Admittedly, HTML5 is still a work in progress and it may be years until it is fully developed. That doesn’t mean you should have to wait until 2020 though to take full advantage of the awesome features of HTML5 for SEO. There are many HTML5 tags, global attributes, and event attributes that can be utilized on mobile devices, tablets, and even personal computers that will aid in improving your local search engine optimization efforts. Specifically, let's take a look at two HTML5 tags that improve the handling of hours of business and contact information.
Email marketers might not spend their days hovering over microscopes in their white lab coats, but there is a bit of science involved in perfecting your email marketing campaign strategy. Similar to any scientific experiment, there are an infinite number of factors involved in an email campaign that has an effect on its overall performance.
Ever since the recent Google Panda updates were released, on-site SEO has become even more important when it comes to staying on top of the SEO game. Small mistakes that could be overlooked by simply doing a bit of off-site optimization have now become critical reasons for rank drops.
Pay per click (PPC) spy tools provide a wealth of information when it comes to learning what keywords and ads your competitors are running on a consistent basis. This can dramatically cut down the keyword research time and help you create similar ads that are already proven to work for a particular market.
Discover Your Competitor's SEO Strategy In the old days, you’d have to take up dumpster diving to see the depth of information that is now available about your competitor’s strategies. Competitive SEO research helps you develop a picture of how your primary competitors are trying to engage with the customers you have in common. By understanding the terms and phrases your competition uses, you will be in a better position to develop your content and SEO strategy.
For most small businesses, PPC is a must. From facilitating online sales to creating brand awareness, PPC can be the push that moves a small business from inspiration to actualization. However, this gigantic opportunity is not without its giants. With a small business, you may be looking at a budget of a few hundred dollars a month; but for a big business, monthly budgets hover upwards of tens of thousands. With that much of a head start, how can small businesses possibly compete?
The Importance of a Good Plan Starting any endeavor without a solid plan is a fool’s errand. Planning can make the difference between a fun hike in the woods and wandering lost in the wilderness. The same is true of content development projects. When it comes to helping deliver the traffic and results you or your clients expect, planning often separates success from failure.
Keyword Relevance In the competitive global market where online marketing is so pervasive, it is the battle for cost-effective keyword and concept relevance that distinguishes successful PPC campaigns from campaigns that need further optimization. When it comes to online marketing, nothing should be more important to growth-oriented organizations than understanding completely the language used in the market segment in which they compete. The value of the words, keywords, long-tail keyword phrases, the language - you use or buy online within your specific competitive environment determines how well you can compete. Ultimately, you are competing for the awareness and interest of people searching for a solution to a problem that your product, service or information may address. And getting found is all about relevance.
Is Your Website Ready to Convert? If you have decided that your business and website is ready to attract high-potential traffic, then starting an AdWords and an iSpionage account are good first steps. Google provides plenty of free advice and expertise about starting an AdWords account.
How Google Helped Buy the US Presidential Election The 2012 US Presidential election is now upon us. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney have been formidable competitors fighting for more than a year for the awareness, support, donations, and ultimately the vote of each member of the American electorate.