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Reviewing and Making Strategic Changes with Marketing Analytics

Marketing—good, strategic marketing—usually takes a while to show results. Search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing, and reputation management all have long timelines, and even quick-returning ads need refinement for the best ROI. Not only do these need to run, but you also need the ability to review their success and failures to readjust marketing […]
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The Information Needed to Find and Target Your Business’ Customers

Marketing and sales have a lot in common. The biggest similarity? They both have to find your customers in order to do their jobs. And while inbound marketing can beat cold-calling any day, both need information on who to target. In their most recent enVisioning Success podcast episode, Introducing Avatars: The Heartbeat of Your Business, […]
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What the Heck is Google Search Console and How Do I Use It?

For your business, the Alphabet company has many tools, especially when marketing your company on – let’s face it – the only important search engine. Making sure your business is present on Google Maps with your Business Listing, monitoring Google Reviews, tracking website traffic with Google Analytics, and even spending money on Google Ads to […]
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Is It a Marketing Problem or a Website Problem? 3 Ways to Tell

Many of our website and SEO consultations start with “There’s a problem with my website.” Sometimes the client has analytics tracking clicks and traffic or is looking at their page ranking – but even more often is that they do not see leads generated from their site. Getting to that root cause opens up questions […]
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Obsessing Over a Single Analytics Metric: A Marketer’s Take

Here at Vision Advertising, one of the many hats I wear is “the SEO Guy” – upgraded to “the SEO Guru” when I get brought up in sales. And it’s true: while I came into marketing via writing, I soon learned that successful blog writing is part knowing how SEO works, from keywords to metadata. […]
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Overhauling Your SEO (Part 2 of 2): Content Re-Creation

Once you’ve determined the sources of your website’s issues, it’s time to overhaul your SEO before the problems proliferate. You want to apply measures that will boost your rankings on search engines. Fortunately, there are several ways you can resurrect your website from the depths of obscurity. It can take a fair amount of work […]