How to Find Influencers Who Can and Will Help Your Business

How to Find Influencers

Online marketing is a constant race to come up with something that would help your business stand out. But as soon as you do and it works, your rivals copy you so you need to start all over again. Luckily, there still are techniques that have stood the test of time and proved to continuously work and bring results. One of such tactics is influencer marketing.

And right now we’re living in its golden age. Brands in different domains cooperate with popular personalities to get access to their followers and it works like a charm. But the truth is that some products and services are much easier to promote this way. Often all you need to do is buy sponsored posts from a popular girl on Instagram and enjoy those leads coming in. But what if your target audience doesn’t make buying decisions based on what a model on Instagram tells them?

Well, then you need an algorithm for finding the right influencers who will bring real value to you and your business. These days there are influencers in pretty much any business niche and they are eager to cooperate with entrepreneurs and marketers. So let me show you how to find and choose the ones that are likely to help you make money. But first…

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10 Weird Actionable Facts You Still Don’t Know about Content Marketing

Content Marketing

You can be involved in the website business and maintenance for decades and still not know all the secrets about content marketing. Trends change on daily basis and so do the preferences of the audience. Since content marketing captures most of the attention in the digital world, keeping pace with the facts and findings is essential to a robust content marketing strategy.

But, it isn’t enough to just use content as a strategy for your site. The effectiveness of your content will depend on many factors, some of which you probably aren’t aware just yet. There are many other things than keywords and quality research when it comes to content and it is about time that marketers learn this.

Many of them write content based on a single guide they’ll read and expect the best outcome – if you don’t focus on every little detail, this cannot happen’’ – explains Hope Richardson, a content expert at Aussiewritings.com.

To help you gather the information you need to improve your content strategy, we present you with 10 weird and little-known facts you probably don’t know about content marketing.

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How to Effectively Optimize Your Content to Make it Rank Without Links (Almost)

Optimize Your Content

Content optimization has never been a child’s play and will never be, as long as Google keeps deploying new algorithms. However, being innovative or at least looking at the existing opportunities from a new angle is an effective way to achieve results in SEO.

Everyone knows that content is king and this post will reveal some smart tips on how to optimize your content and make it King of the Kings. What’s more important, this is possible without significant massive off-page efforts (i.e., you won’t need lots of backlinks).

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How to Get Your Inbound Marketing On Point?

Inbound Marketing

Inbound marketing is the art of attracting customers through alternative methods, such as great content or impeccable branding. It is a proven way of generating leads and sales, and often times, it can be less expensive than traditional marketing techniques.

When compared to outbound marketing, it is the less aggressive approach. It is all about earning a customer’s trust and attention, not buying it. Meaning that you can gain new leads and loyalty in a much more organic way. In today’s world where the Millennial and Gen Z crowd has become desensitized to advertising, finding new measures to capture your target audience is the key.  

But getting your inbound marketing right takes research, insight and a good understanding of your customer – as well as a deep knowledge of the market you’re in. Creating useful and compelling content is at the heart of it all, and companies will need to redirect investment and focus on making their brand shine if they want to stand out against the competition.  

Here is a guide on how to nail your inbound marketing campaigns.

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Analytics Anatomy – Dissecting Key Metrics of Your Site Analytics to Refine Marketing Campaigns

Dissecting Key Metrics of Your Site Analytics

Despite the expansive growth of other marketing platforms, website metrics remain an integral indicator of how respective campaigns are performing.

As such, it is important for marketers to have a clear grasp of the data collected and an understanding of how that translates to existing campaigns.

This article is designed to provide a starting point for marketers to glean what different metrics mean, how it applies to their campaigns, and how to identify which ones truly matter. Read More

See the Scale of 47 Largest Internet Companies [Interactive Infographic]

The internet is growing faster than ever as more and more people gain access to devices such as mobile phones and laptops. Companies such as Google and Facebook control large portions of social media markets, and the figures that match this are amazing. For example, users on Facebook like more than 240m posts every hour, with this content being self-generated by the users themselves – the perfect business model?

Betipy has created an infographic which documents the huge scale at which companies like this operate, giving you an understanding of which areas of the internet are really taking off. This can be used to effectively decide where to put your digital marketing efforts – platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat are both growing when it comes to users and revenue, an indication that your time would be well spent learning how to market your business or product there.

Click on the infographic to view the stats in real time.

[Infographic] An Updated Guide to Facebook Advertising Placements

Gone are the days when TV and radio were the only electronic media for advertising. Nowadays, when you want your business to be seen and heard, online placements are the way to go. And what better platform to put your ads on than Facebook.

With billions of users and visitors every day, you’re sure to gain exposure through the social media site. Aside from the platform itself, Facebook also has affiliate sites like Instagram that you can take advantage of.

One of the best things about Facebook ads is its different options for ad placement available. This tells you how the ads will appear and where. Choose one where you think will best work for your business.

Two placement choices will be presented to you when you set up your ads: Automatic and Edit. The former will let Facebook place your ads based on your campaign objective and has a low average cost overall while the latter will let you choose manually.

Aside from the placement, you would also have to know the kind of ad that is supported by each type of placement. This infographic can help guide you in choosing the right kind of ad and placement depending on what you aim to achieve with your campaign.

How AI Powered Social Media Marketing Drives Success to Your Marketing Campaign?

AI Powered Social Media Marketing

For the past few years, the world has been actively discussing and gaining an increasing interest in artificial intelligence. This technology has made the world evolve into an era where many of the activities and tasks we used to conduct manually on a daily basis, are now performed by computer programs without any input from any user.

Artificial intelligence is being integrated into many departments of human life, and also in the business world. The technology is being used in many different ways to provide companies and website owners with a method for improving their general operations by offering an opportunity to automate certain tasks; thus leading to a reduced need for physical labor, a faster turnaround time for business operations, and a significant reduction in the costs involved in keeping a business running and successful.

Social media marketing is a particular department where artificial intelligence is becoming more useful in the modern day, with quite a few tools on the market already that utilize artificial intelligence to drive marketing efforts on social media networks.

In this article, we’ll consider how social media marketing can be improved and become more effective through the implementation of artificial intelligence, and we’ll take a look at things you can do to ensure you take full advantage of artificial intelligence to achieve better results.

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How Experienced and Expert Online Marketers Can Help Enterprises Move up the Competitive Ladder

Move up the Competitive Ladder

If having a website is obligatory for any enterprise large or small, then it is equally necessary to have the right supporting and expert SEO service. Without a solid SEO foundation, a website just does not achieve the traction it requires to move up the competitive ladder.

Search engine optimization or SEO, on the face of it, is apparently easy. It involves some keyword research, link building, analytics, a bit of social media, content marketing and blogging with a PR here and there.

One might argue that there is no need to bring in a third party SEO expert when in-house staff can take care of these little things. These little things, however, add up to a larger whole that is quite complex if looked at in depth.

SEO today is an art and science blended with experience and expertise. It is also time-consuming and does cost money. Still, however, for a company to generate traffic and revenues it is a wise thing to assign internet marketing to those who have resources, skilled people, and capability.

Let’s consider one by one all that that goes into a simple term SEO.

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What I Learned from Creating Social Media Marketing – The Movie

In case you missed it, I directed Social Media Marketing: The Movie. It was released on March 27 of this year and you can view it below:

Why did I make the movie? To explore the business side of social media marketing.

I spoke with some of the top thought leaders in the industry: Jay Baer, Michael Stelzner, Brenda Ster, Joel Comm, Mari Smith, Sue Zimmerman, Leslie Samuel, Sunny Lenarduzzi, Viveka von Rosen and Amy Landino.

And boy, I did learn a lot.

In this article, I’ll go over a few of the things I learned from making the movie.

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