If you haven’t already played around with Chat GPT (the older but most recent version being powered by GPT 3.5 Turbo) then you are missing out. Not necessarily on revenue, or anything vitally-important like that, but on a learning experience that is likely to shape the future of the internet. So, if you own a business, and your business has a website, and you want that website to perform well, then the influx of AI we’ve seen in just 2023 alone should pique your interest. Today, we want to take a look at the newest version of the most public-facing and recognizable AI tool–ChatGPT. GPT-4 is “still flawed” as Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI (the company that created GPT) says. But as a digital marketing agency specializing in growing small-to-medium-sized businesses, we want to help you explore how you can put this tool to use in your business. What is GPT-4? How can you utilize it?Read >
In some ways, knowing which direction to take your business has never been easier, but in other ways, it's never been harder. Sure, we have access to an unprecedented amount of information (much of it free) but that amount of information can be overwhelming. When it comes to marketing strategies, there are dozens of ways you can spend that budget of yours, and there's no one answer to how you should do it.Read >
In 2023, the common person has access to technology and equipment that, just twenty years ago, was only available to Hollywood-level filmmakers and producers. Video content creation in 2023 is more accessible than ever before, and yet many businesses still aren't utilizing it, or are underutilizing it.Read >
In a 1996 essay, Bill Gates penned the ultimate buzz phrase: "Content is king.” Nearly 30 years later, the king is still reigning. But that is not to say it has not evolved with the times. In fact, it is a dynamic and ever-changing field that can hold the utmost importance for your brand.Read >
You’ve heard the buzz. In fact, it is difficult to ignore when you are trying to refine the strategies by which you engage your audience – and win them over. Content marketing. Consider it one of the buzziest of buzzwords. But you have a business to run, a department to handle, a C-suite or management team to convince. You need more than buzz: you need answers.Read >
How do I measure success in content marketing?
Not only is this a good question, it is a smart, essential one. Why is it so important? Because companies that track and measure their content marketing strategies are statistically more successful in terms of their stated goals than companies that do not. You can post blog after blog, article after article, and video after video…. But if you do not use key metrics to determine how effective they are and to arrive at underlying insights, then it can quickly become a case of wasted time, effort, and resources. No one has the luxury of just throwing these assets away.Read >
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 >
Many businesses question whether it is a direct connection when it comes to the relationship between content marketing and generating customers. That is, they wonder if content marketing, as effective as it is in accomplishing other goals – such as increasing brand awareness and boosting organic visibility – is really an effective tool that they can wield to bring in new leads and achieve measurable bottom-line results.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 >
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 >