Posts Categorized: Internet Marketing

Search Intent: What It Means & How to Use It to Your Advantage

As consumers grow ever savvier, businesses must delve deeper into what truly motivates them. What triggers a person to make that leap from contemplating a product or service to finally making a purchase? And how can you position your business or brand to feature heavily throughout different phases of a customer’s buying cycle?

Google’s Not Supporting noindex in robots.txt – What Does that Even Mean?

Two days before Independence Day, Google announced its own sort of independence—freedom from supporting unsupported and/or unpublished robots.txt rules. One such unsupported robots.txt rule is “noindex.” Some SEOs may be scrambling to execute the same command through different (Google-supported) channels. Some SEOs are unaffected because they never implemented “noindex.” Most everyone else is just left… Read more »

Reasons Why Your Search Rankings Fluctuate

Search engine optimization is a marathon, not a sprint. The goal is to achieve stable high rankings. But, search rankings are highly volatile by nature. Reasons your rankings may fluctuate include: Algorithm tests and updates Search engines refine their algorithms every day and occasionally launch major updates. When search engines test algorithm changes and/or unroll… Read more »

What Is Social Listening and What Can It Help You Do?

At SonicSEO.com, we often encourage clients (if they haven’t already) to join conversations relevant to their brand/product/service by engaging with their target market on social media. There’s a reason we say it this way—because what’s happening on social media is really a conversation, and like a live conversation, social media engagement requires both “talking” (i.e…. Read more »

Are You Marketing Your Luxury Brand Effectively?

There are products and services you need and then there are products and services you “need.” If your marketing doesn’t recognize the difference, then you are not going to reach your sales potential. When you are offering a luxury item or service, stating the benefits (over features) isn’t enough—there are other products at lower price… Read more »

How to Create a User Intent SEO Strategy

You may be wondering, “What does user intent have to do with SEO?” Simple. Search engines are in the business of delivering quality, relevant results. The relevancy of search results is largely driven by the intent behind the search—i.e., the type of information searchers are hunting for. In order to perform well in the organic… Read more »

The Quick Guide to Using Instagram to Market Your Business

Whether you are considering adding Instagram to your social media marketing efforts or want to know how to boost the effectiveness of your existing Instagram account, you’ve come to the right place. The social media marketing pros at SonicSEO.com have put together a quick guide to help you build an Instagram presence that really works… Read more »

How Your Company Website Can Help You Find Top Talent

Employers in nearly every industry face the same challenge—how to find qualified candidates. Or perhaps more specifically, how to find qualified candidates who fit into my company culture. Before you divert your recruitment funds to outsourced solutions, make sure your company website has the potential to get your business found by job seekers with the… Read more »