Where and How Often Do Consumers Watch Live Video? [New Data]

Where and How Often Do Consumers Watch Live Video? [New Data]

By 2027, the live video market is expected to surpass $184 billion. And brands are taking notice. By the end of 2018, marketers were using live video as part of their social media strategy. Since then, this number has likely grown as brands continue to use a number of online platforms to stream virtual events, Q&As, and other content that their audiences will value. Although brands are jumping on the live video bandwagon, you might still wonder if live video is really worth investing in. After all, creating any video costs your company time and money. Additionally, measuring the ROI of a live video can be tricky. Before you decide […]

10 Content Marketing Analytics Tools That Finally Do What You Need

10 Content Marketing Analytics Tools That Finally Do What You Need

70% of companies are actively investing in content marketing, and 60% regard it as an important part of overall strategic planning. These points emphasize the need for a strong content marketing strategy. A strategy is only as good as its tools. If you have a winning strategy, but unreliable resources to pull it all together, your plan might fall apart at the execution level. The challenge isn’t creating a strategy, but rather, finding the perfect tools to help you manage and work through your plan. You need tools to provide accurate metrics, the insights that will inform better decisions, and come ready with the customization options that will make your […]

Life after Google Shopping: Don’t be a one-trick pony

Google shopping is the 800-pound gorilla and it’s the default ad platform many people jump on. If it’s not Google, it’s Facebook and Instagram that people want to pour money into. However, what a lot of brands miss out on is having a true cross channel marketing strategy. The best marketers I know are able to work across ad platforms and are not a one trick pony. They can help guide, suggest and recommend how to incorporate and share information between ad platforms. They are as tactical as they are strategic for the brands they work on. One quick note, sometimes people call shopping ads by the old name product […]

Google to allow removal of counterfeit goods from search results

Google is now allowing users to report counterfeit goods within the organic/free Google search results for removal. This works similar to the DMCA process, where you can request removal of stolen copyrighted content from Google’s search results. What are counterfeit goods? Google Ads already prohibits such products from being advertised on Google and it describes counterfeit goods as goods that “contain a trademark or logo that is identical to or substantially indistinguishable from the trademark of another. They mimic the brand features of the product in an attempt to pass themselves off as a genuine product of the brand owner. “ How do you report counterfeit goods for takedown? Google has […]

Should You Test That? When to Engage in SEO Split Tests

Should You Test That? When to Engage in SEO Split Tests

Posted by Portent This blog was written by Tim Mehta, a former Conversion Rate Optimization Strategist with Portent, Inc. Running A/B/n experiments (aka “Split Tests”) to improve your search engine rankings has been in the SEO toolkit for longer than many would think. Moz actually published an article back in 2015 broaching the subject, which is a great summary of how you can run these tests. What I want to cover here is understanding the right times to run an SEO split-test, and not how you should be running them. I run a CRO program at an agency that’s well-known for SEO. The SEO team brings me in when they […]

Should You Test That? When to Engage in SEO Split Tests

Should You Test That? When to Engage in SEO Split Tests

This blog was written by Tim Mehta, a former Conversion Rate Optimization Strategist with Portent, Inc. Running A/B/n experiments (aka “Split Tests”) to improve your search engine rankings has been in the SEO toolkit for longer than many would think. Moz actually published an article back in 2015 broaching the subject, which is a great summary of how you can run these tests. What I want to cover here is understanding the right times to run an SEO split-test, and not how you should be running them. I run a CRO program at an agency that’s well-known for SEO. The SEO team brings me in when they are preparing to […]

How to Create a Loyalty Program in WooCommerce

How to Create a Loyalty Program in WooCommerce

Recently, one of our readers asked us if it’s possible to give customers loyalty points in WooCommerce. This might be something you’ve wondered about too, especially if you’re looking to increase sales on your online store. In this guide, we’ll show you how to create a loyalty program in WooCommerce (without writing any code). Why Create a Loyalty Program in WooCommerce? Creating a loyalty program can be a great way to increase sales on your online store. A loyalty program encourages customers to keep coming back to your store, and it can even help boost average spend per customer. You can use loyalty points to rewards customers for things like […]

8 Remote Collaboration Tips to Maximize Your Team’s Productivity

8 Remote Collaboration Tips to Maximize Your Team’s Productivity

For workers, remote collaboration is the new norm. But many organizations are struggling to reach pre-remote levels of productivity. It’s expected. When employees are used to in-person meetings, or simply dropping by another desk to talk out an issue, even small tasks can balloon into long email chains, missed deadlines, and forgotten IMs when they require remote collaboration. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Here are 8 tips to help you improve remote collaboration. 8 Remote collaboration tips 1. Reduce affinity distance For anyone, distance can be isolating, but that’s especially true for remote team members. More than just physical distance, there are two other types that teams […]

Help Us Improve: The 2020 Moz Blog Reader Survey Is Here

Help Us Improve: The 2020 Moz Blog Reader Survey Is Here

It’s been a few years since we last asked you to tell us what you love (and don’t love so much) about the Moz Blog, and since then our company, our industry, and our world have undergone massive shifts. With so much having changed, we wanted to be sure we’re still living up to the high standards we set for this blog, and that we’re still providing as valuable an experience as we can for you all. That’s where you come in today. To help us serve you better, please consider going through the survey below, which asks about who you are, what challenges you face, and what you’d like to […]