• How to Recover Your Facebook Shares after Moving from HTTP to HTTPS

    Google is pushing for a shift from http to https, there is no secret in this. This strategy would probably be effective anyway, but with Google behind, the shift starts to resemble a done deal. The question is no longer whether sites will follow, but when. After all, who in their right minds would give up geolocation, encrypted media extensions or application cache? But aside ...

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  • 12 Unique Content Amplification Techniques That Earn 327% More Links

    We all had that moment when we gave our soul into a post and made it so shiny, with thorough research, relevant visuals but nobody read it. And then you start wondering what went wrong. What in the name of God happened? Or why did it happen to you? And the questions could go on. But there is something that you missed. And that “something” could be content amplification.

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  • Is the New Google “Fred” Update Rolling Out Now? Massive Ranking Fluctuations

    Google has, time and time again avoided – or even flat out refused – to give any indication of when it rolled out an update. Their way of doing this has been always to assert that they make updates to their algorithms on a continuous basis, rather than having distinct launch dates for particular releases. It’s not difficult to see why that’s probably a good idea.

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  • 16 Causes Why Your Organic Traffic has Dropped … It’s Not Google’s Fault!

    The SEO landscape has changed enormously in the last years. Organic traffic comes and go, the websites’ performance seems to be as volatile as it gets and at the end of the day, you might ask yourself: why did my organic traffic drop? Did Google change its algorithm again? Was a sort of SEO attack on my site or was it something that I did? And while you keep on searching for th ...

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  • Link Earning – A Tale of 21 Unique Strategies to Creatively Build Links

    Link earning is highly connected with trustworthy content and creative digital marketing strategies. It’s all about that type of content that has so much value that bloggers, publishers or specialists in the field can’t stop but link to it. Your piece of content must be not only newsworthy, but also connected to your brand so it can tell a story and, therefore, earn links.

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  • SEO Website Redesign – A Guaranteed Checklist on How to Not Lose Your Rankings

    An SEO website redesign is not a walk in the park, and it could easily become an SEO disaster if you don’t do it right. Any change you make to your website’s redesign can cause traffic loss and make your current site not so very “search engine ranking” friendly. Maybe you want to switch to https, you want to go international, or maybe you just want to start a rebranding strategy.

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  • How to Do Link Building and Not Get Penalized in 2017

    Dozens of articles are published daily on the ultra-discussed topic of link building. Just try a simple search on Google with the “link building” query and most likely the “link building is dead” auto complete will show up. From what we are concerned, link building is far from dead. It would be arrogant to say link building (or even SEO) is exactly the same as it was a couple years ago.

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  • 23 Most Important SEO Tasks You Should Validate Now

    Every SEO specialist might feel overwhelmed from time to time because of their constant effort to see the outcome. It is a long term commitment. There are no shortcuts and you must look for future results, not present ones. For SEO amateurs, it is even harder. It is a constant battle to keep the rankings high. They will always try to find the easy way.

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  • 48 Fatal SEO Mistakes to Avoid Weakening Your Rankings

    The internet is a scary thing. Who knows what you could find out there, on the dark side. You must be very careful to avoid being a victim of the numerous SEO mistakes that exist on the internet, such as the defective management of site links, short content blogs, flash content, poorly written content, missed title tags or meta descriptions to slow website speed, deindexation o ...

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  • Hiring an SEO Company? 6 Critical Questions to Avoid Getting Tricked!

    You might have heard the saying “If you want something done right, do it yourself!” more than once. Before agreeing or disagreeing on it, indulge me while I tell you a bit of its origins. A French writer named Charles Étienne is the “father” of this world wide used phrase but the literal translation is actually – ” One is never served so well as by oneself “- .

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  • 44 Black Hat SEO Techniques That Will Tank Your Site

    In the old days of Black Hat SEO, these techniques, tricks, tactics or however you’d like to call them may have worked, until the search engines started taking actions and updating algorithms to penalize websites using such Black Hat SEO Techniques. And, as the search engines don’t like to let themselves and their users be tricked, they took measures to keep the search results ...

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