SEO

Small business SEO: Your questions answered

Being a small business is tough. Many businesses fail in the first year, and many more will not make it to the five-year mark. But even established businesses can fail if they are unable to adapt to changing times. Marketing is difficult — digital marketing even more so. And the black-box nature …

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5 successful B2B AdWords best practices for any company

AdWords is a brutal marketplace for many B2B businesses. There’s low search volume and high competition, resulting in extremely expensive CPCs — not good. Instead of burning your cash on expensive and ineffective ads, consider these five AdWords tweaks and strategies that any company can implement immediately. 1. Start with negative keywords Homing in …

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Danny Sullivan: My new role as advisor for Third Door Media

After 21 years running sites about and covering digital and search marketing, it’s time for a change. I’m becoming an advisor to Third Door Media, a shift from my position as chief content officer. Third Door Media is the company that I cofounded with our CEO Chris Elwell, VP of …

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SMX Advanced: A paid search roundup

One of my favorite aspects of SMX Advanced is the guarantee of emerging with a list of new tests to try out, along with pointers given by the industry’s top experts. SMX Advanced 2017 was no exception! Maximizing Performance With AdWords Campaign Drafts And Experiments Michael Elkins’ session, “Maximizing Performance With …

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Bing Ads now offers competitive share of voice metrics

New columns are now available in Bing Ads to see competitive metrics related to impression share. The Competitive (Share of Voice) metrics are available at the campaign, ad group and keyword levels in the main UI and Reports tab. They are also accessible in several reports via the Bing Ads …

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10 questions to ask when selecting marketing automation software

You’ve decided to implement a marketing automation platform…great! This white paper from Sharp Spring details 10 things your agency should seriously consider before signing on the dotted line. Learn about 10 key questions to ask vendors, such as: Do they require long-term contracts or upfront fees? Are there limits on …

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SMX Advanced session: Mobile-First For The Advanced SEO

SMX Advanced was amazing this year, and when they asked me to write up a session, I immediately asked to cover the mobile-first session. Sure, we’ve been talking about being “mobile-first” for years, but with Google’s impending Mobile-First Index (yes, I capitalized that on purpose), I knew this session would …

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