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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By uspackaging
Both, they both take constant work. The PPC...

Both, they both take constant work. The PPC advertising can help generate traffic and conversions quickly, but can always be tweaked for better results.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By uspackaging
Thanks for the input guys. To clarify I spend way...

Thanks for the input guys. To clarify I spend way more than 30 minutes per day on seo, but I am also running a business. There are sometimes small 20-30 minute segments of down time during the day I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th May 2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By uspackaging
I try to take time and work on seo several hours...

I try to take time and work on seo several hours a week, but there are times throughout the week I only have a few minutes of spare time to work on seo. Thanks for the great ideas!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th May 2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By uspackaging
SEO In 30 Minutes Or Less

What is the best thing to do to help improve SEO if you have 30 minutes of spare time?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,559
Posted By uspackaging
Agreed completely. SEO will always evolve....

Agreed completely. SEO will always evolve. Understanding what search engines are looking for and adapting will always allow opportunities for SEO. Taking a look at SEO strategies that were effective...
Forum: Ecommerce 6th January 2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,661
Posted By uspackaging
Thanks for the post, The article is great!

Thanks for the post, The article is great!
Forum: Ecommerce 21st December 2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By uspackaging
Thanks for the reply, you are correct about bulky...

Thanks for the reply, you are correct about bulky large products. We have always felt the same until the market demand has urged us to look into options. We have several customers that have requested...
Forum: Ecommerce 5th December 2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By uspackaging
International Shipping

We would like to begin shipping products internationally. Currently, we do not have our online shipping calculator set up for international shipping. From what we have seen, UPS international fees...
Forum: Link Development 24th November 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,675
Posted By uspackaging
I had never heard of it before now. Going to...

I had never heard of it before now. Going to check it out!
Forum: Ecommerce 11th November 2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By uspackaging
We have tried LinkedIn, but not too aggressively....

We have tried LinkedIn, but not too aggressively. We may need to look into it further. What we tried with them did not produce much return. I know there are multiple ways to advertise, we will look...
Forum: Ecommerce 11th November 2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By uspackaging
B2B Ecommerce

Has anyone had success with online advertising for B2B sales other than PPC and SEO? We are currently looking for other effective forms of advertising, but do not know what to try. We sell 95% of our...
Forum: Direct Mail 31st October 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,632
Posted By uspackaging
I would recommend a time frame on each piece to...

I would recommend a time frame on each piece to establish some sense of urgency to your offer or call to action. You may also add some testimonials to help regain trust with the ones that left.
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 16th October 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,262
Posted By uspackaging
Any new keyword we use we start at the lowest...

Any new keyword we use we start at the lowest possible bid. From there we analyze and tweak accordingly. Google will almost always encourage you to increase your bid because their main goal is for...
Forum: Ecommerce 10th October 2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,602
Posted By uspackaging
Abandoned Cart To Sale Ratio

I understand this figure will vary from industry to industry, but just to get an idea can some give me an idea of their sales to abandoned cart ratios?
Forum: Link Development 8th October 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,085
Posted By uspackaging
With algorithm changes earlier in the year, "link...

With algorithm changes earlier in the year, "link building" may not be what you should focus on. If you build excellent content on your site and blog, the links should come. Internal linking within...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th September 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,334
Posted By uspackaging
Traffic can help be a good measure as long as it...

Traffic can help be a good measure as long as it is relevant qualified traffic. We keep an eye on that. We also keep an eye on rankings, they are not recommended for measuring success because they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th September 2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,252
Posted By uspackaging
With more information we may be able to help....

With more information we may be able to help. Please let us know more about your blog and your industry.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd August 2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,577
Posted By uspackaging
Great post, everything is changing and will...

Great post, everything is changing and will continue to change. I used to focus on links and trying to optimize for search engines. Google is finally moving towards a customer driven approach. They...
Forum: Link Development 10th August 2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,452
Posted By uspackaging
Many of the companies ranking in my niche have no...

Many of the companies ranking in my niche have no more than a handful of links to their ranking pages. Does Google not put the emphasis on links it used to?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,273
Posted By uspackaging
Agreed completely. The meta description should be...

Agreed completely. The meta description should be descriptive of the page content, and be directed to the intended audience. An increased click-through rate from a well written meta description can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,563
Posted By uspackaging
This is exactly what I have found reading about...

This is exactly what I have found reading about this on different sites. The follow up question is should I change my meta descriptions all at once or change a few at a time? In my experience Google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,563
Posted By uspackaging
Importance Of Meta Description Post Panda/Penguin?

I have read a lot about captivating and descriptive meta descriptions still being important. They help increase relevant traffic. Any input on this? I am considering changing my current meta...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th July 2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,457
Posted By uspackaging
Thanks for the info guys. Any specific websites?...

Thanks for the info guys. Any specific websites? We try to stay in front of customers on the folowing social sites:

facebook
linkedin
youtube
stumble
twitter
pinterest
Google+
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th July 2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,457
Posted By uspackaging
How Do You Brand Your Website?

With new Google algorithm changes, there has been a lot of talk about website branding. Instead of only focusing on link building, webmasters should work on branding their sites. What can you do to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th June 2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By uspackaging
There are some great explanations for link...

There are some great explanations for link exchanges on this thread, but the main point made is they are a thing of the past. Google now does not only ignore these artificial methods, but sometimes...
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