We’re living in the age of assistance. What does that mean for marketers? Customers have more options than ever before today, thanks to technology. Therefore, each buyer’s journey is unique and customers are looking for valuable content to educate themselves before making a purchase. “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” Your marketingContinue reading “How to Connect with Customers in the Age of Assistance”
Social media is a powerful marketing tool for your business, but you still need a website today. Your website is your home on the internet, your front door to customers and prospects everywhere. It helps visitors learn more about your company and how you can help them.
How do you find information today? Chances are, you Google it. That’s the same way that potential customers find information on your products and services. Will they be able to find you? This handy infographic by the UAB Collat School of Business explains the science behind Google, as well as other search engines. How doContinue reading “How Search Engines Work: An Infographic to Improve Your SEO”
I know, I know; 2015 isn’t even over yet, and we’re already talking about 2016. Digital marketing trends move fast, so you always have to look at what’s next to stay ahead of the game and start adapting your strategy early. If you can pinpoint the major marketing trends of the next twelve months, youContinue reading “4 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2016”
Good Blog Design The success of your blog begins with good design. Why? The average attention span in 2015 is 8.25 seconds, continuing a downward trend. In other words, visitors won’t stick around if their first impression is negative. Make sure the design of your blog is user-friendly and easy to navigate. There should alwaysContinue reading “The Key Elements To Running A Successful Blog”
A strong online presence is essential in today’s market. Without the help of digital marketing, your business is already one step behind. It’s that simple. To make sure that you never fall behind the curve, here are five marketing trends to keep you current. These are relevant right now, so prepare to adjust and adapt inContinue reading “5 Digital Marketing Trends To Develop Your Marketing Strategy”
Search engine optimization (SEO) is something that every website and business owner needs to use and understand. Here are 5 techniques to help you get started and boost your web presence. Choose Your URL Carefully It’s important to make sure your website’s URL is search engine-friendly. This is important when you’re setting up a websiteContinue reading “5 SEO Techniques That Will Boost Your Web Presence”
Blogging. As a small business owner, writer or business professional today, you understand its benefits (and may even enjoy it). But some days it becomes a four letter word in your vocabulary. Recently I read a post from a fellow blogger who was asking her readers about her new posting frequency. She had committed toContinue reading “How Flexible Should Your Blog Schedule Be?”
We live in an era where content is king — or so we’re told on a daily basis. But think about it… If you produce awesome content and no one is around to consume it, is it still king? Cory Doctorow doesn’t think so.
CCC welcomes Eve Haugen to the blog! Anyone with a website (or blog) is always looking to improve his or her search engine optimization (SEO), and of course, you don’t want to wait to see the results. Insert quick SEO — tips and tactics to give you a quick boost in your search rankings andContinue reading “Ten Common Misconceptions about Quick SEO”