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Why Keyword Research Isn't as Hard as You Think

Why Keyword Research Isn’t as Hard as You Think

Research: You dreaded it in high school, you learned to loathe it during college or university, and you swore an oath to avoid it as much as possible after graduation. Now you’ve started your own business, and you’re working on optimizing your website for search engines. You can’t help but notice that the word “research” […]

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Ways to Fail at Social Media

15 Ways to Fail at Social Media Marketing

You’ve accepted the importance of social media marketing for your business. You’ve read all the statistics about the increasing value of social media for your content marketing plan, and you’ve begun integrating social media into your business strategy. Good for you! You’re already in the game. While other people are still trying to figure out […]

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What Your Competitors Can Teach You About Website Optimization

What Your Competitors Can Teach You About Website Optimization

In 2010, Simon Sinek’s TED talk about the Golden Circle of marketing took intellectuals and business-minded Internet audiences by storm. Labeled like something out of Greek mythology and sounding at first like holistic cutesy talk, the Golden Circle is actually grounded in specific behavioral science, and it quickly transfixed audiences. Sinek’s theory illustrates an approach […]

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The Honest Guide to Content Marketing Jargon

The Honest Guide to Content Marketing Jargon

Upon entering the always glamorous world of content marketing, I found myself overwhelmed by what I initially thought to be a lot of really important terminology. It seemed for a while like no one was even speaking English; content marketing had a language all its own. Terms like bounce rate, conversion, unique visitors, anchor text, […]

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The 12 Biggest Website Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

The 12 Biggest Website Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Websites. These days, it seems like almost every business has one. From your favorite local sushi place to your tried-and-true bookstore, every business, big or small, can be found online. Businesses today need to have an online presence if they want to reach potential buyers. This presence includes having a variety of social media accounts, […]

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Top 7 Email Marketing Tools

Top 7 Email Marketing Tools

Email marketing tools provide powerful customer contact channels As with most marketing activities, the Internet offers much more than merely implementing a digital version of paper-based systems. The email system linked to special email marketing tools can run an entire campaign that combines advertising, mail shots, customer tracking, sales conversion, and after-sales service. Check out […]

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