Content from publishers that ranks well on Google tends to be lengthier, more shared on social media, and more relevant to the search query compared with top-ranking content in other verticals, according to recent data from Searchmetrics. more
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You can use Google Alerts to keep track of any topic of your choice and receive regular notifications from Google on the latest updates to the index. The most common use remains to find non-linking citations of your brand and to keep track of the most recent updates and news from a topic or company of your choosing.
Search engine marketing agencies everywhere are telling their clients to switch from HTTP to HTTPS. Why? Google is giving preference to sites that are secure. In fact, there is even a ranking boost for these sites. Learn about HTTPS and SEO in this video by Ignite Visibility President John Lincoln, who gives key information about the transfer process.
Another one of the benefits of SEM is that people who see your PPC ads are those most likely to want to buy your product or service. PPC ads require you to choose a geographic location and specific search queries to target. As a result, you can be sure that anyone who clicks on your ad is not arbitrarily surfing the web, but rather, is looking for your product or service and in a position to do so.
Whichever route you pursue, once you’ve created the 10x content, reach out to get influencers to share their views. In doing so, not only will they often help promote the article, if you target the right influencers, sometimes you can get a natural link from them when they blog about your topic.
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A lot has changed in how Google handles paginated archives recently when they introduced their support for rel=”next” and rel=”prev” links. We’ve written an article about that: rel=”next” and rel=”prev” for paginated archives, which is a bit too technical to fully list here, but suffice to say our Yoast SEO plugin takes care of all the needed changes automatically.
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Good point about Delicious. As another Backlinko reader Christian Sculthorp pointed out in the comments you can use scoop.it the same exact way. And you may have more success there because it’s probably more active than Delicious right now. SEO is still a lot of pestering, but GOOD SEOs pester people that want to be pestered 🙂
I know there are lots of SEO tools out there, but is there any particular reasons for not including SEO PowerSuite into the list? I’ll be extremely grateful if you share something about your experience with the tools (if any).
It also offers me a quick glance of how they optimize their meta details so that’s a quick way to gauge their knowledge so I don’t dumb down the conversation and make them feel bad or worse, make them feel insulted.
As obvious as it may seems, it would be wrong not to include them. Google and Bing search engines themselves are very useful SEO tools. Mastery of search engine functionality is part of mastering SEO. With some search magic, you can examine duplicate content, find content scrapers, check keyword rankings, analyze SERP listings, and more!