Category: Digital Marketing

How to Create a Global SEO Strategy

As a child, I did everything that most kids did. I played outside with friends, I watched a lot of TV, I loved eating cereal for breakfast, and I went to school. My childhood wasn’t too much different than yours. But there was one thing that was a bit unique. I grew up watching Bloomberg before I went to school. Now, I don’t want you…

17 Charts That Show Where Social Media is Heading

You already know it’s harder to get traffic from the social web unless you spend money on ads. There’s nothing new with that fact… just look at the graph above: It breaks down how the average number of social shares per blog post has been dying year over year. But the reality is you can’t ignore platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube or any…

Backlinks: Your Free Link Analysis Tool

Please note that you may have to clear your browser cache to see the latest version of Ubersuggest. Do you want to know how many people are linking to you? Do you want to find more link opportunities? Well, I created a free backlink tool that will allow you to do that (and much more). I decided to call it Backlinks. And, as you may…

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Rank #1 on Google

Do you know what the number one email request I get is? Come on, take a guess. What do you think it is? Ok, its people asking me for money. But, do you know what the second most common email request I get is? Companies asking me to rank them number 1 on Google for a specific term. And I have to say, it’s a big…

How to Find the Right Keywords to Rank #1 on Google For

Do you want more traffic? Well, who doesn’t? The reason you want more traffic is that you think more traffic equals more revenue. But here is what you’ll learn the hard way… as your traffic goes up, your revenue won’t increase at the same pace. And in many cases, as your traffic goes up, your revenue won’t increase one bit. In other words, if you…

17 Charts That Show Where Content Marketing is Heading

I started content marketing in the early days. So early that when I first met the WordPress founder, he had just raised $1.1 million for WordPress. Fast forward to today and WordPress is worth over a billion dollars. Similarly, when I first started with content marketing, there were less than 30 million blogs that existed and now there are over a billion. In other words,…

If I Had to Start All Over Again, I Would…

I started young. At the ripe age of 15 and a half, I started my first online business. Can you guess what it was? It was a job board. I created it because I couldn’t find a high paying job at that young of an age. Heck, I struggled to find even a low paying job! As you probably can guess, it failed and, eventually,…

How to Think About SEO

Don’t you hate how it takes forever to get results when it comes to SEO? Everyone says it takes 6 months to a year and even in some cases many years to see results. Well, I have some bad news and some good news for you. Let’s start with the bad news… SEO is a long-term strategy. It’s not about doing it for a few…

How to Build Backlinks in Less Than 1 Hour

I have a question for you… How do you build links? If I had to bet, chances are you spend little to no time on link building. Why? Because it’s hard. But why should link building be hard? Most parts of SEO are much simpler and cost-effective. For example, if you want to write content… you just go and write it. It may not be…