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.
Read how crafting a website’s information architecture typically begins with research in order to best understand what the users will be looking for, what their intent is, where they are coming from, and so on.
Whether content marketing or paid ads are a better value is a chicken-and-egg situation. High-quality, engaging content is a base to share via your paid ads. Read more.
Have you ever picked up a book and not been able to set it down? Maybe you’ve opened an email and started reading it, only to realize before you knew it you were half-way through. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you may stay longer on some websites, and simply click away from others?This has to do with the narrative and the words used. Yes, the written content on any website or book plays a huge part in retaining our interest and keeping our attention.
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.
Nonprofits can also benefit from storytelling immensely, and one of the greatest canvases a nonprofit can use to nail its storytelling is its website. Here are some tips for storytelling with nonprofit web design, with examples.
A content marketing audit is something every small business needs to do from time to time. It ensures that you are using your content budget correctly, and that your website and copy are aligned with your wider business goals.
Using Accelerated Mobile Pages? Learn about quality guidelines and a recent demand from Google to ensure that, starting Feb 1, 2018, your canonical page content needs to match AMP.