On-Page SEO

Understanding Searches Better Than Ever Before

Google is understanding natural language in searches better than ever before, so well, that it represents “the biggest leap forward in the past five years, and one of the biggest leaps forward in the history of Search

Particularly for longer, more conversational queries, or searches where prepositions like “for” and “to” matter a lot to the meaning [1 in 10 searches], Search will be able to understand the context of the words in your query. You can search in a way that feels natural for you.”

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Google Penguin Looks Mostly at Your Link Source, Says Google

When we asked Google’s Gary Illyes about Penguin, he said SEOs should focus on where their links come from for the most part, but they have less to worry about now that Penguin devalues those links, as opposed to demotes the site. Sales Renewal’s insight: The more things change… As with any new Google algorithm […]

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How to Grow Your Blog Audience: Here Are 5 Tips

So you have a great blog. You write great content with lots of important information worth sharing. You publish frequently and promote your own content. But still, you aren’t getting many hits. Does it mean your content needs reworking? Not necessarily. Breathe new life into your existing posts by following these 5 steps, and you […]

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15 SEO Best Practices for Structuring URLs

It’s been a long time since we covered one of the most fundamental building blocks of SEO–the structure of domain names and URLs–and I think it’s high time to revisit. Sales Renewal’s insight: They offer both common-sense (e.g., #2) and search engine specific advice (e.g., #10) on the 15 best ways to construct web addresses […]

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Google’s Natural Language Search Gets Smarter

Google is now smarter at understanding queries that include superlatives and times, as well as more complicated questions. Sales Renewal’s insight: If natural search traffic is important to you and you have not yet reevaluated your SEO strategy, this story makes it abundantly clear that now is the time to do so! Why? Because you […]

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How Much Time Does SEO Really Take?

Getting started [with seo] is relatively easy, but in order to be successful in an especially competitive environment, you need to dedicate yourself to the strategy. You’ll have to acquire new skills… The common solution for this is to simply hire an in-house SEO expert who can handle all these tasks. If you can’t, it’s […]

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Marketing as Architect of the New Buyer Journey

A look at the impact on new buyer expectations and behaviors-and the challenges and opportunities for brands and marketing. Sales Renewal’s insight: A typical, simplified view of the customer journey (buyer’s funnel” shows three stages – Awareness (of a need or an issue that needs solving); Consideration (of the alternatives); and Purchase (of the best […]

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Study: 45% of Businesses Saw Ranking Changes From Mobile-Friendly Update

So was Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm update (“Mobilegeddon”) overhyped or not? Well, perhaps yes and no. While the initial consensus after the update’s launch was that changes in search rankings were minimal, a recent study indicates that small-to-medium sized enterprises did see some significant changes – just not complete ranking obliteration as the “Mobilegeddon” name suggested. […]

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6 One-Time Tricks to Boost Your Small Business SEO Campaigns

Put these six tricks to good use in your SEO campaign, and watch your rankings climb. Back up your efforts with a strong content marketing and offsite backlink building campaign, and you’ll be a force to be reckoned with. Sales Renewal’s insight: Some good advice – although the article makes it all sound a lot […]

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