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Search Marketing & Focus

There are a number of areas where you can focus SEO efforts and literally hundreds of tactics that can be deployed. So how will you chose where to prioritize your energy to maximize your results? In this article for searchengineland.com I discuss prioritizing SEO strategies, and some key areas for SEO teams to focus on […]

Search Marketing & Organizational Success

In order to overcome the common search marketing related challenges that can crop up in large organizations, SEO should be involved early and often across well prioritized initiatives. SEO evangelism, relationship building and aligning on key metrics is really critical to creating a culture of SEO. Here is a Searchengineland.com interview with Warren Lee about […]

Search Marketing & Webdesign

As technology advances and web usage evolves, so do SEO best practices. Web designers now have more choices and technologies available than ever before. As we enter 2014, I expect we will continue to see advances in web design that bring even more options. Read more of this article about SEO & Webdesign on SearchEngineLand.com

Search Marketing & Change

Change is the the only thing that is constant. Here are some practical enterprise #SEO tips and advice for surviving change in the world of #searchmarketing. Sharing this with the non-SEO folks in your company could potentially help save your career.  And agencies, that goes for you too. Sharing this with your clients could help […]

Search Marketing & Ambiguity

As search marketers, we constantly have to deal with ambiguity — whether trying to reverse engineer a Google algorithm or simply prioritize and forecast the impact of the SEO recommendations we’re making. In this article, we’re going to explore what drives SEO ambiguity. Spoiler alert: some major survival skills are required. When dealing with SEO […]

Search Marketing & Fear

I know from hav­ing man­aged sites that get tens of mil­lions of vis­its from search per month that fear is a good thing and serves as a reminder that SEO is as much about play­ing offense as it is play­ing defense. One of the basic rules of thumb for nav­i­gat­ing through fear is to under­stand […]

Search Marketing & Disavowing Links

Decid­ing whether or not a link is caus­ing you a penalty is a rather ambigu­ous task. It may be that the link is nei­ther harm­ful nor good. If you are an enterprise-level site, just imag­ine the level of effort it would take to con­stantly mon­i­tor all inbound links on a reg­u­lar basis and then dis­avow […]

Search Marketing & IT investments

The task of revers­ing wasted invest­ment and cre­at­ing a plat­form for func­tional and effec­tive knowl­edge work­ers must fall to pro­gres­sive lead­ers who have the vision to empower employ­ees with the skills they need to suc­ceed. In doing this, money spent on col­lab­o­ra­tion and ana­lyt­ics cir­cles back into the busi­ness from the work of pro­duc­tive and […]

Search Marketing & Social Commerce

Social com­merce is gain­ing a lot of wind in its sails these days as mar­keters rally to cre­ate strate­gies for con­vert­ing likes, tweets, and pins into sales. Social-driven com­merce is just one more step in the evo­lu­tion of Inter­net mar­ket­ing, which has been amply lever­aged in peer-to-peer sales plat­forms such as eBay and Ama​zon​.com for […]