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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For Brands With a gTLD, It’s Time to Rethink Your SEO Strategy

Jan 28, 2015 - Owning your own generic top-level domain (gTLD) means it's important to rethink your SEO strategy, as gTLDs will ultimately change how people search and navigate the Internet. Comments

Sustainable SEO Strategies for 2015

sustainable-seo Jan 21, 2015 - These tactics rely more on boosting the customer experience, determined by the influx of available data, instead of search engine algorithms to bolster SEO. Comments

The State of SEO in Hong Kong

shutterstock-117665815-hong-kong-seo Jan 8, 2015 - Hong Kong still lags behind the United States when it comes to the search engine optimization industry - but it is catching up fast. Comments

Using Sina Weibo and Baidu Trends Indexes to Understand China's Travel Trends

shutterstock-204709129-china-travel Jan 5, 2015 - Chinese New Year travel data is a good way to demonstrate how to use Sina Weibo and Baidu Tools to better understand Chinese travel behavior. Comments

The Dynamic Detection and Redirection Impact on Global SEO

connectivity-global-network Jan 1, 2015 - The systems many international websites use to redirect their users can have a huge impact on global SEO. But does anyone wonder what that might be - and why should we care? Comments

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of UTM Tagging

shutterstock-217865284-tagging Dec 14, 2014 - A look at how to use UTM tagging to better understand the return on digital marketing strategies. Comments

PPC and SEO: The Dynamic Duo

seo-ppc-duo Dec 10, 2014 - Marketers should use both pay-per-click and SEO tactics in order to get the most out of their search marketing campaigns - are you using this strategy? Comments

10 Must-Have Paid SEO Tools

SEO Tools Dec 9, 2014 - Although they require an investment, it can very well be worth it, as these 10 tools can help you improve your search marketing efforts. Comments

5 SEO Strategies That Will Still Work in 2015

shutterstock-157139333 Dec 9, 2014 - SEO is not dead, but you will have to do things differently in the coming year. Comments

Chinese Market Data Trends for Baidu and 360

1dec14-gordon-choi-chinese-market-trends-through-data-of-baidu-and-360-homepage-pic Dec 1, 2014 - Analyzing data from China's two biggest search engines is the best way for online marketers to understand Chinese market trends and Chinese search engine user behavior. Comments

The Future of Agency SEO

shutterstock-157139333 Dec 1, 2014 - As SEO continues to mature, new types of engagements and agencies will begin to evolve. Here is a look at four ways the future of SEO could develop. Comments

Parallax Scrolling and SEO: What You Should Know Before Designing a Website

11nov14-parallax-scrolling-navneet-nike-parralax-pic Nov 18, 2014 - Parallax websites look great when done properly, but need to be well structured to maintain search channels, and remain user-friendly. Comments

The Importance of SEO for Mobile

mobile-vs-standard-site Nov 12, 2014 - It's more important than ever to have a mobile-friendly website, especially if you want to rank well in Google's results. Comments

The Importance of Repurposing Content

content-marketing-megaphone Oct 15, 2014 - Repurposing content, meaning changing its format and the audience to which its targeted, can help you maximize your resources and increase the effect of your content marketing efforts. Comments

Navigating the Great Firewall of China

great-firewall-of-china-shutterstock-184555505 Oct 13, 2014 - Just as it was important for those who traded with China in ancient times to understand how to use the Great Wall to their advantage, today's Great Firewall works the same way. Comments

37 SEO Experts Those in the Know Follow

SEO Oct 7, 2014 - Here's a collection of influential tweeters in the SEO world that you should follow in order to stay on top of the latest news, trends, tips, and tricks that will help you succeed in search marketing. Comments

6 Tips for Sequencing Your Marketing Content

content-sequencing Sep 30, 2014 - Sequencing your digital marketing content allows you to lead the consumer through a highly engaged experience with progressively branded messaging, ultimately leading to a purchase or conversion. Comments

Baidu's New Logo Offering Will Enhance SEO

eddie-choi-baidu-new-snippet Sep 28, 2014 - A new logo feature from Baidu will enhance searches, but restricts priority to the homepage only. What will this mean for marketers in China? Comments

Google Authorship: Another Chapter Closes

Google Logo Sep 24, 2014 - Now that Google Authorship is no more, we take a look back at why Google ended the program, what it was supposed to accomplish, and what comes next. Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile SEO

navneet-kaushal-long-post-mobile-seo-12sept2014-mobile-seo-guide Sep 16, 2014 - SEO site optimization starts with understanding the need for a tailored mobile site. Here are nine essential tips. Comments

Align SEO and Social Marketing Practices Inside Your Company

sales-marketing-alignment Sep 3, 2014 - In today's digital ecosystem, marketers must align their SEO and social marketing practices in order to design an effective overall marketing strategy. Comments

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