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Content, SMM, and Linking Strategies for Your Small Website

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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Although optimizing and maintaining a small website can be a daunting task given a limited budget, it’s exactly why entrepreneurs need to double their digital marketing efforts. Here are some smart, simple tips for enhancing your website’s online visibility and effectively converting leads into sales.

 

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Upgrade Your Content Marketing Strategy with Customer-generated Content

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

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Incorporating User-generated Content (UGC) such as influencer insights and reviews in one’s marketing campaign is a helpful yet often underutilized strategy. Not only is UGC free, but you can leverage this earned resource from consumers and influencers and use it to promote your brand to a wider audience.

 

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Embracing the Length: A Case for Long-form Content

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

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Social media marketers already know this: Today’s audience wants short, digestible content. People want blog posts that won’t require them to scroll down too much and articles that they can finish reading in less than five minutes. They want videos they can watch during commercial breaks.

 

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Data-driven Ways to Increase Sales in a Saturated Online Market

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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In a saturated market, online businesses are constantly competing with others to distinguish themselves, more so when the competition implements the same marketing campaigns to the same target consumers.

 

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Let User-generated Content Tell Your Brand Story

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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Your brand story should be so much more than just a rundown of facts about your business. It’s even much more than how you or your employees feel about your company. Your brand story should be a complex, distinctive combination of your business facts incorporated within the emotions your brand aspires to stimulate in its customers. Essentially, your brand story is a human-to-human representation of your business.

 

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Monthly Link Roundup – 12-30-16

Friday, December 30th, 2016

How the 2016 US Presidential Election Will Change Social Media (SocialMediaToday.com)

If there was any doubt over the influence of social media, the results of the 2016 US Presidential Election proved the medium’s importance. Social media networks are now a legitimate news source, and an increasingly relevant platform for news and media insights.

5 Lessons Content Marketing Can Learn from Journalism (ContentMarketingInstitute.com)

Most marketing articles and listicles found online feel artificial, even deceptive, and it leads many in the journalism industry to look down on those in content marketing. As they see it, journalism is an industry made of equal parts substance and flavor, while content marketing is one of fluff and blandness.

How to Use Facebook Login on Your Website (SocialMediaExaminer.com)

Do you want more information about the people who log into your website? Wondering how you can target your website visitors more effectively on Facebook? When you let visitors log into your site with their Facebook profile, you can collect their demographic attributes and other characteristics.

Improve Your Paid Search & Social Through Relationship Marketing (MarketingLand.com)

The key to a successful relationship marketing program is to take customers on a buying journey. An effective paid search and social program must create brand awareness, generate demand, force a buying decision, and finally inspire brand loyalty and advocacy.

Mobile Shopping Is on the Rise, But Security Is at Risk (Infographic) (AdWeek.com)

The widespread use of mobile devices has had a large impact on everything from advertising to user behavior and shopping habits. Mobile security provider, Trustlook, recently published an infographic that examines user behavior on mobile during the holiday season and the issues with mobile device security.

Instant Articles by Facebook: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

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When Facebook made Instant Articles available to all this year, many users were excited. Instant Articles load faster and are more interactive than most mobile websites. The news made publishers excited too; they can now host their articles within Facebook and still display their own ads while generating more traffic and attention from the social network and their respective communities. For marketers though, the news came with many important questions such as: Will Instant Articles kill my website? Is it a mistake to leverage Instant Articles?

 

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