Whether you’ve hired the best UX designer in town, carefully laid out your page architecture and first month of content, or plan on jumping in and tailoring content according to audience reaction, one thing’s for certain: social media (along with SEO) is your new best friend.
I was doing research on Google Trends and noticed something interesting. The phrase “social media marketing” grew tremendously from 2009 to 2011 and has since leveled off, without future growth in sight. Meanwhile, the phrase “content marketing” has really picked up in the last year.
**Are you avoiding Google+ because it’s a ghost town? Too complicated? Yet another thing to do and you haven’t gotten around to? In this interview with B.L. Ochman, Google+ coach and one of the most influential women in social media, you’ll learn why Google+ is a key tool in your marketing strategy.
Thought leadership is about defining your brand, connecting with an audience, and moving the conversation forward. Here's a look at how guest blogging can be one of your best tools for establishing credibility, authority, and thought leadership.
**The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced, calculated, rather than cared for.
What is a site audit? Why do you need one? What kind of audit do you need? What should you expect in the final report of the person auditing you? Find out in this detailed guide covering everything you need to know about site audits.
There are enough restaurants in New York City for one person to eat out every night for 54 years and never visit the same place twice. If WalMart employees were an army, it would have the second largest military in the world. Do these facts help your social media strategy? Most likely not.
A content marketing plan can be daunting to put together. It is a lot of work, involves hours of research, takes input (at least it should) from various areas of your organization, and requires some deep thinking. Sometimes I have trouble diving into a content marketing plan, and I do lots of them.
Search engine optimization? Isn’t that dead? Nope! If you thought it was, then you were misinformed. SEO isn’t dead or dying, it’s simply evolving, according to our SEO predictions for 2014. And it’s still important to know how to optimize without overdoing it.