What has the greatest impact on customer decision-making? High-quality, consistent, relevant content. It is that important. When executed effectively, content marketing raises brand awareness, establishes authority in your space, generates leads, increases conversions, aids audience retention, boosts search engine visibility and performance, and turns customers into brand advocates.Read >
Marketing, sales , and psychology go together like Jerry, George, and Kramer. Marketing, when done right, can be the way in which you make your business stand out from the rest. There is a science to marketing, just as there are data-backed strategies to sales, but the art is where the best separate themselves. In this post, we're going to take a look at three simple things you can do with your business to differentiate yourself and create a memorable experience that your clients or customers would be happy to repeat.Read >
Is content marketing effective for my business?
Content marketing is a dynamic approach that focuses on creating and sharing blogs, articles, whitepapers, videos, social media posts, podcasts, webinars, images, infographics, and other assets. The goal is not to explicitly promote your brand but rather to build trust, credibility, and authority among your audience while stimulating interest in your products/services. In short: You become the solution.Read >
With sites like Expedia, Priceline, and other massive online travel agencies taking up to 30% from the bookings they produce, it’s never been more important to get guests to book directly on your website. It’s not easy, but with a little creativity your audience will forget about the long page of hotels they came from and focus on the potential experience they’ll have with you. Here are a few ways you can creatively use content marketing to get your hotel to stand out and create the best possible guest experience.Read >
People tend to be skeptical of trends that build up enough steam to become buzzwords (NFT and Metaverse, anyone?). This too shall pass… they think. For years, inbound marketing has generated significant buzz – despite the facts, figures, statistics and studies, some doubt lingers among some brands and decision-makers. There is still that level of skepticism.Read >
Content marketing is too expensive.
We need results now, not a slow burn.
Who needs SEO?
Now’s not the time.
I don’t have the time.
In the face of these – all too common – objections, why invest in content marketing? Bottom line: you cannot afford not to. Not in today’s world, with the most educated, savvy consumers in history. Yes, we still buy on emotion. Yes, we still buy on impulse. But we research, we rationalize, we review, we double-check, we confer with friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, and faceless peers across the internet.
Content is the way to reach them. It is an investment; it takes time to yield strong and sustainable results that build on each successive piece in terms of SEO, reputation, and consumer trust, but now is the time – and you have it!Read >
B2B content marketing is different from B2 for one simple reason: the customers are different. It sounds obvious – but shifts in strategy are anything but. Think of it like this: You see a candy bar, a shirt, or a pair of sneakers… they look appealing, and you buy! You research big-ticket items, of course, but as they say, people buy based on emotion and justify later with logic.Read >
Inbound marketing pulls customers to you; they’re attracted by the value you promise to deliver – and won over by the value you deliver on. This comprehensive approach helps you turn your website, social channels, and blog into an always-on lead-generating machine fueled by relevant, timely content. But many brands jump right into the deep end without investing in a content strategy.Read >
Today’s market and business landscape is more diverse, more competitive, and more complex than ever. As a result, digital marketing campaigns must create an integrated approach that allows brands to reach their customers and engage their prospects, leads, and customers across a variety of channels and platforms. While a cohesive approach is a must when it comes to winning over your audience, it is important to understand the differences between key players in the game.Read >
Well, folks, it’s been a tough few years. Anyone in any industry can attest to this reality. Not only are we contending with intense global issues, but we are also dealing with fierce competition for customer attention right here at home. The key to winning the battle?