When you attend marketing conferences, you may leave feeling pumped and inspired, but how does that translate to your business when you get back to the office? Were you left with four concrete steps to improve your conversion rate or a new way to determine if your blog is generating a positive ROI? It’s understandable that the marketing landscape is a little uncertain with Brexit, AI-first, Google search journeys, voice search, GDPR, websites still not being optimized for mobile (how is this happening in 2019?), and so much more. Where do you even begin to figure out how to rank on Google, keep your rankings, keep your market share, get on the ladder, or whatever your goal is for next year? Let’s explore some concrete 2020 marketing priorities.
Modern companies did not invent content marketing; it has been around for well over a century (as you can see) but now everyone does it. You don’t get as big of a slice in the market as companies did in the early days. But in order to stay relevant in a world full of content, you need to have your content strategy and content tactics in place.
More than half of all Google searches are now conducted on mobile phones, which means that it’s now more important than ever to ensure your website and every single page on your site is optimized for mobile, is user-friendly, and optimized for local search.
The average lifespan of a well-designed and structured website is anywhere from three to seven years. The decision to redesign shouldn’t be taken lightly and shouldn’t be done on a whim to follow the latest trends. Redesigning and rebuilding your website to ensure it’s in top form can be the best investment you make; however, the bottom line is that redesigns and rebuilds are expensive. Let’s take a look at redesign vs rebuild: which is better value for money and which will get you long-term results.
With the constantly-changing internet landscape, businesses are often required to reevaluate their website, branding, and content production processes. Whether you work as a web designer, an SEO specialist or a content creator, SEO and content marketing play a large role in the success of your or your client’s website.
There’s both an art and science to great web design. There are the visual, layout, and psychological aspects but also the underlying technical aspects such as sitemap design, user experience considerations, technical SEO, on-page and off-page SEO, local SEO, schema, understanding Google’s search journeys, preference for mobile-first and mobile optimization, and AI-first, and much more.
Can we re-imagine the future of work? More time off, fewer hours, more pay, fewer workdays, more flexibility!
Can we re-imagine our working lives? Are shorter work weeks, fewer hours, holiday time, and remote working mutually beneficial to both employer and employee?
What’s the difference between UI and UX? The difference between a user-friendly website and one with a high bounce rate is good design.
Google has a new update. Find out about AI-first, how it’s replacing mobile-first, and how it will change how your market your brand now and in the future.
Growing a business is not a simple task; it takes an enormous amount of hard work, dedication, and devotion. With all the advice and opinions out there, sometimes growing a company can be overwhelming for entrepreneurs and business people simply because they have so much input coming at them. Toss in the pressure that can come from backers and investors, and if not carried out with purpose, it’s incredibly easy to lose your vision in the growth process.
Digital growth. There is a lot of buzz around that subject, yet many don’t even know what it exactly means, or how to apply the knowledge that they have.
For the first time, Google gave a name for a recent update to its core algorithm. Not just that, we learned even more about Google’s Artificial Intellegence and how we’re all going to benefit from more relevent search results even if it’s super vague.
The internet is content. Without content, what do you have? Google SERP would be like a series of Instagram posts without hashtags or words so how would you even find the content in the first place? Images are incredibly important but without accompanying narrative, they only tell half the story.
Mobile performance matters. Even a hundredth of a second may be the difference between enhancing the user’s experience or increasing your bounce rate.