If you let your search engine optimization company know about products or services you have in your pipeline, it can start searching for appropriate keyphrases early on. Then you can start getting traction ahead of time, rather than waiting until your product is already out to start your marketing on the Internet in that area. If your SEO firm asks you what is coming up for your business, let the company know about any initiatives up front. … [Read more...] about What Every Search Engine Optimization Company Should Know about Keyphrase Choice
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I see too many companies that have paid search as part of their marketing mix but they do little to optimize the spending so that it provides maximum value. Too often, I see companies in paid search that have no idea whether that expenditure leads to any sales. It's true that for some businesses (pharmaceuticals, for example), tracking manufacturer advertising of any kind to sales is very tough. But for most businesses, it is a well-understood process that too few companies have implemented. Most companies can take the time to update their measurement process so they can track conversions and conversion rates and use those numbers to determine their paid search bids. Despite this, I see many companies that have not taken even this basic step. … [Read more...] about Are you overlooking paid search optimization?
For the purpose of this article, I'm ignoring the multitudes of companies that decide to dump the job on somebody already in their organization (usually an IT person who already has too much to do) rather than hiring a search engine optimization company. It has been my experience that while some of these people eventually provide decent results, they are the exception. More often than not, the project never leaves the ground, or the effort is halfhearted at best. In a worst case scenario, your internal person may embrace tactics that no expert search engine optimization company would ever use because they can put your site at risk of penalization or outright removal from the engine indexes. … [Read more...] about Using a Search Engine Optimization Company vs. Hiring an In-House Expert: The True Dollar Cost
Take the search engine Google for example: A good SEO company knows that Google ignores description and keyword meta tags but rather looks for actual textual content on a page. They know that Google will recognize an ALT attribute if they do not find any textual content. They know that Google weighs heavily on Link Popularity to rank pages. They know that Google will form the title of your listing from your Title Tag. With this understanding, they design, consult and recommend so that a particular site will rank well on Google. This is just one search engine's requirements -- there are many others that are different. … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need To Hire a SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Company?
It is important to get your search engine optimization company involved as early as possible before you build your new website. Not only are there many technical issues that you should be aware of before you begin design (such as linking architecture, types of text to use, and balancing your SEO efforts with your brand), but there are also strategies that can be set in motion at the outset that will counteract some of the stumbling blocks listed above. If you involve your search engine optimization company after you have built your new website, much of the work you have done will likely need to be redone with a long term strategy in mind. … [Read more...] about Brand New Websites: A Search Engine Optimization Company Perspective