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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Post-Penguin Link Building Strategies - Pruning Your Links

May 1, 2013 - The core principles of trust, relevance, authority, and commitment all play a role in this link "pruning" process. Part one in a two-part series. Comments

Irrelevant Content: SEO Impossible

content-computer Apr 25, 2013 - I would like to suggest a content strategy model as a complement to technical SEO for marketers in China. Here's why. Comments

How to Make Search-Friendly Mobile Websites

mobilewebsite Apr 18, 2013 - An SEO-optimized mobile friendly website can benefit you in many ways. Consider these tips. Comments

The Time Suck That Is SEO Reporting

seo-analytics Apr 18, 2013 - It's the responsibility of every SEO to focus on the activities that are going to have the greatest return, even if doing so means taking part in some uncomfortable meetings to justify your decisions. Comments

Travelocity Sees 67% Boost in SEO

seo-analytics Apr 9, 2013 - Travelocity says that BrightEdge's new product Content Optimizer has fixed 67 percent of its search engine optimization (SEO) errors. Comments

8 Tips on How to Utilize YouTube and the New 'YouTube One' for Your Business

youtube-one Apr 3, 2013 - Your brand has the opportunity to broadcast to the 800 million monthly viewers, and a powerful video has an opportunity to get you ranked in universal search in the traditional engines. Comments

Aligning SEO With a Company's Overall Brand Strategy

aligning-seo Mar 20, 2013 - The SEO must start thinking like the people who need convincing - the discussions need to be less about the SEO value of a tactic and more about how those tactics support other marketing efforts. Comments

How to Optimize Your Business Page for Google+ Local

gplusfeatured Mar 19, 2013 - While Google Places pages were not being indexed by the search engine, Google+ Local pages will be. Comments

Why Companies Should Use Pinterest for B2B With 4 Key Tips

pinterest-home-page Mar 6, 2013 - Here are four ways businesses can optimize their brand on Pinterest, using infographics, video, and fans. Comments

SES London: Creative Content Marketing: Winning Hearts, Minds, & Wallets

lee-odden-ses-london Feb 20, 2013 - The goal: optimized content that attracts, engages, and converts. To get there? Lee Odden shares his formula for making a great content marketing strategy, including five creative content sourcing ideas. Comments

Keep an Eye on Brand Keyword Performance

keywords2 Feb 20, 2013 - Get better informed about the validity of your data sources while also gaining additional insight into what's happening in your market. Comments

Content Marketing for Brands: Q&A With Ginzametrics

contentmarketing2 Feb 13, 2013 - Ginzametrics' CEO explains the differences in how content marketing plays out between Asia and the U.S. Comments

Google+ Strengthens Social Position With 9,400 Percent Growth

google Feb 11, 2013 - Google+ is establishing itself as the mainstream social network for brands with a 9,400 percent increase in users since last year, according to a report by BrightEdge. Comments

Does Your Brand Have a Content Marketing Strategy?

contentmarketing1 Feb 7, 2013 - An interview with Ray Grieselhuber, Ginzametrics CEO on why it's important for brands to adopt content marketing as a core channel to drive qualified traffic and sales. Comments

Facebook Graph Search - a Fresh Take on SEO

graphsearchfeatured Feb 6, 2013 - Facebook has really pulled out the big guns to make Google shudder. As a marketer, consider these tips to optimize your page for Graph Search. Comments

3 Pitfalls of Enterprise SEO and How to Avoid Them

seo-analytics Feb 6, 2013 - You must create an environment where SEO is a company-wide adoption where everyone understands its goals and how their individual roles directly influence organic search performance. Comments

Rio SEO Launches Social Media Marketing Suite

rio-seo-social-media-suite Jan 29, 2013 - Software tool provider, Rio SEO, has launched a suite of social media marketing products to complement their existing automation tools. Comments

Guide to Effective Content Strategy

contentstrategyfeatured Jan 23, 2013 - Keywords themselves won't bring the conversions, the content will. Here's how. Comments

A Single National Site or Multiple Local Sites?

mcdonald-s-franchise Jan 23, 2013 - In the SEO space, is it better to have a single site that serves both the national and local interests or separate sites for each level? Comments

3 SEO Resolutions for Marketers in 2013

seofeatured Jan 21, 2013 - Let me share with you some of the essential goals to set aside this year, from a search engine optimization lens. Comments

5 Reasons to Leverage Google+ Communities to Influence SEO

largenewgooglelogofinalflat-a Jan 9, 2013 - The power of social networking is being able to bring brands closer to their customers and potential customers in a faster, easier way than ever before. Comments

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