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

Biznology

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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Website Search and Filtering for Smaller Sites

Biznology

Mike’s thoughts about the power of suggestion in website search are spot on, and to them I’d like to add thoughts for those of us with smaller sites and smaller libraries of searchable content. If you have a very large site, the more robust you can make your site search tools, the better.

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SEO for site acquisitions

Biznology

Use these steps as a guideline: Create a map that identifies any content overlaps or gaps with the existing site and the acquired site. for the main site and the acquired site. Prioritize the keywords that map best to the acquired site’s content.

The 16 Best Sites for Free Stock Photos and Videos

Webbiquity

The sites below keep you safe by providing access to vast image libraries, in most cases free, with clear guidance on acceptable uses and any applicable attribution requirements. Registration on the site (free) is required. The site also offers more than 45,000 free images.

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Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Testimonials on the site can be cheery-picked, and reviews can be easily incentivized, so they may not be. Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One WWW.MARKETJOY.COM Contact: +1 484-302-0110. hello@marketjoy.com Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead. generation company?

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.

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Why you are ignoring your ugly site search

Biznology

That headline isn’t fair to everyone, because some marketers are really working to make site search better. Here are the reasons I have been told that you are ignoring fixing your site search: No one uses it. Bad site search annoys your best customers.

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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.

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 post How do you replace Google Site Search?

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Rating the Crowd-Sourced Marketing Software Review Sites

Customer Experience Matrix

What began as a whimsical “ landscape of landscapes ” led me to realize crowd-sourced review sites are the most common type of vendor directory, accounting for 15 of the 23 sources listed in my original graphic. The first question was which sites draw a big enough crowd to be useful.

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

Biznology

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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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

websites, software review sites, and live events. sites (G2Crowd, Capterra) 1 Email Marketing Tactics (10 responses) Video 1 Email marketing 7 Email list purchase/rental 3 Event Marketing (8 responses) Events: executive event for key prospects. / 1How B2B Marketing.

Benchmark your site against overall attention trends

Parse.ly

Analytics users now have the ability to benchmark their own sites against general attention trends in Currents. Note: Your site traffic in Currents will not exactly match your traffic in the Analytics dashboard. Here are a few ways you put your site data to use in Currents.

The how and why of mini-sites for content marketing

Biznology

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

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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Pubcon Preview: Content, Media & Site Reviews

KoMarketing Associates

The content team should be watching time on site and evaluating what is sticky. — Site Reviews: Focus on Content. Session Details : Examine content and content marketing in this live site review session. Have a question on your site?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Membership Sites

Ontraport

The post A Beginner’s Guide to Membership Sites appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog. Membership SitesIf you think about a cover charge at a club, what makes people want to pay it? More importantly, what makes people want to come back?

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Link building basics: site audit

Biznology

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.

Website Evaluation Comes Before Site Redesign

Industrial Marketing Today

You know your industrial site needs a major makeover but diving right into a site redesign without first doing a website evaluation or a site audit can be a costly mistake. However, you should insist that your industrial website redesign include at least the basic SEO features such as optimized <Title> and <Description> tags, keyword rich H1 and H2 tags, XML and HTML site maps, code for Google Analytics and social sharing options.

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Membership Site Owners Share Their Best Advice

Ontraport

These successful membership sites share their best strategies. Get expert input, ideas and solutions for building your membership site. The post Membership Site Owners Share Their Best Advice appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog. Membership Sites

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Site Pagination and SEO

Brightedge

Site pagination and optimal customer experience Do you paginate results on your site search or faceted search results? If you do, you are not alone, almost every site paginates results to make them easier to […].

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Peek Inside 7 Successful Membership Sites

Ontraport

Here are some of the creative ways seven ONTRAPORT users are optimizing their membership sites. The post Peek Inside 7 Successful Membership Sites appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog. Membership Sites

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Optimize Your Web Site Search

Biznology

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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Search success hinges on site speed

Biznology

If you don’t get your server side sorted, you’ll never make it to the pole position even if your site fully deserves to be #1 on Google. So, Google monitors how swiftly your site responds to search pass-offs. First, test your site speed.

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What to Consider Before Launching a Membership Site

Ontraport

While membership sites come with plenty of benefits, such as recurring revenue and unlimited opportunities to scale, getting started can be overwhelming. The post What to Consider Before Launching a Membership Site appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog. Membership Sites

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Azalead Account Based Marketing Tracks Web Site Visitors, Orchestrates Outbound Messages, and Reports on Results

Customer Experience Matrix

It lets marketers create lists of target accounts by identifying Web site visitors (at the company level) based on IP address, by reading data through a CRM system integration, or by uploading lists any source. These parameters can drive personalized Web site messages.

Additional On Site SEO Factors to Consider

Biznology

SEO is typically broken up into phases, the first of which is on site optimization which involves making changes to the actual website in order to appeal to the search engine spiders for specific keyword searches and provide target audience members with relevant information.

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What You Should Know Before Developing Industrial Blog Sites

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial Blogs Industrial Websites Website Design & Development Blog Sites Content Management System (CMS) industrial ecommerce interactive design tools parametric search applicationsAt this time of the year, many industrial companies are getting ready for their annual budget planning meetings. If you are one of them, a redesign of your industrial website [.]. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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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21 Top Social Media Sites to Consider for Your Brand

Buffer

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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How Should You Deliver Your Membership Site Content?

Ontraport

The post How Should You Deliver Your Membership Site Content? Membership SitesHere are the five main content delivery methods you should know about and when you should and shouldn’t use each one. appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog.

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Your Pop-Up is Hurting Your Site (Here’s How To Make It Help)

Marketing Insider Group

The post Your Pop-Up is Hurting Your Site (Here’s How To Make It Help) appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Google has stated that it will lower the SERP rankings of websites featuring pop-ups that decrease the quality of mobile experiences.

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3 Ways that B2B Ecommerce Marketers Benefit by Optimizing Site UX

Marketing Insider Group

The post 3 Ways that B2B Ecommerce Marketers Benefit by Optimizing Site UX appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. We’re all just humans, right? That’s how we’re supposed to be marketing and selling, at least.

Google chooses speed over content from sites

Biznology

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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10 Ways To Market Your Ecommerce Site

Marketing Insider Group

The post 10 Ways To Market Your Ecommerce Site appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. There’s a well-known moral exemplified in the tortoise and the hare fable – “slow and steady wins the race.” The same is true in ecommerce marketing. Customers aren’t always easy to engage — the average cart abandonment rate is 69.2%. It takes persistence and a variety of marketing strategies to reach your audience and increase […].

The BrightEdge Platform and Successful Site Migration

Brightedge

Small missteps during the process, however, can cause site […]. The post The BrightEdge Platform and Successful Site Migration appeared first on BrightEdge SEO Blog. No brand will make the decision to do a website migration lightly.

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Helping Hesitant Customers Make the Purchase On Your Site

Marketing Insider Group

It happens all too often: a person is shopping on your site. The post Helping Hesitant Customers Make the Purchase On Your Site appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. They’ve picked out a product or two, added them to their cart, created an account, and might have even put in their credit card information, but all of a sudden just stopped. They don’t finish the purchase, never come back, and you don’t […].

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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11 Features Every Ecommerce Site Needs in 2018

ATAK Interactive

There’s nothing worse than wanting to purchase something online and hitting an ecommerce site that is confusing, slow, or flat out doesn’t work. At ATAK, we’ve seen our fair share of frustrating ecommerce sites, but usually the fixes are really simple.

Digital Marketing: What Happens After Your Site Launches?

EMagine B2B Blog

The post Digital Marketing: What Happens After Your Site Launches? Lead Generation Digital marketing SEO Site launchWhat’s next after your website launches?

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How To Blend B2B SEO Into On-Site Content Development

KoMarketing Associates

Thurow expressed the fact that SEO’s still needed to “build sites that can please humans and search engines combined” Sullivan’s “Back to Basics” presentation highlighted page content as it’s first bullet point in search ranking importance.

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6Sense Finds B2B Prospects Using Web Site Activities

Customer Experience Matrix

and key activities (Web site visits, topics researched) and scores at both company and individual levels. It then matches against company profiles that 6Sense itself has gathered from the usual Web sources – public social media, Web sites, job boards, directories, etc. – and from a network of third-party Web sites. The advantage of Web site activity is it finds companies early in the buying cycle, when they are most open to considering new vendors.

Site Search: The Secret to Doubling Your Chances of On-Site Conversion

Hubspot

But what happens when someone lands on your site with a very specific question about your product or service? Frustrated, they go back to Google, land on your competitor’s site and find exactly what they are looking for. That’s where site search comes in.

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