Posts Tagged ‘search engine optimization’

FAQ Schema Markup – Results May Vary

At the May 2019 Google I/O event, Google Search and Google Assistant officially announced support and a new Google Search Console enhancement report for FAQ structured data. The FAQ schema.org markup is meant for Frequently Asked Question pages that contain all questions and answers on a single page. Adding it can create a FAQ rich […]

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SMX Advanced 2019: Importance of A Technical Foundation in SEO

Along with my Perficient Digital colleagues, I had the privilege of attending SMX Advanced in Seattle from June 3-5, 2019. I’m still applying everything I learned from the engaging talks by great speakers from all sorts of backgrounds. Rather than offer a full blow-by-blow of every presentation, I’ll focus my takeaways from three key areas […]

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User Discovery Experience is Vital to SEO. Here’s Why.

If people aren’t searching for you, how do they find you? Today, Google is more than just a search engine, but rather an entity to help users discover sites they didn’t even know they were looking for. The question is: are you worth discovering? Check out our recent video from Eric Enge and Mark Traphagen, […]

Lessons from The Executive SEO Playbook – Part II

If you just finished part I of this blog post series and are ready for more, you’ve come to the right place! Keep reading for part II of my lessons learned from the second half of The Executive SEO Playbook: How to Integrate SEO Company-Wide for Increased Profitability, by Jessica Bowman. The Power of Buy-In […]

TechSEO Boost 2018 Conference: Recap and Commentary

Last week, I headed out to Boston to attend the second-ever TechSEO Boost, the only conference 100% dedicated to my favorite topic ever: technical SEO. This year’s theme focused on advanced and bleeding-edge topics including information retrieval and machine learning to service workers and computer programming basics. You can watch the full live stream and […]

Intro to SEO Operations: Lessons from The Executive SEO Playbook

I have a confession to make. I’ve been trying to force SEO operations and cross-channel integration across Perficient Digital and other agencies for nearly seven years. The truth is that I have failed (more than I care to admit). In all this time, I’ve put in so much effort to help others* understand what SEO […]

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Deepening Our Content and SEO Skills with Stone Temple Consulting

Today, Perficient announced that it has acquired Stone Temple Consulting, Inc., a Boston-based $9 million annual revenue digital marketing agency. Stone Temple has an incredible reputation for delivering excellent search engine optimization and content marketing solutions. Perficient helps many of our clients with digital marketing, content marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) and content services. By acquiring […]

Pubcon South Florida 2018 SEO Track Recap

I had the privilege to speak on Forensic SEO Audits with Alan Bleiweiss at Pubcon Florida in April. Besides Alan’s and my session, there were three other outstanding SEO presentations that I was fortunate enough to attend. Check out the key takeaways and recaps on SEO Auditing, Google’s Mobile-First Indexing, Local SEO, and Entity Optimization […]

SEO Theory vs. Reality: Examining Popular SEO Axioms

Search engine optimization (SEO) started as a discipline of testing and iteration. Most of what was learned came from continuous cycles of trial and error. As the industry grew and matured, the recommendations and advice shared on message boards, forums and later blogs and conferences, congealed with public statements from Google and Bing’s webmaster ambassadors to […]

Acronyms Explained! What’s the Difference Between PPC, SEO & SEM?

For those who don’t work directly in the online marketing industry, many of the acronyms that are commonly used can get confusing when you don’t fully understand what each one means. I’m here to help you differentiate between them and prevent you from making common mistakes. PPC: Pay Per Click This term refers to the […]

5 Quick SEO Tips

1. Put your users first and search engines second. Providing a great user experience and creating valuable content for your target audience, will positively impact your Search Engine Optimization efforts by default. 2. Best practices are just that. Even though we have several best practices for different SEO factors, if something doesn’t make sense for your […]

Game the Google Algorithm & It’ll Be Game Over For You

I know you’ve heard of this little thing called SEO – search engine optimization – and you know you should be doing it for your website, but you might be wondering: where do I start? There are so many things you could be doing to optimize your site but you don’t know how the strategies […]

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