Authority means trust, respect, power and control. The more authority you possess, the more people, companies and sources look up to you, and in the world of SEO it comes as the most important part of your website. 

​As the leading B2B agency provider, we've teamed up with some of the big leaders in SEO to give us an insight into their values, fundamentals and their purpose as a top search engine optimisation company. From keyword research, digital marketing, social media marketing, how to rank your content to reach #1 and getting those conversions you need, as well as much more, Ardor SEO's Authority Guide is the guide you need to read.

Have you got what it takes to be a part of our 2016 SEO Authority Guide? Pop us an email with your business, an article and how your business achieves the top services in the digital marketing world! 


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By Martijn Scheijbeler, Director of Marketing at The Next Web

Do you know what it takes to improve your ranking when it comes to the most competitive news keywords? Find out how Martijn Scheijbeler from The Next Web would go about it.


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4 Ways To Motivate A Team of Link Builders

Kayla Tarantino

By Kayla Tarantino, SEO Link Manager at Vertical Measures


We’ve all heard the story about the tree in the forest that falls without anyone there to determine whether or not it made a sound. Katy Katz offers solutions for your content marketing and SEO to work together so your information doesn’t fall upon deaf ears like the hypothetical tree.


Do you feel like you are not getting your money's worth when it comes to your per-per-click (PPC) campaigns? PPC advertising can be complicated to begin with, but Richard Brady teaches us 3 ways to make sure you nail those conversions.

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The Digital Side Of Experience Marketing

Chris McNeil

By Chris McNeil, President at Pensarc Marketing


How can businesses use digital media to increase their company's experience marketing efforts? Pensarc Marketing’s Chris McNeil provides some practical tips on how customers can get a peek at what its really like to experience your business through the internet.


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By Anna Lebedeva, PR and SEO Manager at SEMRush

It is always necessary to do keyword research. Even though Google constantly updates its algorithms, websites that rank high in the search engine always use the right strategy. This article delves into how to do it best with SEO industry authority, SEMRush.



Even though you usually don’t start a business with the intent to sell it, most entrepreneurs consider selling their business at some point for a multitude of reasons. Look at this in-depth report to find out how businesses are valued from Quiet Light Brokerage CEO, Mark Dauost.

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Creating Answer Box Content

Tyler Brown

By Tyler Brown, Digital Marketing Associate at DragonSearch


Want your website to rank higher than the SERP results? In this article, Tyler Brown explains what Google looks for to populate its answer boxes and shares how to optimize content to have your website chosen for this coveted spot.

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5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Create Effective Email

Nancy Harhut

By Nancy Harhut, Chief Creative Officer, Wilde Agency


Have you heard the dirty little secret about e-mail. You can follow all the best practices - every single one - and still not get the open, read and click through rate you want. This Article has some valuable tips to help your business get better conversions.


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By Mandy McEwen, Founder of Mod Girl Marketing

​Blogging is more than just blogging, which is why several SEO methods should be considered when you're looking to get your posts ranking.


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Detecting & Fixing Negative SEO

Adam Reimer

By Adam Riemer, Founder of Riemer Marketing


Negative SEO can leave a nasty footprint from Google, which is why it is so important that it gets cleaned up fast. Adam Riemer shares some of his top tips to bust the black hat SEO methods off your site.

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Why Doesn’t My Site Rank?

Kaspar Szymanski

By Kaspar Szymanski, SEO Consultant at Search Brothers


People tend to wonder why their site is not ranking, but the real question is why should it even rank at all? Discover what makes a website stand out from the rest with tips from renowned SEO expert Kaspar Szymanski.

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Engagement Metrics You Should Cover In Your SEO Campaign

Alyssa Mountz

By Alyssa Mountz, SEM Coordinator at Trademark Productions Inc.


User engagement metrics are becoming an increasingly important part of SEO strategies. Understanding the value of user engagement enhances onsite conversions and usability.


ztudium

By Dinis Guarda, Founder of Intelligent HQ & Ztudium

Ztudium is an international digital marketing masterclass of a company that builds businesses and enterprises. They believe in TIO - Total Internet Optimisation. What is TIO? Find out in this top influencers' piece on how to really dominate organic search.


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A Look At The Mobile Consumer And Their Journey

Bernadette Coleman

By Bernadette Coleman, CEO of Advice Interactive


These days, mobile rules the consumer world- especially when it comes to local businesses. Learn more about the mobile-consume, along with actionable tips on how to create a local presence in a mobile world from Advice Local’s CEO, Bernadette Coleman.

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Too Big To Rank?

Everett Sizemore

By Everett Sizemore, Marketing Director at Inflow


Just because a website has 109,000,000 URLs indexed doesn't mean it is a good thing. In this article, Everett Sizemore illuminates why having a big website doesn't necessarily equate to a site reaching its full ranking potential. In fact, too many pages can be a detriment!

bozboz

How To Turn Your Audience Into Content Marketers

Sophie Turton

By Sophie Turton, Digital Content Manager at BozBoz


Content marketing is an awful lot of work. Rather than doing it all by yourself, you can actually get help from your audience. Providing a great interactive service is a sure fire-way to increase engagement among your audience. Sophie Turton shares advice for getting your customers involved.


seer

By Cori Shirk Graft, Senior SEO Manager at Seer Interactive

Local SEO isn't exactly a walk in the park all of the time, which can throw startups into hot water without the right know-how. Here's a guide to getting your business set up right.


in the know

9 Trends In Digital Marketing

Buckley Barlow

By Buckley Barlow, Founder of In The Know


As the world of online marketing continues to become more and more competitive, we should be taking the time to educate ourselves about the newest trends of 2016 and how we can use them in SEO. Buckley Barlow shares his insights.

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Tips To Dominate Local SEO

Kay Gambrell

By Kay Gambrell, Owner of Plan 2 Succeed


Being found on both the online map and on the first page of Google sounds like a dream, yet so many people lag behind on what is more important for their business. Get the lowdown on local SEO and how important it really is for your rankings.

rice

Site Migration Checklist: An SEO Guide

Laura Hogan

By Laura Hogan, Head of Search at Rice


When it comes to site migration, many people end up forgetting about SEO. There are several crucial elements that you should remember, though Laura Hogan has made it easier for you by creating a 12 step website migration checklist. Make sure you tick all of the boxes!


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By Katy Katz, Content Director/ Accounts at Inturact

Preparing yourself for a link building campaign can be a chore if you don't know how to motivate your staff. Here's how to nail down your outreach team and prospect team in 4 easy steps.


smarter searches

Consumers Not Conversions

Courtney Herda

By Courtney Herda, Account Manager at Smarter Searches


Have you considered looking beyond your conversions and actually acknowledging your customers for who they are? This article is full of great tips for assessing your clients needs to make them feel informed and empowered to make a decision or sale.

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Let it SEO, Let it SEO, Let it SEO!

Sean Van Guilder

By Sean Van Guilder, Director of Point It Digital Marketing


Preparing for the seasonal offers can be a daunting task for marketers, but it is also the perfect time to get your SEO in shape. Sean Van Gilder shares some of the most important things to keep in mind when it comes to working on your holiday SEO.

blue cliff

3 Ways To Improve Your Facebook Advertising Campaign

Gavin Bell

By Gavin Bell, Entrepreneur & Facebook Marketing Expert at Blue Cliff Media


Are you struggling to get your feet off the ground when it comes to your marketing campaigns, with high bounce rates and no conversions? Gavin shares this top three tips that guarantee to rack in the numbers you need every time.


stephane hamel

By Stephane Hamel, Independent Consultant, Speaker and Digital Thought Leader

When it comes to a strategy, "digital" is just a buzz word. What will create lasting change for a 21st century business is ditching the strategy for a data-driven culture, always staying aware of when it's time to learn and time to move.


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How I Removed 53% Of Referring Domains For Free

Chris Ashton

By Chris Ashton, Managing Partner at Kymodo​


Links are the best way to build authority and improve your ranking in Google, but keeping bad links around can drag down your site like its swimming with weights. Learn how to control a site's referring domain at no cost.

4PointDigital

Why Your Law Firm Struggles With Digital Marketing

Joe Balestrino

By Joe Balestrino, CEO of 4PointDigital


Are you a law firm that can't reach the first page? You might be focusing your time and effort on doing all the wrong things. Read on and why out why your website isn't ranking like it should, and how to fix that fast.

impressa

You Probably Think Your Website’s About You

Julie Ewald

By Julie Ewald, CEO and Creative Director for Impressa Solutions


Since you developed your website, you probably assume that is should be about you or what you’re offering right? Wrong. Your website is all about your audience. Julie Ewald shares some important site elements that will help you connect with your customers.


hive digital

By Tripp Hamilton, Director of Hive Digital's Link Removal Department

Backlink monitoring is a crucial component in regards to website security and long-term sustainability. Learn how to handle negative SEO or bad SEO from Tripp Hamilton, an expert in backlink removal.


Galileo Tech Media

For Healthy Travel SEO Results, Go Organic

Joseph McElroy

By Joseph McElroy, CEO of Galileo Tech Media


When it comes to getting yourself on the map, SEO is not truly dead. Joseph from Galileo Tech Media talks about how local search is changing, improving and turning into one of the most important elements of search engine optimization.

seo rank

10 Tips To SEO Domination

Shannon Spoon

By Shannon Spoon, Founder of SEO Rank Guarantee


Get your head around the changes in Google's algorithm with these top 10 tips and tricks to keep you in the loop. Find out how you can be the best of the best in the growing SEO game by a true expert in the field, Shannon Spoon.

mad house matters

5 Ways To Increase Traffic Using Social Media

Ashley Ward

By Ashley Ward, CEO and Social Media Manager of Madhouse Matters


Social media has become much more than a way to share baby photos and proposal announcements. These days, it also offers businesses with the best opportunity for brand marketing and advertising your services. 

online marketing

21 SEO Tips &Tricks You Can Apply Now

Alex O'Byrne

By Alex O'Byrne, Founder of Online Marketing Whiz


Online Marketing Whiz Founder, Alex O’Byrne, provides 21 tips that are the foundations of any successful digital marketing plan. Read on to find out how to start your SEO planning and reach the top of the SERPs in a realistic timeframe.

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Why I Love WordPress & You Should Too

Bob Stein

By Bob Stein, Owner of Connecticut Internet Marketing & SEO


WordPress is one of the most widely used content management providers that you can use for your website. These tips from Bob Stein can help you make the most of out this popular website creation tool, and learn to love using it.