How To Optimize Your Youtube Video and Channel

We’ve continued to work on our optimization guide for our clients. While we audit and provide our clients with what’s wrong and why it’s wrong, it’s imperative that we also provide the guidance on how to correct the issues. When we audit our clients, we’re always surprised at the minimal effort put into to enhance their Youtube presence and the associated information with the videos they upload. Most just upload the video, set the title,

What Is MarTech? Marketing Technology: Past, Present, and Future

You may get a chuckle out of me writing an article on MarTech after publishing over 6,000 articles on marketing technology for over 16 years (beyond this blog’s age… I was on blogger previous). I do believe it’s worth publishing and helping business professionals better realize what MarTech was, is, and the future of what it will be. First, of course, is that MarTech is a portmanteau of marketing and technology. I missed a great

Why Our Eyes Need Complementary Color Palette Schemes… And Where You Can Make Them

Did you know that there’s actually biological science behind how two or more colors complement one another? I’m not an ophthalmologist nor an optometrist, but I’ll try to translate the science here for simple folks like myself. Let’s start with color in general. Colors Are Frequencies An apple is red… right? Well, not really. The frequency of how light is reflected and refracted off of the surface of an apple makes it detectable, converted by

JungleScout: Tools and Training To Launch And Grow Your Sales On Amazon

There’s no understating the impact of Amazon on the retail and ecommerce. Not to mention the devastation that occurred in the retail industry due to the pandemic and the subsequent decision to lockdown the vast majority of small retailers. Today, more than 60 percent of consumers start their online shopping searches on Amazon. Amazon’s revenue from its marketplace sellers increased by more than 50 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year. 2021 Will Bring

The Relationship Between Personas, Buyer Journeys, And Sales Funnels

High-performance inbound marketing teams utilize buyer personas, understand buying journeys, and closely monitor their sales funnels. I’m helping deploy a training lesson on digital marketing campaigns and buyer personas with an international company right now and someone asked for clarification on the three so I think it’s worth discussing. Targeting Who: Buyer Personas I recently wrote on buyer personas and how critical they are to your digital marketing efforts. They help segment and target your

SEO Buddy: Your SEO Checklist And Guides To Increasing Your Organic Ranking Visibility

The SEO Checklist by SEO Buddy is your roadmap to every important SEO action you need to take to optimize your website and get more organic traffic. This is a comprehensive package, unlike anything I’ve seen online, incredibly helpful to the average business to help them continuously optimize their sites and maximize their visibility on search. The SEO Checklist Includes The 102-Point SEO Checklist Google Sheet The 102-Point SEO Checklist Web Application The 62 Page

Marketing Campaign Planning Checklist: 10 Steps To Superior Results

As I continue to work with clients on their marketing campaigns and initiatives, I often find that there are gaps in their marketing campaigns that prevent them from meeting their maximum potential. Some findings: Lack of clarity – Marketers often overlap steps in the buying journey that don’t provide clarity and focus on the purpose of the audience. Lack of direction – Marketers often do a great job designing a campaign but miss the most

Digital Marketer Training

The writing was on the wall in the digital marketing industry as the pandemic spread, lockdowns struck, and the economy took a turn. I wrote on LinkedIn in those early days that marketers needed to turn off Netflix and prepare themselves for the coming challenges. Some people did… but, unfortunately most didn’t. The layoffs are continuing to rip through marketing departments across the country. Digital marketing is a fascinating career where you can find two