Branded And Unbranded Keywords: Not Equal SEO Value This is a short discussion on keywords. If you have read previous articles here you already know that I consider On Page SEO one of the least important factors in ranking yet one of the most obsessed over among the masses. In On Page SEO Just Doesn’t Rank […]
What if the biggest source of your SEO traffic wasn’t from the front page of Google?
At least, not the front page exactly.
Imagine that there was a backdoor of sorts that could lead to a healthy amount of organic traffic.
It’s a completely legal, whitehat SEO backdoor too, so there’s no chance you’ll be penalized.
And if you leverage yourself correctly, that organic traffic can naturally turn into a sale for your e-commerce site.
If that situation were to exist, it could change the SEO landscape for quite some time.
It may surprise you then to learn that our
The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project was launched by Google in February of 2016 with the goal of putting mobile performance above everything else on the web.
And Google definitely met their goal.
AMP powers more than two billion mobile pages and 900,000 different domains. Pages with AMP now load twice as fast as pages without added AMP elements.
If you think you can ignore AMP, you’re wrong. AMP has some pretty awesome features and benefits that can take your content creation efforts to the next level.
If you don’t take the time to understand or use AMP stories
On February 13, 2017, I acquired a keyword tool called Ubersuggest for $120,000.
It was generating 117,425 unique visitors per month at the time I purchased it and had 38,700 backlinks from 8,490 referring domains.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with the tool, the concept is really simple:
You put in a keyword you want to target via SEO or PPC, and it gives you more keyword ideas. That way you can grow your traffic by going after more keywords.
Most people thought I bought the tool to just redirect the traffic to
The early days of SEO were like the Wild, Wild West.
Blackhat SEO experts were doing everything imaginable to rank their sites on Google.
That included keyword stuffing and creating spammy backlinks on a regular basis.
And for a time, it totally worked.
But these days, those older SEO hacks are long gone.
Now we deal with a much more sophisticated algorithm that pushes innocent-sounding updates like Hummingbird and Panda.
But as innocent as they sound, they can create some real problems for your ongoing SEO efforts.
One of those updates that affected SEO forever is known as Penguin