Hey Alexa: How Do I Bake Voice Search Into My B2B Marketing Strategy?

Can you imagine if we actually talked to one another the same way we’ve historically talked to search engines? It would make for some awkward interactions. “Minneapolis movie showtimes.” “Um… come again?”“Showtimes Captain Marvel 55441.” “Are you –” “Movie showtimes cheapest theater arcade games. I’m feeling lucky.” “Sir, this is a Wendy’s.” It’s only fitting […]

The Intersection of SEO & Influencer Marketing: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Steak and potatoes. Wine and cheese. Bread and butter. SEO and influencer marketing. via GIPHY All of these exceptional pairings have something special in common: They work together. Now, I know what you’re thinking. And I get it. From red or white to pungent or salty, there are […]

How B2B Marketers Can Win at Search with Best Answer Content

Marketers are engaged in a continuous battle to gain an edge when it comes to SEO, seeking those crucial advantages provided by top visibility where customers are looking. Multiple disciplines from technical SEO to creative content can be leveraged to win the search marketing game. At TopRank Marketing, we believe the best answer to this […]

Our Top 10 Search Marketing Posts of 2018

Search marketing has continued to mature throughout 2018. At each twist and turn along the way, we’ve done our best to not only cover each change, but also offer insight and research-based strategy to help savvy digital marketers along the way. We’re fortunate to have a fantastic group of digital marketing professionals contributing to the […]

The Key to SEO & Content Marketing Success: Understanding Search Intent

From changes in how people search thanks to technological innovations such as voice assistants, to changes in how search engine algorithms identify searcher needs, smart SEO is now rooted in understanding and matching the intent behind search queries. When we marketers understand search intent, we can create new content and/or optimize existing content to be […]

TopRank Marketing’s Top 6 SEO Predictions & Trends for 2019

The year-end hustle and bustle is on, marketers. We’re all finalizing next year’s tactical mix and strategy, refining targets, and setting goals—all with the intention of driving bigger, badder, and better results in the new year. When it comes to setting your SEO strategy for 2019, here’s an important stat to keep in mind: 61% […]

4 Reasons to Get AMP’d Up About Google AMP with Google’s Ben Morss

What’s up with Google AMP? That’s what a room full of marketers were determined to find out on Thursday’s Pubcon Pro session with Google’s Developer Advocate, Ben Morss. In his session, Ben outlined the current state of Google AMP, why marketers should care, and how it can work along with PWAs (progressive web apps) to […]

Power Pages and Best Answer Content: Should You Go Long or Short Form?

Buyers have questions and sellers better have answers that are easy to find, informative and inspiring. This is the cornerstone behind “Best Answer” content marketing strategy. But what qualifies as best answer content? How deep or wide do you need to go on a topic? Is it better to use short form or long form […]

Why Marketers Are Disenchanted with SEO

Just over two decades ago, search engine optimization (SEO) burst onto the internet scene and kicked the digital marketing doors wide open. Today, marketers consider SEO an effective and required part of their digital marketing mix — well, some of us at least. Many thought leaders, marketers, and brands have speculated that SEO is dead, […]

CMWorld Interview: Eli Schwartz on Curiosity & SEO Around the Globe

Should marketers ignore international and inter-linguistic considerations when it comes to their SEO strategies? Survey says: BZZZRRRT In a way, optimizing for search is like participating in the game show Family Feud. To align with searcher behavior and intent, marketers must make educated guesses, and ultimately it is the people who will dictate whether we’re […]