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What to Expect From the Best SEO Company

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

Diving head first into an SEO campaign isn’t the easiest thing. In fact, it can be pretty damn daunting. You’ll need to figure out your SEO budget, map out what...

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15 On-Page SEO Techniques to Increase Organic Traffic [Refreshed for 2017]

15 On-Page SEO Techniques to Increase Organic Traffic [Refreshed for 2017]


99signals

On-Page SEO: 15 actionable techniques to improve your search rankings, boost your traffic, and enhance the user experience on your website.

The Founders Origin Stories of ZenFounder

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

I recently had the honor of joining Sherry Walling on the ZenFounder podcast. Sherry and her husband, Rob Walling, have been running a seven part series on entrepreneurs and the stories behind their products and services. What I find so special about these stories is that people – even very public people – are so... Read More

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3 Practical Steps To Increase Your Page Authority

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Odds are, you’re implementing a number of different inbound marketing strategies in order to achieve your online marketing goals, from various content marketing strategies to social media strategies – and of course, the use of SEO. But knowing how these strategies are performing is essential to ensuring that you achieve your goals and to making sure you aren’t wasting resources on efforts that don’t work. You can get an overall idea of how your site ...

WP Engine Gives Back to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

by Emily Schiola @ WP Engine

The effects of Hurricane Harvey have been devastating, but the great state of Texas has come together to lend time, money, and labor to help those in need. Volunteers from all over the state and country are stepping up to protect friends and strangers alike While we at WP Engine grieve the impact of this [Read More]

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10 Alarming Signs You Are Going To Hire Wrong Freelance Writer

by Anamarija Barun @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

You published a job offer and so many candidates applied. After you went through all of them, you found your perfect match and hired him. Communication was great, he agreed on all of your terms and accepted your offer. Also, he promised to deliver the first article in a few hours. And now, you wait thinking: „This one will be

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HOTH SEO Labor Day Weekend Sale (Limited Time!)

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

HOTH Nation: In honor of Labor Day Weekend we’re having a limited time sale! You can get 20% off select HOTH products through Monday Sept 4 2017. Click here to activate the coupon Have a fun and safe weekend! -The HOTH Crew Disclaimers: Discount will be applied at order confirmation. Cannot combine promotion with existing […]

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How Much Does a Website Redesign Cost?

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

In today’s economy, one of the most important factors for your business is how your website looks and functions. Hands down, that’s the number one place your customers will go to learn more about you and your brand. No wonder that businesses plan to dedicate 57% of their budget towards the design of their site. […]

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SEO Best Practices 2016

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Why update my WordPress website, plugins, and theme?

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

Unfortunately, many website owners realize the importance of ongoing web maintenance after something bad happens.

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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How Long Should You Spend Writing A Blog Post?

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

As a content marketer, this is one the most frequent questions I get asked. The answer depends on several variables. Your skills and knowledge in your topic area count for a lot, but so do your experience as a writer. Today, I’m going take you through my writing process with timelines so you can discover how to write a blog post consistently, without taking too much time away from growing your business. Short Answer: It ...

The On-Page SEO Cheat Sheet

The On-Page SEO Cheat Sheet


Neil Patel

Over the past few years, Google has released several updates to their search engine algorithm, of which Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird were the biggest. Those updates set augmented rules on how owners should structure their sites for link building, both build incoming links and use anchor text for outgoing links. Despite the updates, however, on-page SEO hasn’t …

3 Major Updating that Must be Mandatorily Look Out for your Website to Stay SEO Friendly

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a spectacular phase of online technology that is claiming the credit of tremendous changes in web business. If someone thinks that […]

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6 Important Steps To Create An Effective Social Media Marketing Plan

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

The importance of social media in modern marketing cannot be denied. Despite that, the difficulty in mastering social media and making it an effective part of your marketing strategy cannot be ignored. I understand that social media feels like a tough nut to crack because on the surface it seems so immediate that it must be time-consuming to manage, update and constantly respond to users. Where is the time for everything else involved in running ...

30+ Best Spa and Salon WordPress Themes

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

If your website doesn’t look as beautiful as the hairstyles and makeups you do or as revitalized as your customers when they enjoy your spa services, then you need to try out these WordPress themes. The WordPress themes in this collection of Best Spa and Salon WordPress themes are aesthetically refreshing and technically well coded. […]

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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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How To Add Local Schema Markup To Your Website

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Schema markup is code that you can use to markup certain elements of your website to help search engines understand them better. By adding local schema markup to your website, you can tell search engines exactly what your business name is, your image, your address, phone number, hours of operation and more. In today’s article, […]

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On-Page Ranking Factors

On-Page Ranking Factors


Moz

On-page ranking factors are the aspects of a given web page that influence search engine ranking: title tag, URL, meta description, on-page content, image alt text, etc.

What is on-page SEO? • Yoast

What is on-page SEO? • Yoast


Yoast

Learn what on-page SEO is, what the difference is with off-page SEO and what you can do to improve your on-page SEO.

How To Write Landing Page Copy That Converts? Here Are The 6 Useful Tips

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

If you’ve found this blog by searching online, chances are you were looking to find out more about how to write landing page copy! Well, you’ve come to the right place. Landing pages are your first impression. It’s the page that visitors to your site will arrive at. It may not be the homepage – it could be a landing page for a particular section of your site, concerning a specific product or service. When ...

Voice Search Optimization: A Step-By-Step Guide For You

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

As Azfar pointed out last week, voice search is more popular than ever. Almost every major technology brand is using voice search in one form or another, with Apple’s Siri, Google’s Voice Search, Amazon’s Alexa, and Microsoft’s Cortana all aiming to different extents to act as a virtual assistant. Voice search has some useful applications, and it’s used differently to normal searches. What we do know however that it is used a lot. 55% of ...

Infographic: How Long Should My Social Media Post Be?

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

The Perfect Length For All Your Social Media. I'm always trying to stay on top of all the social media apps and trends. The moment I think I've got one nailed down, another more popular platform comes around and it's back to square one. While that will never change, there remains one important similarity amongst [...]

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WP On-Page SEO

WP On-Page SEO


WordPress.org

Increase Web Traffic by Using WordPress On-Page SEO Plugin and Get On the First Page of Google.

8 Great On-Page SEO Techniques | Online Income Teacher

8 Great On-Page SEO Techniques | Online Income Teacher


Online Income Teacher

Useful On-Page SEO techniques to improve your search engine optimisation, including; page titles, meta tags, descriptions, internal linking, body tags, etc.

August SEO Deal: Boost The Power Of Your Links

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Hey, Do you want to know how to double the value of your backlinks – for FREE? This month we’re unleashing our huge Boost Your Links special where you can get a free HOTH Boost with any HOTH Platinum or HOTH Guest Post purchase! By boosting your links you can double the value of them […]

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How to Design a Logo for your WordPress Site: 10 Free Logo Makers

by ThemeGrill Author @ ThemeGrill Blog

A logo serves as an important part of a company’s brand identity, just as your domain name. Whatever popular company you think of, the first thing that would come to your mind is its logo. A well-designed logo can as

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SEO For New Website: Jumpstart Your Site Ranking Instantly

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the most important strategic tools at your disposal when you’re creating a website. It’s important when you do launch a website that you integrate SEO strategies as soon as possible. This will benefit you not only in the short term, but also affect how your website matures. Like a fine wine or a delicious cheese, the right ingredients have to be present from the outset in order to ...

Content Mastery in 2017 – The Best Content Ideas that Can Attract Readers

by Jomer Gregorio @ Digital Marketing Philippines

Discover the top 8 content marketing ideas to attract more readers and gain better mileage for your content marketing campaign.

Avoiding the Media Circus: Crisis Communications 101

by Andrew Stanten @ Altitude Marketing

The question isn't if crisis will hit; the question is when will it hit ... and is your business prepared?

4 Persuasive Sales Copywriting Techniques to be a More Effective Copywriter — Starting Today!

by Katie Yeakle @ DigitalMarketer

Not sure how your copywriting is converting leads to sales? Get the four easy-to-implement techniques AWAI has been teaching copywriters for the last 20 years to create copy that compels, engages, and persuades.

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Homepages Rarely Convert Because These 6 Elements Are Often Ignored

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

No, this headline isn’t clickbait. This article does contain critical homepage elements that are often overlooked. And you might be ignoring them. In fact, the examples I share here are a sure sign that many marketers still ignore critical homepage elements. And conversions are lost for these simple reasons. I’m not going to rehash what […]

Google Introduces Material Design Lite

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

Google Introduces Material Design Lite Madonna might have been correct because we are in fact living in a material design world. Google has just announced Material Design Lite, a new platform that will allow you to overhaul your existing website in the easiest possible fashion. What Is Material Design? In 2014, Google introduced the material design [...]

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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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35+ Best Multilingual RTL Arabic WordPress Themes

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

WordPress has grown so big that about 24% of the websites use WordPress. With growing community, WordPress has been developed in local languages as well. Many languages write from Left to Right so many WordPress themes are made that way. But, languages like Arabic are different. So, you might have to struggle to find a […]

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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. […]

Blogging Tools for Beginners – Recommended by Digital Marketers

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

You’ve launched your blog. But now you want to take it to the next level. And the only way to break through is with the right toolset. And with the recent launch of Pagezii’s Blog SEO plugin, we wanted to build a list of blogging tools for beginners with the help of fellow digital marketers. […]

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On Page SEO in 2016: A (2M Keyword) Data Driven Analysis

On Page SEO in 2016: A (2M Keyword) Data Driven Analysis


SEO Blog by Ahrefs

We analysed 2M keywords to look at the influence of traditional on-page ranking signals and their correlation with Google rankings.

The Best And Worst Times To Send Emails

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

If you were following our blog last week you would have read our post A Beginner’s Guide to Successful Marketing Campaigns, which —you guessed it— was packed with tips on effective email marketing strategies. In the post, we also promised an upcoming blog about the best and worst times to send emails. Here it is! When we first began sending emails to our subscribers, we first had to figure out the best day and best ...

Website Optimization Basics For Local SEO

by Eduard de Boer @ On-Page SEO – Whitespark

On August 6th, 2015, Darren gave a presentation at a Jobber gathering in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada), titled “Basics of Website Optimization”. In this presentation Darren covers…

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On Page SEO Techniques To Improve Website Ranking

On Page SEO Techniques To Improve Website Ranking


CatchUpdates.com

Every blog requires proper SEO to gain readership. SEO mainly covers On Page SEO and Off Page SEO. This article enlists On Page SEO techniques to improve website ranking. Let's start with this simple question - what is On Page SEO? On Page SEO refers to how you optimize your content for search engines to rank high. Top On Page SEO Techniques Below are the best On Page SEO Techniques you should practice improving website ranking: Blog Post Title Blog Post Title plays the vital role in deciding how your blog posts will be performing on search engines. You should keep targeted

Join Me at SEO Bootcamp OKC!

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

This month I held my first SEO Bootcamp in Dallas, Texas. Our attendees came from all over the country and students flew in from a variety of locations stretching from California to Michigan and New York. My students were developers, marketers, and small business owners that work in a variety of industries. This diversity of experience and... Read More

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The Ultimate Website Redesign SEO Checklist

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

This week I had a call with a small business owner who is launching a website redesign in WordPress. He asked me how can we best preserve his existing SEO and makes sure he doesn’t lose any search ranking in the transition. Right away I replied that this was a fabulous question. We then chatted... Read More

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Mailster Mailgun Integration

by EverPress @ WordPress Plugins

Uses Mailgun to deliver emails for the Mailster Newsletter Plugin for WordPress.

Capping Membership and Improving our Community

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

“Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” -Yogi Berra In 2013 I launched the eCommerceFuel forums with the mission of building the web’s best private Community for store owners. I invited about 100 people I personally knew to kick things off and then opened up membership to store owners who met certain revenue guidelines.  (The revenue guidelines ensured all members brought meaningful business [...]

On-Page SEO Checklist 2017 You Can’t Ignore - Seomator Blog

On-Page SEO Checklist 2017 You Can’t Ignore - Seomator Blog


Seomator Blog

On-Page SEO Checklist 2017 You Can’t Ignore. So you are feeling exhausted after reading various DIY posts on SEO, right?

The Beginner’s Guide To B2C Content Marketing

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Content is king! Like most clichés, it’s repeated so often because it’s true. There’s no better way to develop and audience through content. “But I don’t want to develop an audience!” I hear you cry, “I want to sell products!” Fortunately, content can be an incredibly powerful tool for that too. Business To Consumer, which is also known as B2C content marketing, when it’s done well, follows a series of methods and best content marketing ...

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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Getting Started with Automated Email Marketing

by Sherice Jacob @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Email marketing is one of those pivotal, game-changing facets of online marketing that nearly every serious marketer needs to not only know how to do — but do successfully. As you’ve learned to grow your business, you no doubt have come across email marketing jargon such as segments and drip feeds. But what does it […]

Run an e-Commerce Store? Then Join Me for Life Off Summit

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Lift Off Summit is the perfect education event for e-commerce store owners. This five day event will feature 21 speakers and cover topics ranging from SEO to affiliate management. Why Should You Attend the Lift Off Summit? Great Speakers – This online event has some of the best names in the e-commerce and marketing world. Many of them... Read More

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SEO Best Practice: Proper Internal Linking

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

Building a website is similar to constructing a building. Starting from the ground up, a sturdy foundation is necessary to ensure stability and longevity. If the foundation is weak, chances...

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Beginner’s Guide: How to Create a Countdown Timer in WordPress

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

Countdown timers are a popular feature that can help you build anticipation for your next project, event, or release. However, they’re not something that WordPress enables you to implement out of the box. Therefore, the most efficient method to add a countdown timer in WordPress is to use a plugin. As you might expect, there are plenty of countdown timer solutions available for WordPress, and most of them can be set up in minutes, so there are no downsides to trying one out. In this...Continue Reading "Beginner’s Guide: How to Create a Countdown Timer in WordPress"

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Before Your Next Product Launch, Try These 5 Engagement Strategies

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

The big day is approaching! Yes, you’re about to launch your first (or maybe fifth) product. You want the experience to be perfect for your audience. What your team does before the launch is just as important as what you do on launch day. And it all starts with early engagement—spreading your message as soon […]

10 Easy Blogging Tips From Experts [Plus One Bonus Tip]

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

You came here to take your blog to the next level. So we put together 10 easy blogging tips from experts to help you get there. You’ll get tips from experts and an example for each. Let’s dive in. 10 Easy Blogging Tips To Use For Your Next Post Below are 10 blogging tips you […]

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AppSumo Deals: Top Deals to Grab in July 2017 [Updated]

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

AppSumo is back with more awesome deals for entrepreneurs. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the concept, AppSumo offers weekly deals on the best tools for creating, growing, and scaling your online business.  The best part about the deals on AppSumo is that you get lifetime access to the products, meaning you just need to […]

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How To Get 58% More Leads Using Instagram [Case Study]

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

Instagram is currently the rising Phoenix of social media. It isn’t the largest, but I will happily say it’s the most powerful. That’s a bold statement, but every day, I believe it more and more. This year, Flight Media decided to get pretty serious about Instagram. It started out with posting a few times/week to […]

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New Content Performance Features: Traffic Source and Secondary Metrics Help Improve Content Strategy

by Akiko Nagamine @ WP Engine

Every day, over two million articles are published to the web. That’s nearly a billion articles per year! As brands and publishers utilize content production as part of their digital currency, it becomes tougher and tougher to stand out online. The web has become heavily saturated with content; some of it highly effective, and some…not [Read More]

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What’s New At The HOTH in September 2017

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Over the last few months we’ve been cranking faster than ever so we wanted to share a few things you may have missed @ The HOTH! Let’s get into it: 1) Private Vault: Expanded Catalog, Moves Into Dashboard If you’re looking for high quality links, Private Vault has a wide variety of niche placements for […]

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Creating your MVP – Drip-feeding an Online Course

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

Digital Products are great because they have 100% profit margin, instant delivery, and are easy to scale.  It can range from the low-end of monetization (Kindle books), to the upper end in the form of courses (like the course you’re currently taking). I personally think the course is the best info product right now.  On the learners […]

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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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7 Really Bad Web Design Features You Should Avoid

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

Web design is something that many people only think about when first setting up their site online.  They may spend hours, days or even weeks pondering over the best placement of a logo, or what colours go well together.  Whatever it may be, once a site owner is happy with […]

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19 Best iPhone Apps for Marketing Professionals to Create Epic Content

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

Want to create epic content from your iPhone? Here's a list of 19 amazingly useful iPhone apps for marketing professionals to create high-quality content.

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Printify for WooCommerce

by printify @ WordPress Plugins

Printify embedded app support and live shipping calculations for Printify products.

Real Estate SEO, Web Development and IDX Integration: 6 important lessons

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

One of the great things about real estate agents is they tend to be very tech-savvy. They know they need a website. They know they need a solid online presence, amazing SEO and extensive web marketing to generate a decent flow of leads in this day and age.

9 Best Tools For Checking and Building Backlinks In 2017

by Nick Sawinyh @ CatchUpdates.com

The process of building backlinks is to improve your search engine rankings for your focus keywords. Search engines like Google give utmost preference to websites which are having high-quality backlinks pointing towards it. Building backlinks is tedious and time-consuming tasks for most of the webmasters. There are many tools and software available in the market […]

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Setting Your Customer Engagement Emails on Automation Using Kissmetrics

by Zach Bulygo @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Human attention spans are embarrassingly bad. I’d be lucky to get just 5% of people to read this entire post. Most probably won’t get past the intro, so I’ll get to the point: In this age of infinite distraction, brands that can keep their customers engaged with the product are bound for long-term success. Fads […]

11 Warning Signs You’ve Picked The Wrong Niche For Your Blog

by Tom Southern @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Tom Southern for Online Income Teacher

Admit it. You’re wondering … Is your niche the reason why you are not making money online yet? Sometimes, a niche can seem right because it ticks the right boxes: Good keyword research results: high to medium searches per month with medium to low competition. It was a niche that […]

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Why Local Rank Tracking is Still Valuable in 2017

by Darren Shaw @ Whitespark

Dan Leibson recently wrote a post about some weaknesses he noticed with tracking local rankings using the UULE parameter to set the location.…

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AppSumo Deals: Top Deals to Grab in September 2017 [Updated]

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

A brand new month and a whole lotta deals from AppSumo. The AppSumo team is back with fresh deals for entrepreneurs and bloggers this month. For those of you who are unaware of what AppSumo does, here’s a snapshot: AppSumo offers weekly deals on the best tools for creating, growing, and scaling your online business.  Thanks to […]

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New Data Centers In London, Frankfurt, and Sydney for Stronger Global Performance

by Akiko Nagamine @ WP Engine

Here at WP Engine, we power digital experiences for our 70,000+ customers across 130+ countries worldwide serving more than 2.8 billion requests every single day. To keep our customers and innovations a step ahead, we build strategic relationships with trusted brands like Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver the agility, [Read More]

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On-Page SEO Checker - Optimize Your SEO Content

On-Page SEO Checker - Optimize Your SEO Content


Alexa Internet

Use the on-page SEO checker to confirm your content follows SEO best practices. Get an easy-to-follow list of action items to improve your chances of ranking.

On Page SEO - Everything You Need to Know | SEJ

On Page SEO - Everything You Need to Know | SEJ


Search Engine Journal

What is on-page SEO? How can you use it to generate traffic and increase your search presence? Learn everything you need to know in this indepth guide.

Social Media and SEO 2017  

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

Each and every day a large number of individuals swing to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and other web indexes to help them find what they are searching for. To be on the top of the search results is nearly what every organization wishes to possess nowadays. To find ways for having your web page rank the Read more...

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4 Mistakes I Learned About Marketing and Data While Working at a Fortune 50 Company

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

For the past nearly 3 years, I’ve been in charge of Audience Development for one of the largest media companies in the US. I learned a LOT during that time. Even more important, I learned a lot about what NOT to do. Not all of these things were personal ‘mistakes’ per se. Some were top […]

How to Add Tables in WordPress – 5 Best WordPress Table Plugins

by Sunita Rai @ ThemeGrill Blog

Tables provide a great way to organize and present a huge data or information in a very comprehensive manner.  Whether presenting various types of information about one particular thing or comparing multiple things on various terms, a table is really

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Local SEO – 14 Actionable Tips To Rank Higher Locally In 2017

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Local Search Engine Optimization has been a big deal throughout 2016, and it’s about to get bigger still. Mobile search has been on the rise. Hitwise has reported that 60% of searchers are now on a mobile device. Mobile searches tend to be much more localized in nature, and I have discussed this at length in my previous posts. At the same time, new technology has been emerging that may change the way we search ...

What do you know about AMP and SEO Expectation on Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages?

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

Updating in the SEO is too much integrated with the need of the time and so the reason for further changes does get moved with the […]

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5 Link Building Practices That Will Lead You To Penalty

by Anamarija Barun @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

Owners of different websites all want the same thing – more visitors. No matter if we talk about personal blogs, news portals, company websites or even forums, methods of getting more visitors are pretty similar for everyone. One of these methods is link building. Idea is to create link on other sites that will lead back to your site. Those

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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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Hostme Restaurant Reservations

by Hostme @ WordPress Plugins

Instant online reservations. 50 reservations/month for free, no extra fees. Set up in 1 minute & manage on tablets, smartphones or desktop.

On-Page SEO guidelines for better SERP Rankings | Green T Digital

On-Page SEO guidelines for better SERP Rankings | Green T Digital


Green T Digital

Check out how you can improve your SERP rankings with our on-page SEO guidelines. Enjoy our blogs each Tuesday for fantastic digital strategy tips.

How to 100x Your Business in 3 Years

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

Imagine being able to grow your business 100x in a span of only three years. Impossible? Not if you’re Daniel Parker of My Choice Software. Daniel is here to share the story of how his company did just that. After being recruited to My Choice Software in 2013, Daniel and his partner used clever marketing [...]

How to Advertise on Snapchat: A Detailed Guide to Snapchat Advertising

How to Advertise on Snapchat: A Detailed Guide to Snapchat Advertising

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

With 166 million active users who, on average, open the app over 18 times a day, Snapchat has a highly engaged user base which is largely untapped by marketers. In this guide to Snapchat advertising, you'll learn how to advertise on Snapchat and create your first Snap ad using Snapchat Ad Manager.

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30+ Best Drag and Drop WordPress Themes

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

Are you tired of looking for the perfect WordPress theme for your blog or business? Or, find it difficult to customize your website from the backend. Then, you might want to try Drag and Drop WordPress themes. Drag and Drop WordPress themes help you easily customize the look of the themes. You can simply select […]

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Facebook, Amazon, Investing & More with Andy Bedell

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

The ins and outs of Amazon, Facebook, SEO, and other online advertising tools are an ever-changing and challenging landscape. Andy Bedell of Key Smart has learned how to leverage these tools to advertise his incredibly simple yet clever product, and he’s letting us in on some of his secrets. Andy Bedell joins us to share [...]

How to Optimize WordPress Robots.txt File for Better SEO

by Bill Widmer @ ThemeIsle Blog

If you’re wondering how to optimize WordPress robots.txt file for better SEO, you’ve come to the right place. In this quick guide, I’ll explain what a robots.txt file is, why it’s important to improve your search rankings, and how to make edits to it and submit it to Google. Let’s dive in! What is a WordPress robots.txt file and do I need to worry about it? A robots.txt file is a file on your site that allows you to deny search engines access to certain...Continue Reading "How to Optimize WordPress Robots.txt File for Better SEO"

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10+ Best WordPress Blog Themes and Templates for 2017

by Sunita Rai @ ThemeGrill Blog

If you recently explored the web looking for a perfect blogging platform, you might have come across multiple sites recommending ‘WordPress’. Statistics don’t lie either – more than 90% websites using blog technologies are based on WordPress. Well, it’s quite

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How to Master Analytics like Will Smith and Amazon

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Will Smith is not just a pretty face. Nor is he just a likeable, talented actor. He’s a businessman and a master marketer. The only Hollywood star that predictably gets over $20 million per flick. Even his movies that didn’t get good reviews, like Hancock and Suicide Squad, grossed over half a billion each worldwide. […]

T-Shaped Marketers – Smart Organizational Shift For Marketing Agencies in 2017

by Martina Stricak @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

Since this year is giving its last breath, and 2017 is starting its 365-day long journey, I want to share my 2 cents regarding the well-needed changes to be done in marketing agencies. It’s that time of a year when we all review the year behind us and make plans for the one that’s coming. Marketing is evolving, each passing day

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Step By Step – Unnatural Links Manual Action Removal Guide

by Anamarija Barun @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

Let’s start with the basics and the main reason why penalties exist in the first place – link building. This is one of the most widely spread SEO techniques. It is used for improving your site’s ranking and traffic. Links, as one of the most important ranking factors, count as votes for the site they point to. The idea is

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Why Your Website Needs On-Page SEO - Flight Media

Why Your Website Needs On-Page SEO - Flight Media


Flight Media

On-page SEO is an important factor in determining your website’s rankings. And while you’ll want to keep readability and relevancy in mind, too  –  so people will actually READ your blog  –  your SEO efforts can really pay off. Learn why on-page SEO is important and what the most important factors are when SEO-ing your …

AppSumo Deals: Top Deals to Grab in August 2017 [Updated]

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

AppSumo offers weekly deals on the best tools for creating, growing, and scaling your online business. Here are the top AppSumo deals in August.

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SearchCap: Google Search Console beta invites, Google attribution & question and answers in maps

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.

The post SearchCap: Google Search Console beta invites, Google attribution & question and answers in maps appeared first on Search Engine Land.

Why Weak Content is Costing You

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

The “lazy” attitude many business owners have about website content and why it’s costing them a fortune is missed selling opportunities..

How to Remove Fake Google Reviews

by Jessie Low @ Whitespark

Sadly, receiving a fake review on your Google My Business profile is not a rare occurrence. In fact, it is quite common and something many businesses have experienced.…

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7 Biggest PPC Nightmares Sinking Your ROI

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

PPC advertising should be straightforward. You buy an ad. Your ad appears on Google. That ad gets clicked. You spend a little dough per click, and voila – you’re a marketing genius. Traffic is booming and you’re appearing in all the right places. Except that’s not always how it works. And for some strange reason, […]

Every Breath You Take, Every Click You Make

by Drew Frantzen @ Altitude Marketing

What does Congress' decision to "open the floodgates" on who could buy/sell your internet data mean for you and your business?

On Page and Off Page SEO - How Does Google Rank Websites

On Page and Off Page SEO - How Does Google Rank Websites


Shopify

In this seo tutorial, leading industry expert Helen Overland goes over how google ranks your ecommerce website in search results and why you should care.

Why Search Marketers Must Embrace Javascript Now

by Richard Chavez @ seoClarity

Let’s not beat around the bush, shall we? If there’s one programming language you simply must embrace as an SEO, […]

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Estrategias de Marketing de Contenidos para bloggers

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

¡Hola!  I thought I would try something a bit different today and have a go at writing a post about marketing de contenidos(content marketing) with a slight Spanish flavour.  Whether it works or not, or even makes sense, is yet to be seen, but you do not know if you […]

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How To Install WordPress With Bluehost In 5 Clicks

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

How To Install Wordpress With Bluehost In 5 Clicks Hopefully at this point, you've read 5 Rules For Choosing A Stunning Domain Name and you're now ready to work on your website. Before you do anything else, you'll need to get it installed on Wordpress. Why Wordpress? As I've mentioned before, think of Wordpress as the [...]

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Mensagia for WooCoomerce

by Sinermedia @ WordPress Plugins

Send SMS from your ecommerce. You will be able to generate automatic notifications and create SMS Marketing campaigns.

How Marketers Can Use Instagram Stories

by Adam Soliman @ Bambrick Media

High-frequency Instagram sharers no longer need to worry about flooding their followers’ feeds. With the release of Instagram Stories, they can not only curate picture-perfect photos and videos, but they can now also share random snippets of their lives as much as they want. The stories appear within profile bubbles on top of one’s Instagram […]

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15 Best Social Media Marketing Tools In 2017

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Social media has caused a revolution in the marketing world. Marketing has always been about communication, but communication relies as much on its format as its content. As television revolutionized advertising in the 20th century, so social media will revolutionize it in the 21st century along with social media marketing tools. Already we are beginning to see these changes, with the advent of things like content marketing, which have to change the way a relationship ...

What exactly is a manual SEO audit?

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

We get asked quite often: what tools do you do to perform an SEO audit? The short answer: we don’t use any tools. The long

Startup Growth Hacks: Ten Things You Should Invest In

by Cameron Francis @ 99signals

Getting your startup off the ground can be challenging. But it’s mostly manageable. As long as you have the hunger and drive, your products and services will surely get into the market.

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SEO Best Practice: A Content Rich Website

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

Having a content rich website means a few different things. The no-brainer meaning – a website that is rich with content. However, in terms of SEO best practices, there’s a...

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3 Reasons Your AdWords Traffic Is Not Qualified

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

AdWords is one of the most predictable paid media channels. By using it, you’re focusing on people who show their intent in advertising platforms. Search traffic is growing by a lot. In 2014, marketers spent $23.44 billion in the search channel. That same figure for this year is already $32.32 billion, and it’s expected to […]

Dave Munson from Saddleback Leather

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

It can be tricky to write copy that’s both funny and effective. I thought I’d ask Dave Munson of Saddleback Leather, who’s a pro at striking this particular balance, for his tips. Dave and I talk about how he’s built his brand with a very conversational, funny tone. Dave also talks about how he uses video [...]

A Beginner’s Guide To Successful Email Marketing Campaign

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

With so many strategies to choose from, one of the biggest marketing questions we face in the Internet age is: how do we get customers interested, and keep them interested? A recent report says that 77% of consumers are more likely to respond to permission-based email marketing campaign. It’s a fast and effective way to create, build, and maintain customer relationships, communicate brand image, increase web traffic, and generate leads. It’s also a great way ...

Local SEO: How To Harness The Power Of Yelp To Boost Rankings

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Yelp is a social sharing and recommendation app that helps people find the best events, restaurants, bars, clubs and pop-ups. If you run a business that relies on local search traffic for the majority of your custom, then Yelp is an essential asset to your business’ online strategy. Launched in 2004, Yelp is the go-to resource for millions of visitors to look for information about local businesses. It allows users to check-in at businesses, rate ...

The Shifting World of SEO in 2016 and 2017

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

In 2016 I fell back in love with SEO. I truly did and I didn’t even notice it happening until late in the year. A large part of this transformation was because I saw an increasing need to help people understand what SEO is and why it matters. I spent a great deal of time... Read More

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A History of Famous Google Penalties

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

Over the past 2 decades there have been a number of high profile Google search penalties. These penalties range from innocent mistakes, to blatant disregard

How To Create Informative Blog Posts Even If You’re Not Good At Writing

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

Can you relate to this scenario… You’re sitting in front of your computer, staring at an empty screen. The deadline given to you to submit the article is fast approaching, and you’re still fighting to start putting words down when you’re supposed to already be at the editing stage. As you sit there, struggling to […]

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This Week in Digital

by Rachel Perry @ Search Laboratory

Taylor gets everyone talking Singer Taylor Swift got the internet buzzing this week with talk of her new music. Late last week, the singer appeared to delete all posts and images across her social media channels, which caused a great deal of confusion amongst her fans. However, a few days later, videos and images of […]

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Client Success is in our DNA

by Chris Sachs @ seoClarity

What matters most is the success of our clients. Everyone at seoClarity works to ensure that our clients needs are […]

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SEO: Adobe Dreamweaver as a Google Ranking Signal

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

Within the past few months, we’ve discovered what we believe is one of the most shocking discoveries the SEO community has seen in the last

How to Set Up WooCommerce – The Ultimate WooCommerce Tutorial for Beginners

by ThemeGrill Author @ ThemeGrill Blog

Over the last decade, E-Commerce has established firm roots in most of the major global retail markets. It offers a great alternative to the brick and mortar shops, by letting your setup an online business with a wider reach to

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Scotty Cranmer Recovery: This Week in Digital

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

‘THIS WEEK IN DIGITAL’ SEEKS TO IGNITE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE BIGGEST ISSUES IN THE TECH WORLD. CHECK IN EACH FRIDAY TO STAY UP-TO-DATE AND GET INFORMED ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT IS, DIGITAL. Familiar with the Scotty Cranmer recovery story? If not, you need to find our why he’s our social media hero of the year. Usually in this series we cover

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Round Up: What Have Content Marketers Been Reading In 2016

by Anita Sambol @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

End of a year and beginning of new one is always the same – round up posts, predictions for the new year and slowly going back to form after the holiday season. It’s the same here at Point Visible. We already took a look back at our year and what we learned in guest posting campaigns, and we tried to predict what

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Knowledge Tags from Yext Plugin

by thundersnow @ WordPress Plugins

The Knowledge Tags from Yext plugin lets you sync your location data other business content from Yext to your WordPress site as well as adding schema.

How To Use WordPress in Unexpected Ways [Upcoming Webinar]

by Alyssa Cuda @ WP Engine

Ever thought about the possibilities of going beyond just using WordPress for the web? Maybe you could incorporate augmented reality or experiment with the REST API. Getting creative with WordPress technologies is Pete Nellius’, Creative Technologist at Ogilvy, passion. Join us for this thought-provoking, futuristic webinar as he explores the realm of “creative technology” for [Read More]

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The SEO Battle: Mighty Mouse vs. Superman

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Single Page Application & SEO

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

When people design a site, they make sure it contains eye-catching images and advanced features to make it look attractive. People also create their websites in a way that is user-friendly. SEO experts use different techniques to make the sites more interesting and appear in the top results of search engines. However, some sites require Read more...

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Drill Down Into Key Segments to Understand and Improve Your Funnel

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

The funnel has become a key part of the modern-day marketers toolkit. It’s the first report they peak at on Monday morning, and the last report they check before leaving for the weekend on a Friday. All serious analytics tools have some version of a funnel report, with differing degrees of flexibility and features. Some […]

9 Proven Steps To Grow Massive Email List From Scratch

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

We’ve been talking a lot on the blog about email marketing lately, and today is no exception. We’ve mentioned how important it is to have a healthy email list, but we haven’t yet shared with you a breakdown of our favorite tips and tricks! So here we go: our fastest, easiest, and most effective tips on how to grow your email list. Learning how to build an email list from scratch sounds daunting, but I ...

8 Online Guerrilla Marketing Ideas For Your Website

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

We recently published a great post over at Bizzebee.com (another site I help run) listing some Facebook marketing tips for local businesses to use.  These tips focused on some Guerrilla marketing ideas and techniques that you can use to help raise the awareness of small businesses.  Well that post got […]

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Is Google Going to Remove the 3-Packs? What You Need to Know about Home Service Ads (HSAs)

by Joy Hawkins @ Whitespark

*The following is an excerpt from the Expert’s Guide to Local SEO:

Google started testing Home Service ads back in 2015 and this originally scared the entire Local SEO community (and business owners) because the test they did in San Francisco replaced the original 3-pack with a completely paid 3-pack.  …

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Have Bluehost? Dramatically Speed Up Your Website In 5 Minutes Or Less.

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

Make your Bluehost website 3x faster! I've been a longtime user of Bluehost and for good reasons. First of all, if I ever encounter an error (which isn't often) on my website, they've always been super quick about troubleshooting the issue. Second, they offer an incredible amount of value for very reasonable rates. From [...]

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Recorded Webinar: On-Page SEO Tips and Tricks

Recorded Webinar: On-Page SEO Tips and Tricks


WP Engine

In this recorded webinar, hear from top WordPress SEO experts for tips and hacks to optimize search rankings, even during redesigns and site migrations.

What’s Wrong with Passive Voice? Nothing, in Certain Circumstances

by Matthew Kushinka @ RedLine Language Services

Why is passive voice bad? Well, what’s wrong with passive voice is that it hides the identity of the person doing the action. It also makes sentences longer than they need to be. But you’re not a bad person just because you use passive constructions. (You’re a bad person for other reasons. Ba-dum-bum!) You see, sometimes it’s okay—even desirable—to use the passive voice. But in general, active voice makes for better writing in English. This post explains why the passive voice is “bad” and when it’s okay to use. You’ll also find example sentences below. I admit that the image

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How to Create a WordPress News Aggregator Website (Beginner’s Guide)

by Colin @ ThemeIsle Blog

Thanks to the Internet, there’s a ton of news out there on a whole range of topics. To help people sift through the mess of news getting published every day, you can create a WordPress news aggregator website to collect and sort news from different sources into one easy-to-find location. For example, you could aggregate news on your favorite sports team or a certain industry. Or just collect general news from different sources! No matter what type of news that you’re looking to aggregate, we’re...Continue Reading "How to Create a WordPress News Aggregator Website (Beginner’s Guide)"

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Content Marketing Plan: How To Create Remarkable Content Every Week

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

If, as they say, content is King, then consistency offers you the keys to the castle. Being consistent in both the frequency and quality of your output is the only way to develop an audience that will want to follow your work. Having a content marketing plan will enable you to build a loyal fan base who will trust you when it comes to the products you create or endorse. It will ensure that when ...

30+ Best Consulting WordPress Themes

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

A consulting WordPress theme will help you easily create a professional website for your consultancy. With a consulting website, your customers can inquire about your Business and services without having to visit your office physically. And, in this age of technology, people really like a business that is reachable online. A consulting website should be […]

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10 On Page Local SEO Factors That Will Improve Your Local Business Ranking

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Recently, I outlined some local SEO strategy and actionable insights on making your local business ideal for ranking high on Google’s Local Results. Now, successfully ranking here still boils down to your on page Local SEO efforts. This basic setup is what provides Google with the exact information they need to rank your website in local results, and without that, you’re likely to be misidentified by search engines. Similarly, you can’t rely on just your ...

Behind The Curtain – The Secrets of Writing a Superb Guest Post

by Dario Supan @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

I’m sorry but your content just isn’t a good fit for our audience. If you have been doing guest posting for a while, you’ve probably met with some version of this answer before. This is not the end of the world but now you have an unused 900-word article sitting on your desktop. You could just continue pitching different ideas

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How to Leverage Behavioral Analytics In Your Growth Strategy

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

If you’re obsessed with growth, you know how important it is to have a super detailed growth strategy. You and data are BFFs, right? Great, but you also need to understand the context that surrounds that data. I know that sounds a little dense, but bear with me. What I mean is that information alone […]

How Cotopaxi is Building a Socially Conscious Brand

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

Stephan Jacob is only in his mid-30s, but he’s already leaving his impact on the world through his entrepreneurial pursuits and commitment to humanitarian causes. He’s the co-founder of Cotopaxi, a high-end outdoor apparel manufacturer. Cotopaxi is the second successful eCommerce endeavor that Stephan has built from scratch. This time, with ventured backed capital, he’s [...]

Mobile SEO: The Ultimate Guide

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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5 On-Page SEO Techniques That’ll Boost Your Rankings (Checklist Included)

5 On-Page SEO Techniques That’ll Boost Your Rankings (Checklist Included)


reliablesoft.net

On page SEO is one of the most important processes you can use, not only for achieving better rankings but also for running successful Internet marketing campaigns. Every SEO campaign has your website in focus and if it's not properly optimized for both search engines and users, your chances of success are minimized. Before getting into the details on which SEO techniques to use to improve your on-site SEO, let's start with some basic terminology. What is Search Engine Optimization? Search Engine Optimization or SEO in short, is a term that encapsulates everything you need to do to improve your website’s ranking position in the various

Landing Page Analysis – 3 Simple Ways To Improve Lead Generation

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

The goal of your landing page is this: To convert a visitor into a lead. And optimizing landing pages improves the conversion rate of those visitors.  But before you can optimize, you have to analyze. And this is why landing page analysis is a must for demand-gen marketers. So this post will cover three landing […]

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What’s Going on with NHD?

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

I've received a bunch of emails asking me what's up with NHD? The short answer is, I've been too busy to post here, but I'm working more than ever.  The goal of NHD hasn't changed, I still aim to help aspiring entrepreneurs fire their bosses and make it online, and still do this by: Offering […]

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How to Build a WordPress Customer Database (For Free, In 3 Steps)

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

Maintaining a database of customer information is a smart idea for most businesses. If you have to deal with a lot of customers or clients, it can pay off to keep track of their basic data in one convenient place. That’s where a WordPress customer database can help you out. A database is a centralized collection of information. You can use it to take note of any important details about your customers and their transactions. This has applications far beyond simple organization. For example, you...Continue Reading "How to Build a WordPress Customer Database (For Free, In 3 Steps)"

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SearchCap: Google AdWords ad suggestions, ad performance & Doodles

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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HTTP Websites to be Penalised by Google in October 2017

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

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8 Social Media Marketing Tactics You Still Haven’t Tried (But Should)

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Back when I first started, Social Media Marketing seems like a simple thing. I mean, what’s so hard about it? You create a Facebook page for your company, share things like promotions and handle enquiries. Maybe organize some contests or blast ads once in a while. Easy peasy. But as I delve deeper into Social Media Marketing, I realize how huge the potential and opportunities offered by the entire social media ecosystem. The more I ...

This week in digital

by Rachel Perry @ Search Laboratory

YouTube gets a brand new look An exciting new logo and icon were unveiled this week for online video platform, YouTube. The new logo has been designed to work better across a variety of devices and screen sizes. The red box, which used to surround the word Tube, has moved to a play button at […]

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Finding Website Inspiration From The Webby Awards

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

The internet is full of fantastic websites, marketing campaigns, advertising techniques, video channels, mobile apps, and much, much more that you never get to see.  There is so much you can learn from these sites and find website inspiration for your own projects, which is why it is good to […]

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Free and Premium Inbound Marketing Tools That Give You Unfair Advantages

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve given you a pretty good grounding in what inbound marketing is all about. Last week, I created a roadmap that would lead you to conquer this varied but rewarding practice. a Now, if you’re going to climb Everest, would you do it with only a map? Of course not. You need the equipment that will get you safely to the summit. Fortunately, there are a huge range of ...

Back to Basics: On-Page SEO for Law Firm Websites | Mockingbird Blog

Back to Basics: On-Page SEO for Law Firm Websites | Mockingbird Blog


Mockingbird Marketing

This post describes how to optimize a page on your law firm's WordPress site in under 15 minutes using the Yoast SEO plugin. Easy for anyone to learn!

Google’s Question & Answer Feature on Mobile: What We Know So Far

by Dustin Curtis @ Mockingbird Marketing

What is it? A new feature on mobile browsers that provides additional question & answers through the Knowledge Panel (business information shown beside search results for a business). This Q&A feature rolled out on Android Google Maps only at first, but we’re now seeing it pop-up across various mobile devices. The feature gives an opportunity... Keep Reading

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Tips and Tricks to get you started with Social Media Marketing

by Sahil Kakkar @ SEO Nick

Just when you’ve decided to build your social media presence, you face the dilemma “where do I begin”. You have so many platforms, so many users to connect with, a plethora of content you can explore from various angles!

You should know that there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for social media marketing. It all depends on the nature of your business, the products and services you offer, the audience you Keep Reading »

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How to Improve WordPress On-Page SEO With the Perfect Site Content Structure

How to Improve WordPress On-Page SEO With the Perfect Site Content Structure


ThemeIsle Blog

A site's architecture impacts its SEO. Learn how you can create the perfect structure and improve your WordPress on-page SEO in just 3 simple steps.

7 eCommerce Predictions for the Next Decade

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

I’m a little late to the party to make New Year predictions for 2017, so let’s do something a bit different.  Below are seven eCommerce predictions for the next 10 years: major trends I believe will reshape the way we sell online by 2027. A Viable Alternative to Google and Facebook We’ve entered a unique time where just a few major [...]

Facebook and Online Shopping: Staying at the Forefront

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

Facebook just launched Marketplace where users can officially buy and sell. There are over half a million transactions in buy and sell groups on Facebook every month; Mark Zuckerberg saw the opportunity and made it simpler and easier for users to trade. Whilst the Marketplace is consumer-focused as of release, the service could be expanded over […]

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WP Engine Named Company of the Year, Surpasses 70K Customers

by WP Engine @ WP Engine

Leading WordPress Digital Experience Provider Reaches Historic Milestones, Announces Awards, 2017 Summit Customer Event and New Products AUSTIN, Texas — Aug. 29, 2017 —  WP Engine, the world’s leading WordPress digital experience platform, today highlighted several corporate and customer milestones, including 42 percent year-over-year customer growth in 2016, which reflects accelerating momentum with agency and enterprise brands. A [Read More]

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Outreach Tools Spotlight: Pitchbox vs Ninja Outreach vs BuzzStream vs Mailshake

by Point Visible @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

Content marketing is in the full swing. Almost every project requires some kind of outreach effort. Finding the right outreach tool that helps you manage those projects and, at the same time fits into your everyday workflow, can really be a pain in the ass (pardon my french). Any serious blogger outreach project can quickly turn into a time-consuming black

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Landing Page CRO – A Recipe for High-Converting Landing Pages

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

A recipe is a set of instructions to prepare a particular dish, including a list of the ingredients required. And for any delectable dish, it’s the combination of the right ingredients that lead to success. And in this post, we’re going to apply that mentality to landing page CRO. We’ll cover the essential ingredients you […]

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How to Use Customer Feedback Loops to Reduce Churn

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Churn is a fascinating thing. When users keep coming back month after month, it helps you grow your business rapidly and it makes you a very happy business owner. But when you’re losing more customers than you’re gaining, it can spell disaster for your business. What makes it frustrating is that you don’t always have […]

What’s New For Social Media In 2017 (And How YOU Can Benefit)

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

2017 looks to be an exciting year for social media. Evolution of social media is happening in almost every platform, and these will make a big difference to your social media marketing strategy. In a good way. To start with, let’s reacquaint ourselves with 2016 social media trends, so we have a better idea of where we’re starting from as we gallop into the new year. After that, we’ll dig into the big social media ...

What Is Off-Page and On-Page SEO?

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

Off-Page and On-Page SEO are the commonly used words in the world of online marketing. While the increased use of social media has changed online marketing at many levels, search engine optimization is still the most widely used way of getting a site to rank higher in search engines and to attract the most suitable Read more...

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Why Your Team Needs a Growth Manager

by Sherice Jacob @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Growth hackers…growth managers…growth marketers — startups these days are all about growth. But are these titles just different names for the same kind of job? And if you’re a startup, which type should you hire and why? This article will help shine some light on one of the hottest and most lucrative jobs in the […]

The Next Generation of Search: Voice

by Tania German @ seoClarity

How to Earn THE Answer in Voice Search: A Research Report of Google’s Answer Box In the nearly 20 year history […]

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Ringr: Record Podcast Interview With Your Remote Guest Using Your Smartphone

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

The impact of an audio podcast is well-known to those who are into podcasting. I myself have seen how much of an impact podcasting can have on my own life from the podcasts that I listen to regularly. Podcasts are a great way to build a brand, build a following, and make money online. The […]

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What To Look For In An SEO Consultant

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

Many companies and brands are reluctant when beginning their search for the right SEO agency. At the start of the process, an SEO consultant conducts a handful of analyses by...

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12 Things To Learn To Become A Successful Blogger

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

I got a question emailed to me today from a reader asking exactly what he needed to learn about in order to become a successful blogger.  Well that isn’t the easiest question to answer in a simple email as there is SO MUCH that goes into becoming a blogger that […]

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Does An Alexa Rating Really Impact Your Blog?

by Ken Myers @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Ken Myers for Online Income Teacher

Many people access the Alexa.com website regularly in order to gain analytical information pertaining to their websites. A lot of people put a great deal of stock into the Alexa rating system. While it may be a useful tool in determining how some of your visitors access the site, is […]

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5 Lies You Tell Yourself About Your Analytics (And How to Fix It)

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Consulting data is good. But being a slave to data is not. There is such a thing as being too data-obsessed. Confirmation bias pops up. And you miss the good, albeit, intangible stuff that comes along with your efforts. The solution is to uncover those biases and misunderstandings that lead you astray. It’s not easy. […]

7 Best Ecommerce Website Design Practices To Improve UX

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Having great ecommerce website design can make all the difference when it comes to attracting customers. Your web design is, after all, the first thing your readers are going to see when they click through to your site. Eye-catching colors and easy-to-read text are only the beginning! So let’s go through each design element, with some examples of the websites doing it oh-so-right. Get Started With Visuals Figuring out how you want your website to ...

How to Ensure a Greater Online Visibility in the Travel Industry

by Dustin Duncan @ seoClarity

It goes without saying, doesn’t it? If you want to win more direct bookings, you need to continuously drive more […]

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WooCommerce Benefits For Small Businesses

by Kevin Lydon @ Green T Digital

We’ve recommended plugins before but never discussed one for eCommerce specifically. And for any aspiring business to succeed online, making the right choice in this regard is paramount in your strategy. Originally offered by CMS Critic, check out these WooCommerce benefits to understand how it can help create a winning website. WooCommerce Benefits It’s Free! The budgets allocated to websites

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Google on How to Create Good Meta Descriptions

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

Meta descriptions don’t have a direct influence on your search engine rankings, but they do have a significant impact on the click-through rate. To ensure that users improve the quality of their meta descriptions, Google released a few recommendations on how to create better meta descriptions. Furthermore, they also released an update on how meta […]

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The Predicate Adjective Defined (Complete with Goofy Examples)

by Matthew Kushinka @ RedLine Language Services

So you want to know all about the predicate adjective, right? Good. On this page you’ll find the answers to pressing metaphysical questions such as What is a predicate adjective? and Why should I care about it? and Would my grammar-hating girlfriend be mad if she found predicate adjectives in my browser’s search history? You’ll also find predicate adjective examples in this post. Read on for more or use the links below to get right to a certain section. Predicate adjectives defined Examples of predicate adjectives Predicate adjectives vs. predicate nominatives What Is a Predicate Adjective Anyway? A predicate adjective

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SEO Guide: Types Of Search Engine Success Factors

SEO Guide: Types Of Search Engine Success Factors


Search Engine Land

Search Engine Land's Guide to SEO and companion piece to the Periodic Table of SEO Success Factors. Get started learning the basic elements of SEO.

Why you should create a product

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

Many online entrepreneurs never actually get to product creation.  They are happy using advertising or affiliate marketing as their monetization stream, even though the visitor values are a fraction of what they’d get compared to being a product creator.  They do this for two primary reasons: They think that product creation is hard They don’t […]

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Inheriting an SEO Penalty from Another SEO Company

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

In the past few years, we’ve encountered a number of scenarios where we start working with a new client, and 2-3 months later the client

Tumblr SEO: An Internet Marketers Guide to Owning Tumblr

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

An Intro to Tumblr SEO Hello there to our loyal followers and new fans alike.  Today we will be talking about the wonderful world of

SEO Competitive Research Is Vital to Your Marketing Efforts

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

SEO competitor research is a process that reviews existing and future competitors. This is something that has been done in traditional marketing for a very long time. When you weave SEO into the competitive research mix, you will expand your existing traditional competitors with additional online competitors. You might be asking why you would have both... Read More

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On-Page SEO guidelines for better SERP Rankings

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

If you browse the web you’ll find many SEO techniques and different articles explaining deeply how they can help your ranking better in search engine page results. What we want to do today is to provide you with comprehensive on-page SEO guidelines that you can apply everytime you create a new page. After discussing the do’s and don’ts of good

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What Is C2B Ecommerce And How Does It Help Your Business?

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

In simpler times, B2C ecommerce was the largest market, with B2B marketing close behind. Then, with the age of the Internet and the ease of ecommerce, we saw the dawn of the C2C ecommerce, which soon rose to become one of the biggest markets in the world, even forcing businesses to evolve their strategies. (Read our guide to B2C marketing here for more B2C marketing strategies and B2C examples.) Now, we are seeing things come ...

[Announcement] SEOPressor’s New Website SEO Checker Is Now Live!

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

For the last 4 weeks, the SEOPressor Team have been working on a super-secret project and now, it’s ready to be unveiled! We are proud to present the latest addition to our online SEO tools – Website SEO Checker by SEOPressor. The Website SEO Checker represents the next step of evolution for the future of SEOPressor’s SEO solutions so allow me to explain it. What Is Website SEO Checker? The Website SEO Checker is a ...

Immigration Attorneys: We Want You!

by Conrad Saam @ Mockingbird Marketing

So…. Since starting Mockingbird, we’ve never proactively sought business.  For the most part it has come to us.  BUT…. I’m now proactively looking for more immigration attorneys to add to our client list.  Over the past two years, we have locked down online marketing for a handful of immigration attorneys.  And at the risk of... Keep Reading

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Mobile-First Index Audit Report of 5 Leading Sites

by Tyson Braun @ seoClarity

True: the mobile-first index might still be months away. As Gary Illyes revealed during SMX Advanced in Seattle: “We don’t […]

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How to Write the Perfect Meta Description for SEO

by Kalpesh Guard @ seoClarity

A meta description is a 160-character snippet, a tag in HTML, that summarizes a page’s content. Search engines show the […]

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Brad Touesnard Interview – The Founder of Delicious Brains

by Adelina Tuca @ ThemeIsle Blog

Hey WordPress friends, welcome to another edition of the Pirate Interviews series! Let’s jump head first into the fall season by interviewing Brad Touesnard, the founder of Delicious Brains, where he leads a team of intelligent developers contributing greatly to the WordPress community. But before we talk to Brad, in case you missed our previous interview, here’s Bob Dunn telling us more about his blog and podcast. But it’s not only entrepreneurship that keeps Brad Touesnard busy; he also runs a podcast titled Apply Filters and...Continue Reading "Brad Touesnard Interview – The Founder of Delicious Brains"

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How To Present SEO Report To Your Boss (or Clients)

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

One of the most difficult things for those who work in SEO is explaining the SEO report to your clients just what it is that you are doing for them. SEO professionals are kind of like the bass player in a rock and roll group. You know they’re there, you know things sound right, but you’re never really sure if they are hitting the right notes or if they are just standing around collecting dew ...

SEO Blogs

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

If you own a website, you must be aware of the fact that it will only be useful if it appears in the first page of the search results. According to a recent survey, 75% of the people searching for different things online never go to the second page of the search engines as they Read more...

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8-Step Inbound Marketing Strategy That’ll Get You Non-Stop Sales

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

You may have heard of the phrase “inbound marketing” before. You may not be sure what it means. If that’s the case, you missed my blog last week that defines and outlines what inbound marketing is, and why it’s so valuable. Go check it out! Back? Awesome. So, Inbound Marketing encompasses SEO, Social Media, Content and Email Marketing. Whoosh. It’s a big umbrella that covers so many distinct topics. If you’re just getting into marketing, ...

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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Have You Been Listening to SEObits.fm?

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

In June I launched a new SEO podcast called SEObits.fm and before I realized it, the summer flew by and twelve episodes have been recorded and published. In case you missed them, here is a list of what I’ve chatted about each week: EP 1: SEO is a Journey and Not a Destination EP 2:... Read More

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Get Pumped! We’ve Added New Reputation Builder Features, Platform Updates & Expanded Our Plans

by Jessie Low @ Whitespark

Get excited , now you can reach your customers beyond email and access more features through the Reputation Builder. Delivering more value to your business, and increasing your ability to get additional customer feedback and reviews.…

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SEO Audit: The First Step Towards #1 Rankings

by Kyle Teese @ Victorious SEO

With the frequent changes on Google’s algorithm and modifications in SEO best practices, it is important for website owners to periodically assess their site if there is a need to...

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The HOTH Makes The 2017 INC 5000 List, Coming In At #820

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Out of over 6 million businesses in the US, we’re proud to announce that The HOTH made the 2017 INC 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the US. We also came in #10 in top Tampa companies. Making the list is a dream I’ve had for years, and it almost doesn’t seem real […]

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The Art of Reaching Your Full Potential

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

I wanted to have Taylor Pearson back on the podcast this week because of a particularly fascinating post from his blog, titled The Subtle Art of Reaching Your Potential. Taylor and I cover a lot of ground, including how to allocate your time to maximize your potential and how he manages to read so many [...]

SearchCap: Bing fact checking, Google mobile tips & Bing agency awards

by Barry Schwartz @ 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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12 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch for Inspiration

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

Entrepreneurs, like most people, need inspiration from time to time. And what better way to find inspiration than to take a break and watch some thought-provoking movies. Here are 12 inspiring movies every entrepreneur should watch.

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5 Solid On-Page SEO Strategies

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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The Slow Death March of a Great Corporation Starts When the Culture Is Allowed to Die

by Andrew Stanten @ Altitude Marketing

It's not just about your product or solution. It's about the people working on your offering – and how they feel about your company.

5 Local SEO Strategies To Capitalize On Voice Search

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

We’re living in a time of exciting developments in artificial intelligence. Machine learning algorithms are becoming more and more advanced, and can now interpret our intentions which a much greater understanding of context. Businesses are starting to practice voice search SEO too. This makes a smart, conversational user interface, like those seen in science fiction, come ever closer to being a reality. Already, automated speech recognition has made huge leaps. The accuracy of these programs ...

What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?

What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?


Search Engine Land

Get started learning all about SEO from the industry's most trusted source, Search Engine Land. Review basics of search engine optimization, ranking factors & more.

How to Destroy the Zombie Pages That Are Creeping on Your Website!

by Mary Bowling @ On-Page SEO – Whitespark

Warning, this is going to be a rant against Zombie pages – the living dead that creep into the websites of local businesses, infecting them with…

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Why Quality Content Isn’t Enough for SEO

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

Content and Search Engine Optimisation work together. It’s not possible to succeed focusing only on one or the other. Going back to the past, when high-quality content wasn’t the norm, many website owners and marketers used shady methods to trick search engines. Called Black Hat SEO, this practice involved the use of irrelevant keywords for […]

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An In-Depth Guide to Selling Your Business

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

Selling a business is the ultimate goal of many entrepreneurs.  It’s an enormous milestone, can provide a nice cash infusion and is an incredible learning experience. It’s also an extremely lengthy process fraught with land mines and emotional ups and downs that are not for the faint of heart. What follows is a crash course [...]

How to Hire a Content Marketer: A Complete Hiring Kit for Recruiting, Selecting, & Training

by Russ Henneberry @ DigitalMarketer

Looking to hire a content marketer? Or, are you a content marketer looking to get hired? Click here to get our Content Marketer Hiring Kit.

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Onpage Optimization Definition - SEO Glossary | Searchmetrics

Onpage Optimization Definition - SEO Glossary | Searchmetrics


Searchmetrics

What is a onpage optimization? Our SEO Glossary provides a wide range of technical terms related to Search Engine Optimization.

Marketing To Millennials: 6 Valuable Tips For Marketers

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

If you haven’t started thinking seriously about how to market to Millennials/Generation Y with the Millennials marketing strategy, it’s high time to factor them into your planning. Why? Two big reasons: One, millennials are already the largest generation in the world. With roughly 80 million in the US alone, they officially displaced Boomers a few years ago, and more of them are entering positions of power and economic strength every year. Economically speaking, their ranks ...

Google Updates 2017 (Part 2): More of Mobilegeddon

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

If you read through the first part of our Google Updates series, then hopefully you’re able to gain some valuable insights into some of the new or updated Google features that could potentially help with your marketing efforts. However, you may have noticed that all seven updates covered in part one of our series focused mostly on desktop-based use, although there were a couple of updates that affected both mobile and desktop users. For this ...

HTTP vs HTTPS: The Difference And Everything You Need To Know

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Many websites use HTTP. However, back in 2014, Google recommended that sites switch to HTTPS. Until then, only sites with e-commerce pages really bothered to use HTTPS. As an incentive for switching over, Google announced that it would be providing HTTPS sites with a minor rankings bump, in effect punishing sites that did not switch over by giving an edge to competitors that did. Now you’re probably wondering – why is it so important that ...

Caught Stealing… Why Your Local Spam is THEFT and Not “Marketing”

by Conrad Saam @ Mockingbird Marketing

A month or so ago, I gave an amazing webinar with Local Search nerd and founder of Sterling Sky, Joy Hawkins  Frankly, the webinar was awesome because of the subject matter and Joy… this is no humblebrag.  Joy and I spent the better part of an hour talking about Local spam…. the underhanded dirty practice... Keep Reading

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Scaling Music Festivals For the Crowd

by Alyssa Cuda @ WP Engine

Organizing and selling tickets for a world-renowned music festivals demands a digital experience platform that is usable, simple, and scalable. Madison House Presents experienced difficulty maintaining site performance and uptime during peak ticket sales prior to migrating to WordPress and WP Engine. Andrew Stone, a representative for Marketing & Technology at MHP, spoke about the necessity [Read More]

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How Push Notifications Can Increase User Engagement (With Examples)

by Sherice Jacob @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

It’s hard to imagine going anywhere without your mobile device these days. From kids tethered to their phones, to grandmas Facetiming with their grandkids, our smartphones have become as much a part of our lives as our opposing thumbs. But just how do companies get those opposing thumbs tapping when you’re not in store, checking […]

B2B Content Marketing: How To Charm Other Businesses Into Buying

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Are you just now looking into content marketing for your B2B business? Well hurry up, you’re late! Right now, nearly 90% of all business-to-business companies use content marketing as a part of their marketing strategy. If you’re not, that you means you are missing out on customers that are right now being funneled toward the competition. But don’t worry. I’ve got your back. In this blog, we’re going to find out all about how content ...

Get Creative With Your Sales

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

 

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Our Investment Strategy: Why We’re Selling Our Genesis Theme Store

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Back in 2011, Chris Cree had the idea of launching a stock theme store. I denied his request the first two times he brought it up, but on attempt three I was bought in. For the next four months Chris and I worked with our team to launch a Genesis based theme store. We started... Read More

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Mike Rhodes on Google AdWords Bidding Strategy, “Robots,” and Where to Begin with Google Display Advertising

by Russ Henneberry @ DigitalMarketer

[VIDEO] Stop feeling confused by Google AdWords with insights and strategies from AdWords expert Mike Rhodes. In these 7 quick videos, you'll learn about Google AdWords bidding strategy, AdWords A.I., where to begin with Google Display Advertising, and more!

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What is a Local Citation?

by Darren Shaw @ Whitespark

A local citation is any mention of your business on the web; it is any combination of your company name, phone number, address, zip or postal code, and website address.…

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5 Tips to Boost Your Holiday Online Visibility in 2017

by Richard Chavez @ seoClarity

Fact: to many businesses, the holiday season represents the biggest selling time of the year. And for retailers, it can […]

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Influencers: Who They Are and Why Brands Need Them

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

The large and fine print are taken with skepticism. Consumers don’t believe what brands say anymore, and it takes a lot of convincing and spending in order to close a sale. According to the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer, the majority of countries now sit below 50 percent with regard to trust in business. This great […]

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How To Get More Views On YouTube: Proven Tricks To Increase View Counts

by Maneela K.C @ ThemeGrill Blog

” How to get more views on YouTube? “. This happens to be the common slogan chanted by people that we hear every now and then. Especially, the marketers who are running or who wish to run  YouTube marketing campaigns. 

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How You Should Use Social Media For Promotion In 2017

by Martina Stricak @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

Trends in the social media arena change at a lightning speed. With platforms updating their features, new apps coming up and networks growing, it changes the way we use and look at social media. Because of that, it can be difficult to decide which direction to lean on when planning for marketing in such an evolving environment. Nevertheless, 2017 just

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Top 19 Local SEO Tools To Improve Your Ranking

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

SEO is incredibly important to the success of your online marketing efforts. Because of this, a lot of marketers implement various SEO tools including local SEO tools, some of which can be found for free, in order to track, measure and analyze their SEO efforts. You may already even be using some of the more common SEO tools, such as Google Analytics. However, it’s important that you don’t forget about your local SEO efforts as ...

21 Lessons the World’s Largest Online Retailers Spent Millions to Learn [2nd Edition]

by Justin Rondeau @ DigitalMarketer

This is your lucky day. You're about to get access to millions of dollars ecommerce website testing results at no charge! Here are 21 lessons the world's largest online retailers spent millions to learn. [2nd Edition]

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SEO: Dwelling on Dwell Time (The Hidden Analytics Metric)

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

Dwell Time or “dwellz” as the young SEO’s in our office like to call it (ok , no one really calls it that) is a

Look Out for the Recent Trends in Mobile Application Industry!!

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

After a long 8 years, since the launch of the first mobile application by Apple in 2008, many changes has happened in the mobile application industry. […]

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How to Use On Page SEO to get More Search Engine Traffic

How to Use On Page SEO to get More Search Engine Traffic


Quick Sprout

Even though links and social signals play critical roles in your site's rankings, on-page SEO remains an incredibly important part of any SEO campaign. In this

Top 17 Common Link Building Mistakes You Should Not Do

by Mohit Arora @ CatchUpdates.com

Blogging requires lots of things parallelly with updating and publishing blog content. One of such things is link building. But most bloggers do not know how to do link building and they end up doing many common link building mistakes. Building links is an essential SEO element to rank higher. Link building generally refers to […]

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Our SEO Toolbox … and Why You Should Create Your Own

by Nick Gorrie @ Altitude Marketing

Getting your website to rank at the top of Google takes time, strategy ... and the right collection of tools. Here, we've outlined some of our favorites.

Value Creation vs. Revenue Extraction: Which Kind of Business Are You?

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

There’s a problem in business. Okay, fine, there are plenty of problems in the wide world of business. Obviously, there are tons of good things in business brought about by new innovations, advances in technology, and improvements in customer engagement. But for all the new changes, old habits sure do die hard. Specifically, there are […]

On-Page SEO - How to Optimize Any Page for Your Target Keywords

On-Page SEO - How to Optimize Any Page for Your Target Keywords


SEO Nick

This is more of a beginner post than I would usually write, but several friends at Indy Hall and around the Philly start-up community have been asking for a while, so I decided to write it. The goal of this post is to provide a simple, straight forward, and step-by-step guide on how to approach …

Top 10 Marketing Reads (July Staff Picks)

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

Are you glad for the respite your cool office provides when the dog days of summer hit? We sure do! While you may easily put personal projects aside during the summer in favor of going for a hike, hitting the beach, or walking the downtown with your friends, don’t put your education on hold! This […]

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

by Chris Rodgers @ Colorado SEO Pros

Colorado SEO Pros

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Scaling Engagement: 5 Strategies to Connect With More Customers

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

There’s 24 hours in a day. With customer engagement as your priority, it can seem like an impossible feat to connect with your audience on a daily basis. Tara Walpert Levy, managing director at Google, writes: “In the accelerating swirl of chaos, excitement, and yes, sometimes fear, the brands that win will prioritize engagement over […]

18 Ecommerce Marketing Ideas Proven To Boost Sales

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

E-commerce has become something of a 21st century gold rush. Thousands of people every year swarm to create a website through which they can make their fortune. As a result, the amount of competition is fierce, and establishing a big enough cut of the market share to be profitable takes wit, imagination and plenty of hard work. That said, a successful e-commerce website is not impossible to achieve. Trend analysis shows that the ecommerce industry ...

The Best SEO is Human-Based SEO

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

This last weekend I the pleasure of speaking at WordCamp Miami. While I was fortunate enough to participate on two business panels, my main presentation was a solo one focused on search engine optimization. If you’d like to review my presentation, you can download the presentation on Sideshare, as well as view the livestream video... Read More

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How to Add Links to Your Instagram Stories to Drive Traffic and Sales

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

With 700 million monthly active users, Instagram has twice as many users as Twitter. One of the main reasons behind this phenomenal growth in users has been the launch of Instagram Stories which now has 200 million daily active users, surpassing Snapchat's 161 million daily active users.

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5 Reasons Why Websites Need Analytics

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

Google Analytics is a powerful tool designed to analyse all data concerning a website — traffic pattern, visitors, bounce rate, you name it. It is one of the most useful web analytics applications today, and it’s free, so there’s no reason why website owners shouldn’t take advantage. If you are a business selling a product, […]

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Google Updates 2017 (Part 1): What You Need To Know

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

We’re already halfway through 2017, which means that Google has undoubtedly implemented numerous changes to the Google algorithm in order to improve the user experience. As we all know, Google tinkers with their algorithm on a daily basis in order to ensure that they offer the best search experience on the web. As such, it should come as no surprise that there are a number of new features that have been introduced that don’t just ...

Ecommerce Platforms: 5 Best Platforms For Your Online Store

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

With so many businesses shifting from the physical marketplace to online, it’s no wonder we’re seeing so many ‘How Tos’ about ecommerce marketing. As great as these are, many are based on assumed knowledge that new players to the game don’t always have. So I’m going to get right back to the basics. Let’s run through the types of ecommerce that your business can use and see if we can find the best ecommerce platform. ...

WP Engine Announces Solution Center. Search Innovative Solutions for WordPress.

by David Vogelpohl @ WP Engine

WP Engine powers hundreds of thousands of WordPress digital experiences for over 70,000 customers around the world. In order to help our global customers discover and implement innovative solutions for optimizing WordPress digital experiences, WP Engine is releasing the WP Engine Solution Center. The Solution Center is a directory of innovative solutions for optimizing WordPress [Read More]

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How to Add a Call Now Button to WordPress That’s Touch-Friendly on Mobile

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

If your site’s main goal is to attract new customers, then you’ll need to make yourself available so potential leads can contact you. There are several ways to do this, including through contact forms, emails, and … learning how to add a call now button to your website. That last method is particularly handy for mobile sites, since users will be able to call you directly from their phones with the tap of a finger. It’s even better than simply displaying your phone number because...Continue Reading "How to Add a Call Now Button to WordPress That’s Touch-Friendly on Mobile"

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Why Long-Tail Keywords Could be the Route to Your Ranking Success

by Peter Ellington @ Seomator Blog

  Sometimes, a big piece of a small pie is better than a small piece of a big one. If you’ve been trying hard to rank for those highly competitive, highly searched terms – you might have been struggling to make an impact. Yes – those terms with hundreds of thousands of monthly searches might Read more...

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Progressive Web Apps (PWA): The Most Efficient Mobile Technology and its Part over Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

The richness of the mobile apps is something that happens to be the best part of the technology in making information accessible. With the increasing number […]

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SEO: Content Cruft Cleanup Case Study

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

If you’ve been paying attention to a lot of the case studies in various SEO blogs, you’ll see more and more articles about content pruning,

9 Useful Ecommerce Tools To Measure Your Ecommerce Success

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

As you have hopefully realized, ecommerce sales and marketing tools are tandem in the best ways to grow and popularize your business. Using the best ecommerce tools will not only enhance your business’ credibility, but they will also add customer support, create rewards for consistent return buyers, manage online order fulfillment from the store, and help to fill the gaps in so many other retail operations. Even the best sellers are going to need extra ...

Best Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

What are the best times to post on social media? The science of social timing is key to getting more traffic and engagement. Here's what you need to know!

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What is a Website Builder?

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Whether you’re just starting a business or want to move your existing brick and mortar business online, you’ll need to locate a website builder to get you and your brand online. Website builders come with a variety of options, so it is important to find one that fits you and your website. So what is a... Read More

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On-Page SEO Guide | Woo-Hoo! More Organic Traffic

On-Page SEO Guide | Woo-Hoo! More Organic Traffic


Simple Content Creation

On-Page SEO Tutorial Guide and Infographic. Increase your overall ranking and increase traffic with this step-by-step SEO tutorial.

The 2017 State of Enterprise SEO Report

by Tania German @ seoClarity

What’s Working, What’s Not, and How Enterprise SEO Teams are Preparing for the Future The field of SEO is evolving […]

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How to Do Customer Engagement If You’re In a Unique Niche

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

I once worked with a business that specialized in making custom squirrel horror dioramas. If you’re wondering what in the world a custom squirrel horror diorama is, then you’ve proved an underlying point of this article. Unique niches are really tough for marketing. If there are 37 people on the planet that are in your […]

A Week of SEO Blunders

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

SEO blunders can happen to even the most well intentioned companies. This last week I encountered two cases of multiple SEO mistakes that happened to companies I know well. Seeing it happen to people I like is hard. Having a Come to Jesus SEO moment with people I’m professionally and emotionally invested in is even... Read More

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Translator’s Guide to On-Page SEO

Translator’s Guide to On-Page SEO


Lingua Greca Translations

Translators and language services professionals are always looking for more effective marketing methods. Today, I will talk about one of the most powerful marketing tools that can be used in the translation and localization industries.

Top 5 Benefits of Influencer Marketing

by Mohit Arora @ CatchUpdates.com

The advent of social media led to a revolution in communications for people all around the world. The era of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat has not only changed the way the general public communicates, but it has changed corporate marketing strategies as well. In today’s modern marketing environment, marketers need to market to their […]

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The What and Why of Google Search Console

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Google Search Console is a must have account for owners of blogs and websites. It is critical for SEO because it helps webmasters understand Google’s view of their website or blog. And the great tools inside Google Search Console don’t stop at reporting. Google also provides multiple data points and suggestions for resolving issues you... Read More

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How To Find & Send 300 Outreach Emails in 30 Minutes

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

Ok let’s admit it Email outreach is a pain in the ass. But it’s also a critical part of your link building strategy. That’s why I look for ways to automate the boring parts and spend more time on the fun stuff. I’m going to tell you the exact technique that I use to find […]

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Announcing a Major Update to Whitespark’s Local Rank Tracker

by Jessie Low @ Whitespark

Our development team has been working hard to give the Local Rank Tracker a reboot, and we’re pumped to share all the awesome updates with you.…

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How To Raise Your Rates and Margins TODAY

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

Every business owner or manager wants to increase margins. To do so, you really need to do one of two things: Lower your expenses. Increase what you charge for your products/services. Although I’m a huge finance nerd when it comes to budgeting and maintaining lower costs, this post is going to be about the latter […]

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5 Best SEMrush Features for Bloggers

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

Despite there being a plethora of SEO tools in the market, SEMrush continues to be one of the most popular and effective tools for professional bloggers. Just check out this research study from Robbie Richards where he reached out to 143 marketing experts to reveal their top 3 favorite SEO tools. SEMrush ranked top among SEO […]

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On-Page SEO Checklist - Pagezii Marketing Blog

On-Page SEO Checklist - Pagezii Marketing Blog


Pagezii

On-page SEO checklist showing how to optimize web page code and content to increase search engine rank for a target keyword.

Negative SEO: 6 Ways to Safeguard Your Site Against Negative SEO

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

Is the threat of Negative SEO real? Do we have SEOs who break the rules to ruin a site's reputation and decrease its rankings in search engine result pages (SERPs)?

Sadly, yes. Negative SEO exists and it has become a legitimate danger.

In this article, we'll help you understand what negative SEO is, how it works, and how you can safeguard your site against potential negative SEO attacks.

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Creating your MVP – Productized Service

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

A productized service is exactly what it sounds like – you provide a service that is packaged as a product.  This means that customers pay you up front, and have very set, standardized expectations as to what they’ll be receiving. Benefits of a Productized Service No more asshole customers, no more written proposals, no more […]

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Growth Hacking Tactics For Beginners (How To Use Them To Grow Your Business)

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

For over five years now, startup activity has experienced massive growth around the world. In fact, a post on the City A.M. blog shows that “a staggering 100 million businesses are launched annually, according to figures from GEM Global Report. It comes to just over three businesses every second, or 11,000 per hour.” However, does […]

Growth Hacking Tactics For Beginners (How To Use Them To Grow Your Business) is a post from ShoutMeLoud - Shouters Who Inspires

Understanding the Basics and Importance of On-Page SEO

Understanding the Basics and Importance of On-Page SEO


Digital Marketing Philippines

There are several aspects in considerations in SEO but one of the most important areas of focus is On-Page SEO. Also termed on-site SEO, on-page SEO involves optimizing internal elements of your website pages to make them more search engine friendly.

How Voice Search Is Changing Digital Marketing?

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

A couple of weeks ago, Azfar rightly pointed out that voice search isn’t going to radically alter search engine optimization. Voice search and SEO consultants can stay friends, for now. He’s right of course, but we’ve both explored the changes voice search will bring about. Make no mistake, digital marketing is going to change as a result of voice search. Why? Because it’s already here. Some of you may be wondering, what is voice search? ...

State of the Merchant Report

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

I’m thrilled to announce the first annual State of the Merchant report! I surveyed hundreds of store owners to understand how business is going, measure the trends shaping our industry and get a sense of how satisfied, wealthy and Amazon-dependent we are. Read on to discover what stores have the highest conversion rates, the average net worth of an eCommerce entrepreneur and a list [...]

Ferzy Review: A Solid Keyword Research Tool for Any Niche

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

Keyword research is one of the most important aspects of SEO. So it goes without saying that you need a reliable tool by your side to make this task easier, faster, and more effective.

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WP HTML Mail – for Give Donations

by Hannes Etzelstorfer @ WordPress Plugins

Use your email templates for your Give donations

Unmasking the Borg: 5 Key Takeaways from Amazon’s Boost Event

Unmasking the Borg: 5 Key Takeaways from Amazon’s Boost Event

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

Amazon’s BOOST Event was the first annual FBA (Fulfilled By Amazon) conference for sellers on the platform. Long overdue guest Bill D’Alessandro joins us to give us his five biggest takeaways from BOOST, including new developments in international selling, protecting your brand on Amazon, multichannel fulfillment, and much more. Bill learned that Amazon is focusing on international expansion [...]

Google Discontinues “Instant Search”

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Google recently announced it’s doing away with Google Instant, which was created in 2010. Only 7 years after its inception, the search feature is proving obsolete. But what exactly does this mean for Google users? And for the realm of search engines in general? Let’s take a look. What Is Google Instant? Google Instant was […]

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SEO Best Practice: 5 SEO Audit “Must Haves”

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

Performing an SEO audit on your website is the first and most important step when beginning an SEO campaign. A proper SEO audit reveals the weak spots of a website...

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Not Segmenting Your Audience? Big Mistake if You’re Chasing Conversions

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

You’ve done your best to find your target audience, but if you’re treating each of your leads the same way, you’re basically throwing conversions out the window. Even though your audience shares an interest in your brand, they’re not all at the same stage of getting to know you. So speaking to them as if […]

WordPress 4.8 is Available for Download: Here’s What’s New

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

WordPress 4.8 is now available for download or update. Here are all the major updates within WordPress that you need to be aware of.

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SEO Email Spam: At Least It’s Entertaining

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

Even if you’re not a business owner, you’ve probably come across one of these gems in your email inbox by now: the common SEO spam email, usually from India.

StudioPress Sites: The Who, What, and Why

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

This month the Rainmaker Digital team is rolling out a brand new offering called “StudioPress Sites and holy cow they might just have something special here. I’ve long been a fan of StudioPress and the Genesis Framework and was even a beta user for Genesis back in the day. When the Rainmaker Platform arrived I dug into... Read More

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Local SEO Tools: 7 Best Tools to Improve Your Local Search Rankings

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

Local SEO has become more important than ever. As local competition heats up, the task of dominating local search results is taking precedence over every other marketing activity for small businesses. Here are 7 local SEO tools which can help you improve your local search presence.

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Advertising To Millennials: Effectively Target The New Generation Of Consumers

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

If you’re paying any attention to the current market, odds are you’ve already know that millennials are already the largest generation in the world. With ever-growing purchasing power, they are the next big market to advertise to. But along with it comes new challenges – Millennials are just not into traditional advertising. The good news is, advertising to millennials is easy once you understand millennials characteristics, especially when it comes to being a consumer. Millennials ...

5 On Page Optimization “Must Haves”

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

There are over 200 factors that make up the criteria for a site’s rankings on search engine result pages (SERPs). These factors breakdown into categories and subcategories that better help...

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Must-Read Digital Marketing News – September Edition

by Binayak Kanungo @ Pagezii

September is here and students across the world are heading back to school (albeit begrudgingly). But in the ever-evolving world of digital marketing, school is always in session. And we’ve curated a new list of must-read articles to make sure you’re back up to speed with industry news. SEO Must Read News: SEO Techniques For […]

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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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Introducing the Agency Partner Program [Upcoming Webinar]

by Alyssa Cuda @ WP Engine

WP Engine prides itself on being the affiliate partner of choice. We recognize that our affiliate partners bring unignorable value to our company. For that reason, we want to ensure that we are the Partner of Choice. We aim to provide agencies with the tools and partnership they need to efficiently work with, trust, and benefit [Read More]

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Social Media Tips: How Long Will Your Post Survive?

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

In digital marketing, content is everything. Depending on how you construct your message, the value you offer and platform you use to engage, you’ll see massive success or failure. In the early days of social media, homogenous posts would suffice to build authority – as long as they were regular. As these environments have grown and now taken over however,

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5 Reasons Why Personalizing An Email Is Important

by Ken Myers @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Ken Myers for Online Income Teacher

Every day, millions of Internet users receive emails that they immediately toss in the trash or mark as spam.  Although great deals of these emails are indeed unsolicited spam, some are actually developed from legitimate companies sending various advertisements.  One of the biggest reasons why these emails get tossed immediately […]

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How to Create Engaging Content – 6 Steps to Follow (Infographic)

by Jomer Gregorio @ Digital Marketing Philippines

Discover exactly how you can create engagement content for your business with this guide!

How To: Google My Business Optimization

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

As we’ve grown and developed as an SEO agency, Victorious has consistently developed and adjusted our processes to ensure the utmost optimization. We’ve developed our own SEO audit, SEO campaigns,...

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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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Deciding When to Scale: 3 Big Questions Every Business Leader Needs to Ask

by Andrew Stanten @ Altitude Marketing

Sure, you've got a growth plan. But how do you know -- exactly -- when it's time to scale your business?

2017 On Page SEO Tutorial by Elite Strategies

2017 On Page SEO Tutorial by Elite Strategies


Elite Strategies

This is a comprehensive guide to on-page SEO geared towards intermediate SEO's, SEO agencies and SEO consultants. Our on-page SEO guide last updated September 2017.

Are You Hesitating On Starting A Blog?

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

I get sent plenty of questions from people asking about the different aspects of blogging and running a website.  One of the most common types of people who get in touch are from individuals who are thinking about, but are hesitating on starting a blog.  If you are one of […]

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The Science Of Emotion: 4 Keys To Effective Social Media Marketing

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

We all get emotional. It’s hardwired into us. Get ready, because we’re going to have to go down the rabbit hole a little bit here. Once we come out the other side, you’ll be armed with a great understanding of the science of emotion and what emotion can do for you as a marketer for your social media marketing strategies. So why do we have emotions? Where do they come from? Fascinatingly, we still haven’t ...

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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On-Page SEO Checklist | Perfectly Optimized Page

On-Page SEO Checklist | Perfectly Optimized Page


Altitude Marketing

A perfectly optimized page will increase organic traffic and improve search engine results. Follow the Altitude Marketing on-page SEO Checklist!

Best Resources for Learning SEO – Videos, Guides, Thought Leaders

by Binayak Kanungo @ Pagezii

Do you have a website? Are you trying to attract and keep new visitors? Want to rank well for valuable search engine queries? If you said yes to all the above – you’re on the path to SEO success. And because you want to hit the ground running, this post covers the best resources for […]

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Underperforming Mobile Pages are Sabotaging Your Revenue. Here’s How to Fix Them.

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Your site gets more traffic from mobile devices than desktops. So… why are your mobile conversions so low? That’s what matters most after all. Right? Right. The typical reason? Your site sucks. Plain and simple. It’s hard to use. The organization is a mess. And it’s slow as a snail. But there’s good news and […]

How to Rank in Cities Where you Don’t Have an Address

by Jessie Low @ Whitespark

As a local business or service area business it is very common to want to rank for a neighbouring city in search results. While you may never be able to show up in local pack results (because you can’t get a GMB listing in a city you don’t have an address in), it is possible to achieve top rankings in the local organic results.…

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Why the Border Adjustment Tax is a Horrifically Bad Idea

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

If you’re a store owner you may have heard about the Border Adjustment Tax, or BAT.  On the surface, it sounds potentially appealing. It promises to simplify the tax code and bring down U.S. corporate tax rates (one of the highest in the world) to a more reasonable 20%. It would impose a 20% tax on all imported products [...]

On-Page SEO Techniques To Rank On The First Page - 2017 Edition

On-Page SEO Techniques To Rank On The First Page - 2017 Edition


ShoutMeLoud

Learn these 10 on-page SEO secrets which will make your copywriting more search engine friendly. Learn how to do proper keyword optimization for 2017.

OnPage SEO Service – HOTH OnPage

OnPage SEO Service – HOTH OnPage


The HOTH

Get the best onpage seo service. Our optimization packages will make sure you're website is prepared to rank in the search engines!

Content Marketing Statistics And Trends – 2017 Edition [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Martina Stricak @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

It’s me again with another story about content marketing. This time I’ve changed the letters with numbers. 🙂 Beginning of the year, a perfect time to share some stats that back up the increasing trend of content marketing popularity. And I’m not talking just about 2017. As it seems, the trend will be continued. While your competitors invest more in

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Landing Page Doesn’t Convert? Here’s What You Should Do

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

According to data by Tony Haile of Chartbeat, customers view your website for 15 seconds or less. It’s enough time for them to do a big scroll, read bits and pieces of content, and decide whether to stay and soak in what you have on offer or leave and continue their search. What customers can […]

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Turn Hobbies Into Passive Income With Online Learning Courses

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

Turn Hobbies Into Passive Income With Online Learning Courses [UPDATE] Recently I've been introduced to Skillshare and I highly recommend their platform as well. [UPDATE #2] With over 1600 students, my SEO class that I created over a year ago on Skillshare still generates about $250 a month. Again, passive income made with no effort. [...]

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WordPress Resources You Should be Using to Grow your Business in 2017

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

WordPress is amazing! It has helped many businesses (small or big) and individuals create amazing websites easily and at low cost. With easy-to-use and feature rich WordPress themes and plugins, creating professional looking websites have never been this easy. But, WordPress single-handedly can’t overcome all your problems, the problems that have stopped you from taking […]

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Instapage Review: Landing Page Software for Agencies and Bloggers

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

In this Instapage review, we will take a closer look at the tool's features, pricing, and even guide you in creating your first landing page with Instapage.

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5 Mobile SEO Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Mobile Marketing Efforts

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

SEO remains one of the most popular topics on the internet. Why? Because webmasters are always fighting to get search traffic – the better your pages are optimized for search engines, the more chances you have to rank your content, and the more traffic you’ll drive to your site. That’s not all; it equally means […]

5 Mobile SEO Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Mobile Marketing Efforts is a post from ShoutMeLoud - Shouters Who Inspires

7 On-Page SEO Techniques That'll Double Your Search Traffic in 2017

7 On-Page SEO Techniques That'll Double Your Search Traffic in 2017


Rara Theme Blog

Here are 7 On-Page SEO techniques that you can implement right away. Don't do On-Page SEO until you have read this, or you might waste a lot of traffic.

5 Reasons You Should Use Password Management Software

by Ben Koch @ Mockingbird Marketing

Mockingbird, a company with a long list of clients each with at least a few dozen logins, has recently decided to enlist the help of password management software. After doing our due diligence, we decided to go with LastPass. Here are 5 reasons we won’t be giving up LastPass any time soon. 1. Password Sharing... Keep Reading

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The Definitive Guide: Choosing the Best WordPress Theme for Your Business

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

Selecting the right Wordpress theme for your business can be tough, and unfortunately, most business owners get it wrong the first time.

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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ORM and SERP Sculpting: A Reputation Management Tactic for 2017

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

Without question, one of the most anxiety provoking tasks we do as SEO’s is online reputation management. In addition to the normal deadlines and tasks

Best Practices: SEO Syndicated Content

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

There are two main ways that search engines rank which websites will be at the top of their search engine results pages (SERPs). These two ways are on page optimization...

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The Top 3 Ways To Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

Unless You're Mobile-Friendly, You're Irrelevant 2014 was a banner year for smartphones because for the first time ever, mobile internet traffic surpassed that of the desktop computer. As comScore put it, "The days of desktop dominance are over."  Last quarter alone, Apple sold an estimated 39.2 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. That's whole heck of [...]

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Google Penalising Mobile Pop-Ups

by Adam Soliman @ Bambrick Media

While browsing your Facebook feed, you find an interesting topic shared by a friend. You think, “this looks interesting!”, click, and begin reading. Then, the worst happens — not a second after you’ve read the title, a pop-up appears. “It’s OK,” you think, “I’ll just close this and continue reading.” But one minute later, it’s there again, asking you to […]

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How To Create The Best Digital Marketing Strategy

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

THIS WEEK IN DIGITAL’ SEEKS TO IGNITE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE BIGGEST ISSUES IN THE TECH WORLD. CHECK IN EACH FRIDAY TO STAY UP-TO-DATE AND GET INFORMED ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT IS, DIGITAL. This week we’re thrilled to host Phillip Twyford to offer some of his fantastic insights. Phillip is the Head of Web and Digital for Mespil Group and writes his

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SEO Tools for Startups: 5 Best SEO Tools All Startups Should Be Using

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

Investing in an SEO tool is a crucial step for an early-stage startup. Here are the 5 best SEO tools that are totally worth investing in.

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Create an Educational Website with WordPress: A Step by Step Guide

by Suresh Pant @ Rara Theme Blog

Believe it or not, the face of education is changing rapidly with growing internet technologies and web. The Internet is used in so many ways to improve the education system, and one of them is by creating an educational/school website. But, I guess you already know it, else why would you be here, right? In […]

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Ask Your Prospective Web Content Editor the Right Questions

by Matthew Kushinka @ RedLine Language Services

Thinking about hiring a web content editor? Whether the position is in-house or freelance, you need to ask your potential hire a few key questions. (See detailed sections below.) Web Content Editor Job Description A web content editor produces website content. This content includes text for site pages and blog posts as well as images and video that appear on the site. As such, the ideal web content editor has excellent writing and editing skills, proficiency in a content management system (CMS), knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO), and proficiency with social media platforms. In addition, this individual may need to

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Upgrade WordPress to PHP 7: How to Do It Safely

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

PHP 7 offers one of the biggest jumps in performance we’ve seen so far from this particular software. If your web server is still running a previous version, you may be holding your site back from working as well as it could. The only problem is that learning how to upgrade WordPress to PHP 7 can be a little tricky. Despite that, upgrading your site to the latest version of PHP is a smart move, and one that will benefit you in a number of...Continue Reading "Upgrade WordPress to PHP 7: How to Do It Safely"

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Sneak Peek at 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors Results

by Darren Shaw @ On-Page SEO – Whitespark

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8 Awesome & Easy Ways to Encourage Customer Feedback

by Jessie Low @ Whitespark

Every business owner wants more online reviews. They help with brand trust, rankings, having an edge over the competition, etc.…

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On-Page SEO: Anatomy of a Perfectly Optimized Page (2017 Update)

On-Page SEO: Anatomy of a Perfectly Optimized Page (2017 Update)


Backlinko

When it comes to on-page SEO, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about meta tags and keyword density for one lifetime. If you’re looking for some practical strategies that you can use on your site today, then you’ll love this infographic. It’s a simple checklist that will bring in more search engine traffic from every piece …

The Ultimate WordPress Site Speed Guide for SEO

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

If you’ve been in the SEO game long enough, you’ll know that site speed is a huge factor when it comes to ranking and overall

On Page SEO Content

On Page SEO Content


Source Wave : SEO Blog

See exactly what content you need to put on page on your SEO sites

Does Inbound Marketing Work?

by Maja Jaredic @ Flight Media

This question make take you aback, especially coming from an inbound marketing agency. We full-heartedly believe in what we do. And we’ve seen inbound marketing work time and time again. And we’ve seen inbound marketing work time and time again. If you’re considering working with an inbound marketing agency…. If you’re a HubSpot user and […]

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Validating whether Selling Leads will work in your business

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

The business model behind “local lead-gen” means collecting leads, and then selling them to someone else (or multiple people if selling non-exclusive leads).  It’s often a great starting point as it sets you up for selling your own info products or productized services later, but can still pay you 5-10x more than advertising! Selling leads is a fantastic model, […]

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30+ Best WordPress Review Themes

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

Reviews websites are hard to maintain. Your content will be lost if the design of your website is not optimized for a huge amount of content. Therefore, many reviews websites are made using WordPress. WordPress has many themes and Plugins specially designed for review websites that make the task of managing content easy. But, there […]

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What Is Niche Marketing And Why Is It Effective?

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Have you found your niche? If not, it may be time. Of all the many changes that online marketing has brought to advertising in general, one of the hardest for people to wrap their heads around is the sheer scale of the economics involved. Marketing online is, in many ways, the exact opposite of any sort of local advertising. After all, while estimates vary, it’s generally agreed that, as of 2016, between 3 and 4 ...

Identifying Leverage Points in Your Business

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

We’re trying something a little different on this episode of eCommerceFuel. Instead of our normal interview, I’ve invited Noah Kagan and Dave McGeady to talk about Dave’s business Wyldsson. Noah and I evaluated Wyldsson’s products and website, and today we’re aiming to identify big levers that could make Wyldsson even more successful in a short period [...]

20 Catchy Words That Make The Best Email Subject [1000+ Email Case Study]

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Writing best email subject for emails is tricky even for seasoned internet marketers like us – there’s a lot of guidelines and tips out there on email subject line best practices, but many of them aren’t necessarily universal. That being said, today I’d like to share with you the top power words and phrases that worked for us in creating eye catching email subject lines, as well as an analysis of why we think each ...

Google’s Penguin Update: What It Means for Business

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

Every Penguin update is met with huge buzz and clamor; everyone in the digital marketing industry is both excited and afraid as changes roll out. The heightened emotions equate to the excitement of a new iPhone launch, the opening day of the FIFA World Cup, and the reunion concert of a disbanded pop group. First […]

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How to Fix WordPress White Screen of Death: 5 Simple Steps for Beginners

by ThemeGrill Author @ ThemeGrill Blog

Confronting white screen of death (WSOD) is a very common incident if you own a WordPress site. It is one of the extreme exasperating problems, which you have to face with courage. Why? Because staring at a blank page without

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7 Reasons Your Intern Shouldn’t Run Your Social Media

by Lauren Szoszorek @ Altitude Marketing

While we believe that interns can support the overall social media effort once a strategy is put into place, we advise against giving them the reins without proper guidance and a whole lot of oversight.

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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Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

This year I’ve rekindled my love for podcasts. It started when I began listening to ZenFounder and only increased once I found Entrepreneur On Fire and Online Marketing Made Easy With Amy Porterfield. As I push through my gym visits and long car rides, I’ve truly come to love plugging into a podcast and listening to... Read More

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On-Page SEO Factors: How to Boost Your Rankings Without Links

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

SEO rankings can make or break the success of your eCommerce business. But you can boost your on-page SEO with some simple fixes that together create big results. Our resident SEO expert and founder of 180Marketing, Jeff Oxford, drops some optimization knowledge in the first episode of our SEO series. Jeff talks about recent improvements [...]

What Makes a Thought Leader?

by Andrew Stanten @ Altitude Marketing

Everyone is throwing around the term "thought leader." But what does it really mean, and how can you set yourself up as an authority in your industry?

Expert Roundup: Free vs Paid SEO Audits

by Nick Sawinyh @ Seomator Blog

Here’s a burning question that most SEO agencies ask: “Should we charge for our SEO audit? Or should we do it for free?” If you’ve been knocking your brains out trying to come up with an effective lead generation strategy for your SEO agency, then I’m guessing that you’ve asked yourself those very questions at Read more...

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We Tested 3 WordPress Minify Plugins: Our Results

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

Minification is a popular way to optimize your WordPress website. There are plenty of WordPress minify plugins to help you do this, but it’s hard to know which ones provide the best results without testing them first – which can get messy. To save you some time and effort, we decided to test a few of our top picks and provide you with the results, so you’ll know which popular minification plugins live up to their reputation. In this article, we’ll talk about what minification...Continue Reading "We Tested 3 WordPress Minify Plugins: Our Results"

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Directory Management Is Important: Here’s Why

by Ben Koch @ Mockingbird Marketing

There’s been talk lately about the diminishing importance of keeping firm control over each and every directory listing, large or small, in your firm’s name. This talk is rooted in truth, for tools such as Yext and Moz Local do a pretty good job of cleaning up directories in your name across the web. In... Keep Reading

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On-Page Technical SEO Services | Search Laboratory

On-Page Technical SEO Services | Search Laboratory


Search Laboratory

Search Laboratory are experts in On-Page SEO. We provide detailed SEO audits and recommendations for your website to make it more search engine friendly.

Anchor Text Ratios & Best Practices For Faster Rankings

by Adam White @ The HOTH

This article was contributed to our SEO community blog by Adam White of SEO Jet For the last 5 years there has been a common practice among SEOs both established and new, it’s what I call the shotgun approach to link building (more on that in a minute). Once Google made all of their anchor […]

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Site Investing Technique #2 – The Monetization Overhaul

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

Another system I have gotten into is doing a complete monetization overhaul, with a focus on product creation.  Here I look for sites that are monetized with generic, low visitor value programs such as Adsense, Amazon (or other generic affiliates), and Ebooks.  The subject of the site is very important.  I will always ask for […]

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Importing Products from China in 2017

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

With several Hong Kong exhibitions coming up, it’s important to make the most out of the opportunity to meet with factories and directly source products. Cameron Walker, President of Gifts, Home, and Hardware Group at Global Sources, explains how to get what you want out of these massive events. Cameron talks about how to source products with a [...]

YouTube’s Hate Speech Battle: This Week in Digital

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

‘THIS WEEK IN DIGITAL’ SEEKS TO IGNITE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE BIGGEST ISSUES IN THE TECH WORLD. CHECK IN EACH FRIDAY TO STAY UP-TO-DATE AND GET INFORMED ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT IS, DIGITAL. The internet is a wild and wonderful place. It’s caused advancement in so many areas and connected us like never before. However, it has caused some dangers too. Online

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How To Do SEO For Existing Website And Increase Your ROI

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Many people create a website with their own set of preferences, which generally tend to include the visual design and the information they want to get across. These two things have a fraction of the impact of SEO, but because they’re considered ‘artistic’ as opposed to ‘technical’, it’s easier to get creative with them, so people are more motivated to do them. That’s a mistake. But don’t worry! It’s one that you can easily start ...

Why Holden Shed Its Iconic Identity

by webmast @ Bambrick Media

“People should see change as an opportunity rather than a threat. If you’re going to be there for a long time, you have to constantly reinvent your company” –Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia Australian car maker Holden is leaving its decades-old “blokey” image behind. No more “football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars”, as the famous jingle […]

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inkXE One Click Order Download

by mukeshp @ WordPress Plugins

NOTE:// - This plugin is compatible with woocommerce -3.0 and compatible with inkXE Product Designer Tool 7.0.0 version. Download any previous WooCom …

Why Your Local Business Schema Sucks and How To Make it Better

by David Deering @ On-Page SEO – Whitespark

There are hundreds of articles that can be found online about how to mark up your local business’ NAP with schema.org. Don’t worry, this isn’t another…

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Monthly Blog Roundup – September

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

Each month, we shine a light on blogs that excel in SEO, promotion, design, and readability. And for September, we’re highlighting a few of our summer favorites. Make sure to check out each blog and give them a book mark to stay up-to-date. Let’s dive in. Rebrandly – Consistent Communication Style Nailing down a specific […]

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Law of Conservation of Evergreen Contents – How to Do It?  

by Patrick Panuncillon @ Seomator Blog

Just as fir and spruce trees stay healthy and vibrant after you plant the first seeds, the relevance of evergreen content remains (and should remain) after you hit the “publish” button. It is without a doubt that evergreen content is the primary plodder of the digital publishing world as it continues to generate more traffic Read more...

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How to Have the Ultimate Content & Commerce Summit 2017 Experience

by Matt Douglas @ DigitalMarketer

[Infographic] Attending C&C 2017? From what to bring to having a great time while you're there, use this infographic to get the most out of your 2017 Content & Commerce Summit experience!

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Need More Customers? Here’s a Proven Way to Get Massive Traffic

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 2/10/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension. Every business, regardless of size, faces one common challenge: acquiring enough customers. But how do you effectively market to new people? Most traditional marketing techniques require a high financial investment, making it unreasonable for small businesses, startups, and […]

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Negative SEO Case Study: Process Of Recognition And Recovery

by Anamarija Barun @ Point Visible | Content Marketing Agency

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15 Reasons Why Your Business Can’t Live Without Google

by Matt Smith @ Online Income Teacher

Written by Matt Smith for Online Income Teacher

Many people have varying opinions on Google.  Some feel that it is abhorrently evil, whereas others absolutely love it.  People are divided even further, however, when Google has an effect on their livelihood.  This tends to always raise the question of whether you can live without Google or not. There […]

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Why Did Google Remove Some of My Reviews?

by Joy Hawkins @ Whitespark

If you’re a small business owner who actively gets reviews, it’s likely that you’ve ran into a case where some of your reviews on your Google My Business listing randomly vanished.…

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Looking Ahead to 2017

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

If you’ve been listening for the past few weeks, you already know I’m stepping away from the podcast in 2017 to focus on some new projects. So in this episode I’m filling you guys in on my plans, which include producing long-form blog content for you all and the possibility of buying a new eCommerce business. The [...]

How To Find A Great AND Available Domain Name For Your Website

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

So far in these series we’ve covered all elements of starting a blog for your business website. We started this series with the assumption that our readers would already have a website, but as we discovered in the comments, an increasing number of people are doing all their research up front, and want some advice on the domain name itself. First off – that’s a smart way to do it. By doing your research in ...

18 SEO Experts Reveal Their On-Page SEO Techniques

18 SEO Experts Reveal Their On-Page SEO Techniques


Business 2 Community

On-Page SEO is one of the most important aspects of a thorough and successful Search Engine Optimization. However, as the years go by and Google alters its algorithms, things change, new techniques a…

Getting Maximum Exposure with Video SEO on YouTube

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

I’ll admit it – I avoided YouTube and video SEO for about as long as I could. This year it became overly apparent that I could no longer do so and I have to acknowledge YouTube and video for what it is – an SEO superpower. Once I moved past my avoidance, I dug into video... Read More

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On Page SEO Toronto Services Search Marketing Agency

On Page SEO Toronto Services Search Marketing Agency


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Optimize your website for search engines and drive more traffic to your website with On Page SEO from SEP. Call today! 1.877.584.7304

Site Structure and SEO: 5 Ways to Create an SEO-friendly Site Structure

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

When it comes to SEO, on-page SEO factors, link building, and keyword research always take precedence over technical SEO factors such as site structure. Surprisingly, site structure is often overlooked by SEOs because they believe it has very little to do with SEO. On the contrary, having an organized site structure is incredibly important for ranking high in search engine result pages (SERPs).

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15+ Best Free Minimalist Simple WordPress Themes and Templates for 2017

by ThemeGrill Author @ ThemeGrill Blog

It is the year 2017, and we have adapted ourselves to the minimalism aspect rather than all that is flashy and trendy. Simple and minimal designs have won the generation whether it be a fashion statement or anything related. The

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30+ Best Fashion Blog & Magazine WordPress Themes

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

WordPress is the best platform if you want to create a magazine style website for your Fashion Blog. WordPress is really good at managing content and displaying galleries. That is why many people use WordPress to create their Fashion Blog. Since fashion is a huge industry, there are so many WordPress themes created for fashion […]

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Online Reviews: How to Use Reviews to Drive Revenue for Your Business

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

Do you want to know one of the BEST ways to increase long-term revenue for your business? Reputation, according to a World Economic Forum study, is directly responsible for more than 25% on average of a business’s market value. In 2015, Apple hit the top end of this average when its corporate reputation contributed approximately […]

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12 Essential On-Page SEO Elements for Beginners

12 Essential On-Page SEO Elements for Beginners


SEMrush Blog

Nothing’s more frustrating than seeing a competitor outranking your site. But it gets even more annoying if you don’t fully understand how they did it…right? After all, how could you even try to compete if you don’t know where to start.So we decided ...

Ahrefs Review: More Than Just an SEO Backlink Analysis Tool

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

When it comes to backlink analysis, the tool you can always count on is Ahrefs. Headquartered in Singapore with its roots in Ukraine, Ahrefs believes in the lean startup model with a manifesto: "First do it, then do it right, then do it better."

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3-Point Landing Page Usability Checklist To Boost Conversions

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

You came here for a crash course on landing page usability.   And today, you’ll learn 3 simple checks for auditing usability on your landing pages. So: Let’s dive in with a definition of the topic at hand. Landing Page Usability Definition Landing page usability focuses on content design. They’re design features that help your […]

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30+ Best WordPress Video Themes of 2017

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

The trend of videos is on the rise. People prefer videos over text so the websites that have videos are getting popular. Therefore, you also need to add videos to your website and this collection of best video WordPress theme will help you. These video optimized themes are great if you want to succeed as […]

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SearchCap: Amp links at large, Google AdWords demographic targeting & more

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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40 Step On-Page SEO Checklist

40 Step On-Page SEO Checklist


Dynamic Yield

The following 40-step on-page SEO checklist should help you conduct a thorough site audit, making sure your on-page SEO strategy is heading towards success.

The Goldilocks Method of Discounting

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

This episode of eCommerceFuel is really a two-for-one, as Drew Sanocki stops by to play us an episode of his Nerd Marketing podcast about how to implement discount ladders in your eCommerce business. Drew also answers some of my questions about the nuance of discounts, and how to time them best to keep your customers engaged. Drew [...]

Google Posts Now Live For All Google My Business (GMB) Users

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

Do you use Google's Google My Business (GMB) platform? Then you're going to love this update from Google. Google just rolled out Google Posts to all GMB users. If you're a GMB user, you can start using Google Posts right now.

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Top 10 Marketing Reads (August Staff Picks)

by Flight Media @ Flight Media

As summer is winding down (or grinding to a startling halt?!) it may be a good time to readjust your vision and take a fresh look at some of your processes. Taking the time to get some new inspiration might be just the thing to get you motivated and excited about what you do. Find […]

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11 Great Small Business Blogs That Prove ANY Business Can Do Content Marketing

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

In the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about how businesses can start their own blogs to begin successfully harnessing the power of content marketing. In the comments to some of those blogs, the most common feedback has been “this isn’t something I can do in my industry.” I disagree. Almost any industry can create an outstanding blog with topics that will engage and reward readers. “Prove it!” you say. Well, I’m about to do ...

SEO Best Practices: On-Page SEO Checklist | Orbit Media Studios

SEO Best Practices: On-Page SEO Checklist | Orbit Media Studios


Orbit Media Studios

On-page SEO is one of many search engine ranking factors. Here are eight SEO best practices for on-page optimization.

Before You Jump on the Web Developer Carousel…

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

We’ve all been there. You’re with a web company for a couple years after setting up the latest, greatest state-of-the-art website, SEO and marketing campaign. Results are good at first..

On-Page SEO Guide & Optimization Checklist

On-Page SEO Guide & Optimization Checklist


SEO Services by RankPay™ → If you don't rank, you don't pay

On-Page SEO is the cornerstone of every well-rounded SEO campaign. If you want to improve your site's rankings, learn how to optimize each and every page!

Register for April’s SEO Summit

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

SEO Summit will deliver virtual SEO training and homework exercises that will teach SEO best practices and show you how to immediately apply SEO to your website or blog. Information will be presented in an easy to understand format with actionable steps. All education materials and information will follow my proven SEO formula for driving... Read More

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10 Best Tools to Create Killer Infographics

by Robert Morris @ CatchUpdates.com

One size doesn’t fit all when looking for Infographics creating tools. Each user’s needs are different, which means different tools are needed to help create the right type of Infographic. Some people need highly complex Infographics that are full of processed data and sophisticated charts. Other people need simple Infographics that communicate a single point […]

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Best Option for Website SEO: WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, or HubSpot COS?

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Until recently, I hadn’t thought much about website SEO and which website builder was best for supporting search engine optimization efforts and best practices. I’m a WordPress girl after all, and in my head, WordPress is the only option. But recently, my private Facebook group has received a number of questions asking about SEO and... Read More

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Google Play Malware Troubles: This Week in Digital

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

‘THIS WEEK IN DIGITAL’ SEEKS TO IGNITE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE BIGGEST ISSUES IN THE TECH WORLD. CHECK IN EACH FRIDAY TO STAY UP-TO-DATE. GET INFORMED ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT IS, DIGITAL. Most of us wouldn’t think twice about downloading an app from a trusted store like iTunes or Google Play. Unfortunately though, Android users may have to be a little more

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Site Investing Technique #1 – The Pareto Portfolio

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

As you may know, I’m currently all about buying internet businesses.  As of writing, I’d say it is the fastest and surest way to make money online (as long as you do your due diligence). One of the ways I approach this is by applying the Pareto Principle (aka the 80/20 Rule).  Basically I look […]

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On-Page SEO Optimization for Landing Pages

On-Page SEO Optimization for Landing Pages


SharpSpring

With the advent of the Landing Page Builder in SharpSpring, we’ve received a lot of questions in regards to On-Page SEO Optimization and best practices. The LPB does give you the ability to optimiz...

The Only Guide to Linking Verbs You’ll Ever Need

by Matthew Kushinka @ RedLine Language Services

What are linking verbs? Well, they’re sort of like those boring but reliable friends you have. They’re not particularly flashy, but boy are they dependable! However, unlike boring friends, linking verbs are everywhere. Seriously, they flood our daily speech and appear often in our writing. So sit back, relax, and check out what linking verbs are, see a few examples, and read our list of linking verbs. (I would say Fasten your seatbelt, but there’s really no need. Linking verbs are tame.) What Are Linking Verbs Exactly? To understand linking verbs, let’s first talk about action verbs. These are verbs

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This week in digital

by Rachel Perry @ Search Laboratory

Dear David... Adam Ellis has gone viral this week after documenting a series of strange events in his Manhattan apartment. The story started on Monday 7th August when Adam first told Twitter users of a scary child who kept appearing in his dreams. In another dream, a girl appeared who named the child David and […]

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The Ultimate Semantic SEO Guide: How To Do SEO Like An Expert

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Back in the early days of the Internet, SEO was relatively simple: pick a few relevant keywords and plug them in. However, SEO has become much more complex than just that. Even when it comes to finding relevant keywords, a lot more has to be taken into consideration, including semantic search. (Find out how to do SEO for beginners here.) The following is an in-depth guide on what is semantic search, how it can benefit ...

How To Get Started With Affiliate Marketing

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

This article was contributed to our SEO community blog by Doug Cunnington from Niche Site Project. He’s also been featured or mentioned on Social Triggers, NeilPatel.com, and Ahrefs. Did you know you can make money online… Without ever creating any products? The affiliate business model works like this: The affiliate refers someone to seller of […]

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Success With Email Metrics: 13 Essential Factors To Measure And Improve

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Email marketing is the staple of any online business, but not every business gets it right. Because email marketing has such huge potential, it’s easy for you to enjoy a modicum of success and think that everything is going well. In fact, you could be missing out on 90% of that potential. In order to be successful in any form of marketing, you must always go back to the data. The scientific method has given ...

Voice Search: What Marketers Really Need To Know

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Have you talked to your computer today? If not, you may actually be in the minority. A surprisingly quiet (given the subject matter) revolution in the nature of web-searching and SEO has been going on for the last few years, one which has gone surprisingly under-reported in the world of marketing. That revolution is, of course, voice search and other voice-driven computer interfaces. Exact numbers are hard to come by and tend to vary significantly ...

Do You Need a Blog for Your Business? [Infographic]

by Sam Zaman @ 99signals

This infographic on 'How to Start a Business Blog' will help you learn more about blog creation and help you decide if you need one in the first place.

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Helping you move ahead with the Timely Updating in Pinning Interest with Machine Learning

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

It is a worldwide popularized concept, that social networking platform is virtually guided by the preference and empathy of the public. With millions of users active […]

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4 Must-Have Elements That Every WordPress Business Website Needs

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

Nowadays, just about every business can benefit from an online presence. A lot of people take to the web to look up companies before doing business with them, and if you don’t have a website that makes an impression, they may end up going to your competitors instead. That’s why you need a WordPress business website that projects professionalism. A business website succeeds or fails depending on its features. For example, you can’t expect to woo customers without telling them what you do, showing them...Continue Reading "4 Must-Have Elements That Every WordPress Business Website Needs"

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WordPress Weekly Digest: 9/5/17

by Alyssa Cuda @ WP Engine

Every week brings fresh updates and news in the world of WordPress. This week we get an update on the REST API roadmap, explore the integration of AI into plugins, learn more about WAPUU and more!  Doc Pop’s News Drop: THE WORDPRESS REST API ROADMAP Doc Pop will talk about the recently updated REST API [Read More]

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9 Most Common SEO Mistakes To Avoid In 2017 (And How To Fix Them)

by Joanne Chong @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

SEO Mistakes. I’ve made a few. We all have, really. For anyone who works on or around the Internet, the list of common SEO mistakes is massive. Sadly though, even as these mistakes are widely known, they are still made more often than most pros in the business would care to admit. But what are some of the SEO mistakes to avoid? How can good SEO practices make your future better than your present? In ...

Writing Website Content: Addressing the Elephant in the Room

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Whether you’ve just spent thousands of dollars on a custom website build or you’re using an off-the-shelf stock website theme, you’ll ultimately have to address the elephant in the room. Your elephant, my friend, is writing website content. It’s the one thing, and monumental task, that stands in the way of your pretty new website going live. For many... Read More

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How to Utilize Ad Extensions in the Legal Industry

by Kelsey Butchcoe @ Mockingbird Marketing

One of the easiest ways to enhance your Google AdWords search ads is to implement Ad Extensions. AdWords offers quite a few types of extensions, but some of them just don’t make sense in the legal industry. In this post, I’ll go through the different types of extensions, what they look like, and which are... Keep Reading

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To Coin a Phrase, Just Jump the Shark

by Matthew Kushinka @ RedLine Language Services

Have you ever wondered how to coin a phrase? Why do some expressions take off and others never catch on? Whatever the reason, one thing is clear: If you “jump the shark” while water-skiing and wearing a leather jacket, a coined phrase won’t be far behind. Where Does “Coin a Phrase” Come From? Why do we say “to coin a phrase”? Because in this expression, coin means “to invent” or “to fabricate.” The English word coin comes from the Old French coing, which can mean “wedge,” “stamp,” and “corner,” among other things. Speakers of French will recognize this last meaning. Those

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Why Segmentation is Vital to Your Marketing Success

by Sherice Jacob @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

When I say “segmentation” with regards to marketing, what comes to mind for you? Chances are, you immediately think of email segmentation. Segmenting your emails is crucial to improving your customer engagement and conversion rate. But although emails are the most widely talked about segmentation type, there are countless others. Unfortunately, it’s a process that’s […]

SEO and Page Speed

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

What Is Page Speed? Page speed plays an important role in improving your site’s ranking. If you do not pay attention to the page speed, you might be putting your site at risk. It deals with the amount of time it takes to load the pages of your site and it depends on a number Read more...

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“Are You Sure You Want To Do This?” WordPress Error Fix

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

"Are You Sure You Want To Do This?"....YES! It's really no secret that I love using Wordpress. Even more than that, I love using the Avada theme with Wordpress. Avada, for me, is an absolute dream to use and with each subsequent update, it gets better and better. In fact, I've been a huge [...]

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How to Properly Add URL Parameters to Facebook Ads

by Robert Williams @ Mockingbird Marketing

Tracking the efficacy of your law firm’s marketing and advertising is vital to understanding how well your investments are paying off. Proper UTM codes, a type of URL parameter for Google Analytics, is the first step to accurately tracking campaigns. How and where you implement these URL parameters varies based on what platform you’re running... Keep Reading

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Inbound Marketing: Attract Customers Who ACTUALLY Want To Buy From You

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

The Internet is fundamentally unlike any other communications medium in the history of mankind, so it’s no surprise that it requires a totally new method of marketing to go with it! This was one of the first things that businesses looking to expand themselves online came to discover: Methods of marketing and outreach that worked in the offline world were not nearly as effective when moved online. Online activities inspired different mindsets in the users, ...

The Awesomeness of Premier Google Partnerships….

by Conrad Saam @ Mockingbird Marketing

I haven’t crowed too much about Mockingbird’s Premier Google Partner status. (OK – yes that’s uncharacteristic of me, but I digress….) That picture to the right?  That’s Google’s Celena Fergusson, sitting down with Nate Bruns, our Director of Advertising to review our accounts.  That means… if we are lucky enough to count you as one... Keep Reading

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Voice Search Won’t Change SEO Much. Here’s Why.

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

Speaking to computers was first popularised in Star Trek, and as with so much science fiction, became science fact within a matter of decades. It started to go mainstream with Siri, and Microsoft soon entered the fray with Cortana. Now Amazon’s Alexa is entering the fray, people are starting to see how voice can help them during their searches. Google has responded to the trend by creating Google Voice Search, while iPhone now has the ...

How to Handle 1-Star Reviews

by Jason Arango @ Mockingbird Marketing

That saying about not being able to please all the people all the time is 100% true. If your firm does any sort of volume—and even if it doesn’t—there’s a strong chance you’ll encounter the occasional 1-star review. Fair or not, the rise of prominent user reviews on Google My Business, Avvo, Yelp, Facebook, and... Keep Reading

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‘Make the Logo Bigger’ Syndrome

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

If you recently complained your logo was too small, don’t worry. You’re not the only one who suffers from this affliction. In fact, this complaint is so popular it has inspired countless satirical parodies and Internet memes..

WordPress Weekly Digest: 9/11/17

by Alyssa Cuda @ WP Engine

Every week brings fresh updates and news in the world of WordPress. This week we talk about all things SEO, automatic WordPress updates and more!  Doc Pop’s News Drop: Should WordPress Auto-Update Older Versions? Is it realistic and plausible to auto-update WordPress sites to up-to-date versions? Doc helps investigate this question. 8 OFF-PAGE SEO PRACTICES [Read More]

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NoHat 101 - On-Page SEO - NoHatDigital.com

NoHat 101 - On-Page SEO - NoHatDigital.com


NoHatDigital.com

On-Page SEO is one of the most important aspects of SEO today as it has become an increasingly important role in Google’s algorithm. While it may sound hard, it’s not – just write content with readers in mind, not SEO. This is the best way to get sticky visitors, have the opportunity to go viral, …

SEO On Page Factors: Creating Great Pages | Hallam Internet

SEO On Page Factors: Creating Great Pages | Hallam Internet


Hallam Internet Ltd

Creating well crafted web pages ticking all the right SEO On Page Factors will help improve your website visibility in the search engines.

How to Rank in Cities Where you Don’t Have an Address

by Jessie Low @ On-Page SEO – Whitespark

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SEO Site Structure

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

A well-designed site structure is one of the most important factors that make the site perform well. It is shocking how most people still overlook the importance of a good structure even after getting bad reviews about their sites. Few people know how important it is to maintain a well-defined structure in order to improve Read more...

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The Shift from Off-Page to On-Page SEO Strategy - Marketing Mojo

The Shift from Off-Page to On-Page SEO Strategy - Marketing Mojo


Marketing Mojo

The external 3rd party link to a website is still an SEO ranking factor.  But, times and search algorithms change, and with that, the tactical and strategic focus of where the “Bang for the Buck” in SEO is continuously shifts.  Admittedly, in our early days as an SEO agency, we spent a lot of time …

Buying Internet Businesses – Why I Started a Buyer’s Pack

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

As you may know, I’m currently all about buying internet businesses. As of writing, I’d say it is the fastest and surest way to make money online (as long as you do your due diligence). That being said it’s still quite a lot of work. In fact, let’s take a look at the standard “low […]

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On-Page SEO Guide 2017 | WOO-HOO! More Organic Traffic

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

On-Page SEO Guide 2017 -Improve Your Wordpress SEO If you're new to content marketing, one of the most elusive topics amongst bloggers is On-Page SEO or Search Engine Optimization. Why elusive you ask? To level the playing field, Google never fully divulges everything that goes into their ranking system. Articles like Google’s 200 Ranking Factors: [...]

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Breadcrumbs and SEO: A mandatory ingredient in any SEO strategy

by Patrick Coombe @ Elite Strategies

Breadcrumbs can be traced back for decades as a staple in web designs on websites large and small. Over the years, their importance have grown

WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal: Which CMS is Best for Your Business?

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal dominate the content management system (CMS) market share. Designers and front-end users swear by Wordpress, while programmers and geeks drool over Drupal...

19-Step On-Page SEO Checklist (with FREE Automation Template)

19-Step On-Page SEO Checklist (with FREE Automation Template)


Robbie Richards

Checking on-page SEO across hundreds or thousands of URLs is tedious. Use this 19-step checklist to optimize what is important, and automate the rest...

How to Do On-Page SEO in WordPress

How to Do On-Page SEO in WordPress


DigitalMarketer

WordPress Users: Access this 5 point on-page SEO checklist to outrank the competition in the Google search results.

Introducing our new charity of the year

by Search Labs @ Search Laboratory

We are excited to announce that our charity of the year will be The Guide Dog Foundation starting on September 1st. This is a special opportunity for Search Laboratory Inc. as it is our first time fundraising for a charity of the year! The Guide Dog Foundation was established in 1946 to help the blind and […]

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Choosing the Keyword Analysis Tool That’s Right For You

by Cory Teese @ Victorious SEO

At the core of any successful SEO campaign lies a plethora of target keywords that are relevant to your company’s niche. Keywords live and breathe in the search query box...

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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.

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7 Pre-Production Tips to Plan a Great Video for a Blog

by Kyle Cadence @ CatchUpdates.com

All too often when creating video content for a blog people make the mistake of putting the cart before the horse. In short, they jump right in and start recording a video – without having a firm idea of what it is they’re creating. Ideally, before you begin to roll the camera, you should already […]

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What are HTTP Status Codes and SEO Best Practices?

by Kalpesh Guard @ seoClarity

“So, what is an HTTP status code?” you may be wondering. Well, let’s back up two steps. First of all, […]

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SearchCap: Google EU appeal, goodbye fetch as Google for apps & award list

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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Sneak Peek at 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors Results

by Darren Shaw @ Whitespark

I just gave my keynote presentation at Mozcon Local with my analysis and take-aways from the 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors. You can check out my slide deck below, and be sure to watch the Moz blog for the full results.…

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How SEO Works In 2017

by James @ Bambrick Media

The way SEO works has changed. Here’s what you need to know.   Most purchasing decisions start with a Google search and as such, SEO should still be your #1 source of new traffic, new leads and new revenue. If it’s not, then this is what to do about it. If it is, then this […]

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Insight into Leading On-Page SEO Techniques

Insight into Leading On-Page SEO Techniques


Digital Marketing Resource Center

As search engines begin to think more like humans, they are getting better at understanding what you are looking for when performing a search query,

SumoMe Is Dead

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

SumoMe: May You Rest In Peace SumoMe is officially dead. No More. Deceased. Bye-bye. Muerto. And I couldn't be happier! Why? Because like most things, there's always an end. In this case, a beginning too. As of a couple days ago, SumoMe is now just... SumoMe That's right, everyone's favorite e-mail subscriber company just [...]

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SearchCap: Yelp hits Google again, link building & SMX East preview

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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Importance of On-Page SEO

by Brandi @ Seomator Blog

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the most important aspects of internet marketing. SEO is a complex technique involving a wide range of factors that affect your success. You need a clear understanding of how SEO works and the different techniques that you can use in order to achieve the results you are looking Read more...

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On Page SEO Checklist: 10 Actionable Optimization Tips to Rank Better

On Page SEO Checklist: 10 Actionable Optimization Tips to Rank Better


ThemeGrill Blog

This is the ultimate on page SEO checklist. It's list of on-site SEO tips on how to properly optimize your page following proven methods for higher ranking.

AppSumo Deals: Top Deals to Grab in June

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

AppSumo offers weekly deals on the best tools for creating, growing, & scaling your online business. Here are the top AppSumo deals worth grabbing in June.

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6 of the Best WordPress Event Calendar Plugins for 2017

by ThemeGrill Author @ ThemeGrill Blog

Do you own your website? Are you someone who regularly hosts and schedules events and meetings? Whether formal or official, webinars, seminars, meetings, parties, concerts, all of this can get out of hand if you are not properly organized. From

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Your Guide to Optimize On-Page SEO - seoClarity

Your Guide to Optimize On-Page SEO - seoClarity


seoClarity

Understand the elements of on-page SEO to update and provide the best user experience. Optimize your on-page content for the user, not the search engines.

How Do Backlinks Help SEO? A Blog Post Case Study

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

Since day one, the all-powerful backlink has been a holy grail of SEO. And tapping into that power can work wonders for your site. So today, I’m going to answer the question “how do backlinks help SEO?”  to show those wonders using a Pagezii blog post.  I’ll show you how I noticed the backlink through […]

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Link Building for SEO: 8 Best Link Building Tools to Improve Rankings

by 99signals Editorial @ 99signals

Despite the changing landscape of SEO, generating high-quality backlinks for your website has never been more important. Here are the 8 best link building tools you should use to build high-quality, authoritative backlinks.

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Expanding the Perspective of E-commerce SEO with Safeguarded Features and Convenience for the Users

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

Search Engine Optimization has become a tag line in every success reported and so the need for optimizing its strategies are clearly beyond argument. The frequently […]

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Working in an Amazon Warehouse

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

On the show today, our resident Importing & China expert Dave Bryant shares what he learned from his experience working in an Amazon warehouse. After selling his business, he wanted to get an inside look at how Amazon works – and he came away with some fascinating takeaways about their business and his own. Dave [...]

How Affiliate Marketing Can Turn Your Blog Into A Money-Making Machine

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

One of the first and easiest route bloggers went when it comes to monetize their blogs is through displaying ads. While there’s nothing exactly wrong with making money through ads, another more lucrative alternative is often overlooked, especially to bloggers seek to monetize their blog for the first time. I’m talking of course, about affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is a way more lucrative way to monetize your blog compared to ads and it’s almost as ...

On-Page SEO Factors: How to Boost Your Rankings without Links

On-Page SEO Factors: How to Boost Your Rankings without Links


eCommerceFuel

On page SEO factors can make an enormous difference in rankings. Use these tips to quickly improve traffic to your site - no links required

Embracing the Google Knowledge Graph

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

The Google Knowledge Graph was first introduced in 2012. Since then it has diversified in the types of data presented and it has greatly expanded in usage. It now dominates search results and many people don’t even know what it is. The Knowledge Graph can sound really intimidating, but it really isn’t that scary. It’s a... Read More

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Social Media is Taking Over News: This Week in Digital

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

‘THIS WEEK IN DIGITAL’ SEEKS TO IGNITE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE BIGGEST ISSUES IN THE TECH WORLD. CHECK IN EACH FRIDAY TO STAY UP-TO-DATE AND GET INFORMED ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT IS, DIGITAL.” My first interaction with social media was all based around the now pre-historic platform, Bebo. Unless we were diplomatically choosing a “Top 16” or sharing love hearts to school

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Defining your MVP through Surveys

by Hayden @ NoHatDigital.com

It’s time to create your Minimum Viable Product.   The first step to doing that is surveying your audience to determine what it will look like. Back up for a second, what’s a Minimum Viable Product? It is exactly what it sounds like.  A product with the bare minimum feature-set that still makes it viable […]

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This week in digital

by Rachel Perry @ Search Laboratory

Apple announces the iPhone X This week, Apple held its much-anticipated launch event for its three new versions of its smartphone: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and a new high-end version called iPhone X. The latter has been designed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Apple's smartphone.  The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have new […]

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Local SEO Checklist: Boost Your Local Business SEO for 2017

by Sandeep Mallya @ 99signals

The importance of optimizing your business for local search has grown significantly in the last two years. More and more people are using their mobile devices to search for local businesses online. By optimizing your website for Local SEO, you can help your business stand out in search engine result pages (SERPs) and help attract new customers to your business.

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The Diary of an Intern

by Altitude Intern @ Altitude Marketing

Barbara Quaglieri reflects on the experience, lessons, opportunities and relationships she gained while interning at Altitude.

On-Page SEO: Make Your Site Secure, Responsive, and Fast | RedLine

On-Page SEO: Make Your Site Secure, Responsive, and Fast | RedLine


RedLine Language Services

If you want to improve your on-page SEO, then make sure that your website uses SSL, is mobile-friendly, and loads quickly.

SearchCap: Google local business edits, AMP powered featured snippets & Bing Ads bid adjustments

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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Think You’re Cut Dealing with WordPress Media Library? Take This Quiz on Its Plugins.

by Aju A S @ GESCIS Technologies Private Limited

The WordPress Media Library is a prepared in component that offers fundamental media record administration for your site. While its list of capabilities is by and […]

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Top 9 Productivity Extensions for Chrome [Infographic]

by Sam Zaman @ 99signals

These 9 productivity extensions for Chrome will help you get motivated, organize your projects, manage your email, plan your work day, and stay focused.

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Announcing SEObits – A New SEO Podcast

by Rebecca Gill @ Web Savvy Marketing

Many years ago I had a friend suggest I launch a podcast. I dismissed it and dismissed the idea each time someone else mentioned the same idea to me. In my mind there were tons of podcasts in the WordPress industry and I just didn’t want to be another one. Then over the 18 months... Read More

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The Ultimate Website Content Checklist 2017 – for business owners

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

Yes, your website is extremely important. But nothing on the web is more important than content.

Inbound Agency or In-House Hire? Which One Costs More? [Infographic]

by Josh Coffy @ Flight Media

We know how great it can be to trust your inbound marketing to an agency (***wink***). After all: that’s what we do! And we’ve built successful relationships with tens of clients, working as part of their team to build a strong, effective, results-based inbound marketing campaign. But we got to wondering: Which option costs more? […]

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How to Leverage Behavioral Data with Segment

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Behavioral Data is Critical for Driving Growth Tracking customer event data, such as for Kissmetrics’ behavioral analytics solution, is an integral part to any successful online business–but I bet you already knew that. You might also know that installing Kissmetrics tracking code across your platform is relatively straight forward, though it can get complex depending […]

Episode 114: How Big Brands Spend Their Facebook Ad Dollars — Featuring Andrew Foxwell

Episode 114: How Big Brands Spend Their Facebook Ad Dollars — Featuring Andrew Foxwell

by Matt Douglas @ DigitalMarketer

Learn how the branding giants do it.

Join the experts and special guest Andrew Foxwell of Foxwell Digital to learn how to run your Facebook marketing like a major brand. Hear the digital advertising strategies, including how to combine brand and direct response advertising, that Andrew’s learned from handling over $10 million in ad spend for brands like the Grand Ole Opry so you can apply these tactics in your own business.

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15 of the Most Popular Top WordPress Blogs to Follow in 2017

by Sunita Rai @ ThemeGrill Blog

Since the day I stumbled into WordPress, I have not been able to shift my attention elsewhere. From a normal user to blogger, WordPress has been my love. Well, it feels great being able to help the WordPress users with

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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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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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C2C E-Commerce: Advanced Strategies To Stand Out From The Crowd

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

We’ve all heard a lot about business to business and business to consumer sales, but what about consumer to consumer? Thanks to the age of the internet, consumer to consumer e-commerce is now a booming industry. One of the main advantages of consumer to consumer sales compared to B2C model for example, is that it is easy to start. Anyone anywhere anytime can sign up to eBay or Etsy, create a listing and sell something. ...

Introducing Jannis: Green T’s Newest Recruit!

by Michael O'Malley @ Green T Digital

Hi Everyone, today we want to introduce to you… Myself! I’m Jannis, a fresh graduate new hire of Green T Digital. I’m here to help you refresh your digital presence and am aiming to become a digital marketing superstar. Passionate about travels, I grew up in Italy, even though my name is Greek. The reason is easy: my mother is

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On-Page SEO: Think “Secure, Responsive, and Fast”

by Matthew Kushinka @ RedLine Language Services

When people ask me how on-page SEO (search engine optimization) works, I usually start by explaining to them how search engines rank web pages. Once you understand how Google (and Yahoo and Bing et al.) see your website’s pages, it’s easy to understand how you can optimize your digital content for search. An Intro to On-Page SEO: A Tale of Two Sites Imagine two companies that sell widgets. They’re competing for the same customers and each company has a website. On each site, visitors can find product descriptions and company information. Now imagine that the content on each company’s website

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The Dawn Of Voice Search: 23 Types Of Website Benefits The Most

by Azfar Hisham @ SEOPressor – WordPress SEO Plugin

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had a lot to say about voice search. That’s hardly surprising: Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, Apple’s Siri, Google’s Voice Search – every major tech brand is looking to make voice search a big deal. We’ve already covered why voice search isn’t going to cripple SEO methodologies, and in that article I pointed out that some websites would be more affected than others by this new approach, but usually ...

The Definitive Beginner’s Guide To Canva (Bye Bye Photoshop)

by Ben Hill @ Simple Content Creation

The Definitive Beginner's Guide To Canva (Bye Bye Photoshop) Let me say this right away, Photoshop is the bee's knees. It's got everything you'd want and more from a Graphic Designer's perspective. But here's the thing...I'm not a designer. In fact, everything I know about Photoshop is the result of hours upon hours of self [...]

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How to Write Optimized Page Title Tags

by Kalpesh Guard @ seoClarity

The page title tag is the element of HTML that tells web browsers and search engines the title of a […]

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How to Ensure Killer Email Deliverability

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

I didn’t realize exactly how crucial email was to the operation of my business until I found my email list – assembled painstakingly over several years – held hostage by a blacklist. I learned my lesson earlier this year, and to help you avoid a similar situation I’m sitting down with email expert Xiaohui “X” Wang to talk all things email [...]

Luisana Cartay – Photoslurp

by Jon Kaspszak @ Pagezii

In this Pro Interview, we’re catching up with Luisana Cartay, CMO at Photoslurp. Pagezii – Luisana, tell us about yourself. Luisana – I started working with brands as a creative copywriter in different advertising agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather and JWT. As my passion for branding and how to position a brand grew, it became […]

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HUGE SEO Ask-Me-Anything Live Stream Event Wed Aug 30!

by hothadmin @ The HOTH

COME HANG OUT WITH US LIVE TOMORROW! We’re having a HUGE live stream event tomorrow (Wed Aug 31st @ 1PM EST) on YouTube! We’ll be answering questions, doing live SEO training and much more. BUT…. We need your help with what you want training on! You can ask us ANYTHING: SEO strategy Agency building Local […]

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When Major Press Blows Up Your Business

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

Welcome to the first episode of 2017! Today I’m chatting with Brad Bernhart, a fellow Montana business owner and craftsman behind the awesome tools over at Earlywood Designs. Brad talks about his recent experience handling an unexpected rush of orders, thanks to a press release over the holiday season that depleted his inventory and left him shorthanded [...]

Episode 113: Facebook Interest Targeting Expansion: Should You Use It in Your Campaigns? [Case Study]

Episode 113: Facebook Interest Targeting Expansion: Should You Use It in Your Campaigns? [Case Study]

by Matt Douglas @ DigitalMarketer

We put it to the test!

Using two identical Facebook campaigns – one with Facebook interest targeting expansion and one without – Molly set out to see how Facebook interest targeting expansion affects campaigns. Hear Molly’s process and the impact the feature had, so you can learn the role Facebook targeting expansion plays and if you should be using it in your own Facebook campaigns.

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

by ThemeGrill Author @ ThemeGrill Blog

We all know how to use social media. Some of us use it to connect with friends and family, others use it for marketing purposes. Regardless, it has emerged as a universal medium that both brands and consumers need it.

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How to Whitelist IP Addresses in WordPress to Restrict Login Access (via .htaccess)

by John Hughes @ ThemeIsle Blog

Securing your WordPress website is one of your most critical management duties. A lot of websites find themselves the targets of random attacks, and if yours makes it onto that list, your site and its data could be at risk. To help avoid this problem, one security tip is to learn how to whitelist IP addresses in WordPress. This feature makes it so that only the people you trust will have access to your dashboard. It works at the server level, so anyone who tries...Continue Reading "How to Whitelist IP Addresses in WordPress to Restrict Login Access (via .htaccess)"

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SEO and the Future: What They Mean for Your Business

by Andrew Stanten @ Altitude Marketing

Whether you like it or not, it is time to accept the fact that the future is now. That is – if you want your business or organization to be as relevant as possible.

The Battle to Protect Intellectual Property

by Andrew Youderian @ eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel:

Entrepreneurs that make money off of intellectual property – like artists and eCommerce storeowners Meredith Erin and Matt Snow – know that protecting your IP is an uphill battle. Meredith and Matt join us to talk about how they’ve dealt with counterfeiters stealing their ideas and ways we could improve policy to better support small businesses in [...]

10 Free And Useful Google Tools No Blogger Should Ignore

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

Can you call yourself a content marketing expert? Even if you answer “yes”, there are still lots of ways to enhance your performance. Even if you’re one of the 42% of B2B marketers that claim to be effective at content marketing, you still have a bunch of room for improvement. If you desire to make […]

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Advanced Website Launches

by Robert Williams @ Mockingbird Marketing

On this webinar, Mockingbird’s VP of Operations Robert Williams shows you exactly what needs to be done before a successful website launch. If you’re considering launching a new website, don’t leave anything to chance. Robert will make sure you’ve taken the steps necessary to ensure that nothing goes horribly wrong.   Resources Mockingbird 206-209-2125 robert@mockingbirdmarketing.com... Keep Reading

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How to Turn Your FAQ Page into a Killer Sales Tool

by Anna Gondzik @ iTec

Many marketers who have an FAQ page on their websites are leaving a fortune in missed opportunities on the table. This article will show you how you can transform your FAQ page into a powerful selling tool deal that elbows your competitors to the side and puts you at the front of the line.

EDD Checkout Message

by markzahra @ WordPress Plugins

An Easy Digital Downloads extension to show messages upon checkout, based on configurable conditions.

How to Map Behavioral Metrics Into Your Key Business Drivers

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Digital marketing is a blessing to marketers because of the wealth of data it provides. Online marketers can analyze and dissect innumerable elements to gain a deeper understanding of the habits and preferences of their customers. As a result, they can effectively put themselves in their customers’ shoes and optimize the entire experience. This allows […]

The JSON-LD Markup Guide To Local Business Schema

by Gene Maryushenko @ On-Page SEO – Whitespark

Schema.org… Love it or hate it, schema is an essential part of optimizing your website for local search. For me, it’s a love-hate relationship. Love it…

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11 On Page SEO Techniques You Should Use Right Now + FREE Checklist (2017)

11 On Page SEO Techniques You Should Use Right Now + FREE Checklist (2017)


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On Page SEO Techniques: 4000+ word actionable SEO guide to help you optimize your blog's On Page SEO factors + FREE on page optimization checklist (2017 edition)!

Top WordPress Hosting Companies That Offer Free WordPress Host Migration Services

by Harsh Agrawal @ ShoutMeLoud

Did you know that 28% of all the websites in the world are powered by WordPress? It’s true, but the way we all use WordPress is different. 28% of all the websites in the world are powered by #WordPressClick To Tweet To give you some perspective, many of us might use only 10 plugins while […]

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Why Your Ads Should Look 100 Years Old

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

Think ‘lead magnet’ ads are new-age? Think again. Free opt-in ad campaigns like that have been around for almost a century. Everyone’s looking for the hot new thing. A watch that counts your steps, takes notes, answers your calls, and oh yeah, also tells time. An iPhone that has a new update every time you […]

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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30+ Best Parallax WordPress Themes of 2017

by Rara Theme @ Rara Theme Blog

Parallax is the latest design trend in web development. So, if you want your website to look modern, you will need a WordPress theme with Parallax effect. The smoothness and ability to add an image on the parallax effect make it cool and very useful design trend, especially if you have something that you want […]

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