Tags and tagging help with SEO

SEO for SMBs: Making Sense of Tags

The term “tag” may be one of the most common in the SEO lexicon, but its meaning is far from homogenous. While most tags are basically HTML code attributes that describe webpage content, it can be hard to distinguish between meta tags, title tags, header tags and others. And then there’s the practice of “tagging” your posts, which is something else altogether. To cut through the confusion, we’ve defined the most common types of tags and provided a brief explanation of each one’s function.

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How to Get the Most Out of Email Marketing, Part 4: Understanding Analytics

Your adventure in email marketing is almost at its end. You’ve spent hours designing your email, composing exciting text and compiling your mailing list. You hit the send button and then wait for the revenue to pour in. But how can a small-business owner tell if any of this is working? How can you differentiate sales that come in via your e-newsletter from other sources? To answer these questions, we’ll turn our focus to email marketing analytics. In this article, we’ll define some key terms and discuss how analytics data can inform your marketing strategy.

Google AdWords requires an understanding of certain Google AdWords terms.

Lucky 13 (+1 bonus): The Google Search Network Terms You Should Know

You’ve considered the pros and cons of using Google AdWords for your small- or medium-sized business (AdWords is a great way to get high-quality leads; AdWords is a great way to accidentally spend a lot of money). If the pros outweigh the cons, you’re ready to dive into the “how” of advertising on Google. As you start exploring the Google AdWords platform, you’ll need to know the language. Below are the 13 (plus one) Google Search Network terms you should understand before you start creating ads.

Wondering how much Google AdWords costs

How Much Does it Cost to Advertise on Google?

By Jennifer Chan

It’s a question we hear all the time, usually driven by another: “Is Google AdWords worth it for my small business?” Our not-so-secret formula for determining the value of AdWords for small businesses can help you answer that second question. In order to complete the formula, however, you’ll need to have a general idea of how much a qualified lead from Google AdWords will cost you.

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How to Turn Website Visitors into Customers

As a small-business owner, you want your company’s website to be appealing, functional and reflective of your brand. But as you make website design choices, it’s important to not lose sight of your ultimate goal: gaining new customers. While there’s no single solution for turning a curious web browser into a client, small-business owners can take proactive steps to increase the likelihood that their website visitors will become leads.

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