Tag Archives: years

Celebrating 19 Years of Cre8asiteforums and More: Weekly Forum Update

Kim Krause Berg is celebrating 19 years with Cre8asiteforums – and that’s worth celebrating! You can do so by visiting them and reading their archives. We have a thread this week all about that, as well as threads from WebmasterWorld and SEO Chat about what it means to be an SEO, interstitial penalties, and image [Read more…]

Comment Marketing: How to Earn Benefits from Community Participation – Whiteboard Friday

It’s been a few years since we’ve covered the topic of comment marketing, but that doesn’t mean it’s out of date. There are clever, intentional ways to market yourself and your brand in the comments sections of sites, and there’s less competition now than ever before. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand details what you can [Read more…]

Google’s Sitelinks Searchbox and Yoast SEO

A couple of years ago, Google introduced the Sitelinks Searchbox. When activated, this search box appears under the main search result from a given brand. So after searching for the brand in Google, you can directly use the search engine of the online store or site where you want to look something up. The results [Read more…]

Creating a Local SEO Welcome for New Neighbors and Travelers

In our ongoing quest for local prominence, are we leaving anybody out in the cold? For years, a fundamental message I’ve shared with almost every incoming local business client is that they need local SEO, specifically, because they need to be found on the web by local people. I’d estimate that 98% of everything our [Read more…]

What 1 Million Deals Means for Amazon Sellers

Congratulations, Snagshout! We made it to ONE MILLION SNAGS. In less than two years, our team (including the shoppers and sellers) have managed to achieve 1,000,000 snags. Do you see all those zeroes?! In the same two-year span, our shoppers have spent $5.3M on $21.8M worth of products. That’s a savings of $16,500,000! Let’s look [Read more…]

Rich snippets everywhere

Rich search results are everywhere. Years ago, search engines presented search results without much adornment. Today, the search results look very different. We see extra information beneath the links, plus a couple of big blocks of rich content, depending on what you look for. The additional lines beneath results are called rich snippets, and they [Read more…]

Three things I didn't know about Google Adwords campaigns (that you might also like to know)

I’ve been running (mostly small) Google AdWords campaigns for years now. I’ve been tinkering and testing and largely getting good results – but Google changes things all the time. Plus there’s always elements that I see and wonder what they are and never quite get around to learning about. So I’ve been off at Google Engage [Read more…]

How I Learned to Start Loving Social Media's Darkside

I’m baaaaaaack. Organic Listings What a fun past couple years it has been in the digital marketing landscape; we’ve seen hummingbirds, ads displacing organic listings, phantoms, ads displacing organic listings, rank brain, and of course ads displacing organic listings. It has been such a long time since my last post that back when I was [Read more…]

5 Lead Generation Ideas to Help You Increase Your Website’s Conversion Rates

It’s been years since the power’s shifted away from marketers and advertisers and in favor of Internet consumers. Now more than ever, people are empowered to choose their own experiences online. They’re actively avoiding ad content — and instead of living by advertisers’ rule books, they’re deciding what to click on, what to read, what [Read more…]

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