3 Not So Popular Growth Hacks You Should Try!

There are two kinds of site owners: 1. Some have mastered the magic formula to skyrocket traffic to their site and ride into the sunset with a boatload of money. If you are one of them, you can move on to other blog posts. 2. Then there are those who have had some reasonable growth…

Three ways to maximize the SEO impact of user-generated content

SEO and user-generated content have a complicated relationship. On the one hand, user-generated content can give search engines more information to work with, improve your rankings for long tail search traffic, and encourage community activity that generates links and other positive off-site signals. On the other hand, user-generated content can be low quality, redundant, spammy, it…

What Do Dolphins Eat? Lessons from How Kids Search

Posted by willcritchlow Kids may search differently than adults, but there are some interesting insights from how they use Google that can help deepen our understanding of searchers in general. Comfort levels with particular search strategies, reading only the bold words, taking search suggestions and related searches as answers — there’s a lot to dig…

11 of the Best Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Influencer marketing takes the textbook on traditional marketing concepts and throws it out the window. Relatively obscure till a few years ago, its popularity has shot through the roof in recent months. A majority of marketers agree that it’s one of the most effective marketing strategies today. As is evident from its ROI when […]…

Six mistakes emerging brands make that affect their SEO

The internet is a cut-throat place for marketers. It’s never been easier to float a business and yet never been harder to market it. Theoretically speaking, it’s convenient to build a website, fun to start creating content, and even easier to share it on social media. And yet, when one does take the plunge, one…

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Desktop, Mobile, or Voice? (D) All of the Above – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by Dr-Pete We’re facing more and more complexity in our everyday work, and the answers to our questions are about as clear as mud. Especially in the wake of the mobile-first index, we’re left wondering where to focus our optimization efforts. Is desktop the most important? Is mobile? What about the voice phenomenon sweeping…

Retail Seasonality: How Drinking Holidays Can Increase Conversions

It’s no surprise that seasonality and holidays have an effect on a brand’s marketing tactics. E-commerce businesses run specials online, brands create Christmas-themed campaigns for holiday lovers. What about the holidays that are commonly recognized as “drinking holidays?” Think Superbowl Sunday, Fourth of July, Cinco de Mayo and even Halloween.… The post Retail Seasonality: How…