The 4P’s of Content Marketing

I’m still very new to the SEO world, but I have had a passion for great Marketing and Branding for a long time, so let’s talk a little bit about a Marketing concept that I deem to be of great importance, yet often find neglected. Integrated Communications To create a great brand, you need consistent, […]

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A Research Process for SEO Sales

Scoping New Projects: A Research Process for SEO Sales If you’ve done sales for a digital marketing agency, you know how difficult and time consuming it can be. It’s up to you to figure out if the client is a fit for your agency, scope the entire project and work out a schedule and price point […]

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Bossing Outreach

This is my first blog post as part of the Builtvisible team, so I hope everyone enjoys it! Since joining at the beginning of March, I’ve built a bit of a reputation internally for link building, something I’ve enjoyed a lot of success doing in my two and a half years in digital marketing. I […]

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Basic Stats for Marketers: Skewness & Kurtosis

As someone who spends a lot of time dealing with maths (the joys of data vis development!), I spend a lot of time entrenched in statistics. Whilst that’s great fun, or so I like to think, I’m always aware that there’s a lot of people out there who were never really taught the why behind […]

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Learning Front-End – Brighton SEO 2014

“SEO’s don’t need to code.” Strictly speaking this is true, but it’s a bit like saying it’s not worth learning your times tables. Sure, you can cruise along just fine without this skill – by relying on a calculator or copying the kid next to you – but it’s almost certainly going to make your […]

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Identifying Your Audience: a Data-Driven Approach to Content Planning

Recently I was working on a piece of content planning for a new client. This client operated in a space that I had not worked with before and I was faced with something terrifying. A blank slate. My colleagues have written extensively about content, ideas and planning (We even have a tool for generating ideas). I, however, love data. I also love […]

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There is no 'Creative Method'

Recently, I moved into a full-time creative role here at Builtvisible, so now much of my time is spent grasping for inspiration. Somehow, seemingly against all odds and much to my own surprise, I usually manage to find it. Often, people will ask what the process is, what method I use. Honestly, though, my own […]

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Basic Stats for Marketers: Variance

As someone who spends a lot of time dealing with maths (the joys of data vis development!), I spend a lot of time entrenched in statistics. Whilst that’s great fun, or so I like to think, I’m always aware that there’s a lot of people out there who were never really taught the why behind […]

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Basic Stats for Marketers: Averages

As someone who spends a lot of time dealing with maths (the joys of data vis development!), I spend a lot of time entrenched in statistics. Whilst that’s great fun, or so I like to think, I’m always aware that there’s a lot of people out there who were never really taught the why behind […]

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Using Social as a Research Tool – SMX London 2014

There are many ways we can look at the connection between social and search, and one huge benefit is the ability to improve your research and make informed decisions on what content you should be producing for your campaigns. That’s incredibly cool because it means we can reduce any need for guess work, and move […]

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Visualising Data with Google Fusion Tables

Fusion Tables: A brief overview Fusion Tables is a free web service provided by Google that has been around since about 2009, although it’s not perhaps as widely used as other applications like Google Docs it is still a really powerful tool that can leverage some great results. The sky is definitely the limit when […]

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Goodbye, SEOgadget. Hello Builtvisible!

“It’s been a long road. Getting from there to here.” I used to watch Star Trek Enterprise, and that was the opening lyric in the theme tune. Those words stick to me like glue, bringing gushingly happy, familiar sensations whenever I hear them. If you’re a Star Trek fan, this is something you understand. That’s […]

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Content Strategy vs. SEO – What Do You *Really* Do?

Creating pages or creating experiences? We know that being popular relative to your competition is how to rank in search engines going forward. Coincidentally, it’s good for business. Content is a means for communicating with your audience. Content done right supports a competitive advantage. Content builds and supports your relationship with your customers pre-sales and […]

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How Content Marketing Drives Sales

Content marketing supports every part of the marketing mix and it will be key driver of demand generation in 2014. “Content” can do much more than build brand awareness though; it attracts interest, builds trust and ultimately, creates new customers. I recently read a book called “Predatory Thinking” by Dave Trott. If you haven’t read […]

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Link Auditing: Removing A Penalty From an Old Domain

More than several years ago now, some of my closer colleagues will remember our old domain name, SEOgadget had been subjected to a directory submission blast. Two, in fact. The domain had been submitted to around 2,000 adult website directories (sigh), and a batch submission to Directory Maximiser. This is known as “negative SEO” and […]

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