How White Hat SEO Could Harm Your Business

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Looking at SEO in more detail reveals ‘black hat’ and ‘white hat’ tactics. For anyone not familiar with these terms, black hat SEO is “bad” or disingenuous while white hat SEO is “good” or ethical search engine optimisation. Adding to the mix is ‘grey hat’ SEO which is somewhere between manipulative and virtuous but still capable of reaping massive rewards.

While not all black hat SEO tactics will hurt your online business at the moment, it may do so in the near future. That’s not all though as several white hat techniques can actually have serious consequences if you don’t implement them correctly. White hat techniques may have the best intentions for the internet and user but it’s not always as simple as ‘black or white’. Continue reading

Digital Marketing And SEO: Blog Series Part One

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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

Digital Marketing Techniques For Online Success

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Let’s face it, digital marketing includes so many different functions that a simple definition doesn’t do it justice. That said, we feel that this explanation is a great place to start.

Digital marketing is the use of technology to reach potential customers by promoting brands through all forms of digital advertising. Among others, digital advertising include websites, search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), paid advertising (PPC) and social media. It’s often referred to as internet marketing, online marketing or web marketing.

Although these advertising tools are not that difficult to learn, it does take time and effort to implement effectively. It’s almost impossible to have a successful online presence without a good digital marketing strategy. If you’re concerned your business is not achieving the best online results, it may be time to re-examine your digital marketing mix. Continue reading