It’s easy to be overwhelmed by search engine optimization (SEO). It seems like every day there are articles about new trends and techniques—and the fear that your brand is missing out, being left in the dust by competitors, can be very real. While it’s an exaggeration to say that there are new SEO methodologies every day, it’s true that the Google algorithms are constantly changing—and it takes a lot of effort just to keep up.
Connected TV campaigns—increasingly popular among advertisers in recent years—can offer a range of benefits. However, some of these benefits can be easier to identify than others. For instance, no one really doubts that connected TV advertising can improve brand awareness. When it comes to increased foot traffic to a retail store, however—well, there you’ll find greater skepticism.
Digital marketing has advanced considerably over the last few years, and there are still ongoing innovations afoot daily. It begs the question: Does something as tried-and-true as email marketing still have any place in your digital strategy? After all, email has been around for decades now—an eternity, compared with the short lifespans of social media sites—and it’s hardly seen as flashy or exciting.
The ultimate goal of any marketing campaign is to ensure that your business is “seen” by your target audience—that is, local customers who are interested in your products or services. In today’s world, that means focusing heavily on local SEO. Simply put, when nearby consumers conduct a Google search for local businesses, it’s imperative that they come across yours. That’s what local SEO is all about.
Over the past couple of years, the enCOMPASS team has been increasingly favorable toward programmatic ad buying—a method we’ve employed on behalf of many of our clients.
For years, fixed CPM has been the standard in digital ad-buying. This model allows advertisers to bid on impressions at a fixed cost per thousand, which is useful in some ways but limiting in others. For example, most auction-based ad platforms have prices that fluctuate day by day, hour by hour, even minute by minute, based on a whole host of factors. As such, it’s very difficult to know when you’re simply paying the best possible price, maximizing your ad budget.
Today’s consumers spend a huge amount of time on their personal devices—and there to greet them is an ever-burgeoning volume of content. Thus, the Web presents your company with plenty of chances to stand out, but also great difficulty in rising above the noise and claiming your customers’ attention. Studies show that one of the best ways to grab attention is with video content.
What is it that makes brands so memorable? What makes them successful? And what can a small business do to set themselves up for success? To answer all these questions, we first have to review what branding entails and what it means to your business.
Every business needs compelling written content on their website—and the ultimate purpose of that content is always to facilitate conversions. Simply put, you want the people who are reading your website to buy whatever it is you’re selling—and your written copy can help seal the deal.