core keywords grouped into buckets based on exact local monthly search volume, you will most likely notice that the longer the search query, i.e. the more words in the phrase, generally the lower the search volume. Voice Search and Mobile-First Index might drastically change that, but we …

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Understand your user flows

Cloaking is a method which gives search engines the impression that a website carries content that is different to what users actually see: If you provide valuable information on your website for visitors, design a good user experience, and implement all the known algorithm factors, your website has a good …

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Add valuable insight to your creative content

True to form, Google is always changing, tweaking, and improving its algorithm. Make sure you are doing your best to have diversity in your Anchor Text when building backlinks. As far as ranking factors go, Anchor Text which had the search keyword in it tended to rank higher in Google …

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Produce quality, SEO-friendly content

Keep the structure, navigation and URL structure of your site simple enough for search engines to follow. Remember that search engines cannot parse your navigation if it's using flash or javascript. Importantly, Google is now looking for ways to improve its understanding of non-written words such as through videos and …

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Both SEO and social media posts drive site traffic

Getting a backlink from an authoritative website will benefit you much more than a link from a lower-quality site. . If your site has thousands or even millions of pages, hand-crafting description meta tags probably isn't feasible. In this case, you could automatically generate description meta tags based on each page's …

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More about the pros and cons of backlink indexing

The macro approach to keyword research is necessary for content heavy websites (and optimizing for traffic), but not ideal when doing intent-focused keyword research, as would be the case for Ecommerce, software, or other scenarios where some keyword phrases are going to carry significantly more qualification. If you are using …

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Try to optimize the description of your web page

Most webmasters believe Google crawls their website in one go and will continue until everything’s crawled. When optimizing sites for SEO most people concentrate on text searches, ignoring the vast number of image searches performed each day. Old-school SEO focused on keywords. New-school SEO focuses on high click-through rates …

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Understanding the rationale behind competitor analysis

Google knows that if a page takes too long to load, visitors are likely to click away or go back. Now, Google tends to place other factors above site speed, but while it’s not the number one factor, if your site loads slowly it’s definitely something you will …

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Are Dynamic Pages Too Dynamic to be Seen At All

A Meta Description tag should be a well written, straightforward sentence that contains your keywords and the major feature/function/benefit of your business and the page that’s being featured. Links are one of the top three factors that Google considers when deciding ranking, therefore, it is imperative that …

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Preserve Your Valuable Links

Many SEO experts agree that a website's inbound links will be crucial this year, with many contending that there importance will increase as search engine algorithms increase their attention on penalizing poor links. Study your niche (a.k.a. know your target audience!) and write specifically for the purpose of …

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Mobile Searchers Use Shorter Keyphrases/Keywords

My friend, if you want to get the top ranking in mobile-first indexing, you should closely watch the content of your website and ensure that the content is optimized for mobile devices. If you think about it, having a Google Search Console, a Google My Business panel and a G …

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How Website Speed Affects Rankings

The biggest SEO mistake you can make during a website redesign is to not think about SEO until it’s too late. If you don’t have SEO in mind from the initial strategy session, you’re going to lose what you took so much time and effort to build …

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Add Modifiers to Title

If you don’t know how to properly do it, then you are going to fail. In many cases, you will fail remarkably well. In fact, here are a few ways in which SEO tends to fail and what you can do to stay on top of things. Building a …

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Keyword mapping

You can use some practical tools that’ll make it much easier to find keywords. You will still have to make a short list yourself (no corners to cut there), but once you have ten to twenty proper keywords, you can use several tools to find similar keywords. Using these …

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How to Create the Right Meta Description

Take a look at your top ranking and most shared content. Is there overlap? If you’ve found a type of content that is simultaneously strong in search and frequently shared, it’s worth optimizing that content even further. Make sure that all of your web pages can be indexed …

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The Problem: SEO and content marketing are not integrate

t’s not necessarily bad to optimize for traffic, it depends on your goals; if you’re in e-commerce or a service based business it is more valuable to invest your resources in making sure you rank well for the terms that are most likely to lead to a sale …

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What should you look for?

Search Engine Optimization is a very hot topic on the World Wide Web. After-all, everybody wants to rank higher and come up on the first page of Google search and get more traffic. Adding your site to any web directory just to get a backlink will have a negative effect …

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Footer links are an excellent environment for usability

As Google continues to improve its ability to deliver hyper-local results, it is critically important to have complete and accurate data in one’s Google My Business profile. With responsive design, the only thing that changes across devices is the styling (which is controlled by CSS). This configuration makes it …

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Ensure each page has a unique target keyword

Syndication takes the credibility of the site you’re syndicating it too and transfers all the link juice and credibility (as well as social proof) over to your website. Syndication is a great way as well to gain a lot more visibility for the same amount of work! Real value …

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Clicks, Conversions, & Customers

According to research by Google, smartphone users have a higher buyer intent than desktop users. They’re focused and ready to buy. It’s your job to be there when they are looking for your products. Two things stand out when it comes to technical SEO; the page speed and …

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The bottom navigation bar is an anchor link bonanza

People continually say that SEO is dead and that trying to rank in Google is futile. Then you get a sales pitch that points you to a social media product or some other type of paid traffic gimmick. As touched upon before - backlinks are simply links from other websites directing …

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