5 Reasons Why Web Development Is Still Important

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Contrary to what some may believe, web development is still an extremely vital part of any marketing strategy. A common belief today is that social media platforms have replaced the need for a conventional website but that simply is not the case.

It’s true that in recent years there has been a shift toward online interactions with social media sites, mobile devices and apps topping the charts. As a result, the way people access the web to shop, chat and find information has also changed dramatically. Businesses of all shapes and sizes have had to adapt their web presence to stay in front of their consumers.

So with all the digital and social advancements, why is web development still important? Continue reading

7 Ways To Master Email Marketing in 2018

Email Marketing

A new year gives the opportunity to tell your story in a different way and perfect your business strategy. Email marketing should be at the top of that list. Now is the time to reflect on the successes and failures of 2017. Take stock of your assets, what tools you have and what you still need in order to achieve success in 2018.

The rapid growth in the use of smartphones and tablets will see consumers continue to use email as one of the preferred ways to stay in touch with their favourite brands. This means Continue reading

Back to Basics: Fundamentals of a Successful Marketing Email

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Creating a successful marketing email is more important than ever before. So much data is out there with even more companies fighting to get our attention. Most marketers should know to never blast their list but surprisingly it still happens. Email marketing should be used to target a specific audience with relevant, interesting and helpful content. It should pique interest and drive engagement; not just get the word out.

In this article, we’ll show you how to get the most out of your marketing email whether you’re Continue reading

5 Elements for Successful Inbound Marketing

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The marketplace is getting more crowded by the day and standing out is harder than ever. Inbound marketing is certainly a tactic that can help as it focuses on being found instead of aggressively pursuing leads.

Marketers used to ‘shout’ about their products and services to get noticed and it was all about headlines and the company. Digital marketing and social media have considerably changed consumer behaviour. TV ads, cold-calling, and direct mail have mostly been replaced with social media and content marketing. It’s no longer about simply selling something to your customer but more about helping them find what they are looking for. Continue reading