This SEO Strategy = 175.59% More Google Traffic (NOT CLICKBAIT)

Want to see an SEO strategy that actually works? Then you’ll love this step-by-step case study. In this case study I’ll reveal how I boosted my organic traffic by 175.5% in 30 days using one of my favorite SEO strategies: Guestographics. And I reveal the entire step-by-step process in the video. Specifically, you’ll learn: First, I’ll cover to create create infographics that people want to share (I focus on visual content, but the same rules apply to blog posts, podcasts and videos). Next, and this is KEY, you learn how to promote your content the right way. And no, I don’t mean "share your content on Facebook" or "email 1000 people with the same generic email." Instead, I show you a simple system for getting your content in front of the influencers in your space that are likely to share it. And of course, along the way I provide lots of examples, scripts and case studies to help you easily implement what you learn. SUBSCRIBE to get higher rankings and more traffic! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=backlinko Follow me on Twitter! https://twitter.com/Backlinko[Read More …]

On Page SEO – 9 Actionable Techniques That Work

Today you’re going to learn 9 of my favorite on-page SEO strategies. I probably don’t need to tell you that on-page SEO has changed a lot over the last few years. Today, Google is VERY sophisticated about how they evaluate a page’s content…which means that old school keyword optimization doesn’t work as well as it used to. Fortunately, there are still a bunch of techniques that you can use to rank high in Google. I cover all 9 of them in this video. Our first factor is to use short URLs. Industry studies show that pages with short URLs may have a slight edge in Google’s search results. You also want to include your keyword in your URLs. Next up, we have LSI keywords. These help Google understand the context of your page’s content. You also want to publish long content on your blog. Why? Longer content tends to rank better in Google. Don’t forget to optimize your title tag for CTR. In the video I show you two strategies that can help boost your click-through-rate. Also, add a few READ MORE

Advanced Step-By-Step SEO Tutorial (2018)

If you want higher Google rankings, this SEO tutorial is for you. In my experience, success with search engine optimization comes down to getting the fundamentals right. Then moving onto advanced SEO strategies and techniques. And that’s exactly how this SEO tutorial is structured. First, you’ll learn how to improve your site’s loading speed. As you see in the video, site speed is a misunderstood Google ranking signal. I show you the true impact of loading speed and rankings. Next, we tackle technical SEO — a critically important part of succeeding with SEO. Once we cover technical SEO, it’s time for keyword research. I show you my 3 favorite ways of finding uptapped keywords that your competition doesn’t know about (#2 is my favorite). Now that you have a keyword, it’s time to create content around it. But not just any content, content that makes people say: "WOW!". I’ll teach you some actionable tips to do just that. Finally, it’s time to promote your content. Most people fail with SEO because they don’t do anything to promote their stuff (besides READ MORE

Do You Still Recommend Creating Subdomains vs Subdirectories For Rank And Rent Multi-City Websites?

In the 209th episode of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one participant asked if the team still recommends creating subdomains versus subdirectories for rank and rent multi-city websites. The exact question was: I’m embarking on building multi-city websites for rent. Do you still advocate creating subdomains versus subdirectories like domain.com/city for each city? And is the choice weighted more towards safety (penalty) or ranking? Thanks! For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

Should You Use Unique Google Accounts For Each Google Search Console and Google Analytics Property?

In episode 209 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one viewer asked if one should use a unique Google account for each Google Search Console and Google Analytics property. The exact question was: Best practices for multiple GSC (and for that matter GA accounts) that we create for various clients. Is there any issue or danger in creating all the accounts from a master agency account OR should each GSC/GA account be created in a unique Google account then shared with the master agency account? (Or for that matter should they be kept entirely apart.) Matter at all? For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have READ MORE

Is There A Way To Add Service Areas In Bulk To GMB Listings Since Google Removed The Radius Option?

In episode 209 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one participant asked if there is a way to add all service areas in bulk now that Google has removed the radius option in GMB listings. The exact question was: Hey there, i saw that google made some changes in all of the GMB listings. Now you have to add all of the areas your business is serving. You can not just say 30miles anymore. Is there a way to bulk add all of the areas the business is serving? Because one by one is a pain in the a….. By the way found an interesting article about this toupic: Google My Business Shakes up Service-Area Businesses: What Has Changed and What to Do For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions READ MORE

Digital Marketing Q&A – Hump Day Hangouts – Episode 210

Join the discussion: http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery See you all on the Hangout! For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

We Want To Give You Free Stuff – Please Vote!

Vote here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials/permalink/899714556899653/ For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars “Hump Day Hangouts”: http://semanticmastery.com/humpday We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

What Answering Service Would You Recommend For Local Lead Gen Campaigns Using GMB Listings?

In Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts episode 209 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one viewer asked about the team’s recommendations for an answering service for a local lead gen campaigns using GMB listings. The exact question was: What answering service do you recommend to use behind these GMBs listing? You mentioned it’s better to have the lead call go directly to an answering service as opposed to have the call go directly to the service area business because they might be too busy to answer these calls. For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

Is It Better To Publish Unique Posts For Multiple GMB Listings If They In One Category?

In Hump Day Hangouts episode 209 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one participant asked if one should publish a unique post for each GMB listing when they are in the same category. The exact question was: What´s up Guys, i have a question about posting GMB, if i have multiple accounts in one category, is it ok if i post the same info in all the locations, or is it better to have different posts on each locations? For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

Is The Metro Area Different From The County In GMB?

In episode 209 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one viewer asked if the metro area is different from the county in GMB. The exact question was: So metro area’s is different than counties? Marco knows which county I’m going for, optimizing snipeable areas within that county. Am I understanding the prospecting part correctly? For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

What’s Your Experience With Google Suggested Edits In GMB Listings?

In episode 209 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one participant asked if the team had any experience with Google suggested edits in GMB listings. The exact question was: One of my LLP GMB assests is showing a Google suggested edit to show my GMB address and delete my service area. I try to deny it but it keeps suggested the edits. Do you have any experience with this? You guys rock. Cheers. For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

Can You Use The Same Physical Address To Verify Multiple GMB Profiles In Different Niches?

In episode 209 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one viewer asked if one can use the same physical address to verify multiple GMB profiles in different niches. The exact question was: Can the same physical address be used to verify multiple GMB’s profiles for different niches? In other words, for example, could I use the same address for let’s say for Handyman contracting services AND pest services – Two niches that are not related? For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

Are All The Participants In POFU Accountability Group Using Virtual Assistants?

In episode 209 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one viewer asked whether all the participants in the POFU Accountability Group use virtual assistants. The exact question was: Are the participants all using VA’s? For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

What Software Do You Recommend For Building Google Stacks?

In episode 209 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c080GVQpF1s), one participant asked about the team’s recommended software for building Google stacks. The exact question was: Do you have any software recommendations for building Google stacks? For more SEO training, visit: http://semanticmastery.com New to Semantic Mastery? Start with the Battleplan – your SEO Guide: https://battleplan.semanticmastery.com Ready to take your local digital marketing up a few notches? Join our MasterMIND: https://mastermind.semanticmastery.com Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=semanticmastery Check out our weekly SEO Q&A webinars "Hump Day Hangouts": http://semanticmastery.com/humpday Join the discussion live (or ask questions ahead of time): http://semanticmastery.com/hdquestions If you don’t plan on asking questions, you can always just watch direct on the YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SemanticMastery We have a Facebook group, too: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SEOtutorials[Read More …]

6 Reasons Why Your Stock Broker Is No Less Than Your Enemy

“I’m too busy from 9.15 am to 3.30 pm” he said, “working with multiple tools, stock broker, advanced software and couple of screens, life is too busy to answer your calls”. She wondered, are stock brokers really that busy and occupied? Do they really work so hard that they can’t have a life on weekdays in trading hours? If so, shouldn’t all their clients be extremely successful, including themselves? “If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.” This famous quote by Norman Augustine defines exactly what’s wrong with stock market experts. While investors are constantly looking for advice and forecasts to prevent failure in the markets, the so-called experts are only doing their job and getting paid for commission. Fundamentally, your brokers’ job is only taking orders and executing your trades. Their hidden objective is to get you to make as many trades as possible, so that they make money, based on trade commissions and fees. However, he is not someone you should turn to for stock trading advice or analysis. If he really READ MORE

6 ways to get rid of negativity on social media

Gone are the days when we only see food videos, cutesy animal clips, and encouraging posts on social media. These have been replaced by self-serving posts, hate messages, and trolls on the comments section. Today’s typical newsfeed is full of rants from friends sharing how they are messing up their lives, and posts sharing almost every single detail of their day. These are just some of the reasons why social media nowadays make it hard for us to breathe. One may argue that we can always log off to avoid this but the truth is, it’s not that easy. Social media has become part of our lives – a virtual extension of ourselves. From the moment we wake up to the time we go to bed, we grab our smartphones and scroll down to our newsfeed. We cannot just let the negativity creep into our lives. It’s time to get rid of it and keep a positive and clean newsfeed! Here are a few ways to detoxify your social media accounts: 1. Unfollow ‘toxic’ people Things will be easier if READ MORE

The 10 Types of Content That Work Best for SEO – Whiteboard Friday

After analyzing hundreds of SERPs over the past few weeks, Rand has identified the 10 distinct content types that work best for SEO and classified which formats are suited for certain queries. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, he explains those content types and how to use them to satisfy searcher intent, match them to the right projects, and enhance your overall strategy. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high-resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription Howdy, Moz fans, and welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. This week we’re going to chat about the types of content, content formats that tend to work well for SEO, and I’m talking specifically about content rather than sort of an e-commerce product page or a contact page or those types of things, and that’s because what we want to try and do here is talk about those of you who are doing content strategy and content marketing and choosing which content formats you should potentially use. So I actually spent a bunch of time over the last few weeks analyzing READ MORE

Twitter Deep Dive: How to Use Social Media to 10x Your Website Traffic – Whiteboard Friday

I just want to ask you a quick question. How many of you feel like you have a well-oiled machine that is taking people from your social media content through and all the way to your site? If you don’t feel like you have a really strong, well-oiled machine, I’ve got one here for you, and you can implement all three parts of this three-step process I’m going to show you in order to really, really drive a lot more traffic, squeeze a lot more traffic out of your social media following and your social media presence. Reach So this process has three steps. The first step is reach. This is something that most people skip over entirely. They sit back passively, and they wait for people to find their social media site. So I want to offer an alternative for you that’s going to be a lot more proactive, and here’s how it works. There are thousands, if not millions of people out there who are actively posting, tweeting, and saying that they want your product, your service, whatever it is READ MORE

7 tips to Master facebook

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] These 7 tips will help you master Facebook Kim Komando guides your through Facebook power users settings that the novice user may not know about. Kim Komando Special for USA Today  All over the world, Facebook has taken hold of our social lives. But Facebook has become more than just a virtual lounge for hanging out with family and friends. People can now create groups, do business, create de facto websites for their organizations, and schedule a whole calendar of events, all under the banner of that lower-case “f.” You can also broadcast live on Facebook. Here’s how to learn a few insider secrets only the pros know. If you are looking for an alternative to Craigslist, Facebook now has you covered. Here’s how to sell your stuff on Facebook. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. The real Facebook aficionados have a whole arsenal of tools at their disposal, enabling them to remember long-lost acquaintances, monitor their security, and send enormous files with the click of a button. What are these secret Facebook functions? READ MORE