Category: Search Marketing

New Findings Show Google Organic Clicks Shifting to Paid

New Findings Show Google Organic Clicks Shifting to Paid

Posted by Brian_W On the Wayfair SEO team, we keep track of our non-branded click curves: the average click-through rate (CTR) for each ranking position. This helps us accurately evaluate the potential opportunity of keyword clusters. Over the last two years, the total share of organic clicks on page one of our e-commerce SERPs has…

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Paid Social for Content Marketing Launches – Whiteboard Friday

Paid Social for Content Marketing Launches – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by KaneJamison Stuck in a content marketing rut? Relying on your existing newsletter, social followers, or email outreach won’t do your launches justice. Boosting your signal with paid social both introduces your brand to new audiences and improves your launch’s traffic and results. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, we’re welcoming back our good friend Kane…

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How to Track Your Local SEO & SEM

How to Track Your Local SEO & SEM

Posted by nickpierno If you asked me, I’d tell you that proper tracking is the single most important element in your local business digital marketing stack. I’d also tell you that even if you didn’t ask, apparently. A decent tracking setup allows you to answer the most important questions about your marketing efforts. What’s working…

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How and Why to Do a Mobile/Desktop Parity Audit

How and Why to Do a Mobile/Desktop Parity Audit

Posted by Everett Google still ranks webpages based on the content, code, and links they find with a desktop crawler. They’re working to update this old-school approach in favor of what their mobile crawlers find instead. Although the rollout will probably happen in phases over time, I’m calling the day this change goes live worldwide…

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10 Things that DO NOT (Directly) Affect Your Google Rankings – Whiteboard Friday

10 Things that DO NOT (Directly) Affect Your Google Rankings – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish What do the age of your site, your headline H1/H2 preference, bounce rate, and shared hosting all have in common? You might’ve gotten a hint from the title: not a single one of them directly affects your Google rankings. In this rather comforting Whiteboard Friday, Rand lists out ten factors commonly thought…

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