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Review your link building and development strategy...

Review your link building and development strategy

Article Written by : Deka Design Link building is a tough and time-consuming process that does not show results for weeks or months. That is why a link building campaign is a long-term affair that you should plan out. Just as with any campaign, it is important to have a strategy in place and review it at the end of each cycle. The ideal time to conduct a review and plan out a strategy for the year ahead is at the end of the year when companies shut down for the holidays. The first step is to conduct an SEO audit of the site. The audit might explain why additional...

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The function and benefits of internal links...

The function and benefits of internal links

One of the biggest issues with content creation and marketing campaigns is the lack of a proper internal linking strategy. Every site should run an internal linking audit at least every quarter. Internal linking is a sound strategy for improving search rankings and is something that very few sites execute effectively. Here are some of the key functions and benefits of a proper internal linking strategy. A proper internal linking strategy will open direct pathways for search engines to discover pages lower down the site-structure. Sometimes it might take at least seven levels of links to get to a page. With proper internal links, you can elevate a page...

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What it takes to get a top position in Google: Three top ranking signals...

The Google ranking algorithm has around 200 individual signals with different weights for each. Fortunately, most of those signals affect the ranking of pages in very subtle ways. SEO is not about getting everything right; it is about producing the content and promotion that tells Google that your content is useful to the searcher. Several industry studies show that significant changes to rankings are possible with just a few signals. Links It should not come as a surprise that links are still the top indicator of a page’s popularity and relevance. Patents show that Google calculates a link score which is a combination of the quality score of every...

Where do personal assistants get their information?...

Article Written by : Quadra Design Personal assistants look to be the future of computer interaction. If the future is all about optimization for personal assistants, then it is important to know the sources of information. The first point to remember is that the source of information varies for each query and vertical. The other is that the sources vary from device to device. In these examples, we will look at the sources Siri uses. When you ask Siri for something that is transactional, she will query the following sources: OpenTable CitySearch Yelp Yahoo! Local ReserveTravel In the above example, a restaurant reservation will query OpenTable while trip planning will mean it will query ReserveTravel. When it comes...

Where do personal assistants get their information?
posted on: Mar 8, 2017 | author: admin

Two daily growth tactics that every business should do...

Article Written by : Social Media Power There are hundreds of growth tactics, used by businesses every day. The problem is that most of without trying out any of them, there is no way of knowing if it will work. It is possible that none of those “guaranteed” growth tactics will work for you. However, a few tactics work repeatedly that many new businesses ignore. These are two of the easiest to implement: Automated drip emails Everyone who signs up for a new service knows the introductory email. Then the follow-up mail and so on. This is an automated email drip. Thousands of users will get the same mail, asking the same questions as they sign up. With...

Two daily growth tactics that every business should do
posted on: Feb 15, 2017 | author: admin

Attract visitors to your website with inbound marketing...

Article Written by : Web Marketing Tutorials Inbound marketing is now the proven marketing method for the internet and smartphone age. The old model involved buying ads, looking for leads, buying bursts from email lists etc. The new model involves creating content that brings to customer to your company and product.  Here is how to attract visitors to your website using inbound marketing: The first step is content creation. The easiest way for any organization to get started is to start a blog. The content needs to be high quality. Using careful analysis, identify the needs and questions of prospective customers. The content should answer those questions comprehensively. Prospective customers will use search of some sort when looking...

Attract visitors to your website with inbound marketing
posted on: Jan 8, 2017 | author: admin

Turn your Instagram account into an e-commerce powerhouse...

Article Written by : Web Geek SEO The way Instagram works, it is a logical association to the e-commerce experience. Users subscribe to see image posts and do so based on interest in what those accounts share. This is proven by the brand-audience engagement levels of the platform, which are the highest of all social channels. In fact, Instagram has a brand-audience engagement rate twenty times that of its parent company Facebook. So, where do we start when it comes to transforming into an e-commerce channel? Option 1 – Instagram’s interactive shopping content There is a built-in shopping experience that is handled by Instagram itself. The program us currently in beta testing with a limited number of accounts....

Turn your Instagram account into an e-commerce powerhouse
posted on: Dec 7, 2016 | author: admin
Increase sales with an abandoned-cart recovery email campaign

Increase sales with an abandoned-cart recovery email campaign...

posted on: Nov 22, 2016 | author: admin

Article written by : Top SEO Software Reviews Even as you see a lot of traffic to your online store from ad campaigns and social media activity, a lack of sales can be indicative of another problem. One of the biggest problems for stores that drive traffic but see low sales volume is shopping cart abandonment. The e-commerce industry sees abandonment rates as high as 68%. Basically, six to seven out of every ten visitors will stop mid-order and leave the site. Depending on traffic acquisition costs, this can hurt the bottom line considerably. A tactic that is used by high profile online shopping sites like Ralph Lauren is to run an email campaign that encourages and reminds would-be shoppers to return to the site and complete the purchase. At a basic level, this tactic works because some abandonment is due to browser crashes, interruptions, and other issues. The layout...

Improve lead generation on your B2B website with these three tactics

Improve lead generation on your B2B website with these three tactics...

posted on: Oct 21, 2016 | author: admin

Nowadays the entire website needs to be geared towards lead generation. These so-called “brochure websites” and now a thing of the past. Here are three tactics that can be implemented on your sites to start generating leads from the traffic that does come in. Redesign Any website that can be mistaken for a “brochure websites” needs an immediate redesign. The website should be geared towards inbound marketing and content creation. Webmasters have already started the shift towards a content-centric marketing strategy. In fact, 76% of B2B marketers say they will be focusing on content creation in 2016. Call to action The first basic tactic here is the have a CTA (call to action) and a value proposition associated with it. The next step is to make sure that CTA is everywhere. It should be on all pages. A good example of a CTA: “Get tips right to your inbox...

Mobile SEO: Simple Tips and Tricks

Mobile SEO: Simple Tips and Tricks

posted on: Sep 25, 2016 | author: admin

Only a few short years ago, SEO’s began making the bold assertion that mobile search was the future of, today, that assertion has become a reality. Mobile phone internet usage surpassed desktop in April 2015, and today, one in five online searches comes from smartphone users. Since the growth of mobile internet usage is still nowhere near its peak potential, marketers, as well as any reputable search engine optimization firm, need to make sure they’re keeping up with the latest mobile SEO trends and tactics. Give slow pages a speed boost Any site page, whether on mobile or desktop, that gives slow and lazy loading times will have a direct, negative impact on several key SEO-related factors: User experience, conversion rates, bounce rates and — when it’s all said and done — poor organic rankings. Google prefers website pages that load in less than one second, but, according to...

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