Long before anyone had heard of a blog, savvy affiliate marketers used content to make affiliate sales. When I first started affiliate marketing in the 90s, affiliate text links were primarily placed in website articles or newsletter articles. It’s just as effective in today’s blog content and even more critical, as banner ad blockers become […]
The buyer journey typically refers to the steps a buyer takes when ordering a product, and ideally well after the product is received. When the buyer is shopping for a gift, you can double leads and sales opportunities by bringing the gift recipient into the process. Content that is strategically distributed before, during and after […]
Bloggers can gain an impressive, loyal following on the social Web through excellent content, communication, and trust built through fellowship and familiarity. Their value to brands is in their influence over consumer purchasing, often in a very specific niche. A nod of approval from the right blogger can seriously increase sales, and having one as […]
When most marketing departments think of working with influential bloggers, they envision sponsored posts and reviews. When it comes to press releases, they send out standard information in their usual format. By doing so, they’re missing an opportunity to be published on hundreds of blogs, free of charge.
The value of content marketing for both Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) companies has been proven to a point of universal acceptance, yet it is still underutilized in Canadian eCommerce. Using content to its fullest extent and developing a working strategy is even more rare. The holiday season offers plenty of […]
For the first few weeks into this pandemic, consumers were focused almost entirely on COVID-19 and were only interested in buying items that would help them through it. For most businesses, that meant their traffic and engagement dropped dramatically.
No matter what marketing benchmark data you look at, “content” always plays a leading part in a successful digital marketing strategy.
The definition of web copywriting has grown from sales copy & product descriptions to include all digital communication to one degree or another. From social media to your blog, everything you write online will utilize some level of copywriting skills.
There’s been plenty of buzz about flywheels in marketing circles, especially among funnel fans. While the basic sales funnel is a marketing method, the flywheel is a sales growth strategy that can become the base of your long-term marketing plan. It’s been designed and refined based on expert experience and extensive testing in the field.
By Marquis Matson It is hard to talk about social media without mentioning content marketing and vice versa. The two concepts have become somewhat interchangeable, especially among small marketing teams that are often made up of few individuals. Most successful social media strategies incorporate content marketing the same way content marketing almost always includes social media.