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5 Easy Ways To Monetize Your Website

5 Easy Ways To Monetize Your Website

With the average person spending anywhere from 2 to 7 hours online per day (believe it), it makes sense that you would want to find ways to direct the attention of this global market and cash in on it.

Every day more and more browsers, niche site owners, and dabbling bloggers are taking the plunge and supplementing their monthly income through online means. It’s just the logical thing to

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7 Simple Steps To Creating A Website

7 Simple Steps To Creating A Website

If you’re under the impression that the easiest way to create a website for your business or personal use requires a bucket load of capital or the ability to speak fluent geek, you’re mistaken!

Times have changed, particularly regarding the logistics of DIY (Do It Yourself) website building. Nowadays, there’s no need for you to write so much as a line of code, and what’s more

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Writer’s Block? Here’s 5 Strategies To Help You Pin Down Your Next Blog Post

Writer’s Block? Here’s 5 Strategies To Help You Pin Down Your Next Blog Post

Starting a blog certainly isn’t rocket science. We begin with a handful of hacks, rants and raves we’ve collected over the years. It’s our own little fountain of wisdom, all neatly formatted for online consumption. We add  just the right dash of color, pics and media here and there and before we know it we’ve developed a small following that’s growing with every post. Our

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The Powerful Benefits Of Video Marketing

The Powerful Benefits Of Video Marketing

Keeping up with the latest marketing practices can seem impossible when you’re focused on creating phenomenal content, connecting with your audience through social media, and researching the hottest topics for your niche.

Sometimes it can be challenging to present your brand’s value to your audience effectively.

However, video marketing might be the answer to many of the problems and roadblocks your website faces. If the advantages of video

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Long Tail Pro Cloud Rollout Update

Long Tail Pro Cloud Rollout Update

As you may have noticed, Long Tail Pro Cloud has gone live along with a snazzy new website homepage. Many of our existing users are wondering when they might get access to the Cloud version of the product and I know for a fact that a good number of people have been eagerly anticipating this updated version of LTP.

If you are a platinum monthly or annual subscriber, or you

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Google Adwords Keyword Planner Changes

Google Adwords Keyword Planner Changes

Some of you may have heard about a new update to Google AdWords accounts where low-spending AdWords accounts show ranges of keyword volume instead of specific numbers.

It’s important to point out that this change does NOT affect all users – most of the LTP team have no ad spend, and none of us have encountered this issue. It’s actually unclear right now whether this is going to

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Keyword Competitiveness Recalibration Complete!

Keyword Competitiveness Recalibration Complete!

Well, here it is folks. The moment you’ve been waiting for.

The short story, for those of you who aren’t terribly interested in the details, is that the complete recalibration of the new Keyword Competitiveness score that uses Majestic data is now complete. When we rolled out the Majestic changes, we noticed that the KC scores were a little higher across the board, and we wrote this post

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How to Create Web 2.0 Backlinks in 2016 That Actually Work for SEO

How to Create Web 2.0 Backlinks in 2016 That Actually Work for SEO

 

For years, backlinking was a “secret sauce” of SEO that wasn’t so secret. Sites wishing to rank simply made pages filled to the brim with spammy backlinks to their main site. When social-based “web 2.0” emerged starting around 2005, this tactic persisted under a new MO, this time taking the form of socially-based backlinking pages rather than custom-hosted ones.

Google caught on to the

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EDUcate Yourself – How to Get .edu Backlinks and Why You Should Want Them

EDUcate Yourself – How to Get .edu Backlinks and Why You Should Want Them

Are edu backlinks really worth all that effort and should you focus your energy and time on getting them? This particular debate started years ago, with SEO experts rallying on both sides of the issue with equal fervor.

Those who are pro edu backlinks –meaning they believe that they are definitely worth the effort – claim that edu link building is a worthwhile activity and note that these backlinks are the

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Newsjack! A How-To Guide to Attracting Attention

Newsjack! A How-To Guide to Attracting Attention

“Newsjacking” can be an extremely effective search engine optimization (SEO) tactic – it’s a technique that allows you to insert your own content into the news cycle.

Ideally you will choose emerging, trending topics to comment on where journalists and other commentators are eager to insert their own two cents. If all goes to plan, your story will show up near the top of the search pile, leading to inbound

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