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Tips on content curation for social media and email marketing

Seeing as over three million blog posts are published every day, there is a good chance your content will get lost in today’s expansive online world. What’s more, the topics or themes you are writing about could have been covered time and time again already. However, this is not a bad thing, as content curation can help you save a great deal of time and effort while still boosting brand exposure, improving SEO efforts, establishing trust, and increasing audience engagement. [...]

The top PPC mistakes

The top PPC mistakes that your business should never make!

Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising is an area of business marketing that seems to be rapidly evolving. There are frequent updates and features that promise to give us everything we need to make our business a success. However, as great as it is to have advanced marketing tools with lots of new features at your fingertips, you can never use them to their full potential if you can’t get to grips with the basics. This is more important than ever [...]

More than half of all Google searches come from mobile

More than half of all Google searches come from mobile

Along with several changes to its search algorithm, Google has also been releasing more and more smartphone-orientated products over the past few years for one main reason - the increasing influence of mobile users online. It is no secret that the power and popularity of desktop has continued to dwindle, but at the Code/Mobile conference in October, a senior member of Google’s staff revealed the sheer scale of mobile users’ search footprint. Amit Singhal, senior vice president of Google Search, said [...]

How to combine content marketing campaigns with SEO techniques

How to combine content marketing campaigns with SEO techniques

According to the Custom Content Council, a whopping $43.9bn was spent on the production and distribution of custom content in the US last year. In fact, of the average marketing, advertising and communications budget, 39 per cent was allocated to content marketing alone. Although research took all forms of media into account, including print, electronic and other, it is clear that this marketing approach is primary concern for brands and businesses wanting to increase online exposure and visibility. However, other forms [...]

The increasing importance of visual content marketing

Essential resources to generate content marketing ideas

Even the most proficient and professional content marketers suffer from a creative block every now and again. Constantly coming up with ideas is tough and making sure content serves a purpose or provides a bit of enjoyment is equally as difficult. On top of that, the subject or topics that you cover need to be relevant and suitable for your chosen audience. Whether it is a topical blog post about recent events or a helpful article that solves common problems, [...]

The increasing importance of visual content marketing

The increasing importance of visual content marketing

It is fair to say that content marketing is primarily concerned with the written word. By creating some highly targeted and unique copy, any business can build brand awareness, enhance search engine visibility and increase website conversions. From corporate blogs and feature articles to white papers and case studies, content marketing takes a number of different forms. But in recent years, this ever-present online technique has gradually evolved and moved with the times. More emphasis has been placed on quality rather [...]