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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Audience Engagement: Practical SEO Guide

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After all the time and money you spend on your website, wouldn't it be nice to know how much people like it, or how much time they spend on it?

There's a simple report inside Google Analytics, called the Audience Engagement report, that will tell you exactly that.

Log into your Google Analytics account and click on Audience -> Behavior -> Engagement as shown here:


AT: 07/14/2015 01:13:14 PM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, July 03, 2014

How SEO Relates to Retail Store Foot Traffic

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I recently had a conversation with a jeweler who was worried about the declining foot traffic in their store. Some months ago they hired an SEO agency to work on their website and at the same time the foot traffic to their store started to increase. Then the foot traffic to their retail store started to decline shortly after they stopped paying for the SEO agency.

The assumption was that the SEO agency was the only factor in increasing their foot traffic. It would be every SEO profes...

AT: 07/03/2014 02:27:40 PM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

7 Customer Acquisition Techniques for Jewelry Websites

7 Customer Acquisition Techniques for Jewelry Websites 7216-daily-golden-nugget-958As a continuation of yesterday's Daily Golden Nugget of 7 basic SEO tips, today I'd like to share with you my recent thoughts and experiences of the more advanced search engine optimization tactics.

Instead of diving into highly technical SEO tricks that only a programmer would understand, I've written these tips out based on an interesting array of circumstances. Some...

AT: 03/26/2014 10:14:41 PM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, October 10, 2013

Breaking Down SEO and SEM Related Activities (part 2)

This is the second part of a follow up to my reevaluation of SEO vs. SEM.

My goal here is to provide some simple understanding that it takes a lot of manpower to fit all the pieces of a Search Engine Marketing plan together. It's a continual process that you need to budget for.

In yesterday's Nugget, I presented the two lists shown below and explained all the details of the 5 items shown under Basic SEO Stuff. Please refer back to yesterday for those full details. Today I'm explaining the items in the second list.

So h...

AT: 10/10/2013 03:48:54 AM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Breaking Down SEO and SEM Related Activities

After yesterday's reevaluation of SEO vs. SEM I want to provide some simple guidance so jewelers understand how a Search Engine Marketing plan works.

The first part of the SEM Plan is to make sure your website is set up properly for the basic optimization stuff.

Basic SEO Stuff:

1. Page Title rewriting
2. Meta Description rewriting
3. URL cleanup
4. Content bulking
5. Topic separation

The more difficult part of the SEM Plan is to properly represent everything you do in the store, and all your offline advertising, on your website.

Complicated SEM Stuff:

A. Writing full details about your services
B. Keep your online identity updated with daily changes in your store
C. Writing comp...

AT: 10/09/2013 04:48:36 AM   0 COMMENTS
Friday, September 30, 2011

Holiday 2011 Run-Up Begins Today

Starting today and continuing for the next several days (yet to be determined) we're giving you our concentrated action SEO, SEM, and mobile marketing action plan for the Holiday 2011 season.

Welcome to the Holiday 2011 Run-Up!

Last year's Run-Up presented a 9-part Online Marketing Plan; how many will be in this year's? We don't know yet because we're still putting it together.

The 2011 jWAG Run-Up will have the most recent search engine optimization techniques, best search engine marketing ideas, methods to improve your online catalogs, and mobile marketing ideas presented as action items to plan for and then execute on specific days of the holiday season.

BE WARNED: This is where we tell you exactly what to do so you have the best chance of winning sales over your local competing jewelry store. We're not...

AT: 09/30/2011 01:16:18 PM   0 COMMENTS
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