Writing Guest Blogs that Dominate

by April 17, 2014
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After the explosive online storm that followed Matt Cutt’s declaration that guest blogging was more or less dead, everybody who was anybody in the world of SEO had something to say on the subject. Most industry professionals concurred that any kind of blogging, guest or otherwise, is only as good as the quality of the […]

17 Sources Of Content Inspiration For Your Content Strategy

by April 3, 2014
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In order to succeed at content marketing, you have to have high quality content. Rather than promoting your products, services, or even your business, content marketing means pushing the actual content. In turn, it is the content that will convert readers to buyers. It may seem like a long and convoluted process to market various […]

Ice Storms and Marketing

by March 31, 2014
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I took a little break to spend time with family and work on a few projects, but I missed being part of the Level343 team, so I’m back!  :) As I do every year, I spent Christmas with my family in Toronto. Last year I complained that we didn’t have much snow. We made up for it […]

The death of….Guest Blogging

by March 24, 2014
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It’s time to plan another funeral, this time not for SEO itself but for a popular SEO strategy: guest blogging. Before you break out the black dress (or suit for our gentlemen friends), let’s take a look at the facts. Google’s Matt Cutts recently said: “Stick a fork in it: guest blogging is done,” As […]

2013 Hasn’t Been a Bed of Roses

by January 13, 2014
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It’s 2014 and as a progressive international digital agency, we’re making a few resolutions, and keeping the bullshit predictions to a minimum. To our loyal readers (you know who you are) who’ve been following us for the last few years, Level343 has seen many changes, and you will see new ones in 2014. For one […]

Uh Oh! Brain Dump Time!

by January 2, 2014
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It’s that time again.  Brain Dump!  So many thoughts and ideas and tips and I wanted to get them all out.  I have to make room for more! I hope you enjoy this random and somewhat eclectic mix of tips. Facebook: We all know images work well on Facebook, in fact posts with images generate […]

Rocking How Personalized Search Results Affect Ranking

by December 23, 2013
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I’ve seen numerous instances lately of people not understanding why they don’t see the same results as someone else for the same search query, so I thought a little clarification might be in order. There are a number of reasons why two people will see different SERPs for the same term, but they basically fall […]

Is Your Website Ready for the Holidays? 5 Easy Strategies to Implement Now

by December 16, 2013
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Yes. The holiday season is upon us, and the fierce competition for consumer dollars has reached its frenzied annual peak. So now is the time to make sure your e-commerce website has that “competitive edge”. Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone, but it’s not too late to optimize your site before […]

Content Creation Strategy That Will Increase Sales

by December 5, 2013
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Do you have trouble coming up with ideas for new content?  Content creation is vital to your online marketing campaign but let’s be honest, it’s tough to come up with fresh and exciting ideas for killer content. You can scope out competitors and set up Google Alerts for keywords related to your product or service […]

Only CEO’s Need Apply

by December 2, 2013
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Omg, what are you thinking? I’m sure that’s what most people are saying, when you discuss/promote CEO’s joining social networks. But, if you want to get an edge and lead the pack, then you need to understand why it’s important to join social media as a CEO. I recently read on Econsultancy about a User […]