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

The Art Of Social Media: Getting Your Brand Noticed

Social Media Tips

Marketing your SME on social media is no longer really an option as digital marketing continues to evolve. Social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools out there and not a part-time exercise either. It should be considered a vital business function for lead generation, nurturing and networking.

Social media and other marketing efforts are all about raising brand awareness and increasing conversions but it can often be overwhelming. Consumers actively look at social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus before making a purchasing decision. Nowadays it’s not whether you should get active but more about how fast your brand can create a viable presence. Continue reading

What In The World Is Organic SEO?

organic seo

We hear this question more often than one might think and today, we’ll reveal some of the basics. Organic SEO is the process of increasing traffic to your website by making it more prominent in search engine results (SERPs) using specific targeted keywords. It means getting good rankings for your targeted search terms across all search engines without having to pay for placements.

When you carry out a Google search, for example, you’ll see the regular results along with highlighted boxes at the top and on the right-hand side. These are “Ad related to ‘search term’” which means Continue reading

Blogging Best Practices: An Essential Guide

blogging

It’s 2018 and everyone should know by now that the greatest driving force behind digital marketing is quality content. Branded blogging certainly plays a major role, coupled with a loyal online community. To grow a community around your content, your marketing plan should encourage customer interaction via social media and your blog.

Billions of people across the globe access the internet every day whether for online shopping, staying updated or just to be entertained. Good quality content means people want to engage with their favourite brands and blogging is of the utmost importance. A well-written blog can bring a host of advantages to your business. Continue reading