Monthly Braggit Round-Up, March 2013: Out Like a Lion

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It’s been a fast month indeed, and now the BizBrag Team is heading out of March on a strong note. Be sure to check out our Monthly Braggit Round-Up to see some of the most popular Braggits of the month, featuring Moran Family of Brands, Posh Salon & Spa Pensacola, Milex Complete Auto Care of Frederick, MD, Express Employment Professionals, and more.

Don’t forget to connect with BizBrag on Facebook, too – there you’ll see what we’ve been up to and where we are going, and you’ll find great information on all things SEO and Social Media.

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Throwback Thursday: Differences Between Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization

throwback-thursdayThis week’s Throwback Thursday article tackles an important issue in the online marketing world: the difference between Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization. While you may sometimes hear the terms SEM and SEO used interchangeably, they are not the same, but rather related in that SEM encompasses everything you do to help your website rank highly, while SEO is used to describe the use of keywords, website design, and linking in order to help boost a site to the top of a search engine.

Be sure to check out this week’s Throwback Thursday article to learn all the differences between SEO and SEM, and be sure to let us know what you think of the article in the comments!

Why is Blog Reading Great for SEO?

Blog Quote Bubble No doubt, you already know that producing blogs on a regular basis is an excellent way to boost your search results.  Did you realize, however, that reading blogs is actually just as effective when it comes to helping you climb those important search results?

Unfortunately, there is yet to be a program or application developed that automatically logs that you are reading something and then gives your site a search boost because of it. Still, anyone who does any sort of writing for a living will tell you that they become masters of their craft by reading a lot. In fact, the very best writers probably read a hell of a lot more than they write.

So why is reading blogs from your own industry or niche a great way to help boost your own rankings?

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Essential SEO Strategies for Your eCommerce Website

eCommerce-SEO-TipsOptimizing your eCommerce website requires lot of effort as it is different and difficult when compared to other types of websites such as blogs, directories and forums. SEO is an important tool that helps you popularize your eCommerce website for both new and established brands. Any organization can benefit from search engine optimization to help spread the word about the company, its products, services, offers and a variety of other useful information.

Importance of SEO for your eCommerce Website:

  • Helps to disseminate information about your company, new product launches, services and more.
  • Increases the organization’s popularity among users
  • Can reach other geographical locations very easily.
  • It helps find new customers and retain existing ones

Although there are no one-size-fits-all SEO strategies for eCommerce websites available, there certainly are a few sure-shot methods to help optimize your eCommerce site effectively:

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Throwback Thursday: Top 4 Engaging Content Marketing Strategies

throwback-thursday‘Content Marketing’ has become a huge buzzword in the SEO and social media world as of late, and many businesses are starting to invest in content specialists to regularly create and distribute interesting and engaging content to their online audience, whether it is through their website or through social media. By offering content with value to your audience, you can build up your online community and create a network of individuals who are strongly connected with your business. To learn more about content marketing and how it can help your online marketing strategy, be sure to check out our Throwback Thursday blog post, ‘Top 4 Engaging Content Marketing Strategies!’

At BizBrag, users are able to efficiently manage their content marketing strategies by creating powerful, SEO-friendly webpages called Braggits. Braggits can be used to create lists, share videos, offer tips, promote sales, and much more. By creating this engaging content and sharing with your online community, you can boost your customers confidence in your business and create lasting, meaningful relationships that are the key to a successful and long-lasting business!

Throwback Thursday: Can Outbound Linking Help Your SEO Strategy?

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This week’s Throwback Thursday blog post features the article, “Can Outbound Linking Help Your SEO Strategy?” Be sure to check it out and let us know what you think in the comments!

How to Produce Smart Content for Small Businesses

smart-contentYour small business website deserves more content than just a few pages of generic blurbs. If you want to inspire and excite your customers, you need to provide content that is unique and offers relevant information that engages your readers. By featuring smart content on your site, you’ll attract fresh attention to your company. Here are a few strategies that you can employ that will not only engage your audience, but boost your SEO as well! Let us know what you think of these strategies in the comments, and feel free to add some of your own, as well! Read more of this post

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