NEW! Marketing Strategy Master Class launches December 1. Learn more

Real-World Education for Modern Marketers

Join Over 600,000 Marketing Professionals

Start here!

Marketing Articles: Search Engine Marketing

Access thousands of our search engine marketing online marketing resources here. Select any of the popular topics below to narrow your search. Get unlimited access to all of our exclusive marketing resources. Go PRO Today

Go PRO Now

Get unlimited access to all of our exclusive marketing resources

  • Just Show Me What You Want
    When you have products or services that customers don't buy on a regular basis—for instance, big-screen televisions or luxury excursions on the Orient Express—targeted email offers based on previous purchases may not be the best way to determine what they want next. That's why Sean Duffy of the UK-based EmailCenter ... more
  • Make This List, and Check It Twice
    If you sell products to consumers, the year-end holidays are a make-or-break big deal. So, making sure online buyers find you easily and happily by planning your search strategy ahead of launch is paramount. Derek Gordon provides some useful tips for doing so in a recent issue of VatorNews. Among them:  ... more
  • Google Performs 71% of Searches in September
    Google accounted for 71.08% of all US searches conducted in the four weeks ending Oct. 3, 2009, according to just released research. Yahoo Search, Bing, and Ask.com received 16.38%, 8.96%, and 2.56%, respectively. more
  • Case Study: How a B2C Website's Landing-Page Tests Increased Conversions 67%
    by Jennifer Natsu
    What do you do when the landing page for your most popular search term converts some 30 percent less frequently than your general landing page? more
  • Expand Your Local Horizons
    For the small-business owner, getting your name out via local search is a must. And to many marketers, that means optimizing for Google's universal results. After all, Google is the leader of the search-engine pack these days. But as David Mihm points out in a recent article at Search Engine ... more
  • Recession, Unemployment Drive Medical Site Traffic
    Although overall traffic declined slightly (-3%) to US websites in the health and medical category year-over-year from March 2008 to March 2009, health insurance sites experienced an 11% jump in volume. more
  • Searchers to Subscribers to Fans
    "If you're interested in building a flourishing online brand and website that generates links and traffic organically as part of your Internet marketing efforts, it's important to develop an active base of subscribers and fans," says Adam Singer in a recent post at the Online Marketing Blog. Here are a ... more
  • Americans Did 13.9 Billion Searches in August
    Google remains the undisputed king of search, but a recent analysis of search activity uncovered a few surprises. more
  • Seven Questions Local Businesses Should Answer Before Investing in SEO
    by Kenton Newby
    In the current economic climate, many local businesses are seeking more-effective ways to market. Since their potential customers are increasingly using the Web as a way (and sometimes the first and only way) to find products and services, local businesses realize that their marketing efforts should include at least some aspects ... more
  • It Doesn't Have to Be Either-Or
    A question many small businesses face when money is tight is whether to invest in pay-per-click (PPC) search marketing or search engine optimization (SEO). The answer, says Claudia Bruemmer in a recent blog post, is both. "Start a PPC campaign to gain visibility in the search engines and define the ... more
  • Google Launches DoubleClick Ad Exchange
    In a move to shove Yahoo off its display-ad perch, Google last Thursday launched its DoubleClick Ad Exchange, which the company promised would streamline and improve how display ads are targeted at and delivered to a desired audience. more
  • When the Honeymoon Is Over
    "Are you on an SEO honeymoon?" asks Ben McKay in a recent Search Engine Journal post. You know you are, he says. when you can think of simple ways to increase your client's search-engine rankings and garner fast results. But what happens when you've picked all the low-hanging fruit? "You've ... more
  • Form the Perfect SEO Storm
    Applying SEO best practices like keyword research and link-building is a surefire way to start increasing your search rankings. However, in a recent Search Engine Watch post, Chris Boggs warns us not to forget the non-SEO ways to get websites consistently ranked for relevant desired terms. "SEO involves getting lots ... more
  • Your Keywords: The PPC and SEO Gold Mine in Your Own Backyard
    by Larry Kim
    Your own keyword analytics data is the most valuable marketing asset of your company. In fact, the data contained in the keyword report from your Web-analytics application (which tells you how people are finding your site through paid and organic search) is much more valuable than traditional marketing data, such ... more
  • Can We Link Up Sometime?
    What are two of the biggest obstacles companies face in link marketing? Consultant Justilien Gaspard believes they are: (1) developing linkable content, and (2) making people aware of it. In a recent Search Engine Watch article, he offers advice on how to overcome these Big Two and start linking up with hot ... more
  • Top 15 Community-Related Search Terms, June 2009
    The top community-related search terms in June were led by "freecycle," "aarp," and "ymca." The top 15 terms deal mostly with nonprofit and charitable organizations. more
  • Top 15 Computers & Internet Industry Sites, July 2009
    The websites of search giant Google, social-media leader Facebook, and Yahoo's email service topped the list of websites in the computers & Internet industry in July, according to Hitwise. more
  • How Can I Find the Words?
    In a recent post on the SEO.com blog, Dustin Williams notes that every successful search campaign starts with finding the right keywords. It's important to not rush that precious keyword research, he says, because, "the goal is not only to rank well for many search terms but to also rank well ... more
  • Top 15 Auto Industry Search Terms, June 2009
    Demand for "pre-owned" automobiles has been hot during the recession, and the automotive search terms used most in June reflect consumers' interest in buying and selling cars online. more
  • Is Your Website Impeding Your SEO?
    by Jonathan Fashbaugh
    As the Web has evolved, websites have become diverse, particularly in how they are constructed. A wide variety of programming languages and design techniques are now used to build websites. Some of those coding and design techniques are detrimental to search-engine positioning. And if your website uses any of them, it's ... more
  • You CAN Get Satisfaction
    Mick Jagger sang, "I can't get no satisfaction," and that's apparently how many SEM professionals feel about their efforts these days. A recent report from [x+1] found that even though organizations are still investing as much if not more in SEM during this down economy, they have been somewhat unhappy ... more
  • Top 15 US Websites, July 2009
    Search, social-media, and Web-based email sites feature prominently in the top 15 US websites (among all categories) for July 2009. more
  • Peeling This Doesn't Make You Cry
    In an article at the MarketingProfs website,  Mike Volpe explains that SEO is one of the most effective ways to help your customers find you. He compares SEO to a gigantic onion, noting that "there is always another layer you can peel off." For your site to show up first ... more
  • Slam Dunks and Rebounds
    "At his prime," says Jeff Sexton in an article at FutureNow, "Dennis [Rodman] was pulling down a truly astonishing 18.7 rebounds per game." Impressive indeed, but you'd probably form an entirely different opinion of Rodman's prowess if you looked only at his scoring. "Comparing [his] 8-9 points per game ... more
  • When Bad Buzz Happens to Good Companies
    It seems almost inevitable these days: You run a search on your company's name or product and a negative review, remark or blog post appears in the top listings. What do you do? "Don't  ... lose your cool and try to retaliate," says Internet Marketing Consultant Jeremy Martin in a recent ... more

Results for All Content » Marketing Articles » Search Engine Marketing: 751 - 775 of 1044

Previous 1 2  25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36  41 42 Next
MarketingProfs uses single
sign-on with Facebook, Twitter, Google and others to make subscribing and signing in easier for you. That's it, and nothing more! Rest assured that MarketingProfs: Your data is secure with MarketingProfs SocialSafe!