Content Strategy

Infographic: How Long Does It Take to Rank in Google?

A week, a month, a year plus? The question of how long it takes to rank top of Google is one that we’re asked almost daily. Unfortunately, it is a difficult question to answer as there are just so many variables to consider: existing domain authority, competition, on-site ranking factors, off-site ranking factors, etc. The graphic below may help you answer your questions.

This Infographic is courtesy of the The Website Group.

Top 4 Strategies That Will Improve Your Online Ad Buying Program

Few forms of advertising are as powerful as online ads. With more people shopping online than ever, you want to allocate a good portion of your marketing and advertising budget to this endeavor. The key is to work smart and make the most of the effort. Here are four strategies that will help you get the most from your campaigns.

Recognize That Ad Buying Has Changed

Introducing CMS Report "Lite"

Earlier this year we rebranded the website CMS Report to this site, socPub. The website's new identity has allowed me, article contributors, and our readers to explore topics well outside the norm of conversations surrounding content management systems. Although we're going through a bit of growing pains with establishing a new identity under socPub, I'm fully committed to this new website. The change has been good for me and I'm once again inspired to write on topics that interest me.

CEO Corner: Harnil Oza on Social Media Marketing - How It Is Done

So you have gone through the rigorous, time-consuming and very expensive cycle of idea generation, coding, design, app testing, etc., and have created an app that you hope would “break” the Apple App and Google Play Store when it is launched. Congratulations! You have done a great job. However, you must remember that creating the first part of the app development process. The other part (which is even more important) is ensuring that you publicize the app so that more people will see and use it.

What Impact Do Google Algorithm Updates Have On SEO?

Among various online sought after services, SEO or Search Engine Optimization clinches the highest demand these days. Everyone wants to find a professional and reliable SEO service provider so that his or her online business can flourish. Everyone wants to have professionally designed websites so that his or her online business platform looks good. However, at the same time, they know that having a good website is nothing if it has not been promoted in the right manner. For effective business promotion, you need SEO. However, SEO is not a simple thing to be described in a few words.

What Are The Benefits of Quality Content for Your Marketing Needs Online?

Have you ever wondered about the methods with which you can get are traffic to your website? There are many different methods of marketing, particularly with the advent of digital marketing techniques, and a number of stores are coming with their own unique ways of marketing their products. A very influential role is played by the content that you have on your website in determining the SEO ranking of the site.

Five Ways to Encourage Intranet Collaboration

Intranets can be an excellent platform that enable you to build a solid company culture of information exchange and collaboration.  With intranet software in the workplace, it's now become easier to share and access information anywhere, anytime, on any device, as well as playing a vital role in helping to improve the communication between the employees within your organization.

A Guide to What Is Really Stopping You From Ranking

It’s the million dollar question all SEOs get asked: “why isn’t my website ranking?”. Sometimes the answer is simply that the site doesn’t offer much value and doesn’t deserve to rank; other times a website is being held back by its own technical environment, or let down by poorly thought-out content. Are you worried about your current website rankings? Don’t get yourself tied up in knots – detangle your site’s content and CMS to give yourself the best possible chances of ranking.

UK Local Authority websites struggle to hit plain English guidelines

In its largest ever Local Government study, VisibleThread identified that 82% of Local Governments websites do not meet target readability standards

Cambridge UK, Monday 5th September 2016. VisibleThread, a global leader in content quality management, has released an updated readability report which covers 191 Local Government websites.

UK Government’s Digital Service published its Writing for GOV.UK guide in 2014. In it, there are comprehensive guidelines to help writers, clearly stating that: