Mr. President, if your SEO sucks you're getting outranked.

  • August 30, 2018
  • Steven van Vessum
Mr. President, if your SEO sucks you're getting outranked by other websites. And…I hate to say it, but your SEO sucks. In this article we'll explain the most important pain points.
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🥇 Humbling SEO Fails from the BigSEO community that lead to a poor SEO Score

  • June 6, 2018
  • Steven van Vessum
Earlier this year, we asked the awesome /r/BigSEO redditors to tell us about the most embarrassing SEO fails they’ve ever witnessed. There were two prizes: one for the SEO fail that received the most upvotes, and one that was hand-picked by the BigSEO moderators (not us). We received 12 exotic and entertaining SEO fails!
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Why the Yoast SEO bug shouldn’t have affected your SEO

  • June 4, 2018
  • Steven van Vessum
Last March the famous Yoast SEO plugin for WordPress made a release that contained a bug which resulted in thin content pages being made accessible.
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Devastating SEO fails from the front lines

  • May 21, 2018
  • Steven van Vessum
We’ve written previously about what went wrong at our agency before we founded ContentKing and the kinds of SEO fails ContentKing catches on a daily basis. Now we’ll turn to some of the brightest SEO experts for interesting SEO fails they’ve witnessed.
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👑 Why we were failing horribly at SEO (and how we turned it around)

  • January 10, 2018
  • Steven van Vessum
Not many people know this, but back in 2012 when I was still running my SEO agency, we were failing horribly at SEO. It got so bad that we lost some of our biggest clients. This is how it happened, and how we turned it around.
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Five Devastating Technical SEO Disasters (and how to prevent them)

  • August 24, 2017
  • Steven van Vessum
ContentKing monitors tens of thousands of websites and millions of pages on a daily basis. As you can imagine, we see a lot of potential SEO disasters arise and luckily ContentKing is there to help our users avert them. Here's a look at some of the disasters we helped our users avert, as well as disasters that took website owners completely by s...
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👑 What Google Hire's SEO Fail looks like in ContentKing

  • August 3, 2017
  • Steven van Vessum
On July 27th Search Engine Land reported on Google Hire's SEO fail. Their on-page SEO is poorly done. I guess you don’t need to pay much attention to SEO when your company name is a verb and you’ve got a huge network to promote your offering. So what happens when you add the Hire platform to ContentKing? I’m glad you asked!
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12 Content Engagement KPIs you need to be tracking

  • June 22, 2016
  • Steven van Vessum
When visitors are on your website you want them to convert. In order to understand their journey through your website you need to track whether they consume your content, whether they interact with your website and whether they convert. In this article Steven explains the 12 Content Engagement KPIs you need to be tracking.
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