Every day a new search engine optimization myth is born; unfortunately, not every day does an old myth die off. The net result is a growing population of myths. These are nearly impossible to squash because snake-oil salesmen keep perpetuating …
Marketers routinely sign mommy bloggers to write about their products because of the exposure it can provide. If the product is a hit, the mommy blogger will be an excellent brand evangelist, and drive traffic
One aspect of search marketing that doesn’t get enough attention and indeed is misunderstood by the search engine optimization practitioner is the interaction
New research from GroupM Search shows that 86% of buyers who purchase in-store use generic terms on search engines to inform their purchase decision.
The 2011 holiday season is right around the corner, and crunch time is here for ecommerce merchants who want to rise to the top of the search engines. Rimm-Kaufman Group strategy lead Paul Panteleon offers up 10 tactics you can use to drive inbound links this holiday season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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