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Ten Copywriting Tips for B2B SEO

B2B copywriting is tough stuff. Instead of, “Wipes clean with a damp cloth,” you may find yourself trying to simultaneously explain and extol the virtues of some complex mechanical system while being creative and persuasive at the same time. Copywriting for B2B SEO is even tougher. Here are ten tips to help you succeed.

Watch the lingo
Make sure to use generic terms on the page. In most cases, B2B searchers are more likely to use generic terms than brand names. Proprietary brand names tend to be unusual, so searchers Googling for one of your brand names will likely find your site quite easily. Go ahead and use the brand name in copy, but make sure you also include the generic terms just as much, if not more.

Keep page copy focused
Search engines attempt to discern the topical focus of the page. Don’t confuse them. Keep the content of a given page focused on the page’s keyword strategy. If you have multiple topics, better to put them on multiple pages. Don’t try to use a single page to go after numerous unrelated keywords.

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10 SEO and Marketing-Friendly Title Tag Formulas

You want keywords in the title tag. Your marketing VP wants the brand. You know he’s wrong, because search engines are structured thinkers. He knows you’re wrong, because the title tag shows up in the search snippet and branding matters:

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Now what?

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Search Engine Mannerisms

When you constantly crawl thousands of search engine result pages daily (just to understand the behavior of cause / effect and the search engine algorithm) you start to notice the mood swings of search engine mannerisms which are the residual fragments, routines and traces the algorithm leaves behind.

In light of all seriousness, following are some of the “in-house” SEO nicknames we have dubbed these occurrences around the water cooler to identify these phenomenon.

Just like wine, pages get stronger with age, so the more pages you have about a topic (aging) in your site, the better chance your sites pages have when real page rank, trust rank and website authority is achieved.

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The Importance of (KPIs) Key Performance Indicators for SEO

When it’s time to determine how effective an SEO, advertising or marketing campaign is, the need to establish KPIs (key performance indicators) as benchmarks to measure goal conversion, time lines and tactical objectives.

Performance benchmarks exist for a very specific purpose, to measure conversion and marketing objectives, but KPIs also allow us to extend beyond one-dimensional thinking and truly develop long-term strategic and pivotal advantages.

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You Reap What You Sow with Organic SEO

Since you never know which keywords will gain traction first (at which rate, how often they will spike or fluctuate based on factors like supply / demand, seasonal trends or alternate broad match variations) you need to separate keywords that perform from keywords that do not.

It is important to look at patterns as they emerge as well as compare them with historical data mined from your websites previous traffic patterns via site analytics.

Assigning performance benchmarks for keywords is one way to determine if you are maximizing exposure through the terms your site is optimized for. However aside from observation, knowing how to create the effect is (the ranking) is equally as important.

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Does Your SEO Have a Game Plan?

Just like sports, with SEO having a solid game plan is integral for achieving your objective.

Unless occupying space below the fold or landing on the third or fourth page of search engines is your goal, then you will need a game plan to unify all of the facets of your internet marketing campaign to achieve [...]SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: “Does Your SEO Have a Game Plan?”, url: “http://www.seodesignsolutions.com/blog/internet-marketing/seo-game-plan/” });

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Targeting Keywords Within Your Reach

There is something to be said about targeting terms and keywords that are within your reach. Not that wishful thinking does not have its place, but before you embark on a year long keyword conquest, make sure you understand what it takes to land a top 10 result (and maintain it) for a competitive [...]SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: “Targeting Keywords Within Your Reach”, url: “http://www.seodesignsolutions.com/blog/seo-resources/targeting-keywords-within-your-reach/” });

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