One part of digital marketing which is often overlooked is it takes time to make a positive impact. There are no magic quick fixes, well there are some on offer such as buying backlinks, but is buying backlinks a good idea? Read more
Do you know the phrase ‘Less is More’? It’s an ideal phrase to keep in mind when producing marketing reports, but what marketing metrics do board members need? Read more
According to a survey produced by the World Media Group, nearly 80% of marketers think that the use of content marketing campaigns is going to increase this year.
The type of marketing that will be used looks set to change too. Marketers are looking outside of traditional methods and starting to tap into the lucrative podcast market. Read more
One of the joys of using social media is watching how they change and evolve, remember Myspace and Bebo? This week we will have a look at the two new kids on the block: Snapchat vs TikTok for Marketing. Read more
Ah the awareness stage, it may sound like a small section of Glastonbury where David Icke performs alongside a lecture from a man in shades called Byron Van Damme telling us we are all living in The Matrix and need to wake up people, but it is, in fact, one of the most crucial stages in marketing.
Let’s have a look at some of the best methods to create content in the awareness stage of the buyer cycle. Read more
Competition for money in companies is almost always going to be hard-fought between departments and for something like marketing it can be tougher to prove exactly why the money is needed. So, how can I justify more money for marketing? Read more
Well done, you’ve created your website, had a celebratory pint of gin and are just about to start processing those orders…wait, hang on, there are no orders coming in! In fact, nobody is even visiting your website! This is not like in the movies at all!
Don’t panic, here at Grow Traffic we will show you some easy ways to grow traffic to your website. Read more
Ahh sales people, some say they do an amazing job and are the crucial department in a business. Some people think they are overrated, outdated and asking questions like “Are you happy with your gas and electric?” are pointless, annoying and futile. So, as we head into a new decade (still no personal jet packs, so I’m very disappointed in what Maggie Philbin told us on Tomorrow’s Word) let’s have a look at how business and sales techniques have evolved and the alternatives to sales people. Read more
One of the many benefits of digital marketing is all the various tracking options that are available. So, you can see how well (or not) a marketing plan is going. But, if it isn’t going according to plan, how long should you stick to a marketing plan before changing it?
When it comes to marketing, it is all too easy to use a scattergun approach and fling content on the internet like making a casserole with whatever random ingredients you’ve got left in the fridge.
Sure, you will end up with a meal, but will anyone like it? Let’s have a look (at marketing, not cooking, we can do that next week) and answer the question, do I have the right marketing mix?Read more