With the digital world growing exponentially, it’s not surprising that more than 40% of the world’s population uses the Internet in one way or another. In the right hands, finding potential customers in such a large online pool is a major advantage for any business. Effective lead generation results in a successful marketing campaign. Continue reading
Integrated marketing is the holistic approach to communication in marketing. Whether you’re doing traditional or digital marketing, integration is the key and so is sticking to sound classic marketing concepts. It focuses on the importance of a consistent, seamless and multi-dimensional brand experience.
Integrated marketing essentially uses a variety of marketing channels and tactics to achieve the business’ goals. Some channels are listed below:
- Traditional advertising – print, TV, radio, billboards
- Social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, YouTube
- Experimental marketing – guerilla marketing tactics
- Public relations or communications – press releases, event promotions, broadcasting
- Digital marketing – Web, e-marketing, SEO, SEM, video marketing
Are you concerned you’re not achieving the best online results for your business?
Are you overwhelmed with the seemingly limitless choice of digital marketing options?
Then let’s simplify how to achieve the best digital marketing mix which will take your online results to the next level.
The following best practice digital marketing methods will generate growth by building on four key areas of focus:
- insightful market research
- effective customer acquisition
- value added communications
- lasting brand loyalty.
In the world of SEO the (right) tactics that were being used years ago are still the things that work. Good on-site SEO combined with good quality, relevant content distributed across your online channels will bring good organic search results – eventually. Remember, achieving rankings through organic SEO is not something that will happen overnight; it takes time and effort. It is a marathon, not a sprint, and is something you have to keep doing. If you want quick and immediate rankings, then you need to consider paid search advertising.
Along the way there have been some people who have discovered loopholes that may have allowed them to claw their way up the organic search engine rankings quickly in the short term. But the truth is, as the search engines improved and got better at identifying those loopholes, those short term gains turned into very long term penalties for those that adopted the practices. Continue reading