How To Do Keyword Research FAST with SEMrush Pro in 2017



Keyword research is one of the most important aspects of SEO. But do you know what makes it so significant? Or how to do it in 2017? Or which tools to use? This post is a guide for beginners.

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What Is The Best Screen Size To Design For in 2017?



Is your site prepared for Google’s ‘mobile-first’ index? Here are some notes I have on these search engine rankings changes.

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How Fast Should A Website Load in 2017?



Some notes I keep updated on site speed and how it affects your website rankings in Google.

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Duplicate Content SEO Advice From Google



Pages fare a better chance of getting top rankings in Google when they are original content, but you can use near duplicate content as a ranking strategy.

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Factual SEO: Is Google Censoring Negative Searches about Hillary Clinton?



Is Google censoring autocomplete suggestions for Hillary Clinton?

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Part 2: Does Google Count Anchor Text In Internal Links? Bonus – A Theory About How A ‘Quality Metric’ Might Be Used By Google



ADVICE WARNING – This is part of a series of SEO ranking tests that look at traditional ranking signals and their effects on SERP positions. I would certainly NOT go and implement sitewide changes to your site based on this or recent posts. WAIT for the series to END so you can make a more […]

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Hire Hobo To Review Your Website



What is a SEO Audit, and How Can It Help Your Business? A technical SEO Audit should clearly highlight the changes that need to be made to your website to meet Google’s demands for a ‘high-quality’ website. We provide that type of analysis, and you can buy a report online. Meeting these demands is the […]

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New Evidence: Does Google Count Keywords in Anchor Text In Internal Links?



ADVICE WARNING – This is part of a series of SEO ranking tests that look at traditional ranking signals and their effects on SERP positions. I would certainly NOT go and implement sitewide changes to your site based on this or other recent posts. WAIT for the series to END so you can make a […]

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Long Term Test: New Evidence – Does Google Count Keywords in A Url?



TLDR: Yes, it looks like it that having keywords in the URL does affect rankings for individual keyword phrases. —————————– **This is the first in a series of posts where I take a look at test result pages and granular signals that affect Google rankings in 2017. I thought starting with the URL slug was a […]

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Top 100 Advertising Agencies Based On Search & Social Performance



I am not a statistician but I’ve been playing about with metrics from multiple third party data vendors to see if I can build up a decent, normalised picture of relative search and social performance of various sites in a niche. In this preliminary test sample of just over 100 ad agencies, I’ve focused on […]

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