SEO Blog From periscopeUP

How Much Should I Pay For Blog Post Writing?

For quality US English blog posts, our totally anecdotal (but 100% professional) observations tell us the going rate is around $50-75 for 500 words. If you want 1000 words, just multiply by two. It’s that simple. Or is it? A great piece of writing that excites your audience can be worth millions. Still, a huge [...]

By |2018-09-07T12:19:00+00:00September 6th, 2018|Blog, Content Marketing|Comments Off on How Much Should I Pay For Blog Post Writing?

Search Queries Added To Google My Business Insights

Google is gradually rolling out a search queries report for local businesses as part Google My Business Insights. This was originally reported by Search Engine Land in early July, and we now see queries for nearly half of our local business clients. To see if the this change has been rolled out for your business, [...]

By |2018-08-29T14:31:02+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local Search, Local SEO, News|Comments Off on Search Queries Added To Google My Business Insights

Will Switching To HTTP/2 Improve Your Site’s SEO Performance?

With all the new updates to Google Mobile-First indexing and page speed updates loading your content faster is top of mind. One of the discussions is updating or activating HTTP/2 protocol. Background Comparison HTTP/1.1 is the current standard for all websites and servers and has been around since the 90’s. HTTP/2 was created in 2015 [...]

By |2018-09-07T12:28:09+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Blog, SEO|Comments Off on Will Switching To HTTP/2 Improve Your Site’s SEO Performance?

Raise Awareness And Drive Site Visits With Events

For local or regional businesses, hosting community-based events or activities can be beneficial for reaching new audiences. Additionally, the online promotion of these events can be a vehicle to raise awareness and increase site visits. As an added benefit, we’ve also seen the consistent promotion of hyper-local events contribute to increases in local rankings for [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:58:51+00:00August 9th, 2018|Blog, Local SEO|Comments Off on Raise Awareness And Drive Site Visits With Events

What Determines Effective Content Marketing?

Studies show that content marketing costs 62 percent less than traditional marketing. But before you focus immediately on the cost savings, it’s important to understand what exactly it is you’re doing and how to measure success. The definition of content marketing is pretty simple—it’s using created content to increase brand awareness. Blogs, videos, social media [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:03:35+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Content Marketing|Comments Off on What Determines Effective Content Marketing?

AdWords Is Rebranded As Google Ads

Since launching AdWords nearly two decades ago with just 350 advertisers, a lot has changed. In 2000, online searches were conducted exclusively on desktop, and now those searches are more likely to occur on a mobile device. In addition, today’s online users are more agile - jumping effortlessly from watching videos to making online transactions, [...]

By |2018-07-25T22:47:17+00:00July 25th, 2018|Google AdWords, Google News And Updates, News, Pay Per Click, PPC|Comments Off on AdWords Is Rebranded As Google Ads

Getting Small Business Clients To Understand Digital Marketing

At what point does your client graduate from their online marketing training? As data analysts, marketing geniuses, SEO monsters, PPC rockstars... how do we finally convince our client to put the trust token in our hands? I'm not talking about the marketing director who understands how to stay in their lane nor the senior marketing [...]

By |2018-07-23T20:43:45+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Blog, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Getting Small Business Clients To Understand Digital Marketing

Hire A Freelancer Or Agency? What’s Best For Your Digital Strategy?

By 2020, fifty percent of the workforce will be remote. What does this mean for your brand’s digital marketing? Just like people, a brand’s identity typically has several manifestations. The way you act at home vs. work isn’t exactly the same. Likewise, your business presence goes beyond your website. Now with social media, review sites, [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:05:12+00:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Content, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Hire A Freelancer Or Agency? What’s Best For Your Digital Strategy?

What Is Unicorn Content Marketing Strategy?

We recently got wind of a content marketing strategy that nearly guarantees success. It’s been popularized by MobileMonkey CEO Larry Kim. This technique makes so much sense, and it boosts search rankings as well as conversions. Plus it lowers your cost per click spend. Sound too good to be true? Unicorn Content Marketing is based [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:09:59+00:00July 5th, 2018|Blog, Content, Content Marketing|Comments Off on What Is Unicorn Content Marketing Strategy?

Expert SEO Tips To Improve Google Ranking For Videos

Successful video content marketing requires solid SEO technique. This helps ensure videos of your product and/or services reach target consumers. Google ranks videos of quality content on your website, and this improves overall site search rankings. So, as in the case of images and written content, better video content optimization is well worth it. Here [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:06:32+00:00June 29th, 2018|Blog, Mobile SEO, SEO, Video|Comments Off on Expert SEO Tips To Improve Google Ranking For Videos