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
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
I’ll be honest that the further we get from the algorithm changes of a few years ago, the less I view search engine optimization tools and services as valuable as they once were. Don’t confuse that with the importance of SEO. Organic search is still an incredibly efficient and affordable strategy for acquiring new visitors. My problem isn’t with the medium; it’s with the tools and experts out there still pushing strategies from a few
Good advice is timeless as is the information in this infographic. Diana Adams of BitRebels put together a list 10 Ways to Supercharge the Pageviews On Your Posts and NowSourcing turned it into a beautiful infographic. The advice is straightforward: Post good content frequently (yes, I know we’ve been off during the holidays). Make your posts shareable – we love Easy Social Share for WordPress! Use Tools for Content Creation – we have alerts setup
Search engine optimization is one piece of marketing optimization, and it can be as confusing and contrived as a parking sign in New York City. There’s so many people talking and writing about SEO and many contradict each other. I reached out to top contributors in the Moz community and asked them the same three questions: What SEO tactic that everyone loves is actually worthless? What controversial SEO tactic do you think is truly valuable?
The folks at Blogmost.com developed this infographic and named it Little Known Ways to Build High Quality Backlinks in 2014. I’m not sure I like that title… I don’t think companies should focus on building links anymore. Our local search experts at Site Strategics like to say that new strategies require earning links rather than actively building them. More importantly, I believe this infographic combines a ton of tools and distribution sites where you can
Readers of our blog know that we’ve been huge critics of search engine optimization over the last year. Fuzz One has put together this incredible infographic, The New Face of SEO: How SEO Has Changed, that breaks down each of the strategies of old, and compares it to new strategies. Over the past 18 months, SEO processes as well as SEO strategy has immensely changed. Whilst SEO is still very much rooted as a technical
As soon as some folks realized that links on external sites could drive up your Google rank, the SEO industry exploded in growth. It was a billion dollar market and Google quickly lost control of providing users with great results. It turned into a contest of who paid for the most backlinks. Thankfully, for deserving marketers, these SEO cheaters have been largely halted. Google algorithm changes have unraveled poorly placed links and they’ve even started