Category: Channel: SEO

How to create catchy, effective subject lines for link outreach

In the world of link building, few things are more frustrating than spending hours sending carefully crafted emails to people and not getting a single reply. None. Zero. Nada. Nichts. Perhaps a bunch of those initial emails landed on seldom-used...

/ May 31, 2018

Ask an #SMXpert — JavaScript & PWAs

The Ask an #SMXpert series continues the question-and-answer (Q&A) segment held during sessions at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West 2018. Today’s Q&A is from the JavaScript & PWAs: What SEOs Need To Know session with Max Prin, with an introduction from moderator...

/ May 31, 2018

Ask the #SMXperts: Going All-In On AMP

The Ask the SMXpert series continues the question and answer (Q&A) segment held during sessions at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West 2018. Today’s Q&A is from the Going All-In On AMP session with Benu Aggarwal, Eric Enge and Paul Shapiro, with an...

/ May 29, 2018

Search is more than Google: Mastering vertical search optimization

Whether spoken, typed or tapped, search queries are the medium through which consumers discover information and make decisions. Search is all around us; it is embedded into smartphone devices and is the fulcrum of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital assistants. As...

/ May 29, 2018

Yelp asks Europe to take new antitrust action against Google

According to the Financial Times (paywall), Yelp has formally complained to the European Commission (EC) that Google “abused its dominance in local search” and is seeking a formal Statement of Objections (antitrust charges) against the company. The logic of the...

/ May 24, 2018

How much is too much? Faceted navigation and SEO

On e-commerce sites, faceted navigation plays a critical role in allowing consumers to find the products they want quickly. Major sites normally offer a variety of filters (show a subset of products), sort orders (show products in different orders) and...

/ May 24, 2018

The importance of transparency and understanding risk in link building

The most important part of the relationship between you and your link builder might not be what you think. You want them to follow Google’s guidelines (or you might not care) and build great links. You want their work to...

/ May 24, 2018

What negative SEO is and is not

Today we are starting a six-part series on Negative SEO. The series will be broken into three areas and will show how negative search engine optimization (SEO) has an effect on links, content and user signals. Definitions Positive SEO under...

/ May 22, 2018

Ask the SMXpert: SEO markup and structured data

The Ask the SMXpert series continues the question and answer (Q&A) segment held during sessions at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West 2018. Today’s Q&A is from the Successful SEO Using Markup & Structured Data session with Alexis Sanders. With an introduction from...

/ May 22, 2018

Common mistakes and quick fixes to improve poky page speed

There are multiple reasons to improve how quickly your web pages load. One of them is page abandonment. If your pages load slowly and customers leave before seeing your services, how will you grow a business and be successful? A...

/ May 11, 2018