Feb 21 11:58am Revisitors Blog
A comprehensive marketing strategy is smart for any business. Chances are you have heard about businesses blogging or maybe you’ve even tried your hand at it. Blogging can drive traffic and attract new customers if it’s done correctly. Otherwise, it can be frustrating and seem pointless. Here’s our step-by-step guide to running a successful blog. [...]Read Full Entry...
Feb 21 11:21am Blog – Neil Patel
When I first started my blog, I didn’t have to worry about mobile search optimization. Heck, mobile search wasn’t even a thing! Back then, people had flip phones! Remember those? My first blog articles were hitting the web in 2007, a whopping two years before smartphones dominated the market. Obviously, very few (if any) of […]...
Feb 21 11:06am MailChimp Email Marketing Blog
A few weeks ago, we introduced Facebook Ad Campaigns in MailChimp, a smart, powerful tool that can help you reach new audiences, grow your business, and make more money. Today, we’re going to highlight some of the tips, best practices, and strategies that you’ll need to help you get the most out of Facebook ad campaigns.
Feb 21 9:44am The SEM Post
If you have a recipe site and aren’t already testing out AMP, you might want to consider testing it sooner rather than later. Google is displaying AMP recipes in the mobile search results both in regular card style formats as well as the much talked about AMP carousel style too. Google first announced AMP recipes […] The post Google AMP Recipe Carousels Live in Search Results appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 21 9:09am The SEM Post
The holiday season has passed. The first major holiday of the year (Valentine’s Day) is in the rear-view mirror. PPC advertisers can finally catch a break. Well, that is unless you’re in the travel industry! Now is the time to begin preparing for the many families who are already searching for vacation round 2. With […] The post Travel PPC: 3 Ways to Inspire Family Travel Planners to Buy Your Vacation appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 21 8:51am Search Engine Watch
Consumers are inundated with media competing for their attention, and consumers’ trust for brands is lower than it’s ever been. This makes establishing trust with your audience harder and more important than ever.
Feb 21 7:45am The SEM Post
Bing is now showing carousels for their Product Ads in the Bing search results, following Google’s change last year to begin showing carousels in their Product Listing Ads. The new Bing carousels are showing up for a variety of searches, and most seem to have switched over to the new carousel style. But there does […] The post Bing Ads Begins Showing Product Ads Carousels in Search Results appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 21 6:41am Ask Aaron Lee
Sawasdee krab. That’s hello in Thai. At the moment, I’m in a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand writing this. I love Bangkok. I feel in love with Bangkok when I was first here five years ago. Bangkok is the perfect mix of old and new, ancient and modern, crazy and beautiful. It’s a sensory adventure that […]...
Feb 21 6:16am SEO Hacker Blog - Internet Marketing in the Philippines
Google has been doing their best to fight the outbreak of fake news. In line with this, Google with the cooperation of the other ‘big’ Search companies is nearing the completion of an agreement that aims to implement anti-piracy measures for search results. The code is essentially a means to purge the presence of links […]...
Feb 20 10:08am Blog – Builtvisible
Change Overload A lot is made of the vast amount of data and rapid innovation in the digital marketing space, but to what extent is that a good thing, or even useful? After all, between ad fraud, metrics with issues, unusable data and analytics issues we’ve conspired to make marketing needlessly complex, whilst at the […] The post Organic Digital Marketing Principles appeared first on Builtvisible.
Feb 20 10:00am Distilled
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Feb 20 9:00am HigherVisibility
As a search marketing agency, a lot of our clients come to us seeking paid search services. Many clients want these services firstly because they know or have heard that it works, and secondly because there’s a “product” they can actually see (as opposed to SEO practices, which take time and can’t always be seen […]...
Feb 20 8:59am Search Engine Watch
Growth marketing enables marketers to explore how sales and customer success can still be part of their marketing strategy. Here's how a business can benefit from the latest tactics in growth marketing.
Feb 20 3:04am Stone Temple Consulting – Digital Marketing Excellence
It’s one thing to get an influencer to mention your brand or product. But an even bigger win would be getting them to create content for you, putting their name and reputation on your own site. But how could you ever make that happen? In this video, Mark and Eric explain why getting an influencer... Read More >...
Feb 19 11:00am Blog – Neil Patel
Three weeks ago, I was hanging with my friend, a restaurateur in Las Vegas. He’s opened four successful restaurants and knows a thing or two about the business. Not only is he an insanely good chef, but he’s also a decent marketer! “How’s your new restaurant coming?” I asked him. I was interested, because the […]...
Feb 18 11:17am Blog – Neil Patel
By now, most SEOs are pretty good at mobile SEO. Mobile SEO has been around for a while. We’ve heard the same things about mobile first design, accelerated mobile pages, and mobile-friendly user interfaces. Even though this is all true, I still see people making mistakes. Big ones. This happened recently. I was helping out […]...
Feb 17 2:47pm Powered by Search
Sometimes, you’re lucky enough to meet people who inspire you to do more. That’s what happened when I met the people from Furniture Bank. Powered By Search encourages its team to get involved with charities. So a few of us started looking for a charity who needed help with their website or social media. And […]...
Feb 17 10:54am The SEM Post
Want another way to get your content noticed in the search results? It might be a reason to dust off your brand Google Posts to do so, as Google is showing animated GIFs within the brand carousels in the search results. When you add an animated GIF in your Google Posts, when Google pulls those […] The post Google Showing Animated GIFs in Search Results via Google Posts appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 17 9:50am HigherVisibility
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March of 2012 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Whether you’re going to hire someone to run your SEO campaign or you’re going to take a stab at it on your own, there are certain skills that help the optimization process happen smoothly. The skill […]...
Feb 17 8:50am Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog
The SEO world has more acronyms than you can shake a well-optimized stick at, and our communities are talking about some of the biggest ones this week. On Cre8asiteforums, we’ll talk about social media and compassion, Amazon’s strange new .bot TLD, and lending a hand to an old friend. From WebmasterWorld, we have stories about vanishing image search traffic and the difficulties involved with switching from HTTP to HTTPS. Then... [Read More...] The post PBNs, HTTPS, and Other Acronyms: Weekly Forum Update appeared first on Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog.
Feb 16 2:17pm Blog – iPullRank
Many view the developer position as one that requires an incredible amount of knowledge and memory retention. These are great skills for any developer to have, but not two that... The post Learning New Tech on the Fly appeared first on iPullRank.
Feb 16 11:46am Search Engine Watch
Pinterest made a clear declaration of intent last week with the announcement that Li Fan, Google’s former head of image search, has joined the photo sharing site as Head of Engineering.
Feb 16 10:57am Blog – Neil Patel
Recently I wrote an blog post on black hat SEO. The comments exploded. At the time of writing, the black hat post had 162 comments. The article didn’t even do that great from a social media sharing perspective. Even without big time sharing, things were heating up in the comments (in a good way). People were writing […]...
Feb 16 10:04am MailChimp Email Marketing Blog
Kasey Wiese knows that belts are often one of the most overlooked fashion accessories on the market. It can be tough, she admits, to get people excited about an accessory that is “never really seen.” But, as the marketing communications manager and graphic designer for Arcade Belts, she's doing her part to change that perception.
Feb 16 9:44am Search Engine Watch
In 2016, Google rolled Panda into its core algorithm. What this means for webmasters is that a website can be hit by ... read more...
Feb 16 8:45am SEO Hacker Blog - Internet Marketing in the Philippines
Facebook has been changing things up a lot for both desktop and mobile users; and the most significant change, in my opinion, is that they are making News Feed Videos play automatically with sound. Here are Facebook’s latest and biggest changes: News Feed Videos Autoplay with Sound The norm for Facebook in the past is […]...
Feb 16 8:16am The SEM Post
Ever since Google first announced their Mobile First indexing change, which has the potential to dramatically shake up the search results when it goes live, many SEOs have been speculating about just when it might go live or expand beyond the limited testing. The Mobile First change would see Google index and rank sites based […] The post Google’s Mobile First Search Index Moving Towards Launch appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 16 7:57am The SEM Post
Gary Illyes from Google was speaking at the Friends of Search conference today and he made some comments about algo changes, including Penguin and possibly Panda. We have seen plenty of algo changes recently, among the many changes Google makes on a daily and weekly basis. But he said today that they are not planning […] The post Google Not Planning Big Penguin Algo Changes in the Short Term appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 16 7:45am The SEM Post
Many searches have been triggering new brand / entity carousels in the search results recently. They are similar to the types of carousels you see for things like “2016 movies”, but they are for “best” or “top” searches, such as best software or best tools. Here is what it looks like: So of course the […] The post Google’s New Top Entity Carousels Not Ranked by Search Algo appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 15 2:57pm The Portent Blog: Internet Marketing with a Twist of Lemon
Out of the gate, an SEO will try to convince you not to change domains unless it is absolutely necessary. Changing domains can potentially have a negative impact on organic search rankings for a site. Major search engine ranking algorithms (i.e. Google and Bing) factor in signals from both the domain and page levels. Even… Read More The post Changing Domains? What Would an SEO Do? appeared first on Portent.
Feb 15 2:09pm Revisitors Blog
Plenty of people aspire to make money with their blogs. They take the time to create great content. They network with other bloggers. They work hard to build their list of email subscribers. But although these practices are just good policy for any blogger, they may not be enough to generate the solid income that [...]Read Full Entry...
Feb 15 1:45pm Ask Aaron Lee
How to get a lot of Followers on Twitter? There are many methods to get more Twitter followers. I’m sure you’ve heard social media gurus, experts, ninjas, and social unicorns tell you a cliched of how “it’s not the quantity but the quality.“ This is true, and it’s debatable. If I were given a choice […]...
Feb 15 11:32am Search Engine Watch
Nineteen years ago, the company that is now called Alphabet Inc. launched Google Web Search, which would quickly become the most widely used internet search engine in the world.
Feb 15 11:16am The SEM Post
Google released a “How to Hire an SEO” video this week, and one of the things mentioned is how long it takes for a site to see improvements due to SEO changes. Here is what Maile Oyhe said: In most cases, the SEO will need four months to a year to help your business first […] The post Google: SEOs Need 4 Months to a Year for SEO Changes & Ranking Improvement appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 15 10:56am HigherVisibility
If there’s one SEO practice more prone to sketchy, black hat temptation than the rest, it’s probably link building. Link building can be so helpful and positively boost the ranking of a website, and that’s what makes people want to automate their link building strategy to get instant results. The consequences of automated link building […]...
Feb 15 10:00am Blog – Builtvisible
It is pretty widely acknowledged that anyone who feels they’re being advertised to probably isn’t enjoying that experience. Just look at the rate of adoption for ad blocking software – 615 million devices across the globe at the end of last year. That said, people certainly don’t hate adverts. Take the John Lewis Christmas ad, […] The post What is Organic Digital? appeared first on Builtvisible.
Feb 15 9:30am
Here we go again! For those who’ve missed it, the last few weeks have been a bit rocky for online marketers’ visibility stats – peaking toward the end of last week (CW 6/2017). There’s been lots of speculation that the culprit is the rollout of Google’s “mobile-first” index. One theory making the rounds is that […]The post Google Phantom V Update: There and Back Again?! appeared first on Searchmetrics SEO Blog.
Feb 15 8:44am Search Engine Watch
Voice search is already a fast-rising trend in the search industry, and its latest developments indicate that it's starting to win ground in daily use.
Feb 14 12:45pm Blog – Neil Patel
A few weeks ago, I published an article about Instagram. Within a week of publication, the article had been shared on social media over 2,000 times. Right now, the article has about 3,000 shares according to Buzzsumo. It also got sharing traction within Facebook. When my fans shared it on Facebook, the post received multiple […]...
Feb 14 11:26am The SEM Post
Bing is testing a new image search filter which adds additional images to the image search results for suggested refinements to the query, similar to disambiguation searches where search engines will offer suggestions for things that are named the same but mean two different things – such as we see with Apple the company and […] The post Bing Adds Image Search Filters for Suggested & Disambiguation Queries appeared first on The SEM Post.
Feb 14 11:23am Search Engine Watch
Today I am going to be showing you a deeply hidden gem within AdWords that allows you to target people based on their household income.
Feb 14 9:25am Search Engine Watch
Setting up online presence for your business can be overwhelming. So much to plan and so much to invest (in terms of both time and money).
Feb 14 9:21am MailChimp Email Marketing Blog
It all started with an uncomfortable adventure. When founder Åke Nordin was just 14, he went hiking in the Swedish mountains, his backpack a shapeless lump that required doubling over to compensate for its weight. Using some wood and his mother’s sewing machine, he later built a better, more lightweight frame. A decade later, in 1960, Fjällräven was born.
Feb 14 8:30am SEO Theory - SEO Theory and Analysis Blog
People have been chasing search engine algorithms since the 1990s. They won’t stop even though the algorithms are more elusive now than ever before. Nonetheless, Web marketers should approach all unofficial announcements and analyses of search algorithm updates and effects…Read more →...
Feb 14 4:15am SEO Hacker Blog - Internet Marketing in the Philippines
Why do most of business representatives start their websites? It is one of the best ways to promote business into masses and help it to develop. But what a disappointment it is to realize that there are some problems with your website, especially if it is penalized by Google. There are immediately many questions appearing […]...
Feb 14 3:00am Stone Temple Consulting – Digital Marketing Excellence
It’s not always clear what the best route is for structuring a website for SEO. For example, you might be faced with a need to restructure the content on an existing site, or you might have new content or a new business strategy and you’re wondering: Should I create a new domain, a subdomain, a... Read More >...
Feb 13 2:49pm SEO by the Sea
Can the amount of travel time someone might take to get to a place be a good indication of the quality of that place? That is the assumption behind a recently granted patent from Google. Travel time in the patent is referred to as a “time investment a person may be willing to make to […] The post Ranking Local Businesses Based Upon Quality Measures including Travel Time appeared first on SEO by the Sea.
Feb 13 1:23pm Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog
Next week I am heading to Pubcon SFIMA, so I thought it would be a good time that I try a couple of new Twitter tools to make the most of it. I love using Twitter when I go to conferences because it helps me get much more out of an event in terms of connecting to people and getting my word out there. The ability to tweet to and... [Read More...] The post Three Twitter Tools To Bookmark for Your Next Conference Trip appeared first on Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog.
Feb 13 10:54am Search Engine Watch
In a slew of recent posts on their Analytics blog, Google has announced a number of important updates for its Data Studio tool. So what is Google Data Studio, why has Google focused so much attention on improving it, and what benefits does it provide for marketers?...
Feb 13 10:19am HigherVisibility
Last week Google was granted a patent enabling them the ability to check whether users follow through with recommendations in search results to visit geographical locations made to them. Bill Slawski from SEObytheSea, wrote a wonderful description about the patent. The example Bill gave was “For example, people living near a certain restaurant may be […]...
Feb 13 9:57am Blog – Builtvisible
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (ML) are not brand new concepts but over the last few years we’ve started to hear an awful lot more about how those technologies are in use by search engine companies. Google uses Machine Learning to help determine things like the quality of a webpage and the meaning of search […] The post What Does Machine Learning and AI Really Mean for SEO? appeared first on Builtvisible.
Feb 13 9:07am HigherVisibility
When I graduated both high school and college, someone gave me a tool kit as a gift. At the time, I didn’t think a tool kit was something I really needed or even wanted, but it ended up being my go-to for anything and everything that could go wrong in my apartment. Since embarking on […]...
Feb 13 9:03am Search Engine Watch
If I tell you I have the secret formula for any entrepreneur to succeed, you may not believe me. But if Neil Patel, New York Times best selling author and a person The Wall Street Journal calls 'the web's top influencer' tells you, “My secret formula is the greatest”, you will probably believe him.
Feb 13 7:24am Ask Aaron Lee
This a guest post from Alibhe McNeela, Content & Communications Manager at Epidemic Sound. Want to know the secret that directors, television producers and many YouTubers know about creating more engaging videos? MUSIC. Music is a universal language and helps to tell stories. If you are creating video, you need to use music to better […]...
Feb 13 3:04am Stone Temple Consulting – Digital Marketing Excellence
We expect politicians to run on their records. Brands have a record too: the goodwill, trust, and reputation they’ve built up with the public. In this episode of our Here’s Why series, learn how your content can help you build a repository of good reputation that might see your brand through a time of crisis.... Read More >...
Feb 12 1:06pm SEO by the Sea
Google was granted a patent this week to enable them to check whether people are following recommendations in search results to visit geographical locations – to see how many people actually visited those places. And it’s probably good for many businesses to have Google recommending that people visit them. For example, people living near a […] The post Google May Check to See if People Go to Geographic Locations Google May Recommend appeared first on SEO by the Sea.
Feb 12 12:02pm Blog – Neil Patel
Earning money from your blog can seem like an uphill battle. It can be particularly disheartening if you’re brand new to it and playing “catch up” with the experts. You may be baffled as to why you’re only bringing in peanuts or maybe no money at all. To make matters worse, you probably hear all […]...
Feb 11 11:02am Blog – Neil Patel
Some blogging techniques are downright unfair. And that’s a great thing. Everyone wants to get huge amounts of traffic to their blog, but some people work way too hard to do it. Getting traffic can be easy. In fact, it can be unfairly easy. If your blog isn’t getting lots of traffic, let me tell […]...