2019

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Ubersuggest 7.0: The Ultimate Keyword Research Tool

Neil Patel

Believe it or not, I’ve been working on Ubersuggest for almost 3 years now. I bought it on February 13, 2017 , for $120,000 dollars as a test to see if I could get more traffic from a tool than traditional content marketing or SEO. Since then the tool has come a long way, in which I’ve added tons of features that competitors charge $100 a month or even more for.

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The 5 Common Mistakes Every Content Marketer Should Know

Content Marketing Institute

Is your brand’s content marketing performance mediocre or worse? Before you investigate a laundry list of reasons, start with these five frequent, overarching mistakes. It could save you time, money, and even customers. Continue reading → The post The 5 Common Mistakes Every Content Marketer Should Know appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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Are Blogs Still Relevant in 2023?

Neal Schaffer

It’s the question on everyone’s lips… are blogs still relevant in 2023? Is it worth spending time and money on your company blog or creating a blog in the day of social media? In a nutshell: yes. BUT…not if you’re doing any of the following things: Peddling company news (John, we’re happy you’ve been promoted to Sales VP, but keep it to your LinkedIn, mate).

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Why You Should Revisit Your Old Content – Regularly

ProBlogger

The post Why You Should Revisit Your Old Content – Regularly appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on episode 145 of the ProBlogger podcast. Is your obsession with new content hurting your blog? As bloggers, we tend to focus on what we’re creating now rather than what we created months or even years ago. Of course, it’s important to put time and effort into creating new content for our blogs.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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An Inside Look at Google’s Future Plans

Neil Patel

Everyone talks about algorithm updates, but Google does a whole lot more than adjust algorithms. Some of the moves they are making are really going to impact your marketing efforts. So, what are these non-algorithm changes? Well before I get into them, keep in mind that you aren’t going to like some of them, and that’s ok. Instead, I want you to focus your energy on how you can leverage these changes before your competition.

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The One Thing Every Marketer Should Do

Neil Patel

Marketers tend to be very reactive. And it makes sense because every time a search engine or a social network changes their algorithm we jump as marketers. We are conditioned to be very reactive. Whether it’s your boss who is pissed that your traffic dips or even yourself… everyone hates when sales and income drop because of something you can’t fully control.

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How to Do Brand Storytelling in 3 Successful Ways

Content Marketing Institute

Many marketers take the “brand” in brand storytelling too literally. Others forget the “story.” But when done well, brand storytelling is a differentiator and memorable opportunity to engage an audience. Let’s explore three approaches. Continue reading → The post How to Do Brand Storytelling in 3 Successful Ways appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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How 7 Brands Are Using Text and Social Messaging Apps for Content Marketing

Content Marketing Institute

You can’t overestimate the power of a positive one-to-one relationship with your audience. That’s why discerning content marketers evaluate the power of direct messaging via text and social media. Find out what seven brands learned. Continue reading → The post How 7 Brands Are Using Text and Social Messaging Apps for Content Marketing appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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4 Content Experiences That Keep On Giving

Content Marketing Institute

Whether it’s a big investment or done with next to no budget, create content experiences that will let your audience learn and grow. It will pay off for your brand and your community. Learn how four businesses are doing just that. Continue reading → The post 4 Content Experiences That Keep On Giving appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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How Google’s Bert Update Will Affect Content Marketing

Neil Patel

Google announced that it has been rolling out a new update called Bert. I know what you are thinking… does this update really matter? Should I even spend time learning about it? Well, Bert will affect 1 in 10 search queries. To give you an idea of how big of an update this is, it’s the biggest update since Google released RankBrain. In other words, there is a really good chance that this impacts your site.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Hi, I’m Neil Patel, Co-founder of NPDigital. Ask Me Anything!

Neil Patel

Today, I thought I would do something a bit different, as 66.9% of my website traffic is brand new. For those of you who don’t know, my name is Neil Patel and I’m the co-founder of a digital marketing agency called, NPDigital , where we help companies of all sizes get more traffic and sales. I’ve been an entrepreneur for roughly 18 years now and most of the companies I co-founded have been in the software arena, specifically the web analytics sector.

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I Need Your Help With Ubersuggest

Neil Patel

It’s been more than a year since I launched the “new” Ubersuggest. And over the last 12 months, I have made a lot of progress. Just as a quick recap: Ubersuggest went from a basic keyword research tool to now containing backlink data, rank tracking, content ideas, site audit reports, and many more features. If you haven’t played with Ubersuggest in the past few months, give it a try.

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The Ultimate List of Free SEO Tools

Neil Patel

Who says you have to spend money to get more traffic? For today’s blog post, I thought it would be fun to break down all of the free SEO tools. Sure you may know of some, like Ubersuggest , but there are many more options than just my own tool. Now before I dive into the tools, I’ve broken them down into the following categories: Keyword Research Content Marketing Rank Tracking Link Building Technical SEO.

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How I Beat Google’s Core Update by Changing the Game

Neil Patel

Google released a major update. They typically don’t announce their updates, but you know when they do, it is going to be big. And that’s what happened with the most recent update that they announced. A lot of people saw their traffic drop. And of course, at the same time, people saw their traffic increase because when one site goes down in rankings another site moves up to take its spot.

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How to Leverage Behavioral Science Insights for Direct Mail Success

Speaker: Neal Boornazian, President and Nancy Harhut, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer - HBT Marketing

Direct mail has consistently remained a powerful tool in the marketer's arsenal, but in an age of digital dominance, its effectiveness hinges on the strategic integration of behavioral science. 💡 When you incorporate powerful behavioral science principles into your direct mail marketing strategies, you can prompt the hardwired decision-making shortcuts your audience relies on — and that automatically unlocks new avenues for engagement, conversion, and brand loyalty.

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How I Ranked For 636,363 Keywords Using This Simple Hack

Neil Patel

When I started doing SEO on NeilPatel.com I used this advanced formula. to rank for 477,000 keywords. Over time, my traffic started to flatline and I wasn’t ranking for many more keywords, even though I was continually creating more content. But then I figured out a simple hack that took me from 477,000 keywords to 636,363 keywords as you can see in the image above.

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Google’s New Link Building Guidelines

Neil Patel

In case you missed it, Google has just changed up the rules for link building. It used to be that when people link to you, the link would either be a dofollow link or a nofollow link. Well, that’s now changed. They are now introducing 2 more link types that will affect SEOs. Now before we get into the 2 new link types, make sure you read the whole post.

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7 Advanced SEO Strategies I’m Trying to Implement Before 2020

Neil Patel

Google makes over 3,200 algorithm changes per year. That’s a lot of changes. Just think about that for a minute… and let that sink in. It’s roughly 9 changes per day. So how can you beat this gigantic company at their own game and rank high? Especially when you consider that they generate over $100 billion+ per year in ad revenue? You could follow their advice on how to rank well but that won’t do much for you.

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Ubersuggest 6.0: Track and Improve Your Rankings Without Learning SEO

Neil Patel

I’ve been an SEO for roughly 17 years now. And one thing that has remained constant, no matter how much you know about SEO, there is just too much to do. So much so, that most SEOs don’t even optimize their own websites anymore. And if they do, you’ll find that their site doesn’t rank for many competitive terms. Why? Because it is a lot of work! That’s why I’m excited to announce Ubersuggest 6.0.

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The Resurgence of Direct Mail as a Growth Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Jeff Tarran, COO, Gunderson Direct & Margaret Pepe, Executive Director of Product Management, U.S. Postal Service

Learn the secrets to direct mail success for growth marketers! Industry veterans Jeff Tarran and Margaret Pepe are here to delve into how direct mail has completely evolved in recent years, and has rightfully earned a seat at the table alongside the email and digital marketing plans of SMBs, enterprise companies, and agencies as they look into strategy for 2024 and beyond.

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Ubersuggest 5.0: Generate 1 Million Keyword Suggestions in 7 Seconds (Seriously)

Neil Patel

Ubersuggest started out as a tool that provided suggestions through Google Suggest. And although that’s great, everyone these days is using Google Suggest to come up with keyword ideas. There have to be more keyword ideas out there that get more search volume and aren’t competitive, right? Well, there are, and now with the new Ubersuggest , you’ll get access to them.

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SEO Doesn’t Have to be a Long-Term Game: There Are Quicker Ways to Get Results

Neil Patel

Everyone thinks SEO is a long-term game… that you have to wait months if not years to see results. And, maybe that was the case a few years ago when content was still king. With Google making 3200 algorithm changes in just one year , their goal isn’t to make a website wait a year or two before they are able to achieve a top spot. Instead, they want to show the user the right site as quick as possible.

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How to Generate More Traffic with Google’s New Features

Neil Patel

You’re probably already familiar with Google My Business. If you aren’t, as a quick recap, Google My Business is a simple way to claim your office address or storefront on Google. That way, when someone searches for your business, you’ll show up on the right side of a Google search like the image above. Or better yet, when someone searches for a product or service you’ll offer, you’ll show up in the local pack.

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Google’s Advice for Surviving Algorithm Changes

Neil Patel

In case you missed it, Google just published advice for SEOs on how to continually do well throughout their algorithm changes. Now, what most people don’t know is Google doesn’t just push out a handful of algorithm changes per year. They publish substantially more. Just to give you an idea of how often Google changes, they had 3,200 algorithm changes in just 1 year.

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Let's Get Physical: How to Blend Direct Mail Marketing with Your Digital Strategy

Speaker: Akeel Jabber, B2B SaaS Investor and Growth Marketer at Horizen Capital

⭐ Are you ready to boost campaign success? Consider the untapped potential of integrating direct mail marketing seamlessly with digital marketing strategies. Combining the physical, tangible impact of direct mail with the dynamic reach of digital marketing can be a game-changer, significantly increasing your ROI when done right. Direct mail grabs attention, making it great for reaching your target audience 📩 Digital marketing keeps the momentum going, driving action 📲 So.

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How to Track and Improve Your Rankings Without Spending Money

Neil Patel

Can you guess how most people improve their rankings? Well, they either hire an SEO firm, which is expensive, or they do it themselves, which is time-consuming. There must be a better solution, right? One that still gets results, doesn’t take as much time and doesn’t cost any money. Well, I’m about to make a major upgrade to Ubersuggest in the next 30 days that will help you do just this.

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How to Use Google Search Console to Increase Traffic to Your Site

Content Marketing Institute

Do you know what Google sees in your content? How would that knowledge help you boost traffic? Read on for a seven-step process that uses the free Google Search Console to make those discoveries and explore the opportunities. Continue reading → The post How to Use Google Search Console to Increase Traffic to Your Site appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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New Study: What 100 Social Media Followers Are Really Worth

Neil Patel

The social web is huge. From Facebook to Pinterest , they all command billions of eyeballs per year. Which, of course, makes these channels too big to ignore. In other words, you have no choice but to participate in them or else you’ll miss out on traffic and revenue. But, how much time and money should you devote to each social network? Which ones produce the best ROI?

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What Type of Links Does Google Really Prefer?

Neil Patel

We all know that links help rankings. And the more links you build the higher you’ll rank. But does it really work that way? Well, the short answer is links do help with rankings and I have the data to prove it. But, you already know that. The real question is what kind of links do you need to boost your rankings? Is it rich anchor text links? Is it sitewide links?

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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Must-Have Checklist to Creating Valuable Content

Content Marketing Institute

Successful content marketing strategies take all the guesswork out of execution, letting the creative flourish. To help get the details straight, use this Creating Valuable Content™ checklist. Continue reading → The post Must-Have Checklist to Creating Valuable Content appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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Ubersuggest 4.0: The Ultimate Content Marketing Tool

Neil Patel

Why do you do keyword research? It’s to find more lucrative keywords to rank for on Google, right? But once you find these keywords, you still have to figure out how to rank for them. For that reason, I decided to update Ubersuggest because I wanted to show you what kind of content to create and even how to promote it. That way you can start ranking for these newly found keywords.

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How to Rank New Content Faster

Neil Patel

If I write a blog post on any topic, what do you think happens? It typically gets indexed by Google the same day I publish the content and within a week it tends to rank high on Google. Then again, I have a domain score of 94 and I have 633,791 backlinks. Just look at the image above. (If you are curious what your link count or domain score is, put in your URL here.).

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7 Triggers That Make People Want to Share Your Content

Content Marketing Institute

Did you add simple elements to your content to make it highly shareable? Known as “share triggers,” they’re easy to create – and they work. Even better, you don’t need a big following or email list. Continue reading → The post 7 Triggers That Make People Want to Share Your Content appeared first on Content Marketing Institute.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.