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Making The Most Of Your Content Strategy

If your content is evergreen, it will continue to deliver traffic over time. Evergreen content is free from time-stamps, so it can keep delivering long after it is published. This is one of the key benefits of evergreen content; it doesn’t go out of style or become irrelevant as quickly as other types of content.

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10 Items Influencing Your Link Building Results

Build your backlinks naturally. Backlinks are essential because they demonstrate to search engines that your material is being referenced and is vital to readers, making it more valuable. Link building is a process where you can create relationships and link to other websites and have them link back to you. Try not to…

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Keywords Are Up, But Your Traffic Is Down

Recent Amazon traffic numbers indicate that people are returning to work. See the image below for traffic numbers comparing the period March-May 2021 vs. March-May 2022. As highlighted by the considerable drop in search traffic, people are returning to the office.

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Use Domain Authority In Your SEO Strategy

A Domain Authority linking campaign will increase your Domain Authority creating more traffic and more trust in the eyes of Google. In addition, a high Domain Authority translates to a better opportunity to rank higher in the SERPs. Follow these steps to get started increasing your Domain Authority:

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What makes great content so powerful?

Great content helps you rank higher on search engine results pages (SERPs). This is because Google and other major search engines use the quality and relevance of your content to determine your site's position in the SERPS.

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Domain Authority and SEO Content An Intelligent Way For improving Your Website Rankings

If you're looking to increase your rankings in the SERPs, domain authority (DA) link building can be a big help. However, competition for high DA links can be fierce, so it's important to have a solid SEO content plan in place as well.

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Five Actions You Can Take To Improve Your DA!

Why Domain Authority is important, and what actions you can take to improve it now! Domain Authority is a rank scale from 1-100. The higher the number, the more trust Google places on your site and the likelihood of your site ranking better.

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Does Domain Authority (DA) and Domain Rating (DR) impact rankings?

DA and DR help measure your SEO progress and indicate where you should focus your efforts next. These metrics are not foolproof, but they are essential factors nonetheless. If you’re looking for high-quality links that will help improve your website’s DA and DR, then contact TDM today!

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Reasons Your Competitors Are Better At SEO Than You

Have you ever wondered what your competition is doing to outrank you? Like, have you really studied them? We do this all the time for our clients! So let's say you've done all you can with technical SEO/On-Page. You've connected all the dots. We have witnessed this situation often with our clients. Prospects come to us…

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Reasons Why Your Facebook Ads Campaigns Are Not Performing

We’ve heard it time and time again. “I get traffic and no sales,” or “Facebook Ads don’t convert well.” When utilized correctly, Facebook ads can yield awe-inspiring numbers for your business. List Of Reasons Why Your Facebook Ads Campaigns Are Not Performing Well

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Increasing your Domain Authority in 2022

Assuming your website is optimized for on-page and off-page SEO issues, what would be the next logical step to increasing your domain authority(DA)? DA put is a score that measures how successful a site is regarding search engine results. The score ranges between 1 and 100; the higher the number, the better.

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Google Ads vs. Bing Ads: Which One is Right for Your Business?

Even though Google's audience size is substantially larger than Bing, that doesn't mean it isn't worth your investment. The demographics indicate that Bing users tend to be older, more established, and have an income of more than $100K. So even though Google has a larger audience, Bing targets customers with significantly…

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Why Has My Website Dropped In Rankings

If you've seen a sudden and unexplained drop in your website rankings, don't panic! Instead, follow these simple steps to help walk through the recovery process. First, look at your website traffic overview for the last 12 months and check if there is an abnormally large deviation from your average.

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Targeting Audiences and ROI for Social Media [2022]

This is one of the more difficult challenges marketers face in 2022. With more data at our disposal than ever before, picking out the most important metrics is hard to pinpoint with a set goal. According to social media marketers, website traffic is the most important overall metric when measuring the ROI of social media…

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How to Effectively Use Social Media for Real Estate Businesses

Utilizing social media platforms is a great way to connect with potential leads in the real estate market. Creating and sharing content related to architecture, inspirational interior design, second-home locations can be a great way to create potential clients.

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2022 Social Media Image Sizes

Knowing the proper dimensions and run times for your creatives in 2022 is hard to keep track of overnight changes and trends. So stay up to date with this guide. We will be updating this page as changes happen that may affect your creatives going forward.

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Are Your Ready for 2022?

Every year, our department teams gather as the year ends to divulge all successes, what to look for, and changes coming in the new year. We are incredibly excited about 2022 and what we can do for our current clients and future ones.

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Quick tips to lower cost per click on Google, Facebook, and Instagram

The CPC is usually determined by bidding on competitive keywords and deciding how much your ad campaign expenditure levels will vary based on the phrases selected. The “bidding” competition determines the price of each click.

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Google’s Core Web Vitals, is it a ranking factor?

John Mueller stated that once you have achieved a good score, you should see some improvements to rank, and there is no need to fine-tune your site down the fastest millisecond for continued improvement.

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In 2022, Google’s Expanded Text Ads (ETAs) Will Vanish

In 2022, Google's Expanded Text Ads (ETAs) will become a thing of the past as Google pushes all advertisers to Responsive Search Ads (RSAs). "Starting June 30, 2022, you'll no longer be able to create or edit expanded text ads. Expanded text ads will continue to serve, and you'll still see reports on their performance…

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What does Google’s infinite scroll on mobile mean for SEO?

How will this impact SEO? Will searchers look beyond what was previously the first page of results? This might (or may not) entice searchers to look beyond the first few results and scroll down more.

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BLUF Writing Technique, Taking A Page From The Military

By utilizing particular military methods for writing reports and papers, you may enhance the readability of your content while also increasing reader response. Furthermore, it makes it simpler to understand the context from the start.

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Google Analytics 4 Data Collection

The data gaps caused by new privacy restrictions result in missing insights about customers. But the Google Analytics 4 AI fills in the holes. The new AI algorithms essentially ‘guesses' what the missing information is and fill in those blanks.

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The Origin Story of PageRank and Project “BackRub”

In 1995 Larry Page and Sergey Brin were Ph. D. students at Standford University. Their research was the beginning of an exciting period for Page and Brin. They began working on a research project called "BackRub" with the aim of classifying internet sites into a scale of importance by using their backlink data.

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What’s your current content and link building strategy for 2022?

A well-thought-out content and link-building strategy may be the missing piece to help your business grow into 2022.

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Google SEO Updates for 2021

When it comes to Google SEO, there is no such thing as the last word because strategies are always changing. While this might be difficult for businesses attempting to get their products or services in the public eye, the end result according to Google is that all users will have a better viewing experience as a…

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Why Link Building Is Important for SEO Strategy

Over 15 years, TDM has used link building and fresh content to help our customers rank highly on Google for their most important keywords. However, not all links are created equal, and some links can be overpriced, ineffective, and difficult to acquire.

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How Shoppers Use Social Media

The differences in which generations prefer which social media platform for shopping varies greatly by age. Boomers account for just 23% of the shoppers on social media while 77% of millennials and GenZ regularly use social for shopping.

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Google Still Working On Moving Websites To Mobile First Indexing (MFI)

It looks like Google is working on moving websites to Mobile First Indexing (MFI) with no ETA in sight. Google search engineer John Mueller has said that the company is not done moving sites to its mobile-first indexing.

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SEO Is The Longterm Marketing Strategy

To have a successful marketing campaign, you should always try to rank on the first page of Google. A recent study shows that 92% percent of all traffic comes from the 1st page of Google; When you get to the 10th (last) result on that first page, the click-through rate actually drops to 2.5%—highlighting the importance of…

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PPC Advertising: Why and how PPC ads can improve your business

The best PPC advertising campaigns have a goal of getting the customer to perform a valuable action, which might be anything from simply making a purchase to filling out a form or submitting an inquiry. PPC campaigns provide a wealth of data to measure, which means that you can improve your ads until they produce a…

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Tips for Success When Launching a Local PPC Campaign

I am sure many of you are thinking about taking advantage of the new local results on Google by launching a local PPC campaign. Have you ever thought about it but were too afraid to try because you fear it would waste your ad budget? This article will share with you some tips that will help make your PPC campaign not only…

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Shopify Letting Stores Edit Their robots.txt File

Shopify warns explicitly, "editing the robots.txt.liquid file is an unsupported customization," meaning their support team will not help with edits. "Incorrect use of the feature can result in loss of all traffic," cautions Shopify.

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Google June 2021 Core Update

Like previous Google updates, your rankings may shift up and down or remain stable. However, since the next update is coming in July, you may experience a total reversal of impact on your rankings, or in the future, the July update may cause a ranking crash.

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eCommerce Growth in 2021

Competition is increasing online, and sellers need to take the proper steps to ensure they are not ignoring the "SEO science" behind rankings and revenue. Below is a list of eCommerce statistics and up-to-date resources.

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Triangle Direct Media Celebrating 15 Years of Digital Marketing

TDM initially started in 2006 helping small businesses with blog marketing. As demand and services shifted throughout the years, so did TDM. Backed by their proprietary SEO technology, SEOTool, TDM continues to provide eCommerce companies with the best of web services including, SEO, Paid Search Management and Web…

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Site Performance Becomes More Important in 2021

Site performance plays a significant role in your success. High-performance sites will retain customers and have a direct impact on your bottom line. Pinterest reduced its wait times by 40% and increased search engine traffic and sign-ups by 15%. The BBC found that they lost an additional 10% of their users for every…

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Small Businesses Have Big Opportunities in 2021

The push to support local businesses also lead to sustained growth for many retailers with a smaller footprint. Having an online and offline presence allowed consumers to find and locate in-stock items to meet their needs. Setting up and properly configuring your Google Shopping campaigns to display live stock updates and…

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Five In-depth and Easy Ways to Increase Google Adwords ROAS (Return on Ad Spend)

In a perfect world, the optimal strategy is to spend as much money as you can as long as you’re still profitable with it, and Return on Ad Spend (ROAS) should be important but secondary. Here’s what I mean. Let’s say your breakeven ROAS is 2.0, meaning you neither make nor lose money if you get back $2 for every $1 spent…

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New Shopping Ad Opportunities within Gmail in 2020

With standard Shopping campaigns visible to Gmail users, your reach will be expanded further. After all, email is already home to emails filled with sales codes, recapture campaigns, and other initiatives. Users who have already begun their shopping journey with you will be reminded of the products and services that…

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Is The New Marketing Funnel Is Now An Hourglass

Understanding the marketing funnel as it relates to your business gives you a way to categorize leads and a customers’ journey based on their place in the funnel. Just discovered, interested in product/service or ready to purchase. Knowing where a customer is in the funnel helps you apply action to your marketing plans to…

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Air Gun Retailer Hits Their Mark

Having worked with hundreds of eCommerce stores we know our way around Shopping campaigns, small and large. With a medium-sized feed such as this, we quickly put up Shopping campaigns in a tiered structure to filter products from Generic Queries -> Brand Name Queries -> Product Specific Queries. Over the first few weeks,…

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Outdoor Gear Retailer Makes A Fortune with Google Shopping Ads

Results Achieved: The results were phenomenal. We went from 0 to 100 in record time achieving a 2000% ROAS in the first 45 days and generating a whopping $172,423 on $8,471 spend. Needless to say, the client is very happy with the results and we plan on continuing to grow the account via Paid Search, Dynamic Remarketing,…

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Is Comment Spam Still a Thing?

I’ve had blogs off and on since 2005. And for the last 15 years, whenever I don’t have the comment spam blocker installed or updated, I get to see hundreds, if not thousands, of comments every time I check. Many of them have to do with where to get the latest Viagra knockoff, how to get dopamine, or what I can do with…

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Why Google AdWords works better than Super Bowl Ads

Will the “Dilly Dilly’s” from Bud Light be among the best? Or maybe David Schwimmer in a Skittles ad? Or Bill Hader in a Pringles Ad? According to marketing research and advertising technology company Fluent (http://fortune.com/2016/02/06/super-bowl-ads/), the average “brand lift” of a company after a first Super Bowl ad…

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Google’s Year in Search 2017 Infographic

Google Recently Released Their Observations From The Past 11 Months. Google Is Always Observing Search Trends And Recording Data In The Background. The Following Infographic Summarizes The Search Trends From Around The World In 2017.

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The Fallacy of High ROAS Targets

On the surface, high ROAS (Return on Ad Spend) looks like the Holy Grail of paid ads. That angelic beacon of vitality that is 1000% ROAS, it’s what advertisers dream of. But it begs a question, why? Why is it so sought after? To be perfectly honest, I’m not sure. High ROAS is more overhyped than fidget spinners at a mall…

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