11 Battle-Tested Ways to Raise Your SEO Click-Through Rate [Infographic]

On October 13, 2016
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It’s easy to overlook your organic click-through rates on Google. After all, you’ve probably been lulled into believing over most of your marketing life that they’re not as important as other SEO metrics, such as inbound links.

However, there are a lot of really great reasons you should work on improving your organic CTRs, not the least of which is its impact on your rankings. In fact, we’ve found evidence that if you want to move up a spot in the rankings, improving your organic CTR by 3% will do it.

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Top 5 Mobile Tests to Try This Month

On October 12, 2016
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The key to converting more mobile visitors is understanding that we aren’t using mobile devices as a replacement for desktop—we are using these devices in a whole other way.

mobile landing page tests

Since mobile visitors behave and think differently than desktop ones, it’s crucial for us as marketers to identify these behaviors and the mobile state of mind to create a better experience that’s dedicated to converting them.

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3 Ways To Keep Your AdWords Account Afloat During A Natural Disaster

On October 11, 2016
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Natural disasters claim lives and lay waste to property each year. Second to these harsh realities is the dire if not irreversible impact on small businesses. Potential customers in affected areas are concerned with survival, not making a purchase. Brick and mortar locations are destroyed. And advertising efforts fall by the wayside.

No matter how well a small business is doing before a disaster, putting the kibosh on PPC and paid social until conditions improve can have a profound effect on business once the dust settles.

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The Ultimate Guide to Tracking, Targeting, and Driving Conversions on Facebook

On October 11, 2016
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What matters most to the vast majority of digital marketers is the ability to see direct results and tie advertising costs back to those efforts. Simple enough right? Well, within the past year, Facebook as a marketing platform has become arguably the most complex and sophisticated way to track specific actions and target individuals based on them. 

The Ultimate Guide to Tracking, Targeting, and Driving Conversions on Facebook

In this post, I’ll show you not only how to properly track results in Facebook, but to leverage Facebook’s complex interface to cater to your entire marketing funnel. 

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Making the Case for Controversial Marketing: 5 Questions to Answer

On October 6, 2016
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“Eh, I don’t like the sound of that.”

If you’re a content marketer, this phrase is all too familiar whenever you’ve pitched an idea that pushes the envelope. On the one hand, your client understands the value of inbound marketing: Not only is it one of the most cost effective marketing strategies, but it can also generate high levels of awareness and drive conversions – particularly through something viral.

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6 Crazy Social Media Ad Ideas to Make You Look Like A Big Deal

On October 5, 2016
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Perception is everything. In the business world, people are naturally attracted to the biggest names, whether you call them influencers, experts, or [insert industry here] rock stars.

But what if you aren't a big name yet? How can you get on the radar of people you want to do business with in the future?

Social media advertising makes it super easy to appear superbad.

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Facebook Unveils (Then Veils) New Custom Audience: Link Sharers!

On September 30, 2016
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There’s a new reason to start cranking out quality content, folks. Facebook appears to be close to launching a brand new targeting method, one that will allow advertisers to target users who share your on-site content on Facebook.

Yesterday, Facebook advertising wunderkind Jon Loomer blogged about his experience with this new custom audience. It appeared randomly and disappeared soon thereafter:

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