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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Reading Your SEO Reports: Google Webmaster Tools

Reading Your SEO Reports: Google Webmaster Tools 9581-daily-golden-nugget-1058
Every online marketing company has their own version of reports. It's one of the requirements of any marketing or SEO service. You, as the website owner, want to know what they are doing and what you are paying for.

Some agencies provide their own really nice looking reports with charts and graphs, while others provide lists of pages and keywords with percentage increases and decreases. On many occasions I've found that agencies created reports using reporting software that t...

AT: 08/13/2014 09:21:22 AM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, August 07, 2014

Is Off-Site Blogging A Waste Of Money?

Is Off-Site Blogging A Waste Of Money? 8117-daily-golden-nugget-1054
I'm a big believer in maintaining your blog as part of your website rather than setting up a separate blog on another website. Last year, I was able to present some data that explained why the ons...

AT: 08/07/2014 10:51:24 AM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, June 09, 2011

Best Search Engine for Organic Traffic to Jewelry Websites

Many jewelers criticize us that almost everything we teach refers to Google in one way or another. This is simply because in our tracking we see the highest percentage of organic traffic coming from

Today we took a random sampling of the sites we work on and looked at an average percentage of all the current traffic in the last 30 days. Here are the results:

Organic Traffic for May 2011 to Jewelry Websites:
Google: 85.39%
Yahoo!: 6.41%
Bing: 5.94%
Search: 0.83%
AOL: 0.95%
Ask: 0.48%

It's amazing that Ask is still holding on as a search engine. It's also pretty surprising to see and AOL showing up as organic sources for organic jewelry website traffic.

Obviously you see how much traffic comes from Google. More than 85% of organic traffic for jewelry websites comes fro...

AT: 06/09/2011 01:30:40 PM   0 COMMENTS
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