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Why Quality Backlinks Matter

Google has changed its algorithm yet again and this time it’s aimed at product review websites. As stated in Google’s latest announcement, informative and more in-depth product reviews will receive a rankings bump. As Google explained to Search Engine Land: We know people appreciate product reviews that share in-depth research, rather than thin content that simply…

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Why You Should Consider Headless E-Commerce

Using a content management system, such as WooCommerce, for your website provides an all-in-one solution for business owners with little or no custom coding. Many website developers are familiar with the approach, but it’s restrictive, providing limited options for creating a user interface. Having multiple front ends for different purposes is difficult. But fortunately, there…

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What Is a Buyer Persona, and Why Is It Important to Your Marketing Strategy?

You are confident that your marketing plan is solid or at least heading in the right direction. But you’ve also heard an awful lot about incorporating buyer personas into the strategy. For those who may be asking “What is a buyer persona?” or wondering how to leverage them for your marketing efforts, keep reading. We’ll…

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Website’s Core Web Vitals

For years now, Google has been stressing the importance of the user experience to web developers, PPC specialists, and SEO experts. Each year, the search engine giant has been adding several UX components to its ranking algorithm, such as mobile-friendliness, safe browsing and HTTPS security, and the intrusive interstitial penalty (i.e. intrusive popups that can…

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How Bad Web Design Can Affect Your Digital Marketing Campaigns

When you create a marketing strategy, you want to make sure that your marketing dollars are going to good use. While you put a lot of thought into developing a strategy that works to grow your business while staying within budget, there are some things that could be detracting from your marketing efforts without you…

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6 Branding Misconceptions That. Just. Won’t. Die

You’ve likely heard the term “branding” used in a few different ways, so maybe you have a picture of what branding looks like in your head. Is it that bright red Target logo? Or maybe it’s that catchy jingle you can’t get out of your head. Or maybe you don’t have a clear picture of…

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5 Mobile Marketing Mistakes to Avoid in 2021 (#3 Should Make You Sit Up)

It may already be a cliché, but someone has to say it: customers expect to engage your business on their mobile devices. We live at a time when smartphones are practically an extension of the individual. With the popularity of smartphones, mobile-initiated commerce has taken off. According to statistics published on OBERLO, mobile commerce sales…

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Apple iOS 14 Update: How Did It Affect Your Facebook Ads?

Privacy has become a hot topic in the past few years. From the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation to the California Consumer Privacy Act, laws and regulations aimed at protecting the privacy of consumers while on the internet have popped up in recent years, changing the way of how advertisers collect data. And it…

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The Right and Wrong Way of Writing a Local Landing Page

If you’re a small business, you are well aware of the importance of ranking high for keywords for your products or services. For example, if you are a dentist, you know your practice’s geographical area is limited. You are well aware of who your audience is and who your competition is in getting that audience.…

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UX for E-Commerce Stores: Tips to Make Your Customers Keep Coming Back for More

E-commerce trends may be dynamic, but one thing remains constant in the world of design: the importance of UX for e-commerce stores. The thing about selling products online is that you can’t solely count on your products selling by themselves. You’ve got to encourage your customers to make a purchase through an exceptional user experience.…

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PPC and Influencers: Revenue Booster or Pie-in-the-Sky Strategy?

Digital advertising has many objectives. But your online store uses it to generate a good ROI through increased conversions. Among the many options available when it comes to digital advertising, PPC (pay-per-click) and influencer marketing are the most popular because of their efficiency in attracting leads and converting them to sales. But as users become…

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Don’t Make Me Think: E-Commerce UX Tips to Make Your Customers WANT to Buy

User experience (UX) is critical to the success of any e-commerce business. According to a report by Adobe, 38% of e-commerce customers will leave a site if the design is unattractive. Meanwhile, 73% insist on finding content that displays well on their devices. Customers increasingly demand elegant content over simple and plain websites. With so…