The 9 Goals to Consider When Creating a Marketing Strategy

The 9 Goals to Consider When Creating a Marketing Strategy

If someone asks you to list a few marketing goal examples, could you? When many think of marketing, they go to the big flashy examples – like SuperBowl commercials and Spotify’s annual “Wrapped” campaigns. But the truth is, that’s likely the result of months of strategizing. Before you can build your strategy though, you first […]

Permalinks: What They Are & How to Structure Them for Max SEO Value

Permalinks: What They Are & How to Structure Them for Max SEO Value

What comes to mind when you think of SEO? “Permalink” probably isn’t the first or second thing, maybe not even the 10th thing. The truth is, permalinks and SEO have a lot more in common than you may realize, and — when done correctly — can play an important role in improving your website’s ranking. […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Share of Voice

The Beginner's Guide to Share of Voice

If you’ve ever been in charge of gathering reports for your marketing team, then you know there are a plethora of metrics you can measure. One metric that gets overlooked is share of voice. However, this is a versatile metric that you can use in a competitive analysis for social media, organic traffic, or even […]

Google Gives 3 Reasons Why FAQ Schema Won’t Show In Search

Google Gives 3 Reasons Why FAQ Schema Won’t Show In Search

Is Google Search not showing rich results for your FAQ schema markup? Here are three possible reasons why. Google’s Search Advocate John Mueller offers three possible reasons why your FAQ schema markup isn’t generating rich snippets in search results. This information is shared during the Google Search Central SEO office-hours hangout recorded on January 28. […]

Enterprise SEO For WordPress: Plugins, Tips & Proven Tactics

Enterprise SEO For WordPress: Plugins, Tips & Proven Tactics

WordPress powers 39.5% of the world’s websites. As a leader in digital experiences, WordPress currently runs some of the most prominent websites like Sony, Microsoft, TechCrunch, and more. Enterprise businesses require a scalable, credible, and reliable website to earn top domain authority and stay competitive. While many organizations have turned to expensive solutions that often […]

6 Expert Tips For Small Business SEO Strategy In 2022

6 Expert Tips For Small Business SEO Strategy In 2022

Are you prepared for small business SEO in 2022? If you’re still scrambling to formulate a strategy, you’re not alone. The uncertainty of ongoing pandemic-related business interruptions and changes in consumer behavior are keeping marketers and SEO pros on their toes. To help SMBs and marketing professionals, we asked our network of experts, “What’s your […]

Major Google Algorithm Updates You Need To Know For 2022 Planning

Major Google Algorithm Updates You Need To Know For 2022 Planning

Each year, Google Search algorithms are updated thousands of times to ensure the most relevant, reliable results are listed most prominently. This ongoing commitment to searcher experience and the quality of results has helped Google decrease the number of irrelevant results appearing on a search results page by over 40% over the past five years, […]

How to Revive an Old Blog Article for SEO

How to Revive an Old Blog Article for SEO

Blogging is not a major piece of artwork like the Sistine Chapel, but there is an art to making your blog a masterpiece. Blogs are a combination of timely and evergreen content. Timely content focuses on trends, news articles, and pop culture events, while evergreen content stays relevant and provides value for a long time. […]

Does My Business Need a Website? 12 Reasons Why & 5 Reason Why Not

Does My Business Need a Website? 12 Reasons Why & 5 Reason Why Not

If your business is reasonably successful, you may come up with many reasons why an effective website isn’t all that relevant for you. Sure, you understand the need to have some web presence, but you might not believe that an effective website is going to make that big of a difference for your particular business […]

SiteGround Hosting Outage Over – Site Recoveries Continue

SiteGround Hosting Outage Over – Site Recoveries Continue

SiteGround web hosting suffered a significant four day outage beginning Monday November 8, 2021. It wasn’t until November 12th that they tweeted that they had resolved the problem. Many customers lost rankings in Google and a significant amount of website traffic as the holiday shopping season fast approaches. Many SiteGround publishers remain upset, largely because […]

Wix vs WordPress: Which Is Better for SEO?

Wix vs WordPress: Which Is Better for SEO?

Share on LinkedInShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Pinterest Wix and WordPress are two of the most popular website solutions available. According to Builtwith, Wix is powering over 4.5 million websites while WordPress is behind over 28 million websites. The key difference between them is that Wix is a website builder and hosted solution, whereas […]

8 Enterprise SEO Skills That Add Value for Your Team & Career

8 Enterprise SEO Skills That Add Value for Your Team & Career

Keyword research, link building, HTML & CSS – these are all skills that are not directly needed by an enterprise SEO. You are not a jack-of-all-trades. You are not a growth hacker. This is not traditional SEO. In enterprise SEO, you’re likely working with millions of pages, often across multiple websites, for a corporation that […]

How to Optimize for Google Featured Snippets: A 12-Step Guide

How to Optimize for Google Featured Snippets: A 12-Step Guide

It’s no secret that featured snippets are powerful. Every SEO professional (including yours truly) aims to own any available featured snippets for their content. These expanded, descriptive search results appear as a special box prominently displayed at or near the top of the search results page (SERP). Optimizing for featured snippets (FS) can help Google […]

Sitemaps: What They Are, How to Create One & Submit it to Google

Sitemaps: What They Are, How to Create One & Submit it to Google

Sitemaps are one of SEO’s oldies but goodies. In fact, they’re one of the most important elements of SEO, because they help Google and other search engines find the pages on your website. Not to mention they also help you rank better, because Google is able to locate new pages and identify updates to old […]

Google On How Long SEO Takes

Google On How Long SEO Takes

Google’s John Mueller answers the question: “how long does SEO take for new pages?” in the latest episode of Ask Googlebot on YouTube. This is a loaded question, and Mueller even makes a joke at the beginning of the video about refraining from his typical “it depends” response. Here’s Mueller’s answer for how long SEO […]

How Social Media Helps SEO [Final Answer]

How Social Media Helps SEO [Final Answer]

Most businesses know the importance of being active on different social media platforms. However, some might think of social media as an independent entity rather than something that impacts the rest of their digital marketing efforts. Social media provides many great benefits on its own but also aids other areas of your digital marketing efforts […]

Research Discovers Insights into Local Search Success

Research Discovers Insights into Local Search Success

New research from RIO SEO shows dramatic effects on Local Search and offers insights into how to be more effective in monitoring search habits at the local level and leverage those changes for better economic performance. RIO SEO tracked consumer trends across over 200,000 locations in a range of verticals. The report covers these categories. […]

American’s Trust Google More Than Facebook or TikTok

American’s Trust Google More Than Facebook or TikTok

Share on LinkedInShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Pinterest In a world of fake news and misinformation, 1,057 U.S. residents were asked how they feel about social media and search platforms. The recent survey uncovered trust levels in tech companies, which platforms cause concern and opinions regarding tech space developments. SEO Clarity’s survey results might […]

71 Mind-Blowing Search Engine Optimization Stats

71 Mind-Blowing Search Engine Optimization Stats

Share on LinkedInShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Pinterest Organic search is arguably the most valuable marketing channel there is. That’s why search engine optimization (SEO) is essential for every brand and business that operates online today. Your company needs SEO. Period. Small. Medium. Large enterprise. Startup. Local business. Global brand. Whenever people enter a […]