To Get the Most Out of Your Site Traffic Getting traffic to your website is the first step. Ultimately you want visitors to read your content and then convert into a sales lead (or a paying customer if you offer e-commerce on your website). This is where contact form optimization comes into play. In this […]
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.
An Advanced SEO Concept The issue of keyword cannibalization isn’t talked about much. No, it’s not another TV series starring Hannibal Lecter. It’s a technically advanced SEO concept, and I suspect it will become a more mainstream topic very soon. Why? Because our buddy, Joost de Valk, developer of an awesome WordPress plugin — WordPress SEO by […]
Automation is creeping slowly into most aspects of our lives. From self driving cars to turning the lights on when you walk into a room, small processes are being automated all the time. Online marketing is probably ahead of much of the world in this regard, with automation having been in fashion for a while now, with products like Marketo leading the way.
Emailing your customers is one of the primary ways we interact, but because of that it’s easy to slip into autopilot and stop thinking about what you’re doing. So from time to time we like to check that the emails we’re sending are appealing enough to open, read and respond to. Take a look at our email marketing checklist.
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.
When we build a website at Spectrum Group Online we typically use the Genesis framework and then a child theme on top of that. We do this because we think it protects your site and also gives you more flexibility.
Find out what a wordpress framework is, what child themes are and why you should be running both to make maintaining your website as headache free as possible.
Almost 50% of the time I spend ‘writing’ is actually time spent thinking about what to write. With the ongoing demand to write more and more, coming up with fresh ideas is harder than actually researching and writing them. So how can you save time thinking up new ideas and avoid staring a blank page for 20 minutes every time you want to write quality cornerstone content? Here are four things I always think about when trying to write something that help me focus on a topic.
“Does anyone actually click on these adverts?” This is a common question I hear when I discuss AdWords, or any PPC advertising, with someone for the first time. The answer is a resounding ‘yes’ of course with Google tracking over 4 billion store visits from clicks on their ads. But not every click leads to a conversion and there are plenty of clicks that aren’t even intentional. So how does Google stop accidental clicks?