Ahrefs

The Ultimate SEO Contract Template [100% Free]

  This template includes 13 vital sections needed to protect yourself and set clear expectations with your clients. It’s also fully customizable—you can easily swap out the names, edit the prices…

Semrush

How to Improve SEO Rankings in 11 Steps

There are over 3.5 billion Google searches per day. If you want to stand out, you‘ll need to play by Google‘s rules. Learn all about how you can improve your…

Semrush

Link Building Guide for SEO

Link building remains an essential part of any successful SEO strategy, but it‘s one of the tactics that marketers often struggle with the most. Our guide to link building strategies…

Search Engine Journal

Google Ads Has A New Way To Measure Offline Leads

Lead gen measurement gets easier for marketers with Google’s introduction of enhanced conversions for leads. See how they work and benefits of using them. The post Google Ads Has A…

Search Engine Journal

Google Unveils New Tool To Detect AI-Generated Images

Google unveils new SynthID tool to detect AI-generated images using imperceptible watermarks. The post Google Unveils New Tool To Detect AI-Generated Images appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

SE Ranking

How to Use Google Alerts for Marketing

The rapid advancement of innovative technologies has enabled us to further push the boundaries of marketing. For instance, with the help of Google Alerts, we can monitor the web for…

Search Engine Journal

Are Social Signals & Shares A Google Ranking Factor?

Do social signals affect search rankings? Let’s explore social signals as a Google ranking factor to determine their effect on search rankings. The post Are Social Signals & Shares A…

Ahrefs

How to Set the Right SEO Goals with 3 Examples

The problem is that without a clear vision of what a win is, we’re unlikely to achieve results at all. The same is true if we set vague and arbitrary…

Search Engine Journal

50 Things You Should Know About Tumblr

Take a look at the top features and benefits of using Tumblr, from writing tutorials to creating podcasts. The post 50 Things You Should Know About Tumblr appeared first on…

Search Engine Journal

Google Gives Third-Party Cookies Another Year

Google is delaying the deprecation of third-party cookies in Chrome by another year, with plans to start phasing them out in 2024. The post Google Gives Third-Party Cookies Another Year…

Ahrefs

How to Rank Higher on Google (10 Steps)

  For that reason, if you want to rank higher, you need to be methodical. Start by working on the easy things that are within your control, then move on…

Search Engine Journal

Google Answers if Meta Description Matters for Rankings

Google’s John Mueller answers if the Meta Description tag matters for ranking purposes? The post Google Answers if Meta Description Matters for Rankings appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

SE Roundtable

March 2023 Google Webmaster Report

Here is the big Google webmaster report for March 2023, where I cover all the most important things that happened with Google search over the past month. The highlights include…

Ahrefs

8 Pillar Page Examples to Get Inspired By

Altogether, they form a content hub. But not all pillar pages look the same.  In this guide, we’ll look at eight examples of pillar pages to get your creative juices…

Backlinko

How I Built 5,660 Backlinks in 30 Days [New Strategy]

Today I’m going to show you how I built 5,660 backlinks last month. (Without sending a single outreach email.) My secret? A new strategy called Reverse Outreach. And this case…

Search Engine Journal

Don’t Let Website Redesign Projects Ruin Your SEO

Website redesign projects must involve SEO from the start to avoid serious SEO damage. Learn why and how to do it in this article. The post Don’t Let Website Redesign…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: March 4, 2022

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. The Google page…

Ahrefs

21 Writing Tips to Become a Better Writer Fast

  I have personally written thousands of articles over the years, covering everything from writing itself to digital marketing, travel, insurance, and more. My work has been featured on some…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: June 23, 2022

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web…

Ahrefs

10 SEO Metrics That Actually Matter (And 4 That Don’t)

But how do you know which are which? You’ll find the answers here. We’ll go through the following 10 SEO metrics worth tracking: Organic traffic Keyword rankings Search visibility Traffic…

Semrush

9 SEO Best Practices

Looking to increase your site‘s visibility in the SERPs? Here are nine SEO best practices to follow to put your best foot forward.

Ahrefs

All You Need to Know About Online Advertising (Done Simply)

No other form of marketing evolves and changes as much as online advertising. We constantly have new platforms, ad formats, targeting options, bidding techniques, and automations. It’s difficult to keep…

Ahrefs

Finding a Good Blog Niche (The Easy Way)

In my experience, identifying a good blog niche is usually determined by three things: If you can find a niche with these elements, it’s likely a good blog niche. Using…

SE Roundtable

There Is No Google Search Console Demo Account

Some folks are asking why there isn’t a demo account for Google Search Console like there is for Google Analytics. John Mueller said Daniel Waisberg and the Google Search Console…

Semrush

How to Do a SWOT Analysis (with Examples)

Conducting a SWOT analysis and TOWS analysis can help you evaluate your business and improve your strategy. In this guide, we’ll explore the process and provide examples to help you…

Search Engine Journal

Are Hyphens in Domain Names Okay for Google?

Google’s John Mueller discusses keywords in domain names in the context of SEO The post Are Hyphens in Domain Names Okay for Google? appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Search Engine Journal

Is There Ranking Power In Keyword Domains?

Choosing a domain name is an important step for launching a website, so it’s important to make the right choice. The post Is There Ranking Power In Keyword Domains? appeared…

Ahrefs

14 Proven Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

  This article doesn’t list every traffic strategy under the sun. Instead, it lists the tactics we’ve used at Ahrefs.  Let’s get to it. The Ahrefs blog gets over 427,000…

Semrush

How Is SEO Split Testing Different from CRO Testing?

In this post, we will discuss the differences between CRO (conversion rate optimization) testing and SEO split testing. This thorough overview can help you determine if SEO split testing fits…

Backlinko

How to Promote Your Blog: 21 NEW Strategies

In today’s post, I’m going to show you exactly how to promote your blog. In fact: These are the same strategies that I used to grow my blog to 553,682…

SE Ranking

The Complete Link Building Guide for Beginners

Link building plays a vital role in SEO. It increases website authority, impacts rankings and helps you build an online reputation and brand awareness. Increased website rankings results in increased…

Search Engine Journal

Twitter Tests More Visible Alt Text

A visible “ALT” badge, and exposed image descriptions, are among the features Twitter is testing to improve image accessibility on mobile and desktop. The post Twitter Tests More Visible Alt…

Semrush

12 SEO Techniques to Increase Organic Traffic

Have you worked through the basics and are now looking for SEO techniques to help you to take your site‘s organic traffic to the next level? In this guide, we…

Search Engine Journal

Is Reading Level A Google Ranking Factor?

Content is king, but can your content’s reading level have some power over your site’s ranking? Let’s take a look. The post Is Reading Level A Google Ranking Factor? appeared…

Search Engine Journal

Are H1 Tags A Google Ranking Factor?

You’ll find all kinds of opinions online about the value of H1 tags for SEO. How much do they matter? The post Are H1 Tags A Google Ranking Factor? appeared…

Semrush

8 Essential On-Page SEO Factors for Fast Impact

When you need results fast, making on-page SEO optimizations is a great place to start. Which are the most important on-page SEO elements? Read on for a step-by-step guide to…

Semrush

How to Create an Effective SEO Strategy

Having a solid SEO strategy is essential if you want to increase your organic traffic. Try our 11 step process to help you build a strategy for your own site.

Search Engine Journal

Google on Product Price As a Ranking Factor

Google’s John Mueller discusses product price as a ranking factor and explains whether it can impact the positions of ecommerce stores in search results. The post Google on Product Price…

Search Engine Journal

YouTube Stories To Be Discontinued

YouTube is discontinuing Stories, focusing instead on Shorts and Community posts, which drive more engagement. The post YouTube Stories To Be Discontinued appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Search Engine Journal

Google On The Use Of AI Images

Googlers Lizzi Sassman and John Mueller discuss the use of AI images on webpages The post Google On The Use Of AI Images appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Semrush

6 Hacks for Writing SEO Blog Articles Faster

When talking about content marketing, you’re going to hear people stress “quality over quantity” like a broken record. This is entirely due to the fact that so many businesses focus…

SE Ranking

Understanding NAP in SEO and how to get it right

Digital marketing is packed with different acronyms, such as SEO, ROI, SERP, SERM and many others. But few are as confusing as NAP. Now, before you get excited, let us…

Search Engine Journal

The Evolution Of Search & SERPs 2024

Our very own experts have spent countless hours analyzing the significant changes in search this year, from the rise of AI to shifts in Google’s ranking systems, and they’re ready…

Diggity Marketing

Diggity Marketing SEO News Roundup – July 2021

The next set of core updates just hit, and you probably need some answers. In this roundup, we’ll be looking at the analysis of what’s happened, as well as some…

Search Engine Journal

Researchers Discover How To SEO For AI Search

Researchers tested multiple AI Search optimization strategies and shared which ones boost visibility The post Researchers Discover How To SEO For AI Search appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Search Engine Journal

Google On How To Improve SEO Audits

Google’s Martin Splitt offers advice on how to improve SEO audits in a way that makes them more useful to web developers. The post Google On How To Improve SEO…

Moz

How to Use Chrome to View a Website as Googlebot

Introduction to Googlebot spoofing In this article, I’ll describe how and why to use Google Chrome (or Chrome Canary) to view a website as Googlebot. We’ll set up a web…

Semrush

Top 10 Free Online SEO Training Courses

Learning search engine optimization (SEO) from scratch can feel daunting. If you’re on a budget and looking for ways to build your SEO skills, we have just the article for…

Search Engine Journal

WWW Vs. Non-WWW: Is It A Google Ranking Factor?

Does the inclusion or exclusion of the www in a URL affect organic search rankings? Examine the claims behind www and how it might impact websites. The post WWW Vs. Non-WWW:…

Ahrefs

The Only 2 Free SEO Audit Tools You Need

To find all of these opportunities, you need to look in different places: content, links, technical issues, and more. This is something Google Search Console and Ahrefs Webmaster Tools are…

Search Engine Journal

What Is Topical Authority & How Does It Work

Knowing when to use topical authority will help you rank higher than your competitors. Let’s dig into everything you need to know about topical authority. The post What Is Topical…