Content marketing is becoming increasingly important in today’s competitive digital landscape. Businesses are continuously striving to discover the latest
trends with the goal of attracting new customers with content marketing and maintaining a competitive edge within their industries.
In 2018, we saw tremendous growth in the realm of content marketing. Live-streaming is now dominating the digital space as we see it with platforms such
as Facebook Live, Instagram Live, and YouTube Live. More and more businesses, influencers, and brands are using live videos to ignite their...
In 2018 and beyond, digital marketers, and companies that embrace digital marketing strategies, need to be well versed in changing what they care about.
Oh, and caring about a lot of things at once which comes standard with living in the digital world. And for good measure, let’s throw in keeping on
eye on the future with the intent to figure out the next pivot before anybody else – and boldly acting on it.
So when I see something like this, from one of the brightest and most influential SEO minds of the last decade, I think, “Hmm, maybe I need to dig into
On-SERP SEO a little m...
Google has released the new Chrome browser version 62, which is estimated to affect 60% of Web browsers. One of the primary focus of this
update is a warning related to missing or improperly configured security certificates. Users who access any website, which does not have an HTTPS certificate installed, will be notified that the website is considered “Not Secure”.
This means that if a website does not have a properly set up or configured security certificate, there can be negative rank and organic traffic consequences
as this warning will undoubtedly have an impact on visito...
Every business that competes in a local market and for localized results in Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs) will need to conduct local search audit
regularly, apply diverse optimization strategies, and diligently work at improving the visibility and positive exposure of their business online.
Your potential customers are looking for the fastest path to the information they value. Google, the most powerful search engine on the planet, is working
hard to serve the most relevant and personalized results to their users in the quickest way possible. Also, with the growth in the number...
Confused by SEO concepts? Wondering how to sift through all the jargon to find some simple answers? We understand your frustration. For many business owners
and marketers, it is hard enough trying to keep your website ahead of your online competitors without getting side-tracked by confusing search engine
optimization terms. Anything specific about SEO in Cyprus?
To help you get a better idea of some of the most commonly confused SEO concepts, we have put together a mini-glossary of the widely used jargon. Keep
reading to find out more about ranking, algorithms, SERPs and ...
If you’re an entrepreneur in Cyprus who’s just starting out, a “hands-on” SMB owner, or a marketer with a relatively small budget, the chances are that
you want to make every marketing € count. Fortunately for you, there are some great digital marketing tools to help in executing your
marketing strategy and getting the best possible results from your budget. Harnessed effectively, these tools will help you manage different digital
activities, hone, automate, and maximize your business’ performance. Below I have listed out a diverse mix of tools that cover a variety of dig...
In today’s fast paced digital world, discovering and implementing the latest SEO tactic or social media trend sometimes seems all-consuming. If there’s
time leftover, there are still blogs to write and ad campaigns to run.
For marketers and marketing teams, the list of things to do is truly endless.
In my experience with current marketing strategies, there’s a tendency to worry too much about day-to-day minutia. Marketing is about making your products
and services attractive and helpful to customers, and if your products and services do have built-in value, this is easy!
I believe ...
It doesn’t matter if it’s a family meal; a trip to your local shopping mall or a long awaited vacation, planning ahead is always a good idea. And planning
your search engine optimization strategy is not different. But things change fast on the World Wide Web. Internet giants like Google and Facebook
have a habit of moving the goalposts just as everyone has settled down to watch the game, which makes it hard to keep up to date with the latest
This is why it’s important to recognize and implement both existing and upcoming trends in the f...
If you are a business owner in Cyprus struggling to find qualified leads, you are not alone! Many business owners are unable to make time to generate enough
leads to keep up with their projected sales. Or maybe your sales force is generating sufficient offline leads, but ones that are unqualified, or that
are still in the early stages of the sales funnel and are not ready to make their sales decision yet.
In this blog, we will talk about 6 online lead generation best practices specifically for local businesses that can help:
1. Claim your Google+ page
While opinions differ on...
Small businesses in Cyprus far and wide are now realizing the power of local search engine optimization.
As a business leader, you may still be wrapping your head around the concept of SEO, and understanding the differences between various SEO strategies
may sound complicated. Fortunately, incorporating local SEO practices is not as difficult as it might sound, and through a few targeted tasks, you
can make your way up the search engine rankings and draw a whole new set of customers to your location.
The Difference Between Local and Organic SEO
Understanding the distinction betw...
Is SEO dead? Not at all! Although the Discussion never seems to go away. But as long as People are searching for products and services on the Internat,
SEO will continue living.
How does SEO change and evolve from Year to Year? This is a question that every marketing person should ask and have an answer for. In fact, keeping up
to date with SEO evolutions are essential to achieve better rankings for your sites.
SEO has a future and it looks very different from its past and its present.
The debate rages on. Is SEO dead? Should today’s marketers still put time and energy into buildin...
Search engines are constantly improving the quality of the results they deliver to users who are looking for answers, products or services. For businesses
and consumers, improved search results are a beautiful thing.
However, in order for businesses and marketers to generate consistent streams of organic search traffic, they need to stay on top of the continually evolving
digital landscape. We understand it can sometimes be a challenge to keep updated on the world of search engines, so for our latest digital marketing
video, we outlined the 7 Steps to Certain SEO Success:...
It’s easy to understand why website owners get confused about how to improve the results from their digital marketing efforts by fully leveraging assets
such as their website.
The process of increasing your online visibility is referred to as search engine optimization, or SEO for short.
In the past, SEO meant focusing on where you ranked for certain keywords. However, these days it’s about building your overall digital audience whether
that be on your website, email marketing list or social media networks.
An easier way to understand it is to think of SEO as the process of build...
Running an Ecommerce site is a great opportunity to service your clients 24/7 independently of their location and ,at the same time,
keeping fixed charges low. As all internet businesses, you need visitors to be successful online. No visitors, no sales. There are numerous online service
providers who all fight for the consumers’ attention. European consumers are used to make their everyday doings online. The question is how to be visible
online and reach the potential buyers?
Consumer behaviour has changed as the internet is now the main commun...
Search engine optimization is changing. Constantly. Irrevocably…
As a result of ever evolving search algorithms, we essentially have two options: Adapt, or die.
Now, I don’t mean a literal death, but a figurative one, such as the death of online traffic, conversions and brand awareness.
For years, we did what the search engines told us to and we used methods that were tested and proven to yield results. We built backlinks, we syndicated content in the form of articles, press releases and blog posts on various distribution sites. We increased brand awareness and keyword rankings...
Most important Digital Marketing techniques 2014
Our video summarizes all you need to know to about digital marketing in 2014.
WSI's digital marketing trend analysis 2014 proved to be right:
In this video we are not talking about website development; every business today has a website (don't you?) but about the important issues of how to make it work and use digital marketing to help your business:
Baltej from WSI M3 in cooperation with Chicago & Beyond discusses the following subjetcs:
The importance of responsive websites
Why use website analy...
Techniques to Drive More Traffic to Your Video Content
Online video is growing rapidly - it is expected to represent 79% of consumer internet traffic in 2018. This is good news for companies and brands in Cyprus, as videos are one of the most effective ways to engage an audience. Video ads have more than four times the click-through rate (CTR) of their plain text counterparts. Furthermore, retention rate for visual information can reach 65% vs. 10% for text based information.
So how do viewers find your videos? Video Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the evolving practice of ensuring yo...
What is "Adaptive SEO"
An approach to organic search strategies that is based on a proven methodology and framework intended to ensure a web presence can withstand or adapt to
the changing landscape of search and social.
The Results of Adaptive SEO
Adaptive SEO results the long-term discoverability of a brand’s web presence by a prospect, at any point in the buying cycle, in both search and social,
regardless of device.
The WSI Adaptive SEO Infographic
Adaptive SEO: Adapting your old SEO strategies to Google Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird. The only way to stay...
Demystifying Search Engine Optimization
As a part of the WSI Digital Marketing Video Series, we’re happy to announce that the new video, which uncovers how WSI can help you Demystifying Search
Search Engine Optimization – or SEO – may have taken a back seat to the new Social Media Marketing techniques for attracting new customers; but the
truth remains that a well executed Search Marketing campaign will still drive targeted traffic to your websitein Cyprus.
In this video we’ll look at best practice SEO techniques which work in harmony with th...
Cutting through the eCommerce jargon
Internet ecommerce is like everything else - a bit daunting if you don't know the terminology. So here's our guide to some of the terms you're likely
to come across when creating your eshop.
Ecommerce jargon - a short dictionnary
Acquirer / Acquiring bank: this bank provides you with a Merchant Account specially for e-commerce payments.
Not all banks are acquiring banks, so you may have a business account with one bank, and a Merchant Account with another. Some patyment gateways
Search engine optimization is often about making small modifications to parts of your website.
When viewed individually, these changes might seem like incremental improvements, but when combined with other optimizations, they could have a noticeable
impact on your site's user experience and performance in organic search results.
You're likely already familiar with many of the topics in this guide, because they're essential ingredients for any web page, but you may not be making
the most out of them.
though this guide's title contains the words "search engi...
Internet marketing trends 2013
The year 2012 was very eventful in
internet marketing. Several trends emerged that will influence the
progress of internet marketing during 2013. Based on the trends from the previous year and the developments until today we can identify some trends that are confirmed for the year 2013 concerning internet marketing.
Internet marketing is developing extremely fast
In the beginning of the previous year Google announced that they plan
to roll out more than 500 algorithms and data based updates in 2012.
World’s biggest search engine kept its word and la...
SEO: Linkbuilding is replaced by Linkearning
Is Link Building really dead?
Yes, since the last Pinguin, Panda updates - Google is fighting webspam and doesn't want artificial link building (and your site will be penalized from now on)
To answer the numerous queries regarding the new SEO procedures we would like to clarify as to what works and what doesn’t. Particularly regarding link building.
So let me give you the facts. This information is coming directly from Google who answered some burning questions we all wanted to know on a Google Hangout about 2 weeks ago, and summaries are...
The EworksWSI monthly DM (Digital Marketing) communication schedule for 2013
Each month we will provide a secure link to an educational webinar on the specific topic followed by a downloadable executive summary and our Inside Edge
Newletter with more details on the subject.
We are working as well on a project to publish in 2013 a WSI E-book containing all above information in one place!
• January: Understanding the digital landscape in 2013
• February: Content Marketing
• March: Pay Per Click (PPC)
• April: Landing Page Optimization
• May: Display Advertising and Re-Marketing...
Setting up and running an e-Commerce site is hard enough, but getting traffic to it and making sales is even more complicated.
We would like to share below some Search Engine Optimization tips to assist you maximize search engine generated traffic to your online store.
Optimize your meta tags
Label each of your pages with a unique title and description – search engines love it. You can find the meta tags in the <head> section
of your HTML code.
Most e-Commerce software generate automatically meta tag, and some (such as WSI efusion)
allow you to customize each page. The ti...