The Role of SEO in Digital Marketing

One of the biggest issues I see in digital marketing is the lack of understanding of SEO (search engine optimization) and the role of SEO in digital marketing. Oftentimes, SEO is viewed as a “set it and forget it” tactic to help increase traffic to a website, but it’s not given the full attention it […]

The Impact of Landing Pages on Digital Marketing Campaigns

In Digital Marketing, we have a finite amount of time to take a user on a seamless journey from interest to result. The most important goal is to grab their attention and engage them in the action you want them to perform. Social media marketing is one of the best ways to capture a user’s […]

Inside the PR Minds — The RSA Edition!

For this episode of Inside the Media Minds, we flipped the script and chatted with W2 Communications’ Vice President, Steve Bosk about the fast-approaching RSA Conference. Anyone familiar with RSA knows it’s packed with wall-to-wall attendees, informative sessions and exhibits – a cacophony of thousands of voices all straining to be heard. So how do you […]

The Future of Storytelling in Marketing Communications

Pardon the play on words, but this is the future of marketing communications (or marcom): what’s new is old again. In other words, the goals of future storytelling, regardless of the methodologies (I’ll get to that in a moment) are to create an emotional connection, empathy and authenticity with an audience for the simple fact […]

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Inside the Media Mind of Andrew Eversden, Staff Reporter for Breaking Defense

On this episode of Inside the Media Minds, our host Christine Blake sat down to talk with Andrew Eversden, staff reporter for Breaking Defense. (Read the transcript here.) Andrew always had an interest in how government works. During the conversation, he shared how his first job out of college – reporting for Federal Times – […]

Thinking Beyond RSA to Create Your Own News Cycle

The RSA Conference has served as the preeminent cybersecurity event for nearly three decades, providing a platform for companies and professionals to elevate their brand before a captive audience. As RSA sets to return to an in-person (albeit, postponed) conference this June following last year’s virtual event, cybersecurity firms must hone their unique message in […]

International Women’s Day 2022: What’s the Best Advice You’ve Received?

At W2 Communications, we are proud to have a group of talented, thoughtful women on our team of integrated marketing professionals. These women are not only dedicated to delivering the highest quality results to our clients; they’re also invested in pouring into one another and building each other up. In the spirit of encouraging other […]

How A Customer-Centric Approach to Messaging Will Improve Your SEO

One of the most important success factors in improving your SEO is speaking to your customer’s pain points on their terms, not yours. This is the key difference between marketing yourself from a product-centric perspective (we do this, we do that) versus marketing yourself from a customer-centric perspective (I have this problem, I have that […]

Why isn’t the Media Covering my Company?

Because nobody likes you. Easy – you’re asking the wrong question. While there may be a variety of nuances as to why your company’s media relations program isn’t delivering the results you’re looking for, one core tenant to consider is that you probably have the wrong perspective. Instead of putting the onus on reporters and […]