Joseph Shih

January 4, 2020
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Google Analytics Goal Not Working Nor Matching Visible Events

Are you having trouble setting up custom goals in Google Analytics to match your custom events? Do you see the events show up in your real-time view, yet the goal counts still sits at zero? This can happen if just one of the Event conditions isn’t set to match correctly. Let’s go […]
January 3, 2020
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What Is Keyword Difficulty Or Organic Competition And How To Understand It

Our keyword research tool Twinword Ideas provides a column for keyword statistics called “SEO Competition”. What is it? SEO Competition or Organic Competition (also called Keyword Difficulty) is a score indicating how hard it would be to have your web site rank high on search engine result pages (SERP) for that particular keyword. There […]
January 1, 2020
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Google Ads: Google Search Partners List 2020

  When using Google Ads Keyword Planner, you have probably noticed that in the Targeting settings, you can select either “Google” or “Google and search partners“. Who are these search partners exactly? If you are running a Google Ads (formerly AdWords) keyword campaign or doing keyword research for your SEO campaign, understanding […]
October 6, 2019

How To Subscribe To And Consume Twinword Text Analysis APIs

Twinword provides some powerful text-analysis APIs. These natural language processing (NLP) APIs work simply out-of-the-box. This is what makes us unique. You won’t have to deal with training data. If you simply want to know the relationship score between two documents, just make an API call and you got it. Best of […]
June 17, 2019
Google Analytics is a great tool to examine your SEO progress

Where Do Keyword Research Tools Get Google Search Data and Statistics

Google search volume data is important no matter what your online business is. There is no reason to sell something over the internet if no one is searching for it there. Thus it is important to have the correct keyword search statistics. Whether you are setting up a paid search campaign or […]
May 30, 2019
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New Affiliate Program For Twinword Ideas Smart Keyword Tool

Today, we are excited to launch our new Affiliate Program for our smart keyword tool Twinword Ideas. If you love our AI-powered keyword tool and would like to share the love (or are already sharing the love), why not also get paid? Start earning recurring commission on your referrals today!   Getting […]
May 27, 2019
What Is Google Tag Manager?

What Is Google Tag Manager? Do I Need It For My Website?

What is Google Tag Manager? Google Tag Manager is a way for marketing teams to have more control of the tracking codes embedded into websites. Instead of having to ask your tech or development team to add new tracking codes to the website’s HTML code, marketers can manage the codes that appear […]
May 20, 2019
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Fastest Way To Find The Best Keywords For SEO or SEM

Often times, I’ve heard from people who run AdWords campaigns or write blog post that they do very little keyword research. They just use the keywords provided in AdWords Keyword Planner or simply come up with keywords themselves. Yes, this may work, but why put it to chance. Thorough keyword research is […]
January 12, 2019
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How To Sort Range Values In Excel (In Natural Sort Order)

Have you ever downloaded an Excel sheet of keyword ideas from Google AdWords Keyword Planner? Since 2016, Google has change the Search Volume statistics (“Avg. Monthly Searches”) from single whole numbers (ie. “100”) to showing ranges instead (ie. “1K – 10K”).   Sorting Ranges Can Be Difficult As you probably can guess, […]