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5 Email Share I was just sitting here going through the monotonous exhilarating task of building backlinks to my niche site ( Best Baby Car Seats & Covers Here Folks!) when it occurred to me that this little trick I use is not something I have shared with you, so I set about to remedy that – and here is said remedy We all want backlinks obviously, but what we all really want are the ones that end in .gov or .edu .
For all the naysayers who were so sure that Google Instant was the death of SEO (and those before them who thought the "Mayday" update was the death of SEO and so on and so forth), Google has once again made it blatantly clear that SEO ( Search Engine Optimization ) isn't going anywhere. Almost two years to the month, Google has just published a fresh new starter guide to SEO . Via Matt Cutts' Twitter : Having combed through it, I can definitely say that this guide beats the pants off of the previous guide and is worth a glance even to seasoned SEOs (even if just for checking up on how Google currently views SEO)!
Everyone knows the Twelve Days of Christmas song. Many different products and brands have put their own spin on these twelve days of gifts throughout the years, but no gift is better than free advice. Internet marketers and Search and Social people have published helpful holiday lists on their own, but what about a “Twelve Days of Twelve Days of Internet Marketing” list? Here we have compiled some of the best “Twelve Days” posts from around the Web: 1.
Do you know what is the first thing that your eye is drawn to on a website? And in what pattern do people scan your website? There have been many eyetracking tests on this subject and I’ll give you 15 most useful facts you should know. The picture below shows 3 different websites and where people look on them. Red indicates the area, where people looked the most, yellow areas got a bit less eye-action, blue areas got the least views and the gray areas, well, people didn’t focus on them at all. As you can see, the more people scroll down, the more they lose focus and start mainly scanning your website.
When people talking about keyword research, they will go directly to Google keyword tool and start picking the most traffic keyword with rather high SEO competition, that's the main reason for failure! When picking the right keyword, we have to consider 3 factors: 1. Keyword search volume
I have been talking to a lot of b2b marketing people lately about their Internet marketing programs. One of the first questions I ask is "What are the most important statistics you track for your website?" The answers are sometimes surprising. About 40% of the time I hear "we don't really get any stats, we just know that sometimes people look at the website and call us."
Using tools like Google Analytics it's possible to understand how effective your website is. Website stastic tools provide a wealth of information, so much so that sometimes you can feel lost in the details. If you just want a very quick overview of how effective your website is, what are the key statistics to look at? The following statistics are what we consider to be the most important stats to quickly check, month to month, to see how a website is performing: Unique visitors - The number of individual visitors that have visited the website.
Your website traffic stats will tell you a lot about how successful your marketing efforts are. There is a wealth of information available to you, and learning to watch these key stats will help you understand how to improve your site’s performance. Knowing what your stats are telling you helps you know what changes you need to make, to more effectively attract and engage your target audience. Not long ago, I wrote a post about the basics of understanding Google Analytics .
The term KPI is one that I hear far more than any other in this nascent field we call Web Analytics. Key Performance Indicators! This is a KPI and that is a KPI and "you don't have a KPI, oh my!" and "look at my KPI it is awesomer than yours!"