5 SEO Techniques That You Need To Retire NOW

Brandanew

Marketers the world over collectively heave a big sigh every time Google makes a change on its search algorithms. The Internet has evolved and some SEO techniques have definitely become obsolete. Here’s a list of SEO techniques that you need to retire now!

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Google Rolls Out New Penguin Update to Core Algorithm

crowdSPRING Blog

Did you see your analytics go haywire earlier this week as a result of Google’s latest algorithm updates? Google confirmed that they rolled out the latest Penguin update to their core algorithm on September 23rd. Only time will tell, but it does underscore the volatility of SEO best practices and the most practical advice there is for improving your page rank: create good content. Image Source: Search Engine Roundtable.

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5 Simple SEO Copywriting Tips For Small Businesses

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Simple SEO Copywriting Tips For Small Businesses written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. 1) What is SEO Copywriting. This definition shows us that SEO copywriting has two main functions: Engaging readers to build trust and authority. On-page SEO.

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The Intersection of SEO and CRO (and How to Maximize Long Term Growth)

ConversionXL

You’d think conversion optimization and SEO should play together nicely, right? There are issues that I’ve heard marketers bring up where there can be a conflict between CRO and SEO. CRO and SEO: The Perfect Couple? CRO and SEO should work together perfectly.

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What To Expect for SEO in 2016?

Duct Tape Marketing

What To Expect for SEO in 2016? With many of those Google updates such as Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird, it is definitely harder to do SEO today than it was in the past. They have changed the SEO landscape in a considerable way. Crack Downs on Black Hat SEO.

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40 SEO Tips from 3 SEO Masters – Infographic

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

SEO can be tricky, daunting and may even feel like a science. Various people have various definitions but what is SEO? SEO traffic is ongoing; day after day, unless of course Google makes one of their algorithm updates and you are negatively affected by it. There are plenty of SEO tips on the blogosphere and they most often start with keywords in title, URL, body and so on. I hear you saying “who are these tips from, not another local SEO expert?”

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Why SEO Is Important In Online Marketing?

YoungUpstarts

And if you are planning to start your internet marketing campaign, there is one term that you cannot ignore or skip — Search Engine Optimisation – SEO. What Is SEO? Importance of SEO. Algorithms Used By Search Engines.

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SEO in 2013: Year of the Consumer [Infographic]

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you follow SEO, even in a little, you know that there have been a lot of changes lately. Does that mean you should fear 2013 from an SEO perspective? Successful SEO, moving forward into 2013, is all about users first and search engines second.

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The 3 Essential Components of a Good SEO Strategy

Inc Startups

SEO is often thought of as magical, behind-the-scenes trickery or manipulation of algorithms. However, if you break SEO down into its main components, it looks a lot less intimidating.

SEO Tips Every Beginner Should Know

YoungUpstarts

SEO – or Search Engine Optimization – is often seen as complicated and difficult. Actually in some ways, SEO can actually be very easy and straightforward. If you are relatively new to SEO, here are a few important points that will get you started in no time at all.

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4 Onsite SEO Tips You Can’t Put Off in 2017

Duct Tape Marketing

4 Onsite SEO Tips You Can’t Put Off in 2017 written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Chances are you have more SEO opportunities than time in 2017. 1 – Optimizing Mobile SEO & User Experience. SEO Everett Sizemore

SEO: Quality, Not Quantity, Is The Order Of The Day

YoungUpstarts

Owing to the abuse of guest blogs, Google has penalized websites that hardly do any kind of value-addition to the system and leave the readers with a bitter aftertaste by unleashing various updates in their ranking algorithms.

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4 White Hat SEO Techniques to Implement in 2017

Inc Startups

Search engine algorithms continue to grow smarter. How will you stay ahead of the curve

Optimizing Meta Descriptions, H1s and Title Tags: Lessons from Multivariate SEO Testing at Etsy

Code as Craft

We recently ran a successful split-testing title tag experiment to improve our search engine optimization (SEO), the results and methodology of which we shared in a previous Code as Craft post. In this post, we wanted to share some of our further learnings from our SEO testing.

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The Biggest SEO Mistakes You’re Making with Your Blog

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

We share the biggest SEO mistakes that businesses tend to make with their blog and how to avoid them: Duplicate content When your website is hosting copy that is duplicated elsewhere, search engines can have a hard time when deciphering the page which has the most relevance to a search term.

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4 Worst SEO Mistakes

Inc Startups

But whether you are an SEO guru or a novice looking to extract a few more leads from your search engine marketing efforts, chances are good that you are making at least one of these incredibly common--and potentially damaging--SEO mistakes: 1. Want to boost your search engine traffic?

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Free SEO Tools for Small Business Owners

Up and Running

They may understand the value of SEO, but often assume it is too expensive or too time-consuming to learn and implement. The fact is, SEO can be done fairly simply through the use of online tools and reading online discussion boards, articles, and YouTube videos. While you may find the practice of SEO very difficult to begin with, eventually the concepts will begin to make sense and you will be that much closer to ranking your website on Google’s first page.

Three Ways PR and SEO Can Be Best Friends

Duct Tape Marketing

Three Ways PR and SEO Can Be Best Friends written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Not so long ago people would have called you crazy for suggesting that PR and SEO could be friends. Public Relations SEO Rick Riddle

6 Big Myths About SEO

Inc Startups

Most of the things you think you know (but don't) about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) may have been true a few years ago but have changed; one of the following was always a myth. Here are some of the myths you need to move beyond to get smarter about SEO.

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The New SEO Method To Market Your Business

Mike Michalowicz

The goal of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for years and years was to make your blog , articles, videos and other content (like info-graphics) findable by search engines – ahem – Google. Good SEO didn’t mean good content. Ultimately SEO became somewhat of a game. Google (and its competitors, yes there are actually a few) have improved their algorithms tremendously. The New SEO Method.

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Search Engine Optimization Algorithm Changes For 2017

YoungUpstarts

Optimizing your website and knowing the algorithm changes expected in 2017 can help improve your page rank and business. Check out the following tips to help ensure you are using the best SEO practices for 2017. In the past, search engines only utilized one algorithm.

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SEO is Dead. Now What?

Inc Startups

Search engine optimization has changed significantly since the earlier days when the term was first coined and industry leaders are beginning to hint at a fundamental philosophical shift that would effectively render the traditional SEO as a dead or dying craft.

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Recruiting: 12 Questions For Uncomfortably Hands-On SEO Interviews

searchengineland.com

All Things SEO. Enterprise SEO. Overview: What Is SEO? Video: What is SEO? SELs Guide To SEO. Periodic Table Of SEO. SEO Columns. How To: SEO. Google SEO. Bing SEO. SEO Library. Our SEO Events. How To: SEO.

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New Rules for SEO Success in 2013

Inc Startups

Measuring SEO success by your ranking position for your favorite keywords means falling behind the curve. With users' behaviors and Google's algorithms rapidly and constantly changing, measuring SEO success by your ranking position for your favorite keywords means falling behind the curve.

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Top 5 Ways to Increase Your On-Site Seo

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

You found out that your website can be #1 on Google just by mastering your SEO skills. Google uses a search engine algorithm that not only rate the relevance of your keywords on pages but also the meta data in relation to a user’s search terms. Congratulations!

Is Machine Learning Changing The Future Of SEO? Yes! Here’s How.

YoungUpstarts

For years, Google’s algorithm updates have dominated the SEO industry. Every time you’ve got accustomed with an algorithm, a new update rolled out, forcing you to audit your website and rethink your strategy. It can also mean that the future of SEO will change.

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SEO Consulting in 2013: What the Pros Know that You Don’t

Duct Tape Marketing

SEO is changing, and for the most part, the life of an SEO consultant is getting better. SEO experts knew that content was important, but the only benefit to good content over bad content was the potential to get it shared, thus building more links in the process.

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SEO is no longer a viable marketing strategy for startups

Chris Dixon

Many of the today’s most successful informational sites such as Yelp, Wikipedia and TripAdvisor relied heavily on SEO for their initial growth. This led to a virtuous cycle where SEO drew more users, leading to more contributors and more inbound links, leading to more SEO, and so on.

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Examining the Enormous Benefits of Attending The Latest SEO Conferences

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you’ve decided to try your hand at online marketing and search engine optimization, there is a significant possibility that you’ve heard about SEO conferences. As someone who is interested in learning SEO, attending an SEO conference will prove to be very advantageous.

SEO Training for Digital Entrepreneurs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Why train as an SEO professional? These competitions have seen an increasing demand for search engine optimization (SEO) professionals. SEO’s are individuals who have undergone SEO training and have acquired skills that enable them to optimize webpages to get high ranking in the SERPS. For people searching for an internet based career, becoming an SEO consultant has many benefits. The good news is that new websites in need of SEO are created daily.

Perfect PR and SEO Relationship: 3 Tips

Inc Startups

Collaboration between PR and SEO teams can lead to new content, better publicity, and even new business. Does your PR team know SEO best practices and vice versa? PR and SEO teams share a common goal--to increase a brand's presence in the marketplace--but they take different approaches.

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3 Simple (and Free) SEO Tips

Inc Startups

Here's how you can get your website found--even if you're not an expert in SEO. Chances are, your market is probably packed with competitors, and any SEO consultant is going to ask for thousands of dollars a month just for the basic package.

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SEO DIY: Optimize Your Startup's Website Yourself

ReadWriteStart

So should you hire an expert to run your SEO campaigns? But that doesn't mean you can't still achieve reasonable SEO results on a DIY basis. There are lots of things you have to learn when you start a business and SEO should be one of those.".

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3 Easy Ways to Improve SEO for Your Service Business

Up and Running

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a great way to improve a website’s ranking in popular search engines. Imagine if a small tutoring service company based in Miami used SEO in all the right ways. This is because search engines are very protective of their various search algorithms.

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How To Get More SEO Value Out of Your Existing Content

Duct Tape Marketing

How To Get More SEO Value Out of Your Existing Content written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Here are a few ways to optimize your titles and on-page SEO: Use a hyphen or colon.

SEO Strategy: Link Building Is Obsolete

Inc Startups

The search game has changed, and success by simply building a high number of links is an SEO relic. Historically, the simple act of increasing the number of links pointing to your website exploited the shortcomings of search engine algorithms and didn't directly improve the user experience.

SEO Is Dead. Here's What Is Taking Its Place

Inc Startups

You should be delighted to hear then, if you haven''t heard yet, that the old-fashioned concept of SEO is deader than last week''s sandwich. The term--not exactly new--that seems to be displacing SEO is OAO, online audience optimization.

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An SEO Crash Course For Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a tool that will attract warm prospects to your website. Basic SEO principles will get you started, but it takes a committed effort to stay atop search rankings. Luckily, SEO is a growing niche with plenty of supporting resources.

Tips & Tools To Write Both SEO Optimized And User-Friendly Content

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

SEO Optimization is a tricky thing. This might mean rewriting a few sentences, but it works better than building your entire post around the SEO keywords. Very short articles are viewed by the algorithm as less valuable. This kind of copy is called “black hat SEO,” and is a turn off to readers. Tools SEO Optimization: Type in the URL of your website, and this SEO optimization tool will analyze the metatags.

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SEO: Layout and Site Tips

Constantly Learning

Every time I create a site layout, I'm always concerned about how to make the site SEO compatible. I'm not talking about hacking the site so that it handles all the new algorithms that Google comes out with. I'm talking about just the basics. The information I can find is