Applied Analytics with Andy Crestodina
OCTOBER 22, 2015
This month, we asked Andy Crestodina to join us again because he has a new presentation on Applied Analytics …and every communicator must understand this. It’s learning how to read the reports Google Analytics gives you. It’s applied analytics to make decisions, not to report metrics. What You’ll Learn About Your Analytics. By Gini Dietrich.
Don’t Ignore SEO Strategy in Favor of Content
MARCH 2, 2015
Content marketing has taken the business world by storm. From the mom-and-pop coffee shop to the global pharmaceutical giant, everyone’s using content and social media to reach and convert their core audiences. mean, it’s time consuming to pump out all of that content on a regular basis, right? It’s not difficult to implement a basic SEO strategy.
Content Marketing: Four Changes for 2017
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Do you know what content marketing success looks like in 2017? Do you have a documented content creation process? The post Content Marketing: Four Changes for 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Develop a More Engaging Content Strategy with Influencers Three Content Approaches that Dominate SEO Five Ways Content Marketing and SEO Can Work Together.
How Google+ Could Affect SEO
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
There are several issues with ranking user-generated content through social media because it depends who is the original author, to what communities the author belongs to, and whether the author is an authority on the subject of the content. The introduction of Google+ is an interesting attempt in bringing user-generated content through social media closer to the Google search engine.
7 Local SEO Mistakes You Do Not Want To Make
JANUARY 29, 2013
You’re at your wit’s end working and spending your hard earned money on your website’s local SEO rankings, yet nothing seems to be working. Local SEO, when done right, can tap into markets that are willing and interested in your business. In this post, let’s take a look at some local SEO mistakes you do not want to commit. You copy-paste your content.
Beyond Likes: 9 Facebook Analytics You Must Be Measuring
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Counting ‘likes’ is what we call a ‘vanity metric’, and if you really want to measure the impact and success of your fan page, we’ve got to dive much deeper into your analytics. I’m obsessed with tracking metrics and setting goals , so today, I’m showing you my 9 favourite Facebook metrics. By looking at the engagement figure, you can find out what content works, and do more of it!
27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results
MAY 28, 2014
Content marketing is about creating, optimizing, and distributing valuable content to grow your web presence and steer the actions of consumers. Not too hard if you have the right skills and strategy, but without an arsenal of SEO tools at your disposal, you are bound to waste time and money. Below is a list of the best SEO tools out there right now. Google Analytics. .
Content Marketing, Social Advertising, and SEO: Which Is Most Important?
AUGUST 29, 2016
A lot of marketers say content is king. Still others, despite the drastic changes to Google’s algorithm, say that a website is worthless without SEO. . But instead of picturing three people, each from these different schools of thought, fighting it out with foam bats and shouted statistics, picture them sitting in a room with their heads together, creating great marketing content.
How to Hire Your SEO Partner
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
Hiring an SEO specialist is one of the most important decisions you will make in your pursuit of online marketing success. Lawyers pass the bar, doctors have diplomas, but SEOs have nothing of the sort to give you confidence in their level of training and talent. With this in mind, the first two things you want to evaluate in a potential SEO partner are: Methodology. Results.
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons
Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
AUGUST 17, 2011
This is a guest post from Marshall Sponder , author of the newly released Social Media Analytics. Recently, I was asked if Social Analytics sheds light on the nature of online events like the Netflix Outrage , which happened a few weeks ago as customers voiced extreme disappointment at Netflix for imposing a $6 a month increase for customers who still wanted DVD delivery.
This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year
AUGUST 4, 2015
But it doesn’t stop there – you have to continually expand content and build incoming links for these properties too. For example, you could reference content pieces from your LinkedIn articles to your Twitter profile, and boost its “trust”, resulting in higher rankings for that web property. 2) Social Proof. Guest post by Jon Rognerud. Free tools to get you started.
7 Steps for Performing Your Next SEO Audit
Convince & Convert
MARCH 6, 2015
Search engine optimization (SEO) audits have the unfortunate reputation of being time-consuming and tedious. Even if you have consultants take care of your SEO, it’s still a good idea to understand these seven steps. SEO is a constantly changing landscape. The search engines keep forcing companies to reevaluate their SEO strategies. Select the Content Audit tab.
Social Media Monitoring vs. Customer Intelligence Analytics
OCTOBER 14, 2012
Let's try to define the differences between Social Media Monitoring and Customer Intelligence analysis based on content available on Social Media platforms. Customer Intelligence Analytics. SMM captures and measures WoM communications generated by anybody or anything: consumers, bloggers, marketers, pundits, industry analysts, customers, automated repeating and SEO software. The content originates from Social Media networks and other public (Internet) sources. Blog Guest post Social Media Analytics marketing strategies social media platforms
Content Marketing: How to Measure Its Effectiveness [Infographic]
AUGUST 24, 2013
Content marketing metrics can be confusing and preoccupy your time, so start by selecting a just a few fundamentals to measure. Content marketing is key in today’s marketplace — it is the intersection of awareness and lead generation. Figure out which content marketing metrics you want to measure and why. Common content marketing measurements include: Subscribers.
Editorial SEO Tactics for the Newsroom
JANUARY 12, 2011
By now most editorial sites are employing basic SEO best practices in the newsroom but how many are taking full advantage of every opportunity? To be successful an editorial staff needs to do more do more than just optimize headlines and title tags; there are a wide range of editorial SEO tactics that need to be employed. What other SEO tactics should newsrooms employ?
How to Use Twitter Analytics: 15 Simple-to-Find Stats to Help You Tweet Better
MAY 5, 2016
We social media marketers are a lucky bunch; not only are there a gigantic number of free social media tools at our disposal (everything from timing tools to social media management tools like Buffer ), there are free tools from the social networks themselves: Facebook insights, Pinterest analytics, and now Twitter analytics, too. When it comes to Twitter analytics and Twitter metrics in general, I’ve done a bit of research into what exactly we can learn—as straightforward as possible—from all the awesome numbers Twitter displays. See below for details.)
SEO Metrics for Publishers: How are You Tracking and Measuring Success?
MAY 1, 2012
The technical, editorial and marketing teams are trained in SEO best practices and are integrating them into the daily workflow. When it comes to SEO publishers need to understand and effectively communicate progress and success. SEO is a never-ending process and without good benchmarks, clear and realistic goals and solid reporting it is easy to lose momentum within the organization.
7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]
NOVEMBER 30, 2013
Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. The more your content is shared and recommended, the more you build trust and thought leadership. Marketers use content marketing for: Brand awareness (79%). The result?
Simple SEO Tips
JUNE 21, 2013
That’s where SEO comes in. The idea is that you want to use specific words and content that is related to your site in order to get Google (and other search engines) to “crawl” your site. You can also find out what keywords generate the most hits for your site by utilizing a service such as Google Analytics to see where people are coming to your site from.
A Guide to Multilingual SEO Strategy
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
With foreign languages experiencing exponential online growth, it’s important to consider whether or not multilingual SEO might be of benefit to your company. There are still many opportunities to carve out niche footholds in foreign language sectors by utilizing top performing keywords to attract international attention, in domain names, URLs and within the content of your website itself.
SEO PowerSuite – Everything You Need for Your Website’s SEO
DECEMBER 3, 2014
One thing that generally drives me nuts about SEO tools is the waiting game. A lot of tools that I have tried in the past would have you enter your domain and it would take time to compile the data about your website. For this review, I set up the Mac-version of SEO PowerSuite in ten minutes. The SEO PowerSuite Toolset. SEO Spyglass. Four tools, ten minutes. Pricing.
5 Essential SEO Tips For Magento Ecommerce Stores
Social Media Marketing
JULY 25, 2016
This is where search engine optimization or SEO comes into the picture. SEO needs expertise mainly because search algorithms are largely unknown and hugely complex. Unless you are an SEO expert, it becomes necessary to hire a Magento or shopify SEO expert who helps in improving your rankings on search engine results page. Ecommerce SEO Magento SEO Magento SEO Expert
Google Search Console Search Analytics: Last Updated May 3, 2016
MAY 8, 2016
Google Search Console’s Search Analytics feature, the feature that allows you to see the keywords, impressions, clicks, and average position of your website’s pages, has not been updated since May 3, 2016. However, this week, the Google Search Console Search Analytics data has not been updated since May 3, 2016. But look at the #5 keyword listed in Google Search Analytics.
SEO in 2014: Where It’s All Headed
JANUARY 2, 2014
It’s that magical time of the year again when everyone tries to guess what’s next for SEO. 2013 was a downright bizarre year for SEO, which is why you’re bound to see all sorts of wacky predictions for 2014. What Happened to SEO in 2013? 2013 was the most turbulent year for SEO since they invented the internet. But What Really Happened to SEO in 2013?
SEO in 2013: What to Expect
JANUARY 14, 2013
SEO analysts around the world are constantly searching for the best ways to stay ahead of the optimization game. Here are a few SEO trends you can expect to see in 2013. Expect to hear the term SEO less often. SEO also is gaining a reputation for manufactured search engine status. To learn more about SEO projections and online marketing strategies, visit SEOM Company.
25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand
MARCH 23, 2014
Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Creating powerful content that grows your business can be a discouraging process. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. You’re sure to find something that will help you jumpstart your content marketing programs. Contently (paid).
Top Tips on Writing Great Content
JULY 30, 2012
Long gone is the time when online content meant a piece of writing crammed full of keywords that didn’t make a lot of sense and generally lacked substance and meaning. So here are some tips to help you create great content. This is why top tips and how to guides are great not just for us to write, but a great way of boosting SEO and keywords. Magnetic Headlines. Humour.
Maximize Blog Traffic with Top 27 SEO Plugins
JUNE 20, 2014
In my last post, I touched on how using these 27 must use SEO tools can deliver incredible content marketing results, and they really can – I hope you found the post useful. Yoast WordPress SEO. All in One SEO Pack. As the name suggests, All in One SEO Pack gives you everything you’ll need to maximize blog traffic. SEO Ultimate. SEO Smart Links.
How to Create Winning Content & Measure Results
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
When it comes to online marketing, many of us continue to hear that content is still King and with over 60 trillion web pages on the internet, it appears as though the deck is stacked against us. But there are many ways to help increase the odds in our favor and get more out of our online content. Crafting the Best Content. Tools for Analyzing Results Using Metrics. Piwik.
A Simple Workflow for Keyword Research for Content Planning
JULY 9, 2013
Mining keyword research, analytics and competitive data to identify new evergreen content opportunities does not always get the attention it deserves from busy editorial teams, despite this being an area with considerable upside for publishers. To help with that I’ve outlined a basic workflow for using keyword research for editorial content planning. Step 1: Pick a topic.
How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
In the present era of content marketing peak, it is not enough to be simply an excellent writer and an expert in the field. Sufficient SEO knowledge will sky rocket your performance you aim at. Below, I’ll share many actionable tips to facilitate your becoming an SEO-savvy blogger. Is Your Website SEO-friendly? Is there duplicate content? Evergreen content.
Alan K’necht: Über Thinker & SEO Brainiac: An Interview
DECEMBER 4, 2011
Social analytics, the role of social in the future of SEO, and his favorite city – Auckland. His handle on SEO and analytics – and online marketing in general make him a hot commodity at conferences all over the world. Social has always been a critical part of SEO but up until recently it didn’t form part of the various search engine algorithms.
Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool
OCTOBER 26, 2015
In September, Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans published a Google Analytics chart of his blog traffic spanning back to 2010 when he launched it. Virtually overnight, everyday LinkedIn users found their content reaching tens of thousands of readers when before they would have struggled to reach a few hundred. LinkedIn members are primed for reading business-related content.
Blog Topics: How to optimize content for topics versus keywords
JUNE 6, 2016
Did you know that the average length of content in the top 10 search results is over 2,000 words? Longer content is typically more valuable content. If you were creating content about tickets prices in sports stadiums you wouldn’t create an article for ticket prices in the upper stands, tickets prices in the seated areas, corporate tickets etc. Blogging and SEO
The Four Skills Digital Marketers Need Today
MAY 13, 2015
These skills run the gamut from one year of SEO experience to 10 years of social media experience (which of course digital marketers don’t yet have). Digital Marketers Need SEO Skills Ranked number five on the LinkedIn 25 Hottest Skills that Got People Hired in 2014 list , search engine optimization (SEO) was also cited as a required skill for 14 percent of the companies I looked at.
SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)
JUNE 20, 2016
Almost nobody knows everything about how SEO (search engine optimization) really works. And, honestly, shouldn’t your business be focusing on things like increasing growth and revenue instead of dwelling on the right mix of SEO tactics that will benefit your company? Those who do this for a living have identified more than 200 SEO ranking factors that Google takes into account.
The Ultimate User-Generated Content Guide
OCTOBER 5, 2016
With audiences becoming more hyper-focused, brands are seeing success on social by providing user-generated content. For marketers who aren’t seeing much interaction or social media engagement , it might be time to consider user-generated content. What Is User-Generated Content? Businesses then use this content on their website or social media networks to promote their brand.
How to Choose the Right Content Marketing Software
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
It’s not easy choosing the right software for your content marketing efforts. The reason it’s so hard is that there are so many requirements for an effective content marketing strategy. These diagrams only tell you that there are many, many… many software solutions out there, all vying for their place in this incredibly fast-growing movement called “content marketing.”.
Writing Around the Web – Social Media SEO, Google Analytics, and Social Proof
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I’ve written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! Featured Post – How to Optimize Social Media Profiles for SEO. This month’s featured piece just went live today and is part of the 2011 Bad-Ass SEO Blogging Contest. What’s at stake in this blogging contest? Tweet.