5 key areas for merchants to focus on in order to properly evaluate whether they should continue using their current solution or switch to something new in 2012
From hashtags visualization (keyword research!) to domain tools.
As an in-house SEO, and with a budget competing with other marketing disciplines, it can be difficult to justify which SEO tools are vital, and which are more of a luxury. In-house SEOs do not have the resources of an agency, and need to choose carefully so as to maximize their budget.
Stop putting off infographics for your SEO strategy just because you can’t come up with an idea. If you have a list-style blog post, it’s time to repurpose that into an infographic to get the most out of your content and keep growing inbound links!
Criteria that could play a role in the 'freshness factor' for Google's recent update
But for most websites, conventional techniques are not enough to get on top of SERP. Link building in general depends on some level of symbiotic relationship at least - it all boils down to a trade-off.
It’s human tradition to educate our children. As a culture, we survive by passing down what we know, what we feel, what we belief and how to do the things we learned how to do. You, as a user interface designer or online marketer, are always looking for new ways of doing things. Who do you trust to teach you? The web design, development and online marketing industries will be two decades old soon. Several exciting experiments in graphics, animation, online marketing and search keep us entertained and employed. Have you felt you wanted to pass along what you’ve learned? What theories and ideas would be fun to share?
So what keeps optimizers digging in their heels? Why are there any left? Because, with few exceptions, we love what we do. You have to love this job to keep it.
Iit's important to remember that there are other methods of link building out there besides the traditional blogger relations-style pitch. For example, here are four ways for you to link build without ever having to ask for a link.
Since the process isn't complicated, I though I'd share how you can estimate a budget yourself. For this exercise we'll assume you're going to start with Google AdWords. To get a good estimate, you'll need to answer 4 main questions.