7 Best SEO Articles of the Month [March 2017]


Welcome to March 2017 edition of our monthly roundup of Best SEO Articles from around the web. As always, we’ll share 7 of the very best SEO articles from last month so that you can keep yourself updated with all the latest happenings and strategies from the exciting world of SEO.

This roundup features SEO articles published on sites such as Buzzsumo, Ahrefs, SEMrush, Copyblogger, Moz, etc. and from writers, including Ron Dod, Susan Moeller, Sam Hurley, Tim Soulo, and more.

7 Best SEO Articles of the Month [March 2017]

1. 8 Modern Link Acquisition Tactics that Work [Search Engine Journal]

A comprehensive article by Ron Dod on modern link building tactics that you should use in the post-penguin era. I like how the author differentiates between link acquisition for big brands vs small brands. Insightful read if you want to look beyond common link building methods such as skyscraper or guestographic.

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2. What We Learned About “Long Tail” by Analyzing 1.4 Billion keywords [Ahrefs]

Tim Soulo of Ahrefs shares a bunch of cool insights that the company has got from studying 1.4 billion keywords.

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3. What You Missed at Content SEO London 2017 [Buzzsumo]

This article is a bit different from the ones we usually include in the roundup, as it’s an article which covers the key takeaways from Content SEO conference that took place in London last month.

In this post,  from Buzzsumo summarizes some of the key learnings from the experts at the event, including Jason A. Miller, global content marketing leader at LinkedIn, and Lukasz Zelezny, Growth Hacker and SEO consultant, as well as Dixon Jones of Majestic.

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4. How SEO can Improve your Affiliate Revenue [SEMrush]

João Aguiar reveals a few key SEO tactics to improve your affiliate revenue.

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5. 3 Strategic Ways to Get Links to Your Website [Copyblogger]

This article from Copyblogger is short, sweet, and to the point. Brian Clark, the CEO of Copyblogger, shares 3 simple, yet strategic techniques to acquire authoritative backlinks for your website.

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6. SEO Rankings Drop: A Step-by-Step Guide to Recovery [Moz]

Have you experienced a drop in your search rankings lately? Then this article is for you. In this comprehensive guide, Kristina Kledzik shares some constructive solutions to SEO rankings drop.

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7. Implement These 3 Superior Link Building Boosters in 2017 [Digital Current]

Last month sure had its share of quality link-building articles. This one is from Sam Hurley where he unveils 3 superior link building tactics to boost your website up Google’s rankings in 2017.

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So these were the SEO articles that caught our attention last month.

You can check out our very own SEO articles from the archives here.

Do you think we missed out on an SEO article which should be included in this list? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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  1. Thank you! I found some new resources for me. Gonna start reading it, seems interesting
    I can add to your list SerpStat blog. It’s also sort of seo agency blog I guess. But I find it informative and good-written


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