Make your Website the Hub of Your Marketing

All of your marketing efforts, whether email marketing, content marketing, social media marketing, whatever, should ultimately be to drive users back to your website.   Content is the number one driver of traffic to your website. Driving traffic to your website is like pouring opportunities into the top of a funnel.  Content can be blog posts, … Read more

Stop Sending Holiday Marketing Messages to Your Partners and Customers

Halloween is right around the corner and with it will come generic Halloween-themed marketing concepts.  SPIFs from carriers all have spooky designs, emails on the iAgent Network will bear cliché stock photo monsters and ghosts, and Halloween inspired puns will abound in content.  While that strategy is at home in B2C marketing, in my opinion, … Read more

What’s Interlinking? A Down and Dirty Explanation.

Interlinking, or Internal linking, is an SEO tactic that’s important to use in your content marketing.  When you create a page or blog post with content, you want to find opportunities to link to other pages or blog posts on your site.  Like this from another blog post… Because this article is down-and-dirty, I won’t … Read more

Nobody Wants Your Message Shoved Down Their Throat

Yesterday I was a presenter on a Webinar called Is it Time for a Website Overhaul? for the TCA.  I presented a framework for the audience to objectively evaluate their website to see where they need improvement or if it was time for an overhaul.  Some of the key concepts we discussed were visual design … Read more

Is Your Website Working for You?

It’s the foundation of all of your marketing efforts.  Your first impression. The hub to all of your marketing spokes.  In my estimation, the most important, and most neglected of all. It’s your website.   Having a clean, well designed and modern website that performs its purpose, is intuitive to use and that supports your strategy … Read more

Show Some Personality in Your Content

Shawn Cordner  10/18/16 We try to plan ahead but sometimes a client drops something in your lap at the last minute and you just have to roll with it.  That happened yesterday when one of our clients got a message about a webinar one of their vendors was holding today and they wanted to help … Read more

Use Landing Pages to Capture Marketing Qualified Leads

In our last post, we talked about how making your website the hub of your marketing will improve the effectiveness of your channel marketing efforts.  Another area to improve the performance of your website and online marketing is through the use of landing pages.  A landing page is built for a single purpose, usually to … Read more