The Foolproof Method For Turning Your Content Into Serious Traffic – Max Grid News Feed

TL;DR: The secret to turning your content into serious traffic is content research tool Zag. A branding agency ran a full-page ad in the Economist that caught my eye a few years ago. The headline read: “The World Belongs to Those With Something to Say”. Underneath the headline was a photo of Donald Trump and Nigel […]

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Best WordPress Popup Plugin – (Review Updated For Winter of 2019) – Max Grid News Feed

Popups are a controversial topic, to say the least. Are they effective? Are they annoying? Do they work? Truthfully, the answer depends on who you ask. According to a study from Sumo that analyzed nearly two billion popups, the average conversion rate for a website popup is 3.09%. The top 10% of high-performing popups convert […]

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Does Vertical Video Make a Difference? We Spent $6,000 on Tests to Find Out – Max Grid News Feed

There has been much discussion recently on industry-leading publications about the effectiveness of video on social media. For example, did you know that video posts on Facebook receive at least 59 percent more engagement than other post types? Since our 2017 research with Animoto comparing square vs. landscape video, little has been published around the […]

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Context Clusters in Search Query Suggestions – Max Grid News Feed

unsplash-logoSaketh Garuda Context Clusters and Query Suggestions at Google A new patent application from Google tells us about how the search engine may use context to find query suggestions before a searcher has completed typing in a full query. After seeing this patent, I’ve been thinking about previous patents I’ve seen from Google that have […]

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We Analyzed 912 Million Blog Posts. Here’s What We Learned About Content Marketing – Max Grid News Feed

We analyzed 912 million blog posts to better understand the world of content marketing right now. Specifically, we looked at how factors like content format, word count and headlines correlate with social media shares and backlinks. With the help of our data partner BuzzSumo, we uncovered some very interesting findings. And now it’s time to […]

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Backlinks: How to Analyse Competitors – Max Grid News Feed

I’ve recently worked on a backlink audit that also focused on competitor’s backlink profiles. The results helped my client create a long-term strategy for obtaining backlinks from additional authoritative domains. I put together a list of steps that will be useful if you also are thinking to develop a plan for obtaining more strategic backlinks. […]

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How To Write A Great Product Description Page – Max Grid News Feed

Every web-browsing human being reads a product description, almost every day. Most product descriptions are eye-bleeding horrors of lousy copy and unclear information. That means some of the most-read digital content is some of the worst. We can do better. This is my sort-of-system for better product descriptions. Use as you see fit. Two Kinds […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: February 18, 2019 – Max Grid News Feed

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Search Algorithm Updates Continue Through Weekend The chatter has not simmered down that much from the February 12/13th Google algorithm update chatter. In […]

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