Top 3 Digital Transformation Trends In Manufacturing For 2020

From time to time, team members will share their views stimulated by a piece from an industry thought leader. Here, our Director of Paid Marketing, Kim Figor, discusses an article from Forbes by contributor, Daniel Newman “Top 3 Digital Transformation Trends In Manufacturing For 2020

If I had to choose one buzzword that has been consistent over the past few years, it would probably be “digital transformation”. Why? This phrase seems to be consistent year over year. Yes, in the technology, but (arguably) in the companies who adopt these new technologies.

I found Newman’s article very interesting as without saying so, Newman did a fabulous job of contradicting a popular manufacturer stereotype of being late adopters. As Newman states “It’s the manufacturing companies themselves recognizing the massive impact of connecting one’s work and processes to the IoT.” Continue reading “Top 3 Digital Transformation Trends In Manufacturing For 2020”

[Blog Abstract] Content Marketing For Law Firms

From time to time, team members will share their views stimulated by content from an industry thought leader. Here, our Marketing Strategist, Todd Rader, discusses the recent Forbes article, Content Marketing For Law Firms (Hint: Legal Content Doesn’t Have To Be Boring) by Alex Valencia, Forbes Agency Council Member.

While this article speaks specifically to the stereotype of the legal industry as being strict, stuffy and, ahem, boring, its insight applies to many B2B marketers seeking to engage customers. Eighty-four percent of people expect brands to produce content that entertains, provides solutions and produces experiences and events. This is a high bar to achieve and success requires customer insight, a strategic plan, and creative expertise. Continue reading “[Blog Abstract] Content Marketing For Law Firms”

Optimize Your Website for Voice Search

What is Voice Search? 

Rather than typing, users search online by using their voice to speak their search query on their smartphone or smart speaker. It gives them the freedom to speak naturally to find the products and services they need hands-free 

Optimize 

Voice search has a lot of advantages, especially in today’s digital age. Understanding this technology can really give you a competitive edge. This holds especially true when it comes to making sure your content appears at the top of searches. When done right, your website can obtain more traffic and leads, which ultimately can lead to higher conversion rates.  

Upgrade Your Website 

Your website needs to provide relevant information from the moment a user lands on it. Since we use mobile devices now more than desktop computers, it’s only natural that albeit a smartphone or tablet, it is Continue reading

[Blog Abstract] Average Position – Out with the Old, In with the New

From time to time, team members will share their views stimulated by content from an industry thought leader. Here, our Project Manager, Irina Boudreau, discusses the recent article by Jess Armstrong at WordStream, “Goodbye, Average Position: Everything You Need to Know”.

It’s finally here. On September 30, 2019 Google will officially retire the Average Position metric in Google Ads and replace it with four brand new ones:

  • Top impression rate
  • Absolute Top impression rate
  • Search top impression share
  • Search absolute top impression share

Continue reading “[Blog Abstract] Average Position – Out with the Old, In with the New”

Top Ways to Positively Impact Your Digital Customer’s Experience

Regardless of niche, most marketing strategies focus on capturing and retaining the customer’s attention. However, very few ever touch upon the experience. Less than stellar customer experience is the biggest threat to any business.

Successful brands always strive to provide the best digital experience for current customers and prospects. The key to a successful marketing strategy lies in attracting and maintaining your target audience’s attention through the customer experience.

Below are the five ways you can offer a memorable digital customer experience to your clients and leads. Continue reading “Top Ways to Positively Impact Your Digital Customer’s Experience”

Chatbots: A Bane or a Blessing?

 Chatbots: A Bane or a Blessing? 

New tech always attracts those who believe in the power it delivers, along with doubters who refuse to think a ‘better mousetrap’ is even possible. This is especially true when it comes to Chatbots, as it has been one of the most discussed topics among internet marketers, at least in the last year. 

Have you ever visited a website, opened their “live chat” box for immediate support, then shortly thereafter, come to realize you were speaking with one of the recent, trendy forms of artificial intelligence? Odds are if you do much online, this experience is one that’s not a stranger to you. 

More and more brands today are utilizing Chatbots to help lower overhead, answer questions, and streamline their operations. However, not everyone agrees it is a truly valuable addition to the marketing mix. Which means there’s a roadblock.Continue reading