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SEO OKRs: How to Set Actionable SEO Goals

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are more than simply a name for goals and metrics, which every business has. Instead, OKRs form a business framework that informs business strategy in more fundamental ways. The OKR framework is designed to infuse transparency, focus, and alignment to business strategy. It organizes workers and tasks around common objectives….

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How to Measure and Report the ROI of SEO

Stakeholders invest in business operations hoping to see results. Return on investment (ROI) is one of the most popular methods of measuring that because it boils everything down into dollars of profit earned for every dollar spent. SEO’s cumulative nature can give it a very high ROI in the long run. Unfortunately, measuring the ROI…

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What is Enterprise SEO? (And Why It's Worth It)

What Is Enterprise SEO? If you’re here, you probably already know that SEO, or search engine optimization, is a form of marketing intended to increase visibility in search engines, draw in more search traffic, attract more relevant search visitors, and in general to work towards business goals by leveraging search engines and the users who…

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Broken Backlink Building In The 2020s

Broken backlink building is an old strategy, but it can still be a very useful one. Sites linking to missing resources don’t want a broken link on their site and might want to link to a new resource in its place. But old broken backlink building strategies don’t center the needs of sites with broken…

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How To Get SEO Buy-In

Truly successful SEO demands involvement from management and various teams and stakeholders. This can include an investment of resources as well as work hours and collaborative strategizing. This can only happen if you are skilled at earning buy-in from contacts throughout the business. Here’s how to get buy-in. Benchmarking Search Performance The first step to…

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What Is Digital PR?

Digital PR is a vital component of modern business. Let’s talk about what it’s about and answer your questions. What Is Digital PR? Digital PR is, of course, public relations in the digital age. It is contrasted with traditional PR which is built around traditional media outlets like magazines, newspapers, and television. Digital PR is…

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Structured Data (Schema) Markup: Best Practices

Structured data (schema) is used by Google and other search engines to better understand the content on your site by labeling it with tags. This information can be used to modify your snippets in the search results so that they include images, prices, and other rich results that stand out and draw attention. These recommendations…

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Meta Description Best Practices

Search engines use meta descriptions to create snippets for users to read about the page before they visit it. While Google and other search engines typically generate automatic snippets if there is no meta description, you can use the meta description to have more control over what users see and entice them to click. Let’s…

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Header Tags: Best Practices For SEO

Header tags are used to give a page or a section of a page a heading. They are used for headlines and subtitles. They shouldn’t be confused for title tags, which are for browser tabs and search results. Headers are displayed in the content of the page itself. Follow these best practices to get the…

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Internal Linking Best Practices

Everyone in the SEO industry knows links are an incredibly important ranking signal, but internal links are often neglected. In this post, let’s talk about best practices for internal links. What Is An Internal Link? Hyperlinks are clickable text pointing to a specific URL with html markup that tells browsers to navigate the user to…

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