The #1 Step-by-Step Guide to Search Marketing Success...Now Updated and Reorganized to Help You Drive Even More Value
For years, Search Engine Marketing, Inc. has been the definitive practical guide to driving value from search. Now, Mike Moran and Bill Hunt have completely rewritten their best-seller to present valuable new strategies, best practices, and lessons from experience.
Their revamped and reorganized Third Edition introduces a holistic approach that integrates organic and paid search, and complements them both with social media. This new approach can transform the way you think about search, plan it, and profit from it.
Moran and Hunt address every business, writing, and technical element of successful search engine marketing. Whatever your background, they help you fill your skills gaps and leverage the experience you already have.
Youâll learn how search engines and search marketing work today, and how to segment searchers based on their behavior, successfully anticipating what theyâre looking for. Youâll walk through formulating your custom program: identifying goals, assessing where you stand, estimating costs, choosing strategy, and gaining buy-in. Next, youâll focus on execution: identifying challenges, diagnosing and fixing problems, measuring performance, and continually improving your program. Youâll learn how to
Whether youâre a marketer, tech professional, product manager, or content specialist, this guide will help you define realistic goals, craft a best-practices program for achieving them, and implement it flawlessly.
NEW COMPANION WEBSITE PACKED WITH TOOLS AND RESOURCES
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The complete guide to a winning pay-per-click marketing campaign
Pay-per-click advertising-the "sponsored results" on search engine results pages-is increasingly being used to drive traffic to websites. Marketing and advertising professionals looking for a hands-on, task-based guide to every stage of creating and managing a winning PPC campaign will get the step-by-step instruction they need in this detailed guide.
Using the popular An Hour A Day format, this book helps you avoid the pitfalls and plan, develop, implement, manage, and monitor a PPC campaign that gets results.
Pay-Per-Click Search Engine Marketing: An Hour a Day provides the tools to make the most of this important marketing method.
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Revolutionize Your Internet Marketing
Leverage today's Internet marketing strategies to reach customers, increase sales, and establish performance-based marketing in your organization. Search Engine Marketing explains how to use Web analytics, key performance indicators (KPIs), search engine optimization (SEO), and search marketing-the critical tools for success. Multichannel marketing, which uses radio, TV, and print to broadcast your message, is also covered. The book includes revealing interviews with industry experts as well as valuable tips on vendor selection. Implement an effective, integrated marketing program for your business with help from this definitive guide.Â
What Youâll Learn
Who This Book Is For
Those who need to get up to speed on search engine marketing tools and techniques for business or personal use. This book is also suitable as a student reference.
âKeeping pace with the rapidly changing search marketing landscape, the latest edition of Bill Hunt and Mike Moranâs search industry bible, Search Engine Marketing, Inc., incorporates informative and enlightening sections on optimizing multimedia, improving Web site search, and the emergence of social media and what it really means to the search marketer. There is valuable information in this book to help inform at every level from the beginner who is curious about search to the advanced enterprise search marketer. Taking a very complicated, technical, and data-driven industry and making it easily understandable and actionable is no small task, and Search Engine Marketing, Inc. succeeds on every level. If you only read one book on search marketing principles and best practices, this is the one.â
âJay Middleton Senior Manager, WW Search Marketing, Adobe Systems, Inc.
âWith Search Engine Marketing, Inc., Bill Hunt and Mike Moran have successfully updated what is already known in the industry as âThe Search Marketing Bible.â With new content, examples, and insight including social media and Web site search, this is a must read book for marketers at companies of all sizes from startups to the Fortune 100.â
âLee Odden CEO of TopRank Online Marketing and Author of Online Marketing Blog
In this book, two world-class experts present todayâs best practices, step-by-step techniques, and hard-won tips for using search engine marketing to achieve your sales and marketing goals, whatever they are. Mike Moran and Bill Hunt thoroughly cover both the business and technical aspects of contemporary search engine marketing, walking beginners through all the basics while providing reliable, up-to-the-minute insights for experienced professionals.
Thoroughly updated to fully reflect todayâs latest search engine marketing opportunities, this book guides you through profiting from social media marketing, site search, advanced keyword tools, hybrid paid search auctions, and much more. Youâll walk step-by-step through every facet of creating an effective program: projecting business value, selling stakeholders and executives, building teams, choosing strategy, implementing metrics, and above all, execution.
BONUS DVD Packed with Tools and Resources
DVD includes over 2 hours of exclusive how-to video presentations, plus audio interviews and white papers on cutting-edge search engine marketing topics
The authors systematically address every issue youâre likely to encounter, while helping you implement timeless strategies for delivering superior long-term results. Youâll learn how to
Whether youâre a marketing, Web, or IT professional, product manager, or content specialist, Search Engine Marketing, Inc., Second Edition will help you define your SEO/SEM goals, craft a best-practices program for achieving them, and implement it flawlessly.
Part 1: The Basics of Search Marketing 1
Chapter 1: Why Search Marketing Is Importantâ¦and Difficult 3
Chapter 2: How Search Engines Work 31
Chapter 3: How Search Marketing Works 57
Chapter 4: How Searchers Work 81
Part 2: Develop Your Search Marketing Program 101
Chapter 5: Identify Your Web Siteâs Goals 103
Chapter 6: Measure Your Web Siteâs Success 119
Chapter 7: Measure Your Search Marketing Success 143
Chapter 8: Define Your Search Marketing Strategy 171
Chapter 9: Sell Your Search Marketing Proposal 199
Part 3: Execute Your Search Marketing Program 227
Chapter 10: Get Your Site Indexed 229
Chapter 11: Choose Your Target Keywords 267
Chapter 12: Optimize Your Content 293
Chapter 13: Attract Links to Your Site 337
Chapter 14: Optimize Your Paid Search Program 383
Chapter 15: Make Search Marketing Operational 447
Part 4: Beyond Search Marketing 477
Chapter 16: Explore New Media and Social Media 479
Chapter 17: Optimize Your Web Site Search 505
Chapter 18: Whatâs Next? 533
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