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 Some people think they are overrated, outdated and asking questions like “Are you happy with your gas and electric?”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
One thing it is pretty safe to say is that content marketing is a good thing and that content marketing with a strategy is even better.
But is every form of content marketing strategy suitable for every type of business and if not, then what content marketing strategies work in different sectors?Read more
Anyone who creates content for a website will have seen a story in the news headlines and thought ‘If I can include that on my website, I can bring in huge numbers of traffic!’
But does it work like that? What is Newsjacking? Where have all my pens gone? And should my content marketing include news contact?Read more
You may have googled this question before, a while ago, read a few articles and added it to your marketing strategy.
But, as Paul McCartney says “In this everchanging world in which we live in” and the marketing world is no exception, so we need to keep up to date. (Also, that is terrible grammar by Paul, but we’ll grant him poetic licence).
So, in September 2019, what do marketers need to know about SEO?
(editor’s note. Top tip, maybe don’t start our blogs by criticising one of the Beatles?)Read more
UX, or user experience, is such a crucial part of any product and quite often there is a bit of an inter-office battle around who is in charge. So, let’s dive in and answer the question; Should the marketing team or the project team be responsible for UX?Read more
If, like us at Grow Traffic, you use Hootsuite to manage social media account you may have found yourself reading the slightly irritating, some would say smug, little Hootsuite owl telling you that one or more of your social media accounts has become disconnected.Read more
Ah the good old days, when MTV showed actual music videos, Altavista, people wore boot cut jeans and used Google Page Rank.
This week we will have a look back and answer the question; Did PageRank Change The World?Read more
You may have seen the letters ROI (Return Of Investment) a lot if you have been looking into SEO and marketing, but do you know what it means and how to improve content marketing when ROI is low?
Read on and we will tell you all you need to know…Read more