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Andreea Sauciuc

Andreea is an enthusiastic Copywriter @ cognitiveSEO who has a love for creativity and writing. When she is not watching for the 10th time the TV series Friends, she enjoys a good book and a glass of rose wine. She likes to see life from different angles (and cities). Motto: Eat, think and travel often.
Since the mobile intrusive interstitial ad penalty from January 10h, 2017, there has been a lot of fuss on pop-up, banner and interstitial ads. Google itself announced it will devalue webpages  that use intrusive pop-up and interstitial ads in mobile search.   Is this the end of those types of ads? Is there a Penalty for them? What does Google have to say? Be patient and you’ll find the answers to all of your questions regarding this topic. Today.     In the following [...]
Content audits can be very powerful and restorative, yet many content marketers and SEOs underestimate it, be it for its complexity, or its rather lengthy process. But if you want your content to perform, you should run a content audit from time to time.      It's like those annual physical exams you take at the doctor's. You know they are time-consuming and rather unpleasant, yet results are eye-opening and eventually rewarding. You benefit from knowing what's to improve, what's [...]
This is a TRUE & SUCCESSFUL story from Bill Sebald – founder at Greenlane, with 15 years of eCommerce & SEO experience in the background, written and documented by himself.   Within 24 hours, we saw our rank improve from #5,  for one of the term we were optimizing for, to #2 in the search engines.     Background   As an agency, we are always dealing with clients that face all kinds of issues, insignificant search rankings, low quality content, few social s [...]
This is a TRUE & SUCCESSFUL story from the SEO strategist Jason Acidre – Co-founder at Xight Interactive, written and documented by himself.   From position #12 to position #5 in under 30 days. It's definitely a huge thing, especially for consultants and site owners who are looking to get even more productive in the technical maintenance aspect of their websites.     Let me tell you my experience using the Keyword Tool and Content Assistant to improve the rankings and [...]
Failure … a rather hard to digest word. Failure is the bad guy everybody avoids. Winning, on the other hand, is a whole different story. But with new beginnings comes the challenge to keep your head above water and not to mess it up.   It is not science per se. It is just sweat, practice and A/B testing based on your data and real data examples. Startups fail at SEO because they aren’t prepared or do other rookie mistakes, but in the next few minutes you’ll find out how to steer aw [...]
Content curation. You've probably heard about it, you might have even read a few pieces on the subject but you never really went through it.   How many time did it happen to get a topic idea and start writing on it immediately? And after you've hit published you didn't get the expected results.   The curated content marketing technique can actually boost SEO. Big time. And below you can find some case studies that prove exactly that.     Content curation has tapped i [...]
Each and every day that passes, another fact about SEO is revealed, another important tip is told, another story is learnt just by opening our email, twitter account, or our smartphone. We have the information at hand. Lots and lots of news from the internet marketing world go by our ears and our eyes. Make sure to listen to the right one.    And, speaking of important stuff, we’ve searched and scooped through the Webmaster Central Hangouts to reveal the most intriguing facts about S [...]
You might have done a lot of spring cleaning by now but it's time to do the same with your website as well. Periodically you should find out how to correctly assess backlink quality for your website. You can have backlinks from numerous sources, and it’s only right to analyze them from time to time because some of them might not be as natural as they were a few years ago. If your domain age is old, you’ve inevitably gathered links that are not quite qualitative. As Matt Cutts, the former hea [...]
How great would it be if we could gather all the awesome SEO experts in just one room to talk about search engines ranks with a focus on the best SEO tips available out there? It would be glorious! Since we don't have a room big enough to gather all the best experts in one place, we took advantage of the online "meetings" and gathered all the up to date SEO tips into an awesome expert roundup post. That is how we got the idea of interviewing 22 renowned SEO experts and how we found out 22 awes [...]
SEO can be a scary thing for a small business. You always have to compete with the big guys. Not to mention you have to squeeze your whole SEO strategy on a limited budget. Before you start reading this eye-opening guide on building an SEO strategy on a friendly budget, get your coffee or tea. Then you can sit back at your desk and start your day properly with this blog post. It will help you get through the hard days as it will help you answer the big question: How to build an SEO strategy [...]