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3 02, 2023

How to Use WordPress in 9 Simple Steps (Beginner’s Guide)

2023-02-03T13:32:16+11:00February 3rd, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Bill Widmer - WordPress is the world’s largest content management system (CMS)—around 810 million websites are built on it.It’s free to use and includes all the features any website owner could need. And if it doesn’t have a feature you want or need, you can have a developer create it for you because it’s built on open-source software.But with [...]

31 01, 2023

9 Common Technical SEO Issues That Actually Matter

2023-01-31T16:46:34+11:00January 31st, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Mateusz Makosiewicz - In this article, we’ll see how to find and fix technical SEO issues, but only those that can seriously affect your rankings.If you’d like to follow along, get Ahrefs Webmaster Tools and Google Search Console (both are free) and check for the following issues.Indexability is a webpage’s ability to be indexed by search engines. Pages [...]

27 01, 2023

Is Wix Good for SEO? Here’s Everything to Know About Wix SEO

2023-01-27T12:24:06+11:00January 27th, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Bill Widmer - As of 2023, Wix provides solid options for a basic SEO setup that will cover most needs but still lacks the flexibility of more advanced and granular settings.In this article, I go through all the nooks and crannies of Wix SEO options so you can decide if Wix is right for your needs. I’ll also [...]

21 01, 2023

How Much Does SEO Cost in 2023? [Industry Research]

2023-01-21T00:34:20+11:00January 21st, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Joshua Hardwick - In November 2022, we surveyed members of the SEO industry to find out how much they charge for SEO services.Here are the top 10 takeaways:78.2% of SEOs charge monthly retainers for some or all of their services.54.5% of SEOs only offer one pricing model (i.e., hourly, retainer, or per-project).$501–$1,000 is the most popular monthly retainer.$75–$100 [...]

19 01, 2023

9 Aspects That Might Surprise You

2023-01-19T13:29:53+11:00January 19th, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Michal Pecánek - Building links to English content has been covered a million times. But what do we know about link building in non-English markets? A lot of that knowledge is often kept locally.There could be significant differences from what you’re used to. Success in one market doesn’t guarantee the same in another. Moreover, you’ll often run into [...]

17 01, 2023

Here’s How to Start an Online Business (9 Steps to Success)

2023-01-17T16:10:59+11:00January 17th, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Bill Widmer - Starting an online business changed the course of my life forever. It allowed me to live my perfect life, travel the world, and set my own hours. It taught me more than my four-year college degree and any job I ever worked.An online business allows you to take control of your life in a way [...]

13 01, 2023

How to Use Google Keyword Planner in 2023

2023-01-13T17:40:26+11:00January 13th, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Joshua Hardwick - Google Keyword Planner is a keyword research tool for advertisers. But you can also use it to find keywords for SEO. It can even show you the keywords your competitors are targeting.In this guide, you’ll learn how to get some serious SEO value from Keyword Planner. Step 1. Get access to Google Keyword PlannerGoogle Keyword Planner [...]

6 01, 2023

Grammarly’s SEO Strategy: 11 Interesting Insights

2023-01-06T16:54:38+11:00January 6th, 2023|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Joshua Hardwick - Grammarly is a writing assistant. According to our data, its website gets an estimated 22.2M monthly search visits across 2,468 published pages.If Grammarly bought this same traffic via Google Ads, it would cost an estimated $5.1M per month.In this post, I’ll share 11 takeaways from my deep dive into the company’s SEO strategy. 1. 38.6% of its [...]

16 12, 2022

How to Choose an Enterprise SEO Tool

2022-12-16T16:00:00+11:00December 16th, 2022|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Patrick Stox - Enterprise SEO tools are made to meet the needs of larger and more complex companies. They typically need to support more users and have controls and permissions for what different user groups can access. Companies need the user interface to cover many languages so teams all over the world can use the tools.Enterprises usually have the [...]

16 12, 2022

How to Perform a Competitor Link Analysis in 3 Steps

2022-12-16T04:00:00+11:00December 16th, 2022|Ahrefs Blog|

Written by Jessica Starks - A competitor link analysis is an assessment of the link profiles of major competitors where you look at their link building strategies to gain insights. Implementing some of the same strategies in your own link building can lead to higher rankings in search engines and increased business outcomes.Performing this kind of analysis allows you to [...]

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