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Content marketing has become the secret weapon in a successful marketing strategy, with brands using different types of content to add value and grab their audience’s attention. It has become more important than ever to market with intent, using content and SEO to raise awareness, engage and convert.
The rise of content marketing has made content creation a key focus for businesses, and the issue of how to improve their content and its performance is at the forefront of many marketers’ minds. At the Summit on Content Marketing earlier this summer, I gave a presentation on “15 ways to improve your content writing”.
The rise of content marketing has brought content creation to the forefront for all businesses. This makes it more important than ever to explore the best ways to create effective content. The definition of effective content for every business may be different, but in general, it still has to bring you closer to your goals. That’s why effective content has to resonate with your target readers.
Once you’ve got the basics of PPC down, how can you improve on those efforts further? Here are seven tips to take your campaign to the next level. We recently gave eight tips to help beginner search marketers get their first campaigns off the ground, with our article ‘PPC 101: Eight tips to get started‘.
Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2017, one of the most-anticipated annual events in the world of digital, was released a few weeks ago. The 355-slide report covers the major shifts we are currently seeing in the internet and the digital economy, and is considered something of a barometer for the state of digital across the globe, as well as a forecast for what is likely to come.
PPC can deliver effective results for a business, but it can also seem overwhelming when you’re just getting started. How can you use it to increase ROI? PPC (Pay-Per-Click) marketing, or paid search marketing, offers a great opportunity for every business to promote its services and extend its reach.
The success of your PPC campaigns may depend on the language that you’re using. Here’s how to improve it. Sophie Turton, Head of Content and PR at Bozboz, delivered an interesting presentation in Brighton SEO, offering useful tips on how to improve your language when creating PPC copy. According to Sophie Turton, people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it – that’s w ...
SEO doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how a closer look at Google Search Console can lead to quick SEO wins. There’s no need to have a lot of technical knowledge to achieve quick SEO wins. Google’s Search Console, for example, can lead to great insights, provided that you’re eager to explore them.
Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from the world of search marketing and beyond. This week, we are exploring the future of voice search, while Google is determined to get rid of fake listings. Moreover, ecommerce brands explore the importance of site speed, with Google launching an A/B testing tool to make our lives easier.
It’s not easy nowadays to win over your audience in an abundance of online content, and the short attention span of human beings isn’t making things any easier. It’s always a challenge to make your content stand out, but this doesn’t mean that you should be discouraged from creating it. As the average human attention span has dropped to just 8 seconds, however, how can you ma ...
Good content is important, but it also needs to rank high on SERPs if you want to reach a wider audience with it. Here’s how to create search engine-friendly content. Quality is always important when producing new content, but it’s the SEO that can boost your efforts of reaching a target audience.
Content marketing can be very effective in increasing traffic, generating leads, enabling sales – and contributing to SEO. So how can businesses use it to improve their search rankings? When done well, content marketing can contribute to boosting a site’s position in search rankings. Although this may not seem like the most obvious benefit to a successful content marketing st ...
It’s not easy to create a successful inbound marketing strategy, but it still offers great opportunities once marketers understand its potential. What do we need to know, then, about inbound marketing in 2017? Content can be a powerful tool for a business when used strategically, and that’s how inbound marketing has become an effective method of capturing leads and increasing traffic.
Growth marketing enables marketers to explore how sales and customer success can still be part of their marketing strategy. Here’s how a business can benefit from the latest tactics in growth marketing. Growth marketing refers to an effective combination of marketing, sales and customer success and is an integrated approach to modern content marketing.
Voice search is currently experiencing exponential growth, and some interesting trends are emerging with regard to how people are using it. Voice search is already a fast-growing movement in the search industry, and the latest figures indicate that it’s starting to win ground in daily use. Digital marketing agency Stonetemple has recently published a study on how Americans us ...
Valentine’s Day is the first big campaign of the year for brands. How can digital marketers take advantage of it and reach their target audience? More than 50% of adults celebrate Valentine’s Day, which means that this is a great opportunity for marketers to promote their products in the most appealing way.
New Top-Level Domains (TLDs) are becoming more popular in the last couple of years, so here’s everything you need to know about them. Please note: this content is produced in association with Neustar. What are New TLDs? TLDs are the suffix component of domain names, and recent deregulation has seen legacy TLDs such as .com, .net or perhaps extensions such as .co.
As social media marketing becomes more challenging and time-consuming, it’s time to get more organised when managing your brand’s social presence. It’s not easy handling a brand’s social presence, but its successful management can lead to great results. Social networks keep growing and they are heading into a more mature phase, which means that the challenges grow for every br ...
A new year brings new metrics. Or maybe it’s just a good reminder that you need to evaluate your existing KPIs. Which B2B content marketing metrics should you add in 2017? It’s the perfect time of the year to evaluate your content marketing strategy and focus on the latest trends that will take your B2B marketing plan to the next level.
It’s the right time of the year to evaluate your SEO strategy and examine the best ways to improve it during 2017. This doesn’t have to be a complicated process, though. New year’s resolutions are not just about our personal goals, so it may be the ideal moment to focus on your business goals and seek for the best ways to boost your SEO presence to improve authority, value and ranking.