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The Death of SEO? The Evolution of Search Engine Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Via SEOmoz : Search Engine Optimization isn’t just about “engines.” Via Search Engine Watch : Search Engine Optimization (SEO): The process of making a site and its content highly relevant for both search engines and searchers.

26 Awesome Search Engine Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

Search engine marketing (SEM) accounts for roughly three out of every eight dollars spent on digital advertising , with Google alone commanding 31% of the market. So how can search engine marketers maximize their click-through rate (CTR) and conversions from paid search?

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Seven Expert Search Engine Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

Done properly, search engine marketing (a.k.a. SEM, paid search, PPC) is a powerful complement to SEO and an effective tactic on its own. Discover the answers to these questions and others here in seven noteworthy search engine marketing guides from the past year.

The Website Redesign Guide for Search Engine Marketers

QuanticMind

How to Prepare For and Survive Launches of Redesigned Websites. Website redesigns often require reconstructing at least part of a site from scratch, which can send search engine marketers back to square one. If the redesign project is not completed correctly and critical steps are missed, a website redesign has the potential to send a website into a tailspin. There should be a(n): Project lead (sometimes the website owner).

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.

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.

How To Optimize For Non-Traditional Search Engines Like Amazon And YouTube

ScribbleLive

When we talk about optimizing brand presence, it has historically been limited to search engines like Google and Bing. However, consumers search – and discover – on many other platforms, including Amazon, Pinterest, YouTube and Instagram.

How to Target Generation Z in B2B Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

So how can B2B marketers begin to target Generation Z? For your business, it might not make sense to have an app, but for others, it can provide valuable and useful features that go beyond a mobile website. B2B Online Marketing Blog Mobile Marketing Search Engine Optimization

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The Top 10 B2B Digital Marketing Strategies for 2020

Webbiquity

B2B companies typically target niche markets with specific needs, compared to the broader approach often used for B2C marketing. Marketing is viewed less as promotion and more as providing helpful guidance when you understand the needs and interests of your target buyer. Facebook.

Creating Quality Content in 2019 (For Search Engines and People)

Moz

Did you find a blog post on the search engine result page that attracted your attention? In 2019, that’s what search engines like Google care about — solving for their searcher’s intent. You have the rest of your website to provide that information.

Search Engine Marketing Strategies for 2017 – The Top 3 Takeaways from SMX East

QuanticMind

To find out the top search engine marketing strategies for 2017, we made the trek to the annual SMX East conference in New York City to learn about the most important trends and developments in the industry. So how would this affect your search engine marketing strategies for 2017? For more search engine marketing strategies for 2017 on driving o2o conversions and sales, see QuanticMind’s webinar: “6 Best Practices for Local Search to Use Today.”.

Search: Moving Beyond Your Website in 2013

KoMarketing Associates

When we think of SEO, we think about the big three search engines (Google, Yahoo, and Bing) and how well our website(s) perform in the results of these search engines. Questions to consider asking: Where are your customers searching for information?

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Targeting Branded vs. SEO Keywords: Which Should You Focus On?

Single Grain

We’ve known for several years now that Google prioritizes branded websites when it comes to choosing what to display in its SERPs: Although, to be fair, as Moz puts it: “Google doesn't try and go out and say, ‘How well known is Coca-Cola versus Pepsi versus 7 Up versus Sprite versus Jones Cola?

Dreamforce 2009: Search Engine Marketing Junkies

Marketo

This panel of B2B search engine marketers at Dreamforce 2009 talked about how to take your search marketing to the next level, including SEM tips and tricks, landing page strategies, Web site analytics, and more. Terry Whalen, CPC Search; and Lauren Vaccarello, salesforce.com.

Audience Targeting and Why It’s Important

Matchcraft

When using online advertising to promote your advertisers’ products/services it is important to use their advertising budgets to target the correct audiences. . Benefits of Audience Targeting. Targeting Options in ad Vantage.

Five Actionable Tips to Drive More Traffic to Your Website in 2020

Webbiquity

Generating unique and compelling content is important, but it’s not all you need to drive more traffic to your website. Posting on social media helps, but for most B2B enterprises, search remains the largest driver of website traffic. Guest post by Mathew Jade.

B2B Marketing: Guide to Success in the Digital Era

KoMarketing Associates

From reaching your target audience to achieving your marketing goals there is a lot to consider in the rapidly evolving B2B marketing segment. Making sure you are targeting the right people is an important first step in any marketing plan.

KEO Marketing Captures Top Honor for Search Engine Marketing in Business MARKETING Association 2015 B2 Awards

KEO Marketing

a leading full-service business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency, today announced that it won the top award in the category of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) in the 2015 Business Marketing Association (BMA) B2 Awards. This prestigious award is especially gratifying because it demonstrates that we can target our client’s most desired leads while keeping costs in check. Please join the conversation online at LinkedIn , Facebook , & Twitter , using hashtag #B2Awards.

Beyond Facebook: Five Social Media Ad Platforms for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Ask any marketer their first thought when someone says “social media advertising” and Facebook is bound to be the most popular response. That should be no surprise, as Facebook held 7.4% Facebook share of ad revenues is not expected to exceed 10% of all revenue shares through 2015.

Facebook Makes Moves Toward Creator Networks

RebelMouse

But Instagram's partner-in-crime and parent company, Facebook, has a bit of catching up to do, particularly amongst the teen demographic. The same Pew Research Center data found that Facebook ranks fourth in popularity amongst teens, falling behind YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat.

SEO Best Practices for Landing Page Optimization

KoMarketing Associates

And while there are pros and cons to both traffic-generation strategies , one of the best pro-PPC arguments has always been that PPC drives more targeted traffic. But organic search engine optimization can deliver highly-targeted traffic, too – if you direct and qualify that traffic properly.

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.

7 Tips for Getting More Local Website Traffic

Biznology

Local customers provide the support that small businesses need to keep going, which makes optimizing your website for local search engine rankings even more important. Before you start any website project, you need a reliable place to host it. Photo credit: Wikipedia.

Report: At Least 80% of Marketers Believe Video is Becoming More Critical

KoMarketing Associates

As video grows in prominence, research suggests that more marketers are turning to this form of content to resonate with their target audiences. In terms of social channels, Facebook is the most popular among video creators, with 66 percent saying they run video ads on the platform.

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Your guide to Pinterest ad targeting success

Sprout Social

A huge part of social media advertising is making sure you’re targeting the right audience. Each social media platform has their own targeting capabilities, and it’s important to know the best ways to target your people on each. Pinterest ad targeting options.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity

Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication. What is the source of the largest share of social traffic to websites?

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Introducing Our New Blog: The Search Engine Marketing Blog for SEM Professionals

QuanticMind

We’re super excited to announce the launch of QuanticMind’s new blog—Performance: The Search Engine Marketing Blog for SEM Processionals. Content optimized for search. It used to be hard to find the old blog located on a subdomain of QuanticMind’s main website, which also made it difficult for readers to find the information they needed when they needed it. Search Engine-Optimized Content. New Search, Categories and Tags for Improved Navigation.

SearchChat Podcast: Budget Season Survival Guide

Biznology

Does site search matter? Tim Peter and Steve Zakur are bringing a new podcast to the table: one that explores AI, content marketing, and search like never before. Site search users convert at anywhere between 43% to 600% higher than other visitors. Does site search matter?

21 PPC Lead Generation Tools for More High-Quality Leads

KoMarketing Associates

Facebook Ads Library. This is a brand-new tool Facebook has put out to offer better transparency for its ad platform. Google Trends can help you find which locations to target for your lead generation ads. But really, it’s only the New York metro area that’s worth targeting.

8 Facebook Targeting Tips for Cheaper Ads and More Conversions

Hootsuite

Effective Facebook targeting increases ad conversions while lowering the cost per conversion—the ultimate measure of an ad’s value. Read on to learn the eight targeting techniques you need to improve your Facebook ad performance to get the most out of your budget.

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Does Targeted Advertising Work?

Stevens & Tate

As a result, marketers are using targeted advertising to expose their ads to users who are more likely to show interest in their products or services. How Does Targeted Advertising Work? This is a result of targeted advertising. Types of Targeted Advertising.

10 Must-Try Tactics for B2B Blog Optimization

KoMarketing Associates

Run the URL in SEMrush and Search Console to determine top keywords that the post is driving visibility around. Focus on keywords where the post is ranking in positions 5 – 15, as these typically present the most immediate opportunity to move up in search results.

Expert Insight: How Marketers Place B2B Content in Front of Their Target Audience

KoMarketing Associates

Clutch conducted a survey and discovered that 87 percent of people are now finding relevant content via search engines. This was followed by social media (85 percent) and company websites (75 percent). How can marketers optimize their website content to appeal to new prospects?

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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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The Death of Website Design

Tomorrow People

Is this the end for website design? Recent research revealed that more than half of UK businesses with fewer than 50 employees do not have a website. Yet even businesses that do have a website underestimate its value. Why have a website when you can have a sales site?

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How to Use Social Media to Substantially Improve Your SEO

Single Grain

But what is truly interesting to note is that social media now has a strong influence on consumer search behavior, too – and some platforms are turning into veritable search engines themselves. Search vs. Social: Why Social Media Still Matters in the SEO Landscape.

18 Ways To Build Trust Within Your Online Network

KoMarketing Associates

One of the key takeaways uncovered in our 2015 B2B Web Usability Report was that trust and credibility were significant attributes required in the B2B website experience. Trust is a core component of a successful search engine optimization initiative as well.

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10 essentials missing from your business website

Biznology

You want a business website that sells. There are plugins and website features that make your life easier. Make it easy for them with an awesome comment plugin like Disqus , CommentLuv, or the like to get more people engaged in your website content.

5 Areas of Local SEO For B2B Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Even if you don’t want to narrow your presence to your local area, many organizations still prefer to work with someone local, so that is what they’ll search for. Having content that optimizes for local terms and queries, both on your website and elsewhere, is key to making sure you’re capturing all potential customer website traffic. Many believe that their customers aren’t on Facebook, which isn’t the case since most U.S.

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Guide to B2B Marketing Resources for 7 Paid Platforms

KoMarketing Associates

One of my favorite materials is the top differences between Google AdWords and Bing Ads, which is highly useful for beginners or to explain to clients the unique elements of each search engine. For day-to-day changes to the platforms, check out Ginny Marvin , who provides updates via Search Engine Land articles and Barry Schwartz from Rusty Brick, Search Engine Roundtable, and Search Engine Land. Facebook Ads.