Communications that are overly salesy just aren't moving the needle like they used to. And whenever a marketing claim is made -- even by a respected and trusted company -- today's readers/prospects reserve a healthy measure of skepticism.
One of the most dangerous marketing mindsets has always been: "Because that’s the way we’ve done things." This is particularly true for email templates.
Ever since the practice of SEO began to attain a higher level of sophistication, it has been imperative for websites to maintain a critical mass of relevant content. As Google’s ranking signals continue to expand and evolve, the freshness of your content has become just as important.
During the formative years of SEO, the process of getting higher Google rankings was largely focused on tips and tricks of a technical nature. Over the years, however, Google analytics and ranking mechanisms have become increasingly sophisticated and discerning.
For some time now, the mail-merge mentality has defined how many marketers have thought about personalization. The fact is, this simplistic approach to personalization arose during the heyday of mass marketing — when the ability to effectively segment audiences was minimal to non-existent.
In our April 21 blog article entitled Why A Website Speed Audit Should Be On Your Front Burner, we provided a detailed look at the search engine ranking issues caused by slow webpage load times. At the time, these issues were not a concern for mobile sites. . .
With its relatively short learning curve and user-friendly interface, the WordPress content management system (CMS) has become an invaluable tool for hands-on marketers in the small business space. The most important factor for driving engagement and conversions via WordPress is the ability to . . .
The age of high-speed digital communication has created a mindset of instant gratification unlike any previous time in human history. And within the past few years, the need for speed when it comes to webpage load time has become more acute than ever.