Google / YouTube and brand safety: What’s next?

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At the ripe old age of 20, Google is synonymous with internet search. The famous Silicon Valley brand long ago became a verb. Google Chrome remains the most popular web browser, leading on most mobile and desktop devices with more than 60 percent share across both platforms. It’s four times more popular than rival browsers. […]

Lessons learned from launching 100+ content-led link building campaigns

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Throughout 2018, I was responsible for the launch of just over 100 content-led link building campaigns. They all had a shared goal of earning links and coverage from the world’s biggest publishers for clients across retail, travel, finance, and other sectors. Here’s a small selection of publications where I earned links from across the year: […]

Amazon Advertising + Prime Pantry: What’s the deal for paid search?  

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For many consumers, joining Amazon Prime is a no brainer. From free 2-day shipping to unlimited movie and TV streaming, Amazon Prime offers its members tons of benefits that make our lives easier.   Prime Pantry is one such benefit that maximizes convenience and cost savings for consumers. Prime Pantry offers grocery and household items in every day pack sizes (a single box of cereal or a single tube of toothpaste). Amazon ships these […]

Q&A with SEMrush CEO / Cofounder, Oleg Shchegolev

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Oleg Shchgolev, CEO and Co-founder of SEMrush, also created SEOquake that was released in 2006. SEOquake was the inspiration to creating something more complex. Then SEMrush was born with the help of his partner, Dimitri Melnikov. Today, SEMrush has 10 years in the market with 500 employees, revenues close to 100 million, and about 2 […]

Google Ads 2019: What to look out for

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2018 was an eventful year for Google Ads. We saw a number of big changes and improvements including: A re-branding – Google Ads was re-branded from Google AdWords and according to Google this is more encompassing and makes it easier for businesses to advertise across their platforms. New interface – according to Google is faster […]

Facebook is a local search engine. Are you treating it like one?

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As soon as Facebook launched its Graph Search in 2013, it was only a matter of time before it became a big player in the search engine game. But Graph Search was limited as far as optimization was concerned. The results it returned focused on providing an answer on the relationships between people, places, and […]

A New Domain Authority Is Coming Soon: What’s Changing, When, & Why

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Posted by rjonesx. Howdy Moz readers, I’m Russ Jones, Principal Search Scientist at Moz, and I am excited to announce a fantastic upgrade coming next month to one of the most important metrics Moz offers: Domain Authority. Domain Authority has become the industry standard for measuring the strength of a domain relative to ranking. We […]

How did the Gillette video impact search traffic?

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Over the past couple weeks there was a lot of media coverage, in both traditional and social mediums discussing the Gillette “The Best a Man Can Be” ad. The ad has a lot of layers to it. But for the search engine marketing crowd, we know one of the most important questions is, “What was […]

3 lead generation tips for ecommerce businesses

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When we hear the words “lead generation,” our minds automatically conjure up a B2B marketing strategy aimed at filling the top of the sales funnel. But leads are not exclusive to B2B companies. Every type of business, be it wholesale, retail, startup or whatever else, needs qualified “potential” customers who can be nurtured into actual […]