As more and more communities reopen, marketers are switching gears with regard to their marketing messages. Over the last year and a half, B2C and B2B buying behaviors shifted. Some businesses underwent dramatic digital transformations while others simply made adjustments. Regardless, we’ve all had to review our marketing through the lens of changing needs and attitudes. The following are answers to frequently asked questions now that we’re emerging from COVID-19 restrictions.
At Spectrum we’ve always been motivated in helping small businesses. We’ve often found that small businesses have budget constraints that come with running a lean or bootstrapped business. We’re not talking about SMBs here, we’re talking about micro businesses! Micro businesses are often sole proprietorships or those with fewer than five employees. After spending years thinking about this problem we think we’ve found a way to help them take advantage of the web.
If you’re familiar with Google’s disavow tool, you’re most likely a proactive SEO practitioner. For those who aren’t familiar with this powerful tool, read on with this caution. As with any type of advanced tool, it can be helpful or catastrophic if used incorrectly.
What can make or break a sale on an eCommerce site? A negative customer review. What could be worse? A bad review with no response from the brand. We all know the importance of customer reviews from a brand reputation standpoint. Now customer reviews — especially on local profiles play an even bigger role in the buyer journey. Let’s look at how user-generated content (aka customer reviews and comments) has a direct correlation to sales.
We’re proud to announce that Spectrum Group Online has been named in the Best 15 SEO firms in San Jose! Digital.com, an independent review website for small business online tools, products and services released their Best SEO San Jose Firms of 2021.
‘Tis the time of year for looking backward and making predictions for the new year. Think tanks and research firms are prognosticating on trends as well as offering advice. By all accounts 2020 has been an historic year (I promised myself I wouldn’t use the word unprecedented as I think we’re all a bit tired of it). One client aptly described 2020 as a dumpster fire.
At the Spectrum Group Online, we understand the importance of choosing a digital marketing partner you can place your trust in. That’s where we come in. We want to help your company grow by using ethical digital marketing tactics.
Working from home is here to stay. Throughout the past months, many companies are realizing that increased health and safety are not the only benefits to having employees stay at home—they are also seeing new ways for employees to have added flexibility and convenience while still maintaining the same, or in some cases greater, productivity. Now, employees are no longer using computers within internal company networks, but they are nevertheless working with the same sensitive information they were handling in the office. All of this contributes to an increased risk of data hacks and security breaches and alters how employers should address data privacy.
In digital marketing, tracking ROI is king. Google Tag Manager is the easiest way to make sure you’re collecting accurate ROI data by adding tracking codes to your site. Having all your code snippets in one container means website speed isn’t compromised, while giving you the ability to easily and securely track codes that span multiple channels, without any programming knowledge.