SEO Title Tags: Best Practices, Rules, and Gray Areas

There is a subtle art form to crafting the ideal title tag for a web page. It is the first impression of your website to both users and Google alike. And like any other first impression, if executed poorly, can take some effort to correct. In this post, I want to talk through not only […]

Optimizing for Searcher Intent

You’ve spent a lot of time putting powerful SEO techniques into action such as: Implementing links Optimizing for keywords Creating a great combination of internal and external links So you may wonder, why isn’t your site ranking high on Google? Well, a large component you may be missing in your SEO advances is optimizing for […]

Content Strategy + SEO

As someone who has a personal blog, I understand the importance of content. Words matter. Stories matter. The connection to my target audience (and often those outside of my target audience) relies heavily on the content that I publish. Some posts are well-received with high reader engagement while others tend to struggle with little engagement […]

Long-tail Keywords in SEO

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an important and foundational piece of any digital marketing strategy. In simple terms, the purpose of SEO is to make sure the website appeals to search engines and therefore ranks higher in search engine results pages (SERPs). The result of good SEO is an increase in quality and quantity of […]

Targeting Featured Snippets: The Importance of Words on a Page

What is a Featured Snippet? Featured snippets are summary answers to the questions or search terms you type or speak into Google’s search bar. The snippets are displayed near the top of the search results page (SERP) and have the keywords from your query emphasized in bold text. Google generates featured snippets by pulling relevant […]

Voice Search is the Future of Digital Marketing

Whether it’s asking Siri for directions to the nearest restaurant or asking Alexa to play your favorite radio station, voice search is more popular than ever. According to ComScore, half of all searches will be voice searches by 2020, and, as of January 2018, there were already one billion voice searches happening a month. The […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Regularly Update Your Website Content

Everyone in the marketing industry has heard the phrase “content is king” more times than they can count—but for good reason. Creating a website is a great first step, but if your website is not regularly updated, your traffic can stagnate. A website is not a one-and-done project, but a continual process that should evolve […]

An Introduction to SEO

SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is a phrase you have probably heard bouncing around all corners of the internet. You may have been confused by what those three letters meant or why everyone keeps telling you it will help your business. Don’t worry; we’re here to help. The Basics of Search Engine Optimization First and […]

How a Redesigned Website Can Result in Lowered Traffic (But Not Permanently)

If you’ve been through a website redesign – whether in the last ten days or last ten years—you know that it’s a process with many exciting moments. It can feel as if you’re lost in a sea of difficult questions: What should the new website look like? How many pages should it be? What will […]

Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: March 13-17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, and happy Friday! Hopefully everyone’s wearing green and feeling jolly. Before you head out the door for some St. Paddy’s shenanigans, check out our collection of the best SEO/digital marketing-focused writing from the past week. It’s good and good for ya. Slàinte! Marketing Land: 7 questions your customers ask, and how […]