What are the characteristics of a high-performing organic web page? How would you measure it? What are the things that get it shared? In his Ungagged Conference presentation “Increasing Your Content IQ” Jordan Koene gives us three strategies for SEO Content that pulls backlinks and organic visitors to the page, the relevant engaged kind of […]
When you’re building a blog to bring traffic to your site, it’s the organic search traffic that makes or breaks your efforts. A blog post is an SEO landing page. It draws visitors through the graces of the search engines. SEO landing pages are challenging, primarily because it takes time to see which of them […]
We just finished a webinar that was, for me, one of the most fascinating I’ve participated in. The reason is that Jim McKinley of 360Partners brought in some very interesting data on the relationship between PPC and CRO. You know how data gets me excited. We also got some good questions that I’ll answer in […]
Will CRO agencies adopt SEM, or will SEM agencies integrate CRO? The perfect storm of online business, the peanut butter and jelly, the gin and tonic, the Abbot and Costello will be SEM and CRO. The reason is that the conversion rate of any business is calculated by dividing transactions (leads, sales or calls) by […]
Google keeps messing with us. As soon as we thought we had Panda down, they introduced Penguin. Frankly, we weren’t too excited about the learning curve on that one. Then they threw an invisibility cloak over keywords used in Google searches, which made it even harder to figure out how people were finding us. And […]
Marketing Batteries: These are powerful online devices that can actually store attention. Marketing batteries get charged up on the attention that you pay for by running ads, by investing in SEO, by doing press releases, by blogging, by creating webinars. All you have to do is tap into them after they are charged. Customer Batteries […]
Properly tagged with Open Graph meta tags, you can get a thumbnail of your video onto search pages and have more visual impact than the top listings.
Here are five ways companies use conversion, search, and testing make winning look easy online.
Google keeps tweaking its search algorithms to help them send the right customers to your site. Increase your conversion rate by thinking like a blogcano.
Guest writer Susan Lahey tells the story of the surprise she got when she installed Google Analytics on her site.
PPC Help: Improving your Landing Page | Trada Sep 28, 2011 08:39 pm I’ll say it again: If your SEM company isn’t INSISTING on helping you with landing pages; if they are satisfied to pick any page on your site as a destination for your expensive PPC marketing; then you are being taken to the […]
The common wisdom among social media marketers is “put links to your social media everywhere.” As it turns out, this can hurt your online sales conversion rate.
Every site has one visitor in common: Googlebot. Googlebot is an unusual visitor that few of us understand. So how do we get copywriters, designers, developers and marketers to configure their site for this powerful king-maker visitor? The same way we do this for our human visitors: We personify them.
Here is a guide to how your blog can draw qualified traffic to your website via search, social media and email.
Search engine optimization (SEO) helps with online sales conversion by telling the search engines what your Web site is about, so that people who are looking for things you offer find you and everyone else goes somewhere else.
A Visual Live Blog of Andy Beal at PubCon Masters Training on Reputation Management. Notes taken by Brian Massey.
I love to watch Social Media Ninja Giovanni Gallucci present. He imparted a great deal of info on the intersection of social media and search to the audience at the Innotech PDX 2010 eMarketing Summit last week. If you weren’t there, you can enjoy it through the lense of my pen. Here is the visual […]
You wouldn’t play tennis without a racquet, would you? The machine hurtled fuzzy green balls at me with a “fwoom, fwoom” sound every 10 seconds or so. I dodged most of them, but occasionally got pegged in the chest, stomach, or some place worse. “Fwoom, fwoom.” I was on the court. I was dressed in […]
This is a guest post by Brian Combs of ionadas local. A Local SEO Horror Story About eighteen months ago, the SEO agency of which I was then a member was hired by a company in the travel industry. Their websites were seeing a 20% drop in traffic from Google. Even more worrisome was the […]