May 22, 2006
Four new tools added to the member area
MARCH 21, 2006
New Web Site is Live!
Instant Position launches new website and new subscription based SEO resources. The member plans include a full suite of powerful SEO tools, free downloads, member-only content and more.
Instant Position team develop a new, improved version of the SEO Doc. The new tool will analyze web pages for on-page AND off-page factors that influence ranking. Read more about the SEO Doc here.
Chris Boggs from Instant Position speaks at the Search Engine Strategies Conference in Chicago. Read about the conference in our Events section.
May 25, 2013
- Ecommerce Title Tags: Top 5 Ways to Increase Clicks
The first steps of commerce take place within the search results. Give consumers a better sense of offers and pricing with your title tags. By exposing more information up front, sites can better align with the right consumer and get more clicks.
- Guest Blogging vs. Guest Posting – Imagine A World Without Links
For months, debate has raged about the merits of guest posting, the relationship between content and links, backlinks, publishers and signature links, guest posting, and comments. It's time to shed a little clarity on the subject in a simple format.
- 5 Content Lessons & SEO Opportunities From Bloomingdale's
Bloomingdale's is a leader in fashion in the brick and mortar world. But how does a store with history back to the 1800s adapt to the new online world? Let's look at a few tactics Bloomingdale's uses in content marketing and a few SEO opportunities.
- Google Talks Back: Conversational Search Available on New Version of Chrome
Google conversational search rolled out on the new version of Chrome this week. While the “OK Google” search prompt we heard about at the I/O event is not yet available, Google is attempting to have relevant conversations with users.
- Google's Top Charts Offer Engaging Visuals for Popular Searches Over Time
Google has added a new visual feature in Google Trends that allows users to explore trending people, places, and things over time, back to 2004. Interactive charts are sharable, allowing users to highlights data that’s interesting to them.
- SES Toronto Early Bird Rate Expires Tonight
The Early Bird rate for SES Toronto 2013, which kicks off June 12 and runs through June 14, ends tonight at 11:59 p.m. ET. If you haven't registered yet for SES Toronto, today is your last chance to register at the lowest rate and save $300!
- Google Penguin 2.0 Spam Report Form Now Available
It's been less than 24 hours since Google Penguin 2.0 went live, but there are already several reports of big changes. There are also many reports that, despite Penguin, Google is still ranking spam sites. You can now report this directly to Google.
- Video Ad Views Reach Another All-Time High: 13.2 Billion in April
The comScore Video Metrix service has just released data that shows 181.9 million Americans watched 38.8 billion online content videos in April 2013, while the number of video ad views reached an all-time high of 13.2 billion.
- Google Doodle Salutes North West Mounted Police on 140 Years
While Google in the U.S. is celebrating today with one of its Doodle 4 Google competition winners, Canadian Google users are instead seeing a Google Doodle celebrating the 140th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
- The Myth of Content Marketing, the New SEO & Penguin 2.0
Content marketing isn't the "new SEO" – or even new. Have you been drinking the Kool-Aid and not spending enough time on your search optimization? Here are 12 things you should check with the arrival of Google Penguin 2.0 and more changes coming.
- Using Multipliers Effectively in AdWords
The ability to start with a keyword bid and layer on increases or decreases in aggressiveness based on conversion rate of different user groups is a fantastic development for AdWords advertisers. Make sure your bidding strategies can cope.
- Google Penguin 2013: How to Evolve Link Building into Real SEO
SEO used to be about tuning a website for optimal consumption by spiders. Today’s SEO is about earning recognition, social spread, and backlinks. Here are practical activities that need to be done every month to achieve real SEO results.
- How Will Enhanced Campaigns Affect AdWords' Conversion Optimizer?
The deadline to switch to enhanced campaigns is fast approaching. How will campaigns that utilize Conversion Optimizer be affected? Will this powerful tool continue to function when you combine device targeting and start applying bid multipliers?
- Doodle 4 Google 2013 Winner's Best Day: When Her Dad Came Home From War
Today's Google Doodle was created by a 12th grade Wisconsin student in honor of her best day: the day she was reunited with her father who returned home after 18 months of service in Iraq. It is the winner of this year's Doodle 4 Google competition.
- Google Penguin 2.0 Update is Live
The much anticipated next generation of Google Penguin went live this evening. Google's Matt Cutts announced the algorithmic update will affect 2.3 percent of English U.S. queries and significantly larger impact on spam than the original Penguin.
- Google Checkout Going Out of Business in 6 Months
Google Checkout will be retired in six months, Google has announced. The service, which has been used by many web merchants as an alternative to PayPal and has been the default payment option for Google Play developers, is going away Nov. 20, 2013.
- Smartphone vs. Tablet Commerce: 3 Essential Behaviors You May Be Overlooking
There are many unique differences in user behavior by device that can provide marketers with insights on not only the when and where – but how consumers use smartphone and tablet devices for their specific research and purchase-related needs.
- How to Turn Events into Link Building Opportunities
With a little planning, everything that happens in your industry can create link building opportunities. This template for planning is simple yet extremely effective in helping your public relations and link building activities work together.
- Marketing Automation & Search – 3 Strategies for Mutual Success
Marketing automation can have a huge impact on your conversions and new business. It can improve the way your organization handles prospects and help improve activities and performance from initiatives like SEO, SEM, social, and content marketing.
- Social Strategy for Regulated Industries
Brands in financial services, insurance, health care and other highly regulated industries must adopt compliant social media strategy and processes or risk big losses in search visibility. Here's how brands can harness the power of social signals.