This is the 21st post in the series which shares all of my favourite internet marketing posts from the past month.
There is an awful lot of junk to sort through every month so here are the best bits according to me!
The Best Posts Of August 2014
August has been a busy month for content with announcements from Google and some great actionable tips & advice.
There is everything from social media advice all the way through to some sneaky tricks you can use with Google Analytics to get more traffic.
SEO & Link Building
Google announced the top 10 search milestones from the past year although none them have anything to do with combating blackhat SEO tools.
They also announced they would give ranking boosts to sites that use SSL but be careful because it can hurt your rankings as well.
There is an updated version of the beginners guide to link building available and some great advice to protect against negative SEO attacks.
AJ Kohn goes big taking a detailed look at rich snippets and how they are used in the algorithm.
Blogging & Content
If you want to start your blogging career get inspired with these 6 figure bloggers but don’t forget this guy.
Getting content ideas for your blog can be difficult but you can use this guide then just make sure you have an awesome headline.
It is worth spending extra time on creating a 2,000 word post though – longer content provides much better ROI all-round.
Once your content is ready you can use these awesome promotion strategies in combination with these free tools.
Once you have created your Facebook page you need to know how to promote it but first make sure you know how to create the perfect post.
With Facebook taken care of you can take advantage of these Twitter tactics and then move onto the Pinterest for business guide.
Regardless of which social network your using, you can beat the competition with this little trick and make some awesome shareable images.
Analytics, Email & Traffic
Learn how to use Google Analytics to track all of the things!
Did you know you could also use Google Analyics to increase traffic to your site which works great with my custom profile.
Google has made it easier than ever to unsubscribe from emails so make sure your adding value with your email marketing campaign strategy!
Last but not least Jim Carey tells us why you shouldn’t fear failure which means you have nothing to lose by trying.
Last month I featured a video by Gary Vaynerchuk so here is another one.
He had $30,000 in cash under his bed when he was 14 and he wasn’t selling drugs.
Listen to what he has to say.