Digital marketing conferences in 2019 will be held from San Diego to Beijing and everywhere in between. Whether you’re into SEO, PPC advertising, content marketing, social media, big data, UX or general business growth, you can find events just right for you. Why attend an in-person marketing event? We think there’s no better way to grow professionally than to experience the whirlwind of information, education and networking that a live event provides. Newly updated for 2019, our Digital Marketing Conference Calendar contains more than 350 events worldwide! We hope this helps you start planning your year ahead. (Click here to skip straight ahead to the full calendar.) We’ve organized this massive list of 350+ digital marketing conferences in three ways — you can view events by regional location, by topic focus, or by month on a calendar. You can also download the calendar for viewing in your Google Calendar, where you’ll always see the most up-to-date … [Read more...] about Digital Marketing Conference Calendar 2019: 350+ Events Across the Globe, Updated
Sadda haq 30 may 2015 written update
share tweet share pin it e-mail share The Google year 2015 brought with it numerous updates and turbulent visibility changes for many US domains. The following concise analysis takes a look at the year’s biggest winners and losers of 2015. We also discuss the effect of Google updates, current search trends and offer key take-aways for your site in 2016. Read on. The clear overall winner is content. Domains that offer unique, helpful and current content were typically the biggest winners for 2015. Publishers and news sites are among the biggest winners overall, as their main product is up-to-date, relevant and often holistic evergreeen content. Almost every other winner was a publisher. Who are we talking about? – A quick note on the data we use This analysis is based on the SEO Visibility of each website (Searchmetrics’ flagship KPI for online performance in organic search results). For the analysis we examined the SEO Visibility of … [Read more...] about Google Year in Review: Top US Winners & Losers in 2015 –
share tweet share pin it e-mail share In the beginning of May 2015, webmasters far and wide witnessed severe traffic fluctuations, with some sites losing over 50% of their traffic! Clearly, Google had changed something, but what? Because of the initial uncertainty, it was called the “Phantom Update” (II). In this post, I’ll provide you with Searchmetrics data to shed more light on the return of the Phantom. It didn’t take long for members of the industry to start putting together their own research and explanations. Digital marketing veteran, Glenn Gabe, conducted extensive research on the update, naming it the “Phantom Update II”, based on a similar development he had seen in May 2013 (exactly 2 years ago). Co-founder of HubPages, Paul Edmondson, wrote about how his website allegedly* lost 22% of traffic because of this update. Eventually, Barry Schwartz of Search Engine Land received an official confirmation from … [Read more...] about Return of the Phantom: Google’s Phantom II Update
We recently looked at the UK sites that made the biggest SEO gains in 2015, but now it’s time to cross the pond to see which US sites did the best last year. Juan González the SEO & Country Manager at Sistrix spent a considerable amount of time last week evaluating 200 domains, and has given us an exclusive look at the top 100. Please note, we haven’t included any adult-entertainment websites in this list – of which there were only three. Also, as there were no major Google updates in 2015, most of these problems were “home-made by the website operators.” The insights below each domain are from Juan himself, so a massive thank you for his input. 1) Choicehotels.com In May 2015 Choice Hotels consolidated all of its domains – comfortsuites.com, qualityinn.com, comfortinn.com and many more – into the main domain of choicehotels.com. The redirects are sound but the only hazard may be the fact the consolidated domains still return a 200 … [Read more...] about Which US sites gained the highest Google visibility in 2015?
May proved to be a productive month in terms of social media updates. Facebook unrolled some new ways to consume and search for content; Twitter introduced some new search-related updates both in terms of how tweets are indexed in Google as well as searching within Twitter itself; and YouTube released some fascinating data plus new integrations for product listing ads. Read on for all the details! Facebook Facebook is testing its own in-app search engine capable of crawling the web and retrieving content for Facebook users without the need for them to visit Google. This new feature will be an extension of Facebook’s status updates. Learn more: Facebook is Testings its Own In-App Search Engine, A Possible Threat to Google Facebook debuted Instant Article, a new way to read and consume content. Instant Articles is a tool that can load articles as much as ten times faster than standard mobile web articles. On the publisher side, Facebook will allow them to sell ads in their articles … [Read more...] about This Month in #SocialMedia: Updates from May 2015