Reading Time: 3 minutes This morning I was meeting with a client that has multiple locations for their business. While their organic visibility was horrible for their site, their placement in the Google Map pack section was fantastic. It’s a nuance that many businesses don’t fully understand. Regional search engine results pages have 3 main sections: Paid Search – denoted by small text that states Ad, the ads are typically prominent at the top of the page. These spots
Reading Time: 2 minutes Video is one area that I’m really trying to ramp up this year. I recently did a podcast with Owen of The Video Marketing School and he motivated me to put some extra effort in. I recently cleaned up my YouTube channels – both for me personally and for Martech Zone (please subscribe!) and I’m going to continue to work on getting some good videos recorded as well as do more real-time video. I built
Reading Time: 5 minutes We’re helping an enterprise client right now with implementing a new WordPress site. They’re a multi-location, multi-language business and have had some poor results with regard to search over recent years. When we were planning their new site, we identified a few issues: Archives – they had several sites in the last decade with a demonstrable difference in their site’s URL structure. When we tested old page links, they were 404’d on their latest site.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Years ago we were working with a company that had several million articles published on their site. The problem was that very few of the articles were read, even less ranked in search engines, and less than one percent of them had revenue attributed to them. I’d challenge you to review your own library of content. I believe you’d be surprised at what percent of your pages are actually popular and engaged with by your
Reading Time: 3 minutes One exciting aspect of my industry is the continued innovation and dramatic drop in cost for highly sophisticated marketing automation platforms. Where businesses once spent hundreds of thousands of dollars (and still do) for great platforms… now the costs have dropped significantly while the featuresets continue to improve. We were recently working with an enterprise fashion fulfillment company that was ready to sign a contract for a platform that would cost them over half-a-million dollars