Has your long-drawn-out and painstaking research finally led you to the Holy Grail of landing page knowledge – the best colour for a form button? Red? Green? A risque yellow? Another blog post on proposing the best colour for call-to-action buttons is likely to send me to a very dark place. Maybe, there is no [...]

Do you ever feel like everyone in your industry is doing the same thing? They have the exact same message as you; the same style and tone and even their websites look eerily similar to yours? If you're doing the same marketing strategies as everyone else – sending similar newsletters each Thursday and the same, [...]

For many small businesses on-page SEO is possibly one of the most important area to get right, especially when if you are in a relatively non-competitive market. However, all too often small businesses get this wrong. Brand awareness is important, as is a good catchy sales pitch that will encourage readers to pick up the [...]

  Garbage in- Garbage out…. There are no short cuts in SEO. Do things correctly the first time and then you won't suffer the penalties inflicted on sites who think they can out think or game Google. Google says they are trying to "level the playing field". They want only the sites that "deserve" to [...]

Social Media Copy: How to "Convert"

by Ann Smarty August 5th, 2014

How are your social conversion rates? I am sure I heard some mental groans from readers, so I am going to assume they aren't great. Or, at least, they could stand to see some improvement. It really isn't your fault; social copy is hard to get right. There are so many variables, and it is [...]

How To Do A Link Audit For Your Own Company

by Barrie Smith August 5th, 2014

So you're the latest employee, the new marketer in the company. Congratulations on your new job. Your boss has told you the company used to "do SEO" a couple of years ago – they hired a company or whatever. Your first assignment is to do a link audit for your new company. Don't know where [...]

How Marketing Personas Help You Find New Content Ideas

by Matthew Kaboomis Loomis August 4th, 2014

By now, we all know that content was crowned king a few years ago. Yet all is not well in the online marketing kingdom; Everyone knows the importance of providing great content, yet many blogs aren't doing it. Why? Perhaps many bloggers and in-house marketers need help generating fresh ideas that lead to the original, [...]

Most businesses today have websites with the intent of converting visitors to leads. When it comes to SEO and SEM campaigns, we see a lot of clients placing emphasis on increasing and improving traffic to their websites and rightly so. However, that is just one part of having a successful online presence. To improve the [...]

How Effective Is Blogging For Business

by Jonny Ross August 1st, 2014

In short, the answer to this question is – very! Blogging is probably one of the best things you can do to market your business. Blogging is often overlooked by many businesses when deciding on a social media strategy, however in most cases blogging can be just as powerful as a great Facebook or Twitter [...]

The Best Writing Tips for Those Who Don't Write

by Alicia Lawrence July 31st, 2014

Whether you graduated with an English degree or if you are a seasoned marketing professional who hasn't written for a long time, there might come a time in your career where you'll have to write something for the web. It could be website copy, a blog post or a news article. Writing for the web [...]