In this week’s internet marketing podcast Kelvin discusses the challenges of international performance marketing with Stephen and Sarah from Webgains UK. Stephen is the Managing Director of Webgains and has been working in the field of digital marketing since the mid-1990’s, and Sarah is their Communications Manager. During the interview, they talk about the changes in performance marketing over the last few years, the adjustments to the required skillset for working in this industry and the current trends in performance marketing. Stephen then gives some insights about how to approach different potential markets and how complex it can be, he then goes on to explain the role of networks and brands when expanding internationally.
In this week’s internet marketing podcast, Kelvin talks with Chris Johnson about performance marketing. Chris Johnson is the Content Director at PerformanceIN.com and gives us some insights about the history of performance marketing and what it is. He explains the current situation, the ultimate goal and the ecosystem of performance marketing and talks about the characteristics of a good affiliate manager and the differences in the UK and US markets. At the end Chris gives some advice for hobby bloggers and shares some resources like good performance marketing whitepapers and events.
This week’s internet marketing podcast shares a talk from the BrightonSEO conference which took place in April. David Whatley, the founder of MiShop.local Ltd., a specialist local search optimisation and local citation building services for SMEs, SEOs, Digital Agencies, Franchises and National Chains, talks about scaling optimisation processes for local service and how to control your brand during this process. He further gives some insights about local listing sites and explains the 7 C’s of SEO.
In this week’s internet marketing podcast, Kelvin and SiteVisibility’s very own Scott Colenutt talk about guest posting and whether it is doomed or not. Scott is a Digital Marketing Manager, and has been working in the digital marketing industry for a couple of years. Kelvin and Scott discuss the changes in guest blogging over the last year, the risks and dangers of guest blogging and how to identify a good quality link. Scott gives some further advice and tips on how to approach guest bloggers by going down the social route, by using different tools, and gives some insights about the dos and don’ts when contacting bloggers for the first time.
In this week’s internet marketing podcast we present another talk from BrightonSEO. Dan Patmore, a Search Manager at Argos who looks after everything related to SEO and PPC discusses how to prioritise, drive and survive as a large organisation. Argos is the biggest multi-channel company in the UK with more than 70% of the UK’s population shopping with the chain every year. The company has lots of different stakeholders which makes SEO very difficult and challenging. Dan talks about their SEO processes, the differences in onsite and offsite SEO, and how to identify priorities. He outlines the importance of education, patience, relationship management and speed during his presentation and gives us some useful tips at the end.
In this week’s internet marketing podcast, we are presenting a talk from April’s BrightonSEO conference. Aleyda Solis, an International SEO Consultant, talks about the key do’s and don’ts when going international. She explains the most important steps for creating international SEO campaigns and outlines the most important questions to ask when working on digital marketing abroad, such as ‘do I have international potential and international audience?’, ‘how can I target international audience?’ and ‘how do I develop an international site?’. She also gives very helpful recommendations for different tools to make life much easier during the process of going international.
In this week’s internet marketing podcast, Kelvin and Natalie Wright talk about all around Google penalties. Natalie is working with SiteVisibility during her placement year from the University of Brighton, primarily in the technical SEO team. Kelvin and Natalie talk about the Google Penguin update, which tools help to check whether a site has been penalized or not and how the Disavow Tool works. They further give some insights on how to identify good and bad links, and how to best contact a webmaster to remove a link. Finally, Natalie also shares her experience of current backlink removal work.
This week’s internet marketing podcast is based on a talk from April’s BrightonSEO. Berian Reed from Auto Trader talks about automating SEO on large websites. Auto Trader is a big data company with around 11 million users, 1 billion page views every month and 120 million searches just for cars. Not surprisingly, SEO is their biggest traffic driver. Berian gives us some useful tips, tricks and tools about how to make the life of SEO companies easier and how to automate a lot of ‘boring’ stuff in SEO.
In this week’s internet marketing podcast Kelvin caught up with Fiona Robson (RocketSeed) about how you can do e-mail marketing through your signature. Fiona Robson’s background is in the tourism industry where she held various sales and marketing roles until she joined RocketSeed about 2 and a half years ago. They discussed the opportunities of e-mail marketing, the types of audience you can reach, how changes in the mobile industry have influenced e-mail marketing, how to segment e-mail marketing approaches and how to kick off your e-mail marketing strategy.
In this week’s episode of the Internet Marketing Podcast, Kelvin talks to digital content marketer Ryan Skinner who works for Velocity Partners, a London based B2B marketing agency. Ryan is account side trying to ensure that his clients get the most out of digital marketing by using a variety of content marketing tactics and techniques.
Kelvin and Ryan discuss how content generally starts helping people define their problems, gives them a vocabulary to talk about it, and gives them solutions related to different products. Also during the interview Ryan gives us some insights about the different views of what content marketing actually is, how it’s changed over time and what the difference between B2B and B2C content marketing are. He also tells us what he thinks about SlideShare and talks about Marketing Automation.