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The first C in the CLICK Technique acronym stands for curiosity. The best way to create curiosity for your product or service is with content. Creative content is where most folks in online marketing struggle, so I’ve decided to create a monster list of creative content writing tips for beginners to help you get some traction on this important step in the CLICK Technique. In a perfect world, we'd create creative content, and our audience would immediately connect to it. Those readers would love your content so much, they'd share it with their friends, family,

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Content creation is the most important thing a small business can do in order to start ranking on the search engines, with or without hiring a professional SEO company.  However, just creating content isn’t enough, you have to have a plan.  I recently had a client come to me who had been blogging religiously, twice a week for 8 years (she put me to shame!).  Yet, after all of this dedication, she was only receiving about 20 organic searches per day.  The quality of her content was great, I rarely see anybody that consistent with

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Top 50 Trustworthy Digital Marketing Experts You Should Follow. Before I share with you the list of top 50 Digital marketing Experts, we have to discuss few things first. So let's dive in. When it comes to digital marketing, the name of the game is “Change, Change and More Change! The online world is a fast-changing, never-slowing-down beast that can get away from you if you’re not on top of things. Just in the past few weeks, seo and social media platforms like Twitter have introduced a new polls feature that allows user to set

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Backlinks are a necessity when it comes to ranking high in search engines and generating profitable traffic for your site and your business. The question is, however, how to get quality backlinks without losing money, or having Google punish you for using sites that aren’t exactly well trusted. Avoiding black hat techniques can be hard if you don’t know where to go, but luckily, we’ve got a solution for your problems. Chirag Kulkarni, an SEO expert that works with the Taco Agency, says there are two easy ways for you to get the backlinks you’re

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How to get organic traffic to your website? Everyone wants to know how to get more eyes on their site. When we pour a ton of blood, sweat, and tears into a website for our business, it's essential that it succeeds. You're likely here for the same reason: to learn how to get traffic to your website. You've come to the right place. It's not a simple process, and it's anything but a straight road to success. Getting traffic to your site, when literally millions of other sites are fighting over that same traffic? Yeah,

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We all know about the importance of website popups, multimedia engagement, and contact avenues on your website. These things are staples of the medium. A lot of them also tend to be complained about to no end. Go ahead and Google “website popups” and you'll see pages and pages of strategies for visitors to avoid or disable them. There are even sites dedicated to warning others to stay away from particularly “annoying” websites. Yikes. First impressions are the strongest, aren't they? This idiom is even more prominent on the internet. According to a Canadian study

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How Google autofill can help you target your content? Anyone who runs a consistent blog knows that it can be tough to come up with topics regularly. Sure, you can go into your Webmaster Tools and check out the top queries as a source of inspiration, but those keywords aren’t long tail and tend to be generally more often than not. That saddles you with the task of turning that general topic into a niche one, which can be just another source of frustration for some. But good news—all hope is not lost. There’s a free

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Go to any online marketing expert and ask them what the most important aspect to SEO is; they’ll all tell you the same thing: content. And not just any content—it has to be high quality and thoughtful, the kind of content that will turn your blog into a genuine industry resource instead of just a blog. These days, it’s not enough to post consistently; quality matters. It’s for this reason that simple, straightforward topics won’t do. Here’s an example: a young man named Jacob owns a small photography business in Anchorage, specializing in portraiture. To

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Make sure you layout the "Welcome Mat" for new visitors who see your site in Google results. Find out how on today's ‪#‎whatiswednesday‬. A very important part of conversion and SEO is your website's title tag. The easiest way to find your title tag is to go to Google and type in the name of your company. The big link displaying your sites name is produced from some code on your webpage called the Title Tag. Title tags are really important for SEO but they can also convince a user to click on your site.

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What scary things keep you up at night as a small business owner? Everybody has frightening marketing tasks lurking under their bed, and rather than face those terrors, many of us lie there, covers pulled up tight under our chin, paralyzed with fear. This Halloween, I want us all to shine a flashlight under our bed, see that there is nothing to be afraid of, and master then 7 terrifying things you must do to achieve small business success. 1.  The Ancient Vampire A lot of people feel like popular social media sites are the domain