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Customer reviews play an important role in the success or failure of a business. Just think, before you try out a new product or service, don’t you usually go online to read the reviews and see what kind of experiences other customers have had? In addition to boosting your online reputation, reviews can also be used to boost your visibility and authority online.
SEO doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how a closer look at Google Search Console can lead to quick SEO wins. There’s no need to have a lot of technical knowledge to achieve quick SEO wins. Google’s Search Console, for example, can lead to great insights, provided that you’re eager to explore them.
More than any other digital marketing discipline, SEO is a game of opinions. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy that guarantees success, and that leaves plenty of room for healthy debate. Given how profitable SEO can be when done well, the industry has spawned a vast array of influencers, dispensing morsels of invaluable insight that businesses can apply to their own strategies.
For small and medium businesses who want to compete on the same playing-field as much larger corporations with greater resources at their disposal, having a strong local SEO strategy is crucial. Irrespective of what industry you’re in, you’ll always have at least one competitor who has been around longer and has allocated more budget and resources to building their visibility ...
One of the most important and influential SEO metrics many marketers, and specifically content marketers, pay attention to is Domain Authority (DA). The Domain Authority metric was developed by Moz as a means of quantifying your website’s relative importance as a whole – its authority. It provides an insight into the SEO “strength” of your website, and its likelihood of ranki ...
In January 1996, Bill Gates published an essay titled ‘Content is king’. Seeing where content is right now in the online space, you won’t be wrong in calling Bill Gates a soothsayer. But he couldn’t have foreseen the kind of content that would dominate the online space: video. Videos have a hegemonic online presence. But, why video? People are more inclined to watch a video.
Over the past few years, Google’s SERPs have become progressively more enhanced and detailed. Users require as much information as possible before deciding which result to place their trust in and click through to. It’s therefore no surprise then that rich results have become increasingly prominent. Rich results are essentially a way of highlighting your website’s content in the SERPs.
As marketers in the ever-changing world of digital, success depends on knowing what consumers want and expect from us. After all, it’s the only way we can deliver. So, it’s interesting to see that a recent data release from Google tells us that personalized search is becoming more and more prominent among internet users.
It’s been a year since Pinterest announced the launch of Lens, its new visual search tool. How has it evolved since then? When Pinterest Lens launched in 2017, it was the latest – and boldest – step in Pinterest’s evolution from a visual social network into a powerful visual search tool. Pinterest knew that there was great potential to blend its “inspiration”-focused online ...
Google launches a new version of its Chrome web browser today (February 15), which will include an in-built ad blocker to try and eradicate intrusive ads from the browsing experience. There are some clear standards and some unanswered questions relating to this new approach, so what exactly do marketers need to know? Google announced last year that certain ad types would be b ...
Chances are you’d not have waited for this page to load had it taken a second or two longer. That’s the truth – users expect web pages to load pretty much as soon as they click on a hyperlink. Slow loading web pages can become the leading cause of high bounce rates, low user engagement, lost traffic opportunities, and abandoned sales journeys. Here are some numbers to put things in perspective.
If you are a business looking to dive into display advertising, it can be overwhelming. In an increasingly digital world, where everybody’s eyes are glued to a screen, most advertising can seem like white noise. So you want to make sure you’re designing and promoting worthwhile ads in a proper venue.
Where is the biggest opportunity in marketing at the moment? According to Sophie Moule, Head of Marketing at Pi Datametrics, it’s the sheer amount of customer data that we can get from search. With 3.5 billion searches per day being carried out by Google, not to mention on vertical-specific websites like Amazon, YouTube and Pinterest, there is a huge sea of data available on ...
Click-through rate (CTR) has historically been an important factor in gauging the quality of results in information retrieval tasks. In SEO, there has long been a notion that Google uses a metric called Time-To-Long-Click (TTLC), first noted in 2013 by AJ Kohn in this wonderful article. Since then, Google has released several research papers that elaborate on the complexity o ...
Over the past decade SEO has been growing into its position as a critical marketing channel for businesses. You might be new to this environment, or you may have new team members that need to be trained up on search engine optimization. Before you go handing over your gold coins to a training consultant, we suggest you read this article where we have outlined some of the best ...
Domain Authority (DA) is a metric that serves as a handy heuristic in the SEO industry. Put simply, it provides insight into how likely a site is to rank for specific keywords, based on the SEO authority it holds. There are numerous tools that can help us arrive at these useful scores. Below, we round up some of the most accurate and intuitive ways to see a site’s SEO equity.
In Part 1 of this series, I broke down how to effectively use different channels for B2B efforts – from demand generation channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest to get in front of highly relevant audiences to paid search to capitalize on audiences with intent. I also touched on optimizing the landing pages/content you should deliver to these audiences.
We have entered a new era of search where SEO and content marketing have converged. AI technologies are providing a whole new world of insights so marketers can make impactful – data-informed – decisions. The AI revolution is here and now, and early adopters in SEO and content marketing are already one step ahead of the competition.