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When I started as an SEO I looked around for a role model. I wanted to find the most successful digital marketer and explore their methods and thoughts until I had a good enough grasp to venture off on my own.Instead of finding one, I found many, all of whom had fantastically different ideas of what was the best way to do online marketing.
Marketers are familiar with the fact that search engines have crawlers that are used to recognize websites and the pages contained within. The search engine crawlers play a major role in determining the ranking for a particular page or website. This is why marketers should be wary of the Google crawler and the effect it could have on their search engine rankings. There is a way for you to control the way in which the pages on your website: guiding Google bot through your website.
For marketers that have a clear idea of who their target audience is, using social media as platform for reaching them is the best approach. In some cases, marketers don’t actually know there they may find their target audience so they resort to SEO and other internet marketing tactics. Once they get to know their target audience, they move on to better ways to reach them. Social media advertising is and has been one of the most effective ways to reach your target audience.
The importance of Google Analytics and Google AdWords has grown in leaps and bounds over the years. Today, any online marketer who wishes to transcend the search engine rankings has to make use of these two services offered by Google. And for good reason too. Google may have tweaked its algorithm far too many times for the average marketer to keep up but there is no denying that Google itself provides the tools for them to get to the top.
If there is one thing you can learn from Google’s latest updates to its search algorithm, it’s that relevancy is the key to success. Gone are the days when one could deploy nefarious tactics like keyword stuffing or using unnatural links to climb the search engine rankings. At present, this is just not possible. Google has become much stricter over the websites that make use of such shortcuts to success and hits them hard.
Keywords are the lifeblood of any online marketing campaign. You can use all the fancy tools at your disposal but unless you are using the right keywords, you cannot expect to become successful online. From your website design to social media marketing, keywords play a crucial role in determining your success or failure. It is the keywords that can give you an edge on your competitors as well.
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The Google Display Network is a wonderful resource for marketers to get their message across to their target audience. The Display Network is basically a network of the websites part of the Google affiliate network. Using the Display Network, you can have your ads placed all over the internet, maximizing exposure and visibility. Google has clearly stated that the idea behind the Google Display Network is to optimize your ads so that they are seen by the people who want to see them.
When designing a website, it is important that you keep your users’ needs in mind. They want to see a website that loads fast and is easy to get around. Offering valuable content is a bonus but you can leave that till after you have created the website. The bottom-line is that your website should be in line with your customers’ expectations. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the search engines would love your website too.You might find this statement bemusing.
Google is the undisputed king of search. The search engine has grown in leaps and bounds over the years and is in a position to dictate terms for the other leading search engines. Google is responsible for Yahoo offloading its search to Bing. In its role as the supreme search engine, Google has been the driving force behind more effective SEO and improving the quality of search engine results.