Sem Industry: General

  • Majestic successfully prints the internet in 3-D in outer space

    … been about expanding ideas, expanding knowledge leadership and about believing that data can be more than just numbers on an excel spreadsheet. I think that it also inspires people within our industry to say we are doing more there is more that we can do in the world to advance humankind.” Here is a photo: Here is a video from Majestic on this mission: Here is a GIF of it floating in the space station: About The Author …

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 13 readers -
  • Monetizing your SEO expertise

    … I have a theory: the best SEO practitioners in the world are not consultants helping their clients get rich. Rather, they are their own clients. Or, if they do have clients, they’ve figured out a way to have them on a performance pricing model in order to share in the client’s upside. How are these rock-star SEOs their own clients, you ask…

    Stephan Spencer/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 16 readers -
  • How and why the SEO tools industry should develop technical standards

    … The SEO technology space could benefit tremendously from the establishment of technical standards. Implementation of Google’s own specifications is inconsistent within our tools and can lead less-experienced SEOs to believe their sites are in better shape than they are. In the same way that the W3C rallied around the definition of protocol…

    Search Engine Landin SEO How To's- 10 readers -
  • How you can better communicate PPC industry updates to clients

    … As hectic as it can be, we are lucky to be in an industry that is constantly evolving. One day it may be a new ad extension, the next day an algorithm change; it could even be a complete transformation in how ads are written. Needless to say, it’s exciting to always be learning and trying new things. That’s great for us as PPC specialists…

    Matt Umbro/ Search Engine Land- 21 readers -
  • SEO request for proposal (RFP) questions: what to expect

    …/support?) What exactly is excluded in pricing? (e.g., any pass-through technology or advertising fees ) Not-so-common SEO RFP questions Describe how your techniques qualify as “best practices” or follow the industry standard preferred by the major search engines. What are your thoughts on timing of marketing and synergies between channels? How…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Moz trims product line to focus on search, lays off 28% of staff

    … Bird called that part of the change in Moz’s strategy the “gut-wrenchingly painful part.” Having to let go of any employee is hard, but almost one-third of your staff gone in one decision is a sad thing. Sarah said they will be providing those who have been let go with “severance, coaching, and assistance finding new roles.” Ultimately, Sarah and the management team at Moz believes this will lead to a better set of tools for the search industry and a stronger company. About The Author …

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 11 readers -
  • SEMPO announces its newly elected Board of Directors & Officers

    … Boggs, CEO/Founder, Web Traffic Advisors, LLC Michael Bonfils, Intl Managing Director, SEM International Mike Corak, VP/GM, DAC Group Marc Engelsman, Director, Strategy & Analytics, Digital Brand Expressions John Gagnon, Bing Ads Evangelist, Microsoft Mike Grehan, CMO, Acronym Michael Gullaksen, COO, iProspect Krista LaRiviere, CoFounder &…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Search Engine Land- 19 readers -
  • Advice to those considering SEO as a career

    … “In my day, there was no such thing as digital marketing. You studied Comp Sci, used QuarkXpress, made magazines, and you liked it!” I was recently asked by a colleague to present on “How to break into a career in SEO” to students in her college-level advertising course. As I planned my presentation, I actually found it a difficult topic…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 27 readers -
  • The SEM agency is dying (and what to do about it)

    … Search engine marketing agencies will face many business challenges over the next couple of years, including increased competition, fee pressure, clients bringing SEM in-house and a decline in the prominence of SEM in general. SEM agencies that fail to pivot into broad-based digital agencies will either need to focus exclusively on small…

    David Rodnitzky/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO- 27 readers -
  • Call for entries: the 2016 Search Engine Land Awards

    … OF THE YEAR — SEM IN-HOUSE TEAM OF THE YEAR — SEO AGENCY OF THE YEAR — SEM AGENCY OF THE YEAR — SEO The individual Search Marketer of the Year awards will be presented by last year’s winners, Stacy Williams (Nebo Agency) and Larry Kim (WordStream), who will also participate in the judging process, alongside other industry luminaries. See…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Thinking smarter: Take your SEO work to the next level

    … Search engine optimization is a complex marketing discipline, and it can be a challenge to perform high-level, high-quality SEO work every single day. When you’re working hard to get the best results for your client, it can be tempting to cut corners here and there to meet (or even beat) deadlines. While this approach may be effective…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 16 readers -
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