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  • But as more and more keyword research tools enter the market, users start noticing that different tools report different search volumes for the same keywords. And, most importantly, these search volumes are often different from what Google Keyword Planner is… Read more › The post Keyword Search Volume: Things you didn’t know you don’t know appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • I asked the /r/bigSEO community to name their favourite free SEO tools. And the response was INSANE. I received more than 50 SEO tool suggestions and it’s now the 3rd most upvoted thread ever on /r/bigSEO. In this post, I’ve consolidated… Read more › The post 70+ Best Free SEO Tools (As Voted-for by the SEO Community) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • In this article you’ll find a short collection of the best competitor analysis tools and a very detailed competitor website analysis using two most powerful tools from that list. Here we go! Now, for starters, let me show you 9… Read more › The post Competitor Analysis Tools (And a Sample Website Analysis With Only 2 Tools) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • If so, you’re already familiar with web scraping. But, while this can certainly be useful, there’s much more to web scraping than grabbing a few title tags—it can actually be used to extract any data from any web page in seconds. The question… Read more › The post 6 Actionable Web Scraping Hacks for White Hat Marketers appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Reaching an international audience is an opportunity that is now available to small and medium businesses in a way that has never been possible historically. Many business owners create a website and find that they are receiving international inquiries about… Read more › The post Multilingual SEO: Translation and Marketing Guide appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Sometimes diagnosing a loss of SEO visibility is rather straightforward, but not always. If you're not entirely out of luck, things might be a bit more subtle. So, if you're worried that your website might be experiencing an SEO visibility… Read more › The post SEO Visibility — Complete Beginner’s Guide to Fixing a Search Visibility Loss appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • We’ve put together a list of 75 SEO tips and best practices. They’re split into logical sections to cover various aspects of search engine optimization—from on-page factors to keyword research, link building and more. For most tips, you will also find… Read more › The post 75 Actionable SEO Tips (That Work Like A Charm in 2017) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • As a digital marketer, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is “how do I get traffic to my website?” I probably get this question a lot because when you Google it, all the search results have one… Read more › The post How To Drive Traffic To Your Website (All Things Considered) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • While controversial among SEOs (see Ahrefs’ “Are Google’s SERP Features Stealing Traffic From Your Site?”), it seems like every few months another box is added to Google’s Search Gallery. Google is pretty good at understanding the general context of a… Read more › The post What is Structured Data. And Why You Should Implement It. appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • According to Google, these are the first three steps to becoming a marketing manager. While Google may not be wrong, its answer is a bit outdated and presumptuous. For starters, any experienced marketer knows that you don’t need a Bachelor’s… Read more › The post How to Become a Marketing Manager (Advice From Those Who Made It) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • But here’s the thing: it takes time for search engines to discover (and index) new websites. This means that if you search for your two-day-old website in Google, chances are you’ll be disappointed. In fact, 9 times out of 10,… Read more › The post How to Submit Your Website to Search Engines (Hint: You Don’t Always Need To) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • That’s why backlink checkers (such as Ahrefs’ Backlink Checker) exist; they offer invaluable information for digital marketers. Many wouldn’t be able to do their jobs without them. Because of this, most professional marketers are happy to pay for access to… Read more › The post Free Backlink Checkers Compared: What’s the Best Choice When on a Budget? appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Teaching you everything you need to know to go from SEO newbie to competent SEO in one article is next to impossible. Beginner SEO: Knows Title TagsIntermediate SEO: Good with CanonicalsAdvanced SEO: Understands 35% of Google’s Algorithm. Tops. — Cyrus… Read more › The post How to Learn SEO in 2017 (and Stay Sane) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Let’s assume that only a tiny percentage (0.01%?) of these published posts are marketing-related; that’s 12,000+ new marketing articles going live every month. (I bet even Johnny-Five would struggle with that amount of reading) It’s, therefore, hardly surprising that there’s significant… Read more › The post Hall of Fame: The Best Marketing Articles of All Time appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahref...

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  • I’m sure most of you are somewhat familiar with Sheets (if not, it’s basically just like Excel, but cloud-based and completely free) and know just how powerful it can be when it comes to collaboration. But, its capabilities reach far… Read more › The post 10 Google Sheets Formulas Every SEO Should Know appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Google’s number-one mission is to answer users’ queries in as little clicks as possible. So it’s a common-sense assumption that SERP features such as Featured Snippets and Related Questions significantly reduce the overall number of clicks to sites, including your… Read more › The post Are Google’s SERP Features Stealing Traffic from Your Site? [Research] appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Here are four reasons you may want to do this: You’re doing “competitive research” (i.e. trying to figure out how competitive a niche is before launching a website in said niche); You’re interested in advertising on a website; You’re interested… Read more › The post Find Out How Much Traffic a Website Gets: 3 Ways Compared appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • I know the audience of Ahrefs blog mostly comes here for SEO insights, advice, and studies. And there’s no doubt that good SEO will create a steady, passive stream of visitors to your website. But it can take quite a… Read more › The post How a Viral Loop on LinkedIn Got Me 76k Email Subscribers in 1 Month appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Google is actively rolling out featured snippets for a wide variety of search queries because they want to serve quicker answers to people. And SEO professionals are absolutely excited about this new opportunity because featured snippets give a chance for… Read more › The post Ahrefs’ Study Of 2 Million Featured Snippets: 10 Important Takeaways appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Yet, there was a tiny problem… I knew nothing about Pinterest marketing. So I asked Google “How can I get traffic from Pinterest?” Google returned about 41,400,000 results in 0.77 seconds, and I started learning. I even went to page… Read more › The post Can You Get Good Traffic From Pinterest to Your Blog in a Short Run? [Case Study] appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • But how many keywords exactly will an average page rank for? That’s the question we wanted to answer (plus a few more), so we picked 3 million random search queries and looked at the top ranking pages and how many… Read more › The post How many keywords can you rank for with one page? (Ahrefs’ study of 3M searches) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • We’ve also conducted a small experiment to see which tool/method is the most reliable. But some of you may be wondering, “why would I want to know how much traffic a website gets, anyway?” If you reached this page via… Read more › The post Find Out How Much Traffic a Website Gets: 5 Ways Compared appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • We’ve just uploaded fresh data from March into our monstrous keyword database and, naturally, we wanted to know which Google searches are the most popular as of today. We have pulled two lists for the United States: Top100 most searched… Read more › The post Top Google searches (as of March 2017) appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • There’s also no shortage of great articles that give you very detailed instructions as to executing a professional keyword research, ranking high for thousands of targeted search terms and vastly improving your traffic from Google. But here’s an interesting observation… Read more › The post How To Do Keyword Research in 2017 — Ahrefs’ Guide appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • “50 Experts Reveal 3 Favourite Link Building Tools”; “34+ of the Best SEO Link Building Tools & Software”; “21 Effective White Hat Link Building Tools For Your Toolbox” I get it — people love to tweet/share mammoth list posts (this… Read more › The post 3 Types of Link Building Tools and How to Use Them appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • But I don’t recall any substantial research that didn’t qualify their findings with vague words like “tend” or “rarely.” So I pinged our data scientist on Slack and asked: - Do you think we could run a few queries on… Read more › The post What we learned about “Long Tail” by analyzing 1.4 Billion keywords appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Actually, it’s a strategy that requires a low amount of effort over time: Evergreen content. Content you write once, and have it ranking for years and years. Content that constantly brings in traffic and compounds in value. Non-Evergreen content falls… Read more › The post Evergreen Content: How Updating An Old Post Boosted Pageviews by 468% appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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  • Did you ever try to find out why this happens, so that you could generate more of these “link magnets”? In the world of SEO, we refer to these pages as “linkbait”. In this article, I’ll be covering: What ‘linkbait’… Read more › The post Deconstructing Linkbait: How to Create Content That Attracts Backlinks appeared first on SEO Blog by Ahrefs.

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