James Parsons
None of us like to think that any significant amount of traffic lands on broken links on our sites. The fact is, though, there are a ton of reasons why it might. Maybe a typo in a link – on your page, on a guest post, or from someon…
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We all know by now that the speed at which your site loads is a search ranking factors. It matters in two ways. First, it matters because Google says it does. A few years ago, Google announced that they were going to start considerin…
Devesh Sharma
Google’s meta description snippets have always been a bit of an arcane art. Prior to a few weeks ago, the character limit for a meta description was 165 characters, more or less. Sometimes Google would waive the limit a bit…
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Roundup posts can take one of two forms. I call them the Expert Roundup and the Content Roundup. Both are excellent for SEO, for viral traffic, for shares, and for links. It’s no wonder why, either, once you know what they ar…
Mitchell Wright
Bounce rate is one of those metrics that, like the Transformers, there’s more to it than meets the eye. At first glance, bounce rate is bad. It’s the people who hit your site and leave, how can that be good? The fact is,…
Mike Juba
Scrapebox is a fantastically useful tool for a wide variety of businesses and a lot of different purposes. Small businesses can use it to scrape data on their competitors and their primary keywords. Larger businesses can use it…
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Dwell time is one of those metrics you’ve probably heard of, and you might even think you understand, but you probably don’t. A ton of people make assumptions about what it is based on their knowledge of vocabulary,…
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“Social bookmarking” is one of those marketing buzzwords that has been thrown around for over a decade and has come to reference a dozen different types of action online. As such, it’s a pretty messy industr…
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Google’s Disavow Links tool is a powerful way to take matters into your own hands when you’re the target of negative SEO, when you have a history of gray and black hat link building, when you want to clean up and change…
Mitchell Wright
Google has had a long-standing ambivalence towards the concept of negative SEO. If you corner a Google employee and ask them straight up whether or not it exists, they’ll tell you that you’re scaring them and that y…