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How do search engines generate the SERP?

The three steps search engines follow to rank search results

 

Are you curious about how search engines generate the ranking list called SERPs?

 

If you know what SERPs are and what elements they incorporate, it’s easy to understand their workings.

 

Search engines generate search results in a three-step process. 


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Topics: SEO, PR tips, online public relations

Why website speed optimization matters

We live in a busy and hyper-competitive world. 

 

Modern customers are impatient and want the web content to load within seconds. Delays may make them move to another source, and you may end up losing potential business opportunities. 

 

If you care about leads, conversions, and customer delight, you should pay attention to your website’s load speed. Let’s take a look at how website loading time makes a huge difference. 


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Topics: public relations, online public relations, web design & development

What is the purpose of a blog?

Blogs build brand loyalty and community engagement with your company

 

Although it may seem like blogging has lost its relevance, it’s important to recognize the significance it still holds today. A blog serves the purpose of creating a relationship between a company and its audience. It can also provide knowledge on relevant topics, increase engagement and traffic to your website, and create a community. 


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Topics: online public relations, blog

How to be a great podcast guest

Many say podcasts are a fast-growing media platform to increase brand exposure. It’s an often-overlooked opportunity for a company’s experts and spokespersons to share insight and company information with faithful podcast listeners. Just like with any other media interview, there are ways that your company’s spokesperson can prepare to participate on a podcast and truly shine as a great podcast guest. 

 


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Topics: online public relations

What’s the difference between geofencing and geotargeting?

How to properly use these location-specific digital techniques

 

Digital marketing is a tricky domain with plenty of jargon that can leave you scratching your head. Take, for example, geofencing and geotargeting. Although they sound similar, these location-based strategies are quite different. 

 

Learning the difference between geofencing and geotargeting can significantly enhance your overall digital marketing efforts and your ROI. 


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Topics: public relations, ethics, online public relations

Update your company and product boilerplate summaries

Revise your company’s “About us” summary each year

 

It’s a new year and time to update your company’s boilerplates to better communicate your brand’s mission and accomplishments. Look at your company’s end-of-year reports from each department, such as sales, HR, and operations. Take time to comb through the numbers and pull figures that show what’s behind your brand. 

 

 

 


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Topics: public relations, online public relations, online reputation management, social media

3 tips to improve your content marketing

Companies today are investing more energy and time on content creation and delivery. The volume of information flung at people daily can be staggering, if not paralyzing. Social media platforms continue to hone algorithms to deliver desired content, while attempting to box out the noise. For some companies, this is an obstacle. For others, an opportunity.


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Topics: public relations, featured, online public relations, shared media

The top tweets of all time and what your company can learn from them

Ah, Twitter. It’s a repository for political musings, humorous quips and celebrity news. It provides a platform for solace and unity in times of tragedy as well as mean-spirited comments directed at enemies. While we forget most tweets moments after we read them, others, for some reason, are indelible, and people still share them even years later. Find out what makes an unforgettable tweet and how your company can take advantage of this knowledge to boost your visibility and profits.


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Topics: public relations, featured, online public relations, shared media

Why isn’t my company listed on Wikipedia?

3 important requirements that you must meet to have a Wiki page

In the effort to promote your company and build your brand, it’s vital to use every tool at your disposal. You may have noticed that many companies are achieving online success and recognition from Wikipedia, and you may wonder why your company isn’t listed. Perhaps more importantly, should it be?

 

Not too long ago, Wikipedia had a questionable reputation and often contained many factual errors. The reliability and trustworthiness of the site has improved significantly. Now, Wikipedia for business has become an effective part of marketing, branding and converting customers.

 

However, getting your company listed on the site isn’t as easy as you might think. With help from a quality PR firm, you can learn how to take advantage of this site and use it as part of your overall outreach strategy.


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Topics: public relations, featured, PR tips, online public relations, shared media, Wikipedia

How to get your company on Wikipedia

6 steps to earn a Wikipedia article for your organization

A Wikipedia article is an effective way to spread the word about your company and keep people informed about it. Google often uses Wikipedia summaries at the top of its search results, which is great coverage for your company. So, how exactly does one get a Wikipedia page? There are several tough guidelines with which you must comply before moderators will allow your company to appear on Wikipedia.


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Topics: public relations, featured, PR tips, online public relations, shared media, Wikipedia

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