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FAQ Friday: Video Marketing and Online Video in 2017

Posted by Nate Ruttan Jun 9, 2017

Video marketing is a must-have strategy for anyone competing in the digital space. But using video for your business goes beyond a simple upload to YouTube. We tackle some of the most pressing VM questions in this week’s edition of FAQ Friday.

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Why the Play Button is the Most Clicked on CTA in the Digital World

Posted by Nate Ruttan Jun 7, 2017

Video plays a vitally important role in online marketing. The play button is the most clicked on CTA in the digital world because, let’s face it, online traffic loves video!

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FAQ Friday: Mastering the Mobile Search Engine

Posted by Nate Ruttan Jun 2, 2017

Today’s world moves faster than ever. The phones in people’s pockets have vastly more computing power than it took to launch the 1969 moon landing. Information is instantaneous, so it’s no small wonder that mobile search is at an all-time high. Keeping your website up-to-date now means making it mobile-friendly as well.

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Why Do Google Rankings Matter to My Business?

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 31, 2017

When Larry Page and Sergey Brin started a search engine in a garage in Stanford, no one in the world could imagine how it would change the internet forever. Yet today, it is an undeniable fact that Google is the world’s #1 search engine. Originally coined after the number “googol,” or a 1 with one hundred 0’s following it, the tiny garage-based firm now acquires an average of one company per week.

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FAQ Friday: Website Development in 2017

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 26, 2017

With every passing year, the ubiquity of the Internet becomes further and further embedded into our culture and society. The growth of the digital marketplace is accelerating, as more businesses upgrade their online presence and become more competitive in terms of optimization and interaction. In today’s FAQ Friday, we tackle some common questions pertaining to the immediate future of web development.

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How to Prioritize Your Website Updates with the Scrum Method

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 24, 2017

Updating your website shouldn’t be a stressful, overwhelming process that takes place every few years. Ideally, your site should constantly be evolving and improving just like your company. Using the scrum method is a useful tool, but incorporating growth-driven design will take your redesign process to the next level.

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FAQ Friday: What I Need to Produce a Successful Video in 2017

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 19, 2017

Producing quality video content isn’t as easy as picking up a camera and shouting “Action!” But with proper education, planning, and execution, you can implement a video marketing campaign that will delight your audience and convert new leads. We sink our teeth into your video questions this edition of FAQ Friday.

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How to Produce a Video Marketing Campaign—Cut to Conversion

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 17, 2017

Video is a marketer’s best friend. Producing visual content engages your audience and generates new leads. In this post, we’ll give you everything you need to know about launching a successful video marketing campaign. The crash course starts now.

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Inbound Marketing: Strategizing, Building, and Running a Campaign in HubSpot

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 10, 2017

If you’re savvy in the field of marketing, then you know that a CRM (Customer Relationship Management system) is a powerful tool that can help streamline both your sales and marketing efforts. HubSpot, one of the leading and most popular CRMs, delivers a myriad of useful features that increase efficiency and, ultimately, lead to more closed deals! 

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FAQ Friday: Things You Need to Know When Planning a Website Redesign

Posted by Nate Ruttan May 5, 2017

We’ve all heard it before: Your website is your best salesperson, 24/7, 365 days a year. Having such an immense sales tool is essential for competing in the online marketplace of 2017. But how can you create a truly powerful website without spending a fortune?

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