Why Only 20% of Readers are Clicking Through on Your Article Title

Reading Time: 2 minutes Headlines, post titles, titles, headings… whatever you want to call them, they’re the most important factor in every piece of content you deliver. How important? According to this Quicksprout infographic, while 80% of people read a headline, only 20% of the audience actually clicks. Title tags are critical to search engine optimization and headlines are essential to getting your content shared on social media. Now that you know headlines are important, you’re probably wondering what

Databox: Track Performance and Discover Insights in Real-Time

Reading Time: 2 minutes Databox is a dashboarding solution that where you can choose from dozens of pre-built integrations or use their API and SDKs to easily aggregate data from all of your data sources. Their Databox Designer doesn’t require any coding, with drag and drop, customization, and simple data source connections. Databox Features Include: Alerts – Set alerts for progress on key metrics through push, email, or Slack. Templates – Databox already has hundreds of templates ready to

Attention Shoppers: Retail Earns More Reviews than Restaurants on Yelp

Reading Time: 5 minutes You hear TripAdvisor, you think hotels. You hear Healthgrades, you think doctors. You hear Yelp, and chances are good that you think restaurants. That’s exactly why it comes as a surprise to many local business owners and marketers to read Yelp’s own statistic which states that, of the 115 million consumer reviews Yelpers have left since launch, 22% relate to shopping vs. 18% relating to restaurants. Retail reputation, then, makes up the dominant portion of

Can You Compete on Google with Big Business?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before you get upset with me on this article, please read it thoroughly. I’m not saying that Google isn’t an incredible acquisition resource or that there’s not marketing return on investment in either paid or organic search strategies. My point in this article is that big business is totally dominating organic and paid search results. We’ve always known that pay-per-click was a channel where money ruled, it’s the business model. Placement will always go to

5 Ways Your Event Calendar Can Enhance SEO

Reading Time: 4 minutes Search engine optimization (SEO) is an endless battle.  On one hand, you have marketers seeking to optimize their web pages to improve placement in search engine rankings. On the other hand, you have search engine giants (like Google) continually changing their algorithms to accommodate new, unknown metrics and make for a better, more navigable and personalized web. Some of the best ways to optimize your search ranking include increasing the number of individual pages and