Tag: sem

Images and AdWords

Images and AdWords

Google, never content to rest on their laurels, is going back to AdWords to give it another boost. This time they’re trying to spruce up the ads themselves with the introduction of images into their paid results. When it comes to advertising, images are always a huge boon, so this is sure to have an affect on SEM and SEO moving forwards.

Should You PPC For Your Own Brand Name?

Should You PPC For Your Own Brand Name?

Most companies are paying to rank for some keywords, but many ignore their own brand name when setting up their pay per click (PPC) system. On the surface, this makes perfect sense. Why would you pay to rank for the one term you’re pretty much guaranteed results for? If your company name is fairly unique, you are going to be […]

Automotive SEO: Quality Score Optimization Part 1

Automotive SEO: Quality Score Optimization Part 1

Quality score optimization or QSO is a topic that is rarely mentioned in the scope of SEO, yet it is one of the most important aspects of a good SEO and SEM campaign. It is part of SEO because it is through SEO that the Quality Score is applied. But it most directly impacts your SEM or PPC campaign. QSO […]

Dealer SEO: Create Pay-per-Click Campaigns

Dealer SEO: Create Pay-per-Click Campaigns

The goal for search engine optimization is to rank for free within the organic search results for your target keywords. In contrast, with pay-per click (sometimes called search engine marketing or SEM)your goal is to pay for placement by competing with other advertisers for ranking within the sponsored results section. With organic listing there is no charge when someone clicks […]

Dealer SEO – A Few Words about Keywords

Dealer SEO – A Few Words about Keywords

Keyword Generation Keyword generation is one of the most important components of a successful SEO campaign. All keywords are NOT created equally. Some keywords are easier to rank for than others and some require more than just a proficient level of skill to rank for – they require alliances! Sounds like a new survivor episode right? Broad or “short tail” […]

SEO – a brief history

SEO – a brief history

Search engine optimization is the process of setting up a website so that it ranks well for specific keywords with in the SERP (Search Engine Results Page) of the major search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc). Unlike search engine marketing (SEM), also called PPC (pay-per-click) which requires that you pay for every click sent to your website from a search […]

Online Marketing – The broad strokes…

Online Marketing – The broad strokes…

The Broad Strokes Online Marketing… Its a really broad term. How is it different than SEO or SEM or Social Media or Digital Marketing etc? Online Marketing is the game plan. It’s the coaches playbook. Its the summation of all those other components used as part of your strategy to generate leads or traffic or phone calls or clicks or […]