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Tag: top keywords

6 Tools to Create Data-Driven Content Ideas

Consider the rise of talent shows on TV like America’s Got Talent and American Idol. When it comes down to it, they’re simply performing good old-fashioned market research. Why sign an unknown singer to a record label, or sign a new act to a Vegas casino, when you can see how the world responds to them first? The same method applies to content. Developing data-driven content ideas can be the difference between a homepage full of stimulating ideas, and a page full of templated headlines on the same topic.

Google Visibility Math: Organic SEO Metrics that Matter

Almost a decade ago, a close colleague told me that it was impossible to figure out how much search traffic a website could or should be receiving from Google and other search engines. He was wrong.

Let me explain how to calculate the amount of traffic Google and other search engines could be sending your way.

How Can I Find My Top Keywords Using Website Analytics?

Using website analytics to determine your top keywords and then what to do with them
When developing a new subscription website, it’s crucial to know which keywords to develop your site around.

When a client comes to us, one of the first questions they ask is, “What are my top keywords?” What they’re usually talking about are

What Great Website Design Actually Means and How to Measure it

Have you started the venture on your next great website design? Maybe your original design was pretty great when you launched, but it’s been a few years now and it’s not so great. What exactly is the definition of great, anyway? Is it a good color pallette? A fancy design? Does it shuffle content more effectively, or draw your eye to the most important calls to action? Does it generate revenue for you? Has it been effective at building an email list? Are you consistently seeing more revenue generated through it than the month before?

You can probably guess at which of these questions are more important than others. If we have to hear another new marketing intern complain about pop-ups without looking at the 20-30% increase in email captures when they launched, we’re going to go all Nate Silver on them. Business goals – do you have them? Good. Are you willing to do what it takes to reach them? Great.

The Strategies of a Successful Keyword Checker

So, you’re the keyword checker in your publishing company. Maybe you’re the editor, who writes blog posts and optimizes them for the web. Or maybe you’re the analyst who compiles the keywords for the editors and copywriters to use. Either way, your sacred title of keyword checker comes with great responsibility to help your business improve and get more traffic from your research. And not just new content either, so keep reading.

Tracking Primary Keyword Phrases with Three Uniquely Different Tools

Your primary keyword phrases, also known as keyword clusters, are typically based on your most broad keyword phrases. These keywords are usually topics or main categories on your website.

Building Your Keyword Universe

Two tactics for determining the content that makes up your online business

The way you envision the content on your website may not be the way your prospective audience members search for that content online.

Sure, some of your main terms might relate to what people are searching for, since they are likely broader terms, but secondary keyword phrases might be a place where you can pick up more traffic.

Week in Review: December 13th, 2010 – December 17th, 2010

Catch up on the Mequoda Daily’s blog posts for this past week

Analyze Your Top Keywords

Suggestions for better landing pages

Online publishers know what content they want on their website. It’s typically this knowledge that serves as the core concentration of their online publications.

However, as time goes by and websites become populated with thousands of pages of content, it’s easy for keywords to become overlooked – or other keywords main end up being more popular amongst your target market.

Notes & Quotes from Mequoda Summit Boston 2009 – Google Analytics for Publishers

12 things every copywriter, editor and audience development manager can learn using Google Analytics
Nicholas opened this session by diving into the Google Analytics dashboard of our own Mequoda Daily and gave the audience 12 things that you want to track when using Google Analytics:

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