Digital Marketing

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Inbound Marketing and its Impact on SEO in 2016

by Al Sefati

Inbound marketing and search engine optimization are not the same thing, but neither are they unrelated. Inbound marketing is an important part of any viable search engine optimization endeavor; it’s fair to say that, without inbound marketing mechanisms in play, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to achieve solid search engine rankings. For the uninitiated, here’s a […]

Ecommerce SEO Tips for 2016

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Marketers have always faced the same basic challenges, starting with this one: Before you can even start the process of closing a sale, you have to get customers into your store. This holds true even today, in the age of ecommerce. The difference is that, instead of attracting customers to a physical location, the marketer’s […]

Have You Considered App Store Integration?

by Al Sefati

For the last several years, we have heard repeatedly that Google is shifting its focus to mobile users. This is undeniably true, as countless Google algorithmic updates will attest. Today, the sites that are optimized to be found on mobile devices are the ones that tend to fare the best from a rankings perspective, and […]

Why Digital Marketing is the Future

by Al Sefati

The term digital marketing is often evoked as something separate and distinct from traditional advertising—that is, print ads, billboards, TV commercials, and the like. As time goes by, however, this distinction becomes increasingly meaningless. After all, good marketing goes where the consumers are, and these days consumers get the overwhelming majority of their media from […]

How Google’s New Rich Cards are Changing Mobile UX and SEO

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Google’s search results format is anything but static. Actually, it’s fluid, getting tweaked and revised continually as Google seeks to provide a superior product to its customers. Recently, Google rolled out a significant change—the rich cards format, which is currently limited to a few select types of content but nevertheless holds some implications for SEOs. […]

Best SEO Companies: What Sets Them Apart from the Rest?

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Searching for an SEO company is much like searching for any other kind of consultant, contractor, or business vendor: You want to make sure you’re getting value; you want to make sure you’re getting results; you want to make sure you’re getting bang for your buck. What this implies is that not all SEO companies […]

Best Enterprise SEO Tools

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Best Enterprise SEO Tools

There are many tools available for enterprise SEO—something that can be both a blessing and a curse. While it is certainly smart to invest in some tools to streamline and enhance your optimization efforts, choosing the best tools—and then learning to use them properly—can be a daunting process. What Are Best Enterprise SEO Tools? As […]

User Experience and SEO: What’s the Connection?

by Al Sefati

In order to optimize for search engine success, it’s first important to understand the goals of the search engines themselves. Search engines such as Google want, basically, what all other businesses want—namely, to provide a good product to consumers. In this case, that means providing helpful, relevant search engine results for each query entered into […]

Franchise SEO and Marketing Tips

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Search engine optimization can be challenging for any business, but it’s especially complicated for franchises—businesses that need to compete on a national-to-local scale. Not only do these businesses need to master the same SEO basics as other companies and brands, but they face the particular challenges that come from having multiple, often highly localized websites. […]

Recent Certificates

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Digital Marketing Certificate from Coursera

I love Coursera. Ever-since a friend referred it to me and I saw the quality of the education, I got hooked on it. At first I just went through some of their free courses then later I learned that I could pay to specialize and get certificates hence I decided to pay for some of those […]