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SEO for Bloggers: A Basic Explanation

ProBlogger

By ProBlogger SEO Expert Jim Stewart of StewArt Media. Just reading that phrase can make some bloggers break into cold sweats. You know how to blog, and you know you have to incorporate SEO in your pages somehow to be successful, but the technical aspects of SEO are daunting, at best. What is SEO? What SEO is Not. Search Engine Optimisation.

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Basic SEO for Bloggers

Kikolani

SEO at its core. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is really all about enhancing a website so that the search bots can find it more easily and, as mentioned, identify which terms it should rank for. Do Good SEO. Good SEO is all about transforming a website into a digital entity that deserves links. SEO as you write. The best bloggers I know are writing constantly.

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5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore

ProBlogger

SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason. So, in this post I want to highlight five ridiculous SEO myths you should ignore and, what you should do instead. SEO Is Too Hard, Google Always Changes The Rules. Do you want me to let you in on a little SEO secret? If you are doing SEO the right way, none of that really matters! Yoast).

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7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

It’s important to advantage of search engines by building link equity, flattening your blog, and using other SEO tactics to make sure your content is getting the attention it deserves. These seven SEO tips can play a major role in pushing your blog up the search engine totem pole, allowing you to rank higher and therefore garner more visitors to your site. Check it out.

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Monday Roundup: SEO Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

On today’s roundup, we’re talking SEO (search engine optimization). Enduring Questions on Press Releases and SEO. How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers. Why: In this guest post for WUL, Jessica Torres shares how she made her blog Cavy Savvy a success using smart SEO. vs. Black Hat SEO. Writing Effective Alt Text For SEO.

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Five Ways to Improve Your Local SEO

Spin Sucks

This week our guest posts focus on the latest trends in SEO. Every day, more companies learn a bit more about SEO,and every day, competition for website traffic increases. For small businesses dependent on location, local SEO has become one of the most important search tactics, especially after the recent Panda update. Five Ways to Improve Your Local SEO using Google+.

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How to Use Outreach Outside Your Niche for SEO Success

Spin Sucks

Well from an SEO and link building perspective, you are. In working on SEO campaigns jointly with media relations agencies, we’ve had huge joint success by pivoting away from a client’s core niche, and creating content for completely new audiences. While SEO has been moving away from highly scalable, low-quality link building, links are still the biggest predictor of SEO success.

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4 SEO Tactics That Damage Your Brand’s Reputation

Convince & Convert

SEO is all about boosting your company in search engine rankings, but you can’t step all over your brand during the climb. Too many companies use stale and icky SEO tactics to reach for the coveted first page of rankings. Google is way too smart at this point to reward black hat SEO practices, but bad SEO can also taint a company’s brand. SEO Brand Destroyer No.

How to Own Your Blogger Outreach Process

Convince & Convert

At GroupHigh, I have worked with both brands and agencies on blogger outreach strategy. No matter the goal or the end result, a blogger outreach strategy that works has key components and crucial ingredients. Because I live in the world of blogger outreach, I’m always asking what other marketers are doing in order to see outside my world and stay an expert. Why Bloggers?

SEO PowerSuite – Everything You Need for Your Website’s SEO

Kikolani

One thing that generally drives me nuts about SEO tools is the waiting game. For this review, I set up the Mac-version of SEO PowerSuite in ten minutes. The SEO PowerSuite Toolset. Now, let’s take a quick look at what each tool within the SEO PowerSuite can do for your SEO. SEO Spyglass. SEO Spyglass is, overall, a powerful backlink analysis tool.

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5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore

ProBlogger

SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason. So, in this post I want to highlight five ridiculous SEO myths you should ignore and, what you should do instead. SEO Is Too Hard, Google Always Changes The Rules. Do you want me to let you in on a little SEO secret? If you are doing SEO the right way, none of that really matters! Yoast).

Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link

Idaconcpts

Editorial in-content links, the most valuable kind of links today, are impossible to get without contacting people; even if you have a few friends among influential bloggers in your niche that you can ask for a favor to guest post on their blog or just to insert an anchor text link to the existing post, eventually you will run out of them, and new backlinks will be waiting to be made.

Blogger relations – you’re doing it wrong

Dave Fleet

On Monday, August 13, [PR agency] announced three new SEO / Social Media / Press Release Packages starting at $790 per month, bringing an affordable solution to businesses needing a strong online presence via Facebook, Twitter, WordPress blog and press releases. blogger relations communications pitching pr public relationsHere’s how it read: From : [.] gmail.com. PR Firm [.]

6 Free SEO Tools Social Media Marketers Can Use Too

Sprout Social

Social media marketers use social media management tools and SEOs use keyword research and analytics tools. For instance, an SEO might benefit from tools meant for social media marketers. Or in this case, a social media marketer might get use from some free SEO tools they wouldn’t normally touch. SEOs use it to see who’s linking to them as well as their competitors.

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51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

When an SEO guy tweets a G Trends screenshot of how fast one of your niches is growing and you hope noone else saw it. If nothing else, this could be a good niche just to test your SEO skills. There’s also the great local SEO angle with ‘ship a car [city]’ type search terms. Just Starting with SEO? Come Closer to Your Screen For This First Opportunity.

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58+ Resources to Master SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

If you want to be competitive as a copywriter, your work needs to be optimized for SEO. 92% of marketers say that content creation is very effective for SEO. It is definitely effective, but only if you know how to create content that’s perfectly optimized for the latest rules of SEO. If you are a newbie to the world of SEO copywriting, this is a must-read list.

How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire

Viper Chill

A few weeks ago I was one of the tens of thousands of people who enjoyed reading a blog post on Priceonomics about “The SEO Dominance of RetailMeNot” It was an absolutely fascinating read because, being a total SEO geek, I rarely find information in this space that hasn’t been repeated 100 times before. Aaron Wall of SEO Book had a different take on the subject.

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3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

ProBlogger

One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting their blog traffic. The #1 reason most bloggers quit is because they don’t see any growth in their traffic. We’ll discuss a few growth-hacking tips to grow your blog traffic without actually doing any SEO. In the above scenario, we’re came up with excellent post ideas like “17 SEO Myths”, “15 SEO Best Practices” etc.

Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review

Kikolani

You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors. And this is impossible to do on your own manually without SEO software… unless you have too much time on your hands. But it’s not a secret. Analytics.

How to Combine SEO, Social, and Content Strategy for Supercharged Results

Socialmedia.biz

Does your marketing incorporate a mix of content, social, and SEO? Once you start allowing SEO, social, and content to feed off each other, you’ll begin earning a noticeable competitive advantage. Let’s begin by highlighting the combination of SEO and Content, and then I’ll move on to adding Social Media to the mix. Combining SEO and Content. Although content marketing and SEO are often viewed as two distinct disciplines, the reality is that they are actually two sides of the same coin. SEO gives content the attention it needs. Good question!

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How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging

Kikolani

Sufficient SEO knowledge will sky rocket your performance you aim at. Below, I’ll share many actionable tips to facilitate your becoming an SEO-savvy blogger. Is Your Website SEO-friendly? For a detailed and thorough website audit, you will require an expert SEO, but I will let you know the content related issue you can fix yourself. Writing an SEO-friendly text.

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What the Best Bloggers Do Right

Convince & Convert

So what are the qualities or distinct characteristics that mark these super bloggers, setting them on a plane higher than us lesser mortals? Write Often In a Curata study of over 400 business bloggers, they found that the best bloggers—one’s with over 10,000 page views or more per month—shared some similar traits. Get your on-page SEO elements right. Or Neil Patel?

Maximize Blog Traffic with Top 27 SEO Plugins

Writtent Blog

In my last post, I touched on how using these 27 must use SEO tools can deliver incredible content marketing results, and they really can – I hope you found the post useful. Yoast WordPress SEO. All in One SEO Pack. As the name suggests, All in One SEO Pack gives you everything you’ll need to maximize blog traffic. SEO Ultimate. SEO Smart Links. SEOPressor.

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3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Using ALL of these options is ideal, but if you can only chose one, then SEO gets my vote every time. Install a good SEO plug-in. My favorite free SEO solution is WordPress SEO by Yoast , which makes it easy as red light, yellow light, green light. This is an essential component for SEO success. Sharing on social media.

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5 Mistakes Bloggers Make with SEO and What to Do About Them

ProBlogger

It’s not unusual to get expert help in the area, and my guest on today’s ProBlogger podcast is the person I turn to for help with SEO here on ProBlogger and also Digital Photography School : Jim Stewart. Jim has been in the SEO business since 1999, and helps companies across Melbourne rank well in search at StewartMedia. What really is successful seo? SEMRush.

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Do Google +1s Really Affect SEO?

Kikolani

Do +1s Have Any Bearing on SEO at All? So in this sense they can have a bearing on SEO – just not in the way you might think. You're reading Do Google +1s Really Affect SEO? originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. SEO Social MediaThis is a guest post by Kevin Lau. But here’s the thing.

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What Do Social Media And SEO Have In Common?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Michael Tomlinson, who is a professional writer and blogger with great interest in online marketing. SEO and social media have been historically disparate methods of generating business online. SEO services considered the effects of social media on search engine rank negligible, at worst and fleetingly effective, at best. Relationships. Authority and Weight.

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SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

Almost nobody knows everything about how SEO (search engine optimization) really works. And, honestly, shouldn’t your business be focusing on things like increasing growth and revenue instead of dwelling on the right mix of SEO tactics that will benefit your company? Those who do this for a living have identified more than 200 SEO ranking factors that Google takes into account.

The Hidden Insights of SEO

Kikolani

Long back Search Engine Optimization(SEO) used to be a discipline governed by blackhat marketers. With the moving time ‘Hidden Insights of SEO’ turned to be ‘ a game of common sense’. Before we go ahead with the ‘ Concealed Insights of SEO’ , I would like to highlight some of the essential categories of SEO tools. Technical SEO. Ranking. Content Ideas.

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SEO and the Stock Market: How to Profit from Google Penalties

Viper Chill

I write about SEO and various company tactics in order to educate, not expose or hopefully negatively impact any company. Ironically this was only discovered when an unknown blogger, who had never previously written about marketing or SEO covered their tactics. This was not some huge blogger with a loyal audience. When Panda 4.0 Could you get rich trading their stock?

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Why Quality Content is the Core for Any SEO Strategy

Writtent Blog

Is quality content the backbone of your SEO strategy? SEO Strategy: What Is High-Quality Content? However, most would agree, especially in the context of content marketing and SEO, that the term quality content can in a nutshell be defined as: original, purposeful, and correctly optimized information or media that people and search engines are driven to read, view, and share.

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How to Get a Footer Link from SoundCloud.com (And Why I’m Continuing with “Dark SEO”)

Viper Chill

When I first started out with SEO I was determined to be as “whitehat” as possible. Matt emailed me privately to ask that my content was only preaching white hat SEO and that he wouldn’t regret linking to me. However, their practices and transparency when it comes to SEO leaves little to be desired for small business owners. For this I used Cognitive SEO.

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Yoast: Your Complete WordPress SEO Toolkit

ProBlogger

By ProBlogger SEO Expert Jim Stewart of StewArt Media. Enter Yoast SEO: the one WordPress plugin that can optimise your entire site. This comprehensive tool is the most complete SEO plugin available for WordPress, with the ability to streamline your site to increase your click through rate and ranking. Optimising your site with Yoast SEO will do just that.

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. Finding Bloggers and Influencers. Just search on something like “fashion blogger,” “foodie” or whatever topic you need and you’re on your way. But the same general approach applies to any industry. Each tool is free unless otherwise noted.

SEO on the Go

Kikolani

No longer tied to a desk to create and manage our websites, an explosion of apps enters the scene, freeing us to track SEO strategies almost anywhere. And, there are a couple of surprise SEO apps here you’ve likely never heard of. Get Started Using SEO Quake SEO Extension. Track Your SEO Strategies Using Raven Tools. Go Pro With SEO for Firefox. Rated 4.6

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7 Essential Negotiation Skills for Bloggers and Marketers

ProBlogger

Simply muttering the word “negotiation” can strike fear into many bloggers and marketers. However, bloggers and marketers need negotiation skills as much as they do their creative process. Bloggers and marketers that embrace negotiation, honing those vital skills, will certainly reach new levels of success. Reasons Bloggers and Marketers Need Negotiation Skills.

How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers

Waxing UnLyrical

Originally, I wanted a way to test the SEO techniques I was learning about at work, and having a hobby blog just seemed like a fun way to do so. But I also make sure I promote other bloggers, and participate without posting any links. When you’re just starting a blog, chances are there’s another blogger out there who writes on the same topic as you do and already gets tons of traffic.

Top Tips from the SEO for Bloggers Webinar on ProBlogger.com

ProBlogger

They covered: The top three tips every blogger should know about SEO. How to tag images to boost SEO. What to expect when you are a new blogger. The best SEO plugin for your blog. Top Tips from the SEO for Bloggers Webinar on ProBlogger.com. How to rank well in searches. Keyword optimisation. Strategies for getting more traffic. Guest posting.

How Google Brought SEO Back to the United States

Bill Hartzer

Before the Google Penguin algorithm existed, and before article writing & guest blog posting was penalized, many website owners outsourced their SEO. Much of this low quality SEO was automated, and that’s why it was so cheap. And that’s why many SEO firms in the United States outsourced their work to companies outside the United States. What?!? Media Outreach.

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

With that said, here are 22 SEO tips to optimize your online B2B presence: Participate in Social Media - SEOMoz released a study correlating data from over 10,000 keyword rankings and the factors that influence Google to highly rank a website. With “nofollow” turned on, a search engine crawler will not follow the link and your site will not get SEO dinged for pointing to a spam site.

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