As the SEO discipline grows, the borders and gaps between other disciplines grow smaller.
Articles by Jim Yu
If you’re planning SEO in 2015, take this big list of stats and research to your team and show them it’s time to get serious about these key marketing activities.
In this post we take a look at holiday marketing trends year-over-year and what to watch going into 2015, so you can put ideas on your holiday marketing list for next year, right now.
Scaling SEO at your company is not just about SEO - success is also dependent on leadership, project management, and efficient process.
As brands and marketers, we’re at a fork in the road when it comes to content; the next path we take will either elevate our journey to the next level, or throw us into a never-ending roundabout that takes us nowhere.
Since Google's local algorithm update, "Pigeon," took effect in July, local businesses have been scrambling to adjust.
Some sometimes painful changes in organic search have made SEO a better tactic and have led successful brands to focus on content and customers. But what else do these brands and search industry players have in common?
If you aren't doing mobile, your site will be left behind in the search results. Here's how to decide which type of configuration to use for your mobile site (responsive, dynamic, or redirection to mobile URLs) and avoid common obstacles.
Are for ready for the tough questions about your organic search plans? Be well prepared with data points and projections that speak to the goals that matter to different decision-makers, using this five-point data-driven decision plan.
Rank is about the user experience. If rank is the doorway to success in search engine optimization, conversion is the ultimate success. The more you can use rank metrics to inform your conversion efforts, the more successful you will be.
Big data doesn't have to be big and scary if you have simple elements in place. The challenge is harnessing it in a meaningful way. The secret to making big data work for you is in knowing which data sources matter and when to exclude data.
SEO entails bridging the gap between the technical needs of search engines and human needs for content. SEO also must bridge many gaps within their organizations if they are to truly be effective and ensure success in 2014 and beyond.
Understanding content at a page level gives you a bird's eye view of what resonates with a brand's audience and drives conversions. Here are three ways you can measure the success of your content at a page level in 2014.
Adapting to the epic changes and shift in SEO requires adapting to, and focusing on, a new direction. Here are four key truths about secure search you can use as a guide to formulate your SEO strategies, plus several tips and tactics for 2014.
If your global audience is on Naver, it's time to start thinking of the Korean search engine as a viable publisher for your brand. While Naver optimization is a complex venture, the following tips can help you claim and build a presence on Naver.
You can still implement these tips to ready your website, drive more visibility, and connect with your target consumer in time for Cyber Monday 2013 and claim your share of the estimated $82 billion that will be spent in online holiday shopping.
Google Carousel presents a new opportunity to appear at the top of the search results, but with it also comes some new best practices. Here's a look at how Google's Carousel works, its impact on industries, some tips on images, and how to optimize.
Rank, although an important metric, can become confusing and seemingly meaningless for the CMO who also needs to see revenue related to rank. Earned media initiatives can reach further than ever, enabling you to drive awareness, demand, and revenue.
As we move toward a content-centric approach to marketing, search, and social media, new influence-based metrics become more important. As Google evolves, people and the content they produce are beginning to be prioritized by the search engines.
The SEO practices you implement in site design that optimize for search engines should be invisible. Modern day web design success requires a multi-function, multi-skilled approached to ensure maximum impact for your business. Balance is key.