244: How to Find More Traffic for Your Blog Offline

How to Promote Your Blog Offline Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it’s important to spend time offline building your blog’s personal brand and reputation. The answer is simple. “Yes.” Offline promotion is worth it. Get creative, and get out and meet people. You may need to step out of your comfort […]

Search Overtakes Social as Top Traffic Driver to Websites

Search engines drove more total traffic than social networks to websites in 2017 for the first time in three years, according to recent research from Shareaholic. Read the full article at MarketingProfs MarketingProfs Daily: Search Engine Marketing

My Results with Testing Amazon OneLink to Monetise International Traffic

One of the first income streams I experimented with on my blogs was Amazon’s Associates program. I’ve written extensively on my tips with making money through this affiliate program in my Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Affiliate Program. But today I want to update you on the results of experimenting with their OneLink feature. One […]

238: How to Get More Traffic by Updating Your Archives

How Updating Your Archives Can Drive More Traffic to Your Blog In today’s episode I want to talk about a trend I’ve noticed among many experienced bloggers – tending to their archives. Many experienced bloggers are slowing down on new content, while increasing traffic to to their blog by revising posts they’ve already written. Individual […]

Declining Organic Traffic? How to Tell if it’s a Tracking or Optimization Issue

Posted by andrewchoco Picture this scenario. You’re a new employee that has just been brought in to a struggling marketing department (or an agency brought on to help recover lost numbers). You get access to Google Analytics, and see something like this: (Actual screenshot of the client I audited) This can generate two types of […]

How to Diagnose SEO Traffic Drops: 11 Questions to Answer

Posted by Daniel_Marks Almost every consultant or in-house SEO will be asked at some point to investigate an organic traffic drop. I’ve investigated quite a few, so I thought I’d share some steps I’ve found helpful when doing so. Is it just normal noise? Before you sound the alarm and get lost down a rabbit […]

8 Reasons Your Traffic Is Increasing But Not Your Conversions

Traffic and conversions. That’s what we want. And we usually start at the beginning, with traffic. I agree. Traffic is great. Have you ever logged into Google Analytics on a Monday morning and found a huge traffic spike waiting for you? That’s a fantastic feeling. But unless you’re a 16-year-old YouTuber with a fame complex, you’re […]

Shareaholic: Search overtook social for referral traffic in 2017 as Google passed Facebook

Google passed Facebook as the top referral traffic driver in 2017 as the search giant doubled down on mobile and the social giant cleaned up its News Feed. That move resulted in an even bigger change last year: Search overtook social in 2017, after the two first swapped spots in 2013. The chart above shows […]

Search outpaced social for referral traffic last year, driving 35% of site visits vs social’s 26% share of visits

According to a new referral traffic report from Shareaholic, 2017 was the first time since 2014 search owned a larger share of visits over social. The post Search outpaced social for referral traffic last year, driving 35% of site visits vs social’s 26% share of visits appeared first on… Please visit Search Engine Land for […]

Auditing customer reviews for organic traffic growth without losing speed or attracting penalties

Looking for ways to beef up retailer product pages? Contributor Karen Bone points out five common areas of untapped value in your customer reviews that can drive organic traffic. The post Auditing customer reviews for organic traffic growth without losing speed or attracting penalties appeared… Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search […]