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Alec Sharratt

Alec Sharratt

Alec Sharratt will be writing about his passion; the technical aspects of search. Well experienced within the IT industry, Alec has bags of knowledge on everything technical from simple spreadsheets that will save you hours right up to news and tips to make search that little bit easier.

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    The Importance of Conversion Rate Optimisation

    Conversion Rate OptimisationWhat is Conversion Rate Optimisation?

    Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) is the process of improving the ratio of conversions to traffic on a website. For example if your website is receiving 1,000 visitors per month and 10 of them buy your product, you have a conversion rate of 1%. Using CRO, one would look to steadily improve the conversion rate, without specifically looking to develop inbound traffic.

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    How to Promote Your Music Online

    HeadphonesSo you have formed a band, written some tunes, played a few small venues and acquired a handful of die-hard fans. Now what? You want to push it to the next level and start earning some money from all this gigging and writing.

    So How Do You Promote Your Music Online? Online marketing seems to be the way forwards but it’s a minefield of do’s and don’ts and you what results quickly!

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    A Review of Advanced Web Rankings (AWR) 8.0

    AWR LogoHaving the ability to accurately track your website’s keyword rankings within Google and other search engines is an intrinsic part of any good SEO campaign. Not only does this provide you with indicators of where you need to spend your time and on what keywords, but it provides transparency to the client. However, monitoring rankings manually is both tedious and time consuming, so a tool is needed to do this for you.

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    SEO Competitor Analysis

    Magnifying GlassCompetitor analysis has been intrinsic the process of business development for many years. Stretching back to when Henry Ford first created the production line for his model T, Japanese companies such as Toyota would come to look at how this process worked in order to recreate it. More than simply recreating production lines, they actually improved it creating concepts and methodologies such as the “Just in Time” principle, which saved both money and storage space.

    Today in the digital renaissance competitor analysis is still just as valuable as it always has been, and in SEO the process is invaluable.

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    Google Analytics and Reporting on Real Data

    Google Analytics and Reporting on Real Data

    Google Analytics is a powerful tool that everyone in search should be using. Being a powerful tool it comes with a lot options which if you are new to Analytics can be overwhelming. The temptation is to focus on top level statistics like total traffic or search engine traffic but this does not necessarily reflect the trends of your website’s visitors or the success of the site.

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    Hello. My name is Alec Sharratt. I work for Koozai as a Digital Marketing Executive. Today I’m going to be answering the question, “What is Google?” This is a search term we’ve found to be quite common. So we thought we’d give you some insight into who they are, what they do, and then where they come from.
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    Bing Reliant On IE Users

    bingThe latest stats from Chitika show that Bing is heavily reliant on people not changing the default settings in IE (Internet Explorer). As IE automatically has Bing set as the default search engine and many people do not either know how to change this or simply do not bother, IE users account for almost 75% of Bing users.

    So despite a huge marketing push of hundreds of millions of dollars by Microsoft and a growing market share, it would appear that much of this success can be attributed to default settings.

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