Thinking Global, Going Local: SEO from the Block by @SERanking

This is a sponsored post written by SE Ranking. The opinions expressed in this article are the sponsor’s own. Mobile internet usage has surpassed desktop usage and the adoption of voice-powered digital assistants is steadily rising. These advancements are changing the way people search, especially for local businesses. Our data shows that nearly one-third of all Google searches are […]


5 Marketing Strategies From Major Brands: What You Can Learn From Their Mistakes and Successes

You don’t need a big budget to learn from these big-budget brands. February 23, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Marketing is a spectator sport. We can all learn from each other by observing what brands do in the marketplace, even if we don’t have big budgets. Specifically, we’re finding […]


Create Great Content from the Start by Following These 3 Steps by @osbennn

Too many marketers see “more content” as the answer to every content marketing problem. Not getting the rankings you want? Publish a new killer resource, informed by your latest keyword research and primed to draw backlinks. Want more social shares? Publish an asset that’s optimized to go viral on the merits of its snackable, interactive […]


Negative Google Reviews from Former Employees Are Now Against Guidelines by @MattGSouthern

Google has updated its Google My Business review guidelines with more specific information about conflicts of interest. According to Google’s new review guidelines, posting negative reviews about a current or former employer is considered a conflict of interest. Moreover, since these types of reviews are now against Google’s guidelines, businesses can request to have them […]


15 Lessons From This Year's Online Wins, Scandals and Top Videos, Tweets and Instagram Posts

Instagram is inherently a more aspirational platform than, say, Twitter, due to its visual nature. The hashtags that gained in popularity most throughout the year reflect this: #Travel, #travelphotography and #naturephotography were three of the 10 hashtags on Instagram that saw the largest increases in use in 2017. Trending hashtags on Twitter tend to revolve […]


You Can Spend Less on Retargeting to Get More from Your Ad Budget This Holiday Season

It can be hard to tell who&#39;s already going down the funnel on their own, but signals do exist in the form of behavioral data from individual users, such as how many add to carts, site visits and purchases they&#39;ve had over time.</p> Holiday hazards</b></h2> In addition to neglecting incrementality, marketers often err during the […]


Get the Most From Google's Keyword Planner

The following excerpt is from Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd’s book Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound Keywords are the heart and soul of Google AdWords. Get the right keywords in place from the beginning and everything that follows becomes that […]