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Conversion Lifts in 10 Words or Less

Paul Cheney, Senior Manager, Content & Marketing, MECLABS Institute, MarketingSherpa, MarketingExperiments. Paul is the Senior Managing Editor of MarketingExperiments.com at MECLABS Institute. He helps turn raw research into easy-to-understand content for MarketingExperiments readers. He earned his B.A. in English literature from Covenant College. Before joining the MarketingExperiments team, Paul wrote grant proposals and fundraising letters […]

The Difference Between URL Structure and Information Architecture – Whiteboard Friday

Questions about URL structure and information architecture are easy to get confused, but it’s an important distinction to maintain. IA tends to be more impactful than URL decisions alone, but advice given around IA often defaults to suggestions on how to best structure your URLs. In this Whiteboard Friday, Will Critchlow helps us distinguish between […]

Landing Page Optimization: Free worksheet to help you balance segmentation and resources

All things being equal, the more segmented and targeted your landing page is, the higher your conversion rate will be. Everyone in marketing knows that. However, the other part of the equation that is rarely talked about — the more segmented and targeted your landing page is, the more resources (time, focus, development, agency hours, […]

15 Search Intent Tips, Examples, and Resources for SEO Keywords

If you want to leverage search intent with SEO keywords on Google and other search engines, it’s best to balance the methods with the false hopes. In a moment, I’ll dive into the big intent types like transactional, informational, and navigational. Mostly, I want to share a perspective to help you suppress your excitement about […]

eharmony Uses AI to Help Their Users Find Love

eharmony thrives by using algorithms and mathematical models to find the best match for their customers. Using big data and patented artificial intelligence, eharmony has found ways to predict how likely two people are to be compatible. The model is built upon an in-depth relationship questionnaire which gathers information on a person’s likes, dislikes and […]

The One Thing Manufacturing Content Marketers Must Do Now [New Research]

Too many manufacturing organizations are still talking about themselves in the content they create. According to our new research, Manufacturing Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends sponsored by IEEE GlobalSpec, only half of manufacturing marketers always or frequently prioritize their audience’s informational needs over their sales/promotional message while creating content. 51% of manufacturing marketers […]

The Future of Content Marketing: It’s Not What You Think

Have you heard the saying, “content is king?” Well, of course, you have. But creating more content won’t necessarily get you more search traffic. You’ve heard people like me mention stats like the average piece of content that ranks on page one of Google contains 1,890 words. But that doesn’t mean writing in-depth content that is […]