Keyword Research and Digital Marketing

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In our last blog on Top Social Media Tips we spoke about the importance of content marketing. Along the same digital marketing vein is keyword research. Without keywords, SEO does not exist. Keywords are like a roadmap for your SEO campaigns as they tell you where to go and whether or not you’re making progress. They also help you identify thoughts, fears and needs of your target audience.

Putting it plainly, keyword research is market research for the 21st century. Before we dive in, let’s see how the internet and search engines came to be the powerful tools they are today. Continue reading

Digital Marketing Techniques For Online Success

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Let’s face it, digital marketing includes so many different functions that a simple definition doesn’t do it justice. That said, we feel that this explanation is a great place to start.

Digital marketing is the use of technology to reach potential customers by promoting brands through all forms of digital advertising. Among others, digital advertising include websites, search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), paid advertising (PPC) and social media. It’s often referred to as internet marketing, online marketing or web marketing.

Although these advertising tools are not that difficult to learn, it does take time and effort to implement effectively. It’s almost impossible to have a successful online presence without a good digital marketing strategy. If you’re concerned your business is not achieving the best online results, it may be time to re-examine your digital marketing mix. 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

Avoid These Social Media Mistakes Like The Plague

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Most of us should know by now the importance of social media in nearly every marketing strategy. But what people don’t always highlight is the common social media mistakes you need to avoid. Although many businesses realise the value of social media marketing, not all of them use this tactic effectively.

Social media is not a shotgun approach shooting at every target hoping to hit something. The modern marketing approach should be composed, strategic and super-efficient. Mistakes are likely to happen but how you prepare for and react can be the difference between success and disaster. Continue reading