Regardless of whether you’re working in-house or agency side, if you operate in a specific industry, it’s essential to know what’s going on throughout the year. Knowing the upcoming events, trade shows and conferences will help when planning your own sales and marketing efforts – whether that’s above the line or below the line. As such, […]
This year marks my 11th in SEO and Digital Marketing. It seems a very long time ago now that I went to a chance interview with a web design company in Hampshire for a potential vacancy for a job I wasn’t even aware of. 11 years on and the rest, as they say, is history. […]
Whenever I discuss Augmented Reality (AR) to colleagues, bosses, or clients, I get the same facial expression – the raised eyebrow of confusion. It’s to be expected. I understand their concerns. QR codes can be used as a way to directly connect customers with online content, and these may be deemed to be appropriate for […]
2015: the year of the mobile… again? Hmm, possibly. One thing we can be certain about is that the popularity of mobile use is continuing to grow, especially in search. By 2016, it is expected that the majority of local searches will be made on mobile devices; this is just one indicator of increasing use. […]
It’s that time of year when the world of search is basted with a heavy brush of predictions ready for the next 12 months. Curious marketers gather round to share these stories, and recount them to others. If there’s one thing I have learned during 2014 it’s that no one can be certain what 2015 […]
Another year has passed, and it’s been another epic one for Content Marketing! From campaigns to tools and updates, there’s been a lot to savour. So, to pay homage to the things we’ve loved in 2014, here’s a roundup of the best bits from Content Marketing. Enjoy.
With thousands of brands fighting for attention both on and offline, it’s now more important than ever to create the right impression when reaching out to the media. This is more apparent when you consider the volume of content on the Internet and the number of sites online in addition to print publications. Creating the […]
Appearing in local search results can be quite a challenge for small businesses, especially if little technical knowledge is available to improve Local SEO. Although easy to implement, many small businesses still don’t use Schema.org Markup on their websites. This is incredibly useful when trying to achieve relevancy with your business in local searches and […]
There are a wide range of website platforms and Content Management Systems (CMS’) available for developers to choose from. There has also been a huge increase in the number of quick-build platforms that allow easy, visual creation of sites too. Many of these platforms don’t even require a web developer, with simple interfaces and visual […]
If your business wants to generate more leads and conversions, PPC landing pages can really help to achieve this goal and maximise your online campaigns. In most cases, if you’re already using this form of marketing, but struggling to see a return on investment, it’s often the landing pages themselves that cause issues, as opposed […]
PR has fast become a crucial element of any content marketing strategy. The days of ‘link-building’ have evolved, and now content marketers need to work hard to earn great links to gain exposure and brand awareness. That’s why it is crucial to have a robust outreach strategy.
Today I had the opportunity to speak at the Content Marketing Show in Brighton. The event has grown into one of the biggest free Content Marketing conferences, and as such it was huge privilege to share my knowledge on organising yourself, your teams and your campaigns to better improve the chances of Content Marketing success.