Tag: SEO

The basics of lead generation

For those just starting in email marketing, lead generation must appear almost mystical. It is also an essential and you need to crack it. However it is a straightforward process, although one that requires constant effort.  Let’s start with what lead generation is: Gaining the contact details, in our case mainly email addresses, of potential … READ MORE »

What’s stopping you using video promotion?

We recently provided an introduction to using video in email marketing. However, such basics were probably not enough to convince you to spend all that money on what for you is an untried process. You will have been put off by the costly kit, new skills required, all the technical knowledge, the expense, a lot … READ MORE »

A company new to email marketing – 2nd step

You’ve got over the initial problems. Some were expected, others were almost unique, but you are now starting to trade. The number of unique visitors to your website increases steadily, having doubled over the last month. A veritable success story. Or so it seems until you realise that sales are low and your email marketing … READ MORE »

Is gated content good for email marketing leads

Received wisdom should be met with caution, but you can believe that in email marketing, anything that generates leads is good. After all, how are we supposed to build an email marketing list without them? Leads are not visitors. Whilst any new business will want to increase the number of unique visitors to their shiny … READ MORE »

SEO and email copywriting

You see it far too often. The copy that is in the marketing email is the same as that on the landing page. Whilst I know that consistency is reassuring for customers, these companies are missing a trick. Email marketing is a precise craft. Everything, from the From line to the last, short, paragraph must … READ MORE »

The more Penguin changes . . .

The internet has been a bit lukewarm on the recent update to Google’s Penguin algorithm, some suggesting it is more of the same but quicker, while others are of the opinion that it is the best thing to happen for those sites that follow ‘white hat’ SEO. In this context white hat means complying with … READ MORE »

The Penguin 4.0 update

Whilst not specific to email marketing, the latest update to the Google website ranking algorithm, Penguin 4.0, which went live on 23 September, will have a significant effect on website rankings if it delivers on its promise. It came before its published date, the press release was intended by Google to explain everything they wanted … READ MORE »

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