2013 has come to an end so I thought I'd share some of my favourite resources from the year. This includes traffic generation tips, SEO tutorials, case studies, conversion techniques and content marketing advice - all of which give enormous value to website owners.
I've broken the posts down into different categories to make for an easier read. So, without further ado, here they are:
Competitive Link Analysis: Link Intersect in Excel - Mihai Aperghis on the Moz Blog.
Semantic SEO: Making the Shift from Strings to Things - Aaron Bradley on SEO Skeptic.
A Visual Guide to Keyword Targeting and On-Page Optimization - Rand Fishkin on the Moz blog.
Creating Efficient Data Collection Systems for SEO and Social - John-Henry Scherck on the SEO Gadget blog.
50 Tools to Jumpstart Your Content Marketing Efforts - Brian Honigman on the KISS Metrics blog.
Annie Cushing's Must Have Tools - Annie Cushing on a Google Spreadsheet.
How We Got 1,000+ Subscribers from a Single Blog Post in 24 Hours - Alex TurnBull on the Groove blog.
How To Build & Market A Successful E-Commerce Website Step By Step - Charles Floate on MatthewWoodward.co.uk.
The Ultimate Guide to Making an Affiliate Income from Your Blog - Glen Allsop on the ViperChill blog.
What I Learned from Scraping SEOmoz's Active User Base - Michael King on the Moz blog.
The $10,000 Paid Content + Paid Linking Test that is 100% Google Safe - Wil Reynolds on SlideShare.
Brandopolis: How the world’s biggest brands make their mark online - Lydia Laurenson on Distilled.net.
Blogging and Social Media
50 Experts Reveal How to Promote Your Blog with Just 3 Tools - Richard Marriott on the Clambr blog.
Introducing Virante AuthorRank! How Do You Rate As an Influential Author? - Mark Traphagen on AuthorRank.org.
9 Free Gold Mines for Guest Blogging Opportunities - Venchito Tampon on the Raven Tools blog.
Everything you type is recorded. Even if you don’t post - Dan Petrovic on the Dejan SEO blog.
How to Grow Your Blog to 100,000 Visits a Month Within 1.5 Years - Neil Patel on the QuickSprout blog.
70 Things I've Learned From Writing 1,000 Blog Posts - Geraldine Fishkin on the Everywhereist.
Top Content on Find My Blog Way Through 2013
2013 has been the first year that I've run the blog and within that time I've had some really well received content. I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who has shared the content on the site and engaged within the comments of each of the posts.
Based on the Google Analytics data, I've listed the top 10 posts (by pageviews) from the past year:
So that concludes my favourite posts of 2013, plus the top performing content on the blog. Check out as many as the links as possible because there's some real gems in there!
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