By Ann Smarty published June 19, 2017

9 Blogging Tools That Will Make Your Job Easier

Want to boost your blog’s performance without spending hours learning new things outside of your normal routine? Use these nine tools to help pre- and post-publishing activities, from preventing plagiarism to automated analytics alerts. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published June 1, 2017

What Are Your Customers Thinking? Search Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight

What would you give to read your customers’ minds? Read these tips from the self-proclaimed search guy for getting as close as possible to mind-reading by using resources hiding in plain sight. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 21, 2017

Search Engine Trends: Rand Fishkin Weighs in on Google and More

You can’t read the mind of Google, but you can read seven insights and 25-plus tips from the Wizard of Moz, Rand Fishkin. Learn what you should know and how you can react to the mysterious world of search to get better results. Continue reading

By William Beutler published May 15, 2017

What You Need to Know to Get a Wikipedia Article Published

If you want to create an entry about a company (or any topic related to your business), you need to understand what Wikipedia is looking for and the right way to go about it. Here’s what you should know to minimize the frustration.

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By Mike Murray published May 3, 2017

34+ Link-Building Tips, Tools, and Examples for SEO and Website Traffic

If you care about content marketing and SEO, you can’t ignore link building. Unfortunately, it involves considerable time, patience, and disappointments. What’s the upside? Backlinks are among top three ranking factors. Continue reading

By Sean Van Guilder published April 21, 2017

5 Modern SEO Best Practices for Getting Found

How should you incorporate the best SEO practices so your content drives users to your site? Follow these five best practices to incorporate today’s SEO principles into your content marketing. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published April 18, 2017

Strengthen Your SEO Strategy for 2017

Don’t just sit back and wait for Google to pass judgment on whether your content belongs on the first page of a SERP. Take these SEO actions to boost its value in the eyes of the bots – and your target audience. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 28, 2017

Avoid Content Obscurity With 5 Traffic-Boosting SEO Steps

Not getting the traffic you expected from your content marketing efforts? Before you go on a content creation frenzy, try these five SEO steps to save your existing content from search obscurity.  Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published March 27, 2017

Google’s Featured Snippets: How to Get Your Content to Appear

Many marketers assume Google’s featured snippets are the territory of SEO masters or million-dollar marketing budgets; that isn’t true. It’s easy to rank for featured snippets with organic content only. You just need to know how.  Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published March 20, 2017

Why Does User Intent Matter So Much to Your SEO?

Google’s algorithm standards have developed into incredibly human friendly, reader-oriented practices. As such, user intent is the key to creating the content that enhances the relevance of your pages and improves your SEO. Continue reading