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.
You may be approached by marketing agencies or individuals wanting to place a “do follow” link in your existing content, or offering a guest post in exchange for including a “do follow” link in it. Should you agree?
Holidays bring plenty of opportunities to make sales and Valentine’s Day is no exception. It’s probably the most underutilized holiday in content marketing, however, which leaves lots of room for you and your business to use it to your competitive advantage.
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 […]
Recent events have taught us how important it is to have diverse sources of revenue, and a marketing strategy that’s able to pivot with a moment’s notice. Most obvious is the need to use the internet for sales & marketing, but online opportunities go well beyond that. One of those opportunities comes with self-published information […]
Online learning products are one of the hottest digital downloads in the world and their growth rate shows no signs of slowing down. The global demand for online education is high and Canada is no exception.
Canadians are world leaders in love and sentimentality, and the amount we spend on it is growing five times faster than our international counterparts. Naturally, we’ll be buying Valentine’s Day gifts for our sweethearts, family members (including pets), and also ourselves.
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 […]
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.