A/B testing is an internet marketing standard. In order to optimize response rates, you compare one page against another. You run with the page that gives you the best response rates.
But anyone who has tried A/B testing will know that whilst it sounds simple in concept, it can be problematic in . . . → Read More: What’s Wrong With A/B Testing
Last October Vendran Tomic wrote a guide for local SEO which has since become one of the more popular pages on our site, so we decided to follow up with a QnA on some of the latest changes in local search.
Q: Google appears to have settled their monopolistic abuse charges in Europe. . . . → Read More: Learn Local Search Marketing
There’s the safe way & the high risk approach. The shortcut takers & those who win through hard work & superior offering.
One is white hat and the other is black hat.
With the increasing search ecosystem instability over the past couple years, some see these labels constantly sliding, sometimes on . . . → Read More: Google’s Effective ‘White Hat’ Marketing Case Study
There’s a case study on Moz on how to get your site back following a link penalty. An SEO working on a clients site describes what happened when their client got hit with a link penalty. Even though the link penalty didn’t appear to be their fault, it still took months to get . . . → Read More: The Positive Negative SEO Strategy
Bing recently stated testing listing ‘alternatives’ near their local search results.
I wasn’t able to replicate these in other search verticals like flight search, or on an iPhone search, but the format of these alternatives looks similar to the format proposed in Google’s ongoing monopolistic abuse case in Europe:
“In effect, competitors will . . . → Read More: Bing Lists ‘Alternatives’ In Search Results