Twinword Ideas can score each keyword’s relevance and allow you to filter them out with a simple slider. To get started, enter a keyword related to your campaign. Next, move the slider until all the unrelated keywords are gone. Done! Download the list and add it to your campaign.
A “robots.txt” file tells search engines whether they can access and therefore crawl parts of your site. This file, which must be named “robots.txt”, is placed in the root directory of your site. It is possible that pages blocked by robots.txt can still be crawled, so for sensitive pages you should use a more secure method.
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SECockPit is great for keyword research and analysis. It has helped me save hours on keyword analysis. It has the enormous processing power and runs in the cloud. It can return up to 200 fully processed and analyzed keywords every minute.
Competitive analysis is enhanced with bundled key metrics visible side by side, and the detailed navigation makes the user experience seamless. You can also use the SerpWorx plugin to track these metrics for any website you want to visit.
Meta Description: Below the title tag in search results is a snippet of text about the webpage, called the meta description. While this doesn’t directly affect your SEO work, it can help drive users to your website by explaining what they will gain from visiting your site. Similar to title tags, use a keyword, descriptive text, business name, and your location (if applicable).
Link Removal can also be utilised even if you haven’t been hit with a penalty. You may have bought some links in the past, been on the wrong end of a negative SEO attack or even have your content posted on multiple sites and these links can still impact you. Removing these can do absolutely no harm and will keep you in the good books with google.
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24. SEO for Bloggers – This post by Ashley Faulkes addresses the importance of SEO in promoting your content and your website/blog by default. It does focus on creating exceptional content in order to attract attention, links, bookmarks, likes and the like, but all that through a SEO perspective. The points made for keyword research, on-page optimization, link and relationship building get you in the right mindset for producing content so that both readers and search engines are met with quality.
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I don’t try and find out if they are supposedly easy to rank, I just slot them in and if the post does rank (which they often do as we pick up some decent shares and links on a lot of our posts) I consider it a bonus.
Syndication takes the credibility of the site you’re syndicating it too and transfers all the link juice and credibility (as well as social proof) over to your website. Syndication is a great way as well to gain a lot more visibility for the same amount of work!
These reports show your site’s rankings and traffic pre-launch, and a snapshot of performance once the Best Practice optimization is complete for comparative purposes. Many of our clients continue working with us for ongoing reporting, consulting and management of their SEO activities.
A third option is to multiply the list by different keyword permutations. You can have a maximum of three lists to mash up. The difference here is that you will get a keyword list based on the three lists you provided. I find the keyword list generator very useful for research.
When a website links to or “votes” for your website, they are leaking link juice to your website for the anchor text keyword. Anchor text is the title of the link to your website. This creates a click-able hyperlink to your website from theirs, hopefully with keywords inside of it. The words contained in the anchor text can determine the ranking the page will receive by the search engines. When a high-quality website links to yours with anchor text of “Identity Theft Protection”, you immediately gain favor of the search engine ranking results for that specific keyword. (eg. a link from a blog post on MSN money to an article, page or post on the website, where the link was the actual keywords “Child identity theft protection” is a great source of link juice for the keyword anchor text to the website.
Wow I wish I had the comments you do. So you’re saying that by re-visiting and re-writing old posts garnered 111% more traffic by updating old posts? I feel like I go back from time to time to do mostly to keep information current. This tip makes me want to revisit all my old posts to see what could be updated. That’s a lot of low hanging fruit. Thanks for this one.
Woorank is an impressive on-page tool ‘freemium’ tool that does offer a lot of quick functionality in the free version. Check it out. We have a free tool on the Hobo site that does a lot of the same on page SEO checks.
Many blogging software packages automatically nofollow user comments, but those that don’t can most likely be manually edited to do this. This advice also goes for other areas of your site that may involve user-generated content, such as guest books, forums, shout-boards, referrer listings, etc. If you’re willing to vouch for links added by third parties (for example, if a commenter is trusted on your site), then there’s no need to use nofollow on links; however, linking to sites that Google considers spammy can affect the reputation of your own site. The Webmaster Help Center has more tips on avoiding comment spam40, for example by using CAPTCHAs and turning on comment moderation.
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18. The Advanced Guide to SEO – This guide on SEO, written by Neil Patel (founder of Quick Sprout) lays out important strategies that you can put to practice. While it is aimed at advanced SEOs, anyone can gain insight into the ongoing work of optimization. The content is very well structured and exemplified, so you should be able to follow the instructions even with minimal experience.
17. Start a blog and participate with other related blogs. Search engines, Google especially, love blogs for the fresh content and highly-structured data. Beyond that, there’s no better way to join the conversations that are already taking place about your industry and/or company. Reading and commenting on other blogs can also increase your exposure and help you acquire new links. Related bonus tip: Put your blog at yourdomain.com/blog so your main domain gets the benefit of any links to your blog posts. If that’s not possible, use blog.yourdomain.com.
UpCity – This is an especially good tool for those that are new to SEO. They offer a checklist of tasks to complete when you are just getting started to make sure you cover all your bases. This is worth checking out if you are looking to simplify your SEO experience.
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I hadn’t used SpyFu in over 3 years. And I was pleasantly surprised to find that the classic PPC tool has been upgraded with a ton of new SEO-focused features. In fact they’re keyword competition feature was one of the best that I came across.