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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 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 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

Search Marketing & Change

What did the fish say when he swam into a wall? “Dam!” If you find yourself feeling like this fish, then maybe you’ve experienced some common enterprise SEO challenges. Enterprise-sized organizations, especially where SEO is a primary driver of traffic and revenue, have the added challenge of preserving SEO traffic as much as growing it. […]

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

Every now and then I come across a dar­ing mar­ket­ing arti­cle title that just draws me in. Search Engine Journal’s “This 10 Year Old Girl Would Make a Bet­ter SEO Than You” recently did just that. The arti­cle opens with the tale of 10-year-old Zia, who despite being scared out of her gourd, is about […]

Search Marketing & Disavowing Links

Matt Cutts released a video recently in response to the com­mon ques­tion of how to han­dle web­sites that use irrel­e­vant back­links to harm com­pe­ti­tion. Cutts’ advice was to first reach out to the admin­is­tra­tors of the site that is link­ing to you and sim­ply ask them to dis­as­so­ci­ate or remove the links. If the admins are unre­spon­sive, […]

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 […]