Here are some resources to help you better understand the social networking sites and how they can be a huge boost in targeted traffic.
Here is a guide with tips on how to score a gig with a web startup. Whether you are a recent college graduates trying to decide whether or not to go to a big firm or looking for a small hot company. There are still some priceless nuggets of wisdom for you job-seekers of any age.
- 73% of all online activity is related to local content
- 82% of local searchers follow up with a phone call or show up on your doorstep
- 66% of Americans use local search to find local businesses
If your local Google places listing doesn’t have a 100% score, you will not be included in the first 7 local businesses that Google displays for local results.
Perry Belcher graciously shares his highest converting shopping cart button and explains the psychology behind its design.
This button is specially designed to be used on direct response style sales landing pages, and may not be suitable for a retail e-commerce shopping cart.
This is a review of the new 2011 B2B Marketing Advanced Practices Handbook authored by the great online ad firm Marketing Sherpa. We went through the 198 page book and found many quality nuggets of information that has helped us make 15% more from our PPC ads than we had before, just by tweaking landing pages and improving our conversion funnel.
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Keyword research and competitive analysis will take you far in the online marketing world. I was at a SEO conference and the speaker asked people how often they performed online research. Then the speaker asked how much money each person made. The results are below:
A large business management software company tested short, actionable call-to-action copy versus a top 5 list on a landing page for business intelligence solutions. The goal of the squeezepage was to get visitors to register for free access content, briefs, white papers, and product demos.
This is a features versus benefits test: should you always list customer benefits and promote your service offering from their perspective?
Should you use keyword stuffed domains or hyphenated domains? Is this the magic elixir that has eluded you in cracking a top 10 Google ranking? Did you already purchase a 10 keyword domain name based on the advice of a domain name representative who wanted to sell you more names? Here’s the bad news: It’s…
As social media continues to factor more and more on the web, webmasters need to keep an eye on how new trends and/or developments such as URL shorteners affect SEO rankings. For these useful tools, at least, URL shorteners have been integrated into sites without any drawbacks – really without much difference at all in how search engines value the links.
To Google, custom URL shorteners are basically viewed as general redirects and the PageRank comes through just like a regular 301 or permanent redirect, so there isn’t any downside for SEO. As Matt Cutts of Google says in a video posted on their Webmaster Help YouTube Channel, “If we try to crawl a page, and we see a 301 or permanent redirect, which pretty much all well-behaved URL shorteners like bit.ly or goo.gl will do, if we see that 301 then that will pass PageRank to the final destination.”
These starting pay options are from people who have received full-time offers from the company in question, and these figures are approximate. They are for beginning programmer positions.
All companies are notorious for being incredibly secretive about employee pay and do not publish salary ranges. These pay scales were taken from interviews, online forums, job boards and salary aggregators.