Last week, we talked about the new SEO being creating useful content. Today, let’s talk keyword research. It’s the critical first step in developing your SEO strategy, and making sure that your business ranks well in organic results on the major search engines.
A great SEO strategy has a lot of moving parts. For small business owners, it can be difficult to keep pace with the ever-changing elements that go into optimizing your content for search engines. After all, Google alone uses hundreds of metrics to rank pages for search results, and they keep those metrics (and how exactly
Video is an increasingly important marketing tactic. Consumers today have shorter attention spans and are often consuming content on the go. They don’t always have the time to sit and read through a thousand word blog post; they’d much rather catch a four minute video on the topic while they’re riding the train into work
If you are an entrepreneur, the start of your business can be very overwhelming. To keep you on track despite the pressure, here are 2 of our favorite productivity apps that can help you: Set priorities Manage and categorize tasks Accomplish tasks more quickly and with less effort (i.e. more efficiently) Keep an integrated work
Some time ago, I posted a poll on my social media page asking business owners “Who is the hero of your business? You or your customer?” It surprised me that half of those who participated did not vouch for the latter. For the longest time, we’ve been so accustomed to seeing “About Us” sections on
For someone so passionate in your area of expertise, it’s usually not writing that forms the bigger challenge when it comes to blogging. In fact, the bigger challenges happen to lie in the other related tasks such as brainstorming ideas/topics, figuring out optimum posting times, the best keywords, themes, CTAs, etc. And yet, all these
There’s a lot of interest from businesses in what new marketing tactics and tools they can use. I must say that since few marketing strategies really die out completely, the important point here is to focus on what works for you and what is the most efficient use of your time. Regardless of what technologies
Email marketing has been around for a long time, and consequently, people have developed a lot of opinions about what works and what doesn’t. However, as the digital marketing landscape has changed, some things about email marketing that used to be true are no longer so. And there are some things that have always been
Some small business owners are intimidated by email marketing. Having to write an individual email is scary enough if you don’t consider yourself a writer. The thought of sending an email out to an entire mailing list can be downright terrifying! Fortunately, the perfect email is about more than just writing. And even for the
Facebook advertising, when done correctly, can be a major asset to your marketing efforts. Facebook offers businesses a wide variety of advertising options to choose from, and with a network of billions of users, it provides the potential to reach tons of prospects.