Launched in early August 2020, Instagram Reels is Facebook’s attempt to answer consumer demand and compete with TikTok. Like its competitor, Reels is the newest way to create and discover user generated music and performances. The final videos are limited to 15 seconds. App users have access to audio effects and creative and editing tools. Once know as “musical.ly”, the TikTok app started as a way for young people to express themselves
It takes years to build a solid online business reputation. That reputation can be attacked and damaged irreparably in a matter of moments. We recently experienced an unexpected fire drill with multiple attacks on our reputation via social media. We scrambled to put into action many of the reputation management measures we coach our clients to maintain. We learned first hand how important it is to protect against guerrilla attacks; and, how,
To succeed at any job or to accomplish any task, you have to have the resources you need available to you when you need them. That seems to be a pretty simple premise. With the health crisis isolations and work-from-home positions being more and more the “normal”, it seems like most major companies are re-thinking what it really means to be a company. We have been thinking and re-inventing as well.
The recently announced Google Ranking factor will not be live until sometime in 2021. However, SteerPoint is already taking these page experience factors into account on the new sites we are building – and, the current client sites we are refreshing and updating.
Social media marketing is a powerful tool for any business to connect with potential customers. As with any other marketing strategy, new trends and best practices are constantly cropping up, and you may need to update your social media game to stay ahead of the curve. To help you do just that, we’ve compiled some of the top social media trends for businesses in 2018.
Google launched Google AdWords 18 years ago as its premiere platform for creating and managing digital ads. Advertisers have come to love the platform because it provides an efficient way to spend marketing dollars in a way that is highly trackable. Google recently announced that Google AdWords will be no more (sort of). Don’t worry, the platform isn’t disappearing, it’s transitioning into Google Ads. This major change is coming by the end of July 2018. So what aspects are changing and what can we expect in the future from Google?
Creating fake reviews may seem like a quick and easy way to attract customers and boost your business’s local profile, but beware of the consequences. Doing so not only violates Google guidelines, but is actually breaking the law. This practice can also backfire and severely diminish your reputation if consumers suspect fake reviews are being utilized.
The world of digital marketing is always changing, and Google always seems to be at the head of the charge. Google’s AdWords platform is at the forefront of all things PPC (pay-per-click) advertising, and the Google team is constantly coming up with new innovations for us to utilize in our marketing efforts. Today, we take a look at one such innovation that has the potential to drastically alter the way we advertise online.
Search engine optimization (SEO) critics love to predict when SEO will die – often sooner rather than later. However, the death of SEO simply will not happen. SEO may evolve with modern technologies and marketing tactics but optimizing content for user searches will never go out of style. SEO is not only alive and well, but it’s more important than ever.