How to Effectively Track Your Conversions and Sales in Email Marketing

Email marketing is just as vital in leveraging conversions as it’s ever been. However, many marketers are still failing to track their performance in a meaningful way.  The marketing landscape has evolved at a rapid rate in the 21st Century, but throughout the rise of social media, SEO, and content marketing, email campaigns have always remained top of the food chain. In fact, 73% of marketers still view email marketing as the most effective means

10 Brand Monitoring Tools That You Can Get Started With For Free

Marketing is such a vast area of knowledge that sometimes it can be overwhelming. It feels like you need to do a ridiculous amount of things at once: think through your marketing strategy, plan out content, keep an eye on SEO and social media marketing and so much more.  Luckily, there is always martech to help us. Marketing tools can take a load off our shoulders and automate the tedious or less exciting parts of

How To Increase Search Ranking By Finding, Monitoring, and Redirecting 404 Errors In WordPress

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.

Content Library: What Is It? And Why Your Content Marketing Strategy Is Failing Without It

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

How To Identify SEO Opportunities On Your Site To Improve Ranking In Search Results Using Semrush

Over the years, I’ve assisted hundreds of organizations with building out their content strategies and improving their overall search engine visibility. The process is fairly straight forward: Performance – Ensure their site performs well with regard to speed. Device – Ensure their site experience is superior on desktop and especially mobile. Branding – Ensure their site is attractive, easy-to-use, and is consistently branded with their benefits and differentiation. Content – Ensure they have a content

50+ Online SEO Tools for Audits, Backlink Monitoring, Keyword Research, and Rank Tracking

We’re always on the lookout for great tools and with a $5 billion industry, SEO is one market that has a ton of tools to help you. Whether you’re researching you or your competitors’ backlinks, trying to identify keywords and cocurrence terms, or simply trying to monitor how your site is ranking, here are the most popular SEO tools and platforms on the market. Key Features of Search Engine Optimization Tools and Tracking Platforms Audits

Databox: Track Performance and Discover Insights in Real-Time

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

Your Website Should Always Be The Center of Your Universe

The parable of the wise and foolish builder: The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it didn’t fall, for it was founded on the rock. Everyone who hears these words of mine, and doesn’t do them will be like a foolish man, who built his house on the sand. Matthew 7:24-27 Respected colleague and good friend Lee Odden tweeted this week: “Your website is no