My post on Keyword Potential™ generated some great responses and some questions. I was surprised by the number of emails I have received about Keyword Volume so I thought I’d spend a little bit more time on it. Keyword Volume is defined as the number of phrases that generate search engine referrals for you over […]
As I mentioned in my post on how to improve page 2 rankings, boosting the performance of keywords you already get traffic for can have a great ROI. But how do you see beyond analytics data overload to figure out which keywords have the most potential? Here’s one way to do it: First group your […]
If you have never read Harper’s Magazine because it’s too screaming liberal for you or you generally don’t read anything that is not presented in pixels, I highly recommend picking up Harper’s July issue for “The Perfect Game: Five Years With The Master of Pac Man” by Joshuah Bearman. It’s a hilarious read – perfect […]
Many thanks to Mark from Akismet who just notified me that I have been released from Akismet Hell. Look for my extremely pithy comments coming soon to a blog near you. Note to Akismet: One way to avoid this “false positive” issue might be to put first time commenters in a sandbox and notify them […]
For some reason I think Akismet has classified me as a spammer and will not let me comment on other blogs. I have told a few blogs that I comment on regularly to remove me from their spam blacklist and they have done so but my comments still get put in the spam folder. Anyone […]
This just in from LinkedIn:
I like helping my clients. I do. It’s nice to be needed. That said, I’d much rather help my clients figure out some crazy new strategy v. trying to bring them back to life after someone pushed live some code that totally tanks their search engine traffic. Mistakes happen, but if you are about to […]
Barry Schwartz has a list of posts from SMX Advanced. Thanks for the link Barry!
How to figure out traffic for a term: expected clicks by Search Engine and Rank (overreports Google) Run an adwords campaign Webmaster Central All Query Stats Download and run through the Google Webmaster Central Stats Converter Sorry – listening more than typing. According to Richard Zwicky links from locally hosted websites will help you rank […]
of Enquisite. 90% of the search engine referral traffic comes from page one of the SERPs. Richard just walked us through the Enquisite search analytics system which was pretty cool. You can figure out how you rank in Google for your terms in different states.