4 Actionable Insights from Google Search Console Search Performance Reports

KoMarketing Associates

As indicated in the recent report coverage of Ascend2’s “ 2020 Digital Marketing Plans Survey ”, search engine optimization (SEO) is still considered the most effective tactic used for fulfilling digital marketing objectives. And as uncovered in Chief Marketer recently published “2020 B2B Marketing Outlook Survey”, search (optimization and marketing) was the second most influential channel producing B2B marketing leads with the highest ROI, only behind email marketing.

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How to optimize your content for voice search

RockContent

Few trends grew so fast and required so many adaptations in Digital Marketing strategies as voice search. We discuss and understand the following topics: What is voice search? How to optimize your content for voice search? What is voice search?

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Are You Ready for Visual Search?

Content4Demand

Search keeps getting smarter, offering us more ways to find exactly what we’re looking for. Visual search is the latest innovation in the search arena, and it paints an interesting picture of where the future of search is headed. What Is Visual Search?

5 Most Common Fails in B2B Search Campaigns

The Point

Because costs per click in B2B search campaigns can often be extremely high when companies compete the for same keywords, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) for B2B advertisers offers its own very unique challenges. Here are the five most common “fails” we see in B2B search campaigns: Not Bidding on the Correct Keywords. The most obvious keywords in any B2B campaign are those with higher search volumes and higher-than-average costs per click, particularly in competitive niches.

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Catch Them If You Can: The Passive Candidates Edition

With the right tools and mindset, it’s possible to track down this candidate (and many others like them!). How? Simple: By thinking like one. To get started on your search, we’ve gathered clues you’ll need to get in the mind of your passive prospects.

A Guide to SEO for Voice Search

Marketing Insider Group

We use our phones to search while we’re waiting in line at the post […]. The post A Guide to SEO for Voice Search appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Search MarketingThe way people use the Internet to find information online is changing. We’re no longer sitting at our desks typing at a keyboard. Instead, we’re on the move and using our phone to keep us informed while we’re on the go.

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Website Search and Filtering for Smaller Sites

Biznology

I may be sticking my neck out a bit given that our fearless leader here at Biznology, Mike Moran, is an expert when it comes to website search – he’s expert at a lot of things, actually – but a recent article Mike wrote brought the subject to mind. When to Use Filtering, When to Use Search.

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How Voice Search Is Impacting Content Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

Voice search plays a huge role in how users search. According to research as of January 2018, one billion voice searches are occurring each month. In fact, comScore estimates that half of all searches will be voice by 2020. Voice search has already […].

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Things I do to optimize for Google search engine discoverability

Biznology

First, I overrule the URL slug that is automatically-generated by WordPress–things-optimize-google-search-engine- discoverability –and replace it literally, things-i-do-to-optimize-for-google-search-engine-discoverability: I make sure I re-label each and every image descriptively. The post Things I do to optimize for Google search engine discoverability appeared first on Biznology.

Optimize for Search and for Trust

Modern Marketing

He recommends that just as we use SEO to find the right keywords for better search performance and to also use those keywords to find the right kinds of influencers to collaborate with and create content so you're optimizing for trust as well.

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7 Key Insights from the "How B2B Marketing is Changing" Report

Speaker: Tom Pick, Independent B2B Digital Marketing Consultant

Meanwhile, marketers report conflicting views about and are seeking guidance on search engine marketing, live events, and inbound vs. outbound tactics. What are the top priorities, challenges, and trends in B2B marketing as we head into the final stretch of 2018?

4 Actionable Insights from Google Search Console Search Analytics Reports

KoMarketing Associates

Of course, content creation and the identification of website opportunities for external link building are often defined by keyword research and effective search analysis. Enter Google Search Console’s Search Analytics Report. Per Google webmaster’s help references , the Search Analytics Report shows how often a website appears in Google search results, which can be filtered and grouped by categories such as query, page, date, or device.

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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. They’re politicians, able to bridge the void between technologists, middle-managers, C-Suite executives, bean counters, CMOs, the eCommerce team, the paid search team, different sites, verticals, technology, and even languages and cultures.

Get More Clicks from Search

NuSpark

The post Get More Clicks from Search appeared first on NuSpark Marketing. Mosey's Marketing Minutes Search Marketing SEO

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How to Effectively Prepare for Google Responsive Search Ads

KoMarketing Associates

During the Google Marketing Live conference a few weeks ago, Google once again shook up the paid search world with the announcement of Responsive Search Ads. In this post, we will go over Responsive Search Ads and how to effective create, run, and report on the new Google feature.

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Why and How to Dominate Google's Featured Snippets

Speaker: Kathleen Booth, VP of Marketing at Prevailion

Until recently, getting to position #1 on the search engine results pages (SERPs) was the holy grail of digital marketing. Now, Google has introduced featured snippets - effectively creating a “position zero.” Through real-world examples and case studies, learn why owning the featured snippet is so important, how to dominate position zero, and what impact it will have on your traffic and leads as the future of search continues to evolve.

How do you replace Google Site Search?

Biznology

I’ve gotten a flurry of phone calls recently because Google has announced that they are withdrawing their popular Google Site Search product, which many companies—even large ones—have been using as their website search engine. The calls are coming because: Google Site Search worked pretty well: There are lots of better search engines out there, but it worked well enough for most people. Google will be showing paid search ads on your website search page.

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The Secret Value of Site Search

Biznology

Increasingly, site search is on the list because of the hidden value in this capability. Effective site search retains visitors increasing SEO & SEM Yields. While we’ve known for a long time the positive impact that site search has on transactional and commerce experiences (see next section) we were encouraged to see the data that showed that marketing goal achievement was 87% higher for searchers than for non-searchers. Their search success rate is 44% and going higher.

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Improve your content for website search

Biznology

Most of my clients want their website search to work–they really do. There is a simple organizational method to improvement–one that you’ve probably applied other places–that you can use to get an organization to work together to make website search work.

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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?

Balancing SEO and PPC to Maximize Search Results

Webbiquity

Great SEO can get sites to the top of organic search rankings, provide valuable traffic from long-tail or high-traffic keywords and play a crucial role in driving growth to your company. That pitfall is paid search. It’s always important to remember that no matter how good your rankings, the top 2 or 3 or even 4 results are likely to be search or shopping ads. Guest post by Max DesMarais.

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What does your site search mean for your reputation?

Biznology

Some of you might believe that site search is important to raise your conversion rates and what to make search work. Others might be more resigned to the fact that site search is hard and that you don’t really know what to do to make it better. We all know that brands have become experiences, so what is your brand’s search experience like? Search is actually a very tricky brand promise. The post What does your site search mean for your reputation?

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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? Do you use your website search to help your SEO? The post My favorite organic search posts from Biznology appeared first on Biznology.

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.

5 Effective strategies for A/B testing search

Biznology

What do you really know about your customer’s experience in site search? If you’re getting ready to migrate from one search engine to another, how do you know that the new engine will be better? These are tough questions to answer, but there are methods and measurements that can ensure you’re not trapping your customers in the new search engine. Most companies don’t measure site search well. A/B testing of the search engines is the answer.

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How Should B2B Advertisers Use Dynamic Search Ads?

KoMarketing Associates

If the answer is yes to either of these questions, then you have probably encountered the following: Low search volume. Fortunately, there is a tool that can help you stay on top of these issues – and in front of your buyers: Dynamic Search Ads (DSA). What are Dynamic Search Ads? DSA campaigns are the easiest and quickest way to reach relevant search queries based on the content of your website. How are DSA campaigns different than traditional search campaigns?

Report: Marketers See Google Search Ad Spend Slow as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers turn to paid search to reach out to more customers and prospects, new research indicates that they have seen a downturn in recent months, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Merkle recently published its “Digital Marketing Report” for the first quarter of 2020, and statistics showed that Google search ad spend, in particular, grew just 11% year-over-year in Q1 2020. Industry News Search Engine Marketing paid search Search Engine Optimization

Improve site search with the power of suggestion

Biznology

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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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?

How B2B Marketers Can Leverage Google’s Search Performance Reports

KoMarketing Associates

At the beginning of the year, Google announced the beta release of a new Search Console experience. For search marketers, the most significant part of this announcement was that 16 months of data would be available in Google Search Console’s Search Performance report. What this means for B2B marketers is that more information about how an organization’s web pages perform in Google search results can be realized and evaluated.

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Search + Social = Online Reputation Management

Biznology

Even if they’re not yet in the $100 million club, successful and experienced doctors, lawyers, businessmen, consultants, lobbyists, and all the happy members of the professional class, generally don’t need to spend that much time online doing content marketing and endlessly planting, feeding, watering, and pruning their social networks, their corporate website is generally the only top-ranking search result that they actually control.

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You can’t ignore the power that search holds for your business

Biznology

But the truth is, you cannot afford to let another day pass without sending in your social media and search insurance premium. You need to develop and populate your own personal Whitmanesque song of yourself onto the internet, into search-optimized text, links, images and photos — and you need to do it well in advance of any problems you might potentially ever have, no matter how discrete and low-profile you might fancy yourself.

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Voice Search Is the Future of SEO

Act-On

Corporate

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8 B2B SEO Tools to Improve Rankings & Dominate Search Results

KoMarketing Associates

Improving search rankings certainly isn’t as simple as it sounds. Moz Open Site Explorer is an essential tool that helps B2B search engine marketers build high quality inbound links to their website. This website crawler allows search marketers to dig into every URL on a website and analyze key SEO elements to consider. Pro Tip: Find out where competitors are ranking in organic search results and analyze their keyword strategies.

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Finding ROI in your website search

Biznology

I presented our latest webinar about website search. Many of you also pay Google for paid search ads to do the same thing. So, why is it that your website search facility is run by your IT group? And when your customers type some words into your website’s search box, why can’t they find what they are looking for? If you’re stumped about where you would even start to improve your website search results, this is the place to start.

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Is it worth advertising on search engines other than Google?

Align.me

Google is, without a doubt, the most used search platform in the world. It sees about 7 billion searches every day, and has become such an integral part of everyday life that it’s transformed from a noun to a verb. The post Is it worth advertising on search engines other than Google?

The search marketing no one talks about

Biznology

Search has been around a long time–since 1995–and even Google has been around since 1998. You would think that by now that we would all be doing every kind of search marketing there is. I am sure that you are working on organic search, which most folks like to call Search Engine Optimization, or SEO. And everyone knows about paid search, so I suspect that those marketers for whom it works are using it. We don’t have a website search. .

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