Google My Business Trials And Tribulations

Google My Business

As with most types of businesses, when it comes to successful inbound marketing and SEO strategies, you need the right tools for the job. More importantly, you must fully understand how to best implement those tools in order to be successful. For local businesses, one of those all-important tools is Google My Business.

Before we go into detail about what Google My Business is, here is a light-hearted look at how pranksters have manipulated some listings to great (and funny) effect.


Continue reading

How To Conduct A Competitor Analysis

competitor analysis

Competition forms part of our daily lives whether we like it or not and your business is no different. Regardless of your products or services, you need to perform a Competitor Analysis to see who you are up against. In Digital Marketing a Competitor Analysis is an extremely multifaceted process looking at more than just your competitor’s website. A good analysis includes identifying their entire online presence, the actions they take and the techniques they use.

Seeing as you will be competing with other businesses to find potential customers, ask yourself these questions. What can you do to get your product or service in front of the right people before your competitors? What do you do better than them? More importantly, what is the competition doing to stop potential customers from finding you?

An effective competitor analysis should be a comprehensive document outlining all the key elements. In this article, we will show you what to look for and why it’s so important to understand your competition. You can often do the surface level analysis on your own but you need certain tools and expertise to do a deeper competitor analysis.


Continue reading

SEO Trends To Reign Supreme In 2019

SEO trends

Year-end is in sight and businesses around the world are starting to shift their focus more toward 2019. With the correct data, companies can use this time to reflect on last year and finalise next year’s marketing strategies. From social media and email marketing to PPC and SEO trends, it’s all about refining targets and setting goals.

The aim of any business should be to increase conversions and profit margins through an improved lead generation strategy. While that sounds pretty straightforward, it does involve some hard work and tough decisions for the New Year. The world is expanding at a rapid pace and people are becoming more tech-savvy. Customers are better informed in terms of digital marketing which means a winning SEO strategy for 2019 is essential. Continue reading

Social Media Marketing Trends For 2019

social media marketing

It is about that time of year again where we reflect on the past, present and future trends. This time, we will look at social media marketing and what the digital world might look like in 2019. Thinking out loud, who could have predicted the inevitable demise of Google+?

With the social media landscape constantly changing, one thing remains constant. Success in the online world depends largely on an effective social media marketing strategy regardless of business type. No matter what happens in 2019, brands need to adapt quickly. It is time to implement a strategy that not only generates interest but also encourages engagement and increases conversions. Continue reading