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Free Tools to Create Image based Content for your #ContentMarketing and #Blogging Strategy

Free Tools to Create Image based Content for your #ContentMarketing and #Blogging Strategy

Introduction From time to time, you need to create clever images for your content marketing, and for your blog posts. As a freelance consultant and someone who runs a number of niche blogs, I find that I often need to use tools to help create and enhance images. In the same vein as my mammoth guide to content ideas, I will be adding lists from my bookmarks and notes on tools and resources I use, a... »

3 Things I Learnt From Spamming Matt Cutts’ Blog

3 Things I Learnt From Spamming Matt Cutts’ Blog

I absolutely love running random experiments in SEO. More so I like to keep an eye on others experiments and see how they worn and try and replicate them. In my books, it’s all part of being a competitive SEO. Keeping this in mind – imagine my pleasure at seeing a particularly interesting SERP by SEOmofo: The Worlds Greatest SEO? Here is the actual text: SEOmofo is the World’s Greatest SEO &... »

Content Ideas

Content Ideas

Content Ideas – That Help Users, Get Traffic, Shares and Links. I often get asked to attend internal brand and marketing meetings for clients I work with regularly. At the same time, I also get asked to come in for one off consulting sessions for businesses that may want to shake things up. Once such one of meeting went off in a direction I didn’t expect – it almost turned into me giving a l... »

Google Synonym Interpretation gone wrong.

Whats the Issue? Earlier today, I cam across an interesting Tweet: Baffled. Any ideas?? RT @WEBOSIS: Came across a seemingly non-sensical Google search result. Can anyone explain? Query: popkick vs enlight — CK Chung (@cKdisco) April 6, 2015 For those wondering or too lazy – these are the results for the query: Isn’t that interesting? Why is google showing those results? Actually the s... »

Referrer spam in your analytics

Referrer spam in your analytics

Referrer spam is a nuisance – it skews your website stats so that you can no longer see accurate useful information such as how many people are visiting your site, where your visitors are located, how long they have spent on a particular page and what technology they are using. It also has the potential to harm your rankings in Google’s search engine results pages (SERPs). INTRODUCING, THE SEMALT ... »

Deconstructing eBay.com’s Organic Loss Using SEMrush

Deconstructing eBay.com’s Organic Loss Using SEMrush

Dr Pete over at Moz just covered some interesting ground over Ebay.coms ranking losses on a post titled Panda 4.0, Payday Loan 2.0 & eBay’s Very Bad Day. Set up a FREE SEMrush account to test their tool Click Here! Now unless you have access to the keywords that Moz tracks, or your own inventory of regularly tracked keywords, you have to take Dr Pete’s word for it when he notes down keyw... »

SEMRush

SEMRush

About this Guide I started writing this initially as a note to myself, but also for other SEOs that constantly ask for tools that SEMrush delivers fairly easily. With the growth of “Not Provided” and google locking down the public keyword tool, SEMrush becomes a bigger part of any SEO toolset. However to limit it to simply keword research isn’t fair, which is why I decided to try and cover as much... »

Defining HTTP Status Codes

Defining HTTP Status Codes

We’ve discussed HTTP Status Codes and what they mean here, but we haven’t actually gotten into the more technical aspect of those codes. To be honest, it’s because you’re more likely to see a unicorn than you are to ever run across some of these codes, and many of them are irrelevant to SEO, but information is power, and who knows what kind of rabbit your Search Engine of choice is going to ... »

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