Author: Jason Cook

COVID-19 and Your Business

Just last week, we launched our revamped format for ‘Just the Tip’. And while our weekly series of SEO and Digital Marketing tips will continue in light of current world events, we felt it was important to take a step back, and offer some topical content useful to businesses across all verticals. In an effort […] Read More

Your Business Needs More Video Content

Video content has been credited as having become the #1 catalyst for the online discovery of new products, services, and brands, as well as becoming a preferred resource for all sorts of do-it-yourselfers. And it’s really no surprise that video has proven so effective. A study of American consumers revealed that viewers retain up to […] Read More

The Importance of Link Building

From your website’s landing pages to your blog posts, your content plays an important role in establishing your authority. High-quality content empowers an authoritative source to share their expertise with anyone who may be in need of it. The best content is relevant, informative and serves a clear purpose; and (like any good advice) authoritative […] Read More

The Increased Importance of Search Entities

We recently discussed keywords, one of the fundamental components of SEO. But SEO is ever-evolving, meaning that such components (and their respective roles) are bound to change as well. As such, intent-based algorithmic changes within Google have led to the prioritization of understanding entities over traditional keywords. But what are search entities, and why was […] Read More

Just the Tip – The Relationship Between Social Media and SEO

The relationship between Social Media and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is complicated and often misunderstood, and in a perpetual stage of change. In reality, they are complimentary areas of focus that can drive their own results, and can help to amplify the results achievable by the other. Understanding the Roles The role of Social Media […] Read More

Just the Tip – Conversational Content

Conversational content. Depending on the extent of your involvement with content creation and familiarity with certain principles of SEO, it’s a term you may have heard before. But it’s also a term that is commonly misunderstood. What is Conversational Content? At its heart, ’conversational content’ is about creating a personalized experience for the reader. Think […] Read More

Just the Tip – Local SEO

To grow your business, you need to attract new customers. And since most potential customers will search for your products or services on Google, you need to distinguish yourself by ranking higher than your competitors in Search Results. That said, it’s important to understand any obstacles that may be working against you. For example… – […] Read More

Just the Tip – Expertise, Authoritativeness and Trustworthiness – The Three Pillars of SEO

It’s estimated that 63,000 Google searches are performed every second. That’s 3.8 million searches every minute, 228 million searches every hour, and about 5.6 billions searches performed within a single day. And somewhere in the middle of that search maelstrom, is a prospective customer in need of your products or services. Google uses complex algorithms […] Read More

Just The Tip – Google My Business

(commonly known as ‘GMB’) is one of the most valuable digital marketing assets available to businesses. Every day, millions of consumers use Google to research businesses, products and services. Most recent studies have shown that more than half of the searches conducted on mobile devices have local intent – that means people are looking for […] Read More

Great Scott! Greg Gifford’s Headed to SearchLove London

On October 14th and 15th, search marketers from around the globe will converge upon London to cover everything from content and optimization, to paid promotion and analytics at SearchLove London 2019. Not only does the two-day event provide digital marketers with an opportunity to meet their industry peers, gaining inspiration and actionable techniques designed to […] Read More

Gifford & Pubcon: Favorite of Vegas Oddsmakers

Las Vegas, NV – This week, the Las Vegas Convention Center will play host to the 2019 Pubcon Las Vegas conference, attracting some of the most influential names in SEO, Social Media, and Full Stack Developing. With well over 100 speakers scheduled, there’s no shortage of game-changing insights to be gained. And you guessed it, […] Read More

Just The Tip – What is SEO?

For those of you unfamiliar with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) it’s the process of optimizing signals both on and off a website, influencing how successfully that site can be found when someone searches particular keywords on Google. Regardless of the vertical you’re in, your ranking in Google Search Results should be one of your primary […] Read More

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