Category Archives: SEO Research

Forecasting SEO Traffic When There is no Historical Data

June 17, 2019

Every company website is different, so SEO best practices must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Usually, clients come to us when there are clear SEO issues with an existing site that need to be addressed with our data-driven expertise. However, we recommend clients to seek out expert SEO advice before they even launch their...

Site Mergers and Rebranding Without Losing SEO Traffic

January 18, 2019

Similar to site migrations, site mergers and rebrandings are usually problematic for businesses. Whether it’s a large corporation or a burgeoning startup, changing urls without comprehensive redirects and missing migration steps can result in a dramatic drop-off in site traffic. That being said, the risks associated with traffic loss and the time it takes to...

Additional Ways to Use Chrome Developer Tools for SEO

January 31, 2017

I recently read Aleyda’s excellent post about using Chrome Developer Tools for SEO, and as I’m also a big fan of DevTools, I am going to share my own use cases. Misplaced SEO tags If you are reviewing correct SEO tag implementations by only using View Source, or running an SEO spider, you might be...

How to Get Googlebot to “Teach You” Advanced SEO

January 30, 2012

I recently worked on an enterprise-level client’s non-SEO related project where the goal was to confirm or deny that their new product: 1)  Was not doing anything that could be considered black hat. 2)  Was providing any SEO benefit for their clients. The problems you face with projects like this is that Google doesn’t provide...

How to Think Like an SEO Expert

March 06, 2008

If you want to become an expert you need to start thinking like one. People perceive you as an authority in your field not because you claim you are, but by listening to what you say or reading what you write. From my personal experience, the key seems to be the originality, usefulness and depth...

PageRank: Caught in the paid-link crossfire

October 29, 2007

Last week the blogosphere was abuzz when Google decided to ‘update’ the PageRank numbers they display on the toolbar. It seems Google has made real on its threat to demote sites engaged in buying and selling links for search rankings. The problem is that they caught some innocent ones in the crossfire. A couple of...

Like Flies to Project Honeypot: Revisiting the CGI proxy hijack problem

October 11, 2007

CGI proxy hijacking appears to be getting worse. I am pretty sure that Google is well aware of it by now, but it seems they have other things higher on their priority list. If you are not familiar with the problem, take a look at these for some background information: Dan Thies take and proposed...

Google's Architectural Overview (Ilustrated) — Google's inner workings part 2

June 22, 2007

For this installment of my Google's inner workings series, I decided to revisit my previous explanation. However, this time I am including some nice illustrations so that both technical and non-technical readers can benefit from the information. At the end of the post, I will provide some practical tips to help you improve your site...

What is the practical benefit of learning Google's internals?

June 21, 2007

I forgot to start my Google inner workings series with WIIFM. My plan is to write one post each week. Not matter how well I try to explain it, it is a complex subject. I should have started the first post explaining why you would want to learn that. There are a lot of easier...

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Changes to the RankSense SEO rules interface

As we continue to improve the RankSense app for Cloudflare, we are always working to make the app more intuitive and easy to use. I'm pleased to share that we have made significant changes to our SEO rules interface in the settings tab of our app. It is now easier to publish multiple rules sheets and to see which changes have not yet been published to production.

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How to Find Content Gaps at Scale: Atrapalo vs Skyscanner

For the following Ranksense Webinar, we were joined by Antoine Eripret, who works at Liligo as an SEO lead. Liligo.com is a travel search engine which instantly searches all available flight, bus and train prices on an exhaustive number of travel sites such as online travel agencies, major and low-cost airlines and tour-operators. In this...

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How to Build a Simple HTTP Code Checker in Python with Streamlit

In this RankSense Webinar, we were joined by Charly Wargnier who is a member of the Streamlit Creators Program. Streamlit is a Python open-source library used to make data apps quickly. Charly takes us on his Python journey from starting out in digital marketing with image editing software like Photoshop all the way to working...

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