First things first: are you hungry enough for success that you do an audit of your blog every month? How about doing keyword research while checking your competitor’s keywords as well? And do you track keyword ranking and check backlinks, too?
Lastly, have you ever heard or used SEMRush? Enter your website/keyword/URL below to see the way how SEMRush works!
If you are hungry enough for success and you haven’t used SEMRush before, you should start using it now. Why? We’ll get to that later in this article. Now, let us tell you a short story:
Once upon a time (excuse my old timer’s beginning), there were black hat techniques that almost every magician (bloggers and content creators) used to have high PageRank. These included blog rolling, illegal link building, paid visits and commenting, trolling, and many more. However, the wizards in Google created a wonderful animal called Panda.
The Panda was hated by many black magicians, but loved by the people. It penalized those who used black hat techniques. It focused on what the people loved — high quality contents from non-snobbing creators. This made many stumble. It made the internet better.
The Panda surely made everyone aware of their competitors through research. It meant content creators made people happy by creating high quality contents.
Were you one of the tens of thousands affected by the Panda updates? If yes, then you have made some mistakes along the way: providing thin contents can be one; failing to do keyword research is another one. Did you audit your site at least once every six months?
Don’t get us wrong: those Panda updates that Google slowly rolled out is a wonderful thing not only for the readers, but to the content creators as well. We should not hate the big guy, but instead, we must learn what it meant to teach us — that we need to put the audience first before search engines.
Now, let’s get to the real thing: