As SEOTesting is a single person company Nick spends his time doing a bit of everything. Building new features, supporting customers and writing documentation and articles.
How to use the query data in the Google Search Console performance reports to optimize and improve your existing articles and content.
Looking for some ideas for SEO experiments and tests to run? Check out our list of 28 ideas of things to try to get your rankings for a page moving in the right direction.
An annual review of what we've been up to at SEOTesting.com during 2021. Surviving more lockdowns, releasing some cool features and building a great community of customers.
What we've been up to this week from a product and marketing point of view, and setting some revenue goals for 2022
Introduction to the SEOTesting podcast, who Nick and Phill are, and the three big things we released in November and December.
Use the New Page email alerts and report from SEOTesting to discover when Google has crawled, indexed, and ranked new content on your site.
Filter the query data coming back from the Google Search Console API, so we report on queries that are on page 2. These 'Striking Distance' keywords are low hanging fruit that we can work on to get them into the top 10 search results.
Get started working with the Google Search Console API and C# code with this complete walk through on how to get access to query data in Search Console.
Save time on your SEO pitches and deliver more value to potential clients by using these 4 reports in SEOTesting and data from Google Search Console.
How do you run an SEO test when you move from a single article, to a multi page topic cluster? This article shows you how to set it up so you can measure the organic search traffic changes.
Read this post to learn how to identify and fix thin content issues on your website so that you can avoid penalties from Google Panda.
How you can make sure your organic search performance is maintained or increases when you create a new version of a page, with a new url, and redirect to it.
SEOTesting has a rank tracker which is built on Google Search Console data. This will help you monitor your site’s position in the search result pages for the keywords important to your site.
How to run time based SEO tests on multiple urls or queries using SEO Group Tests in SEOTesting
How to create and track a bunch of urls performance over time, based on Google Search Console data. Really useful when the content you are working on is not contained within a sub-folder structure that you can filter on. Or, when you want to report on a subset of urls that do exist within a subfolder with other urls.
Researching what search queries a page ranks for is an important process of improving and refreshing content that is published on a website.SEOTesting gives easy access to this data, including how many times each query is used on the page. Great for optimising and improving existing pages.
Want to annotate your Google Search Console data? You can now do this with SEOTesting.com. You can annotate on a site, page or query level. This helps create a changelog for your site so you can remember what was changed and when.
See if drops of rises in organic traffic are the result of Google algorithm updates. SEOTesting lays update annotations over Google Search Console data to help you figure out what has happened at a site, page and query level.
Improving content is a great way to get more organic traffic to pages that are already ranking.Google likes pages that are refreshed and kept up to date. The data from Google Search Console can help you expand your content with new sections and questions people ask around the page’s topic. Google is basically giving you clues on what keywords and sections to include on a page!
What is search intent? We take a look at how a user's search query translates into the type of content that Google displays in the search results.
Long tail keywords form an important part of any SEO strategy. Learn what they are, how to use them, and how to find out which long tail keywords your site already ranks for so you can start with them.
Accidental keywords are queries your site appears for in Google’s search results but you are not necessarily targeting. Learn how to find Accidental Keywords using SEOTesting.com and what to do with them.
Google has introduced lots of changes into the search result pages over the last 12 months. From putting 4 ads above the organic listings to featured snippets and other search features - but how has it changed the click through rate of the top 10 organic positions?
As websites age and grow keyword cannibalization can really hurt your efforts to rank target keywords for specific pages. The keyword cannibalization report in SEOTesting.com helps you find issues, and this article explains how to fix them.
Looking for an easy boost in clicks from Google. Working on a site's striking distance keywords is a great way to get an increase in clicks from a minimal time investment.
Boost a page's click through rate by making sure you include the top query in the page title and meta description. This report in SEOTesting lets you know the pages to work on...
The New Keyword report shows you the queries your site has started ranking for over the past 7 days. Review these to get new content ideas.
Don't just focus on 1 or 2 word keywords when doing SEO research. Also look at the questions your site is appearing for. This report brings them straight out for you.
SEO split tests can be tricky to setup. This guide shows you what SEO split tests are, how to setup up and record the results, and how SEOTesting.com can automate it for you.
If you have made changes to a page or your entire site, use this guide to setup an SEO test to see if your clicks and rankings go up or down
SEOTesting.com has many pre-configured reports to help you make the most out of the data from Google Search Console. We take a quick look at each of them here.
Want more clicks from the search results? Use our advice to find easy opportunities to improve your click through rate and get more traffic.
How do you prove the work you are doing to a website is offering a return on investment by getting better rankings and more clicks from Google? Check out our guide on SEO testing to find out what it is, why to do it, and best practices. Plus a huge list of experiment ideas you can try.
A quick intro on the different bits of SEOTesting.com, how they work, and how they can help you improve your Google rankings and get more clicks.