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Online Reputation Management- Why it’s Important

by Beth Ball @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

As some of you know, my family and I recently relocated back to the beautiful Northwest to be closer to our extended families. During this process of moving our house sold freakishly fast, so we were scrambling to find a place to live.  We decided to rent for the time being, and eventually, find a[...]

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Mobile Research Release: Your “mobile-friendly” Solution – Searchmetrics Suite

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

  Is Mobile user-friendliness a problem? Not with Searchmetrics. From now on users of the Suite can separately analyze mobile performance with new and extended features – ad hoc for more than 100 million domains – and actively implement mobile market strategies. Here’s an overview of the new features. Your website is viewed on various devices, including tablets and smartphones. […]

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Online SEO Training Announced by JM Internet Group for Fall, 2017

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

San Jose, California – August 21, 2017. The JM Internet Group, a leader in online internet marketing training in SEO, AdWords, and Social Media Marketing, is excited to announce that Jason McDonald will be teaching SEO online beginning September 25, 2017. The online SEO training course builds on Dr. McDonald’s popular book on Search Engine […]

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SEO/PPC Tips For Your Small Business

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

Why Your Business Needs SEO To Succeed With the internet making it possible for one to shop online from the comfort of his/her home or office, many people rarely visit […]

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Guide to Switching from HTTP to HTTPS for SEO - Ignite Visibility

Guide to Switching from HTTP to HTTPS for SEO - Ignite Visibility


Ignite Visibility

The Https/SSL ranking signal is said to only impact an estimated one percent of global searches, but Google says they may strengthen the Https signal overtime. Thus, allowing webmasters an adequate amount of time to migrate their websites from Http to Https.

Tips Tuesday – Why Drop WWW, SVG Images and SEO, Equifax Website

Tips Tuesday – Why Drop WWW, SVG Images and SEO, Equifax Website

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • HTTPS and WWW or Non: Which is Best to Use? • Plugins affected by SWFUpload being removed from WP core • An easy way for you to get rid of old plugins on your site and why you need to • Plans for large scale testing for the Gutenberg Text Editor • Update to WP Fastest Cache settings • What’s new in Yoast SEO 5.4 • What’s up with the new WP site Equifax is using for affected clients • Why there’s no need for forced HTTPS regex code on converted sites • What you need to know about the new SVG image type for better SEO • 6 awesome tools for running social media contests

Why the Trump White House Is Having Trouble Performing

by Kirby Burke Jr. @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

President Trump’s first 100 days in office is an important benchmark. The American electorate wants to see what any president has (or hasn’t) done, and whether that person has held true to the promises made on the campaign trail. In this spirit, I’m revisiting a look at the WhiteHouse.gov site’s performance to see how it […]

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5 Reasons to Avoid “Affordable” SEO Services

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

Falling for the “affordable” SEO services trap will wreck your business. I don’t want that to happen to you! This guide will explain why you need to avoid these services (and what to look for). Then, I’ll show you what you can do if you have a limited SEO budget. Let’s jump in. What is […]

Boost SEO by Inviting Your Employees to be Brand Advocates

by salesadmin @

Today, search engine optimization, or SEO, is arguably the single most important aspect of marketing your business. Although you probably use an internet marketing or SEO consultant (or have an in-house team), you have another valuable opportunity to boost your … Read More...

Improve Your Website with Google Search Console

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

Improve Your Website with Google Search Console When it comes to ensuring that your website is achieving proper website traffic, Google Search Console is a great way to monitor your website’s data. Your website’s success, and your business’s success, depends greatly on the amount of...

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Does the Google Interstitials Penalty Impact Your SEO Efforts?

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Since the mobile intrusive interstitial ad penalty from January 10h, 2017, there has been a lot of fuss on pop-up, banner and interstitial ads. Google itself announced it will devalue webpages  that use intrusive pop-up and interstitial ads in mobile search.   Is this the end of those types of ads? Is there a Penalty for […]

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Strengthening Search and the Future of the Spoken Word

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

by Tyson Stockton and Sebastien Edgar    When Google evolves, search quakes. As the search giant, Bing and others tinker (sometimes publicly, sometimes not) with their respective algorithms, marketers must always remain on war footing to respond quickly to the seismic ripples that such actions could bring to their businesses, according to presentations at the […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Organic Site Traffic

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

5 Ways to Improve Your Organic Site Traffic One of the most surefire ways to guarantee you and your business flourish is by improving your organic site traffic. You may be wondering what does organic site traffic even mean? It’s basically your way of obtaining...

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In or Out? Year in Review of Top Google Winners and Losers in 2016

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In the words of fashion icon Heidi Klum, “One day you’re in, the next day you’re out.” These words were never truer for online marketers in 2016. Faced with another year of Google updates and marked changes in strategies for succeeding online, our third-annual Searchmetrics Winners and Losers report reveals that publishers with specific editorial direction […]

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Are Speed Ranking Factors a Magic 8-Ball for Google?

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

For a while now, the stock answer to the question of whether speed matters much as a Google search ranking factor has been a source of frustration. Even the Magic 8-Ball won’t sidestep the question by answering “Maybe.” Google first broached the subject in 2010 by announcing site speed would be included in rankings, though […]

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SEO Tips for Writers From a Real Business Owner

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

Writing for digital marketing isn’t like a typical day at the office for a writer. It has to come with a fine balance of flow and optimization. Whether you’re writing for your site or your clients, the end goal is to rank for that topic and get eyes on it through organic results for years […]

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12 Inspiring Workspaces from Awesome Digital Marketers

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

As many of you know, cognitiveSEO likes tackling in-depth, extensive digital marketing topics. We like going all analytical with our blog posts and case studies. There are two reasons behind it. One – to find as many solutions as possible to questions we marketers have. Two – we enjoy to dive deep into research and […]

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Considering Migration to Magento 2.X? Here’s What You Need..

by Sahaj Sharma @ Cueblog

The proliferation of e-Commerce platforms has provided marketers with numerous options for their online stores. However, it is Magento that truly stands out among the rest. It is one of the best open-source platforms trusted by the merchants thus far. … Continue reading

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HTTPS and WWW vs Non WWW: Which is Best to Use?

HTTPS and WWW vs Non WWW: Which is Best to Use?

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Typing in www has fallen out of vogue with the rise in mobile web surfing, so many site owners have elected to drop it. But, is that good for SEO? And what about cookie tracking across sub-domains? Discover if www or non is the best fit for your site and how to ensure Google knows your preference, and how not to confuse your SEO, especially with HTTPS involved.

SEO vs Conventional Marketing Tactics & Why SEO Works

by Sam Romain @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

The other day, while packing up my house for our big move back to Eugene Oregon– a middle-aged man came knocking on my door. In his hand, he had some brochures, fliers, and a pen. He had on a suit, despite the 90-degree weather. I paused as I saw him walking up the porch and[...]

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How to redirect an http domain to https?

by @lettie @ How to redirect an http domain to https?

@lettie wrote:

This only shows you how to set up SSL. That I am fine with. The question I want answered is as Google is already indexing http and we have good traffic to the site once we switch to https we want to make sure any indexed links under http are re-directed to https. So how does webflow deal with that is it automatic or do we need to apply a site re-direct for any http pages?

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How to Win the Ring in the App Dating Game

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Choosing a mobile app can be like going on an amazingly bad first date. At the outset you’re not sure you’re compatible, but you can’t help digging the look. Then you meet up. Within seconds, you realize it’s a Venus-Mars kind of thing. You’re bored, wonder about ongoing performance issues, and often end up stuck […]

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Search Experience Optimization: Is It Time to Rebrand SEO?

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

You can’t deny that SEO – both as a practice and as an industry – has gotten a bad rap over the past few years. In fact, some would say that SEO has never had a great reputation, even in its heyday. I think there has always been this idea that somehow SEO is just […]

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PerzonSEO PerzonSEO | #1 Internet Marketing agency


PerzonSEO

Hi, we’re PerzonSEO. A content marketing agency specialized in SEO. We transform great visions into amazing results.

11 WordPress Themes for Bands & Musicians

by Kyle Alm @ SEO Bandwagon

There are several WordPress themes for bands and musicians available on the WordPress Repository and on ThemeForest if you are looking for a little more control than the free band website platforms that have pre-built templates or maybe you want to build your own publishing rights, become a label, and sell your own music. We love …

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How to write better content as Google becomes more human

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

If you look at the last 10 years or so as a whole, there is increasing evidence that Google is getting more human in the way that it answers search queries. In a discipline as fast-moving as SEO, it’s easy to forget to look back over the medium or long-term, but often we can tell […]

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Selling SEO: Small Businesses and Small Budgets

by Jon Bennion @ SEO Bandwagon

SEO can help any company of any size. But there’s no doubt that small businesses need SEO the most AND face the toughest SEO challenges, not the least of which is smaller budgets. Small businesses are often focused on larger growth margins and are looking to double or triple in size. In the same time …

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Celebrate Food Pics With Google Local Guides In July

by Kyle Alm @ SEO Bandwagon

Google Local Guides have been celebrating July with food pics at their favorite restaurants. You may have noticed some extra activity in your Google My Business account. I’ve certainly noticed some more reviews and photos for my restaurateur clients. In terms of search marketing, people looking for a “restaurant near me,” want to see: the …

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Penguin Update 4.0 – Our Impact Analysis

by Stephen Bench-Capon @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Google is loosening its chains: Thanks to Penguin 4.0, numerous websites, which had previously been targeted by the filter for web spam or their backlink structure, have now seen a considerable increase in their SEO visibility. Backlink auditing, negative SEO and link reviews – these are the areas where we can expect Penguin, now integrated […]

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Use this Simple SEO Feature to Prevent Duplicate Content

by Jeffrey Smith @

If you ever wanted to know how to prevent duplicate content in your website. In the video below, we’ll show you 4 powerful SEO tweaks you can implement with ease using the SEO Ultimate WordPress SEO Plugin   You’ll learn: How to consolidate ranking factor with canonical URLs How to implement canonical URLs and content Read More

How to Create Blog Posts That Rank High in Google

by admin @ SEO Company – Professional SEO Services by SEOExplode Inc

Do the blog posts that you write with so much effort also bring you a good amount of organic traffic from search engines? It’s true that SEO has become more difficult and more competitive in the last few years, specially after Google rolled out a series of massive changes to its ranking algorithm. There’s a […]

What does the switch from HTTP to HTTPS mean for startups?

by @ SSL Security News Feed

http://www.startupsmart.com.au/growth/what-does-the-switch-from-http-to-https-mean-for-startups/2014081312978.html

Recapping Digital Summit: With Content, It’s the Heart that Matters

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

With last week’s Digital Summit Los Angeles now in the rear-view mirror, it should be clear why the theme, “transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem,” only hinted at the sweeping changes digital marketers are facing. New rules are challenging them to get more creative in reaching customers. The April 5th – 6th summit, […]

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Migrating to HTTPs - A step by Step SEO guide

Migrating to HTTPs - A step by Step SEO guide


OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

HTTPs has become a major concern in the SEO sphere recently. The Google initiative aims at offering a more secure web by encouraging website owners to migrate to HTTPs. While switching to HTTPs can...

Remove House Picture from Google Business Listing & Hide Address

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

Your home-based local business will often appear in Google My Business listings with a Street View image of your house if your address is not hidden.

An accurate, well-optimized Google My Business listing plays a very important role in Local SEO, but it may look strange to have an image of your house pop up associated with your business in search results.

However, there are some important things to consider before removing it.

Learn how to remove it (or decide not to) »

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Search Engine Optimization

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

  Search Engine Optimization Why pay for SEO? Ah yes, every business owner can optimize their own website for Google. But what they don’t tell you on the DIY blogs, is how to rank your websites for the highest searched keywords in your industry. Contrary to popular belief, this means much more than just changing...

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The Newsletter Pop-Up Magento Extension You Should Install N..

by Nosheen @ Cueblog

Did you know that a newsletter pop up (that leads to a double opt-in subscription) not only increases conversion rates but is something that customers do not mind at all? For years, the newsletter pop-up has been nefariously called the … Continue reading

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How To Sell On Facebook (Why A Deliberate Funnel Is Key)

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

Almost every business has potential to sell on Facebook. But most do it totally wrong. Today, we talk about why you need a funnel to really sell on Facebook like a pro. There are 2 billion active monthly users on Facebook. Chances are pretty good that some of those people are in your target market....

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Your Guide to Kicking Ass in a Post-Keyword-Planner World

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Making WhiteHouse.Gov Great Again: How Trump Webmasters Failed

by Kirby Burke Jr. @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Website relaunches and migrations are complex and risky SEO operations. If not done correctly, companies can significantly impact their site’s performance and rankings. In extreme cases, it’s possible to take an entire site offline and forfeit all previous brand equity in the search results. For a good illustration of the peril, look no further than […]

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How to redirect an http domain to https?

by @nathan Nathan Johnson @ How to redirect an http domain to https?

@nathan wrote:

When you point a domain to our SSL servers, it will automatically issue a 301 redirect for all http requests to their https equivalent. We effectively do the same redirect that the apache config snippet you posted would do.

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5 Solid On-Page SEO Strategies

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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10 Things to Do Before You Start Writing that Viral Blog Post: A Pre-Writing Checklist

by Sara Korn @ Eminent SEO

Remember the days when blogging consisted of sitting down at your computer, throwing your thoughts onto the screen and posting online for the world to see, and people read it? At least I hear that’s what happened. But I’ve never been a blogger in such simple times. When modern-day bloggers write a blog post – […]

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Marketing Your Local Business In Search Results

by Logan Mosby @

Your small business is your baby, that you’ve nurtured and help grow for years and years. But as your baby has grown, so has the environment in which it has been raised. As a small business owner, it is imperative…

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Is the order of keywords in the title tag important? An SEO experiment.

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Everyone who knows even a little about SEO knows that it is vitally important to put your keywords in your title tag. Or is it? A recent statement by John Mueller made many question whether this is still true. Barry Schwartz wrote an article titled, “Google: Title tags are not a critical ranking signal” in which he quotes John Mueller in saying, “We do use [the title […]

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Build A Free Website With Google My Business

by Kyle Alm @ SEO Bandwagon

We recently received a request from a client to migrate their old website to a new platform. We were already considering using Google Sites and after reading Mike Blumenthal’s post on the number of sites created with Google My Business we decided to check out this new feature to see if it is worth recommending …

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How to survive in the real time Google Penguin era?

by Hardik Oza @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

Google has always vouched for positive search engine optimization, and has brought in new algorithms to reward genuine sites. The search engine giant has always introduced updates to make individual pages more accessible and faster to find.
On April 24, 2012 Google activated the new ranking algorithm called Penguin to punish sites that relied on excessive link building, deceptive doorway pages, keyword-stuffed pages, and low quality content for driving traffic.
This ushered in a good change for businesses and entrepreneurs who were legitimately trying to get good rankings without looking for ugly games. It took time before Google could implement the algorithm [...]

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Tips Tuesday – Photoshop Alternatives, Caching Tests, SiteLock and Patchman

Tips Tuesday – Photoshop Alternatives, Caching Tests, SiteLock and Patchman

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • HTTPS Redirects update • SiteGround and WP Fastest Cache test update • Why you need to split multiple sites into their own cPanels and how to do it • What new tests and tutorials are rolling down the pike • A progress report on turning my carving site into passive income • What SiteLock acquiring Patchman means for you • The end of Adobe Flash coming • Whether or not Google uses Google Analytics to find new links to crawl • 9 free or cheap alternatives to Photoshop and tutorials on how to use them • Why video marketing is a big part of Facebook’s rising stock prices • Easy ways for you to get started with video marketing

HTTP vs. HTTPS for SEO: What You Need to Know to Stay in Google’s Good Graces

HTTP vs. HTTPS for SEO: What You Need to Know to Stay in Google’s Good Graces


SEO Blog by Ahrefs

Learn how to switch to HTTPS and the SEO advantages of switching such as getting a minor ranking boost from Google, referrer data, security and more.

Failing to Scale Will Make Your SEO Pale

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The world of SEO can come in all shapes and sizes, and staffing often depends on how much time and energy your company has to do things on its own. If your business prefers to skip the agency or independent contractor route and keep SEO in-house, you’re not alone. Making such a decision is really […]

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How Can I Get My Business To Show Up On Local Search?

by Kelly Shelton @ SEO Bandwagon

Since consumers access the Internet frequently for their daily needs, it has never been more imperative to get your business online and embedded in local searches. Indeed, a local online listing for a brick-and-mortar business is mandatory. In today’s article, I’ll discuss why it’s critical to be listed on local online searches, how you can …

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Google’s Snack Pack Shakes Up Local SEO

by Paul Sherland @ IX Brand SEO Services Company

Success in Local SEO Just Got Harder with Google’s Launch of the Snack Pack! You have enough trouble running your business, and you don’t need Google making it harder to market your business online — but that’s what happened with the recent launch of the Snack Pack.  Local SEO guru Mike Blumenthal has been tracking […]

Facebook Could Save You Time (And Data) With Instant Video

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

The wait time may be over – for Facebook videos, that is. The social media giant is testing Instant Videos, and we’ve gathered all the information you need below. Following the release of its new Watch tab, which provides users with original video content, Facebook is now turning to Instant Videos. Rather than taking up...

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103 Experts Explain How to Learn SEO (If They Had to Start Over)

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

Wondering how to learn SEO? Keep reading because 103 legit (and vetted) SEO experts are going to show you how to get started. But before you jump in, I want you to know one thing: This isn’t like other “expert” roundups. Since expert roundups have become an over-saturated content marketing tactic, my team and I […]

Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Planes, Trains and Search Optimization

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The summer is in full swing, Searchmetrics is releasing its new Travel Industry Ranking Factors report, and planes, trains and automobiles are on many consumers’ minds. So it seems that now would be as good a time as any to take a crack at Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO for travel aggregator websites such as TripAdvisor, Yelp […]

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How to optimize your crawl budget?

by Sarah @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

In May, we held a webinar in French on Google’s crawl budget. For his second webinar with OnCrawl, Erlé Alberton, ex head of SEO for Orange & Sosh ( a French Internet provider) and now Customer Success Manager for OnCrawl introduces the crawl budget concept, best practices to optimize it, what to avoid, etc. Practical examples will illustrate this concept that was recently confirmed by Google’s team.

What Google says about crawl budget

Mid-January, Google posted an article on their blog stating: “we don’t have a single term that would describe everything that “crawl budget” stands for externally. ” In other words [...]

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JM Internet Announces Review Program for The Password Book on Internet Security

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

San Jose, California – September 13, 2017. The JM Internet Group, a leader in online internet marketing training in SEO, AdWords, and Social Media Marketing, is excited to announce that the company’s latest book, The Password Book, is now available via a zero cost review program. Persons interested in obtaining a zero cost copy can […]

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“Mobilegeddon 2” Gets Hype, but Mobile Friendliness is Here to Stay

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In the weeks leading up to May and what was supposed to be the second wave of mobile-friendly algorithm updates – essentially a boost in rankings for mobile optimized sites – we at Searchmetrics wonder if in fact “Mobilegeddon 2” is really kicking up any dust at all. Let’s get a few things straight: Google […]

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8 SEO Statistics That Will Blow Your Mind

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

Search engine optimization, or SEO, may sound like a complicated, difficult technique to master. In truth, good SEO is really about understanding your strengths as a business, and making sure you undertake some smartly applied, regular Internet activity to make sure that the people who need you can easily find you. We’ve compiled eight interesting […]

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How Website Pop-Ups Are Starting to Chip Away at Your SEO Progress

by Team Eminent SEO @ Eminent SEO

Advertising, especially pop-up based advertising, can have a significant impact on a website’s SEO. Understanding the relationship between pop-ups and SEO requires examining a website’s user experience (UX) and how Google assesses it. Google concerns itself with leading its faithful masses to helpful, UX-rich websites. If a webpage signals to Google that the user experience […]

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SEO World Rankings – Leading International Domains and Big Winners

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

To provide a fresh, global analysis of Google rankings, we have compiled data from 10 national Google indexes, from Austria to USA. These results combine to form the Searchmetrics SEO World Rankings. The infographic reveals the top 10 most visible domains in each of the 10 countries, based on their performance during the last 12 […]

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Online SEO and Online Social Media Marketing Courses

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

Learn SEO and Social Media Marketing online via Stanford Continuing Studies! Jason is excited to announce his Fall, 2017, course line up: We’re very excited that both the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Social Media Marketing Courses will now be offered online via Stanford Continuing Studies. Register is now open and the courses will no […]

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Examining Effective Processes for Creating Content [Content Matters Podcast, Ep. 27]

by Andy Crestodina @ Orbit Media Studios

Do you have a workflow for creating content? Is it working for you? The process of creating and collaborating on content differs from company to company. In this episode, Andy and Barry explore tools, systems, and processes for getting your…

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Why Heaving Bosoms Help You Win Online

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

  “Oh Lucas, you’re such a tease,” Lady Colebrook replied. Helena had a vision of her thrusting out her well-endowed cleavage by way of offering an inducement. “Do you like to see me beg, is that it?”. -Excerpt from To Save a Sinner by Adele Clee It’s not very often that romance novels and artificial […]

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SEO Bandwagon

SEO Bandwagon


SEO Bandwagon

SEO Bandwagon is more than Search Engine Optimization, we create comprehensive Internet marketing strategies for businesses and non-profits since 2010.

Visibility Guard (beta): preemptive loss prevention via automatic monitoring

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

With the brand new Visibility Guard, Searchmetrics has developed an innovative solution for monitoring the on-page performance of your web projects. By regularly crawling your most important pages, Visibility Guard automatically shields you against any losses in traffic and conversions; critical on-page areas are detected and an automatic alert system means you can react before […]

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Announcement – New newsletter and SEO course.

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Big changes for Marie Haynes Consulting Inc. Hi! I really appreciate you taking the time to read about the upcoming changes in my company. I’ve been working on this for a very long time now and as scary as it is to launch…it’s time to fly! Some history If you know me at all, you probably know that I’ve done a lot of work with sites dealing with Google […]

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Need To Attract More Customers?

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

Let the best Las Vegas SEO Company 10x your business  

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Social Media Marketing

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

Social Media Marketing What are you doing? Are you on ‪Facebook‬ right now for fun or to use it to your advantage? If you run your own business, Facebook has tons to offer for ‪prospecting‬. And most of it is ‪FREE‬! Here are a couple things you can do today to start using Facebook to...

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The Big List of SEO Tips and Tricks for Using HTTPS on Your Website

The Big List of SEO Tips and Tricks for Using HTTPS on Your Website


Moz

It’s rare when Google reveals any of its actual ranking factors, so it came as a big surprise when representatives announced they would reward sites using HTTPS encryption with a boost in search results. HTTPS isn’t like other ranking factors. Implementing it requires complexity, risks, and costs. Webmasters balance this out with benefits that include increased security, better referral data, and a possible boost in rankings.

Advanced SEO Strategies: Thinking Differently About SEO

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

More competitors now start with a good foundation of on-page search engine-optimization. Learn about simple yet advanced SEO strategies to help you improve your SEO and stay competitive.

Learn some new SEO tricks »

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Top Plugins For WordPress

by Jeffrey Smith @

To engage organic visitors into your blog site requires careful planning and strategic search engine optimization techniques. Unlike in the past, where your SEO efforts were either hit or miss, today it’s much more efficient and effective to create engaging and quality content for your online audience. WordPress can be a great ally to marketers. Read More

NEW: Mobile SEO Visibility – Prepare yourself for the huge Google Mobile Update on April 21st

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

How my website performs in mobile searches on smartphones is increasingly different to my desktop performance. Particularly now that Google has announced it will release an update on April 21st, which will have a significant impact on websites that are NOT mobile friendly. According to Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Zineb Ait Bahajji the coming Mobile […]

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International Yoga Day @ CueBlocks

by Ketaky @ Cueblog

So this International Yoga day all of us at CueBlocks, for an hour, practiced some yoga asanas. And it was more than just lunging forward, raising, and stretching arms. We got to experience and learn about Yog Nidra, different breathing … Continue reading

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Google Phantom V Update: There and Back Again?!

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Here we go again! For those who’ve missed it, the last few weeks have been a bit rocky for online marketers’ visibility stats – peaking toward the end of last week (CW 6/2017). There’s been lots of speculation that the culprit is the rollout of Google’s “mobile-first” index. One theory making the rounds is that […]

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RankBrain, AI, and the Evolving Anatomy of Google

by Tom Wells @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Google has created a buzz in the online community by revealing that part of its search algorithm now operates on a machine learning basis, namely RankBrain. Not only this, but the previously unknown RankBrain has been confirmed as the third most important ranking signal for generating search results. This is a significant development as the […]

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Research Cloud + Content Performance: Search and Content in a New Dimension!

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

With Research Cloud, we’ve completely reinvented our software’s research section to give you a convenient overview of all the important metrics on the performance of any domain. But we wouldn’t be Searchmetrics if we didn’t have more! Our brand-new, and revolutionary Content Performance solution, lets you now check your metrics, including holistic content KPIs, on a detailed page-level and who’s […]

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Is SEO Search Engine Manipulation?

Is SEO Search Engine Manipulation?

by Paul Sherland @ IX Brand SEO Services Company

Does Google Consider SEO as Search Engine Manipulation? Call 713-234-6346 for answers to your questions.  In this video, Paul Sherland talks about an article that appeared in Search Engine Land called, “No, SEO isn’t “search engine manipulation” that Google will ban you for.”  The short answer is No.  Ethical SEO, also called White Hat SEO, […]

Google Search Console: What the latest updates mean for marketers

by Clark Boyd @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

Google Search Console has benefited from some significant upgrades over the past decade. That said, it is still far from perfect and few would argue that it provides a complete package in its current guise. Therefore, Google's recent announcement of some changes to the platform was very warmly received by the SEO community.

How Greenlane Agency Boosted Their Rankings in Just a Couple of Days

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

This is a TRUE & SUCCESSFUL story from Bill Sebald – founder at Greenlane, with 15 years of eCommerce & SEO experience in the background, written and documented by himself.   Within 24 hours, we saw our rank improve from #5,  for one of the term we were optimizing for, to #2 in the search […]

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SEO and HTTPS: Does HTTPS Help Your Rankings? | Orbit Media Studios

SEO and HTTPS: Does HTTPS Help Your Rankings? | Orbit Media Studios


Orbit Media Studios

I heard that Secure Websites Rank Higher. Is this true?Google cares about security. That’s good. They put a high priority on protecting users and all searches in Google are encrypted. But the websites you land on after clicking in…Read More ›

Recovering Your Organic Search Traffic from a Web Migration Gone Wrong

by Aleyda Solis @ Aleyda Solis: International SEO Consultant, Speaker & Author

What to do when you do a Web migration without taking SEO into consideration and the site organic search traffic is lost? In my latest Moz post I share a series of validations, questions to ask, data to verify and tools to use, in order to identify the potential errors and issues that might have […]

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BlogAid Today Breaking News and Tips Livestream Recap Aug 20-26

BlogAid Today Breaking News and Tips Livestream Recap Aug 20-26

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

This week’s breaking news and tips from BlogAid Today include: • New Google Chrome Warning for Non HTTPS Sites Hits in Oct • Hitting trends is the best way to get more traffic and engagement • Prepping for the eclipse and HTTPS • SiteGround name change, Recovering Pinterest Counts, HTTPS • Dreamhost hit in DDoS, WHM cPanel Webinar, HTTPS • HTTPS, SVG Images, Free SSL • Fixed HTTPS mixed media for ads - no plugins needed

Return of the Phantom: Part 4

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

This post was updated on July 11, 2016. All aboard! The Google quality train is making its way through the internet once again. This time, the engineer driving this metaphorical train is driven by quality and improved user experience. Even though this is an unconfirmed update from Google, we at Searchmetrics are seeing changes in […]

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Actionable Steps To Do A Social Media Competitive Analysis

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

Social media results less than stellar? We’ll let you in on a little secret: it’s not all that hard to fix (usually). In this article, we tell you how to do a social media competitive analysis. With this data, you will be back on track fast. This article will take you through all the steps...

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Understanding the Role of “Big Data” in Internet Marketing

by salesadmin @

Today, big data is changing the face of internet marketing. Although it’s a phrase you’ve likely heard before, the concept of big data is not widely understood by many business owners, especially those who own small to mid-size companies. But … Read More...

Will Pay Per Lead Overtake Traditional SEO?

by Keith Hodges @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

Search engine optimisation is now an industry with a history, we can plot timelines on changes in approach, algorithms and perception and use this knowledge of the industry to determine what comes next. The SEO industry is now old enough to have ‘traditions’ – the set markers, standards and principles that an SEO agency or in-house SEO team will work towards. However, in the last year changing trends suggests traditions might be set to change, with SEO moving heavily towards Pay Per Lead (PPL).

What is Traditional SEO?

The idea of traditional SEO has at its core some key elements:

Improve rankings
Increase traffic
Drive [...]

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13 Analytics Reports You Should be Using (But Probably Aren’t)

by Johnathan Dane @ Orbit Media Studios

There’s a saying in political campaigns: Yard signs don’t vote.

They’re good for name recognition, but at the end of the day, they aren’t really moving the needle. They don’t get up on Election Day and wait in line to punch…

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Tips Tuesday – HTTPS, PHP, WHM, Site Upgrades To Do Now

Tips Tuesday – HTTPS, PHP, WHM, Site Upgrades To Do Now

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • Interview with Scratch to Published client Tara Dusko and her new site • New BlogAid Today Livestream Recap post • Splitting Multiple Sites into cPanels on WHM Hosting Webinar • New HTTPS Content Policy Security Header for sites with ads • Update on Bluehost and free SSL certificates • Updates on the top 10 reasons not to use free HTTPS conversion • Update on the 2nd wave of HTTPS conversion clients underway • 4 non-optional site upgrades you must do right now • The new PHP education pages from WP.org • Comment from Matt Mullenweg on how the Gutenberg text editor will impact the WP ecosystem • Major snag with WP using Facebook’s React Code and what that means for us

Tips Tuesday – Ad blocker Busters, SEO Report, Gutenberg, Woocommerce, Contact Form 7

Tips Tuesday – Ad blocker Busters, SEO Report, Gutenberg, Woocommerce, Contact Form 7

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • Severe DDoS Attack at A2 Hosting • WP Fastest Cache Tests at SiteGround • WHM Reseller Account Webinars coming next week • What’s New in Gutenberg Text Editor for this week • Publishers moving back to WordPress from Medium • Beginner’s Guide to Woocommerce REST API • Great ways to style Contact Form 7 • How to get around ad-blockers • Why you must have a fast site if you want your links to show up on Facebook • How to secure your social media accounts • August Google Webmaster Report

How to Select a Domain Name for Your New Business

by Chad Mummert @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

As Shakespeare said, “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Yet I often think of Marlow Stanfield’s character on The Wire who made the phrase “My name is my name” infamous. In a highly competitive online marketplace, your name is all the separates you from the noise. Your...

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Searchmetrics Releases the “Self Optimizer” to help you self optimize websites

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

For many years our clients have asked for more automation in our platform. Today we are delivering on this request, giving our customer the most powerful tool in SEO. The realities of being an in-house SEO are demanding and we have an increasing need to streamline processes and capabilities for optimization. For this reason our […]

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Social Media Advertising FAQ

by Rachel Dankof @

10 Top Questions about Advertising on Social Media It may be surprising to learn that advertising on Facebook has been around for nearly 15 years. Since their advertising platform launch in 2004, Facebook has made a ridiculous amount of changes…

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Tips Tuesday – Photoshop Alternatives, Caching Tests, SiteLock and Patchman

Tips Tuesday – Photoshop Alternatives, Caching Tests, SiteLock and Patchman

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • HTTPS Redirects update • SiteGround and WP Fastest Cache test update • Why you need to split multiple sites into their own cPanels and how to do it • What new tests and tutorials are rolling down the pike • A progress report on turning my carving site into passive income • What SiteLock acquiring Patchman means for you • The end of Adobe Flash coming • Whether or not Google uses Google Analytics to find new links to crawl • 9 free or cheap alternatives to Photoshop and tutorials on how to use them • Why video marketing is a big part of Facebook’s rising stock prices • Easy ways for you to get started with video marketing

Assessing Your SEO Vitals

by Willow Barnett @

You have a website…now what? It’s time for an SEO site checkup! Search engine optimization is equally if not more important than site design. What good is a beautiful, intuitive site if no one can find it? SEO can seem…

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The Update in Google Search Console is not an algorithm update.

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Are you wondering why you’re seeing “Update” in your click data in Google Search Console (Webmaster Tools)? You’re not alone! I have been asked about this a few times, so I thought it was worth writing a blog post about. If you look at Search Analytics data, you’ll see something that looks like this: What does “update” mean here? Google tries to explain it by offering us […]

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HTTP vs HTTPS: How Security Affects Your SEO

HTTP vs HTTPS: How Security Affects Your SEO


SEMrush Blog

It has been over 2 years since Google let us know that securing your website would be a rankings factor yet many sites are still not using https. This article takes a deeper look at how this applies in 2017.

Branding Your Business

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

Branding Your Business Let's talk about ‪Branding‬. Creating your ‪brand‬ is essential for improving your first impressions on consumers. Here are a few VERY effective ways for you to make your brand look as professional and trustworthy as possible: Get A Logo! A ‪logo‬ is the first thing prospects and leads will see at the...

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Mobilegeddon 2: Are You Facing Godzilla or a Gazelle?

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In Hollywood, a box office smash inevitably leads to a sequel or two to keep sales humming. The view from the Googleplex is no different: Coming to screens this May, “Mobilegeddon 2” promises another potentially perilous journey into the world of mobile search. In the past few weeks leading up to the rollout of its […]

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Need a Website?

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

Professional, Mobile & SEO Friendly Websites for Businesses  

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How to redirect an http domain to https?

How to redirect an http domain to https?


Webflow Forums

We have a site set up on http but wish to make it secure. How do you redirect this site to the new secure site https. With htaccess you would use: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] Does webflow do this automatically or is there some way of doing this with Regex in the redirect page section?

Facebook Changes Advertising and Backlinks are Still Important

by SiteMgr @ Ignite Visibility

This week: 404s are eating into your crawl budget, Facebook rolls out new changes in its advertising, and backlinks are still an important ranking signal. Here’s what happened this week in digital marketing. Big Changes in Facebook Advertising Facebook is making sure that its advertisers get top-notch service with some upcoming changes. First, Facebook has...

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The 10 most common WordPress SEO challenges and how to solve them

by Lucy Barret @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

If you're new to the business of SEO and are just figuring out how to optimize your WordPress site for search, navigating the landscape of SEO can seem like a nightmare. Here are 10 challenges to watch out for, and how you can solve them.

4 Extra Perks You get When You’re Part of our Community

by Beth Ball @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

The other night I had just sat down to the table for dinner- I made this homemade chicken noodle soup because we had all been sick (and it was so yummy).  We have, of course, a strict “no device” rule for the table, but I could not un-see that my phone was blowing up through[...]

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Fetch as Google: Seeing Your Website as Google Sees It

by Caz Bevan @ SEO Bandwagon

Users of webmaster tools can see how Google crawls and renders their URLs with the assistance of the “Fetch as Google” tool. Working the same as Googlebot, the tool enables users to check for issues such as blocked resources and to verify that Google is able to render dynamic content correctly to play a role …

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HTTPS Tops 30%: How Google Is Winning the Long War

HTTPS Tops 30%: How Google Is Winning the Long War


Moz

In the two years since Google's first HTTPS update, the adoption of HTTPS keeps going up, recently topping 30%. Is Google winning the long war?

Why Is Google Punishing Media for Old Content?

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

It hasn’t been a good week for the publishing industry. More than two dozen of some of the biggest brands in media, including Apple, The New York Times, The Washington Post and Time Inc., experienced steep plunges in online visibility, caused by what we suspect are sweeping changes Google is making to branded search results. […]

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Sites previously demoted by Penguin are getting the “penalty” lifted off of them.

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Note: This article was written to explain the issue of Penguin no longer demoting sites. I’ve written a full article here on everything we know about Penguin and will be updating this article regularly. This is HUGE news. If you have been awaiting Penguin recovery, there’s a good chance you’ll see some improvement over the next few days. Gary Illyes just tweeting the following:   What is […]

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5 SEO features to make sure your ecommerce platform supports

by Ann Smarty @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

When choosing an ecommerce platform to power your online store, it's important to consider search engine optimization (SEO) features in your decision-making process. Let's take a look at five core features that your ecommerce platform needs to have, along with examples of platforms that offer each feature.

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App indexing can increase traffic, conversions, and app installations

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

App indexing can increase traffic, conversions and app installations—so why isn’t everyone doing it? Way back in 2013, Google announced app indexing: “Wouldn’t it be cool if you could give your users the choice of viewing your content either on the website or via your app, both straight from Google’s search results…Just like it crawls […]

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Using Data to Help Save the World

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

At Searchmetrics, big data is not only the heart and soul of our Enterprise Suite, it’s a the passion that drives our team. That’s why we celebrate when one of our own directs such enthusiasm toward helping make the world work and play better. Data scientist Abhishek Thakur recently took home awards in the U.S. […]

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How Content, SEO and Social Media Make Your Life Easier

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Looking to reduce costs when marketing online? Blam! A lot of conversations these days go something like this: “Let’s focus on content marketing. Amazingly high-value and high-quality content is clearly what’s Google’s looking for (all those online articles I read say so), so why sweat traditional SEO and social media as much as we used […]

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New Horizons: Online Experts Weigh in On Google Home and Voice Search

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Google Home, the voice-powered smart speaker that lets users ask the Google Assistant questions, has been on the US market since November 2016. With the device now becoming available internationally, we took the opportunity to ask a number of experts about their experience with Google Home so far, and what it could mean for the […]

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Baidu SEO: How to optimize for China’s biggest search engine

by Simon Ensor @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

Speak to pretty much anyone about SEO and the rhetoric will largely be in regards to the "Big G". But there are countries in the world where Google is not king, and one of them is China. If you want to optimize for the second-largest economy in the world, here's what you need to know about Baidu, China's primary search engine.

Study Shows That 57% Of Search Traffic is Now From Mobile

by Jaclyn Simek Landers @ Hall Analysis LLC

According to a new study from BrightEdge, 57% of all search traffic is coming from both smartphones and tablets. This change goes along with Google’s decision to move to a mobile-first index, giving mobile friendly sites an advantage at being indexed first. The report also revealed a large disparity between ranking positions depending on if […]

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Bellevue Events Near Me

by Clint Butler @ Digitaleer

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Everything You Need To Know About Augmented Reality and its Impact on SEO

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

The SEO industry will always vary according to trends, and the rise of AR will definitely be course-changing for the SEO specialists and their content strategies.   An emerging field of technology, augmented reality or AR  seems to be somehow of a buzzword nowadays. Rumor has it that augmented reality is limitless and has enormous […]

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Google Mobile Update: Everything You Need To Know

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The Google Mobile Update, announced at the end of February – Release: April 21, 2015 – makes mobile friendliness a Ranking Factor and means significant effects on rankings in mobile search results. This update is expected to be larger than Panda and Penguin. Websites that are not mobile-friendly are highly vulnerable to losing rankings and […]

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Starting An SEO Agency? Read These 35 Lessons

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

If you are thinking about starting an SEO agency, then stop what you are doing right now and read this. Let me tell you a quick story: Two years ago I packed up my stuff and drove from California to St. Louis, Missouri. I wanted to be with my girlfriend (now fiancée) and I also wanted to pursue […]

Do SSL Certificates Affect Search Rankings? (A Data Driven Answer...)

Do SSL Certificates Affect Search Rankings? (A Data Driven Answer...)


Neil Patel

Do you know that 68% of internet users believe that current laws for protecting their rights are not good enough? No wonder Google has taken a strict stance to ensure that it protects the privacy of their consumers. Security, they say, has always been “a top priority” for them.  So, in order to implement an …

Domain Authority Consolidation: An Observation of dictionary.com

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

by Holly Miller and Sebastien Edgar   A few weeks ago, we noticed five dictionary related domains on the Searchmetrics list of Top 100 SEO Visibility (although technically thesaurus.com is part of the dictionary.com domain), a curious trend since these domains technically all provide the same experience: define the word. However, we noticed recently one […]

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3 Ways a Solid Social Media Program Can Increase SEO Rank in 2017

by Profit @ Miami SEO

Jasmine Sandler 1.6K READS There has been a ton of back and forth about how social media marketing impacts SEO and whether social profiles and posts can positively affect organic search rankings and visibility. Despite Matt Cutt’s famous 2014 video, in which Google’s former distinguished engineer refuted the idea that social signals were part of the ranking

Flowers, Chocolate and Data: Valentine’s Day Takes Many Forms

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

“Will you be my Valentine?” The heart may want what it wants, but how we choose to demonstrate love (or lust) for a significant other isn’t universal on Valentine’s Day. As people load up Cupid’s arrow, I decided to take a gander through our massive search database to see if I could suss out any differences in approach […]

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Tips Tuesday – HTTPS, PHP, WHM, Site Upgrades To Do Now

Tips Tuesday – HTTPS, PHP, WHM, Site Upgrades To Do Now

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • Interview with Scratch to Published client Tara Dusko and her new site • New BlogAid Today Livestream Recap post • Splitting Multiple Sites into cPanels on WHM Hosting Webinar • New HTTPS Content Policy Security Header for sites with ads • Update on Bluehost and free SSL certificates • Updates on the top 10 reasons not to use free HTTPS conversion • Update on the 2nd wave of HTTPS conversion clients underway • 4 non-optional site upgrades you must do right now • The new PHP education pages from WP.org • Comment from Matt Mullenweg on how the Gutenberg text editor will impact the WP ecosystem • Major snag with WP using Facebook’s React Code and what that means for us

8 Media Pitch Examples to Help You Get Noticed

by Dmitry Dragilev @ Orbit Media Studios

You’re sick of it, aren’t you?

You’ve spent hours working on subject lines, pored over every word and followed-up religiously.

Yet, your press pitches to journalists and bloggers keep getting rejected.

Getting press is uber-important. A single story in a top publication can…

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SEO: Making Recommendations on Mockups

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Mockups are a key part of creating new marketing campaigns and redesigning entire websites. As partners in the process of producing those new experiences, search-engine-optimization professionals should offer feedback at ...

Three Local SEO Tips To Optimize For Voice Searches [video]

by Jack Jostes @ Ramblin Jackson, Inc.

Get found by local customers with these three local SEO tips for voice searches! Watch the Video!

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Google Brand-eCommerce “Update” causing fluctuations

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In the recent days the rumors of a new Google update went viral. Many webmasters have seen ranking fluctuations, but so far Google has not provided any detailed information. We had a look at the changes on search engine results pages, which mainly affect brands e-commerce and apparently mobile rankings. Both developments seem to not […]

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The Tampa Craigslist Can Be Profitable, But Be Careful

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

The Tampa Craigslist Can Be Profitable, But Be Careful If you live in Tampa, then the local Craigslist can be a profitable thing to keep up with, but be careful. […]

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Top 5 Work From Home Jobs/Business Models – How to Learn Them!

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

We’re here to present five ways that you can work from home, all of these models are easy to follow as long as you put in the work. On top of that, they’re scalable, you’ll be limited only by the amount of work that you put in, if that doesn’t have you excited yet, we’re… Read more about Top 5 Work From Home Jobs/Business Models – How to Learn Them!

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Google Says They Don’t Rank Large Sites Better

by Jaclyn Simek Landers @ Hall Analysis LLC

John Mueller of Google shared recently that there is no correlation between the size of a site and their rankings. According to his tweet from September 6th, he responded to a tweet by saying that there was no designed correlation between site size and rankings. This comment shared information relevant to the findings from a […]

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How to Become an SEO Expert [Complete Guide]

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

Are you wondering what steps you need to take become an SEO expert? Perfect because this guide is going to show you everything you need to know. Becoming an SEO expert isn’t as complicated as you may think. All you need to do is follow the framework I’m going to show you and take action. […]

4 Ways To Use Your Physical Location To Get More customers

by Sam Romain @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

We’ve been saying for a long time that the Google Search Results are like real estate.  Each spot worth a certain amount, each number and ranking more or less valuable depending on where it is.  Of course, the prime location, the Times Square of search engine results- is that number 1 organic listing.  That’s where[...]

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SEO the Movie: you should watch this!

by Francois Goube @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

I have been in the SEO industry for over 15 years now. One thing I love is the open-mindedness and kindness of the people in the SEOsphere. I have to admit I owe a lot to the pioneers of SEO. I’ve been spending so much time on Webmaster World and dropping tons of lines on seo-related mailing lists back in the 2000’s. The challenging discussions and the test-and-learn attitude that most of the pioneers have promoted have been crafting my skills for years.

That’s why when I saw that a movie was released about SEO, I felt I was 25 again! [...]

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SEO Best Practices 2016

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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How to Boost Your SEO With Content Promotion

by Brian Dean @ SEO That Works

If you’ve ever wondered: “I know I need to promote my content…but I’m not sure how.” “My content is great. But my blog feels like a ghost town.” “How can I email influencers in my niche without being a pushy jerkface?” “I publish A TON of unique content on my site. But I still don’t... [click to continue...]

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How SEO is One of the Most Affordable and Effective Forms of Marketing

by admin @ SEO Company – Professional SEO Services by SEOExplode Inc

The digital marketing industry is a huge one. There are countless companies offering a range of digital marketing services – SEO, PPC, social media marketing and content marketing. But do you know which of these services has the most demand? Alexandra Tachalova recently conducted a survey which revealed that SEO is still the most desirable […]

AMP Ads Load Faster: Phase 2 Complete Claims AMP Blog

by Mark Dymond @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) blog announced they’ve completed phase 2 of 3 of their plans to make online ads faster and safer. AMP ads now feature ‘Fast Fetch’ rendering which make AMP ads, as well as non-AMP ads on an AMP document, much faster. Google’s quest to create a “de facto” ad format for...

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Postcards from China: Search Results in China – Baidu’s Big Players

by Marcus Pentzek @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Every country has its own national food – and every country has its own national SERPs, right? Well yes and no. Google is the leading search engine in many countries and Google’s search results show a lot of similarities in all countries. But not in China, where Google is largely absent and Baidu dominates with […]

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JavaScript & SEO – What you should know

by Emma @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

The relation between Javascript and SEO is a highly debated subject in the SEO sphere. Whether your site is using that language or whether you are planning to audit a client’s website rendering Javascript, there are a few things you should take into account before crawling it.

What is Javascript?

JavaScript is a programming language used to make web pages interactive and dynamic. It can be used for comment or AJAX recommendation widgets for instance. Javascript is operating on visitor’s computer and doesn’t need constant downloads from your website.
On the other hand, as Javascript is an interpreted language, it does not need [...]

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White Hat vs Black Hat SEO

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

White hat vs black hat SEO can seem confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. You don’t have to feel as though you’re being buried under search engine rules and algorithms, only to have them further complicated by SEO consultants. You just need to break white hate and black hate SEO down into intent and view... Read More

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SEO: What to Base Content Decisions On

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Content is the first thing that comes to mind with search engine optimization. There is a process, however, to creating and optimizing strong content. The process involves four separate tasks: data ...

Data Meets Creativity: Welcome to a New Era of Online Content!

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

What’s one of the biggest challenges facing online companies today? Many struggle to create content that is relevant for both the user and for search engine results! Because content production is one area where a data-driven approach remains rare, much depends on guesswork and intuition. For years, we’ve been stuck with the status quo: Microsoft […]

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How to Make the Best-Seller List with Proof and Relevancy

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

“Google, what’s the best article that describes proof and relevant terms in search?” In this and every Google query, search results attempt to understand both the topic you’re researching and the underlying intent of the search. Digital marketers who rely on old-school keyword ranking strategies to boost their clients’ results are missing out. Google’s dual […]

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Google Tips for Small Business Video Marketing

by Paul Sherland @ IX Brand SEO Services Company

YouTube Statistics Point to the Success of Small Business Video Marketing Small Business Marketing is Hard Why bother with small business video marketing? Small business marketing is tough already, and it’s even tougher online. People talk about video marketing, and people talk about SEO. They talk about social media, and they talk about content marketing. […]

The Vital Benefits Of On-Site Search Optimization

by Caz Bevan @ SEO Bandwagon

In the SEO world we talk a lot about search and optimizing for search engines. But there’s another type of search worthy of a place in the SEO conversation and strategy: on-site search. On-site search is exactly that: a search feature on your website. Ebay and Amazon are obvious examples of websites with prominent on-site …

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What Is SEO? Solve The Puzzle With This Four-Minute Guide

by Grant Effinger @

No fluff, no sales pitch…Give us four minutes, and you’ll get an explanation of the fundamentals of SEO that anyone can understand and, better yet, utilize. WHAT IS SEO? SEO IS: A way to improve your quality traffic, rankings, and…

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What is Black Hat SEO?

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

People that practice black hat SEO could care less about what Google wants or states is best practice. They have one singular goal of manipulating the SERP to position their content at the top. And they’ll do so regardless of this risk. Surprisingly enough, there are still plenty of black hat SEO consultants who pretend... Read More

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Step-by-Step Guide to Performing a Content Audit

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Content audits can be very powerful and restorative, yet many content marketers and SEOs underestimate it, be it for its complexity, or its rather lengthy process. But if you want your content to perform, you should run a content audit from time to time.      It’s like those annual physical exams you take at […]

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Why SEOs can’t afford to wait around for a mobile-first index

by Rebecca Sentance @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

SEO and performance marketing agency BrightEdge today released a new report which sheds light on the steadily widening gap between mobile and desktop search. I spoke to Erik Newton, VP of Customer Marketing and Head of SEO at BrightEdge, about the report’s findings, Google’s mobile-first index tests, and how SEOs can adapt their strategy.

Return of the Phantom: Google’s Phantom II Update

by Kevin Indig @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In the beginning of May 2015, webmasters far and wide witnessed severe traffic fluctuations, with some sites losing over 50% of their traffic! Clearly, Google had changed something, but what? Because of the initial uncertainty, it was called the “Phantom Update” (II). In this post, I’ll provide you with Searchmetrics data to shed more light […]

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How to Use the Google Adwords Keyword Planner Tool

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

If there’s one place that many people turn to when they first get interested in SEO, it’s Google. While it may not have all of the features of the paid services out there, many of us find that using the Google Keyword Planner is a great place to get started as long as you know… Read more about How to Use the Google Adwords Keyword Planner Tool

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Google Panda Update 4.2: Are there any results yet?

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

After ten long months since the last Panda update, it seems that Google has begun its roll-out of Panda 4.2. We have completed a rapid analysis to present the first winners and losers after this update in this week’s SEO Visibility. The roll-out of this Panda update is expected to take several months to be […]

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SearchCap: SEO content audits, a search marketer’s view of Facebook & a link study

by Amy Gesenhues @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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Google Is Requiring HTTPS for Secure Data in Chrome | SEJ

Google Is Requiring HTTPS for Secure Data in Chrome | SEJ


Search Engine Journal

By the end of January 2017, Google Chrome will begin marking sites without HTTPS as non-secure. Why does this matter and how does it affect your site?

Google’s Phantom Menace: Publishers clean up your act

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Google’s Phantom algorithm updates have been both a surprise and  menace to sites trying to maintain high SEO visibility. Now the search giant is sending a foreboding message to publishing empires: clean up your act. Earlier this month, we pointed to Searchmetrics tracking data that highlighted massive declines in SEO visibility among top publishers, including […]

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John Lincoln of Ignite Visibility Nominated for Search Marketer of The Year (Press Release)

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

Ignite Visibility Press Release The following is a press release. JOHN LINCOLN OF IGNITE VISIBILITY NOMINATED FOR SEARCH MARKETER OF THE YEAR BY SEARCH ENGINE LAND The internationally recognized Landy Awards honor the best in digital marketing San Diego, CA, September 19, 2017 – Search Engine Land, the leading search marketing industry publication, recently included...

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Can Microsites Help With SEO Efforts?

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

I’m often asked if it would be helpful to create a microsite for SEO purposes. And while there is no absolute answer that applies to all situations, I would like to provide some insight into this topic and offer up some food for thought. Top Questions About Microsite Usage for SEO There are a lot of... Read More

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Weird Google Search Console Data? Here’s Why.

by James Neff @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

If you’ve logged into Google Search Console (GSC) lately you probably received a note from Google about a data misconfiguration in its Search Analytics Report. Between August 14th and 15th, webmasters experienced a slight decrease in numbers due to an internal logging issue. This comes on the heels of a purported data delay that Google...

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Why Mobile First Matters (and Doesn’t)

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Much has been said – and will be – about Google’s mobile-first initiative. In today’s world, modern marketers surely will have to come to grips with the snack-sized love mobile users give to content versus desktop brethren who want to dine on a full meal. Another way to look at it is to compare the […]

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Who Doesn’t Need to Link Build

by Katrina @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

Search engine optimization (SEO) is used by practically every online business today. Organic search campaigns are cost-effective and can help websites increase their brand exposure over search engines, gather inbound leads for their business and increase their website visitor traffic. Consider that 93% of all of online experiences begin with a search engine. Most businesses...

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The Semantic Web: Why You Should Pay Attention

by Andrea Volpini @

What is the Semantic Web? Simply put, the Semantic Web is a more intelligent version of the web as we know it. Instead of just focusing on the structure of online data, it is more concerned with the semantics (i.e., meaning) of such data and how they relate to one another, as provided by descriptions Read More

Clinton vs Trump 2016: SEO and Content Performance in the US Presidential Election Campaign

by Stephen Bench-Capon @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The 2016 Race for the White House is nearing an end. From the first caucuses in Iowa in February, the Democratic and Republican parties each whittled down their lists of candidates, with each settling on their chosen nominee. On November 8, either Hillary Rodham Clinton or Donald John Trump will be elected 45th President of […]

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Mobilegeddon Has Arrived – Has It?

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Mobilegeddon is here – is it? At least, Google has announced to begin globally rolling out the mobile-friendly update in the early morning today, April 21st. From now on, the mobile user-friendliness of websites is obviously a global ranking signal. We have analyzed our data, but can’t see any bigger movements or winners/losers yet. UPDATE […]

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Why Not to Use a Block All Mixed Content CSP on HTTPS Sites with Ads

Why Not to Use a Block All Mixed Content CSP on HTTPS Sites with Ads

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Today the MediaVine Ad Network suggests changing the Upgrade-Insecure-Request Content Security Policy to the Block-All-Mixed-Content policy. Discover the issues you'll run into with this if you used a free way to convert your site to HTTPS.

Lost Traffic to Google’s Mobile Update? Get Your Rankings Back

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Top 20 in US Paid and Organic Search

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

With college spring break and the summer vacation travel season just around the corner, we at Searchmetrics thought now would be a good time to compare just who’s ranking for visibility in both paid and organic desktop search. According to Searchmetrics data for the first 13 weeks of this year, travel, search and entertainment not […]

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How to improve your SEO working with influencers?

by Emma @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

Influencer marketing can provide great opportunities when it comes to SEO. Actually, working with influencers’ fan base is valuable for any brands and for their SEO as it can bring you brand awareness, traffic and sales.
This is where influencers can make the difference by increasing your reach and positively impact your SEO. While the key benefit of working with influencers remains the increase of leads and sales, the smaller part of it does matter too: social shares, native mentions, visibility, backlinks and more!
This article aims to show how working with influencers can help you improve your SEO. 

Impact of influencer marketing [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in a Machine Learning World

by Profit @ Miami SEO

Dave Davies 4.1K READS When thinking about the rise of machine learning as it relates to SEO, we can be faced with a frightening scenario depending on the type of SEO you are. SEOs, like myself, who are logic-based and have historically worked relying on an understanding of the signals at play and how they

How To Switch To HTTPS URLs For Optimal SEO - Hall Analysis LLC

How To Switch To HTTPS URLs For Optimal SEO - Hall Analysis LLC


Hall Analysis LLC

Editors note (7/29/2015): In this post the term "Webmasters Tools" is used to describe what Google now calls the "Search Console". While the name of the in

Early thoughts on Penguin 4.0

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Note: This article was written to explain my early thoughts on Penguin. I’ve written a full article here on everything we know about Penguin and will be updating that article regularly. Jump to updated info on whether or not the disavow tool is necessary for Penguin recovery. For even more updated news, check this new post: Sites previously demoted by Penguin are getting the “penalty” lifted off of […]

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How to Improve Your Organic Site Traffic

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

How to Improve Your Organic Site Traffic One of the most surefire ways to guarantee you and your business flourish is by improving your organic site traffic. You may be wondering what does organic site traffic even mean? It’s basically your way of obtaining free...

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Custom Dashboards are Coming to Google AdWords

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

Google Adwords is going through some changes. A new dashboard is on its way – and the new design will allow users to create customized views of their data. Read below for everything you need to know. Google announced yesterday that it will be rolling out new dashboards, a “single place in AdWords where you...

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Tips Tuesday – Secure Site Webinar, Google Crawls, Brute Force Protection

Tips Tuesday – Secure Site Webinar, Google Crawls, Brute Force Protection

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • The Secure Site Setup Webinar this Thursday • New time for the live Tips Tuesday recap • How to bring joy back into your business • Site revamp projects • Accelerated site creation classes • How to turn off the link counter in Yoast SEO • A super Google Crawl Bot case study • Google testing new Search Console design • New image optimization tester tool • Why and how to rotate your SALT keys for brute force protection • Why to disable XML-RPC to prevent brute force and DDoS attacks • What’s up with A2 Hosting partnering with Sucuri • New Gutenberg Boilerplate for designing your own blocks • The new features in Gutenberg 0.5.0 • Dev discussion updates on PHP and WordPress • Why you should update your PHP version now • New Webmention and Annotation standards and how to get them on your site now • Liquid Web acquires iThemes Exchange e-commerce plugin • Staggering trends in video marketing adoption rates

70+ Best SEO Tools You Should Be Using In 2017

by BradleyShaw @ SEO Expert Brad | Search Engine Marketing Since 1997

Updated August 15, 2017 Thankfully, there are a number of SEO tools and resources that can be used to ensure that your website is optimized for the search engines. But, which SEO tool is the best, which tool deserves a try and which tool should be skipped? I got you covered! Here is my list […]

Capitalizing on Google Local Search to Build Your Business

by salesadmin @

Google local search (GLS) is one of the most powerful tools available to business owners who sell to consumers from a brick-and-mortar location. Whether you have one location or several, the local search platform will help you build your business … Read More...

How To Write E-commerce Product Descriptions That Sell

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

When you walk into a brick and mortar store to buy something, you meet with different salespersons who persuade you to buy products by using certain language and terminology, describing offers and providing you with the best bargains. The same stands true when it comes to describing products on an e-commerce store. If you want […]

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Google AdWords & Shopping: These Companies Advertise The Most

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

We have analyzed the two most important advertising forms in the U.S. search results of google.com – Google AdWords and Google Shopping (Product Listing Ads, PLA). The results of the study can be downloaded as a whitepaper below. It contains findings about the 10 biggest advertisers in AdWords & Shopping as well as information about the […]

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Google Year in Review: Top US Winners & Losers in 2015

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The Google year 2015 brought with it numerous updates and turbulent visibility changes for many US domains. The following concise analysis takes a look at the year’s biggest winners and losers of 2015. We also discuss the effect of Google updates, current search trends and offer key take-aways for your site in 2016. Read on. […]

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Ubersuggest: Free Keyword Tool Review

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

For many beginning webmasters, the cost of keyword research tools can seem pretty prohibitive. This inevitably leads to examining the free tools available, which usually ends up with mixed results since some of them are pretty much trash while others have a whole lot of functionality. While Ubersuggest might not have the functionality of a… Read more about Ubersuggest: Free Keyword Tool Review

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The Ultimate Guide to Google Penguin 4.0

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Guess Who: Connecting with Audiences Through Word Choice and Tone

by Remy Albillar @ Eminent SEO

For a long time I’ve thought about writing as a friendly competition between myself and my readers. In this model, I am playing chess against their tastes, aesthetics and expectations. Checkmate is evoking a feeling, persuading a point or encouraging a reader to take an action. This approach is especially apt when it comes to […]

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How to Measure the Success of Your SEO Efforts

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

SEO, like business and life, is all about constant improvement – and improvement is only possible when something can be measured.   Measuring SEO, however, is often easier said than done.   There is a staggering number of components and variables in the SEO efforts and several metrics are needed to gauge success. The complexity […]

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Phantom Update III: What Google’s updated Quality Guidelines could mean for page rankings

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Everyday countless webpages are evaluated by Google quality raters (with the goal of improving the overall quality of search results). On 12 November 2015 Google updated its comprehensive guidelines (Quality Rater Guidelines), according to which webpage and content quality is evaluated. Not long after this we began to notice significant movement in our ranking and […]

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The Keywords Research Tools Matrix V3: A Functionality Comparison

by Aleyda Solis @ Aleyda Solis: International SEO Consultant, Speaker & Author

Last Updated on December 18 2016 Version 3: Keyword Research Tools segmented by Search Volume, International, Mobile, Difficulty, Search Features Support In this new version (v3) of the keywords research tools matrix I’ve included the search result features support, along the already existing keyword difficulty, mobile & international support, additionally segmented by those including search volume data or metric […]

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Google Plans to Deprecate SHA-1 Certificates

by @ SSL Security News Feed

https://casecurity.org/2014/08/28/google-plans-to-deprecate-sha-1-certificates/

What You Should Know About Inbound Marketing Before You Hire an Agency

by Sara Korn @ Eminent SEO

Inbound marketing has been hailed as one of the most successful types of marketing strategies, boasting such enticing benefits as: Stronger customer loyalty Higher sales conversions More repeat customers Trackable marketing ROI In the information age, inbound marketing is seen as a smarter, more modern way of marketing, as opposed to mass-market advertising that tends […]

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Mobile-First: How You Can Prepare for Google’s New Index

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Google has announced nothing less than the end of an era: Until now, a URL’s desktop version has been used as Google’s main index for evaluating websites and determining rankings. In the future, a site’s mobile version will be used. We look here at the most important questions and answers surrounding the mobile-first index – […]

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5 Ways to Use “Trump” to Rank Your Blog

by Beth Ball @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

Trump has sent shock waves through the country. If you haven’t noticed the cry-ins (yes, cry-ins) or the gloating from the right, you’re clearly not paying attention. I know, I know- politics aren’t your thing, and we certainly shouldn’t be talking about it on this platform. This isn’t even a political post because we like[...]

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Searchmetrics Ranking Factors: Rebooting for Relevance

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The end of the year is a time for reflection, planning and preparation for the coming new year. But it also gives us a chance to become more mindful of our approach and seize the opportunity to do things differently.  That’s why we’re rebooting our annual Searchmetrics Ranking Factors whitepaper, available for download beginning December […]

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SEO Tips

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

SEO Tips Search Engine Optimization or SEO is one of the most effective ways to ensure your website’s overall success by increasing your site’s ability to be found by search engines. There is a reason that people frequent the websites that are generally ranked 1-5...

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40-Point Checklist for a successful HTTP to HTTPS migration - Cueblog

40-Point Checklist for a successful HTTP to HTTPS migration - Cueblog


Cueblog

In this article, we have compiled a list of pointers that you can keep in mind while upgrading your website from http to Https upgrade.

What Is Social Media Advertising?

by Michael Hopson @

We live in a world full of likes, comments, tweets, pins, grams, snaps, and many more ridiculous interactions that can be found on social media. Merriam Webster defines social media as: “Forms of electronic communication (as websites for social networking…

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Why the Webmaster Won’t Wink at Wicked Widgets

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Sun-soaked beaches, cheap hotels and panoramic city views are a staple of online travel sites worldwide. So too are those wicked widgets, clickable badges with multiple links back to anchor text – the visible and clickable text in a hyperlink. While some are useful, rental and travel sites quickly learned they also could be profitable. […]

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How to Optimize Search Ads for Conversion

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

Search Ads are on the rise and is cited in the top trends for developers in 2017. Typically, Search Ads appear at the top of search queries providing vital information regarding the app’s name, the first line of its description and screenshots. Since Apple models Search Ads after your app store listing, it is imperative […]

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How to redirect an http domain to https?

by @lettie @ How to redirect an http domain to https?

@lettie wrote:

We have a site set up on http but wish to make it secure. How do you redirect this site to the new secure site https. With htaccess you would use:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

Does webflow do this automatically or is there some way of doing this with Regex in the redirect page section?

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Tips Tuesday – Secure Site Setup, WP Text Widget and Editor, SEO Crawler

Tips Tuesday – Secure Site Setup, WP Text Widget and Editor, SEO Crawler

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • Launch of the Secure Site Setup Webinar • How doing new things on your site can reveal problems • Why same ole same ole site ways don’t cut it anymore • How the Millennials are doing things differently – and succeeding • How getting educated about your site saves you from getting ripped off • Progress on the WP 4.8 Rich Text Widget • When WP 4.8.1 might roll out • Why some folks are pleading for Gutenberg to not be included in core • When we might see Gutenberg available for all sites • The new link counter in Yoast SEO 5.0 and how to make use of it • Why you shouldn’t worry about duplicate content issues when repurposing • A new SEO crawler I’m checking out • Let’s Encrypt passing the 100 million mark with certificates and what’s coming • Rich Snippets basics and adding them with Google Tag Manager • Why nginx is a host’s best friend to speed up a site • Which is the best host for you

Half of Page-1 Google Results Are Now HTTPS

Half of Page-1 Google Results Are Now HTTPS


Moz

HTTPS results have topped 50% of page-1 Google rankings, according to our 10K tracking data. Dr. Pete explores the trends, major hold-outs, and what to expect in the near future.

Building Links for Industrial Businesses

by Katrina @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

Building authoritative and thematically homogenous external links to your website is a difficult task regardless of your industry vertical, but some industries are more dry or even boring than others and building links around industrial content can be challenging. Fortunately, our team of link builders and content marketers have experience in building links in some...

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How to download 404 errors from Google Search Console with L..

by Rajiv Singha @ Cueblog

The Google Search Console is of great help to Webmasters with several useful features like sitemap submission, search analytics, links to your site, crawl errors report. With the GSC, the SEO specialists have a powerful tool at their fingertips to … Continue reading

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Benefits of Elliptic Curve Cryptography

by @ SSL Security News Feed

https://casecurity.org/2014/06/10/benefits-of-elliptic-curve-cryptography/

Cozy Up or Break Up: Why Marketers Must Embrace Location-Aware Trends

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

What’s the three most important aspects of a property? Location, location and – you guessed it – location! Never has that been more true in the world of online search and content marketing. As mobile increasingly becomes the focus of Google and other search engines, the ability for consumers to find a meal, a supermarket […]

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The HTTP to HTTPs Migration Checklist in Google Docs to Share, Copy & Download

by Aleyda Solis @ Aleyda Solis: International SEO Consultant, Speaker & Author

Since Google informed a couple of years ago that they were going to start using HTTPS as a ranking signal sites started to migrate not only for security reasons (although this should be really the main criteria) but also to look for this additional ranking boost (coincidentally a few days ago people were asking about this as more […]

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Welcome Email Series: How to Engage Prospects Immediately

by Barry Feldman @ Orbit Media Studios

True or false?

Email is the most personal, engaging and effective media in the digital era.

I want to say “True” is the correct answer, however, I’d have to amend the question by changing “email is” to “email can be.”

You see, email can be your most…

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5 Ways to Accidentally Hurt E-commerce Search Engine Rankings

by Profit @ Miami SEO

Ron Dod 2.8K READS Organic search is one of the most important customer acquisition channels. Period. SEO can bring in anywhere from 10 to 60 percent of your overall website traffic. Therefore, it’s paramount that you avoid any potential e-commerce SEO pitfalls. E-commerce sites that lose search rankings risk going out of business. Don’t let this

Color Psychology

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

Color Psychology Colors have a ‪subconscious impact on consumers’ emotions. Today we’ll talk about how your ‪business‬ can make more money by correctly implementing the magic of color. [RED] – Physical The color red has the property of appearing nearer than it actually is & therefor grabs our attention more than any other color. Using...

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Tips Tuesday – WP 4.8.1 Coming, HTTPS Gets Top Traffic, Content Funnels

Tips Tuesday – WP 4.8.1 Coming, HTTPS Gets Top Traffic, Content Funnels

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • Live Open Q&A Chat for DIY SEO members • What’s happening in the Booming Bloggers Hub • How to migrate your site to a new host • How and why to switch your site to PHP 7 • An update on HTTPS and CloudFlare settings • Site revamp project updates • Site audit project updates • My first look at the new Custom HTML Text Widget coming in WP 4.8.1 • When we expect WP 4.8.1 to roll out • Plugins that are dropping your visitors because they can’t handle IPv6 addresses • What you should know about sites converted to HTTPS attracting top traffic • The difference in how videos rank in Google search and on YouTube • How to check if your content marketing efforts and strategy are working • How to create top-of-funnel content that works • Using GIFs as highlight images

How to Migrate Your Site to a New Host

How to Migrate Your Site to a New Host

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

See the special steps you need to take before and after you migrate to a new host, especially if you’re currently using CloudFlare or have converted to HTTPS.

Ninja Tactics to ORM & SEO

by Sam Romain @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

Welcome to our first in a series of SEO Ninja Tactics! We all know the basics of Online Reputation Management (ORM), or at least should know the basics. If you don’t please read this quick bulleted list. Generate reviews from happy customers. Attempt to reconcile any negative situations before the customers leaves a bad review.[...]

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Digital Sleuths: On the trail of better SEO hygiene

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Like most big companies, Google’s hunt for good talent produces a stream of help wanted signs on its website. Yet the search engine king had people scratching their heads last summer when the company began recruiting a technical SEO program manager. Google looking for help keeping its own digital house clean? Heresy, right? Wrong. Google […]

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Tips Tuesday – Free Images, Ad Plugins, Push Notifications

Tips Tuesday – Free Images, Ad Plugins, Push Notifications

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • Gutenberg at version 1.0 - See what it can do • New WordPress Documentation: Goodbye Codex, Hello HelpHub • Reminder to Update Your Text Widgets • WP Fastest Cache Not Clearing • New Minimum PHP version requirement for plugins • What to do if Your Site’s on an Old PHP Server • 15 top free photo websites for your online projects • Image Optimization Tutorial • Best Option for Website SEO: Wix vs. Squarespace vs. WordPress vs. Weebly • Why Your Analytics Data is Wrong • AdRotater Plugin Tutorial - Good for More Than Ads and the plugin I’m using • A Guide to SMS and Push Notifications for WordPress • Push Notification Plugins and Caveats

15 Simple SEO Tricks

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

15 Simple SEO Tricks Search Engine Optimization or SEO is one of the most effective ways to ensure your website’s overall success by increasing your site’s ability to be found by search engines. There is a reason that people frequent the websites that are generally...

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Brand Bidding: Do I Really Need To Bid On My Brand Name?

by Aileen Gildea @

Brand bidding is when a business bids on their own brand name keyword terms within a pay-per-click campaign. For example, Home Depot bidding on the keywords “Home Depot”. Many business owners wonder whether this is a worthwhile strategy – to…

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Search Engine Optimization And Digital Marketing Both Go Hand In Hand

by Brandon Gray @

In today’s time, SEO is not the only thing that matters. Digital marketing plays a very important role along with Search Engine Optimization. SEO provides the much-needed platform whereas digital marketing can help in attaining reach. In the following article By Gianluca Fiorelli talks about SEO and Digital trends to keep in mind for the year Read More

Why switching to https in 2017 needs to be top of your list

Why switching to https in 2017 needs to be top of your list


OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

According to Mozcast, the number of websites appearing in the top positions of Google that are served on a https protocol is up from 25% in January (2016) to 40% (26/10/2016). Data from Builtwith h...

Tips Tuesday – cPanels in WHM Webinar, Chrome Non-HTTPS Warning

Tips Tuesday – cPanels in WHM Webinar, Chrome Non-HTTPS Warning

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • My Eclipse 2017 experience • cPanels in WHM Webinar on Thursday • New NOT SECURE penalty in Chrome for non-HTTPS sites • Why an SSL certificate is not enough • Whether your host offers free SSL certificates or not • I’m asking for your help to bust the myths and rumors

HTTPS Encryption – What is the impact of TLS/SSL on Rankings?

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

We have made a new analysis of HTTP vs. HTTPS and it seems as using a secure connection could be an advantage for webmasters in different perspectives – both from the point of SEO and to user-trust-signal it conveys. In August 2014, Google announced the secure connection to be an official ranking signal. Our recent […]

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What is White Hat SEO?

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

Being a white hat SEO means you keep up to date on search engine guidelines, read their instructions for creating good content and strong SEO, and you actually follow the SEO best practices presented. Google also clearly states what they consider being best practices for websites and content. If you’re a white hat SEO, you... Read More

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12 Years of Being CueBlocks.com!

by Nosheen @ Cueblog

July 12th, 2005 was the day when the domain CueBlocks.com was registered as a first step to what today, 12 years later, is a living reality for many of us. We thank everyone who has made every bit of this … Continue reading

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SEO Ranking Factors for 2016

by admin @ SEO Company – Professional SEO Services by SEOExplode Inc

What’s your strategy for higher search engine rankings in 2016? Google uses as many as 200 factors to rank websites and web pages. And it doesn’t explicitly tells much about how different ranking positions are assessed. There are new algorithm updates at the interval of every 2-3 months. While newbies keep guessing things, there are […]

Google Autocomplete: Powerful SEO Tool or Epic Time Sink?

by salesadmin @

If you own a computer, you’ve probably played with Google autocomplete a time or two (thousand). In fact, the chances are good that you’ve often used Google’s search term suggestions. But have you ever wondered where they come from? Do … Read More...

What ”Call Mom” Has to Do With Search Volume and Your Content Strategy

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Did you know, that on average the keyword ”Call Mom” is searched for 300K times per month in the US and 99% of that is from smartphones? Whether or not on purpose, in this case (the voice function sends its regards), the information on the device distribution of the keyword search volume is worth its weight […]

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SEO Jobs In Tampa

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

SEO Jobs In Tampa For You SEO jobs are all about making the most of what you are doing and ensuring the right steps are taken in the long-term. Tampa […]

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Google Core Update 2016: Analysis of Winners and Losers

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The new year has begun with a confirmed Google update. However, what was initially believed to be either a change to Panda or Penguin is in fact a core ranking algorithm update. Here, we take a look at the fresh data from the Searchmetrics Suite. Background to Google update We were expecting a Penguin update […]

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Should I move my WordPress website to HTTPS?

by Lucy Barret @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

Website visitors demand secure connections to the websites they are interacting with. HTTPS is an industry best practice, a ranking signal on Google and increasingly becoming the standard for websites. But if you're not of a technical bent, switching your site to HTTPS can seem intimidating.

10 Reasons Why China Excites and Scares Online Marketers

by Stephen Bench-Capon @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Ni hao China! For years now, Searchmetrics has helped power the engines of commerce with Research Cloud. Marketers depend on our massive data and knowledge repository to find online content gaps and create strategies to outperform competitors. Today, we’re proud to announce that we’ve closed the one glaring gap in our global coverage. We’ve added Chinese […]

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SEO Marketing Tampa

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

SEO Marketing Tampa Has To Offer SEO is all about making the most of your site in any niche and dominating the competition. This is the beauty of a good […]

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Searchmetrics Content Experience: The Writer’s View

by Stephen Bench-Capon @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

One of the features of our new Searchmetrics Content Experience (SCE) we’re particularly proud of is the way it raises the efficiency of collaboration throughout an organization. This is obviously a huge benefit for the content owner, the person responsible for publication, but what about for the writers themselves? Here, we explore what it’s like […]

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Digital Marketing Jobs Re-imagined As Game Of Thrones Characters

by Kaitlin Adams @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

Working in an agency, departments work so closely together they start to look  their own kingdoms. It got me to thinking that these teams were waaay more similar to characters from everyone’s favorite show than I am sure any of them would like to admit. Here is our list of digital marketing jobs as Game...

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Why SEO Spam Emails Are So Dangerous

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

I am constantly flooded with SEO spam emails. For the most part these flow directly into my junk email folder and they are deleted in mass. I honestly didn’t think much about them until I ran into cases where real people would fall for these scams. Yes they are in fact scams.  I use the word... Read More

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SEO is Not Flat

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

Did you know that SEO is not flat? It isn’t just black and white words placed on a web page and forgotten about by website owners. Today’s SEO is multidimensional. Today’s SEO includes how-to guides and tutorials, podcasts and videos, images and infographics, online store and courses, membership sites and eBooks, social media websites and... Read More

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Fall Update to SEO Book Announced by JM Internet Group

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

San Jose, California – August 29, 2017. The JM Internet Group, a leader in online internet marketing training in SEO, AdWords, and Social Media Marketing, is excited to announce a fall, 2017, update to Jason McDonald’s popular SEO book, entitled the SEO Fitness Workbook 2017. The book is a consistent bestseller on Amazon in the […]

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Competitive Keywords: Own Yours, Discover Others with New Tool

by Helen Shaughnessy @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

  In the world of search, knowledge is power. Good keywords leave you fighting for a seat at the table, and then battling for scraps with potentially thousands of competitors. Great keywords mean you get served the best cuts of meat in your own private dining room. Trouble is, it’s been painfully tedious to figure […]

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Local SEO: Getting Serious About Improving Your Website’s Visibility in Local Search Results

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

If you have a local storefront or service-area, or your business is geographically-based in some way, then you should be investing in Local SEO.

In this post, we'll cover the basics and give you some important next-steps you should do.

Learn about Local SEO »

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New Google Chrome Penalty for Non HTTPS Sites Hits October 2017

New Google Chrome Penalty for Non HTTPS Sites Hits October 2017

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

The Unsecure Site warning will appear in Chrome for sites collecting any data from viewers or visiting the site via an incognito widow. This will affect every site owner who collects emails via options!

Scott Keever SEO | Marketing & SEO Expert | Internet Marketing Service

Scott Keever SEO | Marketing & SEO Expert | Internet Marketing Service


Scott Keever Seo

Scott Keever SEO company offers Internet Marketing Services, Website Design, and Advertising Services. Offices in Tampa, Miami, Cincinnati, and more.

Three Elements of a Search Listing

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

Each listing on the SERP has three core components, which include the page title, page description, and page URL. An example of this is given in the image below. The above search result was given for a basic search for the word plumber. Let’s review the three items in more depth. Page Title This is... Read More

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Tips Tuesday – Why Drop WWW, SVG Images and SEO, Equifax Website

Tips Tuesday – Why Drop WWW, SVG Images and SEO, Equifax Website

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • HTTPS and WWW or Non: Which is Best to Use? • Plugins affected by SWFUpload being removed from WP core • An easy way for you to get rid of old plugins on your site and why you need to • Plans for large scale testing for the Gutenberg Text Editor • Update to WP Fastest Cache settings • What’s new in Yoast SEO 5.4 • What’s up with the new WP site Equifax is using for affected clients • Why there’s no need for forced HTTPS regex code on converted sites • What you need to know about the new SVG image type for better SEO • 6 awesome tools for running social media contests

3 Examples of People That Are Crushing it With SEO Right Now

by Brian Dean @ SEO That Works

I’m happy to say that, today, Backlinko brings in over 100k unique visitors per month: And all of this high-quality organic traffic fuels my growing online business that’s nearly doubling in gross revenue every year: Now I’ll show you how I did it in a minute. But First, I Want to Tell You Something Important:... [click to continue...]

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Site Structure Optimization with Searchmetrics Suite – Part 1: the Optimum Setup

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

With Site Structure Optimization (SSO) we provide users of the Searchmetrics Suite with an overview of the technical performance of their web projects. Whether it’s a question of titles & descriptions, crawling errors, loading times or link distributions: we analyze your websites, list all the information that is relevant for you – and give you […]

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WhatsApp Announces New Business App

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

WhatsApp is changing the way it does business. This article takes a dive into the who’s, what’, and why’s of the latest news from WhatsApp. Brands will be seeing big changes in the way they use WhatsApp. Though used less widely in the US, the app is currently the most popular messaging app in the...

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Mobile analysis: Optimization of the top 100 SEO visibility domains

by Carolin Mallmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Are the top domains ready for the Google mobile update? We have taken a look at the 100 domains with the highest SEO visibility and analyzed them for mobile friendliness with the help of the Google ‘mobile-friendly’ test. Google has recently announced that the optimization for mobile devices will be evaluated as a ranking signal […]

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SEO vs PPC

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

SEO and PPC are the two primary types of content displayed on a search engine results page (SERP). SEO stands for search engine optimization and PPC stands for pay per click. Organic results – These are natural search listings that appear on a search results page naturally. They are based on content and ranking of that content. Paid... Read More

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Return On Investment With Digital Marketing

by Shawn Denney @

As a business, we exist to fulfill a need. It is what allows us to stay in business, to grow, and to find new innovations. Sometimes you are the premier provider of the solution, while other times you are one…

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Google Doesn’t Want You to Read This

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

For many businesses, the process of divvying up paid and organic search marketing dollars often relies more on gut feeling than science. Since paid appears to offer an easier path to understanding whether you’re getting bang for the buck (you paid this for click, and saw this resulting rise in sales over this period in […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in a Machine Learning World

by Profit @ Miami SEO

Dave Davies 3.1K READS When thinking about the rise of machine learning as it relates to SEO, we can be faced with a frightening scenario depending on the type of SEO you are. SEOs, like myself, who are logic-based and have historically worked relying on an understanding of the signals at play and how they

AMP and Ranking 0 are Becoming More Important

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

This week: You can now edit local business info in search results, Instagram is testing canvas ads, and wait until you hear about how many of the top results don’t get clicks.   Here’s what happened this week in digital marketing. DemandJump Cloud Tool Shows Where Your Traffic Came From A new DemandJump tool, just...

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Should You Buy Backlinks in 2017?

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

Are you thinking about buying backlinks in 2017? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Almost every person who has done SEO has considered buying links. Let me start with the reasons why people (like myself) buy or have bought backlinks. Why People Buy Backlinks My company has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on backlinks and […]

How Conversion Rate Optimization Can Help Your Company Grow

by Brian Berg @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

One of the questions we hear most frequently has to do with traffic. And it might surprise you to know that the people asking it aren’t people who don’t get enough traffic. Instead, it comes from people who have plenty of traffic that just isn’t converting. Attracting thousands or even millions of people to your[...]

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The Era of Agile Content Creation Backed by Deep Learning

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

  Creating new content, developing a new idea or pouring resources into a new product is always fraught with risk, for businesses both large and small. Even when you’re reasonably sure you’re on the right track (in our case, focusing on agile content creation backed by deep learning), you must wait patiently for that “Aha! moment. ” It’s […]

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How to Rank on Google

by admin @ SEO Company – Professional SEO Services by SEOExplode Inc

Lots of free traffic from Google is something that every internet-based business aims for. But whether you’ll attract lots of organic search traffic or none at all depends on the ranking status of your website. The biggest challenge, in this regard, is that SEO keeps changing. And you need to keep yourself up-to-date with the […]

Local SEO Marketing In 2017: 8 Easy Tips To Dominate Local Search

by Joanne Chong @ SEO Expert Brad | Search Engine Marketing Since 1997

Maybe you are asking yourself, what is local SEO marketing and why does it matter? Most online businesses are practicing SEO. Small businesses and local businesses mainly rely on local SEO to build an online presence and increase exposure to more potential customers.   In this blog post today, you will learn how to utilize […]

My Login

by alessiaricci @ WordPress Plugins

License: GPLv2 or later License URI: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html Add login form using [login] shortcode or using widget.

How an SEO Pro Increased His Organic Traffic by 157.80% – Case Study

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

This is a TRUE & SUCCESSFUL story from the SEO strategist Jason Acidre – Co-founder at Xight Interactive, written and documented by himself.   From position #12 to position #5 in under 30 days. It’s definitely a huge thing, especially for consultants and site owners who are looking to get even more productive in the […]

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How to Get an ROI from SEO

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

The acronyms “ROI” and “SEO” don’t often go together in the agency world. I’ve been guilty of focusing on SEO-driven KPIs such keyword rankings, backlinks, and organic search traffic. But here’s the truth: Businesses only want one thing… RETURN ON THEIR INVESTMENT. When they invest $24,000 into a SEO campaign, they want MORE than $24,000 […]

Register - JM Internet

Register - JM Internet


JM Internet

Welcome! This is a “registration” page to the various workbooks: SEO, Social Media Marketing, and AdWords. REMEMBER: please enter the PASSWORD as indicated in the book. GOT QUESTIONS? please contact us via email or call 800-298-4065. Simply SCROLL DOWN to the workbook you want to register: SEO: Search Engine Optimization SEO Fitness Workbook, 2017 ** 2017 Edition …

Vol 69: Complacency Kills in the Ever-Changing Digital Marketing Industry

by Team Eminent SEO @ Eminent SEO

What’s New at Eminent SEO? It’s a time of growth here at Eminent SEO. We’re close to launching our website makeover, and that’s just the start of what we’re cooking up for the rest of 2017. We’re also expanding our marketing capabilities by bringing on talented new creators, aiming to do even bigger and better […]

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5 time saving tips using OnCrawl

by Erlé @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

How to take advantage of advanced OnCrawl features to improve your efficiency during daily SEO monitoring.
OnCrawl is a powerful SEO tool that helps you monitor and optimize search engine’s visibility of e-commerce websites, online publishers or applications. The tool has been built around one simple principle: help traffic managers save time in their analysis process and in their daily SEO project management.

Besides being an onsite audit tool, based on a SaaS platform supported by an API combining all websites data, it is also a log analyzer that simplifies data extraction and analysis from log server files.

OnCrawl’s possibilities are quite wide but need to be [...]

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Online Reputation Management – Managing online brand experience through Search and Content Optimization

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Reputation matters. People buy brands they trust and read news they believe. When the BBC publishes a story about Antarctic penguins flying to South America, people believe it because of the broadcaster’s strong reputation for credibility. April Fool’s jokes are themselves a tool to add percentage points to a corporation’s reputation as likeable, friendly and […]

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Finance Ranking Factors: How Bankrate Uses Relevant Content To Perform on Google

by Stephen Bench-Capon @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The latest Searchmetrics ranking factors study shows how relevant content is vital for finance industry websites looking to perform on Google search. Finance is the subject of a Searchmetrics series of ranking factor studies that focus on a specific industry. Amongst the findings, the analysis shows that relevant, structured content is even more vital for […]

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Majestic SEO: Premium Backlink Checker Keyword Tool Review

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

One of the tools I use daily.

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How to Use Majestic SEO’s Trust Flow Metric

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

Majestic SEO’s Trust Flow is the king of link metrics in 2017. I’m going to show you how you can use this metric for analyzing your competitors, for perform link audits, and for link prospecting. Let’s jump right in. Why Trust Flow is King As it stands right now, Google will likely never update PageRank […]

Must Know SEO Basics to Kickstart Your Digital Campaign

by Sam Romain @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

“What is SEO?” is a common question asked by business owners venturing into the world of digital marketing. Search engine optimization or simply SEO, refers to the techniques used to increase traffic to websites. With effective SEO services, your website becomes more accessible for the users surfing the internet. Search engine optimization plays an important role[...]

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Extension of the research database & time-saving thanks to Growth Reporting

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

On 6 March 2015, we published an update for the Searchmetrics Suite, which includes fantastic new features. Growth Reporting is new to the Suite, giving you all the relevant data on the organic performance of a domain at a glance. This allows you to create reports in around 50% of the time. We have also […]

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Battle of the Ad Bulge: How Google Is Slimming Down Search Results

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

To the average person, Google’s search engine results page (SERP) looks no different today than it did a month ago. But for SEO experts, the SERP change is like noticing Google lost weight: all of a sudden, the results page really trimmed down. Google recently (in its usual quiet way) removed the right-rail ads running […]

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Alexa, How Do I Beat Amazon? Online and The Big Brand Conundrum

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

As the world of online search increasingly gets more technical, with sophisticated algorithms and voice commands becoming an essential part of  everyone’s marketing toolkit, we in the industry must continue to remind ourselves that our core mission is to address the needs of humans who are looking for online moments that matter. Wil Reynolds, founder of Seer […]

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Vol 68: Find Out How a Website Refresh Can Lead to New Views

by Team Eminent SEO @ Eminent SEO

What’s New at Eminent SEO? We’re thrilled to announce that Eminent SEO be launching an updated version of our website in the fall! The update will further enhance the user experience for our visitors as they spend more time on our site. Why the refresh? We know how important it is for companies to keep […]

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Updated List of Best Google AdWords Books for 2017 Announced by JM Internet Group

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

San Jose, California – August 2, 2017. The JM Internet Group, a leader in online internet marketing training in SEO, AdWords, and Social Media Marketing, is excited to announce its updated list of the best books on Google AdWords for 2017. The list of best books that explain the Google advertising platform is updated twice […]

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Karin Bond

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

I would like to take a quick moment to thank you for your diligence and knowledge in creating my new and exciting webpage. I couldn’t have done it without you! You are truly the best and would recommend you to anyone in need of this type of service.

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Ultimate Guide to Amazon SEO

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

Want to sell on Amazon, but not sure how to stand out? Our Director of Amazon, Shawn Green, will tell you everything you need to know about Amazon SEO, and how to make sure your product is optimized for as many sales as possible.   Amazon has taken the internet by storm, managing to dethrone...

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How to Recover Your Facebook Shares after Moving from HTTP to HTTPS

How to Recover Your Facebook Shares after Moving from HTTP to HTTPS


SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Facebook shares lost after moving from HTTP to HTTPS ? Get them back now!

Why We’re Killing Searchmetrics Ranking Factors (Hint: Google Made Us)

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

We are gathered here to formally acknowledge that Universal Ranking Factors are dead. The new kings of search will be online marketers who master the fact that signals for relevance have been replaced by specific ranking factors based on search intent and industry relevance, according to the Searchmetrics Ranking Factors study, “Rebooting Ranking Factors.” Content […]

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Las Vegas SEO Services | Digital Dynasty

Las Vegas SEO Services | Digital Dynasty


Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

Las Vegas SEO Company - Getting companies the leads that are most likely to convert. We offer the best proven SEO strategy there is today.

Importance of HTTPS Explained: SEO Benefits | LSEO Digital Marketing Services

Importance of HTTPS Explained: SEO Benefits | LSEO Digital Marketing Services


LSEO Digital Marketing Services

We discuss the differences between HTTP and HTTPs, and whether you should convert your website to HTTPS protocol for SEO reasons.

Google Mobile Update/ Mobilegeddon: Winners and Losers US

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Mobilegeddon is here. We have fresh data in the software and now there are some significant changes visible in the data. Although Google communicated that the rollout would probably last a week or more, we can see some winners and losers already. These first results may be (yet) considered as preliminary when it comes to some examples, but […]

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A Fix for When your Facebook Share Image is Wrong

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

Why is My Facebook Share Image Wrong?

…and how to fix it.

If a URL has previously been shared on Facebook (by anyone, anywhere), Facebook “remembers” the information associated with that URL (like the image, title and description) even if it’s wrong or a completely blank image.

Learn how to fix this common problem »

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SEO | Web Design | Web Development | PPC | SMO

SEO | Web Design | Web Development | PPC | SMO


SEO James

SEO | Web Design | Web Development | PPC | SMO

HTTPS SEO Checklist

by @ SSL Security News Feed

Check out this Infographic with an SEO checklist to use when moving your site to HTTPS

Postcards from China: Branding and Creating Chinese Names for International Companies

by Marcus Pentzek @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

A company’s name is the most ubiquitous part of its brand. It’s what people type into Google, it’s on business cards, stationery and coffee cups. Even when a logo is universally-recognized, people see the swoosh and instantly think the name, “Nike.” That’s why a name is so important. That’s why Anderson Consulting spent a reported […]

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Google My Business Posts

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

Google has officially rolled out the Google My Business Posts feature to all businesses on GMB. Check out the advantages and get ideas for posting directly to Google.

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Should You Switch Your Site to HTTPS? Here’s Why You Should or Shouldn’t

Should You Switch Your Site to HTTPS? Here’s Why You Should or Shouldn’t


Quick Sprout

There are two types of SEOs: Those who love the technical stuff... ...and those who hate it. If you fall into the first category, you’re probab

11 Proven Tips to Create Web Content That Gains Trust and Converts Visitors

by Gill Andrews @ Orbit Media Studios

In real life, you are a confident professional.

You have a firm handshake, a friendly smile and all the answers to impress your future customers, to dispel their doubts and to win their trust.

But on the internet, you are your content.…

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Google News-Wave Update: Media Websites Surfing the Winner Tide

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Within a few weeks, Google has tweaked its core algorithm and rolled out an update for the second time without officially anouncing it. According to our quick analysis, this update seems to be primarily concerned with trending keywords as well as temporary search intentions related to informational (shorthead) keywords. First-glance-winners are first and foremost media […]

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Future of SEO

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

Search Engine Optimization is a concept that is anything but static. Search engines are constantly changing their algorithms to produce the most relevant content to consumers. There are always new methods and media being introduced for entering search criteria. Businesses must adapt with the trends in order to rise to the top of search rankings […]

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Engineering Content Serendipity and Loyalty at Collision

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

collision | kəˈliZHən/ | noun an instance of one moving object or person striking violently against another. Synonyms: crash, accident, impact, smash, bump, hit, fender bender, wreck, pileup An  event of two or more records being assigned the same identifier or location in memory. From the definition above, Collision sounds like something that should be avoided all […]

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What is Schema Markup and How to Use it for SEO

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

If you’re new to search engine optimization, you might have barely heard of Schema markup.Essentially, it’s a standardized form of structured data markup that works across most of the major search engines, including Yahoo!, Bing, and Google. Since it works across multiple engines you’ll find that it’s a great way to draw in potential customers… Read more about What is Schema Markup and How to Use it for SEO

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7 fundamental technical SEO questions to answer with a log analysis (and how to easily do it)

by Aleyda Solis @ Aleyda Solis: International SEO Consultant, Speaker & Author

Log analysis has evolved to become a fundamental part of technical SEO audits. Server logs allow us to understand how search engine crawlers interact with our website, and analysis of your server logs can lead to actionable SEO insights you might not have gleaned otherwise. In this Search Engine Land post I share how you can easily analyze your logs and […]

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How to Create Engaging Employee Bios (that Boost SEO)

by salesadmin @

Do you have a page of employee bios on your website? If not, it’s time to think about adding one. Employee profiles might seem insignificant, but these little bios can translate to big benefits for you, your staff and your … Read More...

Industry Ranking Factors: The Road to Organic Search Success for Travel Websites

by Stephen Bench-Capon @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

It’s that time of year when the search volume for the term “last minute” peaks, known to travelers in many time zones as “summer.” But for travel industry webmasters, now isn’t the time to head to the sandy shores. It’s never too late to optimize your website and improve your Google rankings. Our latest industry-specific whitepaper is your […]

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Https and SEO: The risks of making the switch from http.

Https and SEO: The risks of making the switch from http.


Marie Haynes Consulting

Should you make the switch to https? Google is pushing strongly for sites to do so. However, there are many SEO related things that can go wrong.

We Analyzed 1 Million Google Search Results. Here’s What We Learned About SEO

We Analyzed 1 Million Google Search Results. Here’s What We Learned About SEO


Backlinko

We recently analyzed 1 million Google search results to answer the question: Which factors correlate with first page search engine rankings? We looked at content. We looked at backlinks. We even looked at site speed. With the help of Eric Van Buskirk and our data partners1, we uncovered some interesting findings. And today I’m going …

Office Hour

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

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The Password Book: Free Offer (Limited Supplies)

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

I have a new book out – THE PASSWORD BOOK – and I’d like to offer you the first wave of zero cost copies. Did you know that YOU are the weakest link in your Internet security? This book is a place to write down passwords, but more importantly it explains the basics of Internet scams […]

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Bellevue SEO

by Clint Butler @ Digitaleer

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Penguin 4.0 FAQs – Here is everything we know so far.

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

I have been getting a lot of questions about Penguin 4.0. This article will serve as a guide to everything we know on Penguin 4.0. I’ll update it as more information becomes available. Last update: October 13, 2016 When did Penguin 4.0 launch? The announcement for Penguin 4.0 happened on Friday, September 23, 2016. However, it sounds like parts of this new Penguin algorithm were put into […]

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HTTP to HTTPS: An SEO's guide to securing a website

HTTP to HTTPS: An SEO's guide to securing a website


Search Engine Land

Despite the numerous benefits of switching to HTTPS, many SEOs and website owners have not done so. For those feeling intimidated by the prospect of switching to HTTPS, columnist Patrick Stox breaks down the process.

Why You Have to Switch Your Site to HTTPS… Now

by DominateWithSEO @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

Is your website secure? If you aren’t collecting credit card information or taking payments, you may think that the recent Google Chrome update to HTTPS protocol has anything to do with you. You’re wrong. It does. The fact is that every company should be upgrading to HTTPS to be in compliance with Google’s new rules[...]

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Optimizing for the Smart Speaker Wars

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Are you ready for your oral exams? The new smart speaker voice assistant category could be the biggest test yet for companies relying on the world of online search to make money. But don’t count on simply tweaking your existing search engine optimization strategies to succeed. In our latest Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, we detail some […]

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Boca Raton SEO

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

Boca Raton SEO It’s no secret that SEO has been a huge factor in determining business success. SEO, or search engine optimization, is a way to ensure your website, blog, and content are easy to find when potential customers use search engines. Ensuring that your...

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How Content Marketing Is an Integral Part of SEO

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

SEO, in and of itself, is not a single-concept factor in your online presence. Keywords crammed into content without providing valuable information as well are not enough to be successful in rising to the top of search results. Content marketing should be the focus for all marketers in attaining the online exposure and producing the […]

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Security as SEO: Why HTTPS Matters for Your Website

Security as SEO: Why HTTPS Matters for Your Website


Online Marketing Blog - TopRank®

Google has made website security an SEO ranking factor. Learn what marketers and businesses need to know about HTTPS, TSL, and SSL.

The SEO Battle: Mighty Mouse vs. Superman

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Ten Things eCommerce Sites Need to Know to Rank on Google in 2017

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

No, they’re not just resting. Universal ranking factors are dead. Google’s algorithm now operates highly individually – depending on time, place, device and industry. For this reason, we are using our first industry-specific study to present the ten most important ranking factors for eCommerce. Where should webmasters in eCommerce focus their energy? Which content can […]

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Shootout at the IG Corral: How Black Hat Marketers Cheat at Instagram

by Remy Albillar @ Eminent SEO

If all those totally historically accurate movies about the Old West have taught us anything, it’s that job security was not a major issue for sheriffs and their deputies. A near endless supply of cattle rustlers, masked bandits and stagecoach robbers seemed to flow through every town across the American frontier. Today, ethical, “white hat” […]

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Exploring New Frontiers in Search

by Cliff Edwards @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In the world of search engine optimization, one cardinal rule is to never rest on past successes. Tactics that score today could lead to fumbles tomorrow as Google, Apple and other global search engine providers constantly change the rules of the game. Good technical SEO gets you online. Great data-optimized content keeps you there, as search […]

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Dominate With SEO

Dominate With SEO


#1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

We Have Generated Millions of New Revenue for our Clients. Call Us Today! Let Us Dominate your Competition in Google with SEO.

How to Clean Up Your Link Profiles

by admin @ SEO Company – Professional SEO Services by SEOExplode Inc

Bad or low quality links can easily hurt the search engine rankings of a website. If you’re an SEO professional or an internet marketer, you definitely understand why it’s crucial to keep a close watch on the link profile of a website. Articles about link removal or link profile clean up simply abound the web. […]

Penguin 4.0 Recovery Case Studies

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

I’m excited to present these case studies showing what appears to be Penguin recoveries for several sites. Penguin 4.0 officially launched on September 23, 2016 (although we don’t know if Google actually put the wheels in motion a few days prior.) When Penguin first launched there didn’t seem to be much change and I didn’t hear anyone shouting that they had recovered from Penguin. Related: Penguin 4.0 […]

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Tips Tuesday – WP 4.8.1 Coming, HTTPS Gets Top Traffic, Content Funnels

Tips Tuesday – WP 4.8.1 Coming, HTTPS Gets Top Traffic, Content Funnels

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • Live Open Q&A Chat for DIY SEO members • What’s happening in the Booming Bloggers Hub • How to migrate your site to a new host • How and why to switch your site to PHP 7 • An update on HTTPS and CloudFlare settings • Site revamp project updates • Site audit project updates • My first look at the new Custom HTML Text Widget coming in WP 4.8.1 • When we expect WP 4.8.1 to roll out • Plugins that are dropping your visitors because they can’t handle IPv6 addresses • What you should know about sites converted to HTTPS attracting top traffic • The difference in how videos rank in Google search and on YouTube • How to check if your content marketing efforts and strategy are working • How to create top-of-funnel content that works • Using GIFs as highlight images

How to Incrementally Move an Ecommerce Site to HTTPS

by Hamlet Batista @ Practical Ecommerce

In October, Google Chrome will release version 62, which will warn website visitors with a “Not Secure” message when they type in data — such as site searches and newsletter ...

SEO For Beginners Part 1 – What Is SEO And How Does it Work?

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

Learning search engine optimization is vital to the long run of your online business. It’s essentially the first step to any kind of marketing online. It’ll all sound a little bit complicated, but you’ll find it’s really not that hard. In the future I’ll delve more in-depth with SEO content, but for now let’s get… Read more about SEO For Beginners Part 1 – What Is SEO And How Does it Work?

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Mobile SEO: The Ultimate Guide

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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JM Internet Announces Social Media Marketing Workbook for Small Business Now Available as Audiobook

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

San Jose, California – August 25, 2017. The JM Internet Group, a leader in online internet marketing training in SEO, AdWords, and Social Media Marketing, is excited to announce that the popular Social Media Marketing Workbook is now available in audiobook format. The social media book has proven to be an enduring bestseller in the […]

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Bellevue Coffee Shops Near Me

by Clint Butler @ Digitaleer

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What are Rich Snippets and Why Should You Use Them?

by Jeffrey Smith @

For the longest time, SEO was all about getting the highest possible ranking on search engine results pages or SERPs because it is the best way to boost click-through rates or CTRs – which is only natural, considering how short the attention span of people online is. Nobody really has the patience to browse through Read More

What Is SEO?

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

What Is SEO? You’ve probably heard the acronym SEO before, but do you really know what stands for? SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimization. You probably know what a search engine is from your incessant use of Google, but you’re still probably scratching...

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SEO Checker Tools for Free - Online SEO Tools Centre

SEO Checker Tools for Free - Online SEO Tools Centre


Online SEO Tools Centre

SEO Tools Centre provides SEO checker services for websites. Here you will find different types of SEO tools: plagiarism checker, broken links analyzer and many others useful services!

8 SEO Copywriting Tips That Will Skyrocket Website Traffic

by Joanne Chong @ SEO Expert Brad | Search Engine Marketing Since 1997

Maybe started optimizing your website recently, but the traffic that you’re getting is not as much as you expected. And yet, we can’t deny the fact that SEO does take time. So have you ever thought of what the problem is if you’ve already optimized your on-page SEO properly? Honestly, the optimization part is not […]

Killer Tips for a Powerful Social Media Strategy

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Large and active following on social media should be viewed as an essential asset to your online marketing strategy. We are witnessing social networks flourish in terms of both users and user generated content. Followers are a great asset, and the more they are, the more likely they will be to help lead generation. In […]

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Google’s Universal App Campaigns: Less is More (Or Is It?)

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

Google has announced that they are forcibly migrating everyone to their “new” and “improved” Universal App Campaigns (UAC) in Google AdWords.  You can read the propaganda, oops I mean the announcement, here. Google states: To help more advertisers take advantage of these benefits, we’ll be focusing our efforts and moving all AdWords app install campaigns […]

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3 Reasons You Should Switch to HTTPS vs. HTTP

3 Reasons You Should Switch to HTTPS vs. HTTP


BrightLocal

HTTP vs. HTTPS? Secure sites make consumers more comfortable using your site AND having HTTPS can also help with your SEO rankings.Find out why.

How To Make Googlebot Love Your Website

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

Every website owner dreams about finding their website on the first page of Google search results. Unfortunately, no one can guarantee that your web page will be at the top of Google’s organic search results (no even Google). The Google crawler (be sure to check out the SEO for Growth SEO glossary of terms by […]

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Tips Tuesday – 301 Redirects, Powerful Headlines, Repurposing Content, Gutenberg

Tips Tuesday – 301 Redirects, Powerful Headlines, Repurposing Content, Gutenberg

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • The launch of the BlogAid Booming Bloggers Hub • What’s coming on the BlogAid Live Show and when • Behind the scenes look at what’s on my plate this week • New monthly roundup on the WordPress blog • A must-read post on what the Gutenberg editor means for the future of WP • What’s new in Gutenberg and a great way for you to play with it online • What the push for popular plugins to support Calypso means for you • A new online site tester I’m trying • Changes to my recommended HTTPS security headers • New Dev Tools in Chrome 59 that webmasters will like • A must-read post on 301 redirects and how Google treats non exact matches • Updates to the Google Test My Site tool • Why you should delete inactive plugins • A step-by-step guide on writing powerful headlines • An epic post for content repuposing

SEO & Advanced Marketing Services | Outrun

SEO & Advanced Marketing Services | Outrun


Outrun

Outrun provides SEO, content marketing, training, tools and brand building services for businesses, seo consultants, and full stack marketing agencies.

Hone your internal link structure with Link Optimization

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Crawling websites, analyzing them technically and optimizing them based of these findings is standard procedure when it comes to improving online performance. Today, I would like to introduce a new, data-driven solution for optimizing internal link structure: Searchmetrics Link Optimization. On-page optimization is multi-layered: one layer is analyzing individual subpages in order to identify errors […]

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How To Find Commercial Listings Using Zillow In Tampa Florida

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

How To Find Commercial Listings Using Zillow In Tampa Florida Are you currently looking for a spot to place a commercial business? As you may already know there are countless […]

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Email Signup Forms: The 3 Factors in Boosting your Email Signup Form

by Andy Crestodina @ Orbit Media Studios

To be successful at email marketing, you need to grow your list of email subscribers. To grow your list of subscribers, you need a great email signup form. The growth of your email list depends on how you design that…

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Challenge – Featured Snippets. How to find opportunities and win them.

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Featured Snippets This is the first post of my new SEO Challenges section. The goal here is to teach you something which you can use in order to improve your site and then challenge you to do it and succeed. These challenges are a part of my Search News You Can Use Newsletter. The newsletter also includes a huge number of tips each month that will help you to […]

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5 Best Google SEO Tools Review 2017 [Free and Payed]

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

Happy rankings!

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Long Tail Keywords, Simple Steps To Drive Notable Revenue

by John E Lincoln @ Ignite Visibility

If you’re looking for a new way to generate web traffic but you haven’t yet tried to optimize your content for long-tail keywords, then now’s the time. In fact, you can do your brand (and your bottom line) a lot of good by writing articles centered around detailed search terms that your competitors don’t know...

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Tips Tuesday – Secure Site Webinar, Google Crawls, Brute Force Protection

Tips Tuesday – Secure Site Webinar, Google Crawls, Brute Force Protection

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • The Secure Site Setup Webinar this Thursday • New time for the live Tips Tuesday recap • How to bring joy back into your business • Site revamp projects • Accelerated site creation classes • How to turn off the link counter in Yoast SEO • A super Google Crawl Bot case study • Google testing new Search Console design • New image optimization tester tool • Why and how to rotate your SALT keys for brute force protection • Why to disable XML-RPC to prevent brute force and DDoS attacks • What’s up with A2 Hosting partnering with Sucuri • New Gutenberg Boilerplate for designing your own blocks • The new features in Gutenberg 0.5.0 • Dev discussion updates on PHP and WordPress • Why you should update your PHP version now • New Webmention and Annotation standards and how to get them on your site now • Liquid Web acquires iThemes Exchange e-commerce plugin • Staggering trends in video marketing adoption rates

Need a Mobile App? Pick One from a Google App Pack

by Helen Shaughnessy @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

    Mobile search surpassed desktop search last April and hasn’t looked back.  The mobile discovery mechanism has changed too. Where once you were lucky to get discovered by being an Editor’s Pick in an app store or on a Top 10 list at Lifehacker and elsewhere, Google is taking steps to put search in […]

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Inside the Making of Searchmetrics Visibility Guard

by Helen Shaughnessy @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

  Here at Searchmetrics, we spend a lot of time listening to customers – gathering feedback to improve features of the service. We’re big fans of agile development, using our beta program to test and drive customer-requested improvements into our software before rolling out to a broader set of customers. Thanks to the support of […]

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The Top 5 Ranking Factors for 2015: How Strong is Your Hand?

by Marcus Tober @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The Searchmetrics Ranking Factors study 2015 for Google.com is finally here! Once again we made the annual epic journey to the center of our data pool, analyzed, averaged and correlated for our lives, and more than once burned the midnight oil. Our mission as always: To figure out just what it is the top-ranking sites […]

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What the Penguin 4.0 Launch Means for Your Business

by Beth Ball @ #1 Premier Search Engine Agency (SEO)

Penguin Update.  Algorithm Change.  Those two words inflict fear and panic among the SEO and webmaster communities.  Just when we SEO and webmaster nerds think we’ve got this thing down, Google has to change it all and make some of us scramble.  Unless, of course, you’re us- the SEO Agency that’s always a step ahead[...]

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What is the Google Page Importance in SEO?

by Erlé @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

Page Importance is an algorithm that determines a score used by Google to classify urls during crawl sessions. Page Importance ranges urls to be explored in order to optimize the crawl budget affected to each site.
To better distribute its crawl expenses, Google needs to prioritize pages it needs to fetch. In that logic of cost optimization, the Mountain View firm has published many patents about crawls scheduling. These patents let us know better understand how your pages are categorized and give perspective to the crawl budget concept – a concept that is differently observed regarding each site, typologies of pages [...]

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The Art & Science of Google AdWords

by salesadmin @

Google AdWords is one of most powerful online marketing tools available today, capable of providing a substantial return on investment and boost to your bottom line. The bad news is that unless you use it correctly, your precious marketing and … Read More...

Using Google Analytics to Look at Just Google Organic Traffic – Were you hit by an algorithm change?

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

In this article we will look at the steps needed to look at just your Google organic traffic in Google Analytics. Looking at just the Google organic traffic can be helpful when trying to determine whether your site has been affected by a change in Google’s algorithm. What is Google Organic Traffic? Organic traffic excludes traffic from sources like Pay Per Click ads (Adwords), Social shares (i.e. […]

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SEO-lar Eclipse: The Future of SEO

by Katrina @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

Don’t look too close or you’ll go blind! The future of SEO is largely a kaleidoscopic image without clarity or foresight of what the future will bring. From print advertising to the evolution of SEO, we’ve seen new formats eclipse previous ones. Yet, the same principles persist. As AI and deep learning fill more prodigious...

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Postcards from China: Mysteries of the East – Busting 10 Myths About Baidu and SEO in China

by Marcus Pentzek @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Confucius, kung-fu, yin and yang, capitalist communism: China is a land full of mysteries and contradictions. Often associated with cheap imitations, China now produces technology and internet startups that can rival anything in the West. The Chinese search engine, Baidu, is no exception. It bears many similarities to Google and Bing, but can also boast its […]

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HTTP vs HTTPS and SEO, Time to Move to HTTPS

HTTP vs HTTPS and SEO, Time to Move to HTTPS


BrightEdge SEO Blog

Is HTTPS that important? Yes, Google calls it "imperative" to move to HTTPS in 2017. Learn details of how to make the move to HTTPs & improve SEO & organic.

Going Up Strong: A Baller’s Guide to Managing Social Media Trolls

by Remy Albillar @ Eminent SEO

Flinging a basketball through a hoop is hard enough without somebody guarding you. That’s why the NBA’s top ballers, stars like Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, have dozens of moves for getting around their defenders. When it comes building your brand through social media, your business will run into interference as well. If […]

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Track and Improve Your Website with Google Analytics

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

Track and Improve Your Website with Google Analytics When it comes to ensuring that your website is achieving proper website traffic, Google Analytics is a great way to monitor your traffic. Your website’s success, and your business’s success, depends greatly on the amount of website...

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: A Closer Look at Google for Jobs

by Cliff Edwards @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

When Google introduced Google for Jobs in late June, market watchers wondered whether yet another one of the company’s initiatives would have a major impact on the organic jobs-listing market and the likes of monster.com and glassdoor.com. In this week’s Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, I’ll take a deeper look at Google for Jobs and […]

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How An Arborist Increased Sales 30% In One Year With Their Website [video]

by Jack Jostes @ Ramblin Jackson, Inc.

Find out how a new website and local SEO helped Front Range Arborists in Colorado Springs to increase sales by 30% in the first year! Watch the interview. Watch the interview.

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Your SEO Team is Not Oprah: 5 Realizations of an SEO Newbie

by Pearl Qiao Xu @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

As a fresh intern for Searchmetrics, I’ve spent the past week in meetings, doing online research, and reading Jessica Bowman’s The New SEO Management Handbook to familiarize myself with the rapidly growing and changing industry of online marketing. Enterprise-level SEO expert since 2002, Bowman is a trusted adviser to some of  the biggest brands online, […]

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Professional Website & Marketing Services | Website Marketing Company

Professional Website & Marketing Services | Website Marketing Company


Eminent SEO

We are a professional website and marketing services company that focuses on: web design, development, SEO, organic marketing, social media and web content.

Tips Tuesday – AS3 Tutorials, Free Images, 10 HTTPS Mistakes, WP 4.8 Field Guide

Tips Tuesday – AS3 Tutorials, Free Images, 10 HTTPS Mistakes, WP 4.8 Field Guide

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • New Amazon S3 Tutorials for Webmasters • June Webinars, meetings, and Workshops • Last chance on the May Specials for audits and Webmaster Training • Livestreams added to Tips Tuesday • Update on new livestreams and interviews • WordPress 4.8 Field Guide • Facebook now supporting Google AMP • 10 most common HTTPS implementation mistakes • Clarification on how non HTTPS sites are getting blacklisted by Google • New JSON RSS feed • Where to get free high quality images

Are Fiverr SEO Purchases Worth the Money?

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

This site and a lot of my work is focused on educating people on search engine optimization. While I do work on SEO consulting projects, my heart is in education because I want to empower people. As part of this educational effort, I feel compelled to provide a public service warning about Fiverr SEO offers.... Read More

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Why Wix Is Bad At SEO

by Kyle Alm @ SEO Bandwagon

It has become recently fashionable in the SEO sector to kick Wix, sorry to pile on, but Wix SEO is a bit of a joke frankly and I’m getting pretty annoyed with their practices and a particular YouTube campaign they are running. Wix has been bombarding me (anyone else?) with ads from Karli Kloss about …

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3 Mobile Search Keywords Questions (& How to Answer Them) to Grow your Mobile SEO Results

by Aleyda Solis @ Aleyda Solis: International SEO Consultant, Speaker & Author

On May 3rd, 2016 I’ll have the opportunity to present at Pubcon Austin about how to take your keyword research to the next level to better identify your search audience behavior in today’s multi-device world, – where there are more searches in Google coming from mobile devices than from desktop ones – and target your mobile […]

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How to Blog for SEO in 6 Steps

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

If you’re reading this, you’re likely a small business owner, content marketer, and/or blogger who’s intrigued by what it means to blog for better SEO. Or, you may be in the group that’s wondering what the heck SEO is and what it has to do with your blogging workflow. “Blog SEO: How to Search Engine […]

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How to Get Awesome Customer Testimonials in 5 Easy Steps

by salesadmin @

Customer testimonials are some of the most powerful marketing tools you can use to build your business. Whether you use these influential — and highly cost-effective — customer endorsements on your website, in your social feeds or in print, you … Read More...

71 Google-Ordained SEO Guidelines You May Have Overlooked

by Ajit Singh Kular @ Cueblog

Google hasn’t been very open about its algorithmic changes lately. Except for major updates such as Mobile First Index (which is yet to be launched), Panda and some other unconfirmed alterations, there have been very few announcements by Google for … Continue reading

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Top 3 Reasons You Need SEO

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

Top 3 Reasons You Need SEO It’s no secret that SEO has been a huge factor in determining business success. SEO, or search engine optimization, is a way to ensure your website, blog, and content are easy to find when potential customers use search engines....

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Google to Restrict Access to Autocomplete API – What This Means for Keyword Research Tools

by Tom Wells @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Access to the autocomplete API is set to be restricted as of today, 10 August 2015, according to an official post on the Google Webmaster Central Blog. From now on users who wish to continue to have autocomplete functionality on their site are being guided towards Google Custom Search Engine. Meanwhile, for keyword research tools, […]

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Seo Services In Tampa

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

Choosing The SEO Services In Tampa FL Are you searching for a reliable SEO service in Tampa FL? If so, there are many important tips to consider when choosing the […]

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2017 is the Year Google HTTPS Ranking Gets Real

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

2017 is the year Google HTTPS Ranking gets real teeth.

Learn how your website credibility and SEO will be affected by not converting to HTTPS/SSL.

Read How »

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2017 is the Year Google HTTPS Ranking Gets Real | SangFroid Web, LLC

2017 is the Year Google HTTPS Ranking Gets Real | SangFroid Web, LLC


SangFroid Web, LLC

2017 is the year Google HTTPS Ranking gets real teeth. Learn how your website credibility and SEO will be affected by not converting to HTTPS/SSL.

What To Get from Online Cosmetic Dentist Marketing

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

Online Cosmetic Dentist Marketing Most people turn to dentists when they no longer have an option other than to have the tooth extracted. This is a problem that is prevalent […]

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CueBlocks is Hiring!

by Saburi Mehra @ Cueblog

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What is a Good Average Google Analytics Bounce Rate?

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

Bounce Rate Definition.

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SEO Benefits of .com Versus Everything Else

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Should you go with a .com, .info, .org or dot-something else? Except in very rare instances, it’s almost always best to go with a .com domain name. Sure, you might need to do a .gov or a .edu, but for the vast majority of businesses a .com in your URL is best—for the reasons you […]

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Use A Store Locator To Find An IKEA Near You In Florida

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

Use A Store Locator To Find An IKEA Near You In Florida IKEA is a company that many people turn to for all kinds of furniture and household items. Decorations […]

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How Do Social Media And SEO Work Together?

by SocialSEO Team @

Social Media and SEO are the peanut butter and jelly of the digital marketing world. One can survive without the other, but the effectiveness of the two together provides you with a much more powerful marketing engine. And while social…

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Common WordPress SEO Mistakes – What’s The Fix?

by Jeffrey Smith @

So if you are thinking about putting up a new website having SEO in mind from the start, you probably want to go with WordPress as your CMS framework, then, choose an seo friendly WordPress theme, and a really rockin SEO plugin thats proven and reliable and has excellent reviews. You’ll want to start with Read More

Chatbot Marketing: Is It the Strategy of the Future ?

by Adrian Cojocariu @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

There’s a big hype going on about chatbots. If you’ve heard of them but aren’t quite sure what exactly they are or how they work, you’re in the right place.   This article will explain what chatbots are and how they can help you take your digital marketing to the next level. I’m not using “to […]

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Https and SEO. Should you make the switch from http?

by Marie Haynes @ Marie Haynes Consulting

Should you make the switch to https from http? There is a lot of discussion lately on whether or not sites should switch to https. I wanted to write an article to talk about the SEO implications of switching. In some cases sites can make the switch easily with no obvious effects on their rankings and traffic. But, in other cases, the switch can cause serious issues. […]

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Domain Slamming…Don’t Fall Victim

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

Domain Scams are still alive & well in 2017.

We’ve heard recently from two clients who got hit with a Domain Slamming scheme. When we wrote this article several years ago, the bulk of the Domain Scams arrived via regular mail. Now they arrive via email and even social media.

Learn what you need to know to avoid falling victim to this scam.

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Read My Lips: Voice Now Posed For Big Mobile Search Wins

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

by Holly Miller and Sebastien Edgar   If you haven’t heard of Siri, Alexa and Cortana, these three sexy minxes have been turning our heads (and standing SEO strategy on its head) by adding glamorous voices to the world of search. But before you decide which voice assistant should get your final rose, consider this […]

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UnSubscribe Page Case Study: How PetDoors.com Made Subscribe..

by Nosheen @ Cueblog

Google has hinted on it, content strategists cannot emphasize on it enough, and some brands bank on it like their celebrity endorsers! We are talking about what Daniel Goleman made popular with his book, Emotional Intelligence, the most underrated component … Continue reading

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Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO


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Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the Yoast SEO plugin.

Tina Dunne

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

They do excellent work! Very thorough, I’m always updated even though I don’t ask them to, and our targets are always met. I think they are the best SEO in Las Vegas.

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7 Bold Marketing Lessons You Can Learn From Apple

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

Not too long ago, for those of us who were born in the last century, Apple was an afterthought.Post-2000 the company rebranded itself in a revolutionary way. Despite the fact that they’re roughly on par with other computers and devices, they enjoy a reputation for being the best and command a premium price because of… Read more about 7 Bold Marketing Lessons You Can Learn From Apple

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How to Migrate Your Website to https Without Losing SEO

How to Migrate Your Website to https Without Losing SEO


reliablesoft.net

This step by step guide will show you how to migrate your WordPress website from http to https without losing your rankings or SEO. To go through the process successfully you will need an SSL certificate and FTP access to your website. Before we get into the technical details, let us first examine what do we mean by ‘migrate your website to https’, why it is important to do so and what is the relationship between https and Google rankings. What is https and SSL Certificate? Let’s start with the basics: What is an SSL Certificate? SSL stands for Secure

Tim Horton

by digitaldynasty @ Las Vegas SEO Services | Search Engine Marketing Experts

I was almost ready to give up on SEO because of the last firm that I worked with, when a friend introduced me to Laura. That moment was a huge revelation to me, I just realized how much I was being screwed over by my previous SEO! Now my phones are ringing left and right...

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Google Partners Connect – Retail

by Kyle Alm @ SEO Bandwagon

Thank you to everyone who made it to Google Partners Connect last week. Apologies to anyone who had trouble getting into the building, we were unaware that the building was less accessible because of WeWork Summer Camp. We left a note on the door and tried our best to keep an eye out for attendees, …

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Building your Brand in the Web Age

by Kaitlin Adams @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

In a world of seemingly infinite choice, our purchasing decisions are more often based on the brand affinity of a product than its value or utility. Building a personal or business brand is a tough and time consuming task. Increasing your brand visibility expands your audience reach, increasing your sales in the short-run. Cultivating brand...

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15 Simple Questions to Ask Your Homepage (and every top page on your site)

by Andy Crestodina @ Orbit Media Studios

Click! The page loads. A visitor has landed on your website. What happens next? One of these two things:

The page succeeds. The visitor falls in love, goes deeper into the site, subscribes or becomes a lead.
The page fails. The visitor…

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How to Set Open Graph Tags in WordPress

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

There are many ways to set Open Graph Tags in WordPress, but following is a list of some of the popular plugin options that help in setting Open Graph tags in a WordPress website.

Learn how to set Open Graph tags »

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Just Say No to AutoSpinner SEO Plugins

by Rebecca Gill @ DIY SEO Courses

This morning I received an email from Envato Market, which is a very large marketplace for website design templates, plugins, and files. The email subject line was “Rebecca is Your Website Ranking?” which immediately peaked my interest since I do not view Envato as the authority on search engine optimization. As I began reading the... Read More

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How to Start a Blog: The Beginner’s Guide to Content Marketing

by Andy Crestodina @ Orbit Media Studios

Beginnings are beautiful. But they’re also scary, confusing and frustrating. There are hundreds of possible first steps in starting a blog and your content marketing efforts. So many decisions to make.

How do I start a blog? Am I doing this…

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5 ways to balance technical & non-technical SEO

by Profit @ Miami SEO

In SEO’s earlier days, technical SEO was largely about coding. For a fun throwback, check out this 2008 SEL article on search-friendly code by Jonathan Hochman, an internet marketer and computer sciences grad from Yale. Technical SEO was all about how to optimize (and often, manipulate) code, metadata and link profiles to achieve better results. And

Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Hacking Your Way to Greater Online Visibility

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Apple recently completed its World Wide Developers Conference, announcing a slew of new tech toys for consumers and businesses. Yet, when I searched Google for a new MacBook Pro notebook, Apple took only the second spot in my results. What gives? In this week’s Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, I wanted to have a bit of […]

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Can User Generated Content Help Boost SEO?

by salesadmin @

Is there a relationship between SEO and user generated content (UGC)? User generated content consists primarily of customer reviews, testimonials and social media mentions. However, depending on your business model, you could leverage other types of UGC in your internet … Read More...

Postcards from China: What the Baidu SERPs Look Like

by Marcus Pentzek @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In my last blog post, I looked at the top players in the Baidu SERPs. Today, I would like to take a closer look at the search results page itself. In what ways is it similar to the Google search results page we know and love? There are some obvious similarities. Just like on Google, […]

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5 Common Mistakes with Client Reporting

by Katrina @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

As a digital marketing agency, it’s sometimes difficult to explain to clients or even friends what it is we really do. Well, if you had a few hours we could probably explain the vast number of Google ranking signals that affect your keyword rank, how to optimize a paid social campaign over Facebook, and how...

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Tips Tuesday – Free Images, Ad Plugins, Push Notifications

Tips Tuesday – Free Images, Ad Plugins, Push Notifications

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • Gutenberg at version 1.0 - See what it can do • New WordPress Documentation: Goodbye Codex, Hello HelpHub • Reminder to Update Your Text Widgets • WP Fastest Cache Not Clearing • New Minimum PHP version requirement for plugins • What to do if Your Site’s on an Old PHP Server • 15 top free photo websites for your online projects • Image Optimization Tutorial • Best Option for Website SEO: Wix vs. Squarespace vs. WordPress vs. Weebly • Why Your Analytics Data is Wrong • AdRotater Plugin Tutorial - Good for More Than Ads and the plugin I’m using • A Guide to SMS and Push Notifications for WordPress • Push Notification Plugins and Caveats

Google Updates Its Knowledge Graph Cards By Adding Tabs In Mobile Search

by Jaclyn Simek Landers @ Hall Analysis LLC

Google is upgrading their Knowledge Graph cards by adding more tabs for certain searches in mobile search. This change will first impact movie updates and later will impact both movies and books. For those who don’t know what the Knowledge Graph is exactly, it is technology that was launched back in 2012 as a way […]

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Choosing and Using the Right SEO Plugin

by Jeffrey Smith @

Why do I need plugins? WordPress may have a reputation for being SEO-friendly but that does not necessarily mean that it is optimized for maximum SEO effectiveness out of the box. In fact, it may be more due to the fact that it has built-in SEO functionality that allows users to perform some basic optimization Read More

The Conversion Rate Conundrum: Common Mistakes and What to Do Instead

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

In real estate, the axiom is location, location, location. It’s first and foremost. The number one consideration. For your digital efforts – email, web pages, eCommerce platforms – an argument could be made for a few different ones: search engine optimization (SEO), the user experience (UX), conversion rate optimization (CRO), or perhaps something else entirely. […]

HTTPS Encryption - What is the impact of TLS/SSL on Rankings? -

HTTPS Encryption - What is the impact of TLS/SSL on Rankings? -


Searchmetrics SEO Blog

We have made a new analysis of HTTP vs. HTTPS and it seems as using a secure connection could be an advantage for webmasters in different perspectives – both from the point of SEO and to user-trust-signal it conveys. In August 2014, Google announced the secure connection to be an official ranking signal. Our recent …

HTTP vs. HTTPS - Does An SSL Certificate Help Local SEO Rankings?

HTTP vs. HTTPS - Does An SSL Certificate Help Local SEO Rankings?


Ramblin Jackson, Inc.

Does adding an SSL certificate help your Local SEO rankings… or could it ruin them? Find out why switching to HTTPS may not be worth it in this short video.

3 Rapid Fire SEO Tips

by Brian Dean @ SEO That Works

Here’s the deal: My ability to travel the world is only possible because I know how to generate targeted traffic. So today want to share a few tips that have helped me grow Backlinko to more than 100k unique monthly visitors. Without further ado, let’s jump right in: #1: Forget social media. Make THIS your... [click to continue...]

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Moving your website to HTTPS / SSL: tips & tricks • Yoast

Moving your website to HTTPS / SSL: tips & tricks • Yoast


Yoast

Moving your website to https and SSL? Learn from our experiences with this process and read our tricks and tips!

Expanding Your Reach: Digital Marketing Strategies For A National Audience

by Brad Christian @

You’re doing very well with your small brick and mortar store in your hometown and want to grow. Where do you go now? Online, of course! You create a beautiful website with all the bells and whistles to showcase and…

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Does Your Website Need an Oil Change? WordPress Website Care & Maintenance

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

Your website is no different than a car engine or any other machine. It needs regular attention to keep it running and performing at its best.

Learn the benefits of keeping your software and content up-to-date »

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Google AdWords: Thank You for Thinking for Me! (NOT!)

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

As you may know, Google is rolling out a new feature in AdWords. New, auto-generated ads! This is part of the company’s push towards “artificial” intelligence, and just as in the same way that saccharin tastes “just like” sugar, so Google’s “artificial” intelligence is just like the real thing!  Except that it leaves a bad […]

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What’s New in Universal Search: 2016 Edition

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Evolution over successive generations isn’t always noticeable. Not so in the world of Google. The search engine results page has made great leaps in the past year alone, but some of the adaptations might have gone unnoticed. Universal Search elements now dominate the majority of search queries. In fact, 80 percent now include at least one form […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Working with Influencers

by Ben Kazinik @ Orbit Media Studios

When I started doing inbound marketing, the thought of working with social media stars seemed like taking a cruise with Oprah. What is the likelihood of that ever happening unless you’re Barack Obama or Tom Hanks?

I thought that influencers were…

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How to use Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) to Rank Better on Mobile

by Adrian Cojocariu @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Optimizing a page for mobile speed? Not easy. Mobile search has come a very long way, especially since the Google Mobile Friendly Update, back in 2014.   Mobile optimization keeps evolving, and it happens fast.  At first, we had separate mobile versions, then responsive designs, now we have Google AMP pushing strong. What AMP (accelerated mobile […]

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A/B Testing Cracks the Code of Online Intelligence

by Melanie Stern @ Eminent SEO

Digital marketing is a wide-open, challenging space. For business owners, advertising and editorial campaigns are the fruit of sales initiatives meant to entice audiences and feed their hunger for products or services. Will they bite? It depends – on a lot of unknowns. Marketing plans, in their infancy, are like seedlings: tiny, thought-provoking concepts that […]

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Job Openings at CueBlocks

by Nosheen @ Cueblog

We are scouting for talent for the following job openings. And you could be the one hired for one of the positions, above. Get in touch with us at careers@cueblocks.com or find out more at https://www.cueblocks.com/work-at-cb.php

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Affordable SEO Company

by James MCcauley @ SEO James

Affordable SEO Company Search Engine Optimization or SEO is one of the most effective ways to ensure your website’s overall success by increasing your site’s ability to be found by search engines. There is a reason that people frequent the websites that are generally ranked...

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Mobile Ranking Factors 2015: The Rise of Mobile Search

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Seldom has the hype surrounding a Google update been so feverish as was the case with the infamous mobile-friendly update. Let me set the scene. Once upon time, back in early April, the mighty Google decreed that sites that do not pass its new mobile-friendly test shall be banished from its mobile kingdom, ahem, rankings, […]

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Ranking and Optimizing Existing Content

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

No doubt, many a marketer is taking vacation time to enjoy the sunshine and outdoors. For those of you feeling the heat at work from bosses who want you to come up with ideas for new content, remember everything old can be new again. In the latest installment of Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, I’ll walk you through some […]

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Why You Need Multichannel Marketing More Than Ever

by Melanie Stern @ Eminent SEO

I know what you’re doing right now. If you’re reading this on a smart device, you’re either in the car or somewhere that has another media channel turned on. Radio, television, laptop, maybe your buddy’s phone. So while you’re scrolling down this content, there are other media impressions close by, bombarding every fiber of your […]

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6 Ways to Improve the SEO Value of Your Company Blog

by Jen - Content Director @

If you want to improve SEO for your website — and who doesn’t? — look to your company blog. It offers some powerful options for boosting your position in the organic search engine results. Blogging is one of the most … Read More...

Correlation vs. causality and the Ranking Factors infographic

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

This year we introduced a brave new type of infographic in our annual Ranking Factors Study. We are really pleased about all the positive feedback we received for the deck of cards design. Nevertheless, many friends of Searchmetrics have expressed difficulty in correctly interpreting it. Hence this post. Let us briefly delve into the curious, […]

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How to Lose Friends and Not Influence People [Content Matters Podcast, Ep. 28]

by Andy Crestodina @ Orbit Media Studios

As a digital marketer, you’ll often aim to contribute content to other blogs in an effort to increase your reach and influence. There are effective—and ineffective—ways to conduct your outreach. In this episode, we’ll explore blogger outreach do’s and dont’s.

Listen…

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Emotional SEO: Finding your online Cookie Monster

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In Apple’s latest iPhone 6s ad, Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster becomes the perfect pitchmonster for the Siri voice assistant. He uses it to set a timer for (you guessed it) baking cookies, and then agonizingly waits while also having Siri play Jim Croce’s “Time in a Bottle”. It’s emotional marketing at its best: For millions […]

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#SummerSEO Contest: win OnCrawl gifts all summer long!

by Sarah @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

Summertime equals playtime! That’s why we are launching our #SummerSEO Twitter contest to entertain you during July and August months! Try to win our top prize: 2 months OnCrawl Advanced (crawl+logs) & a personalized call with one of our OnCrawl SEO expert to walk you through all our functionalities! We also have weekly prizes: 1 month Pro Plan (value of 24,9 euros). Of course, all our prizes include our famous OnCrawl goodies → tshirt, stickers, sunglasses, etc.

How it works and how to participate?

Every week (for the following 8 weeks), a GIF and a hangman will illustrate an SEO term that you’ll [...]

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Smart Reporting: Create Role Specific Reports in Seconds

by Jordan Koene @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Good, insightful reports are essential to online business. Depending on the user the KPIs that need to be integrated are different: A CMO needs a high level overview, whereas a SEO needs a detailed report. What sounds easy is often very difficult in practice – and time consuming.   If you have experience creating reports […]

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Google Strikes Again: Big Changes to Direct Answers, Online Dictionaries

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

So far this year, we’ve seen the Phantom V update from Google and “Fred,” an algorithmic update that still remains difficult to parse for its true meaning. Now there’s another update, unconfirmed by Google that is rocking the search engine results page. Beginning in the last week of June, there’s been sharp fluctuations in mid-tier results, […]

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CASC Heartbleed Response

by @ SSL Security News Feed

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Tips Tuesday – Make More Money, Faster Page Loads, Real SEO Ranking Factors

Tips Tuesday – Make More Money, Faster Page Loads, Real SEO Ranking Factors

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • A call to help me reach 1000 subscribers on YouTube • The super plugin behind the new welcome banner on BlogAid • Return of the BlogAid Live Show • A live class on secure site setup coming soon • A full series of tutorials on the UpdraftPlus Migrator plugin • A comparison post on all UpdraftPlus plugins • Upcoming DIY SEO member meeting this week • Why Zapier is the bomb for connecting apps • A follow up on the new WP 4.8 rich Text Widget discussion • A follow up on the heated debate over which Javascript framework WP will be using • Why you need to see how WordPress loads • An eye-opening study on real SEO ranking factors • A story about a 10k hit a day client and how she is making more money • Why you must see the charts on what works and doesn’t for image optimization • The best how-to image optimization tutorials I’ve ever seen • Why bulk image optimization service is worth getting

SEO Reporting Software by AgencyAnalytics w/ Dashboards, PPC +

SEO Reporting Software by AgencyAnalytics w/ Dashboards, PPC +


AgencyAnalytics

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What’s SEO Video for Small Business Video Marketing

What’s SEO Video for Small Business Video Marketing

by Paul Sherland @ IX Brand SEO Services Company

SEO Video Will Help Your Business Dominate the Competition Online So What’s SEO Video?  SEO Video is the process that can meet all your Internet marketing needs for text and video content!  It can provide your business with the relevant, expert, unique content you need to improve your Google search rankings and bring more customers to […]

Excel Add-Ins for Searchmetrics Data: Number Crunching and Dynamic Excel Reports with e4SEO

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

We have great news for all Excel fans and users: there is now a dedicated Excel add-in for our data, which lets you export data from the Suite straight into Excel. “e4seo” enables you to process large amounts of data from our software and create individual reports without having to use a complicated workaround. And […]

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Migrating to HTTPs – A step by Step SEO guide

by Emma @ OnCrawl : Onsite SEO monitoring tool

HTTPs has become a major concern in the SEO sphere recently. The Google initiative aims at offering a more secure web by encouraging website owners to migrate to HTTPs. While switching to HTTPs can include several advantages, underestimating the process can be a total disaster for both rankings and traffic. Our infographic focuses on providing you a handy roadmap to migrate from HTTP to HTTPS serenely.

How to migrate to HTTPS?

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Sun Tzu’s Art of Online Warfare: The Great Keyword Battles

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.” – Sun Tzu Or to put it in a more modern context: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. The same principle applies in the online world. You’re battling for eyeballs and dollars by using unique sets of keywords […]

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WordPress SEO For Beginners

by Jeffrey Smith @

WordPress is a great option if you’re planning to start and set up a website. Understanding the essential basics of WordPress can give you have a higher chance of building a website that is well-optimized for users that can also rank well in search engines. The Beginners Guide to WordPress SEO WordPress is used by Read More

JM Internet Announces The Password Book is Now Available on Amazon

by Jason McDonald @ JM Internet

San Jose, California – September 5, 2017. The JM Internet Group, a leader in online internet marketing training in SEO, AdWords, and Social Media Marketing, is excited to announce that the company’s latest book, The Password Book, is now available on Amazon. The book explains how to improve Internet security for the average user by […]

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Tips Tuesday – Ad blocker Busters, SEO Report, Gutenberg, Woocommerce, Contact Form 7

Tips Tuesday – Ad blocker Busters, SEO Report, Gutenberg, Woocommerce, Contact Form 7

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • Severe DDoS Attack at A2 Hosting • WP Fastest Cache Tests at SiteGround • WHM Reseller Account Webinars coming next week • What’s New in Gutenberg Text Editor for this week • Publishers moving back to WordPress from Medium • Beginner’s Guide to Woocommerce REST API • Great ways to style Contact Form 7 • How to get around ad-blockers • Why you must have a fast site if you want your links to show up on Facebook • How to secure your social media accounts • August Google Webmaster Report

The SEO Starter Pack

by Jeffrey Smith @

You don’t need a huge budget or years of experience to get started with SEO. Dominating the top rankings for general keywords related to your brand may be out of your reach, but even a slight investment in SEO can help your business earn more traffic and visibility. The 7 Pieces of a Successful SEO Read More

How To Find A Marketing Internship In Tampa, Florida

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

How To Find A Marketing Internship In Tampa, Florida The best way to broaden your marketing knowledge is by taking an internship with an agency. By helping experts in their […]

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Tips Tuesday – SiteGround Anti-Bot Protection, SEO Ranking Factor Quiz, Future of Site Ownership Replay

Tips Tuesday – SiteGround Anti-Bot Protection, SEO Ranking Factor Quiz, Future of Site Ownership Replay

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • The Future of WordPress Site Ownership webinar replay going public • An update on the Seriously Old Plugin Challenge and how you can benefit by participating • How to find where plugins are used on your site • Wrapping up the SEO Workshop and how to get advance notice on the next one • What new tutorials and bonuses are coming for the DIY SEO course • Who I have to thank for my awesome new SlideShare • My chat with fellow ex WordPress trainer Bob Dunn and what he’s up to now • What’s coming in WordPress 4.8 and projected release dates • SiteGround’s new awesome anti-bot protection • How my trial on Pressable hosting went • What’s new in Yoast SEO 4.7 that you need to be doing all the time • What I think of the Yoast SEO for Google News add on • A fun quiz to see if you can spot the lie in a 10 SEO Ranking Factors list • Whether or not you should use a page or theme builder

The Power of Reviews: Lessons from Airbnb and Uber

by Sani Nielsen @ SEO Bandwagon

Growing up, we were taught not to get in a car with a stranger, not to let strangers into our home, not to take food from strangers, and other best-practice habits to keep us safe and help us live long, fulfilling lives. This week, I took an Uber to my Airbnb and ordered takeout delivered …

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Ecommerce Conversion Optimization – A 91 point Checkli..

by Pancham Prashar @ Cueblog

Ecommerce Conversion Optimization is a widely discussed topic and yet it is often least understood. Invest in building filthy rich user experience, consistently and throughout your store. That is what stores with deeper pockets (like ASOS, Zappos & JCPenney) do to … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Email Marketing

by Liz Eisworth @ SangFroid Web, LLC

Still wondering why your business needs email marketing? 

While marketing on social media receives a lot of hype in the current digital marketing landscape, Email Marketing is (still) the best way to communicate with existing and potential new clients.

We detail 10 important reasons to include email marketing as part of your marketing plan.

Learn why »

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Why Do Companies Underfund SEO?

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Search engine optimization is often underfunded and misunderstood. When resourced appropriately, however, it can produce a cycle of positive performance that keeps building. The most common reason that organizations tend to ...

Social Media: Paid vs. Organic

by Sara Brace @

With over 2.3 billion people on social media last year and 2.5 billion projected for 2017 according to Statista, it’s hard to deny the impact that social media can make on consumers. Businesses of all industries should understand the benefits…

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Tips Tuesday – Plugin Challenge Kickoff, noreferrer Links, Pop Ups and SEO

Tips Tuesday – Plugin Challenge Kickoff, noreferrer Links, Pop Ups and SEO

by @ BlogAid Podcast

Tips this week include: • Kickoff of the Seriously Old Plugin Challenge • More info on the new noreferrer value on links that open in a new tab/window • Good news for those already on VaultPress • Why you should test your backup • New Webmaster tutorials • Open Q&A with the head of Google Analytics Academy • The difference in pop-ups, overlay, modals, and interstitials • More on the Genesis 2.5 release and whether it’s safe to update

Why WordPress Is A Powerful SEO Platform

by Jeffrey Smith @

Search Engine Optimization is emerging continuously as the most important source of web traffic for most of the websites online. Thus, if you want your web page to get a higher rank in the search engine results, you just need to build your website based on a platform that can help you achieve your SEO Read More

Recent “Google My Business” Changes

by salesadmin @

Google My Business (GMB) has undergone several unannounced changes lately that you may not be aware of. If we can be sure of anything, it’s that Google makes changes all the time. The good news about the recent Google My … Read More...

How to Get More Targeted Traffic from Uncontested Keywords

by SEO for Growth @ SEO For Growth

Sometimes, not all traffic is created equal. If you’ve been spending hours upon hours trying to rank for those highly contested terms with tons of searches each month – you might be wasting your time (and money). There’s actually a better way. More isn’t always better. We’re going to look at how targeting niche search […]

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10 Free Google Webmaster Tools to Catapult Your Search Rankings

by williambernalupwork @ SEO Expert Brad | Search Engine Marketing Since 1997

 If you are like me and have decided that working smarter is better than working harder, this article is designed for you. Google offers a multitude of free marketing tools to that can be accessed with your single Google login. After reading this, you may be interested in my massive list of 70+ SEO Tools, include […]

SearchCap: AdWords AMP landing pages, Google & Apple tracking & SEO mistakes

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Anchor Text Guide for 2017

by Nathan Gotch @ Gotch SEO

This is Premium Content from Gotch SEO Academy. Enjoy! What is anchor text and how do you use it? Don’t worry! This guide will show you how to use anchor text so that you can maximize your SEO results. Let’s jump right in: Table of Contents What is Anchor Text? Anchor Text Before Penguin 10 […]

The Importance of Authenticity in Modern Content Marketing

by Katrina @ LSEO Digital Marketing Services

Did you know that your pictures on Snapchat don’t really disappear? In 2013, Subway suffered a lawsuit in Australia after consumers noticed their “footlong” subs were not one foot in length. The demand for truthful advertising and authentic online content has never felt more necessary for businesses. One survey found that only 18% of consumers...

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Why No Brand is Too Big for SEO

by Profit @ Miami SEO

Josh McCoy 3.3K READS If you’ve ever helped lift a new brand off the ground and generate a large amount of organic visibility, you know that doing so is no easy feat. You need to build authority, create resourceful content, and instill SEO best practices. All of this takes time. Usually a lot of time. On

Factors to Consider When Choosing A Summer Internship

by Scott Keever SEO @ Scott Keever Seo

Factors to Consider When Choosing A Summer Internship Summer internships enable you to gain practical experience in your field. However, it is usually hard to make a decision on which […]

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Optimizing Topics

by Sebastien Edgar @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

In our last installment of Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, my colleague Holly Miller outlined the steps to employ in choosing good online topics at the right time, and in good SEO shape. Now it’s time to make sure that those topics you’re writing on will be optimized equally well for users and search engines. It’s time […]

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Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: “What Should I Write About?”

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

“What should I write about?”   Anyone asking this question might often have two answers. There are two opposing forces one must consider: “What’s happening in our business?” and “What truly matters to our customers?” We’re Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO this week to discuss this conundrum: What should you write about? If you Google “what […]

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Can You Handle the Ups and Downs of the Changing SEO Landscape?

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

  The following is a guest post by OutreachMama. So many people seem to have turned their backs on SEO because the ups and downs are difficult to navigate these...

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The HTTP to HTTPs Migration Checklist in Google Docs to Share, Copy & Download

The HTTP to HTTPs Migration Checklist in Google Docs to Share, Copy & Download


Aleyda Solis: International SEO Consultant, Speaker & Author

Avoid HTTP to HTTPS Web migration SEO mistakes with this easy to follow checklist with tasks to do before, during and after it. Check it out!

What is CPA Marketing?

by Max Perzon @ PerzonSEO

The Definition.

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Automated Marketing Report Software and Technical SEO Audits

Automated Marketing Report Software and Technical SEO Audits


SEO Analysis & Online Marketing Report Software by Raven

Save time, money and frustration with online marketing reports that don't get easier than this. Send client reports for SEO, Social and PPC with Raven.

Universal Search 2015: An Analysis of Google.com

by Daniel Furch @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

The annual average for 2014: Google has enriched 80% of all keyword queries with additional integrations of the Universal Search. Once again, we have  analyzed the precise developments according to absolute and relative growth for Videos, Images, News, Maps and Shopping this year, which we present  in a new white paper that is free to download. […]

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SEO Auditor - Free SEO Audit Tool by ZadroWeb.com

SEO Auditor - Free SEO Audit Tool by ZadroWeb.com


Zadro Web

Our SEO Auditor is completely free to use! Scan your website in seconds for common SEO fixes and results such as organic keywords, meta tags, and more.

Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: An Industry Analysis of HTTPS Security

by Jan Grundmann @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Our analysis of the prevalence of HTTPS across different industries in US search results reveals a number of interesting findings: Whilst 46 percent of finance websites communicate with web browsers over HTTPS, only 23% of travel pages and only 12% of publishers use encrypted data transfer. In our latest installment of Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, we’ll […]

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How to optimize VR content for search

by Jessie Moore @ SEO – Search Engine Watch

Virtual reality (VR) has been the talk of the town for a little while now and its marketing potential is getting difficult to ignore. But despite the clear benefits of VR, businesses are still hesitant about diving in. Can VR content be found using search engines? Is it even possible to optimize virtual reality content for search? We take a look at how to do VR SEO.

Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Getting Ranked Into An Answer Box

by Holly Miller @ Searchmetrics SEO Blog

Google increasingly responds to search queries with enhanced organic listings in the form of so-called answer boxes. The trick for modern marketers is understanding which of your keywords are most likely to find the sweet spot for this coveted Direct Answer box. In the battle to increase online visibility, marketers must identify the keywords they […]

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Tips Tuesday – cPanels in WHM Webinar, Chrome Non-HTTPS Warning

Tips Tuesday – cPanels in WHM Webinar, Chrome Non-HTTPS Warning

by MaAnna Stephenson @ BlogAid

Tips this week include: • My Eclipse 2017 experience • cPanels in WHM Webinar on Thursday • New NOT SECURE penalty in Chrome for non-HTTPS sites • Why an SSL certificate is not enough • Whether your host offers free SSL certificates or not • I’m asking for your help to bust the myths and rumors

SearchCap: Google iOS app trends, difficult clients & content SEO

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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