New Study: What 100 Social Media Followers Are Really Worth

The social web is huge. From Facebook to Pinterest, they all command billions of eyeballs per year. Which, of course, makes these channels too big to ignore. In other words, you have no choice but to participate in them or else you’ll miss…

7 Google Analytics Reports That Show How Your Blog is Really Performing

When you log into Google Analytics, what do you look at? Chances are you see something like the image above that shows you how many people are currently on your blog. Well, that was easy to guess because that’s the report Google Analytics…

How I Grew My Dying Facebook Traffic

Is it me, or does Facebook just want to keep you on Facebook? Every time I post a link to my site, I get less and less traffic. And it’s been this way for years. In other words, my organic reach on Facebook was dying. And to make matters…

What Type of Links Does Google Really Prefer?

We all know that links help rankings. And the more links you build the higher you’ll rank. But does it really work that way? Well, the short answer is links do help with rankings and I have the data to prove it. But, you already know that. The…

Ubersuggest 4.0: The Ultimate Content Marketing Tool

Why do you do keyword research? It’s to find more lucrative keywords to rank for on Google, right? But once you find these keywords, you still have to figure out how to rank for them. For that reason, I decided to update Ubersuggest because…

How to Rank New Content Faster

If I write a blog post on any topic, what do you think happens? It typically gets indexed by Google the same day I publish the content and within a week it tends to rank high on Google. Then again, I have a domain score of 94 and I have 633,791…

How to Perform a Thorough SEO Audit in Less Than 3 Minutes

They say there are over 200 ranking factors in Google’s algorithm. But are you going to take the time to optimize your site for each and every single one of them? Well, you should… but you probably won’t. See, SEO has changed… it…

How I Gain 1,260 Instagram Followers Per Week

Do you want to be instafamous? Well, who doesn’t? Over the last few months, I’ve been running numerous Instagram experiments and I’ve finally figured out how to grow my Instagram following. My Neil Patel account has been growing by 1,260…

How Google’s New Layout Predicts the Future of SEO

When you think about SEO and what’s changed over the last 5 years, what comes to your mind? Chances are, it’s something related to how it’s harder to get rankings on Google. But why has it gotten harder to get more organic traffic? Well,…

How to Generate 100 Content Ideas in 60 Seconds (Seriously)

I have a question for you… How do you figure out what you should blog about? If I had to take a guess, you probably come up with ideas based on one of two strategies. The first is to use tools like Ubersuggest to come up with a list of keywords. But…