One Hour DIY SEO Audits for Busy People
Do-it-yourself (DIY) projects are all the rage due to the current pandemic. For more people, these projects focus on organizing, cleaning, or building something to improve efficiency and maximize unused resources. The same approach can apply to your marketing. Instead
Why You Need to Write P.S. in Your Marketing Emails
You’ve probably noticed “P.S.” at the end of many marketing materials. Is it a cliché? An old-fashioned writing habit? A tactic to improve your results? How about all of the above? The term P.S. is an abbreviation for “postscript”, which
Google My Business Hijacking – What to Know and How to Prevent It
Google My Business (GMB) pages are a vital component of local and overall SEO. When GMB pages are optimized, they provide critical information to customers including contact information, reviews, service catalog, and more. As the pandemic continues, the value of
PPC 101 – Introduction to Ad Buying
PPC campaigns can provide an excellent return on investment and generate high quality leads for your business. If you are considering a pay-per-click (PPC) campaign with either Google or Microsoft, it’s important to understand what you’re getting involved with before
5(ish) Tips for SEO Blog Post Writing from an SEO Blogger
Blogs are a key component of a website’s overall SEO. A blog can be an integral component for link building, helpful when establishing authority and trust with Google and your website visitors, and can serve as a platform to discuss
Is Lead Generation Considered Sales Or Marketing?
Lead generation is a multi-step process that is crucial to gain new customers and expand your company’s reach. While years ago lead generation was often considered solely the responsibility of the sales department, it has more recently been shown to
Should you install a Heatmap before a Redesign?
Website heatmaps are an incredibly useful and often under-utilized tool when it comes to understanding your website and its traffic. While heatmapping is not a panacea for all the issues you might be having, it will improve your perception of
Major Changes Shake Up Google Ads and What They Mean
Despite the ongoing turbulence currently engulfing the world, Google Ads has rolled out several new changes to the Internet’s largest ad distribution system in recent months.
Why Local Search is Critical for Health and Medical Sites
The importance of website search engine optimization (SEO) is widely acknowledged, but the significance of local search still tends to be overlooked – especially for health and medical websites. Medium and large businesses can dedicate the resources for full-scale SEO
Local SEO Benefits of Google My Business Posts
Every business owner is looking for ways to show up higher in Google searches for relevant local search terms. For this reason, your local business’s posts on Google My Business are more important than ever.
10 Tips for Successfully Working from Home
Switching to remote work because of the Covid-19 outbreak was probably a bit of a shock. Typical office camaraderie may have disappeared with social distancing, everyone is worried, and your usual discipline and focus might be lagging. Here at Efferent
E-A-T: What Is It and Why Is It So Important For SEO?
For SEO, staying up to date with Google’s recommendations is the name of the game, and while the EAT guidelines aren’t new, they’re taking on increased importance. In regards to SEO, EAT stands for Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness. It was
Favicons and Changes to Google’s Search Results Page
The Internet Has Come a Long Way Remember the dial-up days when your internet connection was a continuous phone call between the internet company and your computer? Dropped connections, downloads taking several hours, and picking up the phone only to
In Case You Missed It: Pressure on Facebook, Monetizing GMB, and Italian Regulators Look at Google
Pressure on Facebook Grows Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wrote a long opinion piece in the New York Times calling for Facebook to be broken into smaller, separate companies. Hughes is far from the first to do so. Presidential candidate Senator
In Case You Missed It: Instagram Hiding Likes, Pinterest’s IPO and more
TechCrunch tipster and reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong discovered a design change test in Instagram’s code for Android that would hide likes on Instagram posts. TechCrunch asked Instagram about the test and a spokesperson confirmed it. “We want your