11 Types of Content You Should be Creating to Boost Your SEO

By |Content marketing, SEO|

One of the major factors Google uses to determine where to rank your website is your external links. The more relevant links from authoritative domains you have, the higher you will be placed (in theory). Google no longer allows you to manipulate the rankings by buying or building these links though, they want you to earn them by creating content that people will naturally want to link to and share instead. But what content should you be creating? This handy infographic from SEO.com gives you 11 types of content you should be creating to start earning links and building your SEO. […]

Beat Your Competitors to 70% of Your Keywords With This One SEO Trick

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When optimising a website most business owners and SEO companies will try to achieve rankings for a short and concise search term. However, over 70% of all search queries are for longer terms which are less competitive but highly specific. One of the most popular types comes in the form of a question. For example: “How do I get my website onto the first page of Google”. Long tail SEO is the process of targeting these types of phrases and the infographic below from HitTail shows you just how to do that. […]

SEO: How to Tell if The Links You’re Building Are Good For Your Site

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Hopefully you already know that one of the ways to move up the Google rankings is to increase the number of websites that link to you. Not all links are created equal in Google’s eyes though which means some are good and some are not so good. A survey by Orange Line asked 501 SEO professionals how they assess a link and how they evaluate the value in a potential link partner. The results have been put together in the infographic below. […]

One Major Website Issue That Could be Costing You Money

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How fast is your website? Did you know that having a slow website could negatively affect your position in Google search? The infographic below from Quicksprout shows you just how your page load time affects your Google rankings. When Google ranks slow sites people use Google less so If your site takes longer than 3 seconds to load you need to be taking a look at the info below and figuring out ways to make your site faster. […]

12 Steps to Create the Perfectly Optimised Webpage

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We all want to get to the top of Google – its pretty obvious that the higher you are the more traffic you’ll receive and more leads and sales you’ll generate. But how exactly do you achieve this? The infographic below from Backlinko gives you 12 ways to optimise your webpages and fire yourself up the Google search engine rankings. […]

3 Google Updates that Determine the Success of Your Website

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Google has released 3 major updates in the past few years: Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird. Sounds like they’re running a zoo over there doesn’t it? Well that’s the theme of this handy infographic from Prestige Marketing. It gives you a brief overview of what each update is for and how it can affect the placing of your website in Google search. […]

Generate 97% More Leads With This One Trick

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Did you know companies with blogs generate 97% more leads? Well according to QuickSprout they do. It’s one of the key messages from the infographic below which highlights how a content marketing strategy can improve your SEO and help more customers find you. Other key points include websites with blogs have 434% more indexed pages making it more likely for them to appear in Google searches and content rich sites generate 97% more inbound links. Take a look at the infographic for more stats: […]

4 SEO Techniques You Must Stop Using Immediately

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Google has been clamping down hard on website owners lately with a wave of zoo like updates and penalties. Some websites have dropped from the first page down to the 10th or been removed from the index completely. If you’ve been using shady techniques and haven’t been hit yet no doubt your time will come. But what are these shady techniques? Well, this really cool infographic from Infaweb gives you 4 examples of SEO techniques you should stop using immediately. […]

6 Black Hat SEO Techniques That Are Killing Your Website

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As business owners we all want to get to the top of Google right? We want to be the first company potential customers call when they are searching online. But at what cost? Google has released a series of updates over the past few years that has rendered certain SEO techniques not only useless, but they can get your site removed from Google completely. The infographic below from SEO.com gives you 6 black hat SEO tactics that could be killing your website. […]

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your SEO

By |SEO, Social media|

With the rise of social networking sites Google has started to take social sharing signals into account when ranking your website. On Twitter they look at how many tweets and retweets a URL has received and the authority of the accounts tweeting those links. For Facebook and Google plus they look at how many +1’s and likes a URL receives and likewise for the other sites like Pinterest and LinkedIn. The infographic below from Quicksprout shows you how getting your website shared more on social media can improve your SEO and place you higher on Google. […]