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What is an XML Sitemap and How You Can Create One for SEO (with Examples)

XML sitemaps are one of the most misconceived pieces of the SEO equation. I’ve come across SEO’s who couldn’t explain why they’re necessary, let alone tell you how to set ...

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The Ultimate Link Buyers Guide for SEO (2022)

This is a complete guide to buying backlinks in 2022. If you buy backlinks – or are thinking to – then stop what you’re doing and read this post to ...

What is Organic SEO and How You Can Get Started In 2021

In today’s post, I’m going to walk you through the fundamentals of organic SEO. From precisely what it is, to how you can rank high in natural search results, step-by-step. ...

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Meta Tags: The Definitive Guide to Meta-Data for SEO (2021)

This is the complete guide to SEO meta tags for 2021. In this guide, you’ll learn how to use, and not to use, the ten most important meta tags for search ...

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How to Speed up Your Website: 15 Quick and Easy Fixes for Decreasing Web Page Load Times

In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to quickly and easily decrease your website load time (and why it’s important). In fact: The techniques I’m about to reveal ...

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Link Building Strategies for SEO: 19 Timeless Tactics For 2021 & Beyond

If you’re looking to build more backlinks to your site, then this post is for you. Today, I’m lifting the lid on the most effective link-building strategies out there, from ...


Robots.txt: The Ultimate Guide for SEO (2021 Edition)

Today you’re going to learn how to create one of the most critical files for a website’s SEO: (The robots.txt file). Specifically, I’ll show you how to use robots exclusion ...

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How To Get Your Business On Google: The Definitive Guide (2021)

How often do you click through to the second page of Google’s search results? If you’re like most, probably never. In fact, the click-through-rate on the second page of Google search ...

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Google Core Web Vitals: A Simple (But Complete) Guide

If you’ve been freaking out about Google’s newest ranking factor (let’s face it, who in SEO hasn’t?), then worry no more. In this post, I’m going to show you exactly ...

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