Importance of Visual Aids in Digital Marketing Campaigns

You’ve heard the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words.” It is well known and largely used because it tends to hold true. An image can depict an entire story without a single word. That is a pretty powerful super power that many companies don’t leverage enough in their digital marketing campaigns. Perhaps most […]

Organic or Paid? How to Create the Ultimate B2B Social Media Strategy

Looking to develop the ultimate social media marketing strategy? Maybe you built an organic social media content calendar or ran a few paid social campaigns – and you’ve seen some success, but aren’t sure what will take your program to the next level. The key to a winning strategy is an orchestrated combination of both, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Better Understanding Visit Duration and Conversion Rate

More than nine out of 10 marketers and businesses see content as a valuable business asset with 56 percent of businesses planning to spend more on content creation in the immediate future, according to 2020 survey by Siege Media. The inherent value of creating content is well understood, but many organizations still struggle to fully […]

5 Ways to Benefit from Link Sharing on Instagram Stories

All Instagram users can now add links to their Instagram Stories, an ability that only verified users or those with 10,000 followers could do until now. This update opens a new world to small businesses and small creators, offering them the same opportunity to share links with their followers and drive traffic to announcements, events, […]

Getting Started in Small Business Social Media

As ubiquitous as social media is, every day small business owners around the world are evaluating the pros and cons of making the leap for the first time. Perhaps you’re an entrepreneur who has recently started a small business and you’re trying to figure out which mix of social channels to pursue out of the […]

How Technology Providers Can Engage with the Federal Government in Spite of Pandemic Challenges

  Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have all become more reliant on the Internet. In fact, OpenVault’s Q1 2020 Broadband Insights Report noted that broadband data usage increased 47 percent over Q1 2019 just in the U.S. and Europe. That’s undoubtedly largely driven by the massive shift to remote work. Federal government employees […]

Is Instagram Reels Right for Businesses?

Last week, Instagram announced Instagram Reels: a way for users to create short 15-second clips to share on their personal feed and to the Instagram Explore page.  This new capability has strong similarities to TikTok, which creates looped videos up to 60 seconds long. TikTok has 500+ million monthly active users, but the app has […]