Archives: Marketing


The Real Secret to My Social Media Success

The other day I was recording a podcast episode with my co-host Eric Siu and he wanted to discuss something in particular. He wanted to talk about how I got to 62,000 Instagram followers in a very short period of time and without spending any money on ads or marketing. Eric is a great marketer • Read More »


The Ultimate List of Free SEO Tools

Who says you have to spend money to get more traffic? For today’s blog post, I thought it would be fun to break down all of the free SEO tools. Sure you may know of some, like Ubersuggest, but there are many more options than just my own tool. Now before I dive into the • Read More »


How I Beat Google’s Core Update by Changing the Game

Google released a major update. They typically don’t announce their updates, but you know when they do, it is going to be big. And that’s what happened with the most recent update that they announced. A lot of people saw their traffic drop. And of course, at the same time, people saw their traffic increase • Read More »


How I Ranked For 636,363 Keywords Using This Simple Hack

When I started doing SEO on NeilPatel.com I used this advanced formula to rank for 477,000 keywords. Over time, my traffic started to flatline and I wasn’t ranking for many more keywords, even though I was continually creating more content. But then I figured out a simple hack that took me from 477,000 keywords to • Read More »


Google’s New Link Building Guidelines

In case you missed it, Google has just changed up the rules for link building. It used to be that when people link to you, the link would either be a dofollow link or a nofollow link. Well, that’s now changed. They are now introducing 2 more link types that will affect SEOs. Now before • Read More »