Facebook, Instagram and Buying Through Social Media

Facebook, Instagram and Buying Through Social Media

In late September 2018, it was revealed that Facebook had experienced a “hack” of extraordinary scale; around 50 million accounts had been compromised. While its leadership went on to say that the number is not so frightening in light of the site’s enormous numbers (more than two billion), many who use Facebook for their business…

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Content Planning and Content Strategy…Are They the Same?

Content Planning and Content Strategy…Are They the Same?

Do you find yourself using the phrases content strategy and content planning interchangeably? If so, you need to adjust your perception of those terms. They are not the same, and one expert has even suggested that we might soon drop the term “content” from content marketing altogether, since it is positioned to become the main…

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Backlinks for the SEO Beginner

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“I did not start this business to focus on marketing! I started it because I love to…” That is a very common statement by millions of business owners around the globe. They typically say this after spending a few days or even weeks and months tackling the many tasks associated with marketing. They blog, they…

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4 Trending Issues in SEO

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Take it from experts like those of Forbes that a business not “taking advantage of using SEO strategies on its website, blogs and social media pages, [is] missing the boat in terms of ranking…in internet searches.” Yet, it goes beyond that because SEO (search engine optimization) is never a static issue but constantly evolving and…

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Digital Marketing Simplified

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Is it just marketing via electronic devices (phones, computers, etc.), or is it online and offline? What is the point of it? What does it require? One expert said it is “promoting and selling products and services by leveraging online marketing tactics such as social media marketing, search marketing, and email marketing.” However, they also…

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5 Ways to Dominate in Your Industry with Digital Marketing

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Today’s marketers know that they have to execute multiple digital marketing strategies, and they have to do this across an array of venues and channels. The goal is to constantly increase “traffic” in order to create a steady supply of leads. Of course, that means they have to be experts in targeting the ideal audience…

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Convinced You Don’t Need a Marketing Agency? 10 Things to Consider

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Unless your business is marketing, you probably don’t want to dedicate many hours to the activities associated with it. Yet, a Small Business Trends report from 2017 indicated that most business owners spend around 20 hours each week on marketing. Although that same report noted that the “effort has paid dividends across several metrics…” the…

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4 Clever Marketing Campaigns

5 Clever Marketing Campaigns

This is what you want whenever working on your marketing messages. Though most clever marketing campaigns include a group of ads with one message, they also use different channels. They are timed carefully and strive to be concise and inspiring. Let’s look at four more of the cleverest marketing campaigns to see how it is…

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How to Make Your Brand Stand Out

How to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Why? Did you know that there are more than 950 million websites? Clearly, not all are your competition, but a lot of them are. So, you cannot just “blend in”. To start learning how to make your brand stand out means doing some assessments of your brand now. Assess Your Quirks What typically makes you…

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