Creating the right content is essential to earning more visibility and traffic from organic search. These posts will help you craft content that performs in search and helps you achieve your SEO goals.
User needs and search needs aren't mutually exclusive, there are easy ways to format your content for both the user and for search. Author Vince Neros shares a few examples of these strategies, why they work, and which sites are already using them—and winning.
You can’t create content designed to meet a KPI based on what you blindly assume searchers, your target audience, or your competitors are pursuing. Strategic content, designed to meet specific goals, must be backed up by valid data compiled from authoritative sources.
To truly capture an audience, your content must sizzle with authenticity and compelling insights on a consistent basis. Guest author Daniel Bagley walks through how to build this type of authentic content.
If your goal is to improve the organic performance of your site, you’ll need a healthy mix of content that can consistently earn links and content that can rank for targeted keywords. You need both types of content to reliably rank new pages and be successful in search.
Links are earned by offering content of value to an actual, specific audience. Your content doesn’t “deserve” links just for existing on the web; neither does your website. Create content worth linking to, then share it with relevant websites to earn links that matter.