Optimize Your Contact Us Page

Doorway pages are typically large sets of poor-quality pages where each page is optimized for a specific keyword or phrase. In many cases, doorway pages are written to rank for a particular phrase and then funnel users to a single destination. Instead of creating content, a lot of websites should …

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Intent

Google has placed an increased onus on trust in recent times. If Google trusts your site, it means your site is more resilient and also tends to ranks better. It’s not enough these days to create a website then sit back and wait for your customers to find it …

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It’s when you don’t have enough leads that when the troubles start

Artificial intelligence will become more ubiquitous, so SEO specialists must grasp firsthand knowledge on machine learning and automation. Does having keywords in your domain URL benefit your search ranking? This topic has often been debated up and down the years. The consensus is that they are a ranking factor, albeit …

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Try, test, repeat

Inbound links can come from your own website (linking from one page to another) or other web properties you control. If you want to rank in Google you have to make sure that you’re using the right keywords for every page. One of the biggest mistakes I frequently encounter …

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The title should be true to the content found on the page

Being listed at the top of the results not only provides the greatest amount of traffic, but also instills trust in consumers as to the worthiness and relative importance of the company or website. Google normally takes into account bounce rate and the time spent on a site as ranking …

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What Defines Effective Local Affiliate Marketing Content?

Google’s featured snippet is a tool through which Google interacts with searchers. The more inputs Google receives from searchers, the better becomes its understanding of what they want. It should be clearly understood that the purpose for Press release is to share some newsworthy content about your product, brand …

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Exhibit altruistic behaviour to build trust

Google is constantly evolving to better understand the context and intent of user behaviour. Make sure you spend time optimizing the content on your website. Good website content is easy to read by visitors and consistent when compared against both the title and tags listed with the story. Otherwise, search …

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Optimize for Yahoo, Bing, and Others

Especially for local or small businesses, determining your niche is very important. When you know your niche, you can emphasize what makes your products or brand unique, therefore improving your odds to rank well for them. Good quality takes time to create. It takes time to implement. And it takes …

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Planning is a crucial part of any SEO campaign

It’s OK to do promotion to tell people about your content, but if you can only get links by offering money to people or other big incentives, then you’re likely doing it wrong. One of the best ways to get links is to publish original research. That’s …

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Relevance is the key issue for YouTube SEO

Sitelinks have the benefit of distributing organic search traffic that would normally be concentrated on your homepage across other areas of your site. Search engines optimize their results pages — especially their mobile search results pages — to display businesses that are located near the searcher. This is a good thing for …

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Auditing an Existing Site to Identify SEO Problems

As a rule, the best thing you can do to create a successful blog and show up high in search results is put quality at number one. Provide value, solve readers’ problems, and make your content and SEO practices natural and relevant. As recommendations from peers become more prominent online …

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SEO for Mindshare/Branding

SEO or Search Engine Optimization is one of the techniques to use in order to achieve a greater volume of traffic to your site. Without a good number of people visiting your web page, you won’t be able to expose your site to potential customers. A great way to …

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The title should be true to the content found on the page

The content on your blog or website is the digital salesperson in the organization, and should follow the same brand values and guidelines. Organic traffic is free, which is why it is best if you focus on attaining it for your web page. For advanced users, the information an analytics …

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Powerful Link Building Strategies For Small Businesses

What if I was to tell you Google has a powerful collection of tools that tell you exactly how often they crawl your site, what they think it’s about, and even suggestions on things they have trouble with? And that you can have it? For free? You’d want …

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It’s time to revolutionize our approach to SEO

When you’re looking at a competitor’s web page source code, you’ll see the tag near the top of the page, along with a bunch of <meta> tags used to describe the page’s content. If the site includes it, the meta name= ”keywords” tag should be a few …</meta>

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Build a dashboard in Google Analytics

Google is increasingly understanding what content actually means, rather than just what it says You should not try to‘trick’ Google. 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. A fully mobile-optimized website …

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Establish intuitive information architecture principles

The heading structure of your pages is one of the very important aspects of on-page SEO. It defines which parts of your content are important, and how they’re interconnected. Spend some time looking at other websites within your niche, sites that perhaps are not performing well enough to claim …

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Generate Interest and Give Information

Don ’t keyword stuff – write naturally using synonyms, relevant terms and lots of nouns Build a brand and focus on consistent quality. The navigation should help the user browse the pages without problems. From the menu structure to the link structure and the page’s design, even a slight detail …

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Google and long keyphrases

Certain words present an ongoing challenge for the search engines. One of the greatest challenges comes in the form of disambiguation. Writing is hard enough when you have to write 500 word blog posts. Now imagine writing in-depth articles and guides that stretch to 5,000+ words on a consistent …

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Collaborate and filter

SEO and content marketing are two different processes. You could describe the main difference like this: SEO is narrow and technical, while content marketing is broad and holistic. It will be hard to redirect your resources to mobile if your company has been completely entrenched in optimizing its desktop SEO …

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Make sure your site is optimized for mobile

Troubleshooting technical errors and ensuring that your website is always accessible is one of the biggest hurdles to manage when thinking about good SEO practices over time. In social search, content that has a social connection to you in some way is prioritized. A social connection could mean someone you …

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Ranking high in the search engines is tough.

The number and quality of links pointing to your site will largely determine in what position your site ranks. Images, videos, slideshows and audio act as a signal of quality content to search engines… after all, you have put in the work to make your content look good and interactive …

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You have an opportunity to write something and rank

Creating evergreen content is as simple as staying away from topics that no one will care about in the foreseeable future, and focusing on keyword research. A search page provides you with more than one opportunity to put your name in front of the user. You should take advantage of …

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Changing Your Perspective

It's not actually that difficult to get on page 1 of Google in a search (but that depends on the search!) You need to know your market and you need to have a good understanding of SEO and how to use keywords. You also need some time, I'm not selling …

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Follow an Established Path to Success

One question that often arises in regards to HTML tags and linking is whether or not internal links should be “nofollowed.” “Rel=’nofollow’” instructs Google to not allow PageRank to flow through the link. Googlebot and other web crawlers follow the links that they find on web pages. If Googlebot …

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Linking to related posts

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. Once you’ve discovered your evangelists, think about ways to nurture and encourage …

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Poor Migration

Which keywords are the fastest to page 1? Fastest to the top 5? Tags are intended to give search engines a method of understanding the site’s architecture. Google will compare a page’s title tag to content on the page to check for keyword consistency, which means you need …

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Data Mining – Release the Scrapers

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. If your site has a blog with public commenting turned on, links within those comments …

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Be mindful of structure

Does the content add an enormous amount of value or is it thin and veiled in an attempt to merely rank for a keyword? Is the content unique? You can't skimp on quality. Not today. Ever wonder how to pick the perfect keyword topic for your blog or website, or …

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Why Links Still Rule the Roost

There’s a difference between desktop SEO and mobile SEO, but the goals are often comparable. You want to reach your audience and turn them into customers. In some ways, desktop SEO tactics also work for mobile SEO, but in a slightly different form. Sitelinks are additional links which appear …

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Broken links are a waste of your crawl budget

Inbound link-building is an important SEO strategy, and a great way to do this is to make friends with other relevant, local businesses so that you can share links and promote one another. Perhaps you could organise a community event together or work out some kind mutually beneficial offer for …

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Bring your customers back to your site in the form of traffic and sales

The problem with directories: A good directory’s intent is to categorize the internet into different categories/subcategories, while providing links to good websites in those categories. Although there are legitimate directory websites, many were built solely for the purpose of building links back to webpages without consideration of link …

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Indexing requirements often conflict with aesthetic requirements

Dig through your customer communications to find additional, actively used keywords. Talk to your customer service people to find out what customers are asking about (in their words). It doesn’t matter how many searches a keyword has in a month if it doesn’t accurately reflect the content on …

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Using Google’s Disavow Tool

Don’t let ego fuel your obsession with keyword rankings. And remember that your personal search experience is not necessarily what your prospective customers see. The main heading of your page tells visitors, including search engines, what the page is about. Heading tags let us mark up what is a …

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Audit of your existing keywords

Buying backlinks can and does work, however, there’s a substantial risk involved if you buy low quality ones and/or from people who openly sell them. If their website gets penalised, you’re in trouble too. Like it or not, your business’s Google rankings can have a huge …

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Why are backlinks important?

We use keyword research to identify potentially useful queries for which a site is not receiving traffic. Keyword research is often abused by aggressive Web marketers who pursue an endless keyword strategy. Endless Keyword marketing continually adds keyword targets to a Website’s list of desired queries. This leads to …

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Identify who are the main influencers in your industry

Keyword relevancy and placement is far more important than frequency. Your keyword or key phrase should appear in the first 100 words of your page, if not the first sentence. If you’re familiar with SEO, you’ll already know the importance of keyword research – it ensures that you’re …

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Content is king or customer is king?

Google, now more than ever, don't just want more content, they want content that they feel is quality. Build your site with a logical link structure. Every page should be reachable from at least one static text link. The best way to build links is to not build links. I …

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