The back story of keyword density

Websites that are considered to be practicing various unethical (spamming) techniques are often manually removed and banned. Google also takes extra focus on the anchor texts. Just like the page content, the backlink anchors help to tell Google what the pages are all about. SEO is unarguably one of the …

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The secret behind indexed pages

Sometimes, your prospective customers have to take many steps to end up with a store receipt in hand. Why would someone purchase this particular product? If you can't firmly work out who you're targeting, what message you're sending out and what the purpose of your content is going to be …

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A do-it-yourself guide to non reciprocal links

Consumer behavior has rapidly matured with the growth of the online world. Customers access the internet through a variety of different platforms and channels. Two thirds of shoppers report using more than one channel when deciding to make a purchase. Firstly, it's worth checking out your website's current page load …

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Is there a further shift towards user focussed factors?

Even more important is for the custom software to make architectural provisions to allow for proper SEO. Many forces impact marketing communications. Similar to page titles, it's unhelpful for users to see duplicate page descriptions in search results and when many pages share the same description that description is less …

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Focus on performance, user experience, and inbound links

The bad news about SEO is that it's not as simple as flicking a couple of switches. Nor is it a one-time deal; SEO has to be a consistent part of your ongoing marketing. There is also an overwhelming amount of information available online - how do you know where to …

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Don't forget backlinks

Old-school SEO focused on keywords. New-school SEO focuses on high click-through rates, "long clicks", freshness, and amplification...which are all signals that users are successfully finding the answers they're looking for in your content. Additionally, you can pay to have your website ranked above organic results in search result pages …

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Maybe web portals will be a thing of the past

SEO has a somewhat notorious reputation with a fair amount of developers. Any site migration that involves URL changes needs to be very carefully considered. From domain name changes to tech stack updates, when you start changing your website's URLs you are basically throwing away your old ranking signals and …

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One element of your strategy should look at social media

Search queries are an average of three words long, and more than 25 percent are only a single word. The structure of your URL can affect both your page's ranking, but also the user experience. Is the page load time excessive? Too long a load time may slow down crawling …

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Advantages of html and how you can take advantage of this

The content and physical piece of the puzzle is referred to as on-page SEO. Search engine optimization affects only organic search results, not paid or sponsored results such as Google AdWords. We know consumers want personal interactions with brands, but they also want them in real time In fact, with …

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Headings and page rank

Twitter hashtags are a great way to create visibility for your brand and showcase exactly what it has to offer. Your title tag on the SERPs will induce your click-through-rates. Let’s see how. Whenever the user types in his query, the Search Engines will highlight those keywords in your …

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Becoming complacent can be an issue

SEO has been in the mainframe of digital marketing for little above two decades. As more content becomes available on every subject, searchers no longer have to query using pivotal root keywords, like "running shoes," any more. Let’s begin with something practical – think of all the important topics our …

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Difficult things about metrics

copying the content from someone else’s website. The key is to find the keywords in our niches which have low competition and create content for those specific searches to take advantage of the void in the niche we are working in. Make sure every page of your site contains …

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Make up one’s mind about SEO

The type of traffic we want to build is the type that will compound and will never go away. We want to create traffic today that will still give us a little trickle in five years. Combining hundreds (or thousands) of little trickles, our site that converts, and a great …

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Aligning your goals in relation to link bait

Mobile content should be short, useful, interesting, and easy to navigate. Build a list of other niche blogs in your field. Start commenting on their blogs with insightful comments, and then reach out to them and ask if you can write one guest post for them. If they accept, write …

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Taboos about rankings that you should know

Do you talk like your readers? With blog writing, for example, it is best to adopt a conversational tone, using words and phrases that resonate with the target audience. Search engine results are an important way of gaining new customers, as most people have what the Nielsen Norman Group calls …

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More focus is put on citations

Although Web crawlers enabled the early search engines to have a larger list of sites than the manual method of collecting sites, they couldn’t perform the other manual tasks of figuring out what the pages were about and ranking them in order of which ones were best. SEO takes …

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Questions to ask about SEM

Google recommends responsive web design instead of individual pages for mobile and desktop. Responsive web design is a setup where the server always sends the same HTML code to all devices and CSS is used to alter the rendering of the page on the device. Brainstorm on the inputs, not …

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Google and long keyphrases

To prepare for voice search, you need to take a good look at your current content. Ask yourself, does it answer any question a user might have? If not, change it. Links from trustworthy sites signal to search engines that your site is trustworthy too. Effective link building is now …

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Have a Fast Load Time

Google turns the concept of backlink into a quantifiable signal using the link score. It does this by assessing the quality of every incoming link and the total links to your website. Use heading tags where it makes sense. Too many heading tags on a page can make it hard …

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Some websites use pages with endless scrolling

Try to ensure the key phrase is an exact match to what the searcher will type into a search engine. Natural language in search is becoming more prevalent, especially with the rise in voice search and Google’s understanding of natural language queries. Whether you should go after long tail …

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Has AI changed the SEO industry for better or worse?

The backlink is one of the strongest ranking signals for any site because they indicate its authority. Spend some time looking at other websites within your niche, sites that perhaps are not performing well enough to claim the top spots in Google, and ask yourself - what are they missing? Why …

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Use topic clusters for optimal SEO

Links are the key to ranking well in Google, but what marketers often forget is that links are built upon relationships with people. The best way to ‘build links’ is to forge connections and offer value to bloggers and other influencers in your niche. Your website must be easy for …

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Use Google’s Disavow Tool To Improve Ranking

There is no single place to focus when trying to optimize a website for search engines, so it is important to make updates and upgrades to various parts of a website at regular intervals, not spending too much time or effort on any particular aspect of the website while other …

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See what keywords your competitors are ranking for

Try to ensure the key phrase is an exact match to what the searcher will type into a search engine. This means phrasing your keywords in a conversational fashion if you want to optimize for natural language search queries Make the content flow easily to keep people intrigued and reading …

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If you think it’s the end, its not

The age of backlinks matter. Links that have existed for a long time weigh more heavily in your website’s link graph. Having links from more popular websites carry more weight than less popular sites. As we know that Google optimizes its results for user intent, hence, this is a …

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Keyword research helps you get into your customers’ heads

A lot of people think of link reclamation as just 301’ing pages they have moved that still have a lot of great backlinks. Making your content easy to read and understand helps make it useful to your readers. Some experts also believe that Google takes readability into account when …

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Ranking high in the search engines is tough.

Link to page relevance is if the link is relevant on the page; that is to say if the link makes contextual sense on the page itself. As you know, back in the day we could build 10,000 forum profile links with exact match anchor text and rank in …

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