I’ve been working on a new ebook that highlights 10 big mistakes businesses make when building out their online marketing programs. The book is now available, and I wanted to share a quick excerpt from the beginning of the book here. Before I get to it, I have to fess up… the book actually includes 11 mistakes. I decided to… read more →
Welcome to the latest edition of Return On News! It has been quite a wild ride the past two months. And a lot has happened in online marketing. Today I have a longer list of articles to share. I will be very brief with the summary of all of the following articles. That way, you can make it through the… read more →
Keyword research is one of the most challenging pieces of online marketing and SEO. It is easy to do the research, but not so easy to filter through it for the nuggets of value. Today I will review some of the top free keyword research tools available online. NOTE: click the headers below to open up each tool in a… read more →
NOTE FROM EDITOR: We have published an update to the market share numbers, effective December 2013. Please view the updated numbers on the following page – 2013 Search Engine Market Share By Country This week I’ve been doing a lot of research about International SEO. Google has introduced several important new optimization options in the past few years I’ll do… read more →
Quick overview of what the main match types are for pay-per-click / PPC advertising on Google AdWords.
So today you are looking at the first edition of “Return On News”. My goal is to share a similar set of recommended articles and blog posts at least once monthly. If there is enough volume, I might even do it more often.
We talk about search engine optimization (SEO) quite a bit on here, but SEO is (obviously) not the only way to drive web traffic. You could also invest in various paid placements such as PPC, display, or sponsored white papers to drive targeted traffic back to your website. Many old school marketers immediately turn to these tactics, and the can… read more →
Robots.txt allows you to suggest which pages each search engine should not crawl. Learn the basics in this blog post.
Tommy Landry takes a moment to review Google+, discussing it’s use as a social network and how it might be important to understand for social search.
PPC Expert Matt Kelly appears as a guest blogger comparing the pros and cons of using PPC vs. the Content Network when advertising on Google.