What Are Nofollow, Dofollow, UGC, Or Sponsored Links? Why Do Backlinks Matter for Search Rankings?

Every day my inbox is inundated with spamming SEO companies who are begging to place links in my content. It’s an endless stream of requests and it really irritates me. Here’s how the email usually goes… Dear Martech Zone, I noticed that you wrote this amazing article on [keyword]. We wrote a detailed article on this as well. I think it would make a great addition to your article. Please let me know if you’re

Rio SEO Suggestion Engine: Customizable Brand Controls for Robust Local Marketing

Think of the last time you went to a retail store – let’s call it a hardware store – to purchase something you needed – let’s say a wrench. You likely did a quick online search for hardware stores nearby and determined where to go based on store hours, distance from your location and whether or not the product you wanted was in stock. Imagine doing that research and driving to the store just to

Real-Time Communications: What is WebRTC?

Real-time communication is changing how companies are utilizing their web presence to proactively interact with prospects and customers. What is WebRTC? Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) is a collection of communications protocols and APIs originally developed by Google that enable real-time voice and video communication over peer-to-peer connections. WebRTC allows web browsers to request real-time information from the browsers of other users, enabling real-time peer-to-peer and group communication including voice, video, chat, file transfer, and screen

How to Add a User to Google Analytics

It may point to some usability issues with your software when you can’t do something as simple as add another user… ahhh, but that’s what we all love about Google Analytics. I’m actually writing this post for one of our clients so they can add us as a user. Adding a user isn’t the easiest task, though. First, you’ll need to go to Admin, which Google Analytics moved to the bottom left of the navigation

Advertising Psychology: How Thinking Versus Feeling Impacts Your Advertising Response Rates

The average consumer is exposed to an enormous volume of advertising every 24 hours. We’ve gone from the average adult exposed to 500 ads a day in the 1970s to as many as 5,000 ads a day today That’s about 2 million ads a year that the average person sees! This includes radio, television, search, social media, and print ads. In fact, 5.3 trillion display ads are shown online each year Since we are exposed

What Are The Latest Internet Statistics for 2018

Although developed from the mid-80s, the Internet wasn’t fully commercialized in the United States until 1995 when the last restrictions were dropped in order for the Internet to carry commercial traffic. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been working on the Internet since its commercial inception, but I’ve got the gray hairs to prove it! I’m truly lucky to have worked for a company back then that saw the opportunities and threw me headfirst into

Organic Search Statistics for 2018: SEO History, Industry, and Trends

Search engine optimization is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine’s unpaid result, referred to as natural, organic, or earned results. Let’s take a look at the timeline of search engines. 1994 – The first search engine Altavista was launched. Ask.com started ranking links by popularity. 1995 – Msn.com, Yandex.ru, and Google.com were launched. 2000 – Baidu, a Chinese search engine was launched.

JARVEE: Windows-Based Social Media Automation Software.

JARVEE is an affordable platform that operates in place of a social media team to ensures your online brand’s success by growing, driving more traffic, and driving more leads to your business. Because it’s a windows-based desktop software, it doesn’t have many of the limitations of service APIs and third-party automation platforms. One word of warning, you can do some real damage to your reputation by spamming social networks with tools like this. It’s a