8 Keyword Research Tools for Search Engine Marketing in China

KoMarketing Associates

In a previous blog, we mentioned that there are many search engine options in China. Similarly, many keyword research tools that western marketers use do not function at all for search engines in China. The Dropdown Keyword Suggestions and Related Search.

Websites and Search Engines are Far from Dead

Webbiquity

Websites are dead. Search engines are going away. At least, those are the contentions of John McTigue, EVP of marketing agency Kuno Creative, in his recent blog post Why Websites and Search Are So Yesterday.

Top 3 Chinese Search Engines: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

KoMarketing Associates

As a digital marketing agency providing international services, we often suggest our clients start with the search engine. In comparison, there are an estimated 219 million search engine users in the United States in 2016, which was only 4 million more than 2015.

The Death of SEO? The Evolution of Search Engine Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

That is the title of the Forbes article forwarded to me this weekend proclaiming SEO will be dead in the near distant future. I’m not going to link to the article; you can find it pretty easily on Forbes if interested. The Evolution of Search and Social. The Death of SEO.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

websites, software review sites, and live events. Marketing Budgets 12 More Budget in 2018 Count Less Budget in 2018 Count Content Marketing (25 responses) AdWords / paid search / PPC (5 responses) Content development / content marketing. relevant search terms are not yet widely.

Add self-referential links into your 2018 search engine optimization strategy

Biznology

If you don’t know what your website garden needs, it’s probably cultivation. If Chauncey Gardiner — Chance the gardener –did search, he would use the gardening analogy as well. Linking from inside one article into another takes either a good memory or a bit of a plan. When it comes to the Biznology blog, I choose my own articles 80% of the time. This is good for search. Search Engine Optimization

Understanding the Search Engine Results Page: One Screenshot at a Time

KoMarketing Associates

The analysis of search engine results is a critical component of the SEO professional’s role. But good analysis requires a thorough understanding of the specific components of a search engine result listing. Search Result Title. Search Result Description.

Do-it-Yourself Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Your WordPress.

Industrial Marketing Today

I have listed some easy, do-it-yourself (DiY) SEO tactics to optimize your WordPress blogs for search engines. Making permalinks search engine friendly – a permalink or permanent link, is a URL that points to a specific post, category or page in your blog.

SEO 101: Best Practices from a Search Engine Optimization Agency

KEO Marketing

SEO 101: Best Practices from a Search Engine Optimization Agency. Things are always changing in the world of search engine optimization (SEO). Search engines drive as many as 70% of all business to business leads. Aim for user-friendly website navigation.

Blog SEO: How to Search Engine Optimize Your Blog Content

Hubspot

Blogging helps boost SEO quality by positioning your website as a relevant answer to your customers' questions. Blog posts that specifically use a variety of on-page SEO tactics can give you more opportunities to rank in search engines and get customers to visit your site.

Best Search Engine Marketing Tips of 2009, Part 2

Webbiquity

While more than 80% of companies now use paid search in some form (primarily AdWords), many of these programs are under-optimized and not delivering the results they could be. How can search marketers use techniques like testing and keyword match types to improve results? How important are branded terms in paid search? Get the answers to these questions and many others here in more of the best articles and blog posts on search engine marketing (SEM) from the past year.

PR Link Earning Best Practices for Search Engine Optimization

Fathom

Public Relations (PR) efforts can play a large part in link earning from reputable third-party sites, which, in turn, boost your organic search performance. The same is true with websites. Over time, building up these types of links adds organic “clout” to your website.

Seven Groups of Tools for Designing and Optimizing Websites

Webbiquity

Your B2B website and blog are the core of your content marketing efforts. Even when you publish content elsewhere—updates on Facebook, videos on YouTube or Vimeo , presentations on SlideShare—the goal is usually to drive visitors back to your website, to consume content and take action.

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Get Real with your Search Engine Optimization; Practical Advice to Drive Traffic

NuSpark

I say that because the goal of search engine optimization is to drive increased unbranded (terms that do not mention your company name) quality traffic to your website that converts into a desired action; nothing more; nothing less. Search query “information on how to _”.

Google’s Featured Snippets FAQ: How to Get More Traffic From Search Engines

Content Marketing Institute

For this article, I’ll stop referring to the Google “answer box” and focus on “featured snippet.” Serpstat is one of the tools that has a handy filter allowing you to focus on keywords typed into a search box that result in featured results.

De-Personalizing Google Search Engine Results Pages

EMagine B2B Blog

According to Wikipedia, “Google Personalized Search is a feature of Google Search and provided by Google. When a user is logged into a Google Account, all of his or her searches on Google Search are recorded into Google Web History. Search Engine Marketing

3 Clever Tactics to Improve Your Search Engine Optimization

KEO Marketing

You may already know the basics for improving your on-page search engine optimization: optimize your URLs and meta data, use H1 and H2 headings, use the keyword throughout the copy, include links from other pages, add image alt text, etc. Search Engine Optimization

Why are URLs so important?

Biznology

After striking out with LinkedIn search, I searched in Google. Contrast that to Wikipedia : not only is it easy to find content within the platform, Wikipedia articles are all over the first page in Google. But if they are just getting into a field of study, they search by topic.

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Our Favorite Articles & Blog Posts of 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Much like our Secret Santa gift exchange, this list of our favorite articles and blog posts from past year has become an annual end-of-year tradition. In a reflection of our growth as digital marketers and as a team, I’m happy to report that this year’s list features more contributors and articles than any previous year! I found this to be a very useful article as it makes you think outside the box. This article breaks down five ways to do just that.

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My 20 top social media marketing, search, and reputation business articles

Biznology

They cover Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Online Community Management, Online Reputation Management (ORM), and Social Media Marketing (SMM). Your website is wearing mom jeans and shoulder pads.

Twitter Proven to Impact Search Engine Rankings

Hubspot

I know, there are so many things to do, and it’s hard to step away from focusing on the tasks that get visitors to your site from search sngines. However, an article yesterday from Search Engine Land explains how Twitter directly affects your SEO efforts.

The Marketer's Guide to Search Engine Optimizing Non-Written Content

Hubspot

Instead of giving search engines a title that has nothing to do with the image, rename the file with a keyword phrase that describes what the image is. Help search engines get a better sense of the story your page tells by referencing the image within your written content.

Have a Merry Website Transition: The Complete SEO Checklist

KoMarketing Associates

We’re only a few weeks away from 2014, and excitement is in the air, as thousands of business owners are wishing for a shiny new website this holiday season. Match each of the old pages to the corresponding URL for the new website. SEO Website Redesign Checklist.

Are you optimizing your website search?

Biznology

I can’t tell you how often I hear the same thing: “Our website search facility is managed by the IT team.” I ask them if their IT team manages their website. ” But they are nonplussed at the prospect of the IT managing their website search.

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Industrial Marketing Plan: A 3-Phase Approach

Industrial Marketing Today

Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. As we go deeper into Q4 with the holidays right around the corner, most industrial companies start to think about their industrial marketing plan for next year.

Your online reputation on Google is the direct result of the content you write on your website, your blogs, and on social media, over time

Biznology

How (and, to be honest, if) you, your brand, your business, and services, your products, and your colleagues are portrayed in a simple Google search is the most important personal and professional reputation there is. Google relies on global online content to come up with its search results.

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Driving SEO Results Through Content Marketing: Results From Over 6000 Articles

Modern B2B Marketing

SEMrush has analyzed more than 6,000 articles using the SEO Writing Assistant tool to determine the preferences of content gurus. According to our study, editors use an average of two target keywords in their articles, with at least one of them in the title.

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Google “mobilegeddon” starts today — are you prepared?

Biznology

Back on Feb 3, 2015, I told you why you need a mobile-native website today — now, it’s more like you need a mobile-native website today ! If your site isn’t mobile-native today, April 21, 2015, you might lose a little under 50% of all of your search traffic.

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Our Favorite Blog Posts & Articles for 2016: 5th Annual Edition

KoMarketing Associates

How to Create Content People Actually Search For. This post outlines the factors you need to consider to produce relevant content people are actually searching for. We Analyzed 1 Million Google Search Results. Our Favorite Posts & Articles from 2015.

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Essential SEO advice directly from Google

Biznology

Would you trust the information presented in this article? Is this article written by an expert or enthusiast who knows the topic well, or is it more shallow in nature? Does this article have spelling, stylistic, or factual errors? Does the article describe both sides of a story?

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How to Map SEO Keyword Research to the B2B Buyer Journey

KoMarketing Associates

The application of keyword research is also a critical component of this process, since search engines are a primary acquisition channel bringing prospects to a B2B website. Understanding Search Query Intent. Identify Content Marketing Objectives in Search Results.

What is Social Media Marketing?

Biznology

Social Media Marketing — according to Wikipedia , “social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites.” Driving Search Traffic to Your Company’s Website.

Why Many Industrial Websites Underperform

Industrial Marketing Today

There are many reasons for an industrial website’s failure to deliver anticipated results. The list is long – poor search engine optimization, bad user experience, content that doesn’t match visitors’ needs [.]. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Industrial Websites Content Marketing Industrial Marketing sales eneablers Website redesign

Always Be Linking: 9 Places B2B Marketers Might Miss Link Building Opportunities

KoMarketing Associates

While most marketers realize the importance of links for search engine optimization, experience has shown that link building does not often stay top of mind with everything else that commands attention in a B2B marketing program. Articles & Bylines.

4 Reasons to Create a Comprehensive Content Marketing Strategy

Biznology

Creating content related to a myriad of subjects can be a great way to increase your website’s search-engine visibility –– so long as you properly link your pieces together. For years businesses have been dividing their marketing strategies based on a number of factors.

Can content written for print position well in Google?

Biznology

Despite the fact that their content was incredibly resource-rich, it was free of search phrases. Plus, if your writers are producing print articles, catalog pages, and guides, SEO writing is a natural skill set.

Stop flying blind with insights SEMRush can offer about your websites

Biznology

My two-year-old WordPress blog, rnnr.us , has become my personal laboratory wherein I can do live tests on the something I have always loved doing: dancing with Google by way of search engine optimization (SEO).

8 Tips to Increase Your Organic Page Ranking in 2018

Webbiquity

Google has released a flurry of algorithm updates in the first half of 2018, which has made it difficult for SEO professionals to work out exactly which tactics are working to help sites rank at the top of organic search results. Add a responsive mobile design to your website.

My favorite organic search posts from Biznology

Biznology

Whether you call it SEO or organic search, I’ve sure published a lot of articles on the subject here at Biznology. Below you can find a few of my favorite articles on organic search that still hold up today: Are you using social media for search keyword research?

5 Ways to Use Earned Media to Increase SEO

Act-On

Owned media, such as blog posts and website content, are important, but if you want to harness amazing results, you need earned media that is created with search engines in mind. Seek opportunities to connect to influencers in a way that search engines will notice.

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Mobile First Indexing – A Few Pointers on How to Prepare

Webbiquity

Two months ago, Webbiquity posted an article regarding mobile-first indexing. Since then, Google has officially started their mobile-first changeover, though it is still in the trial phase and only a select few websites are the testing grounds. Because the advertising and SEO worlds are profoundly affected whenever Google makes a change, it’s worthwhile to understand the best practices of mobile websites and move towards maintaining a mobile presence.

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The 26 Best All-in-One SEO Tool Suites

Webbiquity

Optimizing all of the factors that can impact search ranking can be approached in different ways. Provides organic, maps & mobile search rankings; citations, reviews, and backlinks; competitor benchmarking; and integration with Google Analytics, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

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Holistic SEO Content Works in the Age of Smarter Search Engines

Content Standard

New evidence shows that higher-quality content may have more to do with stronger search rankings than previously thought, according to a white paper from SearchMetrics. That’s just one of several ways search-engine algorithms are identifying better SEO content online.