SEO – If It’s Not Working, It’s Time for Some Non-SEO Tactics

By James Scott

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) represents a pivotal part of digital content creation. It makes content more visible and appealing through search engine algorithms. However, sometimes even SEO isn’t enough to rank higher than the competition.

Companies, affiliate marketers and independent bloggers alike are always on the lookout for tricks and tools which can help them get the upper hand – which is also why we are here today. Let’s take a look at several guidelines and tactics which can help you rank better even without to-the-letter SEO optimization.

1. Audience Targeting

The best way to approach your audience is to know exactly who you are looking for. Every …

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If you create content of any kind, be that on your blog, creating videos, writing guest posts, publishing on article directories, etc., the one thing we all want is for people to see that content.

Driving traffic has been the bane of content producers for years.

Doing SEO has been the traditional way of getting content to rank in the search engines, particularly Google. But the SEO rules change a bit more frequently than we’d like. And then Google go and add new algorithms into the mix like the Panda and Penguin updates that upset the apple cart.

One day you think you’ve been doing things the right way and your sites …

Building Powerful Links

Not all backlinks are created equal.

Some are powerful and will drive your page rankings up quickly while others can end up doing more damage than good.

With that said, you can learn the difference between a powerful backlink and a really bad backlink by taking a closer look at the anatomy of the most powerful type of backlink.

Because once you understand how to identify and create the most powerful type of backlink on the planet you will see results like this-

However, before you can get results like this, you need to understand the anatomy of the perfect backlink.

And I am going to break down the most powerful type

Content Samurai

One of the tools I use regularly is called Content Samurai. It’s a video creation tool and, as we all know, video plays a huge part on online marketing.

There are a huge number of video creation tools out there such as:

…but I like Content Samurai because of its ease of use.

I create a script for the video, which could be the text copied from a post I’ve published on this or another site, and paste that into Content Samurai.

It then creates slides with that text and automatically adds background images to …

SEO Link Building For Success

Do you want to know how to double the value of your backlinks – for FREE?

Most people just build their links and go back to making pancakes, but they are missing out on a BIG potential way to increase the power and authority of those links.

You see, Page Authority refers the amount of links that are coming to a particular page on a website.

Most of the time when you get a new link, it’s on a new page (for instance, if you get a guest post, or you get featured in a new article that comes out, it’s on a brand new page).

That’s good because that page …

RankCipher Box

It’s hard to get a page 1 ranking on Google, isn’t it? Then why are some complete newbies ranking on top of Google and YouTube, making bank without knowing the first thing about SEO?

Here’s one way they’re doing it.

People are getting results with this new software that is designed for non-SEO people so that they can play the SEO game.

Ranking high on Google and YouTube (which Google also owns) is amazing and will get you more traffic than you can probably handle…but…

The problem is that it requires SEO knowledge, work and connections.

Using RankCipher though, circumvents all that hard work, and it’s a traffic siphon.

It will …

Did you miss Andrew Hansen’s The $14,300/mth SEO Action Plan For 2014 webinar last night?

Maybe you didn’t know about it. Maybe you forgot. Maybe you couldn’t attend. maybe all the spots were filled when you arrived. Maybe you weren’t interested.

If how your websites and blogs rank in the search engines, and the consequent traffic and customers you get from good placement are of any interest to you, then take some time out to watch the webinar replay. But don’t wait; the replay is only online for the next 8 days and will be taken down on Friday 19th at 11 PM EST.

You’ll pick up some great SEO tips for …

In my previous post, I talked about Andrew Hansen’s Rankings Institute (RI), a members-only 8-week coaching course on Search Engine Optimization techniques for 2014 and beyond.

That post had a link to a video that explained two techniques you can use to radically improve how your sites rank. If SEO is something you’re interested in then check out the post or, if you want to skip that, you can skip straight to the first video here.

Second Rankings Institute Case Study

Hansen has released the second of his case studies looking at the successes achieved by members. This time it’s the turn of Ennis, who has taken a new blog …

One way to same time when optimizing your site is to call in a professional SEO service to review your site. Most services will provide an SEO quote if you ask them and you can then decide if that’s the route you want to go with your site.

An SEO service will do what you do normally when you want to optimize your site, but they’ll also be able to provide advice on how to make certain aspects of SEO more effective. You’ll be getting access to their expertise and they will simply know a lot more about the topic than you. They’ll know what startegies work now rater than what worked …

Have you come across the term online reputation management before? What exactly is your online reputation, who determines it and why would you need to manage your reputation anyway? The obvious answer to who who determines your reputation is Google as they rank your websites according to certain criteria which effectively determine what your online reputation is. The higher your site ranks, the more reputable it is in their eyes (and in the eyes of the people who are reading the pages of results).

So if your site is languishing low down in the listings, Google doesn’t thinks the site is particularly reputable. Obviously, you can improve things my increasing the number …