How Google’s New Algorithm Impacts Your Site

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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.

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12 Actionable SEO Tactics to Start Using Today

 

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“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.

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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.

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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:

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12 WordPress SEO Hacks to Boost Your Traffic

 

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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.

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Image Optimization: The Achilles Heel of SEO

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 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.
 

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How to Rank Higher in Local Search Results

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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:

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Mobile SEO: A Guide for Top Ranking Results

 

 

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Nancy Gibbs, Editor at Time Magazine

Smartphone devices have truly become an extension of the human psyche. We no longer store phone numbers in our minds; they are saved in our contacts list. Many don’t care to retain trivial facts when they can simply say “OK Google” and shortly receive an answer. Our mobile devices are always close by, seldom not in use, and Google understands just how important they have become in day-to-day life for the modern masses.

It is this ubiquity that led Google to implement a mobile-first initiative and focus on providing fast loading mobile content, relevant search results for mobile-based user intentions, and so forth. 2015’s Mobilegeddon was Google’s wake-up call to site owners that mobile-friendly sites are a requirement, not a luxury.

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10 Quick Fixes For Lasting SEO Benefits

 
August 8th, 2016

By: Masha Maksimava

I know, I know, search engine optimization isn’t ‘quick’ or ‘simple’ by definition. Many things in SEO will take plenty of time and effort — think taking your site mobile, building links, or moving to HTTPS. But then… there are some SEO tweaks that really are both quick and effective. In this article, I’ve put up my top 10 list of the most worthwhile SEO fixes you can do in under an hour.

These simple hacks won’t take you to the top of Google if you neglect the more time-consuming (but necessary) components of the search engine optimization process. But combined with your main efforts, they are sure to make a difference in your search engine visibility and traffic, and give you that ranking boost you may be just needing.

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12 of the Best ‘Contact Us’ Page Examples You’ll Want to Copy

1) Tune

There’s a lot going well for Tune’s contact page: the beautiful design, the calls-to-action, the clearly displayed contact information, and the form below the fold for visitors who want to get in touch with specific inquiries.

What I love the most about their page, though, is how welcoming they are. With copy like “We’re Here to Help!” and “Reach out to us anytime and we’ll happily answer your questions,” it makes visitors feel like they’re being taken care of. Many business’ contact pages are rather cold — but the more friendly you make your page’s copy, the better you’ll make your visitors feel. After all, you should want them to contact you so you can help them and start building a relationship.

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