We’ve all likely experienced some sort of personalized marketing online, regardless of whether or not we are aware of it. It might be an email with your name entered in the subject line, a Facebook ad in your news feed for a product you recently viewed online, or even a direct mailer with a coupon for a follow-up service. No matter which tactic was employed, this kind of personalization is now becoming the norm for big and small brands alike. One very effective way to achieve this is through inbound marketing, which allows brands to hyper-personalize their messaging to a degree that has never been possible before. Read More “How to Use Inbound Marketing to Provide a Personalized Experience to Your Prospective Customers”
Google Analytics is the undisputed king of website analytics, and for good reason. For a free tool, Google Analytics has an enormous amount of analytical power, built on an intuitive and easy-to-use platform that does a great job balancing depth and complexity, perfect for novice and expert marketers alike. In today’s web development market, nearly every website is built from the ground up with Google Analytics in mind. Considering this fact, every marketer should know how to use Google Analytics as a part of their marketing campaign. Here are five ways to get you thinking about the possibilities:
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If you have a website, chances are you’re currently connected to Google Analytics (GA). GA is an analytical tool that is extensively used worldwide and available for free. If you don’t have GA and would like to start tracking valuable data on your website, follow these basic instructions from Google. Read More “How Google Analytics Can Help You Make Smart Marketing Decisions”
Communication is an essential part of any relationship–even with your customers! As a business you may view your relationship with your customers similar to that of a personal relationship–one that needs to be cultivated, respected, and, of course, mutually rewarding. Without these qualities a customer may become dissatisfied and look for alternative places to do business, namely your competitors. However, with proper care and nurturing, you can build a relationship with your customers that will last a lifetime and may even turn them into ambassadors of your brand. Here are five ways you can nurture a relationship with customers and hopefully keep them coming back: Read More “Five Ways to Nurture a Relationship with Your Customers”
Over the last few years, location-based targeting has come to the forefront of marketing through a number of different technologies which allow marketers to target more specific audiences than ever. In a similar vein to other digital marketing tactics such as remarketing and user-id targeting, location-based targeting excels through its ability to target specific users and devices that are more likely to convert, allowing for an advertising budget to be spent more efficiently. Read More “How Location-based Targeting can Help You Reach your Audience”
Although the exact algorithm for search engine ranking remains a mystery, over the years we have learned a lot about what best practices can help improve your ranking through search engine optimization (SEO). Keep in mind that any one strategy will not instantly bring your site to the top, but over time a combination of factors can help bolster your site’s ranking. Also, most SEO strategies have the added benefit of making your site more informative and user friendly to your website visitors. Ready to get your website on the right track? Here are 5 ways to improve your website’s search engine ranking:
As we enter the new year, many of us are likely considering starting a new habit (or breaking one) as part of our new year’s resolution. When it comes to marketing, there are many good strategies that can help your business grow if you make them a consistent part of your marketing plan. We’d like to share with you a few ideas that we think will be important in 2019 and encourage you to make them a habit as you move your business forward this year.
Rethinking Your Email Marketing Strategy
Love it or hate it, email marketing continues to be a strong marketing tool. For most people, including myself, our love-hate relationship with email marketing exists mostly due to spammer misuse. Thankfully, most of the obvious junk mail is usually filtered out, but even so, there’s also the issue of companies sending too many marketing emails, which can quickly become an annoyance to most people and cause recipients to opt-out from future communications. Read More “Rethinking Your Email Marketing Strategy”
By now you’ve probably had a chance to review some information about the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that went into effect in May. This new regulation applies to any company that interacts with European Union citizens, which makes it applicable even to small businesses in the U.S. who have a website or collect personal information from customers.
GIFs are a lot of fun, and they can help you become very creative with your social media marketing strategy. If you have never made a GIF before, don’t worry— there are several apps out there that can help you make some fun GIFs using your smartphone and easily share them on social media, like GifBoom and GIPHYCam.
Making a GIF is simple: think of something that will resonate with your target audience and tell a story, record a short video clip, add some text to it (optional), and voilà! Read More “Consider using GIFs in your social media marketing”