Content Marketing for Mobile: Tips and Tricks

Content Marketing for Mobile: Tips and Tricks

There’s no arguing that there has been a notable shift from desktop to mobile. We now carry around a phone that has the power to perform tasks and searches that we had to rely on our computers for in the past. Mobile use has surpassed desktop use, and the trend won’t slow down anytime soon. Google even recently announced that they have switched to a mobile-first algorithm, which prioritizes sites and content that are optimized for mobile users. In order…

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6 Tools to Help You Find Long-Tail Keywords for Your Blog

6 Tools to Help You Find Long-Tail Keywords for Your Blog

If you’re creating content for your business, the days when you can sit down and write a blog post about any topic that strikes your fancy are long gone. Don’t get us wrong, you can, but you’re ensuring that no one will find your blog post organically. So, if you don’t want to waste your time, writing a blog that is optimized for a keyword that has some search volume around it is essential. With the billions upon billions of…

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Facebook Stories for Business: What You Need to Know

Facebook Stories for Business: What You Need to Know

Storytelling has fascinated people for ages. When you combine it with modern digital marketing, a powerful mix is created. As a business, the storytelling tools that are available for your company can help increase brand exposure, create a community around your brand, and even boost your bottom line. One of the emerging storytelling features is Facebook Stories, which enables users to create pictures and short videos that will vanish 24 hours after posting. While Facebook Stories haven’t caught on as…

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Why Content Marketing is the Most Important Thing You Can Do for SEO

Why Content Marketing is the Most Important Thing You Can Do for SEO

If you have a website, you’ve likely heard the SEO (or search engine optimization) being touted as an essential aspect of driving leads to your site. SEO is everywhere – it seems like you can’t read a marketing blog without someone bringing up the Google Search algorithm or talking about blog optimizations. Similarly, you’ve probably heard the phrase “content is king” being thrown around by every marketing expert in the industry. Post after post has explored online content and how…

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How to Stream Live Video on Facebook

How to Stream Live Video on Facebook

Initially created for celebrities, Facebook Live became available to the general public in 2016. Now all users can broadcast live videos on Facebook through their computer or mobile devices, and the feature has quickly gained popularity among influencers and brands. When creating a Facebook Live video, you can answer questions in real time or broadcast events to people who can’t attend themselves. Once you create a live video, it will remain on your page after the broadcast ends so viewers…

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Instagram for Business: 9 Best Practices

Instagram for Business: 9 Best Practices

With over 800 million monthly active users and the highest engagement rate of any social media platform, Instagram is a social media platform that you can’t ignore if you want your business to evolve. As 80% of Instagram users follow at least one business, Instagram can be a significant part of your digital marketing strategy. Are you planning your company’s Instagram strategy? Here are the key best practices you should take into account: Things To Do Provide excellent customer service…

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How to Use Storytelling to Build Your Brand on Social Media [Infographic]

How to Use Storytelling to Build Your Brand on Social Media [Infographic]

Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you provide, but about the stories you tell. Gone are the days of simply sharing your product’s or service’s key features and waiting for sales to come in. Creating a story around your brand is now necessary to capture your target customers’ attention and ensure brand loyalty. Contact us to start building your brand with social media storytelling! What is storytelling? At its core, brand storytelling is centered on building a narrative…

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12 Delightfully Digital Valentines for 2018

12 Delightfully Digital Valentines for 2018

It’s becoming a Volume Nine tradition to let our inner nerd loose around Valentine’s Day and create some SEO, content, and social-themed valentines for our fellow digital nerds to share with their boos (check out 2016‘s and 2017‘s cards). Who needs boring Hallmark platitudes when you can win hearts with the best digital marketing valentines out there? Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone here at Volume Nine! Special thanks to the following #digitalnerds: Ashley Peterson Hannah Westfield Olivia Ward Mr. Banana (everyone’s favorite…

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6 Tips For Making the Most of Google Tag Manager

6 Tips For Making the Most of Google Tag Manager

According to Google, the Google Tag Manager, “allows you to quickly and easily update tags and code snippets on your website.” The tags help you track user behavior, like clicks, to better understand web traffic and optimize your marketing. While Google’s extensive documentation has plenty of technical guidance, you’ll need some Google Tag Manager tips to get the most out of the system. 1. Get the setup right If you don’t know what Google Tag Manager is, you’ll need to…

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How to Choose the Right Photos for Facebook and Instagram

How to Choose the Right Photos for Facebook and Instagram

Internet users have shared over 30 billion photos, with over 80 million new snaps posted each day. With this volume of photos on your fan’s newsfeeds every day, your brand has to establish a solid image strategy on social media to stand out.    Fortunately, choosing great images for social media isn’t rocket science. By setting some guidelines for your images, you can make a splash on your user’s feeds and drive engagement with your brand. Here’s how to choose…

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