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Domain name registration strategy

Biznology

Thinking of a great domain name, registering it or if unavailable, buying it from its owner, and possibly initiating trademark proceedings are the first steps to implementing a domain name strategy. Register Domains for Multiple Years. Domain names are quickly becoming one of the most important parts of search engine optimization (SEO). Domain Forwarding and Masking.

Buy domain names for all your pages, products, and services

Biznology

” Well, it took forever but campaign-focused, product-focused, marketing-channel, and product-focused domain purchases seem to be the easiest way to do it. Major Hollywood movies have been having fun with domain names registered solely for a single movie. Yes, these movies often exceed $100M in costs, but they never used to have their own domains. Now they all do.

Talking Domain Reputation And What Email Marketers Need To Know

It's All About Revenue

We’re going to talk about domain reputation as it applies to customers who are moving to a new ESP, and how that reputation impacts the warm-up and ramp-up periods. One of the new trends that we’re seeing in Deliverability, involves new clients who are warming-up their new domain reputation. This goes beyond just the domain. Just Warming Up. Image source: Pixabay.

Register a domain name for every event on your calendar

Biznology

When you include a domain or a URL in your advertisement, you either need to own that keyword phrase in Google search or you need to secure something much easier than  bit.ly/1LIlaan And domains are cheap unless you go out of your way to spend a lot of money (you heard me Network Solutions, I’m watching you!). 26466  with easy-to-remember domains. Like this post?

Should You Have Multiple Top Level Domains for a B2B Web Presence?

B2B Marketing Traction

Some had even snapped up multiple keyword rich domain names to be better able to dominate the first page of search results. An example might be “ABCwidgets.com” as a main business website with additional keyword-rich domains such as “cheapwidgets.com,” “homewidgets.com,” and “renterswidgets.com.” In general, I disagree.

IP Reputation and Domain Reputation

Marketing Action

At its core, a brand’s email reputation is simply how internet service providers (ISPs) such as Google and Yahoo, email clients such as Outlook, and other receivers of mail, perceive the emails your company is sending. The creators of these tools have broken down email reputation into two important subcategories, IP reputation and domain reputation. Domain Reputation.

IP Reputation and Domain Reputation

Marketing Action

At its core, a brand’s email reputation is simply how internet service providers (ISPs) such as Google and Yahoo, email clients such as Outlook, and other receivers of mail, perceive the emails your company is sending. The creators of these tools have broken down email reputation into two important subcategories, IP reputation and domain reputation. Domain Reputation.

The Ultimate Holiday Marketing Giveaway [All Entries Receive a Free Domain]

Vertical Response

The grand prize winner also receives a premium Google domain, printed business cards, letterhead, and envelopes, a rollup banner, and other branded merchandise. The post The Ultimate Holiday Marketing Giveaway [All Entries Receive a Free Domain] appeared first on Vertical Response Blog. Looking to launch a new business in 2016? Or, maybe your brand is ready for a major boost?

Is.com Going the Way of the Dodo? New Domain Extensions Are Here.

Vertical Response

Throughout 2014, hundreds of new domain extensions will be introduced into the marketplace. However, all these new domains will give small businesses the opportunity to zero in on a domain name that clearly signals what their business is about and give them more flexibility to get the name they’re really after. What’s the deal with all these new domain extensions?

Google “mobilegeddon” starts today — are you prepared?

Biznology

You’re in luck if you’re on the East Coast: Google’s on PST. Rarely does Google actually warn up of an upcoming apocalypse — but they did this time : Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. Mobilegeddon Checklist: How To Prepare For This Week’s Google Mobile Friendly Update: Are you ready for Mobilegeddon?

Why Your Domain Authority Dropped in June (And What To Do About It)

EMagine B2B Blog

What is Domain Authority? Domain Authority is a metric created by Moz in order to help predict how well a site will rank organically in search engines. Some of these factors include your linking root domains, total links, MozTrust, etc. in order to provide an accurate model that matches Google’s algorithm. What happened to Domain Authority last month?

Google is a lying liar that lies

Biznology

The following list of Google lying liar lies all have exceptions to the rules. And, Google does make examples of bad actors. That’s all Google has and that’s really all you have when it comes to whether or not someone clicks on your content or not. You still need to write for robots  – Google is smart. And Google acts pretty dumb. Do it! Do it!

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A couple Google Webmaster Tools tips and tricks

Biznology

Too few webmasters move beyond Google Analytics , which is a pity. Google Webmaster Tools is all you really need to become a Google-whisperer. Do it for Google. There’s two ways to signify your language and location to Google and they are through the use of Hreflang Tags and through Country Targeting. Strangely enough, Google’s a little odd.

Fathom SEO Pulse #55: Domain Structures, 301s Affecting Performance & More

Fathom

Here’s the latest SEO news: “International Domain Structures and SEO: What Works Best?”. Businesses with different domains for multiple countries can use a few different structures for those sites. Google: Why It Is So Hard To Confirm All Algorithm Updates”. One off the biggest struggles in the SEO community is that Google rarely confirms or denies algorithm updates.

How and Why To Set Your Site Up for Google’s Rich Answers

Act-On

What’s a “rich answer”? A “rich answer” is any attempt by Google to answer the searcher’s query in search results in a way not requiring a click through to a website.             – Eric Enge, CEO of Stone Temple Consulting. Featured Snippets:  These are results extracted by Google from third-party websites and shown at the top of the web search results. Consider a quiz. An app.

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Fathom SEO Pulse #46: Bing’s Mobile Testing Tool, Do New Domain Extensions Work & More

Fathom

Google Cleans Up Search URLs in Browser”. Google has cleaned up the URLs for searches conducted within the browser. Case Study: Will New Domain Extensions Provide an SEO Boost?”. Could.CARS,COLLEGE and other.BRAND domain extensions become the new norm? First Page Google Results – How Do You Rank? Case Study: Will New Domain Extensions Provide an SEO Boost?”.

Spending more time on SEO than adding value to Google?

Biznology

asked him what he thought of Hummingbird, Google’s latest search algorithm, and he said: “Aside from just making sure you have all of the share and +1 buttons sorted out on your sites and committing to Google Authorship, the only thing that’s left is simple: creating content that gives value to Google.” ” Give Value to Google.

Google Authorship brings your staff out from behind your brand

Biznology

Encourage your entire staff to link their Google+ profiles to your business site. All they need is access to an email address (such as chris@gerr.is ) on the same domain as your content — any content. Make sure they have a real profile photo with a recognizable headshot uploaded to Google+. Verify you have an email address on the same domain as your content.

France’s Google is different than ours

Biznology

As part of that trip, I brought my unlocked Google Nexus 5 phone, my Apple iPad Air, and my x220 Lenovo ThinkPad in order to (try to, attempt to) keep up with email, business, and this blog. Google, too, doesn’t spend as much time innovating in France, from my limited, 10-day experience. One: visitors from the US cannot use Google the same way we do in the States. Right?

4 Smart Ways to Keep Up With Google in 2017

Hubspot

Over the past few years, Google has made a lot of changes that can be challenging for modern marketers and SEO experts to keep up with. Recently, Google started indexing according to mobile search results, cracked down on intrusive pop-up ads , and removed right-side ads. There are many new elements on Google search engine results pages (SERPs) that make it harder to generate clicks.

3 predictions for online marketing in 2016

Biznology

Yes, you know it’s true: the more you leverage the power of your database by adding plugins the impossibly slower and unresponsive you website will be — Google hate that ! Before that, we did it all by hand, which is pretty crazy since most websites currently running even the smallest company brand is database-backed! There’s more! It’s amazing stuff. Happy 2016.

How to Choose the Right Domain Name and Extension for Your Website

Hubspot

But there’s one step that can turn even the most confident of business owners into a waffling, indecisive pool of jelly: choosing the perfect domain name and extension. So how do you ensure your website is represented by the best possible domain name and extension? Domain Names & Extensions: A Brief History. Why find a.com domain? Imagine that on your business card!

Have top influencers author your sites to appease Google search

Biznology

It’s a great time to be passionate about social media, the Internet , online community, and the Google suite of products and services: Google’s about to reward you big-time just as Google pulls the rug out from under the feet of traditional SEO link strategies. What is Google Authorship? It’s turning how the top spots on Google are won.

5 Ways to Maximize Google Webmaster Tools for Better SEO

Vertical Response

Google Webmaster Tools is a powerful resource for website owners, webmasters and SEOs alike. Once you’ve set up Google Webmaster Tools , you might be wondering what to do next. If you need basic tips, check out our Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools. Fetch as Google  . This is some of the most valuable information that Google Webmaster Tools provides.

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What’s in a domain? Establishing your social business brand

WindMill Networking

They can offer a variety of business perspectives and advice on the question of building a social business brand based on a personal name vs. a domain that can grow and expand into a free-standing business that extends beyond the individual, and might someday deliver a lucrative buyout offer that tracks with a business plan exit strategy. Businesses come and go.  Confused on what to do? 

Google Search is more Rain Man than Beautiful Mind

Biznology

It’s a little known fact, but something I try to remind everyone all the time, that Google Search has a lot of common with  Dustin Hoffman ‘s character in Rain Man,  Raymond Babbitt. Maybe not as a casual everyday user, per se , but surely if you want to become brothers with Google, just as  Charlie Babbitt , played by  Tom Cruise , discovered. So, I chose www.gerr.is.

The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools

Webbiquity

This post reviews more than a dozen special-purpose SEO tools for functions like finding HTML errors, checking for broken links, performing technical SEO analyses, optimizing video content, checking page-load speed, and more. 1) Google Search Console. Google Review Count:  600. Google Review Count:  290. Google Review Count:  282. Google Review Count:  210.

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Has the Launch of Gmail Tabs Affected Email Reads?

It's All About Revenue

It’s been about three months since Gmail announced the launch of the inbox tabs, so we decided to look at the total number of email opens per email sent to the gmail.com domain to see if there has been any change in the weeks leading up to and after the launch. The by Andrew Stanbridge | Tweet this. The short answer is: There has been no significant impact to date.

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8 Key Google Changes B2B Marketers Need To Know In The New Year

KoMarketing Associates

In early December, Google dropped the “followers on Google+” social annotation for AdWords advertisers, as uncovered in an article from The SEM Post. This is announcement was just another indicator that B2B marketers can focus less on activity directly associated with Google+ in the new year. The Demise of Google+. Google Support for Structured Data.

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Slapped with a Google Penalty? Here’s How to Bounce Back!

Vertical Response

Your traffic has plummeted and your business website has been slapped with a manual penalty from Google. It means you have a variety of links pointing back to your site that violate Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. You’ll know you have one when you receive a notification in Google Webmaster Tools. Spam is pretty high on Google’s “do not do” list.

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Buzz Marketing for Technology

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches. For millions of people Google is an indispensable search tool that they use every day, in all facets of their lives. From work or school, research, to looking up movies and celebrities to news and gossip, Google is the go-to search engine. Its also useful for finding stuff only in certain domains, such as. Subscribe via RSS.

Blogger and Google+, using them together to great effect

Confluent Forms

There has been lots of discussion on Google+ , speculation about the future direction of the platform, how to best use it, but also what it means for the future of Blogger. understand the strategy, and the desire to get Google to put more resources into the platform that you've decided to take advantage of. With my personal Google+ account I continue the conversation as myself.

How to Use Google Analytics to Create More Effective Content

Marketing Action

What do you think of when you think of Google Analytics? There are a dozen ways to slice and dice the data in your Google Analytics account to come up with killer content ideas. Because we’re focused on using Analytics to create content that gets results, the very first thing we should talk about are Google Analytics goals. Lop off the domain name at the front of your link.

Should You Optimize Content for Google AMP?

Act-On

Adopting the Google AMP protocols to your website will be the next big thing you tackle this year and beyond. What is Google AMP? It’s the product of a coalition of equals, technology companies and publishers, driven by Google. Google  —  Launched AMP in Search web results. Google also provides a cache that can be used by anyone at no cost. The Google AMP Cache will cache all AMPs; other companies may build their own AMP cache as well. Google AMP … A User Perspective. We know that pages load faster through Google AMP. No cost. Translation?

HTTPS Encryption Will Kill Organic SEO - And Make Google Richer

Synecore

Back in October of 2011, when Google first announced it would start implementing HTTPS/SSL encryption on all searches of logged in Google users, I raised an eyebrow. To clarify, I said Google’s HTTPS encryption is killing organic SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION, not organic search itself. So why has Google? Rebecca and Todd are sure to be on Google’s naughty list.

9 Key Points About Google+ Pages for Business for the B2B Marketer

KoMarketing Associates

Earlier this year, we began putting together a strategic recommendation for our clients on Google+ Pages for Business.  This new solution blends elements of popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter with social sharing sites like Flickr and YouTube, integrating search engine optimization and marketing into the Google network of sites. What About Google+ Profiles?

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How to recover from the ravages of Google Penguin and Panda

Biznology

People are freaking out about the new Google Search. In the past, too, Google was a little desperate. Google really needed to allow a very nascent industry to mature. That said, you could very well lose your shirt in the time it takes Google to soften its algorithm enough to return your site back to the first page from being excommunicated to the 5th page of Google.