Mobile

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Mobile-First Index: What You Need to Know

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Google’s Mobile-First Index As of November 2017, Google will now have one index for its search results and will index the mobile-version of your website before the desktop-version. (Google had typically used the desktop version of a page’s content to index and determine rankings for a page.) How your website renders on a mobile device…

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Marketing

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Podcast SEO

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Podcast SEO Checklist Below is an SEO checklist and tips on how to increase the visibility of your podcast episodes in Google’s search results. On-Page Optimizations Target Keyword in URL Target Keyword in Title Tag Target Keyword in Meta Description Introductory Text with 2-3 Summary Bullets Embed Video with a Relevant Image Thumbnail Internal Link…

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Analytics

Importance of Meta Data and How to Write It

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What is Meta Data? Meta data is a snippet of text in Google’s search results that describe each page’s content for users and search engines. It is written in HTML code for the search engines algorithms and should custom-targeted for online searchers to increase click-through-rates (CTR) from search result pages to your website.   Meta…

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11 Alternatives to Google Keyword Planner

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SEO campaign keyword research starts with Google Keyword Planner. Enterprise SEO keyword research tools have access to the Google Keyword Planner API and can organize the output; however, there are situations where you should use alternative keyword research methods: No budget or resources for enterprise SEO tools. Limited or range of monthly searches in Google…

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Google On “Over-Optimization”

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Google’s Gary Illyes announced this week that he was looking for topics for a post that would seek to debunk some of the myths that exist in the SEO community. Because Google’s algorithm is kind of a black box, they’re rarely 100% clear in explaining how it works. People like Illyes, his colleague John Mueller,…

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CMO’s Guide to SEO

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The Value Proposition of SEO Your goal: To be found online consistently at the top of search results— search engines are the principle way prospects learn about your products and services. Findability online is key! 81% of B2B purchase cycles start with web search, and 90% of buyers say when they are ready to buy, “they’ll find…

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Recap: Overdrive Interactive Attends NEDMA’s 2017 Annual Conference

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I had the opportunity to cover NEDMA’s 2017 annual conference with Overdrive Interactive this year, and was blown away by the presentations, exhibits, and general milieu. Hosted by NEDMA at Bentley University in Waltham, MA, the day was full of interesting factoids, mind-blowing marketing revelations, and delicious brownie platters. The conference opened with Nancy Harhut’s…

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