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SEO 101: Top 7 Ranking Factors that Matter

By Adriana Tica

There are few industries more shrouded in mystery than SEO. We all know it’s not an exact science.

Any SEO ‘expert’ who tells you they know exactly how high you will rank if you use their ‘unique methods’ (and pay for them dearly, of course) is a crook. You should run as fast as you can.

The truth is we need to test to see what works and what doesn’t. The Holy Grail of rankings changes from country to country and from industry to industry – to mention only two of the hundreds of factors.

By |2018-08-27T15:14:59+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

17 Organic Ranking Factors That Impact Ranking

SEMrush used its incredible machine learning algorithm to find out the top organic search ranking factors. You know, the age-old question that no one can really say they have the answer to.

They analyzed 600,000 keywords to come up with these 17 factors. The results are not entirely surprising. We knew about most of them.

What caught my eye, though, was the fact that almost all of them take you back to the quality of your content, directly or indirectly.

Let’s take a look at them.

By |2018-08-27T15:14:59+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 SEO Mistakes Your Brand Could be Making

 

Three letters are sweeping the world’s resume skill section by storm: SEO, short for search engine optimization. From young and hungry Web designers, to social media strategists, to bloggers, and even administrative assistants, yes, nearly everyone in the digital world—and beyond—is now tacking SEO onto their skill arsenal. But can anybody and everybody actually deliver on this precious prowess? Not likely.

Put simply, SEO is the act of maximizing your website’s potential to rank at the top of the listings by search engines, such as Google, Bing and Yahoo. These are organic search engines, which deliver organic search results—results that appear because of their relevance to the user’s search terms. And if you care about the success of your brand’s digital marketing strategy, then you need to care about SEO.

By |2018-08-27T15:14:59+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Google’s New Algorithm Impacts Your Site

 

Pull up a chair, this is a big one.

This is, perhaps, the Google algorithm change with the biggest impact on both SEO writers and business owners alike.

Courtesy of a brand-new study by SEMrush, we now know what truly matters when it comes to ranking higher.

In order to compile this amazing report, the researchers at SEMrush analyzed data from 600,000 global keywords. The results came from a machine-learning algorithm that managed to determine the factors that influence positions in SERPs. The methodology is complex, but I won’t bore you with it – you can read about it in the study. We have more important stuff to dissect right now.

Let’s dive it.

By |2018-08-27T15:14:59+00:00July 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

12 Actionable SEO Tactics to Start Using Today

 

 

“Good SEO starts with the ability to implement it. You can have the best content and technical optimization, but if it takes you one year to roll out changes, the battle is lost.”

— Kevin Indig, SEO Ninja at Atlassian

As Kevin noted, much of a company’s SEO success lies in beating the competitors to the punch.

Here are 12 actionable SEO tips you can implement today so that you can results as quickly as possible.

By |2018-08-27T15:14:59+00:00February 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to get on Google’s first page by following four rules

A page one listing in Google’s search results for the right keyword can lead to a lot of visitors and a lot of sales. That’s why so many people want to be on Google’s first result page.

Unfortunately, many people still don’t know what it takes to convince Google that your website is more relevant than the millions of other websites on the Internet.

There are four simple rules that will help you to get your website on Google’s first result page. These four rules even work with Google’s new machine learning algorithm:

By |2018-08-27T15:14:59+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

12 WordPress SEO Hacks to Boost Your Traffic

 

 

We all want websites that are search-engine friendly. But sometimes when you are busy it’s easy to publish a new blog post and be off to the next thing on your to do list.

Over time, this can really hurt your SEO efforts. That’s why I’ve put together this short hit list of things you can do to boost your WordPress SEO.

Schedule these tasks in your calendar to make your blog traffic soar.

By |2018-08-27T15:15:00+00:00January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WordPress SEO: The Definitive Guide

WordPress powers 27 percent of the websites around the world. When it comes to SEO it is one of the best content management systems. Still, you need to roll up your sleeves and optimize it for maximal performance.

This WordPress SEO tutorial will help you to optimize your website or blog and get ahead of your competition.

By |2018-08-27T15:15:00+00:00November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Image Optimization: The Achilles Heel of SEO

 It’s no secret; visual creations are a necessity for engaging online audiences. Be it an image, an infographic, a video, or any other type of optical amusement, people can’t get enough of it. A large portion of why images are so exciting is that humans are naturally visual creatures and 90 percent of the information processed by our brains comes in viewable form. This is the very same reason why people are able to process visuals 60,000 times faster than text alone.
 

By |2018-08-27T15:15:00+00:00October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Rank Higher in Local Search Results

For any small business, appearing in a local search is crucial to bringing new business through your doors. While word-of-mouth is enough to stir up some new business, it isn’t nearly the same as what a Google recommendation could do for you. But many small businesses simply don’t have the marketing budget to hire an expert SEO strategist to help improve their rankings. With this guide, you will:

By |2018-08-27T15:15:00+00:00August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments