The Problem with Winner and Loser Analyses

It is inevitable that with the release of any major update from Google we will see the quintessential “winner vs loser” list and some speculation as to why certain sites topped the list and others faltered. While the approach is itself not flawed, the...

Google Search Console Delays: How Old is the Data?

Every link data set (Moz, Majestic, AHrefs, Webmeup, SEMRush, Bing and Google Search Console) have multiple delays – the natural delay between the time in which the bot revisits a page to find a link has been added or removed, and the unnatural delay between the...

New SEOAlarms Features – Disavow and Site Uptime

If you haven’t had a chance yet, go check out SEOAlarms. If you have, I wanted to let you know about 2 new features. SEOAlarms is based on a very simple concept – connect all your analytics and monitoring software into a single hub that notifies you when...
11 Minute Keyword Discovery

11 Minute Keyword Discovery

There are tons of great in-depth articles on keyword research across the web, but they all try to be comprehensive when most of us want “good-enough”. So, is there a Pareto Principle version of keyword discovery and research? Is there a way to get 80% of...
Million Dollar Answer Boxes

Million Dollar Answer Boxes

We all hate them (if you don’t, your vote doesn’t count), but they are here to stay: answer boxes. Answer boxes are one of Google’s more controversial methods of taking content from webmaster sites and displaying it directly in their search results....
Announcing Organic Traffic Volatility on SEOAlarms

Announcing Organic Traffic Volatility on SEOAlarms

Search rankings volatility has become a staple of search metrics. Leaders in the space including MozCast, SERPs Volatility Index, Algoroo, and SERPMetrics Flux all measure flux slightly differently but ultimately look at movement in the search results. SEOAlarms takes...

Stop Comment Spam

Over the past several years I’ve been involved in the Internet marketing community, one thing has really gotten under my skin: comment spam. Almost every back-link analysis I’ve performed has comment links in one form or another. Many of these links can be...