Don't make the same UI mistakes lots of big companies did by following trends, whether on your website or your mobile apps. Obvious always wins, so don't hide your navigation units or any other highly trafficked elements on your site. Read about the impacts some suffered or gained in this Newsstand post.
We've all seen the now common place advice such as when and where to round up or not, etc. But this post takes the psychology of pricing to an entirely higher level. If you're running ecommerce or affiliate site that shows pricing, this is for you.
I'm reviving a post from the past by Econsultancy.com, who collected and shared custom Google Analytics dashboards that you can install with the click of a link. They are perfect for various situations including ecommerce, site performance, blogging, real time views, SEO, visitor facts, content engagement, PPC, and social media. See if you can put one to good use.
Brian "Backlinko" shares data collected from various studies which can be combined to increase your chances (drastically, I might add) of a piece of content going viral. Each suggestion enhances the title, content, images, and sharability. Combine them all and start promoting.
@Ryuzaki shares some insights on Diminishing Returns over at @CCarter and @eliquid 's SerpWoo Blog. The post reveals the truth behind what happens if you ignore the conventional wisdom to stop grinding after you begin seeing less and less returns for your effort.
Point Blank SEO compares the best outreach platforms based on your budget and need. How much can you spend? Do you need reports? How tight of tracking do you need? Each comparison acts as a tutorial on how to best use each platform.
Brian Dean's guest post on HitReach shares his insight and overview of the field from his 5 years of experience. While there's no deep insights, it serves as a very sensible guide on what to do and what not to do with your site's build, on-page SEO, off-page link building, outreach, and much more. It's a 10 minute crash course or reminder that brings us back down to earth and common sense.
Cognitive SEO once again hits the newsstand with their evergreen post on evergreen posts. They share with us 24 various types of evergreen content that ensure that your site continues to see perpetual growth instead of one-off traffic boosts after you click publish.
Michael from CopyTactics.com shares on Robbie Richard's blog about how he improved a client's Drone website all with one article. In six months and a narrow focus, he secured 11,065% more organic traffic using intelligent keyword research, exceptional on-page SEO, and white-hat link building tactics. In this post, he shares the entire process step by step.
Although many have suspected that outgoing links can serve as a positive ranking signal, especially for queries that seek an information hub, the team over at Reboot have performed a properly constructive scientific experiment to confirm the suspicion. OBL's are for more than hiding your PBN...
Copyblogger's own headline for this post was "5 Blissful Lessons These Nightmare Headlines Can Teach You." There's quite a bit happening in that title, and much more in the article that introduces you to concepts and tools you can use to measure each title's impact.
The GotchSEO team shows how they improved a client's organic traffic by 141% through selecting a set of keywords, trimming the list to the easily conquerable, optimizing content and internal linking, and building an achievable amount of white hat links. From start to finish in 9 months. There's no reason to not win in SEO unless you give up or take unreasonable action.
Builders don't seem to have a problem getting traffic... Optimization is the way to earn more money out of this traffic. In an entirely new world of math for a lot of us, but we don't need 10 years of experience to dodge the pitfalls in statistics. ConversionXL has laid it all out for us in today's article.
It's been hard to find worthy and actionable posts in the IM community blogosphere lately, and I was even more surprised that this came out of the ahrefs crew. First they take a look at a successful, large success viral campaign. Then they show you how you can steal the concept and narrow it down to specific communities to basically guarantee killer links, shares, and traffic.
If you guys find great posts out there, IM or otherwise, send me a PM. We're open to actionable tips for anything related to business!
Woorkup has shared a thorough guide to moving your site from HTTP to HTTPS, including how to handle the order of operations for Caching, CDN's, Database replacements, Sitemaps, Analytics, and even Social Media profiles.