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How Often Should You Review Your Marketing Plan?

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No matter what type of business you have, having a marketing plan is essential as it allows you to guide your marketing efforts. Marketing Managers like yourself spend so much time crunching the numbers, working out what marketing techniques work and creating a marketing budget. And you do all of this with the end goal of developing a very detailed marketing plan.

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Are Keywords Still Relevant

Are Keywords Still Relevant?

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TL; DR Yes and No

Keywords are what we put into Google (other search engines are available) to find what we are looking for. For example, if you type “Taco Bell in Bacup” you will get a list of relevant search results.

You won’t find one in Bacup by the way, not yet anyway, the nearest one is in Manchester if there are any Taco Bell fans reading this.

Keywords are also important for businesses too. If inspired by the last paragraph, you have now decided to open a branch of Taco Bell in Bacup, you would want to make sure you appear on or near the top of the search results.

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How Do I Get Employees Engaged In Social Media Marketing Activities?

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Despite social media playing a large role in your digital marketing strategy, it’s often a slow process. Building up a strong following of potential customers and gaining positive engagement on your company’s social media platforms can be tricky and time-consuming. Thankfully, engaging your employees and colleagues in your social media activity can help.

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How To Convince Management To Invest In Content Marketing

How To Convince Management To Invest In Content Marketing

By | Content Marketing, Google, Search Engines, SEO | No Comments

So apart from GrowTraffic, I’ve worked as a marketer, marketing manager and head of marketing in several businesses during my sixteen years as a corporate marketer and over those years I’ve had to fight over and over again to get management to buy in and invest in content marketing.

As a marketer, you’ll understand the benefits of content marketing. But how do you go about convincing your senior management team?

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