How Marketing Automation Works And Benefits Your Business

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Some misconceptions about marketing automation couldn’t be further from the truth. Although it’s understandable why people could get the wrong impression, it definitely is not Spam nor is it ‘just email marketing’. Marketing automation is so much more than meets the eye. The concept in itself is sometimes difficult to explain even if you work with it all day, every day. At first glance it may seem simple enough but once you dig a little deeper, it can prove challenging.

Before we get started, let’s just make one thing clear – the word ‘automation’ doesn’t mean you can simply set and forget your digital marketing campaigns. In fact, it is the very collaboration Continue reading

Digital Marketing Metrics You Need To Start Measuring

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Modern day marketing is mostly data driven, especially in terms of Digital Marketing. And with the ability to measure, track and attribute everything, there really is no reason to do anything ‘on-the-fly’.

Web analytics tools, for example, collect and report data on how people interact and engage with your website. Understanding these metrics enables you to identify your most effective marketing channels and help you gain a competitive advantage. Continue reading

Inbound Marketing And The Importance of Email

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Over the years email has transformed from an outbound to and inbound marketing tactic and for good reason. Technology has become more dynamic and information more easily accessible which means marketers have had to change their strategy.

The new breed of users are more informed and want companies to hear them out. They no longer respond to the disruptive outbound marketing tactics where companies only talk about themselves. This is where inbound marketing comes in along with implementing a vibrant, powerful and inclusive email nurturing campaign. Continue reading

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