What separates good marketers from great marketers?Planning.Now is the perfect time to begin planning for 2019. If you haven’t started yet, it isn’t too late.Make sure your planning starts with this 2019 marketing calendar (including free templates).It’s filled with traditional and wacky holidays, major sporting events, awards shows, and cause movements.As you’ll soon see, there are so many special days, weeks, and months to remember!This post will totally simplify your life in 2019. Bookmark it and come back whenever you need some creativ ideas.Speaking of which…Want some amazing content marketing ideas, too?I’ve included some of my favorite campaigns from this year to inspire you.So, feast your eyes on this exclusive marketing calendar for 2019 — from Amazon food drives and AI to Facebook communities about PSL — get excited for all the festivities to come.Sidebar: I will be updating this calendar for 2020. … [Read more...] about You Need This 2019 Marketing Calendar & Free Templates!
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Episode Overview Tyson Stockton, Searchmetric’s Director of Services spends some time with Ben to discuss the big winners (and losers) for February of 2019. Join us to learn who the big movers were, why, and the lessons to be learned from their success and failures. iTunes Overcast Spotify Stitcher Episode Transcript Ben: Welcome to our February edition of Winners and Losers on The Voices of Search podcast. Today we’re going to look back on the month and talk about some of the trends behind some of the biggest movers, shakers and slackers in the SEO world. Joining us for Winners and Losers is Tyson Stockton, who is the director of Searchmetrics’ Services. Tyson manages our SEO content and client success organizations, and outside of shepherding Searchmetrics’ largest and most strategic clients to SEO … [Read more...] about Voices of Search Podcast: February 2019 SEO Winners and Losers
“What should I focus on this year?”This is a question that I have been hearing a lot since 2019 kicked off.I’ve been going back and forth on what the right answer to that question is, which is also why this article is being published in March and not January.Already this year, so many new ideas, arguments, and hypotheses have been thrown out into the ether for discussion, and I wanted to see how some of those unfolded before I made the final call on which way to direct people this year.I take this seriously because SEO is such a slow burn. I always want to make sure I steer people in a positive direction based on real-world experience and data. That’s the practical side of me.The other side always wants to throw out-of-the-box ideas out into the world to get folks to start thinking a little bit differently about how they approach organic search within their organizations (which is mainly based on my 15-year gut instinct in the field).Below are what I believe is … [Read more...] about 4 Essential SEO Strategies You Need to Focus on This Year