How to Write SEO Content

how to write seo content

What is SEO Content? Why do I care? Google has come right out and said that, along with links, content is one of the most important factors in any website’s search ranking. Content is a necessary component of any SEO campaign, but what does that mean? Content is King, but Not All Content is Created Equal Small business owners who are trying to manage their own online marketing often struggle with this topic. They know they need to create content (because they’ve been told that it’s important) but have no idea how to create content that is effective for SEO. Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is the practice of making sure every element of your website is designed to help it rank well in search engines like Google. Search Engine Optimized content is simply content that has been created with search engines in mind – it’s been written with the […]

Lauchlin MacDonald

Author: Lauchlin MacDonald

About Lauchlin MacDonald

Lauchlin is part of the content and marketing team at LinkNow Media. He has nearly a decade of experience in copywriting and editing, and spends way too much time on the Internet. He can be reached at lmacdonald@linknowmedia.com and @Lauchlin on Twitter.

Understanding Search Intent and the Long Tail

Understanding Search Intent and the Long Tail

Old School SEO is Dead “SEO is dead” is one of the most common things you’ll hear from marketing bloggers trying to get a few extra page views by courting controversy. This is ridiculous – in today’s ultracompetitive marketplace, Search Engine Optimization is more important than ever. What is true, however, is that old school SEO is dead. When I say old school, I’m referring to what a lot of people who aren’t SEO professionals think of when they hear SEO. Keyword stuffing, link networks, and other old-fashioned methods are no longer effective at boosting your ranking. In fact, many of these older methods are actually punished by search engines because they’re seen (rightfully) as an attempt to manipulate search results. While these old school practices are dead, SEO is still kicking and incredibly important to anyone who wants to market their business online. The difference now is that instead […]

Lauchlin MacDonald

Author: Lauchlin MacDonald

About Lauchlin MacDonald

Lauchlin is part of the content and marketing team at LinkNow Media. He has nearly a decade of experience in copywriting and editing, and spends way too much time on the Internet. He can be reached at lmacdonald@linknowmedia.com and @Lauchlin on Twitter.

3 Easy SEO Tips for HVAC Websites

3 Easy SEO Tips for HVAC Websites

How to make sure that your HVAC website outranks your competitors As a savvy small business owner, you know all about how important it is for your company’s website to rank well on Google. The vast majority of the traffic goes to the first few results, so you want to do everything you can to make sure your site is up there. But if you’ve read up on search engine optimization, it can seem extremely technical and complicated. If you’re running your website on your own, it may seem like it’s too much for you to take on. But don’t worry – there are very simple things you can do to help boost your ranking and earn a bigger slice of that online pie. 1. Local Search for Local Businesses The biggest trap most small business owners fall into is thinking they need to be at the top of Google […]

Lauchlin MacDonald

Author: Lauchlin MacDonald

About Lauchlin MacDonald

Lauchlin is part of the content and marketing team at LinkNow Media. He has nearly a decade of experience in copywriting and editing, and spends way too much time on the Internet. He can be reached at lmacdonald@linknowmedia.com and @Lauchlin on Twitter.