Market segmentation is the process of dividing a broad consumer or business market into sub-groups of consumers or segments. Segmentation is based on some type of shared characteristic of existing and potential customers. B2B companies might segment according to different types of businesses or countries. B2C companies could use demographics, lifestyle, behavioral or any other meaningful data points as their segmentation strategy. Continue reading
Content and social media are direct ranking factors on Google’s search algorithm. As a result, you cannot use SEO, content marketing, and social media on their own. With AdaptiveSEO you can combine them into one strategy that will complement your entire web presence. This also gives a clear indication of ROI on your social media and content marketing campaigns.
Due to the success of social media connecting people all over the world, it was only a matter of time before Google would integrate social signals into their search algorithm. It’s clear then, that a new approach to SEO should be taken and AdaptiveSEO is the answer.
Benefits of AdaptiveSEO
In the world of SEO the (right) tactics that were being used years ago are still the things that work. Good on-site SEO combined with good quality, relevant content distributed across your online channels will bring good organic search results – eventually. Remember, achieving rankings through organic SEO is not something that will happen overnight; it takes time and effort. It is a marathon, not a sprint, and is something you have to keep doing. If you want quick and immediate rankings, then you need to consider paid search advertising.
Along the way there have been some people who have discovered loopholes that may have allowed them to claw their way up the organic search engine rankings quickly in the short term. But the truth is, as the search engines improved and got better at identifying those loopholes, those short term gains turned into very long term penalties for those that adopted the practices. Continue reading
This is the first part of a 2 part post. You can access Part 2 here.
Common PPC Shortcomings 1-3
Through our work we often come across Pay Per Click ads that are almost spot on, but one aspect of them is letting them down. Unfortunately one small mistake can have a huge impact on your click-throughs and conversions. Something as simple as having an ad linked to the wrong page can snowball and end up costing you a significant amount of money. We’ve put together this list of 6 of the most common PPC shortcomings we come across. We’ll explain what the problem is and why it is a problem.
Ads Directed to the homepage or wrong page
Imagine if you were looking for a specific restaurant in a city that you aren’t familiar with. If you ask a stranger for directions to the restaurant, but they just send you to the city centre instead, that’s not a good or useful experience. This is a similar experience to when you send a potential customer to your website’s homepage from a PPC ad.