SEO Trends 2015

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We recently wrote about the most important SEO ranking factors for 2015 based on the latest Searchmetrics correlation study. But how will the relevance of the different ranking factors change in the future? To answer this question, Moz carries out an experts survey every two years. For the latest study, 150 SEO …

Google My Business Tutorial: Managing Multiple Business Locations

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For companies with a physical office or store it is a must to be present on Google My Business. We already explained how to create a Google My Business account. If your business has ten or more locations, you should create a business account and use the bulk location management functionality. …

The Most Important Online Marketing Channels and How to Measure Them

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If you do online marketing, you have several different channels to choose from. We will give you an overview of the most important online marketing channels, how to use them and how to measure each of them with the relevant key performance indicators (KPIs). 1. Affiliate Marketing Affiliate marketing means that …

Search Engine Optimization for Yandex

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If Russia is your target market, you need to get found on Yandex. Yandex is the most popular Russian Internet property, covering 85.6% of Russia’s Internet audience. Google’s audience coverage in Russia is 71% (as of March 2015). In these countries Yandex is also very popular and thus an important …

How to Use Google Trends for SEO

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The free Google Trends tool is a very useful and often underrated instrument for search engine optimization. In this article we will show how you can use Google Trends. 1. Keyword Research When starting with search engine optimization, you should first of all do a thorough keyword analysis. The Google …

How to Use the New .swiss Domain

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A new generic top level-domain (gTLD) will be launched in the fall of 2015: .swiss. The Swiss Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) will administer this TLD that can be bought from organizations in Switzerland. Why is there a new TLD .swiss? In 2012, the ICANN created new gTLDs. The Swiss Confederation requested …

SEO Tutorial: Bing Webmaster Tools

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Bing Webmaster Tools offers several useful reports and features to analyze and optimize the visibility of your website in Bing – analogous to the Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) in Google. We will show you how to set up Bing Webmaster Tools for your website and provide an …

SEO Tutorial: Optimal URL Structure for SEO

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We will show you the elements of a URL and provide recommendations for an optimal URL structure. The URL structure of a website is an important part of an SEO strategy. Readable and well-structured URLs have a positive impact on click-trough-rates and encourage people to share links on other websites …

Search Engine Optimization for Bing

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When it comes to search engine optimization, most people automatically think about Google. But how do you do SEO for the Yahoo! Bing Network? We will outline the relevance of Yahoo! and Bing and provide an overview of the tools and SEO factors for these search engines. Relevance of Bing …

Bing to Launch Mobile-Friendly Algorithm

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Following Google’s lead, Bing announced the launch of a mobile-friendly algorithm. The Google mobile algorithm started rolling out on April 21st 2015. Bing did not communicate a date for their algorithm update yet, but said that it will be introduced in the upcoming months. Bing points out that the relevance of a …

Online Marketing Tutorial for Local Businesses

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For local businesses, the most important online marketing instruments are the same as those for companies targeting national or international markets. However, local businesses should take some particularities into account. In this tutorial we will show you the most effective measures for local companies to address potential clients by using specific …