Archive for the ‘search engine’ Category

CES 2018: Google ramps up Assistant with smart displays, native podcasts, recipes and news (2018-1-12)

Amazon Echo and its voice assistant, Alexa, might be the current market leaders in voice-activated smart technology, but recent announcements from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show have shown that Google fully intends to challenge Amazon for that crown. The past few days have seen some big developments – and a couple of even bigger teasers – for the future […]

The 2018 guide to B2B Sales, Part 1: Demand gen and demand capture (2018-1-12)

If you’ve ever made the switch from B2C or ecommerce to B2B marketing, you know there’s a world of difference. B2B offerings are generally much more expensive, with a very long lead-to-close time, and marketing needs to be addressed in a different and strategic manner. In B2B marketing, you must reach users at every point […]

Mobile-first indexing in 2018: 3 things SEO professionals should do right now (2018-1-12)

As an SEO expert or agency, you’ve spent years attempting to navigate the murky waters of helping your clients find customers online using algorithms, link building hacks, on-page and off-page technique. And when you thought you were finally making good progress, BOOM! Paradigm shift and the game changes. The mobile revolution happens. Google announces its […]

How the latest Google Analytics updates will benefit marketers (2018-1-12)

Google has announced a range of significant new updates to its Analytics product, all of which should help marketers to understand their individual customers at a deeper level. Below, we assess the impact each of these four enhancements will have on search marketing analysis.  The ongoing implementation of machine learning into all Google products has benefited […]

Preparing your SEO strategy for the year ahead: 5 key checks (2018-1-12)

The New Year is upon us, full of personal plans made with the best intentions. It also represents a time for businesses and teams to take stock and plan for the coming year; the difference being that unlike personal plans, business plans cannot remain unfulfilled. Many of you will be looking to 2018 with a renewed […]

Best of 2017: Our top 5 search industry articles (2017-12-29)

As we come to the end of 2017, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of our most-read articles throughout the year. For the rest of this week, we’ll be highlighting the top five most popular articles in various categories across the site. So far this week, we’ve rounded up our top five […]

Best of 2017: Our top 5 articles in PPC (2017-12-29)

As we come to the end of 2017, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of our most-read articles throughout the year. For the rest of this week, we’ll be highlighting the top five most popular articles in various categories across the site. Yesterday, we kicked things off with a look at our […]

Best of 2017: Our top 5 articles in SEO (2017-12-29)

As we come to the end of 2017, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of our most-read articles throughout the year. For the rest of this week, we’ll be highlighting the top five most popular articles in various categories across the site. First up is, of course, the bread and butter of […]

Best practices for anchor text optimization in 2018 (2017-12-29)

Doing SEO for any client is intimately associated with getting the most out of every link. Anchor text is an important element that “unlocks” every link’s potential — to the extent that Google had to roll out its first Penguin update in 2012, cutting tried-and-true anchor text over-optimization methods out of the picture. Over the past […]

How to highlight search opportunity and create a keyword difficulty metric (2017-12-29)

One key element of a search strategy we often see fail is prioritization. Whether working client-side or for an agency, being able to prioritize a link-building campaign, a content refresh or a technical fix on a site is essential to ensure you are making the most use of the limited resources you are given. Within […]