With more and more algorithm changes, achieving quality SEO results has never been more difficult. Long gone are the days of signing up to directories and keyword stuffing. In a world of mobile-first indexing and Penguin penalties handed out right, left and center – SEO professionals need to find more creative ways to secure top … Continue reading "3 Alternative SEO Techniques That You Need to Try in 2018"
As an SEO consultant, I hear all manner of concerns relating to site ranking. However, one of the last to be mentioned, if at all, is the ‘spider trap.’ With so much focus given to great content, acquiring links and creating a dynamic social network, the importance of the web crawler is often overlooked. We … Continue reading "Avoid the SEO Spider Trap: How to Get Out of a Sticky Situation"
Google has rolled out a new security standard this month, and site owners, as well as SEO experts, may notice a significant dip in their search ranking if they don’t make changes to their site now. With the new Google Chrome 62 update, the search engine will mark any HTTP page that contains a form … Continue reading "Update Your Site Before Google Chrome 62 Kills Your Rankings"
When you’re launching a new website, it’s crucially important that your “301 redirect” strategy is in place correctly to avoid unnecessary headaches and frustration down the road. If you’re changing your URL structure or moving to a new domain name, 301 redirects should be used to redirect the “Old URLs” to the “New URLs”. However, … Continue reading "How to Audit Redirects When Launching a New Website"
My grandma was a florist. She used to plant, cultivate and handpick the best examples for her shop. Although there was no such thing as a big profit from her small business, she somehow managed to run it for 40 years on end. Her secret? Every time a customer would stop by, they would have … Continue reading "Set Your Backlink Strategy Straight: Beyond Linkbait"
Link building is a must if you want to improve your website’s visibility & rankings and be on the first page of search engines! Whatever your industry is, the only key to improving your website’s visibility in the search engines is Link Building. But how do you find the right technique? Some practical ways to … Continue reading "11 Powerful Link Building Techniques to Gain the Most Engagement in 2017"
Over the years, many backlink checking tools have come and gone. They left us with stronger link profiles, a greater understanding of our competitors, and other advantages. But most importantly, they have left us with the question – what is the best backlink checking tool today in 2017? We decided to review some of the … Continue reading "What is the Best Backlink Checker Tool in 2017? [A Data Driven Post]"
Who else remembers the wild west days of SEO? When genuinely linkable content was great to have. But hardly crucial. When you could build a few tiers of Squidoo lenses and Hubpages, then launder a few bucks to the third world for thousands upon thousands of backlinks from every corner of the web. Ba da … Continue reading "Killer Resources to be More Linkable"
This problem is as old as Adam: Online marketers send tons of outreach emails to connect with influencers, let them know about content, ask for backlinks, or get any other marketing goal. They learn and implement different tactics to increase open rates and get more replies, but big fish isn’t yet in a hurry to … Continue reading "7 Effective Email Outreach Tactics To Get More Replies"
I believe everyone reading Advanced Web Ranking here understands the importance of backlinks. Based on my limited experience, it is the most important of all off-page SEO factor. And in case you need proof, here’s a site I am monitoring for the last 18 months. Notice how the links and organic traffic correlate to each … Continue reading "3 Link Building Tactics I’m Betting on in 2017"