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Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 25th April 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 61,859
Posted By bradmarcus
The basics remain the same.

This thread began with a line that still remains true. "Website owners have to invest in SEO efforts whenever they create a page on their site & this can never stop." Anyone who says that good SEO is...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 4th April 2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,558
Posted By bradmarcus
Trying to have a successful website without...

Trying to have a successful website without incorporating "SEO" is like trying to drive a car without turning on the ignition.
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 13th October 2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,558
Posted By bradmarcus
Chris, It can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks for...

Chris,
It can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks for SEO efforts to show some action. The key questions are really: What keywords are you expecting to show up? Are they properly placed? Did you submit a...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 10th October 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,722
Posted By bradmarcus
David, I couldn't agree more. It's a shame some...

David, I couldn't agree more. It's a shame some companies don't follow those responsible rules, but then again, when a company is underhanded in that way, isn't it safe to say they may very well be...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 7th August 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,651
Posted By bradmarcus
Terrific points, Rob. Especially the use of...

Terrific points, Rob. Especially the use of negative keywords to really tighten up your results. One problem I run into again and again is the client looking to "be found" for terms they want,...
Forum: Link Development 27th May 2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,153
Posted By bradmarcus
Page Rank is specific to the page you are linked...

Page Rank is specific to the page you are linked from, the home page rank has no bearing if you're linking from a link farm of 300 links with a PR of 0.
Forum: Link Development 23rd May 2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,153
Posted By bradmarcus
I just posted a new blog about this very subject...

I just posted a new blog about this very subject at http://www.MarcusInteractive.com/wordpress
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,607
Posted By bradmarcus
There is absolutely nothing in my post that is...

There is absolutely nothing in my post that is promotional.
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 4th May 2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,651
Posted By bradmarcus
Good points, Wadeinni. Another problem I find...

Good points, Wadeinni. Another problem I find with some clients is that they try for words with too much competition or are too broad. Best to hit on keywords that are 3-5 words in legnth and appear...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th April 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,607
Posted By bradmarcus
PPC And SEO Work Best Together.

Read my latest blog and let me know your thoughts on these 2 NOT mutually exclusive topics (http://www.marcusinteractive.com/wordpress/2011/ppc-and-seo-work-best-together)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th April 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,809
Posted By bradmarcus
Forum posting is great as is commenting on blogs....

Forum posting is great as is commenting on blogs. Make sure you are signed up for social media sites and link from there to your website. In Facebook, make a business fan page. Set up your LinkedIn...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 14th April 2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,651
Posted By bradmarcus
I just saw some very interesting statistics I...

I just saw some very interesting statistics I thought I'd share. In 2010, companies spent $46 billion dollars on Internet advertising. Of that number, $29 billion was for pay per click advertising....
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 29th March 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,651
Posted By bradmarcus
Smile Thanks! Sometimes the simplest ideas work the...

Thanks!
Sometimes the simplest ideas work the best.
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 25th March 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,651
Posted By bradmarcus
Tips For Doing Pay Per Click Right

Increase your profits and improve your PPC click through rate with some timely observations.
One of the most effective ways to market your website is by paid advertising. The most common and...
Forum: Print Advertising 6th February 2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 35,794
Posted By bradmarcus
Terrific idea! The more reasons you give clients...

Terrific idea! The more reasons you give clients and potential clients to look at your card, the better your business will be impacted.
Forum: Print Advertising 6th February 2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,332
Posted By bradmarcus
I think like anything else, every business must...

I think like anything else, every business must evaluate who their customers are and what advertising avenues they will be on. I work with businesses who have websites, so online ads work best for...
Forum: Print Advertising 6th February 2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,597
Posted By bradmarcus
I have several clients who will swear that...

I have several clients who will swear that newspaper ads have been more and more of a money pit over the past 5 years. No matter what the advertising avenue, the key to success is a clear message and...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 14th January 2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,558
Posted By bradmarcus
As you can see from Yellow's response, something...

As you can see from Yellow's response, something I have found amazing is that company's still try to save a buck by hiring SEO companies who cannot properly create text in the language of the country...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th January 2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,314
Posted By bradmarcus
As an SEO company, I run into many potential...

As an SEO company, I run into many potential clients that have gotten duped by unscrupulous companies. Get some references. If a company promises page 1, run the other way. As much as that is the...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 19th December 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,558
Posted By bradmarcus
Good point, Alen. And of those search engines,...

Good point, Alen. And of those search engines, Google accounts for 66% of all search, so it's critical to optimize a website organically based on Google's websmaster guidelines. Organic SEO means...
Forum: Social Media 9th December 2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,374
Posted By bradmarcus
15 Social Media Tips From Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss' 15 Social Media Tips (http://socialmediatoday.com/pammoore/247258/green-eggs-facebook-15-social-media-tips-dr-suess)
Forum: Copywriting 9th December 2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 65,182
Posted By bradmarcus
Thanks for posting the article, David. Many of...

Thanks for posting the article, David. Many of the points are common sense, but always good to be able to re-focus.
Forum: Free Links 7th December 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 33,961
Posted By bradmarcus
Terrific article, Sportsguy. I'm not a big fan of...

Terrific article, Sportsguy. I'm not a big fan of link building for link building sake, but you make some very valid points and back things up. Bravo!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By bradmarcus
Adding directories is generally a plus, as long...

Adding directories is generally a plus, as long as they are RELEVANT to your website. The whole key with linking is relevence. Irrelevance is a negative, as is naming your links page LINKS, big red...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd December 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,268
Posted By bradmarcus
SEO is a long term strategy, PPC is a short term...

SEO is a long term strategy, PPC is a short term one. SEO is never ending, though if your site is properly prepared, it's less maintenance, while PPC you can get the instantaneous bump, but it's...
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