Have you thought your CMS, SEO, and site-hosting strategy through?


Even though Drupal and WordPress are free Open Source CMS solutions that will run on the cheapest hosting site, enterprise solutions should be developed using enterprise hardware, software, caching, bandwidth, database, hosting, and CDN solutions—beginning at birth, at installation.

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Link building basics: site audit


In this segment of my link building basics series, I will cover performing a site audit at the start of a link building project to set yourself up to be effective. The first step during the site audit process involves searching for potential linkable assets.

The how and why of mini-sites for content marketing


Issue-specific sites, sites devoted to a single product or service, and mini-sites for other purposes can be a great alternative to building out new sections of your main online presence. A mini-site avoids forcing your site visitors to change gears quite so abruptly.

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Improve site search with the power of suggestion


Most of you know that I work with large companies on improving their site search. Disclaimer: I am a Senior Strategist for SoloSegment, which sells site search improvement technology.] Most site search experiences have one, too.

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Your site’s speed and responsiveness is essential for top search results


There are some important things to consider if you want to take your fully realized and powerfully optimized site to the next level and give Google what it really wants: customer satisfaction. Google Page Speed Report — When Google has an entire site dedicated to something , it’s important.

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Seeing Past Internet Marketing Silos


Now, as we snap back to reality and you are at your computer on your couch or at your desk, let’s think of the word silo as it relates to Internet marketing. We see how an SEO expert is hired but other areas of the Internet marketing puzzle are ignored.

Optimize Your Web Site Search


My monthly Biznology® Webinar Tuesday was called “Optimize Your Web Site Search.” ” I talked for 30 minutes about how to help searchers find what they want on your Web site. Did a frustrated searcher just ask again why your site search engine stinks?

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Why Written Plans Improve Web Site Project Success

B2B Marketing Traction

Studies show that up to 25% of web site projects fail and 30% are over budget. When creating a new or updating an existing web site, marketing professionals have a tough role to play. The solution is a written web site project plan. What is the objective of each page on the site?

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Becoming a reddit Internet sensation


I’ve unlocked the code to becoming an Internet sensation on reddit because I’ve become an Internet sensation on reddit ! I did take one chance: many reddit subreddits look down their nose on posting links to your own blogs, articles, or sites.

Internet marketing abhors a closed door so open a window


They say that the Internet is endless, that there is more content online than anyone can ever consume. I am using the Contact Us call to action on my Gerris page, which really just links back to my contact page on the Gerris site. Summary : Never paint your visitor into a corner.

2013: The Year of Internet Marketing Basics


In fact, we treat Internet marketing like a little kid treats Christmas morning. Search marketing – Make sure there is updated content on your site on a regular basis. I will use PPC strategically and not as the cornerstone of my Internet marketing efforts.

The 20 Best Sites for Wasting Time on the Internet


But what about those times when you just want to surf the internet aimlessly? Here's a shortlist of the most wonderfully entertaining places to waste time on the internet outside of email and social media. 20 of the Best Sites For Wasting Time on the Internet.

13 Best Blog Sites In 2019: Which Is Right For You?


Blogging is a great way to keep your site at the top of search results pages. But, you’ll want to pick one of the best blog sites to make sure you have all the features you need—no small feat when you see how many blogging platforms there are out there! Best Blog Sites in 2019.

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5 Ways to Crank Up Your Internet Marketing Blog’s Potential

KoMarketing Associates

What this means is, if you’re running an internet marketing blog, you’d better make sure it’s a good one. Here’s where sites like BuzzFeed win the award for most creative approach to capturing readers’ attention.

The Internet of Things (IoT): when everything is “a thing”


Gartner and others project that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have close to 30 billion devices interconnected in 5 years. Read on to find more about the difference between the IoT and the Internet of things. Internet of Things non tangible contruct

Wake up to the Internet of Things


There is a great deal of talk about the Internet of things and how it will create an unimaginable number of connections between everyday devices. It would be useful, too, for a travel site that notes how you tell friends you’d like to visit China but records that you only vacation in Europe.

Google chooses speed over content from sites


There are some important things to consider if you want to take your fully-realized and powerfully-optimized site to the next level and give Google what it really wants: customer experience satisfaction. The data latency slows down the experience of the site — and pisses Google off.

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Batman, the Tortoise vs. the Hare, and Internet Marketing


For instance, I once conducted a test on an e-commerce site that improved conversion rate by 15% and sales by 10% simply by increasing the font size in the shopping cart. Internet Marketing agile marketing Internet marketingPhoto credit: 401(K) 2012.

Check Your Site for 404 Errors Regularly


If they click through the site, find a link that looks like it will have what they are looking for, and then land on a 404 error page, that can be frustrating. If your site has lots of 404 Errors, it can damage your reputation to the search engines and result in lower ranking.

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14 key facts on website speed and 4 top tips when it ‘s slow


Is website speed a concern for your site? 79% of web shoppers who have trouble with website performance say they won’t return to the site again. 73% of mobile internet users say that they’ve encountered a website that is too slow to load.

One person can change the world. Thank you, Internet


While there may well be 3,015,231,472 Internet users worldwide and over 150,000,000 blogs, almost 300,000,000 active Twitter users, and 1,230,000,000 active Facebook users, most of them are lurkers. The Internet promises to make school obsolete and national borders irrelevant.

How to Sell to Internet Buyers

Sales Intelligence View

The Internet has changed B2B sales. trillion B2B E-commerce business transactions over the Internet in the year 2000 alone, according to the MarketingSherpa B2B Technology Marketing Benchmark Report 2011 , and the numbers are estimated to be much higher now.

How many pages are on your Web site?


Now, those of you running small Web sites may be snickering at this point—you know how many pages you have, for Pete’s sake. Many medium-to-large Web sites, however, can’t pin down exactly how many pages they have. Photo credit: iconolith.

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21 Top Social Media Sites to Consider for Your Brand


Whether you are a seasoned social media marketer , a marketer looking to venture into social media marketing, or a business owner looking to leverage on social media, it’s helpful to know the most popular social media sites around. Is your target audience using that social media site?

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The Critical Importance Of Lead Validation In Internet Marketing

The Forward Observer

Information is power in the world of Internet marketing. One of the most common of these blind spots exists buried in the data Internet marketers rely on for determining how successful their lead generation websites are in generating sales leads. Are you a victim of fake leads?

What’s Wrong with Your B2B Web Site?

B2B Marketing Traction

Have you spent money on your web site, search engine optimization (SEO), maybe even online pay per click (PPC) advertising to drive more traffic to your site? How do you get web site visitors to convert to customers and generate sales? Tweet.

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Is Your Website an Internet Relic?

ATAK Interactive

For many business owners, once a new site is live, it’s something that they no longer concern themselves with. The Symptoms of an Internet Relic. Can You Edit and Update Your Site? The post Is Your Website an Internet Relic?

Retargeting; An Internet Marketing Tactic to Increase Conversions Rates & Leads


The other 95% did get to your website through some marketing channel, and were intrigued by the advertised message, but were not ready to convert on your site. What do you think of site retargeting? Let’s talk retargeting.

Grading the Site Speed of 100+ Computer Hardware Sites

Directive Agency

Speaking of timing, make sure you download your copy of the Directive Site Speed Spreadsheet before reading the rest of this post. The laggy load time can deter users from seeing any of the new changes to your site. Why Does Site Speed Matter?

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Retargeting; A Internet Marketing Tactic to Increase Conversions Rates & Leads


The other 95% did get to your website through some marketing channel, and were intrigued by the advertised message, but were not ready to convert on your site. What do you think of site retargeting? Let’s talk retargeting.

Scribd: Just Another Document Sharing Site?

Writing on the Web

It is the most popular document sharing site available, with over 50,000 uploads each day. OK, here’s the question: why would you want to market through a site that is based on sharing documents? 2 Questions Your Site Should Answer.

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Local Internet Marketing Is Too Complex


No wonder local Internet marketing is a mystery to many SMB's and even much larger businesses and organizations. Local marketing Google Places Internet marketingImage by DavidErickson via Flickr. by Frank Reed.

How the Internet Made Magazine Covers Great Again


Japp Biemans, the art director of Volkskrant Magazine and probably better known as The Cover Junkie , a site where he’s been collecting, sorting, and celebrating magazine covers for close to a decade, has noticed a flush of innovation. How the Internet Killed Cover Lines. The post How the Internet Made Magazine Covers Great Again appeared first on Ceros Inspire: Create, Share, Inspire. Reading Time: 6 minutes.

17+ Best Free Stock Photo Sites to Check in 2019


(free) Best Stock Photo Sites: Fancycrave. paid) Best Stock Photo Sites (free): Adobe Stock. Introduction to the Best Stock Photo Sites. ‘A Think of all the graphics, illustrations, photos, and images peppering the Internet today. These sites offer a CC0 solution.

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12 Internet Trends You Need To Know From Mary Meeker

Marketing Insider Group

In 3 years, China added more internet users than exist in the U.S. This combination of mobile and access to the internet is changing the world. Shameless plug: I hope this is a good sign for my Business 2 Community site!).

Fight Internet Censorship

B2B Memes

I have nothing particularly insightful or original to add in the case against Internet censorship represented by the bills up before congress, SOPA and PIPA, but not to say something today would be too miserable an omission to live with.

Enterprise marketers must tightly choose the focus of their Web site


That whole big Web site isn’t your problem. But have you ever say down and really decided which pages on the Web site are exactly yours to worry abut? I mean, you know where the home page is of your Web site. And from what other sites? Photo credit: Michael Dales.

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