Latest Search Market Share Numbers: Google Search Up Across All Devices by @SouthernSEJ

Google’s share of the US search market has seen incremental increases month over month. The company’s overall share of the of the US search market, across all devices, is growing. However, the same cannot be said for its competitors. This is according to August 2016 data from StatCounter. Month-Over-Month US Desktop Search Share Here is […]

SEJ Staff Picks Favorite #MarketingNerds Episodes

To celebrate the 100th episode of Marketing Nerds podcast, we rounded up the favorite podcast episodes from the SEJ Team. Join us as we take a look back at our past episodes, and what we have learned from them. Jenise Henrikson, CEO Episode 54: Identifying and Repurposing Evergreen Content for Success  Your browser does not support the […]

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5 Harsh Truths About the Internet Marketing World

Everywhere you look, you are inundated with advertising for various products and services from Internet marketers. You can’t scroll through Facebook without seeing an ad for some webinar that promises the secret system to make six or seven figures with their signature offering. You want to grow your business and create freedom so these offers are tempting. The […]

The Death of Social Bookmarking in SEO? by @annaleacrowe

Back when link building meant creating 50 links in a day with citations, social bookmarking, email spamming while wearing a giant, leather, old FUBU jersey with DJ Jazzy Jeff playing, I thought link building was difficult. But, nowadays, it’s even more difficult than that…and requires less sportswear. There are a ton of linking options right […]

What’s the Most Important CRO Metric? by @LarryKim

Obviously, the ultimate goal of CRO should be to increase sales and quality leads. But my question for today is: What metric is the best way to approximate the future success of your conversion rate optimization (CRO) efforts. For example, you can measure: Bounce rate Time on site Shopping cart abandonment Cost per conversion Clicks […]

Find Freelance Work With LinkedIn ProFinder by @DannyNMIGoodwin

LinkedIn is opening ProFinder, a service that connects companies to freelancers, to everyone in the U.S. Whether you work for a company that needs freelancing help or you’re a professional freelancer in need of work, LinkedIn ProFinder promises to find you potential matches after you answer a few quick questions. The service launched in October. Since […]

Here’s YouTube’s Secret Plan to Get More Social by @DannyNMIGoodwin

Do you consider YouTube a social network? Though when most people think social networks, they think about sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest. YouTube is often forgotten. If rumors are true, YouTube is looking to change that, according to VentureBeat. The video-sharing site is working on a new feature called Backstage, which […]