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.
Articles by Jim Yu
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.
Quora ranks questions and answers by user engagement. Social media metrics on this platform center around the number of followers, views, votes and shares each question has. Here's a deeper look at how brands and businesses are using Q&A site Quora.
Pinterest is seeing explosive growth. It is being adopted by brands, as well as users following these brands. Here are the latest statistics, best practices, and some tactical strategies for one of the hottest and fastest-growing social platforms.
Empowering content writers with SEO capabilities allows your business to scale the impact of your SEO team. Technology and CMS integration enables your content team to make optimizations that drive more traffic and conversions. Win-win.
Mobile and tablet search optimization are increasingly becoming prominent features in enterprise SEO. The growth of mobile and its close relationship with local search highlights the need for marketers to look at holistic search marketing strategies.
What do brands and customers see as key areas of focus in 2013? Marketers from around the world and from every industry – including retail, technology, financial services, ecommerce and hospitality – share their top priorities.
Enterprise SEO captures and builds upon opportunities not just across your site, search and social campaigns but also the interplay of data across these functions. Learn how to use this data and execute and align action throughout your organization.
Developing a discipline of forecasting and using that information to focus on the most attractive value opportunities in the competitive field of SEO puts you, as an agency, independent specialist, or brand ahead of your business competition.
Understanding where your competitors are positioned in SEO important in today’s competitive landscape and essential to getting ahead in organic search and meeting these goals. Follow this structure for successful competitive intelligence.