Make a good use of search engine spiders

Building links is certainly an essential SEO practice, but Google is still dealing with the manipulation of SERPs via economically minded marketers. However, your link building strategy needs to encompass relevancy. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • is the process of affecting the visibility of a website in a search engine’s …

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Keyword Intent Is Keyword Optimization

The best ways to get do follow links is the honest way: creating awesome, original content that gets shared and linked to naturally. Other approaches include guest blogging, especially on a site relevant to your own so that you can build referral traffic in addition to getting an SEO boost …

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Featured snippet opportunities

Including your target keyword within your page title positively correlated with higher search rankings. Submitting a sitemap to search engines reflecting any updates will certainly aid your cause. According to Google, a sitemap is “ a file where you can list the web pages of your site to tell Google and …

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Make Mobile SEO A Priority

Even though it seems logical, initially, to strive for a ranking using high-traffic keywords and terms, this will most likely result in a lot of frustration and wasted resources. Moreover, the traffic that you will get from a highly competitive keyword, will probably be of poor quality. Every site-owner needs …

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Lessons Learned from Crummy SEO

Visiting a website and sticking in your credit card details in return for thousands of links remains an option but presents a greater risk than ever before. Use heading tags where it makes sense. Too many heading tags on a page can make it hard for users to scan the …

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SEO and SEM can work together beautifully

By limiting your SEO efforts to Google, you might be missing out on some great opportunities for small business growth. User-generated content can increase the relevance and freshness of a website. Users can interact with your website in many different forms. The most common ways include blog comments, question and …

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Toxic links and their cure

Figure out how you want to be known, and how you'd like to be found online. Include related keywords but make sure the writing isn't just about keywords. Then, write with a voice that's recognizable and consistent. Search engines also assess, in great detail, the technical aspects of your website …

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Start Writing Better SEO Case Studies

How recently your webpage was published is also a ranking signal – but different types of searches have different freshness needs, such as searches for recent events, hot topics, and regularly recurring events.2 Variables make it possible to automate certain processes on your site. They also make it easy to …

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Minify CSS and JS

Simplicity is underrated. You don’t want to have visitors relying on the back button to get around your site, running in circles trying to find what they’re looking for. You also don’t want to have to reorganize and rearrange your site structure every time you add a …

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Get Keyword Suggestions

It's important to quickly address reputation management because as part of the evaluation process Google will analyze what other people say about your website. Focus on keywords that have higher search volume but don’t neglect long tail keywords. If optimized right, you can get more traffic from keywords with …

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Don’t guess your site speed problems; diagnose

One of the main reasons a business professional might reject investing in SEO is because it seems to be highly dependent on the behavior of a search engine; they have no control over Diving straight into the internet without any clear game plan is time-wasting, dangerous and more often than …

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Voice Searching Matters

It makes sense to use the same keywords in titles and headlines, simply because a single page should always define it's topic as exactly as possible. This means there will always be only two or three main keywords any given page will need to be optimized for. Links pointing to …

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Define your goal

If you were to build a house and the foundation was in terrible condition, you’d have a lot of issues, regardless of how nice you decorated the interior. The same is true for SEO. You need to have a great foundation on your website. Targeting highly sought-after keywords can …

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SEO still has a steep learning curve

Measure and monitor what is working and update your strategy on the fly. Find out which channels are driving traffic to your competition . Make sure to apply a sug­gested guideline of one to three keywords/phrases per content page and add more pages to complete the list. Fundamentally, SEO …

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The issue of full posts on archive pages

Contrary to popular belief, social media doesn't have a direct relationship with your search rankings. However, it can have an indirect bearing on the success of your SEO campaign. SEO is connected to strong sales funnels and often shows a high return on investment (ROI). Measuring how many visits your …

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How Often Should You Update Your Content?

Long tail keywords may offer more chances to show up higher in the search results, while you can also perform manual searches on your own to test the first pages of the keywords you want to target. Search engines have a limited ability to recognize images, animation, video and audio …

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Preview your site in Google search results

Taking care over what your site looks like in Google Search Results is an important consideration. Potential customers will read the url, title and the short snippet that google provides them with before making a decision as to whether to click on your link or not. Therefore its important to get this right by using a selection of free online tools for previewing Google search results.

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