Could your business utilise Instagram as part of your bespoke digital marketing strategy?

Instagram is a photo sharing network with more than 800 million monthly active users. It’s also one of the most innovative social platforms that has begun to evolve from simply somewhere to share images to a way to harness selling and advertising opportunities too. For many industries – such as food and fashion – Instagram is an obvious social channel to invest in. However, it has something to offer any organisation if you know how to integrate it into a bespoke digital marketing strategy.

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What does Marketing Automation bring to your Digital Marketing Strategy?

We are only beginning to scratch the surface of what tools like automation can do for digital marketing. Automation has a very wide range of benefits to offer, from saving time on key tasks to incorporating essential personalisation. When the time comes to define your digital marketing strategy for the next 12 months, automation can improve and optimise efforts that you’re already making and help to ensure better results.

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How will Digital Marketing change following the introduction of GDPR

The countdown to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has now begun. We are just over a month away from a new era for data protection and privacy right across the EU. So, when the GDPR comes into force on 25th May this year how is the digital marketing world likely to change?

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How AI will change the future of Digital Marketing

In the last decade, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has gone from being the stuff of science fiction fantasy to a genuinely useful tool that is likely to have very broad application. In the digital marketing world it has a lot of potential, from outreach, to customer experience to forecasting. It’s unlikely that AI will bypass the marketing world given the great impact it could have – and this is where we’re most likely to see it have an influence.

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How to avoid losing SEO traffic when migrating your website

You’ve worked hard to carefully craft site SEO that works for your business but now there’s a site migration on the agenda. This can be a difficult moment for any business, as search engines often don’t react well to something like a domain name change. However, if you’re keen to ensure you keep your SEO in tact, there are some simple steps you can take to help you do it.

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How can your business use Twitter for marketing?

With more than 330 million monthly active users, Twitter represents a vast audience of potential for businesses looking to expand the reach of marketing investment. It’s a platform that is free to use and one that can deliver tangible results, from conversions to web traffic. And yet so many businesses just don’t succeed at Twitter – so how do you use it well when it comes to effective marketing?

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5 Factors that will influence your digital marketing strategy this year

The digital world doesn’t stand still for long – algorithms are constantly updated, security concerns change and content delivery evolves. Two months in to 2018, what are the factors that are most likely to influence how you shape your digital marketing strategy this year?

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How to boost your brand awareness online through social media

Social media is an incredibly effective way to reach people, so much so that it has created its own sub-genre of marketing. Today, if you’re looking to achieve brand awareness on a cost effective basis there are few other tools that have such an impressive impact.

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How to make your website mobile friendly

Back in October 2016, research company Statcounter established that mobile web usage had overtaken desktop for the first time ever. One year on in 2017, mobile internet traffic took up a 53% share of total global online traffic and in the UK rates were even higher - 73% of adults accessed the internet via a mobile device. So, for many organisations target users are now arriving via a mobile device, which makes mobile websites a crucial tool.

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What benefits are there to utilising paid search advertising within your marketing strategy?

Paid search advertising is an increasingly significant part of business marketing strategy. Google Adwords is probably the most popular type of paid search advertising and works in a very simple way. When users go online they use words and word pairings to search for products, services or websites – these are the keywords. When a business opts for the keyword chosen by a user that business’ paid ad appears on the search results page, either next to or above the organic search results. From here, users can click on the ad to discover more about the business.

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