A Day in the Life of a Client Success Manager

Digital marketing is high in demand, especially with more and more businesses investing in digital marketing than ever before, resulting in a vast range of roles and skills. Some time ago we told you what a Digital Marketing Consultant does, their day to day responsibilities, how they bring on new clients and a lot more. Today, we want to give you insights into the role of a Client Success Manager (CSM), the analytical mind, responsible for running digital campaigns.  Let’s find out from Filipe Ferrao what it’s like

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Four Christmas Holiday Marketing Tips for Your Business

Christmas is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start thinking about your holiday season marketing in order to stay ahead of the curve. Between shopping for presents and planning a holiday, people will spend a large portion of their time during the Christmas season online, so take advantage of the festive spirit.   Let us show you how you can get prepared, with our top holiday marketing tips.  Become Mobile-Friendly  Christmas is traditionally the time where customers are going to be

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Learn the Basics of Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising

Do you find yourself asking what is Pay-Per-Click (PPC) and how is it different from other digital marketing models? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. PPC ads are a popular form of digital marketing, with approximately 45% of businesses are investing in PPC advertising. In this blog, we are going to introduce you to PPC and help answer your common questions.  What is PPC? PPC is an online advertising pricing model in which the advertiser pays each time a user clicks on one of their online ads. The objective is to drive the person to the advertiser’s website through a click, where that user can purchase a service or product.   Over

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Unique Ways to Use Carousel Ads on Facebook

Out of all the available ad formats on Facebook, Carousel Ads are the most interactive and visually appealing. Saying that, many advertisers struggle to leverage Carousel Ads for their business.   Basics  Carousel Ads let you combine 2-10 images or videos within a single ad, each with its own external link. To see the best results, it is better to limit the visual slides to maximum 5-6 per ad. Facebook confirms that advertisers have seen Carousel Ads drive 30-50% lower cost-per-conversions and 20-30% lower cost-per-clicks than a single-image link ad.   Whether you are in finance, real estate, auto or travel

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5 Steps to Improve Your Customer Reach Online

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Online marketing has grown exponentially in a short space of time. A study conducted in January this year found that 4.39 billion people are now using the internet, an increase of 9% as compared to January 2018.   So, what does this mean?   The importance of social media for growing a business  Currently, there are over a billion active daily users on social media. Social media has become the most popular content marketing tactic for B2C businesses. In the second quarter of 2019, an estimated 2.41 billion people

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How to Combat Web Form Spam

If you have a web form on your website, then it’s likely you have come across spam and junk responses – unfortunately it is inevitable. Not only is it frustrating, but web form spam can also affect your ranking in SERPs.  Before we dive into the main cause of web form spam, let’s first understand that this spam is not caused by your site’s functionality, or your online marketing campaigns.  What is a web form spam?  It’s a method of spamming a website’s submission form with unwanted information, such as links to an offer, advertisements

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What Does a Digital Marketing Consultant Do?

You have heard of digital marketing consultants (DMC), but not too sure of what they really do. You are not alone. Before working in digital marketing, I was also clueless.  They have many different roles and responsibilities and considered as a jack of all trades. Ideally, they are responsible to get the business visible online and help attract new customers.   With more and more businesses looking for effective digital marketing, the need for skilled and experienced DMCs are always in demand.  To

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Our Predictions: Top Digital Marketing Trends in 2019

2019 is going to be an exciting year, with lots to offer to SMEs and marketers. We have closely observed some of the emerging trends that are essential to digital marketing to help increase the effectiveness of work in this space.   Below we have outlined some of the reoccurring trends from 2018 that will see significant progress this year.   Without further ado, let’s dive right into it: Voice search is continuing to rise!  Throughout 2018, voice devices from three tech giants have gained popularity in the markets

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Introducing ReachSocial Ads with Smart Optimisation Technology

Introducing to you one of the greatest highlights of 2018, ReachLocal’s very own ReachSocial Ads (RSA) with Smart Optimisation Technology. A social advertising solution for both Facebook and Instagram with AI technology, something not even Facebook offers yet.    This technology is specifically designed to run multiple Facebook advertising objectives in a single campaign and optimise that campaign around one specific goal.   Both Facebook and RSA have set goals you can choose from. Whether you are choosing to optimise for contact generation, increased reach or creating

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Your Last-Minute Christmas Marketing Checklist!

Yes, it’s that time of year already! With a holiday season in full swing and Christmas day just weeks away, you should have your Christmas marketing plan in place. If not, then now is the time to start.  Christmas is one of the biggest and most important periods for SMBs, and in order to get your business in front of as many customers as possible, ReachLocal suggests you make it like Santa and read though our last-minute Christmas marketing checklist not once, but twice.   Pump-up your social media  Social media works a lot like reindeers, helping you prep

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