• How to Use a Backlink Checker to Improve Your Rankings
    How to Use a Backlink Checker to Improve Your Rankings

    Despite Google’s ever-evolving search algorithms, there’s one thing we know for sure: backlinks are and will likely remain one of the most important ranking factors in search results. High-quality, authoritative backlinks signal search engines that others vouch for your content. And if several sites link to the same website, search engines can infer that the content is worth linking to. Plus, backlinks are great at sending traffic to your site—regardless…

  • What Are Zombie Pages And What To Do With Them?
    What Are Zombie Pages And What To Do With Them?

    What Are Zombie Pages And What To Do With Them? Zombie pages are the living dead pages threatening to eat the brains of your website’s visitors without you noticing. In most cases, these pages exist on your website without your knowledge, get indexed by Google, and serve as clutter bringing down your website’s overall rank. Zombie pages don’t offer any value to your site’s visitors. Most of these pages solely…

  • URLs and Their Impact on SEO
    URLs and Their Impact on SEO

    Your URL is the first thing the search engines andyour visitors see — and in this case, first impressions count. URLs are the building blocks of a website’s hierarchy; they direct users to their desired destination and pass equity through your domain. Even though URLs aren’t the holy grail of SEO efforts, they’re worth getting right. In this blog post we’ll discuss how you can create SEO-friendly URLs to gain…

  • 7 Domain Elements You Should Know About
    7 Domain Elements You Should Know About

    A domain is like your virtual moniker; a unique, human-readable address of your site that tells online users who you are where to find you. Domains are made up of three parts: the top-level domain, a domain name, and an optional subdomain. Your domain is the first impression users have of your site. It’s a distinct and crucial feature of your online presence. In fact, your domain is an essential…

  • Everything You Need To Know About Meta Tags
    Everything You Need To Know About Meta Tags

    When you spend time crafting quality content for your website’s visitors, remember to do the same for search engines — in the form of meta tags. Meta tags are snippets of code that tell search engines and web crawlers what your web page is about and how it should be displayed in search results. Also called ‘metadata’, meta tags don’t appear on the web page itself, but only in the…

  • Top Challenges for SEO Professionals During the Coronavirus Lockdown
    Top Challenges for SEO Professionals During the Coronavirus Lockdown

    No need for me to lay the groundwork for this article. All everyone’s talking about these days is the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown that’s in place. Let’s talk about the negative aspects of the coronavirus lockdown for SEO professionals and then talk about the opportunities. The Bad Businesses will take a hit (no new customers) As SEO professionals, we want businesses of all types to succeed. Successful businesses mean…

  • Why Is SEO Important For Startups And Small Businesses?
    Why Is SEO Important For Startups And Small Businesses?

    On average, Google processes over 81,000 queries every second. In other words, at any given second, there are tens of thousands of people searching for stuff on Google. Imagine that one of these 80,000 people is a potential customer. That's one potential customer per second, 60 potential customers per minute. Imagine if you start tapping into 10% of this potential traffic. That's six potential customers per minute. And how much…

  • You Have Organic Traffic On Your Website, But What Are You Doing With It?
    You Have Organic Traffic On Your Website, But What Are You Doing With It?

    SEO is all about ranking high for your targeted keywords, so you can get more eyeballs on your brand and more traffic on your website. Most of what we do and say here at RankGenie is about optimizing your website so that it may rank higher on search engine results pages (SERPs). However, we realize that the user journey does not end there, especially for entrepreneurs, startups, and small business…

  • What Is Technical SEO?
    What Is Technical SEO?

    Wish to dominate the SERPs and enjoy better conversion rates? Then it’s time to get technical. Search engines give preference to web pages that display certain technical characteristics, such as a responsive design, fast loading time, or a secure connection. Technical SEO refers to improving the technical aspects of your website with the objective ofimproving search visibility. Optimizing your site for indexing and crawlability are the pillars of technical optimization.…

  • How to Create Content for Your Website
    How to Create Content for Your Website

    According to Internet Live Stats, there are roughly 1.7 billion websites in existence today with more than 3.5 billion Google search queries every day (and counting). On top of that, your website has less than 15 seconds to capture a user’s interest. So, how do you engage your audience in this ever-exploding digital universe? The answer: captivating content. Quality website content is the key to beating these statistics. Engaging, yet…