Search Engine Marketing is Legion

Biznology

I just discovered that Search Engine Marketing (SEM) isn’t just a rebrand of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), a marketing discipline that is almost universally damned as being shifty, black-hat, and more than just a little shady. Well, I have been helping Mike Moran and Bill Hunt promote their upcoming book, Search Engine Marketing, Inc. , and spent an hour on the phone chatting with Bill about search, social, business, and the enterprise.

How B2B Marketers Can Dominate Branded Keyword Search Engine Results

KoMarketing Associates

Branded keywords represent search queries that include the organization’s brand name or various product and brand-related information. While most B2B marketers assume their organization appears prominently for branded keyword search results, they need to consider the rest of the results that appear on a Google search page, both organic and paid. How often do you review brand-based keyword search performance? Branded Paid Search.

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The importance of accurate keyword difficulty scores

ClickZ

30-second summary: Keyword difficulty (KD) scores help digital marketers understand potential search engine performance. KD scores are useful in building SEO strategies, filtering out ineffective keywords. Low competition keywords give an advantage in attracting traffic.

8 Keyword Research Tools for Search Engine Marketing in China

KoMarketing Associates

When I am thinking of a keyword research project, I like to think of it like fishing. It’s the same with keyword research – you have to cast a wide net to find the right “fish.” No matter if you are an expert with 10+ years’ experience or a beginner, an appropriate keyword research process with the right tools can build a foundation for success in SEO or PPC. In a previous blog, we mentioned that there are many search engine options in China.

How do you migrate to a new site search engine?

Biznology

Recently, I shared how I have become very popular recently because Google has withdrawn Google Site Search. Many large companies who were using it as their website search engine recoiled in horror at the prospect of having ads on their site search results page—ads from their competitors. So if you are one of the many that is wondering just how to replace your site search engine, these are the basic steps: Do your business case. How many searches?

Search Engine Indexing vs. Search Engine Ranking: What’s the Difference?

seo.co

Are you trying to rank your website in the search engines, but you have yet to see results? but you’re not sure why your pages aren’t turning up in search results? Shouldn’t indexed pages come up in search results? How do search engine indexing and ranking differ?

What is SEM (Search Engine Marketing) and how it relates to SEO

RockContent

If you answered Google or any other internet search engine, be it Bing, Yahoo!, In this scenario, SEM (Search Engine Marketing), a set of techniques that aims to use these engines for promotion on the Internet, emerges. How to do Search Engine Marketing?

12 myths vs. reality on Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Biznology

A few numbers for your consideration: 80% of visitors to a website begin by typing keywords in the query box of a search engine. 42% click on the website in the #1 position on the search page. These facts prove, if your brand is on the internet, a high rank on the search engines is a requirement to generate business. As it turns out, building a beautiful website and getting your site to the top of search engines are two very different skills.

What is SEO (Search Engine Optimization): the complete guide to reach the top results on Google

RockContent

After all, who wouldn’t want to show up within the top organic search results on Google? Through optimizations on your own pages and connecting to other sites, you can improve your users’ search and navigation experience. What are search engines? Google Search Console.

The Latest And Greatest Tips And Techniques For Search Engine Optimization In 2020

Square 2 Marketing

To help, we’ve curated eight startling statistics from last month that highlight just how significant search engine optimization (SEO) is to creating a lead generation machine. Search Engine Optimization keyword research organic search results

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

Biznology

If Chauncey Gardiner — Chance the gardener –did search, he would use the gardening analogy as well. The upside of including all of these internally-linked text phrases–these hypertexts–in the piece/post before publishing is in order to make sure the very first Google Bots and Search Engine Spiders see these links during their initial, most ambitious, spidering as opposed to maybe some later spidering. This is good for search.

12 Myths vs. Realities of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Biznology

SEO Myths (Search Engine People Blog). Our monthly webinar with Rob Petersen and me yesterday was about debunking SEO myths in order to make your search marketing strategy the best it can be. 80% of visitors to a website begin by typing keywords in the query box of a search engine. 42% click on the website in the #1 position on the search page. Don’t be fooled about what it takes to achieve a high rank on search pages.

What You Need to Know About Search Engine Indexing

ClearVoice

Google can produce tens of millions of results for most any question or search term you can come up with. If your site’s pages aren’t being indexed properly, they may not show up in search engine results at all. How search engine indexing works.

How to combine SEO and web design to create more effective pages for your persona and search engines

RockContent

This becomes clear as we understand the importance of creating attractive pages for both people and search engines, and better understand the design errors that affect your optimization. Most of the traffic usually comes from organic searches.

Get Search Engine Optimized- Fast

Writing on the Web

How do you know if your blog posts are optimized for search engines ? Here are a few options for optimizing your content for search marketing: Study Google and search engine optimization (time-consuming). You write a blog post, you fill in the information on the SEO plug in, you click the Scribe analyze button, wait a few seconds and get a review of how well your content will do with search engines. Search Engines Are Stupid… Help Them Out.

Search Engine Marketing and Optimization

QuanticMind

That got me thinking creatively about how we manage our keywords. If you are a performance marketer (like me) you would agree that we often pay too much attention to our set of top keywords. We are ready to bid and pay Google, Bing, and Amazon any amount to get our ads in the top positions for that keyword or set of keywords. We know that those queries/keywords, i.e. chocolate ice cream and strawberry ice cream, have topped our sales charts over and over again.

It’s time to introduce search engine optimisation topics into your content marketing strategy

Tomorrow People

Why your content marketing strategy should focus on search engine optimisation (SEO) topics — not just keywords — to differentiate your B2B marketing. A great shift is taking place in the world of search engine optimisation (SEO) results. But there’s a new form of search engine optimisation (SEO) on the scene: the topic cluster model. This internal linking structure can then influence search engine optimisation results to boost your ranking higher.

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. Google’s growth post IPO helped fuel an industry (SEO) and an opportunity for prospective business owners to build successful online enterprises through search. The Death of SEO.

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. That share is even larger within the b2b marketing space, and for good reasons: 88% of b2b buyers conduct online research before making business purchasing decisions, and nearly half of b2b tech buyers say they’ve discovered brands they weren’t previously aware of through a search engine.

Search Engine Ranking: How To Use Semrush To Track Keywords and Positions

SEMrush

Tracking your SERP rankings can help you identify where you are doing well and focus your SEO efforts. In this guide, we’ll show you how to find and track your rankings with Semrush.

What Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?

ClearVoice

What is search engine optimization (SEO)? Search engine optimization is a set of tactics and strategies used both on and off your website to gain more visibility in (organic) search engine results and thereby increase traffic to your site. Keywords.

Is your website search engine a random web page generator?

Biznology

Harsh question, I know, but the search results for many website search engines appear almost random. They usually start by telling me that their search engine stinks. More frequently, they haven’t done anything except install a search engine. If you just let your search engine lay there, don’t expect to like the results. Who is responsible for your website search, marketing or IT?

Search Engine Advertising in China Starts With Knowing the Market

KoMarketing Associates

Search engine advertising is an effective way to boost website traffic and generate leads – and, when done correctly, many have found it is the most effective way. Knowing the market well is the key to start a successful search engine advertising campaign. However, the tools used to execute search engine campaigns are different. In China, Baidu search engine has Baidu Phoenix Nest Promotion, a paid advertising platform similar to Google Adwords.

What is a keyword ontology?

Biznology

A keyword ontology is a knowledge graph describing relationships between the keywords your target audiences frequently use in search queries and the products and services you sell. Not that your audience always comes to the content that sells your products through search. But a large of enough sample of them do that the keywords they use tell you a lot about the information they need to ultimately buy your products. Why build a keyword ontology?

What B2B Marketers Need To Know About Google’s Evolving Search Engine Results Page

KoMarketing Associates

One of the significant discussions happening in the search community, and highlighted at SMX West earlier this month, is the evolving look of the search engine results page. There is rarely a classic, “ten pack” of organic search engine results when searching Google. First, and often through the webmaster integration of structured data , Google is able to provide a more detailed search result experience.

3 Ways To Differentiate Your Brand in Search Engine Results

KoMarketing Associates

Organic search visibility is an important component and differentiation in search engine results can be a critical factor in traffic and lead growth. In the following examples I will outline useful ways in which an organization can optimize their website, distinguish their keyword visibility from others, and aim to increase organic visits. Zmags.com could also potentially benefit from moving their keyword targets to beginning of the HTML tag.

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

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Do-it-Yourself Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Your WordPress Blog by Achinta Mitra on May 31, 2010 in Industrial Marketing Blog , Industrial Marketing Strategies , Industrial Websites , Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Instead of an industrial marketing strategies post that I typically write, this is more of an implementation post. Get Engineers Can Sell white paper now.

Keyword Knowledge Graphs: Using AI to Create Outside-In Taxonomies

Biznology

James writes frequently about keyword ontology–the powerful tool for understanding keywords you should be building content around to attract prospects, engage with them, and convert them into loyal clients. Your audience doesn’t always arrive at content that sells your product through a search. The vast majority of searches are for answers to questions or solutions to problems that are not obviously product related. The answer is keyword ontology.

What to Know About Real Search Engine Optimization Experts

KEO Marketing

Search engine optimization “experts” seem to be a dime a dozen in today’s overcrowded digital marketing space. A good SEO expert also understands how search engines work. They should also be able to keep up with major search engine algorithm changes or updates. Search engine optimization experts should have the ability to: Stay up-to-date with Google’s, and other search engines, algorithm changes.

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. As such, it is important to ensure you optimize your content, and your website, for search engines. SEO is ultimately about building a search-friendly website that you optimize for the best possible user experience.

How to Write Copy to Engage Readers & Search Engines

BOP Design

Your B2B website content is one of the primary ranking factors for search engines. So, how do you draft website copy that resonates with your ideal target market but also tells search engines everything they need to know to ensure you rank for the right SEO terms ? If an “SEO specialist” tells you that your primary audience for writing B2B website copy is a search engine, they are wrong. Search Engines Can’t Be Forgotten.

Six Ways (Other than Inbound Links) to Improve Search Engine Ranking

bizible

The algorithms utilized by search engines like Google to determine how each search result should be ranked remain in a near-constant state of flux, with certain factors playing a more significant role, while others are no longer nearly as important as they once were. Of course, inbound links (IBLs) are one of the most obvious ranking factors influencing search engine results, and there is still plenty of reason to believe this will continue to be the case.

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. As Google technology continues to innovate, the depth of information found in the search engine results page (SERP) has certainly expanded. Search Result Title. Search Result Description. Search Result Site Links.

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. SEM enables enterprises to rank for specific search terms immediately (including terms for which it would difficult to rank organically), target traffic to specific landing pages, test everything (keywords, bid levels, ad copy, landing page design), and precisely quantify ROI based on sales or leads generated.

Search Engine Results: 3 Tips for Savvy Bloggers

Writing on the Web

Besides, blogs are naturally search engine friendly…Then I thought, oh heck, I trust Brian Clark, let’s give it a whirl and I can always unsubscribe after a month. Now, when I hit publish , I’m confident my post will be understood for the right reasons by those search spiders. You’ve got to optimize your reader-focused content (so the search engines know what you’re writing about). Related posts: Get Search Engine Optimized- Fast.

SEO: Do MetaTags Matter for Search Engine Performance?

B2B Marketing Traction

In this blog post, I summarize which metatags matter and which don’t when optimizing your website for search engine performance. What MetaTags Matter to the Search Engines. You need descriptive titles that give visitors and search engines a clue to what exactly each page is about. Descriptions may not be weighed heavily for keyword relevance by the search engines, but they are a critical element.

Planning for Search Engine Optimization in 2017

KEO Marketing

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) continues to change every day. Schema” is a mark-up language from Schema.org that is used for tagging content so that search engines can categorize it and recognize it more quickly for search engine recovery. Schema tags on your site helps search engines understand your site more clearly, thereby helping to ensure that it is indexed correctly. Changes to the search engine results pages.