Search Marketing The More Things Change,The More They Stay The Same
Who DatFull-service & interactive agency backgroundOptimized first website in 1996Founded Anvil Media in 2000 – SEM for Fortune 2000Co-founded SEMpdx in 2006 – SearchFest in MarchFounded Formic Media in 2008 – SEM for SMBTeach SEM Workshops at Portland State UniversityRegularly speak & write on digital marketing
1994-5• Algorithms focused on on-site factors for keyword rankings
Google• Google algorithm focuses on off-site factors• 1996: Larry & Sergey develop BackRub• 1998: Launch Google and shop PageRank• 1999: AOL selects Google as default search• 2000: Yahoo! selects Google
Mobile• Optimizing for Mobile • No Flash & larger buttons (with spacing) • Contact information in footer • Map & driving directions• Building for Mobile • WordPress plug-ins • Design in CSS (Handheld.css & iPhone.css) • Dedicated website (m.company.com)
Credibility• Old: On-site • META tags • Inbound links • Domain history • Rendering speed
The 3 Cs Content: New Formats Code: More Screens Credibility: Experiential
ResourcesAnvil SEO White PaperAnvil SEM Articles9 ways to Lose Friends and Alienate People in Social MediaHow to Become a Social Media Guru in 3 Easy Steps3 Effective Strategies for Securing Digital Marketing BudgetsGet More From Your Marketing Agency in 6 Easy Steps7 Obsolete Digital Marketing Strategies5 Reasons for Brands not to Outsource Social Media MarketingMobilizing for 2011 with a Mobile Marketing StrategyWhy Idiots Promote A Brand’s Facebook Page via Traditional MediaOnline Reputation Management: 7 Strategies to Build Your Brand
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