In our previous blog, we looked at some of the mistakes digital marketing agencies make when trying to secure new business from a potential client, and how they should rework their retainer model to outline plainly how they can help a business to grow through an effective marketing strategy that will increase the client’s website traffic and generate more leads.
We all have a friend who doesn’t take our advice. Even though we may be knowledgeable about the challenges they face, have some great insights into the problem, and can offer any number of workable solutions, they still don’t heed, or even want that advice. It’s frustrating, right?
Times have never been more exciting, or busy, for digital marketing agencies. Simply keeping up with ever-evolving technology and how it is being applied to the online marketing world is a full-time job in itself, not to mention the actual day to day operation of inbound strategies for your clients to help them increase website traffic and generate leads.
Here’s an interesting stat for you: The amount of online content produced in 2016 was 64 times the volume of the entire web in 2005, according to this web page. ‘Jaw dropping’ as so many sensationalist websites might say. Here’s another stat: On average, 4.6billion pieces of content are published every single day, with 83,000 blogs posted every hour. That’s a lot of content.
Inbound16 gave many of us working in digital marketing the chance to meet up and discuss our experiences of the last year and our hopes and expectations for 2017. I was delighted to meet the Get Focused team there, and below I have answered some of the questions they kindly put to me as a leading entrepreneur and advisor to businesses looking to get back on track with their digital marketing efforts.