Affiliate marketing – An efficient digital media channel

Affiliate marketing constitutes an effectual online communication practice which seeks to engage users on third-party sites and generate new leads into a company's or organization's website. In this article we discuss the effects of Affiliate Marketing on the Online Marketing Campaign, we list its pros and cons and we prov... read more ››

SEO Pagination Guide: Examining a Real Life Scenario – part 3

In the previous 2 articles of the SEO Pagination Guide we discussed the pros and cons of Pagination and we presented the available methods that you can use to resolve the various SEO Problems that popup. The problem is quite complicated since it requires good understanding of how each variable is affected and of what is th... read more ››

SEO Pagination Guide: Best Practices and Advanced Methods – part 2

As we discussed on the previous part of this guide, pagination has both pros and cons and sometimes it can’t be avoided. Your SEO campaign can be severely affected by pagination: Segmenting pages into several parts seriously reduces their strength, it lowers the chance of achieving high rankings and it leads to duplic... read more ››

SEO Pagination Guide: The pros and cons of Content Pagination – part 1

Pagination is the practice of dividing a piece of content into different pages and it heavily affects User experience, Web Development and SEO. It is a commonly used navigation technique with both pros and cons. This article is the 1st part of the SEO Pagination Guide and we will discuss the most common types of Pagination... read more ››

New EU Cookie law: Guidelines for users and website owners

The EU “Cookie” Law comes into effect on 25 May 2012 and all EU countries will be required to follow it. The new law will definitely have an impact on the already weakened economy of Europe since it will affect all online shops and websites. According to the Wired UK “Compliance with the EU's "cookie law" could cost ... 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 ››

Geotargeting websites with Country Code TLDs

As most of you know, Google allows you to set the geographic target of domains with generic TLDs (.com, .net, .org etc) via Google Webmaster Tools console. Webmasters that own such domains are able to use the geotargeting feature in order to indicate that particular segments of their websites target in different countries.... 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 ››

New Professional SEO Software: Try out the new tools & services for FREE!

Bold and proud we offer our faithful users and partners a genuinely brand new version of WSA services. The ultimate version of Web SEO Analytics features a totally redesigned web environment with a layout serving at best the reporting functionalities. The SEO Engine that powers up our Toolbox has been redeveloped to in... read more ››

New SEO Toolbox & Services available on 2nd of April

We are happy to announce that on Monday 2nd of April, Web SEO Analytics will release the brand new version of our service. This is the first major update of 2012 and it will affect directly both the layout of our website and the SEO toolbox. The new version introduces a series of new services, features, metrics and ... 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 ››

Basic Social Media Practices for Travel and Tourism Industry

Social media have become an integral part of tourism marketing; they have revolutionized the industry and they have replaced a large part of the traditional communication. This article discusses the most essential practices of social media marketing in tourism & travel industry and explains how they can help you promote... 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 ››

SEO Tutorial: How to change your website’s host without affecting your Rankings

Changing web hosting company is something that most webmasters are likely to consider at some point in time. Nevertheless as we discussed in a previous article, the web hosting and the physical location of the server can affect the SEO rankings of a website. As a result, even though transferring to a new web host is not ne... read more ››

How Guest Blogging can help you improve your SEO?

Bloggers and webmasters often learn about SEO out of necessity. Is it possible that SEOs can also learn about blogging out of necessity? In this article Chris Burns explains why Guest Blogging is the response of SEOs to the recent algorithmic updates of Google and he discusses how it can become a powerful tool for Bloggers,... 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 ››

SEO Guide: How to change your Domain name without losing your rankings

Changing the domain name of your website can have a serious impact on SEO and organic traffic and generally it is not advised from SEO perspective. This is because each domain name is linked with several metrics (trust, authority, etc), characteristics (domain age, GEO location signals, etc) and above all the hyperlinks. I... read more ››

5 reasons why Google encrypts the Keyword Data & the effects on Online Marketing

On Tuesday 18th of October, Google announced that within the next weeks, all the logged-in users that use Google search will automatically be redirected on the SSL version of the website. As they mention on their article “Making Search more secure” this new feature targets on protecting the privacy of the users and on ... 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 ››

60 SEO tips & Online Marketing techniques for ecommerce Websites

Improving the Online Marketing presence of an Ecommerce website is usually a very challenging task. This is because the Online Marketers & SEO Professionals have to optimize the website in order to achieve better rankings on Search Engines, they must improve the user experience, they have to use all the available chann... read more ››

SEO Guide: Help! My website has been banned by Google! Now what?

Google does a pretty good job in detecting websites which use black hat SEO techniques that violate its Webmaster Guidelines and it often takes steps and bans them. Those penalties can either be algorithmic or manual and they can heavily affect both the rankings and the organic traffic of those websites. Given that you hav... read more ››

Google’s AJAX crawling scheme and its effects on SEO

Almost 2 years ago, Google has proposed a new way of making the AJAX applications & websites crawlable. As most of you know, search engines are very good in indexing and analyzing HTML documents but they are not particularly good in understanding JavaScript and thus crawling AJAX content. Even though 2 years have passe... read more ››

SEO for Bing: 15 tips to boost your rankings on SERPs

Few weeks ago ComScore released some figures which suggest that the Bing & Yahoo alliance has increased its marketshare to 30.5% in the US which is almost half of the marketshare of Google. Moreover Bing has signed a deal with Baidu, a very popular Chinese Search Engine, to power its SERPs for English queries. This mak... 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 ››

Google Webmaster Videos: Do multiple links from one page to another page count?

Few weeks ago Google announced the new series of Google Webmaster Help Videos and requested from SEOs and Webmasters to post their questions. One of the questions that our team posted was the following: “If we add more than one links from page A to page B, do we pass more PageRank juice and additional anchor text info? ... read more ››

The new SEO API 1.10v is released: Upgrade your implementation in 5 minutes

Yesterday, 7th of September, our team has released the brand new version of the WSA API. The 1.10 version focuses on removing all the Yahoo! Search features that were deprecated by Yahoo Inc. Moreover it targets on increasing the speed & the accuracy of the tools and on adding new features on the existing toolbox. In t... read more ››