5 Easy Add-Ons That Increase Blogging Effectiveness

As I scour the Interwebs seeking new clients I often find myself at company blogs. Some are fantastic! Others, however, leave me scratching my head. I consider good blogging to be the gateway into a company’s social media footprint; the foundation of the social media conversation they are looking to engage in. And yet, their […]

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5 Things in 5 Minutes to Increase your Blog Readership

You have a blog, and while that’s a great start you need to start getting people to read it. Preferably the right people – prospects, customers, partners, industry colleagues, etc. While it can take time to generate a solid following, don’t give up. I see too many companies with blogs that started strong, yet the […]

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Four Steps to Building Content Marketing Success

We’ve said it before and we might as well say it again… the importance of content marketing continues to grow. Companies are taking notice however. According to the Content Marketing Institute survey, 54 percent of B2B responders plan on increasing or increasing significantly their content marketing budgets over the course of 2013. This same survey […]

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SEO Best Practices for Website Migrations

It happens to almost every company out there that has a web presence… the site upgrade. Only I use the word upgrade cautiously, because while the graphics and imagery, maybe even the user experience, might be a step up from your old site at the end of the day people need to find you; likely […]

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Outsourcing SEO Overseas: The Right Way to Do It

I was recently reading Brick Marketing’s blog – SEO Firms in India: Are They Any Good? – and it got me thinking. Digital C4 uses an India-based service provider for our back-end SEO-related services and we couldn’t be happier with the service, results, effort, and thoroughness of what they deliver. But that said how we […]

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2013 Digital Marketing Insights

Last year we provided you with our first Digital Insights – a look into the year ahead in Digital Marketing. Some predictions we got right; some we didn’t, but we hope that our thoughts helped you plan for the year ahead. Again this year, we’ve outlined 12 things to consider as you plan your strategies […]

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Today’s (Online) Content Lifecycle

Creating content that’s fresh, relevant (to whatever it is you’re applying it to), and well-written is crucial today for so many reasons. A few of them… Search engine optimization and visibility (SEO) Establishing thought-leadership Shrinking sales cycles Building brand loyalty Generating leads Generating social media conversation and followers When I think about content marketing, I […]

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SEO Insights Directly from Google’s Search Quality Team

Recently the folks over at JamesNorquay.com interviewed a former member of Matt Cutts’ team in the Google Search Quality group. Some of the insights gained from the interview with Andre Wayher are pretty revealing and shed some light on some tactics and strategies for successful search engine optimization. Here are some excerpts and some things […]

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