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Nikki Wardle Nikki has a degree in Marketing from Boise State University and has been an Inbound Marketing Specialist at Tribute Media since 2014.

What Can Google Analytics Do for Me

Posted by Nikki Wardle on Jan 26, 2018 11:56:00 AM

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As long as there have been websites on the internet, there have been people surprised that they can't just put up a website and immediately have visitors flock to their URL. 

Building a website is just a first step. Now, you must appease the search engine gods so that your super awesome site can be on page one of the SERPs (Search Engine Results Page) when users are looking for your product or service.

So how does one go about getting such data?

Google Analytics, of course.

Use SEO and PPC Together to Dominate

Posted by Nikki Wardle on Jan 17, 2018 2:38:00 PM

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 "Should my business be using Pay-Per-Click (PPC) ads or an organic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy?" I get that question all the time. And of course, my answer is, "It depends. What are your goals?"

What? You mean it's not a straight "yes" or "no." Of course not. The answer is significantly dependent on what your company goals are. Are you selling a new product or service? Is there a great deal of education involved in purchasing your product or service? Is there a significant barrier to entry for your product? Are you well-known in your industry? These are just a few of the questions you need to answer before looking at PPC or SEO.

Use HeatMap Software to Improve Website User Experience

Posted by Nikki Wardle on Jan 15, 2018 8:21:00 AM

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Imagine this scenario: You have spent three to four months planning your new website or redesign, hired the best website development and marketing team around. You and your team have spent countless hours designing the layout with all of the best-practices in mind. Workflows have been carefully thought out and implemented. In short, you have designed your website to effortlessly guide your users through the buyer's journey and convert them into customers and delight them into becoming raving fans.

Organizing Your PPC Campaign & Setting Budgets

Posted by Nikki Wardle on Jun 23, 2017 11:38:00 AM

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If you have had experience running a Pay Per Click campaign using Google’s platform AdWords, then you know how important it is to organize your campaign properly and allocate the right amount of your ad spend budget to each campaign. The execution and overall success of your advertising campaign will depend on each campaign's targeted locations, demographics, keywords, landing pages, and how all of those relate to each adgroup and overall campaign.

There is Not ONE "First Page" of Google

Posted by Nikki Wardle on Jun 8, 2017 9:04:00 AM

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Would you believe me if I told you that the first page of search results for "SEO Services" is different for John Doe in downtown Seattle using a laptop as opposed to someone sitting three miles away searching the same term using a phone? It's true.

That's why I want to smack some sense into any web marketing agency that claims they can get any website on the first page of search engine results. It's a very misleading statement, and simply too vague to be credible.

What’s the Deal with Duplicate Content?

Posted by Nikki Wardle on May 10, 2017 4:40:00 PM

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When people talk about duplicate website content, they're referring to when the same content shows up on more than one page of your website or when you use content on your website that can be found on other sites on the web. This includes, but is not limited to: