With the big recent Google update that happened at the beginning of August, Google made a dramatic shift toward what they had been claiming for years. SEO the way it has been done in the past, focusing on key phrases, is mostly dead.
This article is part 5 in an ongoing case study analyzing the impact of content on SEO. In the previous installment, we addressed the lessons learned from our Facebook content marketing campaign. In this installment, we compare the success of our evergreen and non-evergreen content in order to determine which type is more effective for meeting our goals. If you haven't read the previous installment in our series, you can click here to do so.
Whether you’re a part-time blogger or an entrepreneur with a business website, understanding your data is vital. When you understand data, you can start to analyze it and improve your online presence. You can make your advertising dollars go further, boost traffic and convert more customers. Before any of that can happen, of course, you’ll need to get familiar with a few specific terms, what they mean and how they can be helpful to your business.
This article is part 2 in an ongoing case study analyzing the impact of content on SEO. In the previous installment, we introduced our keyword and content strategy for ad cetera, inc., a client that sells promotional products for businesses. In this installment, we're going to lay out the specifics of our keyword strategy and divulge how we were able to achieve some initial rankings for important terms. If you haven't read part 1 of this series, you can click here to do so.
While you can no longer rank a site with keyword stuffing alone, keywords can help the search engines understand what your content — and thus your business — is about.