We at VIEO love a good GIF – you should see our Slack channels – but we have to acknowledge a sad truth about these excellent ways to express emotions:
They’re inefficient, they don’t look as good as they could, and they slow down your page load time.
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If you found this post by Googling something like “how to write a services page,” I bet you scrolled past a dozen articles lumping products and services together.
Yep, I saw them too. While there is a great deal of overlap in writing about products and services, there are some important differences that affect how and what you should write if you’re promoting a service-driven business.Read more >
Even though the field of SEO is changing rapidly, keyword research is still an important part of optimizing your content for search engines. It's just that now, instead of targeting a single keyword or phrase, you'll be working with clusters of keywords around a topic. But the process is similar—finding the proper keywords requires you to step into your client’s shoes and figure out what they would search for to find your services.Read more >
By now, you've probably heard us talking a lot about Growth-Driven Marketing and how important it is to keep your marketing fresh and flexible. If you need a refresher on what growth-driven marketing actually is, here's the short version: growth-driven marketing is based on what your business needs right now instead of what you planned to need whenever you made your marketing plan.
It's a simple idea, but it is a little different from how some marketers may be used to creating traditional marketing plans. But we promise that growth-driven marketing makes a difference. And we have the numbers to prove it to you!
“Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”
― Brené Brown,
That might sound a little extreme for something like writing social media posts or blogs, but I honestly don't think so. I'll put my bleeding heart aside for a moment and get technical: research consistently shows that purchasing choices are not influenced by logic. Emotions drive most consumer decisions.Read more >
As you've likely already heard, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25th and includes some pretty hefty fines for violations. If you're marketing for a company in the U.S., you may have assumed the EU regulation didn't concern you. However, even non-EU companies will have some work to do if they market on the web. And really, who doesn't market on the web these days?Read more >