long-tail keywords

How SEO Will Change in 2020…and You’re Not Going to Like It

Are you ready for SEO in 2020? I know you’re probably saying, “But Eric, 2020 is months away! Why do I need to worry about that now?” I’ll tell you why. Things are going to change in a big way and if you aren’t preparing now, you’re going to miss the boat.  The biggest change …

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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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Google Sandbox: Is it still affecting new sites in 2019?

Google Sandbox is a commonly believed filter that’s used by Google to prevent new websites from ranking high in Google’s Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). It’s believed that Google uses this filter to put some restrictions on rankings for new websites. The main idea behind it is that new websites may not be as relevant …

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7 SEO Hacks to Boost Your Ranking in 2019

There are more than 63,000 searches conducted on Google every second (about 5.4 billion searches per day) and Google has 90.46% of the search engine market share worldwide. Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of those things that’s always crucial to your marketing strategy – and always changing. Because of how quickly search algorithms evolve, …

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Semantic search for Google Ads: What it is and why it matters

Semantic search is the future of advertising on Google. In fact, Google continues to change its algorithm in line with how we are searching and how it understands search user intent. In 2017, Google reclassified exact match type keywords from the syntactic category to the semantic category. You’ve probably heard semantic search thrown around in …

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Eight shortcuts to find long tail keywords (and how to use them)

It’s tempting to go after broad, high-volume keywords with huge audiences (and equally huge competition). But there’s an equally large — albeit more distributed audience — to be reached by targeting lower-competition, long tail keywords. Imagine comets flying through the SEO solar system, if the most popular keywords make up the head of the comets …

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