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SEO Negotiation: How to Ace the Business Side of SEO – Whiteboard Friday

SEO Negotiation: How to Ace the Business Side of SEO – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by BritneyMuller SEO isn’t all meta tags and content. A huge part of the success you’ll see is tied up in the inevitable business negotiations. In this week’s Whiteboard Friday, our resident expert Britney Muller walks us through a bevy of smart tips and considerations that will strengthen your SEO negotiation skills, whether you’re a seasoned pro or a newbie to the practice. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high-resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription Hey, Moz fans. Welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. So today we are...

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How Long Does It Take SEO Traffic To Recover From Blocking Googlebot?

How Long Does It Take SEO Traffic To Recover From Blocking Googlebot?

Two weeks ago a client reset its bot-blocker, unintentionally blocking Googlebot. We had SEORadar monitoring the site so we quickly discovered the problem and alerted the client. Unfortunately, by the time they fixed the bot-blocker settings, they had lost about 100,000 daily visitors from Google. Of course, the first thing they asked was: How Long Will It Take Our Google Traffic To Recover From Blocking Googlebot? While your mileage may vary, in this case the answer is about one week. Here’s my theory on how this process works: You block Googlebot from crawling your site (the most...

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Five easy tips to improve the creative assets for your next campaign

Most designers and other creative professionals are well aware that people don’t always know the best way to work with them. “Clients from Hell” is a popular site lampooning this fact, featuring actual conversations between designers and their clients. While things aren’t that bad for most designers, there are still improvements to be made. A survey we recently conducted at Wrike gives us some new insights into the challenges that creative professionals face when trying to get work done.   It turns out that some of the biggest challenges are caused by lack of visibility and lack of process...

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JavaScript SEO – How Does Google Crawl JavaScript

JavaScript SEO – How Does Google Crawl JavaScript

JavaScript SEO – How Does Google Crawl JavaScript In SEO we always look at ranks and SERP, but we also need to know the process that happens before that. That is crawling and indexing. Google ranks web pages that are in their index. If your web page is not indexed, or not correctly indexed, your rankings will be affected. The web has moved from plain HTML – as an SEO you can embrace that. Learn from JS devs & share SEO knowledge with them. JS’s not going away. – John Mueller, Senior Webmaster Trends Analyst The thing you need to know is this. The process for JavaScript...

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Google’s Medic update, and how to deal with it

Google’s Medic update, and how to deal with it

In the week of August 1st Google rolled out a “broad core algorithm update.” We know it was that because they said so on Twitter. There was quite a bit of buzz around this update. Some sites “won”, others “lost”, which is logical because, in the end, this is pretty much a zero-sum game. We’ve been trying to make sense of what happened; this post explains what we know. Optimize your site for search & social media and keep it optimized with Yoast SEO Premium » $89 – Buy now » Info Why is it called the Medic update? It’s...

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Annelieke’s Analytics: 3 exercises to have more fun with Google Analytics

Annelieke’s Analytics: 3 exercises to have more fun with Google Analytics

This post is for those of you who want to use Google Analytics, but feel a threshold to start with this tool. For everyone that wants to see the fun of Google Analytics, but is having a hard time finding that fun. This is a post for people that are scared to use Google Analytics because they’re afraid to break something. This is a post I needed when I started with Google Analytics. Optimize your site for search & social media and keep it optimized with Yoast SEO Premium » $89 – Buy now » Info Google Analytics’ Danger zone If you’re afraid of...

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