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How Important Are Keywords for SEO?

How Important Are Keywords for SEO?

In the early days of digital marketing, good SEO meant keywords—and lots of them. In an attempt to rank higher on the search engine results page, SEO experts loaded website content with keywords, many times without any context.

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8 Ways to Use Online Reviews to Power Your Business

8 Ways to Use Online Reviews to Power Your Business

Online reviews are crucial for any business. According to a 2017 survey by BrightLocal, 93% of consumers read reviews to determine the quality of a business. Reviews raise your profile, generate trust, give you the opportunity to learn more about your customers, make one-on-one connections with them, and increase traffic to your business. Use these 8 methods to make online reviews work in your favor.

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19 Cool Free Tools to Optimize Your Website for 2018

19 Cool Free Tools to Optimize Your Website for 2018

Is there anything you would improve about your website? If your answer is “I’m not sure,” use these 19 tools to measure your website's performance in various categories. They're all free, and none require you to download software, create an account, or sign up for a free trial.

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How Visual Search Will Revolutionize Online Shopping

How Visual Search Will Revolutionize Online Shopping

When’s the last time you made a purchase based solely on a written description of an item, without seeing at least a picture of it? If you want a particular haircut, are you more likely to try to describe it in detail to your hairdresser, or simply bring a photo to your appointment?

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Is Your Website Optimized for These 3 Key Search Types?

Is Your Website Optimized for These 3 Key Search Types?

Search engine optimization (SEO) used to be fairly straightforward. Figure out what keywords people are using when searching for something related to your site, then make sure you use those keywords in your website content.

But the way people use the internet is changing, and SEO is changing and expanding to accommodate the different ways people are searching for information online. To make sure those searchers find you, make sure your site is optimized for these three search types.

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15 SEO Mistakes You're Probably Making, and How to Fix Them

15 SEO Mistakes You're Probably Making, and How to Fix Them

With Google tweaking its algorithms almost 600 times a year, it’s hard to be 100% sure you’re using the latest SEO best practices on your site. You could be inadvertently making SEO mistakes that could cost you traffic, conversions, and revenue. Here are 15 SEO mistakes that could be hurting your site's performance, and how to fix them.

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Which Type of Digital Advertising Is Right For Your Business?

Which Type of Digital Advertising Is Right For Your Business?

Marketers in the United States will spend almost $120 billion on digital marketing by 2021, and a large chunk of that will be spent on digital advertising. Digital advertising is one of the fasting growing types of digital marketing: spending on digital advertising surpassed TV ad spending in 2016, and 65% of marketing leaders were planning to increase spending on digital advertising this year.

There are multiple options for digital advertising spend—here’s how to decide which is best for your business.

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