SEO Competitor Analysis: Moving Up the Food Chain in 10 Steps
SEO Competitor Analysis: Moving Up the Food Chain in 10 Steps

It’s great to have your own website. Even more so when it’s more than just a hobby to you. A serious project with a clear purpose to make someone’s life better – I think everybody should attempt this at least once. Of course, it’s a bumpy road with many challenges and numerous problems.

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How To Do Link Building by Exploiting Your Competitor Intelligence

How to steal backlinks from your competitors

Two SEO facts that everybody knows:

1. Backlinks from reputable sites help you rank in Google;

2. You can find new link building opportunities by spying on your competitors’ backlinks.

If somebody links to sites that share a niche with you, they can be persuaded to place a link to your site, too. Sounds easy in theory, right? But once you actually try it, it turns out to be a complete headache. Link building is hard, folks.
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How to Do an SEO Competitor Analysis in 7 Steps

How to do a competitor analysis in SEO

How can you beat your competitors in business? The curse of always having someone better than you plagues all but the best businessmen. And even those can’t afford to let their guard down, because as soon as they do, someone will overtake them at that instant. When every business has a site (if yours doesn’t – go make one, pronto!) and actively uses it to make money, you can often tell how well they are doing just at a glance.
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Panda 4.0 Update: Favorites and Outsiders – What Are the Factors of Google’s Betting System?

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Yesterday, we gave you some practical advice on how to avoid the Google Panda Penalty. Today we would like to get a view of how some websites applied (or did not applied) the SEO tactics mentioned in the previous post.

The Google Panda 4.0 Update that was rolled out a few weeks ago has now shown some early results, which reveal both a negative and positive effect on the content shared on the web (depending on the point of view, a user’s or website owner’s).  Users are receiving more relative results for their queries. Given the first reports and complaints I would say that positive effects are greater than negative. Let’s have a quick view of the sites being penalized and rewarded by Google’s Panda 4.0.  The list is not comprehensive, but we can see a definite trend of search visibility losses/gains for some giant websites.
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Be Informed About What Happens Behind Competitor Lines

It’s hard to have a successful online business without sometimes spying a little on your competitors and their adoption of best-practice marketing tactics. We prefer to call this a competitive analysis. Now you can learn your competitors’ best practices even more easily with the help of our newly added Competitor Metrics reports.

First, choose the 3 or 4 sites that you really compete with. These will be the sites you will watch regularly.

The main aim of a competitive analysis is to predict where your competitors may outrank you and fine-tune your marketing strategy to avoid this. The WebCEO Online Competitor Metrics reports provide you with a lof of key information.
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