Post of the Week
The SEO’s Guide to HTTP Status Codes
This is your complete guide to HTTP Status codes. 🔥 It explores everything from why HTTP status codes are important for SEO, to describing the 5 classes of HTTP response codes. Super useful!
9 Practical Ways to easily use Google Spreadsheets for SEO tasks
There's a ton of value in this post by Aleyda. Learn how to validate redirects, identify content cannibalisation, and more - all from within Google Sheets.
Google Analytics Intelligence: What Answers Can You Really Get?
So...the search bar in GA, have you used it? 👀
This post by Elise Dopson shows some of the limitations of the feature, and how to get the most out of it.
Five biggest misconceptions about PageRank
There's a lot of misconceptions about PageRank kicking about, so I thought this was an important piece of content to share from Aleh Barysevich, the founder of SEO PowerSuite.
The Best XML Sitemap Tools, Tips, and Tricks
Some great detail in here about sitemaps from Kevin Indig, before listing his top XML sitemap generators.
My Post of the Week comes from Dan Taylor, with some great insight into whether CTR is a ranking factor. He uses a Google Engineer's perspective, early research papers, as well as CTR studies and experiments, to try and unearth an SEO mystery.
The post includes a huge amount of research about CTR being a ranking factor, all in one place. Dan's great insight aside, it's an impressive collation of all of the studies.
Check it out, and have a great week! 😀Andrew Charlton