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SEO

Ranking Fluctuations: What to Look For

Updated: Nov 17, 2017 Ranking Fluctuations: Causes and Effects A fact of SEO life is that your rankings are going to fluctuate. People tend to panic when they see ranking fluctuations, thinking they did something wrong, something broke on their site, or that their SEO partner is doing something they

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Better Classification of Paid Search Queries
PPC

How to Better Classify Your Paid Search Queries in Google Analytics

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 Measuring how effective your Branded and Non-Branded keywords are performing is important in optimizing any paid search campaign. Many PPC managers will include branded terms and queries to improve their Conversion and Paid search user engagement metrics. Branded terms have a higher Click-Through-Rate (CTR) than generic

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Google Analytics
SEO

How to Track Branded and Non-Branded Traffic in Google Analytics

Updated: Sep 29, 2016 How do you determine how much of your traffic from Google search is branded or non-branded traffic? Or how much of your traffic from Google search comes from a specific query? We can do this by looking into Google Analytics. Follow these steps to determine Branded

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SEO

Understanding Auction Insights Statistics (Google Adwords)

Updated: Jul 28, 2016 Auction Insights report in Google AdWords is a powerful tool which lets you compare your AdWords performance to other advertisers and competitors participating in the same auctions as you are. This information can help you make decisions to improve your AdWords performance. SAMPLE AUCTION INSIGHTS REPORT

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SEO

Change in Organic CTR by SERP position over Time

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

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Web Analytics

A Quantitative Analysis of Kobe Bryant’s Popularity Using Google

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

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Moz Queries
Web Analytics

Visits for SEO-related Queries to Moz & Search Engine Land

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

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Web Analytics

Reddit Traffic Comparison

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

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Internet Access Stats in the World

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

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