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 […]
We all know how important search rankings are. If you’re ready to buy something online, it makes sense to start with a Google search. And 91.5% of all Google traffic is coming from the first page, according to a 2013 study from Chitika. Getting onto that first page can make or break your business, and it’s not surprising […]
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 […]
When a Twitter superfan gushes about your brand on Twitter, it’s a good thing. But there’s a way to extend this messaging that attracts even more fans and customers. Hint: This tactic is more powerful than clicking retweet.
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 […]
It’s no secret we’re big YouTube fans at Raven. For years, we’ve kept our channel freshly loaded with playlists of online trainings, tutorials, customer reviews, interviews and more. It’s become an integral part of our content marketing strategy, as well as a method for communicating with and educating our customers. Despite the growing push for […]
As marketers, we often focus on the technical side of things – optimization, promotion and conversion. But without quality content, even the best marketing strategies can fall flat. So how can you be sure that your articles, blog posts and other content interests your audience and makes them want to share? It all starts long […]