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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Google’s Mobile First Index: Everything You Need to Know

Google’s Mobile First Index: Everything You Need to Know

On March 26, 2018, Google made the official announcement surrounding the rollout of the often-discussed, long-anticipated mobile-first index. Countless SEOs and many digital marketers have stayed laser-focused on this development since it was first announced in 2016. All things considered, this should come as no surprise, as mobile searches account for over half of online traffic. We know an excellent mobile UX is important. We know Google is prioritizing this experience for users. But what’s next? Here’s how to succeed…

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Volume Nine April Employee Spotlight

Volume Nine April Employee Spotlight

Name: Carly Webber Title: Director of Social Media Years at Volume Nine: 6 Why were you chosen for our April employee spotlight? I honed in on the new social media marketing trend of Storytelling for brands and created a presentation to share on behalf of Volume Nine at a few events in the first quarter of 2018. Tell us more about your accomplishment: I created a presentation all about how to use storytelling on social media for 3 different conferences…

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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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How Content Marketing Boosted a New Product’s Brand Awareness [Case Study]

How Content Marketing Boosted a New Product’s Brand Awareness [Case Study]

We were excited when a local Colorado health and wellness company reached out to us for help spreading the word about their flagship product.  Not only is their new product incredibly innovative, but they are also dedicated to getting their supplement to underserved communities who need it the most.  We partnered with their team to drive brand awareness through content marketing – see the results below. The Goals Increase organic traffic and visits to the site, measured by website sessions to…

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Volume Nine March Employee Spotlight

Volume Nine March Employee Spotlight

Name: Kelsey Anderson Title: Content Marketing Specialist Years at Volume Nine: 4 Why were you chosen for our March employee spotlight? “I have a pretty cool side hustle: dancing, teaching, and choreographing. This month, I’m heading to Dallas, TX to work with National Dance Alliance on their 2018 curriculum. I’ve been working with them for the past ten years, starting as a camp staffer before moving up to college staffer, judge, and choreographer. I also teach dance locally in Denver…

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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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