3 Content Frameworks for Capturing High Converting Organic Traffic

3 Content Frameworks for Capturing High Converting Organic Traffic

A user in SEO Signals Lab asked, “What is the best way to get traffic with blogging?”

Below are my 3 favorite content frameworks for capturing high-converting organic traffic.

The focus here is high conversion.

Your average SEO is after the highest volume keywords.

But high-volume doesn’t mean high conversion. Volume doesn’t necessarily translate to sales. So, what does?

Writer writing optimized web content

These days, I pay more attention to user intent and commerciality. What is the user trying to do when they search for a keyword?

For example, if it’s to find pricing, you can be certain they’re considering buying.

These can be the highest-converting keywords you’ll ever rank for. They are also some of the easiest to rank for because of their long-tail nature.

Here are my 3 favorite content frameworks you can develop this kind of content within.

  • How-to posts. The most generic of them all, but they work because they give a very specific answer to a very specific question. These may do well in SERPs because of this.
  • Alternatives-to posts and lists. You can piggyback off of another company’s brand equity using this strategy. I see it a lot in SaaS and I’ve used it a little when developing services. I am kind of surprised smaller agencies don’t do this with the larger multimillion-dollar agencies that usually deliver a piss-poor experience.
  • Comparison posts. 10 years ago, I was still doing affiliate marketing. I realized the power of targeting brand and product keywords back then. Yet even to this day, this strategy is still effective. I would create targeting product keywords and brands. I could rank above sites like Amazon doing this and even sometimes the brand itself. I did it on this website too, like how I said Marketer’s Center was a great Yext alternative.

If you have any more ideas, please add to these.


  • Andrew David Scherer

    My name is Andrew David Scherer and I've been involved in digital marketing since 2006.. Feel free to contact me if you have questions about marketing your local clients online, I'm always happy to help and share what I know. I've built local businesses from 0 to 6 figures in sales. Leased, sold, and rented a handful of them. And I've had hundreds of them as clients. Marketer's Center gives digital marketing consultants the ability to easily scale their local marketing agencies in a way that isn't labor-intensive and still very profitable. If you want to get my "6 Month SEO Plan" please request a free reseller dashboard account here. You'll also be able to download a price list for all of the services we offer. You can connect with me via Facebook in our Local Marketing Freethinkers group, or via Twitter and Linkedin.

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