SEO Weekly Recap (I Be Rollin’ Edition)

Hey folks, Austin here, and it’s time for another Weekly SEO Recap (I Be Rollin’ Edition) .

What happens if you Google SEO? You get all the latest SEO articles Google thinks are relevant to your search. But are they relevant to you? Let me be the judge of that and help you cut to the chase.

Everything You Need to Know About Sponsored Content

By: Chad Politt

O…..MY…..Gosh…..this was AWESOME!  I loved everything about this piece!  I think it just hit me at the right time because I’ve always had questions about all the different sponsored content platforms out there, and I didn’t feel like putting money down to get the answers.  BUT Chad did just that, looking into 550 different sponsored content programs!  This article just has so much awesomeness rolled into it that it may go into my article of the year category.  Bravo….Bravo Chad!

Pro:

– Lots of Data

– Extremely Indepth answers lots of questions

Cons:

– Long….but that’s ok

Overall: Love It!

 

How to Dissect Your Organic Traffic By Intent & Funnel It Into Sales

By: Neil Patel

 

I’m starting to become a fan of Neil Patel he just continually writes great, useful, actionable content that ups my game!  In this article Neil breaks down his system for organizing keywords by intent, which could also be used for keyword research purposes on a new client, and help direct that traffic by intent into sales.  The system in my opinion is actually very similar to other systems I’ve looked at, but Neil does a better job at explaining the nuances so you can use it as a turn-key strategy.

Pros:

– Great breakdown of turn-key strategy

– Lots of Good Examples

Cons:

– Needs links for more info in areas

Overall: Read it!

 

7 Indispensable (and Free!) Website Graders and Content Scores

Nothing beats out the old eyes on a website routine, but if you need an automated website grader to get you on the right track…nothing beats free!  Kevan Lee takes you on a brief tour of multiple different website/content grader tools that many of us in the industry have either played with or used before.  If you’re a long time professional you’re probably already committed to your favorite, but what’s nice about this article is it lets you quickly eye that “other” platform up and down before the ole’ misses catches you.  So if anything the curiosity of that one platform that you keep seeing here and there but you’re not interested in actually checking out, may finally be satisfied.
Pros:

– Lots of Platforms

– Both Automatic and Do-It-Yourself

Cons: 

– Nothing super decisive

Overall: Skim It