Another week … another highly requested feature is launched.
After our latest successful upgrade last week, with the new Visual Link Explorer, here comes another feature.This new feature extends the overall functionality of the cognitiveSEO toolset by allowing tagging and tag filtering.
What is a TAG in cognitiveSEO?
TAG = “A label attached to something for identification or other information.”
We added color to make it easy to spot and differentiate among various tags.
If you have a local business, or a business with some local aspect, then you can incorporate local link building opportunities into your SEO strategy. This can help you gain more variety in your backlinks as well as get exposure with your geo-targeted audience. The following are various local link building opportunities you can pursue for your business website.
Local Review Sites
If you're not interested in the reputation management benefits of local review sites, then you will be interested i [...]
Link building isn't always about discovering new opportunities. Sometimes it can simply involve taking advantage of opportunities that already exist but haven't been tapped into yet. The following are five strategies you can use to claim links that you rightfully deserve.
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Google Alerts for Brand Mentions
If someone mentions your name, your business name, or your website online, then you'll likely want them to link to you to. Google Alerts makes it easy to [...]
Approximately six months ago we started the implementation of what is probably the most powerful, beautiful and easiest way to visualize a site’s link profile. The name of this new cutting-edge feature is:
Visual Link Explorer - Cutting-Edge Link Graphs Made Simple
This is the easiest, yet advanced, visualization that allows you to comprehend the ever-growing complexity of a site’s link profile.
No other SEO tool has implemented automatic extraction, creation and navigation of Link Gr [...]
We all know that content is king nowadays for those who are looking to boost their organic online presence. With most back links being devalued considerably, and Panda chewing up inadequate content left, right and centre, it is becoming incredibly daunting for those looking to promote their businesses online. How can they get ahead? Google tells us to create as much useful and informative content as we can, both for our own websites and sites we are looking to promote our brand on. Links from [...]
When it comes to link building, the link request can make or break the deal. Webmasters can be immediately turned off by a request just from the introduction. This is because many have been overwhelmed by irrelevant, impersonalized link requests in the past.
This is where using a link building persona can come in handy. It takes a little evaluation of the site you are targeting and the person (webmaster) you are going to email to decide what persona to go with, but if you choose the right one [...]
Want to take a new approach at link building in 2013? One way to do it is by taking the focus off of building links for rankings and start focusing on building links that lead to direct traffic and sales. Here are some ways to build conversion-oriented links for your 2013 link building campaign.
Look For Advertising Networks / Directories with Real Customer Traffic
There are lots of directories out there that receive tons of traffic, but that traffic isn't necessarily the kind that will lead t [...]
We've been talking a lot about competitor analysis, link building, content strategy, and other various online marketing topics. But let's back up for a post and look at the foundation of any online marketing campaign, whether it is content, search, or social. Keyword research is absolutely essential - if you don't know what keywords to target, then you might be throwing money into marketing without getting the results you want. Here are some tips for keyword research that should help you find th [...]
I start this post by saying:
Thank you for such a Great First Year &
Happy Birthday cognitiveSEO!
This week we just moved up on the age scale. We just turned 1!
Back in December 2011, after a year and a half of continuous programming & development, we launched the
Rewinding time, I can say that it was quite an exciting day. 2 hours before the expected launch time our ISP had a connection issue and we were cut off. You just can't imagine [...]
Brainstorming for content can be really difficult at times especially, when your job requires you to write about various niches at a short notice. Though there are many tools like discussion forums, content curation sites, social media platforms, social bookmarking sites, etc. that can help to overcome this problem. Using a lot of tools can be overwhelming. Hence, I have come up with some of my favourite tools that can help to do an effective brainstorm for content ideas. (more...) [...]