Small but important things to observe about text links

How relevant is your product page or category page to the search term? This is a huge ranking factor that’s often neglected. Stick to keywords that your products would genuinely satisfy. You’re not foolin’ Google. Every site, for the purposes of being optimized for Search Engines needs to …

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Types of Site Changes That Can Affect SEO

Human users are already intrigued by your title; all that’s left to do is entice them to clickthrough with your meta description. A meta description is information, more in depth than your title, that will let users know what to expect when they visit your page. One great way …

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What is Off page optimisation?

It is not known how many users out there use the Google Toolbar, but the authors believe that they number in the millions. Google can track the entire web surfing behavior of these users. To truly understand whether your SEO campaign is working, you need to learn which measurements deserve …

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Do-Not dump the anchored links with keywords

A title tag is used by search engines to display a page in search results and can also be found at the top of your browser. Title tags tell search engines and searchers what the page is about. As search engine algorithms adjust to accommodate the change in content, likely …

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Reporting and analytics

The faster your site, the more Google will favor it. There’s a very useful tool from Google itself to check your site speed: Google PageSpeed Insights. This tool gives you an overview of what aspects need improvement to boost the speed of a particular page. Helping search engines know …

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The Role of Relevance

Keywords are still an important part of SEO, but relevance can often be figured in more abstract ways. You can also build a reasonable idea of how many links you need, and how authoritative, in order to compete. To check out your competitors’ links, you can search for their most …

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Reduce Redirects: Beneficial to SEO

Google’s web indexing system favors recently updated content, especially for time-sensitive searches. Timely topics are seasonal (like holiday recipes) or more focused on current events or news coverage. Timely topics have a much shorter lifespan, but can drive large bursts of traffic if done well. If you website is …

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The next step is often forgotten

Creating Local resources offers a plethora of link building opportunities. It is also an easy option for those businesses that don’t have a strong local presence or haven’t interacted much locally. Creating these resources is relatively easy but extreme care should be taken that only well-researched content goes …

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Site Architecture for Newbies

The ability for a piece of content to earn natural links that positively contribute to a website’s link graph is directly proportional to that contents value. In other words, the more valuable the piece of content is, the easier it will be to earn high-value links and increase Google …

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Navigation affects conversions

When people conduct research, they want up-to-date, accurate information. That’s why it’s important to keep content updated. Recency is becoming an increasingly important ranking factor in Google’s search algorithm and for good reason—your audiences don’t want to waste time reading dated content. Google needs to …

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Use Cases

I am passionate about SEO, and digital marketing more generally, but I also understand it has its pitfalls, the main one being the complex, crowded and confusing market for SEO services. Which pages and posts are most important? These should have other pages and posts linking to them. Make sure …

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Earning links

Catering your search engine optimization strategy efforts only to the Google algorithm will probably lower your search results. At the same time, focusing only on the users will ignore some of Google’s page rank algorithm which will keep your page from ranking as well as it could. Do follow …

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SEO for Ideological Influence

Google is getting better every day at recognizing—and rewarding—high-quality content. As defined by Google and humans, valuable content is useful, informative, better than other content on the same topic, credible, original, and engaging. While meta descriptions are not strictly a ranking signal, a good meta description can vastly …

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Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day

It used to be that buying backlinks as you could was a successful means of boosting your organic search results. But today, it’s definitely not good to buy them in big packages. Google has declared that if you buy bulk backlinks to improve your rankings, you're breaching their guidelines …

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Think of ways to stand out from the crowd

Vertical search is the term people sometimes use for specialty or niche search engines that focus on a limited data set. Examples of vertical search solutions provided by the major search engines are image, video, news, and blog searches. Ever wonder how to pick the perfect keyword topic for your …

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The myth of free and fast traffic

Google has come out and said that HTTPS is a confirmed ranking factor. That said, they haven’t actually confirmed how much this impacts search rankings. There are far more unique search queries than generic ones. If you added up the search engine traffic of the most popular keywords, the …

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Be specific when the user wants a particular thing

There are issues like helping Google understand the content on your pages and website, incoming links, page authority, domain authority, usage patterns, spam factors, canonical issues and much more. Always remember that the success of link building, along with advanced strategies such as the Skyscraper technique, depends on an effective …

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Acquiring an Existing Website for SEO Purposes

A search result with a high CTR can often be given a boost by Google because it’s seen as attractive and relevant. You can increase your CTR by giving your page a custom meta description. This can be done from the page’s HTML or if you’re using …

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Google Identifies CTR and User Experience as Major Ranking Factors

SEO strategies are most effective when implemented consistently and methodically. To begin with, you have to decide the initial goals you wish to achieve by instituting SEO. Whether you want to attract more visitors, gain more viewers for your blog, acquire new prospects or increase conversion. Don’t get fooled …

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Use, but don’t overuse your popular phrases

Guest posts can still be valuable from a PR/community-building perspective, but only if we approach those guest blogging opportunities with the right intentions. Always ensure that your keyword or phrase appears in the first 100 words of your page, if not the first sentence. This is more important than …

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