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The Top 10 YouTube Optimization Tricks for Better Video SEO

Three-thirds of the population are visual learners, says the Social Science Research Network. The brain processes visual information 60,000 faster than text. It’s no surprise then that, following the explosion of mobile devices and video streaming technologies, people now spend more time consuming video content. Jumping from four minutes in 2011 to 30 minutes in […]

SEO Trends that are Shaping Search Engine Optimization in 2018

If there’s anything we’ve learned so far, it’s that SEO is by no means a static industry. It’s dynamic, ever-changing, ever-evolving. Google rolls out big changes each year, and while some updates are more significant than others, each one makes a difference in how we approach SEO. Staying on top of key trends allows you […]

Why You Need to Perform an SEM Audit and How to Do It

Search engine marketing (SEM), or paid search, has leveled the playing field for businesses, allowing small players to compete with larger, well-known brands. Advertisers prefer SEM because it is easy to set up and manage, but mostly because it quickly builds traffic. Because this advertising model heavily relies on search engines, the most popular platforms […]

Facebook 360: How to Leverage This Feature for Better Search Marketing | C1 Partners

It’s 2017. Snapchat is on the rise. Artificial intelligence is pointing to a brave new world. And mobile devices are forging on-the-go consumerism. But the classics are not to be overlooked—such as Facebook, which deserves credit for constantly innovating and reinventing itself to some degree. Among the social media giant’s most recent innovations is the […]

The Golden Age of AI: Optimizing for RankBrain in 2017 and Beyond

RankBrain, a machine learning technology, has already entered the game of search as we know it. This technology is now responsible for the majority of Google search results. While the average user hasn’t noticed anything different, just yet, the move to RankBrain will make the web an easier and better place to search, according to […]

How AI is Changing the SEO Landscape

TITLE: Artificial Intelligence: How It’s Changing SEO in 2017 Will 2017 be the year that computers and artificial intelligence finally outsmart the human brain? Perhaps. Computers are becoming smarter, they’re able to understand our language, and learn from experience. They can now exhibit behavior that’s nearly equivalent or indistinguishable from man. They have accelerated nearly […]

7 Essential Tips to Strengthen Your Keyword Research

In terms of gaining the type of online recognition that your business needs to stand out, you’d still be hard pressed to find something more important than SEO. Remember that as of 2016, an incredible 93% of ALL online experiences still begin with a search engine. One of your potential customers sits down at their […]

Local SEO: An Indispensable Tool for Small-to-Medium Businesses

Local SEO is a Google favorite. Over the years, the search engine giant has shown increasing favor toward smaller, newer local businesses, giving them the tools they need to perform well in the local search (e.g. Analytics and Search Console) landscape. The latest algorithm updates focus on giving searchers relevant results, as well; and a […]

SEO in 2016 | Understanding Keywords, SERPs, & User Intent

For an industry that is more than a decade old, it is surprising how many professionals still have a hard time understanding what SEO is. To many of my clients, Search Engine Optimization is just the “internet magic” that I do behind the scenes that makes their site rank. So don’t feel like you are alone […]

PPC Campaigns – A Primer for Success

Pay per click advertising has become one of the most complex and convoluted arenas of online marketing, and even though the use and competition in this space has ramped up dramatically throughout the past several years. Despite this extreme growth and the level of professional aptitude and resources applied in this arena, there is still […]