• Keyword Research Hack in Ahrefs’ Keywords Explorer: Go Beyond Search Volume
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    Keyword Research Hack in Ahrefs’ Keywords Explorer: Go Beyond Search Volume

    Hey guys and girls. I just wanted to share a very quick tip that I think a lot of people are overlooking. So what is this all about? Let me use our own website as an example. So what we love doing is instead of looking at the keywords that a website is ranking for, we like to focus on the top pages. Why? Because a single page of a website, for example, this one about keyword research, it can rank for many different keywords which aggregates traffic. And so, this is what you don’t see the aggregated traffic from a total topic when you look at the keywords. But…

  • Can you Rank on Google WITHOUT Links? [OSEO-03]
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    Can you Rank on Google WITHOUT Links? [OSEO-03]

    Hey guys, this is Tim Soulo from Ahrefs, and right now you’re watching episode #3 of the over simplified SEO show. [Intro Music] In my previous episode I explained to you how to rank for any keyword in Google. And what I suggested is that you should build a lot of links to this page. So in this episode I want to show you how to rank…without links. So this is the post on the Ahrefs blog with the previous episode of the show. And as you can tell from the title of this post, my intent was to target the keyword “how to rank number one in Google.” Let’s…

  • Complete Keyword Research Tutorial using Ahrefs’ Keywords Explorer Tool
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    Complete Keyword Research Tutorial using Ahrefs’ Keywords Explorer Tool

    Hi, there. It’s Tim, head of marketing at Ahrefs. Give me just 10 minutes, and I will show you a ton of awesome things that you can do with Keywords Explorer tool So let’s go There are three scenarios of how you might use Keywords Explorer in your keyword research: 1. Generate thousands of keyword ideas. 2. Do an in-depth analysis of a specific keyword. 3. Pull metrics for your custom list of keywords. Let me cover all of them real quick. Number one: generating keyword ideas. Let’s use the Keyword “content marketing strategy” as an example. Once I put it into Keywords Explorer, I see a section called “Keyword…

  • How To Find Broken Links And Broken Backlinks That Hurt Your SEO [OSEO-08]
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    How To Find Broken Links And Broken Backlinks That Hurt Your SEO [OSEO-08]

    Hey guys, this is Tim soulo from Ahrefs, and today I wanted to talk about broken links and broken backlinks because both of them hurt your website’s performance in Google You’re watching episode number 8 of the oversimplified SEO. [Music] Okay, let’s start from a quick FAQ. A broken link is when a page on your site is linking to some other page that no longer exists. This is bad for two reasons. First it’s just bad user experience because when people click a few links on your site that bring them nowhere, they will simply get discouraged. And second, Google will check every link on your page and once…

  • How to Create Backlinks with the Broken Link Building Technique [OSEO-10]
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    How to Create Backlinks with the Broken Link Building Technique [OSEO-10]

    Hello guys! This is Tim Soulo from Ahrefs, and today I want to answer the question: “how to get a backlink from a website.” You’re watching episode number ten, of the oversimplified SEO. [Music] In previous episodes, I showed you how to identify sites that help your competitors rank well. But now that you know the websites, how do you make them link to you? Don’t stop watching. Ok, let’s say I want a backlink from Copyblogger.com, which is a pretty famous blog about copywriting. As you can see from Ahrefs’ toolbar, it has a Domain Rating of 70, which is a pretty solid number. Since Copyblogger is actually a…