When we talk about inbound marketing we mean the process of attracting leads to your website with relevant content and then nurturing their needs through the sales funnel until they become a paying customer. The first step in inbound marketing is creating relevant content on a regular basis and the best way to do that is by setting up a blog. As HubSpot designers, our agency partners have access to a great blogging platform. The second step in inbound marketing is to capture leads having readers click on a Call to Action (CTA) button that leads to a landing page. The third step is to create a contact form linked from a button on the landing page that allows the business to gather more information about the potential lead. One of the best things about choosing the HubSpot platform for blogging, landing pages and forms is that it allows business owners to analyze performance so they know what content is driving traffic and what content should be edited.Read More
Digital marketing is an important part of a company’s marketing plan and has been for some time. It uses the internet and online based digital technologies such as smartphones, tablets and desktop computers and digital platforms such as Twitter to promote a company’s products and services.
Successful businesses have carefully planned digital marketing strategies that respond to current consumer behavior and to the behavior of their target market(s). With access to websites, social media pages and online reviews at their fingertips, consumers are doing a lot of independent research before choosing a company from which to make a purchase.Read More
Online funnels seem to be the new buzzword in the internet marketing world. This terms gets thrown around a lot but what does it really mean?
An online sales funnel is a representation of the buyer journey through your website. It looks like a funnel because you will lose visitors through the nurturing process. This is actually a good thing because it automatically filters out the bad fits for you. You save time by automating the process instead of chasing down bad leads. So you start at the top with lots of people and filter it down to the best candidates.
The rate of change in technology, social media and online marketing trends is staggering. From year to year ideas may be thrown on their head and concepts may develop rapidly; what worked to attract and convert customers last year may not the next.
Top 5 online marketing trends that will lead to inbound marketing strategies
Web design is a complex process which encompasses many different aspects of visual and aesthetic design elements. Another part of design relates to user experience and usability which relates to the content of the website.
Developing your value proposition or main marketing message is really about storytelling. The science relates to how brands communicate to their audience and engages our brains. Crafting a story for the home page can give us all we need to incorporate the basic elements we need.
Start with the buyer journey and map out the experience. Awareness, Assessment, Decision.
Your prospective buyers are searching for answers to their questions and solve their pain points. This starts with the awareness stage, get's more detailed in assessment, and finished with decision.Read More
So you're redesigning your website to increase your ability to market your business. That's great. So now what are the first steps to web design?
Believe it or not we don't start designing websites with anything visually. We first need to understand a few things to be able to build a move effective online sales funnel. The first step is to map out the buyer journey for your visitors. This starts with the home page because that is the first thing anyone sees unless they are coming from a referral website, direct traffic, social media, or other means.Read More
Believe it or not, most websites aren't built to generate leads or get customers from the internet.
I see it all the time. Over and over. Your website is not generating leads or customers. Here are some top reasons for why this is true.Read More
Internet marketing is a very wide field which is constantly growing and developing along with the growth of the internet. In general, people divide internet marketing into outbound marketing, where you actively reach out to the consumer, and inbound marketing where you develop your own web presence with quality information and wait for the customer to come to you. Whether you’re more interested in the former or the latter, there are certain things you should keep in mind.
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It can be tempting with all the options for building a cheap website for your business. Saving money is always a good thing when you are managing costs and budgets. However, if you try to cut costs by having a cheap website your potential for attracting customers will be severely damaged.
Your website is the most important part of attracting new customers online. It is the sales funnel for getting new leads and converting to customers. If you don't invest in a professionally designed website it will make your business look unprofessional and shoddy.Read More