By Ann Smarty published January 10, 2022

Is There Such a Thing as the Best Word Count for SEO?

Does word count matter? It doesn’t really. But content quality certainly does. Here are five ways to improve the quality, from structure to fresh sources, and more that will make your content more attractive to search engines and users. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published January 5, 2022

How To Find SEO and Keyword Ranking Success on Google in 2022

With its MUM algorithm, Google aims to give searchers what they want more often. That could be a win for content marketers who keep up. Here’s what you need to know about MUM and other SEO developments in 2022. Continue reading

By Lisa Dougherty published December 22, 2021

10 Content Marketing Articles Readers (Like You) Loved This Year

If you didn’t get a chance to read all 249-plus posts from Content Marketing Institute this year, here are the 10 most popular. You can read all of them in 139 minutes (or take just four minutes to read the first one). Continue reading

By Jim Yu published December 6, 2021

7 Insights To Improve Your Content Marketing SEO in 2022

Given the rapid evolution of search, content marketers cannot solely rely on historic performance data. Here are seven ways to help your content deliver better search results (and results from search) in 2022. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 16, 2021

Fresh Ideas and Expert Advice for Writing Email That Gets Opened and Read

Yes, there’s more competition in the inbox. But email remains one of the most valuable content marketing tools. Build audience trust and get a better response from every email you send with these expert tips from Content Marketing World speakers. Continue reading

By Manick Bhan published November 15, 2021

How to Boost Click Through Rates From Organic Search Rankings

Yes, rankings matter in search. But once your site is on the first SERP, are people clicking on your links? Here’s what you need to know and how to boost your CTR if it’s underperforming. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published October 18, 2021

Why You Should Doubt Headline Best Practices Advice (Except This)

Headline advice articles promise a magic formula for crafting titles that compel people to click through and read your content. But what happens when one set of “best” practices conflicts with another – and with what your data tells you? Here’s how to sort it out. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published October 14, 2021

To Keep Your SEO Page Title Tags Safe From Google Meddling, Try This

Google keeps changing SEO page title tags. It’s hard to predict what text the search giant will use if it modifies yours. Give your pages titles a better chance of appearing as you intended by following these suggestions. Continue reading

By Manick Bhan published October 7, 2021

Drop Great Anchor Text To Keep Your SEO Strategy Afloat

As Google crawls your site, it searches for anchor text. Done well, that content signals relevancy and authority. Done poorly, it can sink your content in the eyes of Google (and readers). Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published October 5, 2021

Use Internal Links to Get a Better Reception From Search Engines and Readers

Would you like to generate more blog traffic from search engines? Would you like new visitors to read other content on your site? You can do that with this low-hanging fruit solution. Continue reading

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