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An Introduction to Google Search Console

     -     Oct 22nd, 2020   -     Google   -     0 Comments

SEO and website maintenance never stop. They’re part of a continual process of monitoring, adjusting, and improving website performance. The majority of organic and paid search traffic comes from Google, so it makes sense to direct limited time and resources into optimizing sites for the Google platform. When all the pages on a website are already optimized with SEO keywords, metadata, and page titles, it can be hard to know what else to do to improve site performance. What if there was a way to get feedback directly from Google? There is, and marketers may not be aware of it.

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Why Is SEO Important in 2020?

     -     Aug 24th, 2020   -     COVID-19, Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

After the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in March 2020, accounting firms immediately reevaluated their marketing budgets. When marketing dollars were redirected from sponsorships and conferences, many marketers turned to where they could make their budget go further: digital. Now, as firms begin to assess the impact of their switch to digital advertising, one area that should not be neglected is SEO.

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How Should Firms Redirect Marketing Dollars After COVID-19?

     -     Jun 6th, 2020   -     COVID-19   -     0 Comments

By now, every accounting firm and professional services firm across the U.S. has been working remotely for at least a few weeks. Marketing conferences have been canceled or postponed one by one, while a select few have moved to an online-only format. Outside of the marketing world, life as we know it has changed drastically. There are no more face-to-face meetings, networking events, trade shows, or awards ceremonies for the time being.

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What is the Google BERT?

     -     Dec 27th, 2019   -     Google, Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

Just as accounting firms work better when departments don’t operate in silos, search queries also work better when the algorithms don’t isolate single words. The rise in longtail keywords and voice search have made people hyper-aware of challenges like relevancy and natural language searches and their impact on the quality of search results. Relevance is subjective, and search engines can’t interpret the idiosyncrasies of our natural language. Up until now, that is.

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SEO Knowledge Gap Prevalent Among Business Owners

     -     Dec 22nd, 2019   -     Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a complex subject matter that seems to be changing all the time. While most accountants, CPAs, and marketers understand the importance of having a brand-appropriate site that can capture the attention of prospects, it’s the details of how various components fit together that create confusion. While not everyone cares to learn “how it works” it’s important that business owners (partners) understand the elements needed to ensure new opportunities are generated

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Ultimate Guide to SEO for Accountants – Off Page SEO

     -     Dec 20th, 2019   -     Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

2020 will be a year of digital marketing. More companies in the industry and public accounting are planning to invest more in their websites, SEO, and digital advertising than ever before. Digital’s value proposition is strong, after all: cost-effective, easily trackable, and the ability to be highly targeted. SEO has the power to more fully optimize digital marketing campaigns and expand the reach of online efforts.

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Top Blogs for Accounting Firms in 2020

     -     Dec 14th, 2019   -     Content Development, Digital Lead Generation   -     0 Comments

In light of Accounting Today’s release of the latest Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, and strategic planning for 2020, we thought it would be a great time to compile some of our favorite accounting marketing and growth blogs. As any forward-thinking accounting firm knows, the only way we get better is by surrounding ourselves with smart, passionate people who know more than we do.

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What is Google Site Kit?

     -     Nov 20th, 2019   -     Google, Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

Reflective of the growing popularity of WordPress, amongst CPAs, accounting, law, and other professional service firms, Google recently published its own plugin. Site Kit, as the name suggests, provides marketers with the ability to access a variety of information from their Google Analytics and Google Search Console accounts. There is also an option to connect the firm’s website to Google Page Speed Insights, the Google-branded tool for checking page load time (both mobile and desktop).

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Ultimate Guide to SEO for Accountants

     -     Nov 16th, 2019   -     Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

We wrote about how high-growth accounting firms are increasing their digital marketing spend in 2020, and how most accounting firm marketers recommend increasing SEO spend, too. It’s such a big topic that it’s hard to know where to start, much less what everything means. In the next three posts, we’re going to dive into every major aspect of SEO so that by the time marketers are done reading, they’ll be able to explain what it is, why it matters for their firm, different ways of approaching SEO, and actionable tips that any firm can put into practice immediately. Look for the SEO icon next to quick, easy actionable tactics.

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Why is Quality Thought Leadership Important?

     -     Nov 15th, 2019   -     Content Development, Search Engine Optimization   -     0 Comments

hought leadership has a significant influence on the purchasing process.

In a recent survey study by Edelman Business Marketing, it was discovered that most decision-makers engage with thought leadership at least one hour per week. In addition, it was found that 60% of decision-makers are willing to pay a premium because the thought leadership demonstrates deep thinking on a topic and demonstrates the virtues important to them. These findings reveal the importance of creating and promoting high quality thought leadership and the effect it has on prospects. The findings contained in the 2020 B2B Thought Leadership Impact Study, provide important insights into why thought leadership is important for SEO and digital marketing programs.

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