Search Engine Optimization

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of search engine optimization trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Channel Integration [CHART]

Roughly half of the company respondents said that their email and website efforts are very well integrated, but far fewer could say the same about mobile messaging (16%), mobile apps (14%), or the mobile web (13%).

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Types Of Mobile Marketing Currently Used Globally [CHART]

Among those executives already in mobile marketing, optimizing websites for mobile devices held the top spot as the most frequently used mobile marketing technique, cited by 70% of respondents. In second place were mobile apps, used by 55% of these marketers. Interestingly, 49% said they used QR codes, despite some unfamiliarity among consumers with what…

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Top 6 Traffic Drivers For American & European Bloggers [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com American and European bloggers are relatively in agreement when it comes to the most effective ways to drive traffic to their blogs, both citing frequent updates and promotion on social networks as their top 2, per an Overblog study released in June 2012. Yet, when it comes to what defines the ultimate success…

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Online Sources For Political Information, By Generation [CHART]

via emarketer.com Overall, news websites were the most commonly tapped resource for those looking for political information online; 47.7% of likely voters used them. But news sites were especially important among those ages 55 or older, with 53% of respondents from this group relying on them. Voters ages 18 to 34, no surprise, were significantly…

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Customer Acquisition Methods, 2011 & 2012 [CHART]

via emarketer.com March findings from trade magazine Target Marketing shed insight on some of the customer acquisition tactics that US B2B and B2C marketing managers planned to use this year. Email topped the list with 86.3% of marketers planning to deploy this common digital tactic. Direct mail was also cited by 69% of respondents, followed…

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Top Google Search Ranking Factors [CHART]

via marketingcharts.com Within the US, among 22 ranking factors identified, social signals account for 5 of the 6 most highly correlated with Google search results, according to a June 2012 study from Searchmetrics. Presenting the correlations using Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient, the study shows that Facebook shares (0.37) have the highest correlation, followed by number…

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Travel Marketing Budget Changes [CHART]

via emarketer.com According to Frommer’s and Tnooz’s “2011 Digital Marketing and Content Survey,” 65% of travel professionals polled worldwide planned to increase their social media marketing budget in 2012, a higher percentage than for any other digital marketing tactic. Read the rest at eMarketer. 0.0 00

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