45 SEO Experts Share Their Most Effective Content Optimization Strategy

What really moves the needle in regards to keyword rankings and organic search traffic?

We’ve all seen the snake oil salesmen peddling their “weird trick” to obtain top rankings, only to quickly learn that you need to spend significant money for something you’re not sure will work.

How can you obtain a transparent, unbiased answer on what’s working right now without wasting your time and money?

To accomplish this, I reached out to 45 of the brightest minds in digital marketing to ask:

What, do you feel, is the single, most-effective content optimization strategy to boost search engine rankings?

Honestly, most people don’t want to share the goods when it comes to SEO tips that haven’t been beaten to death.

So, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the answers I received were jam-packed with valuable information that can get you to the first page both efficiently and systematically.

Take a look for yourself and let us know what you think in the comments below!

45 Content Optimization Tips from the Experts

Here’s a number of keyword ranking strategies from the people that rank content for a living.

What Content Optimization Strategies Work For You?

Now that you’ve seen the experts chime-in on how they optimize their articles, what do you think?

Here’s what I learned:

  • Tools like SurferSEO, Frase, and MarketMuse are in high-demand in today’s environment
  • It’s very important to develop topical relevance via topic clusters and interlinking
  • Take the time to learn what the reader wants and needs before you write a single word of content
  • Let data lead you. Don’t make assumptions.

Which strategies can be trusted and which can be ignored?

Let us know in the comments below!

Vincent D'Eletto

Vincent D'Eletto

Hey, I'm Vin. Founder and CEO of WordAgents.com. I create content that ranks really well on search engines for our clients. I'm also deeply involved with the SEO community; maintaining a portfolio of successful, profitable affiliate websites. You can find me playing guitar, drinking scotch, and hanging out with my German Shorthaired Pointer when I'm not working!