When Google releases a new algorithm they describe as "one of the biggest leaps forward in the history of search", SEOs pay attention. Good SEO consultants and their clients will want to know how these changes will impact SEO strategy, and if there are any actions that can be taken to improve rankings under the [...]
SEO can be challenging for startups. Search engine results heavily favor big brand websites with thousands of links, a recognizable brand name, and virtually unlimited budgets for fresh content. Faced with daunting odds and tepid initial results, many startups quickly give up on SEO as a viable marketing channel. That’s a huge mistake.
Perhaps thinking of SEO as a battlefield is a bit cliché, but it’s an analogy that applies so well. We’re constantly fighting our competition for supremacy over keywords and search rankings, looking to cover as much ground possible and expand our reach with limited resources. And yeah, the fights can get ugly. From shady link [...]
Although internet search engines like Google play an increasingly prominent role shaping voter opinions and perception of issues and candidates, their ranking algorithms aren’t designed to provide a fairly balanced or completely honest representation of controversial issues. In order to assess how fairly search engine results portray political candidates and controversial issues, we collected over [...]
As content marketers, we are all continually on the quest to create viral, buzzworthy content that drives traffic and engagement. But crafting such content is easier said than done! And this is especially true for businesses in industries where viral topics are hard to come by. What’s a local carpet cleaning business or pest control service [...]
Since social networking can be a huge time-sink (with a good chunk of small businesses admitting that they waste time on Facebook and Twitter) it’s incredibly easy to dump hours in social media without getting much of anything in return. Despite its perception as a distraction, social media can (the keyword here is can) result in a positive ROI [...]
You’ve poured hours of mental energy into a new blog post that’s packed with really useful information. You’re showing people how to do something amazing and giving away all of your trade secrets for free. But no one seems to care. No one even notices your blog. At CanIRank, we’ve experienced this same frustration. As [...]
Amazon's strategy is to provide access to an extremely large number of products. This broad approach also means that their strategy stretches thin in places. If you can challenge them in areas where they are vulnerable it is possible to outrank them.
The Ecommerce SEO Guide is for online merchants with questions about link building, off-page SEO, how to handle product variants, the SEO of product pages and category pages, and SEO-friendly ecommerce site architecture. Download a PDF of the Ecommerce SEO Guide Why We Created The Ecommerce SEO Guide For three years, I led the e-Commerce efforts of [...]