Ahrefs Blog http://blog.ahrefs.com All things about Ahrefs, SEO and Inbound Marketing Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=257 SEO Implications Of ‘Gated Content’ http://blog.ahrefs.com/seo-implications-gated-content/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/seo-implications-gated-content/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4455 SEO-Implications-Of-Gated-Content“Gating” content has been an effective form of lead generation for many marketers. It is the process of provisionally restricting access to certain content or “gating” it. A lead generation form is typically placed in the way and users are
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Top Reasons Why Social Media Should Be a Part of Your SEO Strategy http://blog.ahrefs.com/top-reasons-why-social-media-should-be-a-part-of-your-seo-strategy/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/top-reasons-why-social-media-should-be-a-part-of-your-seo-strategy/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/top-reasons-why-social-media-should-be-a-part-of-your-seo-strategy/ Top-Reasons-Why-Social-Media-Should-Be-a-Part-of-Your-SEO-StrategyHave you ever looked at big websites and wondered how they were able to rank so highly in Google? If so, you’re in luck because today we’re going to talk about how you can compete with the big authority websites
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10 Marketing Tips for SEO Startups http://blog.ahrefs.com/10-marketing-tips-seo-startups/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/10-marketing-tips-seo-startups/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4403 10-Marketing-Tips-for-SEO-StartupsYour new business has to start somewhere. There’s that first client to win, first contract to sign, first ranking report to send. Unfortunately, none of this can happen by itself. There are a number of challenges many newly launched businesses
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Google Releases Major Update to Its Local Search Algorithm http://blog.ahrefs.com/google-releases-major-update-local-search-algorithm/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/google-releases-major-update-local-search-algorithm/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:00:38 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4419 tuedays-news-02This past Friday, it was reported by Search Engine Land that Google has released a new algorithm that affects local search listings. The new algorithm is designed to deliver local search results that are more accurate, more relevant, and ultimately
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The Rise of People Analytics Tools http://blog.ahrefs.com/rise-people-analytics-tools/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/rise-people-analytics-tools/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4300 measuringWhile Google Analytics is considerably less useful after search traffic data is “not provided“, competing analytics vendors have embraced a more realistic way of looking at visitors. More tools measure people not traffic. An introduction to Piwik, Woopra, Mixpanel. From Web
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Weekly SEO Roundup on Ahrefs Blog: Week of 25 Jul 2014 http://blog.ahrefs.com/weekly-seo-roundup-ahrefs-blog-week-25-jul-2014/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/weekly-seo-roundup-ahrefs-blog-week-25-jul-2014/#comments Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:30:19 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4415 Staff-picks-01Ahrefs Insights Link is President Still thinking that content is king? Only for those who monetize it! Tad Chef rightly points out that content is just one optional ingredient of your online visibility and is useless without shares and links.
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What is the Value of Google Authorship without Photos? http://blog.ahrefs.com/value-google-authorship-without-photos/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/value-google-authorship-without-photos/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4354 What-is-the-value-of-google-authorship-without-photosGoogle’s John Mueller announced last month that all authorship photos would be removed from Google search results. This led to rampant speculation from people wondering how to interpret this sudden, drastic change. Since the announcement was made, there have been
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Google Sandbox 2.0: What You Should Know http://blog.ahrefs.com/google-sandbox-2-0-know/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/google-sandbox-2-0-know/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4349 Google-Sandbox-2.0-What-You-Should-KnowThere’s a fairly new topic that has been the talk of the SEO town since the last few weeks — Google Sandbox 2.0. If you don’t already know what Google Sandbox is, it’s essentially a form of Google penalty, which filters out backlinks
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Death to Cheap! http://blog.ahrefs.com/death-to-cheap/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/death-to-cheap/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/death-to-cheap/ Death-to-CheapEveryone loves a bargain. There’s nothing wrong with trying to get the most value for your dollar and cutting unnecessary spending is crucial if you’re going to be in business for the long-term. In the online world, it’s easy to
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How to Use Your Customer Worth to Glimpse into the Future http://blog.ahrefs.com/use-customer-worth-glimpse-future/ http://blog.ahrefs.com/use-customer-worth-glimpse-future/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.ahrefs.com/?p=4305 How-to-use-your-customer-worth-to-glimpse-into-the-futureIn Philip K Dick’s story “A Little Something for Us Tempunauts”, three men travel to the future to see how the world is like then. On the re-entry to their time, however, they fall into a time loop and end
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