Amazon is in the news almost every day as it grows its empire in broad strokes. For many businesses, this is concerning – with the wide array of products they sell, Amazon’s in competition with just about everyone. But one of the big directions they’re moving in is one that can benefit a lot of the businesses currently worried. The online behemoth is working hard to grow their...

One of the biggest goals of marketing is to make people aware that your brand exists in order to get them to the point where they’re interested in learning more. That’s the main job tactics like paid search and SEO do, and when those efforts are paying off, you end up with a lot more people on your website. That’s a big deal, no doubt, but to make sure...

If you spend any time online, chances are you’ve come across an infographic. Infographics are large visual images that represent data, statistics, or other information in a compelling way. Known for their ability to “go viral,” infographics are a popular link building tactic for many businesses. Why infographics are great for link building As you can see from the coffee-related infographics below, infographics can range in their content from lists...

Content marketing has quickly become one of the most important marketing strategies businesses practice today. Over the past few years, even initially skeptical businesses have little by little realized they need to work content marketing into their marketing programs. Searches for the term have steadily risen and 86% of B2C marketers now say content marketing is an important part of their marketing program. If you want to build a...

As summer starts to wrap up, many people are looking forward to one last big celebration before the kids head back to school and the adults leave their vacation plans behind for a few months. As the unofficial marker of the change from summer to the more responsible days of fall, Labor Day becomes a sort of last hurrah for people wanting to get in some shopping and...

Marketing has a come a long way from the days of mailbox stuffing coupons and various other direct mailers, that eventually ended up as cage liners for said customer’s family pets. In the age of self-driving cars and the Internet of Things, there are much more effective ways to reach new customers and nurture leads. If you guessed I was eluding to marketing automation platforms, then you guessed...