One approach to search marketing is to treat the search traffic as a side-effect of a digital marketing strategy. I’m sure Google would love SEOs to think this way, although possibly not when it comes to PPC! Even if you’re taking a more direct, rankings-driven approach, the engagement and relevancy scores that come . . . → Read More: Value Based SEO Strategy
In a recent post I talked about the benefits of productizing your business model along with some functional ways to achieve productization.
A product, in and of itself is really only 1/2 of what you are selling to your clients. The other 1/2 of the equation is the “experience”.
It sounds . . . → Read More: Creating an Experience for Your Product
A stopped clock is right two times a day.
There’s some amusing historical revisionism going on in SEO punditry world right now, which got me thinking about the history of SEO. I’d like to talk about some common themes of this historical revision, which goes along the lines of “what I predicted . . . → Read More: Historical Revisionism
SEO has always been focused on acquisition.
The marketing strategy, based on high rankings against keyword terms, is about gaining a steady flow of new visitors. If a site ranks better than competing sites, this steady stream of new visitors will advantage the top sites to the disadvantage of those sites beneath . . . → Read More: Optimizing The SEO Model
Once a training ground for novice SEOs, local search has evolved into a complex, unpredictable ecosystem dominated by Google. Corporations and mom-and-pops shops alike are fighting for their place under the Sun. It’s everybody’s job to make best out of local Internet marketing because its importance will continue to grow.
This guide is geared . . . → Read More: How To Win In Local Internet Marketing: The Practical Guide For Small Businesses And Local Marketers