More than selling a web presence, online marketing combines copywriting, SEO, social media, content creation and more.
Click behavior, click triggers, logical impulses, common sense… it’s all part of the psychology of content. The amazing thing is how much actually goes into this psychology. Words have more than just a dictionary meaning... They create imagery, emotion and most of all a connection. This is one of the lessons I intend to pound into you today (figuratively speaking, of course).
You’re setting up your website. You already know you’re going to pay a professional SEO specialist to perform the complete kit-n-SEO-kaboodle, you just haven’t hired anybody yet. Now, you’re pretty sure you read something about domains being important for the process, but how important is it? … and what’s a domain?
When writing for the World Wide Web, content developers have to remember to use Internet data to write for their readers. Quite simply, writing for the Internet isn’t the same discipline as writing for print; when writing for print, for example, you don’t have search engines to consider…
The holidays are upon us; fall is here. As an eCommerce business, whether you’re selling services, products or information, you should already have a holiday plan in mind. What works the best? If you don’t already have a plan, what are some things you can do to take advantage of the holiday rush?
If you look at business in terms of the Internet and long term, you have to realize the winner isn’t chosen by how much traffic they bring in, but by their return on investment (ROI). While you can buy traffic, steal traffic and cheat traffic with non-ethical techniques, the question is, does that traffic convert?
The world of optimization information isn’t a pretty world, ladies and gents. Stories abound that you wouldn’t tell your children; they’d give you nightmares. Those who aren’t in the SEO industry may not realize it, but behind the scenes, it’s often not for polite company to see.
You’re buried under paperwork, you barely have time for a snack lunch if that, and some salesperson comes along with a smile on their face to say, “You know you need SEO to make it in the online world, right?” They then add, “Since SEO is a long-term endeavor and takes a lot of time, your best bet is to hire someone.” Wow – what a sales gimmick.