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Panda Watch

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A cutely codenamed Google Algorithm has been wrecking havoc on organic search traffic.

Google Panda Revelations

I suspected that a website had been marked as “low quality” and was being affected by Google Panda when I reviewed traffic over the last twelve months. The data showed a:

  • 16% decrease in organic search visits
  • 55% decrease in Google referral visits
  • Google traffic landing on only 33% of pages

More alarmingly, the accompanying graph clearly showed a gradual, weekly decline in visits.

After some investigating, here’s what I found…

Marketing Industry Agencies Have Marketing Problems Too

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Let’s be honest. Many agencies, from all disciplines of marketing, have a guilty secret: problems marketing themselves.

The Marketing Paradox

The Marketing Paradox

The wealth of knowledge and experience within an agency is channelled to improve growth of paying clients, and not used to improve the growth of the agency, despite how competitive the marketing industry is.

As a result, agencies themselves often have poor marketing. It can be seen across all sectors; from the creative, to advertising, digital and PR: out-dated website design and coding, quiet or irregular social media presence, ineffective optimisation for search engines, few visible case studies, and little or no agency advertising and PR.

The Reason… and the Real Reasons.

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