Overcoming 4 black hat SEO techniques that spammers and scammers use to harm your search rankings

This might come as an utter shock, but not everyone on the web plays by the rules. The dark side of SEO can be particularly crippling to a business if they aren’t aware of how to fight back. All those algorithms Google and other search engines use to identify sites that demonstrate genuine value to its audience – and to reward accordingly with higher search rankings – also include mechanisms to suppress sites that do a poor job at offering relevant, useful information

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Overcoming 4 black hat SEO techniques that spammers and scammers use to harm your search rankings

The 2018 guide to free SEO training courses online

Over the past decade SEO has been growing into its position as a critical marketing channel for businesses. You might be new to this environment, or you may have new team members that need to be trained up on search engine optimization. Before you go handing over your gold coins to a training consultant, we suggest you read this article where we have outlined some of the best (and importantly, free) SEO training courses and websites to take your knowledge to the next level in 2018.

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The 2018 guide to free SEO training courses online

How to get started with Facebook advertising: A step-by-step guide

Organic success on Facebook may have become harder for brands in the past few years – and will become all the more so with the upcoming change to its News Feed – but the same doesn’t necessarily apply to its paid advertising options. Facebook has seriously invested in presenting a large number of options for marketers and business owners who want to promote their content to reach the right audience.

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How to get started with Facebook advertising: A step-by-step guide

4 digital marketing challenges faced by franchises (and how to overcome them)

One of the biggest challenges facing a franchisee’s growth is their ability to execute a winning digital marketing strategy that is unfettered by a franchiser.

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4 digital marketing challenges faced by franchises (and how to overcome them)

10 tips to make your Magento online store more secure

An estimated 240,000 ecommerce stores use Magento for their online operations, which accounts for nearly 30% of the ecommerce platform market. Unfortunately, this not only makes clear that Magento is a worthwhile program, it makes clear something else: It’s a focus area for cyber criminals across the globe. Add to this the fact that it’s an ecommerce platform, and it’s clear how critical security for any Magento e-store would be.

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10 tips to make your Magento online store more secure

5 ways to identify potential featured snippets to rank for

Have you been wondering how to start owning Google’s featured snippets for your brand? If you’d like to earn those coveted “position 0” spots, you need to start by understanding what featured snippets are  and how to earn them.

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