Climbing the search results can seem like an overwhelming challenge. There are millions of searches per second and thousands of businesses just like yours trying to get on the first page. Less than 3% of people navigate to the second page of search results, so it’s important to climb the ranks. Although the easiest path can be the paid advertising route, creating an organically optimized website is best practice to slowly make your way to the top without spending a dime. (more…)
Quality web content is at risk of falling under the radar if it’s missing a commonly overlooked search engine optimization (SEO) tool: Keywords.
You’ve landed on this blog because you clicked a display ad; We’re here to tell you that you can drive traffic to your website the same way. What’s even better than seeing it work real time, is knowing that you’re targeting people with behaviors that show they are potential customers – instead of focusing on the standard segments of traditional media.
In the past, traditional methods like TV, radio and billboards proved to be successful; however, a drastic shift has recently taken place. With all the advancements in technology, using a mix of tactics like targeted display, over-the-top (OTT) advertising, YouTube and Google Ads means that you can hit your audience during all parts of the sales funnel.
If you’re still not sure that digital marketing is the right strategy for your business, read below to explore 7 ways you can benefit from it right away. (more…)
When it comes to social media, there are many different routes someone can take to get involved. Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Tumblr and many others make up the extremely broad social media community, but Facebook and Instagram are by far the most popular and tend to be most beneficial for a business. Regardless of the platform, producing good content and encouraging engagement with an audience base is crucial.
There are three main ways that you can give yourself the best chance at becoming successful on social media: social media management, social media advertising and monitoring interactions. (more…)
Logo design is one of the most important, if not the most important part of branding your business. Your logo is likely the first thing that every customer is going to see from your business, so it must make a great first impression. Not enough people allocate the necessary time and resources to design the perfect logo, which only hurts their overall brand in the long run. Whether you’re just starting out, or looking for a brand refresh, a logo is a good place to start.
To help you in this process, we’ve selected a few do’s and don’ts of logo design we find important.
Steve Jobs once said, “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” A good graphic designer understands that fonts, colors and images are merely resources for telling a story. When used correctly, those resources not only catch your eye, but also convey valuable information, such as your company’s mission, vision and purpose. Unfortunately, most businesses notoriously undervalue graphic design, or worse, they think it holds no value at all. If you’re a small business owner, here are five reasons why good graphic design matters, and why it should hold a prominent place in your marketing plan. (more…)