The Ultimate Tech Stack for High-Performing Marketers

In 2011, entrepreneur Marc Andreessen famously wrote, software is eating the world. In many ways, Andreessen was right. Think about how many software tools you use on a daily basis. A single smartphone can have hundreds of software applications on it. And that’s just one small device in your pocket. Now, let’s apply that same idea to the business world. A single company could use hundreds, if not thousands, of software solutions. From finance to human

50+ Online SEO Tools for Audits, Backlink Monitoring, Keyword Research, and Rank Tracking

We’re always on the lookout for great tools and with a $5 billion industry, SEO is one market that has a ton of tools to help you. Whether you’re researching you or your competitors’ backlinks, trying to identify keywords and cocurrence terms, or simply trying to monitor how your site is ranking, here are the most popular SEO tools and platforms on the market. Key Features of Search Engine Optimization Tools and Tracking Platforms Audits

How Long Does It Take To Rank In Google Search Results?

Whenever I describe ranking to my customers, I use the analogy of a boat race where Google is the ocean and all of your competitors are other boats. Some boats are bigger and better, some old and barely staying afloat. Meanwhile, the ocean is moving as well… with storms (algorithm changes), waves (search popularity crests and troughs), and of course the continued popularity of your own content. There are often times where I can identify

Databox: Track Performance and Discover Insights in Real-Time

Databox is a dashboarding solution that where you can choose from dozens of pre-built integrations or use their API and SDKs to easily aggregate data from all of your data sources. Their Databox Designer doesn’t require any coding, with drag and drop, customization, and simple data source connections.   Databox Features Include: Alerts – Set alerts for progress on key metrics through push, email, or Slack. Templates – Databox already has hundreds of templates ready

Ahrefs Launches an Incredible New Site Audit Tool

As a practicing SEO consultant, I’ve tested and used just about every platform on the market. In all honesty, I was losing faith in the multitude of shoddy platforms that were really just a pile of testers smashed together into a single tool that vendors liked to call an SEO audit. I really hate them. Clients would often try one out and then second guess the intensive work we were doing to get their site

Requesting Your Input on SEO Tools for an Analyst Report

We’ve been hard at work recently putting together a comprehensive analyst report on the state, history and current best practices when it comes to search engine optimization. The industry exploded over the years but has been turned upside down over the last couple. We believe there’s still quite a bit of confusion with companies on what works, what doesn’t work, who to consult with and what tools are available. Tools will be key in our