Here at Web Gnomes, we stay on top of the ever-changing world of Internet Marketing so you don’t have to. We enjoy learning new tricks of the trade and putting them to practice in the work that we do for our esteemed clients. Here is some of the most helpful Internet marketing info we came across this week:
Everybody dreams of that blog post or online resource or video or infographic that will go viral. Right? Your big break. Hundreds of links. Thousands of tweets.
But we’ve all heard that you can’t create viral content in a boardroom. So how do you do it??
In this article, Dana Loiz provides four ideas for viral content:
- Interactive Infographics (prepare to spend some money on this option!)
- The Experts’ Opinion (I’d really love to do something along these lines.)
- Charity (Why not get some links while raising money for a good cause?)
- Controversial Manifesto (Sound fun!)
Have you created any viral content? If so, what was it? Let us know in the comments below.
I think I may have an SEO crush on Dr. Pete. He is witty, smart, and posts the most useful, actionable content!
This week, he summarizes nine lessons learned from 1,000 questions asked by SEOmoz members.
For example, “One-Trick Ponies Make Good Glue:”
I’ve seen sites with spotless on-page SEO that have been stuck for months suddenly leap through the rankings because they’ve acquired a few good links. On the flipside, I’ve seen sites that were a total mess but had solid link profiles miraculously improve when their on-page problems were fixed. ~Dr. Pete
Read the article for all the deliciousness.
Wordstream has created an infographic that describes the findings of an analysis they did comparing Facebeook and Google Display Network advertising (Note that Wordstream is an AdWords partner…):