A marketing funnel, or purchase funnel, sounds like a complicated thing. But it’s not. A marketing funnel is simply the steps a visitor to your website takes on their way to becoming a customer. Creating a marketing funnel helps you easily visualize what it is that makes a customer become a customer, while showing you where you are spending your marketing budget.
YouTube is incredibly popular. You probably use it to look at movie trailers or to check out that new Justin Beiber video. But did you know that YouTube is the world’s second biggest search engine behind Google? In fact, Google has over a billion users and provides all sorts of information on almost every topic you can think of. So, are you creating video content that YouTube will rank?
According to a recent study from Google one person who was looking for a new car interacted with the company they purchased the car from over 900 times digitally. This level of interaction sounds extreme, but if you think about making a purchase online, especially one as expensive as a car, how many times do you search for information?
A recent study of content marketing showed that on social media around 5% of content attracts 90% of total digital engagement, so clearly we’re getting this wrong 95% of the time, with this statistic making the Pareto principle look efficient in comparison. This level of inefficiency isn’t sustainable for the social media networks. Eventually, users will get tired of scrolling through their endless Facebook feeds to find something interesting. So could this ‘throw it out and see what sticks’ method be refined with biometric marketing?
As you know Keywords for PPC are about quality over quantity. More isn’t always better. So if you’re looking to carry out research to try and find more keywords, remember that the number isn’t important, it’s about finding the right ones. So, if you want to improve your PPC keywords without having to pay an agency, or pay for some software, keep on reading.
As good marketers we are constantly told to ask for our leads opt in. Whether it’s signing up for a quarterly newsletter, or to join our sales mailing list, getting permission is integral not just because it is polite, but more importantly because it is a better use of your resources. There really is no point in crafting a great email campaign, then sending it to a bunch of unresponsive emails.
Early last month Google released a major unnamed update to their algorithm. Jokingly called “Fred” by Gary Illyes of Google, the update caused quite a stir in the SEO community, penalizing a number of websites. So, what actually happened wit the Google Update March 2017, did it change your ranking?
With more than 70 percent of U.S. marketers planning to use social video ads, and various social media videos getting billions of views daily, it is important that you create a refined social video marketing strategy. This strategy needs to be based on research and data. When expanding, measuring, and improving your social media strategy, tracking the right social video metrics is extremely important.
When you’re designing a website there are a lot of different questions you have to ask yourself about your customers. Everything from what colour it should be to where your call to action buttons should go to generate the most revenue. Working out the answers to these questions is tough for every business. So if your business wants to make their site friendly to people with disabilities it might look like you are adding an extra level of complication by considering Wordpress website accessibility.
More than 50% of YouTube videos are watched on a mobile device. Businesses who target 18-34 year olds have a better chance of reaching this target via online video content than any cable network in the U.S. So, It’s safe to say that social video marketing is on the rise. But how can your business leverage and optimize this channel?