Tag: website optimization

Digital Marketing: Part of Marketing or Part of Digital?

Digital Marketing: Part of Marketing or Part of Digital?

As we move more towards the postdigital – meaning that digital touches all parts of our lives; both at work and at home almost constantly; we face conundrums that force us to understand where certain functions in the organisation should it. One of the most paramount of these discussions is that of Digital Marketing. Should Digital …

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Google takes a slash at SEO industry (again)

Google takes a slash at SEO industry (again)

So now that I have EVERYONE involved in SEO on some level’s attention; let’s unpack this statement a little further and see exactly what all of the hubbub is about and what patent Google has that could disrupt your SEO strategy. Essentially SEOBook ran an article on August 23 which spoke about “ranking modifyers”. The …

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Social Media in the South African Local Government Elections

Social Media in the South African Local Government Elections

By the looks of things; some South African political parties are finally waking up to the digital revolution and are beginning to embrace online marketing and its integration with offline media. From having a functional website, through to using social media like Twitter and Facebook – the times they are changing! Of course as with …

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Landing Page Optimisation : physical shops understand the concept

Landing Page Optimisation : physical shops understand the concept

Landing Page Optimisation and indeed Website Optimisation make up what I believe is the most misunderstood and ignored part of online marketing to date. What is Landing Page Optimisation? It’s the process of ensuring that your specific landing pages convert as many visitors into customers as is possible. Landing Page Optimisation involves taking layouts, colours, …

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The Business of Buzz Words

The Business of Buzz Words

Going forward let’s be sure to space bank the Web 2.0 technologies that we are currently utilising and ensure mind share and top of mind awareness. This will allow our social media to gain traction and stickiness with our top line strategy. How many times have you come across most of the buzz words in …

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Your brand : how strict should you be?

Your brand : how strict should you be?

A rather topical issue of late has been branding and ensuring that you are staying on brand and communicating your brand properly. Rather predictably I have a view on this… What is a brand? A brand is a name, sign, symbol, slogan or anything that is used to identify and distinguish a specific product, service, …

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Is a template website right for your business?

Is a template website right for your business?

This is a topic that I have been toying with writing for a while. The main reason for it is because it touches on a lot of disciplines and needs to – as a website does. The question here is what is a template website and who is it best suited for? Let’s first start …

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Marketing and Sales : Business Strategy Channel Surfing

Marketing and Sales : Business Strategy Channel Surfing

Effective strategies are born out of more than just an excellent idea! There needs to be action and a certain amount of follow through to ensure that your stagnant piece of paper, which has the best strategy in the world right now for you and your business, actually lives and breathes. There are particularly 2 …

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The Marketing of my site worked! Now what?

The Marketing of my site worked! Now what?

Online Marketing can be broken down into a few different areas which all have their place in the online world. First there is SEO (search engine optimisation) which is perfect for getting visitors to your site. But this is all that SEO is concerned with. Then there is SEM (search engine marketing) which utilises PPC …

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