Björn Darko, VP of product at Searchmetrics, explains the power of search data, which some brands are exploring, and how it can be added to your market research armoury to support insight and decision making
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.
The crux of good advertising, when you boil it right down, is about reaching customers with the right message at the right moment in time. Of course, actually doing this is a lot easier said than done. However, in our ever-more-online world, we have more insight into where our customers are in their journey, how […]
Google has confirmed that its Page Experience ranking update, which uses Core Web Vitals along with a number of other metrics to assess user experience quality, has begun “slowly” rolling out. What can marketers do to prepare for this change?
At the beginning of 2020, no business could have been prepared for the challenges and uncertainty that the coronavirus pandemic has brought. The idea of closing down your business for a few days would have been unfathomable to most, never mind for several months at a time. Fast forward to June 2021 and that is […]
For brands who primarily sold to or interacted with customers via a physical venue, the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown that it brought prompted an abrupt shift towards finding ways to interact with customers in the digital realm instead. This was particularly true for beverage company Diageo, which owns drinks brands like Guinness, Baileys, Smirnoff, […]
Hannah Mitchell, organic strategy director at Croud, looks at search trends during lockdown and offers some advice for marketers who are setting content strategy in the run up to some kind of return to normality.
Chris Pitt, Managing Director of Vertical Leap, explains the value of search data when responding to continued market uncertainty in 2021.
Every December, we look at our Google Analytics dashboard and share the top 25 posts (by simple page views) over the course of the previous year.
2020 has been an eventful year for SEO practitioners, PPC specialists and anyone working in the field of search marketing.
This report is part of Econsultancy’s SEO Best Practice Guide, with this section covering covers the essentials of measuring and reporting, from setting goals to KPIs.
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.
A best practice guide helping marketers test and improve all elements of PPC, covering the strengths and weaknesses of different bid strategies, ad extensions, how to test messaging and creative, landing page optimisation and how to integrate mobile search into any PPC campaign.
On-page and landing pages
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.
This is an excerpt taken from Econsultancy’s Paid Search Optimisation Best Practice Guide.
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 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.
The importance of structured data, a type of code that makes the content of webpages easier for search engines to interpret, is frequently emphasised in advice articles and presentations about SEO.
This report outlines the key updates to Google’s algorithm that website owners should know about in order to optimise their webpages. It includes the most recent broad core updates as well general algorithmic shifts that aim to deliver a better experience for the user.
Partnering with The SEO Works, the University of Birmingham Dubai researched prospective students’ online search behaviour to optimise its website, create new content, and build links.
The Australian bathroom retail chain worked with Megantic on a website and search optimisation strategy which boosted organic traffic and increased revenue.
Partnering with The SEO Works, House of Oak boosted online revenue by 557% and outranked global brands for ‘Oak Furniture’ with its organic search marketing campaign.
Fast Track Search Marketing Training Course
SEO, or a lack of it, can make or break a brand. This Fast Track SEO Marketing Training course will lift the lid on the techniques you can use to stand out in an incredibly competitive marketplace.
What search marketing is and how paid and organic search aid visibility.
Key good practice insights for external link building and management.
Discover which factors and on-site capabilities determine where you rank.
What PPC is, how it works, the different ad formats and the importance of optimisation.
How to approach keyword analysis and the impact of different types of keywords on CPC.
Learn how shoppers are using voice and what this means to marketers.
Learn some of the key ways to track and measure PPC performance.
Learn some of the key ways to track and measure SEO performance aligned with business goals.
An introduction to SEO: why it’s important and how it works. Learn about the key principles of SEO and be introduced to on-page and off-page activity, along with keyword research and how to apply it.
Gain an understanding of Paid Search and PPC, how it works, and how it differs from SEO. Learn about the auction model and how this affects costs, along with keywords, key phrases and targeting options.
Local and international search
This report is part of Econsultancy’s SEO Best Practice Guide, with this section explaining some of the most important areas marketers will need to consider to successfully launch into a new market, from how to set up a website to devising and running an international SEO campaign.
This report examines the business opportunities of local SEO and advises how to prioritise and build a local SEO strategy. It is intended to offer best practice thinking on how businesses can ensure that local SEO is a valuable investment of both time and money.
A report helping marketers explore opportunities for expansion across a range of countries and languages, covering what factors to consider when launching a PPC campaign in a new international market.
Well, here we are. We’ve made it to 2020, the year that so many believed would be a milestone for voice search, because allegedly, 50% of all search queries by 2020 were going to be conducted via voice.
This guide contains everything that a marketer needs to know about where voice search is now and where it is heading, drawing on a grounded analysis of the latest facts and figures from the field of voice.
Five years on from the initial launch of the Amazon Echo in November 2014, many would claim that we’re in the midst of a ‘voice revolution’.
This report outlines the key changes in search that have occurred since 2020, detailing notable interface updates, changes within the SEO industry and the growth of AI in search processing.
A comprehensive series of reports covering everything marketers need to know about SEO in order to develop an effective and future-proof SEO strategy that works in markets around the world.
Find search marketing trends – visit the ISD
Browse, save and export more search-related statistics and charts in the Internet Statistics Database. Constantly updated to reflect the latest findings.