How Evidence-Oriented Consumers Have Reshaped the Buying Cycle

As evidence-based marketers, we are constantly testing the most profitable ways to engage consumers. But consumers themselves are becoming more educated and demanding more evidence before making each purchase. The rise of evidence-oriented consumers has reshaped the buying cycle and increased the importance of quality content, social media optimization and marketing technology. In Jim Leckinski’s [...]

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The Final 8: Cast Your Vote Now in the 2011 Salesforce.com AppQuest Contest!

Thanks to all of those who voted for us in the last round. With your help, DemandResult’s SEO for Salesforce made it to the Final 8 in Salesforce.com’s AppQuest competition!  As ecstatic as we are with our progress, we need your help once more. Vote for the SEO for Saelsforce video and help us reach [...]

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Why First Engagements Are Essential To Your Social Media Campaign

  According to social CRM specialists Get Satisfaction, 97.09% of people have bought a product or service from a brand based on their online experience. When several vendors offer the same or similar products, engagement strategy becomes key to a brand’s success. Social Media platforms are continuously offering new ways for brands to engage their [...]

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How to Build Links Using Infographics

This infographic demonstrates how influential PR still is to any industry news site or blog, and then illustrates how SEOs can use PR tactics and improve upon the process by adding additional link value. This concept was first discussed in greater detail on the YouMoz site.

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Google Introduces New Social Tools as More Websites Add +1s

In the wake of launching their new social media platform, Google+, Google has just unveiled a new set of tools that will allow you to track the impact of social media sites. Google Webmaster Tools has introduced a “+1 Metrics” component that will allow you to see how +1 annotations effect your website’s click through [...]

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How Nofollow Links Can Help You in Google Search Rankings

If you routinely follow SEO blogs and research, many of the findings in the 2011 edition of SEOMoz’s Ranking Factors report are not surprising. But one element concerning the beneficial use of nofollow was downright shocking, and we can’t wait to start experimenting with it. As explained in a previous post over on the SEO [...]

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How Organic Web Traffic Increased by 1018% Without Any SEO Efforts

In April, organic Web traffic for the site typeupsidedown.com increased by 1018%.  No particular marketing efforts were implemented that could have accounted for this. At DemandResults, we’re always looking for the root causes of notable traffic events or unusual online activity. Here, we’re using one of the best free evidence-based marketing tools available: Google Analytics. [...]

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Infographic: A 30 Second Guide to Call Tracking

Call tracking allows you to track campaign successes by associating a unique phone number with a specific marketing channel – anything from a flyer for an upcoming conference to an organic search query used to arrive to your site. Many PPC campaigns, for example, have granular insight into form submissions generated by their campaign but [...]

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How to Optimize a Press Release for Search and Social Media

Press releases have been a key tool for public relations professionals as far back as turn of the 20th century, and the goals, methods and procedures for creating them have stayed relatively the same. A release will generally follow a standard format, starting with an interesting and informative headline, followed by more detailed paragraphs with [...]

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Check Out Our New SEO for Salesforce Video

At long last, the new marketing video for the upcoming release of SEO for Salesforce 2.0 is available.    SEO for Salesforce is an SEO automation app that enables marketers to improve SEO performance with revenue-based strategies. SEO for Salesforce is the first SEO app that works seamlessly within the Salesforce.com CRM, where many companies [...]

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