Easy Link Building With Images

Easy Link Building With Images

When you think about link building within the modern search landscape, we often think of content-driven strategies. As far as linkable content goes, images are up there with the best. For blog owners in particular, images can be an SEO goldmine with most of the hard work being done for you already. Here are a few quick ways that you can use images to build … Continue reading Easy Link Building With Images

Advanced Targeting with Google Analytics Interest & Demographics Reports

Advanced Targeting with Google Analytics Interest & Demographics Reports

Google has recently added some pretty awesome new reports to Google Analytics. You may or may not have noticed this, but you can now drill down deeper into information about your website visitors. I’m talking about the new ‘interest and demographic’ reports that allow you to see data, such as the age, gender and interests of your visitors. Pretty great, right? Before I go into … Continue reading Advanced Targeting with Google Analytics Interest & Demographics Reports

How I Automated a Process by Chatting on Reddit

How I Automated a Process by Chatting on Reddit

I wrote an article a couple of weeks ago that focused around creating profiles on my outreach targets. The tutorial showed my process for finding my targets, understanding the content that they looked at and where I could gain exposure to them. The process itself is pretty time-consuming but can return some incredible insights – I have been doing this for the past year and as … Continue reading How I Automated a Process by Chatting on Reddit

[Tutorial] Carrying Out Extensive Keyword Research for Blogs

[Tutorial] Carrying Out Extensive Keyword Research for Blogs

Extensive Keyword Research Tutorial Most blogs will drive through a significant amount of their website traffic via organic search. Actually carrying out keyword research for blogs can be a tricky thing to do. The sheer scale of keywords that you need to look at can be a challenge in itself; not to mention the fact that blogs can span over many different genres and topics. … Continue reading [Tutorial] Carrying Out Extensive Keyword Research for Blogs

How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

Earlier on this week I was working with a client who had gathered a load of email addresses from potential customers via an online competition. The client wanted to know the Twitter accounts of the people that had entered to see if there were any influential users in amongst the list – the only catch was that they only had their email addresses. I spent about 20 minutes … Continue reading How to Turn Your Mailing List into Twitter Followers

RankCracker Tutorial and Review

RankCracker Tutorial and Review

Over the past week, I’ve had the pleasure of testing out Matthew Woodward’s new SEO tool, RankCracker. RankCracker is a completely free tool and you can download and run it directly from your desktop. The tool allows you to import a list of your competitors backlinks and RankCracker will, in the space of a couple of minutes, tell you which tools that you can use to … Continue reading RankCracker Tutorial and Review

Why Google Plus is a Great Traffic Generation Source

Why Google Plus is a Great Traffic Generation Source

Google+ takes a lot of stick, and has done so since its launch. The fact is that it isn’t the thriving social arena to talk with all of your friends (at least not in the same way as Facebook), but instead it has a much more professional audience. The way is see Google+ is as a happy medium between LinkedIn and Facebook, but instead of … Continue reading Why Google Plus is a Great Traffic Generation Source

An Awesome Collection of Blog Resources from 2013

An Awesome Collection of Blog Resources from 2013

2013 has come to an end so I thought I’d share some of my favourite resources from the year. This includes traffic generation tips, SEO tutorials, case studies, conversion techniques and content marketing advice – all of which give enormous value to website owners. I’ve broken the posts down into different categories to make for an easier read. So, without further ado, here they are: … Continue reading An Awesome Collection of Blog Resources from 2013

BuzzSumo Tutorial and Review

BuzzSumo Tutorial and Review

BuzzSumo is a little known and relatively new tool that I’ve had the pleasure of using over the past couple of months. Henley Wing, James Blackwell and the rest of the BuzzSumo team have done a fantastic job of providing detailed intelligence around industry influencers and successful content. Just a quick disclaimer – I have no affiliationwith BuzzSumo or any of the team and all of the opinions I have … Continue reading BuzzSumo Tutorial and Review

Scraping Online Communities for your Outreach Campaigns

Scraping Online Communities for your Outreach Campaigns

Online communities offer a wealth of intelligence for blog owners and business owners alike. Exploring the data within popular communities will help you to understand who the major influencers are, what content is popular and who are the key content aggregators within your niche. This is all fair and well to talk about, but is it feasible to be manually sorting through online communities to … Continue reading Scraping Online Communities for your Outreach Campaigns