Category Archives: Search Strategies

Video Transcription Opens New Doors For Search Marketers

Video Transcription Opens New Doors For Search Marketers by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 13, 2019 Trint, the brainchild of Emmy-winning reporter and former foreign correspondent Jeff Kofman, launched a video player on Thursday that allows engines such as Google and Bing to index the audio to text content in search results. “You have a huge … Continue reading Video Transcription Opens New Doors For Search Marketers

1-800 Contacts Takes Fight Over Search Ads To Appellate Court

1-800 Contacts Takes Fight Over Search Ads To Appellate Court by Wendy Davis  @wendyndavis, June 12, 2019 Contact lens retailer 1-800 Contacts is blasting a “short-sighted” Federal Trade Commission decision that the company’s efforts to police the use of its trademark in search advertising violated antitrust law. “The Commission’s process for assigning antitrust liability was … Continue reading 1-800 Contacts Takes Fight Over Search Ads To Appellate Court

Healthcare Needs To Rethink How To Chase Online Searches

Healthcare Needs To Rethink How To Chase Online Searches by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, May 24, 2019 Healthcare professionals need to think of their services and practices as brands, according to research released this week that suggests the industry has poor optimization and branding practices, along with slow response rates to patient reviews. All these elements … Continue reading Healthcare Needs To Rethink How To Chase Online Searches

Search Analytics Tool Moves Into Financial, Investor Markets

Search Analytics Tool Moves Into Financial, Investor Markets by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 19, 2019 As initial public offerings (IPOs) ignite with companies like Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Slack executives taking their companies public, SimilarWeb — a provider of analytics related to the performance of websites and apps — has moved into the financial space with … Continue reading Search Analytics Tool Moves Into Financial, Investor Markets

5 Tips for Driving More Offline Conversions with Search Marketing

Louise Thompson — February 7, 2019 — February 7, 2019 We may live in a digital world, but offline sales still drive the consumer economy. In fact, the vast majority of purchases happen offline through phone calls and in-store visits. To be successful in today’s hyper-competitive world of search, marketers must optimize not only for … Continue reading 5 Tips for Driving More Offline Conversions with Search Marketing

Why Websites With Search Make A First Impression

Why Websites With Search Make A First Impression by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, December 21, 2018 Websites may become an afterthought as bright shiny technology overshadows what some may consider this staple for brand and retailers. Consumers still care what a company’s website looks like and the features it offers. Think of the website … Continue reading Why Websites With Search Make A First Impression

Improve paid search lead-gen with cohort analysis

Adopting cohort analyses is a powerful means to assess trends, retention and path to purchase. Contributor Megan Taggart explains how to implement the model in your paid search reporting. Megan Taggart on May 14, 2018  When reporting paid search results, business to business (B2B) marketers often field a few recurring questions from stakeholders, clients, or … Continue reading Improve paid search lead-gen with cohort analysis