Getting Traffic 12
Ranking well in Google isn't just about what you do right to help you rank.
It's also very much about not doing things wrong.
As I covered last week, there are tons of things we can improve on-page to get better rankings that is more about following best practices and not making Google's job harder (e.g. site speed).
These days doing what is required to rank well can feel overwhelming.
No longer is it possible to game the system with a mix of dubious links on blog networks and article marketing.
Link building is now serious business that requires you to create value, build authority and attract real attention.
If you're like most people, you're spending entirely too much time on Social Media with less than outstanding results to show for it. These five quick tips will make a dramatic difference, and they're all completely free. Plus they are simple enough to implement immediately, so you can start seeing fast results right away!
A new massive SEO study, involving 411 websites, a team of 149 people working more than 2,000 hours, and covering more than 100,000 data points, was recently completed. It's aim... to find out why some websites rank better than others in Google. The researchers studied which sites were affected - or not affected - by Google's string of Penguin and Panda algorithm changes.
Some of the results were predictable but others were surprising. The results are real need-to-know stuff for any website owner, but the SEO gurus aren't telling you about them.
Washing machines, dishwashers and ovens are among the products successfully promoted by affiliate Kevin Middleton - without any hard sell.
Kevin, who has been full-time affiliate marketing for four years, says that to succeed affiliates need to look for a edge over their competitors. He explains how he how he got started in affiliate marketing, and how his UK price comparison website has an edge over his competitors' sites.
The Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords, by Perry Marshall and Bryan Todd, is about a whole lot more than using AdWords effectively.
I've been reading - well, actually studying and highlighting paragraphs in - the new third edition. I was surprised by the scope of this book. It's an instruction manual for Internet marketing success.
One of my favorite internet marketers has just released a great new product in his range of dashboards. Marlon Sanders has put years of traffic testing and research into his latest product.
As an affiliate, anything you can learn to improve your traffic is like money in the bank. "No traffic = no money." It's a simple formula to understand. "Traffic = sales/money" and statistics that you can use to improve your conversions.
This week I review Marlon Sanders' Traffic Dashboard and reveal to you some of the many features and the training he provides.
Writing an article or page for your website that is both interesting and SEO friendly can seem like a hard task if you don't think of yourself as a writer but it doesn't have to be.
Incorporating the keyword research that you've done into your articles but keeping it readable for humans can be as simple as starting out with a writing formula.
Keywords form the basis of any SEO campaign. Knowing what keyword phrases people use when they're buying and which ones you can get the highest rankings for can make a huge difference to your sales and your workload.
But how do you choose the best keyword phrases? And how do you find the phrases that use buying words? Simple! Old fashioned keyword research. Find out how you can quickly build a list of 1000 phrases for which you may get great organic results.