SEO Firm Impersonates Google, Claims Local Listing to be Deleted
AUGUST 6, 2014
During an recent unsolicited telemarketing call , a representative from an SEO firm, located in California, claimed that a company’s local business listing on Google Places (now called Google My Business ) would be taken down and deleted if they are not paid $299 to re-verify and re-boost the local listing. He said “Yes ma’am that is correct!” Period.
Don’t Ignore SEO Strategy in Favor of Content
MARCH 2, 2015
If your SEO strategy is stale, it’s going to limit your visibility in the search engines. That’s why it’s important to revisit your site’s on-page SEO factors to ensure every piece of content you create is search engine friendly. It’s not difficult to implement a basic SEO strategy. SEO Strategy: Identify Your Most Important Keywords.
5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO
AUGUST 21, 2012
Here are five ways that social media impacts SEO, or more specifically search engine visibility, rankings and traffic: 1. Both Google and Bing use social data to annotate select listings on their search engine results pages. This is a necessary step to combat spam but it takes away the SEO value of the links. My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers.
Will SEO Exist in 2015?
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 13, 2012
SEO used to be a self-standing marketing discipline, having a well defined, generally accepted set of activities and objectives. Today, SEO is much more intertwined with other marketing activities, making it difficult to know where SEO ends and where social media, for example, begins. Google’s SEO Mindset. Great for investors … not so great for SEOs.
Why Businesses Need Local SEO Optimization
OCTOBER 7, 2012
people looked up SEO on Google. million Internet users are interested in SEO every month. The interest in SEO is ever-growing. While India and the United States are expected to land in any Top 10 list of nations interested in SEO, there are a few that make you realize how competitive and diverse this industry is. Canada ranks 4th in this list. Takeaway.
Using Video Marketing To Boost SEO
Small Business Mavericks
APRIL 13, 2012
Is video marketing a useful SEO tool? Put together a video that can viral, and you’ll drive that video to top of the search results, and most likely get a mention in the trending topics listed in the search engines. Instead, think of the SEO value to your videos. Video Marketing SEO Social Media Viral MarketingStrategic branding is the vital factor now.
The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies
Social Media Citizens
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
I’ve been browsing through the lists of top social media case studies and I thought I am going to share some of the top sites with you: Casestudiesonline.com by Tod Maffin. List of Social Media Marketing Examples by ( [link] ). The Association Social Media Wiki’s List by ( [link] ). 30 SEO, Social Media & Marketing Case Studies that Prove the ROI of it All by ( [link] ).
PPC vs SEO
Social Media Marketing
AUGUST 22, 2016
PPC (pay per click) and SEO (search engine optimization) are two major channels which made up the search marketing. Advantages of Google AdWords over SEO Minimal Impact: SEO often involves website design changes, and these changes can be important while in PPC websites do not have to make layout or design changes in order to use this channel. SEO has no such control.
An Expert’s Guide to How to Get SEO Right
Convince & Convert
APRIL 4, 2016
When it comes to bettering your website’s search engine ranking, the importance of following good SEO practices cannot be emphasized enough. He is the Co-Founder of Online Marketing Gurus , an award-winning global SEO agency that has collaborated with giants such as Salesforce and Coca Cola. The obvious question: Will paying more and choosing a bigger agency get me more ROI on SEO?
Are You Using Black Hat SEO Tactics?
Small Business Mavericks
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
When it comes to SEO, I’ll have to echo that. There’s a fine line between White Hat SEO and Black Hat SEO that can get lost to the new practitioner. White Hat SEO tactics are SEO strategies and techniques that are approved by the search engines and that usually won’t get your web pages penalized. Black Hat SEO is everything else. The search engines do not approve of the Black Hat variety of SEO tactics, obviously, and they could get your web pages, or entire websites, penalized, de-listed, or downgraded in the search engine listings.
How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
However, in today’s post, I am going to emphasize a completely different angle, and I am going to show you an entirely new way to do SEO. Implementation of schema can facilitate the process of getting these types of enhancements to your search listings. ” We obtained this list of queries by extracting them from Google Autocomplete and Bing Suggest. Tables. Sliders.
Five Ways to Improve Your Local SEO
JULY 26, 2012
This week our guest posts focus on the latest trends in SEO. Every day, more companies learn a bit more about SEO,and every day, competition for website traffic increases. For small businesses dependent on location, local SEO has become one of the most important search tactics, especially after the recent Panda update. Five Ways to Improve Your Local SEO using Google+.
How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Once you have collated a list of each type of competitor, narrow it down to between three and five—covering each type—and begin your analysis. 2. Analyze Their Technical SEO. Analyzing your competitors’ technical SEO can allow you to locate any techniques you might be missing. Start Once you’ve scrutinized the page for these factors, you can delve deeper into more advanced SEO.
4 Simple Ways to Build Up Your Email List
JANUARY 9, 2015
For small businesses, the customer or client list is at the heart of the operation. smartly built and maintained email list can ensure that your small business remains on the mind of your customers long after the initial interaction. An effective email list does not need to take a long time to create; you can accelerate your list building with the right approach and resources. Take a look at just a few of the ways to build a solid email list quickly: Ask on your website. Original article: 4 Simple Ways to Build Up Your Email List ©2015 UNSPOKEN.
How to Use Outreach Outside Your Niche for SEO Success
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Well from an SEO and link building perspective, you are. In working on SEO campaigns jointly with media relations agencies, we’ve had huge joint success by pivoting away from a client’s core niche, and creating content for completely new audiences. While SEO has been moving away from highly scalable, low-quality link building, links are still the biggest predictor of SEO success.
SEO Search Engine Optimisation - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
MARCH 15, 2015
We know that SEO means Search Engine Optimization. We also now that SEO is important for us to rank higher on Search Engines. In this post we will consider on-page SEO techniques. The on-page SEO does not need you to know technology in depth, neither do you need to know the programming language / software script. You Get Your Business, Brand, Referral, Personal URL Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Do add your SEO tips as well! Safe-List is a 100% OptIn EMailing List: [link] ? 4. Change content and share fresh content. Simple?
35 SEO Copywriting Tips for Rocking Content
APRIL 23, 2014
. SEO copywriting refers to the art of writing copy that ranks well in search. To help you please both your readers and the search engines, we’ve compiled a list of 35 of the best SEO copywriting tips for rocking content, all of which are based on actual experience. Throw some effective SEO into the mix, and BOOM… your content rocks, rolls, and ranks! 3. Use Subheads.
SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014
MAY 7, 2014
To the dismay of businesses and marketers, SEO copywriting best practices do not guarantee high SERP rankings. We’ve listed 25 of the best practices of 2014 below. All of them adhere to SEO and content creation guidelines. In 2014, SEO copywriting is about quality – well-written optimized content that appeals to humans. SEO has evolved. It can also improve SEO.
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.
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. Collect a List of Pages.
SEO Copywriting Best Practices for 2015
DECEMBER 21, 2014
2014 was another fast-paced year in the world of SEO. In case it isn’t clear, last year’s SEO strategy can’t be recycled for the year to come. Here are a few data-driven observations on how SEO has changed recently, and some expert tips on how to accommodate them: Consumers Are Pickier. That could actually harm your SEO in the year to come. Absolutely.
51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition
AUGUST 25, 2016
In other words, I wouldn’t expect to be waiting years (or even months, in many cases) to see some results. I’ve seen other people put together eBook’s and blog posts on this topic before but they usually just contain a huge bulleted list with no information on how they found the niche, why they think it’s a good niche to enter and how you would actually make money in it.
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?
Best Buy Mistakenly Exposes Their Exclusive Blogger List
DECEMBER 19, 2014
Best Buy , in a recent internal communication to their Wolf Bloggers exclusive blogger list, sent out an email to their list of bloggers about an agreement with another affiliate organization. One of the bloggers subsequently Replied All to the list, which then exposed Best Buy’s entire exclusive blogger list. In the email, they BCC’d everyone. XXXX Id XXXXX.
27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results
MAY 28, 2014
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. Receive back an alphabetical list of hundreds of long tails. It’s of the free SEO tools. Whitespark also offers other local SEO tools and services.
58+ Resources to Master SEO Copywriting
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
If you want to be competitive as a copywriter, your work needs to be optimized for SEO. 92% of marketers say that content creation is very effective for SEO. It is definitely effective, but only if you know how to create content that’s perfectly optimized for the latest rules of SEO. If you are a newbie to the world of SEO copywriting, this is a must-read list.
Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review
DECEMBER 12, 2014
You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors. And this is impossible to do on your own manually without SEO software… unless you have too much time on your hands. But it’s not a secret. Analytics.
How to Combine SEO, Social, and Content Strategy for Supercharged Results
OCTOBER 23, 2016
Does your marketing incorporate a mix of content, social, and SEO? Once you start allowing SEO, social, and content to feed off each other, you’ll begin earning a noticeable competitive advantage. Let’s begin by highlighting the combination of SEO and Content, and then I’ll move on to adding Social Media to the mix. Combining SEO and Content. Although content marketing and SEO are often viewed as two distinct disciplines, the reality is that they are actually two sides of the same coin. SEO gives content the attention it needs. Good question!
Basic SEO for Bloggers
OCTOBER 18, 2012
For more than a decade, we have relied on websites like Google and Yahoo to sift through the billions of web pages and present a list of contenders that, according to the search engines, most accurately relate to our search query. SEO at its core. Do Good SEO. Good SEO is all about transforming a website into a digital entity that deserves links. Google will find you.
List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)
OCTOBER 31, 2010
List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS), 20 total vendors Sorted by alphabetized order by parent company, not in priority or capability. Celine Takatsuno Thanks for keeping this list live - can be difficult to keep up in an ever-growing space with so many emerging companies + technologies. We'd be honored to show you a quick overview and addition to your list of tools.
Choosing your keywords for SEO
MARCH 26, 2012
Next steps: Make a list of your ideal short-tail keywords that describe your website and brand. Add to that list be expanding each short-tail keyword to get more specific. Related posts: Audit Your Website for SEO Why does your website need SEO? Search Engine Optimization b2b b2c keywords long-tail search engine marketing search engine optimization sem seo short-tail
5 Ways to Improve your SEO Today
MARCH 26, 2013
Yes, I’m talking about SEO , or search engine optimization. SEO is less of a demand creating technique and more a demand capture technique. Paid Search refers to the sponsored advertisements that appear above and to the right of the organic listings. The post 5 Ways to Improve your SEO Today appeared first on Puzzle Marketer. Originally posted here at USSCOSpeaks.com.
Revealed: The New SEO (When Google Takes Freshness Too Far)
JULY 30, 2013
That being said, it amazes me that every SEO blog is preaching the same old things that they’ve been saying for years. One person I was disappointed to see doing this was Rand at SEO Moz. I won’t say his surname, as I don’t want this post to rank for his name (I don’t like ‘outing’, either). Taking Advantage of the Downturn. Content Not Fresh?
Dallas SEO: Google Gets It All Wrong on Google Maps
MARCH 22, 2016
Take a look at today’s search results for the search query: Dallas SEO. From what I’m seeing, there is a Dentist with the last name of “Seo” (pronounced SEE-OH ?) If you look at ALL of the other websites listed for this keyword phrase, the Google AdWords ads, and, let’s say, the first 100 search results, you will see marketing.
SEO Isn’t Dead. The New SEO
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
People who are aware of what’s going on with Google, but aren’t mired in the details of SEO every day may have heard the oft-used-but-incorrect phrase, “SEO is dead.” ” My utter contempt for any phrase that says “ is dead” notwithstanding, SEO is anything but dead. What SEO Used to Be Like. Humboldt penguins mate for life.
How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
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? For a detailed and thorough website audit, you will require an expert SEO, but I will let you know the content related issue you can fix yourself. Various lists. Dr. Peter J.
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. Today, I list 27 of the best search engine optimization plugins available for those looking to get more traffic to their blogs. The following tools are listed randomly. Yoast WordPress SEO. Squirrly.
27+ Resources to Learn SEO Copywriting
AUGUST 20, 2014
However, don’t expect to reach scores of buying masses until you master SEO copywriting and leverage search traffic. Let the pros show you how.Here’s a list of 29 resources that will help you improve your bottom line. Learn SEO Copywriting: 27 Useful Online Resources. Does SEO Copywriting Still Matter? Get real SEO copywriting critiques. So that’s the list.
SEO Isn’t Dead: 10 Ways to Use It for Business
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
While it may come as a surprise to some people, SEO is still alive and kicking. magazine published click-bait piece recently with the title “ SEO is Dead. In fact, it’s what smart SEOs have been doing for a really long time. To achieve improved rankings in the year to come, here are ten bullet-proof SEO and OAO tips for your business. Embrace Long List Posts.
3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 20, 2013
Using an email list to distribute new posts. Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Using ALL of these options is ideal, but if you can only chose one, then SEO gets my vote every time. Install a good SEO plug-in. My favorite free SEO solution is WordPress SEO by Yoast , which makes it easy as red light, yellow light, green light. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.