The Importance of Digital Marketing for Australian SMEs

Digital marketing has evolved so much that today, any size of business can leverage it to drive success. The best part is that it doesn’t demand an arsenal of expensive tools and big budgets to see results. With digital marketing, you can create brand awareness, increase your online presence and drive customers to your business. Most of us are digitally connected and searching for all our needs online. People are always looking for a service or products that your business

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COVID-19: Tips to Cope with Social Distancing [INFOGRAPHIC]

We will get through this together

The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has impacted people in several ways. Social distancing and isolation have been affecting the ability to carry out normal routines while the state of uncertainty may leave people feeling anxious or overwhelmed. Although there are many things out of control, there are a few things where we can work together during these challenging times. Here are some health and well-being tips to help you cope with social distancing, and look after yourself and others during this difficult time.  

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How Can Businesses Navigate This Crisis?

Woman wonders how her business will cope in this crisis.

It’s great to see businesses across Australia and New Zealand keeping a positive attitude and dedicating time to keeping customers informed of changes during this crisis. Keep reading for ideas on how to adapt your business, and ways you, as a consumer, can continue to support local businesses during this time.

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Essential Tips to Stay Productive When Working from Home

As governments and companies are preparing to combat the ongoing pandemic, more and more employees are advised to work from home.  If you have ever worked from home in your lifetime, then you must be on top of it. But there many like us, who have never experienced working from home situation, and may find it difficult. Especially, if you have a set routine of daily coffee runs with your colleagues in the morning, quick chat breaks or fighting over which Spotify playlist to play – these are a few of the office routines that keep us sane and

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Best Practices for Managing Negative Online Reviews

A person leaves you an unhappy review of your product or service online. What do you do? Do you lose faith in your business, or do you end up ignoring the customer and their review?  The number one thing is that you should never ignore them! Online reviews work a lot like word of mouth referrals. Consumers are likely to read others’ experience with your business before betting their money. 90% of us read online reviews, and usually, the top six reviews help determine our buying decision. You need to understand that no business is perfect, and you’ll never be able to please everyone. Receiving negative

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Top Marketing Podcasts to Listen to in 2020

Podcasts have grown immensely popular in the past couple of years, although they have been around for nearly a decade.   More than 30% of Australians are tuning into a podcast each month, claiming to listen to about six episodes a week. If you fall into this category of listeners then this article might interest you, especially if you are a marketer or a small or medium-sized business owner!   Digital Marketing is constantly evolving, meaning it is essential to have continuous learning to keep up with changes and developments. There is a list of marketing podcasts

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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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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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