Content Marketing & SEO

Seasonality: Data + Creativity Part Two

As content marketers, its our responsibility to stay one step ahead of what our audiences’ minds gravitate to naturally. One of the easiest pieces of that puzzle to keep track of is the changing of the seasons. Keeping your finger on the pulse of trends, expectations, and requirements that repeat themselves on an annual basis […]

Is Your Site Ready for These SEO Trends?

2017 is a big year for digital – we’re pushing the boundaries in user experience, machine learning, and all sorts of other fun stuff (well, at least we think it’s fun). SEO as an industry has changed dramatically in the past few years – it’s now WAY more than simple keyword stuffing and optimized titles […]

Creativity + Data: Building Your Content Strategy

This post is the first of four in the series “Creativity + Data: Building Your Content Strategy.” Over the next three posts, we’ll focus on best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for using data to inform the creative nature of your content. To see your blog posts perform well, the reasoning behind your editorial calendar […]

Google’s “Micro-Moments” Are All Local

The dominance of the smartphone and the increased connectedness of today’s users have given rise to a pretty dramatic shift in the way people shop, work, play, live. For companies, this means a necessary evolution in the way they devise marketing strategies, particularly in the digital space. How does this shift play out? How do […]

The Growing Appeal of the Gifographic: FAST Content Consumption

Content is everything and the quicker we can get the information to our audience, the better. As we all know, there are several ways of communicating via content, such as; blogs, website copy, brochures, power point presentations, white papers, podcasts, slide share, infographics, gifographics, etc. For the purpose of FAST content, we are focusing on […]

Which Came First: The SERP or the Keyword?

We know, we know – you want your site to rank number one on the search engine results page. You’ve been asking, “How do I get to the top of that page?” as if it bears the same weight as, “How do I get people to buy my product?” Yes, organic search engine optimization is […]

Google Doubles Down on Mobile-First. Are You Ready?

It’s no secret that more internet users are finding information and entertainment on their mobile devices. In fact, the number of Google searches performed on mobile devices exceeded desktop searches back in March 2015! Google recently announced that it will be rolling out a new mobile-first index. What exactly does this mean? It means that […]

List Segmentation: Are You on the Right Nurture Track?

List segmentation in your email outreach should be one of your best business practices. Segmenting your communications can improve your email relevancy by huge amounts. If you aren’t slicing up your database into separate segments and tailoring your messaging to be relevant to those customers and groups, then read on to find out why you […]

Optimizing Images for Search

We’ve all been there – searching for an image that perfectly complements the content of a blog, newsletter or landing page and, after scrolling through pages of stock images, you ultimately opt to create the photo yourself. But once you have the photo, what do you do with it? Search engine optimization does not stop […]

The Customer Is Always Right: Responding to Online Reviews

Whether or not your brand sells products or services, chances are that clients and potential customers can find out about your company with a quick Google search. In fact, nearly 70 percent consult the internet prior to purchasing a product or service. From social media posts and Google My Business local listings to service review […]

Blog Best Practices: A Cheat Sheet

So, you have a blog. Whether you call it ‘News & Events,’ ‘Insights and Trends,’ or ‘Posts,’ that section on your site has the functionality of a blog. Having a blog on your website gives you the opportunity to create additional content for search engines to index, which is now basically a requirement for domain […]

Digital Marketing for Medical Professionals (Part 1)

Digital marketing for healthcare isn’t simple or straight-forward.  There are many obstacles and it’s an evolving landscape; and unless you’re a marketing professional it’s probably pretty confusing.  Things like SEO or PPC probably aren’t priorities for most medical professionals, but they can be very effective tactics for generating new business. Understanding SEO and digital marketing […]