Relevance is the key issue

You’ve launched your new website, ready to welcome crowds of new customers. But, if no-one finds your new website, how will they see what you have to offer? To ensure the best web browsing experience possible, the software engineers at Google created a search ranking algorithm that thinks like …

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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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Recover your dead backlinks

There’s a danger that duplicate content will cannibalize the keywords you want to target in search. Duplicate content can be a problem on your own site, but also with any guest posts that you submit to other websites for backlinks. Having a sitemap for your website plays a crucial …

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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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Adjust your appearance in search

In the past, Google has stated that the country within which a website is hosted is a very small factor in their international ranking algorithms. So try to have servers set up in your target countries. For example, if your company is based in the UK and you have a …

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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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How to search engine optimize your website

Familiarize your content creators with basic SEO practices and ensure they work closely with the SEO team to create material that will rank as highly as possible from the moment of publication. If your site is new and is in a competitive niche with high DR scores, then your initial …

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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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Implement responsive design

If you have covered the technical issues of a new website, you’ll have properly prepared your site for all the great content you’ll be adding. Images, videos, slideshows and audio act as a signal of quality content to search engines… after all, you have put in the work …

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Work out an engagement strategy that is win-win for everyone

Search engine algorithms are designed to detect content that was written for the sole purpose of boosting search engine traffic. Even the intent of someone searching the web on a mobile device is different from someone using a computer. The content must not only be shorter and more concise but …

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Authorship may be the future of search

Links at the top of a page carry more weight than those further down. At the end of the day, Google makes decisions based on the number of links pointing to your pages and the circumstances surrounding such links. Alt attributes are the text alternatives to your image which will …

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Geolocation

Colorful images, funny pictures and exciting visual statics are found extremely beneficial in developing tempting and captivating content. If you want the maximum number of people to behold your content, sum up a number of interesting images. However, don’t make it looks like a photography blog. Having keywords in …

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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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Finding Questions Being Asked to Target

You should not only use social networks to acquire potential new customers, generate leads and build brand awareness, but also keep in mind the SEO benefits of having a brand presence on social networks. At a bare minimum, include social sharing buttons on your content. On-page SEO best practices allow …

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Why Relevancy Matters in Building Real Links

Many marketers are so focused on building out site hierarchy, wireframing and design of the site that they lose site of content development. SEO is a huge part of content development, but when content becomes an afterthought during web redesign, and the focus is on getting the new site live …

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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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How Can I Create Engaging, Trustworthy Content?

Search engines have been tailored to predict the intent of customers, which explains why some searches have features such as local 3-packs, featured images or videos and Quick Answers. Understanding the intent behind searches allows marketers to create content messages and formats that will most likely appeal to customers. Content …

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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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The first choice should be backlinks

There is significant traffic to be gained by optimizing for video search engines and participating in them. Once again, these are binary files and the search engine cannot easily tell what is inside them When you architect a website and you place SEO at the forefront of a web project …

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Effect of keyword density on my rankings

One of the main ways to increase SEO traffic is to experiment with the meta title and meta description you have on your page. Flexing this can increase your clickthrough rate from the search engine results page, and can affect what keywords you rank for. In order to get the …

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Create the structure for your post

Google defines duplicate content as large blocks of text used across multiple pages, or even other websites, that are exactly the same or very similar. Simply put, you don’t want to use large blocks of the same text on more than one page of your website. It appears that …

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Boost Underperforming Content

Change the titles on your least successful pages twice a year. Why? Because obviously those titles weren’t helping your least successful pages. Don't be tempted by the huge numbers for broad keywords. With enough time and effort you might be able to rank for them, but you'd be battling …

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Links, links, links!

Link Building is arguably one of the easiest steps to Search Engine Optimization, since links don’t really need to be written or phrased in a certain way. Most SEO consultants have said goodbye to spammy, shady optimization techniques because Google actively penalized you for it since 2011. Low-quality links …

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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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On page optimization is a foundation for successful SEO

Because they’re so often avoided by using them you can access potential customers you would otherwise never attract. So if you want to build an effective SEO strategy make sure you research long tail keywords carefully. You should not only use social networks to acquire potential new customers, generate …

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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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Checking for Links for SEO

Having more pages that are optimized for different keywords gives you increased opportunity for traffic. It doesn't necessarily mean more traffic, though, since it depends on how popular and how competitive those new keywords are. For sites “with just a few things to mark up,” Google also offers a tool …

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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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Google Loves Diversity

Keep in mind that you don’t need to think of Google as your audience. You write for your visitors and not for Google. SEO’s journey to a technicality driven practice of giving priority to the subject-matter elucidates how content marketing fits the bill. As the web is becoming …

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