New study: Majority of consumers are unaware of how search engines work

As brands and their marketing departments deploy strategies to capitalize on record ecommerce spending — which soared to $586.92 billion in 2019 — new research from leading provider of brand protection solutions, BrandVerity, has brought to light important findings and hidden risks pertaining to the journeys consumers are taking online.

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New study: Majority of consumers are unaware of how search engines work

Eight shortcuts to find long tail keywords (and how to use them)

It’s tempting to go after broad, high-volume keywords with huge audiences (and equally huge competition). But there’s an equally large — albeit more distributed audience — to be reached by targeting lower-competition, long tail keywords. Imagine comets flying through the SEO solar system, if the most popular keywords make up the head of the comets (‘running shoes’, for example), each comet is trailed by a tail of more specific keywords like ‘long distance trail running shoes 2018’ and ‘best running shoes for flat feet’, that are useful in niche marketing.

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Eight shortcuts to find long tail keywords (and how to use them)

Year in Search: the top Google Search trends for 2018

Whether you’re working in marketing, SEO or content, it’s useful to know the top search trends for 2018 to learn more about your audience. 2018 is almost over and Google has compiled a list of the most popular search trends for the year

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