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The Best Keyword Research Giveaway EVER

Last week I launched a new course called Master Keyword Research in 7 Days.

The course consists of 7 emails, each containing one lesson, that is sent out over a the course of 1 week. The training  covered in this course is the exact process I’ve developed over the past few years, wrote a book about, and have changed to keep up with all the nuances of SEO going … Keep Reading »

Responsive Design Improves SEO

This is a guest post by Andrew Dysart, a Web Developer at Vanamco AG. Vanamco is a design and development firm located in Zürich, Switzerland.

There has been a lot of talk about SEO and the increase of web searches via mobile devices and tablets.

So far, responsive design has been acknowledged as an answer to user experience testing, by automatically formatting a website depending on what device it … Keep Reading »

Talking Website Brokerage - Interview with Justin Gilchrist [PODCAST]

In the latest segment of my on-going podcast series, Talking with Industry Experts, I had the chance to catch up with Justin Gilchrist, Co-Founder of Centurica and author of Digitally Wed, a complete toolkit including everything you need to buy a profitable web business.

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As a special bonus to SEO Nick subscribers, Justin has generously offered to give away 3 copies of … Keep Reading »

How I Increased Traffic From 100,000 to Over 200,000 Organic Visitors Per Month, Overnight

This is a case study on how I doubled organic traffic to an existing website from 100,000 visits per month to over 200,000 visitors per month, overnight, using technical SEO and the osmosis technique.

This was done using a strategy that involves absorbing another operating website’s content, rankings, and ultimately traffic.

Here’s the website’s traffic the week before, from July 25, 2014 to July 31, 2014:

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Buying & Selling Websites - Interview with Thomas Smale

Welcome to the 3rd segment of my Podcast Series Talking with Industry Experts. In this episode I have the pleasure of interviewing Thomas Smale, co-owner of the website brokerage firm FE International. We’ll be discussing about how you should do website selling if you’re planning an exit from your online business.

FE International, formerly Flipping Enterprises, specializes in representing both buyers and sellers of websites ranging from $20,000 … Keep Reading »

Conversion Strategy: Using Colloquial Keywords to Optimize the Purchase Journey

Colloquial keywords… Purchase Journey… seriously?

If you’re rolling your eyes, just chill for a second. I promise I’m not here to promote annoying new marketing terms. So before we proceed let’s align on my intent for sharing this strategy and process, which is:

To inspire you to take a transformative action that will give you an advantage over your competitors by enhancing your desire to understand, on a deeper … Keep Reading »

How To Build a Keyword Matrix [and Why You Need One]

If built and used properly a keyword matrix can increase your rankings and your keyword spread exponentially. The keyword matrix will help you match the user intent in search queries with the content on your website, thus sending positive signals to Google that you’re relevant for your niche.

Keyword matrices have traditionally been used for paid search, but also have far reaching implications for organic search; essentially using … Keep Reading »

Introducing The SEO Nick Guide on How to Do Keyword Research For SEO

After a couple months of pulling together examples of research and data, and with help from the great team at Accel.io, I’m thrilled to publish my guide on how to do keyword research for SEO.

You can go check it out right here, otherwise – let me tell you a little about it.

Over the past couple of years I’ve written heavily about keyword research, sharing my experiences … Keep Reading »

A Dead Simple Process for Starting Keyword Research [and a Free Tool]

I’m a self-proclaimed keyword research junkie.

I spend hours every week auditing historical keyword data and running new queries to expand my targets and improve my focus on user intent.

I use a variety of tools including SerpIQ for SERP-level keyword competition, an internal tool that hits several external API’s to pull in related terms, and what used to be the Google keyword tool – and has since become … Keep Reading »

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