Turning Your Website Into a Lead Generation Machine
Let’s be honest: you don’t need to be an expert in web design to build a website anymore. There are some great tools available that make it possible for pretty much anyone to build their own site, which is awesome for small businesses with limited budgets that are just starting out. But, there’s a downside. While anyone can create a website, not everyone nails turning it into a lead generation machine on the first try. A website is your primary tool for converting visitors into leads, and there’s a lot involved in getting it right. Many website designs start off
Structured Data and the New Face of Google SERPs
With over 200 factors playing a part in Google’s algorithm, developing a successful SEO strategy has always been complex. But now, as Google strives to improve the quality of their search results, we’re finding that some of tried and true strategies are falling off the grid and new ones are taking their place. One example of this is structured data. If you want to stay ahead of the game in search engine optimization, understanding structured data markup and how it influences results is key for building, and keeping, your SEO momentum. Here’s what you need to know. What Is Structured
A Beginner’s Guide to Local SEO
Local SEO is a collection of search engine optimization strategies that help businesses get noticed by a local audience. Businesses with a physical location, or those that provide services to a specific geographical location benefit from local SEO. The great thing about local SEO is that it gives small businesses an advantage. This isn’t about a bidding war on keywords or having tens of thousands of followers of social media. Local SEO helps small businesses meet the members of their community face to face, on a local level, where it counts. Sounds amazing, but how is local SEO different from standard
Is Video the Missing Piece in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy?
Look at the core of just about any digital marketing campaign and you’re going to see social media as the dominating focus. Social media is where brands go to meet their audience, and it’s marketing power is only limited by the energy businesses are willing to invest. The tricky thing about social media is it’s always fluctuating. For example, according to Pew research, the number of younger users has remained fairly consistent, but the number of people age 50+ that are using social media has continued to grow. There are also shifts among the networks themselves, with pretty fierce battles
Is Social Media an Important Part of a Strong SEO Strategy in 2018?
When most business think about their digital marketing strategy, they tend to break it down into smaller bites. There’s SEO, social media, web design, content, and the list goes on. We like to view these as separate components because it’s easier to tackle them piece by piece. The thing is, they’re actually all interconnected in more ways than you realize. Take SEO and social media, for example. If you’ve been thinking of these two as being completely separate, it’s time to review your approach. Social media leads your audience to your website, while SEO helps those outside of your target audience