Archive for October 2014

Is Organic Enough? Why SEM May Bring in Results Faster

When it comes to garnering traffic from search engines, there are really only two options: You can choose organic search engine optimization (SEO) tactics or you can utilize search engine marketing (SEM). Both have benefits and drawbacks. For marketers operating with little to no money, organic SEO fits the bill, but it requires a substantial…

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The 6 Key Components of a Mobile Site

Consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices to search for products and services while on-the-go, and businesses that have not yet established a mobile-friendly site are more than likely missing out on significant opportunities to make sales. Mobile sites are inherently different from sites that are developed for desktop computers. A successful mobile website will be…

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The Fate of Like-Gating on Facebook and What to Do Now

In a recent platform policy change, Facebook has announced that they will soon be disabling the functionality that allowed businesses to engage in popular practice known as “like-gating”, where users are required to “Like” a page before they can enter a contest or have access to content, rewards or apps. As of November 5th, like-gating…

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Why Content Marketing is More Than a Blog

One of the core principles of content marketing is the oft-quoted statement that “Content is king”, and many businesses have taken this to heart and started business blogs. But while having a blog is an absolute necessity for brands that are looking to utilize content marketing in their lead generation efforts, it shouldn’t stop there;…

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How to Run a Successful PPC Campaign

There are many ways to boost the amount of traffic to your website. Take search engine optimization (SEO) for example, one of the most effective tactics to increase traffic to your site. Unfortunately, effective SEO can take a considerable amount of time and dedication. While we recommend building up SEO efforts to practically everyone, it…

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Ready, Aim, Convert with Retargeting and Outreach Advertising

Outreach and retargeting are among the top strategies used by both large and small businesses to facilitate their lead generation, conversion and recapture initiatives. These two methods are superficially similar because they use the same channels to reach out to the targeted audience. The real differences between them however lie in their marketing intentions and…

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SEO, SEM, PPC, CPM: What Can These Letters Do for Your Business?

Online marketing has become very dynamic in recent years, with marketing tactics focusing more and more on targeted audiences. This increase in targeting opportunities has given small businesses a platform to compete with large companies when previously they couldn’t even dream of sitting at the same marketing table with them. But when a business doesn’t…

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