Q&A: Is it possible to quickly learn SEO and build a High-Traffic Website or Blog?

Yes, it is possible to self-learn SEO.  And yes, it isn’t that tough either. 

However, it isn’t as easy building a high-traffic website or blog. That will take a LOT more skill, experience and savviness.

Ok, now for the big secret to a high traffic website:

Your website has got to meet ALL the criteria below:

  1. The website should provide sufficient value if you don’t have anything of value to offer, figure out something else to do; you’d be wasting your time and that of the few visitors who land on your site, spare everyone the trouble! Think of what value you can offer, then only start.
  2. It should ideally be targeted to a very very specific niche set of people – you can’t be everything to everyone, focus on a subset of people who would most benefit from what you have to offer; forget about wanting to be like your “big competitor”, first try being better than your “smaller and more focused competitors”
  3. Consistently adding value (consistency is key) – show commitment to your audience that you’re always on top of things. This WILL lead to:
    • Higher visitor engagement which will lead to
    • Repeat visitors (loyalty) which will lead to
    • More people talking about you (links) which will lead to
    • Increased referral traffic from links and social shares which will lead to
    • Better SEO

And all of the above will lead to a high traffic website that gets traffic from search engines, referrals, and social shares.

“That’s all good, but I can’t get traffic without SEO when I’m starting out. I need SEO.”

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Google Timeline Is Recording Your Every Move. Is It a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

I recently went on a holiday to Hong Kong & I’m able to perfectly recall what I did on each day. Let’s take the 1st of November 2016, it was a very active day for me. I was in Taikoo Shing, went to Pacific Club in Kowloon & ended my day in Tsim Sha Tsui. I ate some wonderful food & took many photos as well 🙂

How do I remember these details so clearly you ask? I don’t, Google Timeline does it for me 😐 My entire travel history is recorded in the Google Timeline and I’m not talking about travels between cities but also my local daily commutes and every other trip I make.

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Site Audits 101 – How Simple Fixes from a Website Audit Can Help Your SEO.

Website audit has been an essential tool in any respected SEOs tool box for many years now. But what are they? Why would you need one? And what will it tell you? Let’s find out.

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What is a Website Audit (And why do I need one)?

A website audit is a process that involves analyzing numerous metrics of a website to determine how strong its on-page SEO is. They used to be conducted manually, which took a significant amount of time and was not particularly accurate. However these days, website audits have become mainly automated.

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Attracting Local Customers: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Google Local Business Listing

Attracting local customers is a huge part of advertising your business online. Making people in your area aware of your business and the services you provide lets you tap into a very valuable market right on your doorstep. A big part of this process is optimizing your Google Local Business listing. Having the right info and an active, professional-looking profile not only dramatically improves your ranking on local Google searches, but it makes customers more likely to engage with your business once they’ve found it.

Local searches are a huge part of business. A recent survey by BrightLocal reveals that local searches generate around 21-23% of traffic for small business websites. That’s more than any other type of search, more than paid AdWords and all of social media combined. Local Business listing is not something you can afford to ignore.

Online Traffic Channels

So how do you optimize Google local business listings? Our guide will cover everything from the basics of your profile to tips for fine-tuning your business listing and keeping your customers engaged.

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Dealing with Lost Google Search Rankings? Rank Drop Quadrant Analysis

Google Search Ranking Drop Quadrant

“Sean, I can’t find my site ranking any more in the Top 10 in Google for ‘florida luxury homes’. What happened to my search rankings suddenly? Why have my Google rankings fallen so dramatically!”

“Why has traffic to my site suddenly dropped? I can’t find my site anywhere on Google?! What’s happening?”

Ask anyone who’s worked in the field of SEO for more than a couple of years and it’s more likely than not that he / she would’ve got an email like this from a client. You could find yourself in the same boat at any time and you want to be best prepared for it!

The world of SEO is complex and always subject to change. Nowadays, it’s become a fine art and requires a balance of both technical and creative strategies.

Google updates its search algorithm multiple times in a year with possible incremental changes happening every day. As an example, way back in February 2012, they made 40 updates to their algorithm within a single month. So there is a lot of scope for change and as such, it stands to reason that there are always random fluctuations in the SERPs. It happens all the time: One day your rankings are sky-high. Few days later, you drop a dozen or so positions and your revenue starts decreasing.

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Q&A: Which is the Best Social Media Tool for Marketers?

There are dozens of Social Media tools in the market which helps marketers to get their job done. However, the key is to choose the one that fits your need and budget. Honestly, it is a tough decision to choose one considering the choices we have.

The point is do we have the time to check all the Social Media Tools?

The objective of any tool is to give a splendid data to its users and Mondovo did exactly that. You could try Mondovo’s Social Media Tools Sets which covers most of your requirements and of course, it comes in Budget.

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Q&A: Which is the Best SEO Audit Tool?

An SEO Audit of your website is one of the most fundamental aspects of SEO that people tend to ignore since the info gets a bit technical and expensive. However, if you’re looking for something affordable and easy to understand, Mondovo’s SEO Audit tool is ideal.

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Q&A: Could You Recommend Any Tool to Analyze Backlinks on My Website?

Most of the tools available online to analyze backlinks are expensive and provide data that might not be useful. If you want to generate only 1 or 2 reports a month, you have no option but to subscribe to an expensive monthly plan. Well, with Mondovo, you can easily get the link data you’re after and not pay a fortune in the process. Our Pay-As-You-Go billing system means that you pay only for the reports you generate. So whether it’s 1 report per month or 25 reports at a time for your clients, you’re free to do so without getting stuck in plans that usually require an upgrade.

 

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Q&A: Is there a Google Rank Checking Online Tool that Has No Maximum Domains/Keywords?

Yes there is and it’s called Mondovo – one of the best tools online for rank checking.

With Mondovo, there’s no limit to the number of keywords or domains you can do rank checking for. That’s because it doesn’t work on a limited, monthly subscription based pricing model – your entire account i.e. reporting power is pay-as-you-go. For example, you can do rank checking for 150 keywords for a month for as little as $5 or set up a report for a million keywords. It’s completely up to how much you want to track.

Rank Checking with Mondovo

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Q&A: What are the must have tools for the SEO Professional?

It’s common knowledge that an SEO Professional uses a lot of toolsets for SEO, Social Media and more on a daily basis. This requires constant switching between platforms to get data for reports, pitches and more. Well, with Mondovo, an SEO Professional can now save time and money through a single toolset with the features of many at fraction of the cost.

 

Mondovo. Built for the SEO Professional

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