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Which one is right for you? Selecting the right CMS is a critical part of creating your business website. From basic capabilities for adding and editing content to more robust role and workflow management to support your internal processes, understanding and selecting a CMS that works for your end user […]

Compare 6 top content management systems


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Modern link building relies on a traditional public relations approach. Columnist Jeremy Knauff and PR expert Cheryl Snapp Conner share insight on how to achieve success in this critical area. If you’re doing search engine optimization (SEO) properly today, then a significant portion of your effort will overlap with traditional […]

The role of traditional public relations in SEO


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Looking to grow your PPC accounts? Columnist Jeff Baum explains that doing so means selling clients on the notion that your approach is the best way forward — and that more budget is required to execute the plan. One of the chief success metrics for our agency’s account management team […]

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Google is providing less information about algorithm updates these days, leaving SEOs scrambling for answers every time they experience a huge drop in traffic. But columnist Kristine Schachinger believes that all this panic is unnecessary. Read on to learn why. As SEOs, we tend to obsess over changes to the organic […]

How to stop worrying about Google updates


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Search engine optimization (SEO) and content marketing have a lot of overlap, but they’re still separate disciplines. Columnist Stoney deGeyter discusses who should ultimately own content optimization. Content marketing and SEO are pretty closely related in the digital marketing sphere, but they can also be miles apart in execution. There […]

Who should optimize content: SEOs or content writers?


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Users can toggle between a local listing’s overview details and their reviews in the Google search results. After a month of testing, Google has confirmed with Search Engine Land that they have fully rolled out a new user experience for the local panel in the mobile search results. You can […]

Google has officially rolled out a new tab-based local panel ...



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What is a featured snippet, and how can you position your content to rank for one? Columnist Stephan Spencer explains this search feature and provides tips for optimizing your pages for it. For many site owners, ranking in position 1 is the holy grail of SEO. However, if you are […]

How to rank for ‘position 0’ in 3 simple steps: ...


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Need to improve SEO for your large-scale e-commerce site and don’t have the bandwidth to optimize content on a page-by-page basis? Check out these tips from columnist Brian Patterson. When it comes to e-commerce SEO at scale, many of the traditional tactics used for on-site optimization simply aren’t feasible. How […]

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With that, you no longer need to worry about using the NOODP directive to prevent Google from using your DMOZ description. Google has announced it will no longer use the Open Directory Project (DMOZ) title and descriptions as one of their sources of the search results snippets. On March 17, […]

Google officially stops using DMOZ for source of search results ...



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The newest Smart Bidding option aims to increase conversion volume and will spend a campaign’s daily budget in pursuit of that goal. Smart Bidding strategies in AdWords use machine learning to adjust bids tailored for every auction. The algorithms take a number of factors into account, including, of course, the type of […]

Google adds Maximize Conversions automated bid strategy in AdWords


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The new attribution solution announced last week offers more insights and functionality than currently available in AdWords or Analytics. One of the biggest announcements to come out of Google Marketing Next, held in San Francisco last week, was the release of Google Attribution. The new, free solution can pull in data […]

Google Attribution: What search marketers need to know


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Want to increase the chances of your videos showing up in YouTube’s search results? Columnist Sherry Bonelli explains how to glean keyword insights from your competitors. Video marketing is becoming a digital marketing necessity. (It’s not a “nice-to-have” marketing strategy anymore.) People love to watch videos, and videos can help you […]

YouTube SEO: How to find the best traffic-generating keywords