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The convergence of SEO and Branding with Omi Sido

Very often I see people online talking about SEO and branding, comparing them both and even arguing which one is better. So let’s be clear about one thing. SEO and branding are two completely different animals and they can and they should work together. Today I’m gonna try and explain why. But first thing first.…

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The Complete Guide to Rich Snippets

Getting your website into the Google Knowledge Graph is not a wishful thinking anymore. It’s a necessity. As we are shifting away from the “keywords” based search, we are entering the world of the semantic entities search. Having good content on your website is a good start. But telling search engines what entities are there…

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Google’s New Search Analytics Report – More Refined Data

As I’ve been working with this new feature for some time let’s see what people are saying about it. Google Webmasters: “If you manage a website, you need a deep understanding of how users find your site and how your content appears on Google’s search results. Until now, this data was shown in the Search Queries…

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Utilize the Power of the Web for Your Small Business

This article was inspired by Making Your Business More Web Centric – Hangouts On Air Howdy, Omi fans, and welcome to another edition of Small Business Friday (couldn’t help myself lol Rand Fishkin). Having good content on your website is a good place to start. On the other side telling search engines what entities are there…

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Conversation about Semantic SEO

Everything started with my thoughts on a article written by Damian Thompson and called What The Heck Is Semantic SEO & Should You Care At All?  At the end of the day it doesn’t matter whether you call it Semantic SEO or just SEO. Adapting to the semantic search topography will be part of every SEO’s job description going…

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Do Social Signals impact our SEO?

Some thoughts on Social Media and SEO based on Eric Enge’s (CEO of Stone Temple Consulting) article for Convince & Convert called ‘Do Social Signals Drive SEO?’ So Do Social Signals Drive SEO? Many people/clients are asking me the same question over and over again: Do social signals drive SEO? In a way how do social signals impact…

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How to Write High-Quality Content #semrushchat Highlights

Highlights Article by Elena Terenteva (http://goo.gl/r2EN0q) “Great content is a high-priority task for a lot of marketers. Every piece of content we create is not only valuable in itself; every article is a piece of the puzzle that we put together to create a clear and panoramic picture of the business niche we work in. Speaking of…

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301 Redirect and SEO

It hurts me to see how many people nowadays are losing their SEO link value by not implementing properly a 301 redirect. What is a 301 redirect? A 301 redirect will be sending visitors and (when it comes to SEO ranking) search engines to a different location (URL) that they originally requested. From an SEO point…

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SEO Tips for Blog Writing

Post length isn’t everything – but it helps, especially if you want your content to be referenced by others around the web. In my personal experience, short blog articles are not performing well in the SERPs. When working for a major UK brand I did a research to establish the correlation between page ranking and…

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2015 SEO Predictions

Semantic Search is changing SEO forever. It’s all about optimising your content and everything you do online for your customers rather than just Google, and this is a radical shift in thinking. SEO 2015 Workout: How To Gain Weight from SEMrush Google wants us to be more human. Words like trust, authority, personality are fashionable…