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Four Predictions About the State of SEO in 2017

Webbiquity

As we reflect on the major events in the world of SEO in 2016, web marketers need to evaluate how the changes will impact the SEO strategy through the rest of 2017. algorithm update, however there were also several other changes that had caused a stir in the SEO world as well. Specialist SEO agency Digital Next has seen the impact first hand and share their predictions for the future of SEO in 2017. SEO will become more integrated with PR.

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Best of 2009: SEO Tips, Part 1

Webbiquity

Which factors are really most important in search engine rankings? How do search engines treat different forms of keywords? Find the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best SEO blog posts from this year. Guide to Search Engine Ranking Factors by HuoMah SEO Blog. Q&A: A Few Things You Need to Know About Keyword Usage by Search Engine Guide. For more on this topic, see Just Say No to Bad SEO on SEOmoz.

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Always Be Linking: 9 Places B2B Marketers Might Miss Link Building Opportunities

KoMarketing Associates

While most marketers realize the importance of links for search engine optimization, experience has shown that link building does not often stay top of mind with everything else that commands attention in a B2B marketing program. With a little more attention, links built in these locations can add significant incremental value to an SEO campaign over time. The point is to focus on adding value to the buyer journey for broader marketing purposes; not just SEO impact.

Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

Ranking well in organic search results becomes more imperative every day, particularly in the B2B world. 93% of these decision makers use search to begin the buying process. And it isn’t just low-level minions conducting searches at the behest of higher-ups; 63% of C-level executives say they first turn to mainstream search engines to locate information. What common SEO mistakes are critical to avoid? How important are footer links to SEO?

SEO Isn’t Mystical

Salesfusion

What you need to know to break through the SEO jargon. With terms like “white hat” and “black hat,” it’s easy to see why SEO has gotten a rap as some type of internet sorcery that only the highly trained can master. But once you take a closer look, SEO isn’t actually as difficult as it seems at first glance. Keep Your “SEO Dictionary” Handy. The first step to breaking down the mystery that often shrouds SEO is to understand the terms.

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Who’s Giving You the Best Link Love?

DivvyHQ

If you’ve dabbled in the SEO game at all over the past decade, you’re probably well aware of the algorithmic benefits of inbound links (a.k.a. But getting some “link love” from another site goes far beyond the SEO benefits. Bottom line: These attributes create an organic, link-building engine that has allowed us to spend very little on outbound/paid advertising, marketing and sales to date. PageRank & Domain Authority.

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What’s wrong with search and social media marketing?

Biznology

Traditionally, PR reflected the most common form of earned media. So, which of these three categories contains search? Most casual observers would place paid search in paid media, SEO in earned (link building and PageRank, for instance), and social in either owned — or if you were using such things as Facebook’s Promoted Posts or Twitter’s Promoted Tweets features — paid. Does this mean you shouldn’t use search or social to attract customers?

What is Link Juice and how it impacts on digital strategies

RockContent

Some of them are well known and are always on the radar of professionals who work with SEO. If you have a post, and there are links to other pages in it, a part of your ranking potential — called PageRank (PR) — is being distributed among each of these redirects to other sites on the internet.

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Patchwork quilt stitch your marketing website tightly together using internal links and navigation (every page is sacred, every page is great, if a page is wasted, Google gets quite irate)

Biznology

Every page has its own unique PageRank and you can’t tell the success of a website based only the PR of it’s Default Index Landing Page. Even an SEO neophyte knows that keyword-rich hyperlinked phrases are the bread and butter of Google’s algorithm — even today, after all these years and an infinity revisions. Everyone wants high PageRank links coming in from out there — even in 2017. Google handles every internet page separately.

12 SEO Experts Weigh In on SEO 2014 Predictions

Marketing Action

SEO is a particularly dynamic field, and those of us working in these trenches like to share our thoughts about this ever-changing environment. I’ve taken the opportunity to interview a dozen well-regarded experts in the industry, and ask the two biggest SEO questions on marketers’ minds for 2014. What big changes to the SEO industry do you predict will take place this year? How are your own SEO priorities changing? My SEO priorities never change. Non-SEO Focus.

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Fifteen Years Is a Long Time in SEO

Moz

Earlier this year (15 years after starting Distilled in 2005), we spun out a new company called SearchPilot to focus on our SEO A/B testing and meta-CMS technology (previously known as Distilled ODN), and merged the consulting and conferences part of the business with Brainlabs.

What It Takes to Optimize Your Brand’s Organic Search Visibility

Marketing Action

When did SEO become so complicated? It seems like only yesterday that a brand new company could launch a site, bake some bolded and italicized keywords into each page, prop up a few cookie-cutter articles on free blog platforms for instant backlinks, and watch the organic search traffic start rolling in. Back when SEO was this simple, the average site owner could read four hours’ worth of blog posts on the subject and feel reasonably equipped to do a decent job at it herself.

The One-Hour Guide to SEO: Link Building - Whiteboard Friday

Moz

Posted by randfish The final episode in our six-part One-Hour Guide to SEO series deals with a topic that's a perennial favorite among SEOs: link building. Today, learn why links are important to both SEO and to Google, how Google likely measures the value of links, and a few key ways to begin earning your own. Why are links important to SEO? So we've discussed sort of how search engines rank pages based on the value they provide to users.

SEO for Alternative Content Types, Part 2: Optimizing Video for SEO

Marketing Action

In a recent webinar sponsored by Act-On, Thorin McGee, Editor in Chief of Target Marketing Magazine sat down with search engine marketing guru Kevin Lee to talk about how marketers can improve SEO for alternative types of content. Part one sets up the context and key points of alternative SEO. In part two, Kevin covers best practices for optimizing video for SEO. It’s the second largest search engine in the world. Content Marketing SEO

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SEO: Are Nofollow Links Still Valuable?

Hubspot

I've recently seen a lot of chirping and discussion on the value of nofollow links for search optimization, with some people saying that there was value to having them. I asked three industry leaders in search engine optimization what their take was on nofollow links. Is their huge reach and audience worth it, even without SEO value?". Tom Critchlow works for the SEO Company Distilled as VP Operations NYC ( office opening in June! )

The Guide to Building Linked Unstructured Citations for Local SEO

Moz

When you’ve accomplished step one in your local search marketing, how do you take step two? But what can local SEO practitioners do once they’ve got these formal listings created and a system in place for managing them? The more often websites that are relevant to your location or industry link to you within their own content, the better your chances of ranking well in Google’s organic and local search engine results.

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Best of 2008 - SEO Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Looking for an easy-to-use backlink checking tool (or two) for SEO? How about tools for checking search engine rank, grading the SEO efforts on a website, developing an optimized keyword list, and link building? Find these and more in this list of some of the best SEO tools and related reviews of 2008. Brown , consultant and natural search marketing strategist for Netconcepts , reviews Link Counter , a simple tool to help evaluate links on any website.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. The two keys to search success are great content and links. The list excludes sites that were, ahem, inappropriate for most blogs, had non-operational submission forms, appeared inactive, required a fee, or had a Google Pagerank of zero. Blog-search. PR=10. PR=3 (a bit edgy). Assuming you’ve already got great content, there are many places to get links (e.g.

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Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 3

WebMarketCentral

How can you effectively explain SEO (and avoid unrealistic expectations) to prospective clients? For new websites, how can you incorporate SEO best practices into the design from the beginning? What tactics are most effective at driving increased search traffic? What emerging topics and techniques should SEO specialists investigate? How can PR and SEO work together more productively? Tags: SEO Practice

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Best of 2008: SEO Tools, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

How can you view your website the way search engines see it? How can you use free Google tools to benchmark your search marketing performance against your competition? Find the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best blog posts and sites for SEO tools. the SEOworkers SEO Analysis Tool), readability ( TextAnalyser.net ), heading tag analysis ( Fangs ) and more. Tags: SEO Practice

Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

Where can you find the best SEO tools and resources (I mean, other than here)? What are some of the best tools and techniques for competitive SEO research? What information should you include in a killer SEO proposal—and what language should you avoid? Find all of this and more here in another group of the best articles and blog posts from the last year on the practice of SEO. Tags: SEO Practice

A Newbie’s Guide to Link Building

Marketing Action

To all the newbies out there that are pondering these very questions in the quest to increase web traffic and see higher search engine rankings, you have come to the right place. Aside from the potential increase in traffic, link building also helps websites obtain higher rankings with major search engines. As far as the search engines are concerned, a link from an outside website back to yours is considered one “vote” in your favor.

Best of 2008: SEO Link Building

WebMarketCentral

Unless you are optimizing only for some extremely niche keywords, off-page optimization—building links from other websites to yours—is a critical and significant factor for SEO success. Local Search Ranking Presentation - SMX LoMo 2008 by Website Promotion Is Not Voodoo Will Scott , president of Search Influence, shares his presentation from the San Francisco for SMX Local Mobile event. Tags: SEO Practice

The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools

Webbiquity SMM

When evaluating the results of marketing and PR efforts, it’s vital to consider two perspectives: what is the trend of results (e.g., To answer the second, here are the 12 best tools for comparing your brand’s performance to your top competitors in terms of web traffic, social media brand mentions, target keywords, online advertising, organic search visibility, and other factors. Showcase reviews: RazorSocial (Social Media Tools), Kissmetrics Blog, PR Daily, Comms Axis.

MarTech: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

It’s an amazing field, combining the strengths of engineers, storytellers, artists, and data scientists to forge the future of customer experience. Marketers must focus on conversation this year more than ever… the rise of voice search aligns with this trend and is certainly not something to be ignored. “There’s nothing more transformational to the business bottomline than an engineer who can sell. Search Engine Land. PR Newswire.

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Digital Marketing 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

On the other hand, we are also one part data nerds, who understand how to analyze all the information available to us as we continuously create and promote content across email, search, social and even offline platforms. Facebook , SEO and Twitter all received an 8% share of voice, followed by Strategy , Advertising and Analytics. Search Engine Journal. Britannia PR. Search Engine Watch. Search Engine Land.

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Company Blog

delicious b2bmarketing

To embrace them to their fullest: Don’t be afraid to link out: “Many business blogs get so carried away with minimizing PageRank leakage that they end up stifling their blog’s narrative potential,&# says Rohin Guha, a community manager at online marketing firm Blue Phoenix Media. “Some of our blog entries are the most visited pages on our site, and some of them are very high PageRank sites,&# says Head of Marketing Healy Jones.

Best of 2007: Amusing and Creative Marketing Stuff

WebMarketCentral

A bedtime story about search engines. A Bedtime Story (or The Future of Search) by Alt Search Engines The delightful story of a grandfather and his amazingly-tuned-in-to-search grandson talking about the "future" of search engines, when they will be able to show a virtually unlimited number of results on a single page ( NoFoodHere ), display search results as two-dimensional maps ( KartOO ), search within a tag cloud ( Quintura ), and do other cool things.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

delicious b2bmarketing

Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. Because blogging helps Indium reach target audiences, get the company message out and -- above all -- get found via search engines and social media.