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Will digital marketing take over traditional marketing?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on May 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM

It's no secret that digital marketing continues to gain market share, especially as new, data-driven methods of bringing traffic to your website are developed all the time.

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Digital Marketing

What is traditional marketing?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on April 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM

This view holds that traditional marketing is noted for its focus on product, price, place, and promotion -- the 4Ps.  These 4Ps were designed to guide marketers as they developed strategies for growth.  Some marketers are suggesting that the 4Ps be expanded to include other factors such as process and people to make the traditional 4Ps fit into a digital marketing strategy.

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Digital Marketing, Advertising

Is digital marketing better than traditional marketing?

Posted by Chad Elliot on April 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM

If you are researching the best advertising method for your company, you may have seen arguments that promote digital marketing.  Many articles claim that digital marketing is a better way to advertise because it is cheaper than traditional marketing and provides more measurables.  

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Topics: Radio Advertising, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing

17 Actionable Digital Marketing Stats You Need To Know In 2020

Posted by Jeannette Royle on March 18, 2020 at 8:00 AM

If it seems your marketing job description is changing faster than trending videos on YouTube, you're right.  Every change in consumer behavior (think, for example, of the 900% increase in "near me" searches in Google over the past two years) means you need to adjust your strategy. 

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Topics: Digital Marketing

9 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

Posted by Jeannette Royle on February 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Do you know how to reliably get traffic? 

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Topics: Integrated Marketing, Social Media, Digital Marketing

Is advertising for small businesses on Facebook really worth it anymore?

Posted by Danielle McCollum on January 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Most businesses do not believe they get a good ROI from using Facebook lead ads. 62% of businesses using paid ads on Facebook report it didn’t work to their satisfaction.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

7 Key Steps to Create a Website

Posted by Melanie Gaudette on January 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Your website defines your brand as much, if not more, than your marketing or sales operations. Any business with an undesirable website risks losing all standing among consumers.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

Can digital advertising ever replace traditional advertising?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on January 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM

This year, for the first time, more money will be spent on digital advertising than traditional ads. As digital ad spends grow, marketers are questioning whether they should stop their traditional advertising and move their budgets to digital.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

What is digital advertising?

Posted by Chad Elliot on December 31, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Considering that over half of the global population, and about 90 percent of people in North America, have access to the internet, it is clear why digital advertising has become such an important factor in modern marketing. This form of advertising is also highly effective, as brands make an average of $2 in revenue for every $1 they spend in Google Ads.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

What Are The Advantages Of Radio Advertising?

Posted by Melanie Gaudette on December 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM

If your business is ignoring radio advertising, you’re missing out on one of the most effective methods to reach your target audience.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

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