We’ve published a list of digital and marketing trends every January at Econsultancy for well over a decade, and have been training marketers for the better part of 20 years. Looking back at some of our annual predictions since 2010, three types of trend stand out: Trends that feel nostalgic, ideas that quickly became amusing […]
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Best Practice Guide
Econsultancy’s new and updated series of SEO Best Practice Guides contains everything marketers need to know about search engine optimisation, whether they work for an in-house client-side team, independently, or for an agency.
PPC Best Practice Guide
Econsultancy’s refreshed and updated series of Paid Search Best Practice guides covers everything you need to know about the complex, though potentially very lucrative, area of paid search advertising.
Articles on Search
You might have heard that TikTok is the ‘new Google’ based on a stat that two fifths of Generation Z are apparently using it for search. But where did this idea come from, and is it accurate?
The healthcare and pharma industry is demanding better performing content and more organic traffic, says Performance-io founder Matt Lowe.
In recent years there has been a marked shift towards Google’s AI taking the reins from PPC marketers, leaving marketers with less manual control. How has this trend changed the game for paid search, and what does it mean for the role of a search marketer?
With Google laying the groundwork to phase out third-party cookies starting from mid-2024, we asked the experts about the impact on PPC and how search marketers can adapt.
How is generative AI transforming the work of paid search marketers? We asked three experts to give us their views.
With the impact of GenAI, voice search is experiencing a revival of interest. But a lack of reporting hints that voice isn’t a distinct category of searches.
What are the current trends shaping search, and what should SEOs do to respond to them? In part 2 we cover the growing ‘long tail’ of search and what the emergence of multimodal search means for SEO.
Search Marketing Case Studies
7879 worked with Blue Array to optimise its website architecture, keyword targeting and informational content to boost visibility and improve the user experience 7879/ Blue Array
The Australian flooring brand worked with Digital Hitmen to identify YMYL topics and optimise for Google’s E-E-A-T guidelines, gaining a 38.8% increase to blog traffic. Online Flooring Store|Digital Hitmen
The ecommerce retailer partnered with Circus PPC to improve product PPC tagging, scheduling and tracking The Lighting Company|Circus PPC
SEO: Content Optimisation
This report looks at the critical components of on-page optimisation, the practice of improving site rankings by focusing content and ensuring signals sent to search engines are as clear as possible.
This report looks at how businesses can successfully launch into new markets by optimising their international web presence, from choosing a domain strategy to language considerations and content localisation.
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This report covers the practice of link building and its importance to SEO, and guides businesses through the steps to creating an effective link building strategy that encourages organic traffic. It also looks at how businesses can avoid penalties from search engines.
With changes to the Google algorithm rendering many link building tactics less effective or even harmful to businesses, SEO practitioners have had to significantly change how they work. This report explores these changes and examines the crossover between SEO practice and social and digital PR.
This report provides best practice guidance on how to technically optimise a website in terms of its architecture and performance for the search engines. It includes detailed sections on URL management, sitemaps, side speed, HTML code and other specialist technical considerations.
This report looks at the importance of landing pages for SEO and explains how businesses can employ conversion optimisation techniques to enable excellent user journeys and meet business objectives.
Measuring SEO Performance
This report looks at how to benchmark and audit internal and competitor websites, explaining the different types of processes involved, why they are important and how to apply the insights gained from them in order to improve web performance.
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