Focus on performance, user experience, and trust rank

Sitting at your computer without a plan is futile. Website content doesn't just materialize. You have to have some type of outline. It is important to plan what you need to write, why you need to write it, and who you are writing it for. When eCommerce websites copy product …

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How do you feel about Google algorithms now?

Think of SEO as one small part of a much more cohesive marketing strategy. Google your own keywords and see who places in the top 5 searches then analyze their websites to see how and why they are being placed in the top rankings. A 2016 WordStream survey found that …

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One important aspect is link research

The components of the communication process include the sender, an encoding process, the transmission device, the decoding process, and the receiver. Let's face it: not everybody is a writer. Even if you are, you may not have the time or desire. This is where a copywriting service can come in …

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We've reached a tipping point when it comes to rankings

Regardless of the content's publication date, they will direct people to your blog, increasing your web traffic. There are days when I feel like search engine optimization is moving faster than I can digest and I'll never be able to stay up with modern SEO techniques and the constant changes …

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Take a customer focused approach to analytics

There are literally hundreds of factors that contribute to your final rankings. On top of that, it can be hard to determine what kinds of trends Google may associate with your chosen keywords. We can see much of what the search engines have learned just by looking at what content …

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The truth about SEM

Most SEO’s (and dare i say internet marketers) fall victim to optimizing too heavily for traffic, and not conversion. You never want to leave anyone (especially search bots) guessing what your content is about. That’s why you need to name URL paths using easy to understand language that …

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Maybe doorway sites will be a thing of the past

Do a thorough check of your site to make sure it's displaying correctly with no missing content or error messages. If you've recently added a feature or new site design it could be it's slowing the site speed down or causing other problems. Mobile SEO is just like regular SEO …

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Run an SEO brainstorming session

Great content is certainly a crucial element to building a website that converts but it is far from the only thing you need to do. Thought and care should be given to social when formulating a search-program strategy. Google has over 200 factors to determine which sites should rank higher …

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Make scraping your centre of attention

Over the past couple of years, SEO has significantly changed as search engines get smarter. There is a huge difference between what SEO was five or two years ago and what it is today. There are numerous methods you can use to build links some are better for local SEO …

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Help with geolocation and international SEO

Build trust and engagement. Build these through the aforementioned speed, plus content that speaks to their needs. The combination of those two things also makes your site mobile-friendly, so they get a good experience on any of their devices. Create social media accounts with the major sites and update them …

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Page load time

Pick your permalink structure wisely. Don’t change your permalink structure for the sake of it. Incorrectly redirecting your old URLs to the new URLs might lead to problems and could get you dropped from the rankings. Your bounce rate is determined by the amount of people that click on …

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Content is King (for now)

Optimization is the key to ensuring that search engines rank your website favorably in their results. But in order for optimization to work, the content on your site needs to be awesome! There’s no need to spend more time on the optimisation if your content is not appealing enough …

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Aim to be in the top 3 positions, not just in the first page

Optimizing performance, however, is a continuous process. Your site will never be fast enough because there’s always more to improve. The greatest selling point of SEO is something that it shares with most of the broader world of inbound marketing: it allows for the possibility of cumulative growth. Seriously …

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Increase leads and ultimately sales

Off page SEO is a long term and time consuming process.It includes acquiring backlinks to your webpage from the authority sites, Social media and Social bookmarking. Off page factors work in the background to improve the search rankings. Links found within the main body text of a webpage is …

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User-generated content + communities

It takes time for Google to recognize your website and assign it the authority it deserves. It takes time for it to see that changes have been made, compare the quality of your website and your content to everyone else in the same space. When we talk about visibility, we …

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What search engines cannot see

Choose your keywords carefully, and keep user intent as your primary goal. When a search engine crawls your site, it moves slowly from one page to another by following the links on the page. As it does, it collects data about the content of your page. The world is always …

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What’s the Take-Away?

If the wrong people are hitting your website, it's all for nothing Use an online tool to help you come up with more keyword and topic ideas, based on some of your preliminary ideas. As touched upon before - backlinks are simply links from other websites directing viewers to your site …

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Domain to Domain Relevance

Think of yourself as an asset portfolio manager, because that’s what you are. In the same way fund managers need to analyze company financial data and operational performance before making investment decisions, you need to analyze your SEO competitors to inform your investment decisions. The page title is one …

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Investing in your skills will definitely pay off

When Google scans your site for information, it no longer pulls out the keyword phrases it thinks are relevant and pairs them to user queries. Instead, there’s an intermediary step. Google interprets the data on your website, and begins to form its own conclusions about what your site and …

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On page optimization techniques for better rankings

Every time a search engine finds your website next to your competitors, it tells them that your company is in a related niche. In a modern SEO world where the word ‘content’ is banded about on a daily basis by SEOs, there has been a move to create as much …

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Search engine health check

Gone are the days when you have to mention exact keyword phrases a specific number of times at a certain frequency. A breadcrumb is a row of internal links at the top or bottom of the page that allows visitors to quickly navigate back to a previous section or the …

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Readability

It’s better to have a custom 404 error code page than to have an empty page — it doesn’t send a good message to search engines or site visitors. Mobile SEO is a challenge for digital marketers. The screen being small and of low resolution hinders searches from scrolling …

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Voice Searching Matters

Developers who aren’t already focused on SEO requirements aren’t necessarily keeping up with these changes, which will present a challenge to brands and open up additional opportunities for developers with updated SEO knowledge and skills. Over the past few years, one of the most common phrases in SEO …

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Understand Google’s Ranking Algorithm

Another factor in determining the value of a link is the way the link is implemented and where it is placed. For example, the text used in the link itself (i.e., the actual text that a user clicks on to go to your web page) is also a strong …

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What is the trustworthiness of the linking domain?

It is worth noting that when it comes to link building, it is very difficult to find a site owner willing to give you a link freely. Usually you give something back in return. Making your content easy to read and understand helps make it useful to your readers. Some …

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Identify (and include) commonly searched keywords

It is important to have at least one keyword in your title. In addition, you should have your keywords in your meta descriptions, headers (h1 tags) and in the ALT descriptions and titles of images. There’s strong evidence that click-through rates will influence your website’s Google search ranking …

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Create your site navigation in HTML or CSS

Having quality inbound links is thus, a crucial SEO technique that only increases the authority and credibility of your website. Googlebot uses sitemaps and databases of links discovered during previous crawls to determine where to go next. Whenever the crawler finds new links on a site, it adds them to …

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A good website brings boatloads of money into your bank account

Outbound, or external, links are links pointing outwards from your site to another website. They pass along some of your own site’s ranking power. Authority is measured by the quantity and quality of inbound links to your site, as well as its technical performance and structure. Write good content …

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