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Alongside “SEO is dead” posts (we’ll get to them another day) the other thing I hear constantly is that SEO ruined the Internet. Their argument for this is that through the pursuit of adding keywords, gathering links and leaving web footprints, that the online environment is worse because of SEO. In reality SEO has helped the web in a lot of ways, and you don’t have to look far to find the real offenders who are damaging the Internet, with the term digital marketing being dragged through the mud in so many places. In this article I share the worst offenders in my opinion.
We’re inspired every day by the things we see in online marketing and often there are key voices that we see time and time again sharing and creating incredible resources. In this post we asked 17 of the Koozai team to share the marketers who inspired them and to explain why. We’d also love for you to do the same in the comments.
* Now that I have your attention, the ‘stat’ in the title is correct for the purpose of this post. It is based on the 125 brands who came top in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For in 2012. Read on to find out more….
As of early December 2011 .XXX domains have been on “general sale” and with this release many businesses have been left pondering whether or not they should be buying this version of their domain.
In this post, I would like to take you through a number of ways to enhance your digital marketing strategy and increase your reach and authority, while helping secure your position by making sure not all your eggs are in the Google organic basket.
In the modern digital age, businesses need to harness the power of an up-to-date website, as well as regularly maintained social platforms. More can be gained from using both of these platforms together, compared to a single entity alone – so long as they are both being used properly of course.
It can be difficult for a new website to get off the ground and get noticed, especially if there is no prior platform for promotion, for example if the new website owners already have a good web presence and following to help with the initial promotion. If the idea for the website is new, it is often difficult to capitalise on existing search volume for industry related keywords.
I’ve had a few rants recently… ok make that a lot. So today’s post is something totally different; a sunshine, lollypops and puppy dogs post compared to my recent ones. And why not? When writing a post about the digital marketing community it’s hard not to smile, and that’s what I want to celebrate today.
No rants. Honest.
A recent Econsultancy post about search engine ranking factors in the UK suggested that “Top brands have a ranking advantage”. Although we have been aware that bigger brands have often dominated the SERPs in many industries, it’s becoming clear that they really do have the ability to perform well in rankings for generic keywords (not just brand terms) above others in the same industry whose brands may not be as established. Read more
August 2nd 2013 sees the start of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (or Festival Fringe if you prefer), the biggest arts festival in the world. Around 1,500 acts will all descend on Edinburgh in a bid to get good reviews, possibly get spotted, find agents and of course to bring in the audiences.