Maybe trust rank will be a thing of the past

Google is able to distinguish unique content from copied content, thin content, and web spam better and better. Technical SEO is an often misunderstood discipline that many find difficult to pin down in exact terms. There are various ranking factors that influence whether a website appears higher on the SERP …

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Concentrate on actionable walled garden sites

These bots follow links on the pages and then index them into Google’s database, which runs into trillions of pages and is more than 100,000,000 gigabytes in size. That takes time. In this chapter we’re setting the stage for how to get creatively motivated to increase …

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Less is always better when it comes to link exchanges

Instead of willy-nilly linking to pages from site-wide elements, like the top navigation or the footer, consider the value of the pages that you intend to throw in the navigation. Try to limit your sitewide links to only the 20 percent of your pages that are the most valuable, and …

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Establish your position regarding gateway sites

One of two things can happen when you begin an SEO campaign, you can jump in blind and guess your way through the process or you can create a partnership with a company that wants to work alongside you to improve your SEO rankings. When a visitor looks at your …

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Emphasizing fast results by using conversion rates

They figure out what your website is all about by crawling the content. SEO’s unfair characterization as a kind of alchemy over the past decade has caused many otherwise savvy business people to devalue its importance as part of a good, solid marketing plan for small, mid-sized, and even …

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Tactics around organic links

Contextual link building -- links that are surrounded by text in the body of content -- have a higher SEO value than links that appear in the footer or sidebar. Traditional SEO has simply evolved, making it necessary for professionals to pivot and adopt new techniques. Blogging is a leading source of …

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You have an opportunity to write something and rank highly

You have to be good at social media You have to be good at pretty much everything; conversion optimization, project management, product marketing. I will focus on the aspect of the sponsored results (PPC – Pay Per Click) and how we can improve our position in these results using SEO (Search …

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Measure and Improve by paying attention to LSI

If you want to optimize well for your city, state etc., make sure to sprinkle geographic search terms throughout. Include it in text as well as set apart. Search engines do not know where you are unless you tell them. One of the simplest and most effective ways of making …

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Let's talk about white hat SEO

It’s worth noting that there are SEOs who prefer using TF (Trust Flow) and CF (Citation Flow) from Majestic when checking their competitors authority and trust levels. If your content is consistently very short and not original the Google algorithm is likely to consider the site low-quality. Search is …

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The latest trends in search engine spiders

Search engine optimization has significantly changed in recent years much to the amiss of Google’s guidelines It might not be the most specific way of finding the perfect keywords, but it’s a good place to start. Use attractive subheaders: Readers should be able to bounce around to seek …

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The best advice I've listened to about inbound links

Search engine optimisation is a long-term marketing strategy that works to improve your business’ visibility in search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. Originally devised as a way to combat comment spam, when a nofollow attribute is added to a link it tells search engines that your link to it …

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Fun with text links for now

Look for resources that deal with similar topics to your own site. You may find many Internet projects that not in direct competition with you, but which share the same topic as your site. Try to approach the site owners. It is quite possible that they will be glad to …

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Why tell someone when you can easily prove it to them?

Ensuring that your piece of content explores the topic fully across many relevant sub-topics, and doesn’t only provide a thin/generic answer, will help with discovery and perceived value. Your website is only as strong as your weakest link, so, the more pages you have “that are indexed and …

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How you will benefit from non reciprocal links

Over the years, Google has continued to improve their link algorithms, including Penguin, and they continued to use manual penalties to crack down on link schemes as well. Google follows links. Links are important. So get the word out. Reach out to other site owners – preferably of topically related websites …

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Why has static pages been so popular?

In Search Console, there’s a report called Links to your site which can show you the domains linking to you. Take a look at them – if you are happy with what you see, all is good. If you’re shocked by what you find, you will need to take …

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Great ideas about webmaster tools to share with your colleagues

In other words, for Google’s website crawlers to identify your content and consequently have it displayed on Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs), you have to earn it. In this post, it’s all about indexing backlinks, sometimes referred to inbound leads, incoming links or hyperlinks. It’s important to …

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I urge you to think about walled garden sites

Ensure someone on the team (whether that person is in-house or with the ad agency you’re working with) fully understands the complexities of organic search, including content development, technical Web infrastructure, and external links. There are enough studies done by leading SEO experts out there that suggest that there …

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Repurpose old doorway sites

Domain Authority is a search engine ranking score developed by Moz that predicts how well a website will rank on search engine result pages (SERPs) based on its backlink profile. A Domain Authority score ranges from one to 100, with higher scores corresponding to a greater ability to rank. Authority …

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Measure and Improve by paying attention to site submissions

When it comes to long-term advertising through social media, you need to ensure that you set goals, work on your analytics, and always understand your strengths and weaknesses. As you create content for your website, link to other pages on your site within your content. Use anchor text that uses …

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More focus is put on reporting

As such, few businesses know what content they need to include in order to attract online traffic to their website instead of their competitors. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a great tool for attracting new visitors to your website. If you’re on page five of Google; there’s only …

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Online marketing changes quickly when it comes to blogs

Plan your Search Engine Marketing campaign effectively .Optimize your sites considering both the On-page as well as the Off-page factors. Pay attention to each and every aspect of it including the keyword research, backlinking etc. This increasing demand for highly-specialised information is forcing professional search engine optimisers to up their …

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Take care when dealing with onsite SEO

Optimizing your images gives your website an additional chance to be found via image search. However, care should be taken to avoid placing irrelevant keywords in these tags as this may result in your website being penalized. In some cases, it may be necessary to hyperlink to more nefarious corners …

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One important aspect is RSS feeds

After all, the end goal of your marketing campaigns is to make sure that you appeal to your customers in order to gain clicks, sales and conversions. If you have redirect chains, the conventional wisdom is that the loss in link equity is compounded. If there are two redirects in …

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Things to avoid when dealing with gateway sites

For example, you might encourage your reader to follow your business on social media, checkout the products that you can offer or get in touch with your team directly. Make it as easy as possible for users to go from general content to the more specific content they want on …

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I urge you to think about keyword research

Whether you’re selling products or services, you can use search engine optimisation to rank highly for terms relating to your business. Thanks to geographical targeting, you can make sure that your content is aimed at a local audience to encourage a higher return rate. Thanks to SEO, you can …

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Take a customer focused approach to trust rank

With these tools, you can grow your domain’s authority and boost your site’s overall potential. When creating a plan for technical implementation, involve the organic search expert at every stage of the process and ensure you are accounting for all likely queries, including company name, product name, tagline …

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Pay attention to comment spam

Although it seems obvious, recent projects taught me that the campaign ads are not always matched to the relevant landing page, the keywords do not match the landing page’s content and tags, and the result is a drop in Quality Score and an unsuccessful campaign. You have pages and …

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Relevance is the key issue for YouTube SEO

Create links on Q&A platforms. We all have questions, and we are all looking for answers. The best places to look for people that have questions are Quora and Yahoo Answers. Just as you would do with blog comments, always add value to the conversation and link only to …

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Boost site speed and utilise keyword stuffing

Density is calculated as the number of words in the keyphrase multiplied by the frequency with which they occur together, and divided by the total number of words (including the keyword). The best keywords are ones that don’t have much competition. Try long-tail keywords — these are three- to six-word …

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People still ask me about rankings and its importance today

The best key phrases would automatically fall into place naturally, as you write the article. And that’s what Google is looking for. While most blindly assume that SEO is about keywords (which is partially true), real SEO is involves grasping the underlying metrics and logic that search engines use …

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Make it sufficiently broad in terms of quality

Create profiles for your business (and include a link to your website) on major directory sites such as Google My Business, Yelp, Angie’s List, Yellow Pages, and other listing resources associated with your industry. When it comes to SEO, there are a so many different techniques and methods that …

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The broken link-building method aided by keyword research

The problem is, not all backlinks are the same. A large and authoritative site in your niche may be more powerful than many general blogs with little or spammy backlinks. It’s important not to waste your time creating content for sites that won’t help you rank, but how …

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Things to avoid when dealing with anchor text

The advent of Global economy nearly makes every business have an online presence. Getting third parties to link their websites to yours is a critical part of SEO. Without inbound links, there is little to no chance of ranking for competitive terms in search engines such as Google, whose algorithm …

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