Clubnet Search Marketing RSS Feed RSS feed en-us Copyright (C) <![CDATA[We're Now On BlogLovin']]> Follow my blog with]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:05:08 +0000 <![CDATA[[INFOGRAPHIC] Does Social Media Affect Rankings?]]>

SEO practices have always been surrounded by a cloud of mystery, and any venture to improve a website's rank has always been a gamble with unknown results. Although numerous factors affect the way a website is ranked, a recent study isolated a few particular influences and measured their impact on search engine ranking. The precisely numbered results are some of the few SEO experiments that have been measure so quantitatively, and highlight some enlightening truths.

Looked at as a whole, the study confirms that social media advertising aids SEO efforts, and does make a positive difference. SEO experts have long known that linking to a website from other reliable websites is one of the best ways to improve its rating, and this stands as further evidence of that. It also shows specifically a few websites which may be more influential than others. Twitter turned out to be a bit of a flop as an advertising campaign...]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 09:04:59 +0000 <![CDATA[[INFOGRAPHIC] Concern Rising Over Real Negative SEO Threat]]>

In addition to all of the concern regarding Google's ever changing search engine optimization rules, with their latest update and crackdown on low-quality linkbacks, webmasters now should also be concerned about negative SEO tactics. Using, the owners of the site, TastyPlacement recently ran a test to determine if black hat SEO tactics could drop a website's search engine ranking. The results showed that within a small amount of time, for a minimal amount of money, using trash links competitors could drive down a website's search engine ranking.

TastyPlacement spent a mere $45 to purchase over 55,000 trash links with the anchor text "Pool Cleaning Houston." The results showed a massive drop in search engine ranking for the website, which ended up taking it from page one to page two of search results. In addition, not only did the ranking of the website drop for searches for the keywords "Pool Cleaning Houston," it also dropped the...]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:10:50 +0000 <![CDATA[[INFOGRAPHIC] - Ecommerce Festive Holiday Preparation 2012]]>

We're rapidly approaching the festive period and with ecommerce continuing to grow year on year, it looks like this year will be no exception, despite the double dip recession that has affected many online retailers.

The below infographic was designed by Monetate and displays the influential impact ecommerce is having on holiday sales and juicy statistics helping you make the most of the online rush this coming festive period.


Are You Ready for the Holidays?Monetate Marketing Infographics