Video Tech Company Leverages SEM to Drive Enterprise Leads
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
In 2015, JW Player piloted a small-scale, in-house SEM program on Google AdWords to gauge the potential efficacy of using search advertising to drive qualified leads for its enterprise video platform.
17 (of the) Best AdWords and SEM Guides of 2011
MARCH 14, 2012
Google AdWords) in conjunction to maximize first-page-of-the-search-results exposure. Understand Google AdWords quality scores? Discover the answers to these questions and many more here in 17 of the best AdWords and SEM guides of the past year.
The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools
JANUARY 31, 2017
Yet as pointed out on Marketing Charts , “What’s interesting to see is that CMOs don’t seem to be pursuing what’s being touted as the solution to the ROI struggle: marketing analytics.” ” Analytics tools can ultimately help measure ROI. 1) Google Analytics.
Seven Common AdWords Mistakes to Avoid
JULY 24, 2012
That makes AdWords a critical component for any company seeking to dominate the first page of search results. Yet I often hear from prospective or new clients that they have used Google AdWords in the past and stopped because it “didn’t work” for their business.
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? 25 Social Media Facts and Statistics. 3 SEM Facts.
31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO
APRIL 29, 2014
It needs to be part of a larger, coordinated strategy encompassing owned, earned and paid media: web presence optimization (WPO). Yet despite the analytical and strategic power of the model, WPO still largely remains the concept that everyone talks about, but no one names.
Best AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2009, Part 2
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
Optimization—the greatest results for the lowest cost—is the goal of every AdWords campaign manager. What are two of the simplest ways to optimize AdWords campaigns? Google is constantly changing and upgrading its AdWords tools; which recent enhancements are most important to understand and take advantage of? Get the answers to these questions and many others here in more of the best articles and blog posts from last year on Google AdWords search engine marketing.
8 Key Google Changes B2B Marketers Need To Know In The New Year
JANUARY 5, 2016
In early December, Google dropped the “followers on Google+” social annotation for AdWords advertisers, as uncovered in an article from The SEM Post. Smart Goals For AdWords Advertisers. Trends in Mobile & Social Media Adoption Across The Globe.
Best AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2009, Part 1
JANUARY 10, 2010
How can you utilize rich media ads to take advantage of the coverage provided by Google’s content network? Which AdWords reports are the most critical, and how you can take full advantage of the information they provide? How is AdWords Quality Score calculated, and how can you improve that score in your campaigns? How can you calculate the potential advertising value of AdWords before making a costly investment?
25 of the Best Web Presence Optimization Guides of 2012
MARCH 11, 2013
PR, social media, and the production of fresh, high-quality content are vital for maximizing search engine visibility. How is the role of social media evolving in online visibility? How are agencies and brands successfully integrating owned, earned and paid media efforts?
Best of 2008: SEM Landing Pages
APRIL 20, 2009
Here are a few of the best posts about SEM landing page design from last year.
4 Content Strategies for B2B Corporate Blogging
APRIL 4, 2011
Besides Google Adwords and Bing, what other major PPC sevices are. More importantly, this type of strategy provides an opportunity to connect and share with social media friendly peers. Are you a Search Engine Watch Member? |
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! An AdWords Report You Need To Run And Review TODAY!
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?
Best of 2009 (So Far): AdWords Tips and Tactics, Part 2
NOVEMBER 10, 2009
How can you utilize rich media ads to take advantage of the coverage provided by Google's content network? Which AdWords reports are the most critical, and how you can take full advantage of the information they provide? Is The Hype Over Google AdWords Quality Score Justified?
10 Essential B2B Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Professional Services Firm
MARCH 23, 2015
5) Social Media If you needed any more proof that social media is here to stay for professional services firms, we’ve got you covered. Even the nature of referrals has changed in the wake of social media.
Our Favorite Online Marketing Posts of 2013
DECEMBER 19, 2013
The 5 Worst Stereotypes about Social Media Managers – Michelle Kraker, IMA. While not nearly as talented as Rachel Veznaian , I used to be a social media manager at my previous job. This article really hit home – not everyone can be a social media pro!
5 Steps for Crafting an Effective B2B SEO Blogging Strategy
APRIL 4, 2011
Besides Google Adwords and Bing, what other major PPC sevices are. Recommended reports to evaluate: Keyword referral reports from web analytics: start at the bottom of the report and work your way up and filter the report using keywords like "what" or "how."
Best Cool SEO Tools of 2011
MARCH 1, 2012
Evaluate the impact of social media activities on search results? Benjamin Estes examines five tools for monitoring and reporting on organic traffic data, from the most basic (Google Analytics) through some more exotic options like Geckoboard and GinzaMetrics.
THE HACKIES: Hacking a technology stack for local presence management
APRIL 11, 2017
You can register your vote in the contest by sharing it on social media, especially LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Hesitant to make a decision before considering every option, she clicks the AdWords listing and ends up finding the dress of her dreams.
Four Responsive Email Layouts
JULY 11, 2012
Social Media |. Analytics |. Flexible images (and media). Media queries. Media queries, however, work quite well and provide a safe fallback. New On Google Analytics Pages Reports - Entrance Metric 48 people have tweeted this article. Home |. News |.
Best of 2007: Web Analytics
FEBRUARY 25, 2008
And how can you most effectively use web analytics to make productive changes? Here are some of the best articles and blog posts from 2007 on optimizing the use of web analytics. You've heard it a million times: "You can't manage what you can't measure."
Best Search Engine Marketing Tips of 2009, Part 1
JANUARY 10, 2010
What’s the real optimal cost per lead for your SEM program? In another excellent piece from iMedia Connection, 10 tips for extending paid search growth , Noah Elkin and Rick Dalton provide tips on how to increase results from paid search, such as expanding your keyword list, optimizing text ads, carefully segmenting keywords and using the AdWords Search Query report to identify negative keywords to add to campaigns.
Paid Advertising for Professional Services: How to Track Results and Measure ROI
JANUARY 7, 2015
Social media is a growing platform for advertising, with its ability to target users based on demographics, preferences, and geography. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) can be very effective by connecting advertising with targeted search terms entered into search engines.
Interview with The Funnelholic
Digital Body Language
FEBRUARY 13, 2009
Our conversation ranged across a number of topics, from the evolution of social media and its B2B marketing applicability, to measurement and the challenges of today's CMO. From my conversation with Craig Rosenberg, the Funnelholic: Steve: Will social media scale?
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 5
SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
How can you make a big splash in social media without a huge budget? Turn your social media contacts into leads, and ultimately customers? Discover the answers to these questions and others here in the penultimate list of the best posts on social media marketing from the past year.
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 3
JULY 13, 2009
How can you make more efficient use of social media? What are the best examples of organizations using social media for marketing, promotion and interactive PR ? 5 Daily Social Media Builders In Less Than 10 Minutes (Total!) Is Social Media Passing Your Business By?
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 6
SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
Can social media really increase revenue? What common mistakes should you avoid in social media marketing? Get the answers to these questions and others here in the final set of the best posts on social media marketing from last year.
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 2
MAY 18, 2009
How should you measure the impact of social media? Discover these answers and others here in more of the best posts from the past year on social media marketing and PR. What are some of the best free tools for monitoring social buzz about your brand or company?
6 Tactics For Overcoming The High Cost Of Clicks In B2B PPC
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Home Members Only News Features Columns SEM SEO PPC Social Media How To Google & Search First Time Here? The concept is simple, do everything you can to achieve the highest Quality Score that you can (no matter which of the major engines you are advertising with – Google AdWords Quality Score , Bing mentions Quality Score.) An example of the data you would hope to find in a lead record for these two fields would be: Google AdWords, lead generation services.
Best of 2009 (So Far): Search Engine Marketing
DECEMBER 3, 2009
What's the real the optimal cost per lead for your SEM program? Khalid Saleh provides helpful tips on how to improve conversion rates such as analyzing your analytics, viewing optimization as a long-term commitment, andstarting optimization during the initial site development process.
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. Helpful Firefox plugins and SEO analytics tools. A search engine just for faces. An easy tool for automatically creating music videos.
How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog
JUNE 15, 2009
For example, we get pitches from PR firms about major brands running new viral or social media campaigns. This is true with regular media relations, so why do it with bloggers? Don’t use traditional media relations tactics with bloggers, but rather, make an effort to connect with them individually. Online Marketing Blog TopRank’s internet marketing blog on the intersection of digital PR, social and search engine marketing.
Best of 2007: Amusing and Creative Marketing Stuff
MARCH 11, 2008
Hitchhikers Guide to Linkless SEO by SEOish How to improve your Google PageRank, create link bait, use social media optimization, and other SEO advice presented as Douglas Adams would have written it, if he were an SEO guy. Sell your soul on eBay. Buy trash at Target.
19 New Featured Sources on the B2B Marketing Zone
JULY 26, 2010
SazBean ( Social Network Analytics Measurement Social Media ). B2B Social Media: Why Do Business Professionals Use Social Media? Why Digital Media Outreach Shouldn’t Be Ignored , April 28, 2010. When social media ‘will be like air’ , May 25, 2010. Adwords.
Best of 2008 (So Far) - Search Engine Marketing, Part 2
OCTOBER 13, 2008
How can "conquesting" be applied as an SEM tactic? What critical intelligence can be gained from PPC analytics? How can you use pay-per-click (PPC) advertising intelligence to improve organic SEO? Where should you apply direct marketing methods to your website?
Best of 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 3
SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
How can generate more targeted traffic to your blog? What techniques will help you write more compelling posts? Which "rules" should every blogger know and follow?