Outdated SEO actively hurts your page ranks so it’s critical to know what’s outdated and what’s still effective.

Are Your SEO Strategies Outdated? 5 Practices You Need to Drop Today

Phillip Reinhardt

SEO constantly changes, which is both a gift and a curse. It’s a gift to marketers who take the time to make sure their content and web presence is always optimized for the latest updates. It especially helps the companies who simply try their best to provide their audience with relevant, timely content, since that’s what search behemoths such as …

Importance of Audio in Your Marketing Mix

Why Ages-Old Audio May Be the Next Hot Marketing Trend

David Bosley

People say that all trends come back around in time: tight-rolled pants, backpacks, and mirrored sunglasses are some recent fashion throw-backs that are rearing their heads again. The latest trend in marketing is going waaay back . . . all the way back to the 1920s when the first commercial radio station hit the airwaves. These wireless waves of sound were the basis for many of our modern-day …

Letting people play with your interactive content themselves is the key to engaging and informing.

Getting Started With Interactive Content Marketing

Phillip Reinhardt

When we think of content marketing, we tend to think of the same kinds of content. Things like blog posts, white papers, videos, and social media posts. What probably doesn’t jump to mind is interactive content, and that means you could be leaving opportunity on the table. Interactive content is exactly what it sounds like – content that your audience gets …

Understanding your audience and designing content for them

Is Your Content Reaching the Right Audience?

David Bosley

You’ve probably heard, more than once, by now that content is the undisputed king of the World Wide Web. If you have a website, the content on your site is what sets you apart from the nearly two billion (yes with a B) other websites clamoring for audiences across the Internet. While conventional wisdom tells us that more content is …

Your online reputation shapes opinions about your business.

Reputation Management: 4 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Not Manage Your Business Reputation in Today’s Digital World

Phillip Reinhardt

It’s hard to make your business stand out on the World Wide Web. As of January 2018, Tek Eye reported there were more than 1.8 billion websites on the Internet. That’s a lot of competition for a limited Internet audience. With so much competition for the limited attention of Internet surfers, it’s crucial that you manage the reputation of your business …

In the digital age, shopping has gone mobile. Has your business website

Is Your Business Website Optimized for a Mobile Audience?

David Bosley

If you haven’t yet made it a priority to make your website a mobile-friendly location on the World Wide Web, now is the time to take the leap. In fact, waiting could prove disastrous for your business. Here’s why. According to Business Insider, the number of m-commerce purchases (those made using mobile devices) accounted for 11.6 percent of total U.S. …

Google’s Algorithm Changes Again: Keeping Your Website Prepared

Phillip Reinhardt

At the beginning of August, many companies and marketing professionals started to notice a change in Google’s organic website traffic. The changes were formally announced but the details were not given, so we are left to examine the changes ourselves and try to follow the trail of breadcrumbs. However, there are some observations we can safely make about exactly what …

Using memes in your digital marketing is a great way to show personality and grab attention.

Showing Some Personality: Using Memes in Your Digital Marketing

David Bosley

Memes. Unless you’ve been living under a rock since the Internet came around, you know what they are. You’ve seen them all over your Twitter and Facebook stream. If you browse Reddit, they’re impossible to avoid. You’ve probably created and posted a few yourself. As popular as they are, however, marketers have a really difficult time finding ways to use them. …

SEO 2018

Bringing SEO Back from the Dead

Phillip Reinhardt

There was a time not so long ago that SEO was at the very heart of every company’s digital marketing strategy. Things have changed dramatically. A recent survey found that SEO is the least popular digital marketing strategy among medium-sized businesses. In fact, only 44% of businesses surveyed claimed to dedicate any time or resources to SEO. It’s not clear why so …

2018 Facebook Updates You Need to Know

2018 Facebook Updates That Will Boost Your Marketing Savvy

David Bosley

Facebook has long been a friend to marketers, but are those days coming to an end? The new data privacy laws are wreaking havoc with the amount of information that can be shared, while these latest 2018 updates may be more supportive of marketers overall — that remains to be seen. The social networking giant created a section in their …