Here’s Why You Should Use LinkedIn® for B2B Marketing in 2015

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Hello … and thanks for visiting. I’m excited to share what I’ve learned about LinkedIn B2B marketing with you today. My name is Anthony Ragland. I’m a digital marketing consultant with 15 years of hands-on experience helping companies and clients achieve online growth and increase revenue. Personally, LinkedIn is my favorite social media network. Why? […]

Here’s Two Secrets To Online Revenue Growth

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How do you measure online business success and revenue growth? One of the secrets to online revenue growth is identifying and defining your measures of success. Your measures of success are your key performance indicators (KPIs) and outcome metrics (ie … transaction conversion rate, average order value, task complete rate, etc) of your business website. […]

This Is A Test To See If You’re Smart

This is a test to see if you're smart

Are you ready to start. Here’s a softball question for you … Would you rather have a flip phone or a smart phone? Obviously a smart phone, right … unless you want to seem creepy or old-school. Not me. Here’s a hardball question … Would you rather have an outdated website or a smart website? […]

Be the Tom Brady of Digital Marketing at Your Company

Be the Tom Brady of Digital Marketing

You can be the Tom Brady of Digital Marketing at your company; legendary and the most valuable player in your league. Yesterday, on November 2, 2014 — the New England Patriots played the Denver Broncos. And Tom Brady and Peyton Manning competed against each other at quarterback for the 16th time. Tom Brady is winning […]

How Has SEO Gotten Easier and Harder?

How has SEO gotten easier and harder?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) was born in 1999 (one year after Google launched), during the first ever SEO Conference hosted by Danny Sullivan. For over a decade, SEO was somewhat of a silver bullet approach to obtaining high search engine rankings and non-paid organic website traffic. As a result, many SEO service providers adhered to […]

Did You Know That Growth Hacking is kinda, like … a Phenomenon?

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If you’re a small business, start-up, or an entrepreneur … then you should read this blog post about growth hacking. You’re probably wondering what is growth hacking and why you should care … so I’ll get right to the point and tell you. What is growth hacking? Here’s my definition … Growth hacking is the internet […]

6 Tips to Organically Improve Your Website Traffic and Conversions

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As a digital marketing consultant, there are six basic questions I ask myself when viewing a website for the first time. In this blog post, I will list six of those questions … which may ultimately help you organically improve your website traffic and conversions. 1. Does the website pass the 5 second blink test? One […]

10 Attributes of An Expert Conversion Rate Optimization Consultant

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Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) is the scientific process of converting more website visitors into leads and customers. Conversion Rate Optimization Consultants are in my opinion, the most talented and skilled of all digital marketing industry professionals (a SEO expert is a close second on my list). Wikipedia has an accurate definition of conversion rate optimization: In […]

10 Reasons To Hire A Digital Marketing Consultant Before An Agency

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You’re a business leader … an Owner, C-Suite, Director or Manager. The brutal reality for most of us, is that our reputation depends on the success or failure of our business and career. You’ve proven yourself. You’ve endured through business trials and tribulations … the ebb and flows … wins and losses … you’ve demonstrated […]

What is Digital Marketing and What Does It Mean in Plain English?

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Here’s The Problem with ALL … “What is Digital Marketing?” Questions. Perhaps this is just my problem, but here it is for everyone to know. In casual conversation, when someone ask me “what is digital marketing“? … it’s difficult for me to explain without sounding like an audio book. First, because digital marketing is a […]