SEO

Niche Awareness

eCommerce Marketing Hierarchy of Needs: Part Three

Welcome to part three of our eCommerce Marketing Hierarchy of Needs. This edition is all about tactics to gain brand awareness within a specific niche market. You may wish to check out the prerequisites outlined in the first and second parts of the series before reading this entry. The recommendations that follow assume that you’ve already proven your business concept and created a basic and functional website. If you’re at the stage where you find your…

Posted March 2, 2018
By: Devin Rose

A little SEO fun! Where are you at?

Posted March 6, 2017
By: Hartland Ross

Want better search rankings? Look at your content

While search marketing is a field that is always in flux with algorithm updates and strategy shifts happening constantly, there is one cornerstone of SEO that continues its steadfast domination – content. Having quality content on your site is one strategy that, no matter the situation or the industry, is always relevant and applicable. Any discussion of SEO these days must include content. Search engines are able to recognize what searchers want to read and…

Posted May 11, 2015
By: Frank Siano

What’s Better for My Business – SEO or PPC?

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) involves a variety of different tactics and strategies to gain search engine visibility, namely Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Pay-per-Click (PPC) advertising. SEO encompasses everything that happens on your site to communicate with and give indicators to the search engines, from proper tagging, to quality content, to optimal site structure.  Taking it a step further, SEO also encompasses all things that happen off-site such as linking, content, social media interaction, and…

Posted August 25, 2014
By: Frank Siano

Do Offsite Search Marketing Strategies Still Matter?

2013 has been a big year for changes to Google’s search algorithm with repercussions far and wide for SEO experts and businesses. There are no longer shortcuts or loopholes that get your site ranked quickly and easily. Onsite SEO is a different game, and this also applies to offsite efforts. In fact, many popular offsite SEM tactics either need shifting, or need to be abandoned altogether. Let’s take a closer look… Continue Reading

Posted January 15, 2014

Creating A Search Friendly Press Release Not What It Used To Be

Many business owners don’t realize that a press release is not just about announcing your latest news – it can also play a part in your search marketing strategy. There is quite a bit of debate in regards to press releases and search with all the recent updates to Google’s algorithm, but in short, a well written, quality release can help your business gain media exposure and hopefully receive mentions from credible outlets while sending out…

Posted November 1, 2013
By: Hartland Ross

Content Is King When It Comes To SEO

Gone are the days when you used to be able to jam a bunch of keywords into your copy, publish subpar content and see your site rank in search engines. Long, long gone in fact. If anything, things have taken such a dramatic shift in search marketing that some are starting to think that SEO is dead. How so? Well, with the tweaks to Google’s algorithm over the past couple of years, most recently with…

Posted September 24, 2013
By: Hartland Ross

Deciding on Your Tactics – Your First Step in Your Online Marketing Campaign

Hello again. It’s been a long while since I’ve posted here and I apologize for my absence. I’ll be posting regularly from now on. In my last post I talked a bit about the different strategies – tactics – one could use in an online campaign. Today I’m going to walk you through how to actually decide which strategies to use. First, come up with a budget. Pay-per-click, banners, etc. are more expensive than article marketing or…

Posted April 2, 2008