Organically Rank Any YouTube Video in Google & YouTube Video Search

It can be a lucrative investment making a video to promote your product or service, but the real value is getting the video proper exposure to your target audience so people are aware that the video exists. It is easy enough to create a video and post it on YouTube or Vimeo, but that will…

Comment Backlinks: Do They Still Work For SEO?

To read Brian Dean’s post at Backlinko, comment backlinks sound not just outdated a technique, but even boring. In fact, he warns readers that they’re “NOT going to find anything about guest posting (blah) or blog comments (yawn)” in his post. Yet you can still buy blog comment services from most SEO websites (run a…

Are TLDs Really Relevant for SEO?

Are you still wondering what domain extension to choose for your new blog or your new project? Registrars tend to stress the benefits of a certain TLD over another in terms of SEO, but should you listen to that advice? Actually, NO. There are plenty of myths around the role of TLDs and domain names…

Honesty in SEO Pays Off – A 2015 Ghostblogging Case Study

Remember how SEO used to go before Google Webmaster Guidelines? Optimizing a website for search engines was a mere collection of tips and tricks that did the job just fine. You could stuff your page with keyword; you could build a gazillion of low quality backlinks and get rewarded for that. There are webmasters and…

6 WordPress Plugins for Marketing and SEO

There are WordPress plugins for pretty much every purpose out there, but when it comes to Marketing and SEO, you can count the good ones on the fingers of one hand (maybe two, if your search goes deep enough). In my 12 years old of blogging for personal and professional reasons, only 6 WordPress plugins…

Google Says Less Reconsideration Chances For Repeated Violations

On September 18h, 2015, a Google Webmaster Blog post came up to shake webmasters and SEOs and give everybody with a website some food for thought — Google is no longer granting an easy and painless reconsideration to those websites that violate Webmaster Guidelines again and again after they have been successfully reconsidered. To quote…

Does Guest Blogging Help With SEO Rankings?

I know, I know— controversial topic after Matt Cutt’s blog post shunning guest blogging for SEO in 2014. Even more controversial after the mass penalty on MyBlogGuest.com and the “all nofollow” reaction from eConsultancy that followed. Guest blogging really seems like a gray area to find your marketing and link building efforts in right now.…

7 Ways To Grow Your Email Marketing List

In a world that becomes more and more aware of email spam, growing your email marketing list and sending out personalized email is as challenging as ever. Country laws prevent marketers to clutter their recipients’ inboxes and often the simple act of sending a commercial email without the end user’s opt-in is considered unlawful. (That…