Journal

Get into the weeds of advanced digital marketing tactics.

Journal

Get into the weeds of advanced digital marketing tactics.

Digital Marketing

How to Get More Reviews

Consumers have become numb to advertising. There are so many ads being spammed into peoples lives every single day that people have established “banner blindness”, which is a term coined to describe how people’s brains simply automatically ignore anything that looks like an ad. This is a good thing for our own sanity, but also becomes an obstacle for businesses who are trying to raise

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Digital Marketing

How Much is Your Website Worth?

Websites are an investment. Business owners and executives want to look at dollars they spend to see how many dollars it brings in. Or in other terms, ROI. If you can justify the cost based on the value that it turns into, spending the money becomes an easy decision. For eCommerce companies, it’s easier to put a dollar value on your website. How much money

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Website Design

This is Why User Experience Matters

UX is a term thrown around in the design world that means user experience. It has become a huge talking point in the last several years, especially as it’s related to the digital world (web, apps, devices, etc.). And that is because the study of human behavior has allowed us to take design to the next level. By watching how end users actually interact with

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Digital Marketing

Investing or Gambling: What Are You Doing With Your Marketing Dollars?

The old school marketing techniques were built on brand awareness. No one can argue that more people being aware of your brand is going to be a good thing. There just isn’t a good way to measure the real business impact of these campaigns. Back in the day, these traditional methods used “impressions” as a way to measure how effective they would be. That just

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Digital Marketing

Outbound vs Inbound Marketing: Traditional Marketing Is Dead

Our world has been turned upside down over the last decade. Technology has been a game changer, no doubt. One of those ways is how it has altered the marketing landscape. The way executives spend their marketing dollars can be much more effective than it ever has been before. Outbound marketing is the traditional method used for decades. Mentality: go out to find customers. Billboards

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Digital Marketing

How To Grow Your Nonprofit with Google Grants

If your nonprofit organization is looking for a great way to grow, there is a solution out there that is being heavily underutilized. That is the Google Grants program. When the term “grant’ is thrown around, there can be some hesitation because of all the red tape that typically comes with in. The heavy documentation, the long wait periods, and no guarantee you’ll get accepted.

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Digital Marketing

Top Digital Marketing Toolkit

To be successful in marketing your business online, you’re likely going to find yourself using some tools that help you get the job done. Now the tools you select are likely going to be dependent upon the marketing tactic you are trying to implement, the vertical your business is in, and the target audience you’re going after. Below, we’ve outlined a few of our favorites

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Digital Marketing

Optimizing Your Business for Voice Search

Siri forever changed the way we interact with our phones. Google Assistant, Alexa, and Cortana soon followed to take voice technology into multiple areas of our lives. There aren’t many homes anymore that doesn’t have some type of voice activated item in it. That means it’s time to adapt and take advantage of this technology. If you want your business to continue to be found

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Digital Marketing

6 Effective Link Building Strategies

Link building is touch. It’s so touch that most link builders have fallen to using black hat tactics in order to build their backlink portfolio. Google has come flat out and said that these black hat tactics are going to do you more harm than good. Here is their verbiage right from the Google Guidelines when talking about spending money on links: Buying or selling

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Digital Marketing

How to Grow Your Email Marketing List

Email marketing is a huge tool in growing your business. With the right strategy, emails can help nurture customers down the sales funnel for you. It’s an amazing tool that is inexpensive to have and can make huge impacts on your overall business. The main question that tends to surface is how to actually grow your email list? Unless you actively are trying to collect

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Website Design

The Lifespan of a Website: Is Your Website Dead

Websites are investments. This online tool becomes one of your most valuable assets to your business, and it can be costly to have it done, especially by a professional who knows what they are doing. Business owners frequently ask how often it makes sense to redesign a website. Afterall, the investment can be high and you want to make sure you get the most miles

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Digital Marketing

Why Your Blog Articles Are Worthless

“Content is King” says the broken record. The part most businesses are missing is what type of content is actually king. Too many businesses are writing content that no one really cares about. It’s wasting your time and resources building out content that doesn’t get you anywhere. Common blog article topic mistakes include: sales, promotions, products, services, corporate news, etc. This is all boring, and

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