Today, at the time of writing this, 3,819,542 blog posts have been published, according to Worldometers live update. On WordPress blogs alone, 70 million new pieces of content are published each month. There’s an awful lot of noise on the internet. Consequently, it’s now more difficult than ever to make your content stand out from […]
A recent study confirms the importance of organic search traffic. According to a study by BrightEdge: Organic search traffic accounts for an average of 53.3% across all industries. Organic traffic is outpacing growth in other channels. B2B companies generate 2X more revenue from organic search than from any other channel. In B2B, combined organic and […]
Expertise, Authority and Trust – these are the characteristics that comprise the acronym E-A-T, which has been featured extensively in recent Search Quality Rating Guidelines. The importance of E-A-T was further reinforced in a recent post on Google’s Webmaster Central blog – What webmasters should know about Google’s core updates. In this article, we’ll take […]
Earlier this year, Google released an article through their ‘Think with Google’ blog titled ‘Inside Google Marketing: 3 ways we think about SEO’. It wasn’t your usual article. Google shared its own perspective and its own internal experiences with SEO. From the article, there were three key takeaways: 1. Start small The first takeaway is […]
Almost 14 million search queries on Google have featured snippets in the search engine results pages (SERPs), according to a recent study conducted by Ahrefs. Better yet, featured snippets are stealing 8.6 percent of the clicks from the top result on Google. Earning featured snippet spots on Google is of vital importance to your SEO […]
Marketing is about people. Good marketing is about understanding how your product or service can directly benefit a person. To market your business well, then, you must understand exactly who your customer is. To do this, we create buyer personas. Here’s how to go about it.