Speaking Event: SES Chicago – Content, Analytics, & Social Media for Business – #SESCHI

On November 13-15, 2012 Chicago will be buzzing with online marketing tips, tactics, and tools from SES Chicago.  The conference is quickly approaching and you can’t afford to miss out on the 3 days of education and practical application that SES Chicago has in store. TopRank Online Marketing CEO Lee Odden (@leeodden)  will be speaking […]

4 Quick Tips For Optimizing Across the Sales Cycle

An editorial plan inspired by customer segment information and even buying cycle characteristics for those customer groups can be very helpful for great content optimization and social media promotion. Knowing when and why prospects use search engines helps content marketers decide what types of content, media and keywords to use. Using web analytics, conversion data, […]

When Did Content, Social Media & SEO Become A Trend? Try 2008

I was looking at the videos of a few recent interviews about Optimize that I’ve done and came across this video shot in 2007 and posted in 2008 of me speaking (pre-goatee!) at a High Rankings workshop in Minneapolis. The topic of my presentation? “How to UnGoogle Your Search Engine Marketing”. The focus for the […]

PPT: Convergence of SEO, Social Media & Content Marketing

At SES Accelerator in San Diego, I gave a presentation to a packed room as you can see. It was chock full of great advice and as a thank you to those who visit OptimizeBook.com and who attended the session, I’ve embedded the presentation below. So many marketers are focused on SEO tactics but the […]

Article: Optimized Content Marketing

Entering the content marketing space is not for the faint of heart. It can be a significant undertaking both in terms of resources and a change in the organization’s approach to marketing and sales. In order to take full advantage of the significant search visibility opportunities that are available with a content focused marketing effort, […]