A good responsive website and seamless user experience can leave a lasting impression on visitors. From a marketing perspective, websites, landing pages and mobile have become even more important. The ability to integrate with social media and other platforms makes cross channel marketing not only possible, but easier to manage and maintain. 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
Many business know they need a new or updated website but struggle to articulate what they need from that new website. Pointing out what’s wrong with the current website is a useful start but simply fixing what is wrong with an old website won’t lead to the best possible new website. In order to make creating a new website as simple as possible we’ve simplified the process into the 7 key steps of website development.
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