Posts written by Nathan T. Baker

How to Tell Prospects Their Website is Terrible
By Nathan T. Baker

May, 2015

How to Tell Prospects Their Website is Terrible

Sometimes a prospect’s website needs a lot of work and it’s obvious. So how do you break the news without being harsh? Some prospects know they are behind the times while others don’t. So tack is important until you understand what a prospect already knows about the performance of his website. The trick is to use […]


Pinpoint a Client’s Mobile Page Speed Issues in Minutes
By Nathan T. Baker

May, 2015

Pinpoint a Client’s Mobile Page Speed Issues in Minutes

Page speed had always been a huge deal, even before Google dropped the Mobilegeddon bomb, the unofficial name for Google’s latest algorithm change that gives a slight edge in rankings to mobile-ready websites. If your website doesn’t load quickly, you’re losing eyeballs and money. On all platforms. Period. We’ve always known this. “This is just one of […]


A Marketer’s Survival Guide To Social Networks Killing Features
By Nathan T. Baker

April, 2015

A Marketer’s Survival Guide To Social Networks Killing Features

If providing social media marketing services is a slice of what your agency does for clients, you know social networks are ever evolving. When features you’re using for marketing are killed on social networks, it can be jarring. Here are a couple examples of what I’m talking about. Declining Facebook Organic Reach An analysis from Ogilvy & Mather […]


marketing reports should be one page
By Nathan T. Baker

April, 2015

Why All Marketing Reports Should Be One Page Long

Have you ever read an email that goes on forever that could have been one sentence? If the information you impart isn’t timely and actionable, then it’s just noise. The Internet has conditioned us to expect things quickly. The more we use Google for instant answers, the more impatient we become when information isn’t readily available. Our […]


keyword opportunities
By Nathan T. Baker

April, 2015

How to Discover Keyword Opportunities in 3 Simple Steps

Here’s the quick way to pinpoint keywords opportunities when you need the data fast.


Top upvote websites for marketers
By Nathan T. Baker

April, 2015

Accelerate Your Marketing with These Top 4 Upvote Websites

Few places on the Internet feel like you’re walking into a room where experts are ready with the answer to your exact question.


Educate Clients in the Zone of Proximal Development
By Nathan T. Baker

April, 2015

The Psychology Behind Educating Clients

Educating clients effectively is essential not only to justifying your work, but also to keeping client expectations in check. Apply these psychological principles to build deep knowledge rather than talking in circles.


psychology behind brain
By Nathan T. Baker

March, 2015

The Psychology Behind Completing Marketing Goals

Executing great digital marketing can be a juggling act. You have to prioritize the work, communicate your strategy, and fight through distractions to make it happen.

Use these psychological insights to become more effective at knocking out your marketing goals. The change may just be noticeable enough to impress clients, your boss, or yourself.


Shopping Cart
By Nathan T. Baker

March, 2015

An SEO E-Commerce Audit That Wins Clients

An e-commerce client may be better served if you fix on-site SEO issues and conversion problems before investing more heavily in content, social or PPC. Use this guide to create an introductory SEO e-commerce website audit that will show clients why investing in search visibility is a vital first step to any integrated online marketing campaign.


How To Solve a Website Traffic Decline Like Sherlock
By Nathan T. Baker

March, 2015

How To Solve a Website Traffic Decline Like Sherlock

Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have a super power, but he does extraordinary things. His secret weapon is deductive reasoning. As a marketer, when you’re analyzing and reporting on website traffic, you’ll sometimes come across drops or dips you can’t explain. To explain a website traffic drop to a client, you’ll need to put on your detective hat. As you eliminate possibilities, what remains is a growing amount of certainty. Use this guide as a reference.