Every second, 63,000 Google searches are happening. Of all those, 72% of local searches will result in someone immediately visiting a store within 5 miles. As each second clicks by, hundreds of thousands of people are making in-store purchases directly based on their online searches.
More than 200 million people are already using visual search as they consider buying things. Is your music retail business ready to make visual search sales?
Visual search is about to reshape worldwide commerce, according to some experts. This new frontier in searching is still foreign to many retailers - in fact, most people don’t even know what it is - but we’d all better get up to speed fast.
Blogs are everywhere, and that’s good news for the music industry. Music fans love reading about music - in fact, they crave it and actively seek out other fans’ opinions, reviews, videos, and behind-the-scenes experiences. From pop stars to specialty guitars, there are endless possibilities for music-related blog post topics.
Keyword planning is the key to getting found online. Without it, your website and content will get buried in the chaos of the internet.
Does your music business have a website? If so, you may have heard of SEO or search engine optimization. You might also know that it can boost your website traffic.
Have you ever wondered why other music merchants in your area come up before you on the first page of Google? There are at least 200 (or more) possible ranking factors that Google looks at to help it prioritize the pool of results, but there's currently a few that stand out above the rest.
Marketing with Google can be a tough nut to crack open, even for some experienced marketers. And the fact that Google is always moving the cheese when the whole world seems to be scrambling for the last place it was located doesn't help either.
Octave Media was lucky enough to attend INBOUND16, an inspiring and educational inbound marketing conference held annually in Boston, MA. We learned a ton about the newest and best within inbound marketing, and wanted to share the innovative lessons offered at this conference with you.
Previously, we covered 7 tips that we heard about blogging at INBOUND16. Today we will be taking a look at some new and easy to implement ideas that we discovered for improving SEO and email marketing for small business owners.
Google webmaster trends analyst Gary Illyes recently made the announcement that Google will be switching to a mobile first index. What this means is that Google will index, or look at, the mobile versions of pages over desktop. In the past, Google has also always used the desktop version of a page when ranking it in search results, even when delivering results to users on their phones or tablets.
This topic is an easy one for me to cover, as there are a lot of scam-heavy SEO companies out there. I am frequently having to explain to business owning friends and family that no, someone from Google really didn’t just send you an unsolicited email.