Optimization

SEO in 2014

Analyzing Competitive SEO Placement and Identifying the Value of SEO Opportunity

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

Media Optimizations Made Easy

easy-button Jul 21, 2014 - A look at how Google Analytics made it easier than ever for marketers to quickly and effectively gain insights into their marketing campaigns. 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

Increase Your Site Conversions With the Right Color

color-wheel Jul 8, 2014 - The colors you use throughout your website and for your calls to action can have a profound effect on conversion rates. Here are some tips to help you use color to boost sales and return on investment. Comments

How to Manage a Legendary Brand

amazon logo Jun 27, 2014 - Using Amazon as an example, it's clear that a narrative-based approach can help a business see improved results in execution, communication, and testing, as well as a boost to the bottom line. Comments

Will 2015 Be the Year of the Next Triple Crown Winner?

triple-crown Jun 18, 2014 - Why does it pay for marketers and consumers to stick with email? Because no matter what, it's always going to win, place, or at least show. Comments

Smart Digital Marketing and Analytics: Increasing Returns, Not Just Spikes

analytics-shutterstock-139983946 Jun 13, 2014 - Good digital marketing and optimization isn't just about a big launch or inconsistent participation. It is a gradual process, which with continued focus over time will provide increasing returns. Comments

Do You Have the Right Framework for Measuring Success?

pr-measurement Jun 12, 2014 - The development of meaningful key performance indicators (KPIs) is often critical to an organization's success, as it sets the tone and the agenda for the business. Comments

Creating a Model for Content Investment

content-investment Jun 11, 2014 - The growing investments in content marketing should be carefully scrutinized within a framework that optimizes the ROI of the content spend. 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

5 Ways to Use Your Visitors’ Cognitive Biases to Your Advantage

cognitive-bias Jun 10, 2014 - At its core, conversion optimization is all about psychology. Make sure you understand how people think and what motivates them in their decision-making and leverage that knowledge to optimize your marketing. Comments

Adobe: Analyzing, Testing, Optimizing & Personalizing Pays Off [Survey]

shutterstock-116666203 Jun 6, 2014 - While 75 percent of respondents in Adobe's 2014 Digital Marketing Optimization Survey say personalization is a way to convert visitors into customers, most are limited by budgets, time, or skill sets. Comments

4 Ways to Prepare for the Future of the Inbox

emailcampaign May 28, 2014 - With all the changes coming to the email channel, it's easy to lose sight of what you need to focus on to both optimize what you're doing today and strategically plan for continued optimization tomorrow. Comments

6 Tools for Cost-Effective Website Usability Testing

Funnel May 27, 2014 - There's a growing community of crowdsourced remote usability testing options avaiable for marketers. Here are six of the top tools. Comments

5 Quick Fixes for Brand Blogs

blogs-blogging-sm May 15, 2014 - Blogs aren't going anywhere - and every brand blog could use a little upkeep, particularly as new methods of optimization emerge. Comments

Google Analytics Advanced Segments: A Conversion Optimizer’s BFF

segmentationsigns1 May 13, 2014 - Marketers should take advantage of Google Analytics Advanced Segments to increase their conversion rate, consciously direct media spend, and enhance personalization. Comments

COB: Redefining the Cost of Business With Digital

cost-of-business May 9, 2014 - Today, you could make the case that "Create, Optimize, Bid," or COB, is in fact the cost of business for brands. Comments

5 Tools to Analyze and Optimize Live Digital Campaigns

analytics-framework May 4, 2014 - There are lots of useful technologies that digital marketers can use to tweak and optimize campaigns on the fly. Here's what we recommend. Comments

How to Design High-Converting Mobile Landing Pages

mobileads May 2, 2014 - This column comes in video form, with a visual explanation of how to design high-converting landing pages for mobile. Comments

Autonomy and the Free Will to Convert

choice-iw Apr 29, 2014 - Even though it is your goal as a marketer to get customers to complete a conversion action, you must allow them to maintain a sense of control over their decision-making process. Comments

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