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SearchSep 20, 2011 2:36 AM By Stephan Spencer
When optimizing URLs for high rankings, many websites pay little attention to optimizing the URL for maximum clickthrough. Yet the URL undeniably affects searcher clickthrough rates in the search engine results pages. MarketingSherpa demonstrates this in its eyetracking study published in its Search Marketing Benchmark Guide in recent years.
SearchSep 01, 2011 9:30 PM By Stephan Spencer
Search engine optimization is more science than art. As with any scientific discipline, SEO needs to be done with rigor. The results need to be reproducible.
SearchAug 04, 2011 5:09 PM By Dr. Melody King
Make sure Google is fully indexing your videos and in turn driving increased traffic to your site. Keep in mind that although Google favors video content, it does not automatically index videos.
SearchJul 26, 2011 3:51 AM By Tim Parry
An SEO and custom content campaign conducted by search engine tracker AdGooroo and online marketer Rocket Clicks for Sam Ash has helped the musical instrument retailer grow its online business. In six months after the program began, SamAsh.com experienced a 15% increase in organic search traffic and a 30% increase in year-over-year sales for the month of April 2011. What’s more, Sam Ash saw a 29% increase in overall sales, which include both phone and ecommerce.
SearchJul 12, 2011 4:40 PM By Michael Kahn
Building loyalty and credibility on the SERP starts with dominating results and taking advantage of all options for increased visibility. True, a combination of text ads and organic listings is still an extremely effective method for building brand trust and more frequent purchases. In fact, according to Performics
SearchJul 01, 2011 9:30 PM By Stephan Spencer
There’s a time and place for creating a microsite, vs. further building out your main website. If your microsite is likely to gain significantly more
SearchApr 01, 2011 9:30 PM By MCM staff
Amos Pewter designs, makes and sells pewter gifts and keepsakes. But is its website a shining example? Or could it use a buffing up? Our critiquers Amy
SearchApr 01, 2011 9:30 PM By Paul Elliott
More than half (57%) of online retailers increased their ecommerce technology spending in 2010, according to The Forrester Wave: B2C ecommerce Platforms,
SearchMar 22, 2011 9:43 PM By Tim Parry
Mobile search is on the rise, and this is a missed opportunity for merchants. According to a study released March 21 by performance marketing agency Performics, more than three-quarters of smartphone owners who use the mobile web more than once a day …
SearchMar 08, 2011 10:34 PM By Geoff Shenk
One leading multichannel retailer recently identified landing page errors like these that were on pace to cost the company more than $120,000 in wasted ad spend in just a week