SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) requires time and money. Are you putting your efforts into the right places? This column will examine tactics for improving the effectiveness of SEO initiatives, such as Web site structure, link building, and social media marketing, as well as business issues such as selection of an SEO provider, managing your reputation management, and the process that goes into a proper SEO initiative. This column will ultimately help you to determine where you may want to spend your time and/or money so that you are successful in gaining traction in this very dynamic medium.

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How Can Brands and Agencies Succeed Together?

Aug 22, 2014 - How brands and agencies can collaborate together and succeed is something both have thought about and perhaps struggled with in the past. Market participants discuss how to get the brand-agency relationship right. Comments

Google’s HTTPS Ranking Signal Change – What Does It Mean for You?

https-google Aug 20, 2014 - Google will now use HTTPS as a ranking signal, but what does this mean for digital marketers and do you need to make any changes to your site to adapt to this change? Comments

10 Tips for Designing a Web Page That Looks Great and Ranks High

top-ten-seo-tips-design Aug 18, 2014 - These 10 SEO tips will help you maximize the impact of your website in order to increase engagement among consumers and keep visitors coming back for more. Comments

Common Symptoms Found at a Site Clinic

site-clinic Aug 14, 2014 - During site clinics held at ClickZ Live events in Asia, there are a few common symptoms that arise in flawed websites. If any of these sound familiar, your site may need a "check-up." Comments

Analyzing Competitive SEO Placement and Identifying the Value of SEO Opportunity

SEO in 2014 Jul 23, 2014 - When searching for ways to improve your website or digital campaign, analyzing the effectiveness of your site's SEO can be a good place to start. Here are five attributes that are consistently important in determining your site's page relevancy. Comments

SEO Number Crunching – 5 Great Excel Features

spreadsheet-excel Jul 23, 2014 - Excel includes several features that can be very useful in improving SEOs' efficiency and can also enhance their ability to analyze relevant site performance data. Comments

Should You Still Care About Google Authorship?

googleauthorship-title Jul 23, 2014 - While Google has removed author photos from search results, they are still putting an emphasis on identifying the authoritative, credible, and popular identities on the Web and rewarding them with higher visibility. Comments

Is SEO Dead?

search-sem-seo-word-cloud Jul 14, 2014 - SEO may no longer be the answer to your traffic-related prayers, as Google's algorithms move away from rewarding SEO principles and toward featuring sites with the best content. Comments

5 Ways to Align Content Marketing and Semantic Web Optimization

sales-marketing-alignment Jul 9, 2014 - Marketers must integrate their content marketing and semantic search optimization practices in order to create a natural single-track strategy. Comments

How to Maintain Style Alongside Keyword Density When Writing SEO Content

SEO Tips Jun 27, 2014 - It can be tricky to come up with quality copy when writing with SEO in mind. Here are some tips and tricks to help marketers create engaging and effective SEO-aware content. Comments

Mobile Trends and Search Optimization: Why Aren’t We Catching Up?

Searching on a smartphone while on-the-go Jun 11, 2014 - As mobile search continues to grow at a rapid pace, we cannot miss the opportunity to become better mobile search practitioners. Comments

Are Panda 4.0 and Payday 2.0 Giving You Issues?

Google Logo May 28, 2014 - The two new updates from Google might be causing you problems, but here's how to tell what the root of your problem actually is. Comments

Structured Authoring: The New Normal in Content Production

xml-authoring May 14, 2014 - Structured authoring, although originally just a method favored by technical writers, is now becoming the new normal for enterprise-level content production. Comments

The Murky Waters of SEO

seo-analytics May 8, 2014 - SEO can work well for your business if it's done right. The trouble is, you may have a very hard time figuring out if it is in fact being done right. Comments

404 Errors Getting You Down? 2 Quick Ideas

404-error Apr 30, 2014 - Here are two techniques for prioritizing the cleanup of error pages on an enterprise site, with their pros and cons outlined to help you choose the best one for you. Comments

Technical SEO Still Matters During Hummingbird Era

google Apr 16, 2014 - Technical SEO is still as relevant as ever and coding best practices are still vital to SERP success. So here is a look at the key impact areas that affect global SEO. Comments

#CLZNY: B2B Case Study on Tensions and Reality of E-Business Integration

Concept image of integration Apr 8, 2014 - A candid look at the experiences and lessons learned from the website redesign and launch of a B2B company, including the original plan, the challenges that occurred, and the maintenance of collaboration. Comments

Google Authorship and SEO

Google Authorship Results Search Engine Watch Apr 2, 2014 - Google Authorship is a way for content authors to connect their Google profiles to their online content to establish original ownership, and the benefits for the author can be immense. Comments

Social@Ogilvy: 2014 Is the Year of Search in Indonesia [VIDEO]

patrickogilvy Mar 27, 2014 - Patrick Searle, head of social from Social@Ogilvy Indonesia, says marketers should consider search in their digital marketing communications. Watch the video to find out more. Comments

Showcase your Brand Using Engaging Content Types for Effective Marketing

guest-blogging Mar 24, 2014 - New forms of content can spark renewed interest in your product or service. Consider these various types of image, video, and written content for online marketing. Comments

Key Ways to Stay Current With Semantic Search Changes

semantic-searchtitle Mar 19, 2014 - A comparison of results that each kind of search returns, as well as how to deal with semantic search changes. Comments

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