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20 07, 2021

How to Work With an SEO Agency (And Secrets They Won’t Tell You)

2021-07-20T22:45:39+10:00July 20th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Your SEO agency won’t tell you everything.There is an excellent chance that you aren’t getting the most out of your agency relationship because of what you don’t know.If you are a bad client, you are leaving money on the table.If you delay or make things difficult when your agency needs something, you leave money on the table.If you treat your [...]

15 06, 2021

SEO Experiments May Cause More Harm Than Good

2021-06-15T17:45:13+10:00June 15th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

When I first started working in SEO, it was easy to find success.In the days before Google, all you had to do was look at the pages that were ranking for the term you wanted to rank for and copy the on-page tactics they were using.You were pretty much assured a decent ranking in the SERPs by mere imitation.In fact, [...]

1 06, 2021

What’s the Best Way to Get Client Buy-In for SEO?

2021-06-01T23:45:53+10:00June 1st, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Today’s Ask an SEO question comes from Muhammad in Karachi. Muhammad asks:What’s the best “sales pitch” to persuade clients to follow SEO guidelines?What is important to you is not necessarily important to other people.This is true in both life and the world of search engine optimization.Over the years, I’ve had countless conversations with SEO professionals in which we’ve recounted nightmare [...]

18 05, 2021

Quick & Easy Link Building Ideas You Don’t Want to Overlook

2021-05-19T03:42:09+10:00May 18th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Let’s face it — link building is hard.It’s challenging for businesses to create content that people are interested in linking to.It’s difficult for businesses to find contacts at the right websites, who want to link to the content you’ve created.And it’s tough to know which links are going to positively impact your SEO efforts versus those that will just sit [...]

5 05, 2021

How Does a Dynamically Built Page in Real Time Impact SEO?

2021-05-06T05:17:10+10:00May 5th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Today’s Ask an SEO question comes from John in Burbank. John shares:I work at Kaiser Permanente and we are migrating from IBM portal to Adobe’s Experience Manager (AEM). Some of the questions I am getting involve the creation of dynamic pages based on the template for that page.How does a dynamically built page in real-time impact SEO?I hope you can [...]

6 04, 2021

Why Do Search Rankings on Some Keywords Fluctuate So Much?

2021-04-06T22:32:08+10:00April 6th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

You Don’t Weigh Yourself Every Day, Right?Rankings Fluctuate Due to CompetitionRankings Aren’t ResultsToday’s Ask an SEO question comes from Arjun in West Bengal. Arjun asks:“Why do rankings of certain keywords fluctuate a lot? For example, a particular keyword ranks 8 in the morning, 10 in the afternoon, 15 in the evening, 9 late at night. The keyword is searched from [...]

17 03, 2021

Working With Cross-Departmental Decision Makers for SEO Success

2021-03-17T04:42:10+11:00March 17th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Search Is Not Everyone’s PriorityMake Friends & Influence PeopleEmpathy Goes a Long WayEducation With an Eye for PersonalityIn ConclusionTwo years.That’s how long it took me to get the meta tags changed on one of my first-ever SEO jobs.For two years, a company paid my agency to run reports on their SEO “progress” while refusing to implement any of the changes [...]

17 02, 2021

5 Simple Conversion Rate Optimization Tips for Lead Generation Sites

2021-02-17T19:52:09+11:00February 17th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

The best way to improve the results of a search engine optimization campaign is to increase the effectiveness of the traffic being driven by your efforts.This is as true for search engine marketing programs for lead generation sites as it is for ecommerce sites.The more leads you get from the traffic coming in, the more profitable your search engine marketing [...]

20 01, 2021

Search Engine Marketing Works Better With Branding

2021-01-20T00:45:47+11:00January 20th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Big brands are now realizing the value of search engine marketing—but be careful where you pull budget back to support it.SEM and branding are just better together. Here’s why.Many moons ago, I ran paid search for Gateway Computers.We did a good job.In fact, we did such a good job that the ROI from paid search far surpassed any other channel.One [...]

6 01, 2021

Should You Disavow Links That Are Stealing Important Rankings With Syndicated Content?

2021-01-06T14:37:10+11:00January 6th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Today’s Ask an SEO question comes from Alessandro in Germany. Alessandro asks:“Should I disavow all links that come from a domain (with domain:example.com) that is stealing us important rankings with syndicated content? Or should we ask them to add a canonical to all syndicated content (past and future content)?”Google’s disavow tool is a bit like a chainsaw.It’s great for chopping [...]

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