Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Nonetheless, as I was identifying their needs; talking about where they are now; and what they’re goals and challenges are, one of the partners was skeptical about search engine optimization (SEO). And links are a critical part of rising in the search engine rankings.

9 Emerging Search Engine Optimization Trends For 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Looking to boost your search engine rankings? Check out this list of emerging SEO trends to watch

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

Even so, most site owners do not fully understand how important search engine optimisation is for their online entities. Gaining A Site That Users And Search Engines Love. SEO basically offers an experience that is also perfect for search engines.

Not Your Mom's Social Engineering

Forbes Social Media

Social Engineering is the leading vector for attack by nation-states, adversaries, criminals and con-people alike. It uses the element of rapport to illicit information or performance of a task or action

Websites and Search Engines are Far from Dead

Webbiquity SMM

Search engines are going away. John notes that though he has done all he “can to get found on the search engines—SEO, PPC, blogging and social media,” his website generates a trickle of leads for digital marketing services. Websites are dead.

16 Quick SEO Tips to Improve Your Search Engine Rankings in Just 20 Days [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Boost your website's SEO performance with this list of quick tips and notes

Summer Engineering Internships at Sprout

Sprout Social

What’s it like to spend the summer as an intern on Sprout Social’s engineering team? From day one, engineering interns at Sprout are part of the team. Interns are also matched with a mentor, typically a senior engineer, with expertise in their areas of interests.

Throwback Thursday: Ask.com Search Engine

Bill Hartzer

At that time, Ask thought the future of search was people who went to search engines to ask a question. The post Throwback Thursday: Ask.com Search Engine appeared first on Bill Hartzer. Throwback Thursday: LookSmart Search Engine Circa 1999 Do you remember LookSmart?

Co-op at Pixlee: My Semester as an Engineering Intern

Pixlee

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joanna Lou, a software engineering intern who joined Pixlee as a part of Waterloo University’s co-op program. Another interesting thing about working at a startup is that although your job description says “Fullstack Developer” or “Frontend Engineer”, more often than not you are encouraged to do things outside of your role. Even across North America, the engineering team functioned like clockwork. Engineering

Throwback Thursday: Altavista Search Engine, Circa 1996

Bill Hartzer

It wasn’t that difficult to get your web page ranked in most of the search engines, as long as you had a good title tag, meta tags, and the right content on the page. One of the search engines that drove a lot of traffic back then was Altavista. Search Engines

New Search Engine Launched: Only Searches New gTLD Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

There’s a new search engine out there that apparently has ditched the legacy.COM,NET and.ORG TLDs (Top Level Domains) and only show New gTLDs in its search results. Newgle is a new search engine using Google Custom Search that takes the legacy TLDs out of the search results.

Search Engine Optimization: 10 Search Engine Ranking Problems

Bill Hartzer

I often talk to people who claim that they are suffering from poor search engine rankings. Easily, the number 1 issue I see in client websites preventing higher search engine rankings is lack of links.

The Importance of Search Engine Optimization

Jason Yormark

With this in mind, I think it’s important to look at some statistics to better understand why search engine optimization is so important. Here are some numbers to contemplate in this regard: 90% of the adult population in the United States uses a search engine to find information online. About 80% of all searches come from the organic search engines and not the paid search listings. The following is a guest post from Matt Davidson, an extremely talented search marketer.

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

——————— Welcome to Elizabeth Bookhultz, Social Media Specialist, American Society of Civil Engineers! On the other hand, Twitter is where we find a lot of academics and engineering firms.

Throwback Thursday: Search Engine Watch Circa 1999

Bill Hartzer

Today is Thursday, and every Thursday I try to feature one search engine or search engine website. Today, because of the official announcement that Danny Goodwin is leaving Search Engine Watch , I thought I would feature Search Engine Watch. Search Engines

Paying to Boost Organic Search Engine Rankings on Google

Bill Hartzer

Google has always been adamant about the fact that paying for Google AdWords ads will not boost your site’s organic search engine rankings. So, I do believe Google when they say that paying for Google AdWords ads won’t boost your organic search engine rankings.

Throwback Thursday: iWon Search Engine, Circa 2001

Bill Hartzer

Each Thursday I’m starting a new tradition here on my blog: to feature an old search engine. Today’s Throwback Thursday search engine is iWon.com, circa 2001. Well, that business plan didn’t last long, iWon is not a search engine or “start page” anymore.

Meet Team Sprout: Shweta, Senior Software Engineer

Sprout Social

She has a knack for taking complicated data ideas and translating them in a way that her audience can understand, whether that is another engineer or a less tech-savvy person, such as myself. Name: Shweta Kapur Department: Engineering Started at Sprout: February 2017.

Throwback Thursday: LookSmart Search Engine Circa 1999

Bill Hartzer

Search Engines Do you remember LookSmart? Back in 1999, the LookSmart website looked like this: Back in 1999, you could search the web from the site’s home page, or you could click on one of their categories, and then a few more clicks… and then finally get to their content.

Search Engine Marketing Tool Review: SEM Rush

Bill Hartzer

From this you can tell for which keywords a site dominates the Google search engine results, and to what extent. But for what it does, SEMRush.com is an excellent resource in regards to finding out the keyword, and domain analytics behind the top Google search engine results.

Search Engine Optimization Guide for Better Business Online

Kikolani

However, you have to, if you want to make your business a successful one using search engine optimization services. It stands for Search Engine Optimization, and you have probably heard the term if you have been around the internet for a while. Search engine friendly site development.

Appalling: US Patent US8515941 B1: System for Generating Search Engine Spam

Bill Hartzer

US Patent US8515941 B1 granted Aug 20, 2013, is titled “System for unique automated website generation, hosting, and search engine optimization” And their websites still rank well in Google despite Google Panda 4.0. Google Search Engine Optimization Search Engines

System 166

A new search engine for marketing podcasts

Convince & Convert

MarketingPodcasts.com is a discovery engine for marketing podcasts. So, I challenged my team (especially our developers at Marketing Press) to figure out how to build a discovery engine on top of WordPress. Are you ready to make marketing education much, much easier?

Software engineering personalities: the Teslas and the Edisons

Sprout Social

While reading up on these two individuals, it struck us at Sprout Social that these two working styles can teach us how to build a healthy engineering culture consisting of Edisons and Teslas. We’ve found many software engineers, regardless of background, fall into one of the two personality profiles. When nurturing team culture, engineering leaders will need to identify ways to balance and accommodate these two perspectives. Sprout Engineering

Danny Goodwin Leaving Search Engine Watch as Editor

Bill Hartzer

Danny Goodwin, the Editor of Search Engine Watch , is leaving Incisive Media. Mr. Goodwin has been at Search Engine Watch since 2007, and is going to work for LinkDex. Mike came on in 2009 and was phenomenal at Search Engine Watch. Search Engine Optimization

The Difference Between SEOs and Search Engine Marketers

Bill Hartzer

During a recent comment thread on Facebook by my buddy Steve Floyd , the subject of SEOs (Search Engine Optimization pros or “search engine optimizers”) and SEMs (Search Engine Marketers or “Pay Per Click professionals”) came up.

Moving to HTTPS for Better Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Due to Google’s recent official announcement that an https site is a search engine ranking factor, I’ve decided to move my site, BillHartzer.com, to https from http. But let’s talk about search engine rankings. Google Search Engine Optimization Search Engines

3 Image Based Search Engines

Idaconcpts

Whenever information is needed, it seems that the first outlets most people turn to are search engines. As such, search engines are constantly evolving to keep up with the latest user demands. The following are the top image based search engines that are currently dominating the market.

Does Buying Facebook Likes Help Search Engine Rankings?

Bill Hartzer

According to this unsolicited commercial email (spam), getting more Facebook Likes will increase your search engine rankings. Googles software engineer, Matt Cutts, has confirmed reports that Google uses social signals, such as links from Facebook and Twitter, as a ranking factor.

Blog Tip – Write For Your Readers, Not The Search Engines

SocMed Sean

Before we ever dive into the technology behind their blog, I like to explore their content and their attitude toward the search engines. The problem is, what if the search engine spiders like your content, but your readers don’t?

Search Engines Are A Conduit, Not A Source

Dave Fleet

Let’s get this out of the way: Search engines are a key part of communications nowadays. Search engines usually drive a significant proportion – if not the majority – of traffic to companies’ websites. However, I’m tired of seeing “studies” showing that “search engines” are a source of information for consumers. Search engines are a conduit – a step along the path – not a source.

Google’s Official Search Engine Optimization Guide

Saying It Social

Tags: Search Engine Optimization google search engine optimization seo seo guide

Disallow Search Engines in Robots.txt File? No Worries on Google

Bill Hartzer

Well, actually I’m not surprised when it comes to Google, but this is the first time I have seen a website disallow the search engines from indexing their website. A website has a robots.txt file directive for the search engines to NOT index their website. Google Search Engines

February 2012 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here. These are not the actual search engine rankings that you see when you search at a search engine, which are constantly changing.

comScore April 2013 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I try to remember report it here. These are not the actual search engine rankings that you see when you search at a search engine, which are constantly changing.

March 2012 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here. These are not the actual search engine rankings that you see when you search at a search engine, which are constantly changing.

Search Engine Optimization Firms Like RankPay Still Hurting SEO Industry

Bill Hartzer

I am still amazed that search engine optimization firms like RankPay are still relying on what I would call shady marketing techniques like sending UCE Spam (UCE stands for Unsolicited Commercial Email), trying to get more search engine optimization business.

Don’t Pay for Search Engine Submission

Bill Hartzer

You do NOT have to pay for search engine submission services. There are still companies out there that are selling scamming others with a search engine submission service. But, in fact, if you look at it closely, it’s only a search engine submission service for $75 per year. Our services provide submission and search engine ranking for domain owners. The search engines crawl the web, trying to find all sorts of URLs that they can find.

Meet Team Sprout: Brian, Platform Engineering Manager

Sprout Social

Brian Cordonnier, a Platform Engineering Manager on Sprout’s Publishing Squad, embodies this commitment both in his work at Sprout and his hobbies outside of the office. Department: Engineering. How did you get into engineering and into your role at Sprout?

Team 84

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Text Surrounding Links

Bill Hartzer

Links are very important when it comes to search engine optimization. In the case above, note that “search engine” is near the actual link to Google.com. Links will be given more weight by the search engines, especially Google , when they are surrounded by optimized text.