Updated: Jul 12, 2016 Keyword stuffing is a black hat SEO technique used in the hopes of improved keyword rankings in search engines. In essence, keyword stuffing was a way for sites to include a keyword (or keywords) on a page as many times as possible to seem more relevant
Updated: Jun 22, 2016 There are many Organic Click-Through rate (CTR) studies performed on large data sets but many of these studies are limited in their scope to the ever changing nature of the Search Engine Results Page (SERP). Many of these studies give you the average CTR at the
Updated: May 11, 2016 *Disclaimer: I’m not a big NBA fan. I’m just a big sports fan with a lot of interest in search patterns and behavior. And it also helps the now-retired Bryant went to high school a short drive away from the FourFront office. Kobe Bryant is going
Updated: Apr 26, 2019 Using SERP (search engine results page) data collected over the last 13 months and the number of monthly searches for the keywords; “SEO”, “Search Engine Optimization, and “Search Engine Marketing”, we have prepared 2 charts showing the approximate number of visits to MOZ.com and SearchEngineland.com from
Updated: Apr 08, 2016 Also known as the “front page of the internet,” Reddit has become one of the more popular sites on the internet. A unique blend of news, information and social sharing, Reddit receives significant traffic among its users — but how does it stack up against other
Updated: Mar 28, 2016 Traditionally for many manufacturers, most marketing is focused on business-to-business (b2b). Though strictly B2B marketing has been effective in the past, the lines between B2B and business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing strategies have begun to blur. Some argue that even the idea of strictly B2B has become obsolete.
Updated: Mar 25, 2016 Every marketing professional knows about the Consumer Decision Journey, or CDJ. The basic premise maps out the stages a consumer goes through while in the process of choosing a product or service. The five generally agreed upon stages are Awareness, Familiarity, Consideration, Purchase and lastly, Loyalty.
What is a Subdomain? A subdomain is a division or alias of your domain that can be used to organize your existing website into a separate site. Typically, subdomains are used if there is content that is distinct from the rest of the site. Subdomains are indicated by the section
Updated: Mar 10, 2016 According to data published by Nielsen Online, The International Telecommunications Union and other reliable sources, approximately 3,366,261,156 people in the world were Internet users in November 2015. This accounts for approximately 47% of the world’s population and is an approximately 830% increase from the number of
Updated: Mar 04, 2016 Previously reported by Search Engine Land, the majority of ads appearing on the right will either be changed or will go away completely. Additionally, new elements from the last few years such as paid shipping blocks and Knowledge Panels appeared, pushing right-hand ads farther down the
Updated: Feb 07, 2017 Recently, I’ve come across an issue with my Google Analytics. Traffic numbers seemed unrealistically high, and there was one major red flag as to why. What was the red flag? Google Analytics hadn’t even been installed on my site yet. This isn’t an uncommon problem, even
Updated: Apr 26, 2019 In this blog, we will be looking at account set up and some of the important features in Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) and Bing’s Webmaster Tools. So let’s dive straight in! Content Account Set–up Add & Verify Account Adding Sitemaps (Google vs Bing)
Updated: Apr 26, 2019 With the advanced algorithms now being used by search engines to score the most relevant results for a given keyword, building search visibility requires well-researched strategy. It helps to think of the search results as a product of the Quality Assurance team for the search provider.
Updated: Apr 26, 2019 With so many ways of presenting content on a website, it’s important to know exactly how your presentation is going to affect your SEO. Ironically, one way of presenting content is through the use of “hidden” content. While content isn’t actually hidden, it may not be
Updated: Jun 03, 2019 When I first started out as an SEO, I had never heard of a Regular Expression. I’ve since learned that, while intimidating at first, RegEx are an invaluable tool and a little understanding of how they work goes a long way. What follows is a quick
Updated: Apr 28, 2017 Here’s a common scenario: You want to optimize your website for search, and you aren’t quite sure where to start. You read a few articles and after searching around for a bit, you end up finding the perfect WordPress plugin to handle your new SEO (Search
Updated: Apr 24, 2015 Universal Event Tracking In October 2014, Bing Ads launched Universal Event Tracking (UET)–a tool to track user engagement, goals, and conversions after a Bing ad is clicked. UET enables tracking of website engagement metrics from Bing paid search in Google Analytics. UET is Bing’s replacement for