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We analyzed 1.3 million YouTube videos to better understand how YouTube’s search engine works. Specifically, we looked at the correlation between ranking factors — like views, comments and shares — with YouTube rankings. We learned a lot about YouTube SEO. And I’m sure you will too. Here is a Summary of What We Discovered: 1. Comments appear to be an influential ranking factor.
When I was about to launch my first blog in 2010, I felt GREAT. And to prepare for the big launch, I read dozens of SEO blog posts and forum threads. So when my blog finally went live, I was super excited. I thought to myself: “It’s only a matter of time before you hit Google’s first page.” There Was Only One Problem: It never happened.
Today I’m going to show you a new strategy that boosted my organic traffic by 260.7%. (In 14 days) This strategy also led to a flood of visitors from Twitter, Facebook and blogs. The best part? I didn’t need to publish any new content. And in today’s post I’ll reveal the exact step-by-step process that I used.
There’s an SEO checklist that I use for every client. And it works. Want proof? Proven.com recently used this checklist to boost their organic traffic by 48.7%. (In 3 weeks) And in today’s post I’m going to show you exactly how they did it…step-by-step. But First, A Quick Story… A few weeks back Proven.com founder Sean Falconer reached out to me.
This is the largest collection of SEO tips on the planet. The best part? All of the SEO techniques in this guide are 100% actionable. So if you want higher rankings, check out the guide. I want tips that help with: On-Page SEO Link Building Keyword Research Technical SEO Video SEO User Experience I want tips that are: Beginner Intermediate Advanced ...
When it comes to on-page SEO, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about meta tags and keyword density for one lifetime. If you’re looking for some practical strategies that you can use on your site today, then you’ll love this infographic. It’s a simple checklist that will bring in more search engine traffic from every piece of content that you publish: Here’s my take on the on-pag ...
We recently analyzed 1 million Google search results to answer the question: Which factors correlate with first page search engine rankings? We looked at content. We looked at backlinks. We even looked at site speed. With the help of Eric Van Buskirk and our data partners1, we uncovered some interesting findings. And today I’m going to share what we found with you.
Today you’re going to learn how Emil rocketed his site to the #1 spot in Google. (You’ll also see how he turned this #1 ranking into $100k in monthly recurring revenue) But wait, there’s more I’ll ALSO show you how Richard boosted his organic traffic by 348%…in 7 days. And in this case study I’ll walk you through the exact white hat SEO strategy that they used, step-by-step.
If you want to see the best SEO tools in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. I personally tested and reviewed 131 of the top SEO tools online. And you can filter through the list to find the best tools for you. Check it out: I want SEO tools that help with: Link Building Technical SEO Keyword Research Rank Tracking Content Optimization Backlink analysis ...
“If we’re going to make this a success, we have to put a spin on it and make something different.” -Mike Bonadio, star of today’s case study As you’re about to see, Mike used Guestographics to create and promote a piece content that generated: Over 1,000 social shares 12 white hat backlinks A mention in a highly-respected newspaper 15.
When a blog post goes viral, there’s no magic or luck involved. In fact: According to new research, viral content tends to contain a few critical elements that push people to share. I cover 21 of these elements in today’s data-driven guide. Check it out: Here’s my take on the research-backed tips from the infographic: 1.
When you sign up for the Backlinko newsletter for the first time, you get this email from me: As you can see, the first thing I ask is: “What’s the #1 thing you’re struggling with?” To date, I’ve asked over 57,000 new subscribers this question… …and have received thousands of replies. But get this: I tend to get the same response again and again. What’s that response, you ask? TRAFFIC.
A few weeks ago I get this email out of the blue from Jimmy… The email said: “The first time I used your Skyscraper Technique, I got 30k pageviews, 1k email subscribers, and currently rank #2 for my target term.” Needless to say, I was intrigued. So I pressed him for more info. Turns out Jimmy was happy to spill the beans on his success, and show me exactly how he did it (step-by-step).
This story was originally published on April 18, 2014, and comes in at number four on our countdown of the 10 most popular Search Engine Watch stories of 2014. As we look back over the past year, we're celebrating the best of 2014, as determined by you, our readers. Enjoy! It's no secret that YouTube is a traffic source with almost limitless potential.
This is the most comprehensive list of conversion optimization techniques on the planet. Whether you run an ecommerce site, a blog, or a brick and mortar business, you’ll love this guide. Before “Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Techniques: The Complete List”, these techniques were scattered across the internet.
Today I’m going to show you how one entrepreneur used The Skyscraper Technique to generate 17,584 unique visitors to a brand new blog. In one day. Oh, and he accomplished this despite having: Zero connections. Zero Twitter followers. Zero marketing budget. In this case study I’ll walk you through the EXACT step-by-step process that he used.
This may sound crazy, but here it goes… Building your email list isn’t as hard as you think. Really. In fact, when you know what to do and how to do it, list building is pretty darn simple. How do I know? I struggled with my blog’s conversion rate (1.4%) for over a year. That is, until I discovered the 5 secrets that I’m going to reveal to you in this post.
There’s a ridiculously simple way to increase your blog’s conversion rate by 529%. And once you know what it is, and how it works, you’ll want to kick yourself for not trying it sooner. In fact, this technique (The Content Upgrade) has flooded my business with thousands of new subscribers every month.
Imagine if you could make one simple tweak to your website, and see an instant boost in email subscribers. Or even better: What if there were 17 of these tweaks… …and each of them could generate more leads for your business? You’d probably be pumped to read about them. Lucky for you, that’s exactly what I’m going to share with you in this post: 17 insanely powerful list b ...