Moz Local: Maximize Your Local Online Presence Through Listing, Reputation, and Offer Management

As a majority of people learn about and find local businesses online, a robust online presence is essential. Accurate information about the business, good quality photos, the latest updates, and responses to reviews help people learn more about your business and often determine whether they choose to purchase from you or your competitor. Listing management, when combined with reputation management, can help local businesses improve their online presence and reputation by enabling them to manage some of the

What Is The Impact of Social Media Marketing?

What is social media marketing? I know that sounds like an elementary question, but it really does deserve some discussion. There are several dimensions to a great social media marketing strategy as well as its intertwined relationship to other channel strategies like content, search, email and mobile. Let’s go back to the definition of marketing. Marketing is the action or business of researching, planning, executing, promoting and selling products or services. Social media is a

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

Social Media Marketing 101

How do I get started on social media? This is a question that I continue to get when I speak on the impact of social media on a business’ marketing efforts. First, let’s discuss why your company would want to be active on social media. Reasons Why Businesses Use Social Media Marketing Here’s a great explainer video on 7 ways that your social media marketing can drive business results. How To Get Started With Social

Crowdfire: Discover, Curate, Share, and Publish Your Content For Social Media

One of the biggest challenges of keeping and growing your company’s social media presence is providing content that provides value to your followers. One social media management platform that stands out from its competitors for this is Crowdfire. Not only can you manage multiple social media accounts, monitor your reputation, schedule and automate your own publishing… Crowdfire also has a curation engine where you can discover content that is popular on social media and is

SEOReseller: White Label SEO Platform, Reporting, and Services for Agencies

While many digital marketing agencies focus solely on brand, design, and customer experience, they sometimes are lacking in search engine optimization (SEO). That doesn’t mean that they can’t be successful for their clients – they often are. But it does mean that their return doesn’t often meet its full potential for acquiring new business. Search is unlike virtually any other channel because the user is typically showing actual intent for purchase. Other advertising and social

Local Marketing Strategies for Multi-Location Businesses

Operating a successful multi-location business is easy… but only when you have the right local marketing strategy! Today, businesses and brands have an opportunity to expand their reach beyond local customers thanks to digitalization. If you are a brand owner or a business owner in the United States (or any other country) with the right strategy you can pitch your products and services to potential customers across the globe. Imagine a multi-location business as a

Brandmentions: Reputation Monitoring, Sentiment Analysis, and Alerts for Search and Social Media Mentions

While most marketing tech platforms for reputation monitoring and sentiment analysis are focus purely on social media, Brandmentions is a comprehensive source for monitoring any or all mentions of your brand online. Any digital property that’s linked to your site or mentioned your brand, product, hashtag, or employee name… is monitored and tracked. And the Brandmentions platform provides alerts, tracking, and sentiment analysis. Brandmentions enables businesses to: Build Engaged Relations – Discover and engage with