SEO Archives

Turn broken pages into new link opportunities with Research Central

Since I joined Raven about two years ago, we’ve gone through our share of new website designs. I think I’ve been a part of three or four of them so far, and I’m sure we’ll be ramping up for another soon. And with every new … Read More

Easy fixes to improve site speed – and SEO

In terms of a ranking factor, site speed has been in the cards for a while – officially, since Google announced back in 2010 that it had become a consideration in rankings. The question is, how much does site speed affect rankings – and how … Read More

How to upgrade your competitor analysis with Research Central

One of my favorite things about our Research Central tool is how versatile it is. You can use it for just about any SEO task, whether you’re in the keyword research stage or finding link opportunities. One of my favorite uses of Research Central is … Read More

What the merging of Google+ and Google Search means to SEO

What I’ll call the “Great Google Convergence” continued yesterday as Google announced that they would be merging their Google+ (G+) data into personalized search results (aka Search, Plus Your World). On the surface, this appears to be a desperate play by Google to make sure … Read More

Three cool Google changes for real people (not just SEOs)

Google made (at least) 30 changes to Google Search in December, according to a post yesterday on the official Google Search blog. Now, the official Google Search blog isn’t one of those I subscribe to by RSS, because most SEOs like to blog, tweet, Facebook … Read More

Interview: Bill Atchison on CrawlWall, LinkScrubber and stopping scrapers

Bill Atchison (aka IncrediBILL) is a funny and opinionated guy. He can usually be found on Twitter poking fun of anything that needs making fun of, or moderating forums on WebmasterWorld. Bill has been working on a project that has piqued my interest for quite … Read More

300+ Internet marketing predictions for 2012

If you love lists, top 10s and bullet points (and, come on, as Internet marketers this stuff is our bread and butter), the week between Christmas and New Year’s is a gold mine. We all try to make sense of the year by cataloging its … Read More

New Resource Guide: Competitive SEO Analysis

Competitive SEO analysis has always been a passion of mine. I’ve always found it to be one of the best areas for inspiration and, well, free advice. When done correctly, competitive analysis can save you hours of time from a research standpoint, and it can … Read More

The noticeable (not provided) impact on the Internet marketing industry

Not even two weeks out from Google’s encrypted search announcement, and we’re already seeing the effect of Google’s decision to remove search query information from logged in users in Google Analytics. To recap, this update means that if someone is: Logged into Google (for Gmail, … Read More

26 more SEO and social tips from SearchLove

Distilled’s SearchLove conference Day One was pretty good, with 25 great SEO and social tips I shared with you yesterday. Day Two brought even more tips and tricks from some of the best practitioners in the world. Here’s the wrap-up. Personalization, profiles and privacy Ciaran … Read More