Matt Knighton

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Google Exploit: Canonical Negative SEO by @martinibuster

A new negative SEO attack method has been discovered, and it is virtually impossible to detect the attacker.The post Google Exploit: Canonical …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

WordPress Now Powers 30 Percent Of The Web

What began as a blogging platform nearly 15 years ago is one step closer to taking control of the entire web. WordPress officially powers 30 percent …

WordPress Powers 30% of the Top 10 Million Sites on the Web by @MattGSouthern

WordPress is now being used by 30% of the top 10 million sites on the web.The post WordPress Powers 30% of the Top 10 Million Sites on the Web by …

10 WordPress Plugins Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Do you want to use artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies on your WordPress site? There is a chance that you might already be …

9 Best Testimonial Plugins for WordPress

Are you looking for the best testimonial plugins for your WordPress site? Testimonials add social proof to your website and help build trust among …

7 Insights Into How Google Ranks Websites by @martinibuster

Seven insights into how Google ranks websites today and how it may impact SEO.The post 7 Insights Into How Google Ranks Websites by @martinibuster …

What are citation sites and their role in local SEO

You might manufacture the best products or offer the highest quality of services in the world in your niche. You know this fact and so do the people …

How to Write for SEO in 2018 - Whiteboard Friday

"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat its mistakes" — it's a quote that's actually quite applicable when it comes to writing for …

What’s next for technical SEO?

It seems as though technical SEO is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. In 2016, Mike King believed that we were on the cusp of a technical SEO …

Inbound Content & SEO Just Got 10x More Important. (My Thoughts)

Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Share<p>Stumble<p>If you’re reading this, you likely already know what a big fan I am of <i>great content</i> in content marketing.<p>It’s like saying, …

The Quick & Easy Guide To Create Relevant Content That Ranks & Converts

Have you ever wondered how the “big dogs“ rank on Page 1 of Google and drive sales? Find out how to create content that will reach your target …

This Changes Everything: Gutenberg is Good Now

At WordCamp US, it became clear that the Gutenberg editor is a tangible improvement to WordPress—and, more importantly, is really going to …

Context Is King! Everything You Need to Know About the New Era of SEO

Google is trying to change the game of the results and focus more on the user, as we’ve heard multiple times before and seen it into action with its …

17 Free SEO Tools You Should Be Using

Do you know any successful SEOs? I bet they’re always running SEO experiments. And tracking them too.<p>You can’t optimize a page for a keyword today …

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Blog SEO: 21 Step Checklist to Optimize Your Posts for Google [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to improve the search performance of your blog? Want your posts to rank higher on Google and generate more organic …

Google Local Search: 5 Things You Need to Do to Rank Now by @ProRanktracker

Here's what you need to do in order to keep up with Google's constantly changing local search algorithms.The post Google Local Search: 5 Things You …

YouTube SEO 101

Based on Alexa traffic rankings, YouTube is the second most visited site on the web, right after Google. Unfortunately, a lot of digital marketers …

9 Predictions for SEO in 2018

For the last decade, I've made predictions about how the year in SEO and web marketing would go. So far, my track record is pretty decent — the …

SEO

Yoast SEO: How to use the internal linking tool

The article you are about to read is probably one of the easiest posts I have written in a long time, as its subject is right there next to the edit …

How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing [Updated May 1, 2018]

<i>Updated May 1, 2018</i><p>An important first step in any local SEO strategy is to claim and verify your local business’ Google My Business (GMB) listing. …

SEO

How to Choose the Best WooCommerce Hosting Company?

Are you looking for the best WooCommerce hosting to create your online store? Choosing the best hosting provider is one of the most important …

Why Non-viral Content Can Still Be a Big Win – Here’s Why #117

A Moz Top 10 PostWhy is Mark running with scissors? Well, you never know when they might come in handy! Same thing with your content that never went …

Should you AMP-lify your site in 2018?

This is a question on the mind of many publishers. To help answer it, this post is going to dive into case studies and examples showing results …

5 Reasons why your business needs a website

<b>I question I often get asked is, “Does my small business need a website?” In short, the answer is a resounding “Yes”</b>.<p>Recent stats show that in …

Small Business

60+ Mind-Blowing Stats About Search Engine Optimization by @MrDannyGoodwin

All the data you need to know about organic traffic, industry spending and value, search behavior, Google, and more.The post 60+ Mind-Blowing Stats …

SEO

9 SEO Experts To Follow In 2018

SEO is an important component of most modern marketing strategies. Here are 9 experts to learn from in 2018.<p>Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - the process of designing web content in a fashion that maximizes its visibility in the organic (i.e., not sponsored advertising) search results of popular …

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11 Battle-Tested Ways to Raise Your SEO Click-Through Rate [Infographic]

It's easy to overlook your organic click-through rates on Google - after all, you’ve probably been lulled into believing over most of your marketing …

7 SEO Trends That Will Dominate 2018

In online marketing, few strategies are as competitive or as quickly evolving as search engine optimization (SEO). Marked by a history of algorithm updates, new technologies, and new techniques to win real estate at the top of search engine results pages (SERPs), most SEO experts (like me) chomp at …

SEO

6 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Long Term SEO Plan

Starting up or running a business turned out to be outlandish in case you’re not on the web. The most ideal method for pulling in new clients is by …

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