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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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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How do you make a Google friendly site?

Your website is one of your most important pieces of digital equity, and one of the fundamental components of a successful local marketing stack. If a site, or specific page, has a lot of backlinks pointing to it, Google then sees this page or site as credible. This is only …

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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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Add Content Expiry Headers

Many webmasters see Panda as a type of Google penalty—but it's not, really. Panda is a collection of measurements Google is taking of your web pages to try and give your pages a rating on how happy users are likely to be with those pages. Standard SEO advice is …

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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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Optimization ensures the Website is organized efficiently and succinctly

Content curation is a common way to collect, restructure, and republish existing content. The collection of material often provides new perspectives for users on content ideas you’ve already covered. For content curation to be successful, you first look for appropriate sources and then use your own blog to purposefully …

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SEO for lead generation: Pros and cons

A picture can be worth a thousand words, they say. Well, when it comes to online marketing, a single image can be worth a thousand links! The truth is that working on the search optimisation for your website is not a guaranteed source of traffic. Whether you should go after …

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Exhibit altruistic behaviour to build trust

How SEO works for a big brand with an established reputation and a massive marketing team, PR agency and all of that stuff is very different to how SEO works for some local tradesmen with a low-end budget that has to catch up with the big boys. The number and …

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Be authentic

If a person goes looking for a company or product by name, Google will steer them towards what they’re looking for. Successive Google algorithm updates have seen the nature of SEO change radically. Where once processes such as keyword stuffing – cramming words that are popular in Google searches into …

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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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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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Horses for courses

Audit your site using tools such as Google’s PageSpeed Insights or Pingdom’s speed test to quickly compile a list of options to help give your site a little more zip. You may even need to review your hosting service if it’s holding you back… Readability has never …

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More about the pros and cons of link diversification

The primary goals of most SEO practitioners are to increase rank in the SERP and drive traffic, but they are not going far enough. If you want to increase your rank for your particular web page or website on different search engines such as Bing, Google as well as Yahoo …

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Supplemental Content for SEO

Some of the first things you probably think of with regards to SEO are links. Links are good. We need lots of links to our site, and to our pages, to be successful. This is part of Authority, that sneaky third aspect of SEO. To add to your understanding of …

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The first indication should be hosting location

Use keywords relevant to your products and services that your customers are searching for, especially in your Title Tags and internal links. Search engines no longer require you to spell things in order to rank, so your focus should be on writing for the people viewing your page instead. After …

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