3 tips for mastering online marketing

Online marketing is a mandatory endeavor for businesses operating in today's digital age. According to marketing expert Seth Godin, the internet is a "direct-response environment" that requires an evolved form of direct marketing. As gaining an audience is a key requirement for online promotional strategies, brands may want to follow these three tips when implementing their tactics:

1. Relevant content 
Gaining traffic and leads through search engine optimization is essential to increasing recognition and sales. Content is an important part of proper SEO. When marketing on the web, a brand may want to make sure their content is audience-driven and informative. Considering any questions a target audience may have can help the brand focus on producing copy that is consumer-centered and helpful. 

2. SEO 
Once a marketer has enough content prepared, he or she will want to utilize good search engine optimization strategies to boost ranking. Strategically integrating keywords throughout the marketing material will help increase traffic. According to Search Engine Land, conducting plenty of research to find the most optimal keywords is a good practice for any SEO plan. 

3. Engagement
Once an online marketer puts content out in the digital landscape, the business will want to make sure it is engaging users. Using metrics that measure interactions with the content can help the company refine their strategy. 

Sheila Kloefkorn (1029 Posts)

With more than 20 years of hands on marketing strategy and operations experience, Sheila Kloefkorn is dedicated to developing marketing strategies and plans that help clients succeed. Some of the world's largest brands have depended on Sheila for marketing programs that delivered tangible and substantial results. Specialties: B2B marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales strategy, marketing strategy, competitive marketing strategy, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), mobile marketing,, email marketing, website design, marketing plans.