Website Platform Comparison

Website Platform Comparison

Website platforms are the perfect partners for individuals and small business owners when it comes to creating a website. With website platforms like WordPress, Wix, and Squarespace eliminate the need for developers and cut the costs of website development in half! The hardest part about website platforms is choosing the best one for your needs. So, we want to share our thoughts on some of the most popular website platforms out there:

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Practical Steps to Identify Your Target Audience

Practical Steps to Identify Your Target Audience

Once you fully understand who your target audience is you can focus on improving your efforts to maximize your rate of return. In the world of digital marketing, you can implement automated systems to continue developing and growing this audience organically, over time. Here are a couple of reasons you should take the time to identify your target audience.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Responding to Social Media Reviews

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Responding to Social Media Reviews

As a business owner, you want to do everything possible to provide your customers with a positive experience. There’s the old understanding that if a customer leaves happy, they’ll tell 3 people. If they leave unhappy, they’ll tell 10. Well, thanks to online reviews, now it’s more like how about 10,000, 50,0000, and sometimes millions! Here’s our advice when it comes to reviews.

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3 Tips to Keep Your Blogs Relevant to Your Target Audience

3 Tips to Keep Your Blogs Relevant to Your Target Audience

The first question you need to ask yourself when creating blog content is, “do I really know my target audience.” Marketing does not happen without identifying your target, and the same applies for content marketing. Content marketing takes time and effort, but it is very effective if done properly. Your conversion rates will be higher, if your content is engaging to your target audience.

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Why Instagram Hashtags Are Important & How to Use Them

Why Instagram Hashtags Are Important & How to Use Them

Instagram just released an update where you can now click on hashtags in user bios! This is a great thing for your social media business accounts because it makes it easier for people to find posts, information, and follow your unique hashtag. There are several reasons why hashtags are extremely beneficial in the digital world.

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What You Need to Know About Google's Mobile-First Indexing

What You Need to Know About Google's Mobile-First Indexing

Google crawls and indexes your website based on the experience, quality, and content on your website. The index prioritizes websites based on the experience and if it is related to the query. Google has recently changed their algorithm to factor your mobile site into it's indexing. Here's what you need to know:

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5 Must Haves for Your Website

5 Must Haves for Your Website

A website is an essential aspect of a successful business because іt helps establish credibility and build your brand’s reputation The longer you avoid creating a professional presence online, the less likely you are to reach your audience.

If you aren't already familiar with web design you can start small and build over time. No one knows everything at the beginning. The best advice we can give is to set yourself uр by listening to feedback from customers and make adjustments accordingly. Alternatively there’s always the option of hiring a professional web developer to fill in the gaps for you. In the meantime, if you do have a website for your business it MUST include at least these 5 things:

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5 Reasons to Focus on Professional Digital Marketing

5 Reasons to Focus on Professional Digital Marketing

Whether your business is small or large, you can easily benefit from digital marketing. Given how popular social media activity has become, there’s almost limitless opportunity to grow your brand and expand your audience online.

If you are somehow still in doubt that spending time and money on professional digital marketing is worth it, we have pulled together 5 reasons to consider digital marketing with an expert.

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The Benefits of Scheduling Social Media Content

The Benefits of Scheduling Social Media Content

Without a doubt, the biggest struggle that comes with such rapid growth and increased usage is making ѕurе your target audience is being reached consistently. It is a marketer’s job to make sure your company is being heard. Virtually any company can immediately benefit from scheduling social media posts. You can use a wide array of social media techniques for a variety оf reasons. Here's a list of the top 5 reasons to schedule social media content:  

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    4 Social Media Tips to Improve Conversions

    4 Social Media Tips to Improve Conversions

    When was the last time you revisited your social media strategy? Better yet, do you even have a strategy guiding your social media efforts? You might be seeing some results from what you're doing, but imagine how much better it could be if you were focusing on how to improve and by proxy increase conversions. Here are a few social media strategy tips to help boost your conversions:

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    Why Instagram Live can Boost Business

    Why Instagram Live can Boost Business

    Instagram is a wonderful marketing tool for your business and it is important to take advantage of all the tools it has to offer! Instagram Live offers an effective way to attract new followers and further build your brand. Live videos allow for a more authentic look into who you are, what you stand for, and what you have to offer. Going Live on Instagram is great for engagement and discoverability. It may be a little daunting to think about going live at first, but if you come up with a plan and promote yourself properly, then there are many opportunities waiting for you!

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    Using Facebook Messenger Ads to Combat Facebook Zero

    Using Facebook Messenger Ads to Combat Facebook Zero

    The newest addition to the Facebook Ads empire is Facebook Messenger app ads. This might sound creepy (and it is a little), but it can be extremely effective. This means you can now directly message potential prospects directly via  Facebook Messenger. Similar to LinkedIn’s Sponsored InMail, you can reach people 24/7. Just like with any new platform, it is hard to know what works and what doesn't, especially with Facebook Zero looming over our heads. Here's our advice to take advantage of these new ads while combatting Facebook Messenger Ads:

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    3 Tips to Handle Facebook Zero

    3 Tips to Handle Facebook Zero

    Facebook recently announced some major changes to their news feed. These changes are based around prioritizing "meaningful person-to-person interactions among friends and family over posts from Facebook Pages." So what this means for you as a consumer is that you will be seeing more of the types of posts that you engage with (comment, like, share) on Facebook. What this means for you as a business is that you need to change your Facebook strategy. Here are a couple of tips we have for you so far:

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    DIY Marketing

    DIY Marketing

    Have you delegated your marketing efforts to one of the younger people in your office because they know how to use Facebook? Social media marketing is more than just technical skills. Here's my advice on what to think about when hiring a social media manager.

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    Do you know what your target audience values most?

    Do you know what your target audience values most?

    There are so many things that factor into an audience strategy, but the #1 focus should be on their value system so that you can speak to what they value in your marketing content. Here's an example of what I mean.

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