To be successful with search engine optimization (SEO), you must use the right tools. It's simply impossible to conduct keyword research, analyze competitors, track rankings, track traffic and conversion trends, identify technical problems, and implement effective content marketing without the proper tools. Yet with so many tools on the market, how do you know which to [...]
In this video, we'll give you the basics of search engine optimization and share expert tips and techniques to help you increase your blog post rankings.
If you’re a small business owner and managing your own SEO, you should know what the term “your money or your life” means. It’s not a threat and you’re not about to be mugged—it’s the term Google uses for web pages that have higher stakes because they’re meant to offer medical, life, or financial advice, [...]
Millions of small businesses have harnessed the power of SEO in the last two decades and counting. It’s one of the few reliable ways to generate free traffic that remains stable over months and years. Just like any other skill or strategy, SEO comes with a learning curve, and that includes keyword cannibalization. Unaddressed, this [...]
The Internet is littered with misinformation and terrible, terrible advice about investing your money, cooking, raising children, losing weight, playing sports, and of course, digital marketing. In my experience, some of the worst advice you can find online is related to the topic of search engine optimization (SEO). Unless you've been very careful in your [...]
Internal linking for SEO is one of the most important steps towards increasing your search results visibility. Regularly engaging in more internal linking on your site improves your site’s topical relevance and enhances the experience for your readers, too. This blog post offers a detailed look into what internal linking is, why it’s important, how [...]
Tired of settling for pages 3, 4, or 5 or lower in Google's search rankings? Too many business owners don't vie for top-shelf rankings because they're intimidated by the competition. And let's face it -- small business owners can't match the budgets and metrics of the Walmarts, Targets, and Best Buys of the world. No [...]
Many businesses are so eager to get ranked in Google that they overdo it. They use aggressive SEO techniques that ultimately backfire, pushing their website further and further down the rankings... It reminds me of the guy who is trying so hard to impress a girl that he ends up doing the complete opposite - she runs away. When you overdo it with [...]
Watch our latest video and learn how to conduct blog topic research using ChatGPT and Ahrefs Keyword Explorer!
Have you ever wondered if your competitors are investing in SEO? If you knew they were and you're not, then you may need to start in order to compete long-term. Or, if your competitors are not yet investing in SEO, then that could be a nice opportunity for your business to gain the upper hand. [...]