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Personal Branding for Freelance Writers: Develop an SEO Strategy and Increase Your Google Ranking

It's not enough to maintain a blog anymore. Freelance writers must create a strong SEO strategy to boost their digital communications.

Skyword
How to Find EASY Google Featured Snippet Opportunities

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn There are a lot of articles on featured snippets being published lately but they fail to explain how to easily identify featured snippet opportunities. The most common methods are using keyword research tools to find common questions on your topic, or reviewing Search Console data to find questions that you are ranking …

AJ Ghergich
Infographic: How SEO has changed

If you're still keyword plugging your blog posts, there's a decent chance you wear overalls with one strap down, three-quarter pants, and mood rings because, giiiirl,you're living in another decade.

Contently
Relaunching your website? Don’t forget an SEO audit!

Janet Driscoll Miller outlines the steps you should take pre-launch and post-launch to ensure a smooth transition to a new website.

SEMrush
7 SEO tips to aid your marketing efforts

They may not be real wizards, but they can make you a better publisher.

Contently
17 SEO Professionals Share Essential Insights on SEO in 2017

We've reached out to some of the greatest minds in SEO to get some predictions and insights for SEO in 2017 and what to look out for in the next 12 months.

Josh Steimle
Looking to hire an SEO agency? Here's a complete list of questions to ask first.

Hiring an SEO company or agency can be a daunting task. In the best-case scenario, your partner grows organic traffic to your site, improves your search rankings, and helps you generate more leads and sales. In the worst-case scenario, your SEO partner engages in black hat techniques that give the appearance of success, disappears before the penalties kick in, and leaves you with less traffic than ever. Consider the following 12 questions—and what to look for in the answers—to find a proficient SEO company that follows best practices and drives the results you’re seeking.

Marketo
My 5 Favourite Things About Being an SEO

What makes SEO such a great career choice? Here are my five favorite things about being an SEO.

SEMrush
Before your relaunch is live, you may want to perform an SEO audit, recommends

Search Engine Land is the leading industry source for daily, must-read news and in-depth analysis about search engine technology.

Search Engine Land
4 SEO Tricks You Must Try in 2017

SEO is only getting more important and you should never stop adjusting your SEO techniques to exploit the latest trends.

Michael Brenner
My Top 5 Favorite SEO Tools

SEMrush
SEO vs. SEM: What’s the Difference?

There is often a lot of confusion between the differences of SEO (search engine optimization) vs. SEM (search engine marketing.) In the article, we will explore the differences between them so that you can build a better online marketing presence.

Upwork
Is your website prepared for Google’s mobile-first index?

This past November Google announced that it was starting to test indexing their mobile index as the primary index above desktop.

John Hall
Nine crazy predictions for SEO in 2017

It's January, which means you've probably read about 200 expert predictions on the future of SEO in 2017 by now. But if you stick with me, I promise this post

SEMrush
Search Engine Optimization Jargon Buster

Never get stuck for words again with this list of regularly used words and phrases you hear often in Search Engine Optimization.

Google Partners
What We Learned From Analyzing 1.4 Million Featured Snippets

From optimal snippet length, to practical application tips, to which queries prefer tables, lists, or paragraphs, learn everything you need to know to supercharge your snippet wins.

AJ Ghergich
Best SEO Practices to Dominate In 2017

What are the SEO Practices to dominate in 2017? Georgi Todorov asked Sujan Patel, Sean Si, Neville Medhora, Ana Hofman, Bill Slawski, Jayson DeMers,

SEMrush
Five SEO Challenges to look out for in 2017

Five SEO Challenges to look out for in 2017 - a helpful post from the team at Builtvisible.com

SEMrush
The Right SEO Tactics for E-commerce ContentMarketing

E-commerce content marketing is the use of created and curated digital content to lure and draw in online traffic.

SEMrush