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Top 7 Untapped Keyword Research Tools [TUTORIAL]

Top 7 Untapped Keyword Research Tools [TUTORIAL]

In this article I’m going to show you the seven most untapped keyword research tools that don’t include the Google Keyword Planner. Number five is my personal favorite, so please keep reading! .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Every good SEO campaign is built on effective keyword research. There are three critical steps for doing keyword research the right way: Find...

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#5 – Why You Should Study Neil Patel

#5 – Why You Should Study Neil Patel

If you’ve been involved the Internet marketing industry for more than a minute then you probably know who Neil Patel is. Neil has a hater or two because of the level of popularity he’s achieved in the digital marketing space, but there is a ton you can learn from him. And no I’m not talking about reading or digesting his content. I’m talking about studying the way he operates so you can get similar results. That’s what this episode of the SEO Life podcast is all about. Let’s jump in. Lesson #1 – Create The first lesson I’ve learned from Neil is that you need to create. This man creates...

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How to plan content marketing for an ecommerce business

How to plan content marketing for an ecommerce business

It’s 2018 and running an ecommerce business is a lot more than just selling your products and services online. It requires you to handle everything; inventory management, promotion, shipping, replacements, refunds, order management – pretty much a lot on the plate. Amidst all these job obligations, we hope that you have not managed to ignore the importance of the content marketing strategy for your ecommerce business. Well, the right content marketing strategy will get your business the recognition it needs. Aimed at creating the content that fits the audience’s perception well, this...

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What is a slug and how to optimize it?

What is a slug and how to optimize it?

In SEO, we often talk about creating the right slug for a page. But what is this really? And why should you optimize it? In this post, we’ll explain all you need to know about it. What’s a slug? A slug is the part of a URL which identifies a particular page on a website in an easy to read form. In other words, it’s the nice part of the URL, which explains the page’s content. In this article, for example, that part of the URL simply is ‘slug’. Here’s how Joost explained slugs in an Ask Yoast video: WordPress slugs In WordPress, it’s the part of...

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Less is More: Why I Wish I Never Wrote 4,784 Blog Posts

Less is More: Why I Wish I Never Wrote 4,784 Blog Posts

Can you guess how many blog posts I have on NeilPatel.com? Well, if you guessed 4,784 you’re wrong. 😉 Technically I just published this blog post, which makes it 4,785. That’s a lot of content! Especially considering that the blog has been around for roughly 4 years. That means that I am publishing an average of 3.27 blog posts per day. I know what you are thinking… seems a bit too much content for one person to write. Well, let’s first go over how I published 4,784 blog posts in 4 years. Did you really write all 4,784 posts? Just look at the screenshot below: As you can see there...

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NEW On-Demand Crawl: Quick Insights for Sales, Prospecting, & Competitive Analysis

NEW On-Demand Crawl: Quick Insights for Sales, Prospecting, & Competitive Analysis

Posted by Dr-Pete In June of 2017, Moz launched our entirely rebuilt Site Crawl, helping you dive deep into crawl issues and technical SEO problems, fix those issues in your Moz Pro Campaigns (tracked websites), and monitor weekly for new issues. Many times, though, you need quick insights outside of a Campaign context, whether you’re analyzing a prospect site before a sales call or trying to assess the competition. For years, Moz had a lab tool called Crawl Test. The bad news is that Crawl Test never made it to prime-time and suffered from some neglect. The good news is that I’m...

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