30-second summary: Are you confident about how your target consumer moves in the three stages, awareness, consideration, and decision? A website that features content only suited to the first stage of awareness will struggle to convert, whereas a site only focused on conversions may struggle to get any traffic to convert in the first place Here’s how you can create content that is balanced and targeted to better serve people throughout every step of their journey Not all traffic is equal. Businesses often forget that their site visits and success metrics aren’t just numbers – they are living, breathing people who are driven by behavior
30-second summary: The need to become a public persona in order to be a successful business owner is overrated Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to create an anonymous digital entity while using a majority of efficient marketing strategies The problem arises when you already have your personal data published and want to delete it – it is neither easy nor possible (given all the variety of archiving tools that are publicly accessible these days) So how do you keep your life private while owning a successful online business? How do you navigate this conundrum as your private content may still become public at any moment?
30-second summary: Holiday season shopping is on and your ecommerce store whether a local shop or an international ecommerce brand needs visibility for sales How do you jump right in front of your potential customers and drive sales in a highly competitive space? SEO pioneer, former Pepperjam founder, and serial entrepreneur, Kris Jones shares a practical ecommerce SEO guide There is perhaps no type of business that is more primed for SEO than ecommerce companies
Four Google SERP features for ecommerce SEO
30-second summary: Social media has increasingly become a key avenue for the fate of brands’ online performance There is a relation between brand perception, social listening, customer service, and the eventual consumer spending power Here’s how social media marketers can make the most of social channels to drive business value In order to gain sales and increase leads, social media marketing must be fully integrated within a company’s overall marketing strategy – including search.
30-second summary: Find out how Clubhouse differentiates itself within the sea of social media apps Clubhouse has turned its voice-only design from a potential constraint into its key strength Users are able to multi-task while staying on the platform as background chatter (like in a coffee shop!) Because the app is so new and fresh it took some time, but many brands are now using Clubhouse Wherever there are influencers, advertisers aren’t far behind Just this week Clubhouse announced a new monetization feature, Clubhouse Payments, as “the first of many features that allow creators to get paid directly on Clubhouse” Now might be a good time to consider building an online community to add value and deepen the connection with your audience, here’s how Clubhouse is the latest entrant into the ring of popular social media apps. The pandemic fast-tracked broader usage and many A-list celebrities have adopted the platform pivoting it into a more mainstream space and conversation. Clubhouse is an audio-only network that has become a disruptor to more mainstream social media channels and has provided a breath of fresh air and a much-needed distraction for those of us suffering from video and zoom fatigue.
30-second summary: Very few SMBs use multiple channels for their online advertising Facebook is the most effective channel based on the cost for CPM and CPC It’s important to remember that every business is unique when it comes to deciding on budget allocation For any business in the software as a service (SaaS) space, data analysis and science are crucial to ensure they keep pushing ahead to reveal those insights that can really make a difference. With this in mind, the Cambridge MBA team looked to leverage Adzooma’s extensive data to identify new ways for SMBs to maximize their ad spend with cross-channel marketing.
30-second summary: The pandemic has caused major shifts in the way that advertisers operate, making it more critical than ever to be able to prove ROI and make every ad dollar count The inability to track reach and frequency is one of the biggest problems with cross-platform ad measurement that marketers face As marketers enter the new year, they will need to have measurement solutions in place that account for cross-channel, cookieless, privacy, and walled gardens Early adopters of cross-channel measurement, truly cookieless solutions, privacy, and consumer-centric policies, and data collaboration will gain insights needed to ensure future success Marketers have faced an incredible number of challenges over the past year. The demise of third-party cookies, the loss of device identifiers, and evolving privacy regulations have forced the industry to come up with new solutions for identity. With consumer behavior shifting rapidly and market volatility expected to continue this year, proving ROI with accurate measurement will be more important than ever
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Cross-channel and cookieless: How measurement will evolve in 2021
30-second summary: Despite 2020’s challenges, ecommerce sales increased over the 2020 holiday — up 49 percent over 2019, pointing to a dramatic shift in 2021. Brands employed new strategies, like curbside pick-up, to increase shopper’s comfort levels in the midst of a pandemic. To leverage large quantities of customer data from multiple sources, brands will seek solutions that enable them to extract value from the data to drive intelligent decisions on delivering the right products at the right time at scale
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Leveraging customer data and AI to drive ecommerce growth in 2021
30-second summary: Natural language processing (NLP) is one factor you’ll need to account for as you do SEO on your website. If your content is optimized for NLP, you can expect it to rise to the top of the search rankings and stay there for some time
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How NLP and AI are revolutionizing SEO-friendly content [Five tools to help you]
30-second summary: SEO is a major supportive strategy to digital marketing for businesses. Impact of AI and machine learning (ML) is undeniable for the future of SEO.
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SEO Trends 2021: What every marketer should know