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Blogging: Format for SEO and Readers

Using a blog to highlight your expertise and company is one thing. Using your blog intelligently to showcase your expertise in search engines and your authority to your readers is an entirely different thing. Its not just about what you write, but also how you present it… to the search engines and your readers. Smart bloggers leverage the power of SEO optimized copy and formatting to elevate their reach across human and technical audiences.

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Your Industry is Holding You Back

Don’t listen, read and follow only people in your industry. Branch out. Take what a restaurant is doing and adapt it to your carpet cleaning business. Take what a car dealership is doing and adapt it to your wholesale document imaging company.

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How Cornerstone Content Gets You Traffic and Subscribers

How can you help both people and search engines find your content efficiently? Create some solid cornerstone content. Cornerstone pages let you highlight your most important archived content. They also help you attract links, get subscribers, and increase traffic.

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Link Building with Content: 29 Queries for Content-Based Link Builders

Content-based link building is all about relationships. In particular, blogger and media relationships. Whether you’re writing guest posts for publication on leading industry sites or conducting massive group interviews and surveys you need to know ALL the bloggers and other media creators in your industry. Here’s how to thoroughly query your space in order to discover who you should be interviewing, requesting guest post opportunities from, listing, giving awards to, and any other ways you can think of to engage them!

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Combine Search Engines and Social Media for Link Building

Search engine optimization is not what it used to be. Sure, we still need to get the more “trusted” links in your industry, and hopefully by now you already have done that. You may, in fact, already be ranking well in the search engines and doing quite a good job. But what can you do to use Google and the social media websites to stay ahead of your competition and start securing even better organic search engine rankings? Let’s turn directly to Google.

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Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

In the past I’ve spoken about why I turned off blog comments, but it was mostly from a time/labor perspective. Now I have another reason, one that affects everyone from an SEO Perspective. In some cases. leaving comments on will negatively impact your rankings and traffic.

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Google Is Using Site Speed In Web Search Ranking

From the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: “You may have heard that here at Google we’re obsessed with speed, in our products and on the web. As part of that effort, today we’re including a new signal in our search ranking algorithms: site speed. Site speed reflects how quickly a website responds to web requests.”

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3 Ways To Use Google’s Search Results For Keyword Research

Years ago people used to optimize for keyword density. But as relevancy algorithms have improved people have moved away from keyword density and toward keyword diversity. Covering a broader net of closely related keywords on your pages yields a better chance to rank for some of the billions of unique keywords searched for each month. One of my favorite keyword research tools to use before hitting the publish button is the Google search results. At a glance, you can quickly see: related keywords people search for, related keywords competitors are optimizing for and related keywords Google likes.

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SEO Copywriting Checklist for WordPress Blogs

SEO ( search engine optimization) is still an important aspect of blogging, if you’re serious about building targeted traffic. When you consistently apply SEO best practices to your blog posting, you not only gain serious traffic traction from the search engines, you also increase your social media optimization.

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SEO 101 – Everything You Need to Know About Linking

There are a lot of things to consider when looking at the value of the link, many of which lie in the the value of the page or website doing the liking. But here we’ll look at a slightly different value of link, in how it’s linked between the two sites. There are three basic ways of linking between sites, One-way, reciprocal and multi-way. We’ll take a look at these, their values and whether its a type of linking you should be engaged in.

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