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How To Write Effective Headlines

Danielle Elliott Oct 16, 2018 2:00:58 PM

How To Write Effective Headlines

You might be wondering if headlines are important and we're here to tell you that they are. In fact, they're incredibly important. Five times as many people read the headlines as the body copy. Therefore you need to make sure that your headline is well written. I mean, there's a lot of content out there and not a lot of time to read it all. This is where writing an effective headline comes into play. Besides, it's your one and only chance to grab your reader's attention.

Mobile-Friendly Content & How To Create It

Danielle Elliott Oct 9, 2018 2:00:20 PM

The Quickest Way To Create Mobile-Friendly Content

Cat's out of the bag, mobile traffic is continually on the rise. But you probably knew that already. According to Statista (2016), 43% of all website traffic worldwide is generated through mobile. Plus a usage report from comScore (2017) shows that mobile is now dominating desktop use. Surprisingly enough - some marketers still need to optimize their ads, images, and websites in order to achieve mobile success. This is where mobile-friendly content comes into play. Below are three of the quickest ways to make sure you're on the top of your mobile game.

The Beginner's Guide To Evergreen Content

Danielle Elliott Sep 20, 2018 2:00:27 PM

The Beginner's Guide To Evergreen Content

If you didn't already know, Evergreen content does matter. It's also something that you can leverage within your marketing strategy. Because the best type of content is the type that stays relevant and drives traffic long after. And if you aren't sure what "evergreen content" even is - we're starting at the very beginning for you. We're even going to share some of the best ways to approach content generation and how to make it work for your business.

How To Create Shareable Content

Danielle Elliott Sep 18, 2018 2:00:42 PM

How To Create Shareable Content

I'm going to honest here for a second... content can make or break your brand. The type of content you create has to help you connect with your audience, build a positive brand association, and increase revenue for your company. If your content is offensive or inappropriate (even out of touch) it can give your brand a bad rap and actually scare off customers. So how do you make sure your audience shares the content you create?

Pros & Cons: E-Commerce Hosting Sites

Danielle Elliott Sep 6, 2018 2:00:45 PM

E-commerce platforms help modern businesses thrive. Without them, online shopping wouldn't exist. Whenever you start an e-commerce site, the first things you need to decide on is whether or not to use a hosted or self-hosted e-commerce platform. Granted they are pros and cons, on top of a variety of reasons to choose one on the other. Naturally, the choice comes down to what sounds best for your business - but it never hurt anyone to do a little pro and cons list. Right?

How To Effectively Grow Your YouTube Channel

Danielle Elliott Aug 9, 2018 2:00:54 PM

How To Grow Your YouTube Channel in 2018

YouTube is one of the best social media platforms for brands to take part in. Video marketing is on the rise since it's gaining popularity and accessibility for brands. Granted, there are other popular sites out there, like Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - ones that you should invest in - but YouTube remains the ultimate place to be. Especially when it comes down to people spending A LOT of time watching videos. YouTube is often referred to as the world's "second largest search engine. This means that your content is found even faster - complete with true engagement - if you know a few tricks! Below are ten ways that you can effectively grow your YouTube channel.

Video Marketing & How To Measure Success

Danielle Elliott Jul 3, 2018 2:00:37 PM

How To Measure Success In Your Video Marketing Campaign

When it comes to creating an epic video marketing campaign, a lot of things need to fall into place. There's a lot that goes into it, but it's definitely worth it. Video marketing is a highly effective way to get leads to actually engage with your brand. In fact, 45% of people watch videos online every day so it only makes sense that video marketing has become a favorite in the world of digital marketing. Today we're going to focus on how you can measure the success of your video, increase engagement and reduce costs.

How To Get the Most Out of Customer Journey Mapping

Danielle Elliott Jun 14, 2018 3:22:05 PM

A cohesive customer journey is incredibly important for the success of any brand. With an accurate customer journey map, you are more likely to provide a more consistent and streamlined process for your customers. It also has the ability to transform the online customer journey into a visual method that digital marketers can use to their advantage. So in order to streamline your customer experience, it's in your best interest to create a customer journey map that suits your brand AND your customers.

How Digital Has Changed Business Forever

Danielle Elliott May 31, 2018 2:00:37 PM

Hello and welcome to the digital world! As you know, we are a society driven by digital technology. And a lot of things has changed because of it. Especially digital marketing. Digital marketing has an incredible impact on people's interactions, work, purchases, and even their everyday life. It affects our habits and can even lead us to make specific decisions. Therefore companies need to have a strong hold on how to utilize this digital universe. If they don't, they'll falter behind. Digital marketing truly is the best way to maximize a brand's awareness and impact.