My Experience as an Intern at ReachLocal

Internship ReachLocal

Finishing a degree can be both an exciting and daunting time for many graduating students. It can often be difficult to understand how to get started with limited applied knowledge in your field of choice. Internships are a great way to gain relevant knowledge, skills and experience which will not only help you gain a solid base for practical understanding, it will also help you stand out in a highly competitive job market.   During my final semester at my University (International College

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Our Predictions: Top Digital Marketing Trends 2020

Prediction 2020 ReachLocal

The most awaited year for marketers and advertisers is here. This year we are going to see more digitalisation and automated interaction between brands and consumers. In this blog, we will share with you our predictions to give you a competitive advantage for your 2020 marketing.   Data-Driven Marketing   Data-driven marketing has evolved from simply measuring bounce rates and cost-per-click. Businesses are now recognising the importance of analysing data to understand consumer behaviour and interactions in order to cater to a consumer’s personal needs. In 2020, 40% of

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Fundamentals of Instagram Marketing for Your Business

Instagram Marketing

Instagram has grown enormously since it was first launched in 2010, but only after Facebook bought it in 2011, people learned about the app. By 2012, they saw a huge increase in profiles where users started treating Instagram like a digital scrapbook. Since then, Instagram has evolved and introduced many different features such as direct messages, Instagram Stories, IGTV and a live video feature. In the last decade, Instagram has been a valuable channel for businesses to promote their products and services with

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Last-Minute Christmas Marketing Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Christmas Digital Marketing

You know the holiday season is upon us as soon as you see beautifully decorated Christmas trees put up in malls and around the city. Which means you should have your holiday marketing in place by now. If not, then here is our last-minute Christmas marketing checklist to help your business to be at the forefront of your audience during the busiest time. 

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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 Ways to Start Your Content Marketing Plan

Four Ways to Start Your Content Marketing Plan

Demand for quality content is on the rise; 78% of marketers say they have achieved success as the result of investing in content marketing, and 68% of those successful marketers believe content marketing has allowed them to build credibility with their potential customers.  So, what exactly is content marketing? According to the Content Marketing Institute, it is a process that involves creating consistent, valuable, and relevant content, and distributing it to the right audience, through the right channel, at the right time. Content marketing is geared toward lead generation and brand awareness instead

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Search Advertising and Display Advertising [INFOGRAPHIC]

Search Advertising and Display Advertising make such a dynamic duo, and together they deliver astounding results. In this Infographic, we will breakdown what and how both advertising types work together. 

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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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Why is Digital Marketing Important for Your Business?

Why is Digital Marketing Important for your business?

Did you know that as of January this year, 4.39 billion people are now using the internet? This is an increase of 9% as compared to January last year.  The future is here, and the internet has enabled businesses to interact with targeted audiences in real-time. Forms of digital marketing can vary, from ads on search engines to display advertisements, to posts on social media platforms.  Due to its nuances, these questions regarding digital advertising remain: Why do you need it? Is it right for your business? Where do you start? How to drive success with it? 

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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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