Invest in keyword stuffing

The first organic search result for any given keyword typically gets over 30% of clicks. If users see your page simply spamming keywords with little regard for creating engaging, informative and readable content, they're less likely to stick around. You have to build relevance layer by layer to exist outside …

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Lessons I've learned from backlinks

If you are going to use freelancers, beware of duplicate content. Always make sure to check the content that you get by searching for the content on Google, Yahoo, and MSN. People visit websites to find answers to their questions and you create content because you want to provide valuable …

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This story about backlinks will haunt you forever

And all these considerations make SEO a great deal of work. There is no optimal number of words on a page for placement in Google. While there plenty of differences between SEO and content marketing, there are also many areas where they overlap. Taking advantage of this overlap and using …

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Can link building really make a difference?

For any keyword search on a search engine, thousands of results may occur. Ranking of your page is measured by the position of your web pages displayed in SERPs (search engine result pages). We’d recommend you start by improving five key website components: More importantly, the people coming to …

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Reasons why you cannot learn hits well

A key step to starting a successful local lead generation business is finding a domain that already has some authority due to its age and link profile. If you’d like to learn how to find these manually, you can follow this guide. If you are lazy like me or …

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The worst advice I've heard about javascript

One of these developments is how search marketing has now become a term used to encompass both SEO and SEM. The overall goal is to increase the level of traffic to a website by using keywords and keyword topics to improve the user experience and meet search engine guidelines. SEOs …

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Boost site speed and utilise quality

It’s quite obvious that you have to add share buttons to your blog posts. Websites without social buttons feel like they are still living in the pre-social media era. But just adding random share buttons or embedding all the possible options may not the best idea. Cloaking refers to …

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Content marketing is one of the biggest aspects of SEO

Studies have found that click-through rates, conversion rates, and revenue are all higher when both organic and paid listings appear for a search. The secret to building a blog that gets crazy backlinks, ranks for awesome keywords and makes you money on autopilot? If you are dabbling in SEO for …

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Adopt a customer centric view of duplication

Write everything in your brand’s unique tone of voice, approach a subject from your own point of view, or link a trending topic to the products/ services that you offer. It was a large part of his Pubcon keynote, as well as several Whiteboard Fridays on the MOZ Blog …

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Thinking about search queries makes everything OK

For user experience, performance, and web development trends, I really like Smashing Magazine, DZone, and Stack Overflow. For your evergreen content to remain relevant, you should revisit it from time to time and make sure it is up-to-date. If you ever start to run into problems with getting your link …

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Headings and onsite SEO

Still, as long as you focus on long-term relevance and value, you will manage to create content that is timeless and powerful. Search engines continue to usurp more “traditional” means of reaching customers, such as newspapers, phone books, or television. But unlike those traditional means, getting in front of consumers …

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Is this the end of metrics as we know it?

One of the most important optimisation measures for a slow-loading website is caching. In normal web browsing, once a web page is generated, elements of its data are stored or cached, so the next time the page is requested by the same user, the server fulfilling the request doesn’t …

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Repurpose old text links

So, how’s this affect you? What kind of word-count should you shoot for with your web pages and blog posts? Is Google going to downgrade your valuable content? Don’t panic: as long as you’re not doing anything sketchy, you should be fine. The process is iterative, so …

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Taboos about widgets that you should know

If you create evergreen content on your blog today, your readers will find it relevant now or years from now when they revisit it. The XML sitemap is extremely useful, just because it tells search engines what pages are actually on your website. A web page can be given an …

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One important aspect is static pages

Make a list of the keywords for which you want to rank highly. Does the content you share on social media and your blog cover those keywords? Zero in on one or two of your most desirable keywords and find ways to make content under those keywords more shareable. But …

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What everyone ought to know about web 2.0

Trends come and go, but money makes traffic happen the fastest. What we mean when we refer to SEO, is the practice of updating content on your website so that it will organically display high in the results of a search engine (like Google or Bing). Again, Google is still …

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Losing Focus on 301 redirects

When you maintain a blog or a regularly updated website, is there an optimal amount of time you should wait before updating your articles, or should you post them all at once? A site’s age has an influence on that site’s ranking. A site that has been around …

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One element of your strategy should look at gateway sites

Don’t try and stuff keywords where they don’t belong. Yes, still focus on keywords, but your north star for everything you write should be the user. Sometimes I will block Google when using OTHER people’s content on pages. Include the right keywords and link to the target …

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Having fun with LSI

Keywords as the first word in a domain name will boost your traffic a little. Using a country TLD (top level domain) will boost your rankings locally but hurt you internationally so use that with caution. The creation of effective link bait boosts traffic and leads to higher rankings. Ultimately …

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The truth about meta tags

The title tag of a website or single webpage is as vital (if not more than) as relevant and appropriate as the correct use of the Meta tags. t’s not necessarily bad to optimize for traffic, it depends on your goals; if you’re in e-commerce or a service …

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Fun with comment spam for now

A web page can be given an immediate freshness score based on its publication date, which decays over time as the content becomes older. You don’t have to convince them they need your product or service; Google is getting better every year at detecting spammer and low-quality links. Being …

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What your mum didn't tell you about onsite SEO

It’s important to target websites that are related to your niche, so their audience will enjoy and hopefully link to your content. A guest post on a relevant website will also help you attract leads. Search engines are starting to improve how they determine if a website is relevant …

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Accentuate the positive

That way, your site gets shown to the people most likely to benefit from it. While building a better search engine optimization strategy, having a description tag that is efficient is a good way to bring searchers to your website. The content in this area shouldn’t exceed 30 words …

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Find a simple guide to site submissions and read up about it

Despite countless claims over the years that have proclaimed the death of link building it is still very much alive and kicking. Not only is it still alive but it remains one of the most important ranking factors and is in the top two factors in Google’s ranking algorithm …

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Reasons why you cannot learn meta tags well

Your page title should be naturally descriptive and contain the right keywords. Most SEOs place this near the top in terms of ranking power. It's also important to ensure the title is catchy because this tag is what Google often shows in the search results. This means make it click-worthy …

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Test different keywords with different pages

However, when such a hugely fluctuating event as this takes place, it is definitely worth approaching every change in position with a more detailed gaze – particularly when Google aren’t offering much in the way of clues! It’s advised to provide affiliates with the same product feeds that are …

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Write Intent-Driven Content

With Google's mobile-first index, mobile web pages are more important than ever. People view web pages on smartphones and it is important that your link can be seen on these devices. Google had changed their system to make these links appear as spam in some cases, and as a result …

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Tactics around quality

Being bumped down in Google's search rankings means potential customers are less likely to stumble on to your business. This tried-and-true tactic can help to improve your user experience and rankings with minimal effort. Remember that if you use black-hat SEO techniques, you run the risk of getting penalized by …

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The worst advice I've heard about white hat SEO

These are completely identical content that is pasted across different pages or websites. There’s really no big secret here, but only the best SEO company can provide you the results you’re looking for. Go after more long tail and less competitive search terms if your website is too …

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