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. You have a limited or range of monthly…

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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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SEO delivers the Highest ROI

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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Harry Gold presents 17 Ways to Integrate Social and SEO

Harry Gold to Speak at NEDMA’s 55th Annual Conference

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On May 15, 2017, Overdrive Interactive Founder and CEO, Harry Gold, will present “17 Ways to Integrate Social and SEO” at the New England Direct Marketing Association’s 55th conference. This yearly conference brings together marketing luminaries and professionals for a day of networking and discussions of the latest marketing strategies and tools. Check-in will begin at 8:30…

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Advertising

How MicroCopy Can Improve Your SEO

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What Is MicroCopy and How You Can Improve UX Websites today have a lot of small details: buttons, search bars, breadcrumbs, forms, etc.’. But did you ever stop to think how these “small details” can make a big difference on your website? Improve your website’s SEO with MicroCopy in mind. These small details, or more precisely –…

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2017 CMOs Predictions Using AI, VR, and IoT for Marketing

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Artificial Intelligence Creates New Marketing Categories Chris Golec, Founder & CEO, Demandbase  In 2017, AI will allow marketers to create highly customized and personal ads in real-time specific to buyer’s interests using personas developed through social profiles (https://www.crystalknows.com) and their digital footprint. AI will take email blasts from “one size fits all” to automatically filtering out weak…

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