Unbottleneck – Digital Marketing Solutions

Shop Talk: Marketing + Entrepreneurship with Rand Fishkin

Unbottleneck Shop Talk with Rand Fishkin In this "Shop Talk" episode of Unbottleneck - the digital marketing podcast - Steve welcomes acclaimed digital marketing expert Rand Fishkin in this no nonsense conversation not to be skipped by business owners and entrepreneurs. Here’s your chance to...


Ep 002: The Best SEO Tools

Unbottleneck – Episode 002 – Best SEO Tools In the first episode of Unbottleneck - the digital marketing podcast - SEO Expert, Steve Wiideman, and stand-up comedian Reza Asgari, helped us understand what SEO is and why it is crucial to incorporate SEO into any business plan. This crazy duo...


Ep 001: What Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?

Unbottleneck - Episode 001 - What Is SEO? In the first episode of Unbottleneck, the digital marketing podcast, Steve breaks down the definition of search engine optimization (SEO) and shares what questions businesses should ask before outsourcing SEO services. Topics and Questions answered...


How to Run a Competitive Link Analysis and Discover New Opportunities

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What is a Competitive Link Analysis? In simplest terms, it’s a way to find your competitors backlinks and get insight to how/where your competitors and the industry are gaining links. Why Should You Run a Link Analysis? Running a link analysis allows you to find domains that link to your...


Your Simple 2017 SEO Strategy for Improving Organic Traffic in the New Year

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</ 2017 Content Strategy Google has made it clear that the two most important ranking factors are and will continue to be "content" and "links to your website". For those planning a SEO strategy for 2017, my suggestion is think about 2018 when creating the content and the code...


How Did Google Removing Right-Side Ads Impact SEO?

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I just had a call with researcher asking about the impact that Google's recent removal of right-side ads and including four ads at the top of the results had on organic search engine behavior. During the call I was able to reference some of the data we have in Google Search Console to see (if any)...


Top 10 SEO Tips

Relocated from Top10SEOTips.com In an effort to consolidate our websites, we've moved this page from an older domain and will be updating it in 2016. The tips are still relevant and important today. Please enjoy these award-winning Top 10 SEO Tips for webmasters and website owners. Too many...


Converting Your Site to HTTPS by Default

There's a lot of hype in the SEO industry at the moment regarding Google's recent announcement about giving higher ranking to websites forcing HTTPS by default. After watching the Google I/O video, I jotted down a few notes to help you get...


The Unbreakable Principles of SEO

Skip to the 3 Principles, or continue reading: Relevance to Query (on-page SEO) Popularity & Visibility User Choice & Sustainability Recently, I was quoted in an article by CNBC, where I was asked about my experience and feelings toward Google's spam quality updates, in...


Buying Links from a Link Broker

  It happens to the best of us: the temptation to buy links. I get emails all the time and am lucky to be one of the few marketers immune to the impulse some of these offers can create. Below is a screenshot from one email I received recently from BackLinks.com that made me fall out of my...


Is Your Website SEO-Friendly?

Analyze your website to test for common SEO issues that could be hurting your rankings.