There is a lot of information floating around about search engine optimization (SEO) and how to know if you are getting the services and results you really need. It can be a confusing and overwhelming at times, but there are some simple things you can do to choose an SEO company and feel confident about your choice.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) involves a combination of several ongoing activities and strategies. It requires constant monitoring and regular campaign changes. As the search engines evolve their algorithms and internet users develop their expectations, an SEO campaign also has to grow and change. This is how companies will stay on top of the rankings and consistently reach out to new customers and clients.
As we move into the final session of the SLC|SEM Digital Marketing Conference 2016, the level of speakers and information certainly did not disappoint. We started with a discussion on a lot of the technicalities of SEO and wrapped up with some talk about real creativity.
After Thursday’s sessions, we were all looking forward to the topics and the speakers that we’d hear on Friday. And right off the bat, they didn’t disappoint. Now that we were getting deep into the organic search topics, it did look like the audience had changed a little bit but it was just as big if not bigger. (For those who missed the PPC day, be sure to check out our recaps here and here.)
With a new year comes new trends. Trends such as, who knew that millions of “Belieber” fans were right, hotels are adding “Mini Fashion Bars” in rooms where guests can choose curated fashion items to wear, and many stores are going to upset the shopping masses this Christmas by closing on black Friday. No matter how important, or completely unimportant, these trends may be there will be some for 2016 in digital marketing that will change the online world.
The end of this year should see Google rolling out its new Penguin update, which is said to include some real-time elements that could significantly change the game for link building strategies in 2016.
Adding an image to your website is not as simple as just uploading and clicking the publish button. Of course, that is an option--you can do it the lazy way--but if you want a perfectly optimized website and favored search results, there are a few things you need to do to make sure that the images are optimized before you publish them. You may find it tedious and annoying, and time consuming, but taking the time to do this right will be worth it when you see your A+ grade on Google and Bing Webmaster Tools and are rewarded with stellar search rankings.
The New Year is right around the corner – it’s a time when companies take a look back and try to determine what went right and what went wrong and how they can apply those lessons to the next 12 months.
SMO (Social Media Optimization) is an important factor in your internet search rankings. This strategy is often overlooked by many companies, even though it can help increase your position within the search rankings.
The final keynote of the day was by the CEO of TopRank marketing, Lee Odden. The title was The Strategic Role of Content, Social & SEO in Integrated Marketing, which really boiled down to “being the best answer” for your customers, wherever they’re asking questions.