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  • Using The Structured Data Report In Google Webmaster Tools in Inside Performance on 09/11/2012

    A little over a month ago, Google introduced a new report into Webmaster Tools: Structured Data. This new report allows website owners to access the types and amount of structured data that Google finds on the website. Why would Google create this report? What is its benefit to webmasters?

  • Google Analytics Experiments Can Cause An SEO Challenge in Inside Performance on 08/28/2012

    Back in June, I detailed the sun setting on Google Website Optimizer in favor of the new Google AdWords Experiments. For the most part, I've been really happy with the new Experiments option -- there are real benefits to the new approach. However, I have encountered a small glitch that testers using Experiments should take into account.

  • The First Rule Of SEO: Don't Panic! in Inside Performance on 07/24/2012

    Over the past week, Google was at it again, challenging the sanity and stress levels of SEOs everywhere. Last week, many Webmasters received a message in Google Webmaster Tools that seemed to threaten site removal from the Google index.

  • It's The End Of Google Website Optimizer -- And I Feel Fine in Inside Performance on 06/05/2012

    If you're a Google Website Optimizer user like me, you likely received an email last week indicating that the free Google testing tool was being discontinued. While at first I was disappointed by this announcement, reading further, Google said it would be integrating testing functionality directly into Google Analytics. For those of us who have used Google Website Optimizer for many years, the change may seem challenging.But there are two main benefits I already see from the new system.

  • Improve Landing Pages With 'Progressive Profiling' And Marketing Automation in Inside Performance on 05/22/2012

    This week, I'm at the Marketo User Summit in San Francisco, so I thought it might be an appropriate time for me to write about a topic near and dear to me: the integration of marketing automation and search marketing.

  • Dear SEOs: Google Owes You Nothing in Inside Performance on 05/08/2012

    I have to admit it - yesterday's column by Ryan DeShazer got my dander up a little bit. Just the headline -- "Doesn't Google Owe SEOs Something?" -- caught me and wouldn't let go. So, I decided I'd present the other side of this discussion today on why Google does not owe anything to SEOs.

  • Content Marketing For SEO: Claiming Your Content Ownership In A Post-Panda World in Inside Performance on 04/24/2012

    Last week I posted some tips for optimizing your content for SEO. This week, however, I'll address something much more serious that you need to watch out for in the "post-Panda" world: ensuring that Google understands you are the original author of that content.

  • SEO & Content Marketing: Getting The Most Visibility For Your Valuable Content in Inside Performance on 04/17/2012

    Content has always been essential for SEO, but in today's marketing world, providing useful, meaningful content has become key to lead generation and lead nurturing. Search provides a way to drive new leads by making that valuable content visible. Furthermore, with recent algorithm updates, Google has noticeably placed renewed emphasis on unique, relevant, and timely content. Clearly there's a marriage between SEO and content marketing. But how can you effectively enhance the SEO and content relationship? Here are some of my tips for content marketing optimization for SEO.

  • Five Reasons Businesses Should Be Using Google+ in Inside Performance on 04/03/2012

    For months now, marketers have been debating the benefits of Google+. With other options for social engagement, why should you make Google+ a priority?

  • How To Get Up To $40,000 Per Month In Free Ads On Google  in Marketing: Causes on 03/26/2012

    I'm sure that the headline of this article seems too good to be true, but it's not. Surprisingly, many nonprofit organizations still are unaware of the Google Grant and its potential for them.

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