Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 11

Ikea Recreates Living Rooms From Famous TV Shows

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With its new campaign, the Swedish furniture giant is adapting its world to the codes of pop culture to create creative and surprising advertising. Read more…

How to Create Successful Facebook Messenger Ads

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A successful Facebook Messenger ad is only an ad until it becomes a conversation.

Using Messenger ads means your brand is ready to shift your relationship with every person who sees them. From general to personal, from public to private. Read more…

7 SEO Title Tag Hacks for Increased Rankings + Traffic

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Now, you may be asking yourself, “Are title tags even still important today in SEO?” You bet they are. We’ve done a lot of correlation studies in the past. Those correlation studies have shown different things sort of decreasing in the past years. But we’ve also seen a lot of experiments recently where people have changed their title tag and seen a significant, measurable increase in their rankings. Read more…

How to Create an Instagram Stories Style Guide (and What to Include)

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No matter how dedicated you are to running your company’s Instagram account, you can’t be there all the time. Everyone needs a vacation every now and then!

When another team member has to take the reins, an Instagram Stories style guide will help to set them up for success by covering everything they need to know. Read more…

How to Write the Best YouTube Descriptions: Tips and Examples

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Great YouTube marketing starts with great YouTube descriptions. There are two types of descriptions that every marketer needs to know. Read more…

What is TikTok, Who Uses it, and Should Brands Care About it?

What is TikTok in three words? Real short videos.

Or, as The Verge put it in a few more words, it’s “the closest thing we have to Vine,” the former video-sharing app owned by Twitter.

According to TechCrunch, TikTok is “the Instagram for the mobile video age.”

No matter how you describe it, the app is taking the digital world by storm, and marketers are taking note. Read more…

10 Basic SEO Tips to Index + Rank New Content Faster

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You publish some new content on your blog, on your website, and you sit around and you wait. You wait for it to be in Google’s index. You wait for it to rank. It’s a frustrating process that can take weeks or months to see those rankings increase. There are a few simple things we can do to help nudge Google along, to help them index it and rank it faster. Read more…

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 10

How Neil Patel Gains 1,260 Instagram Followers Per Week

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Grow your Instagram followers with Neil Patel’s proven techniques. If you don’t know who Neil is, well you need to. He’s kind of a big deal in the SEO world. Read more…

Bing PPC Ads: How They Work (and Compare to Google Ads)

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If Googling has ever let you down, you may have come across another search engine called Bing. This search engine is powered by Microsoft and strives to outdo Google at every turn. Bing wants to revolutionize digital search and rival the industry’s long-standing powerhouse. Read more…

5 Keys to Building Better Buyer Experiences

In recent years, the B2B sales landscape has changed significantly, becoming more complex and therefore more challenging.

Modern buyers have high expectations. Because of websites like Amazon, we’ve all come to expect information to be readily available at our fingertips. Even B2B buyers are acting more like consumers and demanding frictionless, convenient buying experiences. Read more…

How to Get Started With Facebook Business Manager

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Do you have more than one person handling your Facebook marketing? Wondering how to share access securely to your Facebook pages and ad accounts?

In this article, you’ll discover how to give people access to your Facebook business assets in Facebook Business Manager. Read more…

Site Speed is Key for SEO in 2019 (and Beyond)

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How fast your site loads has an impact on your results. Period.

In fact, if your site doesn’t load in just over the time it took you get to “period,” you could lose visitors. That’s right: Today’s website visitors are looking for instant gratification. They don’t have the patience to wait for your website, no matter how great it might be when it finally does load. Read more…

How to Rank New Content Faster

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Creating new content is hard work, but creating new content that ranks is soul crushing. Learn how to create content that ranks faster, here.

9 SEO Trends to Keep Pace With in 2019

There was a time, not all that long ago, we had to physically visit a physical store or business to find out about the products or services on offer.

To get similar information today, most people type in a product-related query or business name into a search engine browser on their desktop or mobile device.

Hence the importance of search engine optimization (SEO).

Today, to a large extent, business websites are how customers find businesses and how businesses find customers, and so the content on those websites must be search-optimized. Read more…

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 8

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Google Ads (Previously Google Adwords)

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Using Google Ads (formerly known as Google Adwords) might be the most profitable decision you make for your business.

This is not an exaggeration. Google owns nearly 75% of search engine market share. People turn to the platform to search 3.5 billion times a day for all their search needs. That means every second there are 2.5 million searches happening. Read more…

3 Image Tools for Marketers on a Budget

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Do you need to create professional-looking images for your social media marketing? Looking for mobile and desktop tools to help?

In this article, you’ll discover three affordable image design tools for marketers. Read more…

5 Best SEO Practices to Dominate Google Search Results

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SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is almost a rocket science for most bloggers. The good thing is, you don’t have to be an expert at SEO to be able to generate first page rankings to your site. Read more…

7 Ad Design Tips to Help Your Brand Cut Through the Noise

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Before your copy can persuade an audience to buy your product, your design must persuade them to buy your copy. In advertising, your design catches your audience’s eye and points their attention to your copy. Then, it’s your copy’s job to hold your audience’s attention. Read more…

Facebook Ad Relevance Score Updates: What Marketers Need to Know

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Have you noticed a change in Facebook ad relevance scores? Wondering what the three new Facebook ad relevance diagnostics tell you?

In this article, you’ll learn how to use Facebook ad relevance diagnostics to improve your advertising campaigns. Read more…

Reach is Overrated

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It might be the biggest misconception in all of advertising.

The Super Bowl has reach.

Google has reach.

Radio has reach.

So?

Why do you care if you can, for more money, reach more people? Read more…

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 7

7 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools For Any Business

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For this post, we’ve put together a list of 7 most robust social media monitoring tools to bring you real-time insights on your customers, market, and competition. Read more…

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Build a Successful Personal Brand

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Loved by agents in the real estate industry, Gary Vaynerchuk has solved the code of developing a personal brand. By turning his father’s liquor store into an ecommerce business, Vaynerchuk grew Wine Library’s revenues from $3 million to $60 million annually. Now the owner of VaynerMedia and Gallery Media Group, Vaynerchuk produces content on every available platform — bestselling books, podcasts, a YouTube channel and social media — believing that a brand is built in the court of public opinion. Read more…

The Best 18 Online Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

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Implementing a successful content marketing strategy for your business is a critical component for sustained growth — and yet, 32% of B2B businesses rate their content creation workflow as fair or poor. Read more…

Creating Quality Content (For Search Engines and People)

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Think back to the last question you typed into Google. Did you find a blog post on the search engine result page that attracted your attention? Did you find the content on the page helpful? Did the page offer a relevant next step to continue learning and engaging with your brand?

If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, then the author who wrote this piece of content did their job very well: They created a piece of content that fulfilled your intent. In 2019, that’s what search engines like Google care about — solving for their searcher’s intent. Read more…

Using SERP to Build Your Keyword List

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Keyword lists keeping you up at night? We feel you — and so does every other SEO. There’s a lot that goes into producing a robust keyword list and having one can make the difference between seeing the whole SERP landscape or getting just a glimpse. Read more…

How to Generate 100 Content Ideas in 60 Seconds (Seriously)

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How do you figure out what you should blog about? Read more…

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 6

The Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Messenger Ads

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With two billion messages on Facebook Messenger sent between people and businesses each month and 53% of people willing to buy from a company they can directly message Facebook Messenger, Facebook Messenger ads are one of the best ways to leverage the popularity and convenience of the app to generate more brand awareness and revenue. Read more…

The 12 Best Newsletter Tools in 2019

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Email marketing is a key component of any successful marketing strategy — in fact, email marketing provides companies with a potential ROI of $44 for every $1 spent. Read more…

How to Write High Converting B2B Emails

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Steve Jobs wore the same uniform every day.

In fact, he owned 100 identical black mock turtlenecks. The uniform simplified his life and gave him one less thing to think about each morning.

Meanwhile, most of us stand in front of an overflowing closet and wonder what to wear. We may try on a shirt that doesn’t fit and then put on a different top—only to find a stain that we didn’t notice the last time we wore it. Soon, we have a pile of clothes on the floor and nothing to wear.

Steve Jobs knew that too many choices lead to decision paralysis. Read more…

5 Marketing Channels to Focus on in 2019

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Even though Field of Dreams is one of my favorite movies, the saying “If you build it, they will come” sadly doesn’t apply to content marketing. Too often, we forget that content marketing consists of two keywords — content and marketing. Creating content is usually the most fulfilling and enjoyable part of a marketer’s job. But distributing that content is just as crucial for your marketing success because if no one sees your content, they definitely won’t come. Read more…

Revenge of The Nerds: Facebook is developing human-level AI to Fight Bullying

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Facebook might be taking its bullying problem a lot more seriously than you think. Rather than hire more humans to flag troubling content, it plans on developing AI with human level intelligence to do the job. Read more…

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 5

Want a 35% Conversion Rate? Of Course You Do.

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In sales, most professionals say getting prospects 99% of the way towards a purchase is easy, but getting them across the final 1% is the hardest part of the job. Crossing the finish line, just like in a marathon, is extremely challenging. Read more…

SEO The Sh*t Out of Your LinkedIn Profile

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Learn how to craft messages for new connections and attract clients to your profile with this SEO guide to LinkedIn optimization. Read more…

15 of The Best Chrome Extensions For Marketing

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Need more of the best Chrome apps for your social media marketing? Read more…

HubSpot’s 12 Favorite Digital Marketing Tips

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With over four billion internet users globally, and more than 3.4 billion active social media users, it stands to reason digital marketing is vital for reaching a larger audience than you could through traditional methods alone.Read more…

Podcast Ads: The Next Frontier?

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Podcast advertising spending is expected to double to $1.6 billion by 2022, according to a study by advertising research firm WARC. This figure accounts for 4.5 percent of global audio ad spending, up from 1.9 percent in 2018. Read more…

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 3

7 Tips for Running Engaging Instagram Giveaways

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With 80% of Instagram users following at least one business, it makes sense that you’d want to increase your own visibility and reach on the platform — but with such immense competition, it can be a difficult task to accomplish. These 7 tips just might be what you’ve been looking for.

How to Create a Global SEO Strategy

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Every website needs a great Global SEO Strategy. Learn how to design yours here.

Blogging for Beginners: 1 Surefire Way to Accelerate Your Success Quickly

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You need an audience, and blogging is one of the best ways to build one. If you know you should be blogging but have no idea where to start, then this article’s for you.

11 Best Marketing Automation Software Tools in 2019

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A majority of businesses are using some form of marketing automation nowadays — in fact, studies cite around 51% of businesses currently use the technology, and that number continues to grow. Don’t get left behind.

7 of the Best Blogging Platforms for 2019

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You know you should be blogging. Start your blog on one of the 7 best blogging platforms of 2019.

17 Charts That Show Where Social Media is Heading

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You already know it’s harder to get traffic from the social web unless you spend money on ads. So how do you compete? Read this article to find out.

Digital Marketing Weekly: Issue 2

The NEW Beginner’s Guide to SEO!

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This guide is designed to describe all major aspects of SEO, from finding the terms and phrases (keywords) that can generate qualified traffic to your website, to making your site friendly to search engines, to building links and marketing the unique value of your site.

The Ultimate Guide to Branding in 2019

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Discover how to create and manage a brand that helps your business become known, loved, and preferred.

5 Strategies for Growing Your YouTube Subscribers

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Let these 5 simple strategies guide you when you’re building your brand with YouTube.

8 Content Distribution Ideas to Meet Your Brand’s Goals

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We all know one of the best ways to connect with potential customers is with digital advertising. That’s the easy part. But, what content should create? Where should you post your content? How should you post your content? This article will help you zero in on what distribution channels make the most sense for your goals, and how to create content that will perform well in them.

5 Google Business Profile Tweaks to Improve Foot Traffic

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Your potential customers don’t care about you. They care about finding solutions to their problems, and they’re looking online for those solutions. Are they going to find you or your competitors. Help your customers find you. Close more sales, and look good doing it.