The Long Tail is Infinite – Part 2

An infinite long tail implies your work as a keyword researcher is never-ending. The first step towards multiplying your traffic is analyzing the keywords driving traffic to your competitors. Previously on Part 1 I talked about the basics of long tail keyword research. Today we’ll explore three playbook to broaden your keyword list using the sites of your competitors.   Playbook 1 – Social Media Analysis 1.1 Use one of these SEO tools to scout…

Why Should Your Site Have a Spanish Subdomain?

Before you even consider expensive localization projects or international expansions, ask yourself this question: Can I grow my audience without expanding internationally? Of course you can. You can sell to the same zip codes and dramatically increase your customer base. Indeed that’s why companies like Sprint have fully translated their websites to Spanish while serving the same zip codes. But why would a national brand do such  a thing? It’s all about network effects.  …

2015: A Crucial Year for Latin America and the World

As the American economy walks away from the great recession, 2015 looks more and more like a big year for technology. Cryptocurrency, the Internet of things and location-based services are ready for a tidal wave of growth. As Ericsson predicts, the trends for 2015 seem futuristic and attainable at the same time. Presentation: 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2015 from Ericsson Latin America A key region to watch next year is Latin America. From Venezuela to…

Mobile Commerce, AI, Wearables and Driverless Cars

The smartphones we carry in our pockets are a million times more powerful than the supercomputers of the sixties. But the revolution doesn’t stop here: networking, software development and communications devices have also advanced at an exponential rate. My point being that the accelerating rate of improvement in information science will hit escape velocity very, very soon. Technology is penetrating our daily lives at very crazy rates. We now discover apps daily, purchase new hardware…

The Bilingual Store

In this age of eCommerce, social media and big data-powered offers, how can established businesses compete against Internet moguls like Amazon.com? The answer might rest in the language you use to talk to your customers! Increasingly, Latinos have caught the attention of eCommerce operators and traditional store managers as the new key growth market. Several dynamics make Latinos a seductive target market, namely attachment, larger homes and a tendency to refer local businesses that cater…