Digital Marketing Blog

Ask Them Nicely

Ask Them Nicely

Monday, November 12th, 2018

In last week’s blog post I talked about what a Net Promoter Score (NPS) is and how to start figuring out what your score is. In that blog post, I covered the different types of surveys that you’ll need to use to get the information from your customers that you need to calculate how your […]

 
Do You Know Your Score?

Do You Know Your Score?

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Word of mouth is important, regardless of the type of business that you’re in. Today’s online equivalent to word-of-mouth is an online review. We’ve all heard about the importance of reviews but did you know: 85% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations ~ Brightlocal Positive reviews make 73% of consumers trust […]

 
7 Digital Marketing Myths

7 Digital Marketing Myths

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Metrics, analytics, ROI. These are what digital marketing was built on, but what if the reports that you’re using to make marketing decisions are no longer valid? I think that the only thing that moves faster, in digital marketing, than new technologies is the way that technology is used. What used to be considered common […]

 
Get More Customers With Conversion Rate Optimization

Get More Customers With Conversion Rate Optimization

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) is one of the on-going areas that you have to focus on to get what you want from your website. Regardless of whether you’re business is B2B, B2C, or if you are a non-profit, CRO will pay dividends on the work that you do to increase the conversions from your website. […]

 
Near Me Searches

Near Me Search Strategy

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

The Local Businesses Search Dilemma You have a business that caters to your local community. You’ve often looked at getting your business to rank higher on Google but it never seems like it works. And, you really don’t have the time, money, or the people to really dive into full-blown search marketing campaigns. It seems […]

 
There Is No One Right Answer

There Is No One Right Answer

Monday, March 5th, 2018

It’s no wonder B2B marketers, salespeople, and CEO’s are in a state of confusion. I just read two white papers on the B2B buying process, both written based on survey data. One of the reports was written by The Rain Group while the second paper was written by Demand Gen and they couldn’t be more […]

 
Search Engine Updates Impact Digital Marketing Plans

Search Engine Updates Impact Digital Marketing Plans

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

As you start to get your digital marketing plans in order for the new year, here are some important search engine updates that have happened with Google over the last couple of months that will impact how you use the search engine to get your website found by the right people. Meta Description: Towards the […]

 
HTTPS

They’re Going To Know You’re Not Secure

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

You’ve got a website for your business. You’re probably like a lot of website owners, some people will fill out your contact form, and occasionally you’ll get someone to download a whitepaper or a case study from your site. Then all of a sudden it stops. Nobody is filling out any of the forms on […]

 
How To Spot Bad SEO Services – Rewrite as article spinning

How To Spot Bad SEO Services – Rewrite as article spinning

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

  Holy Cow! We just got a box full of promo goodies, in the mail. We never get goodies! We’re an agency, we’re the ones that are always giving this stuff away. Imagine our surprise and delight when this little box of fun showed up on our door. This was sent to us by a […]

 
Just Getting Attention Isn’t A Success Metric

Just Getting Attention Isn’t A Success Metric

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

I just finished reading a post by Jakob Nielsen, renowned web usability expert, about user engagement with online ads. The article describes how people view ads that are on a web page. What the team at the Nielsen Norman Group found was that there are 3 design elements that attract user’s attention: Plain Text Faces […]