We are not alone… when it comes to watching videos online. You, your mother, and your mother's cat are all consuming video content via the web (the cat is also uploading lolcat pics). And while traditional marketers may be hesitant to step foot in the World Wide Web, the sheer number of eyeballs watching videos […]

If you're a small business owner, you know just how challenging the current economy is. But, it's also a very good time to be a small business. More and more buyers are looking online for the services or goods you provide and, today, it's much easier for small businesses to compete for those buyers. How? […]

Can You Use Landing Pages As Homepages?

by Gab Goldenberg February 15th, 2010

A while back, the Dreamhost homepage had a single, dedicated purpose. Convert visitors to shared hosting customers. Sure, there were some footer links so you could enter the site and get around, but the homepage was a landing page for all practical intents and purposes.

5 Lead Nurturing Tips for SEO Service Agencies

by Gab Goldenberg January 27th, 2010

Lead nurturing builds relationships and educates leads to increase leads trust in you and in your expertise more, and makes the sales process easier. Not all SEO businesses recognize the value of lead nurturing, and this puts them at a serious disadvantage. Here are a 5 lead gen tips for local SEO services sales. 1. […]

10 Tips for Creating Calls to Action That Convert

by Stephanie Woods December 2nd, 2009

Everyone is talking online ROI these days. Thats Return on Investment for those of you unfamiliar with the acronym. One sure way to increase your online ROI is to focus on what calls to action you are using on your website. (Also known as CTAs.) It is true. Some sites take that prime piece of […]

Make your life as an in-house search marketer easier and more efficient; create processes that hook into your company. Laura Callow, Senior Search Marketing Manager for Intuit Global Business Division, introduces us to the two key steps to achieve this with maximum results. Step One The First Step is to identify exactly what folks you […]

Distributing and Marketing Your White Paper

by Angie Nikoleychuk (Haggstrom) September 30th, 2009

After writing your white paper, you might have the urge to just publish it on your website or blog and leave it there. Well, this just defeats the purpose of putting all of that work into it now, doesn't it? You need to get the word out about what an awesome resource you have created […]

The Science of Theming for Your Target Audience

by Angie Nikoleychuk (Haggstrom) August 26th, 2009

Placing your keywords into themes is nothing new, but are you using themes to the fullest advantage? When you theme you content and your keywords with your target market in mind, however, you'll get every dollar possible out of your site structure.

Don't Blame the Snake Oil Salesman!

by Angie Nikoleychuk (Haggstrom) August 12th, 2009

Miguel Salcido brought up an interesting point in his comment on my last post about SEO Witchcraft. In it, he mentioned "all the snake oil salesmen out there that have given people a negative connotation towards SEO". I cannot argue there. Not one bit. I've talked to many a client who tell me to write […]

My mission today is very simple: to get you started with geotargeting on your websites. It's not that geotargeting is hard, but we all need to start somewhere, and this post is it. Basics of Geotargeting Geotargeting is showing your visitors different content based on their geographical locations. For example, Amazon serves many countries, and […]