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Helpful articles about web design, development, and marketing.

Increase Engagement and Boost Sales with Storytelling

Storytelling is not a new discipline. For tens of thousands of years, humans have used storytelling to communicate and to connect. Research shows that the human brain is wired to engage with stories and is 22 times more likely to remember stories than facts. In today’s technology-driven world, we interact and are connected like never […]

How to Use Curated Content the Right Way

  Any good content marketing strategy includes the creation of quality original content. However, you don’t need to generate 100% of the content you share with your audience. Content curation, the gathering of information relevant to a particular topic, is a great way to supplement your original work. When you curate appropriate content, you share […]

How to Increase Social Media Engagement

Social media remains as popular as ever for personal use. In addition, it has also become key for businesses to increase exposure, boost site traffic, and surge customer engagement. In fact, it is a rare marketing strategy that does not use social media platforms to promote company and brand growth. Weave social media effectively into […]

How to Create Great Marketing Content for Your Website

You may have heard the phrase “content is king,” but what does it really mean? When it comes to your website, for content to be king it needs to generate leads, increase SEO, and boost traffic. Your goal with content creation needs to be to create blog posts, email newsletters, and other valuable online content […]

Social Media Trends to Watch Today

Some used to call social media a fad, but it has become a popular marketing strategy that cannot be ignored. There is always something new to report, but what’s hype and what has staying power? Here are some key trends to watch that will keep you in the know. Social Listening Social listening is searching […]

Content Marketing Trends You Need to Know

What is content marketing? Content marketing, a comparatively new discipline, is the creation and sharing of online material such as videos, blogs, social media posts, and newsletters. Typically, content marketing does not promote a brand outright. Instead, it generates interest in a brand’s products or services. As recently as a few years ago, many marketers […]

Guaranteed Ways You Can Improve Customer Engagement

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, people are connected to brands. Whether it’s a Facebook page or an email newsletter, users are continually evaluating businesses. Customer engagement is how we measure the relationship between an individual and a brand. This metric is important for any company and should inspire marketing strategies, regardless of […]

Top Web Design Trends 2019

Design and technology change so fast, it may seem almost impossible to keep up with the trends. Web design evolution moves quickly combining technology with users’ tastes, interests, and needs. In 2019, web design will be about color, organic shapes, animated/interactive backgrounds, minimalist designs, mobile users and emotional interaction. Color We have long studied color […]

How to Harness the Psychology of Numbers in Marketing

Like with color, numbers have their psychological meaning. As marketers, knowing the meaning behind a given number can go a long way to allow you to effectively market your brand. So, what do different numbers mean and how do you use them? ONE – The First While the number one is associated with the beginning […]

What is the Future of Digital Marketing?

Whether you consider yourself a digital marketing expert or a relative newcomer, the landscape is changing constantly and it’s important to keep up with the trends. The current focus is on a new level in the digital marketing sphere: on customer experience, functionality, micro-moments, and highly targeted advertising. Digital marketers should be following some of […]

How to Boost SEO with Updated Content

Go Beyond Content Creation — Beef Up Existing Pages to Improve Search Rankings As content marketers, we spend a great deal of time and money on content creation. You think to get more traffic, I need to create more content. New content, that is. Well, not so fast. You can repurpose or beef up old […]