Smartphones have grown to represent half of all paid search clicks during Q4 2017. While smartphones passed that mark on Google a year earlier, they’ve yet to have the same impact on Yahoo and Bing, dragging down their cross-platform average.
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Social media tops other priorities when it comes to SEO services in 2018. One-fifth of respondents named social media marketing their top SEO service-related priority, ahead of on-site optimization (16%) and creating content to earn links (15%).
This infographic by Izea illustrates influencer marketing tools and provides tips on how to use them.
Almost 8 in 10 industrial marketers increased (31%) or maintained (48%) their budgets in 2017 relative to 2016. Websites, content and social media were the areas in which the most industrial marketers increased their spending in 2017, with 58% doing for each channel.
This infographic from Kissmetrics illustrates 14 link building tactics that do not include unsolicited emails.
Pornhub Insights last wrote about pornstar Stormy Daniels’ searches back in January of 2018 shortly after her alleged affair with Donald Trump was revealed. At the time, searches for Stormy Daniels went from a daily average of 2500 to more than 2 million searches in just 5 days!
This infographic from milkwhale illustrates 55 must-know SEO tricks for small business websites.
This Parse.ly data reflects the upward trend in referral traffic from Google (all – including AMP – Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages format) and declining trend in referral traffic from Facebook specifically (all Facebook – including Instant Articles).
Google was the top overall traffic referrer for the year, and owned a 36.82 percent share of visits during the second half of 2017.
This infographic illustrates some of the benefits of long-form content, why it’s worth creating and how to do it well.