Eric Enge

Eric Enge leads the Digital Marketing practice for Perficient. He designs studies and produces industry-related research to help prove, debunk, or evolve assumptions about digital marketing practices and their value. Eric is a writer, blogger, researcher, teacher, and keynote speaker and panelist at major industry conferences. Partnering with several other experts, Eric served as the lead author of The Art of SEO.

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Digital Marketing Considerations Play a Big Role in Commerce Platform Selection

Why Digital Marketing Considerations Play a Big Role in Commerce Platform Selection- Here’s Why #271

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a commerce platform for your business. In the first part of this two-part series, Eric Enge and Justin Racine, Senior Commerce Consultant at Perficient, discussed the technology considerations. Now, in this video, they dive into the business and digital marketing factors you need to evaluate […]

Technology is One of the Big Keys to Picking the Right Commerce Platform

Why Technology is One of the Big Keys to Picking the Right Commerce Platform – Here’s Why #270

Your e-commerce platform sets the foundation for the future success of your business, so it’s crucial that you choose one that fits your current needs and allows room to grow. In this episode, Justin Racine, Senior Commerce Consultant at Perficient, joins Eric Enge to highlight the key technology considerations you need to examine before deciding […]

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Why CX and UX Are Critical to Meeting User Intent – Here’s Why #269

In this series, Eric Enge and Duane Forrester, VP of Industry Insights at Yext, have demonstrated why and how user intent impacts search. So, what should you do to ensure success? How and what should you prioritize? Eric and Duane walk through how to identify if you’re providing a great customer and user experience today […]

The Powerful Link Between Accessibility, SEO, and Google

It’s long known that good accessibility is good for search engine optimization (SEO). However, most people think of this connection as being specific to implementing alt attributes on their images when the truth is far more involved and complex. In fact, a core measure of the quality of a website and its content is how […]

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Why Comprehensive Answers to User Questions Are Important – Here’s Why #268

The world of search is massively complex, making it tempting to create content for your website that addresses high-volume topics only. But, that won’t help your users or your ranking. Duane Forrester, VP of Industry Insights at Yext, joins Eric Enge to discuss why you need to provide comprehensive answers to your users’ specific, detailed, […]

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Why Google’s Focus on User Intent Matters to You – Here’s Why #267

Search engines, like Google and Bing, are laser-focused on user intent because meeting their users’ needs will keep them coming back. But, what does that mean for the rest of us? Duane Forrester, VP of Industry Insights at Yext, joins Eric Enge to discuss why your SEO strategy must go beyond the areas traditionally classified […]

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Why Google’s Broad Core Algorithm Updates Relate to User Intent – Here’s Why #266

Google’s broad core algorithm updates are all about understanding user intent and what queries mean in relation to that intent. If Google knows that, then they can identify which result will give users the best answer. In this episode, Duane Forrester, VP of Industry Insights at Yext, joins Eric Enge to discuss the relationship between […]

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Why Everything You Know about Link Building for Local Search Is Wrong – Here’s Why #265

Most of what you read about link building or hear at conferences isn’t helpful. And when you narrow that down to link building for local search, it’s even more challenging to find useful information. In this episode, Greg Gifford, SearchLabs’ Vice President of Search, joins Eric Enge to share the differences between local link building […]

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Why User Intent Needs to Be Central to Your SEO Strategy – Here’s Why #264

As far back as 2011, Google has been giving clear signals about what websites need to do to rank well. Ultimately, it comes down to providing users with high-quality, relevant content that answers their questions, which is more difficult to do than you think. In this episode of the award-winning Here’s Why digital marketing video series, […]

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Why the Impact of the Mobile Revolution is Still Unfolding – Here’s Why #263

We’ve been studying the trend of mobile vs desktop traffic usage since 2016. This year, we looked at mobile vs desktop vs tablet traffic and found that mobile’s dominance continues to grow. With the final adoption of Google’s mobile-first indexing now in effect, it’s never been more important to make sure your site is providing […]

Here's Why Google's SMITH Algorithm Is an Important Event for SEO

Why Google’s SMITH Algorithm Is an Important Event for SEO – Here’s Why #262

Google has been investing heavily in machine learning and its language processing capabilities for quite some time to help improve overall user experience and satisfaction. In this episode of the award-winning Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Jessica Peck, Senior Analytics Consultant at CVS, joins Eric to discuss what Google’s SMITH algorithm is and why it […]

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Mobile vs. Desktop Usage In 2020

This study is a comprehensive review of mobile versus desktop usage on the web. In this year’s study, we compare 2019 and 2020 traffic patterns in the U.S. and globally. We also include tablet usage stats. The data in this study was pulled from Google Analytics’ Benchmarking feature, which provides aggregated industry data from companies […]

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