What does the world of digital marketing hold for 2016? It’s going to be an exciting year, with such an abundance of new and expanded opportunities that marketing executives surveyed by Gartner Group said they expect marketing spend to increase 10% in 2016.
Beautiful websites do little if not designed for the people using them. With over 86 billion web pages, it’s easy for users to get frustrated when trying to find the information or products they’re searching for.
How do your customers search for you? You may be top-ranked in Google and Bing, but what about Siri? According to a 2015 report by Pew Research, 64 percent of Americans now own a smartphone. As smartphone use continues to increase and voice search gets smarter, more and more people looking for local business recommendations are turning to Siri rather than a Web search engine, and if you don’t know how Siri’s search works, you could be missing out on valuable opportunities.
People spend a lot of time on social media. According to Ipsos, social media browsing, connecting, and content reading takes up about 3 hours per day. Whoa. That certainly means your business should have a social media and content marketing strategy. With these plans in place, you’re gearing yourself up to be seen by customers and keep them interested in what you’re saying.
If you’re in the process of redesigning your company’s website or marketing materials, now is the perfect time to review your logo, too. A good logo is timeless, but even the most iconic brands need some tweaking over the years.
In our digital world of social media, email blasts, and other online marketing tools, it’s easy to throw strategies at the wall andsee what sticks. But developing integrated, measurable, and impactful campaigns can be a little trickier – and that’s where a digital marketing agency comes in.
A website can be your company’s best sales tool for lead generation, but knowing if and how your site is working is the key to marketing success. With detailed reports available in Google Analytics that analyze site traffic, visitor behaviors, and marketing patterns, you can analyze your website traffic for a better understanding of your site's effectiveness.
When searching for new products and needed services, the first stop for many customers will be online. If you have a well-optimized website and social profiles, they’ll likely find reviews of your business via Google+, Facebook, Yelp, and other review websites.
Recently Google announced updates to their search algorithm and Search Engine Results Pages (SERP) in strong support of mobile-friendly websites, making it more difficult for non-optimized sites to be found and clicked on mobile devices.
Most of us browse the internet on our phones at some point during the day. In fact, about 28% of all web browsing is happening on smartphones. And while most mobile interaction happens for consumer-focused brands and companies, mobile-friendly websites also have a competitive advantage in the business sphere – with 72% of professionals researching business products and services via mobile.