You spend hours every week cultivating the perfect content for your blog. Well written posts targeted perfectly to your audience, lovingly edited to say just what you mean to, using just the right words. Everything you do seems to be just right, and yet your social media numbers are less than stellar. What's going on? [...]

Why Was My Display Ad Disapproved?

by Vicki Carayannakis September 26th, 2014

It happens all the time. You upload a sweet new set of ads you're sure is going to pump new life into your display campaign. But then it either gets disapproved at the gate, or flagged a couple of days later. There are a bunch of resources out there about text ad disapprovals but unfortunately [...]

Decrease Your Website’s Bounce Rate Today

by Chris Marentis September 25th, 2014

National and local internet marketing experts agree that excessive bounce rates can kill SEO strategy. More important, elevated bounce rates are often indicative of something much worse. High bounce rates can be a telltale sign that your website needs to be redesigned. Users don't like things to be difficult, its one of the cardinal rules [...]

In March of this year, I wrote about the benefits of adding video content into your company's digital marketing strategy. In my blog titled How to Outsmart your Competition with Video Content, I broke down the overall benefits of video, and provided some simple tips and tricks for SMBs looking to add video production into [...]

10 Things Marketers Must Know About Outsourcing Content

by Alicia Thomas September 23rd, 2014

We all know how important content is when it comes to SEO. Whether it be having great content across all pages of your site, or keeping up a blog with valuable and fresh content, you need to take the time to craft content that is not only relevant to your products or services and keywords, [...]

7 Key Strategies to Generate More Leads from Social Media

by Joydeep Bhattacharya September 22nd, 2014

Social media can serve as a gateway for high quality leads. Businesses often underutilize the power of social media in generating vital leads and spend a lot on other channels of digital marketing in source of leads. Social media is an interactive platform for connecting with people so as to exchange, create and share information [...]

How to Setup a Streamlined Workflow for Your Analytics

by Pratik Dholakiya September 19th, 2014

If your marketing is supposed to be a mix, and if there's a possibility that you'd be using a wide range of marketing channels to promote your business, that's a lot of money you are investing. For all that money, there ought to be an ROI. On SEP, we cover a lot on analytics, dashboards, [...]

How #IceBucketChallenge Used Facebook Videos to Go Viral

by Adrienne Erin September 18th, 2014

Unless your home address is listed on Neptune, youve heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Known on social media platforms as #IceBucketChallenge or #ALSChallenge, it swept across the Internet with lightning speed. In fact, within a few short days in August 2014, it seemed like everyone who was anyone was dumping icy water on [...]

Google My Business Dashboard: 5 Messages that Need Attention

by Martha Vasquez September 17th, 2014

Google My Business has become a very important part of business owners' online marketing strategies, and as such it is important to maintain it in a good status. Having to manage the Google My Business account and in addition the updates that Google has done lately can be a little challenging, especially when Google shows [...]

SEO is an ever-changing world. Every marketer knows this (or at least should). The wise marketer will realize that many of the changes are refinements in a continual evolution. The most recent release announced just last month, coined as the Google Pigeon update turns the spotlight on local search. The focus on natural content and [...]