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It’s taken Google many years to get its search engine where it is today. SEO is not something you do anymore; it’s what happens when you get everything else right. SERP success is now a trailing indicator of good PR and inbound marketing.
Question: With so many options for social media and content marketing we are overwhelmed as to how we can maximize our online presence. Where should we start?
A few weeks back, I took part in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) in the Big SEO community on Reddit. I wanted to share some of the super smart SEO questions the Reddit group had for me, along with my answers. Enjoy!
Here we are, eight months into 2014, and we’re already talking about the future of SEO. It seems like just yesterday we were discussing how to blast off your SEO content and rankings for the future—2014. We saw noteworthy changes in optimization, including Google’s unmistakable push for content over tactical rank increasing strategies. As we march forward, the future of SEO comes into clearer focus: and the future is topics instead of keywords.
When it comes to SEO, there are about a million beginner guides to getting started. They feature things like basic differences between on-page and off-page SEO, what Hummingbird was, and the importance of "original content." Blah, blah, blah. I wanted to know MORE!
Keyword rich anchor text, once a very much alive and powerful way to get backlinks, has completely gone out of style. It’s no longer a useful tactic for SEO web content. Whether in your blogs, guest blog content, web content or any content published online, it’s good sense to avoid exact match keyword anchor texts. Let’s explore just why this good old precept is now an outdated no-no.
Yelp is ten years old and they gave everybody else a gift to celebrate, a new toy called Yelp Trends. Now I know it’s a serious tool because it is a decade of data, but is it fun.
"We write for two audiences now, people and bots.” I’ve said that numerous times, in lectures, in one-on-one sessions about social media.
When you go to buy a scuba tank, who do you buy from: a five-star, expensive company or a three-star, less expensive company? Naturally, you don’t want to run out of air while deep under water so it’s justifiable to pay a little more for a product you know you can trust. The same method applies when spending money on quality SEO services. You tend to get exactly what you paid for.
The best practices covered in this post are proven tactics in SEO, social media and email marketing. These expert tips are a great and solid foundation to build on when evaluating and growing the maturity of your organisation’s digital marketing strategy.