The Role of Demographics in B2B Digital Marketing

Whether you are a B2B or B2C business, connecting with prospective businesses (or customers) should be a foundational goal. After all, it would be near impossible to grow a business without people to build relationships with. This is true regardless of B2B or B2C designation. In the realm of digital marketing, those connections can be […]

Benefits of Bing Places for Business for Industrial B2Bs

Bing Places: A Simple Tool for SEO Success as an Industrial B2B Company When it comes to search engine popularity, Google owns a large majority of the market share and is by far the rule maker in the game. As SEOs, it is our job to play by those rules to help our clients appear […]

Product Schema Benefits in Industrial and B2B Markets

Industrial and Business-to-Business (B2B) markets often find themselves on an uncomfortable playing field. B2C companies have flashy marketing strategies, pretty websites, and seem to get all the glory. B2B is different. These websites can be modern looking, but typically need to focus on functionality above all else since their users are often engineers needing a […]

Understanding the Difference Between Responsive Websites and Sites Optimized for Google’s Mobile-First Indexing

Google rolled out mobile-first indexing in 2018 as part of an effort to prevent issues caused by websites with mobile and desktop versions that were drastically different. The goal was to provide mobile users with search results that are more relevant. Prior to this change, Google used the desktop version of a site for crawling, […]

What Is Local SEO and Is It Something I Should Worry About?

We know that having a website is important for any business, especially with more consumers conducting their searches and shopping online. But that doesn’t mean people aren’t still using local brick-and-mortar services. Whether you’re an auto repair shop or provide specialized services like custom manufacturing, having your pages optimized for local SEO can help you […]

How Google’s Algorithm Changes Affect SEO

Algorithms are what search engines like Google use to retrieve data and deliver search results that are relevant to your inquiry. The results then appear on the SERP, or search engine results page, and are ranked based on relevance. Google makes changes to its search algorithm hundreds of times per year and while most of […]

Using Google Analytics to Track Offline Marketing Campaigns

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When your business uses offline marketing such as participation in trade shows or publishing print ads, you want to see return on investment.  There may be an increase in your web traffic after these activities, but how do you correlate the two?  Furthermore, how do you evaluate the quality of visitors the campaign brought in? […]

LinkedIn Instruction Video You Have to See!

Let’s start off with a disclaimer on this one:  I am not an affiliate of LinkedIn or getting any kind of kickback for promoting them.  Ok, that being said, I am a big fan of the LinkedIn networking site.  It can be so useful for the industrial marketing community and for just about any other […]

An SEO Thanksgiving

In the spirit of Thanksgiving I would like to share what I as a Search Engine Optimization Specialist am thankful for.  I am thankful for Google, who can be the best of friends and the worst of enemies all at the same time.  I am thankful that they provide an interesting and ever changing landscape […]

Getting started with SEO

As an internet marketer, I am overwhelmed by the amount of data available online related to SEO, SEM and PPC. Everyone, it seems, is an internet marketing specialist or is selling SEO. Searching for “Search Engine Optimization” in Google yields almost 92