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Internal Linking 101

Building internal links is the single easiest and most evergreen SEO strategy there is. And the best part is that you don’t have to be an SEO geek to understand it. I promise. After you read this article, you’ll be able to go to your website or blog and start creating effective internal links [...]

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12 SEO Benchmarks That Actually Matter

Picture this: You just found an amazing niche or landed a new client… But what now? You need to establish BENCHMARKS for your SEO campaign! Table of Contents These 12 SEO Benchmarks Are All You NeedWhat is a Benchmark?Organic TrafficReferral TrafficQuantity Landing Pages Getting Organic TrafficQuantity of Keywords in Top 20PageviewsBounce RateAverage Time Spent [...]

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Local SEO Guide: How to Actually Rank

There are a ton of articles on local SEO explaining all kinds of theories on “why” websites rank locally. Unfortunately, most of it is a bunch of guru nonsense. We rank local businesses on a daily basis and the process isn’t as complicated as people make it out to be. In this guide I’m [...]

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Do Social Locker Plugins Work?

Social content lockers are annoying… they don’t work… and Google is going to destroy your rankings (Warrior Forum). Terrible advice from forums backed by zero testing and theory is the reason why so many people don’t have success with SEO. Please take all advice you see online with a grain of salt. EVEN MINE! [...]

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10 Ways to Build Brand Signals for SEO

“Brand signals” show Google that you are a real brand and not a fly-by-night operation. Think of these “brand signals” as your base. Your base should be established before you jump into link acquisition. Let me show you what to do. Table of Contents How to Use Brand Signals (for SEO)Brand Signal #1: Secure [...]

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