February has been a short but sweet month for us. We have been very interested to report that we have seen some of the highest volumes of lead generation that we’ve seen in any February in our history! More evidence that we are out of the recession.
This week, we highlight often ignored factors affecting visitor traffic, some important changes in Google’s algorithm, and a very clever new service which can add value to anyone’s Twitter campaign. Enjoy!
Internet Marketing News 2011 02 28
I'm Ranking, So Where's My Traffic?
This is a fantastic article that covers all of the less obvious factors which affect visitor traffic to any site – even if it enjoys top rankings on search engines. Sometimes high rankings are not enough!
Poll (And Grow) Your Twitter Followers with “Pollowers”
For those that use Twitter, this new Pollowers (that’s Poll + Followers) service allows you to send out tweets inviting your followers to cast their vote on virtually anything. That means feedback for you, fun for them, and helps you expand your number of Twitter followers! This article gives a brief overview of how Pollowers works.
Google Forecloses On Content Farms With Algorithm Update
The axiom that “content is king” for acquiring high search engine rankings was not lost on the black hat SEO community. This article explains how Google’s algorithm update reduces content spam is aimed (albeit unofficially) at weeding out bogus content. Yet another update by Google to offer the best results possible!
Content Writing Tips For When You Have Nothing to Say
Search engines love relevant content and so do website visitors. This article offers a few simple tips to help get your fingers typing and your site (or blog) filled with informative, engaging and relevant content.
8 Necessary SEO Steps During A Website Redesign
If you’re launching a brand new website or redesigning and optimizing your current one, there are some things that simply cannot be ignored. If you want to ensure the best possible rankings on search engines here is a great article which gives many great tips to take into consideration to improve your search engine rankings.