To be a successful content marketer, you need a few specific skills (we’ll come to those in a little bit). Luckily, if you are a Marketing Manager, it’s likely you already have most of the required skills. And the skills that you don’t have, can be developed with the right training.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
If you’re a business owner or marketer you will inevitably be involved in getting a new website off the ground, whether it’s a brand new website or a reskin, but you’ll be right to ask how much involvement the marketing team should have in the web design and development process.
The decision stage is the final stage of the buying cycle and the first stage of the sales cycle. In this blog, we’ll explore how to create content for the decision stage of the buying cycle.Read More
In this blog, we’re going to outline the importance of tailoring your content to each stage of the buyer’s journey. We will highlight the benefits of writing content specifically for the consideration stage and provide tips on how to create content for the consideration stage of the buying cycle.Read More
GrowTraffic’s Managing Director Rachel Weinhold will feature on a panel at a ‘Celebration Of Business In Rossendale’ in Whitworth in September.Read More
Ah, link building. When it comes to SEO, people are always talking about how important link building is (they’re right). And people are often telling you that you should invest in link building (you should of course). But nobody tells you how much to spend on it!Read More
No matter what industry you are in, or how big your company is; sales techniques change and evolve. Sales techniques that worked a few years ago are no longer bringing in new customers. And on top of that, competitors are popping up everywhere with a product or service that mirrors your own.Read More
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.Read More
Other than marketing managers and marketing experts, not many people understand how much money, time and effort goes into a digital marketing strategy. And developing a digital marketing budget is just one of the many daunting tasks we’re faced with as Marketing Managers.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
Entrepreneurs and business owners have a lot of tasks to juggle, making it important to prioritize. It’s easy to wonder whether there is long-term value in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), or whether the time is better spent on other tasks.Read More
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.Read More
That top spot on Google is a prize most webmasters covet. As well they should since the number one result gets the lion’s share of all the clicks. In theory, if you do everything correctly in your SEO campaign, it shouldn’t be too difficult to achieve better SEO results.Read More
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.Read More
Many B2B marketing managers like yourself, often face the challenge of educating (sometimes stubborn) management teams about the need for digital marketing. One of the easiest ways to convince your fellow managers to choose the digital marketing route is to outline the benefits that digital marketing will have on the business.Read More
You may have read that the Google core update has caused some sites to lose traffic, and that duplicate content is possibly responsible, so here at Grow Traffic, we thought we would do some detective work and answer the question: Does Duplicate Content Still Matter To Seo?Read More
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?Read More