Although most search conferences contain some sessions on technical SEO , until now there has been a general reluctance to dedicate a full schedule to this specialism.
One of the biggest challenges facing a franchisee’s growth is their ability to execute a winning digital marketing strategy that is unfettered by a franchiser.
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4 digital marketing challenges faced by franchises (and how to overcome them)
Nine times out of ten, a person will journey down a sales funnel prior to becoming a customer. Whereas in the past you could count on single touchpoint, bottom of the funnel marketing strategies, it’s now increasingly necessary to push consumers down the buying funnel by creating omni-channel strategies. Mapping content to buying stages can help you maximize the benefit of your omni-channel strategies.
According to Hochman Consultants (2017), the average cost of pay-per-click ( PPC ) advertising is increasing – with the average cost-per-click in 2016 being nearly double that of 2013.
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How a Customer Data Platform can improve AdWords performance
As an SEO expert at your company – maybe the SEO expert – you may find yourself needing to persuade executives to invest more in your company’s SEO practices. Championing SEO means successfully selling the right company leaders on the benefits, demonstrating the effectiveness and wisdom of your specific SEO strategy, and, more often than not, including a few convincing facts about why it will make them look good.
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Here’s how to get executives excited about SEO
In today’s marketing climate, data is key. Indeed, more data is generated in a 24-hour period than ever before, with 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created daily across the globe (IBM, 2017).
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How to use your data to supercharge paid search
The battle between those who specialize in certain marketing practices is prevalent throughout the industry. Individuals, departments and indeed agencies are all involved. After all, they are often competing for the same budget, beating their chests and promoting their own channel as the most valuable.
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A search marketer’s guide to using paid social media
The goal of any business serious about SEO is for prospective customers to find them through search.
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What factors should you consider before choosing a web crawler tool?
Analytics and reporting are a critical part of any SEO campaign. As well as ensuring that you prove your worth to your clients, analytics are also essential in helping you make iterative improvements to the campaign as you go along. Yet SEO reporting can be a bit of a minefield
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Beyond Google Analytics: 10 SEO analytics and reporting tools
“Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.” That famous quote applies to the many marketers who default to last-click attribution , even with its well-documented failure to take the entire customer journey into consideration. During ClickZ’s latest Masterclass on paid search optimization , in association with Fospha and Kenshoo , we surveyed 800 marketers on their greatest challenges. 36% cited maximizing return on their advertising spend, while an additional 24% consider “accurately attributing value to each marketing channel” to be their biggest struggle.
Evolving past last-click attribution in paid search