Why you Should be Using Infographics at your Business

Infographics|

Image courtesy of Nate Burgos/Flickr. You’ve seen infographics on social media, websites and blogs. Have you ever wondered why so many businesses use them and how they fit into their marketing plans? If you aren’t already using infographics as part of your online marketing, you could be missing out on some big benefits. [...]

4 Ways to Get Social Media Followers to your Website

Social Media Marketing|

Having a large social media following and great online engagement are excellent marketing assets. However, you can get even more out of your social media accounts if you can lure visitors from your accounts to your website, where they can become customers, follow your blog, subscribe to your newsletter or complete any other call to [...]

Is Newsjacking for You? The Pros and Cons of this Brand Awareness Strategy

Online Marketing|

Newsjacking, or the process of using current events to help you promote your own business and brand, is an interesting strategy that lots of businesses use, either formally or informally, to raise brand awareness. But, is this strategy for you? There are some pros and cons you should be aware of before you implement this [...]

Tips for a Guest Blogging Strategy that Brings Benefits

Online Marketing, SEO|

Several months ago, Google warned that guest blogging shouldn’t be used solely for link building because it had become a spammy practice. After much debate Matt Cutts, of Google, clarified that guest blogging, when used properly, is an acceptable link building and internet marketing strategy. When you use it the right way, guest blogging can [...]

Go Beyond the Promotional Video: 12 Ways to get Creative with Video

Online Marketing|

Image courtesy of Michiel S./Flickr. Video marketing is a powerful way to convey messages to your market and when added to your online marketing strategy, video marketing can play an important part in your overall plan, becoming an even more valuable tool. But, to really get the most out of video marketing you [...]

Storytelling is at the Heart of Content Marketing: Here’s how to Use It

Content Marketing|

Image courtesy of mararie/Flickr. Think about the last good movie you saw or that book you can’t put down. Or try to remember the last case study you heard at a conference or even the last conversation you had with a coworker. What is it about those things that make them memorable and [...]