How to Write Killer SEO Content to Drive Your Site to Page 1

How to Write Flawless SEO Content and Get to Page 1

  Having a strong online presence is essential for any business or individual looking to thrive in today’s market, and there’s no better way to enhance your visibility than by mastering the art of search engine optimization (SEO). By knowing the secrets of writing killer SEO content, you can catapult your website to the coveted first page of search engine results. In this detailed guide, the content specialists at LinkNow will explain the strategies, techniques, and best practices for crafting compelling content that captivates your audience and helps your site rank higher on search engine result pages (SERPs). By the time you’re done reading, you’ll be ready to unlock the power of SEO and take your website to new heights of success. What is SEO Content? SEO content is written with the goal of providing the best user experience and increasing a website’s visibility in search engine results. Search engine […]

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About Sasha Peck: Sasha is an Editor and Content Specialist who infuses more than a decade of digital marketing and on-page SEO experience into every word. She holds a Diploma in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from NSCC, where she received the highest recognition award for her marketing abilities. Sasha is constantly motivated to create streamlined user experiences and is a master of mining and selecting impactful keywords to boost engagement and generate leads and conversions. When she’s not innovating on her keyboard, she enjoys gardening, cooking, construction, and science documentaries.

Navigating Image Rights: Why Your Business Should Avoid Copyrighted and Watermarked Images

  Copyright. You have probably encountered this term before, but what you may not know is that it’s an important consideration for businesses and marketers of all sizes. Put plainly, copyright is the legal authority to duplicate, distribute, and display something. Although this may seem straightforward, there can be a lot of nuances to copyright law that are important to know when you are building a website or marketing your company online. In this blog post, we will discuss the significance of copyrighting and watermarks. Additionally, we’ll provide tips on avoiding potential legal repercussions associated with using someone else’s work, all while guiding you on creating exceptional original content. Understanding Copyright and Image Rights Copyright is a legal term used to describe the rights granted to creators for their work. Under this law, the creator of an original work, which includes photography, graphics, and designs, is automatically granted exclusive rights […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

The Mobile-First Future: How LinkNow’s Designs Are Leading the SEO Charge

  Google has made it very clear that mobile browsing is the future of its search platform. Recently, the search giant completed its years-long effort to migrate to mobile-first indexing for all websites, which means having an adaptable, responsive design is more important than ever. Here at LinkNow, we’ve seen this writing on the wall for quite some time now, which is why we have long since transitioned our websites to reflect the market trends and larger industry focus on mobile browsing. In this blog post, we will be examining why all our websites are adapted for mobile phones, as well as the reasoning behind our constant adjustment in the SEO industry. The Rising Need for Mobile-Friendly Search Before we can look at LinkNow’s solution to mobile SEO, we first need to understand the problem that our company—and all other website developers—was facing. All the way back in 2016, Google […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

Don’t Stop When You Reach the Top: Why Online Reviews are Still Important for High-Ranking Businesses

  After putting in the time and effort to climb to the top of Google’s SERP, you may think it’s time to relax and enjoy the fruits of your successful SEO strategy—but the work doesn’t stop there. Now that you’re getting as many eyes as possible on your business, you need to show potential customers that you live up to the hype. One of the first things your audience will see when they find your business on Google is your reviews, which is why quality, honest, and recent testimonials can play a big part in purchasing decisions. In this blog post, we’ll highlight the importance of online reviews, provide tips for getting testimonials from your clients, and demonstrate why high-ranking businesses still need them. Let’s dive in! Looking at the Numbers: Reviews Are a Proven Asset You’ve probably heard that online reviews are an important factor in your digital footprint, […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

The Rise of ChatGPT: How AI-Powered Language Models Will Shape the Future of SEO

  It should come as no surprise that ChatGPT is the hot topic of the day. By the time you are reading this blog post, you will have likely already heard about this emerging technology. ChatGPT took only 2 months to reach the coveted “100 million users” milestone—by comparison, Facebook took 48 months and TikTok 9 months. Whether you have experimented with ChatGPT or have just heard the rumblings of its rise anecdotally, it is nearly impossible to avoid the conversation and speculation about artificial intelligence. Of course, at LinkNow Media, we are primarily concerned about how AI chatbots could potentially enhance—or hinder—the work of search engine optimization. Fortunately, we are no strangers to change in our line of work, and we believe that ChatGPT could become an effective tool if used correctly.   What Is ChatGPT? First things first, we should probably take a peek behind the curtain of […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

Google Ads: 4 Tips to Take Your Paid Ads to the Next Level

  Paying for Google Ads may seem like a straightforward way to market yourself online, but getting eyes on your business is only half the battle. Without the correct approach, there is no way to guarantee that your intended audience will actually click on the links in your advertisements. In this blog post, we will be covering some strategies for improving the clickthrough rate (CTR) of your Google Ads that will help you make the most out of your marketing budget. 1.      Focus on Your Quality Score If you are not aware, Quality Score is a value that Google assigns to the keywords in your account, which is designed to measure the relevance and quality of your advertising compared to other advertisers. Quality Score is not necessarily a number that needs to be optimized but rather a general indicator of the areas where you can improve—think of it like a […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

Core Web Vitals: What Are They and Why Are They So Important?

Back in 2020, Google unveiled its new Core Web Vitals, a set of specific factors designed to measure the user experience on a web page. As of August 2021, these metrics have become an official Google ranking factor as part of the “page experience” update. Over a year later, Core Web Vitals continue to be an important factor for search engine optimization and must be considered by anyone hoping to rank highly. It is clear that Google plans to continue emphasizing user experience and may even evolve its Core Web Vitals over time, so it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with these metrics. This blog post will help you understand all three Core Web Vitals and why you should be paying attention to them.   The Core Web Vitals Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) This is essentially the average loading time for the main content on a web page. […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

How to Dominate Google in 2022

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If you’ve been looking to do more than merely show up in Google’s search results, then you need to read this article. In this blog post, we’re going to show you how to dominate Google. We’ll start from the ground-up so you understand Google’s front-page results, how they work, and how you can appear at the top. Ready to make Google work for you? Let’s get started. Google’s Front-Page Results: A Breakdown The first thing you need to understand is how the search results appear on the page. In general, they are broken down into three different sections:  The local search pack  The organic search results  Google Ads (aka, pay-per-click ads, and formerly known as AdWords) Here, a visual reference might prove useful so that you have an idea of what these categories look like. Let’s try typing general contractor boston into Google to see how the search results are […]

John Wickham

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John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

10 Ways to Promote Your Blog on Google

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If you want people to read your blog, you need to promote your blog. How do you go about doing that? You’re in luck, because we’ve assembled a list of 7 ways you can promote your blog quickly and efficiently. These are tried-and-true techniques we use every day to promote our content. These are simple, effective strategies that will help you grow your audience, improve search rankings, and drive traffic to your site. And they don’t take much effort, either. Let’s get started. 1. Harness Social Media This is the easiest way to attract viewers to your blog. You can share individual blog posts on every platform you sign up with, be it Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Subreddits, or Twitter. It’s an organic method of growing your readership without spending much time or money. When sharing content on social media, give your readers a reason to click on your blog. Don’t […]

John Wickham

Author: John Wickham

About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

4 Big Benefits of Blogging (and Why Even Contractors Should Do It)

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teIf you’re not blogging in 2022, you’re leaving a lot on the table. Blogging helps put eyes on your business. It helps build trust with your audience—and with Google. Even contractors like roofers, plumbers, and general contractors are reaping the rewards, using it to scale up and build their brands simultaneously. If you’re not, you’re losing out. With that in mind, let’s look at 4 concrete reasons every business—including contractors—needs a blog. 1. The Cheapest Way to Increase Traffic Content is king when it comes to search engine optimization, and keeping a blog means that your website will be updated regularly with indexable pages. Try focussing your blog posts around topics that are related to your industry and include keywords and terms that promote your overall SEO strategy. Without a blog, a good chunk of the clicks on your website will likely come from people already familiar with your business […]

John Wickham

Author: John Wickham

About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.