Link building is one of the harder aspects of SEO and because of this one of the least done. Unfortunately it is many times more powerful than anything you do to your page and content. No level of optimization of content will trump the power of well placed relevant backlinks. Its so hard few ever […]
Duplicate Content – Killing Your SEO Duplicate content is a threat to your SEO rankings but not in the way you think. It is distracting you from stuff that actually matters. Google has no Duplicate Content penalty and notes much of the web is duplicate content, the question is wether your use of the content […]
Keywords In Headers – How Your H1 H2 Tags Are SEO Keywords Too often people mistake the real value of the H1 and H2 headers when designing a website. Not only do they come with big or bolder text but used correctly they provide the natural place to put your page’s keywords and thats where […]
After placing backlinks 15/15 new domains I had linked to the site we’re registered and added to the site’s formula. Traffic responded better than I expected… Increasing Organic SEO Traffic The site’s organic traffic had been previously in the single digits, now at 1,600 a month later I could claim a 1235% increase in organic […]
What to do with a low ranking site?
I was asked a seemingly simple question by a client today. Should low level sites he owns be scrapped and used for their backlinks by 301 redirecting the sites.
Simplest Answer: I think it’s hard to quantify if a site is low level.
Ultimateseo.org has a DA 19, that seems pretty low. But keep in mind it used to be a DA 40 before Moz changed it’s scoring. Keep also in mind that change in scoring showed no reflection in the site’s ranking. I recommend 301 redirecting based on anchor text
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Cloudflare And Plugins
In a previous post we noted the difference speed can make in search engine ranking. The same content delivered in different ways was listed on the same domains but in different positions between desktop and mobile indexes. Site Speed Affects Ranking
In this post we’re going to review two less popular ways to speed up your site and we’ll mention the popular ways. There’s a reason why Ultimate SEO uses slightly different processes for page load.
Often people download plugin optimizers and add page cache plugins to speed up their sites. Caching is important
A Case Study of SEO Metrics And Rank
Here is a recently added FAQ to the Ultimate SEO FAQ section.
Let me show you how important it is….
Why is realtor.com not higher than zumper.com in the mobile search on the left? Consider these metrics
Realtor.com = Domain Score: 55 Trust Score 58 Alexa Rank 763 Registered 1996 Ads 3,900 Backlinks 57,000,000 Traffic Rank 108
Zumper.com = Domain Score: 37 Trust Score 44 Alexa Rank 17,000 Registered 2004 Ads 0 Backlinks 1,700,000 Traffic Rank 2830
In every metric realtor.com wins, so why is
An easy way to build backlinks is through directory submissions. Anything hard though is worth more, so keep in mind directory submissions don’t carry the weight that in content links will. With that said there is still diluted value in link directories, just don’t focus on them.
Here are some link directories and they are organized by SEO power.
The button below opens a new window with about 100 sites. We also have the following directory sites maintained by Ultimate SEO and these are always free to list with. This site also has a directory on it built in…you can
In PBNs 2019 Part 1 we discussed some logistics of organization on a high level concerning Cloudflare, Spreadsheets and above all randomness. In this the second part of our private blog network series we’ll focus on expired domains and the assessing of their value.
Domain Authority Is One Part
First, we will look at Domain Authority but before we do lets note Domain Authority in and of itself is worthless. It IS NOT used by Google. It is made by a company called Moz and it is their best guest how Google interrupts the content on a site based on
What makes the difference between a paid subscription report or a free SEO audit from a website crawl? Nothing … they both need human interpretation which is where an audit includes critical thinking and problem solving..
Audits Are Essential First Steps To Any SEO Campaign
Where are we going and why are we in this hand basket?
I like data, I’ve never been detail oriented but I think my years on a help desk taught me how to efficiently step back consider all the facts and determine what the simplest answer to a problem is … ( turn it off and
This post was originally made 3/7/2019 but was lost during a restoration from backup while Ultimate SEO was dealing with a DOS attack. Updates That Matter AND Updates That Don’t I’ve heard things come in threes so curious whats next because 2 big updates this week are out. Now unfortunately the one that matters is […]
First off a little disclosure this article over laps the Backlinks category of the FAQ.
What Are Backlinks?
Backlinks are links from other sites. Think of them as votes of affirmation. Only one vote can come from a domain so for SEO purposes it doesn’t matter if there are 100 or 1 link from the same domain one link is the count you gain. Subdomains are viewed separately…thats why yourblog.tumblr.com isn’t a tumblr backlink. Now those other links may increase traffic to your site but in regards to SEO value its one vote. Some call this metric