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A Brief History of Search & SEO

Hubspot

Tracing the history of SEO is kind of like trying to trace the history of the handshake. But unlike the handshake, SEO is fairly young, and changes frequently. So where did SEO begin, and how did it become so darn important? But here’s where SEO itself comes in. And that, dear readers, is where the SEO story begins. Brief History of Search & SEO.

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Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

That makes optimization more important than ever, and leads to questions like: How can SEO be used in online reputation management? What common SEO mistakes are critical to avoid? How important are footer links to SEO? How does the introduction of Google Instant change SEO tactics? What are the crucial tasks to include on site audit and pre-launch SEO checklists?

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010

delicious b2bmarketing

Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? If drinking from the glass, it is then half empty. startups.

5 Predictions for SEO in 2016

Act-On

Ever watched a big SEO update roll out? But there are several SEO trends that continue to gather more and more steam, and they will probably shape 2016 in one way or another. 1. User engagement is SEO 2.0. Or, as Search Engine Land puts it, “Get your content right, and you’ve created a solid foundation to support all of your other SEO efforts.”. have no crystal ball.

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. Brian Solis provides a wealth of statistics that answer these questions and more, e.g., 87% of Americans said they were familiar with Twitter in 2010, up from just 26% in 2009. Twitter SEO. Twitter SEO Best Practices by SEOptimise.

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SAL is the Glue that Binds Sales and Marketing in Lead Generation

Industrial Marketing Today

B2B Lead Generation Industrial Marketing Automation Industrial Marketing Strategies Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Inbound Marketing Industrial Marketing Marketing Qualified Leads MQL Sales Accepted Leads (SAL) Sales Qualified Leads (SQL A lead is a lead, right? Depends – are you in marketing or in sales? No, I am not splitting hairs nor am I indulging in semantics. Oh, what a waste!

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. 20 ways to increase the number of your followers on Twitter by Web SEO Analytics. Best of 2010: 14 Ways Every Business Should Be Using Twitter by Inkling Media. How can I get more retweets? Still, lots of good advice.

The Biggest SEO Blunders of All Time

Hubspot

In the world of SEO, we call that using black hat tactics. But here''s the thing: If black hat SEO can give your numbers a big boost and get you the results you need, why not go for it? Check out our new guide, 10 SEO Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Website Redesign.). The SEO Hall of Shame. In this case, there was no ill SEO-intent on the part of the company.

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Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Stephanie Frasco recommends having an SEO keyword-heavy profile, blogging, using applications and engaging in conversation among other practices for maximizing your impact through LinkedIn. Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010. Blogs represent 50%, Facebook 47% and…Twitter scores 41%.”. Which common mistakes should you avoid?

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Web Visitors: Make Them Stick 10 Tips by SEO Wizardry. Jason Schubring suggests designing a site based on a five-layer pyramid model with content at the base, PPC at the top, and usability, SEO and social media sandwiched between. Things That Websites Need in 2010! Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated. Tables are out; CSS is in. Digg this!

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Advertising Facebook Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Pay Per Click SEO Social Media Social NetworkingIf 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? So let’s go through 3 Tricks to Maximize a Facebook Advertising purchase for B2B Marketers. Go big and go broad with the Job Titles.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Social media marketing, online PR and SEO are three tactics that are all powerful on their own, but have far more impact when used in a coordinated, synergistic manner. Optimize company news for SEO benefit? Among her findings: “While most agencies didn’t link to their social media channels on their website in 2009, 83% included this on their home page in 2010. PR and SEO. Why PRs can be better link builders than SEOs by Econsultancy. deep vertical industry knowledge, writing, relationship-building) also make them natural link builders for SEO.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

and analyzes their capabilities in four sectors: customer communication, brand exposure, driving traffic to your site, and SEOs.&#. 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 by the COMMS corner. Here’s a nice collection of 10 exceptional social media SlideShare and YouTube presentations, including “Web 3.0 – This time its personal,&# “Content Strategy for Social Media&# and “How to make the best use of SEO and Social Media.&#. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care?

How to Produce and Promote Webinars Successfully [#B2Bchat Recap]

B2Bbloggers

Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Should B2B SEO Include Landing Pages? 8. What advice do marketers have when it comes to producing, promoting, and following up on webinars? We put this question to our #B2Bchat audience in our latest session. Here is what the experts had to say: Q. What are innovative ideas of promoting webinars? Offer a short video preview. If a rep. Pacific).

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. Savvy B2B Marketing , September 1, 2010 The other week I had a post on the Content Marketing Institute about how to develop an editorial calendar for content marketing. Here are the top items based on social signals.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. Billing itself as a “keyword analysis and comparison engine,&# Qirina is a simple but useful SEO evaluation tool that helps users understand a site’s position in the keyspace, assess the quality of the site’s on-site SEO, and identify competitors in search. Klout.

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Is Parallax to Blame for Poor SEO?

Hubspot

The cons that people have been buzzing about have to do with decreased searchability, Google penalties, and other search engine optimizaton (SEO) concerns. I''ll show you why parallax design itself isn''t to blame for these SEO no-no''s -- and how it''s actually the overuse and misuse of parallax design that leads to poor SEO. How to Use Parallax Without Hurting SEO.

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12 Amazing SEO Infographics

Hubspot

Search engine optimization (SEO) is an industry and practice in constant flux. Check out these awesome infographics for some visual instruction and information about SEO: 1. Order of SEO Operations. 2. SEO Tactics. 3. The Visual FAQ of SEO. 5. SEO vs. PPC. 6. SEO Check List. 7. SEO Factors. 8. Long Tail SEO. 9. SEO ROI Is King.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. Social Media and Search Optimization Integration by SEO Wizardry. Or maybe it just hasn’t caught on. Whatever. Social Media and Search.

Webinar: The Content Marketer’s Guide to Great SEO

Contently

This was in November 2010, and a lot has changed since then. As SEO legend Rand Fishkin told me , “The vast vast majority of links and shares and amplification signals of all kinds are going to only the top five or 10 percent of content that gets put out. ” Earlier this month, our resident SEO sage, Adam Blake, recorded an incredible webinar on content marketing SEO. Easy ways to align SEO goals with business goals. How to unite your content and marketing teams to maximize SEO success. Brands ROI seo SEO strategy

Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

March  2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010.  Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2009 - Webbiquity , March 31, 2010 Whether you need data to back up a proposal for investing in social media marketing for CFO, want to understand which online tactics work best for engaging with customers and prospects, or are just an analytics data junky, you’ll find a treasure trove of key insights and happy hour trivia in this collection of the best articles and blog posts on social media and other marketing research of the past year. March 5, 2010.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

For SEO and traffic purposes, the press release and social media release link back to the company’s website/blog. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. Both are critical tools for dealing with bad news or crisis situations. And both rely on the ability to tell an interesting story.

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Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

B2B Marketing Insider

Related Posts: Top Takeaways From Blogwell Philly 2010 Tweet Chats: Organized Chaos or Untapped Marketing Opportunity The Future of B2B Marketing: It’s Social Social Media: The Journey Begins With You The Role of B2B Marketing About Michael Brenner Michael Brenner is the author of B2BMarketingInsider and serves as Director of Online and Social Media Marketing for SAP. Who Blogs?

Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Summit

B2B Marketing Insider

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy November 30, 2010 Subscribe Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Internet Leadership: Mary shows a chart of leading Internet companies in 2004 and 2010. Holy Cow!

What is SEO? 10 Free SEO Videos for Beginners

KoMarketing Associates

What is SEO ? We’d like to help beginners to wrap their heads around the SEO concept and according to Wikipedia 60% of the general population are visual learners. There are endless amounts of books, blogs and articles that answer this question, but to suit the visual learners, we’ve compiled a list of videos that answer the question, “What is SEO?”. Learn SEO. Minutes.

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The New Marketing Accountability

B2B Marketing Insider

Archives December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 You may also be interested in: About B2BMarketingInsider is dedicated to sharing marketing tips that drive real results like sales, leads, and higher customer loyalty, focusing on topics such as lead generation, search marketing, online media, and social strategies.

40 (of the) Best SEO Guide, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a key component in designing and developing an effective website , as well as the core of web presence optimization (WPO). And with continual algorithm changes by the search engines and the emerging importance of social signals and content, SEO ranking signals, responsibilities and best practices continue to evolve. How to keep up? And more.

B2B Marketing Metrics That Matter [#B2Bchat Recap] | B2Bbloggers.

B2Bbloggers

About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter Metrics That Matter in B2B Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap] August 27th, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth Measurement is close to the heart of many marketers, and B2B marketing is no exception.

8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010

Webbiquity

Simple Google Analytics Tips You Should Be Using by The Daily SEO Blog. Google Analytics Enhanced with SEO Site Tools by Wisdom IT Solutions. concise explanation of how to use Google Chrome and the SEO Site Tools plugin to view social media statistics in GA. Which tools and plugins are really useful for extending the capabilities of Google Analytics (GA)? Share this on Bebo.

Marketing, Death and Taxes

B2B Marketing Insider

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy October 26, 2010 1 Subscribe Marketing, Death and Taxes Share So Marketing may not be as unavoidable as death and taxes , but  lately it is becoming harder and harder to escape.

5 Key SEO Action Items for B2B Marketers Optimizing For Mobile

KoMarketing Associates

Last year I wrote a column on Search Engine Land regarding B2B mobile strategy and SEO. I’m glad to say that even though technology advances at such a rapid pace, I still stand by all of the key takeaways, and feedback from respondents would appear to validate a large percentage of recommendations in the column. Verify SEO Best Practice Implementation. Bounce rates.

How To Focus On Your Marketing Plan

B2B Marketing Insider

Share: Read more from Strategy B2B Marketing , Content Marketing , Marketing Innovation , objectives , Online Demand Generation , Paid Search , SEO , Strategy 2 Comments Post a comment Trackbacks & Pingbacks 2 of 2: Elements of a Modern Demand Generation Plan … Program Translation » Blog Archive » Whatever Happened To The Business Case Click here to cancel reply.

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It's Budget Season - B2B Marketing Budget Trends for 2011

Everything Technology Marketing

The results are in: The majority of B2B organizations are increasing marketing budgets for inbound marketing tactics, including social media, virtual events and webinars, SEO and PPC. IDC Reports Slow Growth of B2B Tech Marketing Budgets On the same topic, IDC reports in the “2010 Tech Marketing Benchmark” study that technology marketing budgets are up 3.7% this year over 2009.

?6 SEO Myths BUSTED

Writtent

That’s why SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has developed as an art form as well as its own niche; people want to know the “secret” of how to get to #1 and will devote time and/or money to do so. But some popular beliefs about SEO are just flat-out wrong. This lead many SEO copywriting blogs to proclaim the “death” of the keyword. The keyword is dead. Reality. Myth 2. Reality.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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All In One SEO Pack Like many bloggers, I utilize the excellent All in One SEO Pack plug-in to optimize posts for search engine rankings. link] [link] SEO For Less Panama The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today [link] [link] nishant thanks a lot for the information. Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. Smart.

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36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity

It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600  million. Facebook SEO by Blind Five Year Old. ** 5 Stars. Fascinating Facebook Infographics by Rhino SEO Blog. 35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far). It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides.

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11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Thoughtful companies keep their SEO efforts local (to avoid link-spamming , for example) and after evaluating all of the costs, many are even moving call centers back onshore. Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it. Social media is so easy we can hire an intern to do it. Um, no.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

The case exemplifies an integrated approach to CRM, customer research, SEO, web design, content development, and social media marketing that I think you’ll enjoy! BACKGROUND. ShipServ is a leading e-marketplace in the maritime industry providing a portfolio of software, services and hosted applications designed to enable efficient global shipping.   OBJECTIVES OF THE MARKETING PROGRAM.

Social Media and the Case for Marketing Optimism

B2B Marketing Insider

Traditional marketers, who in the past may have shunned inbound techniques, are using words like “clicks,&# “mentions&# , “keywords&# , even “SEO&#.  Pages About Michael Brenner Appearances Search Based on Traction Theme by The Theme Foundry Copyright © 2010 B2B Marketing Insider. But now, we are seeing a whole new class of converts. Apparently not.

The Future of SEO and What it Means for Inbound Marketing [SlideShare]

Hubspot

A few years ago, if you asked me what SEO came down to, I would have said two things: keywords and inbound links. The deconstruction of search engine rank into those two main components made SEO more approachable to marketers of all company sizes. Over the years, with updates like Panda and Penguin, Google has made some changes targeted at countering black-hat SEO.