Local SEO For The Holidays (5 Point Checklist)

by Amanda DiSilvestro November 20th, 2014

If you haven't started preparing for the holidays yet, don't panic. While the holidays are quickly approaching and many companies may have a jump start, it isn't too late to put a plan in place and make sure you're taking advantage of all the extra traffic that could come your way. Local SEO and a [...]

How to See If Your Blog is Converting

by Helen M. Overland November 19th, 2014

Everybody's talking about content. Content is the new SEO… content feeds inbound… content drives digital. For most businesses, it's probably true, but how do you find out for sure if your content is driving your business forward? Do you have to suffer a lack of data and make business decisions based only on assumptions? Nope!

Trends can rapidly change. seemingly with the wind. Good content remains an enduring cornerstone to digital marketing; that doesn't look to be changing any time soon. But within a content plan, the players seem to be shifting all of the time. Which is why marketers need to keep up with the evolving landscape of digital. [...]

5 Ways to Get Traffic to Your E-commerce Website

by Haris Bacic November 14th, 2014

Here's a scenario: you own a small online store that sells products and you are struggling to get enough traffic or conversions. Despite the fact that you have probably spent a lot of money on pay per click and SEO campaigns, you are not seeing results that are long-lasting or viable. Here are 5 ways [...]

How To Do Twitter Advertising – Part 3/3: Measure

by Victoria Hoffman November 13th, 2014

Welcome to the third and final instalment of my riveting Introduction to Twitter Advertising (think of this part as The Return of the King, but with fewer hobbits). To recap: Getting started on Twitter can be confusing, so I've broken down the Twitter advertising planning process into 3 simple considerations: 1. What is your objective? [...]

Get More Email Lead Capture With These WordPress Plugins

by Eileen Lonergan November 12th, 2014

I bet you have heard it before: you need to capture emails from your blog visitors. It is the most effective way to implement your marketing plan. For many of us bloggers, 80% of visitors pop by once and never return. Getting their email address is the best way to develop a relationship with that [...]

Content marketers face two big challenges: Producing enough content Producing powerful content that helps take a business to the next level Let's face it. Generating an unending stream of fresh, unique and valuable content is a big task. You could spend hours on a blog post or infographic that you hope will be powerful enough [...]

How to Master the 4Ps of Content Marketing in 2015

by Heba Hosny November 10th, 2014

How are you planning to align your 2015 content marketing strategy to your overall business objectives? How can you make the most out of your hits and misses in 2014 when crafting your content marketing plan for 2015? What are the key trends of content marketing in 2015 that you need to implement for optimal [...]

With so many social media platforms to choose from, trying to divide your time equally between your businesses several social media platforms can seem almost impossible. How do you decide which platform to visit first? How do you share content across different platforms whilst engaging the reader? Which blog post needs to be posted today? [...]

On July 1st Canada's new anti-spam legislation arrived with great fanfare and was met with dread from the digital marketing community. It has been four months since the new rules came into effect and there are still many marketers struggling to understand the implications for their marketing lists. If you haven't already done so, now [...]