Leverage the work your competitors have already done in link building

Search engine guidelines help us distinguish truly useful content from content that was created for the sake of earning traffic from search engines. When a Website is downgraded by search algorithms, penalized by spam teams, or deindexed completely, a good question to ask is which pages on the site are …

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It’s time to revolutionize our approach to link reporting

Your website is one of your most important pieces of digital equity, and one of the fundamental components of a successful local marketing stack. Ask other sites who link to your major competitors to link to you as well. You can find who these are through a search engine such …

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Keep URLs short

Meta tags are the HTML elements that search engines and visitors find your content. It’s what they can see in a search engine and thus, it’s important to add value in a limited number of characters. Links at the top of a page carry more weight than those …

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Minimize broken links

Today, queries don’t just return a list of ten blue, ordered links. They return results with images, videos, profile pictures, and all manner of meta data that help searchers choose the best result. The ability to measure the success of your SEO efforts is crucial. Tracking and managing your …

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Optimize all content through SEO best practices

A 301 redirect means that the move is permanent. If you need to change the URL of a page as it is shown in search engine results, then you should use a server-side 301 redirect. One of the most common problems for webmasters who run both mobile and desktop versions …

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Create an Engaging Web Presence

Every search engine was built with a different system with unique preferences and features, making each of them beneficial in their own way. But they all have two major functions: they index content and turn over relevant results when a search is processed. As much as it's important to try …

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What worked a few years ago is now irrelevant.

On average, the higher up page 1 the result is, the greater the number of linking domains that the webpage has. Integrate selected keywords into your website source code and existing content on designated pages. Alt attributes are the text alternatives to your image which will appear if your image …

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The best practices in SEO change very little from year to year

In the eyes of Google, you’ll earn a higher authority by having a better-functioning site, such as one that’s optimized for mobile devices, loads quickly, and has an optimized internal navigation structure. Using tools such as Copyscape will help you find if someone has plagiarised your content. If …

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Over-optimization Exists

With a good education, you can learn how to weave SEO best practices into your website. You can perform DIY SEO if you have the right education and you get yourself on the right path. Technical SEO is an often misunderstood discipline that many find difficult to pin down in …

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Use unique testimonials from customers

Sites that promote “thin,” low-value content run the risk of being penalized by Google; they also tend to have high bounce rates and low conversion rates. The majority of web traffic is driven by the major search engines like Google, Yahoo! or Bing. Although social media and other types of …

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Add BreadCrumbs To Improve Navigation

When SEO isn’t done right it can be the cause of wasted time, money and a lot of frustration for many businesses. They might be ranking well for some keywords, but those keywords aren’t actually bringing in qualified traffic, leads or buyers. Research other business websites and encourage …

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Where are people coming from to get to your site

When optimizing for search traffic today, marketers can’t think just about rankings. They need to be holistic in their approach to the visibility and appearance of listings. Many marketers are so focused on building out site hierarchy, wireframing and design of the site that they lose site of content …

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Focus on conversions, not rankings

Are you worried that your aesthetically appealing website is not getting you the right amount of traffic? Does it bother you that all the money you spent on developing a very creative website is going waste. Is your online business so vast that you are having trouble maintaining your site …

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Use Headers — Wisely

In the same way a landscape architect needs to understand the elements of the property he is designing for in order to achieve the goals of the project, you need to understand how your website stacks up to your competitors, what gold (or iron) may be underneath the surface, and …

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SEO for lead generation: Pros and cons

In your SEO audit, a quick check for Panda would be to step back from your computer screen and look at your website. Is there a surplus of banners? Is your sale filling up all the space all the time, before any interesting content? While we all enjoy seeing the …

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Technical aspects of creating site content

Analysis of meta sets/keywords, visible text and code to deter­mine how well you're positioned for search engines. Optimizing your images gives your website an additional chance to be found via image search. The goal of negative SEO is to lower the rankings of competitor websites. This, they believe …

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Broken Internal and External Links

There is no single place to focus when trying to optimize a website for search engines, so it is important to make updates and upgrades to various parts of a website at regular intervals, not spending too much time or effort on any particular aspect of the website while other …

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Claim and finetune your Google My Business listing

Search engines typically assume that the more popular a site, page, or document, the more valuable the information it contains must be. 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 …

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Social shares play a huge role in content trustfulness

Being aware of how SERPs work, having an understanding of user intent, utilizing Google’s AMP, designing a responsive site as well as tracking the analytics of your desktop and mobile sites separately are great ways to begin or better your mobile strategy. If a site, or specific page, has …

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Write Meta Data for Real People

Another valuable way to improve your domain authority is by getting other people to link to your website and your content. That takes time, some strategic networking, and a little ingenuity. Strategically written website copy includes well-thought-out internal links and calls to action. Google follows links. Links are important. So …

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Engage with influencers

The search engines are always trying to improve the quality of their results and because of this, the ranking signals are adjusted daily. In most cases these are very minor tweaks, but they are changes nonetheless. Google delivers results based on the geographic location of the searcher, which is determined …

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Start mapping out a plan for action

Don’t just stuff your keywords in willy-nilly and then tack on your city and state (or region or county) at the end. Remember that in addition to conveying to Google the terms for which you want your business to be relevant, these are the phrases that your prospective customers …

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Assessing Historical Progress

Let’s not forget the speed of your site, not just because we all browse the web a lot more on our mobile devices, over not-so-broadband networks, but also because a fast site makes Google and in most cases your conversion rate happier. Diving straight into the internet without any …

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Don't scrape content from other websites

Always keep the restrictions of the small screen in mind when creating or editing content. Don’t use too many long sentences, keep your paragraphs around four sentences and use many stops like lists and headings to break up your text. Search engines are the primary method of navigation for …

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Link internal pages in your content

There’s no point in creating new content if it’s not authentic enough to stand out. Even if you come up with an idea from a different source, it’s still up to you to offer your unique perspective that will add value to the particular topic. Vertical search …

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SEO is a lot more than keywords and rankings

If you make a website from scratch, you need to take a few SEO related things into account. It’s incredibly important to do this right from the start, as that will prevent a vast number of future headaches. Backlinks are links from other websites to yours, and are incredibly …

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Powerful Link Building Strategies For Small Businesses

One of the best tools available to help you measure the success of your SEO campaign is Google Analytics. This fantastic and free tool can be used to monitor how much traffic you’re getting to your website and where this traffic is coming from. You can easily identify pages …

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Are Keywords – and Keyword Research – Dead?

Don’t let ego fuel your obsession with keyword rankings. And remember that your personal search experience is not necessarily what your prospective customers see. By keeping the site’s underlying code clean and up-to-date, developing a stable site architecture, and maintaining excellent file and resource management practices, you can …

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SEO long term best practice

As you gather intel on your website’s audience, the competition and commonly used keywords, it’s up to you to make informed decisions to determine which SEO strategies make sense for your business. Staying relevant is crucial to ensuring your website visitors are happy with what they find on …

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Stay Away From Established Markets

Creating infographics that give detailed information about your niche is another great way to build links. People using your infographics will be required to place a link to your site (where they obtained the infographic), thus giving you an easy backlink from a site relevant to your niche. A fantastic …

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Run search traffic reports on your main keywords

Search engines scour the Internet to find keywords and clues to match search results, but if your website isn’t giving them the right clues, your SEO efforts will take a dive. Ultimately understanding your audience, competition and keyword options will play a major role in your website’s SEO …

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Exhibit altruistic behaviour to build trust

Most companies use SEO to increase website traffic, which in turn, increases revenue. In establishing domain names, you may come across articles, which may suggest not to make use of hyphens on them. You should become aware though that using hyphens on your domain name is not a bad practice …

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Create great content consistently

Search engines constantly tweak their algorithms to try to balance relevancy algorithms based on topical authority and overall authority across the entire web. Sites may be considered topical authorities or general authorities. To fully make the most of local SEO, you need to ensure that all of your content is …

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