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Quick and Dirty Guide for Creating Actionable Content Marketing Personas

by Jodi Harris @ Content Marketing Institute

Not only will documented personas help you understand your audience's needs, it can help surface the most relevant content ideas. Here's how to build a portrait for a single version of truth for your content creators. Continue reading

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Ex-SNL Writer Reveals How to Spend 5 Minutes a Day to Improve Storytelling

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Take chinchillas and marshmallows. Pick circuses and bacon. Or start from the beginning of the fun – and useful – word-play game from the former executive producer of The Colbert Report and now a corporate social media manager. Continue reading

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SEO Copywriting: How to Write Content For People and Optimize For Google

SEO Copywriting: How to Write Content For People and Optimize For Google


Neil Patel

If you want to build your blog audience, you’re going to have to get smarter with your content. One of the biggest challenges that bloggers and content marketers face is writing content that’s optimized for search engines, yet will also appeal to people. According to Copyblogger, SEO is the most misunderstood topic online. But, SEO …

Making Content Work for Every Purchase Funnel Level

by Jennifer Johnson @ Alexa Blog

Strategic online content draws audiences to the top of a digital marketing funnel and then leads them through each step of the purchasing process. It effectively engages, educates, and helps potential customers at every phase of the purchase funnel. And the great thing about this type of content is that you don’t need to create [...]

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55 SEO Copywriting Tips for Rocking Content | Writtent

55 SEO Copywriting Tips for Rocking Content | Writtent


Writtent

If you can create great content, that's cool. But do you want learn how to create awesome content? If so, check these SEO copywriting tips.

How Greenlane Agency Boosted Their Rankings in Just a Couple of Days

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

This is a TRUE & SUCCESSFUL story from Bill Sebald – founder at Greenlane, with 15 years of eCommerce & SEO experience in the background, written and documented by himself.   Within 24 hours, we saw our rank improve from #5,  for one of the term we were optimizing for, to #2 in the search […]

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Marketing Day: SEO content audits, YouTube ad tips & The Media Trust’s ‘first vendor network’

by Amy Gesenhues @ Marketing Day – Marketing Land

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

This Week in Content Marketing: Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Disney Begin War Over Content

This Week in Content Marketing: Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Disney Begin War Over Content

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We explore Facebook's new Watch, Netflix's content buying spree, and Google's ongoing interest in Snap. We also discuss Quartz's branded content results, share a rave about Time Inc., then close with an example of the week on JWT. Continue reading

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Social Listening in Practice: SEO & Content Strategy | Brandwatch

Social Listening in Practice: SEO & Content Strategy | Brandwatch


Brandwatch

This practical guide provides specific suggestions on how social intelligence can promote SEO & Content strategies. Create content ideas based on audience interests and demographics Uncover potential backlinks Conduct social keyword research Develop real-time content

What’s the ‘Best’ Word Count for Google? [Updated for 2017]

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Have you wondered how long a blog post or landing page should be for Google?
Over the years, that number has been a moving target.
Once upon a time, SEO consultants recommended that every page has at least 250 words.
Amazingly, some people considered 250 words “too much content.” “People won’t read all of it,” folks complained. “I don’t [...]

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How to Repurpose Your Content to Drive New Website Traffic

by Christian Brink @ AddThis Academy

Learn how to repurpose the content you create to drive new website traffic.

The post How to Repurpose Your Content to Drive New Website Traffic appeared first on AddThis Academy.

15-Point SEO Plan: Keywords, Links and Content Strategy

15-Point SEO Plan: Keywords, Links and Content Strategy


Content Marketing Institute

Follow any or all of these 15 points to improve your SEO and strengthen your content marketing plan – Content Marketing Institute

Everything You Need To Know About Augmented Reality and its Impact on SEO

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

The SEO industry will always vary according to trends, and the rise of AR will definitely be course-changing for the SEO specialists and their content strategies.   An emerging field of technology, augmented reality or AR  seems to be somehow of a buzzword nowadays. Rumor has it that augmented reality is limitless and has enormous […]

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How and Why (or Why Not) to Build a Chatbot

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Are you ready for the visitors of tomorrow? Will your customers be able to get superior answers to their questions with your content? If you’re not using – or at least investigating – chatbots, your enterprise may not be ready. Continue reading

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106 Content Marketing Tips: The Big Book on Content Marketing

by George Anderson @ 216digital

The ULTIMATE Guide for Brands Who Want to Publish Brands are joining the content marketing frenzy every day. If you haven’t started practicing content marketing yet, it’s high time you did. But where do you start? How do you work …

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Ads Are Killing the Web: Are You Part of the Problem?

by Kirk Cheyfitz @ Content Marketing Institute

The switch from crappy ads to valuable content is long overdue in online marketing. Is it too late to save the web? Plus, learn the six steps to digital decency for your brand. Continue reading

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SEO for a new website: the very first things to do

SEO for a new website: the very first things to do

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

How does a new website start ranking? Does it just magically appear in Google after you’ve launched it? What things do you have to do to start ranking in Google and get traffic from the search engines? Here, I explain the first steps you’ll need to take right after the launch of your new website. […]

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OnPage SEO Domination – How hard keywords work in your content.

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

In the web where internet is evolving so fast like a real world, so many websites were built and competition on businesses spread so wide, optimization on every page is the solution to dominate over other competitors. OnPage Domination does everything if you know the proper ways of how to do it. Google and other search engines rely on your […]

SEO Update: HTTPS More Urgent as Google Chrome Prepares “Not Secure” Warning

by Nate Dame @ Propecta

Starting in October, Google Chrome users will see a “Not secure” warning when entering data on any HTTP-only page that contains a form or text-field. Google first announced HTTPS as a ranking factor in 2014. Back then, it was just a minor signal, but Google noted in its announcement that it may increase the weight […]

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Win a Webinar Spot with a #SEOCopyHaiku

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Here’s a fun game to play — and your answer may land you a free spot in my upcoming SEO Content Writing:Step-by-Step webinar series starting September 19th.
You know I like writing haiku, right? I even wrote 14 SEO writing tips in haiku (check out this blog post for the geeky goodness.)
Now, it’s your turn.
Tweet me your SEO writing haiku (@heatherlloyd) and [...]

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7 Ways To Build Authority In Your Niche With Content Marketing

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

As we've mentioned in recent posts, content marketing is more than just publishing a blog. A blog is just a tool for getting your message across. It gives you a way to connect with your audience, engage them, and build their trust. But at the end of the day...

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How You Relate Content Marketing and SEO?

How You Relate Content Marketing and SEO?


AWR

Content marketing and SEO have replaced traditional marketing tactics to the next level. Since their inception, both of these concepts have also undergone much change.

Tips to Write the Most Engaging Whitepapers

by Hadley @ Godot Media

Whitepapers may be some of the most feared forms of content out there. But this is an...

Who Would You Add to Your Content Marketing Team?

by Ann Gynn @ Content Marketing Institute

If you could add someone from another department or industry to your content marketing team, who would it be? Here are 22 suggestions from Content Marketing World presenters. Their answers are enlightening – and usually realistic. Continue reading

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How B2B Brands Can Use Quora to Drive Traffic, Establish Authority, & Earn SEO Benefits

by Brian Honigman @ Digital Current

Quora is an effective avenue to boost your brand’s presence online. Learn how to best use the Q&A site to boost traffic, authority, and SEO. It’s difficult to find an answer to a very specific, nuanced question online at times. Google searches often return results that help answer a question broadly, while Yahoo Answers are […]

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Fantastic ‘Shoppable’ Video Marketing Strategies

by Jon Mowat @ AWR

There’s no need for me to bore you with stats about video content consuming the Web, expedited by Facebook planning a video-first future and Fortune 500 companies confirming video marketing delivers higher returns than display ads. The medium of moving pictures can’t fail to catch the eye, and as 4G connections become increasingly widespread – … Continue reading "Fantastic ‘Shoppable’ Video Marketing Strategies"

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This week on OnPage SEO #40

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

Let’s see what’s new on the web regarding SEO techniques. On-Page SEO Roundup for 2017 http://www.business2community.com/seo/18-seo-experts-reveal-page-seo-techniques-01913863 SEO experts share their techniques for OnPage SEO that will make your strategies more powerful than ever. As the years go by and search engine changes its algorithms, elements change and people choose techniques and ideas for SEO that […]

SEO Content Editor

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

SEO Content Editor & Keyword Suggestion Tool   The SEO Content Editor helps you to optimize content for the web. You can just focus on writing GREAT content while the tool will calculate your SEO score and provide you with feedback to improve your content keyword focus, page titles, meta descriptions and a lot more. Use the editor to add .....

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75 Content Marketing Examples to Inspire Your SEO - Siege Media

75 Content Marketing Examples to Inspire Your SEO - Siege Media


Siege Media

Good content marketing isn't enough this days. It takes 10x content marketing to ensure that you rank, your business grows, and your bottom line flourishes. These 75 examples will get you on the path towards doing it yourself.

Chatbot Marketing: Is It the Strategy of the Future ?

by Adrian Cojocariu @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

There’s a big hype going on about chatbots. If you’ve heard of them but aren’t quite sure what exactly they are or how they work, you’re in the right place.   This article will explain what chatbots are and how they can help you take your digital marketing to the next level. I’m not using “to […]

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Quit Obsessing Over Your Freelance Writing Niche. Do This, Instead.

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Right this minute, someone out there is wondering, “how can I find my perfect freelance writing niche?”
(Maybe even you.)
I receive heart-wrenching letters every week from writers trying to find their true path. These folks have heard they need to “find a niche” — and that’s where they get stuck.
Because people aren’t focused on finding a [...]

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How Link-Building Services Boost Your SEO — ANIMATED Infographic!

by George Anderson @ 216digital

The days of rocking SEO with spam links are over. Today’s SEO game is all about building high-quality, high-authority, contextual backlinks. Google is smarter than ever, and that means webmasters need to get on board. Link-building services ensure that your …

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Marketing Day: SEO content audits, YouTube ad tips & The Media Trust's ‘first vendor network’

Marketing Day: SEO content audits, YouTube ad tips & The Media Trust's ‘first vendor network’


Marketing Land

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

How to Tear Down Silos to Create a Culture of Content

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Marcus Sheridan saved his pool company by using content as a sales tool. What would it take to make content the star of your brand’s sales? Knock down silos to create a culture of content. Marcus shares how to do that. Continue reading

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Hummingbird – Google Expands “Conversational” Search

by rankhigher @ RankHigher

On Thursday September 26, Google announced the launch of its new ‘Hummingbird’ search algorithm.  This launch marks a significant evolution in Google search, with Hummingbird strengthening the search engine’s focus on pages with relevant, high-quality content. In an interview with Search Engine Land’s Danny Sullivan, Google search chief Amit Singhal noted that Hummingbird is the […]

Website Content Writing Rates | Web Content Cost

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Website Content Writing Rates | Web Content Cost.

Credible Content website writing rates are quite affordable and the good thing about our content writing services is that we can easily customize our rates.

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SearchCap: Google iOS app trends, difficult clients & content SEO

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Is Your Social Content Picture-Perfect or Merely Taking Stock?

by Jonathan Crossfield @ Content Marketing Institute

You can’t judge a book by its cover. But in a crowded bookstore, it’s a good way to separate what you might enjoy from the thousands you can’t “judge” by reading. Social media feeds are like a bookstore and your image choice matters. Continue reading

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Improve your site’s structure in 4 simple steps

Improve your site’s structure in 4 simple steps

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

Optimizing your site structure should be an important aspect of your SEO strategy. Structuring your site is of crucial importance for your SEO. But how do you improve a site’s structure? Where do you start and how do you keep an eye on the structure of your site if your site is growing? In this […]

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6 Tips For Finding Quality Guest Blogging Gigs

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

Guest blogging is one of the most effective ways to gain exposure in front of huge new audiences. By writing high-quality posts that are published on respected websites and blogs that attract thousands of readers, you can earn the type of high-authority inbound...

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Should Your Brand Focus Primarily on SEO or Social Media? Learn the Pros and Cons of Each

by Brian Honigman @ Digital Current

Considering SEO or social media for your business? Discover the pros and cons of each to determine what will work best for you. It’s clear SEO and social media are beneficial for similar and distinct reasons, but most brand teams don’t have the capabilities to be active on every medium in a significant way. With […]

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What is SEO Content? | Content Marketing Glossary | Textbroker.com

What is SEO Content? | Content Marketing Glossary | Textbroker.com


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Content on websites can be optimized for search engines to achieve a better ranking. The optimization can be done both on-page and off-page. Read more here!

The Idiot-proof Basics of Writing SEO Pages

The Idiot-proof Basics of Writing SEO Pages


Goins, Writer

I’ve been perpetually frustrated with people telling me the “basics of SEO” in robot language, so I started learning it for myself by asking friends dumb questions, finding useful…

The Essence of SEO: What Is High-Quality Content?

The Essence of SEO: What Is High-Quality Content?


The Daily Egg

As SEO changes, the best way to rank well is with high-quality content. But what is quality content and how do you make it. Read here to find out.

Digital Weekly: The Post-Update World, Hot Tips on Which Headlines Earn the Share, & More

by Kyle Johnson @ Digital Current

This week, learn the top reasons clients fire their SEO agencies, what content marketing KPIs you should track, how to boost a startup with influencers, and more. How do you succeed as a digital marketer when Google is keeping mum about its algorithm updates? Digital Weekly is here to help you navigate this brave new […]

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Why Do Companies Underfund SEO?

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Search engine optimization is often underfunded and misunderstood. When resourced appropriately, however, it can produce a cycle of positive performance that keeps building. The most common reason that organizations tend to ...

SEO Content Strategy - Propecta

SEO Content Strategy - Propecta


Propecta

Deliver more ROI with SEO-informed content marketing. Create strategic, best-in-class content assets every time. Align internal teams to build a compelling content strategy.

How to Reclaim Your Google Analytics Data from Spambots and Fake Traffic

by Nate Dame @ Propecta

Discovering traffic increases and new referring sites in Google Analytics reports is a great feeling. SEO is time-consuming work, so it’s incredibly rewarding to discover that the effort you’re putting into it is paying off. But before celebrating, it’s important to make sure those successes aren’t the result of fake traffic—Google Analytics spam. Recently, industry […]

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Is Your Content Marketing Focused On These 3 Crucial Goals?

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

When it comes to content marketing, it's easy to lose sight of the forest for the trees. From researching keywords and brainstorming topics to writing and distributing articles, the details can distract you from your long-term strategy. It's worth taking a...

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Conference Is Over: 19 Experts Share a Back-to-Work Action Plan

by Ann Gynn @ Content Marketing Institute

You’re bombarded with slide decks, tips, and inspiring stories from speakers. Your notebook is filled with ideas and your brain is happy. But how do you sift through that conference content overload and create a realistic action plan? Continue reading

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This is why parents make awesome content marketers

This is why parents make awesome content marketers

by Erin Balsa @ Brafton

Becoming a parent changes you. One minute you’re dancing on top of a table in Cancun, the next you’re pushing a double stroller through Costco. And although swapping daiquiris for... Read more »

How to Network at a Conference: 101 Tips From Marketing’s Best

by Aaron Orendorff @ Content Marketing Institute

Conferences are not for the faint of heart. It’s a challenge to leave with fresh relationships and meaningful connections. That’s why you should consider adopting some of these 101 networking tips. Continue reading

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6 Lessons Google Has Taught Us About Search Engine Optimization

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

To some of us, Google is the world’s best teacher. Google doesn't mince words, and it delivers its lessons mercilessly, forcing you to adapt quickly in order to thrive. Some consider it harsh; others think of it as tough love. Folks who are willing to...

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The Next Generation of Search: Voice

by Tania German @ seoClarity

How to Earn THE Answer in Voice Search: A Research Report of Google’s Answer Box In the nearly 20 year history […]

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SEO Basics: 3 Rules for Writing Optimized Page Content

SEO Basics: 3 Rules for Writing Optimized Page Content


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Mentioning your target keywords in your content is important for your SEO. Visit the Percussion Blog to learn the 3 most important tactics to optimize your content pieces.

5 Tips to Boost Your Holiday Online Visibility in 2017

by Richard Chavez @ seoClarity

Fact: to many businesses, the holiday season represents the biggest selling time of the year. And for retailers, it can […]

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How to Find Easy SEO Copywriting Opportunities

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Did you grow up hearing, “If it’s easy, there must be something wrong with it”?
Yeah. Me too.
Instead of looking for the easy way out, we often look for the most challenging, brutal way to do things. We work harder. We work longer hours. If we’re not suffering, we aren’t trying.
It’s all about the hustle.
Granted, this [...]

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Win the SEO competition: small websites versus big players

by Yoni Hillen @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

It may seem impossible; beat the big players in the online SEO world as a small blog or website. These websites have all the recourses they need. How could you compete against them? You can read thinks like “domain authority decides your Google ranking”, all over the internet. In this field, the big players always win. Why should you even try to spend your time, money and efforts into something that might seem useless with this enormous competition?

Google Tests New Mobile Results Format with Multiple, Expanded Answer Boxes

by Nate Dame @ Propecta

Google is testing a new mobile SERP feature! Get the first look at this new feature, below. This expanded, featured content section pulls content from other pages, similar to the usual featured snippet, to answer questions related to the search term. Up to three answers appear at the top of mobile SERPs, creating extra featured […]

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How to Write Content for SEO - Express Writers

How to Write Content for SEO - Express Writers


Express Writers

Do you want to learn how to write content for SEO? Everything you need to know is in this post as part of our How to Write series!

Blog Topics You Must Write On Only if You Are an Expert

by Hadley @ Godot Media

Although blogs are platforms where you put up content based on your own experience and knowledge, certain...

How To Write SEO-Friendly Content For Google in 2017

How To Write SEO-Friendly Content For Google in 2017


Hobo

These are some of my notes for publishing content that will earn high positions in Google.

SEO: Making Recommendations on Mockups

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Mockups are a key part of creating new marketing campaigns and redesigning entire websites. As partners in the process of producing those new experiences, search-engine-optimization professionals should offer feedback at ...

Creating Content That Ranks (and Converts!): The Ultimate Guide

Creating Content That Ranks (and Converts!): The Ultimate Guide


SEO Nick

You always want to make sure that you’re putting the best possible content on your websites. Here we look at some SEO content strategy tips.

How to Write SEO Content to Appease Google RankBrain

How to Write SEO Content to Appease Google RankBrain


SEMrush Blog

Keeping up with Google is one of the most difficult aspects of SEO, as the algorithms are constantly changing and becoming more sophisticated. Google RankBrain is one of the newest and most important players in the suite of Google algorithm updates, ...

Does the Google Interstitials Penalty Impact Your SEO Efforts?

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Since the mobile intrusive interstitial ad penalty from January 10h, 2017, there has been a lot of fuss on pop-up, banner and interstitial ads. Google itself announced it will devalue webpages  that use intrusive pop-up and interstitial ads in mobile search.   Is this the end of those types of ads? Is there a Penalty for […]

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SEO Content Writing Services | Brafton

SEO Content Writing Services | Brafton


Brafton

Producing quality content is an essential part of any SEO strategy. Our team of in-house strategists will ensure your site is set up for success.

How to find a good SEO expert

by Corie Dawson @

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Ask Yoast case study: SEO for local businesses

Ask Yoast case study: SEO for local businesses

by Michelle Foolen @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

Today, it’s time for another Ask Yoast case study. In this edition, we’ll give SEO advice to a local business owner. We received a cry for help from Hussein Ibrahim who owns the car services site seattletowncarbestride.com. Hussein wanted to know what he could do – apart from using our Yoast SEO Premium plugin – to […]

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Content Marketing Lessons You Can Learn From Netflix

by Hadley @ Godot Media

What started out as a DVD rental company is now probably the most popular and biggest streaming...

9 Things Your SEO Agency Can’t Solve (Or Do) For You

by Hilde @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

How To Write SEO Friendly Content

How To Write SEO Friendly Content


reliablesoft.net

How can you write SEO friendly content that can keep both users and search engines happy? What are the 10 most important things you should know for writing content that ranks well in search and at the same time is useful for your readers? #1 - Is your content unique and original? Unique and original content does not necessarily mean that you have to propose something new or say something that no one said before; it means that your text should not be an exact copy from some other website or online source. Google is very good in identifying duplicate

Danny Sullivan, You Changed My Life. Thank you.

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Last week, I read the news that Danny Sullivan is shifting away from his role as Chief Content Officer of Third Door Media, and is taking an advisory role.
I was shocked.
Sure, Danny isn’t the first “first generation” search marketer to step away from the industry (I believe my first business partner, Jill Whalen, was the first.) [...]

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PDF or image generator

by WP Osmosys @ WordPress Plugins

It is for converting web page content, HTML string or files with HTML or text into an image or PDF.

How to use Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) to Rank Better on Mobile

by Adrian Cojocariu @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Optimizing a page for mobile speed? Not easy. Mobile search has come a very long way, especially since the Google Mobile Friendly Update, back in 2014.   Mobile optimization keeps evolving, and it happens fast.  At first, we had separate mobile versions, then responsive designs, now we have Google AMP pushing strong. What AMP (accelerated mobile […]

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SEO Writing For Dummies | Online Writing Jobs

SEO Writing For Dummies | Online Writing Jobs


Online Writing Jobs

SEO Writing for Dummies An important tool in a freelance writer’s arsenal is search engine optimization, also called SEO. In this piece, we’ll answer key questions like "What is SEO content writing?" and "How can it help a client’s website?" Understanding how to write SEO content is key to your success as a freelance writer, so learn some of these helpful tips and tricks so that you can produce great work. What is SEO Writing? SEO writing is a form of writing that helps websites become more visible to major search engines like Google and Bing. A highly visible website with good content appears on the first few pages of results when someone searches for that topic. Those websites, in turn, get a tremendous boost in traffic from search engine users. That makes writing for SEO very worthwhile for websites seeking an audience. SEO content-writing jobs are increasingly in demand, so having an understanding of what exactly the job entails means you will be a more valuable asset to any

Knowledge Tags from Yext Plugin

by thundersnow @ WordPress Plugins

The Knowledge Tags from Yext plugin lets you sync your location data other business content from Yext to your WordPress site as well as adding schema.

7 Best Practices (and Tools) for Managing Your Remote Content Team

by Caroline Maurer @ Content Marketing Institute

Do you manage a remote content team? Even if your employees work in the office, the team likely works virtually with freelancers and agencies. Learn seven tips – and tools – to help create a more efficient and effective team. Continue reading

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15 Strategies for Incorporating SEO Best Practices into Your Content Marketing

15 Strategies for Incorporating SEO Best Practices into Your Content Marketing


Sujan Patel

On his Quicksprout blog, Neil Patel once compared content marketing and SEO to “peanut butter and jelly,” saying, “you can eat them on their own, and they are delicious… but what happens when you combine them? They complement each other, right?” Even if, for some unfathomable reason you don’t actually like peanut butter and jelly …

Creating a Content Optimization Plan for Organic Search

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Last week I addressed the data involved in the content optimization process, and what to base content decisions on. In this post, I’ll get to the meat of creating a ...

A Content Success Story: How FedEx Operations Now Delivers a Better Customer Experience

by Andrea Fryrear @ Content Marketing Institute

Redundancies, overlaps, and lack of communication kept good content marketers from delivering a great content experience for FedEx customers. Drew Bailey wanted to change that. That’s why he is a Content Marketer of the Year nominee. Continue reading

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Blog Content Writing Services | Blog Content Writer

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Blog Content Writing Services | Blog Content Writer.

Cost-effective and high-quality blog content writing services for individual businesses, web design agencies as well as advertising and marketing agencies. Experienced, international blog content writers. If you’re looking for great blog content to boost your online image then no matter what your topic is, you will get premium content from Credible Content. From a single […]

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How To Write SEO-Friendly Content in 2017 (A Step by Step Guide)

How To Write SEO-Friendly Content in 2017 (A Step by Step Guide)


Affiliate Marketing Training, Guides & Blog | Mobidea Academy

Want to create SEO-friendly content and make your site SEO friendliness? Read this guide and start getting traffic like a pro!

How to find a good SEO expert – part 2

by Corie Dawson @

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Why John Lee Dumas Launched the Freedom Journal on Kickstarter – CWP155

Why John Lee Dumas Launched the Freedom Journal on Kickstarter – CWP155

by Ryan Hanley @ Ryan Hanley – Content Marketing Strategy

Having crowdfunded my own book, Content Warfare, I was interested knowing why John Lee Dumas decided to launch his book, The Freedom Journal on Kickstarter.

Read the original article here: Why John Lee Dumas Launched the Freedom Journal on Kickstarter – CWP155

The Content Marketing Weekly: The best B2B stats and optimizing the funnel

The Content Marketing Weekly: The best B2B stats and optimizing the funnel

by Tressa Sloane @ Brafton

Looking for the latest on video marketing, B2B industry stats or the success of the content marketing funnel? Then you're in for a treat this week.

SEO Guide: Content & Search Engine Success Factors

SEO Guide: Content & Search Engine Success Factors


Search Engine Land

Search Engine Land';s Guide to SEO Chapter 2: Content Quality, Content Keywords, Content Engagement and Content Freshness.

SEO Meta Descriptions: The What, Why, and How

by Jennifer Johnson @ Alexa Blog

When it comes to using content to improve the value of a webpage, it isn’t all about the copy on the page. There are also hidden HTML attributes and metadata blurbs you can add to the back end of a webpage to send useful signals to both search engines and users. An important part of [...]

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SEO Content Writing Services | Web Content Writer

SEO Content Writing Services | Web Content Writer


Thrive Internet Marketing

Thrive provides professional SEO copywriting services. Learn how our web content writers can improve your website for both search engines and new customers.

5 Content Marketing Ideas for October 2017

by Armando Roggio @ Practical Ecommerce

Retail competition is stiff and businesses selling simply on price or selection will find themselves in head-to-head competition with massive sellers like Amazon and Walmart. For many ecommerce businesses, the best ...

5 Key Milestones to Develop and Advance Your Content Marketing Program

by Heather Levy @ Content Marketing Institute

What does it take for your content marketing program to mature in your organization? Explore the levels in Gartner’s Content Marketing Maturity Model and learn the five key attributes your program must have for any progress. Continue reading

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Looking for an Experienced Web Content Writer?

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Looking for an Experienced Web Content Writer?.

Experienced web content writer – if you're looking for one – who can provide premium content writing services alone as well as with content writers.

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Ask Yoast case study: SEO for a quality brand

Ask Yoast case study: SEO for a quality brand

by Meike Hendriks @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

With our Ask Yoast case studies we help clients with their SEO by reviewing the website and giving clear advice and hands-on tips. Those clients send us their website because they’re curious what improvements can be made to improve the overall rankings. This time, we reviewed the website of a high-quality sun protection brand: Calypso. […]

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Basics of SEO Writing for SEO Writers

Basics of SEO Writing for SEO Writers


The Balance

How to become an SEO Writer- What is SEO and SEO Writing?

Guest Posting Is Not “Bad” for SEO – If You Do It Right

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

Whoever said that search engine experts have a tendency to screw up a good thing weren't far off the truth. When a useful, innocent technique is discovered to have great value for ranking sites, everyone rushes in to exploit it. With time, the technique becomes...

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SearchCap: SEO content audits, a search marketer’s view of Facebook & a link study

by Amy Gesenhues @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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Need Web Content Writer for SEO?

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Need Web Content Writer for SEO?.

An experienced and trained web content writer can significantly improve your SEO with quality writing, harmonizing engaging content with your keywords.

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Optimizing your website menu for SEO

Optimizing your website menu for SEO

by Michiel Heijmans @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

In an ideal world, every single page of your website would be accessible from that one, site-wide website menu. But as you, as a web developer or website owner, undoubtedly know, the real world of websites is far from ideal. We struggle with multiple devices, fixed-width websites, themes that can hardly be changed without creating new […]

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Business blog part 5: Writing, planning and promotion

by Yoni Hillen @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

In the fifth part of the business blog series we discuss the writing, planning and promotion of your business blog. In the first four parts of the business blog series you’ve done all the research to create a good base for your business blog. With the help of your content train, you’ll be able to make a quick start with your blog....

Why UX Matters- What an Internet User Expects

by Hadley @ Godot Media

Apart from great content and amazing products and services, another important factor that helps your business website...

The Content Marketing Weekly: Company culture, conversion science and content intelligence

The Content Marketing Weekly: Company culture, conversion science and content intelligence

by Michael O'Neill @ Brafton

The Content Marketing Weekly features the latest industry must-reads and informative commentary from experts and analysts around the web. This week’s edition discusses robots, design flaws and several ways to... Read more »

Video-Phobic Marketers: It’s Time to Get Over Your Fear of Producing Video

by Clare McDermott @ Content Marketing Institute

Still tentative when it comes to video? Get over it. A longtime video tinkerer says all marketers should be producing video in-house. Read his advice for fearful marketers and tips to shoot your very first video. Continue reading

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Setting Content Free: How Health Catalyst Gets Results With Ungated Content

by Andrea Fryrear @ Content Marketing Institute

As Health Catalyst’s senior vice president of marketing, Paul Horstmeier didn’t follow the typical content marketing script. He tore down the email gates and found success. That’s why he is a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

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Why Search Marketers Must Embrace Javascript Now

by Richard Chavez @ seoClarity

Let’s not beat around the bush, shall we? If there’s one programming language you simply must embrace as an SEO, […]

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How to Write the Perfect Meta Description for SEO

by Kalpesh Guard @ seoClarity

A meta description is a 160-character snippet, a tag in HTML, that summarizes a page’s content. Search engines show the […]

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Why is Content So Important in Social Media Marketing?

by Godot Media @ Godot Media

Note: This post has been contributed by guest author Kamy Anderson. For his bio, refer to the...

Learn SEO Content Writing for Under $100 (for a Limited Time)

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Do you want to dip your toes into the SEO writing waters, and you need a low-cost course to teach you the basics?
Are you tired of trying to learn everything yourself, and you’d love a webinar series with live Q & A and a place to ask questions?
Are you confused by conflicting SEO writing “rules,”and you’re wondering if you’re [...]

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Content Writing Service For School College Website

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Content Writing Service For School College Website.

Scholarly, compelling content for your school or college website befitting an educational institution. Content writing services for your website.

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SEO Keywords and Content Strategy for an Era of A.I. and RankBrain [PDF]

by Alexis Wisniewski @ Propecta

What I’m about to tell you is going to change your world forever. Remember the day you realized you’ve always seen a G in Walt Disney’s signature, even though that doesn’t make any sense at all? Or when you realized the word speedometer is really just speed-o-meter, even though that makes perfect sense? That’s what’s […]

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9 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Write Better Content According to the Pros

by Rebekah Radice @ Digital Current

Want to improve your writing, but not sure where to start? Here are nine tips from pros that’ll help you become a better writer in no time. Writing has always been a powerful online tool. And with over 211 million pieces of content created daily, there’s no shortage of articles. But while content is a […]

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Links Matter. Why Developing Content Isn’t Enough On Its Own

by @ Web Results Advisor - Custom Fit Online

Creating content as a marketing tool has been around for decades, it’s just the form of how we are delivering the content that has been rapidly evolving thanks to the presence of the web Google.

A blog on an eCommerce site

A blog on an eCommerce site

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

Why do so many eCommerce sites have a blog? Is that because online shop owners love to write posts? Or perhaps they have a lot of spare time on their hands? Probably not. Although blogging is lots of fun, it also is a great marketing and SEO strategy. And because of that, eCommerce site owners […]

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Fix Keyword Cannibalization To Prevent Hidden SEO Issues

by Jennifer Johnson @ Alexa Blog

All of your SEO efforts are executed with the goal of making your site easier for Google to crawl and understand. In theory, the clearer your layout, linking, and schema data are, the more likely you are to reap the benefits of search through higher organic traffic and links. However, even the best SEO professionals [...]

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How to Create Content for the Technical B2B Buyer

by Rebecca Geier @ Content Marketing Institute

Over one-third of engineers dig at least four pages deep in Google search results in their B2B buyer journey. And that’s not the only atypical behavior. If your buyer is a technical professional, you’ll want to learn these five trends. Continue reading

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Eye Catchy Words and More Informative Content [ Infographics ]

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

This week on SEO #39 Checking out the newest about SEO all over the internet. Complete On-Page SEO Techniques For A Killer Content Strategy This tutorial introduces how search engine analyze your website through its content strategy and user experience. These two must come together to have a well optimized page. You create a great content […]

This Week in Content Marketing: Optimizing Ad Tech Is a Waste of Time

This Week in Content Marketing: Optimizing Ad Tech Is a Waste of Time

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We discuss the possibility of Google buying Marketo and Trade Desk's fight against ad fraud. Our rants and raves feature two music content innovators; then we close with an unlikely source of content inspiration: Warsaw, Indiana. Continue reading

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Creating Content That Ranks (and Converts!): The Ultimate Guide

Creating Content That Ranks (and Converts!): The Ultimate Guide


SEO Nick

You always want to make sure that you’re putting the best possible content on your websites. Here we look at some SEO content strategy tips.

The most important SEO facts that matter

by Hilde @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

SEO and Content Best Practices for 2017

SEO and Content Best Practices for 2017


Spredfast

You might have questions around the state of SEO and content today: we've got answers.

How to Make Evergreen Content That Boosts Your SEO Success

by Kim Cooper @ Alexa Blog

While you may hear a lot of talk about the importance of fresh content for SEO, there is another valuable type of content that can boost a website’s visibility in search results – evergreen content. What Is Evergreen Content? Evergreen content is content that has long-term value. Like an evergreen tree that always has leaves, [...]

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What Percentage of Companies that Sell SEO Actually Know SEO?

by Josh Rubin @ Creative California

Just last weekend, I spent the entirety of a Saturday rebuilding my website. I get these moments of inspiration where I feel like I could improve my site, then I tear it down and build it from the ground up. That's great, but then I also have to go in and do a full SEO […]

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How to find a good SEO expert – part 6

by Corie Dawson @

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The 2017 State of Enterprise SEO Report

by Tania German @ seoClarity

What’s Working, What’s Not, and How Enterprise SEO Teams are Preparing for the Future The field of SEO is evolving […]

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How to Re-Engage Customers That You’ve Lost

by John Nesler @ Creative California

Small business owners tend to focus on the challenge of bringing in new customers. When working with clients, one of our foremost priorities is developing websites, content, and marketing strategies that will develop new leads. But when doing this, it’s easy to overlook the importance of existing clients. Everyone has likely had the experience of […]

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How GE Gives Recruiting Content a Personality Lift

by Clare McDermott @ Content Marketing Institute

Learn how 125-year-old manufacturing-turned-digital-industrial giant attracts a new generation of innovation-seeking talent. Discover its ideas that any company can use to give recruiting-focused content marketing a personality lift. Continue reading

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8 Ways Intelligent Marketers Use Artificial Intelligence

by Karola Karlson @ Content Marketing Institute

Every day your team postpones using innovative AI-powered solutions in your content marketing, you’re losing competitive edge. Discover eight ways to leverage AI to beat – or at least compete with – your competition. Continue reading

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How to Optimize Your Content For SEO The Right Way

How to Optimize Your Content For SEO The Right Way


Digital Current

This SEO content guide highlights strategies that will help you grow your traffic and conversions

4 Reasons To Create High-Caliber Content That People (And Google!) Love

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

High-caliber content isn’t just lengthy or written well. It's content that shows other people you're a major contender in your niche, that you're an industry expert, and not only do you know your stuff, but you can get it across in a way that...

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This week on SEO #37

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

There is plenty of great content floating around on the web, lets see what is great. Onpage and Offpage optimization in SEO This video is useful because it shows the actual presentation of how the onpage and offpage seo works for a website. It goes together and needs improvement because one of the factors of […]

24 Experts Share How to Avoid Big Mistakes in Content Marketing

by Ann Gynn @ Content Marketing Institute

Though we hate to admit our mistakes, they can be our best teachers. But you don’t always have to make them to learn from them. Experts presenting at Content Marketing World reveal 24 mistakes they’ve encountered – and how to fix them. Continue reading

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How do I make my article unique?

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

As you add content to your article, Article Insights will compare what you have written to content in already knows about on the internet. Doing this it can calculate how unique your article is. Any content that matches its known list of sentences will be highlighted in the duplicate tab. The sentence online is displayed […]

I studied 21 world-class content marketers for over a year. Here’s what I learned…

by Ryan Hanley @ Ryan Hanley – Content Marketing Strategy

The following list of 15 content marketing thought leaders are the best in the game. From each, I've distilled one detail which separates their work.

Read the original article here: I studied 21 world-class content marketers for over a year. Here’s what I learned…

Content Pruning - the Technique That Will Protect Your Rankings from Google Panda

Content Pruning - the Technique That Will Protect Your Rankings from Google Panda


SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Your sites' obsolete or low quality content may be one of the problems that generates a drop in rankings. That is where the Content Pruning Technique ...

3 Components to Running a Smooth Content Operation

by Pratik Dholakiya @ Content Marketing Institute

Does your content marketing team feel like a disconnected group? To create a functioning content marketing team, put together the key elements – talent, tools, and operations – to create a program that benefits your company. Continue reading

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Duplicate content checker

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

Duplicate content checker / Plagiarism detection. Updates: 1. The duplicate content checker is now also able to process plain text input, besides URL input. 2. By clicking the advanced options box, you can select the option to search for duplicate content based on multiple data points (text selection). 3. And I tweaked the way the returned results are presented. Use .....

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What does it mean to blog?

What does it mean to blog?

by Lauren Fox @ Brafton

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in meeting deadlines, posting content, researching and brainstorming new ideas, applying keyword research techniques and analyzing data that comes in on our website’s performance... Read more »

HTML Headings Checker

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

Check page headings, with the HTML Headings tool. Headings are used to structure the textual content of a web page and are an important on-page SEO factor. The most important heading is the H1 heading followed by the H2 and H3. There are six levels of headings available from H1 to H6. The H1 heading should contain the main subject .....

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Why “Original Ideas” Are Killing Your Content Marketing Campaigns

by Puranjay Singh @ AWR

“Originality” is the original sin of marketing. Blame it on the valorization of Don Draper-esque figures, but there is a widespread belief that to be successful in marketing, you have to come up with wildly original ideas. The end result is marketers who chase originality just for the sake of being original. I have the … Continue reading "Why “Original Ideas” Are Killing Your Content Marketing Campaigns"

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How to find a good SEO expert – part 8

by Corie Dawson @

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How Financial Services Companies Build Relationships Through Content

by Dawn Papandrea @ Content Marketing Institute

As customer relationships evolve from in-person transactions to omnichannel engagement, consumer-facing banks and insurance companies have realized it’s time to step up their game. Here are some innovative examples. Continue reading

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Verve Search wins Best Large SEO Agency in Europe!

by Lisa Myers @ VerveSearch

It’s official, we’re the best Large SEO Agency in Europe!! (It’s not bragging if it’s true….) On Thursday 27th April, eight members of the Verve Search team (plus two of our lovely clients from Expedia and Gocompare) flew from London to Krakow to attend the 6th Annual European Search Awards 2017. As usual it was a glitzy […]

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22 Examples From Brands (and Marketers) That are Winning at Content Marketing

by Stephanie Stahl @ Content Marketing Institute

Want some inspiration to advance your content marketing practices? Look no further than these Content Marketing Awards Project of the Year finalists, and the remarkable things they achieved through content marketing. Continue reading

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This Week in Content Marketing: Could Apple Go Wrong With Its Billion Dollar Content Investment?

This Week in Content Marketing: Could Apple Go Wrong With Its Billion Dollar Content Investment?

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We explore Apple's big investment in streaming content, a Facebook ad biz failure, and the shifting business model for publishers. Our rants and raves include Zillow and HBR, then we close with an example of the week from the AAHA. Continue reading

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3 SEO Problems You’re Probably Not Monitoring

by Jennifer Johnson @ Alexa Blog

There are three lesser-known SEO problems that can hinder the success of your site: negative SEO, Google penalties, and keyword cannibalization. An Alexa survey of 17 SEO specialists reveals the impact these issues can have on a site’s search rankings and how to overcome them. Before looking into the SEO problems, it is crucial you [...]

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Ask Yoast: Meta descriptions and excerpts

Ask Yoast: Meta descriptions and excerpts

by Joost de Valk @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

When you’re running a large and busy website, it’s practical and time-saving if you can reuse some of your material. Both meta descriptions and excerpts use a brief passage to summarize the content of a web page. So, it could be handy to use the same text for both. But how do you do that? […]

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7 Basic Principles of Content Marketing and SEO that Actually Work

7 Basic Principles of Content Marketing and SEO that Actually Work


Ryan Hanley - Content Marketing Strategy

The basic principles of content marketing and SEO are almost too obvious. Use keywords literally and deliberately. Deliver more value than your audience...

How to Protect Customer Data — and Your Company

by Kristina Podnar @ Content Marketing Institute

Your subscribers and customers need to know that if they share personal data to gain access to your content or products, you’re prepared to protect their data. A digital data policy may not top your to-do list, but it should. Let’s get started. Continue reading

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What are HTTP Status Codes and SEO Best Practices?

by Kalpesh Guard @ seoClarity

“So, what is an HTTP status code?” you may be wondering. Well, let’s back up two steps. First of all, […]

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How to Write SEO Content

How to Write SEO Content


wikiHow

Search Engine Optimization is a technique used in web publishing to increase web page visibility and traffic for a higher ranking in search engines and more readers. Writing an article using Search Engine Optimization requires good writing...

How an SEO Pro Increased His Organic Traffic by 157.80% – Case Study

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

This is a TRUE & SUCCESSFUL story from the SEO strategist Jason Acidre – Co-founder at Xight Interactive, written and documented by himself.   From position #12 to position #5 in under 30 days. It’s definitely a huge thing, especially for consultants and site owners who are looking to get even more productive in the […]

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Bulk Title tag checker

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

Multi HTML Title tag tool. The HTML title is one of the most important on-page SEO elements. Besides the SEO factor, the title tag is also used on search engine result pages as title of a snippet. A well written Title tag is important for visitors as well as search engines. The HTML syntax used for the title tag: <title>The .....

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Tips for Editing Web Content

by @ Web Results Advisor - Custom Fit Online

Editing your content for the web requires acknowledging, first and foremost, that people use and read web content for different reasons than print. Here are some basic tips to follow to ensure success on the web.

Mobile-First Index Audit Report of 5 Leading Sites

by Tyson Braun @ seoClarity

True: the mobile-first index might still be months away. As Gary Illyes revealed during SMX Advanced in Seattle: “We don’t […]

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3 Ways SEO Can Ruin Content

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Do you think keyphrase usage destroys well-written content?
Well, you’re right. Up to a point.
Way back in 2011, Lee Odden wrote “Content Strategy and the Dirty Lie About SEO.” At the end of the post, he posed the question – the question that’s been debated ever since “writing for search engines” started:
Do you think SEO ruins content?
My [...]

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How to Use SEO & Content to Influence Buyers

How to Use SEO & Content to Influence Buyers


Search Engine Journal

Convert prospects into buyers. Combine SEO and content to influence people at each stage of buyer's journey – from awareness, to consideration, to purchase.

Bulk Web page Word Count checker

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

Online word count bulk tool. Use the word count tool to check the number of words used inside the body of a web page. Submit multiple URLs and the tool will automatically extract all the text / content inside the HTML body tag for every single page. Why should I use the word count tool? Based on word count you’re .....

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Designing for Better Analytics: 5 Decisions Web Designers Fail to Make

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

The bad news: If you fail to make an analytics-friendly website design, you won’t get the best analytics insight. The good news: It’s easy to make analytics-friendly design decisions. Here are five tips on how to do it. Continue reading

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Content Writing and Online Copywriting Rates for Clients in India

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Content Writing and Online Copywriting Rates for Clients in India.

Content writing and online copywriting rates specially tailored for businesses based in India. Slightly different from international rates, but not much.

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SEO: What to Base Content Decisions On

by Jill Kocher @ Practical Ecommerce

Content is the first thing that comes to mind with search engine optimization. There is a process, however, to creating and optimizing strong content. The process involves four separate tasks: data ...

Grand Opening VIP Party For Fraticelli’s Italian Grill & Bar

by rankhigher @ RankHigher

On Tuesday, September 17 – RankHigher.ca was invited to attend the Grand Opening VIP party for Fraticelli’s Italian Grill & Bar on Appleby Line in Burlington. We were honoured to be invited to this very special social event. RankHigher.ca recently was recently awarded the SEO contract for Turtle Jack’s Muskoka Grill Inc. Fraticelli’s and Turtle […]

How to Implement a Content Marketing Platform in a Global B2B Organization

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Over 18 months, Rachel Schickowski and Stan Miller implemented a content marketing platform – a hub for all the marketing content of Rockwell Automation – for a team of 600 marketers around the world. Now, they share how they did it. Continue reading

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How to Use Keywords: A Recipe for Success

by Mindy Young @ Online Writing Jobs & Freelance Content Writing Opportunities | The Official Online Writing Jobs Website

In the world of content marketing, keywords are king, and many articles that freelance writers are asked to complete will include a list of keyword phrases that need to be incorporated into the text. What are keywords, exactly, and how

8 Important On-Page SEO Basics

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

Keyword is part of every content. However you should know where to place it. You must create a content which include keywords on the first sentence. People would actually see your purpose on the first eye catch words they found in it. There are other parts of your content where you can put your target […]

10 Questions You Should Answer Before Evaluating Marketing Automation Vendors

by John Hanson @ Content Marketing Institute

Don’t rely on marketing automation vendors to become the experts in your business processes, people, systems, and data. Get your house in order first. Answer these 10 questions before you evaluate marketing automation providers. Continue reading

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How to find a good SEO expert – part 5

by Corie Dawson @

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SeO What? Good Content vs. Good SEO Content

SeO What? Good Content vs. Good SEO Content

by Glen Pratt @ Walnut St. Labs

Digital Weekly: Creating Amazing Content Experiences, Social Media Automation, & More

by Kyle Johnson @ Digital Current

Learn how AMP has become integral for organic search, how to draw in millennials with content marketing, & so much more! After a couple weeks off, we return to look at how automation and big data are becoming a part of digital marketing. We also explore ways to deepen human connections through content marketing. Let’s […]

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Content Amplification: How to Promote and Distribute Content Effectively

by Arnie Kuenn @ Content Marketing Institute

If content is not converting on its own, it’s hard to prove ROI of content marketing. It’s time to start using channels outside of organic traffic to deliver your content to desired audiences. It’s time for content amplification. Continue reading

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It’s 2017. Is SEO Copywriting Training Still Needed?

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Have you shelved SEO copywriting training for your in-house writers, figuring the money was better spent elsewhere?
That strategy may put your company at a competitive disadvantage.
Conductor recently reported that half of all content jobs require some SEO skills.
That means companies (like your competitors) are valuing SEO copywriting knowledge more than ever before.
Are you ready?

This statistic shocked me. Yes, [...]

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The Audience Valuation Engine: A New Model for Calculating the Value Per Subscriber

by Robert Rose @ Content Marketing Institute

If audiences are the asset – how should we value them? Robert Rose shares an overview of a new framework – the audience valuation engine – that offers an asset-based approach to calculating the value per subscriber. Continue reading

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SearchCap: AdWords AMP landing pages, Google & Apple tracking & SEO mistakes

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: AdWords AMP landing pages, Google & Apple tracking & SEO mistakes appeared first on Search Engine Land.

52 Questions to Ask Your New Copywriting Client [Updated for 2017]

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Anyone who knows me knows that I tend to ask a lot of questions….
Why? Because that’s how I learn.
When you’re onboarding a new copywriting client — whether you work for yourself, or an agency — asking lots of question is the key to success.
Sure, that means that you’ll be spending an hour (or more) on [...]

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Webtexttool launches Craft and Joomla plugins

by Hilde @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

Webtexttool is now available for Craft and Joomla. For both Content Management Systems webtexttool developed plugins. These plugins enables Craft or Joomla users to the webtexttool SEO suggestions directly in their Content Management System, while writing new web content. Both keyword analyses and the live SEO optimization suggestions are integrated in the plugins. The plugins are free […]

Tips and Tricks to get you started with Social Media Marketing

by Sahil Kakkar @ SEO Nick

Just when you’ve decided to build your social media presence, you face the dilemma “where do I begin”. You have so many platforms, so many users to connect with, a plethora of content you can explore from various angles!

You should know that there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for social media marketing. It all depends on the nature of your business, the products and services you offer, the audience you Keep Reading »

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Raleigh SEO Content Writer | Content Development & Marketing

Raleigh SEO Content Writer | Content Development & Marketing


Tara Lynne Groth, Freelance Writer & Journalist

Tara Lynne is an SEO content writer with a background in marketing.

An Intro to Google Posts for B2B Marketers [Update: PDF Guide Now Available]

by Nate Dame @ Propecta

Google has announced that it has released Google Posts to all businesses with listings in Google My Business. Appearing alongside business listings in search results, use cases for Google Posts include promoting specials, events, content, and products, as well as encouraging newsletter signups. For B2B companies, Google Posts offers a new way to claim additional […]

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What Is a Title Tag, and How Do You Write One?

by Mindy Young @ Online Writing Jobs & Freelance Content Writing Opportunities | The Official Online Writing Jobs Website

For those who are new to SEO writing, there can be a little bit of a learning curve, even if you’re already an experienced writer. You need to learn things like how to find and incorporate authoritative links, how to

How to find a good SEO expert – part 7

by Corie Dawson @

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Link-Building FAQ: 4 Questions Answered About Building Inbound Links

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

We're going to talk about links. They’re still the currency of good Google rankings. Even though social media marketing should be a part of your overall strategy, and social signals are being used more aggressively in Google's algorithm, links...

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Develop Better B2B Buyer Personas: 4 Steps to Using SEO Insights to Create Effective, Data-Driven Personas [Worksheet]

by Nate Dame @ Propecta

Driving conversions in B2B marketing requires content that caters to multiple decision-makers at every stage of their unique buyer journeys. It’s not just executives who make purchase decisions: 81% of mid-level managers and individual contributors also have a say. This makes the development of B2B buyer personas critical, yet 47% of B2B organizations do not […]

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SEO Content Writing Services |

SEO Content Writing Services |


216digital

216digital Killer Content Writing Takes SEO to the Next Level

8 Big Questions From Content Marketing World to Ask Year Round

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

To kick off CMWorld Joe Pulizzi asked, “Do you think about your content marketing like George Lucas did about Star Wars?” Plus, discover seven more questions posed by speakers who all focus on the most valuable element in content. Continue reading

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Ask Yoast Case study: SEO for architects

Ask Yoast Case study: SEO for architects

by Meike Hendriks @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

In our Ask Yoast case studies we give SEO advice for websites in a specific market or industry. This time: the website of Slemish Design Studio Architects, the business site of an architect duo. The architects told us that they get great responses from their clients, but is their website optimized for search engines as […]

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Client Success is in our DNA

by Chris Sachs @ seoClarity

What matters most is the success of our clients. Everyone at seoClarity works to ensure that our clients needs are […]

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5 Stubborn Content Marketing Myths That Won’t Go Away

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

Content marketing has gone mainstream. In fact, it seems like it has become so popular with businesses that everyone's doing it. The coffee shop down the road from your house is probably blogging just like Coca-Cola, Chevron, and HP. And if they're not...

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5 Practical Trends in Brand Content Marketing for 2016

by Ryan Hanley @ Ryan Hanley – Content Marketing Strategy

It's time for 2016 brand content marketing trends. January brings a sense of hope, a fresh start. Get them here...

Read the original article here: 5 Practical Trends in Brand Content Marketing for 2016

SEO Basics: Does The Color Of Your Hat Really Matter?

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

There has been a raging debate among SEO experts over the past 15 years about the color of their professional hats. The "bad guys" – the folks who are considered to be unethical – have been assigned black hats to signify their evil ways. The...

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Content Writing Service for Background Check Company

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Content Writing Service for Background Check Company.

Running a background check company is a very challenging job and it is totally understandable that if you seek a content writing service to instill a sense of confidence into your web content, you want a content writer or a team of content writers you can confide in. Credible Content has provided content writing services […]

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SEO for Beginners: How to Optimize Your Content for Search

SEO for Beginners: How to Optimize Your Content for Search


AddThis Academy

Get our SEO tips for beginners and learn how to increase traffic to your website by optimizing your content for search.

Site structure: the ultimate guide

Site structure: the ultimate guide

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

Your site needs a certain structure. Otherwise, it’ll just be a collection of pages and blog posts. Your users need the structure to navigate through your site, to click from one page to the other. And Google uses the structure of your site in order to determine what content is important and what content is […]

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Bulk meta description checker

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

Meta description bulk tool. Search engines don’t use meta descriptions to rank a page, but meta descriptions are used on search engine result pages to give a short description of the content for a specific page . A well written and relevant page description is important to maximize the click-trough-rate. This tool enables you to check the meta description of .....

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The Art of the Cart: How Retail Brands Can Cash in on Content Marketing

by Jodi Harris @ Content Marketing Institute

Every moment counts when competing for attention of today's demanding and discerning retail consumers. Use these tips and examples to make sure your content efforts deliver the goods while supporting your brand's overall value. Continue reading

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The complete guide to optimizing content for SEO (with checklist)

The complete guide to optimizing content for SEO (with checklist)


Search Engine Land

Google has stated that "content" is among its top three ranking factors, but what makes content "good" from an SEO perspective? Columnist Nate Dame outlines what makes high-quality SEO content.

Conductor - Content Intelligence Platform

Conductor - Content Intelligence Platform


Conductor

Get discovered online by customers who are looking to buy. Increase your marketing ROI with Conductor's content and SEO platform.

SEO Content Tools - Content Marketing Tools

SEO Content Tools - Content Marketing Tools


SEO Review Tools

Content is King (Yes, another nice SEO cliché)!Writing interesting relevant content is essentially to perform well in search engines. Use the SEO content tools to check the number of words used and the times specific word(s) & phrase combinations are used inside the content of a specific page. Analyse the structure of your content and make it easy accessible to readers and search engines. Some popular SEO content tools are: the bulk headings checker, the bulk title checker and the bulk meta description checker.

Fair Marketing is honored at the 2015 Houston Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence as a "Winner of Distinction"

by Roger Janik @ Fair Marketing, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fair Marketing is honored at the 2015 Houston Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence as a “Winner of Distinction”   Houston, United States – Fair Marketing is a leading provider of online SEO services in Houston and beyond. It has recently become the proud recipient of the “Winner of Distinction” at the […]

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What If What We Know About Marketing Is What’s Holding Us Back?

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

Joe Pulizzi shares an excerpt from his and Robert Rose’s upcoming book – Killing Marketing: How Innovative Businesses Are Turning Marketing Cost into Profit. The duo reveals how most businesses approach marketing the wrong way. Continue reading

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This week on SEO #38

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

More about SEO across the web. Why Keyword Research Is Crucial for Your Website   Web is so broad and content is what your website consist of. However, your website can have its value for every page that can be shown in search engine. Keyword is what your page needs to have and using the […]

Killer Tips for a Powerful Social Media Strategy

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Large and active following on social media should be viewed as an essential asset to your online marketing strategy. We are witnessing social networks flourish in terms of both users and user generated content. Followers are a great asset, and the more they are, the more likely they will be to help lead generation. In […]

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How to become an SEO expert

How to become an SEO expert

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

Do you want to make sure your site outranks your competition? Then you should learn the ins and outs of SEO and become an SEO expert yourself. Setting up a successful SEO strategy can be quite hard. Investing in your skills will definitely pay off though. After all, you yourself are the very best expert […]

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How to Pivot to Find Your Passion (and Get Paid): Interview with Mignon Fogarty

How to Pivot to Find Your Passion (and Get Paid): Interview with Mignon Fogarty

by Jeff Goins @ Goins, Writer

The path to our life's work is rarely linear. I studied Spanish and Religion in college, and now I write books and create digital content that has little to do with either topic. Perhaps it's not what we learn, but the journey of learning that leads us to our passions.

Business blog part 4: Content train for highest conversion

by Yoni Hillen @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

In this part of the business blog series we’ll continue to make a content train for your business blog. This is the last step to deciding which subjects you’ll write about. In the previous blog of the business blog series, we discussed choosing the right keywords based on competition, search volume and relevance....

How to Measure the Success of Your SEO Efforts

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

SEO, like business and life, is all about constant improvement – and improvement is only possible when something can be measured.   Measuring SEO, however, is often easier said than done.   There is a staggering number of components and variables in the SEO efforts and several metrics are needed to gauge success. The complexity […]

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Creating Effective Content

Creating Effective Content


Moz

When it comes time to create your content, there are many things you should keep in mind. We'll show you how to stay on the right track.

How Linux Academy Increased Organic Traffic 84% with Incremental SEO Improvements

by Kim Cooper @ Alexa Blog

Like most startups, Linux Academy is in a competitive industry. They offer hands-on online cloud training courses on topics like AWS, DevOps, Linux, OpenStack, and more. However, they compete against popular sites that have greater brand awareness because of the broad mix of course topics those sites offer. While the larger brands might have the benefit [...]

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7 Ways to Better Integrate Content Marketing Across Your Company

by Brian Honigman @ Digital Current

With these 7 methods, your company can utilize other business-related functions as content marketing opportunities to improve the organization’s overall marketing strategy. Content marketing is one of the most effective forms of marketing today since the competition for consumer attention has increased significantly, while a customer’s tolerance for disruptive messaging has diminished. “More than just […]

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Boost Your Content Marketing Campaign With Podcasts

by Hadley @ Godot Media

2016 was an interesting year for podcasts as there was a boom in its popularity. According to...

JOB ALERT: We’re hiring a Junior Designer

by Louise Davis @ VerveSearch

Job Title: Junior Designer Salary: Up to 22k per year Benefits: BUPA Healthcare + eligible for company bonus scheme Verve Search is an international, multi award-winning Creative Campaigns and SEO agency. We specialise in developing highly creative campaigns that generate significant traffic and attention online. We are digital pioneers and pride ourselves on putting into action ideas […]

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Link Building for Content Marketers: Interview with Debra Mastaler

by Heather Lloyd-Martin @ SuccessWorks

Around 16 years ago, I met Debra Mastaler, founder of Alliance-Link — and I was immediately impressed by her intelligence, knowledge and her no-nonsense advice. Debra is a trailblazing woman (in fact, she was one of the first women in SEO) who knows how to set smart, sustainable link marketing campaigns. If you have a chance to see [...]

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How to find a good SEO expert – part 10

by Corie Dawson @

The post How to find a good SEO expert – part 10 appeared first on .

How SecureWorks Took Content Strategy From Guesswork to Game Changing

by Andrea Fryrear @ Content Marketing Institute

When Kira Mondrus joined SecureWorks, she wouldn’t start content marketing without personas and journey maps. She and her team built that necessary foundation and found success. Now she’s a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

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The Art of Professional Content Marketing

by Ryan Hanley @ Ryan Hanley – Content Marketing Strategy

Here we learn how professional content marketing can grow your business for the long-tail... Read it here.

Read the original article here: The Art of Professional Content Marketing

How to find the most interesting keywords for SEO?

by Yoni Hillen @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

Content Spinning - What Bad SEO Looks Like

Content Spinning - What Bad SEO Looks Like


Creative California

Black hat SEO, such as content spinning, doesn't seem so bad until you actually understand it. Then it becomes obvious why it's bad business.

How to find a good SEO expert – part 4

by Corie Dawson @

The post How to find a good SEO expert – part 4 appeared first on .

How to Use MOFu Marketing to Improve B2B Content

by Kim Cooper @ Alexa Blog

MOFu marketing is the strategy of using middle-of-the-funnel content to nurture leads and turn them into paying customers. It moves prospects from the awareness phase of the sales funnel down to the conversion phase. In this article, we’ll explain how you can create an effective MOFu marketing strategy that supports a strong B2B content marketing [...]

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How to Identify and Prioritize Conversion Optimization Opportunities

by Brian Honigman @ Digital Current

Use this guide to help you determine how best to optimize your site in order to boost visitor conversion. Conversion optimization is an ongoing marketing practice that’s never fully completed. No website is perfect as every brand will have areas of their online properties worth optimizing to boost conversions. As an enterprise brand, you likely […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Performing a Content Audit

by Andreea Sauciuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

Content audits can be very powerful and restorative, yet many content marketers and SEOs underestimate it, be it for its complexity, or its rather lengthy process. But if you want your content to perform, you should run a content audit from time to time.      It’s like those annual physical exams you take at […]

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12 Inspiring Workspaces from Awesome Digital Marketers

by Cornelia Cozmiuc @ SEO Blog | cognitiveSEO Blog on SEO Tactics & Strategies

As many of you know, cognitiveSEO likes tackling in-depth, extensive digital marketing topics. We like going all analytical with our blog posts and case studies. There are two reasons behind it. One – to find as many solutions as possible to questions we marketers have. Two – we enjoy to dive deep into research and […]

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Business blog part 1: Explore your target audience

by Yoni Hillen @ Webtexttool: SEO made easy for everyone

A business blog could be a way to contact your customers through the search engine. If you write about the right subjects and design your blog to respond to the needs of your potential customer you’ll be able to ‘manipulate’ them into doing what you want them to do. SEO isn’t just keyword cramming and link spamming anymore. The heart of your new online strategy should be: ‘understand your target audience and provide the information...

SEO content strategy - Smart Insights Digital Marketing Advice

SEO content strategy - Smart Insights Digital Marketing Advice


Smart Insights

It's simple. Quality content attracts links. Here we show how to create it.

SEO Content Strategy: How to Skyrocket Your Traffic By 594%

SEO Content Strategy: How to Skyrocket Your Traffic By 594%


CoSchedule Blog

In this detailed step-by-step guide, you'll learn exactly how to replicate CoSchedule's own SEO content strategy to increase rankings and drive traffic.

SEO, Content & Analytics Guides from Builtvisible

SEO, Content & Analytics Guides from Builtvisible


Builtvisible

Build your organic digital marketing expertise with our guides, resources, white papers and tools from the team at Builtvisible.com

This Week in Content Marketing: Special 200th Anniversary Episode + Content Marketing World 2017 Wrap-Up

This Week in Content Marketing: Special 200th Anniversary Episode + Content Marketing World 2017 Wrap-Up

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We relive some of our favorite PNR moments, share highlights from CMWorld 2017, and review the latest CMO trend findings. Our rants and raves include Equifax and M&As; then we close with an example of the week on the Rock Island Line. Continue reading

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How to Integrate Guest Blogging Into Your Content Marketing Strategy

by Kelsey Meyer @ Content Marketing Institute

Is your content marketing strategy missing the guest-contributed content piece of the puzzle? Learn more about why your content published on third-party sites can make a critical difference – and how to get started. Continue reading

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Looking for a blog writing service you can totally depend on?

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Looking for a blog writing service you can totally depend on?.

Professional blog writing services to improve your conversion rate, SEO, and to give you a thriving business blog. Read how.

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Smackdown Content Marketing Secrets From the WWE

by Susan Moeller @ Content Marketing Institute

WWE is a legit boss in the content marketing arena. An analysis of 482,000 sports and entertainment headlines (NFL, MLB, UFC, Game of Thrones, etc.) reveals why WWE is a superstar in content engagement and how you can become one too. Continue reading

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How to find a good SEO expert – part 9

by Corie Dawson @

The post How to find a good SEO expert – part 9 appeared first on .

Verve Search has been acquired by Omnicom Media Group

by Lisa Myers @ VerveSearch

We are super excited to announce that Verve Search has just been acquired by Omnicom Media Group. Holy smokes, how did that happen? Well, it started like this: In January 2009 I founded Verve Search, because I felt so passionate about SEO and how it should be done. I wanted to create an agency that […]

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Creating Authentic Speaking Performances with Michael Port – CWP158

Creating Authentic Speaking Performances with Michael Port – CWP158

by Ryan Hanley @ Ryan Hanley – Content Marketing Strategy

Today, on the Content Warfare Podcast, we're joined by Michael Port, bestselling author of Book Yourself Solid and new Steal the Show.

Read the original article here: Creating Authentic Speaking Performances with Michael Port – CWP158

How can I export my article?

by Tim.T @ ArticleInsights

You have 2 choices when it comes to exporting content. Copy it directly from the editor window If you have formatted the document, you can view the HTML source and copy that by clicking on the “Source” button in the editor.  

Director of Web Development meets Matt Cutts

by Brandon @ RankHigher

While attending San Francisco’s SMX West Conference, Rankhigher’s new Director of Web Development had a chance to meet with Matt Cutts.  Tyrone asked Matt about the top 10 SEO Fundamentals.  These were the ten things Matt said about good SEO. You should not: Don’t Have an Unnatural Link Profile Don’t use black hat techniques to build your […]

Marketing Day: E-commerce SEO mistakes, Facebook tests new ad format & interactive native content

by Amy Gesenhues @ Marketing Day – Marketing Land

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

How to use the text link counter‎

How to use the text link counter‎

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

In the latest release of Yoast SEO, we’ve added a text link counter. It consists of two counters, the first counts the number of internal text links you’ve put in your post. And the other counter counts the number of internal links to a post. These counters can be a huge help in improving the […]

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SEO Content: How to plan it, write it, and get it to rank #1 - Alexa Blog

SEO Content: How to plan it, write it, and get it to rank #1 - Alexa Blog


Alexa Blog

Since content plays the staring role in your SEO success, it deserves a detailed post about planning it, writing it, promoting it, and getting it to rank.

BrightonSEO 2017: A Long Way From A Room Above A Pub

by Matt Lindley @ VerveSearch

Last Friday, 3,500 SEOs descended on Brighton for the UK’s biggest search marketing conference. BrightonSEO has come a long way since its inception in a pub, and five of us headed down from Verve Headquarters for a day of learning, listening, meeting people, and enjoying the good weather. The day kicked off with a series of […]

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The Conversion Rate Conundrum: Common Mistakes and What to Do Instead

by Today's Industry Insider @ The Kissmetrics Marketing Blog

In real estate, the axiom is location, location, location. It’s first and foremost. The number one consideration. For your digital efforts – email, web pages, eCommerce platforms – an argument could be made for a few different ones: search engine optimization (SEO), the user experience (UX), conversion rate optimization (CRO), or perhaps something else entirely. […]

How to Create an SEO Content Strategy for a New Business - TechWyse 'Rise to the Top' Blog

How to Create an SEO Content Strategy for a New Business - TechWyse 'Rise to the Top' Blog


The TechWyse ‘Rise to the Top’ Internet Marketing Blog

So you have a new business. You know you need SEO, but you don’t know where to start. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Developing an SEO content...

SEO Keyword suggestion Tool

by Jasja ter Horst (admin) @ SEO Content Tools – SEO Review Tools

SEO Keyword Research Tool. Use the SEO Keyword Tool to generate a list of relevant keyword suggestions and synonyms related to your topic / keyword. Submit a single keyword and extract the “Primary keyword suggestions” and “Secondary keyword suggestions”. The generated keyword list is based on popular search terms people use when searching for topics related to your keyword. What .....

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How to Write Optimized Page Title Tags

by Kalpesh Guard @ seoClarity

The page title tag is the element of HTML that tells web browsers and search engines the title of a […]

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A content marketer’s guide to creating personas

A content marketer’s guide to creating personas

by Jeff Baker @ Brafton

Everyone LOVES to talk about “buyer personas” these days. Sexy buzzword? Definitely. Valuable exercise? Certainly, but only if you wield these personas correctly.

How to find a good SEO expert – part 3

by Corie Dawson @

The post How to find a good SEO expert – part 3 appeared first on .

Optimized content explained, how to do it

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Optimized content explained, how to do it.

What is optimized content? In terms of SEO optimized content means content that is “suitable” for being ranked higher. Why I’m saying “suitable” is because, just because your content is optimized doesn’t mean it will rank higher because your search engine rankings depend on many other factors. Optimized content explained When you are writing (or […]

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7 Witty Ways to Respond to Negative Feedback on Your Content

by Brian Appleton @ Content Marketing Institute

Responding to negative feedback is a great way to showcase your brand’s personality. Use these seven tips to transform your response in a way that strengthens your audience relationship and shows off your brand’s voice. Continue reading

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This Week in Content Marketing: Advertising Industry Prepares for Plummet

This Week in Content Marketing: Advertising Industry Prepares for Plummet

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We discuss possible signs of an ad industry slump, Google's ad fraud mea culpa, and AI at The Washington Post. Australia and U-Haul feature in our rants and raves, then we close the show with an entrepreneurial example of the week. Continue reading

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How to Ensure a Greater Online Visibility in the Travel Industry

by Dustin Duncan @ seoClarity

It goes without saying, doesn’t it? If you want to win more direct bookings, you need to continuously drive more […]

The post How to Ensure a Greater Online Visibility in the Travel Industry appeared first on seoClarity.

Content Writing Services Company For High Quality Content

by AmritHallan @ Credible Content Writing Services

Hi, this -- your friendly content writer. If you are reading this on a blog or website other than Credible Content, it's probably scraped. Here's the original link: Content Writing Services Company For High Quality Content.

Through our content writing services company you will get high quality content that will improve your SEO, website engagement and above all, conversion rate.

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Content Marketing for Local Business

by George Anderson @ 216digital

Editor's note: We first published this article in the Digital Marketing Pulse on Cleveland.com. It was so popular, we've republished it here. Content marketing is a bit of a buzzword these days—and for good reason. With the changes which the …

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4 Steps To Reach New Audiences Through Guest Blogging

by Christine OKelly @ SEO Content Solutions

Guest blogging. It's been around since blogs have been around. And it continues to be one of the best strategies a content marketer can use to bring targeted traffic to her site. Consider what happens when you create a useful, engaging post for someone's...

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A positively easy technique for measuring content marketing [success story]

A positively easy technique for measuring content marketing [success story]

by Jeff Baker @ Brafton

We live in a world that is data-rich and information-poor. I’m talking to you, Mr. or Ms. Executive. I’m telling you that your pretty dashboard is good for one thing:... Read more »

Ranking your local business part 3: Website optimization

Ranking your local business part 3: Website optimization

by David Mihm @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

This is the third post in an 8-part series on how to rank your business for local searches at Google. Previously, I’ve listed the most important aspects that influence your local ranking and discussed how to get the most out of Google My Business. Here, I’ll focus on another essential asset for local SEO: optimizing your website […]

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This Week in Content Marketing: Marketers, Not Publishers, Will Win With Long-Form Content

This Week in Content Marketing: Marketers, Not Publishers, Will Win With Long-Form Content

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We explore Apple's record earnings, Google's new ad format, and AI bots that created a secret language. We also discuss Hasbro's failed bid for Lions Gate, rant about a media duopoly, and share an example of the week from Jim Cramer.
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SeO What? Good Content vs. Good SEO Content - Walnut St. Labs

SeO What? Good Content vs. Good SEO Content - Walnut St. Labs


Walnut St. Labs

It’s time to face the facts..Content without an SEO strategy just doesn’t keep up in the 2017 digital marketplace.

SEO Content Marketing & Optimization | Content Writing for SEO

SEO Content Marketing & Optimization | Content Writing for SEO


Shopify

In this seo tutorial, leading industry expert Helen Overland goes over how and why content marketing is important for SEO.

Why you should use the Yoast SEO text link counter

Why you should use the Yoast SEO text link counter

by Marieke van de Rakt @ Yoast • SEO for everyone

In the 5.0 release of Yoast SEO we’ve added the Yoast SEO text link counter. This new functionality counts the number of internal links in a post and the number of internal links to a post. It sounds really simple, but it’s extremely useful and actionable. It’ll really make it so much easier to improve […]

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Content SEO • Yoast

Content SEO • Yoast


Yoast

90% of your ranking is not determined by the technical aspects but by your content and how you’ve optimized that. This book on Content SEO tells you everything you need to know about creating SEO and user friendly content.

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