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Thursday, August 6, 2020

‘Creating an Experience for Your Product’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Creating an Experience for Your Product”.Eric Covino say, “In a recent post I talked about the benefits of productizing your business model along with some functional ways to achieve productization.A product, in and of itself is really only 1/2 of what you are selling to your clients. The other 1/2 of the equation is the “experience”.It sounds a bit “fluffy” but in my career as a service provider and in my purchasing history as a consumer the experience matters. I would even go so far as to say that in some very noticeable... [...]

‘Historical Revisionism’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Historical Revisionism”.Peterd say, “A stopped clock is right two times a day.There’s some amusing historical revisionism going on in SEO punditry world right now, which got me thinking about the history of SEO. I’d like to talk about some common themes of this historical revision, which goes along the lines of “what I predicted all those years ago came true – what a visionary I am! .” No naming names, as I don’t meant this to be anything personal – as the same theme has popped up in a number of places –... [...]

‘Optimizing The SEO Model’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Optimizing The SEO Model”.Peterd say, “SEO has always been focused on acquisition.The marketing strategy, based on high rankings against keyword terms, is about gaining a steady flow of new visitors. If a site ranks better than competing sites, this steady stream of new visitors will advantage the top sites to the disadvantage of those sites beneath it.The selling point of SEO is a strong one. The client gets a constant flow of new visitors and enjoys competitive advantage, just so long as they maintain rank”.Optimizing The SEO Model‘SEO... [...]

‘How To Win In Local Internet Marketing: The Practical Guide For Small Businesses And Local Marketers’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “How To Win In Local Internet Marketing: The Practical Guide For Small Businesses And Local Marketers”.SEO Book team says, “Once a training ground for novice SEOs, local search has evolved into a complex, unpredictable  ecosystem dominated by Google. Corporations and mom-and-pops shops alike are fighting for their place under the Sun. It’s everybody’s job to make best out of local Internet marketing because its importance will continue to grow.This guide is geared towards helping you deepen your understanding of the local search... [...]

‘Productizing Your SEO Business’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Productizing Your SEO Business”.Eric Covino says, “If you service clients, it’s quite likely that you’ve faced some of the same pain points I have when trying to design a “product” out of your “service”. The words product and service in our industry tend to be interchangeable as our products are digital products.Pricing for SEO, or any type of digital marketing service, has been written about quite a few times and there’s never been a real clear answer as to what the sweet spot is for pricing.I actually do not believe there is... [...]

‘Time For A Content Audit’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Time For A Content Audit”.Peterd says, “”Content is king” is one of those “truthy” things some marketers preach. However, in most businesses the bottom line is king, attention is queen, and content can be used as a means to get both, but it depends.The problem is that content is easy to produce. Machines can produce content. They can tirelessly churn out screeds of content every second. Even if they didn’t, billions of people on the internet are perfectly capable of adding to the monolithic content pile at similar rates”.Time... [...]

‘Google Keyword (Not Provided)’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Google Keyword (Not Provided)”.Aaron Wall says, “Just a follow up on the prior (not provided) post, as Google has shot the moonsince our last post on this. Here’s a quick YouTube video.The above video references the following:Matt Cutts when secured search first rolled out:Google software engineer Matt Cutts, who’s been involved with the privacy changes, wouldn’t give an exact figure but told me he estimated even at full roll-out, this would still be in the single-digit percentages of all Google searchers on Google.com.This... [...]

‘How To Think About Your Next SEO Project’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “How To Think About Your Next SEO Project”.Eric Covino says, “The independent webmaster has taken a beating over the last couple of years. Risk has become harder to spread, labor costs have gone up, outreach has become more difficult and more expensive as Google’s webspam team and the growing ranks of the Search Police spread the FUD far and wide.The web is still a great place to be and still offers incredible opportunity that is largely unavailable, without much more capital intensive risk, in the offline world.There’s still plenty... [...]

‘Design Thinking’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Design Thinking”.Peterd says, “One of the problems with analysing data is the potential to get trapped in the past, when we could be imagining the future. Past performance can be no indication of future success, especially when it comes to Google’s shifting whims.We see problems, we devise a solution. But projecting forward by measuring the past, and coming up with “the best solution” may lead to missing some obvious opportunities”.Design Thinking‘SEO Book’ Blog [...]

‘Jim Boykin Interview’ – ‘SEO Book’ Blog

The latest ‘SEO Book’ blog post is titled “Jim Boykin Interview”.Aaron Wall says, “Jim Boykin has been a longtime friend & was one of the early SEOs who was ahead of the game back in the day. While many people have came and went, Jim remains as relevant as ever today. We interviewed him about SEO, including scaling his company, disavow & how Google has changed the landscape over the past couple years.Aaron: How did you get into the field of SEO?Jim: In 1999 I started We Build Pages as a one man show designing and marketing websites…I never really became much of a designer,... [...]