When I went to business school (more years ago than I will voluntarily admit), our marketing coursework focused heavily on the basics. For example, we spent a great deal of time digging into the Four P’s (Product, Price, Placement, Promotion). While the basics of marketing are absolutely still valid concepts to understand, the underlying techniques have evolved completely. Back in… read more →
Enjoy the following guest post focused on how and where to track down free frameworks to use when building your own WordPress theme, courtesy of SEO Nick Robson. The views expressed in this post are those of the author and not necessarily that of Return On Now. In today’s business environment, more and more people are starting to run their… read more →
Much has been written about the Knowledge Graph, and how Semantic SEO is important to the long term success of websites and web presences. On the other hand, we have existing best practices for organic SEO targeting. Google has repeatedly gone on record saying that they want to evolve from a search engine to a knowledge engine, where they can… read more →
The following slide deck was my supporting material for a presentation to the Austin Online Marketing Club on November 27, 2012. It addresses the question of whether you should be managing a website, or a more comprehensive web presence. In the document, you will find a couple of case studies, a review of how the buyer’s journey has changed, and… read more →
We cover a range of online marketing topics here on Return On Now, with SEO being one of our favorites to discuss and review. Today we offer you a guest post from Samantha Nicole Samonte of Singapore-based online marketing services provider Webcada. In this post, she covers some basic SEO gaffs that no one should be making these days. It’s 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 →
Please enjoy the following guest post written by my friends at Top Side Media.
In our experience with search engine advertising, one of its unique aspects is that, in addition to directly generating online sales or leads, its robust settings provide an excellent tool for business research and planning. In the creation and management of search engine ads, the campaigns, ad groups, and more granular settings gather a great deal of useful data. This is particularly true for Google AdWords. When specifically set up for testing, the potential is a marketer’s dream. For example, we control the following primary variables: