Four States Small Business Blog

Why Directories and Backlinks Are Essential for Great SEO

Posted by Jeannette Royle on October 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM

In today's digital economy, online marketing has become the main source of new customers in nearly every industry. Modern buyers prefer to make purchasing decisions online, and they discover new businesses through online search. Therefore, achieving prominent search engine visibility is the key to attracting customers in the current information environment.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

5 Reasons Why Your Business Must Have a Responsive Site

Posted by Chad Elliot on October 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Responsive website design is all about making sure your business website looks perfect on all electronic devices, including desktops, tablets, and smartphones. It's also about maximizing the speed of your website on all devices and making it incredibly easy to use for all users.

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Topics: Website Design, Digital Marketing

How To Optimize Your Website For Image Search Direct Marketing and SEO

Posted by Melanie Gaudette on October 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM

One of the most effective types of advertising is direct marketing. This is an excellent method to increase your return on investment. At Zimmer Marketing, we understand the importance of keywords for the improvement of your success rate. We know strategic advertising will enable your business to directly place your brand in front of your target audience to reach your potential customers directly.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

Balancing Digital with Traditional Marketing

Posted by Danielle McCollum on October 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM

In today's world, it seems everyone is glued to the latest technology for everything. Many businesses think because our heads are stuck in computers and smartphones, we would react to marketing in the digital form. This might not be true. If you don't have a nice balance between digital and radio marketing, you could be losing potential customers.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing

Step by Step to Claiming Your Google My Business

Posted by Danielle McCollum on September 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Technology has greatly changed the way businesses operate. Having an online presence is more important than ever. This is because the whole world has been transformed into a global village – thanks to the internet.

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Topics: Digital Marketing

Why You Should Be Investing in OTT and Not TV Advertising

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

OTT, or "over-the-top television," services allow viewers to stream content directly to their devices. The first streaming devices went "over-the-top" of traditional cable devices, earning the nickname OTT in the process. This service allows viewers to be pickier about what they watch, when they watch it, and how they want to view their content. Platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, HBO Max, Disney+ and Peacock have become increasingly popular. Twenty-eight percent of Americans are OTT-only viewers, and the average American household subscribes to at least three streaming platforms. 

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Topics: Digital Marketing

OTT vs. TV

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

Across the United States, only around 65% of households subscribed to cable or satellite in 2018--a number that has continued to decline in recent years. As many as 74% of households subscribe to at least one streaming service, and the average household subscribes to three or more. Many cable TV subscribers spend more time streaming content than they do actually watching cable. OTT is taking over a space that was traditionally filled by primary television advertising--and it's becoming increasingly important for advertisers to consider the importance of this medium. 

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Topics: Digital Marketing

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