Any business, large or small, is going to work with a 3rd party to provide some sort of business function at some point in time. It just makes sense to, as a business should focus on doing what it does exceptionally well. Let other experts fill in the gaps, because
Achieving a Balanced Marketing Approach
Trends in the marketing industry, especially online marketing, are subject to steady and sometimes rapid change. Old strategies lose their effectiveness and in some cases harm the long-term success of a marketing campaign. This is why many marketers are striving to strike a balance with a
In March, Search Engine Roundtable ran a piece about a link buying discussion happening on Twitter. At the time a lot of the discussion centered on using a public forum to discuss tactics that Google is penalizing. And while we are often drawn to having these discussions around
We’re all about Google+ this week with posts from Moz, Dejan SEO, and Distilled. We go from best practices to understanding the spread of a G+ post to an interview about authorship. And while authorship isn’t entirely within the realm of Social Media Marketing it does intersect, and if you’re
“Your brain is another good resource.”
Empathy. It is probably the most useful, yet under-utilized way to gain insights that drive business decisions. Case studies, analytics, tried and true methods are all great, but the ability to think from someone else’s perspective can go a long way towards helping you
It’s no secret that video is becoming more important to any company’s marketing strategy, and for many hosting these videos on YouTube makes the most sense. You can still feature your videos on your website, but it helps to also have a YouTube account and page. By letting your videos
This week’s online content collective focuses on building on the conversation and fixing the misperceptions of what SEO is, where it’s going, and how we can keep it alive in the minds of our clients and our employees. Here is my favorite post of the day. It holds nothing back
Today we look at a few ways to improve upon your PPC campaigns. Search Engine Journal provides a guide to remarketing, useful to any online marketer, but especially valuable in getting more value of your existing paid campaigns. SEER Interactive gives us an efficiency tip for managing your Google Display
Don’t build what Google is rewarding. Build what Google wants to reward. Embracing this philosophy will have you popping champagne corks when Google makes a major update instead of freaking out and worrying about getting fired.
You Chose to Aim at the Moving Target.
Don’t blame Google. They aren’t a non-profit. We
Social media is a critical part of modern online marketing campaigns, but unfortunately too many companies either don’t understand its importance or overestimate its abilities. Just like the other elements of online marketing, social strategies, tactics, and tools can change all the time. In this week’s Content Collective we take