5 SEO Market Leading Tools Meet in a Smack Down: So What’s the Fastest Solution for your SEO?

Competition5 market-leading desktop SEO tools (WebCEO, new high-speed version of SEO PowerSuite, Market Samurai, IBP and Advanced Web Ranking) put to speed-&-performance comparison in basic SEO tasks. Check out the startling test results!

The full-scale speed testing included 4 tests covering key SEO jobs any SEO has to face: rank checking, backlinks research and optimizing website structure.

So, what’s the fastest SEO software?

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Making Money with Affiliate Programs Part 2: Basic Steps and Techniques


Hey, guys, in case you missed our first affiliate marketing post, here is the link. In Part 1, we spoke about different ways of choosing a nice partnership program to make money with. In this post, we’ll discuss basic Web marketing techniques that help you succeed.

There are tons of affiliate marketers online talking about their experiences and sharing success stories. But, no affiliate marketing campaign is like another. Thus, we decided to provide distilled piece of advice extracted from multiple case studies and our own affiliate marketing experience in one single post. Ready? Let’s kick off. Continue reading

Making Money with Affiliate Programs Part 1: Choosing an Associate Program

Affiliates, or affiliate marketers (also known as associates or partners) refer a product or a service to people and get paid for that. Affiliate marketing has been a hot trend on the Internet for years, with millions of partner websites created for associate marketing purposes.

The way affiliate programs work is quite simple. You become a company’s associate, and they provide you with a unique link to their site, which you place on your site, blog or wherever it is you want to put it. Whenever a user clicks on that unique link, it sends a tracking cookie to his or her browser. The tracking cookie is then used to track site visits, sales or recurring sales (depending on a program) back to you. That’s it.

Is there money in affiliate programs? Oh, yeah, definitely! But the amount of money you make will depend on the niche you choose and the Web marketing techniques you implement. So, in “Making Money with Affiliate Programs Part 1” we’ll talk about picking an associate marketing program that best suits your needs and abilities. While in “Making Money with Affiliate Programs Part 2” we’ll dwell on effective affiliate marketing techniques that help you make the big bucks. Ok, let’s get started. Continue reading

SEO Metrics that Matter: Moving Beyond Website Rankings

For years, SEOs have relied on website rankings to estimate progress. High positions in the SERPs have been their major argument which they used to prove to their employer that they were doing their job. But now times have changed, and Web analytical data has been gaining importance. Here are some reasons:

  • Personalization and localization of search
  • Increasing aggressiveness of PPC ads
  • The emergence of Universal Search
  • More factors influencing conversion

Well, there are still top executives who think Google Toolbar PageRank matters. But, for those not stuck in the Stone Age, the new approach to SEO includes more emphasis on analytical data and less emphasis to purely SEO metrics. What does it mean for SEOs? Continue reading

5 Urban Myths about SEO Software We Discovered When Reading SEO Forums

SEO forums are often invaluable sources of expert knowledge… or at least they are supposed to be. Sadly, even the best ones are often spammed with zero-value comments from couple-of-days-old accounts with wrong ideas about some basic SEO concepts.

We are most deeply puzzled over SEO software delusions. Thus, we have summarized 5 most popular urban myths about SEO software we encountered when reading SEO forums and explained why they are not true. Continue reading