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The Top Digital Agencies Of 2020

The Top Digital Agencies Of 2020, According to DesignRush Reposted From Yahoo Finance DesignRush ranked the top digital agencies of 2020 that help brands to achieve growth online using expertise in branding, design, technology, marketing and global industries. NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The best full-service digital agencies combine a group of experts from all areas of branding, design, technology, marketing and global industries. DesignRush, a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, identified the leading agencies in 2020 that provide an array of digital services to help brands grow and succeed through online channels. The top digital agencies of 2020 are: 1. Appetite Creative Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative technology agency that aims to create tech agnostic and unique solutions for clients. They have worked with global clients and have a global vision. Appetite Creative’s team has diverse experience and a shared drive for quality and creativity ...
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Value Of SEO Backlinks From A Press Release – Experiment

SEO Experiments Vs HearsayOne thing I hope folks appreciate about the articles and topics I cover is the experimentation. This article is not any different from our previous discussions based on real world observations. Some of these original articles based on experiments include:Its important to read what others have discovered but you have to take everyone’s opinion for what it is … an opinion. If its based on hearsay, then its not even their opinion … its just a repeated opinion from some unnamed source. With that said I’ll stop ...
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Google Search Operator

SEO Research – Easy Smart Searches Using Google Operators

Searching is a lot more complex than typing a word and shifting through results.  Using Google Search Operators, predefined instructions that focus the results anyone can gain insights into Google's thoughts. SEO Research: Getting To What Google Really Knows SEO Research often begins and ends with one randomly found site's auto audit. There are hundreds of sites that will tell you the character count of this field and that.  These are all good and well but they aren't intelligent and offer a glimpse of how that tool sees your site, not Google.  In the end do you want to get an A grade by a random SEO tool or do you want to rank higher on Google?  These are not the same goals often. Using Google Search Operators you can extract a focused image of your site.  Here's a fast example, how many pages has Google indexed from your site?  ...
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ultimate seo guide

Ultimate SEO Guide – DIYers From Beginners To Experts

Introduction To The Ultimate SEO Guide There are a lot of ultimate SEO guides out there but I feel this is the only Ultimate SEO Guide.  Over the past several years we've added over 175 articles to this site.  Thats a lot of content and unlike many other sites out there this content is fresh.  The oldest information we will be giving out here is from 2018 or newer.  That means this is likely the most relevant and up to date guide of all the other ones. You want the sweet spot in SEO agencies.  Too new and there isn't much to gain in insight from them as they are just learning themselves.  Too old and the least relevant more biased the information is ... in SEO anything over four years needs to be scrutinized.  You're not likely looking for.a historical account of how things used to be, too often ...
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Buying A Domain Is Much Like Buying A Car

What Is A Domain Worth? Buying An Aftermarket Domain.

Buying a domain that is already registered is a complex process, but that centers around a simple fact.  A domain's value is equal to the amount someone is willing to pay for it.  Its not what a seller is willing to sell it at, cause I can tell you I'll sell "ultimateseo.org" for a billion dollars but it isn't worth that until someone will pay that. Determining A Domains Value There are a lot of factors that come into play.  Here are some:
  • The length
  • The TLD ( is it a .com or a .wtf )
  • The Traffic It Gets
  • The SEO Value It Hold
    • How many sites link to it?
    • How many keywords does it rank for?
    • The perceived authority of the domain...
  • The Search Volume
  • Its ranking position for the keyword it represents ie ( ultimate seo ... who ranks for that term )
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IFTTT Auto Post To Social Media Video

Video: Free Auto Post To Social Media From WordPress Using IFTTT

Buffer.com Alternative  Post to Wordpress and be done with it. Using IFTTT you can setup applets to then auto post for you to Social Media.  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogger, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr and more all for free all from IFTTT's servers.  I show you how in this quick and easy self help video.  So take back your time and save some money instead of paying services like Buffer.com Got any questions or requests?  Feel free to let me know in the comments, or tweet them too me @UltimateSEO3 ...
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Cloudflare

Advanced Cloudflare SEO On WordPress

There are countless guides that will walk anyone through creating a Cloudflare account, installing the plugin and completing the setup on WordPress. This isn't one of those guides. This is whats next ... what to avoid and how to mitigate common issues. General Cloudflare WordPress Troubleshooting This goes for almost any issue...the first steps to solving a problem. First ... clear the cache of all files ... if this does not resolve your issue turn on Development mode.  This completely bypasses the cache.  To ensure the firewall or page rules aren't the source of your issue you may want to temporarily, completely turn off Cloudflare by unselecting the orange cloud in your site DNS records.  If the cloud is grey and the issue continues its not Cloudflare.  Remember to click the grey cloud turning Cloudflare back on ... indicated by an orange cloud. If your site has an issue and ...
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Top Content Marketing Agencies Named

The Top Content Marketing Agencies, According to Digital Marketing Agency Rating Platform  Originally Published At Yahoo Finance PR Newswire PR Newswire April 22, 2020 Content marketing generates three times (3x) more leads per dollar than paid search advertising. TopMarketingCompanies.com determined the top agencies that develop content marketing strategies and materials to help brands increase their leads. NEW YORK, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Content marketing generates three times (3x) more leads per dollar than paid search advertising. TopMarketingCompanies.com, a B2B marketplace connecting brands with digital marketing experts, identified the best agencies who help brands create unique content marketing strategies that aid lead generation and conversion. The top content marketing agencies are: 1. 256 256 is a Dublin-based strategic content marketing agency. They create engaging content across print, digital and social channels to help clients define and deliver their marketing objectives. Their team is made up of experienced journalists and award-winning ...
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PPP Loan Process

SBA PPP Loan – Getting Past The Application Is A Challenge

Fundera Update 5/6/2020 Fundera.com, a site recommended by Azlo.com and the Covidtracker.com which my application languished at for about a month sent out an update today suggesting those not with a PPP loan yet should apply for one with Bluevine.com.  You will learn in this ongoing updating post that I too recommend Bluevine.com.  I got my loan fully processed with them about 2 weeks ago. Paypal PPP Update 4/30/2020 Since posting I received an email from Loanbuilder.com / Paypal's SBA PPP Loan program. Due to processing limits at the SBA they expect it to take about 7 days before their applications are all transmitted. That doesn't mean approved or funded ... thats transmitted. I suppose this is an attempt to make it appear as if the funds lasted longer? That is really the best visual.  The PPP loan program has proven again to resemble a child's pinata, where you are ...
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301 redirect seo

301 Redirects Of Expired Domains – What SEOs Don’t Tell Ya

Wouldn't it be so much easier to just buy a site thats similar to yours and redirect all their backlinks to yourself ... you might try pointing them to relevant content or simply to your homepage.  I do that.  One such domains is SEOGurl.com, no I'm not a gurl but I support more women in tech and I do SEO.  I also have SEOBoys.net.  Both domains were active for someone else who has since let them go, but they still had a wealth of backlinks. I've lead clients to try it with great results.  But it seems black ops and the more prolific SEO channels out there generally ignore redirecting old domains, sometimes called "drop domains" or they discourage it. Consider Yoast ... they are the SEO plugin, hands down number one in page optimization on a WordPress site.  Their blog then largely is widely accepted and they have said ...
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Building A Custom CDN With DigitalOcean – UltimateCDN.com

Ultimate SEO is all for trying things and testing out options.  While we've used JetPack we've settled on Cloudflare over a year ago as our preferred CDN provider.  Ultimate SEO is a Cloudflare Certified Partner and we offer SEO Hosting packages through our Ultimate SEO Network which uses https://ultimateseo.net for all infrastructure. Building a custom CDN though we registered UltimateCDN.com which we'll use in this experiment. Speed And Mobile Search Results In previous articles we've discussed the importance of speed.  Two client articles addressed this: Sex, Speed And The SEO Migration of Romantic Depot to WordPress and Optimizing For Site Speed: Page Load To SEO Cloud Server Infrastructure. We have also shown how less established, less well known, less trusted sites can out rank household brands by just being faster in Can Page Speed Alone Make A Difference In Google Ranking? Yes, it even beats Domain Authority. With mobile searches number now over ...
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Google Search Console Video

CTR, Impressions And Search Position Improves Web Traffic – Google Search Console Video

Gain More Traffic With Existing Content: GSC provides existing sites a handy list of pages that need new, better titles ands descriptions.  This video walks you through identifying pages that need new titles in order to rank better on Google ...
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Ultimate SEO Youtube Channel

Google Search Console Intro Video – How To Add A Site

Google Search Console Intro: It isn't Google Analytics but it is essential to your SEO efforts and you should use this powerful free tool.  In this video we briefly look at Google Search Console and I walk you through adding a site and verifying it using DNS records. Part 1 of our Search Console Videos ...
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Coronavirus

How To Apply For Unemployment – Help Self Employed During Coronavirus

Normally you might not qualify for unemployment, but this isn’t normally.  Self employed, contractors, Uber Drivers and servers normally do not earn unemployment benefits but you should apply! You may not get the state benefits but you could qualify for federal benefits of $600 a week.  You don’t know unless you apply. This is a video where, Matthew Leffler of Ultimate SEO walks you through the application of Kentucky question by question. Video: How To Apply For Unemployment During Coronavirus Many States Have Extended Coverage And The Federal Government Is Offering An Additional $600 A Week. It isn’t your fault the state is in lock down.  This pandemic is affecting all kinds of industries.  Even in SEO / Web Design there are many less projects because people are less interested in expanding their site’s visibility than ensuring they remain in business. That has created a huge drain on incomes, nearly ...
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Another year top rated

Another Year As A Top Rated Upwork SEO

Happy anniversary, Matthew! You've maintained your Top Rated status for another full year! We created the Top Rated program to support the best talent on Upwork. Less than 10% of our community has earned this distinction, and even fewer maintain the high quality and standards for as long as you have. I want to personally thank you for all the great work you do to help make Upwork a vibrant community. Wishing you continued success, Hayden Brown CEO, Upwork ...
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Shawn Reilly And Political SEO

Political SEO Case Study: Louisville Metro Council Website

Highlands Campaign Site A site that I was lucky to work on during this 2020 election was that of Shawn Reilly, a candidate for Louisville Metro Council District 8.   The site is aesthetically pleasing, the candidate picked out a good template for that.  The template does incorporate some oddities in its coding and utilizes a page builder that was new to me.  Elementor remains my go to favorite page builder and is widely used, this template uses Bold Builder which reminds me a little bit of King or WP Page Bakery. The page builder can be unintuitive and clunky at times requiring creative fixes and CSS hacks.  Ultimately though I'd say the page builder is neither an asset or a liability for this theme. Reillyforcouncil.com wasn't my preferred domain name, I prefer the candidate's name but I joined the effort after the initial decisions were made, including the web ...
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Minecraft Server Comes Back Amid Coronavirus Boredom

Passing Time In A Coronavirus Pandemic – Minecraft Is Back

A quick tour of some parts of this massive map open to anyone. Minecraft Map That Added A Year To Matt's MBA Studies Seriously, Id have graduated a year sooner if I hadn't been building this Minecraft city.  That was back in 2012 and several others helped in creating the avenues, channels, subways, skyscrapers, government buildings, hospitals, houses, forts and more. Finding Coronavirus Boring? If you are bored from the Coronavirus news and staying home has you searching for an avenue to get out and maybe meet others then this might be for you. We've brought this classic Minecraft server map back and are hosting it free with anyone welcome to check out and play on. Minecraft Map Features The map includes a to scale Titanic in the harbor, the Sears Tower soars over the Great Pyramid of Giza along side a giant Statue of Liberty size statue of a ...
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Yahoo FinanceArticle: Top 25 SEO Agencies Named

I don't necessarily pay much attention to top whatever lists but in SEO they can show some level of relevance regarding visibility.  After all its the goal of SEO to make a site get noticed and I think it looks good for any SEO agency to get noticed.  That's why I'm happy with the ranking attained in this article on Yahoo Finance.  No money was exchanged for this ranking. The Top SEO Marketing Companies of 2020, According to Digital Marketing Agency Rating Platform PR Newswire   February 27, 2020 75% of searchers never scroll past the first page of search engine results. TopMarketingCompanies.com identified the best digital marketing companies worldwide that can boost businesses' search engine rankings to the coveted positions. NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 75% of users never scroll past the first page of search results which leaves most websites in the dark. Namely, Google uses ...
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