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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.
Google has decided to experiment with user ratings for movies and TV shows. Is this a new permanent feature? There seems to be an initial attempt from Google to introduce user ratings in its search results for movies and TV shows. A selected sample of testers noticed a thumbs up and thumbs down sign on the special box that offers more details about a movie.
Facebook announced another glitch with its metrics and marketers start wondering whether they can really trust the social network’s measuring methods. It’s the third time in the last three months that Facebook reports a problem with its metrics and this has affected its credibility among marketers and publishers.
Emotion can be very powerful when trying to reach an audience, and it can be boosted by linking it with the way memory affects the human behaviour. How can all these apply to the demanding mobile audience? It’s not easy to be effective with the ever-increasing mobile audience, but emotion along with memory can contribute to a more meaningful relationship between a brand and a target user.
There’s been extensive discussion during the past weeks about Facebook’s fake stories and whether they have contributed to the results of the US elections. Mark Zuckerberg has decided to address this issue and announce Facebook’s future plans. There is a great controversy regarding fake stories on social media and how they may affect users’ opinions over a subject, and Faceboo ...
Hashtags certainly aren’t new on social platforms, but do you really know how to maximise their effectiveness? It’s not easy to apply a hashtag strategy for all social networks, as each one has its own rules. However, you can still analyse what works for each platform and adapt your habits for the future posts.
Site speed is an important factor for SEO and conversion, but do we really understand its impact? There is increased online competition and a decreased attention span that makes it hard for a site to convert visits into sales, or even to increase traffic. Site speed can significantly affect a user’s decision on whether a visit to a page should be prolonged (or repeated) and t ...
Black Friday can be a great commercial opportunity for brands, but how can you create a successful strategy for the big day? Black Friday is a perfect retail opportunity, but it still requires the proper analysis of data to create a strategy that will lead to desired results. According to Adobe Digital Index, US online sales on Black Friday increased by 14.
It’s time to plan the year ahead, so how about starting with a look at the content marketing trends that will make 2017 easier and more effective? Content marketing is an integral part of a digital marketing strategy, and as it grows even more popular in 2016, it’s time to maximise its effectiveness in 2017 and examine all the new possibilities that may be useful for your brand.
A digital marketing strategy is important for every business seeking further growth, but how can you create an effective one? More and more businesses jump onto the digital marketing bandwagon, hoping to achieve bigger goals, but even in 2016, not all of them start by creating a digital marketing strategy.