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SEO Agency Launches Google AdWords Campaign Targeting Blueglass

Bill Hartzer

Vizion Interactive , an SEO Agency, has launched a Google AdWords campaign where they are specifically targeting searches for a competitor’s brand name. The majority of the employees at Blueglass, based in Tampa Florida, have left the company recently, and Blueglass apparently as a company (in the US) is collapsing. didn’t create this mess.

Building a 7-Figure a Year SEO Company…by Marketing to the Medical Field

Viper Chill

As a result of so much of my time being spent focused on building an SEO company and ranking websites, I’ve been fortunate to come across a number of people who are on a similar journey. Matt has managed to build a 7-figure yearly revenue stream running his SEO business by targeting two specialist niches in the medical field. have bought every course on SEO.

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SEO Strategies: Optimisation Ideas for Your Google+ Page

Mindjumpers

Tweet Guest post written by Emma Tomlinson , who is the Head of Retail at Smart Traffic, a SEO consulting company based in Bristol delivering successful campaigns to both SMEs and major brands. When it comes to the “About” section, make sure that it includes relevant details about you or your company since Google search results use a line or two as a snippet or meta description.

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How 16 Companies are Dominating the World’s Google Search Results

Viper Chill

Instead, that seemingly endless variety is actually controlled by just a handful of companies. More specifically I’ll reveal how just 16 core companies are dominating the most popular industries online and how that situation is going to get a whole lot worse. Tons of authoritative sites linking to you is obviously great for SEO. The arrows in this picture represent links.

Facebook Ads or Google AdWords: Which One’s for You?

ProBlogger

Chief among the search advertising platforms is Google AdWords (Note that Google still dominates the search game with nearly two-thirds market share). There are other platforms but for now, let’s see just how Facebook ads fare against the ads from Google AdWords. Other companies promoting Angry Birds attractions are likely to bid for the same keyword as well.

The Complete (Mini) Guide to eCommerce SEO

Kikolani

Good SEO can be a major financial asset for eCommerce sites. In eCommerce, that’s huge.The problem I’ve seen, however, is that most SEO advice never gets followed. SEO has changed a lot over the years, but there are many simple (and safe) things you can do to help your eCommerce site rank higher. Part 1: On-Site Basics for eCommerce SEO. SEO eCommerce

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The Giant Robot Guide to Combining Marketing Tactics

Spin Sucks

SEO is about driving traffic over time , by indicating relevance to Google. Research keyphrases using the Google Adwords Keyword Tool. Andy is a web strategist and co-founder of  Orbit Media , a web design company in Chicago. Today’s guest post is by Andy Crestodina. When I was a kid, I watched Voltron, Defender of the Universe. loved it. Your marketing is no different.

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

When an SEO guy tweets a G Trends screenshot of how fast one of your niches is growing and you hope noone else saw it. If nothing else, this could be a good niche just to test your SEO skills. The suggested Adwords bid price for ‘truck accident lawyer’ is $139.72. Car Shipping Companies. auto transport companies: 6,600 monthly searches. Washington.

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Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

Having built my first web site ( DVD Verdict ) in April 1999 and managed one of the larger SEO teams in the country from 2006 to 2009, it’s safe to say I’ve seen many changes in web marketing over time. While that phrase is in decline, SEO still is about 40X as used as either of those two phrases. Guest post by  Sean McGinnis. I’ve been a web marketer for a long, long time. Ask them!

Top 10 SEO Ebooks for Beginner and Intermediate Online Marketers

Kikolani

You will find all sorts of SEO e-books made by top notch companies like Searchmetrics, HubSpot, Hobo and successful entrepreneurs like Neil Patel. Beginners Guide To SEO – by Hobo.                                              . Get to know you way around SEO with a quick and easy introductory course. Moz Beginners Guide To SEO – by Moz. Download ebook.

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How to Select Keywords for Pay-Per-Click Campaigns

Spin Sucks

Although many factors influence the success or failure of an AdWords campaign, keyword selection is often where the problem begins in many self-managed campaigns. For example, if you wanted to start an AdWords campaign advertising  “search engine marketing services,” you might come up with an initial list like this one: Search engine marketing. Google AdWords.

Why Growing a ‘Teaching Company’ Improves Your Bottom Line

Convince & Convert

And if we strip it back, for example, to SEO, they can tell you what Google wants to hear, but they’re then not actually going to put that into practice.” “I was working at an agency, and I was in charge of a pretty massive Google AdWords campaign. The Art of Learning. Mike McGrail joins the Content Pros today all the way from Edinburgh, Scotland. Resources.

Behr Paint Now Offering SEO and Search Engine Marketing Services

Bill Hartzer

Local businesses can now get their paint and their search engine optimization and search engine marketing services from the same company. – Paid search campaigns for Google AdWords. The website comes equipped with a project gallery, request-a-quote feature, and enhanced SEO—all fully customizable, without web design or hosting fees. – Google+ Local registration.

2 Million Backlinks and 15 SEO Answers from Google’s Matt Cutts

Viper Chill

I’ve covered some pretty controversial topics in recent weeks when it comes to SEO. They don’t really have to give any advice to SEO’s or webmasters; they can just ignore the whole lot and I honestly don’t think it would impact their search market share. 15 SEO Answers Directly from Google’s Matt Cutts. which Google geo-targets to small areas.

New Tool Helps SEO, SEM Consultants Pinpoint Local Clients

Webbiquity SMM

The SeoQuake team, the group behind the SEMRush tools for SEO and keyword research, recently released a new tool to help SEM consultants and agencies find local clients. SEMRush Geo displays Google AdWords advertisers on a Google Maps background, enabling users to identify the businesses within any geographic area who are running AdWords campaigns.

Free Tools for Social SEO

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Free Tools for Social SEO Plenty of bloggers are talking about the inevitable intersection of social media marketing and search engine optimization. « Previous | Next » About Saying It Social, LLC provides Social Media Marketing & Local SEO Services for Franchisees & other Small Businesses. “According to the Cone Business in Social Media Study, 93 percent of Americans expect companies they do business with to have a social media presence.

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

Given all of the changes Google has made affecting organic ranking factors (asking webmasters to disavow low-quality links, reducing the value of guest blogging , ignoring links in press releases , etc.),  the practice of SEO—optimizing owned content for search—is no longer sufficient for maximizing a brand’s online visibility. Add SEO to the list above and you’ve got WPO.

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How To Dominate Search With Social Media And PR

Harp Interactive

Companies big and small are embracing social media and quickly diving head-first into the (deep, unfathomable) ocean of search engine optimization. Unfortunately in their haste to become digitally optimized these companies often neglect to create a cohesive strategy and fail to integrate optimally for maximum synergy. Early adopters of integrated social media and search strategies are seeing improved results in both areas, results that are greater than the sum! Here are some tips on creating synergy.

3 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

There are other benefits to blogging, but these are three of the biggest SEO benefits. Do you have a company blog ? Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise | Small Business Mavericks [link] Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. About Us What’s a Maverick? Of course, you only get these benefits if your blog and if you blog in the right manner. If not, why not?

Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)

Webbiquity SMM

If your website traffic from organic search has fallen over the past year, take some small solace in knowing you’re not alone—in fact, you’re in good (if not happy) company. Companies need to take a broader view of their overall online visibility and embrace a web presence optimization (WPO) approach. Guest-posting is still a viable SEO practice,  for the moment at least.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? companies now use social media for marketing. 22% of Fortune 500 companies have a public-facing blog that has at least one post in the past 12 months. companies are currently using blogs for marketing purposes, up from 29% in 2009 and just 16% in 2007. Oh yeah.

Panda vs eBay — Don’t Poke The Bear

Small Business Mavericks

If It Looks Like Spam… In Larry Kim’s article, “ebay Just Lost 80% of its Organic Rankings” ,  it’s clear that eBay implemented a strategy that was destined to crater their search rankings from the start.  If you look at Google’s pubs on Panda (and SEO in general), it’s all about what they call “High Quality Content” — and clearly eBay’s strategy was anything but. eBay created a major AdWords campaign that was by all accounts completely spammy. Small Business Internet Marketing adwords ebay google Panda spam

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Just 4% of marketers said their companies were “very effective” at measuring social marketing in 2012. Only 16% of companies say they currently have a social CRM system in place. WordPress Hosting SEO ).

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The newsletter, which was sent within the first week of the month, would include new research findings from surveys conducted by research groups such as the Pew Research Center, new discoveries from a marketing firm’s eye tracking study, or data that was recently culled across a multitude of SEO agency case study reports. Should I Change My URLs for SEO? And I did. Have a look.

25 of the Best Web Presence Optimization Guides of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Influencer Marketing – What it is, and Why YOU Need to be Doing it by The Daily SEO Blog. The Real Relationship between Social Media and SEO by SocialMouths. Writing that “Everybody knows social media and SEO are connected, but how?…Unfortunately, ” SEM + SEO [PRESENTATION] by e-Strategy Trends. The Search Power of Brand   by SEO Book.

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Yelp?

Navolutions

Google’s adwords for mobile are better at attracting immediate conversions, Google display network is better for remarketing, Stumbleupon’s paid discovery is better for getting cool content out there, and Facebook ads are better for creating customer relationships. C) Just because they’re from Yelp doesn’t mean that it’s any more legitimate than any other advertiser’s cold call. Sorry!).

SEMRush Review: How to Beat Competitors in Search

Razor Social

SEMrush is a website analysis tool to help you analyze and optimize SEO strategies.  If you want more traffic you need to understand more about the keywords you or competitor rank for (or don’t rank for), links etc. Costs: Estimate cost to advertise on Google adwords for these keywords (Hint:  High cost with low keyword difficulty are good ones to focus on). Blogging and SEO

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Sutton concludes, “Clearly, SEO is more effective at attracting attention and ultimately converting people. However, that figure rises if you work for a company generating at least $10 million in annual revenue, or you’re in management (in which case it’s $109,000). have a company page on at least one social networking site (but only 39% blog and just 26% tweet).

What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You

Navolutions

In the web development and SEO worlds, especially, even the industry’s best and brightest are subject to the whims of Google, Mozilla, Yelp, and hundreds of other major players. If you’re not starting a brand new company from the ground up, there is a good chance that you have lots and lots of usernames, passwords, and accounts attached to your online presence. R5GJNQWPUEK8 . The NAP.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), SEO: Strategy. SEO: Information. Ways Companies are Using Social Media to Lower Costs (Mack Collier): Just what are the benefits of social media? SEO: Strategy.

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If I could offer you a billboard in the middle of Times Square for little to no cost for you to advertise your company would you do it? After 9 years of Search Engine Marketing – I think it is safe to say any keyword you are going to buy is maxed out when it comes to the Google AdWords auction process. Trick 2) Put the 20 top companies you want to target into the Workplaces field.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

After 9 years of Search Engine Marketing – I think it is safe to say any keyword you are going to buy is maxed out when it comes to the Google AdWords auction process. Think about it marketers have been given this gift of Social Media which is reinventing areas of your company on the fly. NFO is the new SEO – that’s News Feed Optimization on Facebook. Enjoy! Tweet This!

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Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

The conversation we had wasn’t very interesting, and it probably shows a very geeky time of my youth, but it does highlight one thing: Even at 16 I was crazy about SEO and the communities discussing it. In the last 72 hours the SEO world has gone crazy about the news that PBN’s (Private Blog Networks) are being hit by Google. To use as part of SEO testing. P.P.S.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

The latest Google search algorithm update (nicknamed Penguin) has moved strongly towards the long held principles of “organic seo.” ” Our company started building websites in 1996. Use the AdWords Keyword Tool to assist , even if you are not buying AdWords. Who wants to be sneaky like that anyway… Here is Your Do List for Organic SEO.

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen, this post has 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links?

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

Revenue is derived from a wide array of advertising properties, including search, YouTube, ads in products like Gmail, and the far reaching AdWords network. Consider how the company uses data sourced from Google+, Android phones, Chrome browsers, organic searches and soon its sensors (via the Nest acquisition ) to customize ads. Case in Point: Guest Blogs are More than SEO.

Attack of the Consumer! The Many Ways Consumers Can Put You Out of Business Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

once worked for a company that had been kicked off eBay and Amazon for bad customer service (not my fault, honest!). Had I not had personal connections at both companies, it’s unlikely I would ever have gotten the company back into the listings.Comparison shopping engines (CSEs) also use customer ratings to reward good performers and push bad performers out of the results.