We’ve been writing lately about all of Google’s new updates from AI first to Google’s search journeys to Google’s contextual signals and it demonstrates how search is changing. That, combined with the 2015 report that social media now drives over one-third of traffic has led some experts to say that ‘SEO is dead’ but that cannot be further from the truth. So, don’t abandon your search engine optimization strategy just yet. Let’s explore the fact that Google is changing but is SEO here to stay?
When you attend marketing conferences, you may leave feeling pumped and inspired, but how does that translate to your business when you get back to the office? Were you left with four concrete steps to improve your conversion rate or a new way to determine if your blog is generating a positive ROI? It’s understandable that the marketing landscape is a little uncertain with Brexit, AI-first, Google search journeys, voice search, GDPR, websites still not being optimized for mobile (how is this happening in 2019?), and so much more. Where do you even begin to figure out how to rank on Google, keep your rankings, keep your market share, get on the ladder, or whatever your goal is for next year? Let’s explore some concrete 2020 marketing priorities.