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SEO Tips – Data Mining Keyword Gold Quick As A Wink

SEO Tips – Data Mining Keyword Gold Quick As A Wink

Today I wanted to share a few favorite SEO tips for quickly tapping into excellent keywords using the SEM RUSH data and Wordtracker.

It is not always a great idea to spend hundreds of hours looking for the ideal keywords (although some people do.) Instead, you want to learn a variety of quick methods to open up those hidden gems within a few clicks and only a few minutes of time.

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4 Twitter Tricks to Boost Traffic to Your Blog

4 Twitter Tricks to Boost Traffic to Your Blog

Effective use of social media can have a humongous effect when driving new traffic to your blog (or any other site for that matter). Whilst what works for some bloggers may not work for others, below are four Twitter tricks and tips that can help increase engagement with your account, which in turn will lead to greater traffic to your blog.

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Michael Marshall Memorial Benefit Seminar Coming This Fall

Michael Marshall Memorial Benefit Seminar Coming This Fall

By now, I am sure most of our readers and past SEO student Graduates are very familiar with the extraordinary work of our dear friend and colleague the Late Michael Marshall.

Michael was one of the most profound educators in the areas of SEO, artificial intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Semantics, Philosophy and computer programming, to name just a few.

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4 Simple Periscope Uses For Your Business

4 Simple Periscope Uses For Your Business

Periscope has become an almost instant hit and can provide a great opportunity for you to engage with your customers or clients.

Live video streaming means you can let people know what you are doing in real-time, and their live comments allow you to receive feedback instantaneously too!

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How to Block or Remove Spam Referral Traffic in Google Analytics

How to Block or Remove Spam Referral Traffic in Google Analytics

I bet that if you’ve gone into Google Analytics either on your own website or a client’s, you’ve seen that you get a significant amount of referral traffic from strange sites like semalt.com, buttons-for-websites.com, and others. To get there, go your GA account, and go to Acquisition -> All Traffic -> Referrals. There you’ll see all the clicks that you get from other sites.

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How Lateral Thinking Enhances Your SEO Performance

How Lateral Thinking Enhances Your SEO Performance

The phrase “lateral thinking” means the ability to solve a problem using an indirect solution and a creative approach. The ability to use a type of reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involves ideas that may not be applied using a more traditional step-by-step approach. The term was first coined around 1967 by Edward de Bono.

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Building Your Brand Through Social Media

Building Your Brand Through Social Media

Whether you are a new or long- established company, it should be obvious that social media is a key area of engagement for your customer base. By incorporating the four social sites below, you will be actively building your brand through social media to reach your existing audience and a new audience at the same time.

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When is “SEO” Too Good To Be True?

When is “SEO” Too Good To Be True?

If you’re hungry for more business, and someone offers to help you market online for cheap, be wary of something that sounds too good to be true. Check them out and ask lots of questions!

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You Can’t Count on Content Marketing – Except Better ROI Beyond the Metrics

You Can’t Count on Content Marketing – Except Better ROI Beyond the Metrics

It often feels like we have taken the terms ‘ROI’ and ‘value’ a bit too far in our times. Everything needs to be analyzed, measured and reported on to prove it’s worth. Ever wondered—what’s the ROI of your mom? Or your faith? Or even your dog? How many hugs do you need before you get value from them? How many tail wags will your dog have to deliver before you get return on investment?

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SEO and Copywriting: 22 Methods for Creativity

SEO and Copywriting: 22 Methods for Creativity

If you’re feeling stuck and having a hard time coming up with compelling SEO copywriting that will wow your readers, maybe this infographic will help inspire you. These tips will boost your creativity by encouraging you to incorporate a wide array of experiences into your writing.

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How to Learn SEO? In Las Vegas of course!

How to Learn SEO? In Las Vegas of course!

Immersion learning is best described as a process where the student learns new skills with deep, mental involvement.

There is no simpler way to impart a skillset than using a process where you “learn by doing.”

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Linkedin Profile Tips

Linkedin Profile Tips

What are the 5 sections you must fill in on your LinkedIn profile? Other than your name and contact information, these 5 sections are essential if you want your LinkedIn profile to be taken seriously.

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5 Quality Tips To Building A Solid Twitter Following

5 Quality Tips To Building A Solid Twitter Following

Twitter is an excellent way of engaging your tribe or your loyal group of fans. While sometimes we say that the follower count is less crucial than the quality of follower, isn’t it always better if you can have the best of both worlds? Moreover, having a solid, large Twitter following allows you to stamp your authority and certainly boost your influence in your field.

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A Picture Says A Thousand Words

A Picture Says A Thousand Words

Instagram is, relatively speaking, a newer player amongst the most popular social media sites. With pictures and videos at its core, it offers a different way to engage an audience when compared to Twitter and Facebook. Here’s 4 ways to help build brand loyalty and a customer base through Instagram.

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Understanding Some Of The More “Hidden Influences” of SEO

Understanding Some Of The More “Hidden Influences” of SEO

This week, I thought I would share just a few of the more “not so obvious” ranking influences. Someone recently asked me why their competitor’s site was showing up with higher visibility in the organic rankings than their Web site, in spite of the fact they had better quality inbound links than that competing site.

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