This week I wanted to share the best SEO advice from 6 pros that you may already know: Robbie Richards, Brian Dean, Matthew Barby, Neil Patel, Charles Floate and Joost de Valk.
*Editor’s Note: 07/18/17 – I updated this article and added Robbie Richard’s ultimate guide: The Best SEO Tools*
The Best SEO Tools: 143 SEO Experts Cast Votes (Plus Leaderboard)
What are the best SEO tools?
Run a quick search in Google and you’ll see a number of posts listing hundreds of different tools covering everything from link analysis to keyword research tools. While these lists are comprehensive, you often leave feeling totally overwhelmed, not knowing where to start.
So, I took a different approach. Instead of creating another monster list of SEO tools (this has been done plenty of times), I decided to go straight to the horses mouth, and asked over 300 experts a simple question:
If you could only use 3 tools to build and run a successful SEO campaign, which 3 would you choose?
SEO Tools: The Complete List (2017 Update)
I personally tested and reviewed over 192 free and paid tools. Just search for a keyword and the tool will scour the internet for broken links…and hand them to you on a silver platter. Then you can hit up the Wayback Machine to see what the content was (and create something similar/better). Via backlinko.com
19 Actionable SEO Tips to Increase Organic Traffic
There’s a lot of misinformation online when it comes to SEO. It seems that over the past few years, everyone has become an ‘SEO expert’. One of the most common problems that I hear from people looking to learn more about SEO is that they don’t know what information to trust. Via matthewbarby.com
How to Create an SEO Friendly Homepage
You’ve probably been optimizing homepages as long as you’ve been doing keyword research. It’s one of the basics of SEO. There’s been quite a bit of debate as to what constitutes effective homepage optimization. Via neilpatel.com
How to Create an SEO-Boosting XML Sitemap in 20 Seconds
When it comes to SEO and marketing, I like quick and easy wins. Even though I’m committed to the long journey of blogging (10+ years and counting), I’d much rather push a few buttons and pull a few levers to get more traffic. And, thankfully, there are some SEO techniques that deliver high value for low effort. Via neilpatel.com
How To Get More Views, Subscribers & Likes With These FREE YouTube SEO Tips
In this video tutorial I’ll be showing you how to get more subscribers, more views and more likes on your YouTube videos to help grow your business and channel. This video SEO guide will teach you how to get more views & subscribers and how to grow your channel for totally free. My Blog: https://charlesfloate.co.uk Twitter: https://twitter.com/charles_seo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecharlesfl… Via youtube.com
Image SEO: alt tag and title tag optimization
You include images in your articles to get people to read your text. You shouldn’t forget to give those images good alt attributes: alt tags and title tags strengthen the message towards search engine spiders and improve the accessibility of your website. In this post I’ll explain all about alt tags and title tags and why you should optimize those. Via yoast.com
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