Jason Yormark

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.

5 Ways To NOT Get A Response When Applying To A Job

Jason Yormark

3+ Page Resumes – Unless you’re a doctor, engineer or some other deeply technical person, there’s no reason for you resume to be more then 2 pages, and for those earlier in their career, one page is totally doable. I’m back on the hiring wagon yet again.

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My Apple Watch Review: 5 Reasons It Works

Jason Yormark

The Taptic engine is really quite amazing. It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Apple products. I’m usually an early adopter no matter what the product is. However with the Apple Watch, I actually held back longer than usual for a few reasons.

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5 Reasons Your Business Absolutely Needs To Consider the Bing Network

Jason Yormark

All additional exposure opportunities for your business outside of traditional search engine platforms. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark.

5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions

Jason Yormark

WebRank SEO – I love this extension as it gives me quick access to website info such as Pagerank, Alexa, as well as pages indexed by engine and backlinks. Over the past year I’ve really worked at giving a variety of web browsers a fair shake at becoming my go to browser for every day use.

My Backlinks Strategy Sucks, And What I Plan To Do About It

Jason Yormark

But where I’ve been terrible at and continue to be is with my back links on pretty much all the engines. I’ve written on my blog for quite some time, and I’ve had a mild amount of success with it depending on how you define success.

SES Toronto & WebNation TV Appearance

Jason Yormark

Related posts: Search Engine Strategies 2011 Wrap Up. Mental note…don’t wait till the last minute to pull out our passport when you’re going out of the country.

Crowdbooster Review: Social Analytics & Optimization

Jason Yormark

Some really cool features that differentiate Crowdbooster include their recommendation engine which I’m finding very useful. I had signed up for Crowdbooster a few months ago, but never really got around to giving it a close look until the past week or so and I’ve become a fan.

Attending & Speaking At Search Engine Strategies 2011

Jason Yormark

I’m definitely looking forward to attending at Search Engine Strategies in New York next week. It will be my return to a show I attended quite often during my tenure at Microsoft Advertising. This time around I’ve gotten the folks over at SES to actually put me on stage where I will be speaking on a panel for the Social Media Solutions On A Budget session that I actually pitched and had accepted. For those of you attending, I would love your support and feedback.

Search Engine Strategies 2011 Wrap Up

Jason Yormark

Well my first official speaking gig wrapped last week at Search Engine Strategies , and I had a blast. Related posts: Attending & Speaking At Search Engine Strategies 2011. Definitely had some nerves up to and during my session titled “ Social Media Solutions On A Budget ”, but overall, I think it was a success. Much of what I covered was pulled from many of the blog posts I’ve written over the years here.

Facebook Page Or Profile? I Say Both.

Jason Yormark

Facebook Pages are indexed by search engines. I wrestled with the idea of creating a Facebook Page for my blog vs. just utilizing my Facebook Profile to promote. My initial thought was that I didn’t really see myself as being “celebrity” enough to warrant having what was once referred to as a “fan page”.

If You Ain’t Bloggin, You Ain’t Livin!

Jason Yormark

That was a line I used in my recent presentation at Search Engine Strategies in New York and was one of the more tweeted excerpts. I really didn’t plan to say it, but the idea was definitely one I firmly believe in. Blogging has single handedly opened up so many doors for me, that I don’t know I’d ever be where I am today without having made the commitment to doing it somewhat regularly over the past few years.

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The Time Is Now For Small Businesses To Grab More Customers

Jason Yormark

In February of this year, the Microsoft Bing search engine inched up to claim approximately 21 percent of US search market share up 1% from last year. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark.

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The Humanization of Search & Why Business Owners & Marketers Should Care

Jason Yormark

If you sell products online, always be thinking about how to help search engines better match relevant queries to products in your data feeds. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark.

Search Engine Strategies Day 2 Video Recap

Jason Yormark

2009 Search Engine Strategies, San Jose Giveaway!!

Jason Yormark

Search Engine Strategies NY Day 3 Video Recap

Jason Yormark

Day 1 Recap – Search Engine Strategies – New York

Jason Yormark

Office For Mac Macworld 2010 Recap

Jason Yormark

For years, I’ve attended the Search Engine Strategies and SMX events and the biggest difference by far is in the audience.

Socialnomics Book Review | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

Socialnomics is written by Erik Qualman , most well known for his contributions over at Search Engine Watch and on the tradeshow circuit. For more information on the author, check out his Socialnomics blog here , his articles at Search Engine Watch or simply get the book.

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.

SEO Search Engine Optimisation - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

We know that SEO means Search Engine Optimization. We also now that SEO is important for us to rank higher on Search Engines. A quick tip: You need to get your Site, Blog, Social Media Page on to being Indexed by Search Engines. million people worldwide have used this Search Engine Submission Service Go Here And Submit! So go on and make your page go higher on search engines.

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?

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Six On Page Search Engine Optimization Must Do’s

Small Business Mavericks

Search engine optimization is not all about gaining inbound links. Use keywords carefully – these tags are for users and search engines now look at them from a user’s perspective. Once you have published your web page, be sure to add it to the sitemap (both the user and search engine sitemaps). Search engine sitemaps are regularly checked by the search engines. Newly found urls are then visited and indexed by the search engines.

Is Bing The Best Search Engine?

Small Business Mavericks

This is probably the best idea that Bing could come up — a blind search engine test. search engines bing google search engine search resultsBing keeps trying to convince, by one way or another, that its search results are better than Google’s. They’ve tried just about everything they can think of. But they have one more card to play (or maybe not), and they’re playing it pretty heavy right now.

For Kids - A Visual Search Engine From Google - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Google has introduced a Search Engine for Kids. It is more of a visual search engine for kids. Parents you got to know this. This means you do not have to worry about adult sites and so on. It is called Kiddle.co. It is powered by Editors and Google safe search

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.

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.

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.

Search Engine Submission Now Officially a Scam

Bill Hartzer

I can finally officially declare that all search engine submission services are now scams. If you receive an email from [b]anyone[/b] claiming to offer search engine submission services or a similar submission service–it is spam and also a scam. Search Engine Optimization

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

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.

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?

What Affects The Search Engines - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

In the online world, Search Engines are critical. Knowledge of Search Engines form an important part of Social Media professional's day to day activity. It is critical that you understand what a Search Engine is looking for and how best you can make use of the opportunity. While you do understand the important criteria of the Search Engine you need to keep in mind that the algorithms are updated and changed constantly. Search Engines also look at MetaTags.

How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy

Convince & Convert

For example, websites on HTTPS can implement HSTS, which tells search engines your site is secure. Analyzing your competitors is great, but if your findings are spread across multiple documents, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to reverse engineer their techniques effectively.

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SEO Search Engine Optimisation - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

We know that SEO means Search Engine Optimization. We also now that SEO is important for us to rank higher on Search Engines. A quick tip: You need to get your Site, Blog, Social Media Page on to being Indexed by Search Engines. million people worldwide have used this Search Engine Submission Service Go Here And Submit! So go on and make your page go higher on search engines.

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.

Cool Facts About Search Engines

Engaging Brand

We all use search engines every day. All these search engines offer a valuable resource to dig through the endless supply of information strewn across the web and bring us what we are searching for. But how did search engines start? Here are some cool facts that you may never have known about search engines: The Users. These users have definite ways of accessing information: 93% of consumers worldwide use search engines to find and access websites.

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.

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.