3 ways to optimize your internal linking using OnCrawl

3 ways to optimize your internal linking using OnCrawl

How to optimize your internal linking? This question has become part and parcel of any SEO strategy. In fact, links are still one of the three most important ranking factors with content and Rankbrain according to Andrey Lipattsev from Google.

Links are worth being optimized especially if you want to rank for competitive queries. But the thing is, internal linking strategies are often neglected in favour of “more technical” SEO tactics. This article is going to focus on three ways to optimize your internal linking that can really push forward your SEO ROI looking at your website’s data.

What is an internal link?

Said simply, an […]

3 key reasons to use a SEO log analyzer

3 key reasons to use a SEO log analyzer

Using a SEO log analyzer is not a waste of time as it provides a lot of technical and on-page informations about your SEO performance and how Google behaves on your website.
Log files are data referring to any connection to your website: http header, date and hour, referer, user agent, client ip, response port, etc. Exploring these data unlocks a tons of new possibilities to improve your rankings! Furthermore, combining your log files data with your crawl data can give you an exhaustive view of your performance and helps you optimize your Google crawl budget.

What can I learn using a SEO log […]

The exact process we used to find 12,000 relevant keywords

The exact process we used to find 12,000 relevant keywords

I wish we had a database of solid, relevant keywords that we could pick from,

I thought to myself come the new year. After all, such a supply of good keywords would vastly reduce the amount of time I and the rest of my team spent on preliminary work before getting into the meat of writing our content.

Of course, the problems with that theory occurred to me at the same time. How do you cover as many keywords as it is humanly possible, so that you don’t later need to research more? How can you efficiently process that many keywords, without […]

5 Underused Link Building Tactics For Small Businesses

5 Underused Link Building Tactics For Small Businesses

Link building is one of the most important aspects of SEO and if done correctly, will help improve your website traffic. If done incorrectly, it can have a detrimental impact on the visibility of your website. For this reason, many businesses steer clear of link building.

By using effective link building tactics, you can boost the rankings of your website. In turn, this makes your business more discoverable online and increases your exposure. Impressions, visitors and even revenue should all increase.

SEO and link building should be considered long term strategies. When done correctly, you can start seeing Google Analytics charts like […]

Top 10 SEO Chrome Plugins

Top 10 SEO Chrome Plugins

There are a ton of really great Chrome extensions out there. How to choose the best ones for your SEO purposes? The OnCrawl team has put together a list of our top 10 SEO Chrome plugins you need to add to your browser ASAP 🙂

Using these extensions can definitely help increase your SEO efficiencies and most importantly reduce the headache of repetitive tasks to help you make your work day run more smoothly.

1. Mozbar

Mozbar is renowned to be the best tool out there and an essential to any aspiring SEO. It’s a free Chrome Extension that makes its easy to […]

Technical SEO KPIs you should monitor in 2017

Technical SEO KPIs you should monitor in 2017

Measuring your SEO efforts can be time consuming and sometimes it can be hard to focus on the right metrics or analyze the right ones. SEO is constantly moving and tracking your changes need to be conducted by data-driven analysis.
We have gathered the technical SEO KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) on which you should pay attention and invest your time. They are the ones that will really point out your SEO improvements and help you measure your efforts over time.

5 technical SEO KPIs to monitor
1# Organic Visits

The number of organic visits (or also known as SEO visits) within a given period of […]

Top Technical SEO experts to follow in 2017

Top Technical SEO experts to follow in 2017

We have decided to compute the best technical SEO influencers you should follow on Twitter in 2017. Why these ones? Some of them are world-known SEO experts we don’t need to introduce anymore and some other should be more exposed. Our list is personal and for sure non-exhaustive but we based it on their Twitter influence, conferences attended or qualitative supports they shared on Slideshare.

Technical SEO experts to follow on Twitter
Michael King Follow @ipullrank

Michael King is one of the best technical SEO at the moment. He has founded iPullRank, a digital marketing agency in New York and often writes for major SEO […]

Webinar digest: Top 10 SEO mistakes to avoid in 2017

Webinar digest: Top 10 SEO mistakes to avoid in 2017

Last January, 19th we showcased a webinar about the top 10 SEO mistakes to avoid in 2017. In this recap, we will talk about the mistakes to banish from site migration, mobile, JS to pagination and we will present new work methods.

1# Too thin content

Thin content is a common mistake you have heard of many times. However, OnCrawl can help you spot this type of content more easily through our “Content” tab. We identify pages with less than 300 words but you also need to consider:

Your website’s size ;
Your website’s typology.

It is thus necessary to avoid self-generated content and to publish […]

Switching to AMP : SEO good practices to know

Switching to AMP : SEO good practices to know

Thinking about switching to AMP to improve your load time and user experience? That protocol has been designed to help user access more easily the content they are looking for. But before to adopt that protocol, you must be aware of the pro’s and con’s and how to properly implement it. This article aims to provide you an easy guide to switch to AMP on WordPress for example.

What is Google AMP?

AMP or Accelerated Mobile Pages is an open source project supported by Google and Twitter. It is platform-agnostic because it can be used by any app, web viewer or browser. Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, […]

Why you can’t ignore voice search in 2017

Why you can’t ignore voice search in 2017

2016 has been a turbulent year for SEO and arguably, has seen the most substantial changes for a number of years.

We saw major changes to algorithms affecting mobile and local search being rolled out from various search engines, as well as the long awaited update to Google’s Penguin algorithm.

One big trend in 2016 however was voice search, and that more and more searchers are adopting it. This has been brought on by advancements in personal assistant technology, Siri, Cortana, Alexa and more recent developments such as Google Home, the Amazon Echo and Mayfield Robotics’ Kuri, which was design lead by […]