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Does the Price of a Domain Depend on the Name Chosen? Why do Some Domains Cost So Much?

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article discusses some possible reasons why the total bill you get for your domain name differs from the price listed on your registrar's page.

A Guide to International SEO: Strategies and Guidelines

by Natalie Severt @ Unamo Blog

You have a business. Your business has a website. You use localized keyword research and traditional SEO tactics to help your business rank well online. You have a diversified backlink profile and high domain authority. Congratulations! But now you want to expand. And this is where it gets complicated. How do you create an international […]

How to Do the Dead Bug Exercise

How to Do the Dead Bug Exercise

by @ How to of the Day

Watching a bug struggle to turn itself over from its back may seem gross to some people. But did you know that that bug requires a considerable amount of strength to turn itself back over? You can use a similar technique to a struggling bug to strengthen your abs and core muscles without putting pressure on your lower back. You can do the dead bug exercise by performing it in its traditional way or trying variations based on your strength.

Do I Need a Web Editor if I Create a Blog?

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor whether she needed to use a web editor like Expression Web or Dreamweaver if she wanted to start a blog. This article answers that question.

Local SEO: How To Rank Your Local Business

Local SEO: How To Rank Your Local Business


Search Engine Land

Columnist Matthew Barby shares this handy primer on local search engine optimization.

10 Ways to Rank Higher in Search Engine Rankings

10 Ways to Rank Higher in Search Engine Rankings


The Balance

Top 10 factors that affect your website's search results ranking. Easy to understand explanations and practical application tips.

Amazon PPC Series: Campaign Budgets Explained

by Franz Jordan @ Sellics

Campaign budgets allow Amazon sellers to assign a cap on how much they want to spend on PPC advertising. In this article we will breakdown how the different campaign budgets work, what you should take into consideration, and how to use the campaign budgets for maximum effect.

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Find Your Perfect Landing Page with A/B Testing

by Jess Flack @ Crash Creative

Crash Creative
Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

How users feel about a company and the decisions they make about it are heavily influenced by the company’s landing […]

Find Your Perfect Landing Page with A/B Testing
Jess Flack

How to Optimise Your Mobile Apps for Higher Search Engine Rankings

How to Optimise Your Mobile Apps for Higher Search Engine Rankings


Fliplet Enterprise App Builder

Does your business use mobile apps? Here's how you should be optimising your mobile app SEO to ensure they rank highly on search engines.

#lifeatdialogtech Roundup: July 2017

by Caroline Fronczak @ DialogTech

It’s that time again! This month, the DialogTech family had a lot to celebrate, from product launches, to a milestone birthday, to in-office events with community partners and thought leaders. Here’s a snapshot of #lifeatdialogtech in July: Happy 10th Birthday, DialogTech! As we enter a new decade, we have so much to celebrate. From growing the size of our company […]

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Google Peeks At Your Search History To Give You More Relevant Results

by Joseph Shih @ Twinword, Inc.

Did you know that Google uses your past search history to give you more relevant results? Here is an experiment you can try: In a private browser session (with no cookies), go to Google.com and just start typing “food ” (with a space following). You should see some autocomplete suggestions such as […]

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How to Insert a Table into a Web Page (and Customize it) with Expression Web

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you want to display some information in a tabular format on your website, this article shows you how to insert a table and customize it using Microsoft Expression Web.

Build Instagram Followers with These 11 Tips

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

Anyone can create ten tips to build Instagram followers, but we put together ELEVEN. Why? Because its one better than ten! Anyone remember this hilarious scene from movie This is Spinal Tap? Instagram is full of untapped potential for businesses. Going into 2016, Instagram eclipsed 400 million active users.  Businesses that can build Instagram followers ... Read more

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Fast and Focused: The Tech Thursday Edition

by Caroline Galiwango @ Immerge Technologies

Now that you know what SEO is, find out how to boost your web presence with Pagespeed Optimizations and Keywords!

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How to Gaff a Tuna

How to Gaff a Tuna

by @ How to of the Day

In any fishing trip where you’re catching large fish (such as grouper, marlin, tuna, or swordfish), gaffing is the final step which allows you to bring the fish on board. When gaffing a large fish, you’ll impale the fish with a large stick tipped with a substantial hook (the gaff) and swing the fish onboard. Gaff placement is important: an improperly performed gaff job could result in the tuna escaping from the hook you’ve caught it with.

Designing for Better Analytics: 5 Decisions Web Designers Fail to Make

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

The bad news: If you fail to make an analytics-friendly website design, you won’t get the best analytics insight. The good news: It’s easy to make analytics-friendly design decisions. Here are five tips on how to do it. Continue reading

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SearchCap: Google AdWords ad suggestions, ad performance & Doodles

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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6 Proven Ways for Your Business to Get More out of Facebook

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

Facebook has famously been written off by marketers and pundits more than a few times since its launch in 2004. The rumors, of course, don’t reflect the reality. Facebook marketing delivers your message to an ever-growing audience, and gives businesses an ever-evolving array of tools to use to reach that audience. The fact is, Facebook ... Read more

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VT Web Marketing Appoints New Accounts & Marketing Manager

by Ryan Meravi @ VT Web Marketing

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How to Improve Your Website's Google Ranking

How to Improve Your Website's Google Ranking


Lifewire

Google uses a variety of methods to determine which pages are displayed first. Their exact formula is a secret, but there are a few things you can do.

Who Would You Add to Your Content Marketing Team?

by Ann Gynn @ Content Marketing Institute

If you could add someone from another department or industry to your content marketing team, who would it be? Here are 22 suggestions from Content Marketing World presenters. Their answers are enlightening – and usually realistic. Continue reading

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6 Tips to Rank High in Google's Search Engine

6 Tips to Rank High in Google's Search Engine


Jeffbullas's Blog

Search engines such as Google are seen as black boxes that hand out page one search rankings for websites and blogs based upon secret and mysterious calculations. In essence that is true. Search engine optimisation can be achieved through some simple tactics that will improve your search engine results and improve your SEO.

SEO Backlinks 101: The Complete Crash Course to Backlinks and SEO

by Steven John @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

Feel like something’s missing from your SEO? I know what it is, and it’s right under your nose. It’s the almighty SEO backlink—a detail that’s overlooked all the time, by SEO newbies and experts alike. Yup, there are people with tons of SEO and keyword research experience who still have questions about backlinks. What are they? ...

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22 Examples From Brands (and Marketers) That are Winning at Content Marketing

by Stephanie Stahl @ Content Marketing Institute

Want some inspiration to advance your content marketing practices? Look no further than these Content Marketing Awards Project of the Year finalists, and the remarkable things they achieved through content marketing. Continue reading

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This Week in Content Marketing: Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Disney Begin War Over Content

This Week in Content Marketing: Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Disney Begin War Over Content

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We explore Facebook's new Watch, Netflix's content buying spree, and Google's ongoing interest in Snap. We also discuss Quartz's branded content results, share a rave about Time Inc., then close with an example of the week on JWT. Continue reading

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How to Schedule Tweets on Twitter Using TweetDeck

How to Schedule Tweets on Twitter Using TweetDeck

by @ How to of the Day

Scheduling Tweets on Twitter will help you to grow your account. This practice allows you to maintain an online presence on social media at times you’re unavailable and cannot post Tweets in real time. Twitter's TweetDeck tool allows you to schedule Tweets for any time.

Smackdown Content Marketing Secrets From the WWE

by Susan Moeller @ Content Marketing Institute

WWE is a legit boss in the content marketing arena. An analysis of 482,000 sports and entertainment headlines (NFL, MLB, UFC, Game of Thrones, etc.) reveals why WWE is a superstar in content engagement and how you can become one too. Continue reading

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This Week in Content Marketing: Could Apple Go Wrong With Its Billion Dollar Content Investment?

This Week in Content Marketing: Could Apple Go Wrong With Its Billion Dollar Content Investment?

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We explore Apple's big investment in streaming content, a Facebook ad biz failure, and the shifting business model for publishers. Our rants and raves include Zillow and HBR, then we close with an example of the week from the AAHA. Continue reading

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This Week in Content Marketing: Marketers, Not Publishers, Will Win With Long-Form Content

This Week in Content Marketing: Marketers, Not Publishers, Will Win With Long-Form Content

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We explore Apple's record earnings, Google's new ad format, and AI bots that created a secret language. We also discuss Hasbro's failed bid for Lions Gate, rant about a media duopoly, and share an example of the week from Jim Cramer.
Continue reading

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How to Set Up an Art Exhibition

How to Set Up an Art Exhibition

by @ How to of the Day

Whether you’re displaying your own work or that of other artists, holding an art exhibition is a uniquely enriching experience. However, it can be a real challenge to bring together so many different elements in a cohesive and meaningful way. That’s why when you’re staging an art exhibition of your own, it’s essential to have a plan. Once you’ve chosen a theme for your exhibition, you can begin taking submissions from interested artists, select an appropriate venue for the event and build marketing buzz that will allow your collection to be seen and appreciated by as many people as possible.

Solar Eclipse Blacks Out Inbound Phone Calls to US Businesses

by Blair Symes @ DialogTech

Yesterday millions of Americans looked up in wonder as the moon blotted out the sun in the first total solar eclipse to cross the US in nearly 100 years. It is considered to be the most-watched and most-photographed eclipse in history. For brief moments during the day Monday, the sky over the US plunged into darkness and temperatures dropped by […]

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How to Create a Website [Updated]

by @ thesitewizard.com

Are you thinking of starting your own website? Check out How to Create a Website. It takes you through all the steps of making a website, including designing it, putting it on the Internet, collecting credit card payments and inserting advertisements. The article has just been updated with the latest information on the web editors to use, as well as the browsers to test your site with.

4 Strategies to Creating a Memorable Brand Identity

by bosmolskate @ SEO Optimizers

A strong brand identity is the secret to distinguishing your products or services in a crowded marketplace. It also helps your business retain long-term customers. Good news: you don’t have to do something expensive or outrageous to get attention. By implementing these 4 strategies, you can build a memorable brand that sets you apart from…

Introducing Dashboard Insights: Omni-Channel Marketing Reports from the Call Analytics Experts

by Katherine Buchholz @ DialogTech

We’re pretty excited most days about the products we get to create and share with marketers, but we’re extra excited today. Today we get to introduce Dashboard Insights to you. With our new customizable, visually stunning reporting dashboard, DialogTech has made it easier than ever for marketers to see the role phone calls play within the customer journey and the […]

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4 Tips to Boost Conversions from Search and Facebook Ads

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

The average consumer spends 75% of their time on Facebook and Google. It’s important for marketers to ensure these ad channels work well — and work together — to drive conversions. Having a strategy that melds click-to-call, search, and social is critical, especially as smartphones become the device of choice for consumers to run searches, browse the internet, access social […]

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Organically Rank Any YouTube Video in Google & YouTube Video Search

by bosmolskate @ SEO Optimizers

It can be a lucrative investment making a video to promote your product or service, but the real value is getting the video proper exposure to your target audience so people are aware that the video exists. It is easy enough to create a video and post it on YouTube or Vimeo, but that will…

Ten Ways to Find out What Your Customers Want to Hear

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

How do you know what to blog about for your clients? It can be hard to come up with consistently interesting and new content, but with these five tips, you’ll always be able to figure out exactly what your clients will find useful. Use Google Analytics This helpful tool will tell you where your site […]

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Researching Antiques and Collectibles to sell on eBay using Worthpoint

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

Researching items to sell on eBay is one of the most important “beginning” parts of listing items. Worthpoint helps speed up the research process. Not only the identification but the value. Determining the current market value can be challenging. Here is a copy of the webinar I presented sharing ways I use Worthpoint to research.

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How to Boost Your Booth Traffic

by Debra May @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Want to exhibit like a pro this trade show season? Before you decide to commit to a trade show, it’s very important to establish a solid plan to make it as successful as possible, which is why we’re here to help! While a trade show helps you increase your brand’s awareness, it’s also great for […]

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How to Look Good when Traveling

How to Look Good when Traveling

by @ How to of the Day

Whenever you travel on an airplane or sit through a long car, bus, or train ride, it's easy to end up looking tired and messy. Jet lag, exhaustion, and being cramped into a small seating area can contribute to a rumpled look. However, you can be comfortable yet still stylish by choosing wrinkle-free fabrics, wearing layers, and keeping your skin moisturized. Choose simple but chic makeup and hair for traveling to look your best when you arrive. Take advantage of down time on the plane or in the car to catch up on your rest. Don’t forget to freshen up before arriving at your destination.

What is the Best Search Engine Rank (SERP) Checker Tool?

by Marcel Casella @ Over The Top SEO

SEO Rank Checker What Is The Best Search Engine Rank Checker Tool? If you are serious about delivering great results for your clients, then you are going to have to invest in some excellent quality tools. There are many tools available on the market, and new pieces of software are launched on an almost daily […]

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4 Things We Can Learn From B2B Marketers Using Marketing Automation

by Merinda Peppard @ Salesforce Pardot

The role of the B2B marketer is in flux. With more channels and more tools to manage than ever before, the line between sales and marketing is blurring. None of these trends are slowing down, and in fact, even more change is likely the more technology and processes evolve. For B2B marketers, evolving technology isn’t...

How to Add Pictures and a Site Logo to Your Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to insert pictures (including a logo) into your website using the free BlueGriffon web editor. This is chapter 2 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial series.

How to Redirect a URL

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor last week how he could set things up so that when visitors go to the old URL of a web page, they will automatically be sent to its new address. This article shows you how to redirect URLs using .htaccess.

How to Network at a Conference: 101 Tips From Marketing’s Best

by Aaron Orendorff @ Content Marketing Institute

Conferences are not for the faint of heart. It’s a challenge to leave with fresh relationships and meaningful connections. That’s why you should consider adopting some of these 101 networking tips. Continue reading

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How To Use Link Bait To Attract New Leads

by Jonathon Ohayon @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

Link bait is content you have on your site that naturally attracts inbound links. Key word: NATURALLY. Everyone knows the importance of links for organic rankings. And everyone knows that BUILDING links can land you with a whopping penalty. So what’s left? Link Bait. Google’s own Matt Cutts thinks of link bait as “something interesting ...

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Content Repurposing: Getting the Most Bang for Your Content Buck

by Ana Hoffman @ TrafficGenerationCafe.com

Content marketing without content repurposing is like a cell phone without a data plan. Batman without Robin. Peanut butter 'n jelly sandwich without the peanut butter. Or jelly.

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by admin @ SEO software

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

A New New New Website for the Brown Blankfeld Group

by admin @ Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

Jennifer Web Design is proud to announce the launch of the new website for the Brown Blankfeld Real Estate group. Check out this great Real Estate Website.

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It’s 2017. Is Your Website Voice Search Compatible?

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

Is 2017 the year of Voice Search? One of the most exciting and interesting things about the internet, and SEO in particular, is the ever changing landscape. The internet is in a constant state of flux, which is why we must always be flexible and prepare ourselves to change strategy at the drop of a […]

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Product Update: New Hijacker Email Alerts for Amazon Sellers

by Angela Yuan @ Sellics

We're excited to announce you can now monitor your Amazon products for hijackers and receive email alerts for when a new hijacker appears on one of your listings.

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How to Study for a Math Exam

How to Study for a Math Exam

by @ How to of the Day

Practice makes perfect when it comes to math - that’s why your teacher assigns so many tedious homework problems! Many people try to study for math by simply memorizing formulas and equations the way they would memorize facts and dates. While knowing formulas and equations is important, the best way to learn them is by using them. Start studying early, do your homework, and ask your teacher for help if you run into any issues. Avoid cramming, try not to get stressed out, and make sure to get rest and eat well just before the test.

How to Razor Cut Your Own Hair

How to Razor Cut Your Own Hair

by @ How to of the Day

Hair stylists typically razor cut thick hair to thin it out, or to create a textured, feathery look. If you have the proper tools and the right technique, then you can razor cut your hair at home. First divide your hair into three sections—a top, middle and bottom section. Starting with the bottom section, place the razor comb at a 45 degree angle relative to your hair. Then lightly run the razor from the middle of your hair to the ends. Repeat this technique for each section.

6 reasons your copy is falling flat and failing your readers

by Gabrielle Chevalier @ Crash Creative

Crash Creative
Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

“Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?” I crooned along with Avril Lavigne in my middle school […]

6 reasons your copy is falling flat and failing your readers
Gabrielle Chevalier

Could a WordPress Ping Really Get You Instant Traffic?

by Ana Hoffman @ TrafficGenerationCafe.com

I bet you’ve landed on this page searching for answers about WordPress pings, possibly (secretly?) hoping it just might be the golden ticket to your blog being discovered and loved by the world… Well, maybe not quite so dramatic, but nonetheless… Let me ask you this: have you noticed yet how hard it is to find any current information […]

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Las Vegas Search Engine Optimization

Las Vegas Search Engine Optimization


Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

Las Vegas Search Engine Optimization is provided by our staff. Get to the top of the Search Engine ranking results using the latest ethical techniques.

3 Best LSI Keyword Tools For SEO

by Team Twinword @ Twinword, Inc.

Ask any SEO content marketer about LSI keywords and you will get 2 hours long lecture on why LSI keywords matter and how beneficial it is in blog strategy. Indeed, for the purpose of high rank on Google, one can hardly ignore semantic keywords in 20th century. In short, LSI keywords are simply related […]

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How to Improve Search Engine Optimization

How to Improve Search Engine Optimization


wikiHow

Showing up on search engines is one of the most critical ways to increase website traffic and expose your content, product or service to people who might be interested in what you have to offer. This means that you'll want to practice a...

How GE Gives Recruiting Content a Personality Lift

by Clare McDermott @ Content Marketing Institute

Learn how 125-year-old manufacturing-turned-digital-industrial giant attracts a new generation of innovation-seeking talent. Discover its ideas that any company can use to give recruiting-focused content marketing a personality lift. Continue reading

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How To Retain Your SEO Rankings When Redesigning a Website

by Sam Cyrus @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

This is something a website owner dreads more than almost anything else, the task of revamping a website without disrupting the delicate balance of a business’ internet presence. The risks of losing customers, losing website information, and losing the very important search results rankings are very real and can do long-term damage to the bottom ...

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5 tips on marketing automation – Is your marketing automated?

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

Creating a marketing automation system will make life easier for all types of business owners. Especially those that are wearing many different hats with running a business. As a business owner myself I am always looking for solutions to simplify my system of doing things. Marketing can be a huge time suck. And it can

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Weekly Marketing Skinny • September 17, 2016

by Ana Hoffman @ TrafficGenerationCafe.com

In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨ Facebook Live is coming to desktops;
♨ a few Periscope updates for iOS 10;
♨ customer service/support via Twitter;
♨ Instagram stories get tweaks;
♨ YouTube Creator Studio app got better;
♨ more/better advertising opportunities;
♨ Facebook Messenger bots now let you pay;
♨ Twitter's live streaming apps;
♨ nice Outlook.com updates;
♨ sell your old smartphone in a cinch;
♨ ...and more!

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Learn These Top 10 SEO Tips to Get Higher Search Ranking

Learn These Top 10 SEO Tips to Get Higher Search Ranking


Wiideman Consulting Group

It took nearly a decade to compile what we believe to be the Top 10 SEO Tips to secure higher placement at the top of search engines. Check it out.

Web Performance Metrics for Landing Pages

by Stephen Krauska @ Rigor

During an implementation call with a client few weeks ago, I was asked “What metrics should we optimize for?” It’s a question I’m asked regularly, so I decided to do some extra research into the subject and resolve it once and for all. From my experience working with customers to understand their performance problems, proven […]

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4 Ways Marketers Can Prepare Now For Voice Search

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

As a fellow marketer, I’m sure you are as focused on your daily search ROI as we are. It can be hard to optimize for the present, much less consider what might impact your search ROI in the future. We all know that smartphones have already changed search forever, but there are also new and emerging trends in voice search […]

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Introducing Engage Team Reports for Sales and Marketing Managers, and Preview Variable Tags

by Reena Parekh @ Salesforce Pardot

We’re excited to announce the highly-requested Engage Team Reports. Engage Team Reports will allow sales managers, marketers, and admins to have insight into the effectiveness of Engage emails, usage and impact for their teams, as well as individual reps. They can then track which templates and campaigns are driving the best results. Available in both...

Local SEO for Small Businesses

by Adam Coombs @ Unamo Blog

Local SEO for Small Businesses The organic search results are already a tough place to fight for top rankings. Local search results? Even harder. Besides traditional SEO, there are a variety of local SEO ranking factors that small businesses and even larger franchises have to worry about when jockeying for the top positions for localized […]

Amazon Seller Central Backend Keywords (New 250 Character Limit) Explained

by Franz Jordan @ Sellics

On 18th August 2017,  Amazon officially announced Seller Central backend keywords are now limited to 250 characters for the Amazon US and Amazon EU marketplaces. Characters that exceed the limit prescribed by Amazon will not be indexed.

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Top Rankings! How To Get To Number 1 On Google Using SEO

Top Rankings! How To Get To Number 1 On Google Using SEO


Hobo

Replacing something that’s genuine, aged and valuable with something similar but ultimately a poor copy of what is already available is not without its perils. SEO (search engine optimisation) was, and still can be, a bit like this and if you try to force Google’s hand where it is ranking sites organically, based on ‘merit’, …

How to Improve Your SEO Marketing and Increase Your Ranking

How to Improve Your SEO Marketing and Increase Your Ranking


Twinword, Inc.

Want to know how to improve your SEO marketing and increase your search engine ranking? Here are some tips to help get you started!

10 ways to improve Google keyword ranking - The Garage

10 ways to improve Google keyword ranking - The Garage


Garage

From backlinks to image optimization, learn how to improve Google keyword ranking for your small business website.

4 Most Important Ranking Factors, According to SEO Industry Studies

4 Most Important Ranking Factors, According to SEO Industry Studies


Search Engine Journal

It's no secret that a top Google ranking is made up of 200+ components. But how can anyone keep up on those, ever? Four most crucial ones are a great starting point.

How to Use Rigor’s Real Browser Check API Data Pull Tool

by Hanna Woodburn @ Rigor

There’s the old adage that knowledge is power. We like to think that the same is true of data because it provides insight and can be used as a jumping off point to make informed decisions. Our Optimization product, for instance, is predicated on helping our customers take informed, strategic actions based on the performance […]

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Google Maps Marketing: How to Optimize Your Website

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

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24 Experts Share How to Avoid Big Mistakes in Content Marketing

by Ann Gynn @ Content Marketing Institute

Though we hate to admit our mistakes, they can be our best teachers. But you don’t always have to make them to learn from them. Experts presenting at Content Marketing World reveal 24 mistakes they’ve encountered – and how to fix them. Continue reading

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[Updated] New Invisible ReCAPTCHA Support in the Feedback Form Wizard

by @ thesitewizard.com

[Updated] The Free Feedback Form Wizard now supports the Invisible ReCAPTCHA test. With this facility, you can generate a contact form for your website with a test that only shows if Google cannot figure out if the sender of the message is a human or a spam computer program.

(Note that you can still generate a form without any CAPTCHA test, or one with the visible "I am not a robot" test. It's up to you. It's just a new option for those who want it. And they are all free.)

Find out more from my guide on adding a CAPTCHA test to your form.

Ads Invading Local Pack Search Results

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

As you know by now, Google is all about information; however, the latest development in the land of Google caused a bit of a stir. Google has confirmed they will be placing ads in the Local Pack. This means that now, one of the three local results is going to be an ad. This means […]

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Top 10 Basic SEO Tips That Every Beginner Should Know

by Mahum Ali @ Twinword, Inc.

Are you new to search engine optimization and don’t really know where to start? I’m going to tell you my top 10 basic SEO tips for beginners. There are other topics that affect SEO, but I am only going to cover the most important ones here. 1. Keywords Keywords are topics that […]

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This Week in Content Marketing: Advertising Industry Prepares for Plummet

This Week in Content Marketing: Advertising Industry Prepares for Plummet

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We discuss possible signs of an ad industry slump, Google's ad fraud mea culpa, and AI at The Washington Post. Australia and U-Haul feature in our rants and raves, then we close the show with an entrepreneurial example of the week. Continue reading

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13 Awesome Prototyping Tools for Designers

by Usability Tools @ Unamo Blog

My friend told me a joke once: “If I were to be a father, I’d want to see the prototype first.” I laughed at his remark and realized that this is true. Creating mockups is a crucial part of giving life to a new project, after all. Some of them prefer to go vanilla and create prototypes […]

New Website for Las Vegas Golf and Tennis

by admin @ Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

Jennifer Web Design is proud to announce the new website for Las Vegas Golf and Tennis. Read more about this great website.

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New Website – ZDogg – Medical Humor

by admin @ Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

ZDogg came to us looking to update his site to the most recent standards.  His old website was difficult to manage and was having issues. His new custom website uses all state of the art techniques, worthy of his audience (500k!) and talents. We are proud to be in the ZDogg posse.

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Top 3 Items for Trade Shows

by Aaron Peach @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Trade show season is coming! While everyone is scrambling to get ready, make sure you’re ahead of the game with the latest and greatest promotional products to have at your next event! An estimated 83% of consumers like receiving a promotional product with an advertising message and after receiving a promotional product, 85% of consumers […]

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How to Convert Facebook Followers Into Customers

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

If you have a Facebook page for your business, you have all the tools to build a strong community. Regardless of whether you’re yet to hit 100 followers or nearing a total in the hundreds of thousands, these are the people who have chosen to actively seek your input, so you must give them enough ... Read more

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New Website for the Burger Bar in Las Vegas

by admin @ Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

It was hard to build this website….  we drooled on the keyboard a lot. We are proud to present the new website for Burger Bar Las Vegas.

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eBay store marketing using an RSS feed

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

eBay store marketing using an RSS feed As an eBay seller, you get access to innovative tools for ensuring seller success. One tool that many sellers either ignore or don’t know about is the RSS feed. eBay store owners can use this for marketing. Sellers can gain sales through RSS feed use. The feed makes it

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New Forrester Study Finds Phone Calls Are the Most Valuable Lead

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

According to a new study by analyst firm Forrester, inbound phone calls are the most valuable marketing conversion. The study found that “customers who initiate inbound calls convert to revenue faster, spend more, and have a higher retention rate.” The Forrester study complements findings from analyst firm BIA/Kelsey, who found that call conversions from digital marketing have skyrocketed thanks to […]

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Get to Know the Faces of DialogTech: Benji C.

by Caroline Fronczak @ DialogTech

Our employees are one of the reasons we have been named one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work by Crain’s Business and we never miss an opportunity to highlight their hard-work and success. Check out our #LifeAtDialogTech conversation on our blog, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to gain a sneak peek into our culture, career opportunities, and our awesome team of […]

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10 Easy Ways to Get Top Organic Search Engine Optimization Rankings

10 Easy Ways to Get Top Organic Search Engine Optimization Rankings


SEO Optimizers

1) Chose your Keywords Carefully Once you have chosen your business and purchased a domain name the next step before submitting your site to search engines is to find useful and relevant keywords. Without this step

Why would hackers target college websites?

by Brian Chaney @ Crash Creative

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This is a question I hear a lot, especially from new or potential clients. Why would someone want to hack […]

Why would hackers target college websites?
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Apple News

by strattmontgroup @ Strattmont Group

In case you missed this news on Tuesday.  Here is the rundown on Apple’s latest release.   https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/12/apple-announces-the-iphone-8-and-iphone-8-plus/    

BlueGriffon Tutorial: How to Design a Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you are thinking of creating a website, this BlueGriffon tutorial shows you how you can design a mobile-friendly, multi-page website with the current version (2.x series) of the free BlueGriffon web editor.

What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?

What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?


Search Engine Land

Get started learning all about SEO from the industry's most trusted source, Search Engine Land. Review basics of search engine optimization, ranking factors & more.

PPC Manager Update: See Your Real Profit Generated via PPC Sales

by Angela Yuan @ Sellics

With the new profit calculation integration in Sellics, it is now possible for you to see the real profit generated via your PPC campaigns. We automatically deduct ALL your costs (Amazon fees, FBA fees, Cost of Goods, and shipping costs) from your PPC sales.

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The Art of Creating Search Engine Friendly Content

by Brian Chaney @ Crash Creative

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What does it mean to optimize content? How is that done? Search engines relish well-organized content. And so do your […]

The Art of Creating Search Engine Friendly Content
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The Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Your Google Rankings Without Getting Penalized

The Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Your Google Rankings Without Getting Penalized


Neil Patel

Learn how to improve your Google rankings through SEO. Follow these instructions to rank your website higher on Google and increase your SEO.

New Feature: Bulk Check Creation and Management

by Douglas Moski @ Rigor

Monitoring is essential to ensuring that digital properties are performing and functional. Because digital performance monitoring works best if you are watching all key areas of your sites and applications, customers rely on Rigor to provide ongoing insight as to the performance of their sites. This is important for companies of all sizes, however, enterprise […]

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How to create an effective email marketing campaign [INFOGRAPHIC]

by John Habib @ Vertical Response Blog

Use our checklist to create a great email campaign in eight easy steps

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How to Pay Attention in a Dull Class

How to Pay Attention in a Dull Class

by @ How to of the Day

Dull or boring classes can be a challenge to endure, especially if you’re trying to earn a top grade. Every student experiences a dull class once in a while, but the good news is that there are easy ways to keep yourself engaged while avoiding distractions. Coming to class prepared, striving to participate, and removing distractions like your cell phone and snacks are all strategies you can use to make it easier to pay attention.

How to Comfort Someone Who Is Crying

How to Comfort Someone Who Is Crying

by @ How to of the Day

You may want to help someone who’s crying but not know where to start. The most important part is to show that you care. Extend any help that you can and support their needs. Ask a few questions to make sure they feel safe or assess if they need anything. Overall, be generous with your time and allow them to talk about what’s on their mind.

Why and How Should I Use Video?

by Michelle Fazenbaker @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Did you know that YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine? There are one billion hours watched daily, not including the video advertisements, cooking demonstrations, and how-to videos that you see when you scroll through Facebook. By the end of 2017, video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic, according to Cisco. […]

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The Complete Guide to Cassini - The eBay Search Engine

The Complete Guide to Cassini - The eBay Search Engine


Danna Crawford

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-3095429088019177", enable_page_level_ads: true }); As an eBay seller, getting your listings to the top in search results (on eBay) is one

Introducing LeadFlow 2.0: The Easy Way for Brand Marketers to Manage Pay-Per-Call Campaigns

by Katherine Buchholz @ DialogTech

Today we’re thrilled to announce the release of LeadFlow 2.0, an exciting update to our pay-per-call management solution. We’ve made significant investments into LeadFlow to meet the needs of brands buying phone leads. Affiliate marketing continues to gain popularity as a channel to drive growth, and brands need a way to easily track and manage their pay-per-call marketing. According to […]

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The Benefits of Creating Newsletters for Internal Purposes (and How to Make It Happen)

by Andy Martin @ Salesforce Pardot

You all know how to make your digital marketing content work for you outside of the office – establishing your brand, bringing in leads, growing your sales, and more. However, more and more companies are starting to realize the benefits of creating newsletters for internal staff. Not only is this a great way to keep...

Three Key Considerations for Selecting Performance Testing Tools

by Mallory Riggins @ Rigor

Each month Rigor sponsors the Atlanta Web Performance Meetup at our home in the Atlanta Tech Village. This event is a chance for attendees to network with other website developers, designers, and system administrators who all want to improve the user experience, lower abandonment rates, and raise conversation rates by making their websites fast. Various […]

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How Do I Use LSI Keywords For Website SEO?

by Joseph Shih @ Twinword, Inc.

Google’s aim is to deliver to its users the most relevant content with the highest quality. Some indicators of quality are the website’s backlink profile, domain authority, and not being spammy. As for indicators of relevance, ever since the Panda Update of Google’s search algorithm, Google has been shifting their approach of detecting relevance […]

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Using Pardot and Social Media

by James Pellizzi @ Salesforce Pardot

Social Media continues to change the way that businesses interact with customers. Combined with marketing automation, it can really strengthen your content strategy and provide you with a new way to promote and measure engagement. Today, we’re going to look at how Pardot can help you maximize your social media marketing strategy. Like anything in...

✅ 34 Search Engine Optimization Tips - Best SEO strategies

✅ 34 Search Engine Optimization Tips - Best SEO strategies


Monitor Backlinks Blog

The best Search Engine Optimization tips to help you take your organic traffic to higher standards. Read 34 SEO tips and improve your rankings.

How to Create Content for the Technical B2B Buyer

by Rebecca Geier @ Content Marketing Institute

Over one-third of engineers dig at least four pages deep in Google search results in their B2B buyer journey. And that’s not the only atypical behavior. If your buyer is a technical professional, you’ll want to learn these five trends. Continue reading

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How to Use Header Tags for SEO

by bosmolskate @ SEO Optimizers

In SEO, as in life, we sometimes have a tendency to over-complicate things. Even when you’re just learning about SEO, it’s easy to get wrapped up in complex theories. But while you’re investigating things like how Google values social media, also be prepared to grab some of the low-hanging fruit. Getting your header tags right…

Social Media Marketing Not Working? Try these Brilliant Tips!

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms have become a crucial part of any business. That also means that there is a ton of competition for eyeballs. How can you set yourself apart? Check out these tips to up your Social Media marketing game. Bypass the landing page The time between clicking on an ad and scrolling ... Read more

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How to Optimize the Product Pages of Your Ecommerce Website

by Joydeep Bhattacharya @ Unamo Blog

Someone may perform a Google search for an item in your store, but unless that product’s page is optimized correctly, they may not be able to find it easily in the search results. So, unless you wish to miss out on potential visitors, you should make sure your product pages are optimized. The recommendations below […]

Guest Post: 5 Tips for Using FBA to Fulfill Your Multichannel Orders

by Guest Author @ Sellics

Amazon offers a Multi Channel Fulfilment (MCF) option that will help you expand to more sales channels with very little added work. Whether you sell products on eBay, Shopify, or another platform, Amazon will pick, package, and ship products to your customers. You only have to pay shipping and handling.

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Best Standards for Optimizing Local SEO

by Ryan Meravi @ VT Web Marketing

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6 tips for making a logo part of your email campaigns

by Contributing Author @ Vertical Response Blog

Don't embark on a logo design project without considering how a new logo will work with your email marketing efforts

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Top Marketing Influencer Andy Crestodina Shares Website Conversion Optimization Tips

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

The following post is part of the DialogTech “Expert Voices” series where leading marketing experts share insights and best practices and recommend technologies. We recently picked the brain of top-rated content marketing expert, Andy Crestodina, to get his latest tips on website conversion optimization. Andy is listed as one of the Top 50 Marketing Influencers to watch in 2016 by […]

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SEO: Improve Page Ranking for a Specific Keyword

SEO: Improve Page Ranking for a Specific Keyword


Content Marketing Institute

Learn how to optimize for a keyword, improve a page’s SEO ranking, and avoid over-optimization mistakes. – Content Marketing Institute

VT Web Marketing Appoints New Web Development Intern

by John Walsh @ VT Web Marketing

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The Knowledge Graph: What you need to know

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

The Knowledge Graph: What you need to know Many online marketers today are making one fundamentally mistaken assumption. They want to use their content as a way to fool Google into believing a website has a certain keyword combination users might find relevant in their searches. This is not only taken as a strategy among […]

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How to use Schema Markup for Better SERP

by Kristina Petrick @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

When creating any content for your website, it can sometimes be difficult for search engines to crawl your content and discover the topics you’re trying to present. Schema markup is one tool you can use to help clarify your content, by including markup for SERP that explains to crawlers what your data means. While you ...

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New Feature: Optimization Powered by RBCv3

by Hanna Woodburn @ Rigor

Web development teams that focus monitoring and improvement activities solely on application availability miss many opportunities for improvement. To help address this gap, Rigor’s Optimization platform is all about finding and translating specific performance problems in your app into actionable steps you can take to improve overall performance. Rigor continues to build tools that enable […]

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3 Ways to Keep Content Current, Fresh, and Relevant

by crash @ Crash Creative

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Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

Is your content putting readers to sleep or does it invigorate, inspire, and invite them to read more? Is your […]

3 Ways to Keep Content Current, Fresh, and Relevant
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Major Update: Amazon PPC Analyze Now Live in Sellics

by Angela Yuan @ Sellics

With our PPC Analyze feature you can now track all the changes you make to your PPC campaigns, in order to see if your optimization efforts were successful.

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5 Popular SEO Practices Which Don’t Work Today

by Christopher Flores @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

The SEO world is extremely competitive, which, in turn, leads to competing ideologies and best practices. If you are new to SEO, it wouldn’t take you very long to get confused about which techniques actually work, and which ones don’t. In the recent months, we have seen a whole host of updates from Google. Hence, ...

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How to Write a Newspaper Column

How to Write a Newspaper Column

by @ How to of the Day

Writing a newspaper column provides space for a columnist to share their opinions or analyze a chosen topic using their own voice. While a newspaper column does afford a lot of room for freedom, there are certain conventions that should be followed to write an effective column. By learning how to present your subject in an interesting way and how to present your writing in a straightforward manner, you can write a successful newspaper column that engages your audience.

Monitor Rigor with our New System Status Page

by Mark Isham @ Rigor

We are happy to announce the release of our new public facing system status page! While we always strive for perfection at Rigor, we also understand the realities of the digital world. Systems may go down, partners may have troubles, or maintenance may need to occur. The Rigor System Status page is your one stop […]

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Bloggers: Looking For Some Content Tools?

by strattmontgroup @ Strattmont Group

Here is a nice article on some tools for the bloggers out there.   http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/blogging-tools-improve-content-quality/

5 Email Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

by Alexia Bullard @ Salesforce Pardot

As a small business owner, you understand how important it is to get your brand to stick out in your customers’ minds. Running an engaging and compelling email marketing campaign is one of the best ways to go about doing this. In fact, the return on investment that comes from email is significant. Research shows...

Conference Is Over: 19 Experts Share a Back-to-Work Action Plan

by Ann Gynn @ Content Marketing Institute

You’re bombarded with slide decks, tips, and inspiring stories from speakers. Your notebook is filled with ideas and your brain is happy. But how do you sift through that conference content overload and create a realistic action plan? Continue reading

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How Do Search Engines Rank Websites?

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

Updated 7-8-2017 Every search engine uses a different formula, which is why the results will be different between Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask.com and other search engines. These formulas, known as algorithms, are constantly changing as the search engines strive to achieve improved results. So understanding how the algorithm works is the first step in learning ... Read more

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What Should the Width of a Web Page Be?

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor how wide his web page should be. This article addresses that question.

Top 5 Business Benefits of using Google Analytics

by Diffusion Team @ Diffusion Digital

Google Analytics (GA) is something that most of people have heard of, some have integrated with their website, but few know exactly what it does and just how it can […]

How to Study for a Spelling Bee

How to Study for a Spelling Bee

by @ How to of the Day

Spelling bees have a long history of fostering healthy competition and academic excellence. If you have ever dreamed of competing in a spelling bee, watched one on television, or simply wanted to become better at spelling and memorization, then it’s probably time to start studying. Spelling bees are offered through school, regional, and national organizations—studying for them should be taken seriously because competition can be fierce!

How to Make Your Blog an SEO Hit

by Jess Flack @ Crash Creative

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Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

Let’s face it: most businesses don’t run a blog because they like writing. They do it because they want to […]

How to Make Your Blog an SEO Hit
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Schema Markup for Local Business Optimization

by Ryan Meravi @ VT Web Marketing

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10 Ways to Incorporate Social Media into Your Trade Show

by Jamie Heathcote @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

With much anticipation, trade show season is fast-approaching! There are many ways to boost your booth traffic and put your business out there before, during, and after the show. Integrating social media into your trade show and event marketing plan is a great way to enhance your business’ presence. Our social media, promotional product, and trade […]

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Ex-SNL Writer Reveals How to Spend 5 Minutes a Day to Improve Storytelling

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Take chinchillas and marshmallows. Pick circuses and bacon. Or start from the beginning of the fun – and useful – word-play game from the former executive producer of The Colbert Report and now a corporate social media manager. Continue reading

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What duplicate content is and how it ruins your rankings

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

Duplicate Content Affect Rankings! Duplicate content is the same or partly the same content on a few URLs. Such pages can lead to wasting crawl budget, and significant rankings drop as a result. You might think that it’s definitely not about your site but don’t jump to conclusions. It this article, I’ll tell you where […]

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Where Do Keyword Research Tools Get Google Search Volume Data and Keyword Statistics

by Joseph Shih @ Twinword, Inc.

Google search volume data is important no matter what your online business is. There is no reason to sell something over the internet if no one is searching for it there. Thus it is important to have the correct keyword search statistics. Whether you are setting up a paid search campaign or […]

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Optimize Twitter and All Your Dreams Will Come True!

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

I hope I got your attention Napoleoooon!  Twitter is still a great form of marketing, but you need to optimize Twitter campaigns to have any chance of success. 5 years ago, marketers could create a tweet about their products, services or events and let it fly. People would follow, click to pages, like and retweet ... Read more

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Competitor Analysis: How To Crib Off The Competition

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

Competitor Analysis: How to Crib Off Your Competitors Competitor analysis has long been an integral part of SEO. In such a dynamic field that is prone to rapid change, it is an invaluable method of ensuring that your practices and processes have not fallen behind. Once you start ranking all your sites well, it’s all […]

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Weekly Marketing Skinny • October 3, 2016

by Ana Hoffman @ TrafficGenerationCafe.com

In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨ Google Penguin devalues vs demotes;
♨ Facebook Marketplace;
♨ Twitter Moments open to all;
♨ Snapchat's new name and Spectacles;
♨ (surprising) new player in livestreaming;
♨ Yahoo’s massive data breach - what you don't know;
♨ YouTube will make free pro video for your business;
♨ Google has launched the Keyword;
♨ free Google Optimize available soon;
♨ cool tools of the week;
♨ ...and much more!

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How to Move Your Website to SSL (ie, Convert from HTTP to HTTPS)

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article deals with the issue of moving a website from HTTP to HTTPS. Besides discussing the pros and cons of the conversion, it gives a checklist of things that you need to remember to do. You can also read the guide if you are planning to start a website, and want a better understanding of what this is all about.

[Infographic] Why Financial Services Marketers Should Care About Calls

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

Even in today’s digital world, phone calls play a critical role in the financial services customer journey. When it comes to shopping for mortgages, loans, investments, credit cards, and other financial products, customers want to call a provider to have a conversation and receive immediate answers over the phone. In this infographic below, you will learn why financial services marketers […]

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How to Survive After a Shipwreck

How to Survive After a Shipwreck

by @ How to of the Day

While most people won’t ever be shipwrecked, it is a small possibility for people who do travel by water. In addition to the danger of dying when the ship sinks, there are many dangers after you’ve survived the initial sinking. Possible dangers include exposure, sharks, and more. However, by getting organized, cooperating with others, and taking steps to aid in your rescue, you’ll have much better odds of surviving a shipwreck. With some hard work and luck, you’ll survive this stressful ordeal.

Which Facebook Ad Types are Best For Your Business? (2017 Edition)

by Sourceline Media @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

Facebook makes it super easy to signup and start advertising your business. But making the right marketing choices once you get started? Not so much. If you’re struggling to make the most of Facebook advertising for your business, don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, 62% of small business owners say their Facebook Ads miss ... Read more

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Six free SEO tools to boost your search engine rankings | VerticalResponse

Six free SEO tools to boost your search engine rankings | VerticalResponse


Vertical Response Blog

Being found by the search engines is as important as being found by the right customer. Discover a list of free SEO tools to improve your search visibility.

Online Marketing Pains: Restaurant Edition

by Dave Haas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

If I were running a restaurant (or several) there’s one thing that I know for sure would be true.  The following words would immediately annoy me: Facebook – Mobile Strategy – Social Media They may even bring rise to the subconscious feeling of concern that I’ve been fighting back for some time now. (I’m sorry ... Read more

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Tech Thursday | Shopping vs. Display Ads

by Caroline Galiwango @ Immerge Technologies

Visual advertising has always been one of the most influential and search ads are no different. But which kind of visual search advertisement will be most value?

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SearchCap: Google Search Console beta invites, Google attribution & question and answers in maps

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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5 Basic Tips to Improve Organic Search Rankings

5 Basic Tips to Improve Organic Search Rankings


Performance-Based Online Marketing Agency

Every business wants to show up on the top of search results when consumers are searching for product or service that they sell. Every single day millions

How to Diamond Paint

How to Diamond Paint

by @ How to of the Day

Diamond painting is similar to painting by number, except that instead of using paint, you are using tiny, flat-backed rhinestones, crystals, or diamonds. You can purchase diamond painting kits online and in some well-stocked arts and crafts stores. The process can look intimidating, but it is actually quite simple. Once you know what to do, you can find the project both relaxing and rewarding.

Discerning Contrasts: Black Hat vs White Hat SEO

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

When it comes to color, black and white have the greatest contrast of hues. Perhaps this is why the colors continue to represent the extremes of good versus bad and light versus dark. From this perspective, things in the light are easy to discern and understand. In opposition, elements in the dark remain cloaked in […]

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13 Best Practices for Improving Organic Search Rankings

13 Best Practices for Improving Organic Search Rankings


DialogTech

Want to improve your organic search rankings with Google? Follow these 13 best practices.

What’s Your Marketing Spirit Animal? Take the Quiz to find out.

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

  Let’s face it; some of us are natural  born marketers. At least, that’s how it seems to those who fall flat on their face with marketing efforts. Some people have a knack for selling. Some don’t. But, it doesn’t mean marketing techniques are not something you can learn. It doesn’t mean you can’t embrace

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12 Questions to Guide Your Marketing | Tech Thursday

by Brittany Goldman @ Immerge Technologies

It’s been real. It’s been fun. We would even say that it’s been real fun. Tech Thursdays started as way to inform other small businesses on the importance of digital marketing and marketing best practices. We hope that you learned some valuable information along the way. From SEO for improving your search rankings, to social […]

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Understanding Performance Impact with Videos and Filmstrips

Understanding Performance Impact with Videos and Filmstrips

by Billy Hoffman @ Rigor

Monitoring your sites for key performance metrics like Page Load or Visually Complete is important, because it helps uncover errors, outages, and critical defects. When performance degrades, you have to figure out why. While reading a waterfall diagram can help provide insight into what the browser was doing, you are still trying to reconstruct what […]

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Rigor Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America

by Craig Hyde @ Rigor

This week, Inc. Magazine released the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the United States. Rigor was honored to be named in the elite Inc. 500 at the 430th spot. This ranking demonstrates a 10x growth over the past three years, 1,021% to be exact. For comparison, the overall economy grew 6.7% during […]

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Can you register a domain name directly with ICANN instead of through a middleman?

by @ thesitewizard.com

I was asked by a visitor whether he could register a domain name directly with ICANN instead of going through a middleman like a domain registrar. This article answers that question.

Amazon PPC Series: Sponsored Products Basics Explained

by Franz Jordan @ Sellics

In order to run successful Amazon Sponsored Products (‘PPC’) campaigns, sellers need to invest in the time to learn how to correctly structure and maintain their advertising campaigns from the start. This becomes critical as your business on Amazon scales, and you quickly find yourself managing a rapidly growing set of ad campaigns. 

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How is Lead Generation Like Fishing?

by Jess Flack @ Crash Creative

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Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

Lead generation is very much like fishing and we sure don’t mean phishing, a corrupt method for obtaining personal information, […]

How is Lead Generation Like Fishing?
Jess Flack

Tech Thursday | What is SEM?

by Caroline Galiwango @ Immerge Technologies

SEM is becoming one of the fastest growing advertising mediums today. Read more to find out what SEM is and how it can improve your web presence on this week's Tech Thursday!

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How Do Search Engines Rank Websites? Google and Current SEO

How Do Search Engines Rank Websites? Google and Current SEO


Sourceline Media - Social Media & Online Marketing

Learn how search engines rank websites with details on ranking your website in Google, search engine optimization and SEO best practices

5 Key Milestones to Develop and Advance Your Content Marketing Program

by Heather Levy @ Content Marketing Institute

What does it take for your content marketing program to mature in your organization? Explore the levels in Gartner’s Content Marketing Maturity Model and learn the five key attributes your program must have for any progress. Continue reading

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Setting Content Free: How Health Catalyst Gets Results With Ungated Content

by Andrea Fryrear @ Content Marketing Institute

As Health Catalyst’s senior vice president of marketing, Paul Horstmeier didn’t follow the typical content marketing script. He tore down the email gates and found success. That’s why he is a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

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New Website for The Drink Ink

by admin @ Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

The Drink Ink works with businesses looking to start a beverage company. They provide Beverage Manufacturing and Beverage Formulation. When they signed up with the Jennifer Web Design Team, they brought us a batch of custom yummy energy drinks.  Those drinks powered our team during the design and construction of this custom WordPress website.

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Email Marketing Best Practices | Tech Thursday

by Caroline Galiwango @ Immerge Technologies

Email marketing has evolved to become one of the fastest growing online advertising mediums to date. Marketers are increasingly allocating more of their budget to email campaigns for the following reasons: Email allows you to communicate directly with an audience that is typically already warm to your brand. Accordingly, email can improve engagement because it […]

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Google Yourself, See What You Find

by Brittany Goldman @ Immerge Technologies

If you't find your own company in relevant search results, customers won't be able to either. Learn how to improve your search ranking by utilizing Google My Business, Citation Campaigns, and Internal Linking.

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Web Page Load Time Optimization

by Ryan Meravi @ VT Web Marketing

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The 4 elements every event landing page needs

by Amber Humphrey @ Vertical Response Blog

Preparing to host a big event? A landing page may be just what you need to spread the word to your customers. Follow these optimization tips to create a landing page that encourages visitors to take action

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Top 4 Reasons Why #Hashtags Matter

by Jamie Heathcote @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Hashtags are everywhere, or in case you haven’t made it to the 21st century, it used to be the pound sign. You see this tic-tac-toe board on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, at events, and even on commercials and movie trailers. You might find yourself wondering, “What’s the deal with these hashtags?” Don’t worry, you’re not […]

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Search Engine Optimization: 5 Tips for Higher Rankings | Crash Creative

Search Engine Optimization: 5 Tips for Higher Rankings | Crash Creative


Crash Creative

While the exact number remains unknown, some sources claim that Google processes more than 4 billion searches every day. This isn't a trend that's going aw

What is HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and Perl? Do I Need to Learn Them to Create a Website?

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you're thinking of starting your own website, and are stumped by terms like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and Perl, take a look at this article, explaining them, as well as describing what you'll need to do to create a website.

30 Ways To Grow Your List

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

 List building is an ongoing part of growing a business. Many of these tips I will share are part of the building processes. These tips should be a daily part of doing business. 1. Back to basics with a paper sign up – it works! Paper sign up forms are convenient for things like trade-shows or at

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Multiregional Tracking in Unamo SEO

by Adam Coombs @ Unamo Blog

With Multiregional Keyword Tracking you’ll be able to track keywords in multiple regions in your Unamo SEO campaign. ​ Multiregional tracking only applies to Google; however, with a variety of local search engines in various countries, you can check the success of your keywords in one region against their success in another. By doing this, […]

Product Update: Free Sonar Keyword Index Checker & New Backend Keyword Template

by Angela Yuan @ Sellics

We’re excited to announce we've built a free Keyword Index Checker in Sonar to help sellers test if their products are still being indexed by Amazon. Simply enter your product ASIN + the keywords you want to check, and immediately see if your products are being indexed.

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Google Defends It’s Shopping Changes – Stock Holders Notice Bigger Picture

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

I have always believed that Google can do what it wants to do. If people don’t like the Google changes they are free to move to another search engine and arguably get better results. I know, I know… search habits are hard to break over night, but Google is really always at constant risk of loosing […]

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How to Publish (Upload) Your Website with BlueGriffon 2

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article deals with how you can transfer your website to the Internet. It is chapter 8 of the BlueGriffon 2 tutorial. (Note: for those who don't actually use BlueGriffon, but want to upload your pages or other files, please read my more general tutorial How to Upload a File to Your Website.)

Video SEO: Factors for Ranking in the Top 10 on Google

by Adam Coombs @ Unamo Blog

What does it take to rank your video in the top 10 results on Google? And on YouTube? Well, these are two very different enterprises entirely. A recent study found that 64% of all YouTube videos appearing in Google search results had a different rank hierarchy when searched on YouTube. In other words, videos ranking […]

4 Easy Steps to Creating Content for an Account-Based Marketing Strategy

by Jason Rogers @ Salesforce Pardot

Editor’s Note: If you’d like to learn more about strategies to drive your Account-Based Marketing program, join Nate Skinner, VP of Product Marketing at Salesforce, and Heidi Bullock, CMO of Engagio on July 26 for their webinar presentation Simple and Effective Account-Based Marketing.  B2B marketing is currently being revolutionized by the onset of account-based marketing...

Hurricanes Escalate US Climate Change Debate on Social Media

by Natalie Severt @ Unamo Blog

Is it wrong to discuss climate change during climate disasters? Scott Pruitt, the Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), says that it is. He told CNN in a phone interview that it’s “misplaced” to “focus on the cause and effect of the storm” during the storm. So, did anyone listen to him? Apparently not. […]

5 Ways to Optimize Your Website for Higher Search Engine Rankings | Salesforce Pardot

5 Ways to Optimize Your Website for Higher Search Engine Rankings | Salesforce Pardot


Salesforce Pardot

Ask most business owners what the best way to generate website traffic is, and they will pretty much always talk about SEO. Sure, there are plenty of other channels available, such as referrals and social media, but nothing really compares to search engines. The problem is that, not only are business owners competing against every...

No Horoscopes or Astrologers Needed: On eBay, the Feedback Stars Are Telling All!

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

eBay is an exceptional platform for selling goods. With the platform, you can discover seller information when you want to know if a seller is reputable. The same system allows you to view information about the buyer. This system of rating buyers and sellers is open to registered members of the eBay site only. And

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How to Create Multiple Pages for Your Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article shows you how to add multiple pages to your website using the free BlueGriffon web editor. It is chapter 7 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial.

Selling With Video

by strattmontgroup @ Strattmont Group

Are you using YouTube and Facebook for selling? http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/selling-video-youtube-facebook-marketing-jeremy-vest/

3 Components to Running a Smooth Content Operation

by Pratik Dholakiya @ Content Marketing Institute

Does your content marketing team feel like a disconnected group? To create a functioning content marketing team, put together the key elements – talent, tools, and operations – to create a program that benefits your company. Continue reading

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How to Hide Content or Data from the Search Engines

by @ thesitewizard.com

In response to a query from a visitor, this article deals with how you can prevent Google and Bing from indexing certain content on your website and displaying it in their results.

How Financial Services Companies Build Relationships Through Content

by Dawn Papandrea @ Content Marketing Institute

As customer relationships evolve from in-person transactions to omnichannel engagement, consumer-facing banks and insurance companies have realized it’s time to step up their game. Here are some innovative examples. Continue reading

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6 Problems You’ll Run Into With a DIY Website

by crash @ Crash Creative

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Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

A DIY website might look alright and function well on the surface, but many of them have underlying problems that […]

6 Problems You’ll Run Into With a DIY Website
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Great New Website – WHASN

by admin @ Jennifer Web Design Las Vegas

We love the way this website turned out.  There are some really neat effects on the home page.  Watch for the walking baby feet in the middle of the page.

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How and Why (or Why Not) to Build a Chatbot

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Are you ready for the visitors of tomorrow? Will your customers be able to get superior answers to their questions with your content? If you’re not using – or at least investigating – chatbots, your enterprise may not be ready. Continue reading

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Ads Are Killing the Web: Are You Part of the Problem?

by Kirk Cheyfitz @ Content Marketing Institute

The switch from crappy ads to valuable content is long overdue in online marketing. Is it too late to save the web? Plus, learn the six steps to digital decency for your brand. Continue reading

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How to Use Holidays as a Marketing Tool for Your Business

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

We all know that the holiday season is just around the corner, and for many businesses, the holiday season is the busiest time of year. While you may understand that sales will increase during the holidays, you may need a little help maximizing your sales during this time of year. If someone were to ask […]

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Seven Questions to Ask Before Hiring an SEO Firm

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

One of the best ways to get more visitors to your blog or website is to use search engine optimization (SEO). When you choose specific keywords and insert them into a post or article in anatural way, your website has a better chance of showing up high on search engine results. It can be difficult […]

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8 Ways Intelligent Marketers Use Artificial Intelligence

by Karola Karlson @ Content Marketing Institute

Every day your team postpones using innovative AI-powered solutions in your content marketing, you’re losing competitive edge. Discover eight ways to leverage AI to beat – or at least compete with – your competition. Continue reading

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How to Integrate Guest Blogging Into Your Content Marketing Strategy

by Kelsey Meyer @ Content Marketing Institute

Is your content marketing strategy missing the guest-contributed content piece of the puzzle? Learn more about why your content published on third-party sites can make a critical difference – and how to get started. Continue reading

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Convert Your Most Vital (and Most Ignored) Audience Into Brand Ambassadors

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Do you ignore your organization’s most important audience? Chances are, you put all your brand-building energy into external messages. But if company employees aren’t part of your content marketing strategy, you miss an opportunity. Continue reading

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SearchCap: Google EU appeal, goodbye fetch as Google for apps & award list

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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What If What We Know About Marketing Is What’s Holding Us Back?

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

Joe Pulizzi shares an excerpt from his and Robert Rose’s upcoming book – Killing Marketing: How Innovative Businesses Are Turning Marketing Cost into Profit. The duo reveals how most businesses approach marketing the wrong way. Continue reading

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4 Pay Per Click Advertising Myths That Need to Go Away

by Brian Chaney @ Crash Creative

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Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

PPC is perhaps the most misunderstood aspect of online marketing. In this blog, we’ll go over a few popular myths […]

4 Pay Per Click Advertising Myths That Need to Go Away
Brian Chaney

Top Martech Influencer Tamara McCleary Explains Why Marketers Cannot Afford to Ignore Phone Calls

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

The following post is part of the DialogTech “Expert Voices” series where leading marketing experts share insights and best practices and recommend technologies. This post is authored by Tamara McCleary, CEO of Thulium, an agency specializing in B2B and Enterprise marketing. Tamara was named #1 Most Influential Woman in Martech by B2B Marketing.  I speak extensively on the power of AI, machine learning, […]

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SEO Title Tags: Best Practices and Examples

by Adam Coombs @ Unamo Blog

Title tags in SEO are like the title of your book for the demographics of your two most important types of readers; people and robots. The people need to know what they can expect to find on your page when they click the link. The robots (crawlers) prioritize your page and its content through a […]

Shopify Plus – Does your Business Need It?

by Diffusion Team @ Diffusion Digital

Shopify Plus is a fully hosted, enterprise level ecommerce system aimed at high volume merchants looking to take their ecommerce operation to the next level. So the question of whether […]

How to Improve Your Site's Search Engine Optimization

How to Improve Your Site's Search Engine Optimization


Inc.com

Search engine optimization can raise your website's profile, delivering more traffic, more customers, and bigger revenues. Here's how to make the most of this essential marketing tool.

How SecureWorks Took Content Strategy From Guesswork to Game Changing

by Andrea Fryrear @ Content Marketing Institute

When Kira Mondrus joined SecureWorks, she wouldn’t start content marketing without personas and journey maps. She and her team built that necessary foundation and found success. Now she’s a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

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Google Announces Major Changes to AdWords

by Ryan Meravi @ VT Web Marketing

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Looking To Go Live?

by strattmontgroup @ Strattmont Group

Looking to go live? Here are some great tools to help you execute on your first live show. http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/live-video-tools-best-apps-for-going-live-ian-anderson-gray/

Three Pro-Tips for Making the Most of the Rigor Monitoring API

by Sherouk Omara @ Rigor

Rigor’s robust Monitoring and Optimization APIs allow our customers to make the most of their data. While many of our customers are familiar with our API, there are some features which might not be as well known. In this article, I’m going to outline three awesome features of the Monitoring API that help users maximize Rigor. […]

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5 Telltale Signs that your Website Needs Updating

by Diffusion Team @ Diffusion Digital

A lot has changed in the realm of web design over the last decade – if you had a new website built in 2006, the concepts behind it would have […]

Top 5 Web Design Podcasts You Must Listen to in 2016

by bosmolskate @ SEO Optimizers

As an industry professional, you don’t need us to tell you that the web is in a constant state of evolution, nor does it take a genius to work out that if you’re to continue to flourish in this ever-changing climate, it pays to keep well informed of what’s going on. Whether your a complete…

What is Google Looking for when it Crawls the Content of my Website?

by Diffusion Team @ Diffusion Digital

Each time you place a Google search you are essentially asking for a recommended list of websites relevant to the nature of your search. To be able to serve up […]

Save Your Seat for Our next Lunch & Learn on Company Stores

by Janice Tippett @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

At our Lunch & Learn on Company Stores on Wednesday, September 15 from 11:30 am to 2 pm, learn how to control your brand, budget, and content. Online Marketing Company Stores are gaining popularity with organizations that have more than one office location, a large sales team, or multiple franchises. Who should attend: Leaders who […]

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SearchCap: SEO content audits, a search marketer’s view of Facebook & a link study

by Amy Gesenhues @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: SEO content audits, a search marketer’s view of Facebook & a link study appeared first on Search Engine Land.

Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization


MonsterWeb

MonsterWeb is a Google Partner increasing brand impact by focusing on search engine optimization, web design & web development.

Local Links And Local SEO – A Full Guide

by Raul Harman @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

Today, a major internet marketing strategy cannot afford to neglect the local dimension. This essential level is not just a playground for pop-up shops to exploit, but a field of rich opportunities every business can snatch. Many entrepreneurs have realized this following the introduction of the Pigeon update in 2014, when reaching the top of ...

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Improve Your Search Ranking

Improve Your Search Ranking


Weebly Help Center

Now that you’ve built a great site, you most likely want people to find it.One way to get visitors is to directly distribute your site’s address, and if you only have a handful of close connections...

7 Best Practices (and Tools) for Managing Your Remote Content Team

by Caroline Maurer @ Content Marketing Institute

Do you manage a remote content team? Even if your employees work in the office, the team likely works virtually with freelancers and agencies. Learn seven tips – and tools – to help create a more efficient and effective team. Continue reading

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Small Business SEO: Your Questions Answered

by Eron Cohen @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is complicated and competitive. Everyone with a website has the same question: How do I get my content on the first page of the Google search results page so that I can garner the most possible traffic. The answer is not straightforward, and because of the way Google’s algorithm changes it […]

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Website Audits: Spring Cleaning for your SEO

by Ryan Meravi @ VT Web Marketing

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How to Change the Background Colour of Your Web Page in BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to change the background (and foreground) colour of the entire left or right column of your web page (or even the whole page, if you like) with the free BlueGriffon web editor. This is the fourth chapter of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial series.

Quick and Dirty Guide for Creating Actionable Content Marketing Personas

by Jodi Harris @ Content Marketing Institute

Not only will documented personas help you understand your audience's needs, it can help surface the most relevant content ideas. Here's how to build a portrait for a single version of truth for your content creators. Continue reading

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Why Do Sites Rank High on Google When They Aren’t Optimized?

Why Do Sites Rank High on Google When They Aren’t Optimized?


Quick Sprout

Have you ever wondered why some sites rank high on Google when they aren’t optimized for search engines? Or even worse, when they barely have any backlink

Join Us at Our Google Bites on Video Marketing

by Kelley Trosko @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Did you know that 80% of your online visitors will watch a video, while only 20% will actually read content? Join us Wednesday, July 12 from 11:30 am – 1 pm for a Google video marketing seminar on how to grow your business using creative and captivating video! Improve your ROI and provide your customers […]

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How to Grow a Sandalwood Tree

How to Grow a Sandalwood Tree

by @ How to of the Day

Sandalwood is highly valued for its aromatic scent, which is used in incense and perfume. Tropical Indian Sandalwood and temperate dryland Australian sandalwood are two varieties that are commonly grown. If you are hoping to bring some of the exotic scent of sandalwood into your backyard, you’ll need to make sure there is a viable host species. Sandalwood doesn’t grow without a host plant. Once established, sandalwood is a sensuous and potentially profitable tree to grow.

How to Do an On-Page Technical SEO for a Website?

by Mahum Ali @ Twinword, Inc.

On-page SEO are factors that include how your code is written, how your content looks and user-friendliness of your site. The quality of your code should be high, your content should be well written (contains the right keywords, is easy to read), and has a flawless user-friendly website. I have listed some important topics for on-page […]

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SearchCap: Google iOS app trends, difficult clients & content SEO

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: Google iOS app trends, difficult clients & content SEO appeared first on Search Engine Land.

[Infographic] Why Health Care Marketers Should Focus on Phone Calls

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

US hospitals, healthcare systems, and clinics spent $2.3 billion on advertising in 2015 to drive appointments, yet only 2.4% of those appointments are self-scheduled online. Approximately 88% are scheduled over the phone. Marketers in charge of driving appointments for hospitals, clinics and private practices can’t optimize ROI if they ignore phone calls. The good news: this infographic includes 6 call-related […]

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3 2017 Web Design Tips For a More Powerful Brand Identity

by Elea Wright @ Crash Creative

Crash Creative
Crash Creative - Chattanooga Web Design and Marketing

A brand is not built with one method or marketing strategy; a brand is made of multiple elements. No matter the […]

3 2017 Web Design Tips For a More Powerful Brand Identity
Elea Wright

Finding & Buying Expired Domains

by bosmolskate @ SEO Optimizers

Expired domains are becoming more increasingly used for SEO, because you can do many things with these domains, such as building a private network of blogs or PBN. You can also use them as redirects to your money sites. One of the main advantages of expired domains is that you really don’t have to do…

Fake News, Facebook and the Devastating Effect on User Experience

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

Fake News, Facebook and the Devastating Effect on User Experience Over the last twelve months, hundreds of fake news sites have sprouted, and they all have a few things in common. They all target the US political arena, and many of them have been traced back to teenage owners in Macedonia. A few months ago […]

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Content Amplification: How to Promote and Distribute Content Effectively

by Arnie Kuenn @ Content Marketing Institute

If content is not converting on its own, it’s hard to prove ROI of content marketing. It’s time to start using channels outside of organic traffic to deliver your content to desired audiences. It’s time for content amplification. Continue reading

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The Audience Valuation Engine: A New Model for Calculating the Value Per Subscriber

by Robert Rose @ Content Marketing Institute

If audiences are the asset – how should we value them? Robert Rose shares an overview of a new framework – the audience valuation engine – that offers an asset-based approach to calculating the value per subscriber. Continue reading

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Start Thinkin’ Christmas… in July: Planning Your Holiday Sends (Early)

by Skyler Holobach @ Salesforce Pardot

No one’s hangin’ stockin’s up, No one’s bakin’ pie, No one’s lookin’ up to see A new star in the sky. No one’s talkin’ brotherhood, No one’s givin’ gifts, And no one loves a Christmas tree On March the twenty-fifth. -Shel Silverstein I know, it’s July, but the same sentiment here applies- why in the...

Get to Know the Faces of DialogTech: Meghan S.

by Caroline Fronczak @ DialogTech

Our employees are one of the reasons we have been named one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work by Crain’s Business and we never miss an opportunity to highlight their hard-work and success. Check out the #LifeAtDialogTech conversation on our blog, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to gain a sneak peek into our culture, career opportunities and our awesome team of […]

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SearchCap: Amp links at large, Google AdWords demographic targeting & more

by Amy Gesenhues @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: Amp links at large, Google AdWords demographic targeting & more appeared first on Search Engine Land.

How to Weatherproof a Door

How to Weatherproof a Door

by @ How to of the Day

Doors are frequently a source of drafts in your home, which can end up costing you big bucks in heating and cooling bills. Even if you’re not particularly handy, there are some quick and easy fixes you can do, like installing an adhesive weatherproofing strip or a draft fighting door sweeper. For a more permanent fix, you can install tension strips or an integral door sweep to improve insulation.

Five Ways Google’s Downgrade of Pop-Up Ads is Already Affecting Your Business

by Ajay Paghdal @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

It’s a pop-up world out there. As a small business owner, you work tirelessly to attract visitors to your site and convert them into paying customers. And, if you’re like millions of others marketing your business online, at some point you’ve used pop up ads to reach your target audience. Recently, Google announced it will ...

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How to Pawn Jewelry

How to Pawn Jewelry

by @ How to of the Day

Pawning jewelry for money is not typically an ideal situation since pawn shops offer high interest rates and price jewelry at a fraction of its true value. However, if you need a quick loan, pawning jewelry might be your only option. By taking the time to have your jewelry appraised, shopping around for the best loan deals, and getting your loan paid back on time, you can safely get the money you need and still get your jewelry back!

How to Improve Your SEO Marketing and Increase Your Ranking

by Mahum Ali @ Twinword, Inc.

Are you new to search engine optimization and don’t know how to improve your ranking on search engines? In this article I’m going to talk about some topics that will help improve your SEO marketing and rank. You’re probably wondering why SEO marketing is important for business. It is important because it […]

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Integrate Google Search Console With Unamo SEO

by Adam Coombs @ Unamo Blog

Now you can integrate your Google Search Console properties with your Unamo SEO Campaign with GSC data storage for up to 2 years! ​​ You’ll have all of your relevant SEO data on one platform to expedite your analytics and decision making processes. ​ The integration will pull all of your data from GSC into […]

How to Add a Navigation Menu to Your Website with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

Find out how to add a navigation menu, complete with buttons that change colour when a mouse hovers over it, to your website using the free BlueGriffon web editor. This is chapter 6 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial.

Expression Web Tutorial: How to Design a Website with Microsoft Expression Web

by @ thesitewizard.com

Microsoft's free web editor is a sophisticated WYSIWYG web editor with many features usually only found in commercial offerings (and no wonder, since it was previously something you had to buy). This tutorial series takes you through the process of designing a fully functional multi-page website with Expression Web.

Search Engine Ranking Factors 2015

Search Engine Ranking Factors 2015


Moz

Every two years, Moz surveys the opinions of dozens of the world's brightest search marketers and runs correlation studies to better understand the workings of search engine algorithms. Here are the results for 2015.

How to Protect Customer Data — and Your Company

by Kristina Podnar @ Content Marketing Institute

Your subscribers and customers need to know that if they share personal data to gain access to your content or products, you’re prepared to protect their data. A digital data policy may not top your to-do list, but it should. Let’s get started. Continue reading

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Vermont SEO Experts | Search Engine Optimization - VT Web Marketing

Vermont SEO Experts | Search Engine Optimization - VT Web Marketing


VT Web Marketing

VT Web Marketing provides professional (SEO) Search Engine Optimization services that get results. Learn More & Call Us Today for a Free Consultation!

What Drives the Most Phone Calls to Automotive Dealerships: Desktop or Mobile?

by Blair Symes @ DialogTech

In the past two years the automotive industry has experienced a pronounced and well-publicized shift from desktop to mobile shopping. Studies show that most shoppers run searches for vehicles and visit automotive websites on their mobile devices. Automotive manufacturers and dealers have responded by shifting the majority of their digital ad spend from targeting desktops and laptops to targeting mobile […]

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Conversion Tracking Developments and the Value of Google’s New Call Bid Adjustments

by Karl Meyer @ DialogTech

In the beginning, there was the conversion. And it was pretty simple — but not for long. In the 1990s, when digital advertising was born, conversions fell into one of two categories — either they were online purchases or actions such as completing web forms or requesting quotes. Using the data captured from these sources, optimization platforms were able to […]

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10 Questions You Should Answer Before Evaluating Marketing Automation Vendors

by John Hanson @ Content Marketing Institute

Don’t rely on marketing automation vendors to become the experts in your business processes, people, systems, and data. Get your house in order first. Answer these 10 questions before you evaluate marketing automation providers. Continue reading

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SearchCap: Yelp hits Google again, link building & SMX East preview

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: Yelp hits Google again, link building & SMX East preview appeared first on Search Engine Land.

Tech Thursday | What is SEO?

by Brittany Goldman @ Immerge Technologies

Digital Marketers talk about SEO all day long, but what is it? Read more to find out what SEO is and why it is so important for helping you gain new customers and reconnected with old site visitors on this week's Tech Thursday!

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Selling Louis Vuitton Merchandise on eBay

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

If you are thinking about selling Louis Vuitton merchandise on eBay there’s much to do. There’s a lot more to the process than you might first imagine. You’ve got to make sure you take all the right steps needed to be successful with your Louis Vuitton sales. There’s more to selling a brand name product than

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Dreamweaver Tutorial: How to Design a Website with Dreamweaver CS6

by @ thesitewizard.com

Have you always wanted to create your own website but didn't know how? This Dreamweaver tutorial takes you through the steps of designing a complete multi-page website using the famous Dreamweaver CS6 web editor.

First Impressions, Ad Blocking, and Phone Calls: It’s All About Customer Experience

by Karl Meyer @ DialogTech

It’s highly likely that at some point in your life you’ve been told that first impressions count. It’s such a popular maxim that most of us accept it as truth and apply it to our professional and personal lives regularly. But what about brands? Shouldn’t a brand be concerned about the first impression it makes on a consumer? Google recently […]

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Is Your Social Content Picture-Perfect or Merely Taking Stock?

by Jonathan Crossfield @ Content Marketing Institute

You can’t judge a book by its cover. But in a crowded bookstore, it’s a good way to separate what you might enjoy from the thousands you can’t “judge” by reading. Social media feeds are like a bookstore and your image choice matters. Continue reading

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Rankings Definition – SEO Glossary | Searchmetrics

Rankings Definition – SEO Glossary | Searchmetrics


Searchmetrics

What are rankings? Our SEO Glossary provides a wide range of technical terms related to Search Engine Optimization and more.

How to Implement a Content Marketing Platform in a Global B2B Organization

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Over 18 months, Rachel Schickowski and Stan Miller implemented a content marketing platform – a hub for all the marketing content of Rockwell Automation – for a team of 600 marketers around the world. Now, they share how they did it. Continue reading

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Avoiding Online Marketing Mistakes

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

In days gone by, marketing took place in a very physical way. Ads were placed on billboards or handed out to potential customers. Today, we look at the world of marketing entirely differently because of the internet, search and social media. Online marketing has been on the rise ever since the first banner ads appeared awkwardly ... Read more

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Amazon PPC Keyword Research with Sonar

by Franz Jordan @ Sellics

Amazon Sponsored Product (‘PPC’) ads can only appear when a customer’s search term matches one of the keywords running in your campaign. In this article, we will show you how to use Sonar to find the best PPC keywords for your ads on Amazon.

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7 Witty Ways to Respond to Negative Feedback on Your Content

by Brian Appleton @ Content Marketing Institute

Responding to negative feedback is a great way to showcase your brand’s personality. Use these seven tips to transform your response in a way that strengthens your audience relationship and shows off your brand’s voice. Continue reading

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Duoplus | Search Engine Optimisation - Get Higher Ranks in Google

Duoplus | Search Engine Optimisation - Get Higher Ranks in Google


Duoplus

Do you want higher rankings in Google? Our SEO services can boost the traffic to your site and get you found by more customers. Did you know that...

SlideShare Traffic Case Study • From 0 to 243,000 Views in 30 Days

by Ana Hoffman @ TrafficGenerationCafe.com

Slideshare.

30 days.

9 presentations.

Over 200K views.

Several first-page Google rankings.

1,400 clicks to Traffic Generation Café and my Facebook fan page.

Over 400 new Facebook fans.

My second largest referral traffic source.

Here's how you too can drive SlideShare traffic like a pro.

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The Best Apology Email Is The One You Never Send

by Skyler Holobach @ Salesforce Pardot

Today wraps up our third post in our apology series, where we’ll be focusing on the best kind of apology email- the one you never have to write. The best way to never apologize is to have a checklist of tasks you need to complete and questions you need to be able to answer before...

Revamp Your SEO Strategy with Schema Markup and Structured Data

by Ruchi Pardal @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

Schema markup is one of the most crucial yet least used optimization techniques in SEO. As reported on Search Engine Land, around 80 percent of websites haven’t yet implemented schema markup. However, it is something that can boost your website in the search engine result pages (SERPs), if you grasp its concept and method. According ...

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Weekly Marketing Skinny • September 12, 2016

by Ana Hoffman @ TrafficGenerationCafe.com

In the marketing spotlight this week:

♨ instant videos in Facebook Messenger;
♨ optimal Facebook video length;
♨ Twitter wants to be a messaging app;
♨ Three Google+ updates released;
♨ LinkedIn ProFinder opens to all in the U.S.;
♨ new way to collaborate for FB Page owners;
♨ Tumblr gets into affiliate marketing;
♨ ...and more.

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Top 5 Free SEO Auditing Tools for Your Website

by Mahum Ali @ Twinword, Inc.

Search engine optimization is playing an important role in websites and ranking keywords on landing pages. Auditing websites is not easy and very time consuming which is why you would need the help of certain tools to find problem areas within the website. I have listed my top 5 SEO auditing tools […]

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A Content Success Story: How FedEx Operations Now Delivers a Better Customer Experience

by Andrea Fryrear @ Content Marketing Institute

Redundancies, overlaps, and lack of communication kept good content marketers from delivering a great content experience for FedEx customers. Drew Bailey wanted to change that. That’s why he is a Content Marketer of the Year nominee. Continue reading

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How To Find YouTube Search Volume Statistics For Free

by Joseph Shih @ Twinword, Inc.

Knowing what keywords are being searched for can help you better title your precious videos. The worst fear is spending hours on planning, recording, and editing your video, but in the end not having it found by your target audience. Having the most searched keywords on YouTube related with your video will […]

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How To Run An Online Marketing Campaign Using Only Photos and Videos

by Maher Abiad @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

Today we’re going to talk to you about the power of visuals. The power to convey messages and thoughts where simple words can’t. We’d like to show you how you would construct a marketing campaign with video and photos as the key driver of your strategy. Today, the culture of image and visuals has taken ...

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Don’t Neglect Your Google My Business Listing

by Eron Cohen @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Recently, I did a search for an apartment complex in Gaithersburg, Maryland. As Google often does in response to a local search, they presented me with a knowledge graph of the property as part of the search results. Rather than show me a photo of the apartments or the exterior, I was shown an overflowing […]

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Are Your Facebook Ads Driving the Right Phone Conversions?

by Christie Huber @ DialogTech

The following post is part of the DialogTech “Expert Voices” series where leading marketing experts share insights and best practices and recommend technologies. This post is authored by Pam Moore, CEO and Founder of Marketing Nutz, a training and consulting agency specializing in social media, branding, and digital marketing. Pam is ranked by Forbes as a Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer, […]

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What's the Difference Between a Content Management System (CMS), a Blog, a Web Editor and an Online Site Builder?

by @ thesitewizard.com

Are you wondering whether to use a CMS, a blogging program, a web editor or a site builder to create your own website? Or perhaps you're confused about the difference between all these things. If so, this article may be just what you're looking for.

Former SEO Tactics for Google that Don’t Work Anymore

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

  If you have noticed that your website traffic is slowing or even dropping, you may be using some  SEO tactics that no longer work. Because Google’s algorithms change every year, it’s of paramount importance that you stay up to date. Outdated information on SEO practices can cause your site to drop in ranking, meaning […]

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The Art of the Cart: How Retail Brands Can Cash in on Content Marketing

by Jodi Harris @ Content Marketing Institute

Every moment counts when competing for attention of today's demanding and discerning retail consumers. Use these tips and examples to make sure your content efforts deliver the goods while supporting your brand's overall value. Continue reading

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This Week in Content Marketing: Optimizing Ad Tech Is a Waste of Time

This Week in Content Marketing: Optimizing Ad Tech Is a Waste of Time

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

We discuss the possibility of Google buying Marketo and Trade Desk's fight against ad fraud. Our rants and raves feature two music content innovators; then we close with an unlikely source of content inspiration: Warsaw, Indiana. Continue reading

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Video-Phobic Marketers: It’s Time to Get Over Your Fear of Producing Video

by Clare McDermott @ Content Marketing Institute

Still tentative when it comes to video? Get over it. A longtime video tinkerer says all marketers should be producing video in-house. Read his advice for fearful marketers and tips to shoot your very first video. Continue reading

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The Latest Scoop on LinkedIn

by strattmontgroup @ Strattmont Group

Here is the latest on LinkedIn marketing research. http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/linkedin-marketing-research/

How to Do a Cartwheel

How to Do a Cartwheel

by @ How to of the Day

The cartwheel is a basic gymnastics skill that will strengthen your upper body and help you work your way up to more advanced moves. There are two basic types: the front-to-back and the side-to-side cartwheel. With the side-to-side cartwheel, you'll start and end in the same direction. Performing the front-to-back cartwheel will land you facing the opposite direction in which you began. The front-to-back is the most common type of cartwheel. To learn either type you’ll need to find a safe environment in which you can practice placing your hands and feet in a way that’ll propel you forward and upside down.

We Analyzed 1 Million Google Search Results. Here’s What We Learned About SEO

We Analyzed 1 Million Google Search Results. Here’s What We Learned About SEO


Backlinko

We recently analyzed 1 million Google search results to answer the question: Which factors correlate with first page search engine rankings? We looked at content. We looked at backlinks. We even looked at site speed. With the help of Eric Van Buskirk and our data partners1, we uncovered some interesting findings. And today I’m going …

Is My Business Idea Any Good? A Simple Way To Gauge Market Interest

by Joseph Shih @ Twinword, Inc.

You Have A Business Idea, Great! Is it a good idea? This is a question that you should try to answer before you even start investing your time and money. Many entrepreneurs build startups that fail and solutions that address problems that do no plague their target audience. Although we cannot avoid […]

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How to Tear Down Silos to Create a Culture of Content

by Marcia Riefer Johnston @ Content Marketing Institute

Marcus Sheridan saved his pool company by using content as a sales tool. What would it take to make content the star of your brand’s sales? Knock down silos to create a culture of content. Marcus shares how to do that. Continue reading

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SearchCap: Google local business edits, AMP powered featured snippets & Bing Ads bid adjustments

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

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Franchise SEO: How to Apply Local SEO to Multiple Locations

by Avinash Nair @ Unamo Blog

From creating different landing pages to finding niche, relevant keywords, a lot of franchisors (and their SEO vendors) are neck deep in their search for the Holy Grail of franchise SEO. And that’s only the beginning. As a franchisor, you’re aware by now of the many pitfalls of attempting to unify information without duplicating it. […]

How to Reserve a Domain Name. Do You Need a Web Host if You Want to Reserve a Domain for Future Use?

by @ thesitewizard.com

How do you go about reserving a domain name for a future website? Do you need to get a web host or do some other special thing? This article answers those questions.

4 Ways to Get More Out of Your B2B Marketing Automation

by Keren Stanley @ Salesforce Pardot

Connecting with customers. Staying on top of leads. Running nurture campaigns. Yep, B2B marketers wear a lot of hats these days. So, it’s no wonder you’re always on the lookout for new tools or tips to help you automate, simplify, and streamline whatever you can. We hear you. At Salesforce Pardot, we love coming up...

4 SEO Tactics for RankBrain and Human Behavior Signals

by Ron Dod @ Monitor Backlinks Blog

In October of 2015, Google confirmed the use of RankBrain as a way to help process its search results. At the time, it was only used in about 15% of all searches. Today, it is one of the main factors that goes into Google’s search ranking algorithm (source). Therefore, it is very important that we ...

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The Importance Of Social Media To Your SEO Strategy

by Guy Sheetrit @ Over The Top SEO

Social Media And SEO Strategy Social media has changed the very landscape of the internet. Everyone involved in SEO should understand this and embrace it fully. These two go hand in hand, complementing each other. To have a successful strategy you need to master both and then blend them together in perfect harmony. Why Keyword Research Is […]

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SearchCap: Bing fact checking, Google mobile tips & Bing agency awards

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: Bing fact checking, Google mobile tips & Bing agency awards appeared first on Search Engine Land.

Spice Up Your Online Advertising

by Rob Thomas @ Sourceline Media – Social Media & Online Marketing

Taking advantage of online advertising will allow your business to obtain quality website traffic.  Even better, you can PRECISELY target your audience. In other words, you can deliver your marketing messages to the right customers. Implementing digital advertisements correctly can help you successfully grow your online presence and increase profits. However, it’s easy to run out ... Read more

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3 New Google AdWords Releases We Are Using Most

by Kelley Schultz @ DialogTech

In typical Google fashion, there have been a multitude of recent changes to how ads appear in the search engine results page (SERP). At the beginning of this year, I wrote a blog post about the big enhancements Google made in 2016. Two of those enhancements, specifically expanded text ads and the removal of right rail ads, were focused on […]

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How to Improve Your Organic Search Results

How to Improve Your Organic Search Results


MarTech

These are 14 proven strategies we've utilized across our clients to improve their organic search rankings and results on Google and other search engines.

Are You Retailer? Don’t Miss Our Upcoming Google Bites Event!

by Kelley Trosko @ Millennium Marketing Solutions

Need help marketing your retail business? Join us for a thought provoking seminar on Digital Marketing for the Retail Industry. In today’s digital world, the shopping process continues to evolve, affecting buyers’ path to purchase and ultimately the conversion. Our Google Partner speakers will explain how retailers can get ahead by adjusting their advertising strategies […]

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How to Realign Your Neck

How to Realign Your Neck

by @ How to of the Day

Having your neck out of alignment is a common issue, especially if you’re sitting at a computer all day. A neck that is out of alignment can cause pain and discomfort. If you’ve been experiencing neck pain and tension, then you are likely looking for a solution. Fortunately, it’s possible to realign your neck using neck stretches, lifestyle changes, or a chiropractor.

#lifeatdialogtech Roundup: August 2017

by Caroline Fronczak @ DialogTech

Is it just us, or did the summer fly by? Between launching LeadFlow 2.0, our pay-per-call management platform for brand marketers, to bidding summer a farewell at our annual company party, last month was one to remember. Here’s a snapshot of #lifeatdialogtech in August: Company Summer Party As we said goodbye to warm Chicago weather, we reflected on the year […]

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What is MySQL? What is a Database? What is SQL?

by @ thesitewizard.com

If you're trying to set up your own website, and are puzzled by the terms "MySQL" and "database" that seem to appear everywhere on webmaster sites, read this article to find out what they mean.

Balancing User Experience and Search Engine Optimization - Rigor

Balancing User Experience and Search Engine Optimization - Rigor


Rigor

Search engine optimization (SEO) has evolved greatly over the years. While you could once achieve high rankings on search pages by cramming specific keywords onto your site as many times as possible, modern algorithms are intended to “think” like a user. As such, there is now a mutually beneficial relationship, so to speak, between design …

How To Speed Up Your Site For SEO

by Max Goldberg @ SEO Optimizers

Search engines like Google use many thousands of different signals to determine which websites rank highest for each keyword. There are many ways to get your website to rank higher. For example, it’s common for search engine optimization specialists to focus on optimization tactics like building high quality links, or making sure the right keyword…

7 Conversion Optimization Techniques For Mobile Friendly Websites

by bosmolskate @ SEO Optimizers

Conversion rate optimization, or CRO, refers to practices and techniques that are used to increase the number of users that reach your landing pages and convert into paying customers. It’s a wide field with a lot of different practices, but there’s a major divide here: mobile and desktop users. The techniques that work for a…

8 Big Questions From Content Marketing World to Ask Year Round

by Joe Pulizzi @ Content Marketing Institute

To kick off CMWorld Joe Pulizzi asked, “Do you think about your content marketing like George Lucas did about Star Wars?” Plus, discover seven more questions posed by speakers who all focus on the most valuable element in content. Continue reading

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What is Organic Search Engine Optimization (Organic SEO)? - Definition from Techopedia

What is Organic Search Engine Optimization (Organic SEO)? - Definition from Techopedia


Techopedia.com

Organic Search Engine Optimization Organic SEO Definition - Organic search engine optimiza

SearchCap: AdWords AMP landing pages, Google & Apple tracking & SEO mistakes

by Barry Schwartz @ SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web.

The post SearchCap: AdWords AMP landing pages, Google & Apple tracking & SEO mistakes appeared first on Search Engine Land.

10 Simple Tips To Optimize Your WordPress Website For Better Search Engine Ranking

10 Simple Tips To Optimize Your WordPress Website For Better Search Engine Ranking


Graph Paper Press

10 SEO tips for WordPress includes writing quality content, exchange linkbacks, use keywords in image files and titles, create xml sitemaps, highlight keywords, avoid flash

How to Make Text and Images into Clickable Links with BlueGriffon 2.x

by @ thesitewizard.com

This article shows you how to make the words and pictures on your website into links using the free BlueGriffon web editor. It is chapter 5 of the BlueGriffon 2.x tutorial.

What Is Search Engine Optimization And Why Is It Important

What Is Search Engine Optimization And Why Is It Important


reliablesoft.net

Search engine optimization is nowadays more important than ever and it is necessary for every webmaster to understand the true meaning of SEO as well as the potential it creates for every business. What is SEO? Search engine optimization or SEO in short, is a set of rules that can be followed by website (or blog) owners to optimize their websites for search engines and thus improve their search engine rankings. In addition, it is a great way to increase the quality of their web sites by making them user- friendly, faster and easier to navigate. SEO can also be

Why Do SEOs Focus on Long-Tail Keywords?

by Rank Fuse @ Rank Fuse Interactive

The most common keyword practice utilized by SEO experts is to target long-tail search queries that are substantially less competitive, offer quicker ROI, and need fewer link tactics to achieve success. More importantly, selecting long-tail keywords will present a greater opportunity to gain more visitors to your site. When choosing to optimize for long tail keywords, the […]

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API Testing vs. Monitoring

by Hanna Woodburn @ Rigor

With the release of our free API Testing product, APITester.com, we have further enhanced our array of solutions designed to help ensure that you are delivering high-quality user experiences quickly and reliably. We’ve already outlined why API performance matters and what aspects of APIs to test, but what is the difference between API testing and […]

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Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

by Danna Crawford @ Danna Crawford

Hello, and welcome to today’s presentation, in which I’ll talk about the latest digital marketing trends that all small businesses should be paying attention to.  I’ll discuss why these trends are important to small businesses and what they can do to start jumping on the trend and taking advantage of it to help them grow

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