Posted by JoyHawkins I decided to write this article in response to a recent article that was published over at CBSDFW. The article was one of many stories about how spammers update legitimate information on Google as a way to send more leads somewhere else. This might shock some readers, but it was old news […]Read more "Yes, Competitors Can Edit Your Listing on Google My Business"
Posted by randfish Plenty of websites that make it easy for you to contribute don’t make it easy to earn a followed link from those contributions. While rel=nofollow links reign in the land of social media profiles, comments, and publishers, there’s a few ways around it. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand shares five tactics to […]Read more "Getting SEO Value from rel=”nofollow” Links – Whiteboard Friday"
Posted by Brian_W On the Wayfair SEO team, we keep track of our non-branded click curves: the average click-through rate (CTR) for each ranking position. This helps us accurately evaluate the potential opportunity of keyword clusters. Over the last two years, the total share of organic clicks on page one of our e-commerce SERPs has […]Read more "New Findings Show Google Organic Clicks Shifting to Paid"
Posted by MiriamEllis One of the most common complaints I hear from service area business owners, like plumbers, locksmiths, and housekeepers, is that Google has always treated them as an afterthought. If you’re in charge of the digital marketing for these business models, it’s vital to understand just how accurate this complaint is so that […]Read more "Special Notes for SABs Amid Decreased Local Search Visibility"
Posted by zeehj The SEO case for competitive analyses “We need more links!” “I read that user experience (UX) matters more than everything else in SEO, so we should focus solely on UX split tests.” “We just need more keywords on these pages.” If you dropped a quarter on the sidewalk, but had no light […]Read more "The SEO Competitive Analysis Checklist"
Posted by KaneJamison Stuck in a content marketing rut? Relying on your existing newsletter, social followers, or email outreach won’t do your launches justice. Boosting your signal with paid social both introduces your brand to new audiences and improves your launch’s traffic and results. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, we’re welcoming back our good friend Kane […]Read more "Paid Social for Content Marketing Launches – Whiteboard Friday"
Posted by nickpierno If you asked me, I’d tell you that proper tracking is the single most important element in your local business digital marketing stack. I’d also tell you that even if you didn’t ask, apparently. A decent tracking setup allows you to answer the most important questions about your marketing efforts. What’s working […]Read more "How to Track Your Local SEO & SEM"