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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 Pam Larimore 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

Where can I find email lists online?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on December 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM

No matter what you’re marketing, email lists are integral to the success of your business. Emails allow you to reach your target audience directly so that you can deliver the information or sales pitch needed to convert them into paying customers. 

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Topics: Digital Marketing

What is the best call to action in display advertising?

Posted by Jeannette Royle on December 17, 2019 at 8:00 AM

A call to action (CTA) is a directive to let your readers know what they should do next. The call to action is an essential step that instructs your readers how to act. Without a compelling call to action, you have no way to convert your readers to the next stage in the buyer's journey.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

What is Reputation Management? 6 Things You Need to Know

Posted by Danielle McCollum on November 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Although businesses spend billions of dollars each year on advertising campaigns, the most important type of marketing costs nothing at all. Word of mouth marketing is so valuable that nearly two-thirds of marketing executives believe that it’s the most effective marketing medium in existence. 

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Topics: Digital Marketing

How to Create a Call-to-Action Button That Converts

Posted by Jeannette Royle on November 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM

A call to action, or CTA, tells the reader on your website what you want them to do. CTA buttons are buttons that the reader can click that will direct them towards your conversion goal, whether it is a purchase or a subscription or something else. 

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing

Using Social Influencers to Boost Advertising Results

Posted by Jeannette Royle on September 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Is your business using social media influencers to promote your products or services? If not, you are missing an exceptional opportunity to get a better return on your advertising investment.

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Topics: Social Media, Digital Marketing

The Best Online Advertising Tools to Boost Your Business

Posted by Jeannette Royle on September 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM

In the online advertising world, the sky’s the limit on what you can do and accomplish. But, you cannot just focus on one thing, like building a website, to achieve your goals. Since consumer preferences vary considerably, you need to hit on several different areas to make the greatest impact.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

The Best 6 Digital Marketing Tools for Law Firm Marketing

Posted by Pam Larimore on August 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM

More than one-third of potential clients start their search for an attorney online, making it imperative for law firms to have a strong digital presence. Not surprising, nearly 65% of law firms use a majority of their marketing budget to meet the current demand for robust online advertising.

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Topics: Legal, Digital Marketing

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