Why keyword research matters

Whether or not a specific page ranks for a particular keyword depends largely on the quality of that individual page (content, user experience, number and quality of the backlinks, page load speed etc), and not the quality of your website as a whole. This could be something as simple as …

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Don't miss out URLs from your detailed marketing checklist

Invalid HTML could lead to strange indexing problems with unexpected search result fragments. Having links from more popular websites carry more weight than less popular sites. You would have already searched something on Google - when you look at the first couple of results, do you expect them to present what …

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Things your competitors know about keyword density

If you are not a regular monitor of your blogs, it's better to make all your comments a no follow, or else you might breach Google's terms of service. You may usually think about linking in terms of pointing to outside websites, but paying more attention to the anchor text …

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Pay attention to SEO

For certain types of product and business, SEO sometimes won't be as successful in generating a high ROI as Google's paid-advertising platform, AdWords. It is an unfortunate fact that your SEO budget will have an impact on the speed of your SEO results. A higher budget simply allows for more …

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Optimize page titles

It's the number one thing you'll be working on when you're trying to improve mobile SEO: performance. In this case, performance almost entirely boils down to site speed. It's a given: the faster your site is, the happier your users will be. In some cases on-page coding issues can impede …

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Random musings on RSS feeds

While thin content is not necessarily intentional, there is no way for a search engine to determine that. An SEO factor is something that influences where a website or piece of content will rank in search engines. No single SEO factor will produce top search engine rankings. It is the …

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