Best of 2008: SEM Landing Pages
APRIL 20, 2009
Once you've optimized the list of keywords in your search engine marketing campaign, tweaked the bids and crafted stellar ad text to bring visitors to your site, landing page design is critical to converting those visitors into sales or leads. Here are a few of the best posts about SEM landing page design from last year.
11 (of the) Best SEO Tools and Keyword Research Guides of 2012
JANUARY 28, 2013
What are the best tools for finding and eliminating broken links? Link Rot – and the Most Amazing Free Tool to Find and Fix Broken Links by Internet Marketing Ninjas. Bing Offers Up a Free Link Graph by SEOBook. Be Careful Using AdWords for Keyword Research by The Daily SEO Blog. Which tools work best outside the U.S.? SEO Tools and Reviews. by Coconut Headphones.
How To Squeeze More SEO Out Of Your B2B Marketing Budget Priorities
APRIL 24, 2014
SEO, Paid Search, and Google AdWords were fourth on the priority list, with 58% of respondents indicating they will increase budgets for these initiatives in the coming year. Visibility to social media profiles and pages. Image and video optimization. 21 B2B Marketing Initiatives Enhanced by Search Engine Optimization. Email Marketing. How so? Website Development.
24 Favorite Inbound Marketing & Digital Media Buying Tools That Don’t Include Google
JUNE 8, 2013
When I am not involved with business development, speaking, and my own social media marketing, I am usually on the computer with some sort of advertising, SEO, social media, or conversion optimization tool. I’m 51, so as a former media buyer in a past life, I remember the days of typewriters, graph paper, Arbitron and Nielsen rating books (I still have an old reach/frequency slide rule!), For this post, I decided to avoid Google properties, because obviously Google Adwords and Google Analytics would be at the top of the list. Optimizely. Visual Website Optimizer.
A Lead Generation Plan Begins With Content Marketing Strategy
JULY 15, 2011
NuSpark Marketing is proud to offer you this scope-of-work proposal. We aim to be true partners with you, as we take pride on our commitment to build your business. Increase conversions; a defined action on your website/landing pages. This goal focuses on providing valuable content via landing pages in exchange for lead capture information such as email addresses and roles in the buying process. Content is the fuel that drives social media, and engaging with audiences most likely to be interested builds relationships which can lead to sales.
Best of 2008: AdWords Tips and Tactics
APRIL 7, 2009
While Google AdWords certainly isn't the only option for search engine marketing, it's by far the biggest. Search marketers need to get AdWords right before expanding campaigns to Yahoo! Even features unique to AdWords often "migrate" to other services over time, so search engine marketing (SEM) mastery begins with AdWords.
Best of 2008: AdWords Tips and Tactics, Part 2
MAY 28, 2009
Where can you find the best resources to help pass the AdWords certification exam? What factors should be taken into account when developing a new AdWords campaign? How can the Google AdWords search-based keyword tool be used for competitive research? Discover those answers and more here in the final installment of the best posts on AdWords marketing from the past year.
8 Ready-Made Job Descriptions to Recruit an All-Star Marketing Team
JANUARY 14, 2013
Are you ready to build your dream team of inbound marketers? An analytical mind and interest in using data to optimize/ scale blog marketing strategies and tactics. Optimizing content for search engines and lead generation. They should also be able to execute strategies and tactics to improve your off-page SEO such as building inbound links. Definitely!
26 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2013 | OMI Blog
JANUARY 16, 2013
Google Keyword Tool – Keyword research is a must for content planning and creation so your content can be optimized for the right keywords. Google’s AdWords Keyword Tool is one of the best (free) tools out there for determining which keywords to use, and also doing some competitive keyword analysis. 1.9.2013. [.] 26 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2013, [link] [.].
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 5
SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
Use Facebook fan pages to help with SEO? Facebook Steps Up SEO for Brand Pages with Millions of New Indexable Links by Inside Facebook Justin Smith shows how Facebook's indexing changes, designed to make it easier for potential friends to find each other, will also benefit corporate SEO efforts—at least for companies that can attract lots of fans on Facebook. Social Tagging
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 3
JULY 13, 2009
How can you optimize your use of social networking tools like Twitter and LinkedIn? List of Social Media Marketing Examples by Being Peter Kim In this truly amazing resource, Peter Kim lists and links to examples of how more than 300 brands are using social media, from Abbott Labs on Facebook to Zappos on Twitter. How can you make more efficient use of social media? Social Tagging
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 6
SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
Unfortunately, several of the largest sites including Digg, delicious, Reddit, Mixx and Mister Wong now partially or completely use insidious no follow links. Builds on the arguments made in Social Media ROI vs. RONI (risk of not investing). mean who would have thought that building relationships and interacting with your customers could possibly increase sales? Social Taggin
Google Removes All Organic Keyword Data — How Our Services Will Change
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Others think it''s a push to get more websites to become advertisers through AdWords, as paid search data will still be available. Keyword (Not Provided)" Means Your Optimizations May Change. You can expect to see competitors get flushed down the drain for using spammy link building tactics. google adwords , keyword research , google search Why is this happening?
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 2
MAY 18, 2009
How should you measure the impact of social media? What are some of the best free tools for monitoring social buzz about your brand or company? How can you create effective online video content on a budget? Of the hundreds of Facebook applications available, which ones are best for business? Another tool well worth checking out though not on Mitch's list is the "freemium" version of Techrigy SM2.
Best of 2008: Cool Web Tools, Part 3
SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
Or one to help you find just the right word, or submit content to all of your favorite social networking sites at once, or grab screen images, or test landing pages, or instantly perform special searches on Google? For famous names, it can help find information such as occupation, birth and death years, nationality, and "trigger links" (e.g. Clinton" and "Whitewater").
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The Effective Marketer
JUNE 23, 2009
Class: Advanced SEO Tactics: On Beyond Keyword Research (GF401) Professor: Rand Fishkin, SEOmoz SEOmoz is one of the best places for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) information, and the presentation was full of nice tidbits about SEO. SEO Tactics : He did a great job at distilling tactics into byte sized advice that we can all use for link building, content creation, and domain names.
Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 4
JULY 6, 2009
The Internet Marketing Handbook by SEOmoz In one of the best lists of SEO resources ever—and I do not say that lightly— Danny Dover provides links to and short summaries of "almost 100 tools and learning resource that help to master Internet Marketing," from tools for link building and keyword research to a wide range of learning resources and tools for social media marketing.
Best of 2008: Amusing, Creative and Just Plain Odd, Part 2
SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang running an ad agency. How Internet marketing is like a ruptured disc. Bizarre yet real images on the web. Ads that never should have seen the light of an LCD screen. What do all of these things have in common? They're all here in the final best of funny, creative and just plain strange blog posts from the past year.
Best of 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 3
SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
How to Get Blogs to Link to Your Posts by ProBlogger Rockstar blogger Darren Rowse provides an excellent set of tips on getting links from other bloggers, among them: being relevant, presenting an angle, and supplying helpful resources. How can generate more targeted traffic to your blog? What techniques will help you write more compelling posts? about your organization?
Best of 2008: Random but Interesting, Part 2
AUGUST 31, 2009
Improving Web Site Traffic: Miscellaneous Techniques by PromotionWorld Rob Wood offers 10 ideas for increasing traffic to your business website, from creating a "what's new" page where you can post fresh content to adding articles and incorporating site search. and build an engagement scoring system to optimize from." Getting more out of those expensive marketing conferences?
Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 5
AUGUST 17, 2009
What common mistakes should you avoid when optimizing a site for search? set of the best posts of last year on search engine optimization. StumbleUpon and Digg) is "spiky" and doesn't convert well, but supports SEO through the links generated. These include duplicate content, lack of keyword research, ignoring link building, and.read her post !
Best of 2008: Amusing, Creative and Just Plain Odd, Part 1
AUGUST 24, 2009
Signs that you need a break from SEO. Poking fun at Web 2.0 naming conventions. Copywriting mistakes to avoid—and tips for writing better copy from a standup comedian. How not to use PowerPoint. Search engine rap (oxymoronic, but true). Clueless tech support. What do these have in common? They're all here in this collection of amusing, creative and strange posts from the last year. tags: Web 2.0
Best of 2008: Cool Web Tools, Part 2
AUGUST 3, 2009
A low-cost web analytics package with features that can't be matched by that free one everybody uses. search engine just for faces. An easy tool for automatically creating music videos. Helpful Firefox plugins and SEO analytics tools. Discover all of these and more here in another set of the coolest web tools. 17 Online Free Web Based Applications That You Probably Would Love To Use!
Best of 2008: Strategy and Branding, Part 2
JULY 20, 2009
Resources for starting a new business, ideas for naming that business, mistakes to avoid, lead generation strategies to embrace, how to apply some of Warren Buffet's wisdom to online marketing efforts.find all of that and more here in this final collection of the best posts on strategy and branding from the past year. What's in A Name? Jivox, xy3). Warren Buffett, Search Marketing Guru?
Best of 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 2
JUNE 24, 2009
Ways To Optimize Your Blog and Capture More Repeat Visitors by ProBlogger Rich Page recommends practices like tracking your internal search results (to help determine what topics are most important to your readers), surveying your readers, and building an online community into your site in order to increase repeat visits. Networking takes time and effort. Ongoing effort!"
Best of 2008: Cool Web Tools, Part 1
JUNE 17, 2009
LookupPage lets you create an optimized personal profile that, in most cases, will show up very highly on the major search engines, helping you to "own" valuable first-search-page real estate for your name. The site offers free listing, as well as couple of affordable fee-based options that provide additional benefits such as an ad-free page and top listing guaranteed.
Best of 2008: Strategy and Branding, Part 1
JUNE 3, 2009
What are the real reasons many seemingly-promising business ideas fail? How can you increase customer loyalty? Why do corporate marketing departments often seem so chaotic—and how can they operate more like a well-oiled machine? What do sales people need from marketing when launching a new product? Is it difficult to measure the ROI of marketing activities and prove the value to the CEO?
Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 3
MAY 11, 2009
The 3 Cornerstones of SEO by SEOmoz Duncan Morris recommends explaining SEO to prospective clients using a simple triangular diagram to show the three core areas of SEO: content (on-page factors), technical issues and trust (links and ratings). How can you effectively explain SEO (and avoid unrealistic expectations) to prospective clients?
Best of 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 1
APRIL 27, 2009
Quick and Simple Ways to Increase Page Views on Your Blog by Problogger A short but helpful post from Skellie with some quick and easy ways to make your blog stickier. ("End with related posts" is one example, and a practice that's always been used with this "Best Of" series.) What are some of the most effective ways to attract more readers to your blog? Find ideas for helpful blog posts?
Best of 2008: Interactive PR, Part 2
MAY 4, 2009
How do PR, SEO and social media work together to build name recognition and credibility for a company? Digital PR and SEO Series: Part 3 Social Media Monitoring by Online Marketing Blog The prolific, mercurial Lee Odden explains how to integrate media relations, SEO and social media to optimize your brand's online presence, reputation management and engagement with key audiences.
Best of 2008 (So Far) - Search Engine Marketing, Part 2
OCTOBER 13, 2008
by PPC Hero This post shows how to use the Google AdWords Search Query Performance Report to generate new keyword ideas as well as to identify negative keywords for exclusion from your campaigns. Essential metrics in paid-keyword campaigns by DMNews Olivier Silvestre provides guidance on optimizing landing pages, ad copy and keywords through the proper use of actionable SEM metrics.
Best of 2008: Random but Interesting, Part 1
JUNE 30, 2009
question, such as: "If you expect to get a #1 ranking on Google for $99, you're insane;" "Reliable hosting costs more than $9.95 a month;" and my favorite: "If you're spending $250,000 to build your product and get it to market, don't tell me you can't spend $15,000 to give it a decent web site, unless you want to watch my eyes bug out like I've been suddenly depressurized." Help wanted.
Top 37 B2B Marketing Posts and Hot Topics August 2010
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
It’s a useful and dangerous tool to seamlessly forward visitors and search engine spiders to a new URL for one of several reasons including if a website needed to change its domain or a time sensitive page like a contest. Socialize Gmail with Rapportive - Sazbean , August 5, 2010 Rapportive is a free-plugin for Firefix, Safari, Mailplane or Chrome which shows you information about a contact — their job, company and LinkedIn profile, their latest tweets, links to their Facebook and Skype accounts and more. No limit on page views. Optimization (78). Link Building (13).