How To Pitch: Southwest: The Magazine

Readers of Southwest: The Magazine are primarily business travelers, with vacation travelers running a close second. And since the tastes and interests of those flying Southwest skies vary widely, the magazine caters to its readership with an equally wide mix of stories. To access this post, you must purchase AvantGuild Membership. The post How To…

243: Tools and Techniques to Blog Effectively on the Road

Tools and Techniques for Blogging While Travelling Today I tackle a question from a listener about blogging on the road. Carmen Fellows asked about technicalities such as how to get content online and ways to access your blog. How can you balance blogging while traveling for work or vacation? It depends on the situation, and…

How to Republish Old Blog Posts – and Why You’ll Want to

If you’ve been blogging for a year or more, you might feel like you’re running out of ideas. There are plenty of great posts in your archive, but you’ve covered so many good topics already. Where can you go from here? Well, one place to go is… backwards. Instead of struggling to come up with…

9 Analytics Considerations for Redesigning Your Website

The inevitable is happening—you’re planning a relaunch or a website redesign. While “ugh” might be your first thought, your hopes are still high. A new design and new experience will increase your bottom line …right? Redesigning your website can absolutely facilitate those expectations – but we’ve seen many more mishandled with aspects forgotten, ignored, or…

The Featured Snippet vs. The Knowledge Panel

In the last months with the team at WordLift, we’ve been experimenting a lot with the featured snippet and the knowledge panel. Those are two features of Google which are critical because they allow you to have an understanding of how search is evolving toward voice search. Thus, to keep up with how SEO […]…

An SEO’s survival guide to Single Page Applications (SPAs)

SEOs beware: if you haven’t heard of Single Page Applications (SPA for short), or if you have been resistant to learning about these JavaScript methods for creating websites, the time for hiding your head in the sand is over. Check out this tweet from Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller: The web has moved from…

Google Search Trends: How Results Pages Are Evolving

Most Google initial search engine results pages (SERPs) now include a mix of classic organic results and Universal Search elements, such as informational snippets, images, maps, and videos, according to research from Searchmetrics. Read the full article at MarketingProfs Powered by WPeMatico

How Mobile-First Indexing Disrupts the Link Graph

Posted by rjonesx. It’s happened to all of us. You bring up a webpage on your mobile device, only to find out that a feature you were accustomed to using on desktop simply isn’t available on mobile. While frustrating, it has always been a struggle for web developers and designers alike to simplify and condense…

6 Brilliant Facebook Campaigns (& Why They Worked)

If you’re scrambling for a fresh way to approach your next Facebook campaign, you’re not alone. Given the recent changes to the Facebook algorithm, many marketers are stuck scratching their heads when it comes to their future on the platform. “How can I make sure my posts aren’t getting buried?” “Should we totally give up…

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

It used to be you spent five minutes registering for an event and then showed up on the big day, went to a few workshops, drank two free Coronas, and went home. Social media changes all of that, enabling events and their planners to have long-term, nuanced, shifting interactions with attendees. I gave a speech…

Customer Experience For The Win #FTW

I had the opportunity to keynote UNITE by Satmetrix recently on the topic of experience design for modern customers. Leading up to the event, I joined the team on a podcast to discuss the topic in-depth. I share it with you here in the hopes that it will help you. Capture the heart, mind and…