How to Use Your Rank Tracker to Improve Your Rankings (Case Study)



You have your rank tracker all set up. You’re tracking your URLs. Now what?

If you’re wondering how exactly to use your rank tracking data to improve your rankings, this post is for you.

In this post, I’ll be sharing an SEO experiment I’m currently working on. I’ll be showing you where the experiment is currently at and what strategy ideas I’ve come up with to move the project forward.

I’ll be touching on:
  • Google Search Console vs paid rank trackers
  • How to choose which keywords to track
  • Some strategy ideas based on the data

Should You Be Afraid of Bounce Rates?




Bounce Rate is one of those new-age SEO terms that seemingly came out of nowhere to confuse everyone in the content marketing industry.

As much as you may not like the idea, you're eventually going to have to add Bounce Rate to your search optimization dictionary, whether for yourself or for your clients.

Google's definition of a bounce is that it is a "single-page session."

What does that mean and how does it affect your site performance. In this post, I'll be giving you everything you need to know about Bounce Rates and why you need to know it.


How to Easily Create Structured Data Code for Rich Results


Many people want to get Rich results on the SERP, but don't know how to write the necessary structured data code. This article walks you through using our free structured data generator tool.

My Biggest SEO Mistake and How You Can Avoid it



After hitting the top of Google for my client's top three keywords, I noticed something wasn't right.

Where was the huge jump in sales we were expecting?

After doing some analysis and research, I realized that there was something fundamental that was missing in our SEO strategy. Something small and obvious that would have gigantic ramifications.

In this post I'll be exploring what was missing and I’ll be sharing the one big picture strategy that could turn this failure into a colossal success.

This post is where SEO meets marketing. It’s about seeing your SEO efforts in the bigger picture of marketing and sales.


In Search [Episode 88]: Is It Time for SEOs to Adopt a Growth Mindset?



The famed Yuriy Yarovoy explains how adopting a growth mindset has helped him take his SEO and marketing overall to another level: 

  • How a growth mindset relates to SEO and how it opens new opportunity 
  • What does a growth mindset in the context of SEO actually look like? 
  • Why SEOs have not yet adopted the growth mindset 

What Causes Rank Volatility and how to Deal With it (3 Case Studies)



What do you do when your rank tracker is showing you unstable pages? Firstly...

Don't panic.

Yes, on the one hand, rank stability could be a sign that Google is thinking about demoting your page. However, did you know that rank volatility could also be an opportunity? That being said it is essential that you first diagnose the problem. Knowing what the cause is, will help you figure out the next steps.

In this post, join me in exploring three possible causes of rank volatility and strategies for dealing with each one.

How to Perform a Site Audit: A Complete Guide



So you’ve got a new website. It’s fab! Like, really, you’re showing it to all of your friends and colleagues, printing new business cards... but nothing really happens. You’ve got some visitors coming in, but something seems to be stuck. What are you missing?

SEO is essential for marketers and is a primary focus of inbound marketing. Since everyone else is already doing it, you should be too. When you don’t, you’re inadvertently losing sales or missing out on them.

However, it’s hard to know where to start. The good news is that a simple assessment of your website is the first step, and it’s quite easy to do with an SEO audit. This allows you to see how your site ranks and what you can do to improve those statistics. In this post, you'll learn what to do and when to do it.

In Search [Episode 87]: Is Amazon Targeting SMBs with Search Ads?

Jason Dodge joins the podcast to share his discovery around Amazon's use of Search Ads to compete with SMBs:

  • How Amazon might be leveraging Search Ads to compete with local suppliers in unexpected ways
  • What Amazon's paid search strategy implies about the overall direction of the platform
  • How Amazon's use of search ads might impact competitor's ad budgets negatively

In Search [Episode 86]: White Hat Ways to Build Links!

Hayk Saakian joins the podcast to share novel ways to build links, offer value, and stay within Google's guidelines all at the same time!

  • Creative ways to build links and offer added value
  • How to think outside the box when it comes to link building
  • How to use niche level strategies to legitimately gain links

SERP News: A Month of Wild Rank Fluctuations


I'm not one to quote (or even listen to) Katy Perry, but her "adage" of "you're up then you're down" is quite applicable to the rank fluctuations seen on the Google SERP in the recent past. There was some downright bizarre movement on the SERP in August... on multiple occasions... There have also been changes to how Google extends 'Search Journeys' (and how Google promotes its own shopping experience), the schema supported by Google, scroll to text highlights, etc.

I'll be diving into all this and more! This is the September 2020 edition of the SERP News!

What Makes Google So Good? (And What Lessons Can We Take Away?)



Love it or hate it, Google is very good at what it does. While it certainly has had its share of flops (G+), it's main product, search, is head and shoulders above everyone else.

The question is, why?

Sure, I could go into all the algorithmic underpinnings that make Google unique. We could go through a history of Google and how PageRank was entirely novel, and so forth. But instead of that, in this post, I'd like to take a more thematic look at everyone's favorite search engine. Let's pop the hood and take a deep look at Google's traits and how that translates to it being the best search engine and more.

In Search [Episode 85]: The Art of Repurposing Google Reviews


GatherUp CEO Aaron Weiche joins the podcast to share novel ways you can repurpose online reviews!

  • How to repurpose your reviews in ways you never thought of
  • How to get smart with repurposing the right reviews at the right time
  • Where you should be showcasing your Google reviews and how to do it

Plus, why the age-old advice of writing content for Featured Snippets might not be the best idea.



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