Search Engine Optimization

SEM or PPC: What’s the Difference & Which One Do I Need?

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team January 26, 2022

Marketing, like most industries, has a lot of jargon. For a bunch of storytellers, we also love an abbreviation. They are effective for condensing your message. Until they aren’t. One set you might find used interchangeably is SEM and PPC. They actually don’t mean the same thing, so we thought for today’s post we would make the distinction and give you an idea of when to use each one.

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What Affects Your Search Rank in 2020?

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team November 04, 2020

In the flood of extra Internet traffic that occurred this year, how many businesses became pushed out and ignored? Like many of this year’s issues, the browsing habits of 2020 aren't a new phenomenon, but rather a trend that’s been building for years. The trend in question: businesses that optimize for local search traffic.

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3 Ways To Use Video In Your Marketing Strategy

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team June 26, 2020
Using video to create a marketing message is effective because it is to the point, visual, and you can include a lot of information in a short amount of time. Video marketing has been tried and tested over the last few years, and we know that some approaches work better than others. Guest Post by Darya Jandossova Troncoso.
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Your Online Spaces Deserve a Few Updates

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team April 16, 2020
Your website and social media profiles have rapidly increased in importance. If you've been putting off much needed updates and now don't know where to start, don't panic. We've laid out everything you need to do.
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Declutter Your Digital Strategy

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team March 24, 2020
What's on your spring cleaning to-do list? While you're washing your windows& scrubbing your baseboards, don't forget to turn your duster on your digital strategy. Here are 3 things that could use a bit of decluttering.
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Don't be a victim of bad SEO. Drop these 5 outdated practices today!

5 SEO Tactics You Need to Forget Right Now

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team August 31, 2015

As long as we've had search engines, we've had SEOs trying to game the results. For search engine optimizers who have been in the business for a long time, it can be hard to let go of the old techniques in favor of the new ones. Even marketers who know "just enough to be dangerous" are at risk of abusing tactics that Google now punishes or ignores.

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Hire a reputable search engine optimization firm.

Google Warning: Take Care When Hiring an SEO Company

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team January 16, 2015

Whether you're launching a new site or simply trying to get better results from your existing site, you know that a big part of your success will come from ranking well in Google's organic search results. Most web pages won't be able to do that without a lot of behind-the-scenes blood, sweat, and tears in the form of Search Engine Optimization or SEO. SEO is a big and complicated venture, and the rules that determine how your site ranks change on a near daily basis.

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SEO firm ranking factor used for optimization

Understanding Important Search Ranking Factors

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team November 06, 2014

Every year, our favorite SEO research tool, Moz.com, surveys hundreds of search engine optimization professionals to get a sense of how they're handling Google's algorithm updates. While the survey isn't collecting factual data on what works and what doesn't, it's a good way to see what reputable SEOs are doing (and avoiding). 

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