The #1 Step-by-Step Guide to Search Marketing Success...Now Completely Updated with New Techniques, Tools, and Best Practices!
In this book, two world-class experts present today’s best practices, step-by-step techniques, and hard-won tips for using search engine marketing to achieve your sales and marketing goals, whatever they are. Mike Moran and Bill Hunt thoroughly cover both the business and technical aspects of contemporary search engine marketing, walking beginners through all the basics while providing reliable, up-to-the-minute insights for experienced professionals.
Thoroughly updated to fully reflect today’s latest search engine marketing opportunities, this book guides you through profiting from social media marketing, site search, advanced keyword tools, hybrid paid search auctions, and much more. You’ll walk step-by-step through every facet of creating an effective program: projecting business value, selling stakeholders and executives, building teams, choosing strategy, implementing metrics, and above all, execution.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The Basics of Search Marketing 1
Chapter 1: Why Search Marketing Is Important…and Difficult 3
Chapter 2: How Search Engines Work 31
Chapter 3: How Search Marketing Works 57
Chapter 4: How Searchers Work 81
Part 2: Develop Your Search Marketing Program 101
Chapter 5: Identify Your Web Site’s Goals 103
Chapter 6: Measure Your Web Site’s Success 119
Chapter 7: Measure Your Search Marketing Success 143
Chapter 8: Define Your Search Marketing Strategy 171
Chapter 9: Sell Your Search Marketing Proposal 199
Part 3: Execute Your Search Marketing Program 227
Chapter 10: Get Your Site Indexed 229
Chapter 11: Choose Your Target Keywords 267
Chapter 12: Optimize Your Content 293
Chapter 13: Attract Links to Your Site 337
Chapter 14: Optimize Your Paid Search Program 383
Chapter 15: Make Search Marketing Operational 447
Part 4: Beyond Search Marketing 477
Chapter 16: Explore New Media and Social Media 479
Chapter 17: Optimize Your Web Site Search 505
Chapter 18: What’s Next? 533
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$24.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-384634-8