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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Marketing Trends: Give Your Business an Edge Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

Marketing Trends

The world of digital marketing changes fast! As technology evolves and consumer tastes shift, businesses must adjust their marketing tactics and strategy to align with what’s happening in the world around us. This means, that even if you were seeing great success with your strategy at the start of last year, the same tactics might not be the right fit for you now.  That’s why we want to recap the most effective marketing trends as they stand right now. Let’s walk through what you should be doing in the worlds

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Four Marketing Tactics to Prepare Your Business to Re-Open [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many businesses have been shut down for a while due to the outbreak. As the restrictions slowly begin to ease out, businesses are gearing up to reopen and resume serving their products and services. As we progress towards the new normal, it is essential to readapt and understand the shift in consumer behaviour. Therefore, now is the time to invest in various marketing tactics that will ensure a strong come back. To help you navigate this transition, we have compiled

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Reinvent Facebook Marketing Strategies During the Pandemic

Changes are inevitable and one thing the digital marketing industry has taught me is to adopt changes fast. Certainly, this year seems to have taught us all to do the same. We won’t go into the details of the pandemic and its impact globally. However, in this article, I want to address the increased use of social media, specifically Facebook, as a result of this outbreak. Whether or not your business has been impacted by COVID-19, Facebook is one platform which every business can include in their marketing efforts.    Facebook Advertising  Facebook usage has increased by 37% from the earlier days of the pandemic outbreak since more and more people are spending time

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5 Quick Tips to Help Your Business

5 Quick Tips to Help Your Business

Local businesses across the country and world are facing many challenges due to the outbreak.     Let me assure you that our team at ReachLocal are here to support local business owners to keep up and adapt these constantly evolving changes. Here are some quick tips that we believe can help your business stay above the surface during the crisis.  1. Communicate Change   A great way to ease anxiety during times of uncertainty is to be open and transparent when communicating with your employees, clients and the community. Most importantly, it is essential to maintain your customer relationships through the most effective

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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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Where is Video Marketing Going? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Video Marketing ReachLocal

Video marketing has become an important strategy for both B2B and B2C businesses. Its value is increasing as 72% of people prefer video over text when learning about a new product or service. More and more businesses are seeing the benefits of incorporating video as part of their marketing strategy. How can you leverage video for your business?

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Video Marketing is Growing!

video marketing is growing in 2019

In December 2018, we predicted that video marketing would be the most prominent trend of 2019, and we were right. As of this year, 87% of businesses have used video as a marketing tool. Video today has a significant impact on consumers’ choices and buying decisions, so it’s essential for marketers to understand the most valuable ways to apply it.   Let’s find out where is video going this year.   Going Live  Live videos resonate well with audiences because they provide a ‘real experience’ which helps shape brand image and loyalty. 78% of

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How Long Will SEO Take to Rank My Business?

how long will seo take to rank my business reachlocal

How long will SEO take to rank my business? This is the age-old question we hear all the time from our clients here at ReachLocal. It pains me to have to tell you that there really isn’t a simple, ‘one-best-way’ answer to this question.  What we first need to clarify is that this is (unfortunately) a misguided question (sorry). The question that we really should be looking to answer is ‘how can SEO increase my website traffic and the number of leads it generates?’.   Ultimately, optimising your website doesn’t really mean much

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The Psychology Behind Video Advertising

86% of internet users have been swayed by video advertising to purchase a product. That’s almost double that of written content, sitting at only 44%. This staggering statistic highlights the serious power of video when it comes down to the nitty-gritty of purchasing behaviour.     So why is video advertising so successful when it comes to engaging audiences? The answer lies in consumer psychology. There are 3 ‘powers of persuasion’ (also known as the pillars of rhetoric) that can be

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