Checklist: A Comprehensive List Of 40+ Steps To Successfully Launch A New Website, Online Store, or Do A Site Refresh

Whether I’m launching a website on a new domain or relaunching a client website, there are a number of steps that I take to ensure that the site is properly launched and fully accessible to users and search engines. I will mention some examples of plugins or applications in the following article, but this is not a platform-specific article. This article assumes that you’ve built the site locally or on a staging area and are

How To Do A Backlink Audit And Disavow Toxic Backlinks

I’ve been working for two clients in two regions that perform identical home services. Client A is an established business with about 40 years of experience in its region. Client B is newer with about 20 years of experience. We completed implementing a fully new site after doing discovery for each of the clients that found some troubling organic search strategies from their respective agencies: Reviews – The agencies published hundreds of individual pages with

Whatagraph: Multi-Channel, Real-Time Data Monitoring & Reports For Agencies & Teams

While virtually every sales and martech platform have reporting interfaces, many quite robust, they fall short of providing any kind of comprehensive view of your digital marketing. As marketers, we do try to centralize reporting in Analytics, but even it is often exclusive to activity on your site rather than all of the different channels you are working in. And… if you’ve ever had the pleasure of trying to build a report in a platform,

The 8 Best (Free) Keyword Research Tools for 2022

Keywords have always been essential for SEO. They let search engines understand what your content is about thus show it in SERP for the relevant query. If you have no keywords, your page will not get to any SERP as search engines will not be able to understand it. If you have some wrong keywords, then your pages will be displayed for irrelevant queries, which brings neither use to your audience nor clicks to you.

What Are Nofollow, Dofollow, UGC, Or Sponsored Links? Why Do Backlinks Matter for Search Rankings?

Every day my inbox is inundated with spamming SEO companies who are begging to place links in my content. It’s an endless stream of requests and it really irritates me. Here’s how the email usually goes… Dear Martech Zone, I noticed that you wrote this amazing article on [keyword]. We wrote a detailed article on this as well. I think it would make a great addition to your article. Please let me know if you’re