71 Chrome Extensions for Blogging & SEO

71 Chrome Extensions for Blogging & SEO

Editor’s note: This post is an oldie, but a goodie. It was originally published March 2010 and it warranted an update. Do you have any favorite Chrome extensions for search engine optimization or blogging? Share in the comments below! *** I’ve converted, but my first experience with Google Chrome occurred in 2009 and it was […]

9 Ways To Organize Content Hubs Within Your Blog

9 Ways To Organize Content Hubs Within Your Blog

Blogging is an open dialog between the writer and their audience. It allows for a two-way communication through an original post and the subsequent comments and conversation. It provides fresh, unique content for the search engines to crawl and index. It exposes people within an organization to the outside world and lends itself to feedback […]

Why Does My Competitor’s Ugly Site Rank Above Me? [Video FAQ]

Why does my competitor's ugly site rank above me - Video FAQ

Ash Buckles answers: “If I have a nicer site than my competitor, why do they rank above me?” Video Transcription Your competitors page(s) are delivering more of the attributes the search engines are expecting to find; relevant content & page titles, unique content that references your keywords and associated words, domain credibility, incoming links to the ranking page, […]

Links and Outings and Guidelines. Oh My!

Links and Outings and Guidelines. Oh My!

With all this discussion about paid links and outing SEOs, I don’t jump on the outcry bandwagon. I try to anticipate Google’s next move. I want to focus on future-proofing our campaigns and these are great times to reconsider what Google is going to do next. In 2005, Matt Cutts wrote about how Google considered […]

Image SEO Ranking Tips

Image SEO Ranking Tips

Images have been published on web pages for nearly 20 years but the search engines have continued to give greater placement to images on the search engine results pages (SERPs). This may come from the fact that Facebook receives nearly 250 million picture uploads daily and Pinterest reaches 50 million blog post mentions. Take these […]

Actionable Video SEO for Marketers

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Online video and YouTube have become synonymous for both producers and viewers. As we stop to think about other videos sites we remember all the others (Facebook, Bing, Vevo, Hulu, Ustream.tv, Daily Motion, Break.com, ESPN, Vimeo, etc. and so on) that serve up millions of videos daily. That’s a lot of time spent watching moving […]

5 Things I Missed In Blogging Last Year

Most of my holiday vacation was spent resting, visiting with family, and reflecting on the past year. I thought about my accomplishments, failures, and intentions. I beat myself up for not blogging enough and wondered what changed from previous years. Several reasons I didn’t blog: A change in my responsibilities forced me to focus attention […]

Why is Content Important for SEO? [Video FAQ Series]

[jwplayer mediaid="22044"] The web is comprised of information; or content. Every web page online is a living document of information that contains a specific piece of information with an intended purpose. Search engines crawl and index pages that are unique and provide value to their visitors. For example: a publisher writes content for a user (or […]