Mar 12 8:28am
Learn how to use social media to spark real growth in your online sales using some personal insights of the author and a healthy dose of advice from the experts.The post 11 Tips to Improve Your Online Store Sales via Social Media by @ab80 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 12 6:55am Aff Playbook.com
It seems like every other month there’s a new hot traffic source grabbing all the attention. When that happens some other traffic source out there inevitably gets labeled as ‘dying’. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard new members to AFF Playbook ask, “Does PPV still work?” They tell us that the word […]...
Mar 11 8:06am
Crafting something your audience will enjoy and want more of may seem like trying to be heard in the back row of a rock concert, but there are ways to stand out above the rest. Use the proven guidelines in this post to increase content engagement on your blog and build a powerful reader base.The post 18 Proven Ways to Increase Content Engagement on Your Blog by @vpkoshy appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 10 2:46pm Affiliate Marketing Blog – Schaaf Partner Centric
We all know there’s fraud out there – in fact, it’s a huge buzzword in digital marketing right now. Truly, it is crucial that all affiliate marketers monitor the quality of their traffic and converters. Picture this: You are an e-commerce jewelry company. Your affiliate program is skyrocketing, revenue is strong and everyone is happy. […] The post Controlling for Quality: How Schaaf-PartnerCentric Avoids Affiliate Marketing’s Bad Rep appeared first on Schaaf Partner Centric.
Mar 10 1:56pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
Web design is one of the most important components of having a successful website and online business. This is now even more important, due to more people accessing the internet through a wide variation of devices like desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. While WordPress is one of the most used CMS platforms on the […] The post 10 Web Design and UX Trends to Boost Conversions in 2017 appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Mar 10 1:02pm Justin Woitena
Remember Your Dreams Have you let go of your dreams believing that they will never come true? It’s easy to let past mistakes, discouragement, and low self esteem to bury our dreams and get stuck right where you are. But that’s not where you want to be so why settle? We only have one life […]...
Mar 10 11:35am PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com Snapchat has been all over the news lately thanks to their hugely successful IPO. This coverage is undoubtedly attracting a lot of new advertisers to the platform, but they might be surprised to see where their ads are showing up. Snapchat really got its start as a place where young people could engage in sexting activities and other ‘mature’ things. While the app is now used for many other things, there are still many porn stars and perverts that use it on a regular basis. Since the algorithms match up the ads with the user and not necessarily with the Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 10 11:31am PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com When asking marketers what types of issues the industry is facing, there are going to be a lot of answers. Two answers, however, will quickly begin to be seen far more often than any of the others. Viewability and fraud. Whether you’re talking to people just getting into the digital marketing game, or industry leaders, the answers are going to be the same. An article from DigiDay looked at what many people throughout the industry were saying, and why. Unilever UK marketing and digital director Alex Tait, for example, said, “One of the ways we can evolve is to ensure Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 10 9:00am Rosalind Gardner's IM Tips
I asked readers if they could spot the problem with a Clickbank product for which I’d received an affiliate whitelist invitation in my “Clickbank Whitelist Invitation: Can You Spot the Problem?” post. Everyone was asked to leave a comment on the article if they saw an issue with the product mentioned. Boy, you folks are […] The post Clickbank Product: Was the Problem Solved? appeared first on RosalindGardner.com.
Mar 10 7:45am
Kelsey Jones and Raven Tools co-founder Jon Henshaw talk about why page speed affects SEO, the pros and cons of AMP, and how a mobile-first index ties into putting the user first when it comes to the search and website experience.The post “Why Page Speed is So Important to SEO” via Jon Henshaw [PODCAST] by @rinadianewrites appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 10 6:26am
Google's Keyword Planner, the primary source of search volume supplies the numbers come in rounded off ranges as text strings not usable it Excel computations. Use the Excel formulas here to convert the text into usable numbers.The post 3 Excel Formulas for Google’s Keyword Planner Search Volume Numbers by @benjarriola appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 9 12:41pm
Google's Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller reminds everyone we make changes almost every day. The post Google’s John Mueller Reminds: “We Make Changes Almost Every Day” by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 9 9:00am CharlesNgo.com
Sir Richard Branson was wildly successful with his record company, Virgin Records. After going on so many horrible flights, he had the idea to start an airline. He could create an airline that’s fun, hip, and high quality. The reaction from his board of directors wasn’t too positive… Starting an airline sounds kinda high risk [...] The post Risk Management vs Risk Avoidance: How To Protect Your Downside appeared first on CharlesNgo.com.
Mar 9 7:04am Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason
Really big Amazon affiliate commission changes a few weeks ago may have a dramatic impact on your paychecks coming from the big online retailer. Learn all about what changed, why I think Amazon is making the change, and what you can to if you are impacted. Show Notes Coming soon! In the episode, I mention the […] The post Amazon Affiliate Commission Changes: How Will They Impact Your Business? [LNIM130] appeared first on Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason.
Mar 9 6:49am
A 360 degree company video is now emerging as a new video format that gives your viewers a total virtual experience that is unique. Learn more here.The post How to Strategize and Execute a 360-Degree Company Video by @seocompanymiami appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 8 5:44pm
Google announced a series of updates to click-to-call ads this week, including a new design, new reporting capabilities, and account-level call extensions.The post Google AdWords Introduces Account-Level Call Extensions, & More Click-to-Call Updates by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 8 5:42pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
On the internet, content and traffic is everything. Most people have one or the other… but in some cases, you will come across a website or brand that simply can’t get enough of either. In this case, it’s all about RevContent and the massive native advertising and content recommendation network they currently have in place. […] The post Revcontent is the King of Native Advertising and Site Monetization appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Mar 8 5:30pm
Pinterest is bringing visual search to its Chrome browser extension. The new feature lets you select objects in images to see related images from Pinterest.The post Visual Search Comes to Pinterest Browser Extension by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 8 4:06pm
A new add-on for Google Docs allows multiple content creators to write, edit, and collaborate in real-time — then easily save as a blog post in WordPress.The post WordPress for Google Docs Lets Multiple Users Collaborate on Content in Real-Time by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 8 1:19pm
To celebrate International Women's Day this March, here's a list of the top 50 women in marketing to follow (in no particular order - add your own suggestions to the comments!).The post 50 Incredible Women in Marketing to Follow by @JuliaEMcCoy appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 8 9:02am Justin Woitena
The popular Discovery channel hit, Alaskan Bush People has a lot of people asking whether or not the show is real or fake. To be honest, I can’t say whether or not it is real but what I can say is there is plenty of evidence that suggests the show is not what it seems […]...
Mar 8 7:48am
Changing the direction of your company’s content and communications strategy is never an easy thing. In this article, you’ll find out how a large, well-known brand was able to shift its mindset and culture to ensure the messaging and content was more meaningful, and began to resonate with its target audiences.The post How Oracle Got Its (Content) Groove Back by @chris\_hart appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 7 9:17pm
The Google App for both iOS and Android has begun displaying “Trending News” cards along with “Related stories” carousels.The post Google App Showing Trending News Cards on iOS and Android by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 7 7:25pm Rosalind Gardner's IM Tips
I asked readers if they could spot the problem with a Clickbank product for which I’d received an affiliate whitelist invitation in my “Clickbank Whitelist Invitation: Can You Spot the Problem?” post and asked everyone to leave a comment on the article if they saw an issue with the product mentioned. Boy, you folks are […] The post Clickbank Product: Problem Solved? appeared first on RosalindGardner.com.
Mar 7 7:04pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
Guest blogging on industry sites is a good way to raise visibility. You have a chance to show off your expertise, position yourself as a subject-matter expert and potentially raise page hits for your own site or business. This is something I’ve personally been doing for years now and I even wrote my own expert […] The post Guest Blogging: 11 Ways to Make a Solid First Impression When Reaching Out appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Mar 7 12:26pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com P&G is the largest advertiser in the world, sinking millions of dollars into virtually every ad medium available. Needless to say, when they talk about their intentions with any type of ads, the industry listens. When Chief Brand Officer Marc Prichard commented about digital advertising saying that they do not, “want to waste time and money on a crappy media supply chain” the digital industry better have cringed. He went on to talk about how the industry largely lacks any type of standard definitions for key performance metrics, there is far too little transparency, most providers don’t do the necessary Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 7 8:57am
SSL certificates come in many different styles and flavors. Here’s a complete breakdown (minus the jargon).The post What Type of SSL Certificate Does Your Website Need? by @bsmarketer appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 7 6:44am
The results are finally in! Here are some key findings from Search Engine Journal's Annual Report on the 2017 State of Digital Marketing. Let's take a closer look at how the digital marketing industry is changing — and how it remains the same.The post SEJ Annual Report: State of Digital Marketing 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC + PDF] by @rinadianewrites appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 6 8:41pm Rosalind Gardner's IM Tips
A few days ago, I received a Clickbank Whitelist invitation with the subject line, “You’ve Been Added to a ClickBank Affiliate Whitelist”. Receiving a Clickbank whitelist invitation to promote a Clickbank vendor’s product means that the vendor doesn’t allow just anyone to promote their product. They’ve searched through successful affiliates on Clickbank and deliberately picked […] The post Clickbank Whitelist Invitation: Can You Spot the Problem? appeared first on RosalindGardner.com.
Mar 6 5:43pm
Facebook's tool to combat fake news is here. The social network is adding a red warning sign whenever users share disputed content.The post Facebook Adds Disputed Alert to Fight Fake News by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 6 5:29pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com YouTube is clearly the biggest player when it comes to online video, but just how big is it? Many people have talked about other platforms such as Netflix and Facebook video starting to become real competitors, but is that the case? According to an announcement from YouTube this week, viewers are consuming almost as much YouTube content as they are regular TV! According to their information, YouTube streams out more than 1 billion hours of video per day, which is just slightly less than the 1.25 billion hours of TV that viewers consume, according to Nielsen. Interestingly, the amount of Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 6 4:47pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
It’s crazy to think about the world of affiliate marketing and how it quickly became a multi-billion dollar industry out of nowhere. We can probably thank Amazon.com and the launch of their associate’s program back in the late 90s for introducing the concept ofg affiliate marketing to so many individuals, brands, and businesses looking to […] The post Moscow Affiliate Conference 2017 – Who, What, Where and When appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Mar 6 4:41pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com One of the lesser known punishments that many sex offenders face is the restriction on what websites they are permitted to view. In many states, anyone convicted of certain types of sex crimes must stop visiting social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. The logic behind this is that there are so many potential victims, especially children, on these sites and it is easy too get to them in many cases. A case that is likely to be heard and decided on by the US Supreme Court sometime this session, however, may change that. Attorneys are attempting to argue Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 6 3:23pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com Facebook is once again looking to boost revenue by adding additional ad spots to their already crowded lineup of ad options. This new spot will only apply to live broadcasters, and even then only those who are getting 300 or more concurrent viewers. At this point this is still in testing and applies to only non-live videos (replays). After four minutes of the video, the ad will break in for 20 seconds, before it continues to complete the replay. The testing is being conducted with just a few publishers at this point, but assuming everything goes according to plan, it Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 6 9:01am
If your business needs to drive traffic on a small marketing budget then this guide is for you. Check out the proven steps to grow your business on a budget!The post 3 Simple Ways to Build a Winning SEO Strategy on a Shoestring Budget by @CJGiarratana appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 6 6:51am
The vast majority of Facebook ads fail spectacularly, but split testing changes everything. Read on to learn how to split test for successful campaigns.The post 5 Tips For Running Effective Facebook Ads Split Testing Campaigns by @IAmAaronAgius appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 6 12:47am Aff Playbook.com
Choosing a niche is a vital part of almost anything you do in affiliate marketing. It’s one of those things that sounds easy, but can prove quite challenging. How do you know what makes a good niche? How do you know if there is any money to be made in that niche? With these questions […]...
Mar 5 8:38am
Google Analytics is the unchallenged champion of the online data game, but it can’t do everything. To get the full picture, you have to combine it with other tools and services. Here’s where to look to bridge the gap between Google Can and Google Can’t.The post What Google Analytics Can’t Tell You… by @IAmAaronAgius appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 4 8:05am
Are you making use of Multi-Channel Funnel (MCF) reports in Google Analytics? Ben Wood offers advice on how to use them to gain deeper insights on your traffic.The post Taking a Deeper Look at Conversion Paths in Google Analytics by @iambenwood appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 6:57pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
Have you had the chance to look at the backlinks for #1 ranked content pages across diverse industries? Well, it’s easier said than done. It’s a lot of hard work. However, we chose eCommerce and decided to check thousands of links that point to Shopify (the blog). Here’s what we found: What we found amazed […] The post Case Study: How Shopify Uses White Hat SEO Tactics To Get Customers appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Mar 3 6:41pm
In the latest version of Google Allo users can call upon Google Assistant with a single tap.The post Google Brings One-Tap Google Assistant Access to its Allo Chat App by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 5:49pm
Bing is honoring what is said to be its most requested Bing Ads feature with the release of Bing Ads Editor for Mac.The post Bing Ads Editor Now Available for Mac Users by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 3:51pm
Beware the Ides of March. In case this is all Greek to you, it won’t soothe you to hear me say that DMOZ – the open directory project – the noblest directory of them all – once king of directories and championed by Google- will cease to exist mid-March. While some SEOs are taking this announcement as a final stab in the back from Google, others welcome it as a long overdue succession of SEO strategy. The death of DMOZ brings with it the end of an era of SEO. As SEOs we are sometimes masters of our own fate […]The post The End of DMOZ and the Evolution of SEO by @RyanJones appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 3:29pm
Trying to decide between Google AdWords and Facebook Ads to promote your organization? Learn about the different factors to consider when making this decision to increase the chances of making the right choice!The post Which Is Better: Facebook Advertising or Google AdWords? by @PPCJoeC appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 3:21pm Luke Kling
On November 16, 2016, I published my first article on a brand new blog for my business, FPTraffic. FPTraffic is a Facebook Page management tool I launched over 3 years ago. The tool has been pretty successful despite the fact that I have hardly done any marketing for it outside of my initial launch emails and Continue Reading The post The First 100 Days After Launching a Blog for My Business appeared first on Luke Kling.
Mar 3 2:43pm Affiliate Marketing Blog – Schaaf Partner Centric
We are thrilled to announce that we are now managing the Lighting by Gregory affiliate program! Lighting By Gregory, an LBG Enterprises LLC Company, is the nation’s premier distributor of designer lighting and fans. With decades of experience at hand, their in-house lighting consultants are equipped to deal with even the largest projects. Featuring brands like […] The post Lighting By Gregory Joins the Schaaf-PartnerCentric Family appeared first on Schaaf Partner Centric.
Mar 3 2:26pm
It has been confirmed that Google AdWords price extensions are now eligible to be shown on all devices.The post Google AdWords Price Extensions to be Shown on All Devices by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 7:26am
Don't ruin your digital marketing campaign by neglecting your website. Here are some easy ways you can improve your website's user experience and convert even more salesThe post Reviving Your Zombie Website: Revamp Your Pages for Better User Experience by @nathanhchan appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 3 6:30am
Social media has become indispensable for reputation management as far as brands are concerned. However, when managing their accounts, it is possible for brands to make mistakes. Sometimes crucial mistakes can be hard to correct, but some of these tips will help you handle the issue in a better way, in turn, helping you to mitigate social media blunders.The post How to Recover From a Big Social Media Blunder by @denharsh appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 2 11:47am
Twitter has introduced some new features that will let you filter out more notifications and content you don't want to see. Here's what's new.The post Twitter Adds New Filters to Mute Content, Notifications by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 2 11:22am Matthew Woodward
This is the 53rd income report as part of the zero backlink experiment. Every month I will publish a post like this one that shows you how this blog is progressing and everything I have done across the month to get it there. These reports will help me track my own progress while teaching you what to do and more importantly what not to do. ATTENTION: Learn My Secrets With Instant Access To The Income Report Archive What I Have Done In February I’ve spent the last few weeks visiting friends and family in the UK along with a trip ... Monthly Income, Growth & Traffic Report – February 2017 was originally published on Matthew Woodward...
Mar 2 10:59am
Do you really need rich snippets? Only if you want to be found, stand out, and convert. And the best part? It’s much easier than you think it is. Find out why you need them and how to get started today.The post Why You Need Rich Snippets in Your Life by @IAmAaronAgius appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 2 9:45am Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason
When things are hard, it’s natural to look for a forumula. When it comes to copywriting, the best copywriting formula is Ray Edward’s PASTOR Method. This is the formula that Ray Teaches in his famous Copywriting Academy course, and is an excellent framework for writing great copy. In this episode, I teach you the six […] The post The Best Copywriting Formula: Using the PASTOR Method to Make More Sales [LNIM129] appeared first on Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason.
Mar 2 8:30am
Technology can have you rock your sales pitch -- especially in the social space. Here are three ways you can own your competitors.The post 3 Ways Tech Can Help You Hack Social Selling by @tamar appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 2 6:30am
What's the real impact of machine learning on SEO? Is RankBrain and other machine learning elements within Google's core algorithm increasingly rewarding pages with high user engagement? Is machine learning essentially Google's Unicorn Detector?Find out if dwell time really matters for SEO in this post by Larry Kim.The post Dwell Time: Does It Affect SEO? [DATA] by @LarryKim appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 1 12:31pm Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
I often get asked what I recommend for invoicing clients. There are a ton of offerings. All things considered, you could do it the old-fashioned way and use one of those receipt formats that Word and Pages offer (do individuals truly use those?) Yet, you’re likely utilizing, or need to utilize, programming that is worked …...
Mar 1 11:42am
Facebook's algorithm is now rewarding posts that get more Reactions – whether it's Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, or Angry – with greater News Feed visibility.The post Facebook Reactions Now More Important Than Likes by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 1 11:06am Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
Registering a domain name for the first time can be one of the most exciting things you do when starting a new website or business on the internet. For many of us, registering a new domain name is nothing new, and it to some it might actually seem quite tedious. However, I still get excited […] The post Domain Registration Tips: 7 Things to Know Before You Buy appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Mar 1 8:14am
Part of the Analytics Suite, Google’s Data Studio is looking to provide a better solution to reporting for businesses small and large. Beta access to Data Studio is free and allows users to create up to five custom reports with unlimited editing and sharing capabilities.The post The Beginner’s Guide to Google Data Studio by @tthursb appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 1 6:24am
Understanding seasonal trends when doing your keyword research can help you plan and create a consistent and sustainable content strategy.The post How to Optimize for Seasonal Keywords by @sllewuy appeared first on Search Engine Journal.