Rank Metric

Why Quality Content Can Help Top Rankings

Sep 30, 2015 - Content scored high in Moz's biennial ranking of search engine ranking factors. It may have been the first time that it was included in the research, but industry experts believe we'll be seeing a lot more of it as a definitive ranking factor. Comments

5 Online Freemium Tools for Start-Ups and Agencies

tool-box-1 Sep 23, 2015 - Freemium tools are the basics needed to get things going for free – here are five to help start-ups on their way. Comments

Google 3 Pack Shake Up: 5 Ways to Adjust Local SEO

local-search-seo-shutterstock-110132081 Sep 15, 2015 - Google recently made changes to its Local Pack. Now only exhibiting three top search results, here are five tips to help optimize your SEO strategy and remain relevant in local search. Comments

Google Local Pack Is 233 Percent More Important

local-mobile-seo-shutterstock-121286026 Aug 27, 2015 - Google's recent modifications to the Local Map Pack has made optimizing listings an even greater priority, but why were these changes made? How will this impact your local strategy? Comments

Tumblr Helps Mobile Developers Distribute Content with In-App Sharing

yahoo-tumblr-annoucement Aug 26, 2015 - At Yahoo's first-ever mobile developer conference today, Tumblr unveiled In-App Sharing, a new feature supported by mobile analytics platform Flurry, to help app developers distribute content. Comments

Alphabet: What's Going to Happen to Google Advertisers?

Google Logo Aug 11, 2015 - Industry experts say Alphabet, which separates the profitable parts of Google's business, highlights the company's weaknesses but may also be good for branding and product development. Comments

Minimizing Errors With the HREF Language Element

coding Aug 10, 2015 - Motoko Hunt offers these tips for ensuring your HREF language elements are linked correctly in your global sites for maximum search optimization. Comments

Your Email Marketing May Impact Your Rankings

patent-pending Aug 10, 2015 - Google was just issued a patent based on tying its rankings with email spam. While that patent shows what could be, rather than what will be, it reminds us that Google is always watching. Comments

Are You Optimistic About SEO?

googlesearch Aug 7, 2015 - Searchmetrics' recent report about Google's ranking factors falls in with this columnist's "5 R's" SEO summary, and demonstrates the growing focus on content over keywords. Comments

Google May Not Give a F*** About Twitter, But Experts Say It Should

google-twitter Aug 6, 2015 - Twitter's falling share prices have, once again, sparked speculation that the time is right for Google to buy Twitter, but what benefits would the buyout really have? Comments

The Future of Augmented Reality

interactive-shutterstock-132876065 Aug 5, 2015 - Experts predict augmented reality will set the tone for future technological advances, as AR- and VR-driven platforms like Microsoft HoloLens progressively transition into the mainstream. Comments

Cross-Device Data Analytics for Chinese Websites

cross-device-mobile-tablet Aug 4, 2015 - It's a common practice in China for businesses to have multiple websites – one for desktop users, and another for mobile users. Here are analytics tools for overcoming this issue. Comments

The New Media Meritocracy

search-shutterstock-149015609 Jul 31, 2015 - Google created a meritocracy that calls for a holistic strategy encompassing everything from your logo to your keywords, giving you an edge across all media: paid, earned and owned. Comments

Content Marketing: Big Publicized Events Or Continuous Engagement?

content-marketing-image-july Jul 22, 2015 - Brands mainly use two content marketing approaches, each of which has unique advantages and disadvantages that may make the approach more applicable to your business model and customer base. Comments

8 Good Reasons to Join Us at ClickZ Live San Francisco #CZLSF

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Jul 21, 2015 - With brands like Facebook, NASA, Dunkin' Brands, IKEA and Google speaking about such a broad range of topics, our San Francisco event promises to be a great one. Did you register yet? Comments

Fifty Shades of Grey Hat: The SEO Experts Weigh In

grey-hat-seo Jul 17, 2015 - This columnist spoke to search experts about various Grey Hat SEO tactics, which are often indistinguishable from the Black Hat SEO tactics that can get your site banned from Google. Comments

SEO and Strategy Tips for Success with Augmented Reality

welcome-to-reality Jul 8, 2015 - Augmented reality is moving from a novelty to an expected experience to enhance user engagement and to make informed decisions. Here are tips to boost your success. Comments

Search in Asia Goes Well Beyond Google

seo-mobile-search Jun 16, 2015 - Google and Yahoo might be staple search engines in the West, but for consumers in markets like Japan and China there are a plethora of other options. Comments

Realizing a Mobile Web Strategy

mobile-web Jun 15, 2015 - Developing a mobile strategy requires thoughtful planning and a committed staff, but which of the three configurations for creating mobile web designs is right for your business? Comments

Defining the Marketing Complexities of APAC

apac-fragmentation Jun 14, 2015 - Fragmentation across the Asia Pacific region means good marketing here should not be defined by a one-size fits all strategy. Comments

Beyond YouTube: Alternate Video Venues

social-media-and-video Jun 5, 2015 - While YouTube is the dominant platform when it comes to video SEO, the video offerings on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat shouldn't be ignored. Comments

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