Introducing: The SEO Marketing Hub 2.0, A Free Library of SEO Resources For 2020

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I’m PUMPED to announce the release of the new SEO Marketing Hub 2.0. We launched SEO Marketing Hub 1.0 last year. Since then, we’ve made hundreds of edits, additions, improvements and updates. This updated free resource library now covers over 41 key topics — including Schema, sitemaps, SEO software, content audits, link bait, SEO best practices, and lots more. You can check out SEO Marketing Hub 2.0 right here: Visit The SEO Marketing Hub 2.0 All in all, our resource library contains over 57,000 words, 750 screenshots, as well as nearly 200 custom-designed diagrams, charts and visuals. We also added an entirely new category: Keyword Research Strategies. I’m really happy with how the new SEO Marketing Hub turned out. And I hope you get a ton of value from it. Check out SEO Marketing Hub 2.0. Here’s What’s Included The SEO Marketing Hub 2.0 is broken down into 7 core topics: SEO Fundamentals – Here’s where you catch up on the basics of search engine optimization. You’ll learn what SEO is, how it works, how to analyze the SERPs, and more. Keyword Research Strategies – This new section shows you how to find untapped, long tail keywords. You’ll also learn how to choose the best keywords on your list using a combination of search volume, keyword difficulty and commercial intent. Content Optimization Strategies – Learn exactly how to optimize your site’s content using strategies that are working right now (in 2020). You’ll also see how to take advantage of “SERP Features”, like Featured Snippets. Technical SEO – Sitemaps. Crawl Budget. Website Architecture. They’re all important for making sure that Google can crawl and index your entire site. And in this section you’ll learn how to improve your site’s technical SEO. Link Building Techniques – Here’s where you’ll learn how to build links to your site using white hat link building techniques like Broken Link Building, original research, and more. User Experience Signals – Learn how to optimize your content for “UX Signals”, like bounce rate, dwell time, search intent and organic CTR. SEO Tools and Software – Here’s where you’ll learn how to make your SEO campaigns more effective using popular SEO software tools like Ahrefs, Moz Pro SEMrush, and Ubersuggest. Advanced SEO Strategies – Learn how to take your SEO skills to the next level. You’ll see how to build an SEO team, do a content audit, and measure …

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17 Advanced SEO Techniques for 2020

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This is a list of 17 advanced SEO strategies, techniques and tactics. In fact, these strategies have helped my site bring in 350,973 visitors per month from Google. So if you’re sick of reading the same old beginners stuff (“create great content!”), you’ll really enjoy this list. 1. Rank for “Journalist Keywords” 2. Use Animated Images to Improve Time On Site 3. Create Content Hubs 4. Target Comparison Keywords 5. Use Dynamic Parameters for Pagination 6. Build Backlinks With Podcasts 7. Forge a Content Alliance 8. Maximize SERP Real Estate 9. Embed Original Images In Your Content 10. Optimize Your Content For Keyword Relevance 11. Create a Comments Section On Your Blog 12. Uncover People Also Ask Keywords 13. Add “Content Features” To Your Page 14. Publish Topic + Year Content 15. Get Backlinks From Unlinked Brand Mentions 16. Optimize for Google Discover 17. Find Low-Competition Keywords From Reddit Bonus …

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Introducing: The Content Marketing Hub, A Free Library of Content Resources

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I’m PUMPED to announce the all-new Content Marketing Hub . What is The Content Marketing Hub? It’s a free library of 30+ resources that cover everything you need to know about content marketing… including content promotion, copywriting, blog design, content repurposing, and more. You can check out the brand new Content Marketing Hub right here: Visit The Content Marketing Hub This new resource library contains over 58,201 words, 600 screenshots, as well as 100+ professionally-designed illustrations, visuals, charts and templates. This is one of the biggest content projects my team and I have ever worked on. In fact, between finding topics, outlining, writing, editing, screenshots, design, and coding, The Content Marketing Hub took over 400 hours of work to make. I’m super happy with how The Content Marketing Hub turned out. And I hope you get a ton of value from it. Check out The Content Marketing Hub . Here’s …

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Google Rankings Without Getting Penalized

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Top Google rankings are a pinnacle of online business success. According to Backlinko , the first result on Google gets 31.7 percent of all clicks — while results on the second page receive just .78 percent of clicks. I’ve talked to a lot of business owners and managers – newbies and veterans – who have gone crazy trying to unlock the secrets of how to improve Google ranking without getting penalized. I wish I could tell you there’s a magic button that ranks your site #1 without fail. The truth is, it takes resourcefulness, dedication, persistence, and creativity. This is especially true because of the constantly-changing nature of Google’s algorithm. While there’s no magic, there are steps you can take to soar to the top of a search engine results page (SERP). I learned this the hard way. But luckily, you don’t have to. I’m going back to basics with …

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Announcing the New Technical SEO Certification Series: What It Is & How to Get Certified

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Posted by KaviKardos SEO education has been central to Moz’s mission since the start. In addition to our many guides, blog posts, and videos, we’ve shifted in recent years to offer on-demand video training courses through Moz Academy . Our team has been blown away by the reception of our online training programs. To date, over 142,000 students have enrolled in a course through Moz Academy. Wowie! On top of that, 94% of Moz Academy students said they would recommend the course(s) they took to a friend or colleague. We’re so glad that our content is resonating with you and helping to level up your knowledge in various SEO subject areas. We launched our SEO Essentials Certification Series back in May 2019, and we’ve seen almost 500 students get certified in that timeframe. Since then, we’ve heard requests from across the Moz community for more technical-focused coursework and more advanced …

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How to Detect and Improve Underperforming Content: A Guide to Optimization

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Posted by SamuelMangialavori Content, content, and more content! That’s what SEO is all about nowadays, right? Compared to when I started working in SEO (2014), today, content is consistently one of the most popular topics covered at digital marketing conferences, there are way more tools that focus on content analysis and optimization, and overall it seems to dominate most of SEO news. Don’t believe me? Here’s a nice Google Trends graph that may change your mind: Google Trends screenshot for “content marketing” as a topic, set for worldwide interest. But why is it that content is now dominating the SEO scene? How vital is content for your SEO strategy, actually? And most importantly: how can you be content with your site’s content? Puns aside, this post aims to help you figure out potential causes of your underperforming content and how to improve it. Why content is key in SEO in …

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How to Get Google to Instantly Index Your New Website

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Do you want more organic search traffic to your site? I’m willing to bet the answer is yes – we all do! Organic search traffic is critical for growing your website and business. Some research claims around 53% of your site’s traffic can be attributed to organic search. But the stats don’t matter much if your site doesn’t show up in the search results at all. How do you get your new site or blog indexed by Google, Bing, and other search engines? Well, you’ve got two choices. You can take the “tortoise” approach – just sit back and wait for it to happen naturally, but this can take weeks or months. (Trust me, I’ve been there before – not fun.) Or you can make it happen now, giving you more time and energy to put towards increasing your conversion rate , improving your social presence — and, of course, …

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17 Untapped Ways to Find New Content Ideas

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Today I’m going to show you 17 little-known ways to find GREAT content ideas. In fact, finding untapped content topics is one of the main reasons that my blog now brings in 519,977 visits per month: So if you want to come up with content topic ideas for blog posts, YouTube videos and podcasts, this list is for you. 1. Use Google Image Tags 2. Facebook Ad Library 3. The Reddit Keyword Research Tool 4. Best By Links Reports 5. The Exploding Topics Tool 6. Scan Blog Comments 7. Competitor’s YouTube Channels 8. Product Hunt 9. Google Analytics Landing Pages Report 10. Ahrefs Content Explorer 11. The Content Relaunch 12. Create Yearly Guides 13. Content Swipe File 14. Google’s Searches Related To 15. Find Super Low-Competition Keywords 16. A/B Rankings Keyword Questions Tool 17. Podcast Titles and Descriptions Bonus #1: Conference Talks Bonus #2: Pinterest Suggest 1. Use Google Image …

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SEO Copywriting: How to Write Content For People and Optimize For Google

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One of the biggest challenges that bloggers and content marketers face is writing content that’s optimized for search engines, yet will also appeal to people. If you want to build your blog audience , you’re going to have to get smarter with your content. The principal way to accomplish this is SEO copywriting. Though SEO may sound complicated, it’s easier than you think; especially if you understand that writing for people, and not search engines , is a best practice. To thrive, your online business must go beyond simply “writing content.” Your content needs to accomplish two goals: solve a particular problem appeal to the end-user (customers, clients, prospects, readers, etc.), How do you create content that meets those goals? How do you create content that ranks well with Google and also persuades people? That’s what SEO copywriting is all about. Don’t worry if you can’t afford an expensive SEO …

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21 Smart Google SEO Tips for 2021

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Posted by Cyrus-Shepard Happy new year, readers! We're back with a brand new season of Whiteboard Friday episodes for your viewing pleasure. First up: Moz SEO expert Cyrus Shepard shares his top 21 tips for successful Google SEO in 2021, including what to prioritize and what to look out for in the year ahead. He's also included a bunch of helpful resources for your reference in the transcription below! Watch and enjoy, and as always, leave your questions and your own suggestions in the comment section.       Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription Howdy, Moz fans. Welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. I'm Cyrus Shepard. Today, so glad that you can join us. We are talking about 21 smart Google SEO tips for 2021. We're getting ready for a new year, a …

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19 Advanced SEO Techniques to Double Your Search Traffic

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Are you ready to double your search traffic ? Understanding SEO is crucial to significantly increase your traffic and brand awareness. Right now, thousands of people are looking for content just like yours. You can help them find it by becoming an SEO expert. In fact, 40 percent of website traffic begins with a search query. That’s why search engine optimization (SEO) is so important. Staying on top of SEO takes a lot of research and experimentation. Google’s algorithms are constantly updated, so it’s important to stay tuned into the latest news. With a bit of practice, you can become your own SEO expert. That’s what I did! Every day, people use Google to conduct over 3.5 billion searches . In the U.S., 78% of people use the web to research products and services before buying. Once your website begins to rank on the first pages of Google’s search results, …

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