Best of 2009: SEO Tips, Part 1

Webbiquity

Which factors are really most important in search engine rankings? How do search engines treat different forms of keywords? Guide to Search Engine Ranking Factors by HuoMah SEO Blog. Q&A: A Few Things You Need to Know About Keyword Usage by Search Engine Guide. sites including “kayaks&# or “kayaking&# will show up on a search for “kayak&# ). Build A Great B2B Search Engine Marketing Campaign by The Milwaukee SEO.

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You’re doing SEO wrong: it’s all about authority

Biznology

Most people get the theory of SEO: You find the keywords and phrases that compose the search queries of your target audience, and you build content that answers the questions implicit in those queries. Domain authority is not a new concept, it’s been a staple of good SEO for a long time. For example, I wrote the following in 2010: PageRank is designed to ensure that the most relevant, authoritative sites are listed at the top of search results.

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Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

Ranking well in organic search results becomes more imperative every day, particularly in the B2B world. 93% of these decision makers use search to begin the buying process. And it isn’t just low-level minions conducting searches at the behest of higher-ups; 63% of C-level executives say they first turn to mainstream search engines to locate information. How can PDF content be optimized for search? by Search Engine Guide.

SEO vs PPC: How to Prioritize Your SEM Strategies

QuanticMind

You probably already know search engines (especially Google) are one of the most common platforms people use to access information on the internet. If you fail to have a presence in search engine results, you’re missing out on a huge potential channel to reach your target audience. Sure, using PPC ads is an easy way to jump to the top of search results without investing in all that organic optimization. Long-term benefits.

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SEO vs PPC: How to Prioritize Your SEM Strategies in 2018

QuanticMind

You probably already know search engines (especially Google) are one of the most common platforms people use to access information on the internet. If you fail to have a presence in search engine results, you’re missing out on a huge potential channel to reach your target audience. Sure, using PPC ads is an easy way to jump to the top of search results without investing in all that organic optimization. Long-term benefits.

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SEO Isn’t Mystical

Salesfusion

SEO, short for search engine optimization, encompasses any activities to increase your ranking in search engine results in order to drive more traffic to your website. SERP: Here’s another simple one for you — SERP is just an acronym for search engine results page. PageRank (PR): Google assigns every website a value between 0 and 10 (with 10 being the best), this value is known as your PageRank (though it often appears as PR).

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Glossary: 24 SEO Terms Marketers Should Know

Hubspot

This is a list of essential search engine optimization (SEO) terms to help marketers communicate with developers, and understand how to optimize their websites. Unlike humans, search engines read only the ALT text of images, not the images themselves. Each blog post on your website is a new page that a search engine sees, and therefore a new opportunity to get found online. HTML - The code part of your website that search engines read.

40 Essential SEO Terms Marketers Should Know [Glossary]

Hubspot

This is a list of the 40 most essential search engine optimization (SEO) terms to help marketers communicate with developers and understand how to optimize their websites. This ensures that people who have linked to or bookmarked the old address will automatically get to the new one, and search engines can update their index. Unlike humans, search engines read only the ALT text of images, not the images themselves. Note: PageRank relevancy is changing.

Why a Keyword Strategy Is Important for SEO and B2B Marketing

Directive Agency

For example, blogs are not as concerned with their visitor type, so long as they are drawing in visitors. As you create your keyword list, it is important to think of all the ways someone might search for your B2B services. These keyword phrases are professionally known as “long tail keywords.” ” When working with a B2B SEO keyword strategy, using long tail keywords ups the chance of site traffic. Long Tail Keywords.

Social business, the forest and the garden: Your intranet is not the Internet

Biznology

If page-rank search, blogs, wikis, social networks and microblogging work so well out there, they should just thrive in the workplace too, but we now know for a fact that they often don’t. At the time, many organizations started to adopt wiki solutions, ranging from the free MediaWiki engine used by Wikipedia to more enterprise-y solutions such as Atlassian’s Confluence. The concept of a long tail is very relevant there. Photo credit: Wikipedia.

The Four Rhinos of Bad SEO Tactics: What Has to Go for Good

ClearVoice

Although the world of SEO could change in an algorithm instant, content marketers always have some control — read that, some control — over how their efforts might rank in search engines. In the past, companies may have had two teams when it comes to their websites — one focused on design/UX-related issues and another focused on search engine optimization. Yes, that is ‘pure’ journalism — but it contains so many lessons about what search engines will be looking for.

Will Your SEO Strategy Be Impacted By Google’s Removal of Right-Hand-Side Ads on SERPs?

Content Standard

As of Friday of last week, Google confirmed that it had permanently removed all right-hand ads on its SERPs (search engine results pages) worldwide, making room for ads at the top and bottom of the page. The company indicated that a fourth sponsored link may return at the top of the page if the search query is “highly commercial.” Brands Will Place More Emphasis on Organic Search Rankings. Looks like it’s time to revisit your organic search strategy.

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Will Your SEO Strategy Be Impacted By Google’s Removal of Right-Hand-Side Ads on SERPs?

Content Standard

As of Friday of last week, Google confirmed that it had permanently removed all right-hand ads on its SERPs (search engine results pages) worldwide, making room for ads at the top and bottom of the page. The company indicated that a fourth sponsored link may return at the top of the page if the search query is “highly commercial.” Brands Will Place More Emphasis on Organic Search Rankings. Looks like it’s time to revisit your organic search strategy.

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Best of 2008 - SEO Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

How about tools for checking search engine rank, grading the SEO efforts on a website, developing an optimized keyword list, and link building? Brown , consultant and natural search marketing strategist for Netconcepts , reviews Link Counter , a simple tool to help evaluate links on any website. Keyword Tool updated with search volume data by Inside AdWords The mysterious Trevor Claiborne of the Inside AdWords crew at Google announced the inclusion (finally!)

Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

Which factors are really most important in search engine rankings? How do search engines treat different forms of keywords? sites including "kayaks" or "kayaking" will show up on a search for "kayak"). On that last point though, keep in mind that for popular search phrases, even a single character can make a big difference. This is geekier than even most search marketers will go, but can supply valuable insights.

A Handy Content Marketing Glossary of Terms

Single Grain

In marketing, a search algorithm is a specific set of rules that a search engine follows to retrieve and analyze data to determine the relevance of web pages in accordance with the search query. Typically, a major goal behind content marketing is improving your site’s rankings on the search engines, especially Google. Dive Deeper: What Is the Google BERT Search Algorithm Update? Long-Tail Keywords. PageRank.

SEO for Alternative Content Types, Part 2: Optimizing Video for SEO

Marketing Action

In a recent webinar sponsored by Act-On, Thorin McGee, Editor in Chief of Target Marketing Magazine sat down with search engine marketing guru Kevin Lee to talk about how marketers can improve SEO for alternative types of content. It’s the second largest search engine in the world. People search within YouTube as well. It’s a huge opportunity within search. And part of putting the audience first is to think like a Google or Bing engineer.

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Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

delicious b2bmarketing

Because blogging helps Indium reach target audiences, get the company message out and -- above all -- get found via search engines and social media. Eventually, these smart people see that blogging thrusts them and their content into the spotlight in a long-term, efficient manner. That could mean theyve been doing the same old thing for too long and are in a rut.