Pay-per-click (PPC) management is crucial to a successful marketing strategy. How crucial? It is estimated that businesses earn $2 for every $1 they spend on PPC campaigns – when they’re done correctly.
If a part of your job involves sales, then you’re likely already well aware of how important communicators are. The ability to persuade someone’s viewpoint is vital in a sales role. Selling is the art of convincing people to think the way you do. Whether you’re selling a product or service or you want them to invest in your company, the root of all sales is being an excellent communicator.
When you sit and think about it, documenting your marketing strategy is a no-brainer. Of course, you’d like a well thought out roadmap that will show you where you are, as well as where you’re going. However, the reality is that in the hustle and bustle of ongoing projects and sudden campaign opportunities it feels like there isn’t always time to document your content marketing strategy. In fact, only 37-61 percent of marketing professionals do document their content strategy.
What can get forgotten in the content marketing world, when examining your website and improving its design, is that the whole purpose of your website is to maintain and/or increase sales. Your website is the main, and often first, point of contact for your customers, and how successful your business is can depend on how well your website is set up for lead generation.
Google has a long history of playing its cards close to its chest when it comes to their search algorithms. These closely guarded secrets have driven marketers and the content marketing world crazy as they jockey for position on Google’s front page. With the introduction of social media, the possibilities for SEO seemed endless. Enter the million (or billion) dollar question:
Isn’t it strange how, despite living in a day-and-age where we as marketers have as much data as we could want – and often more – the customer experience remains depressingly generic?