Keyword Phrase: 2-3 Word Searches Over 50% of Total Queries

Ever wonder what percentage of people use 2 word compared to 3 word queries? Data collected from users of European Web analytics provider OneStat, reveals (surprise, surprise) most people use two or three word queries in search engines. Here's the full breakdown: Two-word phrases -- 28.38 % Three-word phrases -- 27.15 % Four-word phrases -- 16.42 % One-word phrase -- … [Read more...]

SEO + Viral Marketing

For many, a well-executed viral marketing campaign increases sales or brand perception. Viral campaigns spread very quickly and with the advent of blogs, social networking, and other web 2.0 sites, mention of a business, product/service can appear in hundreds to thousands of websites around the world overnight. While viral marketing offers the advantages of "word-of-mouth" … [Read more...]

The Future of Audio Video Content

For many SEOs, on-page text is an important first step in getting search engines to index and classify a website correctly. Audio and video has been gaining momentum with the explosion in the use of services such as Google Video and YouTube. Audio and especially video are the hot mediums of marketing and distribution because of the proliferation of Ipods and people's desire … [Read more...]

Article Marketing Works!

Just checked my stats and found a surge in traffic from an article that was written several months ago (Secrets to Successful Blogging), got syndicated on a site picked up by Google News yesterday. The traffic surge continued till this evening when the news was refreshed again. Article syndication has proven in this case to not only be excellent for SEO, but also for … [Read more...]

Viral Link Building Through Link Baiting

Link building is one of the major keys in ranking effectively with the search engines. Many techniques have evolved to capitalize on the hidden gold from attaining top rankings and getting free search engine traffic. Of them all, link baiting has to be one of the best methods to build incoming links. Link baiting boosts the link popularity of a web site and has quickly … [Read more...]