Taking the First Steps to Building a Successful Internet Marketing Game Plan
WebiMax Contributor, January 10, 2013
It’s vital to have a definitive, long-term marketing goal in place for your business in order to truly achieve a greater presence and earn more business within the vertical or verticals it serves. While virtually every brand can benefit from a solid digital strategy, it is important to remember the various components that are integral in creating your own “game plan”.
Why Content is Crucial
Content is the cornerstone of any website, not only from an SEO perspective, but from a more human perspective, as well. It is necessary to consider who your online brand is geared towards and which demographics your business is trying to reach. Ask yourself these three questions when structuring any content for your brand:
“Who will read this?”
“Why will they read it?”
“Will this content provide value to the reader?”
All content on your business’ site, including blog posts and even supplemental content should provide some level of SEO value as well as have an informative and entertaining “edge” to truly stand out to the reader.
Targeted Content for a Relevant Audience
While the quality of your content is a definite factor in determining your site’s rankings and overall SEO performance, it is essential to ensure that your content (both on and off-site) is targeted toward your consumers or clients.
Even blog posts and social media content should be seen as an opportunity to captivate your audience and drive more valuable traffic and potential business to your brand.
Refresh Your Pages to Engage Your Readers
Content Management Systems are a major asset to business-oriented sites or any sites which require frequent updates or changes. These platforms make it easy for even those with limited knowledge of HTML or other advanced programming languages to create fresh content on-the-fly in order to keep site viewers engaged and keep content up-to-date and relevant.
These guidelines are the key to developing a winning content strategy for your brand and bringing your site to the forefront of search results and maximizing your business’ potential for success in the digital marketplace.