Becoming a thought leader doesn’t happen overnight; your acumen and opinions are only taken seriously if you’ve built credibility around your name, business, or brand. So how is this done?
Fans of NBC’s The Office know Michael Scott for his inappropriate jokes, emotional outbursts, and overwhelming need to be liked. What you might not know is that he actually has a thing or two to teach us about running a business.
When it comes to competing in Google Ads, an extra second of load time on your site can be the difference between a conversion and bounce. But shaving seconds of load time requires parsing through data, meticulously optimization, removing extraneous code, and compressing imagery.
Welcome to the era of research-obsessed customers. Whether it's reviews or side-by-side comparisons, they research every last detail of a product or service. This behavior, known as the Zero Moment of Truth, has changed the way that marketers strategize.
Consumers long for a genuine connection with brands. Content marketers can spark this connection by using “writer’s empathy.” Ultimately, that's what builds brand loyalty. When your messaging is right from the start, it makes each subsequent engagement with your audience that much more profound.
Now more than ever, brands need to consider the consumer’s point of view when search engine optimizing their website. By understanding how people search the web as well as what they’re searching for, business executives can make smarter decisions about the content they produce.
As advertising dives deeper into automation, it’s hard not to feel uncertain about the industry’s future as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning take the reins of many responsibilities once held by the traditional marketer. Yet, the future may not be as bleak as many believe.
Due to smartphones, we’ve become curious, content-consuming creatures who ask extremely specific questions throughout the day. These instances of seemingly spontaneous search are referred to as "micro-moments." While they can sometimes be just seconds long, these moments are critical to capture.
Does sex still sell in the age of digital marketing? We can tell you the axiom is true, but social media platforms and search engines have strict guidelines when it comes to sexually suggestive content. Plus, there are cultural and psychological implications to this marketing strategy.