Read time: 5 minutes Google has attempted to improve local search, with a particular eye on mobile devices. Google Places and Google+ verifications have helped pinpoint business locations. If you're driving in an unfamiliar area and want sushi, it's very helpful to have all of the sushi locations displayed in Google Maps or Places. Many businesses have benefited immensely […]
Read time: < 1 minute There's a risk in going in light. Clients often want to spend far too little, essentially bringing a knife to a gun fight. The internet is very competitive...
Read time: 4 minutes ROI-centric design goes a step beyond user-centric design. It focuses on the bottom line, how much profit the client will realize from the design or redesign.
Read time: 2 minutes The days of creating content only to announce the release of a new product or service are in the past. Every day of the week, effective online marketers have content creation on their to-do list. It could be writing a new pillar article or a blog post, a guest post for another blog, leaving useful […]
Read time: 6 minutes Inspiration is grossly overrated. One of the most important disciplines you will need to develop as a business blogger is becoming a collector of ideas, inspiration and source material...
Read time: 2 minutes The purpose of content marketing is to get people to come to your website because of the quality of the content you present to visitors. How is this accomplished? One of the most effective strategies is writing pillar articles. Pillar articles are core articles or blog posts that people refer to again and again, generating […]
Read time: 3 minutes An understanding of web analytics is absolutely crucial for any web marketer. Knowing how to read web analytics will let you know if your efforts are actually working and where they are failing.
Read time: 3 minutes In this Q&A session, we’ll be talking about what Google Penguin and Google Panda are, how they affect SEO, and how older link building strategies no longer work. “What are Google Panda and Google Penguin?” They are major updates to Google’s search engine algorithms. Google Panda came out in 2011 and Google Penguin came out […]
Read time: 3 minutes Backlinks are still very important for SEO, even in this time of increasing social media authority, but they’ve become increasingly more difficult to earn. Panda (February 2011) and Penguin (April 2012) killed all the lazy ways to gain backlinks (and good riddance) but it’s not enough these days just to create great content. Here are […]