In the Know – The Web Solutions Blog

We have more than 20 years of experience in digital marketing, but we’re still learning every day. With our In the Know blog, we’re happy to share that knowledge with you.

Which Type of Digital Advertising Is Right For Your Business?

Which Type of Digital Advertising Is Right For Your Business?

Marketers in the United States will spend almost $120 billion on digital marketing by 2021, and a large chunk of that will be spent on digital advertising. Digital advertising is one of the fasting growing types of digital marketing: spending on digital advertising surpassed TV ad spending in 2016, and 65% of marketing leaders were planning to increase spending on digital advertising this year.

There are multiple options for digital advertising spend—here’s how to decide which is best for your business.

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6 Ways Your Website Can Create a Great Experience for Mobile Users

6 Ways Your Website Can Create a Great Experience for Mobile Users

If you have a website, chances are very good that more and more of your visitors are viewing your site from a mobile device, and are expecting a user experience (UX) that reflects a mobile-first mindset. Among internet users, 93% are at least occasionally viewing websites on mobile devices, and 42% of B2B decision-makers are using a mobile device during the purchasing process. 

Here’s what your website needs to give your mobile audience an excellent user experience.

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15 Ways to Get Your Content Noticed

15 Ways to Get Your Content Noticed

Creating valuable content for your target audiences is a great way to promote your thought leadership, improve search engine rankings, and attract and retain customers. But creating content is just the first step—getting that content in front of your audience is just as important, if not more so. After all, your content won’t do you any good if no one sees it. Here’s how to make sure your content gets seen.

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What You Need to Know About Using Employees in Company Photos and Videos

What You Need to Know About Using Employees in Company Photos and Videos

Using your employees in photos and videos—in everything from social posts to annual reports to product demonstration videos—is a great way to show your company’s personality. But using photos or other personal representations of your employees might get you into trouble if you don’t understand the risks and take steps to protect yourself.

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Apps & Oranges: Understanding Apps & Choosing the Right Type for Your Business

Apps & Oranges: Understanding Apps & Choosing the Right Type for Your Business

Short for application, an app is a program designed for use on a mobile device. Many of us use apps every day, and the growing popularity of all different types of apps can make businesses who don't have one feel like they should be jumping on the app bandwagon. But not every business needs an app, and there's a lot you’ll need to think about and understand before you decide whether building an app is the right decision for your business. If you do decide to create an app, the next step will be to choose which type of app offers the best combination of functionality and cost. Here's what you need to know to choose the best app for your business. 

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6 Must-Haves for Your LinkedIn Company Page

6 Must-Haves for Your LinkedIn Company Page

LinkedIn is an excellent way to establish a professional identity for your company on social media. A LinkedIn company page lets you promote company news, showcase your products and services, connect with prospective employees and customers, and enable your employees to act as ambassadors for your business. Here’s what you need for a successful LinkedIn company page.

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7 Must-Haves for Your Email Marketing Campaign

7 Must-Haves for Your Email Marketing Campaign

Email isn’t the hot new thing in digital marketing, but it still delivers better results than any other marketing channel. In a 2016 survey by Ascend2, top marketing professionals named email as the most effective online tactic for lead generation, and with a return of $44 for every $1 spent, email has the highest ROI (return on investment) of any marketing channel. Here are the essentials your email marketing campaign needs to succeed.

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