Link Building

Why You Should Use Long-Tail Keywords in Your SEO Campaign

In SEO, there are two types of keywords: “head” keywords and “long-tail” keywords. Over 70% of search queries are made up of long-tail keywords while the other 30% consist of head keywords, as shown in the below graph: If you are ignoring long-tail keywords then you are ignoring 70% of the search traffic. Head keywords …

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25x Ways To Increase Your Search Traffic

Want to drive a TON of organic traffic to your website? Here’s the basic formula: Pick a topic/keyword Create an exceptional piece of content Promote it. Build links to it. Rank it. Sounds simple, right!? I’ll let you in on a little secret:  It is simple, but only if you use the right tools for …

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12 Reasons Your SEO Strategy Is Failing

NOW UPDATED! This post has been refreshed for 2019. Enjoy! Here’s a newsflash for you: Your SEO strategy isn’t failing because Google’s got it out for you or because you’re suffering from some mysterious penalty. Though it can be tempting to explain away your website’s failure to advance in the organic SERPs as being caused …

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Link Building 101: How to Capture Broken Links for SEO

These days, finding good-quality links for SEO purposes is as challenging as it’s ever been. Not only should your links appear within the editorial content of a page, they should be naturally acquired and placed on pages that are relevant to your own website’s content. But ever since Google’s Penguin update, fewer and fewer opportunities …

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The Only 4 Roles Your SEO Team Needs

You know you need to invest in SEO, but you’re just one person. So how are you supposed to handle everything from on-page optimization to link building and content creation? Most companies figure out pretty quickly that proper SEO requires a team of professionals – each with different areas of expertise – working together to improve organic …

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Ahrefs vs Majestic SEO – 1 Million Reasons Why Ahrefs Is Better [Updated for 2018]

HUGE NEW UPDATE! If you don’t have time to read this post terminate your Majestic account immediately and take out the Ahrefs trial without hesitation. Back in 2013, I conducted an experiment to see which is the best backlink checker. Long story short, Ahrefs won… This really upset the Majestic team at the time and …

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