You have a company and your marketing tactics seem to be working moderately well, but you want more. You’re looking to increase your site’s web traffic and acquire more customers overall. Sound like you? Blogging could be the solution you’ve been looking for to take your business to the next level. Businesses that blog to take advantage of inbound marketing techniques acquire 60% more customers according to a Hubspot survey. Still not convinced? Here are six reasons why creating a business blog can make a company more successful.
How do I create a blog post? What do people actually want to read? Is it okay to "be myself" when writing? These are just a few of the many questions you may find yourself asking before creating a blog for your business or brand. Luckily, you're not crazy and you've come to the right place for some answers!
There's no question that it's a great idea to create a blog post for your business. 77% of Internet users read blogs (source) and 61% of U.S. online consumers have made a purchase based on recommendations from a blog (source). Whether you're selling a product, promoting a service or just sharing a piece of your mind, there's a great chance for your content to make an impact considering, 346 million people read blogs throughout the world (source).
Below you will find the "blogging food groups". These groups stress the importance of a well-balanced blog. From statistical and how-to content to amusing stories and light-hearted humor, be sure to consider this dosage of "portion control" to ensure that you create a blog post people will enjoy reading!
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Recent trends in video marketing are rapidly altering the way we consume online content; therefore, marketers must step up their games too. In fact, according to a BizReport citation of Brad Jefferson, CEO and cofounder of Animato, "If marketers want to remain competitive next year , they'll need to create videos for every aspect of their business. Video platforms will continue to push the envelope of creativity in video, adding new features and use cases that marketers will need to move on" (Source). Jefferson went on to state that "it's clear that people want to watch more video and by the end of 2016, video is expected to account for 80% of all Internet traffic” (Source).
Of course, Your video marketing strategy plan doesn't need to be super detailed, considering that the performance of your first few videos will suggest which modifications you need to make, however, it's important to know how you will align video content with your company goals. So, we have prepared this post to help you come up with your first video content strategy!
Working with a web designer can be a difficult process especially if you have never worked on a creative project with another individual in the past. As professional CT web designers, we’ve completed hundreds of projects for local businesses. In moments of introspection, we’ve considered our working relationship with our clients at ImageWorks, LLC.
We’ve been trying to identify why some projects run smoother than others and ultimately create more successful websites. There is a real art and science involved in getting the best results from your web designer and we thought that it would be valuable to share some tips and tricks that may help should you decide to undertake a web design project for your business.
Continue reading to discover how to get the most from your web designer.
There is definitely a lot of hype around blogging in recent years. It seems as though we are all hopping online, typing away like madmen, becoming published authors of the digital era, while hoping for more.
We all know that blogging is beneficial for businesses of all sizes, but do you know why?In this post, we dig deep and discuss five benefits of having an active blog.
For years Google has kept website administrators and marketers on their toes, as they have unleashed periodical algorithm changes. While some of the larger algorithm updates have forced some businesses to engage in complex site restructuring, there are a few simple tried and true steps you can take to increase your search engine results. Though it can be a frustrating process, with a little effort and some strategizing, you can change how you approach content creation on your site, leading to improved search engine results. In this blog post we will discuss several key elements of basic on-page search engine optimization.
Owners of businesses from a variety of different sizes and markets, come to us daily with the question, "how do I know when it's time to redesign my website?" For most, the answer is simple, now! However, there are some businesses that may not need a complete website overhaul, and actually just require some improved SEO techniques and the implementation of the inbound marketing methodology in order to grow their digital reach and customer base. At the same time, there are quite a few signs that do indicate that you must scrap your current site, and opt for a complete redesign. Continue reading to learn the top signs that you should redesign your businesses' website.
When it comes to Inbound Marketing, there are several paths you can take. While there are numerous ways to promote and drive traffic to your brand, this can become a problem. There is no method that is guaranteed to work for everyone. Taking this into account, it is essential that you find the right Inbound Marketing plan for you.
Here are five steps that you can take to help create a solid foundation for your Inbound Marketing plan:
If you're not a designer, you can't be blamed for having some confusion about what may or may not be true regarding web design best practices. Living in a time of constant content production from both reliable and non reliable sources, it's important to find a web design agency you can trust. Too keep you informed, we've chosen to debunk 3 web design myths you should know about.
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