Author Archive: Rachel Roszmann

Who needs little things like the $700 billion US shoppers spend over the holidays when you’re Amazon? Four months before the traditional holiday shopping season kicks off, the online retailer is aiming to bank more than $1 billion in sales now, as its annual Amazon Prime Day brings Christmas-like shopping frenzy to July. While Amazon may suck all the oxygen out of […]

A lot of work goes into creating content that wins. There are many pieces that come together to give your audience an experience that converts. It’s like a football game: content is the team, a content calendar is the playbook and a content marketing platform is the coach. One player can’t carry a whole team to the […]

Odds are you haven’t followed the US Supreme Court’s recent ruling that’s struck down a ban on commercial sports betting in most states and is opening the floodgates to an estimated $150 billion market in wagers at casinos, racetracks, mobile devices and everything in between. In this Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO, we’ll examine how this tectonic […]

As search engines take on new smarts seemingly with each passing day, consumers gain access to quality information that can presumably make our lives easier. But it leaves marketers scrambling. Major algorithmic changes can require rethinking your content strategy and endlessly working to ensure content both old and new gets found.  One way to make all these changes […]

Let’s face it, anyone who mentions he or she is into search engine optimization at a party is bound to get yawns or polite disinterest while expounding on the subject. Mention you work in content marketing, though, and interest increases. What most people don’t understand is that the two are increasingly becoming intertwined as modern […]

It’s madness to predict a giant tourney outcome based on the numbers, right? Well, here at Searchmetrics, we’re all a little mad about March Madness. The betting pools have been filled, the brackets carefully (and not so carefully) chosen – and all that’s left now is the play. I partnered with our in-house data analyst, […]

March 16th, 2018 | Analysis No comments

If you use Google’s Chrome browser, you may have noticed your life is suddenly a lot less cluttered. In mid-February, the search giant rolled out a new Chrome ad filter that automatically removes full page ads, ads with autoplaying sound and video, and flashing ads from mobile and desktop results. The reason? Google says they […]

Just as every website needs a redesign over time to look fresh and new, a marketer’s content requires similar tune-ups. As business and customer needs evolve, and search engines tinker with their algorithms and set new rules of engagement, conducting a regular audit of your content is both necessary and required.  Our colleague Jasleen Kals […]

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest speaker of them all? Amazon’s Alexa says she likes “all AIs.” Google Assistant can see the good in others, too, noting Alexas’s nice attributes, sexy blue lights and soothing voice. Apple’s Siri wouldn’t be caught dead answering that question. “Let’s talk about you, not me,” she says. In […]

Most anyone with experience in content marketing has heard the adage that content marketing is a marathon, not a sprint. As humans, we love to get ahead of ourselves despite the endless slew of cliches and parables:  ‘don’t count your chickens before they hatch’; ‘Don’t try to walk before you can crawl’;  and  ‘Rome wasn’t […]

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