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How To Reboot Your Old Content (and Create Future Treasures)

How To Reboot Your Old Content (and Create Future Treasures)

The most ingenious content strategies reshape what you’ve said in the past — and give you new perspectives for the future. Yes, that means you need a content audit. But it should also bring you closer to your biggest fans.
Surprising Findings About Search Behavior Bring Important Lesson for Marketers

Surprising Search Behavior Teaches This Important Lesson

How’s 2024 going for organic search? From new algorithms to false starts and AI-generated overviews, it’s a jumbled mess. But SparkToro’s new Zero-Click Search Study may help you understand a good path for the rest of the year.
Pack a Bigger Punch Writing Character-Limited Descriptions and Posts

Pack a Bigger Punch Writing Character-Limited Descriptions and Posts

Brief content reigns on Google, YouTube, and other social media platforms. But how do you write great meta descriptions, excerpts, and episode descriptions within their character-limiting requirements? Read on.
You Can Build a Better Racetrack Without Chasing SEO

You Can Build a Better Racetrack Without Chasing SEO

Everything you know about SEO may or may not be wrong. But so what? The smartest content programs never relied wholly on search. Optimize for content discovery – and your audience’s unasked questions — instead. Here’s why.
Google Papers: Leaked Documents Reveal Search Algorithm Secrets

Google Papers: Leaked Documents Reveal Search Algorithm Secrets

Has Google been lying for years about how to optimize for search? The explosive release of internal documents contains interesting revelations. But what should marketers do about it?
3 Contextual Link-Building Strategies That Actually Work

3 Contextual Link-Building Strategies That Actually Work

Context matters in your content. Contextual links matter in your SEO strategy. Discover three strategies to acquire contextual links to boost your content in the eyes of Google and the linking sites’ audiences.
How to Adapt Your SEO and Content Strategies for SGE and AI Experiences

How To Adapt Your SEO and Content Strategies for SGE and AI Experiences

Google’s rolling out its Search Generative Experience to the public. And that’s not the only AI-influenced impact on search results pages. It’s time to update your content strategy to better reflect these new search experiences.
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Want More Referral Traffic? Don’t Overlook These Generous Sites  

A new study reveals which sites send generous referral traffic (and which don’t). Google tops the list, but don’t overlook other search engines and social sites where you might face less competition. Here’s how to grab your share of referrals from non-Google sources.
How To Survive 3 New Threats to Your SEO Strategy

How To Survive 3 New Threats to Your SEO Strategy

Three cataclysmic forces are shaking the search landscape – Google's Search Generative Experience, the flood of AI content, and the growth of social search. It’s time to see the threats and figure out what to do. Here’s some help.
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6 SEO Content Mistakes, Myths, and Misunderstandings To Rethink This Year

Evolving SEO practices, algorithm changes, and intense content competition make optimizing your content harder (and at higher stakes) than ever. Don’t let these SEO mistakes and misunderstandings knock you off your game.
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How Core Topics and Content Clusters Lead to Better Google Search Rankings

To climb to the top of Google search results, take a topic-based approach to content planning. HubSpot’s head of search authority explains a three-step approach to get you there.
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5 Content Discovery Trends To Inform Your Marketing Strategy

Content consumption patterns have stayed mostly the same in recent years. Content discovery hasn’t. Consider these five trends as you plan your content and strategy for 2024.