This Experiment Proves SEO Extends the Reach of a Corporate Blog

Ishmael's Corner

After beating the SEO drum since 2010, it baffles us that the PR industry hasn’t embraced this discipline. Our push to marry SEO and PR picked up steam seven years ago when Google overhauled its search algorithm. The post This Experiment Proves SEO Extends the Reach of a Corporate Blog appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. PR Tools SEO tool for public relations SEO training The Hoffman Agency Mark Pinsent

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Why SEO Is a Natural Fit for the PR Industry

Ishmael's Corner

We’ve been touting the virtues of SEO in PR strategies since 2010. Our push to integrate SEO and PR accelerated in 2013 when Google revamped its search algorithm with the Hummingbird update. The post Why SEO Is a Natural Fit for the PR Industry appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. PR Tools SEO tool for public relations SEO training The Hoffman Agency Mark Pinsent

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Everything You Need to Know About Press Releases and SEO | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

One recurring question we receive is whether news releases are useful in search engine visibility and link building strategies. The short answer is yes – and no. education public relations

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Writing for SEO – How Important Is It For Your Small Business?

Garrett Public Relations

Or focusing on creating content for SEO purposes? The post Writing for SEO – How Important Is It For Your Small Business? Are you focusing on writing quality content? And can you balance both? appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH.

Most Powerful Free SEO Tools

ReimaginePR

There’s no denying the power of SEO or search engine optimization. SEO leverages creative elements and technical elements which help your rankings, spread awareness about your product or brand and ultimately drive traffic to your site. Today we’re teaming up with Yarra Web who are not only going to walk us through the most powerful SEO tools, but spoiler alert – the most powerful FREE SEO tools. The post Most Powerful Free SEO Tools appeared first on ReimaginePr.com.

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Blogging for SEO: 7 tips

PR Daily

Blogging for search engine optimization (SEO) is one way to increase your visibility, but it takes more than just posting an article now and then. The best way to increase SEO for blogs is to be strategic. Updating your blog regularly, down to the same time of day and day of the week, is vital. Research shows that once you accumulate 51 blog posts, website traffic goes up by 53 percent. Is blogging for SEO part of your organization''s marketing strategy?

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How to write great content that ranks for SEO

PR Daily

Writing for SEO remains somewhat of a mystery to many, despite the number of articles, webinars, Twitter chats and workshops available on the topic. In fact, a study found that 1 in 4 businesses say they’re not at all or only vaguely familiar with SEO. Some SEO truths.

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SEO Software Company SEMrush Moves into PR with Prowly Acquisition [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

SEMrush acquires Prowly A software company that has traditionally made tools for SEOs is moving into PR. PR software + SEO software I’ve long wondered why some of the larger PR tech vendors haven’t snapped up tools like this long ago).

16 common mistakes bloggers make about SEO

PR Daily

Make sure your blog posts don’t miss the mark. Studies show that including a blog as part of your website increase your chances of being ranked highly on search engines by 434 percent. In addition, companies that use blogs as part of their content marketing strategy receive 67 percent more leads than those who don’t. However, simply having a blog on your site isn’t enough. Before you start blogging for SEO, you need to create a strategy.

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Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. A good public relations professional will counsel their client to have a blog or content hub as a way to showcase thought leadership, earned media placements, company news, and announcements, and engage with fans and followers. Your blog is your community.

Why SEO Matters for Marketing

Ronn Torossian

Search engine optimization (SEO) is quickly and continuously evolving. Those marketers who learn how to successfully integrate SEO into their overall marketing strategy will attract, engage and retain their target audiences in today’s hyper-saturated digital marketplace. Why SEO Matters for Online Businesses Experienced marketers know the important role SEO plays in their overall marketing strategy, which is why they … READ MORE ».

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What PR People Should Know About SEO

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Public relations and SEO were once worlds apart, with almost no overlap between them. SEO focused on backlink schemes and website-stuffed keywords to drive search rankings. Now there’s a sizeable area of commonality as traditional public relations has gone digital and SEO has changed. Here’s how PR and SEO can work together. Brand mentions are “implied links” – an SEO win. Contributed content can work hard for both PR and SEO.

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10 SEO Strategies for 2019

Critical Mention

Using SEO to court Google’s algorithm should be at the top of the list for your 2019 marketing strategy. According to HubSpot, in 2018, 61 percent of marketers say improving SEO and growing their organic presence was their top inbound marketing priority. To keep you in the know, we have 10 of the best SEO techniques to make your 2019 marketing strategy epic. The post 10 SEO Strategies for 2019 appeared first on Critical Mention - Media Monitoring.

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Sorry, Press Releases Do Not Help Your SEO Anymore

Sword and the Script

Lately, I’ve noticed several opinion pieces circulating in blogs espousing the SEO benefits of press releases. However, there is virtually no SEO benefit to press releases , and there hasn’t been in a long time. As such the SEO pitch has shifted and these posts now suggest: 1) press releases themselves are indexed and searchable, which is technically true, but the statement is misleading in my judgement; and. PR earned media media relations press releases SEO SEO-PR

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How to boost SEO amid COVID-19

PR Daily

However, more than a third (34%) of marketers plan to invest more in low-cost channels like SEO, the survey reveals. Even if consumers are not purchasing products now, brands that invest in SEO become well positioned for recovery. In the coming months, these transcripts and videos will be a rich source of insider info for your blog posts, social content, media releases and more,” Miller writes in Search Engine Journal. Organic SEO is a zero-sum game.

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Fortune 500 Firms Embrace Blogging, “Unfriend” Social Media

Glean.info Blog

Fortune 500 companies dramatically increased blogging this year and significantly decreased social media posting. Blog usage more than tripled since its all-time-low of 21% in 2015. The steep jump in corporate blogging may seem to contradict recent digital marketing trends.

I wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

Ishmael's Corner

The post I wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. To avoid taunts of “fake news,” allow me to clarify. I’ve dusted off the post from a year ago that commemorated the publishing of my 1,000th post. The odometer now reads 1,087.

#PRStudChat Kicks off the New Year with a January 17th Twitter Discussion on SEO

PR Expanded

ET, on all things search and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). If you’re in PR and you thought SEO was someone else’s job, then you should think again. PR pros need to acquire new skills and SEO is definitely one of them. When you merge SEO with strategic public relations, the combined results can pay off in a big way. A few of the topics / questions the community and Natasa will answer include: What is SEO? How important is for PR professionals to learn SEO?

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The Future of SEO: How to Optimize for Voice Search

Critical Mention

Because of this, SEO is changing. In this blog, we outline the impact natural language technology has on the way we search, and why it’s a big part of the future of SEO. With new updates on how Google processes search queries, marketing teams have adapted to how they approach their SEO strategies and how to best optimize their content for voice search: Focusing on critical sentences as opposed to keywords. Blog Content Marketing SEO Social Media Trends

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The Perfect Tool to Ease PR and Other Marketing Types into the World of SEO

Ishmael's Corner

The post The Perfect Tool to Ease PR and Other Marketing Types into the World of SEO appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. PR SEO MozBar pr tools SEO for B2B blog SEO tool for pr SEO tool for public relationsThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Google wants the best content to win.

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5 tips to dominate local SEO

PR Daily

Set up your Google My Business page, blog about local events, craft relevant meta descriptions, and take control of your online reviews. Here are five SEO tips to keep in mind: 1. Blog about local events and news. Take time to blog about the subject, and make it relate to your business in a relevant way. Piggybacking off local events is a clever way to boost your local SEO. Consider welcoming local guest writers onto your blog.

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Good Social Media Strategies to Improve SEO

Critical Mention

While mentions and engagement do not directly impact SEO, what’s within the content can. . More specifically, encouraging link shares should be the ultimate social media strategy that organizations use to boost SEO. Marketing and social media pros should take advantage and tend to the symbiotic relationship between social media and SEO. Your organization should write social media posts that link back to your site, blog, landing pages, and more. How They Improve SEO.

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5 SEO Strategies You Can Use Right Now

Critical Mention

It’s easy to fall behind rapidly evolving SEO trends, which include optimizing your website with the right keywords, using paid online marketing and using structured data—but there are five strategies that many PR pros miss when incorporating SEO into their campaigns: Back in the 90s, how did mom and pop stores grow their businesses? It is essential for SEO to work. So, think from a searcher’s perspective before devising an SEO plan.

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You’re the #1 SEO loser.

Shift Communications

I was struggling to think of a blog topic that would relate to my job in digital marketing. All of this nonsense got me thinking about the purpose of this blog post and how it relates to digital marketing: to ensure that your site show up on the first page of search results. This boils down to having a good SEO strategy. When it comes to SEO, you absolutely cannot rest on your marketing laurels. The post You’re the #1 SEO loser.

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7 Best Marketing Blogs of 2019

Critical Mention

Luckily, we have seven of our top picks for the best marketing blogs of 2019 that’ll help you up your game! Blogs are purposeful, succinct and educational. By reading this blog, readers gain concrete ideas about the latest content strategies and examples from leading brands. The blog’s goal is to provide you with the experience and expertise all relating back to the “so what?” HubSpot Inbound Marketing Blog. Neil Patel’s blog.

15 tips to improve your SEO

PR Daily

Search engine optimization (SEO) has the greatest influence on organic traffic, generated when users type a search term in Google and click on your organic listing in the search results (SERPs). Here are 15 SEO tips to increase organic traffic to your website: 1. Content that can drive traffic to your site over an extended time is the bedrock of a successful SEO strategy. Never move your website or delete a blog post without doing your due diligence on the back end.

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Shaping a Blog Design for Thought Leadership

Ishmael's Corner

Back in 2012 I posted plans to evolve the blog which included: And I recognize the “look and feel” of the blog desperately needs help, another action on the 2012 to-do list. The post Shaping a Blog Design for Thought Leadership appeared first on Storytelling Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Blogging Branding Storytelling Visual Storytelling Blog design businessweek Marsha Collier SEO storytelling thought leadership

How to boost SEO flow like a pro during COVID-19

PR Daily

Enter the power of SEO, which can “help customers pull themselves toward solutions on their own terms,” Odden says. If you’re not planning to invest in SEO efforts during this time of extreme reliance on web queries, you could be left in the digital dust. Odden cites a survey that found 63% of respondents believe SEO’s importance will increase dramatically during the pandemic. Odden offers five steps to sharpen your SEO initiatives: 1.

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A good newsroom will improve your SEO

Presspage

Uploading your press releases in pdf does not support your SEO and it may drive visitors away that don’t feel comfortable downloading a file from your website, or those that simply can’t be bothered (check out this report: Which World Bank Reports are widely read? ). If your blog post or press release is being shared widely on those platforms, it will impact your ranking which improves your SEO. SaaS,PressPage,Blog,News,SEO,Content

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The Future of SEO: How to Optimize for Voice Search

Critical Mention

Because of this, SEO is changing. In this blog, we outline the impact natural language technology has on the way we search, and why it’s a big part of the future of SEO. With new updates on how Google processes search queries, marketing teams have adapted to how they approach their SEO strategies and how to best optimize their content for voice search: Focusing on critical sentences as opposed to keywords. Marketing Online SEO

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Back to Basics: Content-Based SEO for Blogging

PR 20/20

A lot can be said about SEO for blogging, but maybe you’re just looking to brush up on the basics for your next post. Let’s get started so you can get blogging. Select keywords for your blog post. Find pages on your competitors’ sites, or blogs, that are about a similar topic, and take a look at what they might be trying to optimize for. Tip: For stealthier spying, download Open SEO Stats and Web Developer extensions for your browser.

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Blogging isn’t Sexy but Done Well It Drives B2B Marketing Results [Study]

Sword and the Script

Nearly 80% of the 1,279 bloggers in the 7 th annual Orbit Media blogger survey say blogging drives some marketing results – and 25% say it draws “strong marketing results.” Effective blogs tend to publish longer posts The average blog post has been getting longer and longer.

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How PR pros miss the mark on SEO

PR Daily

One of the most consistent opportunities I see missed by PR pros and marketers is creating content that they believe is optimized for search by targeting particular keywords, but is otherwise lackluster content,” says Cyrus Shepard, an SEO strategist with Moz. … Not only does it need to satisfy user intent, but it also needs external validation signals, such as links generated by news and blog sites.”. In many cases, this can help your SEO.”.

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4 SEO trends communicators should track

PR Daily

To optimize organic search rankings: Integrate a multichannel SEO strategy. For this reason, you need to ensure that you consider mobile web browsers when looking at SEO. Content marketing for tablets, laptops, smartphones and watches requires similar SEO best practices for desktop and mobile. What SEO trends are you watching, PR Daily. Marisa Abeyta is a Senior Customer Content Specialist, SEO Certified team member and expert on press release distribution.

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Lisa Buyer Talks PR SEO with Search Talk Live Podcast

Social PR Chat

SEO is no longer an option for businesses, it is a necessity in order to stand out in your industry. Lisa Buyer, Founder, and CEO of the Social PR Agency The Buyer Group; caught up with Search Talk Live Podcast hosts Robert O’Haver and Matt Weber all about the do’s and don’ts of SEO. This is when Lisa and her agency at the time decided to leverage the powers of Google to boost PR and do what would eventually be called search engine optimization or SEO.

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How PR can Put the Search Back in SEO [UML]

Sword and the Script

It seems to me that no single on-page SEO technique matters insolation. In other words, one web page or blog post that isn’t perfectly optimized isn’t going to make a difference one way or another. However, that’s not to say SEO isn’t important. Adhering to SEO principles, in aggregate over time, makes an enormous difference. Corporate Blogging and SEO. We did it consistently and generally adhered to basic on-page SEO best practices.

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Defining Thought Leadership in a Business Blog

Ishmael's Corner

As our communication campaigns increasingly address SEO and particularly organic search, thought leadership becomes even more important. Such dot-connecting points to blogging as one of the best platforms for thought leadership. At the risk of stating the obvious, defining the objectives for a company blog goes a long way toward determining whether a blog truly delivers on the promise of thought leadership.

SEO for Business: How to Strengthen Your PR with Links

B2B PR Sense

When people first started to use SEO for business , it was viewed as a completely separate tactic from public relations. Now businesses are seeing the benefit of using PR in SEO to get better results. In turn, better SEO leads to more website traffic and brand recognition. One of the strongest ways to build SEO is through link building. Before we get into how you can build more links to improve your SEO, let’s look at why these are important.

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6 handy SEO tools to use and peruse

PR Daily

SEO can be a tricky thicket for communicators. Here to help untangle Google’s confounding algorithm is Alan Bush, VP of operations at Ignite and an instructor of SEO and digital marketing at the University of California, San Diego. SEO strategy in three steps—a checklist for creating optimized content. He also offered six terrific SEO resources communicators can use, including: Soovle. The post 6 handy SEO tools to use and peruse appeared first on PR Daily.

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Why today’s SEO requires a three-pronged approach

PR Daily

As we look ahead to 2020, and even the coming decade, brands managers will have to revamp their search engine optimization (SEO) tactics to stand out. . Long valued in the marketing world, SEO must align with a company’s PR, design and social media efforts to help a brand rise on consumers’ screens. Brands often undervalue earned media and its impact on SEO. Traditionally, companies have relied heavily on owned, branded content (such as a company blog, FAQ, etc.)

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