Nick will join SEMrush on February 26 for a free webinar, “Data Mining with SEMrush — Unlocking SEMrush for the Serious SEO'er.” Learn more about the webinar after the jump!If you want to be a mini SEO data scientist, it's a case of simply shifting your mindset from accepting what you're told to challenging assumptions based on rational thinking.Irrational thinking is accepting everything Google tells you without validating it. Most people never question why something is the way it is.
There has been quite the debate going on in the online world. It’s something you may have noticed if you work or play around in the online industry as a business owner or marketer. The debate is whether or not keywords (and how they rank) are worth tracking. Some people say it’s vital, while others think it is no longer necessary.I believe that rank tracking your money-making keywords is still as important as it was before.
A local SEO audit helps tell the story of where a business has been, but more importantly where they can go with an effective plan and strategy. Conducting a comprehensive audit for any local SEO client is a no-brainer. But, sometimes, you just need to take a quick look at the top-level items to see where a business is at with local search.When new leads come into our LocalSpark service we gather some basic information from the prospect.
This interview was conducted by SEMrush blog contributor Hardik Oza.If you have spent some time in the search industry, then you have probably heard the name Dan Petrovic (a.k.a. Dejan SEO). Dan is the managing director of Dejan SEO. He is well-known in the SEO community for his research and experiments.I spoke with Dan recently and asked him five questions.
Getting people to discover your content is not easy, especially when you’re just starting out your blog. Yet, Roojoom, an early stage startup, managed to get to 12,000 monthly visits to their blog without spending any money on distribution.Want to learn how to multiply your blog’s traffic with no extra budget? Read this post.
Last Monday through Friday, we featured a non-stop series of SEO education.The week began with a roundtable discussion with a panel of SEO experts. We received a lot of questions from our attentive audience! Due to time constraints, we couldn't get to all of them in the moment. That's why we created this post where you can read more questions and answers!Continue reading, and leave us a comment if you'd like.
When you are trying to persuade a client about the merits of SEO, it can be useful to give an approximate indication of how much a prominent Google ranking could potentially mean in terms of revenue.We used the wonderful SEMrush API to design a free tool to help business owners and marketing professionals gauge an approximate valuation for any given keyword on the top 10 SERP positions.
First it was hits, then page views, then unique visitors. Now it’s engaged time, attention minutes and brand lift. Content measurement trends are forever changing, yet perpetually flawed.At my content marketing company, we often hear questions such as “How do you know if the content performed well?” “What would you consider a successful article?” and “Can you make this go viral?”Here’s the short answer: It depends.
Hello, dear SEMrush blog readers! We have something new for you this time. Our previous Twitter Chat was quite extraordinary and challenging. Usually we cover just one topic during the chat, but this time we decided to cover six topics at once! We asked six dumb SEO questions to smart SEOs. And here are the results! By the way, if we didn't answer your question during this chat, we'll be happy to answer your questions in the comments section. Enjoy!
If you work in email marketing too, you’ll understand me.Google has given me a very tough time since they launched their new version of Gmail with different tabs for social media, updates and — the most-debated among email marketers — the promotions tab. That was back in May 2013, and we all had some level of hope that the new feature wouldn’t be that catchy.Then came October 2014, and our second blow in a little more than a year: Google Inbox.