Advanced SEO Tips
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Advanced SEO tips usually are not taught, they are acquired through many years of continuing education in the SEO field and making some powerful connections with industry influencers willing to share the fruits of their labor.

Beyond the basics of on-page SEO and off-page SEO there are undiscovered and undiscussed SEO strategies that you will never find in a book or be openly shared by named gurus. You would be surprised by what “actually works” in the SEO world and what is complete rubbish.

After working in the SEO field for over 7 years and watching new ideas and techniques come and go there a few SEO tips that I’d like to share. These are based on fundamental principles which will never change. They will even prepare you to identify new SEO trends and strategies of your own. Please take the time to share and comment on our posts and we hope you enjoy each read.


Creating Viral Content With YouTube Video Categories

Experts say that a successful viral video content strategy makes clever use of the YouTube video categories list. But where exactly is this coveted YouTube video categories list outside of the upload area around info and settings.

Go Viral With Less

YouTube uses 15 video categories to serve video content uploaded at a rate of 300 hours per second. Currently, YouTube no longer allows a user to filter search content by category. The advantage to sorting by video category was the search ...

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How to Rank Content Without Backlinks

Over the past 10 years, backlinks and a continued link building strategy has been emphasized as for the ranking of small and large websites alike. But, what about newly created websites or sites with little to no backlinks that seem to rise quickly in search results? Is there some secret “new” code that they’ve cracked? No, the answer is simple; their focus is on content marketing.

Content Still Wears the Crown

With regard to search engines, the more ...

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Social Media: Bully or Lifesaver

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One theme seems to be uniform when I speak with clients about their small business needs and aspirations; technology is overwhelming. The Internet and social media have single-handedly changed the way we communicate and do business.

In 2007, I remember talking to clients about the need to create a strong online presence integrated with social media. No matter how many facts I came ...

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Misconceptions About SEO and Google Updates

Since the newest Google update of Penguin 2.0 there have been many questions and concerns from SEO’s and website owners about where to focus their energies and budgets to maximize results. As always, if you’re focused on serving up great content that keeps your readers engaged then you will have no problems with this or any other update Google may throw at you.

Matt Cutts, head of Google search spam, released a great video talking about misconceptions in the SEO industry. ...

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Search Engine Report: How Google Works

Have you ever wondered how Google works? Or what determines which websites get ranked for popular keyword searches? Today we will go back in time to learn what makes Google tick.

Anyone with a website knows that Google is the most dominant search engine out there and if you can rank well within this search engine it could equate to more website traffic and interest in your website and ultimately increased sales.

Google Matt Cutts explains how Google search actually works. Matt ...

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Penguin 2.0: Google and SEO in Summer 2013

As you might have noticed, SEO as we know it has begun to change from strategies centered on link building to ones focused more serving up relative and engaging content. Any SEO worth their salt knew this from the beginning but many people have been duped by shady SEO’s promising overnight results. We all knew it’s been coming for some time now and the warnings have been going out since late 2011 but in the summer of 2013 we will ...

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The Exclusive List of Paid and Free Directories

One of the first things you should do when trying to gain link popularity and search engine ranking is submit your site to both paid and free directories. Our team put in some hours to find this list of paid and free directories out of a list of hundreds so you can easily find the best directories to submit your site to.

Bookmark this page for your future references.

Also, place a link to this page on your site, so your ...

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How to Make a Website Traffic Map

website traffic mapBy now you should be utilizing multiple points of attack in your marketing strategy and if a website traffic map isn’t included in your arsenal, by the end of this post it will be. With so many sources of website traffic it’s important to have a clear plan of attach from the beginning which makes it easier to make adjustments ...

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