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Regardless of what people say, building up your link profile is a necessary part of your B2B marketing strategy. For most businesses, however, the process of establishing a backlink strategy and then going out and actually getting backlinks can be incredibly daunting. There is a TON of value in building up your link profile. We attribute a lot of our organic growth to our backlink strategy.
Facebook ads have long been the gold standard in social advertising, in part because Facebook allows brands to target incredibly niche markets, and has empowered marketers to get rapid insights into winning combinations of creative, audience, placement and other variables to optimize their campaigns.
You’re sitting at your desk planning a landing page. Your wireframe probably looks something like this: Landing page wireframe via Dribble Everything seems to be in the right place: copy, bullets, testimonials, a video…and last, a placeholder for that all-important image. Here’s a question for you: How do you choose that image? Do you leave it up to the designer to choose s ...
Competing in Google Shopping is hard. If you want to succeed as a retailer a successful strategy is essential, especially when you consider the fact that 56% of Google PPC budget is spent on shopping. That’s right: In the USA, Shopping is more popular than search. To help you get the most out of Google Shopping, our friends at London-based digital marketing agency Clicteq ha ...
No business leader would ever say there is some information he or she just doesn’t need to know. Information is power, and one of the most important elements of Internet marketing is the depth of the information business leaders can gain from it. Unlike the scattershot approach of traditional media marketing, Internet marketers can drill deep into the data they collect about ...
With over 150 million monthly active users and 9,700 pins every minute, Pinterest is the eighth largest social network in the Western Hemisphere. Many companies still believe Pinterest is a fun social network that people only use on the weekends when they have nothing else to do. There's plenty of data that disagrees with this idea.
Pop quiz: After perhaps the most successful product marketing campaign in history, this company’s stock price skyrocketed from $9.08 to $16.23, a 78.7% increase. The campaign turbocharged sales 36% year-over-year. And the company grabbed 42% more market share. Ultimately, the company won a “Grand Effie” at the 39th Annual Effie Awards by unanimous decision.
Instagram has become the go-to place for visual content marketing. It’s a veritable mecca for media, with over 600 million engaged users sharing nearly 100 million photos and videos with their friends, fans and followers every single day. Between Instagram Stories, Instagram Live, Carousels and more, the visual media platform is constantly introducing new ways for users to ex ...
Not all shoppers or would-be shoppers come to the search box with the same level of commercial intent. So how do you optimize your shopping campaigns for users at different stages of the purchase path? Implementing different bids for different user intents can help you get the most out of your paid shopping campaigns.
Note: This post and the accompanying infographic were originally published by our friends at Hatchbuck. They are republished here with permission. Keeping all of your marketing ducks in a row is no easy feat for a small business owner. You most likely run a tight ship and don’t have the personnel or budget resources to shell out for countless expensive marketing tools.
Twitter is still the easiest social network to use to find and converse with just about anybody - celebrities, experts, prospective clients and employees alike. All you need is the right set of ideas and tools. Here are five workable hacks for prospecting using Twitter. 1. Build a Twitter search funnel that automatically qualify prospects Twitter is a pool of expressed opini ...
In this world of digital consumers, everyone’s competing for attention. According to Invesp, the average person is served 1,700 banner ads per month, yet only half of those ads will ever be viewed. In a saturated environment such as the food and restaurant industry, new names often get lost in the sea of competition.
What tactics, strategies, and techniques can you use to generate more leads for your business? One study from Citizen Relations Canada found 68% of Canadian millenials have bought because of a “fear of missing out” (FOMO) marketing approach. And 45% couldn’t go longer than 12 hours without checking their favorite social media platforms. (Whoops. Gave you an extra tip. Sorry.
As a driver of sales, leads, and conversions, we know that paid social works. However, direct selling isn’t necessarily the most important – or attainable – benefit of paid social as an advertising channel. Because social media is the number-one daily activity for American adults, you might be better off thinking about paid social as a springboard for growing relationships be ...
Let me set the stage for you. It’s September 2016, Rob Bucci of STAT Search Analytics has just taken the stage at MozCon. As unsuspecting attendees, we didn’t quite know what we were in for. What he delivered, in my opinion, was the starting pistol for what has become the featured snippet gold rush.
Personalization, or the ability to cater messaging to individual customers, is widely expected to be one of the biggest marketing trends of 2017. That’s in part because it offers brands the potential to deliver precisely what consumers want, as well as the potential for enhanced customer loyalty. But personalization has evolved far beyond simply addressing customers by their names.
If you want a Google AdWords campaign that's both high-converting and low-cost, you need to do a lot of things right. You need to have a well-structured campaign that targets the right number of keywords to make it relevant for the searcher. You need to create magnetic ads to increase your CTRs. You need to bid the right amount to maximize your spending. Plus a lot more.
If you’ve done the essential exercise of developing buyer personas for your customers, don’t make the mistake of shoving them in your desk drawer and expecting them to magically work for you. Personas are essential to creating personalized email campaigns that convert – in fact, one study by MarketingSherpa showed a 7% conversion rate for a persona-based campaign.
It’s no secret that the better you can use your keywords to target your ideal user, the more success you’re going to have in PPC. But, let’s take a moment to discuss the nuances of what the term “ideal user” can mean. When you think of your “ideal user” you are probably thinking of sales qualified leads, or SQLs, that are ready to sign up for your service or purchase your product.
These days, creating a high-performing landing page isn’t rocket science. And that's particularly true with the advent and affordability of landing page builders, access to high-converting templates, and more articles on landing page optimization then you could read in a lifetime. It’s rare that you’ll come across a landing page that blatantly defies best practices, especiall ...