14 Tips for Improving Your Organic Search Performance on Google

SEO - Search Engine Optimization

One of the most basic necessities for developing a winning SEO strategy is improving your Google organic search rankings. Despite the fact that Google constantly tweaks their search engine algorithm, there are some fundamental best practices to get you started on improving it, which will get you into that golden Top 10 on page one and ensure that you are among the first thing potential …

April 21 is Google’s Mobilegedden! Your Checklist for Mobile SEO

Guide to Google's Mobile Search Optimization for April 21 Algorithm Changes

Are we scared? No, not really. I’m afraid that sites that haven’t been optimized for mobile usage were already suffering from poor user interaction and engagement. Now Google is simply catching up by updating the algorithms to reward sites that are optimized for a mobile user with great rankings in mobile searches. Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a …

12 Steps to Building Demand for Your New Agency

DK New Media

Last week was an amazing week at Social Media Marketing World where I spoke on the topic of Influencer Marketing. While the audience was mostly corporations looking for advice on how to implement at successful strategy, I returned home and had a good question from one of the attendees curious about how I built enough influence and demand to start my own agency. I want …

Why Responsive Web Design? Here are 8 Reasons

Responsive Website Reasons

We released a fantastic video on what responsive web design is and how you can test your own site to see whether it’s optimized for viewing on a mobile device or tablet. It’s not too late for you to get some help on this, and our friend Kevin Kennedy at Marketpath shared the infographic below. With the staggering growth of mobile devices like smart phones …

Search and Content Taxonomy, Ontology, Lexical Onomies

Hierarchy, Taxonomy, Ontology, and Lexical Onomies

As DK New Media researches the content authority strategies we develop for our clients, there’s a methodology associated with the topics we’re producing, gaps we’re identifying, and priorities we’re creating. First some definitions: What is a Taxonomy? Taxonomy – the two-dimensional hierarchical classification model of the architecture of the site. Within your website and content strategies, this is typically the categories – known as the …

The Most Expensive Paid Search Terms on Bing – And How to Avoid Them

Most Expensive Paid Search Keywords on Bing

The old adage that A fool and his money are soon parted may be the most appreciated sayings by pay-per-click search platforms like Bing. I’ve never wasted more money on marketing than I did on set it and forget it paid search marketing where I neglected to do a little research and keep an eye on my marketing dollars. Here are the top 5… {insert …

What does a Digital Marketer Do?

A Day in the Life of a Digital Marketer

Let’s just open by stating that I had this guy’s job below, heh. As a digital marketer, we’re rotating through all of our clients on a weekly basis, analyzing their performance, making adjustments, researching, planning and executing multi-channel campaigns. We’re utilizing tools much more than this infographic describes – from communication, to publishing, to development and analysis tools. IMO, most marketers work in the area …

10 Benefits Every Small Business Realizes with a Digital Marketing Strategy

10 Benefits of Digital Marketing for Small Business

We interviewed Scott Brinker about his upcoming Marketing Technology Conference, MarTech. One of the things I discussed was the number of businesses who don’t deploy strategies because their current strategy works. I have no doubt that companies with, for example, a great word of mouth clientele, can have a growing and prosperous business. But that doesn’t mean a digital marketing strategy won’t help them. A …

Keep Watch on Your Online Competition with Rivalfox

Rivalfox Competitive Intelligence

Rivalfox collects data from a variety of sources on your competitors and makes the data easily accessible from a single competitor data hub. Sources include traffic, search, website, newsletter, press, social and even people and job changes. Rivalfox is a SaaS solution that puts cutting-edge competitive intelligence into your hands. We believe that by learning from your competitors, you can grow faster, avoid mistakes and …

How Shopper Product Ratings Affect AdWords Merchants

Google Product Ratings

Google rolled out an AdWords feature late in July to help shoppers make more informed buying decisions. Product Listing Ads (PLA) across Google.com and Google Shopping will now have product or Google shopping ratings. Think Amazon and that’s exactly what you’ll see when you search for products and services on Google. The product ratings will use the 5-star rating system with review counts. Let’s say …