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5 Tools for Finding High-Value Long-Tail Keywords

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Valuable doesn't necessarily mean expensive. Relevant long-tail keywords are often cheaper and lead to more conversions; here are five tools to help you find them. These five tools will help you find relevant long-tail keywords, which can be more valuable than their pricier counterparts. 0 Comments

Amazon Text Ads: To Do or Not To Do?

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Amazon has implemented its own site-specific digital advertising search tool - Amazon Text Ads. Similar in functionality to Google AdWords, here are the new program's capabilities. Amazon Text Ads is comparable to AdWords Lite, though head terms get more conversions because it's still new. 0 Comments

SEO Crisis: User Experience vs. Backlinks

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While content is certainly important, it's certainly not the definitive ranking factor. The technical aspects SEO, such as backlinks, are just as, if not more, important. While content is certainly important, it's certainly not the definitive ranking factor. The technical aspects SEO, such as backlinks, are just as, if not more, important. 0 Comments

Bidding Farewell to Basic Bidding

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As singular keyword bidding ends, marketers should familiarize themselves with the bid stacks Google is testing, such as those for age, gender, location, device and household income. As singular keyword bidding ends, marketers should familiarize themselves with the bid stacks Google is testing, such as those for age, gender, location, device and household income. 0 Comments

Moz Ranks Ranking Factors

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Following SearchMetrics' study on the factors that improve Google rankings, Moz actually ranked the factors. The studies saw eye-to-eye on technical factors, but differed on social. Following SearchMetrics' study on the factors that will get you ranking high in Google, Moz actually ranked them. The studies saw eye-to-eye on technical factors, but differed on social. 0 Comments

9 Year-Over-Year Data Points Every SEO Should Monitor

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Because there's so much seasonality in search, this columnist prefers long-term analytics when it comes to organic traffic based on location, demographic and device, as well as organic 404s. Because there's so much seasonality in search, this columnist prefers long-term analytics when it comes to organic traffic based on location, demographic and device, as well as organic 404s. 0 Comments

Are You Optimistic About SEO?

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Searchmetrics' recent report about Google's ranking factors falls in with this columnist's "5 R's" SEO summary, and demonstrates the growing focus on content over keywords. Searchmetrics' recent report about Google's ranking factors falls in with this columnist's "5 R's" SEO summary, and demonstrates the growing focus on content over keywords. 0 Comments

3 Simple Ways to Ensure Your SEO Strategy Isn’t Going Stale

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The next time you have some extra time, reviewing your key landing pages and revisiting your long-tail keyword strategy are productive ways you can keep your SEO efforts up-to-date. The next time you have some extra time, reviewing your key landing pages and revisiting your long-tail keyword strategy are productive ways you can keep your SEO efforts up-to-date. 0 Comments

How Do You Rank on Google?

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Analyzing 300,000 websites and 10,000 keywords for its annual Google ranking factors study, Searchmetrics found that technical factors, such as keyword domains, are the most important. Analyzing 300,000 websites and 10,000 keywords for its annual Google ranking factors study, Searchmetrics found that technical factors, such as keyword domains, are the most important. 0 Comments

How Your Content Strategy Should Affect Your SEO Expectations

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Without a content strategy that appeals to everyone who searches for a specific keyword, rather than just your target audience, you may not achieve the SEO results you're hoping for. Without a content strategy that appeals to everyone who searches for a specific keyword, rather than just your target audience, you may not achieve the SEO results you're hoping for. 0 Comments

3 Static Content Hacks to Supercharge Your Search Traffic

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Functional content auditing, landing page optimization and gap analyses are three things you can do to ensure that your content works as hard as you did creating it. Functional content auditing, landing page optimization and gap analyses are three things you can do to ensure that your content works as hard as you did creating it. 0 Comments

7 Content Growth Hacks to Help Drive More Qualified Traffic

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Paid campaigns, recirculating popular content, being location-specific and developing mutually-promotional relationships are a few steps toward using content to drive more traffic. Paid campaigns, recirculating popular content, being location-specific and developing mutually-promotional relationships are a few steps toward using content to drive more traffic. 0 Comments

Bill Hunt's 5 Epiphanies for SEO #SESAtlanta

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At the opening keynote for SES Atlanta, bestselling author Bill Hunt shared the five greatest SEO epiphanies from his 20-year career. At the opening keynote for SES Atlanta, bestselling author Bill Hunt shared the five greatest SEO epiphanies from his 20-year career. 0 Comments