Digital Marketing Optimization Archives - Page 4 of 135 - Bruce Clay, Inc. BlogSeptember 29, 2015
If someone took your content away from the web … would anybody miss it?
Wil Reynolds (@WilReynolds), founder of Seer Interactive, wants you to think about this.
Does your content solve a problem, or does it exist simply to exist? If you’re doing content for content’s sake, or focusing on ranking just for ranking’s sake, you’re playing the digital marketing game wrong. Because your chief concerns should be the user, their frustrations, and creating content they can trust.
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What happens when SMX attendees get Search Engine Land founding editor Danny Sullivan all to themselves? It’s an evening open forum with questions all over the board.
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Mediative’s Chris Pinkerton shares fresh insights on the results of the company’s benchmark-setting 2014 Google SERP eye-tracking study. The study particularly sheds light on what a top organic placement means in terms of capturing traffic. Pinkerton’s presentation expands on the “How Users View and Interact with Contemporary Google Search Results” session that colleagues Gord Hotchkiss and Matt Agtarap gave six months earlier at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West 2015. You can read liveblog coverage of both presentations here.
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September 24, 2015
PR pro Lisa Buyer always has the scoop when it comes what’s trending in social media, SEO and digital marketing. Buyer, the CEO and founder of The Buyer Group and author of “Social PR Secrets,” likes to stay ten steps ahead and get in front of the next big thing — whatever it is.
We caught up with her to get a sneak peak at what’s coming when she takes the stage at Pubcon Las Vegas next month. Listen in to our video interview as she talks about:
- The Mindful Business Movement
- Her new book “Space”
- Advice for businesses just starting out with social media
- The importance of paid social
- Social media for mobile
September 22, 2015
Shining a Light on iBeacon & Google Eddystone: Location-Aware Marketing Made Possible with BLE Technology
BLE technology, including Apple’s iBeacon and Google’s Eddystone — while most digital marketers have heard of it, have they harnessed it? Media Wyse CEO Casey Markee is speaking about the technology powering location-aware marketing next month at Pubcon Las Vegas.
Markee joined me for an interview on all things BLE this morning, starting off with the most important question: just what is this technology? From there, we looked at how BLE technology that makes location-aware alerts and offers possible, fits into the big picture of digital marketing, plus took a look at specific examples and case studies, and where the line between helpful and intrusive may be when it comes to beacons.
Check out the entire interview and/or read along here.
September 14, 2015
Gary Illyes: Panda Will Update Slowly with Refreshes, Penguin Updates Will Be Real-Time ━ Eventually
Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes joined Bruce Clay for a candid chat about topics vital to SEO, including content for mobile, Gary’s dream of a world where everyone employs HTTPS, and the reality of the Phantom updates — plus plenty of talk about penalties and algorithm updates.
Here are key highlights right off the bat:
- Panda updates will come slow with refreshes and Penguin updates will happen in real time
- HTTPS can be seen as a tiebreaker between otherwise equal sites
- Phantom was a core algorithm change
- Google considers Panda part of the core algorithm now and does not think of it as a penalty
- We are “months away” from the next Panda update
Watch the entire interview and/or read the transcript!
September 9, 2015
In two weeks, your feeds and streams will be enriched with new technical SEO tricks, digital marketing case studies and inspiring, big picture pep talks. That’s because attendees of digital marketing conferences SMX East and Pubcon Las Vegas will be blogging, tweeting and ‘gramming the most quotable and memorable takeaways. I’ll be at both conferences as a reporter on the scene so that, even from your office, you can attend the conference.
View our liveblog schedules to see the sessions and speakers to expect on our blog, or to discover the many opportunities to connect with the Bruce Clay, Inc. team in the coming weeks.
September 2, 2015
We’re off to see the Wizard — the Wizard of Moz, that is: Rand Fishkin! He’s keynoting Pubcon Las Vegas 2015, and he’s the latest guest in our distinguished speaker series.
Rand illuminated topics including:
- The ROI of giving away information via content/Whiteboard Friday
- What he’ll be addressing at Pubcon
- Google’s new logo and rebranding
- The war between time, energy and budget inside marketing teams
- How he brings the values of TAGFEE to life and work
August 25, 2015
Yesterday morning, Danny Sullivan — a key SMX conference organizer and founding editor of Search Engine Land — shared his thoughts on SEO, the digital marketing industry, and how he keeps SMX at the top of its game. With his fellow Search Engine Land editor Ginny Marvin, they talk about the top things digital marketers must be paying attention to through the close of 2015, including mobile website experience, Yahoo Gemini, new tools and reporting, and direct answers. This rare opportunity to hear why SMX matters and what the year’s SEO trends are from Danny himself is not to be missed!
Check out the 18-minute video interview and read the transcript in What’s Trending at SMX: Danny Sullivan & Ginny Marvin Video Speed Interview.
August 6, 2015
Infinite scrolling is the process of loading content when the user brings it into view, i.e. when the user scrolls or clicks. Infinite scrolling is great for:
• User experience, as it can lead users to content they might not have otherwise discovered
• Time on page, as users theoretically read longer
• Reducing above-the-fold content load time
However, infinite scroll carries risk for content indexing and ranking, and may even decrease user interaction on the site.
Read on to discover what infinite scrolling is, the potential SEO hazard it poses, the problems Etsy encountered when it added infinite scroll, and why our recommendation is to proceed with caution.