Tips and insights for effective SEO copywriting

The SEO copywriting is a technique used for websites’ texts, that produces high quality and persuasive content for the website visitors and, at the same time, targets specific search terms in order to be ranked highly by the search engines. The search engine placement and traffic conversion starts with quality content... read more ››

10 ways to increase your Facebook Fans

Facebook is one of the most powerful tools for all online marketers since it enables us to promote products and services by using highly targeted campaigns with relatively low cost. Either you are using ad campaigns or viral techniques, one of the main targets is to increase the number of Facebook Fans of our pages. In ... read more ››

Top 10 tips for online Branding

Branding is the process of shaping the identity of a company! The "profile", which is selected by a company, is also one of the main features that will affect the relationship to a certain extent that will be formed with the consumers in the future. If you want to stand out and to properly reflect in the public memory, you... read more ››

10 SEO tips for Baidu Search Engine

While European and American economies are still struggling to control their financial crisis, China managed last year to achieve almost a 2-digit growth rate. Taking into account the fact that the Per Capita income continues to increase, China, a country with over 1 million millionaires and a total population of over 1.3 b... read more ››

How to use Online Strategies to Boost Branded Traffic

Branded Traffic occurs when a website enjoys a wealth of brand awareness, expressed on branded keywords, similarly referred as navigational queries. In order to achieve this kind of communicational objective, online marketers must consider an online strategy which will deploy all possible online marketing tools and optimiz... read more ››

6 Tips for designing and running Social Media Contests

Social Media Contests are great tools with many benefits that enable brands, products or services to gain visibility in social media channels, increase audience & the interaction with them, reinforce brand awareness and finally get genuine inspiration from real or prospect customers. Usually there are 2 strategic goals... read more ››

Best Practices for optimizing your website for mobile devices

Over the last few years, Mobile Marketing has become an essential part of the promotional strategy. As a result optimizing your website for mobile devices is now very important since more and more users tend to access the internet via their Smartphones, tablets or mobile devices. In this article we will discuss why mobile ... read more ››

How to Use Social Media for Crisis Management

Crisis (from the Greek word "krisis" - judgment) is an unstable period that has a starting and ending point followed by conditions of high stress that usually occur along with multiple events and possible risks for the organization`s sustainability or reputation. From communication point of view, a crisis can be described ... read more ››

The 10 Dos and 10 Don’ts of a Corporate Social Media Strategy

Guides, reports and presentations can be useful tools in order to build an effective social media strategy of highly ROI. But, what if we attempt to extract the essence of the main Do’s and Don’ts that a Social Media Strategist should print and keep in a major place at office? In this article we describe in detail wha... read more ››
New Google Toolbar PageRank Update – November 2011

New Google Toolbar PageRank Update – November 2011

Few days ago Google has updated the PageRank Toolbar values. The update took place on November 8th and this is the fifth one in 2011. We remind you that the last minor update took place in the middle of September while the most recent major one was on 19th of July. The values are pretty fresh this time, since they have be... read more ››
20 KPIs you should monitor in Google Analytics

20 KPIs you should monitor in Google Analytics

A Key Performance Indicator or KPI refers to a set of measurements reflecting the performance or success of an organization in terms of progress of its goals. In this article we present the most important website KPIs from online marketing perspective and we discuss how to monitor them in Google Analytics. Most online mar... read more ››
New Google Toolbar PageRank Update – September 2011

New Google Toolbar PageRank Update – September 2011

Google updates the PageRank Toolbar values for the forth time this year! The previous 2 updates took place on 19th of July and on 27th of June. It is not clear yet how many websites have been affected by the update, but it seems that this time the changes are much less aggressive comparing to the previous 2 times. The new... read more ››
Brand-new Google Toolbar PageRank Update – July 2011

Brand-new Google Toolbar PageRank Update – July 2011

On 18th of July, Google has updated once again the PageRank Toolbar values. We remind you that the previous update took place only 3 weeks ago, on 27th of June. From what we see, several websites were affected by this new update and many webmasters started to complain that their PageRank values dropped by 1 or 2 points. I... read more ››

Do you have SEO questions? Google will answer all of them!

Few years ago Google has launched the official Google Webmaster Help YouTube channel trying to help and get in touch with Webmasters and Web professionals. In this channel Matt Cutts and other Software Engineers posted hundreds of video tutorials and answered numerous questions of SEOs and Online Marketers. Even if Matt d... read more ››

Social Media: A promising new channel or another Internet Bubble?

The last few years Social Media Marketing became more and more popular since many businesses felt obliged to build their own campaigns and explore this new form of marketing. After a while, many companies considered social media a promising new channel that can help them connect with their customers while others considered... read more ››

Developing SEO friendly websites with Responsive Web Design

Nowadays while technology has become a part of everyday life it is essential to consider the wide range of devices that enable users to access internet. Consequently flexibility is a key to success of online businesses. Like responsive architecture, a practice where the building adopts its form, shape or color responding ... read more ››

10 paid methods to Increase Traffic & Online Visibility

If you wish to increase the online visibility and the traffic of your website you basically have 2 options: You can use the free channels and you can invest money on advertising. As we have explained in previous articles the free channels can bring lots of traffic to your website but they require lots of time and effort. O... read more ››

10 Steps for Effective Online Reputation Management

Protecting the reputation of a brand has become a difficult task. Internet has made it possible for customers to talk directly both to the companies and to their audience by using social networks and other online channels. As a result negative comments for a particular brand can affect the online reputation of the company ... read more ››

30 tips for developing an SEO Friendly Design

The design of a website is one of the most important key success factors and it does not only affect the user experience, but also the SEO campaign. In this article we will discuss the subject of SEO friendly design and we give 30 tips that will help web designers and web developers to build better and more effective webs... read more ››

20 Tips for developing a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

E-mail marketing is a cost effective marketing tool that aims on building long term relationships with your customers. With clear objectives and messages, e-mail marketing can effectively support your marketing efforts on and off line with a relatively low budget. As the objectives can vary depending on the industry and t... read more ››

Facebook Fan Pages: 7 Dos and 7 Don’ts for effective Community Development

As Facebook Fan Pages are considered a healthy starting point for social media engagement, more and more companies are searching for the best practices to adopt in order to build up the desired profile. This week we share some Dos and Don`ts for your Fan Page community development focusing on the savoir vivre of this med... read more ››

7 Tips for Local Search Optimization

Search Engines have 2 mainly goals: to deliver satisfying results responding to users’ expressed needs (search queries) and to meet these needs filtered to people’s physical location. Consequently optimizing the online presence of your business for both web and local search results will take you one step forward against... read more ››

The Top 10 Internet & Search Marketing Trends for 2011

As the year comes to a close, we share with you our insights related to the Internet & Online Marketing trends of 2011. We examine closely the most important trends from the SEO industry to Social Media & Location Based Marketing and from Mobile Marketing to Email Marketing and Budget Allocation. Of course there is ... read more ››

The Highlights and the Review of LeWeb 2010 conference

On December 9th, the biggest European Internet conference, LeWeb, has successfully been completed. Since we had the opportunity to attend the event, in this article we will share with you our views, our thoughts and the highlights of the conference. Generally LeWeb can be considered a successful conference. It was efficie... read more ››

7 web tools to detect useful insights and trends

In order to create a successful SEO campaign, you need to have a good understanding of the way that people search, predict what keywords they will use for a given query and have a good knowledge of the market and of the industry. Modeling the way that people search can be considered as the holy grail of many SEO and Search ... read more ››
Social Media Campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & LinkedIn

Social Media Campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & LinkedIn

This week the free Online Marketing Lesson of StayOnSearch is about Social Media. The course starts by explaining why Social Media networks have been heavily evolved the last few years and afterwards it focuses on the most popular social media networks (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn) that can be used in order to... read more ››

Google Analytics: Event Tracking vs Virtual Pageviews

Assume that visitors are arriving at a landing page of your website, what’s their next step? How do they interact before leaving that page? In this article we focus on how to use the 2 advanced tracking options that Google Analytics provides: the Event Tracking and the Virtual Pageview. Both are useful, but it is importa... read more ››

How to create an effective keyword list

Are you wondering what is the best way to create an effective keyword list? Following up a previous article "Keyword Research: The Core of your SEO Strategy», this week we will focus on a real world example, we will discuss the actual needs and we will put the theory into practice. The real world example In this example w... read more ››

The Paid Search and the use of PPC Strategies

The third lesson of the free 10-week Internet Marketing course of StayOnSearch, focuses on Paid Search and it discusses the use of Pay-Per-Click Strategies in order to Drive Relevant Traffic to a website. The course starts with the basics, analyzing how a PPC account is structured and what are the main parts (Account, Camp... read more ››

Internet Advertising: Run Long or Short Term Campaigns?

This week, we are focusing on the strategic part of the ppc campaigns as a form of internet advertising. The decision making related to the duration of the internet advertising can vary depending on different factors linked to the objectives and the circumstances. On this post we will put forward some of them to assist the... read more ››