30-second summary: Confused users don’t spend money Your search marketing needs to thread in your brand’s messaging, targeting, design, and overall experience to ensure trust, clarity, and eventual sales SEO pioneer, serial entrepreneur, and best selling author, Kris Jones helps you weave a tight SEO and search marketing strategy before 2022 ushers in If you spend enough time in the digital marketing space, even if you focus on just one area of it, you’ll eventually catch wind of the intersection of SEO, paid media, web design, and link building. There’s no avoiding it since all these areas run together to ideally form a strong online presence for a business. Within that context, if you’ve ever been the one to devise a digital strategy for yourself or your clients, you’re probably familiar with the types of market niches that would push a business to focus more on SEO or paid search marketing
30-second summary: Following the passage of landmark consumer privacy laws, Google announced its intention to phase out third-party cookies by 2022 Businesses that rely on these cookies for granular consumer data are now forced to rethink their strategies for accurate audience targeting Some businesses are turning to publisher walled gardens, while others are leaning more into contextual advertising Coegi’s Sean Cotton explores the challenges and opportunities marketers face in the absence of third-party cookies, as well as viable alternatives they can use to keep audience targeting on point Following the passage of landmark consumer privacy laws, Google officially announced its intention to phase out third-party cookies on Chrome browsers by next year. This is certainly a victory for the conscious consumer wary of selling data to advertisers, but it’s also one that might leave businesses scrambling when the cookie jar disappears.
30-second summary: Between the election, a pandemic, protests against racial injustice, and an unusual holiday season, brands face no shortage of challenges communicating their messages. Media buyers have been competing with a lot of noise
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What a chaotic digital media landscape means for advertisers as 2020 ends
30-second summary: 60% of consumers have been shopping online more often since COVID-19. Making your local SEO strategy a top priority for small retailers and those with multiple locations. Shoppers are browsing more frequently and making more purchases, although they are smaller in value.
30-second summary: With remote work and the peak season coming in, creating an internal communication plan has become a massive priority for upper management to facilitate great teamwork. How can companies create internal communication plans that not only work in the short term but can also be utilized for years to come to achieve steady team growth? Eight great steps to improve your SMB digital marketing team’s internal communication plan and optimize successful outcomes
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Internal communication plan: How SMB marketing teams can achieve growth
30-second summary: Cross-reference what businesses think their target audience is versus their current reality through Google Analytics .
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How audience insights can improve your campaign’s bottom line
30-second summary: Review your channel mix to find new sources of traffic. Update your website messaging to show and understanding of the evolving situation.
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Top five B2B digital marketing tips during COVID-19 times
30-second summary: Google Trends can be an invaluable tool, as it helps to uncover opportunities for ecommerce brands, publishers, and local businesses.
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Google trends in COVID-19 times and how to use them in your content strategy
30-second summary: The COVID-19 crisis is impacting so many incredible brands — from neighbourhood spots to household names — many businesses have been reeling from the impact of everyone needing to stay home for the good of public health. Fractl’s Marketing Director, Amanda Milligan looked into how various brands are responding to this hardship through content to share some important lessons for other B2B and B2C businesses.
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Content marketing in the COVID-19 crisis: What the hospitality industry is teaching us
Now that you reviewed your SMBs’ 2019 performance, it’s time to refocus and think about goals for 2020. Have your goals changed? Are you now focusing more on efficiency, new customer acquisition, or building upper-funnel leads?
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How to uncover digital growth opportunities for SMBs in 2020