Apr 7 6:01pm
Google is ramping up its efforts to ensure ads do not appear alongside questionable YouTube videos.The post YouTube Channels With Under 10K Views Can No Longer Display Ads by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 7 2:48pm
For a short period of time, search engine Ask.com accidentally leaked private search query data for all to see.The post Ask.com Accidentally Leaks Private Search Query Data by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 7 2:21pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
When it comes to building an audience and brand for yourself, you have a lot of options. This is something online businesses, bloggers, and content creators have to struggle with all of the time — finding out which is the best method of content creation, outreach, and monetization for them? As the internet continues to […] The post How to Reach New Users and Monetize Web Push Notifications with ReachMobi appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Apr 7 1:41pm
Google has released new data which details its recent efforts to keep fake listings off Google Maps.The post Google Continues to Crack Down on Fake Google Maps Listings by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 7 12:52pm
Google is expanding its “Fact Check” tag to search results and news articles worldwide.The post Google Expands “Fact Check” Tag to Search Results and News Articles Worldwide by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 7 12:17pm Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
As an entrepreneur, you regularly overpower yourself with marketing materials, panning for elusive gold marketing nuggets that lead to success. Also, as a rule, this comes in the form of a book. However, there are such a variety of decisions and such a high immersion level, to the point that it’s in many cases difficult …...
Apr 7 8:15am Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
Getting to that stage where your chatbot is ready to be launched to the world is very exciting. That said, if your chatbot has not gone through the right testing stages, it could not get the attention you originally intended. Although platforms such as Chattypeople allow companies to make bots powered by artificial intelligence in …...
Apr 7 7:45am
Sean Dolan of PushFire joins Kelsey Jones to discuss the basics of remarketing, how it can be used in campaigns, what to test, and how to ensure its success.The post Why Aren’t You Using Remarketing Yet? [PODCAST] by @rinadianewrites appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 6 12:16pm
Social media listening has many benefits for companies. Monitoring what your customers say on social media can improve your products, sales, and marketing.The post 6 Ways You Can Use Social Listening Now by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 6 11:00am Matthew Woodward
Wikipedia is one of the biggest, oldest and most authoritative websites on the internet which makes Wikipedia backlinks one of the most powerful links on the planet. Honestly, it is hard to do a Google search for any term that doesn’t list Wikipedia in the top 10 nowadays. But are Wikipedia backlinks still as effective today as they used to be? Well let me tell you, they sure are! The site, the traffic and the authority isn’t going anywhere in the near future. So there is a lot to be gained from Wikipedia backlinks. And in this article I’m going ... The Fastest & Easiest Way To Get Wikipedia Backlinks was originally published on Matthew Woodward...
Apr 6 9:44am Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason
Understanding Facebook Ad Manager can seem really intimidating when you first open the application. After all, there are all these different tabs that are not well explained, and lots of terms being used with which you may not be familiar. In this episode, I break down the hierarchy of Facebook Ad campaigns and try to […] The post Understanding Facebook Ad Manager: Ad Campaigns [LNIM134] appeared first on Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason.
Apr 6 9:15am CharlesNgo.com
Ever since I was a kid I’ve been obsessed with studying success. If you were to ask the average person what separates the successful from the rest, what would you hear? You’ll hear explanations like: Luck Hard work Passion All those matter of course, but I’m not a fan of concepts I can’t see. How [...] The post How to Save Time Through Systems Thinking appeared first on CharlesNgo.com.
Apr 6 8:42am Adam Riemer Marketing, LLC.
I love my soon-to-be previous skin care cosmetics company. I swear by them (even though I’m giving them up) and if you’ve ever seen my bathroom, you know that’s true. Unfortunately they’ve lost me as a regular customer this month (after close to 10 years) because of one simple thing, their email strategy. When I wrote […] The post A FREE Multi-channel Email Marketing Strategy appeared first on Adam Riemer Marketing, LLC..
Apr 6 8:23am
You can find virtually anything on Google, and it appears that now includes reviews for Earth’s continents and oceans.The post Google Maps Now Lets You Review Continents and Oceans by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 5 11:05pm
A new Google survey reveals what today's teens think are the coolest brands.The post Google is Cooler Than Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook — According to Google Survey by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 5 10:43am PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com There was a lot of talk about the recent law passed by congress that would allow ISPs, mobile companies, and others to sell the private browser history of users to third party companies. While many people are still very upset with the actual law, ISPs and mobile carriers are making it clear that they have nothing to worry about from them (at least for now). Companies are quickly coming out with statements to assure their customers that they will not be selling any of this type of data. Gerard Lewis, who is Comcast’s Chief Privacy Officer, commented, “We do not Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Apr 5 10:38am PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com Google has officially launched their new Google Customer Reviews service, which is replacing the Google Trusted Stores that they shut down last month after a six year run. The program is set up to solicit reviews from people who have actually purchased different products, and get them to review their experience. Having the verification in place that the customer has actually made the purchase is important since without it, many brands would simply pay to have their products reviewed positively. Or worse, to have their competitors reviews reviewed poorly. In order to qualify for the program, an online store must Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Apr 5 7:20am
How many marketers are using chatbots on their websites? Find out what our Twitter community said for this #SEJSurveySays poll question.The post SEOs Not Hot on Website Chatbots? [POLL] by @rinadianewrites appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 5 2:43am Finch Sells
About a year ago, I stopped launching affiliate marketing campaigns. It was an easy decision, despite those campaigns being my primary source of income for the last decade. As was the decision to quit this blog. Well, as you can tell, I’m writing this. Shutting my cakehole wasn’t nearly as sustainable. Nevertheless, I thought I’d […]...
Apr 4 3:55pm
Google has launched a Mobile Sites certification program. Become an accredited mobile site developer.The post Now You Can Become a Google Certified Mobile Site Developer by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 4 3:44pm Affiliate Marketing Tips from Super Affiliate Zac Johnson
FinCon is one of the top conferences in the world when it comes to connecting financial brands, business, bloggers, and influencers all at one event. I had the pleasure of both attending and speaking at their latest conference in San Diego, CA last year. Not only was it a great conference for me to attend […] The post FinCon Masters – Where Top Financial Influencers Meet appeared first on Zac Johnson.
Apr 4 2:28pm
Google is retiring its Trusted Stores program while introducing a brand new way to gain customers’ confidence.The post Google Introduces Verified Customer Reviews, Retires Trusted Stores Program by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 4 12:33pm Affiliate Marketing Blog – Schaaf Partner Centric
In the U.S., women earn about 76 cents per dollar earned by men on average, but the causes of the gender pay gap are a bit more complicated. Here at Schaaf-PartnerCentric we are committed to doing our part to close the gender pay gap, which is why we have pledged our commitment to equal pay […] The post We Stand For Equal Pay appeared first on Schaaf Partner Centric.
Apr 4 12:01pm
How are content marketers measuring the success of the content they create? Organic traffic is the top metric of choice, according to a new survey.The post Content Marketers: Organic Traffic Is The Key Success Metric by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 4 12:00pm Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
While you can, without a doubt, learn a lot by searching the internet or reading a book, there is a lot more to gain from the many fantastic marketing minds who share their insight─especially on Twitter or their blog. There are an extraordinary number of individuals moving and shaking the current worldwide business environment. They’re …...
Apr 4 9:37am
LinkedIn has launched Lead Gen Forms. This new feature in Sponsored Content campaigns removes a huge barrier on mobile devices: filling out forms.The post New: LinkedIn Launches Lead Gen Forms by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 4 9:18am Shoemoney - Skills To Pay The Bills
Think your local business is just fine without being online? Think again! Discover why the most typical myths of offline businesses not being online, are actually quite the opposite.
Apr 4 8:38am
A marketer is only as good as the tools they have access to. Make sure your toolbox is chock-full of the best.The post Do You Have These Tools in Your Marketing Toolbox? by @JordanKasteler appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 4 7:43am
There’s a lot of very average content out there that’s published by companies that should know better. Behind this is often a perception that, if it ain’t broke, it don’t need fixing. My opinion is that given the potential ROI of the fix, the CFO might have a different view.The post 10 Things That Stop Companies From Publishing Winning Content by @gincollette appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 4 6:57am
Social media can be used to inspire, enrage, amuse or, of course, sell loads of stuff. Here we look at 10 great - and varied - social media campaigns.The post 10 Outstanding Social Media Campaigns You Need to See by @clarkboyd appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 3 12:03pm Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
Who has impacted you — Abraham Lincoln, Mohammed Ali, Thomas Jefferson, Michael Jordan, possibly Oprah Winfrey? As per an analysis overview made for Variety magazine last year, 8 out of 10 adolescent shoppers didn’t name famous people by any means, but instead, picked compelling YouTube stars, or Instagram start. Another review, this one directed by …...
Apr 3 11:20am
SMS message marketing, or text message marketing, is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. Texts are opened more frequently than emails!The post 6 Tips for Success in SMS Marketing by @seocompanymiami appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 3 8:14am Adam Riemer Marketing, LLC.
Marketplaces like Amazon can drive a ton of incremental sales, introduce your brand to new customers and help you hit profitable fast. They can be a stable source of sales if one of your channels gets wiped out and they can provide you with easier shipping options if you can’t negotiate good deals based on […] The post 7 Steps to Beat Marketplaces From Outranking Your Store appeared first on Adam Riemer Marketing, LLC..
Apr 3 6:13am
Rankings are the holy grail of every SEO professional. It's no wonder then when your site experiences a loss in rankings, you do everything possible to solve the problem. In this article, I will let you in on the process I implement to recover from an SEO rankings drop. Enjoy!The post How to Get Your SERPs Back After an SEO Rankings Drop by @grybniak appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Apr 2 6:35pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com At the beginning of the 20th Century John Wanamaker famously said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” Little has changed over the last 100 years. I firmly believe attribution is a people problem, not a technology problem. People tend to be averse to embracing attribution because they fear their efforts may not be the reason for a conversion. Not being able to trace your marketing endeavors back to successful campaigns is scary and may make individuals feel as though their jobs could be at stake. Rather than knowing the Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Apr 2 6:32pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com On March 28, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission released its 2016 Annual Highlights. The Highlights demonstrate the agency’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers and promote competition over the past calendar year. “2016 was a historic year for the FTC. We obtained almost $12 billion in redress for consumers, and took action in more than a dozen merger cases to preserve competition,” Acting Chairman Ohlhausen said. “The Commission’s enforcement, policy and consumer and business education work shows our strong commitment to protecting consumers and promoting competition and innovation.” The Highlights address various noteworthy legal actions across numerous sectors, including health care, Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Apr 1 7:36am
Instagram is a goldmine of sales waiting to be tapped. However, you still have to put in the effort to mine it; these 10 tips will help!The post 10 Tips to Increase Sales on Instagram by @TheBillWidmer appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 31 2:24pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com Unless you’re under a rock, you’ve probably read somewhere that fraud is really killing the online marketing industry. On a constant basis we are reminded that upwards of 50\% of all advertising is all fraudulent, and most video ads aren’t being by anyone except some kid in China being paid $.50 an hour to click on the videos. Even worse, bot traffic seems to be “sexy” now, with most companies refusing to do anything about it. With all this, agencies have asked that the online advertising industry take fraud more seriously, so that people get what they for, instead of Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 31 12:42pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com Apple has been the ‘king of the hill’ when it comes to most valuable brand for quite some time now, but according to the annual study conducted by Brand Finance, that is no longer the case. Google has overtaken Apple and now has the honor of being the most valuable brand in the world. This is not necessarily anything bad for Apple, as their value has continued to grow. It has just been a particularly strong year for Google, and as Android continues to see a lot of significant success, that is likely to continue. Of course, Apple’s 10th Anniversary Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 31 12:41pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com The new “2017 US Cross-Platform Future in Focus” report from comScore has recently been released, and it contains some interesting, though not necessarily surprising, information about how people are spending their digital time. The first thing that is to be noticed is that mobile devices now make up 69\% of the time that users are spending on media. Of the time people are spending on them, 60\% of spent on mobile apps. This is certainly no surprise, given what we see in the general behavior of people all around us. People are quickly moving away from desktops and toward more Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 31 12:30pm Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
The popularity of messaging apps is increasing rapidly day by day, and business owners can see themselves benefiting from this trend. Online networking applications offer a great deal of showcasing, and easier client communication methods open doors for entrepreneurs. Businesses can advertise their products and can also provide customer service to their clients through these chatbots. The …...
Mar 31 11:00am Matthew Woodward
What if I told you that in less than 60 seconds you can increase traffic to your website. And at the same time, build new backlinks without lifting a finger? Well: Today I am going to show you exactly how to do that! And best of all? This method is 100\% free! All you need to be able to do is copy and paste – it really is that simple. What You Will Learn How to increase traffic to your website free of charge How to build new backlinks automatically How to improve your content My personal results when I ... How To Increase Traffic To Your Website Free With This Sneaky Tip was originally published on Matthew Woodward...
Mar 31 7:18am
Famous futurist Elon Musk said artificial intelligence will eventually replace most jobs and that to stay relevant, humans must merge with machines in this AI age. Given that AI is the future, when will it take over SEO? Check out what our SEJ community had to say.The post 55\% Say AI Will Take Over SEO in Next 10 Years [SURVEY] by @rinadianewrites appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 31 6:23am
In this latest installment of #AskAnSEO, Jenny Halasz talks about index counts, Google Search Console's Fetch and Render tool, and more.The post #AskanSEO: Index Counts, Fetch and Render With Google by @jennyhalasz appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 31 5:01am
Whenever you reply to an individual or a group of Twitter users, the user names of those people won't subtract from your tweet's 140 character count.The post Twitter Unveils a New Look for Replies by @MrDannyGoodwin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 10:37pm
Google has released an update for its iOS app which takes further advantage of 3D touch controls. In addition, it now comes with a widget and Gboard.The post Google iPhone App Updated With New 3D Touch Controls by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 8:47pm
Has Bing one-upped Google with the release of an iMessage extension?The post Bing Releases an iMessage Extension, a Potential Google Allo Competitor by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 8:06pm
Bing has announced it will stop supporting monthly budgets for all Bing Ads entry points by April 30.The post Bing Ads Will Stop Supporting Monthly Budgets as of April 30 by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 7:25pm
Google has announced a series of new innovations which will improve how the search giant measures store visits in AdWords.The post Google Implementing New Innovations for Measuring Store Visits by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 4:58pm
Google AdWords has introduced three improvements to Dynamic Search Ads (DSA), which are said to make them more effective than ever.The post Google AdWords Rolls Out 3 Important Upgrades to Dynamic Search Ads by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 10:01am Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason
The other day, someone asked me to explain the Facebook pixel. Now I'm no Facebook advertising expert, but I'll never forget the first time I noticed that brands were “following me” from their websites back to Facebook. To be honest, it was a little creepy. It turns out that these brands were using a technology called […] The post What Is A Facebook Pixel [LNIM133] appeared first on Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason.
Mar 30 9:00am CharlesNgo.com
I’ve always hated people who are hunting for shortcuts. No one has any patience these days, and everyone wants to be an overnight success. Because of this mindset, everyone’s always looking for a magic bullet, shortcut, or hack (And savvy marketers can take advantage of this). Think about what happens when someone wants to lose [...] The post 6 Smartcuts To Achieve Exponential Growth appeared first on CharlesNgo.com.
Mar 30 8:41am
Tired of getting poor ROI from your email marketing campaigns? Make sure you're not making these seven email marketing mistakes.The post 7 Ways You Screw Up Your Email Marketing by @reshurathi appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 7:27am
A step-by-step process for identifying your most popular older blog posts, and then updating those posts to help grow organic traffic to your site.The post Increasing SEO Traffic by Updating and “Thickening” Your Old Blog Posts by @tomdemers appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 30 6:12am
How much is a number one ranking in Google worth to your business? In this article, Mark Daoust explores how much value top rankings in Google add to the overall value of your online business if you choose to sell it.The post What’s The Value of a Top Search Ranking in Google? by @markdaoust appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mar 29 11:10pm Justin Woitena
Did you know that a Google search for blogging tools results in over 30 million results? 30,000,000!!! That’s insane but the reality is bloggers are always looking for tools and software to make them more efficient and get them back to living their life. I can remember a time when I spent as much as […]...
Mar 29 8:52pm Rosalind Gardner's IM Tips
I get pitched several times a day, every day, by writers and SEO ‘specialists’ who want to “help me improve the visibility” of my various blogs. Granted, with thousands of visitors per day, I wasn’t aware that my blogs had a problem with visibility, but OK, I’ll bite to see what they are offering.:-) Sadly […] The post 7 Reasons I Ditched Your Pitch appeared first on RosalindGardner.com.
Mar 29 1:42pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com The Guardian is not happy: they say that Rubicon Project has been pocketing money for a while in extra fees when buying inventory from the Publisher. According to Digiday, this lawsuit is part of a larger attack by the Guardian paper into investigations into the growing problem of programmatic inventory buying, which often doesn’t work as advertised nor pay out as advertised. According to studies by the Guardian, they found they were only getting about 30\% of the actual money being spent on advertising: for every dollar an advertiser spent, they only got about 30 cents themselves. This is unusually Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 29 1:24pm PACEDm.com
PACEDm.com Two major advertisers, Telstra and Tourism Australia have become the latest organisations to join the YouTube boycott after it was discovered they refused to remove terrorist videos and worse, sent checks to possibly support ISIS. They join a growing number of large organizations across the world, including Holden, Kia, McDonald’s, Pepsi, Starbucks, Vodafone, Johnson & Johnson, Wal-Mart, Audi, Jaguar, GlaxoSmithKline, AT&T, the UK government to pull the brakes on YouTube advertising due to concerns about brand safety Several companies have found their ads unwittingly placed alongside videos posted by terrorist sympathisers, far right nationalist groups and other undesirable content. Some Brought to you by Pace Lattin...
Mar 29 12:30pm Murray Newlands - Marketing Blog
Wow, what a great year! More than 35,000 bots have been built since Facebook Messenger opened its platform to bot developers last year. Thousands more are probably being designed by inspired teams across the globe as you read this article. There’s no doubt that bots will continue to be huge. Imagine companies being able to …...