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GrowTraffic blog header, Digital Marketing Agency vs In-House; Which Is Better For Business

Digital Marketing Agency Vs In-House; Which Is Better For Business?

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If you are a Marketing Manager or Director you will be familiar with the age-old question of digital marketing agency Vs in-house. That eternal struggle of balancing your internal staff with your outsource team.  

It’s no secret that effective marketers outsource specialist areas, such as design or copywriting, but outsourcing to digital marketing agencies is often thought of as a luxury. After all, anyone can do Facebook, right?

Well, we are here to have a look at the benefits of outsourcing to a digital marketing agency and the benefits of bringing it in house.

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Blog Header What Do Marketers Need To Know About SEO

What Do Marketers Need To Know About SEO?

By | Blog, Content Marketing, Google, Search Engines, SEO, Social Media Marketing | No Comments

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?)

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title graphic for GrowTraffic blog entitled How Often Should You Review Your Marketing Plan

How Often Should You Review Your Marketing Plan?

By | Blog, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, PPC, SEO, Social Media Marketing, Thoughts | No Comments

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 To Convince Management To Invest In Content Marketing

How To Convince Management To Invest In Content Marketing

By | Content Marketing, Google, Search Engines, SEO | One Comment

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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Is UX Important For SEO?

Is UX Important For SEO?

By | Search Engines, SEO, User experience, Web Design | No Comments

When I started out in SEO one things we SEOs knew for certain was the experience of the user on a website had very little to do with the ability of a website to rank in a search engine. Fast forward too many years to mention and user experience or UX, is important for SEO and that importance is growing. So what do you need to consider when how important UX is for SEO?

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Multilingual SEO

How Can I Use Multilingual SEO To Drive More Traffic To My Website?

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Ah, multilingual SEO.

SEO itself is pretty complex. Multilingual SEO? Well, we guess it’s even more complex.

The good news is that it’s also what will set you apart from the competition by opening your website up to, well, the whole world!

Yup, it’s that powerful. Instead of ranking and optimizing for keywords in one or two languages, you’ll be all set to rank for multiple languages.

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