Top Draw • Online advertising agency since 1995 • Make websites that connect our clients with their customers • Right place. Right time. Online.
Agenda: Internet Marketing • Why Internet Marketing? • Practical applications for everyday business • Overview: • Search SEO/PPC • Local • Mobile • Analytics: Metrics that matter • Actionable takeaways
Why Internet Marketing? • Top of Search = Top of Mind • Sales, Leads, Info, Credibility • 30 trillion URLs (pages) crawls 20 billion pages a day. • 3B+ million searches/day (Google Only) • 1.8 million first-time internet users/week • 92% of all offline sales are a result of online research
58 searches/month in Canada~42% of clicks~12% of clicks~8% of clicks~6% of clicks
Using Search: Cormode.com • Delivers a 1+ quality lead/day for: • Car wash construction 100+ other key phrases • Web leads convert higher • AND…67 resumes per month. “In one month alone, we closed five sales that we can directly attribute to our website. These sales contributed significantly to our bottom line.” — Ben Elzen, President Cormode & Dickson
Using Search: LJWelding.com• Provides welding and pipe handling equipment • Built a high performance website to tap into online demand.• Over 4 years, the website has driven over 5X increase in revenue. “At the end of the day, we view this as the single best marketing investment we could have made. It’s been transformational for our business, turning us from a local player into a company with global sales.” - Ryan Holt, General Manager LJ Welding & Machine
Practical Applications: Sales & Leads • People are looking for what you sell everyday. • Searches per month in Canada: • ERP consultant 28 • Transportation logistics company 16 • Canadian life insurance companies 260 • Prefab steel buildings Canada 36 • Law firms in Edmonton 58 • Machine shop Edmonton 46 • Donate to charitable organization 16 • Edmonton downtown restaurants 590
Keyword Research“Informed decision-making comes from a longtradition of guessing and then blaming others forinadequate results.” - Scott Adams Author of Dilbert Cartoons
Effective Keyword Research ROI & Opportunity How do your customersdescribe/research our product or service?
Keywords that deliver ROI should be: • Relevant to your business/page of content • Search frequently • Obtainable for your site to rank on • Competitive Research: PageRank, Domain Authority, number & strength of competitors • Tip: 3+ word phrases: = Conversion Competition
Effective SEO Includes: • Keyword research • Proper site structure & architecture • Proper keyword inclusion • Fresh & unique content • Authoritative & industry related links • Social media integration • Measuring, monitoring & testing
On Page Keyword Inclusion • Page title tags • Site navigation NOT • Body copy Keyword • META descriptions Stuffing! • Headlines (H1, H2) • ALT attributes for images • URL structure • Internal (anchor text) links
Title Tag Meta Navigation Description HeadlineALT Text Body Copy
Capitalize on Sales & Leads: Mobile • Imagine: • You’re working on an oil rig • You’ve had some equipment fail on you and need new parts. • Your traditional supplier is back-ordered 3 months.
Capitalize on Sales & Leads: Mobile • “Oilfield equipment” and other variations are searched 91 times per month in Canada on mobile devices. • “Oilfield jobs” are searched 880 times per month on mobile devices.
Capitalize on Sales & Leads: Mobile & Local“We attribute 15%of all new businessfrom search, mobileand local traffic.”- Karen Bodoano, General Manager
Overview Capitalize on Sales & Leads: Mobile • Smartphone sales are expected to exceed laptop & desktop computer sales combined in 2012. • From 18 typical Canadian companies, we saw an average of 442% growth in mobile users year over year. • In 2012 Canadian companies can expect ~1/3 of their website users to be using mobile devices.
For more industry mobile usage charts, see www.topdraw.com/mobile
Like it or not… THIS IS THE WEB Does your website lookgood on a mobile device? A 1/3 of your users is significant!
Websites that work on everything!Yes, it’s possible.
Options for going Mobile? 1) Do nothing 2) Use a plug-in 3) Responsive Design 4) Separate desktop and mobile websites For direction on what mobile solution might work, check out www.topdraw.com/mobile
4 Things To Do on Monday 1. Search: Does your website generate leads/sales? • Do you rank on key phrases for your services/products? • Do you have metrics that matter? 2. Social: Claim all your social media brands • www.Knowem.com
4 Things To Do on Monday 3. Local: Claim your local listing • http://www.google.com/places/ 4. Mobile: View your site on your mobile phone • Can you click the links, easy to read, contact info? • www.howtogomo.com
Thank You! Questions? Ken Jurina President & CEO Top Draw Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org @kenjurina Download the presentation: www.topdraw.com/presentations