Affiliate Marketing Blog Series Part 7

Affiliate Marketing

If you’re a marketer or someone with industry knowledge, you should have a good idea what affiliate marketing is. For those who don’t, affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing where an online retailer, for example, pays affiliates commission for every visitor that they refer to their website to buy products. This relationship helps the business to get more organic leads interested in what they have to offer.

Affiliate marketing overlaps with several other Internet marketing tactics as affiliates often use regular advertising methods. Some methods include organic search engine optimisation (SEO), paid search marketing (PPC), email marketing, content marketing and display advertising. Sometimes affiliates use less orthodox techniques including publishing reviews of products or services offered by a partner. In essence, affiliates are not subject to the business’ marketing tactics and are free to promote products as they see fit. Continue reading

Social Media Marketing: Blog Series Part 5

social media marketing

We define social media marketing as promoting a product or service through the use of social media platforms and websites. This includes posting text and image updates, videos, and other content that drives engagement along with paid social media advertising. With more and more businesses using social media, it’s become an integral part of the digital marketing strategy. Continue reading

Search Engine Marketing: Blog Series Part 3

search engine marketing

Search engine marketing attempts to increase visibility and relevant traffic to a brand’s website primarily through paid advertising (PPC). It goes hand-in-hand with organic SEO and can be extremely effective for increasing website traffic. With more consumers researching and shopping for products online, search engine marketing has become even more crucial.

You may recall that we looked at SEO in Part 1 and Part 2 of the blog series. Today, we hope to shed some light on search engine marketing and how to best implement these strategies. Continue reading

Digital Marketing And SEO: Blog Series Part One

digital marketing blog series

If you really think about it, the term digital marketing may seem misleading. For those who don’t know, digital marketing is not just about the internet, SEO or social media. Fact is, there are essentially two types of digital marketing; online and offline marketing. And within each of those, there are even more elements and categories to consider.

Among others, digital marketing include websites, search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), paid advertising (PPC) and social media. While it certainly is about promoting products or services through digital technologies, it also involves display advertising and other forms of media, online or offline.

Bear with us as we explain what you need to know about digital marketing. It’s such an interesting topic that we decided to do a blog series looking at the pillars of digital marketing. Continue reading