How Video Marketing Creates SEO Results

“No longer just an interesting add-on, video has become an important feature for anyone concerned with SEO, conversion rates, or brand recognition.” – Rob Toledo, Shutterstock Following are four key SEO (Search Engine Optimization) metrics outlining how to boost search engine rankings by using video in your marketing strategy. 1. Videos Rank in SERPs (Search…

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Marketing: How to Measure Brand Awareness – Part Two

BRAND RECALL is one of the strongest drivers when consumers consider purchasing a product/service. Part One examined the tactics for measuring brand awareness, while the following expands further into which metrics should be measured: 1. Volume of Mentions: Tally the number of times your brand has been mentioned online and track any changes over time. Track…

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Marketing: How to Measure Brand Awareness – Part One

BRAND RECALL — one of the strongest drivers in making consumers buy — is improved by using a consistent, prevalent logo/tagline and mass marketing.* The following points are key to increasing awareness of your product/service. 1. Website Traffic Track the number of people who typed your URL into their address bar, used a browser bookmark…

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Six Tips for Building an IMPACTFUL Brand

In today’s digital landscape, consumers have the ability to alter the perception of a brand with “likes, reviews, etc.” The following is a useful guide to help create, build and evolve a long-lasting brand. Convey the real value you add to a customer’s life. Create something that reflects the outcome people need, instead of your…

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Measuring Advertising Results

When measuring the results of advertising, not all marketing efforts get credit since results are not always measurable. Sometimes the smallest understated touch points affect a consumer the most on the path to purchase. We found you online. The internet is today’s Yellow Pages – it’s where consumers go when ready to make a purchase,…

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Business Marketing Growth Strategies for 2017

It’s important to stay ahead of emerging marketing channels to grow your business. Following are eight marketing growth strategies to help your business succeed in 2017. Mobile-Centric is the name of the game: Mobile Apps. Get a mobile app, using affordable DIY app builders, such as GoodBarber, BiznessApp, etc. Mobile Payment Services. Offer mobile pay…

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Importance of Content Marketing

Content marketing — creating and distributing information to prospects and customers — is an effective, economical way to promote your business. Content Marketing Generates More Business: 1. Raises Business Name Awareness Generates familiarity; you’ll be top-of-mind when they need your product/service. 2. Builds Your Reputation Establishes your expertise so you will be considered the “go-to”…

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Importance of Google My Business for Local Search Engine Optimization

Research shows that Google My Business for local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is essential, enabling businesses to appear in local search results for queries specific to products/services. SEO experts* provide the following insights to optimize Google local listings and improve visibility: Update business name, address, phone number (NAP), hours, etc. Ensure phone numbers are local…

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Digital Out-of-Home Advertising Growth is Strong

The 2016 U.S. advertising market is expected to grow at its fastest rate since 2010, with Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) projected to outpace most media in 2017. “… research shows that DOOH is the second fastest growing ad-supported medium in terms of consumer exposure time.”* — PQ Media CEO Patrick Quinn Digital Out-of-Home Advertising: Rose 11%…

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Are Directory Listings Significant to SEO?

Online directories – such as Google Places, Yellow Pages, Super Pages, Yelp – help businesses/customers connect and positively impact a company’s SEO value. Essential for businesses, these online directories: (1) lock up brand names to prevent someone else from using them; (2) can send new traffic to a website. Three elements critical to an effective…

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