A lot of writing on SEO speaks about SEO tactics. Talking about how to improve your CTR or get more social shares is very common, but the strategy of how to get that to happen is not. In this post we will discuss the 5 questions you need to ask to help you build a robust SEO strategy.
Editorial Calendar Provides Focus Creating a content marketing strategy can be a very daunting task. After a lot of trial and error, I’ve come up with a formula for an editorial calendar that has many pieces of a content marketing strategy document. It’s a living document that evolves over time. In this post, I’ll explain the features […]
In Your Users’ Eyes You’ve picked the perfect keyword. You’ve written the perfect page. Yet your Web Analytics isn’t painting a rosy picture. High bounce. Low time on page. Zero conversions. What’s a digital marketer gonna do? First, examine a heat map to get a view of what users actually see (and scroll to) on their […]
With more emphasis on content marketing, new terms are emerging. Content ideation is getting more attention. In this post I’ll explain what it is, how it fits into content marketing activities and some best practices to organizing your ideas.
Quality & Originality Is Your Trump Card Thin content has a serious impact on SEO. And not in a good way. We are often asked if there is an easy way to generate SEO rankings. The simple answer is no. Unless you love to generate lots of high quality, original content. A couple of weeks […]
Links have long been the bread and butter of SEO, with content taking a back seat in SEO ranking importance. But as Google have increased the importance and sophistication of AI in their algorithm content’s significance has been steadily growing.
In order to effectively optimize a page or website, you need data. While Search Console and Web Analytics are fabulous sources of intel, I’ve found that granular information is often necessary. For example, what page elements draw a visitor’s attention? Is there a difference in how content is consumed via mobile versus tablet? Using heat maps to analyze actual usage behaviors can help drive optimization decisions. Otherwise, you’re guessing what works.
You know not to leave your phone’s ringer on in the theater, but are you unintentionally phubbing (phone + snubbing) among friends? As mobile technology becomes more prevalent in our society, it becomes easier to commit a faux pas with your mobile device, annoying or insulting others around you. Since this technology is still relatively new, proper etiquette hasn’t caught up. Here are a few examples of bad mobile behavior that makes you stand out – and not in a good way!
Sources to Learn Tips & Trends Digital marketing is ever-changing. That’s what makes it fun and a bit frustrating. Since generating content is such an integral part of SEO, I thought I’d pull together some a best-of list for content marketing resources that we use to help us keep our content fresh. Click for a free […]
5 Things To Manage Your Reputation Regardless if you love it or hate it, a business’ Yelp profile is an integral piece of managing an online reputation. Yelp wields a lot of power (some say too much) that can make or break a business, especially if you offer retail/B2C services. In this post you learn tips on how to make […]