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What Is Microtargeting? And How Can Small Businesses Use It?

One of the key strategies of effective digital marketing has worked its way into American political discourse as we move into the election year of 2020. The tactic and the buzzword is “micro-targeting” and Google recently announced it would ban the use of this sort of audience segmentation for political advertising. The decision caused a [...]

By |2020-01-06T18:03:50+00:00December 30th, 2019|Blog, Display retargeting, Google Ads, Marketing Strategy, Pay Per Click, PPC, Remarketing|Comments Off on What Is Microtargeting? And How Can Small Businesses Use It?

The SEO Crystal Ball

Prediction is difficult, particularly when it involves the future. - Mark Twain It’s that time of year again. It’s the season when SEO pundits predict the Google-trends that, when strategically accounted for, will define a marketers’ success or failure. Spoiler: a review of SEO predictions from the past decade will reveal many of the same [...]

By |2019-12-23T21:14:26+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Blog, Content, Content Creation, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, SEM|Comments Off on The SEO Crystal Ball

Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Content Writer

Does it make sense to hire a content writer? Maybe, first, we should decide if content marketing is worth it first. Check out these stats: Content-driven Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) is 15% less than paid CAC Companies with blogs get 67% more leads than companies without blogs Inbound marketing close rates are 8 - 10x [...]

By |2019-11-25T23:44:24+00:00November 25th, 2019|Blog, Content, Content Creation, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, SEM|Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Content Writer

Online Writing Aids – How Far Can Humans & Machines Work Together?

If you look, there’s occasional chatter about machines taking over the job of a writer. The reality is that some content is already 100 percent machine created. Still, more advanced, and especially more creative writing is still all human. Or is it? The rise of online writing aids (who hasn’t heard of Grammarly?) reveals [...]

By |2019-11-11T21:00:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Blog, Content, Content Creation, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Online Writing Aids – How Far Can Humans & Machines Work Together?

Social Media Listening: What It Is And How It Can Work For You

“Hello. I’m listening” That was the way fictional 1990s TV radio psychiatry host Frasier Crane opened his talk show when someone called in to talk about a problem. And in our age of social media and consumer demand for increased responsiveness, it’s the mindset that companies need to cultivate if they’re going to reap the [...]

By |2019-10-30T23:51:03+00:00September 16th, 2019|Blog, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Social Media, Social Media Marketing|Comments Off on Social Media Listening: What It Is And How It Can Work For You

Just Call Me!

There are plenty of actionable points on most websites - buttons and banners entreating visitors to Download, Sign Up, Subscribe, Join, Get Started, Learn More or just plain Contact. Websites with a cohesive digital marketing plan will track and monitor conversions from these calls to action. But there’s one very important CTA that we quite [...]

By |2019-08-28T13:42:46+00:00August 28th, 2019|Blog, Digital Marketing, Local Search, Local SEO, Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, SEM|Comments Off on Just Call Me!

Content Advice For Small Business Owners: The Quality Versus Quantity Debate

You may be a busy small business owner who has a website, and you understand that content is important, but you just aren’t sure how to proceed because you simply don’t have the time. Your business isn’t big enough to have a full-time content manager, although there are a couple of people on staff who [...]

By |2019-08-30T19:25:49+00:00August 26th, 2019|Blog, Content, Content Creation, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, SEM|Comments Off on Content Advice For Small Business Owners: The Quality Versus Quantity Debate

Keep Your Content Fresh – Be Mindful Of Shelf Life

Planning, creating and promoting online content can be very rewarding but also very time-consuming. It takes significant resources to produce good content and develop a cohesive promotion plan, whether that involves sharing content on social media or posting it to your own blog or to an industry/partner site. It’s not surprising then that digital marketers [...]

By |2019-07-29T16:34:31+00:00July 28th, 2019|Blog, Content, Content Creation, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Social Media, Social Media Marketing|Comments Off on Keep Your Content Fresh – Be Mindful Of Shelf Life

Customer Relationship Management: Changing How Business Gets Done

Customer relationship management (CRM) tools are the fastest growing area of business software and there’s no sign of a letup. Systems like SalesForce and HubSpot are just the most notable examples of this trend and they’re changing the game in how businesses relate to their customers. The new landscape is one that offers both [...]

By |2019-07-30T23:05:14+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Blog, Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, SEM|Comments Off on Customer Relationship Management: Changing How Business Gets Done

Will AI Generated Content & Market Personalization Take Over The World?

Since this is a digital marketing blog, let's just stick to what we know. No Terminator talk here. Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) offer huge advantages for digital marketers. Today, companies accumulate detailed information about user identities in addition to a real time cache of associated attributes and events. This highly granular view allows [...]

By |2019-06-21T15:49:17+00:00May 9th, 2019|Blog, Content Creation, Content Marketing, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Will AI Generated Content & Market Personalization Take Over The World?