On-page SEO – Specifics

Years ago on-page SEO used to be the end all be all. You could optimize your pages titles and headings, stuff keywords in your articles and have a great chance of ranking with little to no links. Things have definitely changed. On-page SEO has become less powerful but that doesn’t mean it holds no weight. To…

Beginners Guide To SEO

The goal of this course is to make things easy for even the most basic of an SEO beginner. We’ll get you up to speed with what SEO really is, how it’s accomplished and some tips and tricks to help increase your rankings and income using SEO. Although this guide is made for beginners, there…

Do The Number of Search Results Matter?

You may have noticed in a recent Keysearch update we are now showing the number of search results when checking the keyword difficulty. This has always been a factor in our algorithm and now we’ve made it easy to see. The question though is what type of attention and importance should you place on this…

Finding Niche Ideas

So you are all set to dive head first into keyword research and start sifting through the best low competition keywords/phrases but you realize… “Wait, I don’t have any ideas for a niche!” Unfortunately this is very common. Even the best brainstormers have days where they come up short on ideas. The usual advice people will…

Building Authority Through Keyword Research

Working in SEO for over a decade now I have seen many different tactics come and go. When I started out things were much simpler. You could build a 1-page site, maybe throw up a contact and about page, blast some spam links and watch your rankings go up and up. What lovely times those…

Understanding Google RankBrain

Many SEO’s are still not aware that Google has added a big change to their algorithm called RankBrain. Recently Google came out and admitted that the top 3 factors running their algorithm are: Content Links RankBrain Now for years, we’ve known that good quality content and links were the keys to getting better rankings. Now…

Gaining An Edge With LSI Keywords

When working within Keysearch and using the deep analysis feature you may have noticed the section that shows LSI Words for your chosen keyword. Now, what are these LSI words you might ask? LSI stands for latent semantic indexing. Without getting too technical, all you really need to know about LSI keywords is that they…

On-Page Optimization Tips To Improve Your Rankings

On-Page SEO has always been important but these days things have changed a bit. You don’t want to overdo your on-page SEO in a way that looks unnatural. This is a very common mistake. You want your sites to be highly optimized but not scream “I’m overly optimizing my site Google!… Look at me!” Now…

Uncovering Hidden Google Suggest Keywords

One of the coolest and least used features of Keysearch is the ability to use an underscore as a wildcard for Google Suggest searches. What this means is wherever you place an underscore Google Suggest will automatically fill in the underscore with relevant keyword phrases that you would most likely not have found otherwise. I…