From Duane Forrester, a leading expert in Search Engine Optimization and the author of the popular How to Make Money With Your Blog, comes a highly practical guide for using all the online tools available for turning curious visitors into paying customers. Turn Clicks into Customers reveals proven techniques for not only standing out in a crowded marketplace but for reaching customers who are most eager to buy your products or services.
Forrester explains what works and what doesn’t for multiple online marketing strategies, including:
You’ll learn best practices for each strategy at both a local and global level to reach more paying customers than ever before. Plus, you’ll get interviews with global experts who reveal proven tactics they’ve used to successfully turn Clicks into Customers.
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1st Edition (April 16, 2010)
Author: Duane Forrester
Category: Business Books, Search Engine Optimization Books
Why do I need a teacher when I’ve got Google? is just one of the challenging, controversial and thought-provoking questions Ian Gilbert poses in his long-awaited follow up to the classic Essential Motivation in the Classroom.
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (August 19, 2010)
Author: Ian Gilbert
Do you know what people do when they visit your website or web app? Or how much the site contributes to your bottom line? Google Analytics keeps track and makes it easy for you to learn precisely what’s happening. This hands-on guide shows you how to get the most out of this free and powerful tool — whether you’re new to Google Analytics or have been using it for years.
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1 edition (August 27, 2010)
Author: Justin Cutroni
Maximize your online marketing
Paperback: 456 pages
Publisher: Wiley (May 10, 2010)
In Everything I Know about Marketing I Learned from Google, digital marketing guru Aaron Goldman shares 20 lessons from the world’s most ubiquitous brand to help you better engage your customers and prospects.
You’ll see how:
Hardcover: 341 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (August 5, 2010)
Author: Aaron Goldman
This isn’t another book about paid search for advertisers. This book focuses on organic listings – the unpaid results that receive 86% of searcher clicks.
With this book in hand, every businessperson will have the knowledge and the tools to maximize the potential of search engine marketing to build a brand, draw new prospects, and generate sales.
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Wiley (May 3, 2010)
Author: Vanessa Fox
RESTON, VA, November 6, 2009 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a study of online engagement at the top worldwide properties based on data from its comScore World Metrix service. The study found that Microsoft Sites captured nearly 15 percent of time spent online worldwide in September, making it the most engaging global property, followed by Google Sites and Yahoo! Sites. Facebook.com, which continues to see significant growth on a worldwide basis, was the fourth most engaging destination with visitors spending 1.4 billion hours on the site in September, up 193 percent from the previous year.
Microsoft Sites Captures Nearly 15 Percent Share of Attention Worldwide
In September 2009, nearly 27 billion hours were spent on the Internet globally by a record online population of 1.2 billion Internet users age 15 and older. Microsoft Sites accounted for 14.5 percent of total minutes spent online in September, making it the most engaging global property, with Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger representing nearly 70 percent of time spent on the property during the month. Google Sites captured 9.3 percent of total minutes (2.5 billion hours), with YouTube accounting for nearly half of total time spent (1.2 billion hours) at the property. Yahoo! Sites ranked as the third most engaging Web property at 1.7 billion hours, followed by Facebook.com at 1.4 billion hours. Facebook’s share of attention reached 5.1 percent in September, an increase of 2.9 percentage points from the previous year, as its continued growth in popularity precipitated this surge in share. Read full story…