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The Beginner’s Guide to Web Analytics

5 Important Statistics for Tracking the Success of Your Website So you just finished your shiny new business website. What now? If you’ve done your keyword research and designed a mobile-friendly site with high-quality content, it’s time for web analytics 101. Tracking website traffic and other statistics tracking may not sound appealing, but it’s crucial for measuring value. Your online …

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7 Digital Marketing Trends for 2017

Innovative Digital Marketing Trends to Ring in the New Year Oh 2016, we hardly knew ye. A year of mobile-first search marketing, interactive content, and social media integration has flown by in the blink of an eye. In just a few days, we will watch the ball drop to inaugurate a new year. Digital marketers are thus already looking toward the …

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5 Essential Digital Marketing Blogs for Beginners

Top-Class SEO, Social Media, & Search Advertising Feeds Everyone Should Follow By Ryan Crockett – May 6, 2016 In the age of online business, our brave world of new media, we’re all digital marketers. From small business to the nonprofit sector, from the newest startup to the Fortune 100, online advertising has become an imperative, integral part of public outreach. …

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SMX West 2016: Innovation and Google Dancing with SEM Elites

Emergent Digital Founder & CEO Dave Roth Speaks at Search Marketing Expo By Ryan Crockett, March 15, 2016 SMX West, the premier search engine marketing conference on the West Coast, took place earlier this month as the best minds in digital marketing addressed an enthusiastic crowd in San Jose, California. Produced by the renowned SEM authorities at Marketing Land and …

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The State of SEO: News from the World of Search Engine Optimization

Insight at SMX West, ISIS Attacks ‘Google’, and the Rise of Social Search By Ryan Crockett, 11 Mar 2016 Mastering the art of SEO requires staying ahead of the curve, on the cutting edge of current trends with a finger on the pulse of the tech, content marketing, and search advertising industries. This can be hard when it seems like …

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3 SEO & Social Media Marketing Tips for Nonprofits

Search Engine Optimization and Social Advertising on a Budget By Ryan Crockett, 14 January 2016 If you’re nonprofit organization or young startup on a shoestring budget, SEO and social media marketing are necessities for broadcasting your message or value proposition to the digital community. Few other advertising channels offer as much bang for your buck, and your goal right now …

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Learn Digital Marketing in 3 Easy Steps: Social, Search, Content

A Simple, Holistic, User-Based Approach to Understanding Online Presence By Ryan Crockett, 29 November 2015 Are you new to the complex, ever-changing world of digital marketing? Do terms like search engine optimization, content strategy, and social advertising sound like useless jargon? Does learning this strange, always changing, critically necessary advertising approach seem like an overwhelming, daunting, or frustrating task? You’re …