Search Engine Marketing: What Every e-Marketer Needs to Know

Sales & Marketing Executives International - Auckland Chapter — Auckland, NZ

March 12th, 2002

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Imagine an online ad that costs you nothing per impression, guarantees both a local and worldwide audience actively seeking your products and services, and offers 6 times the click-through rate of a banner ad – a search engine listing.

Join us for a full-on, hour-long primer on search engine marketing from Stephan Spencer, author of Marketing Magazine’s March feature article on search engine marketing and the upcoming Marketing
Magazine Search Engine Marketing research study.

Stephan’s going to talk about:

  • which search engines to target
  • hands-on keyword research
  • benchmarking against your competitors
  • Google’s secrets revealed
  • pay-for-performance search engines
  • developing a search engine marketing plan
  • best and worst practices (emulate the leaders, squash your competition)
  • measuring the return on your search engine marketing investment
  • criteria for selecting a search engine marketing agency
  • online tools and resources

Don’t miss this hands-on session with heaps of audience participation and a live internet connection. You’ll walk away with practical, actionable tactics and tips. It’ll be great, like drinking from a fire hose!

50% increase in traffic in 6 months

“Netconcepts has been instrumental in getting our site higher search engine rankings and in getting a lot more of our pages included into Google.”

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Bottom line focus for this online retailer

“We found the Netconcepts assessment to be filled with practical value and immediate application. We were impressed with their in-depth understanding of website fundamentals, as well as their bottom-line focus. …It was a powerful study – I would recommend Netconcepts to any retailer looking to improve their online success.”

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Now #1 site for product development

“…In my six years association with you, I appreciate that you and members of NetConcepts have met those stress points and acted only with grace and understanding.”

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Website audit an eye opener – integrated approach appreciated

“Overall we found Netconcepts’ audit of our site to be extremely valuable. It was a real eye opener. We highly recommend it.”

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Strategies for Customer Promotions

Business-to-Business e-Marketing — Madison, WI

June 16th, 2001

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  • Outbound e-mail marketing
  • Testing and measuring response
  • Website considerations
  • Search engines, keywords, and "landing pages"

Surviving the Dot-Com Shakeout: Strategies to Keep Your Beauty Business Booming

Beauty Online 2001 — San Francisco, CA

March 26th, 2001

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One of the secrets to staying viable in the fickle online beauty marketplace is to slow your burn rate through the following low-cost, high return marketing strategies and tactics:

  • Email marketing
  • Viral marketing
  • Link building
  • Search engine optimization
  • Pay-for-performance advertising (i.e. an affiliate program)
  • Content distribution

Driving Traffic to Your Website (Part 2)

July 1st, 2000


Originally published in Building Online Business

The Internet’s top engines and directories account for more than 95 percent of all search traffic. Yahoo! alone commands more than half the market, and a Compaq study found that 68 percent of 500 million users only looked at the first page of results. For a top 10 search results position, the focus must clearly be on the big players. A company should start with its existing website.

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Driving Traffic to Your Website (Part 1)

June 1st, 2000


Originally published in Building Online Business

What’s the point of spending money on a great website if no one visits it? In part
one of this two-part series, the basics are covered: making the most of domain names, directory listings, and search engine rankings to improve a website’s traffic.

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