Best practices, recommendations, and tips for digital marketers

Mobile SEO: What it is and 6 best practices

The internet (and the world) is becoming increasingly mobile, so businesses must consider mobile search engine optimization (SEO) as part of their overall marketing strategy. About 52 percent of all page views worldwide are mobile, while about 64 percent of all Google organic search traffic … Continue reading “Mobile SEO: What it is and 6 best practices”

10 free courses online to help you level up your SEO skills

Search engine optimization weighs heavily in most digital marketing strategies, so getting a leg up with your SEO skills won’t just benefit you but also your business. On the first page of search engine results, the first five organic results account for about 68 percent … Continue reading “10 free courses online to help you level up your SEO skills”

7 reasons why your business should use a social media management tool

Social media management can be complex for many businesses. Tools are the solution. The more accounts you have, the more you have to stay on top of your posting, engagement and monitoring. It’s worth the effort, though. About 44.8 percent of global internet users used … Continue reading “7 reasons why your business should use a social media management tool”

13 biggest mistakes businesses make on Facebook (and how to avoid them)

An obvious tool in many digital marketing strategies, Facebook gives your business the ability to share content, engage with your followers and target potential customers. But it’s also an easy space to make any number of mistakes. The good news is that done right, Facebook … Continue reading “13 biggest mistakes businesses make on Facebook (and how to avoid them)”

Level up your social media skills with these 17 free online courses

With more than 3.6 billion people using social media worldwide, this form of digital marketing isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Social media is one of several major ways to reach your target audience online. In particular, social media is great for building brand awareness, creating … Continue reading “Level up your social media skills with these 17 free online courses”

Terms and Conditions: How to confirm your giveaways are legal

Giveaways are great marketing tactics for generating leads, but are you using Terms and Conditions to protect yourself? Of course, while it’s ideal to have a legal team to refer to for all contests and sweepstakes you host, this isn’t always possible for small businesses. … Continue reading “Terms and Conditions: How to confirm your giveaways are legal”

12 expert tips to host your first webinar

Webinars are only growing in popularity. About 60 percent of marketers use webinars as a content marketing tool. They help increase the understanding of your products and services by about 74 percent. And as a form of premium content, webinars can help you generate and … Continue reading “12 expert tips to host your first webinar”

18 low-cost marketing ideas for small businesses

For small businesses, marketing is important but also can feel out of budget. About one in five small businesses doesn’t use digital marketing, while about one in 10 doesn’t invest in any kind of marketing. But this doesn’t have to be your small business. About … Continue reading “18 low-cost marketing ideas for small businesses”

14 expert tips to improve your mobile marketing

Mobile has revolutionized the way we do business.  And the strength of our mobile marketing can make or break a company.  Mobile marketing is the adaptation of your marketing efforts to reach users through their mobile devices. This matters because about half of consumers shop … Continue reading “14 expert tips to improve your mobile marketing”

7 ways social media can influence your SEO

Unsure how your social media presence can improve your search engine rankings? Content is king in the world of SEO (search engine optimization), and the content you share on your social media accounts can have an impact on your SEO. To be clear, the amount … Continue reading “7 ways social media can influence your SEO”

15+ of the best free productivity tools you should know about

Need more time in a day? We all do. Consider the potential of some of the latest and greatest productivity tools that can help you be more efficient, focused and/or organized. About 55 percent of retailers believe better technology can positively impact productivity. At the … Continue reading “15+ of the best free productivity tools you should know about”

Premium content: What it is and how you can leverage it in your marketing

If content is king, then what would premium content be? Content marketing itself is increasingly important for businesses to embrace in a digital world. Think of your website (or even your social media accounts) as a planet. Your content being the gravitational pull that generates … Continue reading “Premium content: What it is and how you can leverage it in your marketing”

6 things fitness professionals should know about marketing

Joining the fitness industry typically means that you’re passionate about helping people. It doesn’t always mean that you’re a digital marketing genius. Whether you’re the best personal trainer, group trainer and/or gym owner, you must be able to get the word out about your facilities, … Continue reading “6 things fitness professionals should know about marketing”

8 tips for a successful social media takeover

Looking to shake up your brand’s online presence? Consider a social media takeover. A social media takeover is a form of influencer marketing where you grant posting privileges to a person of interest for a predetermined period of time. This can be an influencer, expert … Continue reading “8 tips for a successful social media takeover”

5 tips to help create successful hybrid fitness classes

Fitness studios pivoted to technological solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The online fitness market is expected to reach $59.23 billion by 2027, growing at a rate of 33.1 percent from 2020 to 2027. And while your studio may be back to in-person workouts, you might … Continue reading “5 tips to help create successful hybrid fitness classes”

16 tools to help make your competitive analysis easier

Competitive analysis is a tactic that every company should use regularly. But without the right tool that suits your needs, it’s easy for manual competitive analysis to take up a big chunk of time. A competitive analysis is essentially a strategy where you identify your … Continue reading “16 tools to help make your competitive analysis easier”

Color psychology: A breakdown of the influence colors have in digital marketing

Color psychology plays a larger role in branding and marketing than some might realize. The colors you see in logos, websites and ads are all very purposeful. And for good reason. Color influences about 85 percent of consumers’ purchase decisions. Colors also increase brand awareness … Continue reading “Color psychology: A breakdown of the influence colors have in digital marketing”

Competitive analysis: What it is and how you can start yours

How often do you perform a competitive analysis for your brand? If the answer is “not often” or “never,” your business is missing out on valuable insights.  About 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies practice some form of competitive analysis regularly. A competitive analysis is … Continue reading “Competitive analysis: What it is and how you can start yours”

8 tips to create an effective content calendar

Content marketing has many moving parts. From what to write to where to post, how to post and what else can be brought back (and when), you then have to ensure that everything you’re doing is engaging and relevant. Organization is critical. A content calendar … Continue reading “8 tips to create an effective content calendar”

9 expert tips to better market your gym online

Successful gyms consistently market themselves on multiple digital channels to bring in new members. As a gym owner, you’re well aware of the natural churn of membership that’s a factor for every business in the fitness industry. The majority of gyms lose about 50 percent … Continue reading “9 expert tips to better market your gym online”

8 tips to build your fitness brand from scratch

First impressions are everything, especially when it comes to your fitness brand. In fact, it takes only 10 seconds for a consumer to cement his or her first impression of your fitness brand.  Fitness is a crowded industry with many similar-sounding and similar-looking brands. It’s … Continue reading “8 tips to build your fitness brand from scratch”

Top 7 traits of online fitness personalities

Personality is everything in the fitness industry, both online and in-person. However, the need to convey your personality is even more important when marketing yourself and/or your fitness brand overall online. Since the fitness industry in the U.S. is estimated at about $37 billion as … Continue reading “Top 7 traits of online fitness personalities”

18 of the best fitness affiliate programs to boost your income

The benefits of fitness are vast, but beyond the health improvements, fitness professionals can earn additional income through fitness affiliate programs. Affiliate marketing is the process where an affiliate (you and/or your fitness business) earns a commission for marketing another’s products or services. In other … Continue reading “18 of the best fitness affiliate programs to boost your income”

4 tips to become a fitness affiliate marketer

As a fitness professional, you likely are well aware that there are only so many hours in the day. Hours to train clients, hours to plan for those sessions and so on. This finite capacity of time restricts your ability to grow your income through … Continue reading “4 tips to become a fitness affiliate marketer”

7 tips to become a successful fitness influencer [plus examples]

A fitness influencer promotes an active and healthy lifestyle on any given social media platform. Sounds simple enough, right? But there is so much more to becoming a successful fitness influencer who not only offers advice and support but also works with brands to promote … Continue reading “7 tips to become a successful fitness influencer [plus examples]”

7 tips to offer addictive live-stream workouts

The COVID-19 pandemic turned the fitness industry on its head, thrusting gym owners and instructors into live-stream workouts. Teaching fitness virtually is obviously very different from teaching in person. And live-stream workouts don’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. “Due to [the] COVID-19 outbreak, … Continue reading “7 tips to offer addictive live-stream workouts”

6 ways to market your fitness blog

Whether you’ve already started a fitness blog or are considering it, there’s more to success than just writing and posting. Blogging itself is definitely a valuable strategy for your fitness business, whether you’re a personal trainer, gym owner or influencer. In fact, about 80 percent … Continue reading “6 ways to market your fitness blog”

17 of the best social proof tools to boost your sales

Social proof can help convert your potential customers into paying customers. This marketing technique refers to potential customers assuming that what others are doing is correct based on how often they see those actions. In other words, social proof is about looking to others to … Continue reading “17 of the best social proof tools to boost your sales”

6 expert tips for marketing on Pinterest

While Pinterest has definitely been around as long as some of the other bigger social media platforms, it’s not often thought of first as a marketing opportunity. And it’s even less common to have a thought-out strategy for it. But if your brand’s target audience … Continue reading “6 expert tips for marketing on Pinterest”

14 best practices for email drip campaigns

If your business is not currently employing any email drip campaigns, you’re definitely missing out on some conversion opportunities. But never fear! It’s not too late to get your first campaign up and running. Email drip campaigns are a type of time-release email marketing tactic. … Continue reading “14 best practices for email drip campaigns”

What is social proof? And 9 ways to use it in your digital marketing

When digging deeper into the idea of “social proof,” just remember that humans are definitely pack animals. Psychologically speaking, humans want to fit in with the rest of the crowd, and this can affect us in many ways, particularly our consumer behavior. Social proof refers … Continue reading “What is social proof? And 9 ways to use it in your digital marketing”

22 Chrome extensions to boost your SEO

What’s more convenient than SEO tools within your Chrome browser? SEO (search engine optimization) can help drive more organic traffic to your website by ranking your website higher during relevant queries in search engines (predominantly Google but others as well). And SEO still very much … Continue reading “22 Chrome extensions to boost your SEO”

Struggling with marketing content? 7 tips to beat writer’s block

Beyond just writing, the goal of copywriting aims to create engaging marketing content that persuades your audience to take action. So, when you’re experiencing writer’s block, it can impact the success of your business.  No pressure, right?  Writer’s block is often referred to as the … Continue reading “Struggling with marketing content? 7 tips to beat writer’s block”

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