Inbound Marketing, SEO & Joomla Blog
Google has never publically announced their ranking signals, but they have mentioned that there at about 200 of them. Thanks to Single Grain and Backlinko for listing what they think could be the 200 ranking factors, based on the information they have about Google. This infographic is a great way to learn and integrate some of the concepts into your own game plan to hopefully see results. You can check out the massive infographic below. It's full of ranking properties, from domain factors to backlink factors and many more.You may want to take notes!
We've all hit that wall from time to time. The one that blocks our brain from thinking. Some people refer to it as "writer's block," but it isn't always just about writing. Let's call it "content creator's conundrum" (it has a nice ring to it). It's happened to all of us. We've finally come up with a great idea and quickly create a piece of content, but then what? You are back to square one before you know it. In order to avoid always falling back into the content creator's conundrum, let's look at another alternative. Content repurposing is a great way to avoid the content creator's conundrum. Content repurposing takes one idea and spreads the message across different mediums.…
All this talk about branding lately has got me thinking about how a company's identity can be just as important as its product when it comes time for buyers to make a purchase decision. But going beyond just how an entire organization projects itself, the rise of digital media has lent itself to the development of our online "personal brands", which contribute to the collective identity of our company. A business is no longer a corporate logo and a value proposition, it's a transparent melting pot of diverse professional identities. So, just what is a personal brand – and how can we ensure ours is engaging?
Inbound Marketing is a bit of a unique style of marketing in the sense that in order for you to do it successfully your company needs to break out of traditional thinking of what both marketing, sales, culture and more. In today's blog we are going to take a global view on why traditional business mindsets are doomed to fail in our modern world and how to adapt.
Despite the recent shifts in perception of SEO and it's sometimes questionable reputation, improving search ranking will not be disappearing anytime soon from the Inbound Marketing methodology. Those of us who have dabbled in SEO may often find ourselves growing impatient and wondering how long we have to wait for results, which begs the question – when are we done with SEO?
I don't know about you, but sometimes I seem to get lost in the whirlwind of social media. There are so many platforms to choose from, offering different tools and requiring different techniques, it can be very overwhelming. Most people have found their spot in the world of social media, somewhere between Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Yet, these mediums don't always offer some things people want to grow as a company. LinkedIn is a great source for establishing a great presence in your target community. There are many ways on LinkedIn to preview your company's uniqueness as well as networking with others in your industry. I have put together a few things I've found helpful when optimizing not only your…
This past week Rand Fishkin of Moz presented the idea that the best types of marketing stem off this idea of a flywheel. I found this concept pretty interesting because it's been something we stress with our clients, however, we've never found a great way relate it to another concept. So in today's blog we're going to take a look at why Inbound Marketing works on this flywheel concept and why over the long run, this is the best type of marketing for your business.
SEO is a hot topic but this doesn't mean it's easy. It's not only hard to grasp the concept and create a successful game plan, but it can be hard on your wallet too. There are some factors that play into SEO that make it expensive. Competition: You need to stay on top of your competitors Landscape: Keywords vary and some are hard to influence without money Reactive vs Proactive: Google is constantly updating and you need to stay up to date Scaling Services: It can be tricky to avoid using unethical shortcuts on a small budget Tracking Performance: You have to make sure you have the right data services in order to track your impact Check out these things…
Of course everyone wants their video to go viral. However, going viral requires a lot more than just coming up with a good idea and running with it. There are certain ways to increase your chances of going viral. Just wait a minute. No, I'm not about to tell you the secret to going viral; there is no secret. First things first, you need to come up with a great idea. Your idea should follow the guidelines I have created for you below.
Why is your business in existence? Why do you get out of bed in the morning? If you're like the vast majority of businesses, you're probably think you know but I can almost guarantee you're not digging deep enough. I just finished one of the best book's I've ever read; Simon Sinek's "Start With Why". In today's Panda quick tip I'm going to share the key take away I got from the book.