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A well planned site structure improves your chances of ranking well in Google's results. So, today, we’re going to look at how to set up your site’s structure - so that the search engines find our best and most profitable content and your site's visitors have a great experience.
Successful search engine optimization (SEO) requires inbound links from quality relevant websites. Using extracts from their book "The Definitive Guide to Link Building (2013 edition)", Ken McGaffin and Mark Nunney here outline the definitive steps in a successful, long term link building campaign ...
In his latest "Content ideas" article Nick Usborne explains how to get more interest in your articles by turning them into tutorials.
With every search you make on Google, you are given suggestions for alternative related searches. Nick Usborne recommends using these related searches as ideas for new content on your site.
For both planning the structure of the content of a new website and finding ideas for specific articles and posts, Nick Usborne recommends you buy some books, read and study.
The calendar is packed full of special days from Martin Luther King Day to, er, Talk Like A Pirate Day and Superman's birthday. Nick Usborne shows you how to use special days to make special content your readers will like and share.
Google’s Panda update has reminded us all that engaging quality content is essential for online success. Nick Usborne, author of Wordtracker’s new book 101 Web Content Ideas, Tips and Resources, shares three ways to make your content more valuable to readers and more shareable.
How many keywords do each of your website’s pages target? One? Two? With the help of our old friend, the long tail of keywords, Mark Nunney shows how you can optimize a single page for over 10,000 keywords if you ‘target the head and exploit the tail’.
And that brings us to the end of the Sean d'Souza's nine-part headline writing course. So let’s summarize: What did he cover?
In part seven of his nine-part headline writing course, Sean D'Souza shows how using headlines in testimonials can make all the difference when it comes to making them stand out from all the rest.
And he doesn't just put testimonials into headlines. He gives them a twist that might transform the performance of your sales pages. Find the secret in part seven of Sean's nine-part headline writing course
Your headlines are the doorways to your site. But if you look at headlines, you’ll find that most websites have headlines that are weak, wimpy and uninviting - they are barriers to entry. In part six of his nine-part headline writing course, Sean D'Souza shows you how to make your headlines prominent, different and free from obstructions.
One headline may work 50 times better than the next. But how do you actually know which headline is really going to work? Shouldn’t you be testing? Oh golly, you should be testing, but what if you had just one shot at sending out a sales letter? How could you make that shot really count? Let’s find why most copywriters goof up, and goof up consistently.
Sean d’Souza explains how to use the power of ‘new’ and ‘knew’ to write intensely powerful headlines. Hint: ‘new’ is including something new and intriguing; ‘knew’ is using the familiar so you’ll be understood. Read on to learn how to weave them together. (This is part three of an 9-part series on writing perfect headlines by the author of "The Secret Life of Testimonials". Find out more about the book and order "The Secret Life of Testimonials" now. Further 'lessons' will be published over the next seven weeks.)
So how do you confuse a reader? Hey, it’s really easy. You remember what we did in Part 1? We put in a clear target, and then we added a specific, right? Well, two’s company. Three’s just bloomin' chaos. You’re just about to find out how to systematically create chaos. So that when you do you can chop, change and get yourself the headline that you really want.
Sean D'Souza asks 'why customers buy?' and headline writing is a key part of his answer. Here, Sean tells you how to write specific, jargon-free headlines that will help you sell.
Regular readers will know that in the past few newsletters we have published three different articles on our SEO expert Mark Nunney. Believe it or not, all of these articles came from one interview. In this article, I want to show you how you can get as much content for your site from one interview.
Every day we make observations, basing important decisions and forming judgments as a result of them. The power of observation is another one of those off the page processes we go through which can determine the content we choose to put online. In the latest chapter of our Web Content Recipe Book we look at how active observational skills can enhance the direction and quality of your website's content. This is taken from Wordtracker's "Web Content Recipe Book"
Inspirational quotes can come from just about anywhere – a book, a song, something your grandma used to say. As long as it gets the cogs in your brain turning, it probably has the potential to inspire an article. This is taken from Wordtracker's "Web Content Recipe Book"
Wordtracker has been busy cooking up a new Web Content Recipe book for our readers to glean ideas for content for their website. The second in our series is an article about where ideas come from and how to act on them. This is an extract from Wordtracker's "Web Content Recipe Book"