There are a ton of different things that affect and influence how your business shows up in a search engine’s results. Instead of providing you with a comprehensive manual of all those things (that ebook is coming soon!), we’re starting small. Let’s take a look at the five things that can affect SEO.
What’s the value of SEO? How does it benefit my business? Do I really need it? We’ve heard them all, and we get it. In today’s landscape, there’s an overwhelming amount of marketing strategies, tools, and technology that not only claim to help do your job better, but also help generate more business for your brand. And while there’s a ton of talk and hype around each of these widgets, some are indeed legit and some fall by the wayside. But we’re not here to rate marketing tools. We’re here to tell you that out of everything you’ve heard or read when it comes to your spicing up your marketing strategy, you absolutely need SEO to be a part of it. And not just SEO, but great SEO.
This is an excerpt from the ebook The Manager’s Guide to Building a Smart Marketing Strategy.
Content marketing is a powerful and effective way to reach your customers, no matter your strategy, no matter which part of the customer journey. But before you start filling out a content calendar or hiring a freelance writer, take stock of your existing content, and divide that into three categories: owned, earned, and paid media. This will let you assess what category you need to attack first.
Recommendations and best practices on how to get Facebook marketing right are bountiful. Yet, there’s not a ton of information on pitfalls and mistakes that will make your social accounts tank if you steer them into troubled waters.
Almost every business in 2018 has some sort of social media strategy. For some businesses, it’s a well-planned, financially-fueled strategy that is carried out by a team of paid professionals. For others, it consists of creating a social media profile on a few different platforms and then remembering to post when an idea strikes. And, of course, there are plenty of businesses that fall somewhere between the two on the spectrum.
Social media has millions of users worldwide, and more and more businesses are eager to leverage this technology to promote their products and services. But for someone who’s never had to use social media for business before, it can be very overwhelming to know where to start. Plus, more traditional marketing and PR efforts like radio and tv spots, billboard displays, and newspaper/magazine ads are still prevalent and popular in the real estate industry, so why fix something that isn’t broken?