5 Ways to Optimize Your Business for Holiday Success

5 Ways to Optimize Your Business for Holiday Success

At some point in time, 96% of Americans have made a purchase online, and 80% of them did so as recently as last month (October 2018). During the 2017 holiday season, consumers spent over 100 billion dollars on online shopping. And.. That’s over 120 billion dollars! Last year, more than half of all online shopping traffic started on mobile devices, and a third of all revenue came from mobile online shopping. The world is mobile…

Dominate SEO in 2019 The Right Way with Google RankBrain

Dominate SEO in 2019 The Right Way with Google RankBrain

It is no secret that Google is constantly changing and shaping their search algorithms for search rankings on the internet. And we are not talking a snippet here or there. Google makes significant alterations to their algorithms 500 to 600 times a year! To put that into perspective, Google’s updates equate changes being made almost 2 times a day, making SEO best practices a very hot potato to hold onto. In 2015, Google unveiled its newest search…

Micro-Moments: What are They? And What They Mean to Your Business

Micro-Moments: What are They? And What They Mean to Your Business

The shift in online search has come to mobile-first in almost every consumer’s daily experience. We spend an average of almost 5 hours a day on our smartphones. Long gone are the days of waiting to get to work or home in order to boot up our trusty desktop to seek out information. It’s almost 2019 and consumers want quick and immediate answers to their online questions more than ever. And businesses need to conform…

SEO Marketing Just Got Narrowed Down to 3 Letters: E-A-T

SEO Marketing Just Got Narrowed Down to 3 Letters: E-A-T

When Google released an update to their Search Quality Guidelines this past summer, they made a significant change to the section regarding a web page’s overall quality rating. The new acronym “E-A-T” was born, which sent the digital marketing world into a tizzy. (Google also created the acronym, YMYL = Your Money, Your Life pages, but for this blog’s purposes, we will save that one for a later date.) Google sets the bar high for…