About Rob Thomas

Rob lives and breathes Social Technology, Social Media & Mobile Marketing. He will show you how to use them to improve many areas of your bottom line, not just Marketing! He’ll show you how to enhance and protect your reputation, whilst generating increased sales, reduced costs and improved customer acquisition and retention. Recognised as an expert in reputation management, digital and mobile marketing, Rob is a professional speaker both in the U.S. and across Europe. In addition to consultation services, including the “12 step process to achieve Social Proficiency” programme, Rob also coaches, trains and provides implementation services to help business owners, organisational leaders and their teams. If you want/need Rob to speak at one of your events please email him rob.thomas@wsi-emarketing.com You can follow me on Google+

How To Improve Your Website SEO

website SEO

Many businesses know they need a new or updated website but struggle to articulate what they need in terms of website SEO. Customers use search engines to gain access to the internet which means your business’ website must be optimised. Considering that Google’s search engine runs 3.5 billion searches every day, targeting this audience is a real no-brainer. However, getting your website SEO just right requires a strategic and necessary approach regardless of your website’s topic.

The primary goal for a business is to make it as easy as possible for their customers to find them. While paid search works wonders as a short-term solution, especially for specific campaigns, you cannot succeed without effective SEO. This includes on and off-page SEO, keyword research, backlinks and Domain Authority among others.


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Here’s What Happened With Google Ads In 2018

Google Ads

Digital marketing in itself is a broad term and consists of several elements. The world of Paid Ads (Google Ads) plays a significant role and if your business hasn’t yet tapped into its potential, 2019 is the year to start.

As many of you might know, one ‘human year’ is a lifetime in the digital world. Advances in technology, more upgrades and new algorithms occur regularly which means we need to learn fast and adapt accordingly. There’s no more hiding from technology and the sooner companies realise the importance of Google Ads, the sooner they will find success. Provided, of course, they know what they’re doing or partner with a digital marketing agency with PPC expertise.

In 2018 we saw many changes in the digital world including the rebrand from Google AdWords to Google Ads. That was only the beginning as there were many changes and innovations that followed. In this article we’ll briefly touch on a few but first, a quick recap on what Google Ads really is. 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

How To Optimise Your E-Commerce Site

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We’ve spoken at length about the importance of SEO for websites but what about e-commerce? It is no secret that the online shopping world is exceeding all expectations and the sector will likely continue to grow. In 2017, e-commerce sales totaled more than $2.3 billion worldwide and experts predict it could double by 2021.

While this is great news for e-commerce brands, they need to work extra hard to keep ahead of the competition. Finding ways to increase visibility and popularity online is becoming increasingly difficult but with the right digital marketing tactics, your business will come out on top.

Improving the search rankings for your e-commerce brand is more important than many might think. If your site does not appear at the top of SERPs when a customer is looking for a product, you will not generate new leads through organic traffic. Continue reading