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(Infographic) How Long Does it Take to Become a Top Ranked Result on Google?

New data looks at the circumstances that will catapult you to the top

You want your company’s name to be one of the first results that they see. So what it does it take to achieve a high ranking on Google?In an infographic assembled by The Website Group, a U.K.-based digital marketing agency, and Ahrefs, a ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 25, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content

When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The entire goal of establishing an effective online presence, after all, is to ...

by Josh Steimle  | May 05, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

How to build a hit e-commerce website in 1 year

Do it in 12 months with these 12 steps

Some experts predict that e-commerce will surpass US$ 2 trillion in sales in the next few years – it’s the fastest growing and one of the most valuable industries.When you can shop online, seamlessly checkout and then conveniently have your favorite pair of ...

by Jason Parks  | November 18, 2016 11:00:00
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The 10 best skills to learn online today

Further your career with crucial skills you can learn sitting right at your computer

Technological creep and advancement are pushing society towards a world of automation and convenience. Our days as hunters are long behind us, replaced with today's proverbial rat race where society's entrepreneurial pursuits and necessity to succeed have become top priorities for us. While we no longer face the ...

by R.L. Adams  | November 17, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

7 online marketing strategies that increase ROI

‘Inbound’ marketing campaigns focus on the value they can provide users.

Inbound marketing has become increasingly popular in the marketing and advertising world for the last several years, and it is no surprise why. While traditional outbound ad campaigns attempt to persuade unfamiliar audiences with sales-y messages, "inbound" campaigns focus on the value they can provide ...

by Jayson Demers  | June 01, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

The most important metric you can track

Tracking your cost per conversion is essential to determine how well your AdWords campaigns are doing.

In Ultimate Guide to Local Business Marketing, Google AdWords expert Perry Marshall and lead generation expert Talor Zamir introduce you to the basic framework behind a successful local marketing campaign. In this edited excerpt, Perry and Zamir explain why tracking your cost per ...

by Perry Marshall  | March 22, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

4 reasons an online business is a solid investment

Here are reasons why you should put up an online business today.

Are you considering buying an online business? As you are likely aware, there are a variety of options available. This makes it challenging to come to a buying decision that accurately reflects your priorities.Not only will you be looking at what kind ...

by Thomas Smale  | July 24, 2015 01:00:00
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Common business acronyms first-time entrepreneurs need to know

Before getting down to the real deal, budding entrepreneurs should learn the basics of business. First off-these acronyms below.

First times are always crucial especially in business. Getting the hang of it takes time and success isn’t achieved overnight. First-time entrepreneurs need to know that building a business is a learning process and is an experience that will eventually teach them ...

by MJ Dinglasan  | February 02, 2015 06:00:00
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Why SEO is more important than you think

As a results-oriented entrepreneur, it should always be your goal to maximize the potential of your website. You can boost its online traffic through observing SEO techniques.

Be more visible in the digital landscape! Learn about SEO and other display and search advertising strategies with the Digital Media Planning Specialist Track. Visit or call 9270096 / 09285065382 for more details! ...

by International Institute of Digital Marketing  | July 04, 2014 10:00:00
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Digital marketing analytics for start-ups

SMEs need to understand and effectively use Digital Marketing Analytics. The ability to access and analyze sources and types of data is drastically revolutionizing marketing and in the process, is transforming industries. Find out more about digital marketing and how you can use it in your business.

Data scientist Seshu Edala accurately nailed it in his think piece on “So much data and so little business intelligence. That’s the irony of the information age, which is adding another 2.5 quintillion bytes to the data universe each day.” Credit goes ...

by International Institute of Digital Marketing  | March 20, 2014 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Know your worth: Earn a decent living via freelance writing

Freelance writing is like entrepreneurship. You can't instantly get into it just because you think you can make it your bread and butter. Here are some insights on how you can earn a decent or comfortable living as a freelance writer.

Many have tried freelance writing, only to leave because their earnings were not enough. Can you make a living as a freelance writer? The answer is a big YES. Here’s how. Find your marketWrite something that you know and are passionate about. ...

by Valerie Caulin  | March 18, 2014 01:00:00